Saturday 5 September 2020

Bad Frankenhausen, Thuringia (Thüringen), Germany (Copyright © 2018 Hendrik Böttger /


The Kyffhäuser Berglauf has been held yearly since 1979 in the Kyffhäuser hill range in the state of Thüringen (Thuringia) in Germany.

It's a multi-terrain event for:

  • runners:
    • Bambinilauf (kindergarten children's run)
    • 2km-Schülerlauf (children's run)
    • 6km-Lauf (6k run)
    • 14.9km-Lauf (14.9k run)
    • 22.2km-Halbmarathon (22.2k half marathon)
    • 42.2km Bergmarathon (42.2k mountain marathon)
  • walkers and hikers:
    • 6km
    • 14.9km
    • 22.2km
    • geführte Wanderungen (guided walks)
  • mountain bike riders:
    • 21km
    • 42km
    • 59km

All races begin and end in Bad Frankenhausen, a very pretty old spa town that sits at the foot of the Kyffhäuser.

The marathon route, which features more than 600 metres of ascent, takes the runners up to the highest peak of the hill range, the Kulpenberg (473m), and to the imposing Kyffhäuserdenkmal, Germany's third-largest monument:


The Kyffhäuser Monument in Thuringia, Germany (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


Map of the venue:


42. Kyffhäuser Berglauf:


  • Saturday 5 September 2020 (postponed from 4 April 2020)

Event website:


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