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Half Marathons Germany - Is One Right For You?

Half Marathons Germany - Is One Right For You?

Germany is a vast country with mountain ranges, forests, and white sandy beaches. In existence for over two millennia, it is seeping with rich history and tradition. The capital of Germany, Berlin, is not only filled with fantastic historical architecture, it is also known for its amazing night life. Oktoberfest originated in Munich, which is filled with beer halls, including the Hofbrauhaus. And Frankfurt, and another amazing German city in Germany, has spectacular skyscrapers and is home to so ... Continue Reading


Things To Think About

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Does the event you want to participate in have a participation limit? If so, make sure not to miss out by pre-registering

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How long will it take you to train for a half marathon? Leave yourself enough time to be race ready!

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There is no shopping on Sunday, so have everything you need for race day before the weekend is over!

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Not all businesses in Germany take credit cards, so considering taking cash

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Germans do not all speak English. Have a translator app on hand at all times


Half Marathons Germany 2024 Events, Which One Will Inspire You?

There is nothing average about the countryside of Germany, or its people. Whether you are a novice running looking to run a half marathon for the first time, or a seasoned veteran looking for your next half marathons Germany 2024 event to participate in, there is something for every skill level.

If a flat and fast course is on your list, then the Hella Hamburg is one to add to it. Held in Hamburg, participants get to see all the great sites of the city on foot while racing toward the finish line. It has a large following from around the world, and is one of Germany's most popular half marathon events. 

For the beachcomber, the Borkumer Meilenlauf Half Marathon is a perfect choice. Just as the summer is cooling, race around one of the most scenic beach routes in Borkum. A very small following, it is a great choice for the newbie runner!

Or if a forested scenic route is more your forte, then the EBM-Pabst Half Marathon will show you the way. Located in Niedernhall, Germany, it is, likewise, in September, which is when the weather is just about perfect.

Whatever it is that inspires you to run a half marathon, you can find that inspiration in the vast countryside of Germany. The hardest part might be deciding which one is right for you. So do some research, register, and start training today!

Königsschlösser Marathon

3 Country Marathon

Kassel Marathon


Good to Know

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Germany has one of the best public transportation systems in the world. So renting a car might not be necessary

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To travel to Germany, you will need a passport that is valid for at six months post-departure day

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The best times to travel to Germany is during the "shoulder season," which are the months from March to May and October through November

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The official currency of Germany is the Euro

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Since some vaccines are either recommended or required to visit Germany, make an appointment to ensure your shots are up to date

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