Fascinating Salzkammergut Trophy


July 12th, more than 4.000 participants from 40 nations make the Salzkammergut Trophy, the Austria's biggest MTB marathon. On the same day, the Masters European Championship are held in Bad Goisern.

The long loop of the trophy  through the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Hallstatt-Dachstein-Salzkammergut is considered as one of the most spectacular marathon tracks in Europe! Besides the seven different race distances, the bikers will enjoy an unforgettable weekend in Bad Goisern with a huge entertainment program - bike expo area, fashion show, helicopter sightseeing and much more. Additional information: www.trophy.at/news

For the Masters EM, all licensed bikers born 1984 or older, are eligibled. Women will start in four different classes on a 76,5 kilometre course. Men will tackle for the blue European Master Jersey in seven different classes on a 119,5 kilometre course. Additional information: www.trophy.at/uec

Salzkammergut Trophy is the final event of Austria Top Tour, the country´s largest Road- and MTB series, held every year from May to July. Austria Top Tour is including the 27th Dolomites Giro with 233 km and 4820 m alt. difference as well as the 28th 5 Lakes Marathon in Mondsee. Additional information: http://www.austria-top-tour.at/

Photo 1 by Erwin Haiden

Photo 2 by Martin Bihounek