The half marathon is the most popular distance at the SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne with 7000 runners per year. This makes the SwissCityMarathon the largest half marathon in Switzerland. The course is a circuit in the length of a half-marathon, with the start and finish at the Swiss Museum of Transport. 2019 the 13th edition of the popular and atmospheric running event takes place, which is always held on the last Sunday in October.
From the start, the course leads along the traditional luxury hotels of the city and the Hofkirche to the centre of Lucerne. With a view of the Kapellbrücke (chapell bridge) and the Wasserturm (water tower), you cross the main bridge of Lucerne. On the opposite side of the lake, the course passes the famous Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne (KKL). The tour continues with a view of the impressive mountain panorama of Central Switzerland along the beautiful Lake Lucerne around the Horwer Peninsula. The next highlights will follow immediately with the runs through the athmospheric zone in Horw, the modern football stadium of the FC Luzern and then the KKL Lucerne. In the last section, the picturesque old town of Lucerne is crossed before heading for the finish at the Swiss Museum of Transport.