Running in Austria

Practical information and race calendar (walks, road, trail) in Austria
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Austria might not have a coastline, but it more than makes up for it with its mountains! The Alps cover two-thirds of this small country... No wonder it produces so many ski champions.

Did you know that Austria is the highest country in Europe? 40% of the territory is above 1000 meters in altitude ⛰, with its peak at the summit of Grossglockner in the famous Tyrol region (3797 meters). Needless to say, hiking enthusiasts🚶🏻‍♂ are well-acquainted with this country. They most certainly take the time to enjoy the delights of the capital city, Vienna, a cultural hotspot. The Viennese waltzes can inspire more than just your New Year's Eve, we promise! Austria, the homeland of Schubert and Mozart, offers a great opportunity to dive into or further explore classical music... Graz, the "garden city" located in the south, is renowned for its parks, while Linz in the northwest, near Germany and the Czech Republic, is bisected by one of Europe's largest rivers, the Danube. The country's third-largest city even inspired its own Mozart composition 🎵, the " Linz Symphony"... Like Vienna, Linz is a fantastic place to visit. Numerous cultural events take place here, such as the Ars Electronica Festival, which has celebrated the intersection of art and technology since 1979. Culture and sports, a perfect blend in Austria! The country is home to many top athletes, particularly in skiing ⛷. Countless medals and titles have been won by legends like Annemarie Moser-Pröll, Hermann Maier, and more...

Check out the race calendar in  AustriaTrail runningwalkinghalf marathon or marathon, what do you fancy in this green and lush country? Naturally, trail running events are abundant here, more than any other type of race! The KAT100 offers various distances and routes in the Kitzbühel area, famous for its ski competitions ❄️. This event is part of the UTMB World Series, just like the Mozart 100® , which takes you through forests and mountains around Salzburg. Want to experience city runs on roads? The Vienna Marathon offers you the majestic treasures of the hometown of Niki Lauda. You can bring the whole family, as there is a kids' race planned, along with a half marathon and a 10 km race. What more could you ask for? There's something for everyone!

So, are you ready to race towards Austria?

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Austria Running Events Calendar

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