My favorite hobby is to travel the world to run marathons. I have finished more than 100 marathons outside my home country.

Marathons around the world I have finished

 

Olympic Marathon Challenge

I have a goal to finish a marathon in all the cities, that have held the Olympic Games. So far I have finished marathons in these olympic cities:

Olympic marathon

  • Athens (1896, 2004)
  • Paris (1900, 1924, 2024)
  • St. Louis (1904)
  • London (1908, 1948, 2012)
  • Stockholm (1912)
  • Antwerp (1920)
  • Amsterdam (1928)
  • Los Angeles (1932, 1984, 2028)
  • Berlin (1936)
  • Helsinki (1952)
  • Rome (1960)
  • Tokyo (1964, 2021)
  • Munich (1972)
  • Montreal (1976)
  • Soviet Union Moscow (1980)
  • Seoul (1988)
  • Barcelona (1992)
  • Sydney (2000)

(So I am only missing Melbourne (1956), Mexico City (1968), Atlanta (1996), Beijing (2008), Rio de Janeiro (2016)).

Just at list of marathons around world that I have finished:


25/4-2010 Marathon Hamburg, Germany. Time: 3:06:30
10/10-2010 Chicago Marathon, USA. Time: 3:13:53
18/4-2011 Boston Marathon, USA. Time: 3:03:18
6/11-2011 New York City Marathon, USA. Time: 3:35:59
21/4-2013 London Marathon, United Kingdom. Time: 3:46:07
27/9-2015 Berlin Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:42:02

2017 marathons:
Utrecht Science Park Marathon, Netherlands. Time: 4:15:40
Vienna City Marathon, Austria. Time: 3:59:40
Prague Marathon, Czech Republic. Time: 4:22:21
Riga Marathon, Latvia. Time: 4:08:13
Helsingborg Marathon, Sweden. Time: 4:35:15
Lübeck Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:51:54
Växjö Marathon, Sweden. Time: 3:52:00
Maratona do Porto, Portugal. Time: 3:54:59
Beirut Marathon, Lebanon. Time: 3:54:26

2018 marathons:
Neujahrsmarathon Zürich, Switzerland. Time: 4:20:31
Tokyo Marathon, Japan. Time: 3:41:26
Shamrock Marathon, USA. Time: 3:40:15
Hannover Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:37:08
Gdansk Maraton, Poland. Time: 3:31:56
Zürich Marathon, Switzerland. Time: 3:29:40
Marathon Düsseldorf, Germany. Time: 3:25:26
Flying Pig Marathon, USA. Time: 3:35:07
Night Marathon Luxembourg. Time: 3:45:41
Würzburg Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:57:52
Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool, United Kingdom. Time: 3:35:27
Stockholm Marathon, Sweden. Time: 3:45:48
Flensburg liebt dich Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:39:40
Midnight Sun Marathon, Norway. Time: 3:34:22
Spring Hultsfred, Sweden. Time: 3:30:34
Tallinna Maraton, Estonia. Time: 3:25:12
Kassel Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:20:18
Chisinau Marathon, Moldova. Time: 3:21:26
Marathon Bremen, Germany. Time: 3:22:10
Brocken-Marathon – Harz-Gebirgslauf, Germany. Time: 4:17:30
München Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:37:16
Rügenbrücken-Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:54:19
Dresden Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:36:57
Brussels Marathon, Belgium. Time: 3:43:43
Istanbul Marathon, Turkey. Time: 3:38:46
Macao International Marathon, China. Time: 3:47:59
Singapore Marathon. Time: 4:23:23

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2019 marathons:
Doha Marathon, Qatar. Time: 3:49:07
Marathon Bahamas. Time: 3:55:22
Kristallmarathon, Germany. Time: 3:54:07
Frozen Lake Marathon, Norway. Time: 4:23:34
Bratislava Marathon, Slovakia. Time: 4:11:51
Marathon de Paris, France. Time: 3:57:35
Western Pacific Marathon, USA. Time: 4:001:58
Big Sur International Marathon, USA. Time: 3:55:49
Helsinki City Running Day Marathon, Finland. Time: 3:56:57
Edinburgh Marathon, United Kingdom. Time: 3:46:35
Tórshavn Marathon, Denmark. 3:46:13
Alpin Marathon, Liechtenstein. Time: 5:33:13
Marathon du Vignoble d’Alsac, France. Time: 4:24:53
Flensburg lieft dich Marathon, Germany. Time: 3:56:04
Int. Bad Pyrmont Marathon, Germany. Time: 4:13:11
Helsingborg Marathon, Sweden. 3:50:16
Moscow Marathon, Russia. Time: 3:43:43
Kiev City Marathon, Ukraine. Time: 3:37:53
Amsterdam Marathon, Netherlands. Time: 3:39:26
Ljubljanski maraton, Slovenia. Time: 3:37:41
Golf Bank 642 Marathon, Kuwait. Time: 3:52:17
Maratón de Málaga, Spain. Time: 3:32:55

2020 marathons:
Walt Disney World Marathon, USA. 3:47:03
Dubai Marathon, United Arab Emirates. 3:47:36
Kiel-Marathon, Germany. 3:43:23
Malta Marathon. 4:18:09
Los Angeles Marathon, USA. 3:45:46
Öland Marathon, Sweden. 3:38:50
Cuxhavener Marathon, Germany. 3:31:59

2021 marathons:
31/6 Marathon Nacht Rostock, Germany. 4:12:38
19/9 Küstenmarathon, Germany. 3:49:33
3/10 Marathon Bremen, Germany. 3:56:41
9/10 Harz-Gebirgsluafes, Germany. 4:39:06
10/10 Magdeburg Marathon, Germany. 4:13:53
17/10 Great Bruges Marathon, Belgium. 3:51:32
30/10 Åland Marathon, Finland. 3:52:40
14/11 Athens Marathon, Greece. 3:51:56
19/12 Maratona di Pisa, Italy. 3:42:22

2022 marathons:
20/3 Limassol Marathon, Cyprus. 3:49:04
3/4 Mein Freiburg Marathon, Germany. 3:36:11
10/4 Marathon Rotterdam, Netherlands. 3:44:13
24/4 Kaunas Marathon, Lithuania. 3:43:16
1/5 Belfast City Marathon, United Kingdom. 3:41:20
8/5 Marató Barcelona, Spain. 3:40:31
15/4 Beogradski Marathon (Belgrade), Serbia. 3:42:39
4/6 Spitsbergen Marathon, Norway. 3:48:10
30/7 Nocny Maraton Szczeciński, Poland. 4:12:49
4/9 San Marino Marathon. 3:53:18
18/9 Maratón de Buenos Aires, Argentina. 3:54:56
25/9 Marathon de Montréal, Canada. 3:55:26
1/10 Zagreb Marathon, Croatia. 4:13:28
9/10 Bucharest Marathon, Romania. 3:46:37
14/10 Amman Marathon, Jordan. 4:17:49
27/11 Spijkenisse SPARK Marathon, Netherlands. 3:52:04

2023 marathons:
15/1: Bermuda Marathon, United Kingdom. 3:55:58
29/1: Marathon International de Marrakech, Morocco. 4:04:07
24/2: Tel Aviv Marathon, Israel. 3:53:09
12/3: Bienwald Marathon, Germany. 3:49:25
19/3: Run Rome the Marathon, Italy. 3:41:03
2/4: Go! St. Louis Marathon, USA. 3:39:47
23/4: Spreewald Marathon, Germany. 3:47:42
7/5: Globus Marathon, St. Wendel, Germany. 3:38:06
4/6: Cork City Marathon, Ireland. Time: 3:37:57
13/7: Isle of Man Marathon, United Kingdom. Time: 3:57:43
19/8: Reykjavik marathon, Iceland. Time: 3:45:36
3/9: Göteborgsvarvet Marathon, Sweden. Time: 3:53:53
17/9: Sydney Marathon, Australia. Time: 4:18:47
24/9: Prishtina Marathon, Kosovo. Time: 4:10:15
1/10: Skopje Marathon, Macedonia. Time: 4:14:11
8/10: Sofia Marathon, Bulgaria. Time: 3:54:16
15/10: Budapest Marathon, Hungary. Time: 3:43:49
22/10: Antwerp Marathon, Belgium. Time: 3:42:48
29/10: Polar Circle Marathon, Greenland. Time: 4:28:31
5/11: Podgorica Marathon, Montenegro. Time: 3:50:02
12/11: Taipei Marathon, Thaiwan. Time: 3:48:01
26/11: Curacao Marathon, Curaçao. Time: 4:47:59
3/12: Amazing ​Thailand​ Marathon​ Bangkok​. Time: 4:11:46
10/12: Ho Chi Minh City Marathon. Time: 4:18:58

Running marathon allover the world

 

Ultramarathon

A few times I have chosen to run a bit further than the marathon (42,195 meter):

21/11-2015: Grenå 6 timer, 64,961 km
22/10-2016: Randers 100 km, 10:45:20
19/11-2016: Grenå 6 timer, 61,092 km
7/1-2017: Boller Slot Ultra 80 km, 9:20:30
1/4-2017: Bergen Ultras 63,3 km (Norway), 6:57:18
12/8-2017: Viborg 100 km DM, 11:19:04
26/5-2018: Slotvoldsmarathon Ultra 56 km, 6:14:37
5/7-2018: SM 100 km (Sweden), 9:51:02
18/8: UltraVasan 90 km (Sweden), 11:19:48
25/8-2018: Ringkøbing Fjord 100 km, 10:46:48
2/2-2019: Bygholm Slot Ultra 50km, 5:13:21
9/6-2019: Comrades Marathon up-run (South Africa), 9:27:43
23/11-2019: No Finish Line 24 hours (Monaco), 58,966 km
3/11-2020: Nordic Ultra Run, 59,967 km
15/7-2023: Burginsellauf, (Germany)