Sunday, May 21, 2023 09:00

Salzburg Marathon 42,195K


Running track


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Celebrate the anniversary of the Salzburg Marathon with us! The 20th edition is all your stage. When you cross the finish line in front of the Great Festival Hall, crown your targeted effort over months with an outstanding running experience. Feel the myth of the marathon on a flat route in front of a wonderful backdrop!

Route map

Salzburg's most beautiful running route - with all refreshment stations and music groups



  • Registration is open from November 03, 2022 – May 07, 2023
  • The registration runs through our registration platform Njuko.
  • Entry fee/registration fee:
    65 euros (until December 31, 2022)
    70 euros (until March 5, 2023)
    75 euros (until May 7, 2023)
    85 euros (registration on site)
    95 euros (last minute)
  • Registration by 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 those born in 2009.
  • Add to your running experience in Salzburg and book to register:
    • medal engraving
    • Bib bits magnets (bib number holder) ? four pieces
    • functional shirt
  • We warmly recommend you to do a health check before participating!

Starting documents and clothing delivery

  • Pick up your starting documents at the SportMall.
    • Friday, May 19, 2023 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m
    • Saturday, May 20, 2023 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 included.
  • You can hand in your belongings during the competition at the clothing drop-off point in the arcades of the University of Salzburg. Only starter packages from the Sparkasse with your start 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.
  • Shower facilities are expected to be available from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Further details will be announced at a later date. Please note: no cloakroom!


  • General class Women & Men
  • Age groups M/W U20 & every five years from 30.
  • Only the overall ratings for women and men are awarded.
  • The minimum age for participation is those born in 2009.

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.
    • 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.
  • 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) are available close to the center.

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.
  • Maximal running time for the marathon is 5:45 hours. If you feel possibly not to reach this goal at the event-day, simply run to the finish line after the first lap and you will automatically be in the half marathon ranking.
  • In addition to the classic ratings (ranking according to gross times), the Salzburg Marathon offers an age-graded ranking.

Information about the start

  • The starting signal for the 20th Salzburg Marathon will be on May 21, 2023 at 9 a.m.
  • The start is at Ferdinand-Hanusch-Platz (starting grid in Griesgasse).
  • The starting procedure works best in several waves. Enter the starting block that you chose when registering. It should correspond to your expected performance.

Medical supplies

  • The Running Festival of MozartCity offers comprehensive medical care in the finish area and on the route.
  • Several refreshment stations with mobile sanitary facilities are set up along the route.


  • 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 Salzburg Marathon 2023.
  • 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
goodie bag
Regional organic catering
Varied musical accompaniment
Timing chip in the start number

Further information

Cancelation & change of registration

Here you will find further information on registration, cancelation and 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

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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Marathon running in the MozartCity

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