Burghausen (Germany), Sunday 9 October 2016

Burg zu Burghausen and River Salzach (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Held in Burghausen, an old town on the border between Germany and Austria, the Salzach Brückenlauf ("Salzach Bridge Run") features a magnificent setting, a beautiful course and many fantastic views of the world's longest castle complex, the 1,051-metre-long Burg zu Burghausen in Bayern (Bavaria).

Every year, the event attracts an international field of more than 1,000 participants.

The following competitions are on offer:

Start time
Race distance
9.50 5.5km  walk
10.00 3.2km  run
10.40 404m  child-and-parent fun run
11.15 8.8km  run


All races begin and end on the colourful Stadtplatz at the foot of the castle:


Stadtplatz, Burghausen, Bavaria, Germany (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The 3.2km route runs through Burghausen's Old Town, across the River Salzach into Austria, along the river, and across another bridge back to Burghausen in Germany.

Participants in the 8.8km race run two laps (3.2km+5.6km). The second lap includes an undulating loop on gravel paths around a lovely bathing and rowing lake:


Wöhrsee, Burghausen, Germany (Copyright © 2012 Hendrik Böttger)


Country: Germany

Venue (Map): Burghausen (Salzburg 54km, Munich 115km, Prague 301km, Vienna 304km)

Date: 9 October 2016 (Sunday)

Race distance and start time:

  • 9.50:   5.5km Walking
  • 10.00:  3.2km Volkslauf
  • 10.40:  404m Eltern-Kind-Lauf (child-and-parent fun run without timekeeping)
  • 11.15:  8.8km Hauptlauf (main race)

Start and finish: Stadtplatz

Race centre: Stadtsaal (on the day from 8.00)

Entries: online (up to 5 October 2016) or in person in the Bürgerhaus in Burghausen (from 10 September up to 5 October 2016, Monday-Friday 9.00-17.00, Saturday 9.00-13.00); late entries on the day (up to one hour before the start)

Entry fees (15 years and under): € 4 (up to 5 October 2016); € 7 (on 9 October 2016)

Entry fees (16 years and over): € 15 (up to 5 October 2016); € 18 (on 9 October 2016)

A portion of the entry fees will be donated to charity.

Timekeeping: bib chip timing (included in the entry fees)

You get: medal (to runners aged 15 years and under), technical T-shirt (to runners aged 16 years and over who register in advance), fruit and drinks, free massage service (on reservation), free shuttle bus service between the railway station and the start area (8.30-14.00)

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes (3.2km): certificates to the first 3 in each age group

Prizes (8.8km): trophies to the first 3 M/F and to the first 3 M/F teams (3 male or 3 female runners); certificates to the first 3 in each age group

Number of finishers 2015: 378 (3.2km), 551 (8.8km), 66 (5.5km Walking)

Event website:

Salzach Brückenlauf - Event website: www.salzach-brueckenlauf.de


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.