Let the music play!

Look forward to a fantastic atmosphere at the Vienna City Marathon and bring fans along the course 

Here you will find the most exciting points and activities along the running route. Great for runners and fans alike!  

Wagramer Straße / Reichsbrücke
In their first steps as the runners cross the Danube, they are accompanied by Johann Strauss's Danube Waltz, performed by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. 

Vienna Symphony Mile & Playlist
Lusthaus / Prater Hauptallee
A playlist with classical music full of pace, energy & Viennese flair, played by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, selected by marathon enthusiast musician Heinrich Bruckner.
>> The Vienna Symphony Playlist on Spotify 

“Embrace Diversity” Water & Cheering Station
Linke Wienzeile / Türkis Rosa Lila Villa
Refreshment & motivation under the rainbow flag, including a presentation of the EuroGames Vienna 2024 

Let the Music Play
VCM action for street musicians, music associations, and newcomers to accompany and motivate the runners musically. Among others, Vanaya - Vanessa Weissenberger 

VCM Hero-Zone
State Opera to Burgtheater
Extra atmosphere on the last kilometer with a focus on the area after the finish line.

"Your Finish Line"
Finishing with a personal display on the LED finish arch 

Wiener Städtische Motivation Mile
Prater Hauptallee / Kaiserallee
Personal cheering videos from family and friends, exactly when a runner passes this spot. 

Mythos Hauptallee
Running paradise and athletic heritage: Music & support on the world's fastest running course. 

Tail runners
At VCM, no one finishes last. The Erste Bank tail runners accompany and motivate runners at the back of the field, running with them to the finish. 

Wien Energie Boombox Runners
VCM participants spread music and good vibes during the race with a boombox in their backpack.

Entertainment Hot-Spots 

  • Wien Energie Stage at the Opera
  • GÖD Show-Truck at the Parliament
  • BMW Soundcar & Cheering Zone
  • ORF Radio Wien Deejane
  • Ö3 Music Car
  • FM4 Boombox & Duck
  • Hervis Beat boxer & Cheering Zone
  • Powerade Relay Marathon Exchange Points: Schönbrunn, Friedensbrücke, Prater