ING Night Marathon, go beyond your limits

  • 12/May/2024
  • Luxexpo The Box, 10, Circuit de la Foire Internationale L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg
ING Night Marathon Luxembourg
ING Night Marathon Luxembourg

Event description


The ING Night Marathon in Luxembourg is THE not-to-be-missed annual sporting event in Luxembourg!

Whether you're a runner or just a spectator, you too can take part in this event on May 11, 2024. Once again, the streets and neighborhoods of Luxembourg City will be filled with joy, celebration and good cheer.

The event is a must for everyone, even the less athletic. All day long, the streets of Luxembourg's capital are abuzz with festivities, welcoming runners and spectators alike.

ING Night Marathon Luxembourg, sport and well-being for all

The history of the Luxembourg Marathon began in 2006 with the financial group ING. With its "Globe Runners" project, ING wanted to encourage everyone to improve their physical condition through an international running program.

As the main sponsor of the Luxembourg Marathon, ING wants to promote sport and well-being for all. ING Luxembourg shows that it is THE partner for its customers, supporting and advising them in their projects. Even when the going gets tough!

Luxembourg Marathon a growing success

More and more runners on the start line

Since its first edition, this sporting event has always been a hit with participants and supporters alike. Year after year, the ING Night Marathon de Luxembourg has grown in popularity. Today, it is definitely THE annual sporting and festive event in the City of Luxembourg.

Every year, the event is fully booked, with over 16,000 runners in all disciplines. Registrations close earlier and earlier. And the waiting lists are getting longer and longer as you wait for your number in the various disciplines. If you want to take part, don't delay in getting your number.

Team-building for companies

In addition, many companies take advantage of this event to run as a team in the Team Run. This is an incredible opportunity to experience a unique and sporting moment within the company.

Before D-day, in-house training sessions are organized. Sportswear in the company colors is worn by the teams. Employees, for their part, multiply their initiatives to prepare for this fabulous race.

A night race for all

A unique experience in a magnificent historic setting

The ING Luxembourg Marathon takes participants through all the emblematic districts of Luxembourg City.

With a 7pm start at LuxExpo The Box in the Kirchberg district, the ING Marathon de Luxembourg allows as many people as possible to follow the event. With the race taking place at night, the event is a unique experience that everyone can follow at their own level along the streets of Luxembourg City and beyond.

Several race courses for all levels and ages

Several races are on offer. The courses are suitable for all ages and levels. The marathon is the legendary race, featuring some of the world's greatest runners.

The half-marathon, the mini-marathon, the mini mini-marathon, the 5K for success, and the team run allow other, less athletic runners to try their hand at the event.

The inclusive roll & run is also a great experience for people with reduced mobility.

Are you sporty and like a challenge? Take part in the DKV Urban Trail and the Mullerthal Ultra Trail for the more athletic.

Entertainment for all and a festive atmosphere at the ING Marathon

The ING Luxembourg Night Marathon also features a wide range of entertainment. All along the route, samba bands, typical orchestras, DJs and thousands of supporters are on hand to cheer on the athletes. For runners, it's a unique experience.

Everyone can enjoy the musical entertainment on the course. The atmosphere is convivial and ultra-festive. The Pétrusse Valley is lit up for the occasion with colorful lanterns. The festive atmosphere is truly magical.

At nightfall, the end of the race takes place in a hyper-festive atmosphere in the Kirchberg district. LuxExpo The Box, totally decorated for the occasion, celebrates the arrival of the runners in an incredible atmosphere. Light shows, pyrotechnics and a sound system welcome each runner as they should be. An unforgettable arrival for the riders in the spotlight!

Rigorous organization with over 1,300 volunteers

The popularity of running in recent years has benefited the event. But the success of the ING Night Marathon is also due to the quality of the organization and the various facilities available to runners.

A high-security organization

To make the event a success, over 1,300 volunteers join the organization and support services every year. The police, fire department, emergency services and the City of Luxembourg do their utmost to ensure the success of this magnificent race.

Something new every year at the ING Marathon

The organizing team starts preparing the next edition the day after the event!

Marathon organization is a year-round process. Every year, the concepts are rethought. With each edition, the organizing team brings new innovations and surprises to race regulars, spectators and runners alike.

Children's activities, interactive games using social networks, goodies, etc. Luxembourg City is decked out in orange to celebrate the event! So, what are this year's surprises?

The ING Night Marathon, an intercultural and charitable event

An intercultural and intergenerational event

The Luxembourg Marathon welcomes runners of all nationalities from the Grand Duchy. But participants also come from neighbouring countries and even further afield. The youngest marathon runner is 3 years old, the oldest 83. In 2013, Josy Simon set a new 100 km world record in the M80 category.

A chance to think of the less fortunate

The ING Night Marathon also helps the less fortunate. Several associations will be on hand to raise funds for their charitable projects. This year, Care, SOS Children's Villages, ONGD Fnel and Unity Foundation are appealing to the public's generosity.

More information on the ING Night Marathon page.

Any advice for marathon participants, runners or spectators?

For runners wishing to take part in the event, there's just one piece of advice: get in early! As soon as registration opens in September, sign up on the ING Night Marathon page.

Do you like competition? You may also be interested in Euromeet, the international swimming competition.

For spectators, don't hesitate to take to the streets of Luxembourg City on the day of the event. Cheer on the athletes - they need you, and above all, have fun!

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  • Start date :
  • 11/05/2024

Location


Luxexpo The Box, 10, Circuit de la Foire Internationale L-1347 Luxembourg-Kirchberg

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