Family-oriented, athletic and with an unbeatable course
The course of the glacier marathon Pitztal-Imst winds through the impressive mountain backdrop of the entire Pitztal valley all the way down to Imst, the city of fountains. Starting at the foot of the glacier, runners can enjoy the most beautiful impressions that Pitztal’s nature and mountains have to offer.
The starting pistol will be fired for the 13th time on Sunday 1st July 2018 at 8 am for all international top athletes, as well as local runners who wish to compete in this glacier marathon. The route is exactly 42.195 kilometres long and starts at the bottom station of Rifflsee gondola in Mandarfen at 1,675 metres above sea level and mostly leads downhill to the finish in Imst. Runners will conquer some 1,200 metres downhill and ascend a tough 636 metres.
Glacier marathon Pitztal – Imst fact sheet:
- Start: Mandarfen, bottom station of Rifflsee gondola / Wenns, village hall
- Finish: Imst, sports centre
- Distance: 42.195 km / 21.2 km / 11.2 km
- Start altitude: Marathon – 1,675 m / Half marathon, Run & Fun – 999 m
- Finish altitude: 790 m
- Competitions: Marathon, relay marathon (4 starters), half marathon, Run & Fun
Pitzi´s children’s run – sponsored by Raiffeisenbank Pitztal-Imst
Young running enthusiasts aged between 3 and 16 can also put their abilities to the test at Pitzi’s children’s run on Saturday 30th June at Pitz Park Wenns. There will be a Pasta Party at Pitz Park in Wenns as well as late registrations and the allocation of start numbers.
>> For more information and registration please see: www.gletschermarathon.at