3 Country Marathon

Quick facts

Location Lindau, Germany

Distance Marathon

Date 06 Oct 2019

About 3 Country Marathon

The organizers offer five routes - both walking and running -, with varying distances, but all those start at 11.11 am at the Lindau harbour in Germany. The marathon was first from 2001 to 2005 under the name of three-country marathon in October.

The marathon starts from the beautiful harbour of Lindau, then passes through the Austrian towns Bregenz, Bregenz, Hard, maximum, then it crosses the Swiss border at St. Margreten and Continues Across the Rhine embankment back to Hard and finally finishes in Bregenz.

You will run mainly around the lake, and will always be surrounded by beautiful, snow capped mountains. But no need to worry, it is a very flat course. Also, you will pass by the world’s largest open theater, where the latest James Bond movie was filmed.


Sparkasse Marathon

  • 42.195km

Skinfit Halfmarathon

  • 21.098km

ImmoAgentur Quartermarathon (Youth under 18*)

  • 11km


  • 11km

ImmoAgentur Quartermarathon

  • 11km


  • 4km

Vorarlberg Netz Relay Marathon Powered By WKV

  • 10.9km

ImmoAgentur Viertelmarathon

  • 11km


Age Limit

18 years and above.

Aid Stations

Every 5 kilometers and in the destination are food and drink stations. Additional water stations every 5 km from kilometer 12.5 between the supply points.

Award Medals

Each participant who reaches the finish by 16.00 hours will receive a Finisher Medal.

Equipment Storage

Please take your change of clothing to the lorry marked with your race number, which are stationed on the “Reichsplatzt” (see start plan). Please use carry bag you received with your starting package displaying your race number for change of clothing (only this bag will be accepted). Do not place any valuables or breakables in the bag, as the organizers will not be held responsible for loss or damage. The change of clothing will be transported to finish point in the Casino stadium in Bregenz.

Maximum Time

Cut off time is 6hrs.


Timekeeping takes place exclusively with the champion chip. Please choose when you register, if you own your own chip, rent a champion chip (4,00 €) or buy (28,00 €).


On Sunday, all runners can use the fleet of the “Vorarlberg Lines” for transfer from Bregenz habour to Lindau harbour free of charge.

3 Country Marathon Route Map

3 Country Marathon Route Map


Lindau - Island

Bahnhofpl. 2, 88131 Lindau (Bodensee), Germany


Bregenz Casino Stadium

Casinostadion, Bregenz, Austria




You pass the World's Largest open theater, with the stage design of the opera André Chénier. Then passing through reeds and woods, you finally finish in the casino stage in Bregenz,Shortly before crossing the finish line, you pass the antique abbey Mehrerau, a place of peace and spirituality.


During this Central European run you will not only enjoy the stunning scenery, but will also have the chance to visit three countries at a time. The path starts at the beautiful spa town of Lindau, in Germany, continues along the shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee), through enchanting Austrian towns. It then crosses the Swiss border at the picturesque St. Margreten, and finally runners return back to Austria, finishing at the stadium of the charming town of Bregenz.

3 Country Marathon Trivia

60% of the course takes place along Lake Constance.

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.