9. ‘From the Lake to the Mountain’ 2014
Velden am Wörthersee (Austria), Saturday 20 September 2014
Vom See zum Berg takes runners "from the lake to the mountain".
Starting at the casino in Velden, a see-and-be-seen resort on the Wörthersee in Austria's state of Kärnten, competitors run 9.2km of a scenic uphill route which includes 518m of ascent.
The race is run entirely on traffic-free asphalt roads through lovely countryside and pretty alpine villages.
The finish line is at the ‘Alpengasthof Obersakoparnig’ restaurant, which sits at an elevation of 922m in the Ossiacher Tauern hill range.
From there, it's 1.5km back to the event centre in the village of Köstenberg. Shuttle buses take the runners home to Velden in the afternoon.
The route between Köstenberg and the Alpengasthof Obersakoparnig
Venue (Map): Velden am Wörthersee (Villach 17km, Klagenfurt 22km, Ljubljana 100km)
Date: 20 September 2014 (Saturday)
Race distance: 9.2km (+518m)
Start: 10.30 at the Casino Velden (460m)
Finish: at the Alpengasthof Obersakoparnig (922m)
Race centre: Casino Velden (on the day from 8.30)
Entries: online or by e-mail with payment by bank transfer (up to 18 September 2014, 19.00h); late entries on the day (up to 9.45)
Entry fees: € 12 (up to 18 Sep 2014), € 15 (on 20 Sep 2014)
Timekeeping: ChampionChip — use your own chip or rent a chip for € 3 (€ 30 deposit)
You get: transport of personal clothing from the start area to the event centre in Köstenberg; shuttle bus service from Köstenberg back to Velden (in the afternoon)
Showers and changing facilities: at the Eventgelände Köstenberg
Award ceremony: at 14.00 at the Eventgelände Köstenberg
Number of finishers 2013: 145
Event website (in German): www.vomseezumberg.at
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