Thank you for more than 1,000 entries! Late registration possible, as long as starting places are available.

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Christmas magic at the VCM Winter Run on Sunday

Get into your running shoes - warmly recommended, especially in the cold season! On Sunday, 17 December is the first competition of the VCM Winter Running Series in the Prater Hauptallee in Vienna. 


Online registration has closed on Thursday, 14 December.

Thank you fore more than 1,000 entries!


Pick up your starting number on Friday, 15 December, 2-6pm, at the HERVIS branch at Mariahilfer Straße 36, or on Sunday in good time before the start.


Late registration, if starting places are still available: on Friday during the race number distribution or on Sunday on site. Increased entry fee of 20 Euros for 5K and 25 Euros for 10K. Card payment only.

We are looking forward to a great Christmas atmosphere and a fantastic event with around 1,000 runners!


  • Here you can find ALL INFOS at a glance.
  • Distances 5 km and 10 km
  • Start at 10:00 am at Prater Hauptallee close to stadium car park / Kipchoge finish area
  • Cloakroom storage in a BigBus on site.
  • Refreshment station on the course (Powerade, water) and finish refreshment with tea, banana and biscuits.
  • The course runs around the Lusthaus. This means that there is only one 180° turn per 5-km lap. 
  • The courses are officially AIMS-measured and part of the World Athletics Global Calendar.
  • The free starting places for VCM participants have already been used up for all three dates. Thank you for the great interest!


Your photos from the VCM Winter Run

The Pica photo service will be on site at the VCM Winter Run with a team of photographers to capture YOU and the whole event in the best possible way. After the run, you will have the opportunity to view your personal photos and order them as digital packages. Prices are 12.99 euros for 5 km and 17.99 euros for 10 km.


The VCM Winter Running Series is of course open to anyone interested in running, regardless of whether they are registered for a Vienna City Marathon competition.


The VCM Winter Running Series is a proud partner of Erste Bank Sparkasse Running.


The VCM Winter Running Series is organised by the Sport- und Leichtathletikclub Wien (SLW) and is organised and implemented by members of the VCM team.


See you in the Hauptallee!