Timetable Race Weekend

Wednesday, September 13th


Saturday, September 16th

  • 3.00 pm – 05.00 pm
    WachauJUNIORmarathon (Birth year 2006 and younger)

Sunday, Sept 17th

  • 06.30 am – 8.00 am
    Bib number assignment (no late registration)
    Convention Center Krems
    Utzstraße 12 (Google Maps)
  • 10.00 am – 04.00 pm
    Convention Center Krems
    Utzstraße 12 (Google Maps)
  • 09.30 am
    Start quarter marathon and team (11 km)
    in Achleiten
  • 10.00 am
    Start half marathon and nordic walking half marathon
    in Spitz

  • 10.00 am
    Start marathon (42.195 km) and relay race
    in Emmersdorf

Cheering on the route and in the finishing area

You want to take part in the WACHAUmarathon as a fan?

We are happy to welcome you as a fan in the Wachau.There are many possibilities for companions to cheer for the runners directly along the route and at the same time enjoy the beauties of the Wachau and the unique atmosphere of the WACHAUmarathon..

Detailes information about possibilities to accompany the runners are listed below.

Danube ferries

The race route (B3) is closed between Krems and the roundabout in Emmersdorf (B3/B3A) between 8:00 and 15:30. However, you can drive on the other bank of the river (B33) with no restrictions. 

In the following towns you have the possibility to take the ferry.

Arnsdorf – Spitz – Flying Bridge: 
is free of charge all day for runners with bib numbers

Weißenkirchen – St. Lorenz – Flying Bridge:  
to be paid on location 

Dürnstein – Rossatz – Motorboat:
only possible for pedestrians and to be paid on location (one-way transfer €2.60).

In operation on the day of the marathon as of 8:00 am. 

ATTENTION: New starting location for the Quartermarathon is Achleiten


All trains departing after 10:00 may be used by fans free of charge.


It is forbidden to accompany the runners on the route.

The stairway is open throughout the event. There are only delays when crossing the B3.

In the city of Krems itself there are numerous opportunities to cheer on the runners!

On the home straight at the Stadtpark you have the best view of the finishers and can follow the course of the race on the large video wall. Expert moderators provide you with all the important information about the race and make sure that you don’t miss a detail!

After crossing the finish line, the participants will receive their refreshments in the Stadtpark in Krems. Spectators do not have access to the finish catering. You can then collect your runners in the city park.

We hope you enjoy cheering!


Road Barriers and Detours from September 29th, 2022
(Status: September 2022 – changes possible)


WACHAUmarathon EXPO powered by RunInc. 

The WACHAUmarathon EXPO offers many attractive brands from the fields of leisure, sport and tourism and will be presented on Saturday, September 24, 2022 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and on Sunday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Messe Krems, Utzstrasse 12, 3500 Krems.

We are looking forward to your visit!

Book sales and presentation areas now, contact us by email at office@wachaumarathon.com, we will be happy to advise you on possible exhibition areas!

Pacemaker-Service Marathon & Halfmarathon

On Sunday from 9.30 am on you find our SPORTaktiv & Vienna Insurance Group pacemaker at the startingareas in Emmersdorf and Spitz. The pacemakers are marked with beachflags and the estimated finishing time. 


  • 1:29:59 h (4:15 min./km)
  • 1:44:59 h (4:58 min./km)
  • 1:59:59 h (5:41 min./km)
  • 2:14:59 h (6:24 min/km)
  • 2:29:59 h (7:06 min./km)


  • 3:29:59 h (4:59 min/km)
  • 3:59:59 h (5:41 min/km)
  • 4:29:59 h (6:24 min/km) 

The well trained and experienced SPORTaktiv-pacemaker will take you to your desired finishing time. Just follow the runners with the beachflags.

We wish you good luck and a successful race!

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