On April 22nd the Vienna City Marathon (VCM) will take place for the 35th time and, as Austria’s biggest sporting event, is not only a fixed point of the domestic running scene but has also become a brand with high popularity and international appeal.
Marathon in Vienna
42,000 runners from 130 nations who are cheered on by 1,000,000 viewers take part each year in the marathon. From the start at the Vienna International Center to the impressive finish on the Heldenplatz, the fascination is pure. The route also past the Town Hall and thus also close to the Hotel Zipser.
The Vienna City Marathon has been organized annually since 1984 and attracts runners on the streets of Vienna. Take part or join the participants along the route. You should not miss this spectacle!
Cultural pleasures and Running
The 42km long marathon route was deliberately designed in such a way that the runners from all over the world pass by numerous famous sights of the Austrian capital. So this running event is not only a sporting experience, but also a cultural experience. But be careful: Many runners lose valuable seconds when they want to see the sights in the preliminary course.
For further information regarding registration, please visit: Vienna City Marathon.
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