Friday 26 July 2019

Citylauf Villach, Austria (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger /


This running event is held annually on a Friday evening in July in Villach, a town of about 60,000 people, located in the state of Kärnten (Carinthia) in the southern part of Austria, near the borders with Italy and Slovenia.

It offers two Kinderläufe (children's races: 500m, 1.83km) and a 5.82km Citylauf, which is three laps through the town centre, i.e. through Villach's Old Town, along the Drau river and across two bridges.

The race course is undulating and closed to all traffic.


Citylauf Villach, Austria - runners in the town centre (Photo: Copyright  © 2018 Hendrik Böttger /


Map of the venue:


Number of finishers in the 5.82km race:

  • 2020: Event cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
  • 2019: 183
  • 2018: 212
  • 2017: 257
  • 2016: 278
  • 2015: 258
  • 2014: 311


19. Citylauf Villach:


  • 26 July 2019 (Friday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 19.00: 500m Kinderlauf (kids' run)
  • 19.10: 1.83km Kinderlauf (kids' run)
  • 19.35: 5.82km Citylauf

Event website:



Race review and details:


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