Due to road construction work the start and finish area of the race are moved. The starting line is located at Schlossbrücke near Berliner Dom at the beginning of the boulevard Unter den Linden. The new finish line is located on Spandauer Strasse near the Berlin city hall (Rotes Rathaus). See map for details.
With eight weeks to go the number of race entrees is up 17 per cent from last year. In 2007 the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon had 22.048 race participants from 70 countries all together including fun runs and inline skating event. 18.562 runners entered the race which makes the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon not only by far the biggest half marathon in Germany. It ranks also among the the fastest half marathon races ever worldwide placing fourth in a world rating list for fastest half marathons.