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BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

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    A marathon super course, home to the fastest time in history and taking in the best of one of the world’s great capital cities – The BMW-BERLIN MARATHON is the highlight of our European calendar. The marathon world record has been broken 12 times in Berlin, proving the pedigree of this Abbott World Marathon Major super-course. Run a route through historic Berlin, with a spectacular finish at the iconic Brandenburg Gate and set your PB at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday 29th September 2024! The Berlin Marathon will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2024 making this an unmissable event!

    Run with Team Sports Tours

    The biggest after-party in Berlin!

    Explore one of the World's Great Captial Cities

    Berlin Extension Package - Oktoberfest Munich

    With Sports Tours, you never run alone! Our team of onsite reps will greet you at your hotel, help you to the race expo, marathon start and lead a 5km shakeout run on Saturday. Meet like-minded runners at our meet-and-greet drinks, pre-race briefing and exclusive after-party. We’ll also help friends and family at our cheer zone on the course.

    All of our marathon packages include entry to the most exclusive after-party in Berlin! Celebrate your achievement and experience the Bavarian way of life in Berlin at the Hofbrau Berlin during Oktoberfest including live music, drinks and food.

    Learn about the tumultuous contemporary history of Berlin on a private guided walking tour to historical sights. Pass by sights like the German House of Parliament, Soviet War Memorial in Tiergarten, and Checkpoint Charlie.

    Make your trip to Germany an experience of a lifetime with our three-night extension package to Munich, coinciding with the world-renowned festival of Oktoberfest! Join not just for the beer and food but to bask in the splendour of Munich itself.

    Included in your package

    • Guaranteed entry
    • A range of ideally located 4* and 5* hotels
    • Meet-and-greet with likeminded runners, pre-race briefing & cheer zone
    • Passionate Sports Tours International team on hand throughout the event
    • Escort to the marathon expo and race start line
    • A complimentary marathon warm up run on Saturday morning
    • After party to celebrate your achievement with our team and runners
    • Daily breakfast
    Hotel
    Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre
    Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre

    This fabulous 4* hotel, right in the heart of the historically rich and fascinating city of Berlin, offers its guests a luxurious and relaxing setting from which to explore, unwind, and discover the German capital. The hotel is only a short walk from some of Berlin's most famous sights such as the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, The Berlin Zoo, The Reichstag, and The Holocaust Memorial, as well as being on the doorstep of some of Berlin's most famous and luxuriant shopping facilities. Also within walking distance of several underground stations, and just 0.4 miles from Zoologischer Garten Train Station, this hotel is ideally located for exploring everything that Berlin has to offer.

    Amenities:

    Air conditioning
    Allergy-free room
    Heating
    Packed lunches
    Soundproof rooms
    Lift
    Family rooms
    Facilities for disabled guests
    Non-smoking rooms
    Newspapers
    Room service
    Concierge service
    Luggage storage
    Daily housekeeping
    Fitness centre
    Sauna
    Heated Swimming Pool
    Breakfast buffet

    H10 Berlin Ku’Damm
    H10 Berlin Ku’Damm

    The 4 star H10 Berlin Ku’Damm is an ideal hotel for the Berlin Marathon. A 10 minute walk takes you to the train taking you 3 stops to the start and finish of the Berlin Marathon. Located 200 yards from Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm shopping street, a wide range of restaurants and bars are within a 5-minute walk. Kurfürstendamm Underground Station is a 1-minute walk from the H10 Berlin Hotel. The restaurant at H10 Ku’Damm offers a daily breakfast buffet and a selection of Mediterranean and international dishes. Direct buses run from Kurfürstendamm to the Messe ICC Exhibition Centre and Tegel Airport.

    Amenities:

    Terrace
    Massage (Additional charge)
    Spa and wellness centre(Additional charge)
    Fitness centre
    Library
    Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    Chocolate or cookies(Additional charge)
    Fruits (Additional charge)
    Bottle of water (Additional charge)
    Wine/champagne(Additional charge)
    Kid meals (Additional charge)
    Special diet menus (on request)
    Snack bar
    Breakfast in the room
    Bar
    Restaurant
    Free! WIFI is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
    Reception services
    Private check-in/check-out
    Concierge service
    Luggage storage
    24-hour front desk
    Air conditioning
    Non-smoking throughout
    Allergy-free room
    Heating
    Packed lunches
    Soundproof rooms
    Safety deposit box
    Lift
    VIP room facilities
    Family rooms
    Facilities for disabled guests
    Non-smoking rooms
    Newspapers
    Room service

    Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten
    Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten

    The 4 star Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten is located in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin occupying a prime location close gardens and parks. The Novotel Berlin is directly opposite Tiergarten S-Bahn (city rail) station. This is 1 stop from Zoo Station and 2 stops from Berlin Main Station. The Ku’damm shopping mile is a short bus journey away. The hotel is a 15 minute walk to the start and from the finish of the Berlin Half Marathon.

    Amenities:

    Sun terrace
    Terrace
    Fitness centre
    Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    Games room
    Golf course (within 3 km)
    Food & Drink
    Special diet menus (on request)
    Restaurant (à la carte)
    Breakfast in the room

    Palace Hotel Berlin
    Palace Hotel Berlin

    Hotel Palace Berlin is a 5* hotel located in Central Berlin and is a Leading Hotel, it is located to the Berlin Zoo and main public transport links. The “Leading Hotel of the World” offers 278 rooms and suites, a sophisticated Club Lounge with skyline view, two bars, the Michelin-starred restaurant “first floor” and the 800 sqm Palace SPA with fitness, pool and sauna. Guests have free use of any facilities such as the hotel pool and gym. WIFI is included free of charge.

    Amenities:

    Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
    Pool
    Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Bar / lounge
    Babysitting
    Pets Allowed
    Blackout curtains
    Air conditioning
    Room service
    Safe
    VIP room facilities
    Minibar
    Flatscreen TV

    Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz
    Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz

    The Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz hotel is a 4* superior hotel and is Berlin’s tallest hotel. The hotel is located directly at Alexanderplatz square. All rooms at the Park Inn by Radisson Alexanderplatz have marble bathrooms with power showers and heated floors. Local specialities are served in the Zillestube restaurant, and international cuisine in Humboldt's. Meals and drinks are available in the Bar and Lounge, prepared before your eyes in the open kitchen. The Park Inn’s wellness centre includes a sauna, gym and massages. Guests can also relax on the top-floor terrace, which offers great views of central Berlin.

    Amenities:

    Fitness and spa facilities
    Live sport events (broadcast)
    Live music/performance
    Temporary art galleries
    Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    On-site coffee house
    Snack bar
    Bar
    Restaurant (à la carte and buffet)
    Free WIFI in all areas
    Concierge service
    ATM/cash machine on site
    Luggage storage(Additional charge)
    Currency exchange
    24-hour front desk
    Daily maid service
    Shoeshine
    Business facilities
    Mini-market on site
    Non-smoking throughout
    Shops (on site)
    Safety deposit box

    Hotel Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof
    Hotel Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof

    The Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof combines avant-garde interior design with simple functionality. Located in the heart of Berlin, the hotel is just minutes away from the busy streets of the German capital brilliant for exploring. Zoologischer Garten S-Bahn train station just a 10-minute walk away, where you can catch the U or the S-Bahn and take it into Berlin. The hotel is in an ideal location for the start and finish of The Berlin Marathon with easy access to the Marathon expo. A traditional Berlin breakfast buffet is provided daily where German and Mediterranean cuisine is served.

    Amenities:

    Air conditioning
    Non-smoking throughout
    Heating
    Car hire
    Packed lunches
    Interconnected room(s) available
    Soundproof rooms
    Lift
    Bridal suite
    VIP room facilities
    Facilities for disabled guests
    Safety Deposit Box
    Room service
    Walk in shower
    Bath or Shower
    Slippers
    Toilet
    Free toiletries
    Bathrobe
    Hairdryer
    Sun terrace
    Pool and wellness
    Media & Technology
    Flat-screen TV
    Satellite Channels
    Telephone
    Pay-per-view Channels
    Bar
    Restaurant
    Minibar
    Tea/Coffee Maker
    Public transport tickets (Additional charge)
    Reception services
    Concierge service
    Luggage storage
    Ticket service
    Tour desk
    Currency exchange
    Express check-in/check-out
    24-hour front desk
    Ironing service (Additional charge)
    Dry cleaning (Additional charge)
    Laundry (Additional charge)

    Hotel Berlin, Berlin
    Hotel Berlin, Berlin

    Hotel Berlin is decorated in warm colour schemes. The famous KaDeWe department store is a 5-minute walk away. Our relaxed lounge with its own off-license and our insider tips so that guests can go from straight from their beds to the city's hot spots make it an absolute winner. Leisure facilities include a modern gym, Finnish sauna and a samarium. Guests can also rent bicycles at the 24-hour front desk.

    Amenities:

    Paid public parking on-site
    Free internet
    Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Bar / lounge
    Bicycle rental
    Patio
    Highchairs available
    Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
    Allergy-free room
    Blackout curtains
    Air conditioning
    Desk
    Housekeeping
    Coffee / tea maker
    Cable / satellite TV
    Bath / shower

    Mercure Berlin Wittenbergplatz
    Mercure Berlin Wittenbergplatz

    The hotel has 183 comfortable rooms and is located directly at Wittenbergplatz, next to the famous Kaufhaus des Westens. The Memorial Church and Bahnhof Zoo railway station are only a short walk away. From Wittenbergplatz, it's only a short U-Bahn journey to the center of East Berlin and Alexanderplatz. There's also a direct line to the nightlife district of Kreuzberg.

    Amenities:

    Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
    Bar / lounge
    Bicycle rental
    Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
    Baggage storage
    Newspaper
    24-hour check-in
    Wifi
    Snack bar
    Special diet menus
    Non-smoking hotel
    Shared lounge / TV area
    ATM on site
    24-hour front desk
    Dry cleaning
    Laundry service
    Ironing service
    Blackout curtains
    Soundproof rooms
    Air conditioning
    Room service
    Safe
    Coffee / tea maker
    Flatscreen TV
    Hair dryer
    Bottled water
    Iron
    Minibar

    Titanic Chaussee Berlin
    Titanic Chaussee Berlin

    The Titanic Chausee Berlin is situated in the heart of Berlin, just a 10-minute walk from Berlin Main Station. The Befine spa and sports club is 3,000 m² in size and includes a large indoor pool. Rooms at the Titanic Chausee Berlin are bright, elegant and contemporary. Each room includes a flat-screen TV and a spacious bathroom including a rainforest shower. The Titanic Chausee Berlin has a 24-hour reception. It is just a 2-minute walk from the Natural History Museum and its iconic dinosaurs and a 5-minute walk from the Hamburger Bahnhof art exhibition. The Berlin Wall Memorial is also within easy walking distance. The most popular going-out areas in this central Mitte district of Berlin are within a 15-minute walk.

    Amenities:

    Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
    Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Bar / lounge
    Bicycle rental
    Highchairs available
    Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
    Taxi service
    Room features
    Allergy-free room
    Blackout curtains
    Air conditioning
    Desk
    Room service
    Coffee / tea maker
    Cable / satellite TV
    Walk-in shower
    Room types
    City view
    Non-smoking rooms

    Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz
    Hampton by Hilton Alexanderplatz

    This hotel is situated in the heart of Berlin, just a 5-minute walk from Alexanderplatz Train Station. It offers a 24-hour reception as well as free WiFi and free use of the gym with weights and cardio equipment. The Hampton By Hilton Berlin City Centre Alexanderplatz features contemporary-style rooms with a top-quality own-brand bed and a 55-inch flat-screen TV. Each room also has a large desk, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom.

    Amenities:

    Private parking
    Free WiFi
    Family rooms
    Non-smoking rooms
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for disabled guests
    24-hour front desk
    Bar
    Lift

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    *Price per person based on double or twin occupancy. There is a single supplement per person based on sole occupancy.

    50TH BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

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    27 September

    Arrival day

    Please make your own arrangements to fly to Berlin Brandenburg Airport and book your transport to your chosen hotel. Our team will be at the hotel throughout the day to welcome you. Depending on your arrival time today, you may have time to head to the marathon expo to collect your bib number. Our reps will accompany those who have arrived on the morning flights.

    If you wish to explore Berlin further before race day, we are offering a guided tour of the city exploring Berlin’s Third Reich & Cold War Past, as an optional extra

    • Visit all the major historical hotpots in the unique city of Berlin
    • Discover stories and learn facts about recent history from your guide
    • Step back in time as you walk along a 200-meter section of the Berlin wall
    • Become an expert on Berlin during the Third Reich and the Cold War
    • Make history tangible through encountering palpable historical sources

     

    28 September

    Expo and sightseeing

    The Breakfast Run starts at 09.30. A short bus ride from close to the hotel takes you to the start of this event. The route is approx. 6 km. Alternatively, join our complimentary 5k run (runners and spectators welcome). If you haven’t been to the Expo on Friday, our reps will accompany the group at a set time to collect race bibs and any pre-ordered items. Watch the Inline Skating at the marathon start line or at a location closer to the hotel. The start is usually at 15.30 close to the Brandenburg Gate. The rest of your day is free for sightseeing!

    If you wish to explore Berlin further before race day, we are offering a guided tour of the city exploring Berlin’s Third Reich & Cold War Past, as an optional extra –

    • Visit all the major historical hotpots in the unique city of Berlin
    • Discover stories and learn facts about recent history from your guide
    • Step back in time as you walk along a 200-meter section of the Berlin wall
    • Become an expert on Berlin during the Third Reich and the Cold War
    • Make history tangible through encountering palpable historical sources

     

    29 September

    Race day and after-party!

    Travel is free for runners using public transport today (you must wear your race bib). The start and finish areas are on Straße des 17 Juni, just beyond the Brandenburg Gate. At the finish line, don’t forget to return your timing chip into one of the buckets provided. After you have finished, our reps will welcome you back at the hotel. Celebrate your achievement this evening and experience the Bavarian way of life in Berlin at the Hofbrau Berlin during Oktoberfest with live music (Schuhplattler, yodeling, alphorn players and more), drinks and food.

    30 September

    Departure day

    Discover more of Berlin, if time permits. Alternatively join our Oktoberfest Berlin to Munich extension package. The package is an all-inclusive delight, featuring a train from Berlin to Munich and an exclusive reservation at a renowned tent at Oktoberfest and many more activities for you to enjoy.

    BMW BERLIN-MARATHON race entry +

    Race entry £320 per person

    Included in your marathon race entry –

    • Marathon entry
    • Timing chip
    • Poncho or bag drop
    • BMW Berlin Marathon 2024 exclusive poster
    • Finisher medal
    • 4 day ticket for the public transport
    • Medical support, refreshments, changing tents, sanitary facilities

     

     

    Bag drop £5 +

    Pre-purchase option only. By selecting the option you DO NOT get a poncho at the finish line.

    Adidas event shirt £36 +

    The event-shirt is exclusively designed for the BMW Berlin-Marathon 2024. The lightweight, breathable and moisture-wicking fabric keeps you dry and provides comfort during your run.

     

     

    Adidas finisher shirt £36 +

    Made with super soft, lightweight fabric. A soft cosy Tee shirt for post-marathon relaxation with a Unique design for the BMW Berlin-Marathon 2024.

    Medal engraving £11 +

    Pre-order the medal-engraving and have your personal finisher time engraved in your medal in the finish area.

    Massage £14 +

    A 20 minuet massage at the race expo

    Legend jacket £109 +

    The track jacket is made of lightweight sweat-wicking fabric. The colour combination is designed exclusively for the BMW Berlin-Marathon 2024.

    Photo and video package £36 +

    A presale offer for your personal photo and video package at a reduced price. Once the photos are online, you automatically receive an email with the download link to your race photos. The package includes all your personal images, and an approximate. 1 minute video of you on the home stretch, telling the story of your BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2024.

    Bib number magnets £9 +

    Attach your bib number with the BMW Berlin-Marathon themed designed magnets (set of four)

    Anniversary buddy bear £73 +

    A 22 cm high, completely hand made bear in the BERLIN-MARATHON design.

    50 year Berlin Marathon coin £25 +

    The 13 world records that were run on the fastest course in the world in Berlin on the front, the top sights of Berlin along the route on the back.

    Maurten race pack £23 +

    Fuel your race day right with this product selection from Maurten — Official On-Course Nutrition Partner:

    Official on-course Nutrition Partner Race pack providing a variety of various gels, drink mix, limited edition 500ml Berlin 2024 bottle, and a marathon fuel guide. The Maurten Race Pack will be issued at the Marathon Expo.

     

    Airport +

    Berlin Brandenburg Airport is 28.4km outside of central Berlin. This is Berlin#s new and only airport which opened in October 2020. Tegal and Schoenefeld Airports are now closed.

    Car +

    The taxi ranks can be found directly in front of Terminals 1 and 5 at Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

    Bus +

    Tickets can be purchased at multilingual ticket machines on the platforms of S-and U-Bahn stations. On buses, fares are paid to the bus driver.

    Train +

    The Airport Express and regional trains together run four times an hour from the station under Terminal 1 to Berlin Central Station. In addition, the S9 and S45 S-bahn trains travel from T1/T2 and T5 into Berlin city centre.

    Marathon course +

    The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON follows a looped course that takes in 10 Berlin neighbourhoods and starts and finishes near the Brandenburg Gate. Prepare to take in some of Europe’s most historic landmarks, from the Reichstag to the Brandenburg Gate that looms over mile 26. Along the route you’ll see frequent refreshment and aid stations, which serve water, sports drinks, energy gels and fruit to the runners. Uniquely, the entire route is within the city centre and the start and finish line are in close proximity.

    Does my luggage get transported to my hotel? +

    If airport transfers are included in your package, we will transfer you and your Luggage to the hotel. If you are on a cycling holiday, we will also transfer your bike.

    Do you cater for children? +

    Children are welcome on our trips with the exception of some Hospitality packages.

    Can Vegetarians, Vegans or special diets be catered for? +

    Any dietary requirements e.g., Vegetarian or Vegan etc needs to be advised to us at booking stage. We will then request the meals with the relevant hotel.

    Can I extend my stay along the way? +

    Stays can be extended beyond our standard packages subject to availability at the relevant hotel.

    How can I pay for my holiday? +

    Packages can be paid for online or over the phone by Credit/debit card or Amex, payments can also be made by Bank transfer.

    Do I need travel insurance? +

    Travel insurance is always advised and is best taken out at the time of making a booking.

    What happens if I have to cancel? Will I lose money? +

    Cancelation charges are applicable in the event you cannot travel. Please refer to the booking conditions page.

    Can I change the date after I’ve booked? +

    Subject to amendment fees and hotel availability dates can be changed after initial booking.

    Will anyone from your team meet me during my stay? +

    Dependent on the trip booked we will have representatives on the package this will be outlined in the individual tour. If we have no representation a 24-hour telephone number will be provided.

    Can I travel on my own? +

    Yes, we cater for solo travellers, we can offer single rooms or twin share rooms

    What is twin to share? +

    On many of our travel packages we offer our free ‘Twin to Share’ service where you pay to share a room rather than the supplement for a single room. We encourage single travellers to join our tours and rooms for single occupancy are available on all our tours, but we also offer the opportunity to book our ‘Twin to Share’ service. This option which means that we pair you up with another athlete of the same sex so you can enjoy the event without having to pay the single occupancy supplement.

    Is the entry guaranteed? +

    All our entries are Guaranteed there is no ballot, lottery or fundraising required once your entry is paid it is guaranteed.

    Do I need to pay a deposit? +

    A deposit will be required at time of booking to secure your place.

    How do I manage a Sports Tours booking? +

    Once booked online you will be able to view and make payments on your account.

    When will I receive my tickets? +

    Itineraries will be sent on all trips around 14 days prior to departure

    What is included in the price? +

    What is included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

    What is not included in the price? +

    What is not included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

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