19. Hamburg Halbmarathon 2013

Hamburg (Germany), Sunday 23 June 2013

Speicherstadt, Hamburg, Germany (Copyright © 2012 runinternational.eu)   


Held two months after the Hamburg Marathon and just nine days after the popular Nachtlauf Hamburg, the Hamburg Halbmarathon is a another large-scale running event in the "Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg" in northern Germany.

In 2012, Kenya's Jacob Kendagor (1:02:20) and Caroline Chepkwony (1:13:27) led a field of over 4500 runners to the finish line at the Hamburger Rothenbaum, Germany's biggest tennis stadium.

The start is about 3.5 kilometres further south on the Reeperbahn street, Hamburg's legendary red-light and amusement district — the "Sinful Mile".

Participants run two laps through the St. Pauli district, followed by a 12-kilometre run along the harbour, past the warehouses of the Speicherstadt (pictured), through the city centre, and around the Außenalster lake. The course is certified and gently undulating.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Hamburg (Berlin 289km, Copenhagen 331km, Amsterdam 466km, Frankfurt 496km)

Date: 23 June 2013 (Sunday)

Race distance: 21.1km (certified)

Start time: 9.30 (inline skaters); 10.00 (runners)

Start: Reeperbahn (at the corner of Reeperbahn and Detlev-Bremer-Straße)

Finish: Rothenbaumchaussee (at the corner of Rothenbaumchaussee and Hallerstraße)

Entries: online or by post (from 1 Oct 2012 until 13 June 2013); late entries in the race centre (until 23 June 2013, 8.30)

Entry fees: € 28/32/36/40 (until 31 Dec 2012/31 Mar/13 Jun/23 Jun 2013)

Race centre: at the tennis centre "Hamburger Rothenbaum", Rothenbaumchaussee (21 June 14.00-18.00; 22 June 12.00-18.00; on the day 7.00-8.30)

You get: shuttle bus service from the finish to the start (before the race), transport of personal clothing from the start to the finish, chip timing, finisher medal; entrants can order a technical T-shirt for € 17

Prizes: to the first 6 M/F and to the winners of each category

Showers, changing facilities, baggage storage: yes

Award ceremony: ca. 12.00

Number of finishers 2012: 4571 runners, 261 inline skaters

Event website (in German and English): hamburg-halbmarathon.de


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