Event Information 14. swb-Marathon Bremen / 07.10.2018 in Bremen
Sport Ziel, Parkallee 301, D-28213 Bremen, Germany
Marathon Club Bremen e. V., Parkallee 301, D-28213 Bremen, Germany
Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace
swb Marathon, AOK Half Marathon, 10 km Run, AOK Kids Run, Special Olympics City Run, AOK-Vesperlauf
Starting Times on 07.10.2018
swb-Marathon: 9.30 a.m.
AOK Half Marathon: 11.30 a.m.
10 km Run: 9.55 a.m.
AOK Kids Run: 11.45 a.m.
Starting Times on 05.10.2018
Special Olympics City Run / AOK-Vesper Run: 8 p.m.
swb-Marathon: 3:30 p.m.
AOK Half Marathon: 3:30 p.m.
10 km Run: 11:00 a.m.
The following categories will apply: Men and women (separately categorised) grouped into 5-year age bands above the main category of the DLO.
The Hanse category is a special team category. A maximum of 9 runners, female or male, can be registered as one "Hanse" (a small group of runners). However, only the six best net running times (aggregate times) are ranked. The name of the Hanse must be uniform in style and presentation. There are no stipulations in regard to age or sex for a Hanse; thus, a "mixed" Hanse is possible. Uniform clothing is recommended.
The 14. International swb-Bremen Marathon 2018 will operate according to the rules of the DLV (German Athletic Association) under the supervision of the BLV (Bremen Athletic Association).
Entry Conditions / Disclaimer
All persons born in or before 1998 and in possession of an official start number for the 14. swb-Marathon Bremen 2018 are eligible to enter (Half Marathon: 2000, 10km: 2002). Club membership is not essential. Strictly no baby joggers, selfie-sticks and earbuds.
Disclaimer: In submitting my application, I declare that I have undertaken sufficient training to participate in this competition, that I am physically fit and that my state of health has been attested by a doctor. I agree that the data submitted in my application, any photographs I may take, film shots and interviews given on radio or television, in advertisements, books or mechanically-duplicated materials, can be used and distributed without claim for payment on my part. I guarantee that my date of birth and the running time as stated by me are correct and that I shall not pass on my start number to any other person. I understand that I am liable to disqualification if I leave the official route or modify the start number in any way, in particular by removing or defacing the advertisement imprinted thereon, or if I allow myself to be accompanied by persons with sports equipment (inline blades, bicycles, or similar). In the case of non-participation on my part, cancellation of the sporting event or interruption of same through force majeure, I shall have no claim to a refund of my entry fees.
Timekeeping is carried out exclusively via the RFID transponder chip, which has to be fixed on the shoe. The charge for timekeeping is included in the entry fee. For all competitions gross as well as net times are given. Interim times for the Marathon are taken at the 10 km, Half Marathon and 30 km stages.
Food and Drinks Stations
Food stations: at km 5.0, thereafter every 5 km
Drinks stations: at km 7.5, thereafter every 5 km
Food station: from km 10 on same as marathon
10 km Run
Drinks station: two stations on the distance
Every successful female and male runner will receive a Finisher's Medal at the finish line. For a fee, it can be engraved on the event’s day at the engrave-stand. Upon submission of the start number a certificate can be printed online.
A presentation ceremony will take place on the day of the event for the three fastest runners in each of the Marathon, HM and 10 km Run competitions (female and male). Time: Starting from 1.15 p.m.
Start lines will be set up according to expected race times.
www.davengo.com or www.swb-marathon.de
When registering online the following payment options are available:
credit card, transfer, debit order
To be sent to:
Marathon Club Bremen e. V.
Parkallee 301, D-28213 Bremen, Germany
Tel.: 0049 (0)421-330 48 20, Fax: 0049 (0)421-330 46 02
Deadline for Registration
The deadline for applications is 20. September 2018, including postal applications (date as postmark).
Confirmation of Registration
Applicants will receive written confirmation of registration from the 26. September 2018, together with the latest information for participants.
Late registrations on site Atlantic Hotel Universum (Wiener Str. 4 · 28359 Bremen) are possible on Friday, 05.10. 2018 between 5 and 8 p.m., on Saturday, 06.10.2018 between 10.30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and on Sunday, 07.10.2018, between 7.30 a.m. and 8.30 a.m.. For organisational reasons, the Event Management reserves the right to limit or to refuse outright late registrations.
Up to 31.12.2016
01.01. to 31.05.2017
01.06. to 30.06.2017
01.07. to 20.09.2017
Fee for changes or late registration: 8,00 € (subject to alteration)
Every participant in the Marathon will receive a high quality running shirt (supplied with the start documentation).
Marathon Club Bremen
Start / Finish
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 km Run Start/Finish: Bremer Roland, town hall (city center)
Routes: All routes are run on a circular course with tarred surface; an entire circuit must be completed.
The routes are level and run through the City of Bremen. There are no ascents apart from bridges.
Start documents will be issued on:
Friday, 05. October 2018 between 3 and 8 p.m.
Saturday, 06. October 2018 between 10.30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, 07. October 2018 from 7.30 a.m. until 1h before start
at the Atlantic Hotel Universum (Wiener Str. 4 · 28359 Bremen).
Changing Rooms / Showers
Available for women and for men in the area of “Domshof” (start/finish)
Arrival / Parking / Accommodation
By Public Transport: From Bremen Main Station (Exit "City") take S-Line 4, 6, 8 or Bus 24, 25 to "Schüsselkorb", walk in direction to the Café Alex and then go ahead to the cathedral. On the right side you can see the "Roland", there is the Start/Finish area.
By car: Arrival via A27: Exit "Universität", follow the signs for "Universität". P+R services operate from the university car parks. Travel time approximately 12 min.
Accommodation: For information and reservations regarding accommodation please visit our cooperating partners' internet site: www.bremen-tourism.de
The kids run will take place on 07.October 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bremer Roland/City Center. The distance to be run is approximately 800 m. Every child will receive a souvenir medal at the finish line. There are no age categories. The participation fee is 5 €.
Special Olympics Run / AOK-Vesper Run
On 05. October 2018 at 8 p.m. the Marathon-weekend begins with a 5km Run in the "Wallanlagen". Following that, there will be a common supper for every participant. The participation fee incl. supper is 7,00 €. Coupons for supper only are available for 4,00 €.
Please refer to our information updates on the Event Management’s homepage: www.swb-marathon.de