Lübeck (Germany), Sunday 7 October 2012

Heiligen-Geist-Hospital, Lübeck, Germany (Copyright © 2012 runinternational.eu)

Runners will pass the Heiligen-Geist-Hospital, built Anno Domini 1286.


Held in the old Hanseatic merchant city of Lübeck in northern Germany, the Citylauf attracts a crowd of over 1000 runners.

The event offers an 11.3km race, a 5.2km run, and children's races.

Participants in the 11.3k race run two and a half laps of an undulating course through and around Lübeck's Old Town — a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Most of the route is on asphalt but some sections are on cobbles or on gravel paths.

The 5.2k consists of three shorter loops.

In 2011, the top finishers in the main race were Claudius Michalak (36:12) and Anke Tiedemann (42:12).


Obertrave, Lübeck, Germany (Copyright © 2012 runinternational.eu)

Lübeck's Old Town is surrounded by water.


Country: Germany

VenueLübeck (Hamburg 68km, Copenhagen 272km, Berlin 275km)

Date: 7 October 2012 (Sunday)

Distance: ca. 11.3km; 5.2km; 1.8km (children born 1996-2003)

Start time: 10.30-10.45 (children); 11.15 (5.2km); 12.00 (11.3km)

Start: at the Hauptturnhalle (sports hall) on Mühlenstrasse

Finish: at the Rathaus (town hall) on Breite Strasse

Entries: online (until 3 Oct 2012) or by post (until 1 Oct 2012); payment by bank transfer; late entries on 6 Oct 2012; late entries for the 11.3km main race also on the day (until 11.00)

Entry fees (11.3km and 5.2km): € 10 (until 3 Oct 2012); € 13 (late entries)

Race centre: Hauptturnhalle, Mühlenstrasse (6 Oct 2012, 18.00-20.00; on the day 9.00-11.30)

You get: T-shirt; chip timing; entry into the post-race prize drawing

Prizes: trophies, certificates

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Number of finishers 2011: 795 (11.3km), 83 (5.2km), 195 (1.8km)

Event website (in German): www.drklein.de/citylauf.html


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