From 19th to 22nd January 2017 Lienz and Obertilliach will be hosting the 43rd International Dolomitenlauf and its many side events.
The Dolomitenlauf is Austria’s largest and most important cross-country skiing event which is based on an unique concept. “Regardless you’re professional, amateur or hobby skier – the Dolomitenlauf in the middle of our beautiful Dolomites is the perfect competition for everyone”, says Franz Theurl, president of the organising Club, by describing this highlight of the Nordic skiing calendar in East Tyrol.
A total of seven different raceswith different levels in distance and difficulties are offered during the four-day event to our friends of cross-country skiing. Apart from the main competitions, the classicrace on Saturday and the Dolomitenlauf ski marathon on Sunday you shouldn´t miss to watch the Dolomitensprint on Friday evening in the center of Lienz where 30 worldclass sprinters are going to delight thousands of spectators from all over the world.
Guaranteed snow on the trails in Obertilliach, more than 300 volunteers and a perfect organization make sure that the cross-country skiing weekend in Lienz is going to be a winter highlight for thousands of athletes and tenthousands of spectators.
A competitor will automatically be disqualified if he/she participates in the competition under false pretences such as starting under false name/with false timing chip or practice any unsportsmanlike behaviour. The Race Director and/or Race Secretary have authority to disqualify, penalize or ban from participation if evidence of rule infraction is submitted after the race is completed and after the Jury has finished their work.