Heiligenhafen (Germany), Friday 31 July 2015

Heiligenhafen - Stadtplan am Binnensee (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Starting at 11pm on a Friday night in late July, participants in the Mitternachtslauf (‘Midnight Run’) run 10km of an undulating course through Heiligenhafen, a small town on the Baltic coast in Germany's northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein.

The route runs through the historic town centre, through residential areas, past the marina, along the beach promenade, and through the ‘Ferienpark’ holiday resort.

More than 700 runners took part in the 10k race last year. The top finishers were Dennis Mehlfeld (32:46) and Verena Becker (41:11).


Country: Germany

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

Date: 31 July 2015 (Friday)

Race distance: 1km (children born 2004-2009), 3.2km (children born 2000-2003), 10km

Start time: 19.00 (1km); 20.00 (3.2km); 23.00 (10km)

Start and finish: Sportplatz, Lütjenburger Weg, Heiligenhafen

Race centre: Sportlerheim, Sportplatz Lütjenburger Weg (on the day 19.00-22.30)

Entries: online with payment by bank transfer (up to 24 July 2015); late entries on the day if the entry limit of 1,250 runners has not been reached

Entry fees: € 12 (up to 24 July 2015); € 15 (on 31 July 2015)

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

You get: a souvenir gift

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 men and women

Award ceremony: 19.30 (1km); 20.45 (3.2km); 0.30 (10km)

Number of finishers 2014: 78 (1km), 38 (3.2km), 723 (10km)

Event website (in German):

Mitternachtslauf Heiligenhafen - Event website: mitternachtslauf.de


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