Sunday 4 August 2019

Europalauf Neustadt - a runner in Rettin (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


The Europalauf is held annually in the summer in Neustadt in Holstein, a small harbour town of about 15,000 souls, situated in the Bay of Lübeck on the German Baltic Sea coast.

The main race of the day is the half marathon which features a very scenic route along the coastal promenade, through the beach resorts of Pelzerhaken and Rettin and through the lovely rolling countryside of the Ostholstein district.

The race is run on paved and unpaved footpaths, cycleways and roads.

In additin to the half marathon, the event offers a 7.5km Jedermannlauf ("Run for everyone"), a 7.5km Nordic Walking race as well as competitions for young athletes.


Europalauf Neustadt in Holstein - the route near Rettin (Copyright © 2012



  • 4 August 2019 (Sunday)

Number of finishers 2018:

  • 7.5km: 142 runners and 13 nordic walkers
  • 21.1km: 140 runners

Event website:


Map of the venue:


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