Registration will be open on July 1, 2017!

Start: 9:00 Uhr Joseph-Beuys-Ufer 33, Düsseldorf

Entry Fee

Before October 31, 2016 € 54,-
Before December 31, 2016  € 66,-
Before March 31, 2017 € 72,-
Before April 16, 2017 € 84,-
Late registrations at expo € 95,-






Cancellation Policy:
Refunds of the organization fee can only be claimed in case of sickness or injurys.
A medical certificate must be handed in until April 08, 2018.
Please consider that a handling fee of € 10, - will be retained by the organizer.

Bank Account
rhein-marathon düsseldorf GmbH
IBAN: DE75 3005 0110 0011 0551 18
Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf

Boston Qualifier
The METRO Marathon Düsseldorf is an official Boston Marathon qualifier. Thanks to the fast and flat course it is the ideal race to qualify.

  •    Starting Times and Blocks

    Starting Times and Blocks

    09:00 am       Marathon
    09:30 am       Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf Kids-Cup      
    09:45 am       Relay Block 1  (1000 - 2515)
    10:15 am       Relay Block 2  (2516 - 4500)
    Finishing Time 03:00 pm
    Please be aware thet the limit time for the whole event is 6 hours.

    Startblocks Marathon
    Red    2:30 - 2:59 hs.
    Blue   3:00 - 3:29 hs.
    Black  3:30 - 3:59 hs.
    Green 4:99 - 4:29 hs.
    White from 4:30 hs. on

    For clothes not needed anymore there will be placed containers in the starting area.


  •    Bib Number Pick Up

    The Bib Number Pick Up takes place in the Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf.

    Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf
    Berliner Allee 33
    40212 Düsseldorf

    Opening Hours
    Friday,     April 27, 2018  10 am-07 pm
    Saturday, April 28, 2018  10 am-06 pm

    On Event Day the Bib Number Pick Up takes place at Burgplatz.
    Opening Hours:
    Sunday,  April 29, 2018  6:30 am-10 am

    Please don´t forget to print out and bring with you the Registration Confirmation!


  •    Event Shirt

    The Event-Shirt can be bought either online or at the Bib number distribution on Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28 in the Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf or on Sunday April 29 at Burgplatz for 25 €.

    The Women size is: XS, S, M, L, XL

    The Men size is: S, M, L, XL, XXL



  •    Participants List

    Please notice that only Marathon participants will appear in the Participants list.

    Participants List

  •    Late Registration

    Late registrations at Expo are possible on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 at the bib number pick up.

    € 95,- Registration Marathon
    €   5,- Changings Marathon/Relay/Kids-Cup  


    Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf
    Berliner Allee 33
    40212 Düsseldorf

    Opening Hours
    Friday,     April 27, 2018  10 am-07 pm
    Saturday, April 28, 2018  10 am-06 pm

    On Reace Day no late registrations or changings are possible!

  •    Refreshment Points

    A detailed list of all Refreshment Points can be found here.


    Own Refreshment

    Every marathon runner has the opportunity to position its own provision throughout the course. Clearly mark your bottle with the VP (Refreshment Points) number you want to put it and your bib number in order to find it easily. The Points where you can place your own refreshment are the following:

    (VP2 (KM 14) , VP4 (KM 24,3) , VP5 (KM 28,3) und VP7 (KM 36,1)

    You can drop it off at the Expo on Saturday, April 28.


  •    To the Start

    Local Transportation

    we suggest all participants to use local transportation. Your bib number is valid as ticket for the public transportation in the city center (Zone A3). Please note that only metro trains will be available due to road closing.


    Bib Number Pick Up:
    Steinstraße/Königsallee (U74, U75, U76, U78, U79)

    Victoriaplatz/Kleverstraße (U78, U79)

    Tonhalle/Ehrenhof (U74, U75, U76)

    On April 29, 2018 the Rheintunnel will be closed at 5:30 am! The rest of the course at 8:30 am!
    The roads will open progressively.

    Local transportation map

  •    Pacemakers

    If you wish to score a certain time, you can follow our pacemakers. 

    The times for the pacemakers are as follow:

        3:00 hrs.
        3:15 hrs.
        3:30 hrs.
        3:45 hrs.
        4:00 hrs.
        4:15 hrs.
        4:30 hrs.
        4:45 hrs.

    How do I recognise them?
    - They wear big coloured balloons with the time print
    - T-Shirts with the time print

  •    Bag Drop Off

    On Race Day all marathon runners have the chance to drop off their bags. Please do not use any other bad than the one given to you at the bib number distribution.

    Attention! On the bib number there is a tear off label for your bag showing your number.

    Please do not put any objects of value in your bag. The Organizer does not take any responsibility for stolen or damaged objects.

    • Drop Off from 07:30 am in the post finish zone on Burgplatz
    • Pick Up by 04:00 pm

    You can discard old clothes in the charity bins placed in the starting area.

  •    Time Measurement

    The official time measurement at METRO Marathon Düsseldorf is done by the “Chronotrack”-System. You will receive the chip together with your bib number
    You cannot participate without a “Chronotrack”-Transponder!

    For a perfect and correct time measurement, you MUST pass all the mats at start, finish and on the course.

    Do not fold the bib number.

    No Chronotrack Transponder, no timing!

  •    Important Addressess

    The Rheinufertunnel will be closed by 5:30 am on April 29, 2018.
    The rest of the course will be closed by 8:30 am!
    The roads along the course will be opened gradually!

    Bib Number Pick Up
    Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf
    Berliner Alle 33
    40212 Düsseldorf

    Joseph-Beuys-Ufer 33
    40211 Düsseldorf

    Lower Rhine Promenade /corner: Rathausufer 20
    40211 Düsseldorf


    Meeting Point


  •    Health

    The marathon runner participates on his own risk.

    By taking the bib number, each runner accepts the Terms of Participation.

    Furthermore he also declares that he did a health check carried out by a specialist at least 3 months before the race.

    Please fill in the form for the Online Health Questionnaire.

  •    Diabetes Points

    In order to support diabetic runners during their marathon, we have set up two points along the course, after km 20 and km 32,2 which are clearly marked with "diabetes" signs, where a blood glucose control can take place.

    These diabetes points are supported by our partner, the MVZ DaVita Rhein-Ruhr GmbH, who are focused on diabetes, kidneys and high-pressure diseases.






  •    KPMG - Race Your Pace

    Race your pace

    The KPMG Race Your Pace wristband helps you score the time you desire by giving you split times for certain kilometers along the way.  You can get the wristband at the KPMG booth at the expo in the Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf, Berliner Allee 33 on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28.



    In addition to the bracelets for you as a runner, you can also print cards for your friends and family so they can follow your race and know at what time you reach the given points on the course.



  •    Jubilee Club

    Our Club for all runners who finished 10 times the Marathon in Düsseldorf.

    For this reason our jubelees receive:

    1. a lifetime self chosen bib number
    2. a number with gold background

    I´m already registered as a jubilee
    Please register online and email us the number you chose and your name to info@rhein-marathon.de.

    I already finisher the METRO Marathon Düsselodrf 10 times
    Please send us your proof (10 certifacates / results) and your chosen number to: info@rhein-marathon.de.

    On April 29 I will be running my 10th METRO Marathon Düsseldorf
    Please send us your proof (9 certifacates / results) and your chosen number to: info@rhein-marathon.de.
    We will record your request! After your succesful participation, please contact us again so we can confirm you the number you chose.

    The request must be sent before April 1, 2018 so we can guarantee you the golden number.

  •    FAQ

    Here you can find the Frequently Asked Questions regarding the event. Please click on the link to download the information.

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