Spring races in Freiburg, in the heart of Baden wine-growing region; the event includes marathon, half marathon, relays, 10km race, kids run

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In brief

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Date:
11 April 2021 (Sunday)
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Number of participants: 12.000,
marathon 2019 — 800,
half marathon 2019 — 6 368
Course Record: 2:23:02 (marathon) Benedikt Hoffmann, Germany, 2016
Entry fee:
€49—65 marathon,
€38—53 half marathon

The Freiburg Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. The official name of the event is MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON. About 12.000 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (800 runners completed marathon and 6.368 finished half marathon in 2019).

The Freiburg Marathon is a member of German Road Races group.

In 2020 the Freiburg Marathon was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

More about Freiburg and its attractions you may find here.

Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2019

Events and activities

Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON)

The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 9:30 11 April 2021 (Sunday) behind the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau).

Age limit: from 18 years old on the race date.

Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (Halbmarathon)

The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 9:30 11 April 2021 (Sunday) behind the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau).

Age limit: from 16 years old on the race date.

6.2mi/10km Race (AOK-Gesundheitslauf)

The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 10:10 11 April 2021 (Sunday) behind the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau).

Age limit: from 16 years old on the race date.

Entry fee: €27—35.

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Course

The course of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 consists of 2 laps, tracks through the streets of Freiburg im Breisgau, near the Schlossberg Hill. The route crosses the river Dreisam several times.

Highlights of the course:

  • Freiburg Bächle, one of the city’s most famous landmarks, thin water-filled runnels along most streets in the old city;
  • Freiburger Münster, a romanesque style cathedral, build in XII—XIV cent. and survived bombings during World War II;
  • Swabian Gate (Schwabentor) and Saint Martin’s Gate (Martinstor), city gates of the medieval defensive wall;
  • Wiwilíbrücke, aka Blue Bridge, connects the Freiburg’s district Stühlinger to the old town and overlooks the Schlossberg Hill.
Course of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) and Half Marathon 2020

Course of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) and Half Marathon 2020

The course of the Freiburg Half Marathon 2021 is made of 1 lap and coincides with the marathon route.

Start and finish for all races of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 is near the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau). The start is behind Messe Freiburg, at the parking area, and the finish is in front of the exhibition complex.

You may find the official course map of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) and Half Marathon 2021 here.

The Freiburg Marathon and Half Marathon 2021 participants are divided into starting blocks according to the results of the previous races. You may change your starting block at bib number pick-up 10—11 April 2021.

Time limit for completing the marathon distance is 6 hours 30 minutes. Finish zone closes at 16:00.

14 water and nutrition stations are located on the marathon route, and 7 — on the half marathon route. The stations provide runners with drinking water, fruit, isotonic drink.

Before the start runners may leave their personal belongings in the Hall 2 of the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau). There you may change, have a shower and get a massage after finish.

The route of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 is certified by the German Athletics Association (Deutschen Leichtathletik-Verbande).

Registration

You may sign up for races of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 online.

The online registration is open till 9 April 2021.

If slots are available you may sign up for the races at the Expo of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 — “Fit’n’run” in the Hall 3 of the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau) 10—11 April 2021 (including the race day).

The entry fee for the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 varies depending on the number of entries:
1—1.500 — €49,
1.501—3.500 — €51,
3.501—8.000 — €56,
from 8.001 and late registration 10—11 April 2021 (including the race day) — €65.

The entry fee for the Freiburg Half Marathon 2021 varies depending on the number of entries:
1—1.500 — €38,
1.501—3.500 — €40,
3.501—8.000 — €46,
from 8.001 and late registration 10—11 April 2021 2021 (including the race day) — €53.

10% discount is available for pupils, students and interns.

You may participate in team competition if you mark your team while registering.

You may transfer your registration to another person: online for a fee of €8 till 9 April 2021 or at the Expo for a fee of €12 10—11 April 2021. You may switch to another distance: online for free till 29 March 2021 or at the Expo for a fee of €5 10—11 April 2021. More info is here.

Your Marathon or Half marathon Race Entry includes:

  • Bib number with time measuring chip
  • Choice of your bib number from the available range
  • Goody bag
  • Maultaschen party voucher
  • Free use of Freiburg public transport (RVF) on the race day, your bib number or confirmation letter serves as a ticket
  • Bag deposit
  • Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
  • Pace maker service
  • Music and performance groups along the course
  • Finisher medal
  • Changing facilities and shower after finish
  • Recovery massage on first-come, first-served basis
  • Online race results
  • Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
  • Medical aid if necessary

You may order at extra charge: Race T-shirt (€24.9), medal engraving (€8), cancelation insurance in case of illness (€5).

Race T-shirt of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021

Race T-shirt of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021

You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021 — “Fit’n’run” in the Hall 3 of the exhibition grounds Messe Freiburg (Neuer Messpl. 1, 79108 Freiburg im Breisgau).
Pick-up desks schedule:
10 April 2021 (Saturday) from 10:00 till 18:00,
11 April 2021 (Sunday) on the race day from 7:00.

“Fit’n’run”, Expo of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2019

To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo or your confirmation letter.

You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present your confirmation letter.

No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Freiburg Marathon (MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON) 2021.

Race Results 2019*

Men (marathon)
1. Romaric Communod 2:29:29
2. Nils Schallner 2:30:12
3. Philipp Sassie 2:33:47

Women (marathon)
1. Sabine Schmey 3:04:31
2. Sabrina Exenberger 3:07:14
3. Iris Wenger 3:07:29

* Source: www.mein-freiburgmarathon.de

Find your result and the results of your friends and companions here.

Contact Information and Links

Organizer’s address:
Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH & Co. KG (FWTM)
Neuer Messplatz 1,
79108 Freiburg
Germany
tel. + 49 761 3881 02

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* The race information is from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. Always check the official website for the most up-to-date information. If you see any mistake, please write to admin@letsportpeople.com.

Weather during Previous Races

Date: 29 March 2020 (race cancelled)
Light rain until night, starting again in the afternoon. Rain 4.6 mm (0.18 in).
Temperature: 1°C – 7°C (34°F – 44°F)
Wind: 15 km/h (9 mph)
Date: 7 April 2019
Light rain until night, starting again in the afternoon. Rain 5.9 mm (0.23 in).
Temperature: 5°C – 11°C (42°F – 51°F)
Wind: 4 km/h (3 mph)
Date: 8 April 2018
Overcast throughout the day.
Temperature: 9°C – 25°C (49°F – 77°F)
Wind: 12 km/h (7 mph)

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Flight to Basel

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Prices are for round trip flights 9 April 2021 — 12 April 2021. Price information is automatically renewed. You may check flight prices for other dates here or use the search form in the right upper column (desktop).

You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Freiburg from Basel Airport (BSL) and back.

If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.

Insurance

Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.

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Tours and Excursions

Other Races in April 2021

M — Marathon, 42.195 km
H — Half Marathon, 21.097 km

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