Sankt Anna am Lavantegg (Austria), Sunday 28 June 2015

Zirbitzkogel, Styria, Austria (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger /


Participants in the Zirbitzkogel Berglauf — a mountain running event in Austria's state of Styria — run 11.2 kilometres of a very scenic and challenging uphill route which includes about 1100 metres of elevation gain.

The finish line is on top of the Zirbitzkogel (2397m), the highest peak of the Seetaler Alpen (Seetal Alps).

Starting in the small village of Sankt Anna am Lavantegg (1291m) which sits on the eastern slopes of the mountain, the first half of the race is run on trails through forests, the second half through alpine tundra.

After the race, participants walk back to the 'Waldheimhütte' mountain hut (1614m) from where a bus takes them to the award ceremony in Sankt Anna.

In 2014, 126 runners registered for the race. The entry limit is 150 runners.


The trail to the Zirbitzkogel, at the Waldheimhütte (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger /

The route near the Waldheimhütte (at the 5km mark).


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Sankt Anna am Lavantegg (Graz 89km, Klagenfurt 94km, Vienna 220km)

Date: 28 June 2015 (Sunday)

Race distance: 11.2km (+1106m)

Start: 10.30 in Sankt Anna am Lavantegg (1291m)

Finish: at the Zirbitzkogel mountain hut (2397m)

Entries: by e-mail or fax with payment by bank transfer (up to 25 June 2015); race limit: 150 entries; no entries on the day

Entry fees: € 20 (up to 28 May 2015), € 30 (up to 25 June 2015)

Race centre: Volksschule St. Anna (on the day 8.00-9.30)

You get: T-shirt, transport of personal clothing to the finish, finisher medal, bus service from the Waldheimhütte back to St. Anna, pasta party, prize drawing

Showers and changing facilities: Volksschule St. Anna

Prizes: to the first 5 M/F in each category

Award ceremony: ca. 16.00 at Gasthof Annawirt

Number of finishers 2014: 99

Event website (in German):


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