The second biggest stand alone half marathon in Germany offers flat and fast course around Outer Alster Lake and along the river Elbe in summer Hamburg
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The Hamburg Half Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Hamburg, Germany. The official name of the event is hella hamburg halbmarathon. About 10.000 athletes take part in Half Marathon race and other competitions (8.618 completed half marathon in 2019).
The Hamburg Half Marathon is a member of German Road Races group.
In 2020 the Hamburg Half Marathon was cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.
In April you may run Hamburg Marathon and Half Marathon (Haspa Marathon Hamburg).
More about Hamburg and its attractions you may find here.
Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2019
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (hella hamburg halbmarathon)
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 10:00 27 June 2021 (Sunday) from Reeperbahn street.
Age limit: born in 2005 and earlier.
Skating Half Marathon, 13.1mi/21.097km (Skaten Halbmarathon)
The skating race starts at 9:30 27 June 2021 (Sunday) from Reeperbahn street.
Age limit: born in 2006 and earlier.
Kids Run, 0.8km (Bärenlauf im Rahmen)
The kids run starts at 17:00 26 June 2021 (Saturday) from St. Petersburger Str. / Planten un Blomen.
Age limit: born in 2008—2016.
Entry fee: €5—6.
Kids Skating, 0.8km (Skaten)
The kids skating starts at 17:30 26 June 2021 (Saturday) from St. Petersburger Str. / Planten un Blomen.
Age limit: born in 2007—2016.
Entry fee: €5—6.
The course of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 tracks through the streets of Hamburg, around Outer Alster Lake (Außenalster), and along the river Elbe.
Highlights of the course:
- traditional Altona fish market, established in 1703;
- St. Pauli district, where the Beatles performed in early 1960s;
- a world-famous red light district around Reeperbahn area;
- the main railway station of the city Hamburg Hauptbahnhof;
- Outer Alster Lake (Außenalster) waterfront.
The roads of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 are paved, the route is traffic free for the time of the race.
Start of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 is on Reeperbahn (metro: U-Bahn St. Pauli).
Finish of the race is on Jungiusstraße near Expo Hamburg (Messegelände), metro: U-Bahn Messehallen/S-Bahn Dammtor.
You may find the official course map of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 here.
Time limit for completing the half marathon is 3 hours 30 minutes. Race finish zone closes at 13:30.
The pace makers of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Target times for half marathon are 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45 hours.
There are 7 refreshment stations with “hella naturell” drinking water on the course (km 5, 7, 9, 12.5, 15, 17.5 and 20). A refreshing array of hella products, Erdinger Alkoholfrei, bananas and cereal bars are available at the finish area.
Over 40 music bands, DJs and cheering crews support and entertain the runners along the course.
Before the start runners may leave their personal belongings at the finish area: in the deposit zone at B5 hall (Halle B5) of Hamburg Exhibition and Congress Hall (Hamburg Messe und Congress, St. Petersburger Straße). The stuff must be packed in a deposit bag, the bag is to be marked with the sticker that has your race number on it. The sticker and the bag are included in your Race Pack along with your bib number.
The finish area is 1.5km away from the start. Free shuttle buses are available to get to the starting line from 8:00 27 June 2021 (Sunday).
The route of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
You may sign up for races of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 online.
The online registration is open till 15 June 2021.
If slots are available you may sign up for the races 25—27 June 2021 (including the race day) at the Expo of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 in Hamburg Exhibition and Congress Hall (Hamburg Messe und Congress, St. Petersburger Straße, metro: U-Bahn Messehalle/S-Bahn Dammtor). Only cash is accepted.
The entry fee for the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 7 July 2020 — €39;
from 8 July till 30 September 2020 — €47;
from 1 October till 31 December 2020 — €52;
from 1 January till 31 March 2021 — €57;
from 1 April till 15 June 2021 — €62;
25—27 June 2021 (including the race day) at the Expo — €67 (only cash).
Time measurement at the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 is done with the BMS-Chip. You need either to rent a chip (€3) or to buy it (€19.9) while registering or on the web site.
If you don’t return the rented chip after the race you will be charged additional €90.
Your Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number
- Safety pins to attach your bib number
- Free use of Hamburg public transport (HVV, SchnellBus) 27 June 2021, your bib number serves as a ticket
- Free shuttle bus to get to the starting line
- 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
- 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
At extra charge you may order medal engraving (€8), cancellation insurance (€5), Race T-shirt (€28), event-branded socks (€18).
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021 in Hamburg Exhibition and Congress Hall (Hamburg Messe und Congress), entrance East Expo Area (Foyer Eingang Ost), St. Petersburger Straße, metro: U-Bahn Messehalle/S-Bahn Dammtor.
Registration and pick-up desks schedule:
25 June 2021 (Friday) from 14:00 till 18:00,
26 June 2021 (Saturday) from 12:00 till 18:30,
27 June 2021 (Sunday) on the race day from 7:00 till 8:30.
To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo, confirmation letter (sent via e-mail).
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 Hamburg Half Marathon (hella hamburg halbmarathon) 2021.
Men (half marathon)
1. Muluneh Haimanot Mateb (ETH) 1:05:01
2. Getahun Yimer (ISR) 1:06:05
3. Langat Philip (KEN) 1:06:49
Women (half marathon)
1. Kejeta Melat Yisake 1:11:28
2. Jeptepkeny Gladys (KEN) 1:13:22
3. Ojstersek Svenja 1:21:29
* Source: my.raceresult.com
Find your result and the results of your friends and companions here.
tel. +49 40 37 13 81
* 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: 28 June 2020 (race cancelled)
Temperature: 14°C – 21°C (59°F – 71°F)
Wind: 25 km/h (12 mph)
Date: 30 June 2019
Temperature: 17°C – 34°C (62°F – 91°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (12 mph)
Date: 1 July 2018
Temperature: 12°C – 23°C (53°F – 74°F)
Wind: 14 km/h (9 mph)
Date: 25 June 2017
Temperature: 14°C – 19°C (57°F – 66°F)
Wind: 12 km/h (8 mph)
Date: 26 June 2016
Temperature: 13°C – 21°C (56°F – 71°F)
Wind: 21 km/h (13 mph)
Date: 21 June 2015
Temperature: 9°C – 19°C (49°F – 66°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)
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You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Hamburg from the Hamburg airport (HAM) 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.
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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