Held on a Saturday night in mid-August, the Stinatzer Halbmarathon attracts over 400 runners and nordic walkers from Austria and neighbouring countries, in particular from Hungary and Slovenia.

The route is a 4.2-kilometre loop through the village of Stinatz which is situated amid rolling countryside in the Burgenland, Austria's least populated state.

Entrants can choose between the 4.2km run, the 8.4km race for runners and nordic walkers, or the half marathon. The event also offers a number of children's races.


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Stinatz (72km from Graz, 132km from Vienna, 209km from Zagreb, 241km from Ljubljana, 275km from Budapest)

Date: 11 August 2012 (Saturday)

Race distance: 21.1km; 8.4km (run and nordic walking); 4.2km; children 300m/1km/2km

Start time: 18.30-18.45 (children); 19.15 (21km, 8.4km, 4.2km)

Start and finish: Hauptplatz (main square), Stinatz

Entries: online or by post, fax or e-mail (until 4 Aug 2012); payment by bank transfer; late entries on the day until 1 hour before the start

Entry fees (21km): €18 (until 21 July 2012),  € 20 (until 7 Aug 2012), € 25 (until 11 Aug 2012)

Entry fees (8.4km run): € 10 (until 4 Aug 2012), € 15 (until 11 Aug 2012)

Entry fees (8.4km nordic walking, 4.2km run): € 7 (until 4 Aug 2012), € 12 (until 11 Aug 2012)

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

Race centre: Volksbank Stinatz (on the day 16.00-18.15)

You get: medal and T-shirt (to 21km runners); free massage service after the race; child care; entry into the post-race prize drawing

Prizes (21km): prize money to the first 3 M/F; trophies to the first 3 in each category

Prizes (8.4km): trophies to the first 3 in each category

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Award ceremony and prize drawing: ca. 20.00 (children); ca. 22.00 (21km)

Number of finishers 2011: 148 (21km), 100 (8.4km), 63 (4.2km), 71 children, 34 (nordic walking)

Event website (in German): www.austriasites.com/lc-tiger/docs/lc-tiger.htm


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