Saturday May 20, 2023 from 3 p.m.

Junior Marathon

480-1.920 m

U6 / U8 / U10 / U12 / U14 / U16&18


Laps in the Volksgarten


active children and young people

Heartbreaking emotions, youthful enthusiasm, refreshing commitment - the junior marathon is the big stage for young runners from Salzburg.

Enjoy together with your family our Colourful range of sports. Discover the numerous facets of Salzburg sport and let off steam at the many stations and presentations of the associations and clubs and show your enthusiasm for running at the junior marathon while your parents cheer you on at the side of the track. Don't miss out on this special experience!


The junior races of the Junior Marathon

  • 3:00 p.m. - Start age group U6 - a lap around the pond (approx. 480m)
  • 4:00 p.m. - Start age group U8 - a lap through the Volksgarten (960m)
  • 4:20 p.m. - Start age group U10 - a lap through the Volksgarten (960m)
  • 4:40 p.m. - Start age group U12 - two laps through the Volksgarten (1,920m)
  • 5:10 p.m. - Start age group U14 - two laps through the Volksgarten (1,920m)
  • 5:50 p.m. - Start age group U16 & U18 - two laps through the Volksgarten (1,920m)

    Slight adjustments to this schedule are still possible!

Colorful range of sports

  • The Junior Marathon competitions are embedded in the Colorful range of sports. Colourful range of sports.
  • Numerous sports associations and clubs present themselves and what they have to offer for you to touch and try out in the spacious green of the Volksgarten.
  • A varied active day for the whole family is guaranteed.


  • Registration is open from November 03, 2022 – May 07, 2023
  • The registration runs through our registration platform Njuko.
  • Since the Running Festival of MozartCity wants to promote children's and youth sports, group registration for schools and clubs (from ten participants) is free of charge.
  • Entry fee/registration fee for individual registrations:
    8 euros (until May 7, 2023)
    15 euros (registration on site)
  • Registration by correctly filled out form via e-mail or by mail to Jakob-Auer-Straße 8, 3rd floor, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
  • Group registration for schools (from ten children/adolescents) and clubs (from six children/adolescents) per correctly filled out form via e-mail or by mail to Jakob-Auer-Straße 8, 3rd floor, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
  • The minimum age for participation is the year of birth 2019. Inclusion in the age groups according to the year of birth.
  • Add to your running experience at the Junior Marathon by booking add-ons:
    • medal engraving
    • Bib-Bits magnets (start number holder) of the running festival in the city of Mozart ? four pieces
    • Functional shirt for the Running Festival of MozartCity

Starting documents

  • Pick up your starting documents at the SportMall in the Eisarena Volksgarten.
    • Friday, May 19, 2023 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m
    • Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 10 a.m. to a maximum of one hour before the start of your race.
  • 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 included.


  • U6 / U8 / U10 / U12 / U14 / U16 / U18
  • The top three per age group and gender will be awarded
  • The minimum age for participation in the U6 is born in 2019, the maximum age for participation in the U18 is born in 2006.

Arrival & Parking

  • 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.
    • International accessibility via Salzburg Airport.
  • You can also use public transport to get around the city on the weekend of the event. Your start number and your registration confirmation (start pass) are valid as a ticket in the city area fare zone on the day of your competition.
  • 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, Barmherzige Brüder) are available close to the center.
  • IMPORTANT: There are no parking spaces available at the event site in the Volksgarten.

Timing and scoring

  • Our partner Pentek Timing will take care of the timekeeping.
  • The timing chip is integrated in the start number. 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.
  • There is no official ranking in the U6 age group (alphabetical order)

Information about the start

  • The Junior Marathon races will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 3 p.m.
  • The start is in the Hundertwasserallee in the Volksgarten Salzburg.
  • All runners form up beforehand in the marked pre-start area.

Medical supplies

  • The Running Festival of MozartCity offers comprehensive medical care at the event site.
  • A catering and refreshment station is set up in the finish area, and mobile sanitary facilities are also available.


  • Run with a smile. Foto Viertbauer captures beautiful memories for you of the Salzburg Marathon 2023. Photo Viertbauer captures wonderful memories for you of the Junior Marathon 2023.
  • Salzburg city guide accompanies the events surrounding the Junior Marathon day in the Volksgarten intensively 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
goodie 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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Everything a runner's heart desires can be found at the Sport Mall.

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Arrival & Parking

Travel relaxed, carefree and above all sustainable to Salzburg. You actively help shape the day with the least traffic possible in the MozartCity

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Emotional joy of movement in the Volksgarten

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