The Eschenheimer Turm will be the first to be built at km 11.5 and was a gateway to Frankfurt's city center fortification and is a landmark of the city.
After passing Mainzer Landstraße (34) and heading for the second round of the city center (36), the new route will be the European Avenue.
After the Old Bridge with a view of the skyline, the picturesque Sachsenhauser Mainufer continues its journey. Beautiful and flat - as is the case for the second-fastest marathon course in Germany.
The ultimate highlight awaits the approximately 7,000 spectators in the Festhalle. With several video screens, they will be informed about interim and end times, as well as visitors can enjoy all the emotional images of the 42.195 kilometer circuit. In addition, the names of the "short-before-the-target-finisher" are determined and recorded on the video screen via a mat immediately in front of the Frankfurt "Gud Stubb". The main hall is on this day a single major running party. Here are all the finisher the cheered main actor. The atmosphere is provided by the hosts Kai Völker (hr1) and Frank Piontek.
Another hot spot is waiting for you in the Fressgass. Here, Rumbacoustic awaits you with Latin music. Just at the inner city at km 40 they will heat you up properly.
Frankfurter clubs and their music and cheer-up groups lead you through the tuning booths in Goldstein and Schwanheim from the half marathon to the Schwanheimer Brücke. One highlight is the route moderation by Markus Bourcade at the half marathon point.
After the Europaallee, you will pass the Den Haagerstraße at the Race-Hotel Mövenpick and the shopping center Skyline Plaza, before you get to the freight yard.
The Hammering-Man, the man with the hammer, one of the emblematic sights on the marathon route.
Chantal Buschung, music by DJ Elias, a big screen with a live broadcast of the marathon, as well as the ASB-Spendentor, a bouncy castle and entertainment by Frankfurt clubs.
In Höchst, the most traditional part of the marathon, where the first Frankfurt Marathon took place in 1981, will bring you brass music, Sambar rhythms and hundreds of spectators to the Mainzer Landstraße (km 27).
With the start of km 36, the second city center is waiting for you with a marathon party which promises to give you goose bumps. Up to 20 times live music carry you on the red carpet in the main hall. On the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage, just before km 42 before you turn into the exhibition ground, the long-standing road moderator Arthur Schmidt awaits you with last motivating words, up-to-date news and anecdotes. Especially the expert of the German marathon runner here the German and Hessian masters of the year is duly received.
At Kaisplatz there is an original request-retro-show with "Q2" Livemusik, be curious.
Still 195m to the finish in the Festhalle, turn again and then enjoy the finish line on the red carpet.
The Achilles heights of the route (km 30 to 34) will be equipped with 12 attractions (ie all 333 meters of music and support) this year and make you forget the man with a hammer. Among other things, the hr1 Marathon Charts and many Sambagruppen are waiting for you.
The most attractive hot spot on the track will be three times. Here, spectators are waiting, which will be entertained by live broadcasting of the television via video, the climate and environmental mile, the marathon sponsors as well as our Radiopartner hr1. Program from 10am to 4pm.
The most attractive crossroads with the hr1 DJ Hot Spot and the 1st Frankfurt Gardecorps ensure a good mood.
At km 24 before the ascent to Schwanheimer Brücke, Theimer und Mager Veranstaltungstechnik will host a hot spot and support you with a Cappela Band called "NOIZEBOX"
Why Frankfurt is often referred to as Mainhattan is no longer a question.
Starting at 10 o'clock on time, the more than 15,000 marathon participants on the Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage will be sent to the 42,195 kilometer circuit.
The distance section through the Taunusanlage a few minutes after the start shot makes the view clear on the headquarters of the Deutsche Bank. The twin towers, also called Soll and Haben, also belong to the most famous buildings in Germany because of their imposing height of 155 meters. Also the bank towers will again amount in the second half.