Marathon relay

Irrespective of whether it’s a company, club or private (running) group: the marathon relay is the ideal competition for everyone wishing to experience the MUNICH MARATHON as a group of four and to cross the finishing line together. The relay takes you along the original marathon route. The segments vary between 6.8 and 14 kilometres. The changing points can be easily reached by public transportion.

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Relay Changeover


km 6,8
Start: Olympiazentrum
U3 Fürstenried West
Change: Münchner Freiheit
U6 Garching
Arrival: Dietlindenstraße
on foot: 7 Min.
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Weltenburger Straße

km 21
Start: Olympiazentrum
U3 Fürstenried West
Change: Odeonsplatz
U4 Arabellapark
Arrival: Richard-Strauss-Straße
on foot: 15 Min.
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km 31,5
Start: Olympiazentrum
U3 Fürstenried West
Arrival: Odeonsplatz
on foot: 2 Min.
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You can register with or without LOGIN. After completing your registration you will receive a registration confirmation by e-mail. About one week before Generali MUNICH MARATHON you will receive an official participation confirmation with your race number by Email. Participants who do not have an mail address will receive their participation confirmation by mail.

Please bring along your participation confirmation when collecting the race documents at the GMM Sport Expo.


How to get to the starting line of the marathon, marathon relay, (1st runner) and 10 K race by MVV public transport by MVV public transport (electronic journey planner)

• "U-Bahn" - Underground/Subway: Line U3 to Olympiazentrum, from there it is an approx. 10 to 15 minutes walk Line U3 to Olympiazentrum departs every ten minutes from 7:30 until 9:00

• Tram: Lines 20 and 21 to Olympiapark West

By car Approach the Olympic Park from all directions (A8, A9, A92, A94, A95, A96, and A99) via Mittlerer Ring. Follow the signs for “Olympiapark”. There are limited parking spaces available in the “Parkharfe” on Sapporobogen. Daily parking fee: EUR 5.00 for cars and EUR 20.00 for coaches.

Avoid waiting times by having the exact change for parking fee ready already.

Car park overview

After presenting your registration confirmation you will receive all needed documents at the Sport Expo in the Olympic hall. 

Opening times:

Friday, 12 October 2018 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, 13 October 2018 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, 14 October 2018 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

We advise to collect your documents either on Friday, 12 October 2018 (12 p.m. – 7 p.m.) or Saturday, 13 October 2018 (10 a.m. – 7 p.m.) because there might be waiting times on Sunday, 14 October 2018. 

• You will receive your four race bibs at the Number Pickup. Transponder for timekeeping have also been placed on the race bibs.

• You will receive your pre-ordered participant shirt at the Generali MUNICH MARATHON Merchandising booth at the Sport Expo.

• You will receive your four goodiebag, which you can use as a bag of clothes at the goodiebag counter at the Sport Expo.

Your race numbers are non-transferable!

Teams will receive four eight race numbers. Please attach you race number at chest height with a safety pin, ensuring it is easily visible. Transponder for timekeeping have also been placed on the race bib. Please attach the additional race number with the inscription “STAFFEL” (RELAY) onto your back, ensuring that it is easily visible.

Anyone running without a race number will be removed from the course by the event stewards.


Closing time is 4:30 p.m.

All runners may participate from 10 years of age resp. those who reach the age of 10 at the latest on 14 October 2018. Younger participants may participate with a written consent of their legal representatives and with a medical certificate stating there is no medical concern. It is not necessary to be a member of a club. You must not use any other means of transportation during the race than running / walking. Otherwise you will be disqualified immediately.

Runners who do not want to endanger their health should have a medical check-up once a year. In addition, they should pay attention to their body`s warning signals and stop running if necessary. Do not begin the race without consulting a doctor if you currently have any infections or medical complaints. The recommendation applies to all route length and disciplines.

On Marathon-Day, right before your race starts, you can hand in your carry-on bag at the Olympic Stadium. Afterwards, you can retrieve your carry-on bag by showing your race number. The clothing will not be transported to the changing zones. We therefore recommend that your relay colleague takes your clothes bag with your spare clothes directly to the changing point.

You can shower and change for free after the race from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. Attached to your race number is a coupon for the shower. Just follow the signposting to find the showers and changing rooms.


Start takes place in one block at 10:20 a.m. at Coubertinplatz, Olympic Park Munich.

All clothing left in the starting line area will be collected and donated to a good cause. The closing will not be returned to participants.


You will finish into the Olympic Stadium. A meeting point will be set up at kilometer 41 so the relay teams can experience finishing the race together. Relay team members 1-3 wait there for their final runner. Then all four pass through the marathon arch into the stadium.


Runner 1 Start (Coubertinplatz) up to Biedersteiner Straße 6.8 km

Runner 2 Biedersteiner Straße up to TS Jahn 14.5 km

Runner 3 TS Jahn up to Odeonsplatz 10.8 km

Runner 4 Odeonsplatz up to the finish (Olympiastadion) 10.1 km





Every relay team takes part with a ChampionChip. The chip is attached to the ankle with a Velcro strip that is provided and transferred to the next runner at each transfer point. Changeover stalls with starting number areas will be set up at the changeover points. These will help arriving runners to find their relay team members more easily.

For all relay participants it will be possible to join the last team member at KM 41 and finish as a team.


There will be refreshment stations along the route at the following points: KM 5 / KM 7.5 / KM 14 / KM 18 / KM 22.5 / KM 27.5 / KM 33.5 and KM 39.5. In addition to water, you will also find electrolyte drinks and bananas available at the refreshment stations. There will also be energy gels at KM 14 and KM 27.5. As well as the refreshment stations there will also be hydration stations at KM 10.5 / KM 15.5 / KM 20.5 / KM 25 / KM 30.5 und KM 37.

Overview refreshment stations

In order to avoid collisions, please use the whole length of the refreshment stations.

Refreshments will be provided to all runners after the finish line in the Olympic Stadium.


There are toilets next to the starting area. You will also find toilets along the route at relay changeover points and after refreshment stations.

Please also use public toilets in the Olympiapark.


At the finisher area in the Olympic Stadium participants are offered. 


You can receive treatment and massages from physiotherapists for free after the race. Just follow the signposting to find the physiotherapy.

For hygienic reasons, please shower before treatment.


The results list and documents will be available to download and print on the day of race from approx. 7 pm online on www.muenchenmarathon.de/en.

Documents will not be sent out by mail.

Each marathon finisher will receive a commemorative medal at the finish line. You can engrave your name and timing on the medal on Sunday at in the Olympic Park. You have to pay 10.00 EUR* for the engraving on site or redeem your voucher.

You can view and order your personal commemorative photograph or video at www.marathon-photos.com at the latest 24 hours after the event.

Olympiapark map

Rates and benefits


Registration up to 31st March 2017 130.00 €*

Registration up to 30th June 2017 150.00 €*

Registration up to 24th September 2017 170.00 €*

The registration deadline is Sunday, 24th September 2017 at 12 a.m.

Please note: after registration there is no right to claim a refund of the participation fee or the issue of a starter voucher for a later event – also not in the event of illness. If you have created a LOGIN when registering you may transfer your registration to another participant in the event of illness. The new participant assumes the exchange fee of 8 EUR*. After the close of registration on 24th September 2017, 12 a.m. a participant exchange is no longer possible.

Additional services possibly booked, such as chip or medal engraving become forfeited and will not be reimbursed. The functional shirt can be collected directly from the MM sports expo. Participants who have booked additional services but who are unable to participate or who have opted for a participant exchange will be informed around 2 weeks before the event by email regarding collecting their additional services. If a hotel package is booked, the costs will be refunded under the terms of our hotel cancellation policy. The exchange participant may make a new booking for the desired additional services.



The entry fee is paid by direct debit or by credit card. Please note that when paying by credit card a processing fee of 4% will be incurred. Incorrect statements and administrative fees arising through this shall be borne by the participant. At the latest one week before the event you will receive a participation confirmation by Email or by mail.

Please bring this confirmation along with you when you collect your race documents. 

It is possible to register on the day of the event for a registration fee of 180.00 €* at the late registration desk of the MUNICH MARATHON Expo:

Friday, 6th October 2017 from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Saturday, 7th October 2017 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Sunday, 8th October 2017 from 8 a.m. until 9.30 a.m.

Time keeping at the MUNICH MARATHON is done exclusively via ChampionChip. The ChampionChip is an electronic transponder that records your personal time. The finishers will be evaluated according to the net running time (effective running time). You can either buy (31.00 EUR*) or rent (6.00 EUR*) the chip. If you decide to buy the chip, it will be sent to the stated address within 14 days. (In the case of relays the chip will be registered to the person who registered the relay) If you decide to rent the chip, you can hand it in undamaged after the race by 5 p.m. to the chip return desk in the Olympic Stadium.Then you only pay 6.00 EUR* chip rent. Or you simply keep the chip after the event. Then you have already concluded a purchase agreement upon registration and when paying the rent and after the event 25.00* EUR will be deducted from the account you have stated resp. your credit card. Please attach your chip to your shoelaces.

There will be no time keeping and no evaluation without ChampionChip!

You can find information about the ChampionChip from: Mika Timing Gmbh Kürtener Straße 11b, 51465 Bergisch Gladbach Tel.: 02202 2401134, Fax: 02202 240129


• Free journey with the race number on half marathon Sunday in the “MVV” (public transport system) area

• Starter bag with race number and race documents

• Clothes/luggage hand in on the marathon day

• Pacemaker service

• Refreshments among the route

• Refreshments at the finishing line

• Heat sheets at the finishing line in cool weather

• Souvenir medal at the finishing line

• Medical care if required

• Physiotherapy after the run

• Shower and changing facilities after the marathon

• Certificate made available on the internet


• Urkundenbereitstellung im Internet


Official Race Shirt for the 32nd MUNICH MARATHON

When you sign up for the race, be sure to order your official MUNICH MARATON short sleeve shirt. Available as long as stocked. Remaining shirts can be purchased at the merchandising stand of the MM sport expo.

Mens Ladies • Material: “cool dry“, soft and quick drying • Price: 38,00 EUR* • Ladies: White, sizes XS-L • Mens: Navy, sizes S-XL


Participation in traditional costume run and white sausage breakfast

The international Traditional Costume Run is taking place on Saturday, 7th October 2017. The participation fee for the Fun-Run including the subsequent breakfast with a couple of white sausages, a pretzel and a non-alcoholic wheat beer (Schneider Weisse) is 9.00 EUR*.


Bernbacher Pasta Party

The Bernbacher Pasta Party takes place at the MM Sportmesse in the Great Olympic Hall. All participants and visitors are invited to participate on Saturday, 7th of October 2017 from 12 am to 7 pm. The voucher includes a portion of pasta with a non-alcoholic beverage (0,5l) for 9, - Euro including VAT. The voucher for the Bernbacher Pasta Party can be purchased directly in the online registration or on the spot.


Medal engraved

We offer each finisher medal engraving after the race. This service is available for 10.00 EUR* and can be pre-booked during the registration or paid at the Engraving-Booth at the MM Sport Expo.


Hotel package

Together with our partner - KING´s HOTELs – we are offering a "MUNICH MARATHON-Package" including three overnight stays, runner's breakfast and shuttle service to the start of the race on marathon-day.


*) Amounts include VAT