ACHENSEE 3-VALLEYS-RUN: CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING RACE ON 25TH FEBRUARY 2018
30 km of skating routes and 33 km of classic routes await participants and spectators of the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run across the three valleys of Karwendel Nature Reserve on Sunday, 25th February 2018. The cross-country skiing race will take place for the 9th time. On Saturday, 24th February, companies such as Salomon and Atomic will be around for you to try out their products.
Key information about the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run
The Achensee 3-Valleys-Run is the highlight of the cross-country season in Tyrol. Whether a beginner or experienced amateur athlete, anyone interested in a cross-country skiing marathon should be sure to visit Achensee on the 25th of February. Participants in the 3-Valleys-Run can choose from classic or skating routes as well as an 11 or 15 km cross-country race. The cross-country race passes through the Falzthurn Valley and past the Sonnjoch – the region’s highest mountain – on towards the Gerntal Valley and finally through the Tristenau Valley. The course is often uphill. In addition to steady climbs, the black piste at the end of the cross-country skiing marathon offers an exciting section of the course where cross-country skiers can show off their skills.
Programme 25th February 2018
As usual, the starting point for the cross-country race will be in Pertisau by Lake Achensee, which is also the finishing line for the marathon. Race numbers will be handed out here from 7:30 am, and from 8:00 am participants and spectators of the Achensee 3-Valley-Run are invited to try out equipment from leading cross-country ski brands during the afternoon before the race day. The various race categories of the cross-country skiing marathon will start on a rolling basis at Lake Achensee:
- 09:30: Start of the classic competition (11 and 30 km)
- 09:45: Start of the skating competition (15 and 30 km)
At 13:30 the award ceremony will be held at the event area. All participants will receive a medal and the winners of the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run will also receive a fantastic extra prize.
Registration and race fee
Standard registration for the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run will be available online until the 18th of February. The entry fee per participant is €40. The race pack includes food at the intermediate stations along the cross-country race, a food voucher for the Langlaufstüberl restaurant in Pertisau as well as a surprise gift and free parking.
It will still be possible to register for the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run after the 18th of February. On the 24th and 25th of February, anyone interested in entering the cross-country skiing marathon can do so in Pertisau directly. The entry fee on these dates will be €50.
Recover in the spa at the 5 star Posthotel
Those who exert themselves also need to recover. Enjoy a romantic mini break during the Achensee 3-Valleys-Run with our “Pure Romance, Nature & Recuperation” package. Spend 3 nights at the Posthotel with its 7,000 m² spa facilities including an aroma bath and sea salt treatment. For stays of 4 nights or more, we recommend our brand-new Posthotel 100th Anniversary Package. This includes even more spa and relaxation options around Lake Achensee.
Video of the 2017 Achensee 3-Valley-Run