Sonntag 22. Mai 2022
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22. Winterthur Marathon

In the year 2030, the Winterthur Marathon cultivates an environmentally friendly use of resources, uses local and fair products and services wherever possible and avoids unnecessary emissions.

As a major mass sports event, the Winterthur Marathon aims to make a tangible contribution in the area of sustainability and to highlight opportunities for integrating sustainable elements into everyday life.



  • Reduce packaging material
  • Use reusable tableware
  • Use waste separation system
  • Avoid littering
  • Use trash heroes



  • Appreciative cooperation with helpers and partners
  • Attractive course infrastructure
  • Event area with a wide range of offers
  • User-friendly procedures and clear information
  • Year-round training opportunities (permanently signposted route since 2021)


Local economy

  • Give preference to local service providers and producers
  • Value social and ecological standards
  • Renting instead of buying
  • Multiple use of purchases
  • Cooperation with local associations



  • Give preference to seasonal, regional and sustainable food
  • Expand vegetarian and vegan offerings
  • Avoid small packaging
  • Offer open bar and tap water
  • Avoid and donate leftovers