Important information about the registration


The course is flat and super fast. 40 bands, several hot spots and lots of spectators will cheer you on and carry you over the half marathon distance to the finish at the Brandenburg Gate. Let yourself be celebrated.

Berlin is looking forward to welcoming you!

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Wheelchair competitors

Many see the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON as the start of the spring season. It not only lives up to this reputation in terms of best times.

Particular information for wheelchair competitors you will find  here 


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Siegessäule (Victory Column), Charlottenburg Palace, Kurfürstendamm with the historic Café Kranzler and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church are just some of the highlights on the fast course through the German capital.

Here are the particular information for the handbiker.


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Runners, handbiker, wheelchair competitors

Registration for the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON is possible from August 26th, 2021 to March, 10th, 2022*.

The participation fee is scaled:                                                                                                                                             

1 - 2,100 participants EUR 53,00SOLD OUT
2,101 - 8,000 participants EUR 59,00SOLD OUT
8,000 - 35,000 participants EUR 69,00 

* if the participation limit has not been reached before

 Here are the registration information for inline skater.

  • The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON is organized according to the international competition regulations (IWB) of the German Athletics Federation (DLV).

    • Participants YOB 2006 and older are allowed to attend the race
    • Nordic walkers are not entitled to compete
    • Walker are permitted as long as they stay within the time limit of 3:15 hours
    • Hand cycles and race wheelchairs are the only authorized sports equiment

    Additional information for wheelchair competitors and handbikers can be found here.

  • Your GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON package (only available for participants)
    • 20 min massage at the HALF MARATHON EXPO (only available with this package)
    • 1 adidas Event-Shirt (This product is provided by adidas. In case of an order is adidas the contractual partner.)
    • 1 medal engraving

    ⇒  EUR 51 

    Please note that the massage is only available at the HALF MARATHON EXPO and only bookable with this package. On the day of the event there will be massages (free of charge) for all participants in the finish area.

    Medal engraving

    Pre-order the medal-engraving and have your your personal finisher time engraved in your medal in the finish area - hassle-free with no need for cash.

    ⇒  EUR 11

    Your carbo-boost – the Pastalounge

    In 2018 we initiated the Pastalounge for you to brace yourself for the upcoming 21.0975 km race and to get to know fellow runners in a pleasant atmosphere.

    The Pastalounge takes place at the HALF MARATHON EXPO in the so-called Showroom at hangar 5.

    ⇒  EUR 17

    If you have pre-ordered the Pasta lounge or a massage with the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON package, you will receive an email approximately 10 days prior to the event with further information on how to reserve your preferred time slot.

  • Your adidas Event-Shirt


    This T-Shirt is exclusively designed for the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON 2022. The lightweight, breathable and moisture-wicking fabric keeps you dry and provides comfort during your run. The shirt is a great memory for the event and made with recycled polyester to save resources and decrease emissions. 

    Design: Surprise

    ⇒  EUR 30

    This product is provided by adidas. In case of an order, adidas is the contractual partner.


    Not enough for you? Find the complete collection at the HALF MARATHON EXPO!

  • With your registration you have the choice between the poncho and clothing bag. Please note that your choice cannot be changed afterwards.

    • You will NOT get a clothing bag.
    • On the event day, you can NOT drop-off any clothes nor any valuables or bring any luggage to the start area.
    • If you booked the poncho-option, you will find the corresponding symbol on your bib number.
    • You will get the warming and reusable poncho after crossing the finish line.
    • You save time, since you do not need to queue at the clothing drop-off.

    Bag drop-off
    • With your race kit you will get a transparent clothing bag and a sticker with your start number for the bag.
    • Clothing and valuables have to be packed into the clothing bag in order to enter the starting area.
    • All objects need to be packed separately and loosely. You may not put other bags in your clothing bag.
    • Any kind of luggage is prohibited within the start/finish area!
    • You drop off your clothing bag at the indicated tent and retrieve it there after you finish.
    • You DO NOT get a poncho!

    • Time measurement is done exclusively with the ChampionChip!
    • The ChampionChip is a small plastic transponder that has to be fastened on your running shoe (no metal contact!) and will measure your personal race time.
    • Please find the different options beneath

    Owner of a chip

    Please provide your chip number during the registration process (seven-figure combination of digits and letters) .

    Chip rental

    You decide for a rental chip:

    1. The one-time rental fee is EUR 6,00 
    2. Return the chip within two hours after the event. There are four different  locations within the finish area where you can return your chip until 3 p.m. 

  • Decide if and by whom you would like to be tracked along the course.

    You have three options:

    • “Public”– Anyone can follow you via the results page – simple and uncomplicated!
    • “Code” – You decide who can track you during the race. You will receive a code that you can share with your supporters so they can see where you are at all times.
    • “Private” – You do not want to be tracked.

    You make the choice when you register.

  • The cancellation insurance will be processed via the product “GENERALI cancellation insurance” by Europ Assistance SA, Niederlassung für Deutschland. It is an insurance covering your participation fee in case of cancellation as a consequence of specific events. Any booked extras are not included.

    What is insured?

        Please find all information with regard to the insurance coverage here:

    Insured events are e.g.:

        Unexpected and serious illness.
        Death, serious injuries following an accident, complications of pregnancy or falling pregnant after taking out the insurance policy
        Loss of employment and subsequent unemployment due to unexpected redundancy.
        Substantial damage to your property as a result of fire, water pipe rupture, natural hazards or unlawful entry of your property by third parties (E.g. burglary) if over 50000 Euros.
        Sum insured: corresponds to the insured registration fee.

    What is not insured?

        If you do not attend the planned event because it does not take place or is postponed.

    Are there any restrictions on cover?
    Some events are not covered by the insurance. The following, amongst others, are not insured:

        If the insured person fraudulently attempts to deceive about circumstances that are relevant to the cause or the amount of the loss or if the insured person intentionally caused the loss
        Acts of war, civil unrests and acts of terrorism.
        If the loss was foreseeable at the time the participation to the race was booked or the policy was taken out.

    What are my obligations?

        You must report each and every insured loss without delay. (telephone number in the event of damage: + 49 89 55 987 8579)
        You must submit the requested documentation inclusive the confirmation of the cancellation.

    When and how do I pay?
    The one-time premium is due immediately after concluding the insurance policy (binding registration for the event while booking the insurance). It must be paid using the payment method agreed upon.

    When does the cover start and end?
    The insurance cover begins with binding registration for the event, but not before the conclusion of the insurance policy. This is conditional upon your payment of the premium. Otherwise, insurance cover shall start to take effect upon payment. It ends with end of the event in question. Any risks during the event are not covered.

     Insurance conditions

  • Your start card
    • is your personal ticket to the HALF MARATHON EXPO and thereby to your race kit
    • will be sent by email 7-10 days prior to the event (please check your spam/junk folder)

    Your race kit

    You get your race kit:

                       Friday, April 1, 2022 from 11 am to 8 pm 

                       Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

    • former Flughafen Tempelhof, Platz der Luftbrücke 5, 12101 Berlin.
    • ONLY with your start card AND a picture ID (passport, driver's license)
    • ONLY personally (no power of attorney accepted in any case)!

    Your race kit consists of:

    • a bib number and safety pins
    • an athlete's wristband – we put it on your wrist at the HALF MARATHON EXPO. It is your ticket to the start area – do NOT remove it before leaving the finish area.
    • a rental chip, if ordered (if you have your own chip, please bring that to the pick-up)
    • a clothing bag, if you ordered the clothing drop-off
    • a voucher for the poncho on your bib number, if you ordered the poncho-option
    • a goodie-bag with presents from our sponsors
    • a voucher on your bib number for your pre-ordered services or merchandise from the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON collection

  • Categories

    We classify and honor our participants in the following categories:

    • Masters (1993-2002)
    • Seniors (1992 and older)
    • Juniors (2003-2006)

    There is an additional division within these categories:

    • Separate rating:  Men/Women (Categories according to LAO)
    • Separate rating:  wheelchair athletes/ hand cyclists

    • There is no separate power-walker event. If you stay within the time limit of 3:15 you can still walk, but your time will be rated as a runner’s.

  • Before you start with the registration, we would like to ask you to take 2-3 minutes of time to protect your health by completing our non-binding and free health check.

    Regular physical activity has a positive effect on your health. However, sport is no guarantee for a risk-free state of health. Familial risk factors, but also lifestyle-related risks are not always in direct correlation with your training condition and should be known in advance. Therefore, please be honest with yourself when answering the questions.

    With the PAPS test, we want to help you become aware of your own state of health—there are no consequences for your eligibility to participate. The recommendation at the end of the test is made available to you for your personal and voluntary further use. The PAPS test does not replace a visit to the doctor and cannot provide 100% certainty of an existing or emerging risk.  The collected, non-personalized data will not be handed over to the organiser. The data may be used in anonymised and encrypted form for scientific purposes by the Medical Board of SCC EVENTS. 

  • During an event, we and various institutions such as the police, fire brigade or medical aid organisations often receive search requests for the whereabouts of missing participants. In order to be able to answer these as quickly as possible and in compliance with data protection laws, we ask you to list one or two contact persons to whom we may provide information should they request info as to whether you are undergoing medical treatment in a hospital.

    We require the surname, first name, date of birth and telephone number of the contact persons. 

    Please understand that in case of inquiries – whether by telephone or at the information points in the finish area – we are only allowed to give information to the persons you have personally authorized with your registration.

    The indication of an emergency contact is voluntary.

  • The medical team from the organzier as well as additional paramedics are responsible for the medical care during the event. The assigned staff is authorized and obligated to remove participants from the race who are hurt or overexerting.

    Every person who decides to run in a half marathon should undertake a medical check at least ones a year.

  • Refund of the participation fee

    We apologise for any inconvenience but we are not able to refund any participation fees due to the high logistical and organisational effort.*

    Race number transmission

    is not possible since it is person and event-related .*

    Do I need a medical report?

    In principle not!
    But: when you do a free medical check-up at the HALF MARATHON EXPO and the doctor advises against the participation in the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON, we will give you a voucher over a share of the participation fee. To attain the voucher give back your bib number and provide your anonymized data for sports medical purposes. The voucher is for your personal use only and only valid for the event in the following year with submission of the medical report.*


    * for detailed description see our general terms and condition

  • At the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON 2022 you can also do something good: With your participation you can donate to the initiative The Human Safety Net. More information about the initiative and donation goals can be found  here