It is well known that the Black Forest is quite sporty. In winter, numerous ski areas such as Ballon or the Feldberg, In the warmer seasons, residents and guests keep fit with hikes or mountain bike tours. In the Black Forest, however, the trend towards fun runs has not passed by. That's how it is Freiburg-Marathon one of the 20 largest marathons in Germany. In the spring of 2020, numerous amateur runners will again be starting in the southernmost city of the republic to take on the challenge of the 42,195 kilometers. Another event will make the Black Forest attractive as a running region in autumn 2020.
The 29. March 2020 ambitious runners should mark themselves in the calendar. On this day, the Freiburg marathon instead of. The athletes have to complete two laps on the 21-kilometer route through the city before they get one of the coveted finisher medals around their necks at the finish. On the way you can refresh your strength at the numerous refreshment stations with water, isotonic drinks and bananas. If you don't feel up to the marathon distance, you can "only" run half of it instead. The half marathon ends after just one lap. There has also been a ten-kilometer run since 2018, and a mini-marathon for children up to nine years of age was held for the first time in 2019. Those who register for a run as part of the Freiburg Marathon this year will benefit from the reduced entry fees; higher prices will apply from January 2020.
With a bit of luck, temperatures in the Black Forest can reach 15 degrees Celsius at the end of March and beginning of April. So it is definitely worth spending a few quiet days in the region around the Freiburg Marathon. There is certainly no lack of sights, just as there is no lack of attractive accommodation. And if it is a bit chilly at night in the guesthouse or holiday home, you can discreetly point out to the owner that it is definitely worth having new windows installed in the building. In the online shop https://www.sparfenster.de/ he can order the products in the required dimensions and with a large selection of options - and at reasonable prices. This means that Black Forest holidaymakers no longer freeze in their accommodation, even in the depths of winter.
If the Black Forest Marathon is on the program, the thermometer is likely to be at the same level as it was at the end of March. The run takes place on 11. October 2020 instead of. In contrast to the Freiburg Marathon, which mainly runs over asphalt, 80 percent of the route of the Black Forest Marathon runs on forest paths. Start and finish are in Bräunlingen, from there it goes through the beautiful landscape of the Black Forest. At Oberbränd, the route rises to an altitude of almost 1.000 meters until it drops back to about 700 meters at the destination. Shorter distances are also offered as part of the Black Forest Marathon, in addition to a half marathon and a ten-kilometer run, participants can look forward to the Everyman's Run for the first time in 2020. It's only five kilometers long and no winners will be determined. Youngsters can also start two runs with a length of 1,05 or 1,75 kilometers. Regardless of the distance: everyone who crosses the finish line receives a medal.