With almost 10.000 participants and 70.000 spectators, the 2024 Kassel Marathon will take on 15. September. The race leads the athletes through the federal city of Kassel, along the Fulda and past many sights and landmarks of the city. Marathon and half marathon runners, walkers and hand bikers will all be there.

Even beside the course you will find a colourful supporting programme.

10 good reasons to visit Kassel

(1.) Three internationally known global brands, “documenta”, “UNESCO World Heritage Site Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe”, “UNESCO Memory of the World Register” – documents related to the Grimm Brothers (2.) Exceptional number and variety of museums (3.) Multifaceted art and cultural experiences, from Rembrandt to the Museum for Sepulchral Culture (4.) documenta history visibly present throughout the city (5.) Attractive green spaces and urban recreation areas, plus world-famous landscaped parks (6.) Spa town – award-winning spa and relaxation facilities at Bad Wilhelmshöhe (7.) Creative regional cuisine (8.) Home of the Grimm Brothers, surrounded by the countryside that inspired their fairy tales (9.) Wide-ranging shopping experience: anything from young labels in trendy shops to famous brand stores in large shopping malls (10.) Centrally located in the middle of Germany – very easy to reach.

Course details

Start address: Frankfurter Str. 143, 34121 Kassel, Germany

Finish address: Frankfurter Str. 143, 34121 Kassel, Germany


Route map