Kiel (Germany), Saturday 22 February 2014

Kiel, Germany (Photo: (WT-en) Bensamgold / English Wikivoyage / Public Domain)


This winter marathon race is held in the Baltic Sea port of Kiel, a city of 240,000, located at the head of the Kiel Fjord (Kieler Förde) in the far north of Germany.

Entrants can choose to run either one lap (10km), two laps (half marathon), or four laps (marathon) of a completely flat out-and-back course along the fjord.

The start/finish area is at the Cruise Terminal Ostseekai in the city centre.

In 2013, the event welcomed a crowd of 1500 runners, many of whom came from Denmark or Sweden.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Kiel (Hamburg 97km, Berlin 355km, Copenhagen 403km)

Date: 22 February 2014 (Saturday)

Race distance: 10km; 21.1km; 42.2km

Start time: 10.00 (10km); 10.20 (42km); 11.15 (21.1km)

Start and finish: Cruise Terminal Ostseekai

Entries: online or by post; entries close 12 Feb 2014 or when the race limit has been reached (42km: 350 runners; 21km: 800 runners; 10km: 800 runners and 100 walkers); no entries on the day

Entry fees (10km): € 12 (up to 31 Dec 2013), € 15 (up to 12 Feb 2014)

Entry fees (21km): € 15 (up to 31 Dec 2013), € 18 (up to 12 Feb 2014)

Entry fees (42km): € 22 (up to 31 Dec 2013), € 25 (up to 12 Feb 2014)

Timing: easyChip

Race centre: Cruise Terminal Ostseekai, Ostseekai 1 (Friday 16.00-20.00; on the day from 8.00)

You get: chip timing; finisher medal; pasta, soup, cakes and drinks after the race; massage service; free parking

Prizes: to the first 3 M/F and to the first 3 in each category

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Award ceremony: 12.30 (10km), 14.30 (21km), 15.00 (42km)

Number of finishers 2013: 661 (10km), 592 (21km), 240 (42km)

Event website (in German):


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