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Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on

Where guard towers and barbed wire once stood, runners pounded the 100-mile (160 kilometre) path along the former Berlin Wall this weekend in a race with victims of the Cold War relic at its heart. On Saturday at 6:00 am (0400 GMT), around 500 runners, start…
bubmag
August 17, 2019
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Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on

The race is part ultra-marathon, part tribute to those who died trying to cross the Wall, which the East German communist regime hastily erected in 1961 and stood for 28 years. Precious little of the original concrete structure remains, most of it hurriedly …
bubmag
August 17, 2019
Checkpoint

Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on

Berlin Wall BERLIN: Where guard towers and barbed wire once stood, runners will – this weekend – pound the 100-mile (160 kilometres) path along the former Berlin Wall in a race with victims of the Cold War relic at its heart. On Saturday at 6:00 am (0400 G…
bubmag
August 17, 2019
Checkpoint

Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on

BERLIN: Where guard towers and barbed wire once stood, runners will this weekend pound the 100-mile (160 kilometre) path along the former Berlin Wall in a race with victims of the Cold War relic at its heart. On Saturday at 6am (0400 GMT), around 500 individ…
bubmag
August 17, 2019