What is going on where?

When more than 11,000 runners run in Lucerne and Horw on the last weekend in October, there will be a lot going on next to the course. Both in the city and in Horw there is a varied entertaining programme with numerous highlights.

Don't miss anything important, the following is an overview of the most important programme items.

Expo and race number distribution

On Friday and Saturday the Expo and race number distribution will take place at the Hotel Schweizerhof.

Friday, 25.10.2019: 16.00 - 20.00h
Saturday, 26.10.2019: 10.00 - 17.00h

You can find more about the Expo here.


Overview - Timetable Sunday October 27, 2019

Time What? Where?
06:30 - 08:30 Uhr Distribution of race number Verkehrshaus
09:00 - 09:30 Uhr Start Marathon / Halfmarathon / DuoMarathon Haldenstrasse
10:10 - 10:30 Uhr Arrival Halbmarathon Verkehrshaus
11:00 Uhr Victory ceremonies halfmarathon Verkehrshaus
11:30 - 12:00 Uhr Arrival Marathon / DuoMarathon Verkehrshaus
12:00 - 12:30 Uhr Maratholino Horw Ringstrasse, Horw
12:30 - 13:30 Uhr Maratholino Luzern Seebrücke, Luzern
12:30 Uhr Victory ceremonies Marathon / DuoMarathon Verkehrshaus
13:05 Uhr Start 10KM Horw
13:20 Uhr Start 10KM for UNICEF Horw
13:45 Uhr Arrival 10KM Verkehrshaus
14:30 Uhr Victory ceremonies 10K Verkehrshaus
15:00 Uhr Finish closing time Verkehrshaus


The overview of the program can also be found in the Datasport App!

Datasport App

Food and Beverage

We don't just feed the runners! Along the whole course there are restaurants and catering stands with a wide range of offers. As a spectator, you have numerous opportunities to feed yourself and thus with all of your energy cheering for your friends and all the runners.

Official festivities along the route

  • Locations at a glance
    • Bahnhofplatz - Luzern
    • Dorfplatz Horw
    • Haldenstrasse - Luzern
    • Lidostrasse (vor dem Verkehrshaus) Luzern
    • Schulhaus Würzenbach (bei den Garderoben) - Luzern
    • Schwanenplatz - Luzern
    • Schweizerhofquai - Luzern
    • Seestrasse Horw / Kastanienbaum
    • Swissporarena Allmend
    • Zielarena Verkehrshaus der Schweiz – Luzern

Partymile Horw

The festival mile in Horw on the occasion of the SwissCityMarathon is already legendary.
Besides the start of the 10K and the 10K for UNICEF, Horw offers much more. On the Marathon Sunday in Horw, a great family programme awaits all family members.
The highlight is definitely the popular Maratholino for the kids.

In addition, the following entertainment will await you

  • Musical entertainment
  • Animating Speakers
  • Start of the 10KM and 10KM for UNICEF
  • Maratholino, the run for our little ones
  • Race number distribution, wardrobe and information office for 10K, 10K for UNICEF and Maratholino Horw

Programm - Timetable Center Horw

Time What?
from 09:40h 1. Passing Marathon / Halbmarathon / DuoMarathon
from 10:45h 2. Passing Marathon / DuoMarathon
12:00 - 12:25h Maratholino
13:05h and 13:12h Start 10KM
13:20h Start 10KM for UNICEF
from 13:55h Passing "End of race"