The Achenseelauf

Austria's most beautiful running event

This year’s Internationaler Achenseelauf on 1st and 2nd September 2018 will once again bring together ambitious amateurs and professional runners for Austria’s most beautiful running event. Around 1,500 will take to the trails at this mass-start event, including many stars of the international running scene.

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Bilder von der Achenseelauf Strecke 2016
Bilder von der Achenseelauf Strecke 2016
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Preparation & training
Get ready for the Achenseelauf 2018

Runners preparing to take part in the Achenseelauf 2018 should take the opportunity to check out the region and its trails at the „Laufopening am Achensee“ (3 – 6 May), where expert coaches are on hand to give tips and evaluate your fitness with lactate tests.

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The event starts on 2 September 2018

From Pertisau around Lake Achensee

The Internationaler Achenseelauf begins at 10:00 at the car park of the Karwendel-Bergbahn cable car in Pertisau. The fastest runners complete the 23.2 km course in around 1 hour and 15 minutes. One of the most exciting races is set to be the relay race comprising two parts (9km and 14.2 km) to be completed by two runners.

The course starts in Pertisau and takes in the villages of Maurach and Achenkirch as well as the challenging Marien- und Gaisalmsteig trail all the way back to Pertisau. Runners can look forward to 23.2 km of fabulous views and changing terrain.