Sunday 17 March 2024

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


The Ostseelauf (‘Baltic Sea Run’) is a running event held in the beach resort of Timmendorfer Strand, one of Germany's best-known seaside holiday destinations, situated on the coast of the Ostsee (Baltic Sea), approximately eighty kilometres from the city centre of Hamburg.

Usually, the event attracts well over 1,000 participants.

These races are available:

  • 1.68km kids run
  • 5km
  • 10km
  • 21.1km half marathon

Starting at the Sportplatz Strand-Arena, the course is flat and scenic. It has been accurately measured.

The route is partly paved and partly unpaved and runs out and back along the coastal promenade between the resorts of Niendorf and Scharbeutz.

The half marathon is two laps.


Map of the venue:


18. Ostseelauf:


  • 17 March 2024 (Sunday)

Event website:


Number of finishers:

  1.6km 5km 10km 21.1km Σ
2023 163 247 360 275 1,045
2022 77 112 179 144 512


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.