real,- BERLIN-MARATHON 2002 fully booked out
Small contigent of race numbers will be reserved as charity entries
2002-06-24With more than three months to go until race day – 29.09.2002 – the 29th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON is fully booked with 33,000 runners and 8,000 inline skaters from 80 nations around the world. The total of 41,000 marathon starters will make this event the biggest marathon in the world.
Add to this the about 7,000 school children expected to take part in the 14th real,- MINI-MARATHON for schools teams from the Berlin and Brandenburg region who are to run 4.2195 km of the original marathon course, marathon Sunday will see a total of 48,000 athletes high on their heels across the city.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the organising club SCC Berlin, the marathon also doubles as the German Marathon Championships.
Only a small contingent of the much-coveted race numbers for the 29th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON will now be reserved as charity entries at the symbolic price of Euro 200 to support the Afghanistan Project run by the DWHH, also known as German Agro Action, a non-profit organisation to combat famine in the world.
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