6th "Danube Canal Run" 2013
Vienna (Austria), Sunday 5 May 2013
The Donaukanallauf in Vienna takes runners along both banks of the Donaukanal (Danube Canal) which flows through the city centre of Austria's capital.
Entrants can choose to run either one lap (4.75km) or two laps (9.5km) of a traffic-free and mostly flat course on cycleways and footpaths. A short section is on gravel.
The start and the finish are at the "Strandbar Herrmann" beach bar next to the Urania observatory on the edge of the inner city.
In 2012, about 550 runners took part in the event. The top finishers in the 9.5km race were Grec Iuliu of Romania (33:21) and Susanne Bohdal from Vienna (41:36).
Venue (Map): Vienna
Date: 5 May 2013 (Sunday)
Race distance: 4.75km; 9.5km; children 530m and 1180m
Start time: 9.30-9.45 (children); 10.20 (4.75km); 11.00 (9.5km)
Start and finish: Strandbar Herrmann (near the Urania on the Donaukanal)
Entries: online (up to 2 May 2013); late entries on the day
Entry fees (4.75km): € 10 (up to 2 May 2013); € 12 (up to 5 May 2013)
Entry fees (9.5km): € 15 (up to 2 May 2013); € 18 (up to 5 May 2013)
Timing: "RFID-Tag" (included in the entry fees)
Race centre: LaWie, Landstraßer Hauptstraße 96 (Saturday 4 May 2013; 11.00-16.00); Strandbar Herrmann (on the day from 8.00am)
You get: "Kaiserschmarrn" party (pancake party) on Saturday; electronic timing; fruit and drinks; entry into the post-race prize drawing
Prizes: trophies to the first 3 in each category
Award ceremony: 13.00
Number of finishers 2012: 217 (9.5km); 149 (4.75km); 181 children
Event website (in German): www.landstrasserlauf.at
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