Timmendorfer Strand (Germany), Sunday 2 April 2017

Ostseelauf - the route runs along the beach promenade of Timmendorfer Strand, Germany (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Ostseelauf (‘Baltic Sea Run’) draws approximately 1,500 participants to the beach resort of Timmendorfer Strand, one of Germany's best-known seaside holiday destinations, situated in the Bay of Lübeck on the Baltic Sea coast.

Entrants can choose between the 5k, the 10k or the half marathon. Children run one nautical mile (1,852 metres). The event also offers a 5k for nordic walkers.

Starting at Timmendorf's Seebrücke pier, ...

The Ostseelauf races begin at the Seebrücke pier in Timmendorfer Strand in Germany (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


... all races are flat, accurately-measured and scenic out-and-back runs along the coastal promenade between the fishing village of Niendorf and the resort of Scharbeutz.

The half marathon is two laps (10km+11.1km). The route is partly paved and partly unpaved.


Ostseelauf - the route between Timmendorfer Strand and Scharbeutz (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Timmendorfer Strand (Lübeck 20km, Kiel 67km, Hamburg 80km)

Date: 2 April 2017 (Sunday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 9.00: 10km
  • 10.40: 5km
  • 10.50: 21.1km
  • 12.50: 5km nordic walking
  • 14.00: 1.85km (children born 2004-2009)

Start and finish: Seebrückenvorplatz (at the pier)

Race centre: Trinkkurhalle, ca. 50m from the start/finish area (Saturday 17.00-19.00, on the day from 8.00)

Route: course map

Entries: online (up to 26 March 2017); late entries on Saturday 1 April 2017; no entries on the day; reduced entry fees for young athletes

Entry limit (10km): 800 runners

Entry limit (21km): 800 runners

Entry fees (1.85km): € 4 (up to 26 March 2017), € 7 (on 1 April 2017)

Entry fees (5km): € 9 (up to 26 March 2017), € 12 (on 1 April 2017)

Entry fees (10km): € 12 (up to 26 March 2017), € 15 (on 1 April 2017)

Entry fees (21km): € 14 (up to 26 March 2017), € 17 (on 1 April 2017)

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

You get: drinks on the course, fruit and drinks at the finish; finisher medal (5km nordic walking); entry into the prize drawing (5km run); entrants can order a technical T-shirt for the price of € 15 (up to 2 March 2017)

Showers and changing facilities: Sporthalle Strand-Arena (at the P2 car park, near the Famila supermarket)

Prizes: to the first 3 M/F (5km, 10km, 21km) and to the first 3 in each age group (1.85km, 10km, 21km); team prizes (10km, 21km)

Award ceremony: 10.45 (10km: top 3), 11.20 (5km: top 3); 11.30 (10km: age groups), 13.20 (21km: top 3 and age groups), 14.15 (1.85km)

Number of finishers 2016: 69 (1.85km), 299 (5km), 465 (10km), 293 (21km), 43 (5km nordic walking)

Event website (in German):

Ostseelauf Timmendorfer Strand - Event website: www.ostseelauf.com


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.