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Spreewald Marathon

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Quick facts

Location Burg (Spreewald), Germany

Distance Marathon

Date 18 Apr 2020

About Spreewald Marathon

Participate in one of the events of race weekend in Spreewald and get yourself an unique gherkin shaped medal!

Runners can opt for running a marathon, one or both half-marathons (Saturday and Sunday) or a 10km run.


42.2 km marathon - Burg (Sunday 10.30)

The route is almost completely asphalted and very fast and fluid to run and has no height differences. There are two partially different loops. First 25km and then 17km. Until kilometer 4 one runs together with the 10km and the half-marathon runners. Then until km 20 together with the half-marathon runners. From there it goes on another route to the kilometer point 25, until you meet again on the already run part of the track. From km 25 to km 41 only 16 kilometers are to be doubled. The last 1000m to the finish are then again "new territory". Approximately 4.5km are not paved, but almost solid sandy roads. 


21.1 km half marathon - castle (Sunday 10.30)

The route is almost completely asphalted and very fast and fluid to run and has no height differences. Until kilometer 4 one runs together with the 10 km and the marathon runners. Then until km 20 together with the marathon runners. Approximately 2.5 km of the half-marathon route are not paved, but almost solid sandy roads. 


21.5 km half marathon - Lübbenau (Saturday 10.00)

The half marathon takes place on a very beautiful route through the center of the biosphere reserve Spreewald. Seasoned with 50 small bridges and benches, the originality of the Spreewald can be seen here. Start and finish is the marketplace in Lübbenau. The route leads past the port and castle Lübbenau, in the village of Lehde, then to Leipe and Burg-Kauper into the center of the Spreewald, past the romantic Spreewald restaurant Wotschofska (very nice refreshment point), back to the market square. The hiking trail between Wotschofska and Markt is the most beautiful hiking trail in the Spreewald. The route leads over changing road trains: 

500m cobblestone pavement, 4km asphalt, 5km concrete slabs, 12km solid sand path. 


10 km Antenne Brandenburg Lauf - Burg (Sunday 10.30)

The track is completely asphalted and very fast and fluid to run and has no height differences. Until kilometer 4 one runs together with the half marathon and the marathon runners. This run is suitable for all beginners. 

Practicalities

Accommodation

Tourist information Burg in Spreewald Am Hafen 6 03096 Burg (Spreewald)Tel .: 035603 75016-0 Mail: [email protected] Internet: www.burgimspreewald.de

After Race Services

In the destinations Burg, Lübben, Luebbenau, the athletes can take advantage of a free massage service. There are showers.

Age Limit

Marathon 18 yrs, Half marathon 14 yrs, 

Aid Stations

There will be food and drinks served along the route: km 5, km 8, km 12, km 16, km 20, km 23, km 25, km 29, km 33, km 37, km 41, finish area.      The entire route is medically supervised and medically supervised. The doctors used are entitled and obliged to take athletes out of the race with signs of injury and overstrain.

Award Medals

Medal: Each finisher receives a colored cucumber medal depending on the discipline. Upon finish, everyone can pick up an instant certificate at the document issuing desk. For a fee of 5 EURO you can also have the same certificate sent. The certificate can be ordered via the online registration. 

Parking

Please note the cramped parking situation. The meadow in the immediate vicinity of the competition center is no longer available. For athletes who start in Burg at the Spreewald Marathon and arrive by car, it is pointed out that there are only at the entrances from the direction of Cottbus and from the direction of Straupitz the only parking. Be sure to pay attention to the longer travel times from the parking lot to the registration. The walk from the parking lots at the entrances to the competition center (school) takes about 15-20 minutes on foot, by bikeonly 3 minutes. Car park 1 : Entrance from the direction of Cottbus, in front of the boathouse Leineweber, on the left side meadowParking lot 2 : Entrance from the direction of Straupitz, just before the main port, on the right meadow before the caraway mill.

Timing

by lausitz-timing

Spreewald Marathon Route Map

Spreewald Marathon Route Map

Start:

Bahnhofstraße 10, 03096 Burg (Spreewald), Germany

Finish:

Bahnhofstraße 70, 03096 Burg (Spreewald), Germany


Spreewald Marathon Ticket prices: €15.00 - €55.00

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.