"LCC Polar Bear Run 2011" - 1st Run
Vienna (Austria), Sunday 16 January 2011
From January to March each year, the athletics club LCC Wien offers a series of three road running events in the vast Prater park in Austria's capital city Vienna.
Each event consists of a 7km run (one lap) and a half marathon (three laps).
The route is completely flat, traffic-free and AIMS-certified. Most of the course is out-and-back the Prater Hauptallee, the main avenue through the park.
In 2010, over 600 runners took part in the first event of the Eisbärlauf series. The half marathon winners were Wolfgang Wallner (1:12:05) and Eva-Maria Gradwohl (1:18:22).
Venue (Map): Wien-Prater
Date: 16 January 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 11 Jan 2011, payment by credit card) or in person in the race centre (13 and 14 Jan 16.00-21.00); late entries on the day 8.00-9.30
Entry fees: 11.50 euros (until 14 Jan 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: 310 (7km), 323 (21km)
Event website (in German): lcc-wien.at
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