7 Reasons for Running Vienna City Marathon

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Why run a marathon in Vienna?

Regardless if you are a top class runner or a marathon tourist, there is a plenty of reasons why you will enjoy running the Vienna City Marathon. Let’s see some of them.

Reason 1: Fast and flat course

Fast and flat course and broad boulevards promise a good chance of attacking your personal best. See Vienna City Marathon Race Course Profile.

Reason 2: Sceneries & sightseeing

The sceneries along the route are among the most beautiful in the (not only) marathon world. You will see all the landmarks, both the historical and the modern ones, including Prater Ferris Wheel, Vienna State Opera, or Schönbrunn Palace.

Reason 3: Vienna & classical music

Vienna is a beautiful city, the world’s capital of classical music, and you can feel it with every step. According to the 2009 Quality of Living Survey made by the renowned Mercer Consultings, Vienna is the best place to live in the world.

Reason 4: People

Vienna City Marathon means a great atmosphere, thousands of people running alongside you, and further thousands of people supporting you along the track. They come from about 100 different countries.

Reason 5: Entertainment

Besides the main marathon race there are other shorter races and various kinds of entertainment on the Vienna Marathon day. Even if you are the only running enthusiast in your family, the others will have fun too.

Reason 6: All the little services

Professional and experienced team behind Vienna City Marathon ensures smooth organization and provides lots of little services which will make your stay more pleasant, ranging from SMS result service to a medical centre at the Marathon Expo.

Reason 7: Be a hero

You will finish the race at the Square of Heroes in front of the Imperial Palace.