From 2011 on, the Berlin Wall Race commemorates the victims of the former border, which separated Germany between 1961 and 1989. The course follows the former border strip, that makes a little over 161 kilometers around western Berlin. Patron is the former GDR civil-rights activist Rainer Eppelmann.

In 2018, the Berlin Wall Race will take place on 11-12 August, the course will be run clockwise. The current result list for all competitions can be found here.