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Important information about the Frankfurt Marathon

26.10.2016 | 12:43 Clock | Sport
Important information about the Frankfurt Marathon

(kus) The Frankfurt Marathon begins on Sunday, October 30, at 10 a.m. with the starting gun for the first race field. This will be followed by further starts for the relay marathon at 10.25am and the 'mini marathon' at 10.55am. The start for all participants is in the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage. The finish line is the Frankfurt Festhalle on the exhibition grounds.

Numerous closures in the city

To mark the event, numerous streets in Frankfurt's city centre, Sachsenhausen, Niederrad, Goldstein, Schwanheim, Nied, Höchst and the Gallus district will be temporarily closed to traffic between 7am and 4.30pm. Hansaallee and Eschersheimer Landstraße will already be closed at Miquelallee due to the running course. Due to the large number of traffic closures set up, there will be not inconsiderable traffic obstructions in the city centre. A detailed overview is given in the PDF document attached by the Frankfurt police. Further information is also available at <link http: _blank>

On the current closures on the day of the event, the citizens' hotline provides information at 069/7575-41700 and 069/7575-41701. The hotline is switched on Saturday, October 29, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, October 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit <link http: _blank>

Suburban and subway trains will be running

Numerous streetcar and bus lines will have to be disrupted. S-Bahn and underground trains can run unhindered. A service telephone has been set up by the RMV. Under the telephone number 069/24248024 (daily around the clock) information is given to current closures and under <link http: _blank>

one receives current timetable information.

Parties along the running course

When the 15,500 athletes run towards the finish line in the Festhalle, they will be loudly supported along the route. A total of 2,000 helpers are involved in the course festivities. 20 Frankfurt clubs, nine moderators and five video screens are in action for the runners and spectators. An overview is available at <link https: programm streckenfeste _blank>

<link https: veranstaltungen s event mainova-frankfurt-marathon-2016.html _blank>You can also find more info about the Frankfurt Marathon HERE in our event calendar

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