Bad Hofgastein (Austria), Sunday 14 June 2015

Bad Hofgastein, Austria (Author: Triq at German Wikipedia / Public Domain / photo modified by


The Marktlauf is held in the spa resort of Bad Hofgastein, a popular skiing and hiking destination in the 40km-long Gasteinertal in the state of Salzburg in Austria.

The event begins with the children's races, followed by the 5k race and the relay for teams of three runners (3 x 1.25km).

Participants in the 5k race run four laps of a 1.25km-long loop course through the pedestrianized town centre and along the leafy Kurpromenade.

After the race, all runners get free entry (for two hours) to the thermal pools of the Alpentherme Gastein — a great place to relax after the work is done.


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Bad Hofgastein (Salzburg 86km, Villach 103km, Innsbruck 181km, Graz 249km)

Date: 14 June 2015 (Sunday)

Race distance: 360m/720m/1250m/2500m children's races; 5km; 3 x 1.25km relay race

Start time: 9.00-9.50 (children), 10.15 (5km), 11.00 (relay)

Start and finish: at the Alpentherme Gastein

Race centre: Kongresszentrum (from 7.45)

Entries: online (up to 13 June 2015, 12noon); late entries on the day (up to 30 minutes before the start)

Entry fees (5km): € 15 (up to 13 June 2015), € 20 (on 14 June 2015)

Entry fees (relay teams): € 20 (up to 13 June 2015), € 30 (on 14 June 2015)

Timekeeping: chip timing (included in the entry fees)

You get: a T-shirt or a towel (to 5k runners); free entry to the Alpentherme Gastein (for two hours after the race); free parking

Changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 in each category; to all relay teams

Award ceremony: 11.30 (children's races), 13.00 (5km), 13.30 (relay)

Number of finishers 2014: 177 (children's races), 68 (5km), 30 relay teams

Event website:


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