Sunday, May 12, 2024 08:30

Half Marathon 21.0975K


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Half Marathon-enthusiasts

The Salzburg Sparkasse Half Marathon is the ideal combination of challenge and enjoyable running experience! Experience the tingling feeling of collective anticipation in the field of participants. Make the 21.0975 km long, most beautiful running route in the city of Mozart your big goal and enjoy exclusive perspectives on the beauty of the city.

Salzburg Half Marathon route map

Salzburg's most beautiful running route - with everyone refreshment stations


You can find all the important information about your running weekend in Salzburg in the following information sheet. Please read it carefully so you can enjoy the marathon weekend in Salzburg to the fullest!

Registration & Information

  • Pre-registration was open from August 24, 2023 – April 28, 2024.
  • Registration took place via the platform of our new registration partner Datasport away.
  • Registration on site will be done either online via Datasport (from now on) or as part of the SportMall in the Volksgarten ice arena on Friday, May 10th from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, May 11th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last-minute registration is also possible in the Volksgarten ice arena on May 12th up to one hour before the start of the competition - please note the distances required and the time involved.
  • Entry fee/registration fee (all processing and service fees are included in the entry fee):
    56 euros (until December 31, 2023)
    65 euros (until March 3, 2024)
    72 euros (until April 28, 2024)
    77 euros (registration on site)
    87 euros (last minute)
  • Registration via form: Please fill in correctly the registration form for the Sparkasse half marathon send it by e-mail to us.
  • The minimum age for participation is those born in 2008.
  • Add to your running experience in Salzburg and book to register:
    • Medal engraving (12 euros if booked in advance)Bib-Bits magnets (start number holder) - four pieces (12 euros)Functional shirt (New Balance, 32 euros)
  • We warmly recommend you to do a health check before participating!

Starting documents, clothing, showers

  • Get your starting documents from the SportMall in the Eisarena Volksgarten from – Hermann-Bahr-Promenade 2.
    • Friday, May 10, 2024 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
  • Fill in the back of your race number and attach it correctly to the outermost layer of clothing on your torso (front). The timing chip is integrated into the start number.
  • During the competition you can hand in your belongings at the clothing drop-off point in the arcades of the University of Salzburg (entrance Furtwängler Garden). Only the Sparkasse Starter Package with your starting number will be accepted.
  • Our experienced team does its best - but we assume no liability in the event of loss.
  • You can leave other bags and suitcases in the designated tent, which is looked after by the event team, for a fee of 5 euros.
  • Showers are available after your race at “Sportzentrum Mitte“ (Ulrike-Gschwandtner-Straße 6). You will reach them in a ten minutes walk from the finish area of the Salzburg Marathon.


  • General class women, men & divers
  • Age-graded ranking
  • Only the overall ratings for women and men are awarded.
  • The minimum age for participation is those born in 2008.

Arrival & Parking

  • Travel to Salzburg on the Marathon Train! It starts at 5:54 am at Schwarzach station and arrives at Salzburg Mülln/Altstadt station at 7:14 am. Travel on the Marathon Train is free upon presentation of the start number. The start number is valid on May 12th for all trains of the Salzburg Transport Association on the S3 train line to get to and from the Sparkasse Half Marathon.
  • On the day of the event, use public transport to travel through the city. Your start number and your registration confirmation (start pass) are valid as a ticket in the core city of Salzburg tariff zone on May 12th.
  • We recommend that you travel to Salzburg by public transport - relaxed, sustainable, sporty!
    • excellent train connections from the Westbahn line (from Vienna), from the Tauern line (south) and from Bavaria & Tyrol. Good connection to the international airports in Vienna and Munich.
  • Free arrival with the marathon train from the Salzburg mountain districts (on presentation of the start number or confirmation of registration).
  • International accessibility via Salzburg Airport.
  • If you are arriving by car, we recommend the Park & Ride zones at the start and changing to the O-Bus in the city area. Paid parking garages (e.g. Mönchsberggarage) are available close to the center.

Timing and scoring

  • Our partner will take care of the timing Datasport carried out.
  • The timing chip is integrated in the start number (RFID UHF transponder Mylaps). It must not be kinked or damaged under any circumstances.
  • Timekeeping is guaranteed to work if the race number is worn correctly on the front of the torso, outermost layer of clothing.
  • In addition to the classic ratings (ranking according to gross times), Sparkasse Halbmarathon offers an age-graded ranking.

Information about the start

  • The starting signal for the Salzburg Sparkasse Half Marathon will be given together with the marathon field on May 12, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.
  • For the first time, the start is on the “Staatsbrücke“ with a wonderful view of the classic old town.
  • The starting procedure works best in several waves. Enter that starting block, which you chose when registering. It should correspond to your expected performance.

Medical care and refreshment points

  • The Running Festival of MozartCity offers comprehensive medical care in the finish area and on the route.
  • Along the route there are several refreshment points equipped with mobile sanitary facilities.
  • Self-catering is possible at all refreshment stations along the route. The drinks must be provided with the correct number of the refreshment station (e.g. "V1, V2...") and handed in at the Salzburg Marathon information stand in the Eisarena Volksgarten by 7 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday at the latest.


  • Run with a smile. Photo Viertbauer captures wonderful memories for you of the 2024 Running Festival.
  • Salzburg Cityguide closely accompanies the happenings around the Running Festival of MozartCity and captures hundreds of impressions and emotions.
  • In addition, the photographers of the organizer look forward to the most beautiful running pictures of you.

Conditions of Participation

Goodies for your run

Exclusive finisher medal
Public transport ticket
starter bag
Regional organic catering
Varied musical accompaniment
Timing chip in the start number

Further information

Cancelation & change of registration

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Training & Preparation

Everything you need to know, to achieve your best performance.

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Arrival & Parking

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Half marathon running in the MozartCity

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