100 years of bauhaus marathon in Weimar on 28 April 2019

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Information about the Relay

  • Course

    The course has different surfaces. The majority of the distance is made of asphalt. Shorter passages are paved paths in parks, gravel and cobblestones.

    The course is not vehicle-free. Please watch out for the traffic and follow the instructions from the race marshals.

    There are traffic lights in Gelmeroda that are on at the race day.

    The running course is very profiled in some passages (see elevation profile of the course). This is especially important when planning the race in terms of the time limit (including possible visits of the cultural breaks) as well as in the running pace. Times that have already been achieved on flat marathon routes are not easily realized on this course.


    Subject to alternations

  • Elevation profile

    Höhenprofil Staffel

    The course distances for each relay runner of a team are marked (10/11/8/13 k).

  • Relay points

    The change of runners will be done by handshake/high 5 (no batons)

    Please note that there is not the option of an clothing drop-off. Each runner has to forward their cloth to their team mates.

    Relay runners 2, 3 and 4 will be shuttled by bus to their appropriate starts.  

    The shuttle departure for the relay runners 2,3,4 takes place in the starting area in front of the new Bauhaus Museum.

    The relay runners 1,2,3 are brought by shuttle from the relay change places to the finish area.

    Further information will be send by email automatically to the team captain in due time to the event.

  • Courses Distances

    ClassificationCourse Length
    RunnersSegment Lengths
    42,195 km 4
    approx. 10 / 11 / 8 / 13

    In the arrangement of the relay runners a look at the elevation profile of the route is recommended.

  • Race Material pick up

    Race materials will be picked up by team (by one person which must not be the team captain)

    • Saturday 27, 2019 between noon and 7:00 p.m
    •  Sunday 28, 2019 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

    Where: Weimarhalle, Unesco-Platz 1, 99432 Weimar

    Please note: On race day each participant is only allowed to compete in one relay and only on one stretch of that relay!

  • Registration all relay participants

    The team captain will receive an email with all of the relevant information for the team about a week before the event.

    This email will include:

    - the link to confirm your registration. This MUST be presented in order to pick up your race materials, so print it out as soon as you get it! 

    - the login info to register the four relay team members. 

    Please note:
    Each participant can only run for one team on one segment of the race on raceday!

  • Start Times and Time Limit

    Starting Time for all Disciplines is 9 a.m.

    Time limit: 4:30 p.m.

    Please make sure to step on the time measure mat when you enter and leave a location for the cultural break.

  • Stardcard & Team Registration

    The team captain will receive further information automatically in the middle of April 2019, via e-mail.

    This start card is your admission ticket to pick up your start number. Please print it as soon as possible and present it at the start number pick up.

  • Start-Finish-Area

    The start of the uniquely races in Weimar is located right in front of the “New Bauhaus-Museum”.

    The finish is located on the “Platz der Demokratie”

  • Background illustration: Visualized by Bloomimages GmbH