'Vienna Autumn Marathon' 2014
Vienna (Austria), Sunday 19 October 2014
Organized by the athletics club LCC-Wien, the Wiener Herbstmarathon offers the following races:
- 7km (one lap)
- half marathon (three laps)
- marathon (six laps)
- half marathon relay (3x7km)
- marathon relay (6x7km)
The route is a pancake-flat, traffic-free, and AIMS-certified 7032.5-metre loop through the Prater, Vienna's largest public park.
Starting and finishing on the athletics track of the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Austria's biggest stadium, approximately 4.5km of each lap are run (partly out and back) on the Prater Hauptallee, a beautiful avenue that is lined with chestnut trees (pictured).
Each lap features one turning point on the Hauptallee.
In 2013, the Herbstmarathon welcomed around 1000 competitors. The fastest marathon finishers were Petr Svoboda of the Czech Republic (2:41:19) and Elisabeth Reiter of Austria (3:07:59). The time limit to finish the race is six hours.
Venue (Map): Vienna-Prater
Date: 19 October 2014 (Sunday)
Race distance: 7km; 21.1km; 42.2km; 3x7km relay; 6x7km relay
Start time: 10.00 (all races)
Start and finish: on the athletics track of the Ernst-Happel Stadion
Entries: online (up to 15 Oct 2014); late entries in person in the race centre (16-19 Oct 2014)
Entry fees (7km): € 18/20/22/26 (up to 31 Aug/30 Sep/18 Oct/19 Oct 2014)
Entry fees (21km): € 22/25/28/32
Entry fees (42km): € 42/45/48/52
Entry fees (3x7km relay): € 30/34/40/44
Entry fees (6x7km relay): € 60/64/70/74
Timing: ChampionChip — use your own chip or rent a chip for € 3 (€ 30 deposit)
Race centre: LCC-Zentrum in the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Sektor C/D, Meiereistraße 7, 1020 Wien (Thursday 16.00-21.00; Friday and Saturday 16.00-20.00; on the day 8.00-9.30)
You get: pasta party (Saturday 16.00-20.00); three aid stations on each lap; medal (to 21km and 42km finishers)
Prizes: to the first 3 M/F and to the fastest teams
Showers and changing facilities: yes
Number of finishers 2013: 164 (7km), 564 (21km), 132 (42km), 17 teams (3x7km), 5 teams (6x7km)
Event website (in German): www.lcc-wien.at
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