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News from SwissCityMarathon

24.06.2019

New Newsletter: A sweet surprise for marathon runners / change in the route 2019

Find out here which sweet surprise awaits you after 42k at the finish line. For 2019 we have adapted the course of the half marathon, marathon and DuoMarathon distance slightly. Find out more in the current newsletter

24.06.2019

Change of route for Marathon, Half Marathon and DuoMarathon 2019!

The course of the marathon and half marathon will be changed by more than 1km for the 2019 edition. Find out more here

23.06.2019

Bucherer new timing partner

We are happy to have a new timing partner on board, Bucherer Fine Jewellery

17.06.2019

Sweet surprise after 42K

Thanks to our cooperation with Bachmann Confiserie, all marathon finishers can expect a sweet surprise at the finishline. After successfully running the 42K the Marathonrunners will receive four Bachmann "Schutzengeli truffles", which will also inspire the runners in the next run.

14.06.2019

Benefit from a good offer for selected ASICS products

In cooperation with ASICS, we have compiled selected products for runners and other interested parties of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne. Find out more here.

07.06.2019

SwissCityMarathon weatherman with summer forecast

How will the summer 2019 be? Again so hot and dry? The SwissCityMarathon meteorologist Joachim Schug provides you a forecast.

03.06.2019

ARE YOU READY?

In the current newsletter we tell you what the new training program «from 0 to 10» contains and, what products our nutrition partner Peak Punk offers you on the course in Lucerne and much more!

15.05.2019

May News from Lucerne

You want to take part in the SwissCityMarathon 2019, but the experience is more important to you than the rank? You're wondering what the finister gift is in 2019? Find out more in the current newsletter.

10.05.2019

The Finisher Gift 2019

Find out more about the finisher gift for 2019 marathon and half marathon participants here.

10.05.2019

ASICS extends partnership

We are very happy! Since many years we can count on the support of Asics. The cooperation continues!

09.05.2019

No pressure for more experience!

You want to take part in the SwissCityMarathon 2019, but the experience is more important to you than the rank? No problem! We also offer the possibility to participate without ranking.

08.05.2019

New Finisher Medal with steamship "Stadt Luzern"

The steamship "City of Lucerne" is this year's commemorative medal winner of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne. The flagship of the Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees (SGV) AG is the largest and most impressive passenger ship on Lake Lucerne.

18.04.2019

APRIL News from Lucerne

What is it about the WANDA AGE GROUP WORLD RANKING SERIES and how does it help you to take part in world championships? Where in Europe can you meet us personally?

15.04.2019

Meet us at a marathon fair in Europe!

To make the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne better known and to inspire many runners for a start in Lucerne, we are personally present as organizers at various running events in Europe. Find out here where you can meet us!

12.03.2019

Spring-News from Lucerne

Why should I run a marathon? What does the Swiss Army have to do with marathons? Read it here

10.03.2019

Three more reasons to run a marathon

Why nothing prevents you from doing the 42,195 KM? Find out more here

08.03.2019

International Women's Day: Win a DuoMarathon starting place

We have around 4,300 women at the start every year. On the occasion of today's World Women's Day, we're giving away for free two starting places for the DuoMarathon.

22.02.2019

New booklet of the SwissCityMarathon 2019 is available

Take a look at the online version of the 2019 booklet or order a print version.

20.02.2019

The Swiss Army at the start in Lucerne

The SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne has a special offer for members of the Swiss Armed Forces. Find out more here

14.02.2019

5-star certification!

The SwissCityMarathon was once again awarded with the 5 star certification for road races by European Athletics!

01.02.2019

Marathon on the to do list ¦ Marathon of the year ¦ sustainable engaged

Why should I finish a marathon? In the first newsletter 2019 we show good reasons why.

31.01.2019

Three good reasons to run a marathon

Why should the "kings discipline" marathon also appear on your "to do - list"?

25.01.2019

Don't miss any news from the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne!

Subscribe now for our E-Mail newsletter. It will be published about once a month and informs you about all activities and news about the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne.

15.01.2019

Marathon of the year 2018 - Silver for the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne

In November 2018 the SwissCityMarathon already received the AIMS Green Award for sustainable event management, now the event organiser are pleased about another award.

10.01.2019

Swiss Trailrun Pilatus on 22 June 2019

The first "Swiss Trailrun Pilatus" is ready to start. The running event on Lucerne's local mountain is a joint project of PILATUS-BAHNEN AG and the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne. Registrations are possible from next Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 12.00 noon.

07.01.2019

Runner’s Survey 2018: We take your feedback seriously

More than 4500 runner’s (45%) answered the questions and provide important guidance for future adjustments.

02.01.2019

Happy new year!

The new year has already begun and our preparations for the 13th SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne continue.

21.12.2018

Merry Christmas and a good start into the running year 2019!

Our office will be closed for the holidays until 7th of January 2019.

17.12.2018

Winner runner survey 2018

Around 4'500 runners participated in this year's runner survey! Thanks for your valuable feedback! The winners of the survey draw have been informed already.

10.12.2018

Look back and vote!

What was your personal highlight at the SwissCityMarathon 2018? Take a look back and check out photos and social media post from SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne 2018

02.11.2018

SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne is honoured with the AIMS Green Award 2018!

The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) presents the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne with the AIMS Green Award 2018 for outstanding achievements in sustainability at the sixth annual AIMS "Best Marathon Runner" (BMR) Awards Gala in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the birthplace of the marathon in Athens, Greece.

31.10.2018

Aftermovie 2018: Lean Back and Enjoy

More than 10,000 runners finished last sunday our marathon, half marathon or 10K. Watch the Aftermovie here!

29.10.2018

SwissCityMarathon 2018 - Results and Impressions

The 12th edition of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne has been a success. Check here your result and some impressions of the day!

27.10.2018

Time change from Saturday to Sunday

We turn the clock back one hour!

26.10.2018

Get your bib and visit the expo

Friday 26.10.2018 4pm - 8pm Saturday 27.10.2018 10am – 5pm Location: Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern,

25.10.2018

Latest news online!

Discover here the lates infos for your start at the SwissCityMarathon 2018

25.10.2018

Online registration closed

Registrations for DuoMarathon and Marathon are now only possible at the Marathon Fair.

23.10.2018

10KM sold out!

Now also the 10KM category is sold out, registrations are no longer possible! Online registrations for the Marathon and the DuoMarathon are still possible.

22.10.2018

Checklist - so that nothing is forgotten!

Have you thought of everything? Download our checklists here so you can start next Sunday stress-free and leave nothing important at home.

21.10.2018

Marathon newspaper as e-paper!

Exciting stories and lots of information: Here is the marathon newspaper as e-paper!

19.10.2018

Exchange service is online now

Are you looking for a half marathon starting place, even if its sold out and you want to sell your starting place?

18.10.2018

Start card dispatch in progress

During these days all registered participants will receive their personal start card by e-mail.

11.10.2018

Get your runner's beer

Enjoy your deserved Eichhof runner's beer after the finish.

05.10.2018

11'000 runner bags are packed by social institution

Around 11,000 bags are currently being packed at IG Arbeit in Lucerne. The social institution enables people with a mental or learning disability to participate in the second labour market or promotes reintegration into the first labour market.

19.09.2018

Huge rush for starting places

The rush for starting places at the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne 2018 is big. 10,000 running enthusiasts have already registered so far - there are still places available in all running distances at the moment, but only 500 for the half marathon and 500 for the 10K.

12.09.2018

The nutrition plan has arrived!

For your optimal preparation we offer you the food plan 2018 in a clear form!

27.08.2018

MSD is Charity Supporting Partner at the Swiss City Marathon Lucerne

MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme AG will support UNICEF, the Charity Partner at the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne as the Charity Supporting Partner with the "Extra Mile".

17.08.2018

Run for UNICEF

UNICEF will be a partner of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne for the first time this year. Runners have various opportunities to become involved in the United Nations Children's Fund as part of their participation.

14.08.2018

A suitable distance for everyone!

Along Lake Lucerne, through the football stadium of FC Luzern, the culture and congress center, the beautiful Old Town of Lucerne and the Swiss Museum of Transport: Join the 12th edition!

28.06.2018

Charity at SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne: 10KM for UNICEF

UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund and the organizers of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne enter into a cooperation.

14.06.2018

New goodie bag: Registered runners will benefit from end of June

With the new created offer of the digital goodie bag, all registered runners benefit from great offers, information, promotions and competitions around the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne.

14.06.2018

No classification - no pressure!

You would like to run your (first) marathon or half-marathon for a long time? But you don't want to feel the pressure of the classification? We'll give you this chance!

18.04.2018

Save your place for the official preparation program!

The Luzerner Kantonsspital (LUKS) and the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne offers a series of training and information events so that the runner's are optimally prepared for the race.

22.03.2018

Swiss Army will start again in Lucerne

Once again this year, members of the Swiss Army can look forward to participate in the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne. The entry fee of 250 soldiers is partly taken over by the Swiss Army with the aim of promoting the sporting awareness of members of the Swiss Army.

15.03.2018

Running training specific for women

The SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne will offer from April 16th a specific running training for women. The so called "RunningLadies" meet every monday morning at 09:00 a.m. on the "Brüelwiese" in Lucerne's Würzenbach Quarter and complete 90 minutes of varied running training under the competent direction of Magi Bänziger and Aline Peer-Stalder.

07.03.2018

The new tenders are here!

Fresh from the press: The new invitations to tender for the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne 2018 have arrived and are now available at our office. The invitations to tender will also be sent by post, please contact the office by e-mail.

16.02.2018

Ready for "Lozärner Cross #3"

In less than 10 days the iconic "Lucerne Cross" will go into the 3rd round. The question is whether you are ready to meet the challenge?

07.02.2018

5-star certifiate!

The European Athletics Association honours the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne with the 5-star certificate as a quality road race.

11.01.2018

"Marathon of the Year": 6th place in international ranking

A total of almost 11,900 runners took part in the survey for the most popular marathon of the year by marathon4you.de. Thanks to your votes we made it to the excellent 6th place in the overall ranking and are just behind the Haspa - Hamburger Sparkasse and still ahead of the BERLIN-MARATHON. In the Swiss ranking we are in sensational 2nd place!

04.01.2018

12th edition - we are coming!

The new year has already begun and with it our preparations for the 12th edition of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne.

22.12.2017

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018 !

The head office will remain closed until January 3, 2018. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a good start into the new (running) year!  

05.12.2017

Runner’s Survey: We take your feedback seriously

More than 4800 runner’s (51%) answered the questions and provide important guidance for future adjustments. We take all feedback’s into account and try to draw the right conclusions.

05.12.2017

The perfect gift for Christmas: Run SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne!

You are looking for the right gift for your beloved ones for Christmas? How about a voucher to start at the SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne 2018? You will not only be able to suprise your dearest, but also to set a fantastic goal for the new year. All you have to do is to write an email with your request at info@swisscitymarathon.ch. We are pleased to help you and to send the desired voucher.

28.11.2017

Marathon of the year: Please vote!

The time has come: Now you can vote for the best marathon at Marathon4you. We count on your support. Please vote for us!

28.11.2017

Halfmarathon runner collects 4600 Swiss Francs for children in hospitals

With the Motto „Tom runs for Kids“ – the halfmarathon runner Thomas Odermatt collected on personal initative 4‘600 Swiss Francs for the foundation Theodora. The supporters donated a fix amount for every kilometer that was ran by Tom.

29.10.2017

GOOD LUCK AND ENJOY IT

We wish you all the best, good luck and enjoy it!

23.10.2017

10K is sold out!

Short after closing the halfmarathon registration, the 10K is sold out as well! 2000 Runners are registrated. The 10K replaces the former 5-Mile-Run. It will depart at Horw and finishes at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne. But there are still starting places available at the DuoMarathon and Marathon.  

20.10.2017

Exchange place is online now

Are you looking for a half marathon starting place, even if its sold out and you want to sell your starting place, due to any reason? For such cases the start number exchange is now online, the advertisement is for free.

13.10.2017

Checklists are online now

So that all runners on the 29th of October can be easy on the start and don't forget the train ticket, the shower towel or the mobile phone, are now the checklists online. Be on the safe side and check what has been packed.

28.08.2017

Save the date!

"Testrun" with pacemaker! Sunday 1 october. Come and join us! what: "Testrun" with pacemaker where: Swiss Museum of Transport, Lidostrasse, 6006 Lucerne when: 06.30h to 09.00h no registration needed, no changing rooms!

13.06.2017

The marathon route from the bird's perspective

The new flight over the marathon rout is online now

23.12.2016

Happy New Year

We wish you a happy new year and hope to see you again 29th October in Lucerne!

14.11.2016

Register now!

Registration is open!

29.10.2016

Change of time

Don't forget to change the time: one hour back!

29.10.2016

Get your bib: 06:30 - 08:30 at Swiss Museum of Transport

Get your bib between 06:30 - 08:30 at Swiss Museum of Transport

28.10.2016

SwissCityMarathon - App

In the free SwissCityMarathon App, all relevant information for participants and spectators before, during and after the event is summarised in a compact and clear form.

28.10.2016

Marathon Expo continues today at 10am

Today the expo will open at 10am in the Hotel Schweizerhof! Looking forward to seeing you there.

27.10.2016

Get your bib - Expo opens on Friday at 4pm

From friday 4pm, our expo and race number distribution in the Hotel Schweizerhof is open and ready to hand over your race bib! Registrations for Marathon, DuoMarathon, 5 Mile Run and Maratholio will still be possible.

23.10.2016

Marathon Newspaper (german)

Our Marathon - Newspaper is enclosed in todays edition of the local Newspaper "Zentralschweiz am Sonntag" (german only). It's also available as epaper.

20.10.2016

entry ticket!

Today we start sending your personal entry ticket by email to your registered adress.

15.10.2016

Bibs assigned - Delivery of entry ticket by 20th of october

Bib numbers have been assigen. Look up your number in the starting list and register for our SMS Service by Datasport. Your personal entry card will be delivered via e-mail by 20th of October.

06.10.2016

halfmarathon: sold out!

No more registrations possible in the halfmarathon: Sold out! Registrations still possible for marathon, DuoMarathon and 5 Mile Run.

30.08.2016

2 months to the start!

2 months to the start . Are you registered ? Do you have your hotel reservation?

22.08.2016

Register now!

Over 5000 people are already registered for this years edition. Half of the available places in Halfmarathon are sold. Register now to save your place!

08.07.2016

Expo

Already today, the Expo is fully booked ! Here are the exhibitors!

26.01.2016

Race course through soccer stadium

Exciting news to our 10th anniversary: our race will pass the home stadium of FC Luzern!

03.11.2015

Anniversary!

Be part of our 10th edition on october 30 2016! Registration is open!

24.10.2015

Winter time!

Do not forget to set your clock one hour back!

24.10.2015

Weatherforecast

In the early morning it will be mainly cloudy, but mostly dry. After late morning we can expect variable sunny and cloudy weather. Morning temperatures will be around 9 °C. During the day they will reach a maximum of 15 °C.

24.10.2015

Race Number Distribution

Race Number distribution for Marathon, Halfmarathon and Maratholino Luzern is open between 6.30 and 8.30am at the Swiss Museum of Transport. For 5 Mile Run and Maratholino Horw, the distribution point is located in Horw and open between 9.30 and 12.30.

24.10.2015

Get you bib today!

Get your bib today! Saturday 24.10.2015: 10.00h - 17.00h Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

23.10.2015

The expo will open today at 4pm

Today at 4pm, our expo will open its doors at the Hotel Schweizerhof! We are looking forward to welcome you!

13.10.2015

Halfmarathon sold out!

The half marathon is sold out, registration will not be possible! There is to buy some charity places! In Marathon and 5 Mile Run Registrations are still possible! Run for charity! Your entry fee flows to 100% to SOS Children's Village and you get even a shirt!

03.10.2015

Bibs are allocated

Your bib has been allocated! Check it online. From now on you may register for our free SMS Service sponsored by Manor. Stay tuned with our SwissCityMarathon - App, available for Iphone and Android! All links may be found below on our Homepage.

12.01.2015

Goal 2015!

Go for a participation in 2015's edition!

24.10.2014

All you need to know!

Find here all informations you need!

24.10.2014

Your social media posts on our website

Use the hastag #scml14 and post your news relating SwissCityMarathon 2014 on our website!

23.10.2014

Get your bib

Pick up your bib already on saturday at our expo at Hotel Schweizerhof and go on sundday monday relaxed to the starting line!

21.10.2014

Registration deadline

Wednesday 22nd of October 2014 at 23:59h, registration for marathon, 5 Mile Run and Maratholino are closing. Postannouncements are possible only at race number distribution on Saturday (at the hotel Schweizerhof) and Sunday (Maratholino Horw and 5 Mile for run in Horw, Maratholino Lucerne and marathon in the Swiss Museum of Transport), as long as bibs are available