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
The course of the marathon and half marathon will be changed by more than 1km for the 2019 edition.
Find out more here
We are happy to have a new timing partner on board, Bucherer Fine Jewellery
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.
In cooperation with ASICS, we have compiled selected products for runners and other interested parties of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne. Find out more here.
How will the summer 2019 be? Again so hot and dry? The SwissCityMarathon meteorologist Joachim Schug provides you a forecast.
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!
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.
Find out more about the finisher gift for 2019 marathon and half marathon participants here.
We are very happy! Since many years we can count on the support of Asics. The cooperation continues!
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.
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.
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?
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!
Why should I run a marathon? What does the Swiss Army have to do with marathons? Read it here
Why nothing prevents you from doing the 42,195 KM? Find out more here
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.
Take a look at the online version of the 2019 booklet or order a print version.
The SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne has a special offer for members of the Swiss Armed Forces. Find out more here
The SwissCityMarathon was once again awarded with the 5 star certification for road races by European Athletics!
Why should I finish a marathon? In the first newsletter 2019 we show good reasons why.
Why should the "kings discipline" marathon also appear on your "to do - list"?
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.
In November 2018 the SwissCityMarathon already received the AIMS Green Award for sustainable event management, now the event organiser are pleased about another award.
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.
More than 4500 runner’s (45%) answered the questions and provide important guidance for future adjustments.
The new year has already begun and our preparations for the 13th SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne continue.
Our office will be closed for the holidays until 7th of January 2019.
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.
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
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.
More than 10,000 runners finished last sunday our marathon, half marathon or 10K. Watch the Aftermovie here!
The 12th edition of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne has been a success. Check here your result and some impressions of the day!
We turn the clock back one hour!
Friday 26.10.2018 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 27.10.2018 10am – 5pm
Location: Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern,
Discover here the lates infos for your start at the SwissCityMarathon 2018
Registrations for DuoMarathon and Marathon are now only possible at the Marathon Fair.
Now also the 10KM category is sold out, registrations are no longer possible! Online registrations for the Marathon and the DuoMarathon are still possible.
Have you thought of everything? Download our checklists here so you can start next Sunday stress-free and leave nothing important at home.
Exciting stories and lots of information: Here is the marathon newspaper as e-paper!
Are you looking for a half marathon starting place, even if its sold out and you want to sell your starting place?
During these days all registered participants will receive their personal start card by e-mail.
Enjoy your deserved Eichhof runner's beer after the finish.
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.
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.
For your optimal preparation we offer you the food plan 2018 in a clear form!
MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme AG will support UNICEF, the Charity Partner at the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne as the Charity Supporting Partner with the "Extra Mile".
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.
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!
UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund and the organizers of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne enter into a cooperation.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The European Athletics Association honours the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne with the 5-star certificate as a quality road race.
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!
The new year has already begun and with it our preparations for the 12th edition of the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne.
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!
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We are pleased to help you and to send the desired voucher.
The time has come: Now you can vote for the best marathon at Marathon4you. We count on your support. Please vote for us!
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.
We wish you all the best, good luck and enjoy it!
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.
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.
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.
"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!
The new flight over the marathon rout is online now
We wish you a happy new year and hope to see you again 29th October in Lucerne!
Registration is open!
Don't forget to change the time: one hour back!
Get your bib between 06:30 - 08:30 at Swiss Museum of Transport
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.
Today the expo will open at 10am in the Hotel Schweizerhof! Looking forward to seeing you there.
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.
Our Marathon - Newspaper is enclosed in todays edition of the local Newspaper "Zentralschweiz am Sonntag" (german only). It's also available as epaper.
Today we start sending your personal entry ticket by email to your registered adress.
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.
No more registrations possible in the halfmarathon: Sold out! Registrations still possible for marathon, DuoMarathon and 5 Mile Run.
2 months to the start . Are you registered ? Do you have your hotel reservation?
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!
Already today, the Expo is fully booked ! Here are the exhibitors!
Exciting news to our 10th anniversary: our race will pass the home stadium of FC Luzern!
Be part of our 10th edition on october 30 2016! Registration is open!
Do not forget to set your clock one hour back!
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.
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.
Get your bib today!
Saturday 24.10.2015: 10.00h - 17.00h Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
Today at 4pm, our expo will open its doors at the Hotel Schweizerhof! We are looking forward to welcome you!
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!
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.
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Pick up your bib already on saturday at our expo at Hotel Schweizerhof and go on sundday monday relaxed to the starting line!
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