Berlin Marathon Half: The Berlin Half Marathon is a noteworthy continuance occasion held yearly in late-winter in Berlin, Germany. Other than the sprinter’s primary race, the occasion incorporates a race for inline skaters, wheelchair competitors and handbikers. All competitors utilize a similar course, which has the official half long distance race separation of 21.0975 km.
Berlin Marathon Half 2019-2020
The half long distance race and the Berlin Marathon are facilitated by the club SCC Berlin and sorted out by SCC EVENTS
The tale of the Berlin half long distance race mirrors a noteworthy piece of the historical backdrop of the German capital. Its antecedents originated from East and West Berlin. The race, as it exists today, emerged in 1990 from the Berliner Friedenslauf (Berlin Peace Run) which occurred in East Berlin since 1982 and the SCC Half Marathon in the western piece of the city.
The Berliner Friedenslauf secured different separations, among others a 20-kilometer race and a long distance race. The occasion was built up by the legislature of the GDR and served as a game as well as a significant purposeful publicity apparatus. The SCC Half Marathon on the opposite side had nearby character and was intended to be the last test in anticipation of the Berlin long distance race, which occurred a month later.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the following breakdown of the GDR, the help for the Berliner Friedenslauf likewise reduced. So the previous coordinator Stefan Senkel rapidly needed to locate another accomplice to spare the race. SCC-RUNNING, the coordinator of the Berlin long distance race, joined. The two gatherings conceded to one separation: a half long distance race. Along these lines, there is just one noteworthy half long distance race in Berlin since 1990.
Throughout the years the Berlin half long distance race expanded in size and prevalence. Today it is by a long shot the greatest half long distance race in Germany, with a record 36,000 members in 2018