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Information about start, timekeeping, supplies and more at the SwimRun Rheinsberg

Starting times & disciplines

Sunday, June 30, 2024

  • 9:30 am Bambini run
  • 10:00 am Youth SwimRun
  • appr. 10:00 am Uhr Family Fun SwimRun
  • 11:15 am SwimRun
  • 11:40 am Sprint
  • 11:45 am SuperSprint (Start in Warenthin, ferry boat leaving Rheinsberg at 10:45 am)

NOTE: Schedule and course are subject to change. The race will take place regardless of the weather, unless there is a weather warning from the German Weather Service.

Start & finish

The start and finish area of the SwimRun Rheinsberg is located near the Seehotel Rheinsberg. The exception is the SuperSprint, which starts in Warenthin (ferry from Rheinsberg at 10:45 am)

PDF Start & Finish Area


From Berlin: via the A111 and B96 / A24 to Rheinsberg between 75 and 90 km. A limited parking area is available in the Norma parking lot opposite the Seehotel. 
Please note that parking and stopping is prohibited in Kurt-Tucholsky-Str. during the entire duration of the event. 

By public transportation
Travel by train to Rheinsberg station. It is a 15-minute walk from the station to the hotel (start/finish area). 

Bus shuttle
from Berlin-Alexanderplatz to the event site in Rheinsberg and back. 
Departure: 07:30 from the Flixbus stop
Return: 17:00 at the Norma parking lot Rheinsberg. Further information


The courses lead in varying proportions along beautiful natural paths and through refreshing lakes. You can find the exact routes here →

Start card & race material

Start card
About 7-10 days before the event, we will automatically send you your start card and further information about the race by e-mail.

Race material pick-up
You will receive your race material on site at the gym of the Seehotel Rheinsberg.


  • Saturday, 29.06.2024 between 2:00 and 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, 30.06.2024 between 8.00 - 11:30 am


  • Bathing cap (with your race number)
  • 2 x control straps
    One strap is for your clothing drop-off. The other strap needs to be handed over in the finish area, so that we know you have arrived safely.
  • transponder for timekeeping -> please return after your race


  • with your start card and ID

Competition briefing

There will be a mandatory briefing for each competition so that everyone will compete in the race safely and well informed. Please keep that in mind for your journey.


  • at Yachthafen Rheinsberg


  • 10:30 am for SuperSprint
  • 11:05 am for SwimRun
  • 11:30 am for Sprint


Neoprene Suit
You can wear a wetsuit during the competition regardless of the temperature. You can find out about the current water temperature and quality here: Brandenburg bathing spots

Bathing cap
Wearing the bathing cap is obligatory on all swimming routes without exception. The cap has your start number on it and will be given to you at the race material pick-up.


Timekeeping is done with a plastic transponder. Please return the transponder after your race.

Time limit & control points

There will be two checkpoints along the route. If you do not manage to reach these checkpoints in the given time, we will unfortunately have to take you out of the race. You will be taken directly back to the start / finish area with a bus shuttle.


  • at 10.6 km until 1:40 pm
  • at 17 km until 3:00 pm

Latest time to finish:

  • 4:15 pm


Participants in a team may not be more than 10 meters apart during the entire race. Otherwise we will have to disqualify the team.

Teams are only counted in the team ranking and do not appear in the individual ranking. The time of the second finisher is decisive.


On course

Refreshment points with water and fruit are set up on all routes.

Please note:

No cups will be provided by us, the organizer, at the aid stations. For your beverage supply during the races you can order a so-called SoftCup during the registration process. Of course, other cups or drinking systems are also suitable for ensuring proper hydration.

After the finish

After the finish line you will be welcomed with water, fruits and ERDINGER non-alcoholic beer

Medical care

The entire route is monitored and medically supervised by the SCC EVENTS - Medical Team as well as an emergency service organization. The deployed medical staff is entitled and obliged to remove participants with signs of injury and/or overexertion from the race.

All persons who decide to participate in our events are advised to undergo a health check at least once a year.

Changing & showers

Changing facilities are available on the day of the event. After your race you can use the showers at the Seehotel Rheinsberg.

Medals, certificates & results

All finishers receive a well-deserved medal after crossing the finish line.

You can download your finisher certificate in the results list.

Changes, cancellation, insurance

Change of discipline
Changes to another disciplin are possible as long as the participation limit has not been reached. We will charge a processing fee of 5 € plus the difference to the current valid price level.

Please contact us with your request to change the discipline via our contact form.

Unfortunately, it is not possible to transfer your race entry to another person or another year. Your race entry is personalized and related to the event.

You will find detailed information on withdrawal and exchange in our conditions of participation.


Due to the logistical and organisational complexity of the event, we cannot refund the participation fee if you are unable to attend. Thank you for your understanding.

To cover the participation fee, we recommend purchasing the ERGO cancellation insurance during your online registration. More information can be found here →