The Berlin Wall Race: Remembrance step by step
On 13 and 14 August 2016, the fifth edition of the Berlin Wall Race will take place. With this 100-Miler the participants take a stand against oblivion, 55 years after the construction of the Berlin Wall. The patron of the Berlin Wall Race is the former GDR civil rights activist Rainer Eppelmann.
The race course is the Berlin Wall Trail, which leads along the former inner-German border, around western Berlin. There is a change of direction every year, this time the participants will run clockwise. The start and finish location of the 100MeilenBerlin is at Jahn-Sportpark in the Berlin district Prenzlauer Berg, close to Mauerpark.
The Berlin Wall Race 2016 is dedicated to Karl-Heinz Kube who was shot in an escape attempt in Kleinmachnow on 16 December 1966. Karl-Heinz was only 17 when he died.
Questions about the Berlin Wall Race? In our FAQs we already collected a series of answers about the registration, the course and accommodation offers. To be continued…
Further information about the Berlin Wall Race – history and historical background
News Blog – up-to-date information about the 100Meilen
Entry lists – who will be on the starting line?
The 350 starting positions available for solo runners for the Berlin Wall Race are taken. But there is still a chance via our waiting list. Registrations can be made online.