Important race information of the 43th itdesign-Nikolauslauf Tübingen

on December 2nd 2018, 10.00 am (short English version)


  • Post-SV Tübingen e.V. / Organization committee itdesign-Nikolauslauf Tübingen
  • Responsible: Gerold Knisel


  • Possible from September 18th 2018: Online on our website
  • A list with all participants will be published online – each participant will also get an E-mail as a confirmation of registration.
  • If you have any problems at the registration, contact us! At the end of this page you will find our contact details.

Start & finish

  • Start: December 2nd, 10.00 am, Waldhäuser Straße 118, 72076 Tübingen (200 meters from the EXPO/registration. You can find all locations here on a map.
  • The race will take place in any weather conditions.

Running EXPO

  • You can purchase the official itdesign-Nikolauslauf collection and other running equipment at the different merchandising booths in the sports hall/gym.
  • Sporting goods manufacturers, sport department stores and various suppliers present themselves and other goods for running and -fitness. Besides, marathon organisers from Germany and Europe inform about their events.
  • EXPO map with all exhibitors

Closing date for registration

  • 11th November 2018 or when the maximum number of participants is reached.

Participation fee

  • 25,00 € (EURO). There will be no refund if you cannot start.

How to get there

  • Please check out this page for further information about how to reach us.


  • The parking lots are limited. Please park your car in the residential area close to the start or use public transportion (more information here).
  • With your notifying confirmation you can use public transportion in the TüBus/Naldo-area for free.

Race office / changing rooms / shower

  • At the gym of the Geschwister-Scholl-school (Berliner Ring 33, 72076 Tübingen).
  • You can take a shower at the gym of „Grundschule Winkelwiese/Waldhäuser-Ost“ (Weißdornweg 22, 72076 Tübingen)

Starting documents

  • You can pick up your starting documents on December 1st 2018 from 13.00 pm until 17.00 pm or on December 2nd from 7.30 am at the gym of the Geschwister- Scholl- school.

Timekeeping and start

  • Your start number includes the timing-system.
  • We start in three start-groups with a 3 mins distance to avoid jams on the track. The start-numbers have different colors. The groups are divided using the time you specified during registration.
  • Starting group 1: white start numbers
  • Starting group 2: blue start numbers
  • Starting group 3: yellow start numbers
  • The time will be recorded automatically at the starting line.
  • The finish will be closed after 2:30 hours, Your time will not be recorded if you reach the finish later.

Race track

  • The itdesign-Nikolauslauf is a precisely measured half-marathon run (21,0975 kilometers). Also it is an officially approved road run.
  • You run through the Schönbuch nature-parc on fine gravelled forest paths, 8,5 km of the track is paved. The maximum height difference is 82 meters. Check out the race track plan and the height-profile here.

Our services

  • DEE functional running shirt – for each runner
  • itdesign-Nikolauslauf surprise
  • Exchange-possibility for your start place, if you can’t start
  • Running-fair at the gym of the Geschwister-Scholl-school
  • Free use of public transportion in the TüBus/Naldo-area with your start number
  • Free use of the indoor swimming pool (Hallenbad Nord)
  • Massage service
  • free print of certificates for every participant in the gym after the race
  • online-results with 10km split.
  • Photo-service (
  • Every participant of 2017 will also get race informations in 2018 (only in german)
  • Newsletter-service with actual informations (only in german)
  • more than 200 friendly helpers of the Nikolauslauf event-crew!

Storing of valuables

  • You can store valuables for free at the information-point in the gym.

High quality running-clothes

  • optionally you can buy DEE running-clothes with our Nikolauslauf-branding. More information coming soon on our Website.


  • The organizer won’t be liable for personal damage or material damage.
  • Please read the Terms of Participation at the registration.

Award ceremony

  • After the race at 13.00 pm at the entrance hall of the Geschwister-Scholl-school.


  • The first 8 runners (male/female) will be honored at the ceremony.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place: medals in gold, silver and bronze & valuable material prizes.


  • individual competition
  • male / female scoring
  • youth: year of birth 1998 to 2002, minimum age is 16.

Team rating

  • the 5 best male runners of a team
  • the 3 best female runners of a team

Race records

  • Men: 1:07:15 hours / Dieter Baumann (LAV Asics Tübingen), 2005
  • Woman: 1:20:01 hours / Sabrina Mockenhaupt (LG Sieg), 2016

Test race

  • We organise a test-run on November 11th 2018 at 10.00 am. The run will take place on the original race track. Start is at the sports center of SSC Tübingen (Address: Waldhäuser Straße / Rittweg).
  • This is a private event, every participant takes part at his own risk.

Church service

  • Sunday, December 2nd 2018 9.00 am, Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Church


  • Race execution according to DLO.
  • No Babyjogger allowed.
  • Your registration data will be processed according to our Privacy Policy.
  • By registering and participating, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Participation.
  • We reserve the right to make changes due to current events.

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