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The Frankfurt Marathon – officially called the 2024 Mainova Frankfurt Marathon – takes you on the third fastest city marathon course in the world! Ready to run? We’ve got the answers to some of your most frequently asked questions to help get you to the starting line…
The 2024 Frankfurt Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, October 27, 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany (see more detailed location info below). This marathon was started in 1981 and has grown to a field size of over 10,000 annual participants.
The Frankfurt Marathon registration price in 2024 will be €150 for individual competitors and can be done through the official event website here. Discounts are available for early registration.
The Frankfurt Marathon starting line is in the Friedrich-Ebert Anlage area of western downtown Frankfurt. The finish line is located near the start in the Festhalle Messe Frankfurt. The course map for the Frankfurt Marathon can be found here and is a good reference for spectators who would like to cheer you on.
The best area to stay for Frankfurt Marathon participants is in the western portion of Frankfurt north of the River Main near the start/finish line. The marathon has official hotel partners that may be able to give you a reduced marathon rate.
- NH Frankfurt Messe Easy access to the starting line and Messe Underground Station
- nhow Frankfurt 2-minute walk to Messe Frankfurt; request a room with a view of the skyline if you can
- LUME Boutique Hotel, Autograph Collection A bit further away from the Festhalle Messe Frankfurt but with good proximity to transport, Old Town and the riverfront
The marathon’s course records are both held by Kenyan runners. The men’s record is 2:03:42 set in 2011 by Wilson Kipsang. The women’s record is 2:19:10 set in 2019 by Valary Aiyabei.
Below, we’ve assembled some popular activities for visitors to Frankfurt via our affiliate partner Tiqets.com.
2024 Major European Marathon Calendar
17 March: Rome Marathon
7 April: Paris Marathon
21 April: London Marathon
5 May: Prague Marathon
29 September: Berlin Marathon
20 October: Amsterdam Marathon
27 October: Frankfurt Marathon
TBD November: Istanbul Marathon
TBD November: Athens Marathon