Austria as guest country at the SwissCityMarathon 2019

The SwissCityMarathon in Lucerne has chosen Austria as host country for its 13th edition on 27 October 2019. The Austrian runners will be especially welcomed on the occasion of the Marathon Expo in the Hotel Schweizerhof.

In the past years, numerous Austrian runners have already taken part in the SwissCityMarathon. To celebrate Austria as a guest country is an initiative aims to attract more participants from the neighbouring Alpine republic to Lucerne. In order to highlight the guest country at the marathon weekend, Austria will be made visible and specially welcomed on the marathon fair in the Hotel Schweizerhof where runners pick upd their race number.

On Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 2.00pm, the stage in the Bringolfsaal of the Hotel Schweizerhof will be used for the official welcome of the runners from Austria. We look forward to seeing you there and hearing from you what made you decide to take part in this year's SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne.

Find out more about the expo on the following link


Runners from Austria, like all participants of the SwissCityMarathon, benefit from the free return journey by train from the Swiss border. The so-called Swiss Runners Ticket is included in the entry fee.

In order to further promote the SwissCityMarathon in Austria, we will be present with a stand at the Expo of the Vienna City Marathon (April 5/6) and the Salzburg Marathon (May 17/18).

We are looking forward to meeting you there personally!

Some media articles from Austria (in German) about the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne can be found here: