"LCC Polar Bear Run 2011" - 2nd Run

Vienna (Austria), Sunday 27 February 2011

Runners in Vienna's Prater park (Copyright © 2011 runinternational.eu)


The ninth running of the Eisbärlauf winter race series in Vienna brings athletes again to the Prater park in the eastern part of Austria's metropolis.

From January to March, three events invite runners to test their shape or set an early-season personal best time. The course is very flat and fast, traffic-free and certified.

Participants choose between the 7km race, which consists of one lap, and the half marathon, which comprises three laps. The final lap is slightly longer than 7 kilometres.

The start and the finish are close to the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Austria's largest athletic and football stadium, named after the legendary football coach Ernst Happel.

In 2010, around 700 runners took part in the second event of the Eisbärlauf series. The half marathon winners were Marius Bock (1:10:46) and Eva-Maria Gradwohl (1:18:02).


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Wien-Prater

Date: 27 February 2011 (Sunday)

Distance: 7km; 21.1km (certified by AIMS)

Start time: 10.00

Start and finish: Hauptallee in the Prater park, near Ernst-Happel-Stadion and Stadionbad

Entries: online (until 22 Feb 2011, payment by credit card) or in person in the race centre (24 and 25 Feb 16.00-21.00); late entries on the day 8.00-9.30

Entry fees: 11.50 euros (until 25 Feb 2011), 15 euros (late entries on the day)

Deposit for the race number: 3 euros (fully refundable)

Timing: ChampionChip - use your own chip or rent a chip for 3 euros (30 euros deposit)

Race centre: LCC-Zentrum in the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Sektor C/D, Meiereistraße 7, 1020 Wien

You get: feed station at the finish; prize raffle; medal and T-shirt to participants in all three events

Prizes: trophies to the best finishers in each category

Showers, changing facilities, sauna: in the LCC-Zentrum

Award ceremony and prize raffle: 13.30 in the LCC-Zentrum

Number of finishers 2010: 316 (7km), 383 (21km)

Event website (in German): lcc-wien.at


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