On 23th March, the organization team of the 9th Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon has met sports men, sponsors, partners and representatives of the city of Lübeck for a kick-off event regarding this year's marathon. Initially, the new finish-banner with a width of 4 meters has been presented at the roofs of Lübeck. In total, more than 4.000 runners from over 20 nations will be expected. In order to reach this goal, beforehand the event will be advertised at other big marathons in Germany.
It's a novelty that never has been achieved in Lübeck before. The Lübecker Marathon e.V. is able to announce a first record few days before the start. At least 3.500 pre-registrations of people from 14 different nations could be count for the 8th Stadtwerke Lübeck marathon. This includes runners from South Africa, Japan, Spain, Denmark and Great Britain. Furthermore, almost 140 relay teams have applied.
More than 650 voluntary helpers will ensure a smooth procedure of the whole marathon. The Sparkasse zu Lübeck again is a great promoter of the Stadtwerke Lübeck marathon and clothes the helpers with special jackets protecting them against rain and wind. You will find our cheerful helpers across the whole track, from downtown to Travemünde. They will take care of the catering and a smooth procedure for everyone.