NEW TRACK RECORDS AT THE TECHNICALLY CHALLENGING SCHLEGEIS3000 SKYRACE
- Johannes Hinterseer (DE) and Stephanie Kröll (AUT) win the Schlegeis3000 Skyrace over 34 km & 2,400 meters in altitude
- DYNAFIT athletes Jakob Herrmann (AT) and Renate Kreidl (ITA) run in 1st place in the Schlegeis 3000 Trailrun over 17 km & 1,200 meters in altitude. Jakob Herrmann (AT) and Sophia Moosbrugger become Austrian state champions in the speed trail
- Hannes Perkmann (ITA) and Stephanie Kröll (AT) win the vertical race on Friday (5 km & 1000 HM).
- 400 starters on three routes: Schlegeis 3000 Skyrace (34 km, 2,400 HM), Schlegeis 3000 Trailrun and Austrian championships in the Speedtrail (17 km, 1,200 HM), Schlegeis 3000 Vertical (5 km, 1,000 HM).
In the second edition of the Schlegeis 3000 Skyrace, around 400 runners from 18 nations started on the high-alpine competition route. 131 athletes started on the Skyrace route, for the first time on the original route after the weather-related shortened version in 2019. In the newly created vertical distance of 5 km and 1000 meters in altitude, 54 runners were represented, on the trail run route, where the Austrian speed trail championships were also held, the field comprised over 200 participants. With numerous new course records and top results from international athletes, the competition, which DYNAFIT supports as the main partner, has an important place in the trail running scene.
In the skyrace discipline over 34 kilometers, the German Johannes Hinterseer secured first place with a sensational time of 4: 08: 10.2 and thus set a new best time on the technically demanding and for the first time run original track. Second place went surprisingly to the German junior runner Michael Zweigart (GER), third place went to local hero Tobias Geiser (AUT). In the women’s category, Stephanie Kröll, a favorite from Zillertal, achieved first place in a new best time of 4: 59: 12.1 after she won the vertical on Friday afternoon. Edith Zell (AUT) ran into second place, closely followed by Charlotte Dewilde (BEL).
With main partner DYNAFIT for the 2nd Schlegeis 3000 Skyrace from July 23rd to 24th, 2021 The Schlegeis 3000 organizer team Mountain Heroes Zillertal and title sponsor DYNAFIT are enthusiastic about the second edition of the trail running competition, in which the participants the smooth organization and the sensational high alpine route have praised in the heart of the Zillertal.
“We are really looking forward to welcoming many enthusiastic Skyrunners back to the Zillertal next year. It was incredibly nice to be able to send the runners to our original route in stable weather conditions ”, said Roland Eberl, OC team boss Schlegeis 3000 Skyrace. "In the coming year we are really excited to see if this year's times can be beaten."
The next edition of the Schlegeis 3000 Skyrace will take place on July 22nd and 23rd, 2022.
NEW: VERTICAL RACE
The Schlegeis Vertical Race is held as a separate discipline at Schlegeis3000. So the uphill specialists also get your bill.
High alpine terrain, demanding technical difficulties, via ferrata elements, safety ropes, rocky sections, steep ascents/descents, 2 ascents to almost 3000 m above sea level, …
Breathtaking trail on the most beautiful panoramic mountain trails of the Zillertal. Class & team ratings for the Schlegeis 3000 Challenge Cup.
Accommodation for the event
The Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region offers a wide range of accommodation from guesthouses, hotels and inns to holiday apartments and houses
Distances to the event area:
Ginzling: approx. 12 km | Mayrhofen: approx. 20,0 km