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Athora Great Bruges Marathon

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Location Brugge, Belgium

Distance Marathon

About Athora Great Bruges Marathon

On Sunday 18 October, Bruges will stage the 4th Athora Great Bruges Marathon. Once again, we are expecting thousands of marathon and half marathon runners in the historic centre of ‘the Venice of the North’ this year.

This year again, the popular marathon and half marathon are on the schedule. Hikers are also most welcome on Sunday 18 October. They can choose between a half marathon or a family walk of 8km and have the possibility to experience some culinary highlights. A unique food market will await the participants at the finish.

To guarantee the comfort of our participants we will again imply an attendance limit in 2020. So for those who don’t want to miss out on this unique challenge… don’t hesitate to sign up!



Registrations: Hallenzalen / Changing rooms: Hallenzalen / Showers in secondary school Sint-Leo Hemelsdale (Potterierei 13)

After Race Services

Foodmarket at the finish line in cooperation with the Spermalie Hotel School

Age Limit

Marathon: 18 years old - Half Marathon: 16 years old

Aid Stations

Every 2.5 km water in cardboard cups, every 5 km Isotone drink by Isostar. Bananas are available on kilometers 15, 25 and 35 and Isostar Energy Gel on kilometer 33.5. At the finish runners receive one bottle of sport water, a bottle of Isostar, an energybar & salted biscuits. Participants can drink every 2.5 kilometers.

Award Medals

Available for every finisher!

Equipment Storage

Starting at 7.00 a.m. you can drop op of your bags at the sports bags storage tent. When you hand in your sports bags, a sticker with a number will be stuck on your race number. The same numbered sticker will be placed on your sports bag. After the run you can only get your bag back upon showing your race number with this sticker. Attention: once you have handed in your sports bag, you cannot get it back until AFTER the run!

Maximum Time

The time limit  is 5 hours. Those who run more slowly will be asked to stop their race or continue running at their own risk.


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Provided Photo Service

SPORTOGRAF.COM is the official photo service of the Athora Great Bruges Marathon.


Electronic chip at the back of the racenumber ensuring correct time registration.


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Bruges is a city that will capture your heart. It is a city of human proportions, but one that can never be truly fathomed. Its history has made it great, a fact that garnered it the title of a Unesco World Heritage City. Retaining the mysteries of the Middle Ages and unashamedly exuberant, Bruges has been an international metropolis for centuries.


Start & finish are located in the heart of the historical city center. First the race course will take participants for a sightseeing tour through the old town. The second portion of the race will lead all the way to the beautiful Belgian Coast and back to ultimately finish on the famous 'Grote Markt'.

During the event, participants will be able to enjoy the best features Bruges has to offer and tons of animations along the course.

Athora Great Bruges Marathon Ticket prices: €20.00 - €65.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.