Achensee Run 23.2 km
Turquoise-green water surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery
At 23.2 kilometres long, the Achensee Run is one of Austria’s most spectacular running events. The route, which is longer than a half-marathon, takes runners around Tirol’s largest lake on asphalt, gravel, and forest paths. The start is on 03 September at 10.00 at the Fischergut in Pertisau, the award ceremony will take place afterwards at ca. 14.30 at the finish line.
Categories & age groups
- F/M Main class 1994 or later
- F30/M30 1984 to 1993
- F40/M40 1974 to 1983
- F50/M50 1964 to 1973
- F60/M60 1954 to 1963
- F70/M70 1953 or earlier
- Special ranking: Fastest runner (male and female) from the Achental Valley
The Achensee Run comprises 23.2 kilometres, which is longer than a half marathon. The longer distance (14 kilometres) is on flat gravel and asphalt, while the shorter stage (9.2 kilometres) features a climb over 150 metres of elevation on a demanding trail.
Refreshment stations (Update follows)
|1st station||km 10||Station Schwarzenau||Water, herbal and elderberry syrup, fruit|
|2nd station||km 14,2||Station Achenkirch||Water, herbal and elderberry syrup, tea, fruit, energy bars|
|3rd station||km 18||Station Gaisalm||Water, herbal and elderberry syrup, fruit|
|4th station||km 21||Station Bergwerk||Water, herbal and elderberry syrup|
|5th station||km 23.2||Finish||Water, herbal and elderberry syrup, tea, fruit, ham/cheese bread, energy bars|
Distribution of bib numbers and late entrants’ registration
After 1 September 2023, registration is only possible against a late registration fee on site at the Fischergut (start/finish line of the Achensee Run) in Pertisau at the racing bib distribution point on Saturday, 2 September 2023 from 14.00 to 16.30 and on Sunday, 3 September 2023 from 07.30 to 09.00.
There is no limit to the number of participants!
The timing system is run by Raceresult and the “chip” is integrated in the bib number.
The run is organised according to the current regulations of the Austrian Athletics Federation. It has been approved by and is registered with the Federation. Runners are not permitted to leave the marked course and will be disqualified if they do so. The event will take place in all weather conditions. Start times may be subject to small adjustments.
Fairness is one of the most important aspects of the Achensee Run. All runners who do not display the proper sportsmanship (taking shortcuts, not following official instructions, leaving the marked course) will be disqualified without exception by the race organisers. Runners who do not reach the refreshment station in Achenkirch by 12.00 will not receive an official time and will not appear in the official finisher list. They will also not be able to use services such as the refreshment stations. They are entitled to continue the run, however they do so at their own risk. No power-walking poles are allowed.
Course record holders
- Women: 01:27:44 Andrea Mayr (Austria) 2013
- Men: 01:15:05 Elisha Sawe (Kenya) 2005