Archive for February, 2016

thanksDear participants,
First of all we would like to thank you for taking part in the Gsiesertal Lauf 2016 race. There were entries from a total of 2316 enthusiasts from 39 countries around the world.


We look forward to seeing you again at the 34th edition on 18/19 February 2017!

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19.02.16(Update) – Wax recommendation

WachsempfehlungOnly available in German and Italian:

CLASSIC || Samstag, 20.02.16
Gleitzone: SWIX HF7 aufbügeln evt. optimiert mit einer Auflage Cera FC 06x
Steigzone: Grund mit VG30 und VR40 aufbügeln. Nach dem Abkühlen einige Lagen VR 40 auftragen.

Kostenloser Wachsdienst und Beratung für Classic-Lauf nur am Freitag von 14.30 bis 18 Uhr im Mehrzweckgebäude in St. Martin


SKATING || Sonntag, 21.02.16
Swix HF10X und HF07X
optimiert mit einer Auflage Cera FC078

Kostenloser Wachsdienst und Beratung am Samstag von 14.30 bis 18 Uhr und am Sonntag von 8.00 bis 9.30 Uhr im Mehrzweckgebäude in St. Martin


TECNICA CLASSICA || Sabato, 20/02/16
Zona di scorrimento: SWIX HF 7 stesa a caldo. Successivamente ricoprire con Cera FC 06x
Zona di tenuta: base di VG 30 + VR40 tirata con il ferro a caldo. Lasciate raffreddare e applicare alcuni strati di stick VR 40.

Servizio di sciolinatura gratuito e consulenza per la tecnica classica solo Venerdí dalle ore 14.30 alle 18 nell‘Edificio Multifunzionale a San Martino


SKATING || Domenica, 21/02/16
Swix HF10X e HF07X
Successivamente ottimizzare con Cera FC078

Servizio di sciolinatura gratuito: Sabato dalle ore 14.30 alle ore 18
Domenica dalle ore 8.00 alle 9.30 nell‘Edificio Multifunzionale a San Martino

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18.02.16 – 39 nations registered! – Last news

nationen39 nations:
A wide variety of participants have now registered for the “Gsieser”. Alongside the traditional cross-country nations, there will also be competitors from more exotic locations such as the Bahamas, Malaysia, Mexico and Hong Kong, representing a grand total of 39 countries from all over the world 

Event APP:
Datasport doesn’t just keep your time at our event – it provides a free app too. The app means you will always have the key information about the Gsiesertal Lauf at your fingertips.

The entrance fee entitles you to the following:
start number, certificate, medal, 5 refreshment points along the trail, substantial lunch at the finish, medical assistance, waxing and equipment service, photo service (www.marathon-photos.com), with all participants entered in a prize draw for 7 MTBs.

chips are issued free of charge to participants. Chips must be returned to the organisers in the finish area after each race.
NB: participants who do not finish must also return their chips in the finish area.

Waxing tip:
the official waxing recommendation can be found on our homepage www.valcasies.com from 09 a.m. on 19 February

in case of emergency call 118

Infopoint/Finish area:
Stamping of Euroloppet passes, sale of meal vouchers to spectators, sale of merchandising products, lost property, general information.

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RTTR  02-2016   7.JPGThe 33rd edition of the Gsiesertal Lauf was presented on the 10th February during the TV programme “Sotto-Zero” on RTTR before a large and enthusiastic TV and Internet audience. The photo, from the left, shows presenter Michele Pasqualotto, defending champion Giorgio Di Centa and president of the organising committee Walter Felderer.


Original route:

The race is to be run on the original route over a distance of 42km. The conditions are very good.  We are all looking to a really fantastic Event.

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60 000 FINISHER new159.022 people have crossed the finish line of the Gsiesertal Lauf since its first edition in 1984. That means that there are 978 people to go until we reach the coveted milestone of 60,000 people! That person will, of course, be treated like royalty and the Organisational Committee has come up with a special event to celebrate the occasion.


33 countries

33 countries have already registered for the race, with athletes hailing from Europe, America, Africa, and Australia. Respect for every single country and athlete is, as always, our key concern!


Just for Fun:

The dedicated group for participants wanting to enjoy the race without the added stress of the timer breathing down their neck and benefiting from a discounted registration fee is growing stronger and stronger. Register now.

Find us on Instagram! Follow us on: www.instagram.com/granfondovalcasies


Photo service:

The 10-strong team from Marathon-Photos will again this year be accompanying the participants. A total of around 10,000 photos will be produced and, following the event, our homepage will give details of how to order your photos.

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