Each year the Lake Fuschl Crossing offers participants two alternative stretches: On the longer stretch swimmers have to overcome the 4.2 km from one end of the lake to the other and on the shorter stretch 2.1 km across the lake. In addition to the amazing sporting achievements of the athletes and the fantastic backdrop of Lake Fuschl, the event excels in its excellent organisation. Every year more and more swimmers are attracted to the race and the compelling need to conquer the lake.
The starting point is the public beach (Strandbad) in Hof bei Salzburg. Around 200 participants run into the water with a single aim: To reach the other end of the lake. Once the swimmers have donned their wetsuits, the only thing they have to concentrate on are the gruelling 4.2 kilometres of water that lay in front of them and the 51 minute record that they need to beat. Swimming aids such as flippers are not permitted. For those who aren't quite ready for the full length of the lake there is a Lake Fuschl Crossing Light of only 2.1 kilometres.
Lake Fuschl Crossing
Once again this event will be taking place in Lake Fuschl. As soon as we have the exact date it will appear here:
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Start details/info are handed out
9 a.m. - 12 noon: Info-stand for Lake Fuschl Crossing and the Lake Fuschl Race
12 noon: Competition meeting
12 noon: Transfer to the start of the 2.1 km stretch
1 p.m.: Start of the 2.1 km stretch from the Stöllinger Pay Beach
12:45 p.m.: Transfer to the start of the 4,2 km stretch
2 p.m.: Start of the 4.2 km stretch from the Pay Beach in Hof bei Salzburg
1:30 p.m.: Arrival of the first swimmers
4:30 p.m.: Finishers' buffet
5:30 p.m.: Award ceremony
The Combi-Challenge makes a starting in the Lake Fuschl Crossing swimming race and the Lake Fuschl running race possible. In the race around the lake athletes have to run 12 km around the entire lake. The winners of both events are awarded the honourable title; "Fuschlsee Man" or "Fuschlsee Woman" !