The SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne is the city marathon in Switzerland and always takes place on the last Sunday in October. The course is a circuit the length of a half marathon with start and finish at the Swiss Museum of Transport. 

From the start, the course runs alongside the city's traditional luxury hotels and the Hofkirche. With a view of the Chapel Bridge and the Water Tower, you run on the other side of the lake past the Lucerne Culture and Congress Center. With a view of the impressive mountain panorama of Central Switzerland, the course continues along Lake Lucerne around the Horwer peninsula. Afterwards, the course leads through the modern football stadium of FC Lucerne, right through the KKL Lucerne and through the picturesque old town of Lucerne to the finish line. The next SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne will take place on October 30, 2022. It will be the 15th edition of the popular running event!


Registration is only possible online via online platform (see link).

You can choose between the marathon, half marathon or the CityRun (NEW) distance. 

The following information will be given:

  • Start slot
  • T-Shirt size (subject to availability)
  • Shipping or collection of the start package. For the shipping to the deposited address CHF 12.- shipping costs will be charged.

The number of participants per slot is limited. First come, first served.



The course for marathon and half marathon runners is identical to the previous years. The CityRun will also start in Haldenstrasse. As with the half marathon and marathon, the course leads to the Alpenquai Cantonal School, where the CityRun will turn around.

Refreshments in the form of water and iso drinks (Peak Punk) will be provided on the course. The start package includes a bar for the day of the run. You have to bring your own food and drinks. First aid is provided on the course.


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