"Vienna Autumn Marathon" 2012
Vienna (Austria), Sunday 21 October 2012
Organized by the athletics club LCC-Wien, the Herbstmarathon offers a 7k race, a 21.1km half marathon, and a 42.2km marathon.
The route is a 7-kilometre loop, which is pancake-flat, traffic-free, and AIMS-certified. Participants in the full marathon run six laps and an additional 195 metres.
The course is entirely in the Prater, Vienna's largest public park.
Starting and finishing near the Ernst-Happel-Stadion—Austria's largest football stadium—the route runs largely out-and-back the Prater Hauptallee (pictured), an over 4-kilometre-long avenue, lined with chestnut trees.
In 2011, almost 1000 runners took part in the event. The marathon winners were Walter Götzinger (2:36:00) and Bettina Zelenka (3:06:42).
Date: 21 October 2012 (Sunday)
Distance: 7km; 21.1km; 42.2km (AIMS-certified)
Start time: 10.00
Start and finish: Hauptallee in the Prater park, near Ernst-Happel Stadion and Stadionbad
Entries: online (until 17 October 2012, payment by credit card or bank transfer) or in person in the race centre; race limit (21km+42km): 1000 runners
Entry fees (7km): € 15
Entry fees (21km): € 21
Entry fees (42km): € 34
Race centre: LCC-Zentrum in the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Sektor C/D, Meiereistraße 7, 1020 Wien (Thursday 18 Oct and Friday 19 Oct 16.00-18.00, on the day 8.00-9.00)
You get (21 and 42km): pasta party on Saturday (16.00-18.00), two aid stations each lap, finisher medal, massage service after the race
Showers and changing facilities: yes
Number of finishers 2011: 190 (7km), 584 (21km), 189 (42km)
Event website (in German): www.lcc-wien.at
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