A to Z

A – C

Broom wagon

At the end of the marathon runners' field (42.195km / closing time 5.30h) a broom wagon will travel from miles.

Cloakrooms / showers

On Sunday from 6:30 am – 4:00 pm in the Mythenquai bathing establishment (near the finish).

Clothing depot

The way to the clothes depot in the finish area is marked. Please use only the official garment bag of the Zurich Marathon with the corresponding adhesive number (corresponds to start number). You will receive both with your start number.
On the start number there is a coupon for the garment bag. With this coupon, the relatives or friends of the runners can pick up the garment bag in the clothes depot.

Company / Team Ranking

The team / company ranking requires at least 3 runners but also more runners are allowed. At the end of the run the first three runners’ times will be cumulated and ranked. The entry fee will be calculated per person. Together you can run the 10km Cityrun  or the half marathon with 21.1 km and motivate each other to complete your run along Lake Zurich or through the heart of the city. Motivate your team members now to join the run! There will be no award ceremonies in the team ranking.

Cut Off

The time limit of 5:30 hours (net timekeeping) applies in the marathon, 90 minutes (net timekeeping) in the city run and 2:45 hours (net timekeeping) in the half marathon. Participants who do not reach the destination within the given time will not be classified.



If you cannot take part in the run, please cancel your registration by e-mail. Send us a message to

IMPORTANT: Without the participation cancellation and fulfilment of the conditions, no entry fees will be refunded or carried over to the following year!


Disqualification is ordered to anyone who does not wear a start number runs with a pre-coded transponder, takes shortcuts, is accompanied by a vehicle (bicycle, inline skates, etc.), starts in the wrong starting block, does not transfer to the prescribed transition zone or starts too early.


Early abandonment

  • Please wait for one of the broom wagons.

  • The sea rescue services of Zollikon and Küsnacht offer runners the return journey by ship to the finish area. The marshals will send the runners to the berths of the Seerettungsdienste - see also signposts on site. There, the paramedics or relatives of the Seerettungsdienst members care for the runners.

  • Or ask a helper who will gladly explain the way to the nearest S-Bahn station.

  • Sanitary posts are located at each food station and at the start / finish area.

  • To act fast in an emergency, it is important that you fill in the requested information on the back of your start number!



Men's track record: 2:06:38 h, Tadesse Abraham (SUI), 2022 (fastest time on Swiss ground)

Track record women: 2:25:44 h, Lisa Christina Stubli ć (CRO), 2013 (fastest time of a woman on Swiss soil)


Finisher diploma

A personal diploma is available to every finisher and finisher team free of charge after the race on (download via the ranking list).


Finisher Photos

Photographers will photograph you at selected photo points on the course and at the finish. Give us a smile and look forward to beautiful participant pictures of you and your friends. From Monday after the Zurich Marathon, the photos can be viewed and ordered or purchased.





2023 there will be the 2nd half marathon at the Zurich marathon. The starting places are limited.

Hosting 2023

The 20th Zurich Marathon,  2nd Halfmarathon and 10th Cityrun will take place on Sunday, 23. April 2023.


As in previous years, Zurich City Hotels offer special marathon terms such as breakfast from 5:30 am and room return at 3:00 pm, for the marathon runners of the 18th Zurich Marathon.


Height profile

The Marathon / Halfmarathon / Cityrun is over a very flat course.


This Questionnaire should help you to detect if you should get a doctor’s appointment, before physical activity or getting exercise.

I – J

Information booth

An information booth is located by Jelmoli (4th floor) during the "Runners Expericne Week".


K – L

Lost property

All found objects can be picked up or picked up on Sunday at the info container in the finish area up to 3:00 pm. Thereafter, the finds are sent to the urban lost property office, Werdmühlestr. 10 (Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 6:30 pm), Tel. 044 412 25 50, forwarded.


M – O

Medical help

At the start/finish and at each food station along the route, a medical post is set up and marked. In emergencies, please inform the next marshal immediately, so that he can do everything necessary via the emergency number. At the finish an emergency centre is set up. So that we can respond quickly in emergencies, please fill in the information requested on the back of the start number.

Meeting Point

The information stand in the start / finish area serves as a meeting place for runners, friends and relatives.

Never walk alone

Since 2013, the integrative running project "never walk alone" has been part of the Zurich Marathon and ensures that people with and without disabilities can enjoy an unforgettable running experience together. You can be there when integration through sport is in the foreground and run the marathon, city run or half marathon in the "never walk alone" category. Your entry fee is covered by PluSport's official partners.

P – Q


Experienced pacemakers will accompany the runners. They will run with green beach flags with the corresponding finishing time. 

Marathon end times: 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00 and 5:30

Halfmarathon end times: 1:30, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 2:00 und 2:15 

Cityrun: no pacemaker

Presentation ceremony

The award ceremonies take place at the finisher village "Parkplatz Mythenquai".

The runners entitled to the prize awarding ceremony will be notified by SMS (in addition, a list of the authorised persons will be posted on the leader board in the finish area).

We ask the podium finishers of the respective race for their participation in the award ceremony. Medals and prizes will not be forwarded.

Public Transport

All participants of the marathon benefit from a free public transport ride in the 2. th grade to Zurich Enge and back via GA sectional routes via the usual route incl. Transfer Zurich HB - Zurich Wollishofen. With the race-mail confirmation, a code will be sent to each participant, which must be used to purchase a free ticket (


All participants of the half marathon and city run benefit from the free ride in all zones in the Zurich Transport Association in the 2nd grade. The bib number counts as valid ticket.


Race nutrition

There are a total of twelve food posts along the route. The first is at kilometre 3.5 – then about every 3.5 km up to the finish.

After the finish, all participants will receive meals and drinks.


The rank lists with the closing times will be published after the race on

Registration deadline

The starting places are limited. The official registration deadline for a personalised bib number is 31 March 2023. If the available bib numbers are sold out earlier, registration will be closed.

Rewrites (persons / categories)

During the registration phase until the start number printing the registration can be changed to another person or another distance as long as there are still starting places in the categories. Please contact the Customer Service:

After the bip number printing it is no longer possible to change the registration to another person. 



  • Should, contrary to expectations, Zurich Marathon 2023 not be able to take place, we guarantee to transfer your registration to 2024.

  • In case of a re-registration for a shorter distance, e.g. from the marathon to the half marathon, there is no right to a refund.

  • If you can not participate at the race, you are only entitled to a refund of the entry fee if you have taken out participation cancellation and fulfil the conditions. 

Runners shirt 

All marathon and half marathon and city runner will receive a functional shirt. There is a ladies' and a men's cut. Runners of the Cityrun will receive their event shirt already at the bib number distribution. There is no guarantee on the size information in your registration.


Starter Shirt for Cityrunner

When your bib number is issued, you will receive your unique functional shirt. We are happy, if you run your race with this shirt. There is no guarantee for the registered shirt size.

T – U


Start Marathon Zürich Quaibrücke: 08.15 a.m.

Start Halbmarathon Zürich Quaibrücke: 11.00 a.m.

Start City Run Zürich Quaibrücke: 2.00 p.m.


The city centre is closed from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. The following tramlines are affected by the marathon: 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 13 as well as bus lines 161, 165, 910 and 912. The Seestrasse between Meilen and the City of Zurich is closed until 2:30 pm. There are no parking spaces available.


Transponder (time measurement)

The transponder with the Velcro is the team tape. This is used for timing. It must be attached to the wrist or ankle and handed over in the transition zones.





W – Y


There are a large number of mobile toilets in the start / finish area. Mobile toilets are deposited along the route at every food / sanitary post and in the area of ​​transition zones. In the city of Zurich and in the lake communities, the public toilets are free of charge for the participants. A marshal can help you with the next location of a toilet.



ZKB ZüriLaufCup

The Cityrun of the Zurich Marathon is one of the ZKB ZüriLaufCup scoring races. Further information can be found at

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