Record numbers and elite wins for Kenya and Japan at Zurich Marathon

At its 13th edition the Zurich Marathon enjoyed almost perfect conditions and new record numbers: 9’698 runners had registered for the event, 8’782 took the start and 8’675 made it to the finish. The elite runners showed thrilling races: Japan’s Yoshiko Sakamoto scored a superior victory in the women’s race. In the men’s race Kenyan Edwin Kemboi Kiyeng attacked from a lead group of ten runners after 35 kilometres and crossed the finish line on his own. Pre-race favourite Yuki Kawauchi from Japan finished in 2nd. The Swiss athletes fought bravely: Adrian Lehmann posted a new personal best time and finished in 12th, Triathlon Olympic champion Nicola Spirig crossed the line in the women’s race in 2nd.


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Zürcher Kantonalbank: free texting service

On Saturday, Zürcher Kantonalbank will greet all runners via its texting service. On the day of the race, the service will notify runners at kilometre 38 (real time) and give them their rank and time when they have crossed the finishing line.



9’643 runners

The registration deadline for the 13th Zurich Marathon is over. 9'643 runners from 85 nations have signed up for the coming Sunday. We look forward to you!



The Marathon-Booklet has arrived!

In the Marathon-Booklet you will find all important information about the
13th Zurich Marathon, 6th Teamrun and 4th Cityrun. Please read first the runners general information and afterwards the specific information about your individual run. So you should ideally be prepared. Click here for the Marathon-Booklet.



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