‘Baltic Sea Run’ 2014
Timmendorfer Strand (Germany), Sunday 13 April 2014
Held on a flat, certified, and very attractive course along the Bay of Lübeck on Germany's Baltic coast, the Ostseelauf draws approximately 1000 runners.
Entrants can choose between the 5k run, the 10k race, or the half marathon, which consists of 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 fishing village of Niendorf and the resort of Scharbeutz.
Venue (Map): Timmendorfer Strand (Lübeck 20km, Hamburg 80km, Copenhagen 256km)
Date: 13 April 2014 (Sunday)
Routes: 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 9 April 2014 or when the entry limit has been reached (10km: 800 runners; 21km: 800 runners); late entries on Saturday 12 Apr 2014; no entries on the day; reduced entry fees for young athletes
Entry fees (21km): € 14 (up to 9 Apr 2014); € 17 (on 12 Apr 2014)
Entry fees (10km): € 12 (up to 9 Apr 2014); € 15 (on 12 Apr 2014)
Entry fees (5km): € 9 (up to 9 Apr 2014); € 12 (on 12 Apr 2014)
Entry fees (1.8km): € 4 (up to 9 Apr 2014); € 7 (on 12 Apr 2014)
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 2013: 223 (21km), 425 (10km), 157 (5km run), 38 (5km walk), 88 (1.8km)
Event website (in German): www.ostseelauf.com
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