Podersdorf am See (Austria), Sunday 2 April 2017

Leuchtturm in Podersdorf am Neusiedler See (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Leuchtturmlauf ("Lighthouse Run") is held on the eastern shore of the Neusiedler See, Austria's largest lake, located on the border with Hungary.

Competitors run either one lap (3.3km), two laps (6.6km) or three laps (10km) of a flat course through parkland in Podersdorf am See, the most popular resort in the region.

Each lap includes an out-and-back run to the Leuchtturm which stands at the end of a 200-metre-long pier (pictured above).

In 2016, 298 runners from seven countries took part in the event. The 10k race was won by local athlete Ingmar Mollnar (36 minutes 1 second). Simone Wesp of Germany was the first woman to cross the line (42 minutes 51 seconds).


Podersdorf, Neusiedler See, Austria (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

The race is run on a mix of asphalt and gravel.


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Podersdorf am See (Bratislava 53km, Vienna 66km, Budapest 200km)

Date: 2 April 2017 (Sunday)

 Start time and race distance:

  • 9.15:  400m, 1km (children's races)
  • 10.30:  3.3km, 6.6km, 10km

Start and finish: at the PODO-Bar, Nordstrand, Podersdorf

Race centre: at the PODO-Bar (on the day 8.00-10.00)

Entries: online or by fax (up to 31 March 2017) with payment by bank transfer; late entries on the day (up to 10.00)

Entry fees (children's races): € 5

Entry fees (3.3km, 6.6km, 10km): € 16 (up to 31 March 2017), € 19 (on 2 April 2017)

Timekeeping: Sport Event Timing

You get: a bottle of wine; goodie bag and medal to all children

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Award ceremony and prize drawing: at 12.30

Number of finishers 2016: 44 (400m), 47 (1km), 53 (3.3km), 56 (6.6km), 98 (10km)

Event website (in German): www.leuchtturmlauf.at


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.