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BMW Berlin Marathon 2023 - Prices from £439.00pp

BMW Berlin Marathon 2023

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The BMW Berlin Marathon attracts over 45,000 runners every year. The 49th running of the Berlin Marathon promises to attract the best in the world together with a mix of club and social runners. Cut off time to run the course is 6 hours 15 minutes so you too can experience how it feels to run a legendary marathon on a World record course and become a Berlin legend!

On 30 September 1990 athletes were able to run through the Brandenburg Gate for the first time and since then, the course has covered both halves of the unified city.

The start and finish are both located in the Tiergarten on Straße des 17. Juni between Brandenburg Gate and Victory Column. The course is fast, characterised by flat, wide roads with several long straight sections and enthusiastic spectators cheering you through the streets of this historic city. The BMW Berlin Marathon presents all runners with a great opportunity to aim at a new PB!

Marathon Tours & Travel has guaranteed entries, which can be added to our Berlin Marathon package.

Throughout the weekend the Marathon Tours & Travel team, many of whom have run the marathon will provide support and guidance so you can be assured of a stress free weekend. There are opportunities to make the most of your visit and meet fellow runners to share the experience!

You can book a Marathon Tours & Travel Berlin Marathon package, add guaranteed entry and still enter the BMW Berlin Marathon lottery.  Should you receive an entry when the lottery is announced we will deduct the entry from your booking. You have nothing to lose!

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Marathon Tours & Travel Berlin Marathon package includes the following:

  • Stay at a 4* hotel for 2, 3, 4 or 5 nights
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Welcome meet and greet
  • Escorted visit to Marathon Expo at Tempelhof
  • Orientation Run from hotel to include the start/finish area and some sights
  • Pre-race pasta dinner
  • Post-race celebration get together
  • Guidance and support from Marathon Tours & Travel team in Berlin
  • ABTA protected

Would you like to extend your stay? Contact us for a quote

Availability is very limited. If you do not see any availability for your chosen room type please contact us to add your name to our waitlist.

Twin Bedrooms at the Novotel Berlin Mitte

Twin is 2 adults in the room. Note 2nd bed is a sofa bed

Guaranteed BMW-Berlin Marathon Entry at £189

We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the BMW-Berlin Marathon. You can buy the entry from Marathon Tours & Travel if you also buy the accommodation package from us.

  • Race number and rented timing chip 
  • 4-day ticket for public transport in the fare zone A B C, which is valid from September, 21. to 24, 2023. Further information on use will follow with the start card mailing in mid-September 2023.
  • Option to choose a kit bag for bag drop OR a poncho, given at race finish (depending on what you have chosen at your registration)
  • Option to pre-order official merchandise and BMW Berlin Marathon services
Your Itinerary

BMW Berlin Marathon Package

Depending on the length of stay you have booked with us you might arrive before or depart on different days to the following itinerary. The itinerary below reflects the 4 nights package.

Thursday 21 September, 2023 – Arrival Day

Make your way to Berlin and on arrival check in to your hotel. Hotel rooms are usually ready after 3pm; if you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage with the hotel concierge and explore the city and surrounds. Marathon Tours & Travel team will be available in your hotel today to meet and answer any questions you might have.

Friday 22 September, 2023 – Marathon Expo & Sightseeing Easy 5km Leg Stretcher Run   

Today is the best day to visit the Marathon Expo and collect your bib number and any other extra items you may have pre-ordered. The Marathon Expo has plenty to see and do so we suggest you allow time to collect your race documents, shop from the many exhibitors, listen to the experts and enjoy the pre-race vibe. There will be opportunities, morning & afternoon to meet with your Marathon Tours & Travel team at the hotel to travel together to the Marathon Expo. For those who prefer to visit the expo independently, detailed directions will be provided in your final itinerary. 

Early evening, we invite you to join your Marathon Tours & Travel team for an easy run to stretch the legs.

The route is not expected to be longer than 6km and will pass some local sights such as the Jewish Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Berliner Dom. Supporters are very welcome to join too.  

(Breakfast included)

Saturday 23 September, 2023 – Preparation Day & Dinner

If you choose our Saturday arrival, you will need to make sure that you arrive early today, to ensure that you have enough time to visit the race Marathon Expo and register / collect your bib.

There is an organised Breakfast Run for the international visitors today. It’s fun and welcomes runners from all nations, many wear their countries traditional dress or carry their nations flags. If the route returns to its original route it will start at the Charlottenburg Palace and finish 6kms later at the Olympic Stadium. Its free and you are not required to pre-register. Please let us know if you are interested and the Marathon Tours & Travel team will join you! 

Often restaurants are booked up early, but you don’t need to worry about finding somewhere to carbo load this evening as you join the Marathon Tours & Travel team for a delicious and nutritious pre-race pasta dinner. 

(Breakfast & Dinner included)

Sunday 24 September, 2024 – Berlin Marathon & Celebrations

This is the day you have trained so hard for! After an early breakfast please get ready to leave the hotel for the race start in the Tiergarten. The Marathon Tours & Travel team will be available to assust you to the race.

From Novotel Berlin Mitte hotel walk 4 minutes to U Bahn Station Spittelmarkt from where it’s a 6-minute journey to Potsdamer Platz. From there it’s just a 15-minute walk to the entrance to the runners only start area (front of the Reichstag).

Alternatively, from Novotel Berlin Mitte hotel walk 13 minutes to U Bahn Station Museumsinsel from where it’s a 4-minute journey to Bundestag. From there it’s just a 4-minute walk to the entrance to the runners only start area (front of the Reichstag). 

From Leonardo Berlin Mitte hotel its a straightforward 15 minutes walk to the runners only start area (front of the Reichstag).

From Intercity Hauptbahnhof hotell its a straightforward 15 minutes walk to the runners only start area (front of the Reichstag).

Family and friends can travel by public transport to support and spectate along the race route or join our team at a cheer point on the marathon route. The Marathon Tours & Travel team will be happy to advise. 

After the race make your way back to the hotel, freshen up, relax and gaze at your lovely new shiny medal…you worked hard for it! 

This evening meet your Marathon Tours & Travel team, fellow runners and supporters to celebrate your achievement!  More details will be advised on the final itinerary. 

(Breakfast included)

Monday 25 September, 2023 – Departure Day

Unless you have booked extra nights with us, please enjoy a leisurely morning, check out of your room this morning and we say thank you for joining us. It’s not goodbye but instead we’ll see you next time as we hope you will join us for another Marathon Tours & Travel trip. 

(Breakfast included) 


Need to Know

Twin Bedrooms at the Novotel Berlin Mitte

Twin is 2 adults in the room. Note 2nd bed is a sofa bed

Conditions of Sale

Please note we cannot sell race entry without accommodation package.

How to book

To make your booking, click on the orange button at the top of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.


When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically. 

Travel advice

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for  Germany's current entry restrictions and requirements. 

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is an essential part of any holiday you take, and we highly recommend that you purchase suitable insurance for your trip. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy also covers you to participate in running events.

Security Policy

Marathon Tours & Travel's security policy requires that anyone staying in our room block must be registered as part of our package.  If a registered client attempts to house a non-registered guest and /or invite them to attend any of our scheduled activities, the registered guest’s tour package will be forfeited and parties may be denied access to future tours. Please note that no exceptions will be made as this policy will be strictly enforced.

Race Rules

Our itinerary and details regarding the race are based on current information available at the time this package was released for sale. Whilst we expect the details to remain correct, changes are possible and will be confirmed nearer to the trip after the race organisers have confirmed final instructions. All race rules and procedures need to be followed.

Full details can be found here

Starting Pens and Bib Numbers

Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the 2023 BMW Berlin Marathon, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers.

Closer to the event we will send you a link which will allow you to complete the registration process for the 2023 BMW Berlin Marathon. Once you have finalised the registration process, the race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information provided. This link will not be sent until closer to race day - please do not expect it immediately after booking - it will depend on when BMW Berlin Marathon send the links to us. 

Berlin Marathon Terms of Participation

There are some terms of participation that you should be aware of, these can be read and downloaded from here

Please read the Terms for participation carefully, as you have to accept them to particpate in the event.

Berlin Marathon Extras

  • adidas size chart  (please note this is for reference only - you do not need to select at time of purchase)
  • Pre-ordered and pre-purchased event merchandise to be collected at the EXPO with your race materials.

Your race kit

You get your race kit ONLY at the EXPO and ONLY during opening hours* 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:

  • Your bib number and safety pins
  • An athlete's wristband - will be put on your wrist at the 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
  • Option to choose a clothing bag for bag drop at race OR a poncho, given at race finish (depending on what you have chosen at your registration)
  • A goodie-bag with presents from  sponsors
  • A voucher on your bib number for your pre-ordered services and merchandise from the BERLIN HALF MARATHON collection

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


If you choose the Poncho option:

You will NOT get a clothing bag

On the race 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

If you choose the bag drop-off option:

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 have finished

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. Your net running time can only be measured if you step on the contact mats laid out on the starting and finishing lines. Likewise, you must step on all mats laid out on the route. Intermediate time check - you will be disqualified if your intermediate times are not recorded.  Please return the chip in the finish.

PAPS test

Before you start with the registration, you will be asked to take 2-3 minutes of time to protect your health by completing a 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.

Hotel Options

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  • Intercity Hotel Hauptbahnhof

    Katharina-Paulus-Stra├če 5 10557 Berlin

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    Intercity Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof is located in Mitte, a neighbourhood in Berlin, and is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, self parking and dry cleaning. All 412 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include sitting areas and room service.

    FreeCityTicket for H- Rewards members 

    Guests staying at the IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof will benefit from receiving a FreeCityTicket if they also join the H Rewards programme. The FreeCityTicket (which you collect at check-in) allows you to use local public transport throughout your stay and not only save money, but also protect the environment. Please advise of your H Rewards membership number in advance of the trip

    To join H Rewards


    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • On-site Parking
  • Novotel Berlin Mitte

    Fischerinsel 12 Berlin 10179

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    The Novotel Berlin Mitte is a 4 star hotel in the heart of Berlin, between Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz and within walking distance of major attractions such as Museum Island, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag. 

    Relax into your evening with an aperitif in the Wave Bar followed by dinner in the hotel’s NOVO² RESTAURANT, serving excellent seasonal cuisine. Post-event recover like a pro in the sauna and wellness suite to ease your body and mind. 

    The stylish variety of rooms come complete with blackout curtains for a truly restful sleep, air conditioning, Free High-speed Internet and optional Room Service.

    Check-in from 15:00. Check out up to 12:00
    Perfect for families! Our Superior Rooms feature a double bed and a comfortable sofa bed. A mini-bar, free WIFI, TV, safe, air conditioning, coffee/tea-making facilities and a hair dryer are at your disposal.
    Single is 1 adult in the room
    Double or Twin is 2 adults in the room. Note 2nd bed is a sofa bed
    Families with 2 adults and up to 2 children under 15 years can share a room – please book double with sofa bed option and advise of childrens names and ages.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • City Centre Location
  • Leonardo Berlin Mitte

    Bertolt Brecht Platz 4 Mitte Berlin 10117

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    The Leonardo Berlin Mitte is a 4 star hotel situated in the heart of Berlin, on the banks of the river Spree and by the famous Friedrichstraße shopping streetand only 200m away from Friedrichstraße train station. Brandenburg gate and the Reichstag are only a 10 to 15 minutes’ walk away.

    The hotel building is unique; glass, metal, bold and modern but all rooms are contemporary and comfortable. Relax into your evening with a drink at the Circus Bar followed by dinner in the hotel’s buffet style restaurant. There’s also a wellness area with a sauna and gym, perfect for winding down after an exciting day exploring the city.

    Check-in from 15:00. Check out up to 12:00


    Our rooms feature a double bed, mini-fridge, free WIFI, TV, safe, air conditioning, coffee/tea-making facilities and a hair dryer are at your disposal.


    Single is 1 adult in the room

    Double is 2 adults in the room with 1 double bed

    Twin is 2 adults in the room – the twin beds are 5cm apart

    Families with 2 adults and 1 child (up to 12 years) – please contact us for a quote

    Families with 2 adults and 2 children would require 2 separate rooms – please contact us for a quote and to request connecting rooms

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • City Centre Location
    • Spa

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