A glance backward: Berlin Wall Race 2017
Dutchman Jan-Albert-Lantink won the sixth edition oft the Berlin Wall Race. It took the 59-year old from Hengelo 13:39:56 hours to cover the more than 161 kilometers around western Berlin. This was the second best time ever in the history of the race. Local hero Sascha Dehling from the running association LG Mauerweg Berlin took second place in a time of 14:37:35 hours. Behind the German team champion over 100 kilometers, Patrick Hösl from LG Ultralauf reached the finish line in Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportpark in 14:40:41 hours.
Katrin Grieger from Hamburg was the first woman at the finishline in 17:20:20 hours. In second place: Antje Müller from Saxony in 17:50:34 hours. Third woman was Kerstin Schumann in 19:25:04.
In the relay competitions, among the 2-person teams the Maulhelden took the win in 14:37:32 hours. Among the 4-person teams, at the end the 1.FC Union Berlin came in first in 12:25:29 hours, among the10plus teams the relay of Axel-Springer-Verlag won in 13:35:23 hours.
The sixth edition of the Berlin Wall Race was dedicated to Dorit Schmiel, who was shot in an escape attempt in Berlin-Rosenthal.
Impressions from along the course are collected in our 100Meilen Flickr Account.
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- Kay Giese’s speech at the award ceremony
- Laufteam Wolfhagen at the Berlin Wall Race 2017
- A big „thank you“ to our aid stations by Wolfgang Meinolf
- Frank Pachura (Laufen in Dortmund) at YouTube
- Helmut Winter accompanied the leading runners for a long time
- Impressions of our 100Meilen ambassador Tomoyuki Maruyama
Race reports by our international runners