Trail running at its finest
5th to 7th of June 2020
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7. Hochkönigman Trailrunningfestival
4th to 6th of June 2021
For the 6th time: Trail running with one of most beautiful backdrops in the world. For the 6th time: Trail running in the toughest of conditions. For the 6th time: feelings of elation for thousands of enthusiastic trail runners. This is what the Hochkönigman 2020 is all about!
Over the course of a few years, the Hochkönigman has become one of the most popular trail running festivals in Europe. This comes as no surprise as the Hochkönigman Festival trails offer athletes a perfect challenge of a very special kind. Trail running is not for everyone, but we would like to have all YOU with us again in 2020!
The breathtaking scenery and demanding routes offered by the Hochkönigman 2020 attract its competitors, men and women alike. The Hochkönigman 2020 is perfect for everyone who relishes the thought of taking on the challenge of a natural trail through the beautiful mountains of the Hochkönigman massif. The Hochkönigman is waiting for YOU.
HOCHKÖNIGMAN GOES INTERNATIONAL
The Hochkönigman Trail Running Festival is not only the most popular and one of the largest trail running events in Austria, but also the first Austrian venue which is part of the Skyrunner World Series 2020.
The Hochkönigman is part of the Skyrunner Austria Series 2020. The Skyrunner Austria Series consists of 5 competitions in 2020 and the grand finale will take place in Carinthia/Nassfeld as part of the Nassfeld Moutain Skyrtrails. At the finals, a prize money of € 4000 will be distributed among the fastest.
*acc. to the voting of the trail-running scene 2017.
Hart aber geile Veranstaltung. Wer eine Herausforderung braucht ist hier Richtig. Schöne Trails, knackige Anstiege und flotte Downhills. Geiles Panorama und die Leute sind echt super nett.
Tolle Veranstaltung, gemacht von Trailrunnern für Trailrunner!
I love this Trail Running festival! The Speed Trail Race was awesome - the track, views, mountains, nature, all runners, organization. Everything. Next year I will be definitely back.
All trails at a glance
A little taste of what is about to come? Which trail you will choose? All information about the trails ...
UNIQA Easy Trail
B’jaks Marathon Trail
At Austria's most popular trail running event in 2020, a wide variety of trails will again be offered. The Speedtrail with its 22 kilometres length attracts beginners and experienced runners alike and offers the perfect trail running experience at 1,277 metres altitude.
For endurance runners, the marathon trail with a length of almost 50 kilometres and 3,070 metres of altitude difference awaits. Here you can prove that you are made of the right wood! The Marathon Trail demands endurance, consistency and all your efforts. As a reward, you will be rewarded with the most beautiful views of the Hochkönig Massif, which awaits you with all its pure power!
Hard Core experience for Hard Core athletes: the Endurance Trail goes over 85.3 kilometres at an altitude of about 5,160 metres and demands everything from the participants.
The "higher, faster, farther feeling" is for all those who dare to approach the Hochkönig Skyrace, which will be held for the first time in 2018.
With its length of 32km 2,685hm+ it leads high into the Stone Sea.
The Hochkönigman: event schedule
New since 2018 is the extended EXPO and event area. It offers the athletes even more space for preparation and follow-up. For the public, the new grounds offer more space to be there and for the varied show program of the Hochkönigman. The gastronomy and trade fair area should not be missed, and in 2020 new products and top products for trail running will also be on offer here.
Total distance of all trails
Total elevation gain
Total elevation gain of all trails
Participants last year
Maria Alm, Dienten, Mühlbach
Also released in 2018 was the Easy Trail with a length of 10km and 300 vertical meters. It's the perfect race for beginners and for everyone who wants to experience Trailrunning for the first time.
Sweat, compete, run, and have fun. The Opening Obstacle Race offers all this and more as part of the Hochkönigman Trailrunning Festival. The race contains obstacles such as fences to climb over, straw hurdles, tractor tyres, a bouncy castle, tunnels, pitch dark black box, water obstacles, as well as competitors having to climb or duck under, and all the time being spurred on by the good atmosphere of the spectators in the bustling resort centre of Maria Alm. Individual starters or teams of 2 complete 2 laps, each of approx. 3 km.
Impressions Cross Warrior 2019
Press and post-event reports around the competition
mostly in German
Weitere Berichte und Blog-Posts
Events from our Friends
The Hochkönigman is partner run of the Austrian Volkslaufcup
14. June - 6. SOMMERNACHTSLAUF ST. MARGARETHEN
15. June - CHARITY-NIGHT-RUN 2018 GROSSPETERSDORF
22. June - INTERNATIONALER STEIRERKREN SONNWENDLAUF FELDBACH
23. June - 19. INT. RUPPERSTHALER WEINTRAUBENLAUF
VLC Final 01. - 03. November - B`JAKS TRAUNSTOA TRAILS GRÜNBERG GIPFEL TRAIL