Dresden (Germany), Sunday 18 October 2015

Dresden, Germany (Photo: Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Held annually in October in the capital of the Free State of Saxony in Germany, the Dresden Marathon offers four very scenic races:

 Race distance Start time
Number of finishers 2014
4.2km 9.30 528
10km 10.00 2,499
21.1km 10.30 3,261
42.2km 10.30 1,420


All routes begin and end on the edge of the historic city centre with its many impressive Baroque buildings.

The 42.2km marathon consists of two different laps of a certified and gently-undulating course which runs through the city centre, along the River Elbe, and through the beautiful ‘Großer Garten’ park.

Approximately two kilometres of the marathon are run on cobbles or on gravel.

The time limit to finish the race is 5hr 30min.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Dresden (Leipzig 113km, Prague 154km, Berlin 193km)

Date: 18 October 2015 (Sunday)

Race distance: 4.2km; 10km; 21.1km; 42.2km

Start area: on Ostra-Allee

Finish area: at the Maritim Hotel on Devrientstraße (ca. 200m from the start)

Race centre: Internationales Congress Center Dresden, Ostraufer/Devrientstraße (Friday 15.00-19.00; Saturday 10.00-18.00; on the day 8.00-9.30)

Entries: advance entries by post (up to 1 Oct 2015) or online (up to 5 Oct 2015); late entries on 16 and 17 Oct 2015; no entries on the day

Entry fees (4.2km): € 10 (advance entries), € 14 (late entries)

Entry fees (10km): € 17 (advance entries), € 22 (late entries)

Entry fees (21km):€ 40 (advance entries), € 50 (late entries)

Entry fees (42km): € 50 (advance entries), € 60 (late entries)

Timekeeping: ChampionChip — use your own chip, rent a chip (€ 5), or buy a chip (€ 30)

You get: pasta party with live music (on Saturday 12.00-18.00, pasta voucher for 21km and 42km runners); massage service (for 42km runners); finisher medal, certificate, free use of public transport in Dresden on the day of the race, free use of the public swimming pool after the race

Showers, changing facilities, bag storage: yes

Event website: www.dresden-marathon.com


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