November 25th, 2023 – Marathon and Half marathon: the 4rd edition of the Ring Running Series at the Hockenheimring/Germany
Extend your running season on the fast and flat course at the Hockenheimring!
Extend your running season on the fast and flat track at the Hockenheimring!
Celebrate your end of the 2023 running season at the Hockenheimring! On November 25th you have the opportunity to run the half marathon or marathon distance on the original Formula 1 track. Extend your season and use your year’s training and fitness to run a new best time on the fast and officially measured course!
Unique race course
In 4 laps (half marathon) or 9 laps (marathon) plus feed from the respective starting point you run on the officially measured, flat and fast course and cross the legendary finish line, where usually the greats of motor sports celebrate their successes. The course is guaranteed to be clean and free of snow and mud.
The infrastructure at the Hockenheimring offers you a convenient procedure for your race: The site is located directly next to the A6 motorway and is located in Baden-Württemberg, a short distance from numerous cities such as Frankfurt am Main, Heidelberg or Stuttgart. Please view the map here. You get free parking directly on the site, valuables can be stored in the immediate vicinity of the parking lot, sound system throughout the site so that you don’t miss any information and short walking distances from the parking lot to the start and finish area.
Adrenaline and nostalgia at the same time – on the original Formula 1 racetrack you will experience a very special atmosphere. You run where the greats of motorsport have brought the asphalt to a boil, you have the chance of a photo on the legendary winner’s podium and you can recharge your batteries in the pit lane. Spectators and fans also have the opportunity to cheer for you several times during your race directly on the track. Sound reinforcement along almost the entire route gives you an additional boost of motivation. Look forward to a very special end of the season!
Here you can find the announcement of the event
The half marathon leads in 4 laps, the marathon in 9 laps along the nostalgic Grand Prix track of the Hockenheimring plus access from the start. You will pass all the highlights of the legendary race track like the Bernie Ecclestone curve, the hairpin bend and the south curve. The finish is on the original Formula 1 finish line!
The track is not only record-breaking in motorsport, because the continuously flat course with its long straights is fast and offers ideal conditions for new PBs.
The half marathon start is on the Parabolika.
The marathon start is at the East Curve entrance.
A detailed graphic of the Grand Prix course including start and finish can be found here
Bib number and start times
You will receive a personal bib number for participation in the race. The bib number will also show you when your personal start time window will be. You can pick up your personal bib number on race day onsite. The opening times for bib number pick up will be announced soon. Please bring your bib number email confirmation and a valid photo ID to thebib number pick up.
The bib number serves as authorization to enter the area as well as the time measurement by the transponder integrated in the start number. Without a bib number there will be no admission to the area and no time measurement during the race! Always wear your bib number visibly on your chest during the race. The bib number must not be changed or bent. Please do not cover the bib number (with a jacket or similar) as otherwise the timekeeping cannot be guaranteed.
Registration and registration fee
Here you can find an overview of the starting fees for the Ring Running Series on November , 2022:
Half marathon: 59,- €
Marathon: 79,- €
Start list and results
You will find the start list and the results here.
You can download your personal certificate after the race here.
Friday, November 24, 2022
15:00 – 17:00 Registration / bib number pick up, Continentalstrasse / Entrance Hockenheimring (map)
Saturday, November 25, 2022
07:30 – 09:30 Registration / bib number pick up marathon, Kongress-Pavillon / Hockenheimring
07:30 – 10:30 Registration / bib number pick up half marathon, Kongress-Pavillon / Hockenheimring
10:00 First start marathon
11:00 First start half marathon
12:10 First finisher half marathon
12:30 First finisher marathon
13:30 Award ceremony overall winners (1-3) marathon & half marathon
16:00 Closing of the finish line
18:00 Closing of the area
(As of October 2, 2023. Changes may occur.)
Finish and time limit
The finish closes at 16:00
The time limit for the half marathon for each participant is 03:00:00 hours.
The time limit for the marathon is 05:30:00.
Further important information
Further important information like hygiene, parking, luggage depot, food, spectators etc. can be found here.