Vienna (Austria), Sunday 16 October 2016

Prater Hauptallee, Vienna, Austria (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger /


Organized by the athletics club LCC Wien, the Wiener Herbstmarathon ('Vienna Autumn Marathon') offers five races, held on a pancake-flat and traffic-free course through the Prater, Vienna's largest public park:

  • 7.03km (one lap)
  • 21.1km half marathon (three laps)
  • 42.2km marathon (six laps)
  • 21.1km half marathon relay (three runners)
  • 42.2km marathon relay (six runners)

Starting and finishing on the athletics track of the Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Austria's biggest stadium, the route is a 7,032.5m-long loop through the park.

The course is completely flat and very fast. We don't know of any other marathon course in Central Europe that is as flat as this one.

Each lap, however, includes an out-and-back portion with a U-turn on the Hauptallee, a 4.4km-long avenue that is lined with chestnut trees (pictured).

The time limit to finish the race is six hours.

Around 800 runners took part in the event last year.


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Prater, Wien (Vienna)

Date: 16 October 2016 (Sunday)

Race distance: 7.03km, 21.1km, 42.2km, 21.1km relay (3 x 7.03km), 42.2km relay (6 x 7.03km)

Start time: 10.00 (all races)

Start and finish: on the athletics track of the Ernst-Happel Stadion

Race centre: LCC-Laufsportzentrum, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Sektor C/D, Meiereistraße 7, 1020 Wien (Thursday 16.00-21.00, Friday 16.00-19.00, Saturday 12.00-17.00, on the day 8.00-9.30)

Entries: online; late entries in person in the race centre (13-16 Oct 2016)

Entry fees (7km): € 18/20/22/26 (up to 31 Aug/30 Sep/15 Oct/16 Oct 2016)

Entry fees (21km): € 22/25/28/32

Entry fees (42km): € 42/45/48/52

Entry fees (3x7km relay teams): € 30/34/40/44

Entry fees (6x7km relay teams): € 60/64/70/74

Timekeeping: ChampionChip — use your own yellow chip, buy a single-use green chip (€ 3) or buy a yellow chip (€ 33)

You get: pasta party (Saturday 12.00-17.00), refreshments on the course and at the finish (three aid stations per lap), finisher medal

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 men and 3 women and to the best teams

Number of finishers 2015: 206 (7km), 411 (21km), 115 (42km), 9 teams (3x7km), 3 teams (6x7km)

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