Registration Information

Important information at a glance

  • The registration for the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON Inline Skating is open until July 28, 2021.

  • The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON Inline Skating is organised according to the regulations for competition of the German Roller Sports and Inline Federation (DRIV).

    Participants aged 15 (age group 2006) and older are authorized to attend the race. On the course, only inline skates (wheel size max. 125 mm) and quad skates are permitted. Helmets are obligatory for all inline skaters. Further protective equipment is recommended.


  • Inline skaters

    1-1,000 => 43 €

    1,001- 2,500 => 49 €



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

    ⇒  €51

    Please note that this massage is only available on the days of the HALF MARATHON EXPO on August 20 and 21, 2021 and only bookable within this package. On the day of the event there will be massages (free of charge) for all participants in the finish area.

    Medal engraving with your GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON finishing time

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

    ⇒  €11

    Your carbo-boost – the Pastalounge

    In 2018 we initiated the „Pastalounge“ for you to brace yourself for the upcoming 42,195 km race and to get to know fellow runners in a pleasant atmosphere.

    The „Pastalounge“ is situated in the so-called „Showroom“ at hangar 5.

    Enjoy an Italian inspired pasta buffet.

    Price made with race entry: €17

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

  • Your adidas Event-Shirt

    Secure your 2021 GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON adidas event shirt already with your registration (based on the 2020 shirt Design, as long as stock lasts). The shirt is a great memory for the event and made out of 100% recycled materials. Material: 100% rec. polyester

    Design: Surprise

    ⇒ €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

  • Sunday, August 21, 2021
    • 08:25 a.m.: Inline skaters
    • 08:50 a.m.: wheelchair and handcyclist competitors
    • from 09:00 a.m.: Runners (four starting waves)

    • NEW! Time limit: 1:25 hours net (after passing the time measure mat) Participants, whose speed indicates that the time limit will be exceeded will be eliminated from the race and won't be in the listed in the results list.
    • The schedule and course are subject to change.
    • The race will take place regardless of the weather, unless a weather warning form the German Weather Service exists.

    subject of change

  • Your start card
    • is your personal ticket to the HALF MARATHON EXPO and thereby to your race kit
    • will be sent by email in end of July 2021 (please check your spam/junk folder).

    Your race kit

    You get your race kit:

                                  Friday: August 20, 2021: 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.*

                                 Saturday: August 21, 2021: 08:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m.*

    • former airport 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
    • a goodie-bag with presents from our sponsors
    • a voucher on your bib number for your pre-ordered merchandise from the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON collection


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

    *Subject to change

  • Your bib number is your ticket to the start and back home after the finish line.

    We bear the BVG costs (Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe) on the event day so you have a hassle-free and uncomplicated way to the start and after the exhausting race back to wherever you want to go.

    • When: only on the race day from 5:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. (zone A and B).
    • How: Bibs must be worn on the chest so that your number is clearly visible. They may not be altered in any way.

  • Clothing Drop-Off
    • With your race kit you will get a transparent clothing bag and a sticker with your bib 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 truck and retrieve it there after you finish.

  • Please find all information regarding the course here.

  • Categories

    We classify our participants in the following categories:

    • Masters (1986 and older)
    • Seniors (1987-2002)
    • Juniors (2003-2004)
    • Youth (2005-2006)

    There are separate rankings for women and men.

    An age group ranking according to the DRIV rulebook will be compiled in the category “fitness” (block B, C etc.) only and according to the gross times. The winners of each category receives a free start for the following year.

  • Note
    • Time measurement is done exclusively with the ChampionChip!
    • The ChampionChip is a small plastic transponder that has to be fastened on your skate (no metal contact!) and will measure your personal race time.
    • Please find the different possibilities 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 6 Euros
    2. Return the chip within two hours after the event 

    Chip return

    There are four different locations within the finish area where you can return your chip.

  • The medical care is in the responsibility of the medical team from the organzier as well as from additional paramedics. The assigned staff is authorized and obligated to remove runners from the race who are hurt or overexerting.

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

  • Refund of the registration fee

    We apologise for any inconvenience but we are not able to refund any registration 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?

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

    * for detailed description see general terms and condition

Click here for particular information for wheelchair competitors and handbikers.




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