RACE informations in English



Start time: 10.00 a.m.
Starting point: Schneeberghalle Puchberg (center).
Contact: Gerhard Panzenböck +43 2636 3705; info@schneeberglauf.at
Accommodation: tourism office Puchberg +43 2636 2256
Track: 10 km, 1220 m climb

 Schneeberghalle Puchberg (580 m) – final stop: rack railway station (Station Hochschneeberg 1800 m)

 Fees: until August 3st € 32,-

 Until September 26th (12 a.m.) € 42,-

 Direct registration on 28.09. (19.00 – 20.00) and 29.09. (07.00 – 09.00) € 60,- (Final registration)

 Registration and Payment: on this Page - Link: Schneeberglauf/ Anmeldung (just colsed)

 Registration fee includes:

     • Fleece - blanket,

   • Food and drinks along the track and in the finish area

 • Transport of clothes,

 • Transport of athletes from the mountain,

 Prizes (1st M/F): - Original piece of rack rail from Schneebergbahn for best male/female
Prize money:

 EURO 300,- best women and man

 EURO 200,- 2 nd best woman and man

 EURO 100,- 3 rd best woman and man

 Schedule (Schneeberglauf):


 19.00 – 20.00: Bib Distribution

  • 7:00 – 9:00: Bib Distribution

 • until 9:30 Final chance to hand over clothes sack for transport up Schneeberg (at train station Puchberg)

 • 10:00: Start • 12:30: Closing of Finish

 • from 12:00: Transport of athletes: departure see personal ticket, you get after the race in the railway station on Schneeberg

 • 16:00: Prize giving ceremony in Puchberg, train station Puchberg

 Classification Schneeberglauf:

   Junioren W19 + M19:



Juniors have to be at least 16 years old (Date of birth 2002 and older)!

Starter less than 18 years old need a written consent of a legal guardian.



Hauptklasse WH + MH:

1989 - 1998

AK I W30 + M30:

1979- 1988

AK II W40 + M40:

1969- 1978

AK III W50 + M50:

1959 - 1968

AK IV W60 + M60:

1949 - 1958

AK V W70 + M70:

1948 and earlier


 Track: The track mainly follows the rack railway, so you are always in touch with the steam train. Starting area is located in the center of Puchberg (Schneeberghalle), after the start the train station is passed where the rack railway starts in the


competition. Pass “Bahnstraße” into “Schneebergstraße”, then cross the rack railway, after 300 m turn left to “Muthenhof” (Gasthaus Schmierl), from there 400 m to the beginning of the “Hengstweg” (km 2,0; 630 m). Run up the mounain on gravel, alongside the rack rails to the first service area next to “Hengsthütte” (km 5,2; 1012 m). Form there at the upper “Hengstweg” to “Köglerhaus”, cross the train into second service area (km 7,8; 1340 m), follow gravel road to train station “Baumgartner” (km 8,3; 1394 m). Then cross the train again after 500 m, on a path (forrest ground, rock) hike up to “Luxboden” (km 9,0; 1690m). From there 1,2 km and 110 m elevation difference to the Finish area at the train station Hochschneeberg (1800 m). You did it!!!

  Service, Food and drinks:

 2 service areas with water and iso-drinks along the track

 Food and drinks in the finish area

  State of affairs:

 Women: Andrea Mayr, AUT (58:21, 2008)

 Men: Jonathan Wyatt, NZ (52:21, 2006)

 Engine: Zahnradbahn, AUT (53:14, 2004)

 Bambini and children’s run:

 • Bambini (up to 6 years): Track: 500 m round the pond in the park in the center of Puchberg

 • Children and Teenager run (From 6 to 14 years): Trailtrack 1,2 km round near the center of Puchberg

  Schedule (Kids challenge):

 • 11:00: Bambini, children and teenager run including prize giving ceremony (Schneeberghalle)

  For further information see website or contact Brigitte Panzenböck +43 (0)2636/3705