Berlin (Germany), Saturday 31 December 2016
The Berliner Silvesterlauf (Berlin New Year's Eve Run) is held in the vast Grunewald forest on the western fringes of Germany's capital city.
The event features four races:
|Start time||Race distance||No. of finishers 2015|
|12.00||2km||children, juniors, women||28|
|12.30||6.3km||juniors, women, men||373|
Both the 6.3km and the 9.9km races are challenging multi-terrain single-loop courses.
The route offers fine views of the cityscape in the distance as it takes the runners up and down the slopes of two hills, the Teufelsberg (pictured) and the Drachenberg. Both are man-made hills built of rubble after World War Two.
Venue (Map): Mommsenstadion, Berlin-Westend
Date: 31 December 2016 (Saturday)
Start and finish: on the car park at the Mommsenstadion, Waldschulallee 34
Race centre: Mommsenstadion (on the day from 11.00)
Entries: online (up to 15 December 2016); late entries on the day
Entry limit: 2,500 runners
Entry fees (children, juniors): € 9/12/18 (up to 23 Oct/15 Dec/31 Dec 2016)
Entry fees (men, women): € 12/15/20 (up to 23 Oct/15 Dec/31 Dec 2016)
Timekeeping: ChampionChip — use your own chip, rent a chip (€ 4) or buy a chip (€ 31)
You get: drinks at the finish, Pfannkuchen (Berliner doughnut), finisher certificate
Changing facilities and showers: yes
Supervised bag storage: no
Prizes: to the fastest finishers and to the runners with the best costumes
Number of finishers 2015: 1,497
Event website: www.berliner-silvesterlauf.de
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