Sightseeing Running in Berlin Day and Night with Mike

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Kati P

“Excellent way to see Berlin!”

Mike's SightRunning is a fantastic way to get to know Berlin! My co-worker and I took a private tour with Mike on our trip in Sept 2016 and it is very true that you get to experience the city in a very hands on way when you run through it with a guide and Mike really knows his Berlin. He filled us in about the city's past and present in a very upbeat and entertaining way and in addition we got many great tips on where to go and what to see that we would never have thought of by ourselves, for example a place by a river where you can go and learn dancing and spend the evening.

Definitely a great experience!

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Jessica M

“Wonderful time!”

Mike is very knowledgeable with excellent English! He gave us an enthusiastic history lesson and kept the running light and easy!

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nkw1976

“Sunset running tour of Berlin”

Myself and 2 others booked a 60 min Wednesday twilight running tour to get a feel for Berlin. Despite the wide range of running ability between the 3 of us (one elite and 2 plodders), Mike was able to keep it interesting and fun for all of us.

Mike was very knowledgable and approachable. He showed us areas that we would not have found on our own. In particular his personal account of witnessing the fall of the Berlin Wall brought a real human touch to Berlin's recent history.

I would definitely recommend him to others.

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Maria L

“Great way to see Berlin”

Had a great run with Mike around the city of Berlin. It's a perfect way to see the sights, get stories and information and great exercise too - No worries Mike makes sure you can follow the pace. You won't regret it!

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Jarett H (Edmonton, Canada)

“Great way to see Berlin!”

Mike is an excellent guide with a wealth of information. I had a personal tour and he tailored it to my interests and time availability. He constantly was pointing out interesting sights as we went and kept a comfortable pace throughout.

If you're looking to see Berlin while exercising this is a great way to do it.

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Justine J

“No Better Way To See Berlin Than With Mike's Sight Running”

If you want a truly unique and dynamic city tour of Berlin, go no further than the tours offered by Mike at SightRunning Berlin. We stumbled across Mike's website by chance while planning our trip, but are now thanking our lucky stars that we did. Mike is an outstanding runner who is also passionate about his city. He will take you on a true adventure - showing you not only the many stunning landmarks, but also the nooks and crannies that only the locals know. He's knowledgeable, energetic and full of good humor and fun. My husband and I had a total blast with him (as well as a great workout).

Highly recommend!

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Kernial - Israel

“Amazing way to know the city- Even for beginners”

Mike is soo kindly, proffesional and friendly. At the begining I was worried since I am very beginner at running and cannot run in high pace or for long distunce. Mike told he will cutom the tour according to my abilities and so he did. I invited a personal tour, Mike came to pick me from my hotel and bring me back to the hotel at the end. He shared with me the plan at beginng and said it flexible During the tour, I didn't even notice I run so much. Mike kept on easy pace, he has a lot of knowledge about Berlin from historical perspective and current. He shared his knowledge and explained about the city. After this tour, I looked diffrently on the city and become more familiar with Berlin.

Thank you Mike for such unique, fun and learn tour. I recommand this tour even for very beginer running ...

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Tracey

“The best way to see the city!”

If you love running then the best way to see the city is through Mike's running tours! He went above and beyond to give us an absolutely thorough tour of Berlin! We saw so much from all the historic sights including Brandenburg Tor, Riechstag, the place where Hitler's bunker once stood, Checkpoint Charlie etc etc, to Angela Merkels home, the hotel Adlon where Michael Jackson held his baby over the balcony and Ritz Carlton where President Obama stayed! He even went over the 2 hour time to make sure we got the full tour! Thanks Mike! Hope to be back for 2019 Berlin Marathon and hopefully some more completed projects!

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nvdnbrul

“Wonderful guide and surroundings”

Mike's an exceptional guide. He keeps in mind what you like (in our case history, running, food,..) and aligns his tour and explanations accordingly. He loves talking about the city he loves and he sure knows a lot about it.
He's been running marathons all over the world and has now dedicated his time in guiding people throughout his city.
We took the marathon tour. This takes along the parcours of the Berlin marathon. Wonderful views and in our case a lot of sin too.

I would recommend this to anyone !

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Rich H

“Best Way to Start a Weekend Trip to Berlin”

We met Mike first thing Saturday morning, after arriving the previous night. Mike gave us a concise and helpful agenda before starting our run.

The tour was done at a very reasonable pace, which gave us time to absorb the great knowledge Mike has about Berlin. We found the run so enjoyable and entertaining, that we decided to increase the tour by another half an hour to learn more about the city. Mike made sure we took plenty of pictures around the incredible sights of Berlin.

At the end of the tour we'd seen a great deal of the main sightseeing destinations, which helped us get our bearings for the rest of the weekend. Mike also made some great recommendations for other thing to do in the city.

Highly recommend. Thank you Mike for laying the foundations for a wonderful weekend.

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Audrey

“Running with Mike”

Mike is a fun and knowledgeable running tour guide. We learned tons about the city and gained some great photographs and memories which we will always cherish. Thanks Mike for ensuring that we had such a great time while in Berlin.

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gandh22 (Dublin, Irland)

“A morning with Mike”

Myself and my husband enjoyed a great run through the history of Berlin with Mike this morning. He was energetic, knowledgeable and lovely company. A running tour is a novel way to see such an amazing city and I would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys running.

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Mundo_200 (Portland, Oregon, USA)

“Best Way to See Berlin! ”

My husband and I went on a sightseeing running tour today, Mike was our guide. Mike was very welcoming, friendly, and professional. He made us feel comfortable with the pace we were going, my husband and I are slow runners. He was very knowledgable about all the sites, he was amazing!!! I recommend this if you enjoy running and want to see many sites within a short time.

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rw224 (Saint Louis, Missouri, USA)

“Great tour and run”

A group of colleagues and had had a short weekend in Berlin and decided to take Mike's sight running tour. Mike was very responsive via email and arranging the tour and met us at our hotel right on time. The run/tour was fun and enjoyable. Mike was very knowledgeable about Berlin and its history and we learned a lot and had a lot of laughs along the way. This is by far the best and most informative way to the see the city. The pace and stops can be tailored by group so all levels are welcome. Overall if I were back in Berlin I would arrange another tour.

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mArTsOlA (Torino, Italia)

“Poco tempo e tante cose da vedere: il simpatico Mike e' la soluzione!”

Tour consigliatissimo se avete pochi giorni a disposizione per vedere questa splendida citta'. Mike vi portera' nei punti di maggiore interesse, abbinando cultura e simpatia nelle giuste proporzioni. Siamo rimaste molto soddisfatte, e consigliamo a tutti gli appassionati di sport di abbinare endorfine e tour berlinese assieme a Mike

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Hilde20 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

“Fun, relaxed and informative run with Mike!”

We booked a guided sight running tour with Mike just a day before and we were lucky enough that another participant joined us. Mike is quick to respond and very communicative and it was easy to get to the meeting point. Mike knows his stuff, and the tour was much fun, informative and at a perfect relaxed pace. Even if you are not a frequent runner you can book this tour. It is a great way to explore a city and exercise at the same time!

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Anneleen78 (Gent, Belgium)

“Explore Berlin with a running mate!”

Mike has two passions: running and Berlin. Don't know which one he likes more :-). Vanaf het begin was alles perfect geregeld: duidelijke mails om af te spreken, Mike kwam me perfect op tijd oppikken in de lobby van het hotel. Tour geboekt van 90 minuten. Ik ontdekte the highlights van Berlijn in een recordtempo - maar er bleef meer dan voldoende tijd om te fotograferen. De historische en architecturale weetjes gaan nooit vervelen omdat Mike z'n praatje kruidt met een snuifje humor en roddels die je in geen enkele reisgids vindt. Een aanrader!

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MariaOfEastFinchley (London, UK)

“Great run, great city”

What a great way to see Berlin. We were a mixture of marathon runners, pace makers and gentle runners but we all had a great time. Mike keeps it informative, interesting but most of all fun. As our run was on the day before the marathon, we ran our last 1k to the finish line at the Brandenburg Gate, which was brilliant...it almost made me want to apply for next year...

Thank you Mike, we will be back.

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David G (Camberley, UK)

“Pre-Berlin Marathon Running Tour”

Never having visited Berlin before and on the eve of the 2105 Berlin Marathon we were very pleased to have discovered Mike's sight running tour. A fantastic way to see a number of Berlin's beautiful sites as well as understand a little of the history of the city. Mike was a great guide and very happy to answer all our questions. For those running the marathon the next day it was an extremely useful insight in to the event and calmed our nerves for the big day.
On a beautiful sunny day in Berlin there was no better way to spend 90 minutes at an easy jogging pace taking in all that this great place has to offer.

Thank Mike, for your great guidance!!

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mireillemichel

“We would recommend it to every one!”

Extremely enjoyable way to visit Berlin! Mike knows what he is talking about and is very entertaining!

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graymole (Folsom, USA)

“Great way to see Berlin when you're on a time limit - and get some exercise too!”

I had a great experience with Mike, doing a 2+ hour running tour of Berlin. As I was only in the city for 2 days AND in the middle of training for a half marathon, this was the perfect tour for me. Mike was on time - met in the lobby of the hotel - and had a lot of knowledge of the city. He is extremely responsive to email. And the best part is that as a single traveler, you don't get many photos of yourself - Mike took many pictures for me, some of which are my favorites from my trip.

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Cheremie (Worcester Park, UK)

“Taylor made tour”

Took my first ever running tour today with Mike, of Mike's SightRunning Berlin.
A thoroughly enjoyable way for a runner to see the sights. Mike made the route from my hotel, with a good pace between stops we saw loads in the time ( which exceeded the hour I had booked) and I had Mike's interesting commentary all the way. I would certainly recommend and am looking forward to doing another run next time I am in town. The Night Run sounds fun.

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Joseph C Williston

“Run Berlin”

Great way to see the city. Mike was very knowledgeable and accommodating. He picked us up at our hotel and tailored the sightseeing to our needs. He ran at an easy pace too We had fun. Thanks

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Sidsel H (Copenhagen, Denmark)

“Amazing!! A must do experience”

We took the historic Berlin tour. This is the perfect way to see the city. It was great fun, informative and a great run. Mike is everything you can read here and more. He will tailor the route according to your wishes and needs and he has lots of great suggestions for things to do and see.

Highly recommendable!! We will definitely be back for more next time. :)

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Joolsi

“Berlin Cathedral Tour”

This was an excellent tour of all the central sites in Berlin. Mike is extremely knowledgeable and I learnt lots about the city's early history that I didn't know about. Mike is also a very friendly guy so it was a pleasure spending time with him and we kept a great pace. Excellent tour in a vibrant city!

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DRAJW (Melbourne, Australia)

“Fantastic tour and run”

Never been on a running tour, and stumbled across Mike's outfit on the internet.

Awesome 90 minute tour of central Berlin, with Mike meeting me at the early bird time of 6am. allowing a great 12km run through all the main sites, with insightful and witty commentary.

I went on the tour just by myself, and sure it wasnt cheap - but I had a conference and very limited time - and this was absolutely perfect. Great value. Who else would give a personalised tour at 6am, combining tourism with a good run?

Running pace wasnt at all strenous - I'm sure Mike could have run faster if I had wanted - but this was perfect: about 5:45 per km.

Awesome idea - I especially recommend for anyone half fit that wants a unique way to see Berlin

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Thomas E (Copenhagen, Denmark)

“Great fun, fit and family sightseeing”

My wife, 16 year daughter and I spend 2 great hours with Mike. We saw most of the key sights, but the best part was Mike's many great inside stories all told with humor and passion.
You dont need to be a top athlete to enjoy the run as Mike sets the pace to your liking and was good at improvising based on our needs and questions. This was my 13th visit to Berlin and this event was top class.

Thanks again Mike!

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Mjonesmelissa (Washington DC, USA)

“Nicest Man in All Berlin”

Mike is the most enthusiastic running host I have had thus far! (And I've been on many running tours with many pleasant guides!) He obviously loves the city of Berlin and if he doesn't know a fact about it (hard to believe!), he will find out. I took two tours with Mike, one of East/West Berlin and some of the more historic sites, and another of the Tiergarten and some of the more governmental/modern areas. They were both unique and informative. Mike even throws in some stairs on Berlin's flat terrain to make sure you get the best workout! He was such a pleasure to learn from and run with in Berlin.

Thanks again Mike!

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Jefrey Henderson (San Jose, USA)

“Mike is awesome!”

Been doing sight running tours for awhile now and can definitely say that Mike is awesome!
Similar to other reviews, Mike kept it light, energized, and full of great stories.
I think I did the main running tour and we got in 10+ km during the tour.
Absolutely recommend Mike to anyone looking for a sight running guide, and would definitely use his service again if I make it back to Berlin.

Thanks again Mike!

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Malin (Oslo, Norwey)

“The best way to experience Berlin”

I was an early morning (7 am) on a warm day in July (2013) when I met Mike for a running tour. Since I'm a sudent, I had to dig my pockets to find the 60 euros that the tour costs, and I was curious to see if the tour was worth the digging, or if I should have spent it on a nice dress instead. Let's just say this: It was the best 60 euros I spent on the whole trip (and probably any trip ever).

Even though it was early, Mike was in an excellent mood, which automatically made me really stoked for the tour as well (even though I had stayed out a bit longer than I should the day before..). I was traveling alone, and it was really nice to have such a good company. Its really something else to experience a city with someone by your side (and someone to take your picture in front of all the attractions), rather than experience it alone.

The tour itself was a blast, he showed me a lot of interesting things, you would be amazed by all the things you get to see when you are running across town.

What really made this tour unique though was Mike. He was such a good running buddy. Not only did he show me things that you would never see if you went for an ordinary tour, but I felt like he was really enjoying himself as well. When the tour was over, he was supposed to meet another client, but the client cancelled. Instead of saying goodbye to me, he asked if I would like to run a bit more, for free. He wanted to show me a few more things... I was both surprised and happy - OF COURSE I wanted him to show me more of Berlin.

After a couple of hours we were done, even though I only payed for the first hour. If I could I would have given him a LOT more than the 60 euros (and more than five dots here on Tripadvisor). I'm so grateful for the time he spent on me, and for being so openminded and welcoming.

I'm going back to Berlin with my bf this summer, and we are definitely going for a running with Mike.

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Barbara P (Guilford, CT, USA)

“Great way to see Berlin”

This was a highlight of our family trip to Berlin! We went on our first full day, and were able to get an overview of the city and its sights. Mike was excellent with his ability to keep four runners of different ages and abilities engaged and happy, and the run exceeded our expectations in every way. Our adult children were equally pleased.

We recommend this as the perfect alternative to a bus tour around Berlin, and highly suggest that you use Mike's SightRunning.

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Erica C

“Highly recommend this tour/service”

My friend Sue & I booked with our guide Mike to do a sight running tour of the wonderful City of Berlin. It was great fun, packed with interesting detail, sights we would not have covered from a bus, tailored to us, good exercise & a good laugh!

GO FOR IT!

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Ron B

“Great tour with a great guide”

We did the Berlin Cathedral Tour with Beate. She is a very charming person and knows a lot about Berlin. I would recommend this tour to everyone. A original way to get to know Berlin

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Hautvast11

“Discover Berlin while running”

We did the government district tour and it was great fun. Beate is a experienced guide who knows a lot about Berlin and its history. Great way to discover the city even if you have been there a few times already.

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Colin L (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

“Tof om op deze manier Berlijn te ontdekken!”

We hebben ontzettend genoten van de tour. Je komt langs vele hotspots en het leuke is dat het is afgestemd op jou wensen. Mike, de gids is ontzettend gezellig en heeft leuke en interessante verhalen. We zouden dit iedereen aanbevelen!

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Mats H (Utrecht, Netherlands)

“Great way to tour the city!”

Perfect way to get some extra energy during a two day conference in Berlin. Learned a lot and ran a little over 7 km during the 60 minute run. Beate was a great guide, very knowledgable and really enthusiastic about running and Berlin. Thanks!!

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Pinkholidaytraveller (Zurich, Swiss)

“Great way to combine running and sightseeing”

I participated Mike's sightrunning as part of the event in Berlin, and I thought this was such a fantastic way of seeing the city, so I booked another session with him for Sunday morning for more sigtseeing. He knows very well the best attractions, restaurants - where to find the best Caesar's Salad in town, the chocolate souvenirs or wine bars - and what to do after the sigthrunning tour, not to mention the most important thing, the history of the city and the little secrets you wouldn't find without a guide.

I can highly recommed Mike's SightRunning for a fun tour that makes a good excersise at the same time!

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PatrickHLondon (London, UK)

“Great way to see the city”

Had a tour with the lovely and knowledgeable Beate. A great run around the Berlin sights on a beautiful late September morning.

Such an easy and pleasant way to learn about the city! Heartily recommended.

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rossrunner p (Monza, Italy)

“Un'esperienza unica per visitare Berlino”

Ho incontrato Mike grazie al consiglio dell'Ufficio del Turismo di Berlino. Sono arrivato nella capitale tedesca per realizzare un servizio giornalistico dedicato alla città, vista con gli occhi di uno sportivo, di un runner. Il tour proposto da Mike doveva essere un tassello del mio lavoro giornalistico, ma si è trasformato in una esperienza unica e avvincente. Con Mike abbiamo corso in lungo e in largo per la città. Abbiamo macinato molti chilometri, ma lui è stato grandioso. Lungo tutto il percorso mi ha accompagnato con racconti storici e aneddoti facendomi scoprire la città sia dal punto di vista istituzionale, sia per le tante curiosità che di certo non guastano mai. Il running tour con Mike è assolutamente da provare. Perchè solamente di corsa si può vivere una città in modo così vero e al giusto ritmo. Mike parla un perfetto inglese, è ricco di spirito e di entusiasmo. E poi è un vero runner, appassionato del suo lavoro e della sua città. Una grande persona.
Grazie Mike!

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Яна Ф (Moscow, Russia)

“Yana from Moscow”

Супер!

Очень увлекательно и спортивно :)
Ни минуты не было скучно и очень приятен индивидуальный подход!
Спасибо Майку, что перевернул мое представление о Берлине и показал то, о чем не узнаешь на обычной экскурсии и не прочтешь в путеводителе.

Плюс к тому, что сама по себе форма осмотра достопримечательностей необычная, Майку удается с таким азартом и юмором преподносить информацию, что хочется пригласить всех поучаствовать в такой познавательной пробежке!

Положительные эмоции обеспечены!
Рекомендую!!!

Яна

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Dominic D

“Interesting and entertaining tour guide”

It was a brilliant tour, the guide entertained and educated us from the second we arrived to the second we finished. He went above and beyond to make sure it was an excellent tour.

I am going to try other running tours now and hope its a fraction as good!

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Headon (Oslo, Norwey)

“Very good!”

What a wonderful way to start the day! This idea to combine both running and sightseeing in Berlin was really great. Beate, my guide and running-partner, showed me many sights during the one hour I had. She was humerous and had a lot of knowledgde about the city. It was easy to book and the information I received beforehand was quick and to the point.

Thank you for a fun way of doing sightseeing!

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Betchr (Austin, TX, USA)

“Best part of my trip”

When my 13 yr old son suggested Mike's running tour of Berlin I said no because I thought it would be too hard for me, but it wasn't at all. In fact, it was the very best part of my trip to Berlin. I only wish Mike could travel to all cities with me. What great information he shares -- history to politics to current events. I couldn't have been more impressed. We probably ran 5 miles and I'm not a runner. It felt like nothing -- just exuberant fun.

I want to do it again!!

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Jonathan K (Chicago, IL, USA)

“Great tour - great fun”

Mike - thank you for such a wonderful experience. We loved the jog and your passion for Berlin history. Your tour was informative and a nice way to experience the city.

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dzlwrm (Zurich, Swiss)

“An excellent experience”

Many thanks to Mike!

The concept of running and sigth seeing was new to me, but with a guide like Mike there will never be just sight seeing anymore. I've been to Berlin many times before, but what he showed and told me were insights to the real Berlin and the people living there which one doesn't get easily. It was just an amazing couple of hours.

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Kat C (Hanoi)

“Totally awesome!”

We already did two running tours with Mike's SightRunning, and both were amazing. Our first was with Mike himself, who showed us the government district and a few extras, took amazing pictures and had a lot of background information. This tour was in German.

Two weeks ago we met an American friend and ran with Beate. Her English is great, and in addition to the usual tourist info, she told us a lot of her experiences with living in Berlin. We ran all the way along the Spree to Chalottenburg, which I'd also strongly recomment for anybody who has seen "the usual" before.

In summary: Great guides, great way to see the city, and also great value ;-)

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Mikhail (Moscow, Russia)

Hi Mike! Thanks very much for the most wonderful tour I've ever had! The best way to explore the city, for sure. Time passed as if it was only half an hour or even less, was a pity that our tour had come to the end.
Hope to see you once again some time, danke sehr!

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shamirmoshe (Tel Aviv, Israel)

“9 Km in one hour = Great experience of Berlin !”

Beate is an excellent tour guide (and a marathoner). I warmly recommend as a kick-start to learn the city of Berlin and identify the most appropriate spots in a fast and effective manner. A sound source of information to maximize the rest of your stay in the city.

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Lisrenat

“Two hrs and 9 miles of history”

Great experience!

Mike met me at 9 am Sunday morning and after a short but professional briefing on what to expect, we hit the road. Very comfortable pace (well appreciated after a night of one too many German beers) and extremely detailed information of all must see places around, mainly, former east Berlin. We could have gone longer, but I had to rush back to the hotel to check out. If you run, this is the best way to experience the city, and to effectively plan how to use the rest of your stay.

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Inge (Leuven, Belgium)

“Great sightseeing run with Mike”

The sightrun we had with Mike Saturday was great. In 2 hours we saw all the most important highlights of the city (13 km) with lots of interesting information told by Mike.

We laughed a lot, took a lot of nice pictures. It was a great way to start the citytrip. Fun fun.

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Kathy (Turlock, CA, USA)

“Fun run”

We (2 - 60 year olds and our 30 year old son) took this tour after a 6 hour car tour the day before. This time we were up close and personal with Mike telling us truths and hilarious comments about his beloved Berlin. I have no idea how far we ran but two hours after our start we all felt we'd had a great workout as well as a wonderful familiarity with the city ... and smiling the whole way.

We highly recommend Mike's SightRunning and will book again!

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Caroline (Vancouver, Canada)

“Great morning”

Thanks to Mike. This was a great way to see the city, and get some good exercise too. Although it was raining, it was hardly noticeable with the great commentary and stops to see along the way. The hour last for two, which was a wonderful bonus. Such a great way to start my day.

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Trister (Copenhagen, Denmark)

“In good company with cheerfull Mike”

We had the pleasure of Mikes company on a Berlin Running Tour, scheduled for 10 km. We kept a slow pace allowing Mike to guide us almost the entire tour with a loud clear voice, telling us major facts of Berlin but also funny curiosities such as Angela Merkel doorbell, places to eat or shop etc. Very well recommended. We ended a few km from our hotel in agreement with Mike. Including running back we had a nice approx 14 km tour (11 guided).

Will book again if in Berlin again.

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Ben (Tel Aviv, Israel)

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Nina (Finland)

“Festival of Lights 2013 Light-SightRunning

A wonderful run through the beautiful city of Berlin. The speed was good and the route well chosen. Not even the rain could spoil the experience. I have never laughed as much while running. No other way of sight seeing could have brought up certain details. I have never run in shopping malls or metro stations before!

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LKennel (Bryne, Norway)

“Amazing run through Berlin, highly recommended!”

I've never been to Berlin before and due to work I had a limited amount of time for sightseeing, so I choose Mike's Sight Running to see as much as possible. I expected a great tour of Berlin but Mike truly topped my expectations! I can highly recommend this tour to you if you want to learn about Berlin's history, want to stay fit and have a good laugh at the same time!

Mike has all the knowledge you need about Berlin and it seems like he never runs out of fun facts to share. We had many good laughs together and Mike is such a lovely and funny person you just have to like him!

My tour was supposed to last for one hour but in the end we've been out and running for almost two hours because Mike always had an attraction he just 'had to show me' or a 'surprise waiting around the corner' - I had so much fun I didn't even realise how long we've been running for!

Thank you Mike for sharing Berlin with me, I promise I'll run with you again next time!

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Alison (Dundee, UK)

“Great way to see Berlin”

Fantastic idea for people who love running, and want to see the sights of Berlin, and learn something of its history. Mike explained everything very well. Plenty of opportunity for questions too. I did the tour on the first day of a week long stay in Berlin, and I came away with plenty of ideas for things to do for the rest of the week.

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Barbwireice (Kiel, Germany)

“Great run and guide”

Saw many sights and Mike was great in explaining the history behind the sights. Would highly recommend and he adjusts the pace to fit with your running ability.

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Carvidson (Akersberga, Sweden)

“Utmärkt sätt att se en ny stad!”

Beate var mycket trevlig och kunnig och anpassade turen efter våra önskemål. Kan varmt rekommendera detta sätt att se en ny stad!

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CK1981_13 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

“Geweldige manier om de hotspots van Berlijn te verkennen!”

Mike neemt je op zijn hardlooptour mee naar de hotspots van Berlijn. Hij bedenkt een route afgestemd op jouw eigen wensen. Zijn enthousiasme is aanstekelijk en hij weet van alles te vertellen over Berlijn en haar geschiedenis. Voor hardloop liefhebbers een must!

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Barbara (Kalgoorlie, Australia)

“Thanks Mike”

Great run, really enjoyed the sightseeing with all your comments, tips and recommodations! Especially loved your concept to show me and the other fellow marathoner the start and finishing area for the big day on Sunday, appreciated your experience - it definitely helped with my pre-race nerves! hope you will have an enjoyable marathon!

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Donkey81

“Incredible experience in Berlin”

Running with Beate was really interesting! We started at our hotel near Kurfürstendamm at 0730 and ran almost 12k in 90 mins through the city. Personally we advise to go early, during the peak season, because there isn't anybody on the streets and you get an incredible different perspective of Berlin.The guide Beate was very nice, speaks English well and has actually experienced the Cold War. Highly recommendable.

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RusselDe (Boston, MA, USA)

“This is the absolute best way to tour Berlin!”

This was my third running tour in Europe and by far the best. Mike is an unbelievable guide and ambassador for the city of Berlin. We went for an early run-tour and for the next two days I wowed my wife (who is German) and kids with my knowledge of the city and all its great landmarks. Berlin is an amazing city, but with an experience like the sightrunning with Mike it is so much better. The next time I go, I will go on another tour with Mike. If you are going to do one tourist thing in Berlin, do this. You will remember it forever!

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Hans-Olav (Bodo, Norway)

“Perfect way of exploring Berlin”

I really enjoyed my sightrunning tour in Berlin. Running is a very nice way of getting around the city, haven't tried that before. Beate was very friendly, helpful and got great knowledge about the city. I had a few questions and she answered them perfectly.

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Oscar (Bilbao, Spain)

“Running y mucho más en Berlin”

La semana pasada pasamos unos días en Berlin. Era un viaje en familia, dos parejas y dos niños, pero no queríamos dejar pasar la oportunidad de seguir haciendo nuestro deporte favorito en la ciudad, aunque de otra manera. Sabiamos que en muchas ciudades se ofrece la posibilidad de hacer running con un guia, pero no lo habimos probado nunca. Fue una experiencia única. A pesar de que ya habiamos recorrido algunos sitios días antes, hacerlo corriendo con Mike nos proporcionó una nueva y sorprendente perspectiva. Sus comentarios nos ayudaban a reconocer cada rincón y, lo más importante para mí, a entenderlo desde el punto de vista de un berlinés que conoce muy bien su ciudad y sabe contagiarte su entusiamo a lo largo del recorrido. A un ritmo cómodo pero constante hicimos un recorrido muy interesante. Mike nos hizo fotos atravesando lugares emblemáticos. Son muy buenas y ya ocupan un lugar de honor en mi album del viaje. Si vais a Berlin, probadlo. Merece la pena.

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Xavico11 (Barcelona, Spain)

“Molt bona experiència”

Aquest dissabte a primera hora vaig contractar un tour amb el Mike. No ho havia provat mai. Em va permetre sortir a córrer d'hora i conèixer la ciutat i un munt d’anècdotes que vaig poder més tard compartir amb els meus companys de viatge (la family) sense interferir en els plans de ningú. El Mike és molt simpàtic, fa molt bé la seva feina i no va tenir en compte que va haver d'esperar-me més de 15m perquè el despertador no em va sonar (sorry Mike!).

Ho recomanaria a tothom a qui li agradi viatjar i córrer!

PD. Quina ciutat més interessant que és Berlin!

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Noune_J (Gex, France)

“Au top !!!”

Moi qui ne suis pas une grande sportive, c'est avec un peu d'appréhension que le dimanche matin de notre week-end à berlin, je me suis rendue dans le lobby de l'hôtel ! :-)
Nous avions booké 1h avec l'option de faire un peu plus selon ma forme physique (les autres étant sportifs)! C'était tellement agréable que je me suis sentie pousser des ailes pendant (presque) 2h15 en visite en courant !
Mike est plein d'anecdotes, s'adapte avec vos souhaits,votre programme du week-end, votre rythme... cela permet de visiter Berlin différemment et de voir vraiment énormément de choses en peu de temps!
Le plus, ne prenez pas votre appareil photo, Mike s'en charge et prend aussi bien des photos souvenirs des monuments que des joggeurs d'un jour :-) Il vous les envoie par mail quelques jours après et vous pouvez garder de beaux souvenirs!
Je recommande vivement une visite de Berlin en sa compagnie !

PS: à 20€/personne la première heure, vu la visite et les détails, le prix est tout à fait abordable !!!!!!

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Ebella82

“An excellent way to get to know Berlin”

I found Mike extremely helpful and very friendly. It was my first full day in Berlin (and my first time visiting Germany) and it was a great start to my week here. The fact that it combines a knowledgable tour of the city's sights with fitness makes it very worthwhile. I would recommend it to anyone that visits!

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Krischem

“Mike caters the tour to your every need”

Mike did a great job of communication before, during and after the tour. He came and picked me up at my hotel and focused on sites that I had not seen. I would recommend Mike!

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MaayanOr (Israel)

“A great running and sightseeing experience”

I thoroughly enjoyed my guided running tour with Mike! Mike was patient and courteous both on our email exchanges before the tour, and in person. He is very knowledgeable and guided me on a perfect tour around Berlin, while considering my interests and pace. The only thing I regret is not having the time to book another tour during my stay in Berlin. I highly recommend Mike's tours, and would definitely go on another tour when I am back in Berlin!

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Diogo (Portugal)

“Run, sightseeing & fun in Berlin - All in One”

If you are a jogger and you're in Berlin just call Mike and visit the city in a different way. You'll run at your pace while Mike guides you through the fantastic Berlin sights full of history, beauty and charm.

A very good experience !

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Carrie (CA, USA)

“Wonderful way to experience a wonderful city!!”

I did two private tours with Mike during a weekend stay in the middle of a business trip. This was a great way to see such a fabulous city, and Mike did an incredible job as my tour guide!! I had so much fun running around, seeing the sights, learning about each location and having Mike capture our journey in pictures. This is a MUST DO for all you runners out there who venture through Berlin. I was lucky enough to find Mike in a Google search and I am so glad I did!!

One of my most memorable travel experiences ever. Thank you, Mike!!

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Lynne (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Karen (New Zealand)

“Sights of Berlin Run”

Thanks for the fantastic tour around the sights of Berlin. Beate took us to places we would have never known to get to and was able to share a wealth of knowledge. Much appreciated and looking forward to the next!

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Janice (USA)

“Terrific overview of Berlin”

I was in Berlin and decided to start with an overview of the city by doing a running tour. Mike met us at our hotel in the central city at 10:30. Since it turned out to be a very hot day, it might have been better to start earlier but despite the heat, it was great. Mike took us by all the highlights in the central city. As a bonus, the chancellor's office was open the weekend we did the tour and Mike took us there and stayed with us even though it was way past the 90 minutes we had agreed to. Mike stayed with us to watch Angela Merkel speak to the audience and then returned us to our hotel.

By the way, I am not a very fast runner but Mike adjusted the pace to accommodate!

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Jonathan (UK)

“Perfect for those wanting to keep fit while on holiday in Berlin”

Berlin Cathedral Tour I arranged to meet Mike at my hotel in central Berlin at 7:30am on a Sunday morning and he arrived on time. It was actually a really good time to go for a run - streets, including popular tourist spots were very quiet - I pretty much had it all for myself & Mike.

Mike is a great guy - very friendly, knowledgeable and professional.

Good communication prior to meeting him, arranging the jogging route I wanted, etc. He speaks perfect English.

We stopped off for a few minutes at various points along the route (which I wanted to do) and he told me about the interesting, historical sights on my jogging route, and took photos of me so I would have something to show my family when I got back home e.g. photo of me at Check Point Charlie, etc. My jogging tour lasted just over 1 hour, starting at my hotel and back again.

You decide the pace, and Mike timed everything perfectly.

If you want to go jogging when in Berlin, at a distance of your choosing, on an interesting route then choose Mike's SightRunning. I was in training for an 11 mile obstacle course - Tough Mudder UK, and I wanted to keep up my training while on holiday in Berlin, and I'm glad I chose Mike.

Highly recommended

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Ajay (Milwaukee, WI, USA)

"Fantastic Tour and Guide"

We just had our first experience to Berlin and booking a running tour with Mike was one of the best ways for us to see the city. Mike met us at our hotel and gave an excellent tour and history of the city. He also took the time to take lots of pictures which turned out fantastic.

I would highly recommended this as a great way to see the city and get in some physical activity.

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Brad F. (East Wenatchee, WA, USA)

“An informative and absolutely fun way to see Berlin!”

The running tour that Mike took me on was not only one of the top highlights for my weekend in Berlin, but also for my month-long stay in Germany!

Mike is super informative and his interesting stories are the perfect compliment to running through this beautiful city. Mike is uber-friendly and you'll quickly be laughing with him like he's an old friend.

I went on later tours with other groups and their information paled in comparison to what Mike had told me about. I can honestly say I feel like I saw the most beautiful parts of Berlin and learned more about them than I could have any other way - all while doing one of my favorite things in the world!

And as a local Mike can give you all sorts of insider tips. My favorite - the suggestion to come out to the "Fun Run" the next day - a "race" that was absolutely magical.

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Derek (Seattle, WA, USA)

10K City Tour

This was a fantastic way to see the city. My guide Beate knew the sites and history and was able to teach me a lot during our run.

I enjoyed the tour and have recommended it to my running friends.

Georg (London, UK)

The perfect way to experience the city!

How far do you really want to walk? And do you really want to get on a cramped bus to get around central Berlin? Well, jogging seems a real alternative to both. And when you need not worry about finding your way around and get personal attention from your guide it’s perfect. I booked the tour ahead and it was worked out specifically around my interests and the distance an duration I wanted.

Beate met me at the agreed location and we took off to an extended jog at a relaxed pace. It was great experiencing a number of sights from foot level, when you experience not only how things look but also how it feels and smells, a very different experience. Beate not only pointed out the sights but also gave a lot of background information and history. The most interesting piece for me was to learn how a Berliner experienced the city’s turbulent history. Extending the tour was not a problem and we ended up with a three hour tour.

It is a superb experience, highly recommended.

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Lynne (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Festival of Lights Running Tour Berlin

This weekend my husband and I have been in Berlin. I found out beforehand that there would be the Festival of Lights while we were there so I thought it might be fun to have a running tour in the evening to see the lights! I found a fantastic running tour, it was a special one for the festival.

Mike is a fantastic guide and even though I was the only one on the tour that didn't understand German he was happy to translate for me, even asking me to run up front with him. I enjoyed this tour so much and wish I had done it when we first arrived in Berlin as Mike told us so much information about the city and the best places to eat etc.

I will definitely do a running tour whenever I travel now as it's a great way to see a city and have fun at the same time :).

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Ronak (Boston, MA, USA)

Mike's SightRunning Tour is fantastic! Highly Recommended!

The tour was fantastic. Mike took me on a nice tour through Berlin. He was very informative and made the tour very entertaining with some quirky information about Berlin, it's history and the people. He also managed to take lots of pictures of me and the sights and posted them on a webpage, which I can share among my own family and friends. All the logistics of the tour were well organized, starting from the meeting point, to the tour, to the finish.

I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Berlin and look forward to meeting Mike for another tour in the near future.

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Muriel (London, UK)

Different, sporty and informative.

I had a wonderful time seeing Berlin's main sights by jogging with Mike through the City Centre. Mike allowed me to specify my interests after which he put together a route which might suit me. As a qualified trainer Mike knows how to pace his tours well for those new runners like myself, who perhaps don't sprint around the place. Because the commentary Mike offered was so interesting, time flew by and before I knew it I had jogged 13 km and seen beautiful Berlin. Included in the trip was also my own personal digital photo gallery so that friends and family alike could share and enjoy my experience afterward as well. Great idea:it's different, sporty and educational.

Don't think twice, just do it! Muriel !

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Ruth (New York, USA)

Sightseeing touring Berlin with Mike was a wonderful success! I truly enjoyed it - a great workout, very informative and Mike is such a great guy! Really kept me laughing, learning and working out.

I highly recommend to anyone visiting Berlin! Ruth

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Lynnda and Linda (Denmark)

A time well spent

My friend and I live in different parts of the world and only have very few opportunities to meet once a year. Our common passion is running and sightseeing, so before meeting up in Berlin I had found Mike's sightrunning on the internet and made an appointment for a nighttime run. Our guided tour started at Brandenburger Tor and what a perfect tour seeing the night slowly lower itself over the city while seeing monuments, Tiergarden, Reichstag, the pregnant oyster, the washing machine and the dryer among lots of other sights. We had an absolutely wonderful time and were told history that we would have never gotten from a sightseeing guide. With our fully packed schedule we still managed Berlin sightseeing tour and running in a safe environment – all thanks to Mike. Lynnda and Linda

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