Königsallee, Düsseldorf, Germany (Photo: User ZH2010 / commons.wikimedia.org / public domain / photo modified by runinternational.eu)


The Kö-Lauf takes runners along one of Europe's most fashionable boulevards, the Königsallee (nicknamed "") in Düsseldorf, capital of Germany's densely-populated state of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia).

One kilometre long, with a canal in the middle, the Kö is home to many luxury shops, banks and five-star hotels.

The event offers races for all ages and abilities:

  • 300m Bambinilauf (kids' run)
  • 2km Schülerlauf (kids' run)
  • 1.1km Rehacare Partnerlauf (fun run)
  • 5km
  • 10km
  • 21.1km Halbmarathon (half marathon)

The half marathon consists of three laps of a flat and scenic and certified 7-kilometre loop course through the city centre whereas the 5k and 10k races are held on a 3.3-kilometre course.


Map of the venue:


33. Kö-Lauf:


  • 5 September 2021 (Sunday) - Cancelled! Virtual Run only!

Event website:

  • www.swd-koelauf.de


Number of finishers:

  • 2020:
    • Event cancelled
  • 2019:
    • 5km: 337
    • 10km: 666
    • 21.1km: 833


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