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Cologne Marathon

Sunday October 1st, 2023
Cologne, Germany
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon
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There are marathons in numerous cities, but the Cologne Marathon is unique: a mixture of elite and regular runners, carnival, a folk and running festival! The entire city is vivid and the spectators cheer passionately for the runners on the course! Everywhere you may hear your name and you run through espaliers! This is something that you have to experience! Welcome.

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Cologne Marathon, Race Date: 2022-10-02, Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:16:25 Tobias BLUM GER
2nd Male 2:16:26 Hendrik PFEIFFER GER
3rd Male 2:26:35 Russel DESSAIX-CHIN AUS
4th Male 2:29:08 Alexander BOCK GER
Female 2:40:40 Sabine BURGDORF GER
2nd Female 2:52:00 Anna Lina Dahlbeck GER
3rd Female 2:54:21 Nina Voelckel GER
4th Female 2:56:48 Juli Keck GER
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 2:35:21 Sebastian Leins GER
M 50-59 2:41:20 Rene Spanier GER
M 60-69 3:08:18 Richard Shaw GER
M 70+ 3:49:24 Uli Scharrenberg GER
F 40-49 2:56:43 Juli Keck GER
F 50-59 3:26:59 Karolina Thaler ITA
F 60-69 3:42:42 Ingeborg Werth GER
F 70+ 4:41:05 Maria Corstens NED
Cologne Marathon
Course description
Start.- "The same procedure as every year" – start in Deutz in front of Otto Square (Ottoplatz)
km 1

Deutz Bridge (Deutzer Brücke) with panoramic view at Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) and the Old Town (Altstadt)

km 2

Rheinauhafen including Chocolate Museum (Schokoladenmuseum) and Sport and Olympia Museum as well as the architecturally unique crane houses (Kranhäuser)

km 5

Bayenthal with Bismarck Pillar (Bismarcksäule)

km 7

New again: Rodenkirchen

km 9.5

Hustle and bustle at Alteburger Straße

km 12

Finally in the southern part of town (Südstadt) again. Passing Severinstorbogen over Severinstraße. Nice!

km 14.5

Rudolf Square (Rudolfplatz) for the FIRST time! Not without cause you will pass this square three times

km 18.5

Sülz and Sülzburgstraße – it could not be more Cologne-style!

km 21

Lindenthal and Dürener Straße - Cologne's "Kö"!

km 22.5

Cologne's celebs lie at Melaten Cementery (Melatenfriedhof) and the sun bathers lie at Aachen Pond (Aachner Weiher) in summertime

km 24

Rudolf Square for the SECOND time! Over Hohenzollernring to Frisian Square (Friesenplatz). Cologne Marathon's heart! - a mass of people, a feeling like in Alpe d'Huez!

km 22

Multicultural life in Ehrenfeld: For some years omitted and now back again – Venloer Straße and the new mosque in sighting distance to the television tower

km 34

Nippes took a perennial time-out. But why that? Neusser Straße is there!

km 40

Rudolf Square for the THIRD time! And now with spectator motivation to the last kilometres!

km 40,5

Espaliers of people and shouting and cheering also at Neumarkt, the after-run location

km 42

Finish at Cologne Cathedral! Over Hohe Straße passing thousands of spectators and Cologne's landmark you will finish at Komödienstraße.

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