Heiligenhafen (Germany), Friday 26 July 2013

Heiligenhafen - street map at the Binnensee lake (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Held every year on a summer night in late July, the Mitternachtslauf (‘Midnight Run’) features an undulating 10km course through Heiligenhafen, a small town on the Baltic coast in Germany's northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Starting at 11pm on the athletics track next to the Stadtpark, participants run through the historic town centre, through residential areas, past the marina, along the beach promenade, and through the ‘Ferienzentrum’ holiday resort.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Heiligenhafen (69km from Kiel, 69km from Lübeck, 128km from Hamburg)

Date: 26 July 2013 (Friday)

Distance: 10km (certified)

Start time: 23.00

Start and finish: Sportplatz, Lütjenburger Weg, Heiligenhafen

Entries: online with payment by bank transfer; late entries by e-mail or in person on the day (19.00-22.00); entry limit 1250 runners

Entry fees: € 10 (until 19 July 2013); € 13 (until 26 July 2013)

Timing: STGK chip timing (included in the entry fees)

Race centre: Sportlerheim, Sportplatz Lütjenburger Weg (on the day from 19.00)

You get: a souvenir gift; chip timing

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 men and women and to the winners of each category

Award ceremony: 0.30 (10km)

Number of finishers 2012: 674 (10km), 143 (children's races)

Event website (in German): mitternachtslauf.de


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