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An event organised by
Lübecker Marathon e.V.
in cooperation with the
Hanseatic City of Lübeck

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16. Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon, event of:

Half Marathon
10 km Fun Run
10 x 4.2 km Relay
4.2 km DAK-Family Run
2.1 km Students Run


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The registration for 16. "Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon" is now open. The run will take place on 15 october 2023 and is going to be a great experience for every participant. No matter the running distance, Lübeck is ready and waiting for you! Run togehter with approximately 4.000 runners through the old town of Lübeck Innenstadt. Many supporters and hundrets of participants will chear for you on site. Register here >>



With a sensational run over 42.2 km, Lars Schwalm (Kiel) catapulted himself into the elite of the German running scene and into the hearts of the people of Lübeck. "It all went like a dream. Thanks to the spectators and organizers for this great feeling. I am proud to be here" said the winner. With his time of 2:18:17 he improved the course record of Jan Kaschura (Holzminden), which has existed since 2019, by no less than 10 minutes. Kaschura finished on place 2 with 2:35:38 in front of Jan-Ole Gerschewski (Kleinmachnow) with 2:40:08. In the women's race Saskia Prehn (Lübeck) won again in 3:01:05. All result. >>


It was a golden anniversary running event. Right on time for the start, the sun shone in the blue sky for the almost 4,000 starters. Thousands of spectators applauded the runners from downtown Lübeck to Travemünde. The 15th Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon once again showed that it has rightly gained a firm place in the hearts of the running scene and also of people from the entire region. Again and again, all the way to the finish line, the participants were motivated with applause and cheers. Lübeck has experienced a golden marathon weekend. Photos of the event here >>


The gratitude of all runners, the organizers and partners, as well as the many celebrities belongs once again to more than 700 helpers from sports and cultural clubs in the region, the police, rescue workers, the THW, suppliers and sponsors. The Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein Daniel Günter, himself ran the 10km in 47:23 and thanked all the helpers and partners around chief organizer Klaus Ziele on site. "A great event with a lot of heart and passion and great running for everyone".


"The winner takes it all" is the title of a song by ABBA. At the Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon 2022, all finishers can once again look forward to a medal donated by the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and its partners. If you wish, you can have your running time engraved right next to the stage (booked with your registration, if applicable). Online you will find information about the honors of the individual competitions. Please pay attention to the information of the moderator about the times of the award ceremonies. You will receive your individual running photos after the race from the Sportograf team.


At the 15th Stadtwerke Lübecke Marathon on Sunday, October 23, approximately 4,000 runners from 25 nations are expected at the start in the city centre of Lübeck. More than 520 marathoners will set off on the course between Holstentor and Travemünde. With 1350 relay runners, this competition is sold out with a record number of participants. With 1000 starters over 21.1km and more than 600 in the 10km run, a remarkable starting field is on the way. Who would like to be present at the big running spectacle, can only secure a starting number as a late registrant on Friday or Saturday. click here for information >>


In order for everything to run as smoothly as possible for all participants and visitors of the 15th Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon, it is recommended, as always, to follow some instructions. All online registrants and the relay teams will receive final instructions by e-mail before the start regarding the receipt of the starting number and the procedure on the day of the event. If you are an active runner, spectator or interested person and would like to take a look at the running course and traffic information, you will find a lot of important information HERE. It is highly recommended to only start when you are fit and healthy. Please also show consideration for each other as spectators or traffic participants and have understanding for the traffic restrictions.

webfk 201910131003 5313The 14. Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon on october 24 is going to become a huge running event for the whole region. More than 20 different nationalities will compete between Holstentor and Baltic Sea in Travemünde. Jan Kaschura, the current winner from 2019 and holder of the track record will also compete again. Beside Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norwegia and Poland are among the most frequent running nationalities at Lübeck Marathon. To be part of this years edition you can register now HERE.

 web 5509 JEM 00693 002The competition Marathon Duo 2 x 21x1km will be retitled in International Championship Marathon Duo. The organizers would like to point out the international character of the event. More than 30 different nations have been yearly participated at Lübeck Marathon until 2019. Denmark, Sweden, Poland, and Germany are the dominating countries. The categories Women, Mixed and Men will be awarded, and the changeover will take place in Travemünde at the lighthouse.

 webfk 201910131159 6466Due to the current pandemic situation, the organizers are pointing out to the existing health concept, including rules and recommendations regarding “AHA” - to keep distance, hand washing and mask wearing (FFP2 or medical masks). You are obliged to participate at 14th Lübeck Marathon if you are vaccinated, tested (at least within the last 24 hours before the start). Kids under 11 years old are excluded from this rule. The given recommendations are also valid for participators on the trackside.

  web jg 201810141305 0486The 12th edition of Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon is expecting again more than 4,000 participants from 18 countries in the hanseatic city of Lübeck. The team of „Lübecker Marathon e.V.“, more than 750 volunteers and the whole city are well prepared for the running event. With the support of numerous sponsors and partners, the organizers can present one of the most beautiful running events in Germany ...

 webjg 201810140934 9775Lübeck is expecting with Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon an experience of a special kind. More than 4,000 participants are coming! Volunteers, paramedics, police and partners take care about the event to ensure a smooth flow. Around the town hall, everything is set for marathon on Friday.

 webIMG 6269Lübeck Marathon – the greatest running event in the region for kids, families and company teams. Kids and teenagers are usually running the 2,1k or 4,2k distance. The relay, 10x4,2k is the absolute highlight in terms of atmosphere and good vibes in the city centre of Lübeck. Up tp 1500 employees in more than 150 relay teams will be starting...


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Running friends pay attention! Registration for the 12th Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon starts! Again thousands of runners from all parts of Europe make their way on the beautiful track between Holstentor and the Baltic Sea on 13 October 2019. The coming marathon promises emotions and pure joy of running. Many helpers and spectators are already prepared for the fantastic mood on the track

news sieger 2017With 476 participants the Marathon was heavily occupied this year. 3 times marathon winner of Lübeck and owner of the course record Jon - Paul Hendriksen (NZL) as well as last year's winner Sören Bach from Hamburg were considered as one of the favorites. Sören Bach secured himself the title with a time of 2:37:22, ahead of Jon - Paul Hendriksen (2:42:10) and Michael Keil (2:42:35). Britta Giesen from Hamburg won the women's race again with a time of 3:10:40.


webIMG 6348Sören Bach from Hamburg has fulfilled a little dream in Lübeck. He was the first to win the marathon three times in a row. After 2:35:28 he crossed the finish line in the downtown area of Lübeck. The Briton Liam Ridings (Hamburg) finished second in 2:36:11 ahaed of Paul Muluwe from Lübeck in 2:46:25. Her third victory in Lübeck was also celebrated by Britta Giesen. She won in 3:11:55. Thousands of spectators applauded the marathon runners...


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More than 4000 runners and thousands of spectators turned the 11. Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon into a big runners party in Lübeck Downtown. In addition to the Marathonis and Halfmarathonis from 31 nations, 1160 runners from the entire region took part at the 10 x 4,2km marathon-relay. Teamspirit and fun was the best motivation. Winning team was the LG Zippels Runaways with 2:30:26 ...

news helfer 2017What a Party for the 10th Jubilee! More than 750 volunteers, rescue workers, policemen and others made the 10th Lübeck Stadtwerke marathon a great experience. 4350 runners from all over Germany and Europe took part in Lübeck with glorious sunshine. Helpers D’Js and the great audience provide a perfect scenery from the Holstentor to Travemünde. First in Lübeck marathon history the marathoner passed the lighthouse at the Travemünde pier.



news 020916 nudelpartyBeginning of October the whole region is up and about again. The Hanseatic city of Lübeck expects more than 4.000 athletes as well as thousands of spectators along the track. Between Holstentor and Burgtor the whole inner-city is in control of the runners. The relay race, the DAK-Family-Run as well as the Schnupperlauf benefit from the new date by having the highest amount of runners incremental.

news 220816 stadtspektakelFrom the Holstentor to the Baltic Sea. The marathon runners will be starting at the historical 800-years-old inner-city. After circumnavigating the Holstentor the track leads directly to the Baltic Sea coast and then back to the city core, which will be the central venue for all runners. The marathon itself, and further the 4.000 athletes, several DJs andpresenter, a huge video wall and many booths and stands are part of this big spectacle.

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