Mörbisch am See (Austria), Saturday 29 April 2017

The Neusiedler See in Austria as seen from near Rust on the western shore (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Mörbischer Lauftag (‘Mörbisch Running Day’) features a lovely setting on the western shore of the Neusiedler See (Hungarian: Fertő), a 36km-long and very shallow lake that is shared by two countries — Austria and Hungary. The lake is to a large extent surrounded by reed beds.

All races begin and end in the picturesque village of Mörbisch am See, which sits on the border with Hungary.

Children run either 300m or 800m, depending on their age group.

The 5k race is six laps of a flat 833m-long loop course through the village.

Participants in the half marathon run four laps through vineyards close to the shore of the lake. The route is flat and fast. Each lap features just about five metres of ascent.

The event also offers 25km bicycle time trial races on Saturday afternoon and a 125km bicycle marathon (Radmarathon) around Lake Neusiedl on Sunday morning.


Country: Austria

Venue (Map): Mörbisch am See (15km from Sopron, 71km from Bratislava, 73km from Wien)

Date: 29 April 2017 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 9.00: 300m and 800m children's races
  • 10.00: 5km
  • 10.00: 21.1km Halbmarathon (half marathon)

Start and finish: Hauptstraße, Mörbisch am See

Entries: online; late entries on the day (children's races: 7.00-8.30; 5km and 21.1km: 7.00-9.30)

Entry fees:

  • 300m, 800m: € 1
  • 5km: € 9/11/16 (up to 20 March/10 April/29 April 2017)
  • 21.1km: € 15/18/22 (up to 20 March/10 April/29 April 2017)

Timekeeping: chip timing (included in the entry fees)

Number of finishers 2016: ?

Number of finishers 2015: 9 (300m), 59 (800m), 66 (5km), 99 (21km)

Event website (in German): www.rchohewand.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.