Timetable Race Weekend

Friday, September 23rd

  • 1.00 – 6.00 pm
    Location will be announced soon.

Saturday, September 24th

  • 11.00 am – 06.00 pm WACHAUmarathonEXPO Convention
    Center Krems
    Utzstraße 12
  • 11.00 am – 06.00 pm
    Bib number assignment and late registration Convention Center Krems
    Utzstraße 12
  • 3.00 pm – 05.00 pm
    WachauJUNIORmarathon (Birth year 2006 and younger)

Sunday, Sept 25th

  • 06.30 am – 8.00 am
    Bib number assignment (no late registration)
    Convention Center Krems,
    Utzstraße 12
  • 10.00 am – 04.00 pm
    Convention Center Krems,
    Utzstraße 12
  • 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
Covid-19 measures

Please be sure to take the registration confirmation from Pentek Payment for collection!

The event is planned under the currently applicable Corona guidelines, which are determined by the regulation of the Austrian federal government.

Status: February 2022 – changes possible

Unfortunately, it is not possible to send the starting documents by post.

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.


The easiest solution is accompanying the runners by bike along the tow path, which is also open during the race for bikers. Plan on delays when crossing the B3.

In the center of Krems there are multiple possibilites to cheer on the runners.

Along the finish line in the city park you can make yourself comfortable in the stands and watch the race on the big video wall. Expert commentators will provide you with all the pertinent information about the race and make sure that you do not miss a single detail!

We wish you a lot of fun as a fan at the WACHAUmarathon

Road Barriers and Detours on September 24th, 2022
(Status: February 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 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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