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Dog Run

22.08.2020 / Start 09:30

This year Kärnten Läuft invites you back to the turquoise- blue waters of the Wörthersee. Our organizing team is committed to composing the ideal mix of sporting excellence, running holidays, and family experience.

Enclosed, you will find all the information regarding the race and the route for the Dog Run. You will also find the sign up in the right column.


  • Date: 22.08.2020
  • Starting Time: 09.30
  • Start / Finish: Klagenfurt Metnitzstrand / Running City
  • Course length: 4,320 km
  • Age groups: male/female 2010 and older
  • Award: prizes will be awarded to the participants in form of a raffle
  • Registration: online until the beginning of august 2020
  • Post- Registration: Kärnten Läuft Running City
    Friday, 21. August, 14.00 – 20.00
    Saturday, 22. August, 8.30 – 9.00
  • Current: The Dog Run is once again marked and offered as a health competition. There will be timekeeping, but no ranking. The fun of sporting with a man’s best friend should be all that counts in this competition.




As part of the Dog Race, a dog fair suited for the whole family will be hosted on Saturday, August 19th from 8:30 am to 11 am. Serving as an exchange platform for dog owners and experts, exchanging valuable tips on sports and training with dogs, dog care, veterinary care for dogs, and many other subjects at the fair. A complimentary breakfast ensures that owners and their four-legged friends have a perfect start in the day. Likewise, dog pools and the Wörthersee provide excellent opportunities for both humans and dogs to have a refreshing break.


Want to join in, but are unsure if your dog is fit enough or suitable for the run? Simply ask our expert Dr. Pekarek via email:

Important notes

Only healthy and regularly vaccinated dogs are permitted to participate. Furthermore, dogs that are in heat are also not allowed to participate. Dogs have to be kept on a leash at all times during the race. The organizer assumes no liability for injuries or damage to humans and animals. The use of muzzles is recommended.


Kärnten Läuft Running City & Parking:
The Kärnten Läuft “Running City” is located directly on the Metznitzstrand (beach) in Klagenfurt, next to the Wörthersee Strandbad. It is easily accessible by car, train, bus, or bike. The car park at the Minimundus, located right after the A2 motorway exit, offers ample parking for all visitors and runners on each of the days. The Running City is within short walking distance of the car park as well as from the train station, which is located a few meters away from the car parks.

Pick up of Start Documents
To be able to participate in the Kleine Zeitung Wörthersee half marathon you need a bib number. Your bib number contains the chip necessary for timekeeping (powered by MaxFun). When picking up your number at the registration tent in the Running City, you will also get a Kärnten Läuft duffel back which serves for the transport of clothing during the race.

Benefits for participation:
Whoever participates in the Kärnten Läuft run is automatically a winner. Just like in the previous years, there are going to be numerous benefits for every runner at our event. In addition to the medal, all participants receive a bulging starter bag filled with goodiess and treats, as well as a comprehensive voucher booklet, which can already be used on-site.

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