30 Sep 2023 - 02 Oct 2023

Cologne -- Cologne Marathon
Trip duration
30 Sep 2023
02 Oct 2023
01 Oct 2023
01 Sep 2023

The race
Cologne Marathon slide
Cologne Marathon slide
Cologne Marathon slide
Cologne Marathon slide

The cathedral is the destination, the beautiful Cologne scenery. The RheinEnergie Marathon Cologne is one of the largest marathon races in Germany. The fast course, which runs mostly through the city centre and along the Rhine, offers runners the opportunity to run super fast times. With the support of the enthusiastic spectators, the Cologne Marathon is the kick-off to a fantastic experience! For runners who prefer a shorter distance, the half marathon, which is run on the same day, is a good option.

Registration Cologne Marathon 2023 offers you a package with a guaranteed runner’s bib and accommodation. Furthermore, we offer the possibility that family members or friends can travel with you as companions and together you can enjoy this event.

Take a look at our packages. We ensure that during your stay in Cologne everything is arranged down to the last detail so that the athlete can fully devote himself or herself to the run. Whether individually or with a running group, with us you run around the world!

Book now directly and secure your entry with guaranteed participation!

  • Flights can be added upon request
  • We would be glad to put together a tailor made running trip for you
  • Part of a running group? Then we would be pleased to offer you a personalized package with group discount! Contact us for the options

Event details

Sunday, 01 October 2023
Start time
Start location
Ottopl., 50679 Köln, Germany
Finish location
Domkloster 4, 50667 Köln, Germany
Expo location
Messepl. 1, 50679 Köln, Germany

The Expo will be organised in the Messe building. It is open on Friday from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm and on Saturday from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Time limit
The weather in Cologne is mild in October and around 13-14 degrees. Ideal conditions for a pleasant walk.

Through the urban and flat course of Cologne. The route lends itself perfectly to fast times. There is a maximum difference in altitude of 15 meters.

When you reach the finish you will receive a beautiful medal and certificate! In addition, every participant in the marathon will receive a Kölsch glass!

The map below shows the locations of the start & finish, our hotels of choice and the expo location. Underneath the map, there are two buttons which show the course and elevation maps of the event.

  • Trip schedule

    Willkommen in Köln. The start of your running journey! Today you will leave on your own transport to Cologne. On arrival, check in at Adina Apartment Hotel Cologne. You should also pick up your starting ticket at the marathon expo today. Afterwards, you will have plenty of time to see the city of Cologne

    The big day! Today you will start in one of Germany's most beautiful and popular marathons. Along the banks of the Rhine, with the support of the enthusiastic crowd, you may be on your way to a super time. After the finish, you will receive a nice medal as a memento of this experience.

    Last day of your run trip! Today, after checking out, you can choose to tour the city of Cologne before returning home. Strolling out along the Rhine or a final visit to Cologne Cathedral are some options. We hope you return home with a nice medal and an experience richer.

  • Transport

    We do not offer transport for this arrangement by default. However, we do offer the option to book flights with us. Prices will vary if you choose to make use of our service.

  • Accomodation
    Adina Apartment Hotel Cologne
    € 265,00 per person

    Adina Apartment Hotel Cologne is located in Cologne, 400 metres from Cologne Messe/Deutz Station. It offers concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a fitness centre, free Wi-Fi throughout the building and a restaurant. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. For a drink, you can visit the bar.

    Rooms at the hotel feature air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a safe. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Each room at Adina Apartment Hotel Cologne comes with bed linen and towels.

  • About Cologne

    The German city of Cologne is a magent for the international tourist.  The city is, of course, known for the world-famous Kölner Dom, which can already be seen from the banks of the Rhine, but there is much more to experience here. The brightly coloured, narrow houses are magnificent and the centre offers plenty of opportunities to combine cultural activities such as visiting museums with a wide range of shopping opportunities.

from € 265,00


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Half Marathon Marathon

  • 2 nights stay at Adina Apartment
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Guaranteed bib number (if participant)
  • Extensive travel information

Booked a running trip 2 times already. Well organized and 2 beautiful medals earned

score: 10 / 10 Caroline Jonker
They're great, nothing is too much to ask

score: 9 / 10 Marcel st Nicolaas
Definitely recommended to travel with this "club"

score: 7 / 10 Dammer
Well organized trip, communication is good and well in time

score: 9 / 10 Anonymous
Just doing what they promise. GREAT!

score: 10 / 10 Barend
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