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Pauwels Consulting Ghent Marathon

Quick facts

Location Gent, Belgium

Distance Marathon

About Pauwels Consulting Ghent Marathon

The Pauwels Consulting Ghent Marathon takes place on the first Sunday of the autumn holiday. Ideal to combine this with a city trip. Several hotels, B & Bs and campsites according to everyone's budget are plentiful at your disposal. Please contact the tourist office of the city of Ghent for this: 


Ghent full Marathon

  • 42.195km

Ghent half Marathon

  • 21.098km

Ghent 10 KM

  • 10km

Ghent 5 KM

  • 5km

Ghent Double Ultra Run

  • 63km

Ghent Triple Ultra Run

  • 68km

Ghent Juniorsrun

  • 3km

Ghent Kidsrun

  • 2km

Ghent Full Marathon

  • 42.195km

Ghent Half Marathon

  • 21.098km



Please contact the tourist office of the city of Ghent for this:

After Race Services

Magnificent Light & Music finish show, unique medal, goodie bag with recovery goodies, free massage, free child care and animation, Sport bag storage zone, showers and dressing rooms at your disposal, food & beverages, DJ live music indoor

Age Limit

-  For the marathon (42km): minus 18 years at the time of participation. - For the half marathon (21km): minus 16 years at the time of participation.-  For the 5km & 10km: minus 12 years at the time of participation. - For the juniors run (2,6km): 8-12 years at the time of participation. - For the kids run (1.3km): max 7 years at the time of participation. - Finally we also offer an Ultra runners distance (double or triple the distances of a marathon, half marathon & 5K)

Aid Stations

There are 8 Aid stations with supply. This supply is only for the runners. Think about who comes after you: the last runners are also entitled to their stock of water / sports drink, a piece of banana and energy bars. Pleace throw all your waste into the appropriate containers. We are aiming to be the cleanest running event in the world! Do help us in achieving this aim!

Award Medals

Unique medal for each distance.

Equipment Storage

From 7 o'clock you can hand in your sports bag at the 'storage zone'. It is not possible to issue loose clothing parts or plastic bags. So bring a well-fitting sports bag to store all your belongings.

Maximum Time

The time limit for marathon runners is 5 hours 30 minutes. On the orders of the police, the roads will be reopened for traffic on the basis of a speed of 7min49 / km. Those who run slower are removed from the race but can continue the course at their own risk, but must comply with the traffic rules.


The parking spots around the start and finish area of the Topsporthal  (Zuiderlaan 14, 9000 Ghent) are limited. The parking spots will that day quicky be occupied. We therefore recommend all to come by public transport. Or by bike, as sufficient biking parking spots will be at your disposal at the Topsporthal. More information will be put on the website regarding accessibility.

Provided Photo Service

A Photo service is provided online after the event.


Results: Time and gender qualifications are provided online after the event. Also a stage is foreseen for the three first runners M/F and for each distance.

Race Kit Includes

Running number with place for personalizing it with your own name + pins to attach your number on your T-shirt, Info brochure with all practical details and maps, free sport bag storage zone, beautiful green running track around Ghent, Police/ Red Cross/ Signalers assistance along the road, Toilets at the start & finish zone + at the different Aid stations along the road, Music animation from start - along the running track - and until finish, 8 Aid Stations with supply (water, isotone/ sport drink, bananas, energy bars and gels), Unique DJ set with light & music effects at finish, free massage, free child care and animation, time track qualifications, sport picture service


8 Aid Stations along the running track with supply: water, isotone/ sport drink, bananas, energy bars and gels. At finish a goodie bags with refresh/ recovery goodies


Start hours: 9h.00 starts the Marathon, 9h.45 starts the 10K, 14h starts the half Marathon, 14h15 starts the 5K, 14h30 starts the Kidsrun (1.5K), 14h40 starts the Juniorsrun (2.5K) 


More accessibility details will be shared online. 

Pauwels Consulting Ghent Marathon Route Map

Pauwels Consulting Ghent Marathon Route Map


Topsporthal, Zuiderlaan 13 Ghent

Zuiderlaan 14, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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.