Event update from May, 15th, 2020
Cancellation of the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5 km TEAM Relay 2020
Three days of relay fun, three days of running, cheering and picnicking together—unfortunately not this year. The Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5 km TEAM Relay will not be able to take place from June 2-5, 2020.
Due to the ordinance on the prohibition of major events in accordance with § 32 Sentence 1 of the Infection Protection Act, which is intended to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 virus, events with more than 1,000 participants* have been banned by the Berlin authorities until August 31, 2020. As you already know, this also affects the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5 km TEAM Relay with its almost 30,000 participants*. In addition, it will unfortunately not be possible—after extensive examination and numerous discussions, also with the authorities—to hold the event at a later date this year.
With the cancellation of the event in 2020, we can now look ahead to the coming year.
Information about participation fees and additional services
For all motivated teams, running friends, cordial colleagues, fast running crews and team relay fans, we are pleased to offer the option to apply your race entry as a binding registration for next year.
As a second option, we can offer you a refund of the participation fee. Additional booked vine will be refunded regardless of the option you will choose. The voluntary donation to the WWF under the motto “Forests are the goal” that many teams provided will be used for the intended purpose and will not be refunded.
Transfer of your personal right to compete to the next year for the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5 km TEAM relay on June 2-4, 2021. Please note that the day you are registered for in 2020 (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday) will remain for 2021, too.
- Repayment of the participation fee to the bank account or credit card used for registration.
Teams receive personal information
Next week you will receive an email from our service provider mika:timing with a personalized link where you can choose between the two options mentioned above.
Teams that have registered using a partner or sponsor code will not receive any further mail in this regard. It will not be possible to do a direct transfer of the partner or sponsor code from 2020 to the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5km TEAM relay 2021.
We remain digitally active and look forward to 2021
We will miss it this year, the atmosphere in the tent passageway, the three days when the Tiergarten park is firmly in the hands of runners*, whether they are running for the first time or attempting their fastest 5km. We look all the more forward to next year with great anticipation. To our creative relay fans: We are looking forward to seeing your especially unique relay batons at the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5km TEAM relay 2021!
Stay healthy and keep the fun going.
Your SCC EVENTS TEAM
Event Update from May 7th, 2020
Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5 x 5 km TEAM Relay cannot take place as planned
The preparations for the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5 x 5 km TEAM Relay were already in full swing. By the beginning of February 2020, all starting spots had already been allocated. Just like we were, almost 30,000 runners were looking forward to Germany's largest relay race in the Berlin Tiergarten. Unfortunately, the Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5x5 km TEAM Relay cannot take place as planned from June 3-5, 2020.
Due to the regulation on the prohibition of major events against the background of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in accordance with § 32 Sentence 1 of the Infection Protection Act, events with more than 1,000 people present at the same time have been prohibited by the responsible Berlin authorities until August 31, 2020. We can all contribute to slowing down the spread of the COVID-19 virus in this way, and of course we understand this measure.
Further information until the end of May
We are currently examining various options for further action and need a few days to do so, as well as to coordinate with all of our partners. At the moment, we cannot work in full team strength on the tasks at hand, as like many others, the SCC EVENTS team is currently on short-time work.
Until then, please refrain from contacting us by mail, phone, contact form or via social media channels.
Your SCC EVENTS Team