The term Hanseatic comes from an Old German word meaning troop or guild and the city continues to thrive on the infrastructure developed by those First Families. And these days, almost every third citizen has foreign roots or family that migrated to Germany at some point in time. Whether a quick 5K or our half marathon, you are in for a wide variety of scenery, through a city that shares a love of calm and energy.

This is without a doubt, the best way to explore and take in the changing landscape of the many districts. Be it an inner-city tour past the five main churches; a green gait through the many parks; or roaming through the courtyard of the town hall; or even a long run along the Elbe River at sunrise – the experience will be very rewarding!

With so much on offer, choose to discover this jewel of the North on your own terms. Take a look through our running tour options in Hamburg and choose the one that best suits you. (New routes often added).

You’ll have the freedom to stop to take pictures, ask questions & more. So, leave the guidebook on the shelf, pack your running gear and experience Hamburg with a local. Choose to move. We’re sure you won’t regret it.