13th ‘New Year's Eve Run Innsbruck’ 2013

Innsbruck (Austria), Tuesday 31 December 2013

New Year Fireworks (Photo: Author Ondrejk / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)


Held annually on New Year's Eve in the city of Innsbruck in Austria's state of Tyrol, this Silvesterlauf attracts an international field of about 800 runners.

Starting at 5pm on Marktplatz on the edge of Innsbruck's Old Town, participants run 5.6km (two laps of a 2.8km course) through the city centre and along the River Inn.

Nordic walkers finish after one lap (2.8km). Children run a 1.4km loop.

In 2012, the fastest finishers were Lukas Hollaus (17:12) and Julia Kick (20:23).


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Innsbruck (122km from Bolzano, 173km from Munich, 186km from Salzburg)

Date: 31 December 2013 (Tuesday)

Race distance: 5.6km (run); 2.8km (nordic walking); 1.4km (children's run)

Start time: 16.15 (children), 17.00 (5.6km run, 2.8km nordic walking)

Start and finish: Marktplatz

Entries: advance entries online (up to 28 Dec 2013) or by post or fax (up to 26 Dec 2013); late entries on the day until one hour before the start

Entry fees (5.6km, 2.8km): € 15 (advance entries), € 18.50 (late entries)

Entry fees (children): € 5 (advance entries), € 6 (late entries)

Timing (5.6km; optional): ChampionChip — use your own chip or rent a chip for € 3 (€ 30 deposit)

Race centre: on Marktplatz (from 12.00)

You get: a souvenir gift (to all adults), a "small surprise" at the finish, feed station at the finish

Prizes: to the first 3 M/F (5.6km); trophies to the first 3 in each category

Showers and changing facilities: HTL Anichstrasse (15.30-18.30)

Award ceremony: 16.40 (children), 18.15 (5.6km)

Number of finishers 2012: 683 (5.6km run), 10 (2.8km nordic walking), 106 (1.4km children)

Event website (in German, English and Italian): www.silvesterlauf-innsbruck.com


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