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For payments from Switzerland, use our Post Office Account: 
87-239249-6 CHF


For payments from countries other than Switzerland, our account has following details:
IBAN: CH67 0900 0000 8723 9249 6
Account holder: Verein Zürich Marathon, 8041 Zürich


Entry Fee

Early booking discount:

CHF 90.-- until 31 May 2012

CHF 110.-- FromJune 2012 until 28 February 2013

CHF 130.-- until 24 March 2013

There is no late registration.


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Starting celeb runners

10. Zurich Marathon, 42,195 km


-       Thomas Heiniger
-       Liselotte Illi
-       Christian Belz
-       Fabian Jeker


3. Teamrun (9,7 km, 10,8 km, 4 km, 17,7 km)

NIKE LunarStars: Sarah Meier, Jonathan «Jontsch» Schächter, Jubaira Bachmann, Knackeboul

BMW Running Team: Denise Bielmann, Uli Forte, Linda Fäh, Ronny Schildknecht
Stadtrat Zürich: Daniel Leupi, Andy Feitknecht, Andres Türler, Gerold Lauber

Gemeinderat Stadt Zürich: Guido Trevisan, Martin Mächler, Wüthrich Katrin, Martin Abele
Team Elmer: Dieter Elmer, Ursula Elmer, Daria Elmer, Regula Müller

Start - Finish

The race starts at 8:30 am.
All competitors must cross the finish line at 2:00 pm.

The starting point is located in Zurich Mythenquai, at Hafendamm Enge. The walking distance from theclothes bag check

 to the starting point is 500 - 800m.


Please make sure to be in your performance sectors at least 15 minutes before the start of the race. The sectors are divided by expected finishing times and are appropriately color-coded and marked. Please choose the sectors that matches your expected performance time. Fair play! Your race time will not be clocked until you pass the red mat on the ground at the starting line.


Performance sectors


3h 05'

3h 06' - 3h 25'

3h 26' - 3h 47'

3h 48' - 4h 10'

4h 11' - 5h 30'

Time limit: 5:30 (transponder timing)

With respect to residents along the race course and the road traffic, there is a maximum time limit of 5:30 hours for completing the race. Runners, who are not within the required time limit, will have to turn in their transponders. Runners, who do not reach the turning point in Meilen at 12.00am have to hand over their transponder and number bib.


Is this your first marathon race? If you are able to complete a half-marathon in less than 2:15 hours, you should be able to reach the finish line of the Zurich Marathon within the required time limit.

Timing / Transponder

Transponders will be used for time measurement. All participants in the Zurich Marathon will receive an integrated transponder within their number bibYou will find all necessary information regarding the transponder on the back of your number bib. Please return the transponder after you have crossed the finish line. If there is nobody to take your transponder, please return it at the info desk at the finish area or mail it toDatasport AG, Postfach 117, 4563 GerlafingenRunners who do not return their transponder will be charged (from May 2013) CHF 60.-. Participants can neither use their own chips nor transponders!

Intermediate times

Your intermediate time will be stopped at 1/4, 1/2  and 3/4  of the marathon.

General Info

Beverages and Food

There are twelve fluids and food stations along the course. The first one is at kilometer 3,5. There will be another fluids and food station approximately every 3,5 kilometers until the finish line. After the finish athletes get drinks and food in the start and finish area.


Changing rooms / showers

Available on Sunday from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm at public swimming bath Mythenquai (near to starting and finish area) as well as at the Saalsporthalle from 6:00 am - 5:00 pm. Shuttle bus service to and from the Saalsporthalle is provided.


Clothes bag check

The way to the supervised clothes bag check in the starting area (in train cars) will be indicated. Please use only your official clothes bag and attach your number sticker (which bears the same number as your number bib).


You will receive a coupon attached to your number bib which allows your relatives and friends to pick up your clothes bag beginning at 9:30 am in the finish area (Mythenquai).



The following actions lead to a disqualification: Running without a number bib, running without the official transponder, getting assisted by a vehicle (bike, inline-skates, etc.) and starting in the wrong section.



There is a meeting point at Hafendamm Enge (yellow ewz arc). Here, runners can meet up with friends and family members after the race.



Each finisher may get a personal diploma free of charge after the race on as a download. The runners also have the possibility to order a diploma with their finisher photo against payment.



After crossing the finish line all runners will receive their medal at the finish tent.




Photographers from Alpha Foto will take pictures at selected photo sites along the race course and in the Finish area. Give us your best smile, and we will provide beautiful marathon pictures of you and your participating friends. You can view and purchase the pictures after the race at


Finisher-Shirt from NIKE

All runners who hand in their transponders after crossing the finish line will receive a NIKE Dri-FIT performance shirt, available in men's and women's cut from size XS to XL. Men's: short-sleeved Dri-FIT performance top with a narrow fit, perfect for running. Women's: short-sleeved Dri-FIT women's top with Raglan shoulder dart, providing optimum freedom of movement.



After completing the race, view your personal, free finisher video at


First Aid

A sanitary stand is provided by SportClinic Zurich in the starting and finish areas as well as at each food stand. In case of an emergency please contact the next race course personnel immediately so that he/she may arrange for all necessary steps to be taken. An emergency unit is provided by SportClinic Zurich in the finish area.


Info desk

On Friday and Saturday there will be an info desk available at Saalsporthalle. On Sunday the info desk will be located at Hafendamm Enge (Starting and Finish Area).


Lost and Found

All lost and found items can be dropped off and collected at the info desk at Hafendamm Enge (Starting and Finish Areauntil 3:00 pm on Sunday. After that, all items will be transferred to the municipal lost and found office at Werdmühlestrasse 10 (open M-F, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm; Tel. 044 412 25 50).



Pacemakers will be available for the respective goal times of 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00. The pacemakers will be equipped with a balloon from Garmin with their adequate goal time printed on and wearing a dark green NIKE Dri-FIT Shirt. Pacemakers are going to use Garmin GPS-Watches.



On Saturdaythere will be a Pasta-Party from 4.00 pm until 7.00 pm at the Saalsporthalle. All runners and accompanying persons are invited to join. Runners receive a voucher for the party.


Ranking List

The Ranking List with your intermediate times at 1/4, 1/2  and 3/4 of the marathon will be provided after the race on


Time standard guide table

Runners can pick up a time standard guide table with a handy wrist band for free at the Garmin stall at the Marathon Expo.



Attached to the number bib, you will receiveone-day pass for unlimited travel within the entire network of the Zurich public transportation system (ZVV) on sunday, 7 April 2013.


The city center will be closed from 8.00 am until 3.00 pm. The following tram lines are affected by the marathon: 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 13 as well as the bus lines 33, 161, 165, 910 and 912. The Seestrasse will be closed between Meilen and the city of zurich until 2.30 pm. There are no parking spaces available.


Victory ceremony

The official victory ceremonies at the marquee will start as follows:

09.30 am: 10km cityrun

11.00 am: Zurich Marathon Elite

01.00 pm: Schwiss Marathon Championship Elite

01.15 pm: Zurich cantonal Championship

01.30 pm: Teamrun

02.00 pm: Zurich cantonal Championship all categories


The runners receive a SMS for the official victory ceremonies.



In the starting and finish areas an important number of mobile WC's is available. Along the race course there are mobile WC's at each food stand. In the city of Zurich and in the townships on the shore of the lake the public toilets are free for the participants. A race course employee may indicate you the next WC location.


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