Timmendorfer Strand (Germany), Sunday 14 April 2013
Held on a flat, certified, and very attractive course along the Bay of Lübeck on Germany's Baltic coast, the Ostseelauf draws approximately 1200 runners.
Entrants can choose between the 5k, the 10k, or the half marathon. Participants in the half marathon run two laps. Children run one nautical mile (1852 metres).
The start and the finish are at the "Seebrücke" pier of Timmendorfer Strand, one of Germany's most popular beach resorts (pictured).
All races are run out and back the beach promenade (partly on gravel and partly on asphalt) between the resort of Scharbeutz and the fishing village of Niendorf.
Venue (Map): Timmendorfer Strand (Lübeck 20km, Hamburg 80km, Copenhagen 256km, Berlin 304km)
Date: 14 April 2013 (Sunday)
Distance: 21.1km; 10km; 5km (run; walking/nordic walking); 1.852km (children 8-15 years)
Start time: 9.00 (10km); 10.15 (5km run); 10.20 (21km), 12.30 (5km walking), 13.15 (1.8km)
Start and finish: Seebrückenvorplatz
Entries: online or by post; entries close on 10 April 2013 or when entry limit has been reached (10km: 800 runners; 21km: 800 runners); late entries on Saturday 13 Apr 2013; no entries on the day; reduced entry fees for young athletes
Entry fees (21km): € 14 (until 10 Apr 2013); € 17 (on 13 Apr 2013)
Entry fees (10km): € 11 (until 10 Apr 2013); € 14 (on 13 Apr 2013)
Entry fees (5km run): € 8 (until 10 Apr 2013); € 11 (on 13 Apr 2013)
Entry fees (5km walking): € 9 (until 10 Apr 2013); € 12 (on 13 Apr 2013)
Entry fees (1.8km): € 4 (until 10 Apr 2013); € 7 (on 13 Apr 2013)
Timing: STGK chip timing (included in the entry fees)
Race centre: Trinkkurhalle, near the start/finish area (Saturday 17.00-19.00; on the day from 7.30)
You get: chip timing, goodie bag, drinks on the course and at the finish; reduced entry to the "Ostsee-Therme" spa
Showers and changing facilities: Sporthalle Strand-Arena (at the "P2" car park)
Prizes: to the first 3 M/F (21km, 10km, 5km) and to the first 3 in each category (21km, 10km, 1.8km)
Award ceremony: 9.50 (10km, top 3), 10.30 (10km, categories), 11.15 (5km run, top 3), 13.00 (21km), 14.00 (5km walking), 14.10 (1.8km)
Number of finishers 2012: 350 (21km), 423 (10km), 242 (5km run), 63 (5km walk), 108 (1.8km)
Event website (in German): www.ostseelauf.com
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