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May 12 2024

Runners preparing for bridge run
© Düsseldorfer Brückenlauf

Thousands of people of all ages from young to old enjoy participating year for year in the Bridge Run in Düsseldorf. The ten kilometre course loops along the promenade, across the city’s Oberkasseler bridge, runs along the western Rhine flats, over the Rheinknie bridge and back to the finish line in the old town.

Children’s races start in the morning at 1 km or 2 km in length for the young or very young and up to 5 km for the teenagers. Later, those who are still young at heart can choose to run the intermediate 5 km or the full 10 km course.

The rule is simply that participants must have fun. And, although some may see a few serious runners training for the Düsseldorf marathon held the same month, attendees can walk, hop, skip or jump and even run the course at a fast pace.

A unique and enjoyable event for the whole family, whether watching or taking part.

By Vincent Green, Jan 3 2022

Polizei-Sport-Verein Düsseldorf e.V.

Ernst-Poensgen-Allee 60
40629 Düsseldorf

+49 211 732 830 65

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