The Mozart 100 not only offers a great deal for experienced ultra runners but also for everyone who wants to experience the beauty of the Sound of Music scenery. For those who want a more leisurely run, there’s also the Scenic 55. The course of Scenic 100 and the Scenic 55 takes the participants from Mozartplatz in the festival town through one of the most magnificent regions of Austria with its beautiful forests, meadows, hills, rivers and towns to the Fuschlsee Lake and back again. Austria and Ultra Marathons, perfect match!
Click on the image below to watch a brief video with some of the most stunning scenery in Europe! Then try to resist.....
The Scenic 100 (102km) runs a loop from the city of Salzburg to Fuschi am See, the Wolfgangsee region, the Fuschlsee and back to Salzburg.
The runners complete a 57km loop which takes you from Salzburg to Fuschl am See and return.
The 42km individual competition is a loop from Salzburg to Hof Bei Salzburg and return.
The Scenic Light is from Fuschl am See, 27kms to the amazing city centre of Salzburg.
The City Trail is a beautiful course over 11.5km through the city of Salzburg and combines a compact distance with a final clallenging crossing of the inner city Kapuzinerberg.
Scenic 100 5:00am
Scenic Marathon 8:30am
Scenic 55 9:30am
City Trail 4:30pm
Scenic Light (Fuschl am See) 2:00pm
Scenic 100 17hrs
Scenic 55 13½ hrs
The start/finish of all events is on the south side of the Salzburg Cathedral, except for the start of the Scenic Light which is in Fuschl am See. The course is run on a combination of smaller country and field roads, with about half on trails and paths.
Aid stations with food and drink will be placed every 5-7km. You may manage your own food and beverage supply. Water, electrolyte beverages, mineral water, tea, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, fruits, bread with spread, cakes, energy bars, Gels, salty and sweet snacks will be available.
From the Race Office - please bring your photo ID. The Race Office is located in the start/finish zone on Residenzplatz Square, in the very heart of Salzburg.
Friday 10:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday from 4:00am in the start/finish area
Minimum of 16 years of age.
Times will be registered electronically using RFID-tags. The RFID-tag is free of charge.
Finishers' medal can be collected in the Race Office until midnight.
You need to arrange for your own transport to the start area. There is sufficient parking space in designated buildings. On the day of the competition, a shuttle service will be available between Fuschl am See and Salzburg that takes the participants to the start area and changeover points as well as the spectators to places along the course and back to the arrival area.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
From 4:00am at the Race Office. Additional drop off for the Scenic Light in Fuschl from 1:30pm, next to the starting area. Collection is available until midnight in the Race Office.
A shuttle service will be available between Fuschl am See and Salzburg to take participants to the start area and change over points, as well as spectators to viewing points along the course and back to the finish line. The shuttle departs from Rudolfskai, which is walking distance from Residenzplatz Square (approx. 5mins).
The itinerary is yours to enjoy – we’ll provide you with your 3 Night Marathon Weekend Package but the rest is up to you.
My recommendation? Grab a car and enjoy the magnificent scenery this area has to offer. There are many local tours you can do and there is no end to the stupendous views you’ll see. RunFun Travel can recommend places of interest and driving tours you might be interest in.
From Salzburg it’s you can pop into Germany and drive the Romantic Road; take a day trip to Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain; or immerse yourself in the history and culture of Salzburg and visit Mozart’s birthplace, the Hohensalzburg Fortress. And for those who just love a bit of the movies, you can take the Sound of Music Tour and see where the hills really area alive.
We have put together a couple of options for you to choose from…. both stunningly beautiful and worth a stay.
I’m going to start with my favourite here…. Stallerhof Bed & Breakfast. Why the favourite? Have a look at the photos! Our favourite thing when travelling is staying in family run B&Bs and boutique hotels. The hosts always go out of their way to please guests and help you with your daily sightseeing and the breakfasts are amazing. And what a place to run!
Stallerhof is about 30km from Salzburg (but you already have your car so no worries). Surrounded by nature, surrounded by meadows and the surrounding mountain landscape, this charming hotel is situated at 700 metres above sea level. The view over the Salzach is unique. The all day sun location provides rest and relaxation from the moment you first arrive. As an extra treat, your hosts will offer you homemade Schnaps “for a speedy recovery.”
Hotel Kasererbraeu is a 4* hotel full of tradition in the old city of Salzburg. House built in 1342, listed for preservation, carefully renovated. The rooms are partly furnished in a traditional way, partly in a modern style and design elements add to the atmosphere of the rooms. Facilities include : sauna, steam bath, massages, in house Cinema (Mozart Kino) and amenities such as: a bar, business centre, concierge service, doctor on call, wi-fi internet, high speed elevator, parking facilities at cost, restaurant, safety deposit box. The hotel is smoke free.
RunFun Travel as 4d/3n Weekend Package and either of our two accommodation options and incluive of Entry to the Mozart 100 (or associated event).
Salzburg and the surrounding Alps region is home to some of the most picturesque scenery in the world. Here are just a few options available to enhance your stay. We have many more options and you can contact us here for further details.