Vienna (Austria), Sunday 15 January 2012

Eisbärlauf in the Prater, Vienna, Austria (Copyright © 2013 Anja Zechner /


The Eisbärlauf race series in Vienna, organized annually by the athletics club LCC Wien, consists of three running events in January, February, and March.

Each event offers a 7km run and a half marathon. The route is a 7km-loop in the Prater park. The course is completely flat, traffic-free, and AIMS-certified.

Last year, over 750 runners took part in the first race of the Eisbärlauf series.

The half marathon winners were Wolfgang Wallner (1:10:34) and, after a two-year doping ban, Susanne Pumper (1:19:43)


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Wien-Prater

Date: 15 January 2012 (Sunday)

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

Start time: 10.00

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

Entries: online (until 10 Jan 2012, payment by credit card) or in person in the race centre (12 and 13 Jan 2012, 16.00-21.00); late entries on the day (8.00-9.30)

Entry fees: 17 euros (until 13 Jan 2012), 20 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; entry into the post-race prize drawing; medal and T-shirt to participants in all three Eisbärlauf events

Showers, changing facilities, sauna: in the LCC Wien-Laufzentrum

Prizes: trophies to the best finishers in each category

Award ceremony: 13.30

Number of finishers 2011: 409 (7km), 359 (21km)

Event website (in German):


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