running: Infos & Downloads about the Koenigsforst marathon

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Time & Place

start time on Sunday, 18.10.
9:00 - 10:00 o'clock - marathon
10:10 - 12:00 o'clock - half-marathon

start times on Sunday, 25.10. and 6.12.
10:00 - 12:00 o'clock - only half-marathon

So-called 10-minute slots with a maximum of 25 starters each are allocated until all slots are fully booked.
Unfortunately, we cannot consider group requests etc. Those who did not get a starting place, can alternatively still run the virtual Königsforst Marathon RUN GREEN - RUN VIRTUAL to get the nice finisher medal ... !


The entry fees for entries after March 2 have not been debited. Therefore, we ask you to refrain from sending us an entry fee refund mail.
Start number pickup - changed times:
The starting numbers will only be given on Sundays directly at the Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium (AMG), Kaule 3-15 in 51429 Bergisch Gladbach-Bensberg from 8 o'clock (18.10.) or 9 o'clock (25.10. + 06.12.). The hand out on Saturday will be omitted this year.

We ask you to arrive on time, but not too early so that there are no large gatherings. The AHA rules and especially your mouth and nose protection is mandatory. We count on your discipline and acceptance in these times.


Start and destination:

Bensberg near Cologne - Kaule 3-15, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach - Bensberg
in front of the Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium

Award ceremony Marathon

The first 3 fastest runners in the marathon will receive a wooden stele as a trophy. Only the net running time on the 18.10. counts! Also, there are valuable material prizes from the Swiss company ON - running on clouds - for places 1-6 in the overall ranking. The non-cash prizes will be sent as vouchers by mail and are available from our sponsor Bunert - Der Kölner Laufladen at the Aachener Straße 233-237 in 50931 Cologne personally. A cash payout is, unfortunately, not possible.

Award ceremony half-marathon

The first 3 fastest runners will receive a wooden stele as a trophy in the half-marathon. The award ceremony will take place at the end of the three RUN HAPPY DAYS, after which the overall results list will be available. Also, there will be valuable material prizes from the Swiss company ON - running on clouds - for places 1-6 in the overall ranking. The non-cash prizes will be sent as vouchers by mail and are available from our sponsor Bunert - Der Kölner Laufladen at the Aachener Straße 233-237 in 50931 Cologne personally. A cash payout is unfortunately not possible.

Age groups

The AG scores are generated in the result lists as always. Unfortunately, an AG victory ceremony is not possible. Certificates can always be printed from the result lists.

new running routes since 2017

Route 5 km:
The 5 kilometres are a circuit, its first half downhill and logically followed by some uphill sections. The first 1,5km and the last 800m you are running on the road.

Route 10 km:
The 10 kilometres are also a circuit, identical with the half marathon for the first 6 kilometres. When arriving at the 'Emperor Oak' the 10km Runners turn right on the Pioneer-hut-road. The routes are firm and good to run. Between 7,5 and 9km the path becomes a little wavy, so to sum up use controled speed and organise your endurance for this very divercified and attractive 10km distance.

Route half marathon:
After about 1,3km the runners use well known paths along the roads from Bensberg to Forsbach. As always we offer a route balanced by firm wood paths and 6,5km blocked road, just as routes through the Königsforst wood. The route profile is divercified and wavy. The wolf way between km 7 and km 8 is a little more challenging. The last kilometres also slope slightly to medium upwards towards the finish. Neverhteless there are plenty of flat and downhill passages along the route. The circuit is good to run no matter what weather conditions are present. The Königsforst Marathon and half marathon is one of the oldest lanscape runs in Germany and is a perfect preperation for a City marathon in the spring time.

Route Marathon:
Two large half marathon loops throught the Königsforst woods - see above.
kilometre indicators 1, 2, 3, 5 and then every 5 km - 3 nutrition spots per round
If a participants decides after the first round to exit and run into the finish, he/she will automatically be judged as a half marathon participant!!

All routes are DLV measured and are accepted by the (running) associations!