Dorit Schmiel

The Wall Race annually remembers the construction of the Wall and the victims of Germany’s separation. The 100-Mile course leads around Western Berlin and matches the former course of the border.

Patron is the former GDR civil rights activist Rainer Eppelmann. In 2017 the sixth edition will be carried out on 12/13 August and is dedicated to Dorit Schmiel is honored, who was fatally shot in 1962 in an escape attempt.

In 2016 Ariel Rozenfeld from Israel took the victory in the fifth edition of the Berlin Wal Race, the female winner was Tia Jones from Australia. The course record of 13:06 hours was set by Mark Perkins in 2014. Partricia Rolle from Berlin ist the female record holder (15:57 hours, 2015).

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