Sunday 15 October 2023

Lübeck, the River Trave and the Fehmarnbelt Lightship (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


The Lübeck Marathon is a road running event held annually in the autumn in the Hansestadt Lübeck (Hanseatic City of Lübeck) in Germany's northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Starting on Kohlmarkt in the medieval Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 42.2k marathon follows an undulating out-and-back course which takes the runners around the Holstentor (Holsten Gate), ...


Holstentor and Marienkirche, Lübeck, Germany (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


... through residential and green areas, and through the 866-metre-long Herrentunnel under the Trave river.

The turnaround point is on Strandpromenade in the Baltic seaport of Lübeck-Travemünde:


Strandpromenade, Lübeck-Travemünde, Germany (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


The event also includes a marathon relay, a half marathon, a 10k run, a 10k walk, a 4.2k run and a 2.1k run.


Map of the venue:


16. Lübeck Marathon:


  • 15 October 2023 (Sunday)

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