8TH APRIL 2018
Duration: 3 Nights Distance: Half Marathon
Berlin holds an historic mark on Europe. Steeped in history, this iconic city is a must see. Known for its nightlife, architecture and art scene Berlin has plenty on offer and is the ideal place to mix a running trip with plenty of exploring to do along the way.
First held in 1985, the Berlin Half Marathon attracts around 30,000 runners every year, with a superb 200,000 spectators cheering you through the historic streets along the way.
2017 Report – Kenyans Gilbert Masai (59.57) and Joan Melly (68.45) with a personal best took the 37th edition of the Berlin Half Marathon 2017. While Masai was among the top favourites, late-entrant Joan Melly was an unexpected winner. 34,004 runners from 106 nations entered Germany’s biggest and fastest half marathon race.
Our tips to Berlin give you the chance to feel the excitement and buzz of running a half marathon, while taking in the wonderful sights Berlin has on offer. Whether you spend your days tucking into the local cuisine and tasting the local beers, or hop on a bus and visit the Bellevue Palace, Brandenburg Gate, Berlin TV Tower and other sights on offer, there is plenty for you to do during your trip away.
Berlin Marathon: Trip Highlights
- Run a half marathon through the heart of Berlin
- Explore the sights, sounds and culture of Berlin.
- Surround yourself within the 200,000 spectators cheering you along the incredible half marathon route.
- Stay in the 4* superior Arcotel John F in the heart of Berlin, ideally placed for the Berlin Half Marathon weekend.