Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne? Below you will find the most important answers and links!

General information


  • How do I know if I am registered?

    When you register via the online registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

    If you find your name on the starting list, your registered.

  • Until when can I register?

    The online registration is possible until , if the participant limit is not reached.

    More about the registration here.

  • How much is the registration fee?

    Registration until 30.09.2021 CHF 125.00
    Registration from 01.10.2021 CHF 145.00

    Half marathon
    Registration until 30.09.2021 CHF 73.00
    Registration from 01.10.2021 CHF 93.00

    Registration until 30.09.2021 CHF 48.00
    Registration from 01.10.2021 CHF 58.00

    10KM for UNICEF
    Registration until 30.09.2021 CHF 68.00
    Registration from 01.10.2021 CHF 78.00


Arrival and Travel

  • How do I get there?

    Arrival at the SwissCityMarathon by public transport is highly recommended! The organiser does not offer parking space for private vehicles.

    The SBB and the Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern (vbl) as partner of the SwissCityMarathon bring participants safely and comfortably to the start and finish areas and to the running course.

    Everything you need to know to get to Lucerne and the SwissCityMarathon you can found here.


  • What is the SwissRunners-Ticket?

    The SwissRunners-Ticket is your ticket for free travel by public transport from the swiss boarder to Lucerne.

    All about the SwissRunners-Ticket 


  • How do I benefit from the SwissRunners-Ticket?

    All participants benefit from free public transport (2nd class) from their place of residence within switzerland, the airport or the swiss border to the venue and back via the GA area routes. 

    Approximately 10 days before the event, registered runners will receive the official starting card with two personal promocodes by e-mail. On the SBB website you can buy one ticket for arriving and one for returning.

    More about the SwissRunners-Ticket here.

  • How do I buy the SwissRunners-Ticket?

    Buy the SwissRunners-Ticket

    Video and guidelines

Starting documents

  • What are the options for obtaining the starter package?

    When registering, you can choose between "Pickup" and "Shipping". Shipping is only possible for persons within Switzerland.

    Persons who register after 15.10.2021, must come to pick up the starting documents in Lucerne in any case. 

  • When will the start packages be sent out?

    The start packages will be sent by mail from 15.10.2021. The affected runners will receive a tracking code together with their start card by e-mail. 

    *Information is only valid for those who have chosen the option "shipping".

  • What if I don't receive my starter package?

    If you do not receive your start package by mail by 10/25/2021. You must contact our office by phone.

    *Information only applies to those who have selected the "Shipping" option.

  • When and where can I pick up my starting documents?

    The starting documents can be picked up at the race number distribution at the Hotel Schweizerhof. 

    This is open as follows:

    • Thursday, 28.10.2021 16.00 to 20.00 hrs
    • Friday, 29.10.2021 16.00 to 20.00 o'clock
    • Saturday, 30.10.2021 10.00 to 17.00 hrs

    There will be no start package pickup on Sunday. 

    *Statement applies only to those who have selected the "Pickup" option.

  • What do I have to do if I can't come to the start number distribution myself?

    It is possible to give a copy of the start card to a friend. Then this person can pick up your start documents.

    *It is only valid for those who have chosen the option "pick up".


Still questions?

Contact our head office +41 (0)41 375 03 30