Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon next month brings 40,000 runners on the streets of the city. tion has to say. One of the most popular marathons in the world returns on September 26 on the streets of Berlin. The Marathon was held for the first time in 1974 and attracts usually at least 40,000 runners from around the world. The Berlin Marathon is known for its unique atmosphere, caused by the many spectators on the edge of the track. The popularity of the Marathon was particularly evident in April, when all available places have been awarded sooner than ever before on the runner and only seats for charity runs free remained. Although it is already too late for active participation in all those that Berlin Hotels to stay the one, can free watch the spectacle and cheer on the participants. The 42-kilometre marathon route leads past many of Berlin’s most famous landmarks.

Other attractions include the victory column, the Berlin Cathedral, the Castle bridge, the St. Mary’s Church, the Botanical Garden and the Potsdamer Platz. The most famous part of the track but without a doubt is the last section of the runner in running the Boulevard Unter den Linden and then through the Brandenburg Gate. Grandstands are erected along the last 400 meters, where viewers again really can make steam the weary participants shortly before the finish line. Since 1990, the annual Marathon for Berlin is an event of great political and social importance because the run led in the year of the reunion with 25,000 participants for the first time by both East and West Berlin.

On the day of the marathon route for about 8.000 inline skaters available will be before the actual event. The marathon weekend includes a short run for children, as well as other events, making the marathon to a hugely popular part of Berlin’s sporting events calendar. For more information about this event, please visit the website of the Berlin Marathon. offers a Variety of accommodation in Berlin, including the Maritim Hotel Berlin.