Achensee Trail Hero

Explore great trails and enjoy nature! This sounds exactly like Columbia HIKE & RUN, but the great sports event is now called Achensee TRAIL HERO and offers you many more possibilities and distances on 23 and 24 June 2018.

extensive trail running tours in the Karwendel Nature Park

Summer 2018 will see the launch of a new sporting challenge: We are looking for the Achensee TRAIL HERO. This year, the event will replace the traditional 24- and 12-hour hike. Put on your running shoes and explore the landscape between the shore and the mountains in three distances (short, medium and ultra). The Achensee Trail Hero is also part of the Austrian Trail Running Cup.

Who is the event Achensee TRAIL HERO aimed at?
The event is suitable for ambitious and experienced trail runners as well as for nature loving amateur athletes who want to test themselves in their first trail running competition. Newcomers will choose the short distance of 15 kilometers, experienced runners the middle distance of 35 kilometres and professionals the long distance of 68 kilometres. Each one of the courses offers you pure trail running fun in beautiful landscapes around the village of Achenkirch.

Achensee Trail Hero

Click here to access the individual route profiles.

Achensee Trail Hero – June 23, 2018 – further details

  • Start short distance: 04:00 p.m.
  • Start middle distance: 02:00 p.m.
  • Start long distance: 07:00 a.m.

Awards ceremony 07:00 p.m.
Closing time: 10:00 p.m.

The event center is situated around the multi-purpose hall in Achenkirch, where the participants can take a rest, rent equipment for testing, get refreshments or a massage to invigorate their tired legs. Refreshment and drink stations along the routes will keep runners fit and motivated. All participants who would like to spend a comfortable night’s rest can book a special package at the Hotel Achentalerhof in Achenkirch.


A recurring fun event for hiking and running enthusiasts. More information can be found at