Useful hints and tips for travelers in Germany
On October 2nd, Cologne will hosts the 15th edition of the so called ‘experience marathon’, the third most popular marathon in Germany, which runs over a distance of 42 classic km around the historical centre. Meanwhile, on Friday, September 30th, and Saturday, October 1st, at the Rheinpark am Staatenhaus, the Cologne Marathon Expo will take place, a leading trade fair dedicated to sports and leisure. The Marathon Expo is one of the most important European events for sports and fitness.
The large shopping – sports center set up in the heart of the city is thus a prelude to the German race that will take place on Sunday. The fair, with free access, offers the opportunity to learn about new trends and to test new products made by major manufacturers.
The exhibition will feature the latest trends in shoes, clothing and technologies for endurance sports such as running, skating, hand biking, Nordic walking and cycling. The event is accompanied by a rich program of conferences and meetings.
Cologne Marathon Expo is one of the most important events in Europe for this specific sector. Tens of thousands of athletes and visitors gather every year to attend it at the Rheinpark am Staatenhaus, on the right bank of the Rhine.
To the over 20 000 participants, the 150 exhibitors accredited for the 2011 edition will offer the best of new equipments for anaerobic exercises and fitness, within an exhibition space of more than twelve thousand square meters.
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