Information

Race-Date

10th September 2017

Start times are currently under scrutiny and will be published soon.

Organisation

Golazo Sports GmbH on behalf of LAC Olympia ’88 e.V.

Maxdorfer Steig 7
10713 Berlin

Registration

Here you can find all information about registration and administration fees.

You can sign in online or via our paper form.

 

Admitted age groups:

  • 5km: from 10.09.2007
  • 10km: from 10.09.2005
  • Generation-Teams: from 10.09.2007

Competitions

5 k Running & Walking single evaluation
10 k Running single evaluation
2 x 5 k Generation- Team evaluation (Adult & Child, Adult & Youth, Adult and Adult = minimum age difference of 16 years)
700m Bambini Run and 1100m Kids Run

Registration stop

Post or fax: 1st of September 2017
Online: 6th of September 2017

Late registration

As long as start places are available late registration is possible at start documents collection on 10th September 2017 between 10.00 and 18.00 or on events day up to one hour before start.

 

Administration fee for late registration

5 k:   EUR 25,00
10 k:     EUR 30,00
Generation Team:    EUR 40,00
Kids Run, Bambini Run   EUR 5,00

 

On events day late registration will be done right next to the entrance at Friedrichsfelde Castle. Only persons having a BIB of 6. VOLVO Tierparklauf get free entrance to Tierpark Berlin.

Distance and participant switches

In the case you are not able to participate in the race as planned and you have not booked our money back guarantee we can offer you several options, but only until 14 days before the event:

distance switch:

      • Downgrade to shorter distance: the switch is for free, price difference will not be reimbursed.*
      • Upgrade to longer distance: the switch is for free, price difference at time of first registration will be charged.*

*Only valid until one week before the event. After that and at race package pick up the distance switch will be charged with 3,- EUR because race numbers are already printed and we will have to hand you new documents.

switch to other event:

For a fee of 3,- EUR we will switch your entry to another event in the same year. When switching to the same distance at another event no additional costs will be charged. When switching to a longer distance the price difference will be charged. The price difference for shorter distances will not be reimbursed.

participant switch:

You can transfer your entry to another person for a fee of 3,00 EUR. Therefore, please enter your user account and press the button "transfer entry" in the overview of the events you have registered for. You will be asked to provide information about the new participant, especially we need the new runner's email address. Your entry with all additional gimmicks will then be cancelled and the new runner will receive a free start code with which he can register online. The new participant will only be charged with the 3,- EUR switch fee.

The new participant will run through the whole registration process again and will be able to choose additional gimmicks like the rental chip, event shirt medal engraving etc. on his own account.

If you do not have a user account yet please create one and let us know you want your account to connected to an earlier registration. Therefore please write an email to info@berlin-laeuft.de.

Event-Shirts

Finisher-Shirts can be ordered with your registration for 20.00 EUR and will be handed out at race documents collection. With the sticker on your race documents you will get the shirt at our merchandise tent.

In addition, shirts will be on sale for 20.00 EUR (while stocks last).

Generations Team

Authorized to start as Generations Team are teams consisting of at least one adult (born in 1998 and older) and one other runner with an age difference of at least 16 years. The team name is chosen from a list of animals from the Berlin Zoo. It’s not allowed to choose fantasy names.

Each runner of the team needs a time measurement chip. The net finish times will be added. The start will be together with 5 k runners and walkers at 10:00 am at the Friedrichsfelde castle. Each generations team runner will also be taken into account for the individual runners competition.

 

Team Classification


Classification as Child/Adult: admitted are teams consisting of a child (10 - 14 years) and an adult of another generation (at least 16 years older).

Classification as Adolenscent/Adult: admitted are teams consisting of an adolescent (15- 18 years) and an adult of another generation (at least 16 years older).

Classification as Adult/Adult: admitted are teams consisting of two adults (age 18 or older) of two generations with an age difference of at least 16 years.

Timekeeping

The timekeeping is obligatory for the 5 k, 10 k and the 5 k team run by using the ChampionChip only. You can either use your own chip, rent (EUR 6,-) or buy (EUR 31,-) it with your registration.

The chip must be worn on your shoes, otherwise the timekeeping cannot be guaranteed. Distribution of rented chips takes place along with the race documentation – these chips have to be returned until one hour after finishing. Those choosing to keep their chips will be deem to have bought them and charged EUR 25,- by direct debit. Runners using their own chips are asked to check if the correct chip number has been registered at the distribution of the race documents.

Generation-team: There is an individual timekeeping for every team member necessary. After finish the net times will be added up. Therefor every runner needs a Real-Time-Championchip.

Race documents collection

The race documents collection will be at:

Autocenter Koch GmbH, Persiusstraße 7-8

10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain

On Saturday, 9th September 2017, 10am – 6pm

Race numbers will be issued only upon presentation of your event ticket (also to a third party). Event shirts, ordered in advance, can be collected at the exposition area. Besides, and while stocks last there is the possibility to buy an event shirt for EUR 20,00. Registrations for the bambini and kids run are possible there as well (registration fee 5,00 EUR). At the exposition area you will also be able to purchase an individual engraving of your finisher’s medal (EUR 8,00 for adults / EUR 4,00 for kids).

Arrival to the race documents collection

To arrive at the Autohaus Koch we recommend you to use the public transport:

S-Bahn: by S7, S75, S5 until S Ostkreuz, change to Bus 347 in direction Ostbahnhof until Persiusstraße

Underground: U1 until S+U Warschauer Straße, change to Bus 347 in direction Stralau until Persiusstraße

Arrival at Tierpark Friedrichsfelde

To arrive at the Tierpark Berlin we recommend you to use the public transport:

Adress:  Am Tierpark 125
 

10319 Berlin

 

Underground: U5 from Alexanderplatz direction Hönow to Tierpark (15 minutes)

Entrance to Tierpark Berlin

Each participant gets free admission to Tierpark Berlin on events day by showing the BIB of the 6th VOLVO Tierparklauf. Please use the entrance next to Friedrichsfelde castle. Our Help Desk and late registration counter are placed there as well.

One accompanying person is allowed to enter with a 20% discount on normal price by showing a voucher. Each runner receives this voucher with his/her race documents. Further companions can buy tickets to general prices for visiting this event and Tierpark Berlin.

Route

The 5 k course, that will be run by the 10 k starters twice, runs completely through Tierpark Berlin. Each kilometre of the route is clearly signposted. Refreshment station for 10 k - runners is arranged after 5 k. Please choose an empty table to avoid queuing. Water will be on offer. Please throw the empty cups into the garbage on the roadside. Refreshments for finishers is placed in runners area about 150 m behind the finish line.

Here you can find the route of 5th VOLVO Tierparklauf.

Time limit to accomplish the race:

5 k: 1h

10 k: 1h 30min

Anyone not reaching 5 k within the time zone of 45 min after the start you are kindly asked to end the race. If you need medical assistance, please, if possible, try to inform qualified assistance on the course.

Please note that the entrainment of buggies and nordic-walking sticks is not permissible. 

Bambini and Kids Run

For our little ones we offer two races depending on age:

  • Bambini Run "The wild mice" - 700 m - age groups 2012 - 2009 (5 - 8 years)
  • Kids Run "The brisk tigers" - 1100 m - age groups 2009 - 2005 (9 - 12 years)

Please find the exact course here.

 

Start and finish will be in front of the Friedrichsfelde castle. After finishing they will get a medal that can be engraved for 4,00 EUR. This service can be booked at during registration or on events day directly at our engraver next to the entrance.

One person, that accompanies the child, gets free entrance at Tierpark Berlin on events day. Every further person can buy a ticket to general admission prices for visiting this event and the Tierpark.

Please note that the accompanying persons are not allowed to run with the children. The children should run out of their own motivation and without outside pressure.

Kids programm

Between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. there will be an action area next to the start and finish line with several activities for children sponsored by Autohaus Koch. Among other activities 'Talula Kinderschminken' will offer face painting and there will be goal wall shooting. There will also be a kids athletics programm according to the new guidelines of the German Athletics Federation where children can try out their skills in jumoing and running. All kids are welcome!

Results and Certificates

Results and our online certificate service can be found under: www.berlin-runs.com approximately two hours after the events finish.

Skater / Walker

Skater, Nordic Walker or Bikers are not permitted to participate in the race. Counteracting people will be taking off of the race.