Bremerhaven (Germany), Sunday 14 August 2016

A pilot boat in Bremerhaven (Author: Tvabutzku1234 / / public domain / photo modified by


Held in the North Sea port of Bremerhaven, the City Marathon attracts around 800 to 1,000 runners of all ages and abilities.

The event offers children's races, a 5k (one lap), a 10k (two laps), a half marathon (two laps), a full marathon (four laps) and a marathon relay for teams of four runners.

Starting and finishing on Bremerhaven's pedestrianized main shopping street, the route takes the runners through the city centre as well as through residential areas and parkland.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Bremerhaven (Bremen 60km, Hamburg 122km, Hannover 188km)

Date: 14 August 2016 (Sunday)

Race distance: 400m-800m (children), 5km (run and walking), 10km (run and walking), 21.1km, 42.2km, 42.2km relay (4x10.55km)

Start time: 9.30 (42km), 9.45 (400m), 10.00 (800m), 10.30 (21km), 13.00 (5km and 10km run), 13.05 (5km and 10km walking)

Start and finish: at the Große Kirche ("Big Church") in the Fußgängerzone (pedestrian precinct)

Race centre: Gemeindehaus at the Große Kirche, Bürgermeister-Smidt-Straße (Saturday 12.00-18.00; on the day from 8.00 until one hour before the start)

Entries: online or by post or fax; late entries on Saturday 13 August 2016 and on the day of the race

Entry fees (400m, 800m): no entry fees

Entry fees (5km): € 8/10/12 (up to 30 April/6 August/14 August 2016)

Entry fees (10km): € 15/18/20 (up to 30 April/6 August/14 August 2016)

Entry fees (21km): € 22/25/30 (up to 30 April/6 August/14 August 2016)

Entry fees (42km): € 35/40/50 (up to 30 April/6 August/14 August 2016)

You get: pasta party (on Saturday), fruit and drinks on the course and at the finish, chip timing, finisher medal, certificate, massage service

Showers, changing facilities, bag storage: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 men and women in each race

Number of finishers 2015: 45 (400m), 31 (800m), 142 (5km), 277 (10km), 222 (21km), 74 (42km), 5 relay teams

Event website:


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