Sunday 21 March 2021 - Elite race

The River Elbe in Dresden, Germany (Photo: Copyright © 2018 Hendrik Böttger /


The Citylauf Dresden is a road running event staged annually in March in the city of Dresden, capital of the state of Sachsen (Saxony) in Germany.

The main race of the day is the 10k race which attracts a top-class field of elite athletes and a crowd of over 2,000 ambitious runners.

Starting at the Messe Dresden trade fair grounds, approximately two and a half kilometres north-west of the historic centre, the route takes the runners through the city centre and along the Elbe river, passing many of Dresden's best-known sights.

In addition to the 10k race, the event incorporates a 5k race and children's races.


Update 1:

In 2021, the races will be held on a flat out-and-back course along Stübelallee. The start/finish area will be on Lennéstraße, near the Gläserne Manufaktur.


Update 2:

Invitational Run’ for elite runners: 10k, half marathon and marathon, held on a flat and fast 2.5k loop course through the Großer Garten park.

Virtual Run for the masses ...


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