The Announcement of the 100MilesBerlin 2013
17-18 August 2013
Rainer Eppelmann, former East German civil rights activist and chairman of the Federal Foundation for the Study of SED dictatorship
Application has been submitted
Langstrecken-Laufgemeinschaft Mauerweg e.V. c/o Dr. Ronald Musil (responsible) Wadzeckstr. 10
Tel. 030 – 24729266
100 Miles (160.9 Km) – measured by organizers using GPS
06:00 – target time up to 30 hours
Relay Runners (4x approx. 40 km and 2x approx. 80 km)
07:00 - Finish line closes after 30 hours
Sports Complex on Lobeckstrasse, 10969 Berlin-Kreuzberg
The course is along the Berlin Wall trail and is mostly paved and predominately flat. The organizers will ensure the course is clearly and safely marked. All participants (TN) will receive at check-in a Roadbook clearly outlining the details of the course. Parts of the course run along public roads that are open to through traffic. Regulations regarding traffic safety in Germany must be strictly adhered to and failure to comply with the rules will result in immediate disqualification
All Aid Stations (VP) serve as control points.
In between times will be gathered electronically at 9 control stations and posted online without delay.
Aid stations (VP) will be available approximately every 5-7km. Runner friendly food and drinks will be offered. Depending on the weather conditions, water stations will also be available
From all aid stations, all participants must carry a functioning mobile phone and min of 0.5 liters of liquid (water or similar). During times of darkness (21:00 – 05:00) a head lamp and reflective safety vest (orange or yellow) is mandatory.
The limit for individual runners is 250 while the relay is currently limited to 25.
All participants (Individual Runners) must provide a copy of their medical certification (not older than 12 months) to organizers no later than check-in to pick up race materials. The doctor’s certificate must attest that the participant is well within good health limits to run the distance of 100 miles. The medical warnings set by the organizers on their website must be observed.
Provided by the organizers
Unless the limit has been reached, the closing date for registration is 1 July 2013.
At the discretion of the race director, a participant may be disqualified for: unreasonable or unsportsmanlike conduct, cutting the course to gain advantage, use of transport, altering race number, disobeying traffic laws (ie. going against red light, crossing railroad barricades). For the safety of all, the use of headphones is strictly prohibited within the city.
Also we adhere strictly to environmental regulations. So it goes without saying that drinking cups and other trash is not allowed on the course. Participants may use the containers provided at every aid station (VP) to discard these items.
A supervisor on a bicycle is only allowed so long as they do not obstruct other runners or hinder traffic in any way.
189 Euro (Runner) bzw. 199 Euro (Relay)
The registration fee includes the cost for the entire race organization (ie. organizer’s preparation, permissions, timing equipment, medical services, course marking), pasta party evening before start (16 Aug 2013), breakfast before start, course catering, farewell dinner (18 Aug 2013 from 12:00), and a finisher souvenir, medal and certificate.
30 Euro (Support)
The fee for supervisors (coaches, trainers, support staff etc) includes the participation in the pasta party on the evening before (16 Aug 2013), breakfast before the start, course catering, and farewell dinner (18 Aug 2013).
Reimbursement of Fee:
To cancel registration, a letter must be submitted in writing to the organizers. The reimbursments of the fees will follow these guidelines:
Cancellation before 1 February 2013 – reimbursement of 75% of the registration fee Cancellation before 1 March 2013 – reimbursement of 60% of the registration fee Cancellation before 1 May 2013 – reimbursement of 40% of the registration fee Cancellation after 1 May 2013 – no reimbursement is possible
All participants have the opportunity to find a replacement runner until 1 July 2013. However the replacement runner must be familiar with the terms and conditions of this invitation.
Timing chips for all times including interim times will be provided by the firm: SPORTident. A personal timing chip is not required.
Approx. Km 60: Cut-off after 10:30 hours running time Approx.
Km 120: Cut-off after 22 hours running time
Participants who do not attain these times by the control point must end the race and their times will not be recorded.
Pick-up of Race Materials:
Friday, 18 Aug 2013 from 14:00 until 19:00, RAMADA Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz.
Friday, 16 Aug 2013, 19:30, RAMADA Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz. The competition “Briefing” is mandatory for all participants (TN).
Sunday, 18 Aug 2013, 14:00, RAMADA Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz. All finisher will receive a certificate, a medal, and also a souvenir. All participants who finish within 24 hours will receive a representative buckle for their achievement. Those runners who finished within the time limit both at the 2011 and 2013 event will be eligible to receive a Back-to-Back medal.
Waiver of Liability:
Participants run this race at their own risk.
The organizers of the 100MeilenBerlin assume no liability for damages to personal property of any kind. The athlete and supervisors (trainers, coaches, and support staff) relieve the organizers from any liability in the event of weakness, accidents, ill health and death. All athletes will be required to sign a indemnification form at registration that waives the liability of the organizers. Starting the race without a signature on this form is not possible. Also, it is required that all support staff also sign this form before the start.