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Half-marathon in Berlin : road closures on Friday

34.000 participants and tens of thousands of viewers it attracts on Sunday on the road between the TV tower and memorial Church. At Germany's largest half-marathon, compete in 39. Year, not only runners, but also skaters, wheelchair users and Hand cyclists. The most important information about the route, road closures and safety arrangements are carried out in this article.

The road closures. , the districts Mitte, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Tempelhof are directly Affected-Schöneberg and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg . The closures are constructed Friday , 20 at,. By Monday some of the roads in the zoo are locked - the Straße des 17. June , both sides, between Big star and the Platz des 18. March. Around the Brandenburg gate, the roads are not passable. The entire route will be blocked on Sunday from 8.15 PM to be locked in the City for more roads. The traffic information centre and the police advise to avoid in the area of the event on cars and to use public transport.

The ring tips. Logically, the half marathon on Sunday is easiest with the bike or the S-, U - and regional train - buses and trams of the BVG are also affected by the traffic. Anyone who needs to use the car, for example, can traverse the route in the animal garden tunnel and Kudamm-Tunnel - you remain free. "The traffic from the West to the East via the Kurfürstendamm – tauentzien street – lietzenburger Straße – Kleist – road-Ridgewood road," according to the police. And the highway is also an Alternative.

And in the East? With "significant and prolonged traffic delays" attributed to the police in the last section of the run route,, " particularly in the area of the 'City Ost '". Pedestrians and cyclists can cross the track often over the Tunnel of the subway entrances.

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residents tips order. go Out and celebrate. But before that, think about it: It is a strict restraint ban - applies check better times at the track. Who is being towed, have to pay 125 Euro. In the past year, the goods only during the marathon 478 cars. the Hotline to the police: 4664-740790.

The starting shot in the Tiergarten. The start point is on the Straße des 17. June, between the Brandenburg gate and a small star. From the main railway station, Potsdamer Platz or friedrichstraße, it runs for just a quarter of an hour.

The times. The event will be held from 7.30 am to 14.30 PM. At 9: 30 a.m. the skaters go there to the Start at 9.55 a.m. Wheelchairs and Hand bikes, and 10.05 in the various waves of up to 10.40 p.m., the runners. The goal of the athletes come on the Straße des 17. June. Who would like to cheer them on at various Points, the following must take into account: The fastest Skater in need of for the half marathon distance in about 30 minutes, the fastest runners come in around 60 minutes.

tips for viewers. A popular spectator route begins at the Ernst-Reuter-Platz. There you can watch the Skaters and with the U-Bahn line U2 to Wittenberg Platz. Depending on how fast you are, you can cheer on even the fastest Skater, but at least the wheelchair users and runners. It continues along the track in the direction of Zoologischer Garten. From there you can take the U2 to Potsdamer Platz, the large runner field and after that go to walk to the Finish-Line Village at the Brandenburg gate.

safety. the Marathon experience nothing stands in the way must be taken at the Start and finish area of the event site security arrangements. It is, therefore, no dogs, larger pieces of Luggage or other bulky items, such as chairs, Megaphones, bicycles, and bottles are allowed.

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Marathon weekend in Berlin, track and closures of the Berlin-marathon, 2018

Miriam Dahlinger

Was there anything else? On Saturday, will take place on the Alexanderplatz, the "rent insanity"-Demonstration of the collection of signatures for the referendum to be collected expropriate "Deutsche Wohnen & co.". The protesters want to run from Alex on the Karl-Marx-Allee, Warschauer bridge, the upper tree bridge to the Arena grounds. In the case of the "rent insanity"Demo in the past year, more than 10,000 people took to the streets - so it could be full.

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