34th Vienna City Marathon
Premiere of the "Vienna 10K" at the Vienna City Marathon 2017
The "Vienna 10K" will be held for the first time on Saturday, 22 April 2017 - a 10-km run that brings together top athletes and amateur runners. The Austrian Championships in the 10 km road run will be held together with the new event. The starting shot will be fired at the Giant Ferris Wheel in the Prater - then it's off round the Ringstrasse boulevard to the finish line at the Burgtheater.
Sightseeing on the run - for everyone at the Vienna City Marathon
At the exciting main event on Sunday, 23 April 2017, there will again be competitions for participants of every age and ability. In addition to the marathon held over the classic distance, the half marathon and a relay marathon for teams of 4 people on the day of the marathon, there will also be competitions for children and young people on the day before.
The starting shot will be fired as usual at the Vienna International Centre. The route continues over the Reichsbrücke through the Prater, along the Ringstrasse, past magnificent buildings, and then from the Vienna State Opera out to Schönbrunn Palace and back again to the Ringstrasse and Prater. The finish line is finally reached between the Burgtheater and City Hall.
With the theme for the year "Theater of Emotions", the Vienna City Marathon combines the joy of life, the diversity of cultures and the social Viennese tradition of drama with sporty, emotional moments.
Diverse program and side events
In addition to the "Vienna 10K", the VCM Carbo Loading Party will also be held on the Saturday before the race (22 April 2017), in the Festival Hall of Vienna City Hall. Delicious pasta and Viennese "Kaiserschmarrn" will be served. The VCM-Expo "Vienna Sports World" will be held in the Exhibition Center on Friday, 21 and Saturday, 22 April. The newest trends in running sport are the perfect way to get in the mood for the race...
Vienna City Marathon 2017 - The program
Sunday, 23 April 2017
- Traditional marathon (42.195 kilometers)
- Half-marathon (21.0975 kilometers)
- Marathon relay (with 4 runners, total marathon distance)
Saturday, 22 April 2017
- Get active 4.2 (for everyone aged 12-18 years)
- Get active 2.0 (for everyone aged 6-12 years)
- Vienna 10K