The collecting of your bib number takes place as a part of Marathon Hamburg Expo 2020 and is located in the Hamburg Exhibition Centre, Hall A4 (entry via the central entrance).

Opening Hours wil be published shortly.

Upon presentation of your official entry confirmation and a valid photo ID/passport you will receive:

  • Kit Bag
  • Bib and safety pin
  • Rental chip (if preordered)

Magazine containing most important participants’ information
Participants who have preordered any additional services will find the detachable vouchers on their bib respectively. These vouchers can be used at the designated stations. In case you are unable to attend the accreditation yourself, you may authorise another person to pick up your start documentation for you upon presentation of a copy of your photo ID/passport. It is not possible to receive your starting kit via mail.

Arrival Start/Finish Area

As there are no parking facilities for cars and buses near the start and finish area, we strongly advise you to use public transport.

The best way to reach the start and finish area is by subway line U2 to exhibition halls. Next to the start and finish area are also located
the stations Stephansplatz (U1) and Sternschanze (U3). The station
Sternschanze might also be reached via S21 and S31 (S-Bahn Hamburg).
The regional railways RB 61, RB 71, RE 7 and RE 70 stop at Dammtorbahnhof.

Further information at

Award ceremony

The award ceremony of the top three women and men finishers of the whole run will be held right at the finish line.

The first three winners of the Hamburg Championship, the Hamburg Corporate Sports Championship and the Hamburg Police Championship will be also held at the stage right before the television tower. Please make sure you are at the designated stage for your victory ceremony on time.

Bibs/Start numbers

Only participants with an official Haspa Marathon Hamburg 2020 bib are allowed at the start. This bib has to be worn clearly visible on your chest. Start number tapes are therefore not allowed. The bib mustn’t be changed or altered in any way; failure to follow this rule will result in a disqualification of the respective participant.


You have the chance to refuel with carbol mineral drinks on every aid station. Energy gels will be available starting at km 20, as well as cola from km 25 onwards.


While crossing the finish line, your individual certificate will be uploaded onto our homepage. Your own personal certificate is available for download as part of the online results service.

Please bear in mind that these are only preliminary results. The results will get reviewed and become confirmed as official results approximately one week after the event.

Changing Rooms and Showers

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.


Men and Women compete in separate rankings:

MH / WH 1991-2002 (Main Group)
M / W 30 1986-1990
M / W 35 1981-1985
M / W 40 1976-1980
M / W 45 1971-1975
M / W 50 1966-1970
M / W 55 1961-1965
M / W 60 1956-1960
M / W 65 1951-1955
M / W 70 1946-1950
M / W 75 1941-1945
M / W 80 1936-1940

M / W 85 1931-1935

Date 2020

The 35. Haspa Marathon Hamburg will be on September, 13 2020.


Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.

Finisher Buffet

Every finisher has the opportunity to fully recharge at the plentiful buffet (located within the athletes area) provided by our nutritional partner REWE. There will be fruit (banana, apple, grapes and water melon) as well as sweet (pick-up chocolate bar, musli bar, chinois) and savoury treats (mini pretzels, broth). In addition, there will also be a carbo mineral drink. You will also receive your non-alcoholic Krombacher beer here. Please make sure to only use the finishers’ buffet for your personal requirements, so that participants reaching the finish at a later point still have sufficient options to choose from as well.

Additionally we will provide you with water at the entrance to the Athletes Area. Please lend us a hand in terms and keep the area tidy by disposing of any rubbish in the provided containers.

Finisher Medal - Medal Engraving

You will be able to receive your race medal after the finish in the Athletes Area.

Once again you can book the medal engraving as part of the registration process for a discounted price of €8.50, in which case you will then be able to find the respective voucher attached to your bib.

General Terms and Conditions

Here you can find the General Terms and Conditions for the Haspa Marathon Hamburg 2020.


Hotel and Accommodation

Hamburg Tourism

Find your perfect accommodation with our hotel partner Hamburg Tourism – and make sure you get the best hotel deals for your marathon weekend in the city.


Cancellation insurance

In cooperation with Hanse-Merkur we are able to offer you a cancellation insurance as part of your registration. Risks insured are illness, accidents or death as well as loss of employment. A cancellation for personal reasons is, however, not insured.

The insurance premium is at 7.90 EUR up to the 2nd price level of the entry fee (74.00 EUR), and then at 9.90 EUR from the 3rd price level of the entry fee (82.00 EUR) onwards. A service charge of 1.00 EUR will additionally be booked. More information regarding the insurance as well as the general terms and conditions of the HanseMerkur Reiseversicherung AG can be found here. (German only)

In case you have purchased the insurance and cannot enter the race for one of the reasons mentioned above, you will be fully reimbursed for the entrance fee (EXCLUDING any additional services). Given that your claim is insured please send the registration confirmation, as well as a statement of reasoning with the respective proof (doctor’s attestation, etc) to the insurance HanseMerkur.

Annual insurance policy

Plan a year full of sport – completely risk-free! Whether Hamburg, Berlin, New York or Wanne-Eickel, with the annual insurance policy by Hanse-Merkur you can plan your running year risk-free. Not only will your entry fees be insured, but also your luggage and your travel as well. You can get the triple package for only 24,00 Euro per year. As this offer can only be booked through Hanse-Merkur directly, you can find the online booking form here.


Here you can find the invitation for the 35nd Haspa Marathon Hamburg 2020.


Kit Bag drop-off and collection

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.


Here we will publish all maps (Race Course, Overview Event Area, Start/Finish Area) later.

Marathon Hamburg Expo 2020

Information on this will be provided soon.

Massage Service

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.

Medical Service

The medical supply centre, which has a surgical primary care is located at the Athletes Area. The massage center is also at the Athletes Area (B-Area at the Hamburg Messe).

Meeting Points

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.

Official Running shirt

The Marathon running shirt can be ordered for 26,- € (plus 4,90 € shipping costs)* during the registration process (only in connection with the respective booked competition).

Ordered shirts will be sent by mail to the postal address given at the registration process. The shipping costs are 4,90 €.

*Order only possible throughout Europe.


The official Marathon running shirt is available in sizes:

XS – S – M – L – XL (m/w)

NOTE: The women’s shirts tend to be smaller, so it is recommended to choose one unit higher.

Measure list

Information on handout of ordered merchandising products will be provided early enough before the event.

Our Service for you

Your entry fee will get you the following services*:

  • Bib (with start number) and safety pins
  • Kit Bag with high quality products from our sponsors
  • Programme booklet with athletes info and course map
  • Fold-out course map
  • Professional participants’ assistance
  • Sports exhibition “Marathon Hamburg Expo 2020″ (free entry)
  • Kit Bag Storage
  • Pacemakers for 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00 hours
  • Entertainment along the course and at the start/finish
  • Refreshment and Aid stations along the course (at km 7.5, 12.5, etc and every 5km) and at the finish
  • Massage service along the course at km 30, km 32.5, km 35, km 37.5 and at the finish
  • Toilettes in the start-/finish are, along the course (every km) and in the
  • Athletes Area
  • Finisher medal
  • Showers and Changing Rooms in the Athletes Area
  • Massage service in the Athletes Area
  • Closed off and secured race course
  • Timing (transponder system) with split times at km 10, km 20, km 21.5 (HM), km 30, km 40 and in the finish
  • Online results (available 30 minutes after running-in)
  • Certificate and results available for download
  • Medical emergency service
  • Organisation of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg

*subject to modifications


There will be pacemakers for each of the following finish times: 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45 and 5:00 hours. They will be wearing very distinct  Shirts and a big balloon with the corresponding finish time

Pasta Party

We are pleased to offer a pasta party again this year. You have the option to prebook your pasta during registration for € 6,40. By presenting the pre-order coupons attached to your bib number, you will receive a portion of pasta with a choice of 2 sauces as well as an non-alcoholic beverage from KROMBACHER.

The pasta party will be on saturday September 12, 2020*

*subject to modification

Performance List

If you are a holder of a starting licence by the German Athletic Association (DLV) and wish to be ranked in the performance list of your federal athletics association, please choose the additional service “Ranking of performance” during the registration process.

Personal refreshments

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.

Public Transport

Due to numerous road closures we strongly recommend using public transport (U/S-Bahn) to travel to or from the course as well as the event area or the exhibition.

The best way to reach the start and finish area is by subway line U2 to exhibition halls. Next to the start and finish area are also located
the stations Stephansplatz (U1) and Sternschanze (U3). The station
Sternschanze might also be reached via S21 and S31 (S-Bahn Hamburg).
The regional railways RB 61, RB 71, RE 7 and RE 70 stop at Dammtorbahnhof.

Further information at

Race withdrawal and missing persons

In case you have to withdraw from the race, you can take an ambulance at the end of the runner field, or take the subway train to get back to the finish (U3/S21, S31 Sternschanze, U2 Messehallen, U1 Stephansplatz oder S21, 31 Dammtor).

In case of medical emergencies, you can get information about a participant who got treatment from an ambulance on the course from the DRK.

Refreshments on the Course

You will find refreshment stations every 5 km located on the right hand side of the course. Refreshments will be placed in the following order: personal nutrition – tubs with water – Hamburg well water (in cups) – bananas (starting at Km 10) – Gels (starting at Km 20) – Cola (starting at Km 25) – Electrolyte Drinks.

Starting at Km 7,5 there will be additional water stations every 5 km. There will also be tubs of water for you to dunk in a sponge for refreshment purposes as well as well water in cups.

At Km 27,5 we will serve non-alcoholic beer Krombacher Pils o.0% as well as Krombacher Weizen o.0%

Please only make use of the finisher buffet for your own personal requirements, so that participants arriving at the finish at a later point in time still have sufficient options to choose from.*

*Subject to modification

Registration Confirmation

Upon successful registration you will receive your registration confirmation. You will then receive offical confirmation of entry with your personal start number until the beginning of September 2020. If that is not the case, please contact us using the official contact form.

Registration Options

Each participant has to sign up individually and is responsible for his/her own entry.

You can easiest register online

If you chose to register via mail, please print out the registration form, sign it and send it to:

Marathon Hamburg Veranstaltungs GmbH, Fuhlsbüttler Straße 415 a, 22309 Hamburg.

Companies and travel agencies have the option to book a group registration. It is required that the group registration consists of at least 10 participants. If you are looking for further information and assistance on group registration, please contact us via our contact form.


Portable toilets will be available at the starting area, the Athletes Area as well as at every km along the way. We strongly ask you to use only these facilities, even if you have to wait for a longer time. Please spread out when lining up for the toilets to shorten wait times.

CAUTION: Unfortunately, the past has shown that numerous participants repeatedly do not adhere to this rule. Due to the requirements of the police and the numerous complaints of the residents, we want to advise you that public urinating is a regulatory offense. Anyone who does not comply with this rule can expect a police complaint!

Returning the ChampionChip

If you have rented a ChampionChip please return it directly after the race onsite at the designated stand on the competition area. Upon return of the chip, you will receive a receipt. Please hold on to this receipt until the end of the year.

Alternatively, you can send the chip back to us. Please place it in an bubble-wrap envelope (as certified mail). If you should use the postal service to return your chip, a receipt will not be issued.

Marathon Hamburg Veranstaltungs GmbH
Fuhlsbüttler Str. 415a
22309 Hamburg

If you should fail to return the ChampionChip on time, or you wish to purchase it, you will be charged the amount of 25,00€ on your account or credit card.

SMS Service

In order to let family and friends know where a participant is located on the course we are once again providing an SMS-Service, which can be booked during the official registration procedure. There are three options to choose from:

1. We send your preliminary results to your mobile phone free of charge.
2. We send all split times as well as the finishing time to one mobile phone (3€).
3. We send all split times as well as the finishing time to two mobile phones (5€).

Unfortunately you cannot book this service after having completed the registration.

Special Award Categories

The 2020 edition of the Haspa Marathon Hamburg will honour the finishers in the following additional categories:

  • Hamburg Championship Main Group and Age Groups
  • HH-Company Sports Championship Men, Women
  • Hamburg Police Championship Men, Women

Please note: it is only possible to start in one of the categories, double entries (in two categories respectively) are not permitted!

Start block allocation

Information on this will be provided early enough before the event.

Start Slot Gift Voucher

You want to make a present someone with a Marathon start slot? You can buy a start slot gift voucher in our Online Shop (German language only)

Please also consider the guidelines for purchasing a start slot gift voucher (German language only).

Start slot transfer

It is possible to transfer your registration to a substitute participant. This re-registration incurs a service charge of 21.00 € that must be paid by the substitute participant. During the re-registration process, all booked supplementary services will be reimbursed to the account that was stated during registration. The registered participant and the substitute participant are responsible for resolving the payment of the registration fee. The organizer will not reimburse any registration fees upon the initial participant. The re-registration fee will be withdrawn from the substitute participant’s account.

If you have a customer account, you can initiate re-registration by signing into your account.

Here you can log into your account and initiate re-registration.
You will need the following information to transfer your registration:
The initial participant will need the following data on the substitute participant:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Date of Birth
  • E-Mail address

The substitute participant will be asked for the following:

  • Your personal gift code (will be send via e-mail)
  • 21,00 € re-registration fee (withdrawn by direct debit or credit card)

Click here to sign into your customer account and initiate re-registration. Please then click “overview” on your user account and use the transfer starting spot function.

If you don’t have customer account and wish to re-register, please contact us via the contact form on our webpage.
Please state your booking number. We will than cancel your registration and forward a gift code via e-mail that can be used for the re-registration. This code must be used by the substitute participant at registration. The substitute participant will be debited with the re-registration fee only, not the entire registration costs.
The deadline for re-registration is September 6, 2020 and the re-registration has to be done online.

Start time

Start times*:

Runners / Relay: 9:30 am

The starting line up will start at 8:00 am.


*subjects to modification

Team Ranking

The team ranking consists of the added sum of three individual runners (of the same team) finishing times in order of placings. A women-, men and mixed team ranking will be carried out. This ranking does not require an explicit registration. But all team members have to provide the same team name (with identical spelling) when they sign in.

Timing Chip

The timing at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg will be only through the Real-Time-ChampionChip. Please affix the chip on your shoe.

You have the following options:

a) Chip-Owners provide the ChampionChip number of their own chip during the registration (7 digit combination of letters and numbers).

b) Rental-Chip: you can rent the ChampionChip and hand it back on the day of the event at the designated Chip-Return station or at the latest within two days after the event via post. The rental fee (€ 6,50) will be debited from your bank account with your entry fee. Should you fail to return the ChampionChip within the given time frame, the difference between the rental fee and the purchase price (€ 25,00) will be debited from your bank account or credit card.

Please cross the timing mats (located at km: 5, 10, 15, 20, half marathon, 25, 30, 35, 40, as well as at the start and finish line) to avoid any mistakes in timing. A net run time will only be registered if all timing mats have been crossed.