Villach (Austria), Friday 29 July 2016

Citylauf Villach, Austria - runners at the Stadtbrücke (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


Held in Villach, a town of 60,000 people in Austria's state of Kärnten, this summer night running event offers two Kinderläufe (children's races, 500m and 1.83km) and a 5.82km Citylauf.


Citylauf Villach, Austria - Kinderlauf (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


The Citylauf is three laps of an undulating course through the town centre.

Participants run on a mix of asphalt and cobbles through Villach's Old Town, along the River Drau and across two bridges. The course is closed to all traffic.

Three hundred and fifty runners of all ages took part in the event last year.


Citylauf Villach, Austria - runners on Stadtbrücke (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Villach (36km from Klagenfurt, 99km from Ljubljana, 129km from Udine, 183km from Salzburg)

Date: 29 July 2016 (Friday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 19.00500m (children born or 2007 or later)
  • 19.101,830m (children born 1999-2006)
  • 19.355,820m (runners born 1998 or earlier)

Start area (500m, 1.83km): Rathausplatz

Start area (5.82km): Stadtbrücke

Finish area (all races): Rathausplatz

Race centre: Rathausplatz (on the day 15.00-18.30)

Entries: online or by post (up to 27 July 2016); late entries on the day

Entry fees (children's races): € 5 (up to 27 July 2016), € 7 (on 29 July 2016)

Entry fees (5.82km): € 15 (up to 27 July 2016), € 18 (on 29 July 2016)

Timekeeping: ChampionChip — use your own chip or buy a single-use chip (fees: ?)

You get: goodie bag (to the first 400 entrants), entry into the prize drawing

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 M/F

Number of finishers 2015: 37 (500m), 55 (1.8km), 258 (5.8km)

Event details (in German):


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