Important information

All you need to know about the event

Achensee Tourism and Olympiaregion Seefeld

Saturday, August 28th 2021
Starting time:  6 am at Scharnitz


  • Karwendel Run 52 km 
    Age classes:
    WH/MH born 1992 or later
    W30/M30 born 1982 to 1991
    W40/M40 born 1972 to 1981
    W50/M50 born 1962 to 1971
    W60/ M60 born 1961 or earlier
  • Karwendelmarsch Hike 52 km or 35 km

Maximum number of participants: 2.500

Distribution of start numbers and late entrants’ registration:
On Friday, August 27th 2021 from 11 am to 7 pm and on Saturday August 28th 2021 from 4 am to 5.30 am at parking “Länd P2” (Adress: Hinterautalstrasse 422, 6108 Scharnitz)

race|result with UHF-Chip (integrated in start number)

Please pay attention to a clearly visible and uncovered start number when crossing the time system at 35 km and 52 km. The fee for the chip is included in starting fee. Returning the chip is not necessary.

Time limits:
35 km discipline participants: finishing line at the Engalm/Großer Ahornboden – 5 pm

52 km discipline participants: finishing line in Pertisau am Achensee – 8 pm
IMPORTANT: Those taking part in the 52 km disciplines must have passed the second timeline at the Engalm/Großer Ahornboden checkpoint by 2.30 pm at the latest.

Great importance is attached to fair play during the Karwendelmarsch. Anyone acting in an unsporting fashion (short cuts, disregard of official instructions, leaving the marked route) will be disqualified without exception (Race Management).

Dogs are allowed, but without exception, be kept on a leash.
Running in the march class or vice versa does not lead to disqualification.

Services by organizer

(included in entry fee)

  • personalized number (only for pre-registered participants)
  • with integrated UHF-Chip for time recording
  • Catering (food & beverage) at the refreshmentstations (menu)
  • Finisher-Package with a surprise
  • Karwendelmarsch-Medal
  • free Karwendelmarsch-Certificate online (for printing out)
  • free showering  possibility at the finishing area in Pertisau
  • free massage at the finishing area in Pertisau (until ca. 07.00 pm)
  • free transport of luggage from the start in Scharnitz to Pertisau 

Likewise, professional event photos are shot from “” on event day , which can be purchased  after the event .

Snacks & refreshments

Small snacks and drinks are available to all participants at each of the refreshment stations.

  • Schafstallboden (1.173 m)
  • Karwendelhaus (1.771 m)
  • Kleiner Ahornboden (1.399 m)
  • Falkenhütte (1.848 m)
  • Eng (1.227 m)
  • Binsalm (1.502m)
  • Gramai Hochleger (1.756 m)
  • Gramai Alm (1.263 m)
  • Falzturnalm (1.098 m)
  • Pertisau at the Achensee (Ziel – 932 m)

Emergency App by Tyrolean mountain rescue

In 2012, the Leitstelle Tirol has, together with Tyrol mine rescue, developed the “Notfall App Bergrettung Tirol operated by Leitstelle Tirol GmbH” specifically for emergencies in the Alpine regions of the Tyrol. The app can only be used in the Tyrol and is available free of charge. In an acute situation, it makes it possible for the user, at the touch of a button, to transmit his or her own location (using GPS coordinates) to the Leitstelle Tirol, while a telephone connection between them is simultaneously established. As a consequence of this, the Leitstelle Tirol alerts and dispatches the necessary emergency personnel.

Finding accommodation

Achensee Tourismus
Achenseestraße 63, 6212 Maurach am Achensee
Tel.: +43 5 95300-0
Fax: +43 5 95300-19

Olympiaregion Seefeld
Heilbadstr. 827 – 6100 Seefeld
Tel.: +43/(0)508800
Fax: +43/(0)50880-51

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