How can I transfer a starting place? (Person / Category)
All participants will receive a personal e-mail after confirmation. You can contact info(at) and rewrite the starting place for a fee of 10.00 or you can bring this confirmation email from the previously registered person to the start number issue and have the race result Trouble Desk rewrite the starting position for a fee of CHF 20.00.

Where do I drop my transponder after the race?

There are transponders integrated in the start number which do not have to be handed in after the race.


Is there a guarantee for the desired T-shirt size?

No, unfortunately we cannot give a guarantee here.

I lost my Race Result confirmation or postage receipt? How can I still get my start number?

All participants will receive a personal e-mail after confirmation. Please be sure to bring this confirmation e-mail to get your start number.


I did not receive a confirmation email? How should I proceed?
Maybe you did not specify an e-mail address when registering, or you have a new e-mail address now; therefore the e-mail could not be sent. Please send us an e-mail to and let us know your current e-mail address. 


Will I get a refund if I re-register for a shorter distance, e.g. from marathon to half marathon?

No, there is no entitlement to a refund. 

Are late entries still possible after the registration deadline?
No, late entries are not possible.

Can I cancel a paid place with a medical certificate and get the money back?
No, see section Regulations.

Can I take out insurance in case I cannot start?
Yes, with the online registration (Race Result) a cancellation insurance can be taken out. You can find the general conditions of insurance below or at the online registration. 

My address has changed; where do I communicate this for the change to be made in the start list?
Send us an e-mail to

My e-mail address has changed; where do I let you know so that I don't miss any information?
Send us an e-mail to info

Will the start number and starter package be sent?
No. The start number and starter package can be picked up at Jelmoli during the Runnerx Experience Week.

Does the start number have to be collected in person?
The start number can be collected by another person if they present the registration confirmation and a copy of the participant's ID.


Is the Zurich Marathon route the same course as at the 2014 European Championships in Zurich?
No, see section Route & Plans.

Will I get my entry fee back if the 2022 marathon cannot take place?
If, contrary to expectations, the Zurich Marathon 2022 cannot take place, we guarantee that your registration will be transferred to 2023.

Are the starting places limited in 2022?
Yes, we regularly inform you via social media or our newsletter how many free starting places we still have. It pays to register early.

Are there special offers for companies?
Yes, you can find more details under "Corporate Package" or "Team classification".

I am interested in supporting the Zurich Marathon as a volunteer. Where do I apply? 

Please send your request to The volunteer tool will be available shortly.

Will the team run take place in 2022?

Due to planning reasons, we unfortunately have to cancel the team run this year. As an alternative we offer the team ranking, where the city run (10km) or half marathon can be completed together as a team and will be listed in the team ranking.

You can find all the details here.

How do I register several people at the same time?

DWould you like to register and bill several people at the same time? Use our group registration.

When will the Zurich Marathon 2023 take place?

The 20th edition of the Zürich Marathon will take place on Sunday, 23 April 2023.


Competition rules at the Zurich Marathon

This competition regulation is an integral part of the contract between the organiser and the participant. The organiser decides on the interpretation of the provisions of these regulations and is entitled to change them.

Regulations 2019–2020          

Valid for registrations until July 1st, 2020

Regulations 2020–2021         

Valid for registrations from July 1st, 2020

Regulations 2021         

Valid for registrations from December 1st, 2020

Regulations 2022        

Valid for registrations from April 26th, 2021


By registering, I accept the organizer's invitation and disclaimer for all types of damage. I will not make any claims against the organizer or the sponsors of the run and their representatives for any kind of damage and injury that may result from my participation. By registering, I accept the Zurich Marathon competition regulations. I declare that I have trained sufficiently to participate in this competition and that I am physically healthy. The medical personnel are authorized to take me out of the barrel if there are any threatening signs of damage to health. I agree that the data mentioned in my registration may be used for the purpose of the event and sponsors, provided that the applicable data protection law allows this. Without a written notification to us (ZH Marathon GmbH, Vulkanstrasse 110c, 8048 Zurich, up to one week before the event, your personal data may be passed on for services or advertising purposes in connection with the event. The consent to pass on the data to third parties can be revoked at any time.

I assure the accuracy of the information I have given. After my registration, I am not entitled to a refund of the participation fees. Note according to the data protection law: Your data will be saved automatically! 


Valid for registrations until July 1st, 2020

Regulations 2020–2021         

Valid for registrations from July 1st, 2020

Regulations 2022       

Valid for registrations from April 26th, 2021

Cancellation costs insurance

ZH Marathon GmbH provides insurance cover if the insured person is unable to take part in the event due to any of the following occurrences, provided that such occurrence happened after the insurance was taken out:

a) unforeseen serious illness, serious injury, serious complication of pregnancy or death of the insured person or their life partner and family (spouse, children, parents, grandparents).

b) pregnancy of the insured person, if the date of the event is after the 24th week of pregnancy or if the event would present a risk to the unborn child.

c) severe damage to the property of the insured person at his place of residence by fire, storm, theft or water damage, so making his presence at home indispensable.

If an insured person suffers from a chronic illness without participation in the event being called into question by such illness at the time
when the insurance is taken out, ZH Marathon GmbH shall pay the resulting insured costs if participation has to be cancelled because of an unforeseen serious acute deterioration of this condition or in the event of death as a consequence of the chronic illness.

The insured must take all steps before and after the case of claim which can help avert or mitigate the consequences and elucidate the
circumstances of the loss.

ZH Marathon GmbH must i.a. be furnished immediately with
• the documents or official statements substantiating the occurrence of the damage,
• the payment details (supply IBAN and SWIFTBIC).

Cancellation costs insurance         

Valid for registrations from April 26th, 2021

Cancellation costs insurance         

Valid for registrations from July 1st, 2020

Cancellation costs insurance   

Valid for registrations until July 1st, 2020