RACE informations in English



10 km, 1220 m climb; Schneeberghalle Puchberg (580 m) - final stop: rack railway station (Station Hochschneeberg 1800 m)


Start time

10.00 Uhr a.m. at Schneeberghalle in Puchberg


until August, 31st € 30,-
until September 20th, € 40,-

Direct registration on September 22nd (7.00 - 8.00 p.m.) and September 23rd (07.00 – 09.00 a.m.) € 60,- (final registration)


Registration fee includes: finisher medal, fleece - blanket, food and drinks along the track and in the finish area, transport of clothes,  transport of athletes from the mountain,  


Bib distribution

Friday, 7.00 - 8.00 p.m. at train station Puchberg (1st floor)
Saturday, 7.00 - 9.00 a.m. at train station Puchberg (1st floor)


Schedule Saturday

  • 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, next to the train station Puchberg


Junioren W19 + M19: 2001/1998

Hauptklasse WH + MH: 1988 - 1997

AK I W30 + M30: 1978 - 1987
AK II W40 + M40: 1968 - 1977

AK III W50 + M50: 1958 - 1967

AK IV W60 + M60: 1948 - 1957

AK V W70 + M70: 1947 and earlier



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


Prizes (1st M/F)

Original piece of rack rail from Schneebergbahn for best male/female

300,- € best woman and man

200,- € 2nd best woman and man

100,- € 3rd best woman and man


State of affairs

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

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

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


Registration and payment

at this page (follow the link): Registration



Gerhard Panzenböck, +43 2636 37 05; info@schneeberglauf.at


Tourist Office Puchberg +43 2636 22 56