Grömitz (Germany), Sunday 21 May 2017

Strandkorb beach chairs on the German Baltic coast (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger /


Held in Grömitz, an over-200-year-old resort on the Baltic Sea coast in Germany's state of Schleswig-Holstein, the Grömitzer Sun-Run offers races for all ages and abilities. Last year, almost 800 athletes took part in the event:

Start time Race distance  Number of finishers 2016
9.15 5km 113
9.20 5km walking and nordic walking 39
10.00 10km 347
10.30 21.1km half marathon 164
11.15 3.3km (children born 2002-2008) 84
13.00 1km (children born 2009 or later) 37


Starting and finishing at the Seebrücke pier, all races are run out and back along the beach promenade.

Participants in the half marathon also run a loop through agricultural areas away from the coast, passing the Cismar Abbey, a Benedictine monastery founded in 1238.


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Grömitz (47km from Lübeck, 73km from Kiel, 107km from Hamburg, 336km from Berlin)

Date: 21 May 2017 (Sunday)

Start and finish: Seebrückenvorplatz (at the pier)

Race centre: Passage in der Welle (Saturday 20 May 2017, 14.00-18.00; on the day 8.00-12.30)

Entries: online or by post or e-mail (up to 15 May 2017), payment by bank transfer; late entries on Saturday 20 May 2017

Entry fees (1km): no entry fees

Entry fees (3km): €7 (up to 15 May 2017), €10 (up to 20 May 2017)

Entry fees (5km): €9 (up to 15 May 2017), €12 (up to 20 May 2017)

Entry fees (10km): €12 (up to 15 May 2017), €15 (up to 20 May 2017)

Entry fees (21km): €13 (up to 15 May 2017), €16 (up to 20 May 2017)

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

You get: T-shirt (to the first 1,222 entries), free parking (Großraumparkplatz Gildestraße); participants can use the swimming pool and the showers of the 'Grömitzer Welle' for €1 (for one hour, until 16.00)

Event website (in German):


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.