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An iconic marathon in a city steeped in history

Are you ready to set your new marathon PB? Or do you want to do your first marathon in a time likely to impress? Or, perhaps you want to enjoy a great walk with some terrific people through some iconic and historical sites. If any of these ideas appeal then it's the 2018 BMW Berlin Marathon for you.

This marathon holds the World Marathon record time and, as a result, attracts runners from all corners of the globe wanting to improve their very own PB.

Here is your chance to be certain of a place among the runners! Walk the Walk has ONE place still available that is to be sold in the next couple of weeks. Sign up here to ensure your place at the starting line in Berlin on Sunday, 16 September, 2018.

Walk the Walk is the UK's largest grant-making breast cancer charity. As a grant-making charity everybody who takes part in the organisation's challenges such as the BMW Berlin Marathon, is raising money for worthy causes. Walk the Walk grants the funds to charities and organisations throughout the UK as a means of working towards the single goal of treating breast cancer.

Total cost of the package is 664.00. This will include a deposit of 335 to be paid at the time of booking your place and covers the costs of:
Tour Deposit: 150
Race Entry: 135
Walker Pack: 50

As a Walk the Walk participant you will need to raise 500.

The package cost includes:
Bed and Breakfast in 4-Star Accommodation;
Race entry to the Berlin Marathon;
Breakfast run on Saturday, 15 September 2018;
Walk the Walk 2018 short sleeved bra T-shirt;
Exclusive Berlin Marathon 2018 Cap;
High-vis beanie hat;
Arm warmers;
Weather protector;
Space blanket;
A world famous Walk the Walk bra ready for your unique personalisation art work;
Bespoke Walk the Walk Final Information Booklet;
Training Plan and Guide;
A pre-event 20 mile training walk in London (subject to minimum numbers); and, best of all
Walk the Walk organisational support from registration throughout your Berlin Marathon journey.
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Walk the Walk's tour package runs from Friday, 14 September to Monday, 17 September, 2018, both dates inclusive. Here's what you will be getting up to:

Friday 14 September, 2018
Arrive in Berlin on your self-booked flights and then make your way to your hotel. Your travel from the airport will cost 3 on the S-bahn or you could purchase a 4-day Tourist Card for unlimited travel on public transport throughout the city during your stay. The Tourist Card also offers discounts at many tourist sights.

NB: If you arrive at the hotel by 3.30pm you will be able to meet Walk the Walk representatives who will assist you to register at the hotel.

Saturday, 15 September, 2018
Join in the International Breakfast Run and enjoy a slow 6 kilometre jog/walk with 10,000 other runners starting from the picturesque Charlottenburg Castle and finishing inside the impressive Olympic Stadium.

Sunday, 16 September, 2018
Early breakfasts have been arranged at the Tour's hotels to start at 6.00am so carb-load at early and be ready to leave your hotel at 7.30am with other members of the tour. The group will then make its way by S-bahn to Brandenburg Gate.

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The tour group will arrive by 8.00am to be there in plenty of time for the 9.00am race start. Because it will take longer to get into the starting area than you think you will need to drop off your bags and move towards the start corral straight away.

You will then walk the race of your life!

Monday, 17 September, 2018
Check-out of your hotel by 12-noon. Give yourself plenty of time to get back to the airport for your flight home. You can leave luggage at the hotel concierge if you are taking a late flight.

With an incredible atmosphere created by the setting of being in the middle of such an iconic and historical city you will feel the beat of the heart of the 'thing' that is the Berlin Marathon along with the excitement of joining over 40,000 fellow runners as you take your place in the 2018 BMW Berlin Marathon.

Some of the amazing highlights you will get to take in before, during and after the marathon include Charlottesburg Castle and the Olympic Stadium during the Saturday morning breakfast run and the eminent and momentous Brandernburg Gate will be right there as you line up for Sunday's start.


After the run why not think about enjoying a wonderful break in the magnificent city of Berlin? As Germany's capital city and centre of its cultural pursuits, Berlin is steeped in history, art, nightlife and modern architecture and it's all there for your enjoyment.

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This marathon is an amazing event with its incredibly flat route it'll be fun and fast. At the regulation distance of 26.2 miles you will have a wonderful opportunity to take in this vibrant urban city steeped in history and stunning landmarks. Whether Power Walking or running this fantastic route you will take in the Reichstag and the Berliner Dam as you do the circuit to start and finish at the famous Brandenburg Gate.

This unforgettable opportunity for you to test yourself and achieve an incredibly speedy personal best; you can you do it! Yes, you can so come on, register here for this final opportunity to be a part of an adventure you are going to remember for the rest of your life. And don't forget, you also get the pleasure of knowing that while you're having this fun you are also helping to save lives. What can be better than that?
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Why? Have a great time with friends old and new in the knowledge you are helping to change lives for the better.
When: Friday, 14 September to Monday, 17 September, 2018
Phone: 44 (0) 1483 741430
Where: Berlin, Germany
Cost: 664.00; includes race entry and walker's pack
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