Race Info

Kaiser Maximilian Lauf

60 km Classic technique, Saturday, 14th of January 2017

Starting times:
Start Elite Women: 08:45 am
Start Elite Men and all start waves: 09:00 am

Distance: 60 km
Start/Finish: Seefeld Seekirchl Arena

Starting time:60 km skating technique, Sunday, 15th of January 2017

Men and Women: 09:00 am

Distance: 60 km
Start/Finish: Seefeld Seekirchl Arena


Friday, 13th January 2017

10:00-12:00 am 01:00-07:00 pm Startnumber Distribution
Classic technique
Olympia Sport- and Convention center
10:00 am-04:00 pm Ski and equipment test Ski test arena

Saturday, 14th January 2017

08:00 am-04:00 pm Music and entertainment Seekirchl arena
08:00 am Start area opens Seekirchl arena
08:45 am-12:30 pm Live-broadcast and public viewing Ice rink
08:45 am Start ladies elite Seekirchl arena
09:00 am Start mens elite and all other starting groups Seekirchl arena
10:00-12:00 and 01:00-07:00 pm Startnumber distribution Kaiser Maximilian Lauf skating technique Olympia- Sport and Convention center
Ca. 12:00 Expected finish of the elite Seekirchl arena
Ca. 12:30 pm Flower Ceremony Seekirchl arena
04:00 pm Official award ceremony Village square
02:00 pm-02:00 am Snowparty with snowsculptures Seefeld village

Sunday, 15th January 2017

08:00 am Start area opens Seekirchl arena
09:00 am Start men and women Seekirchl arena
Ca.12:30 pm Expected arrival of the winner Seekirchl arena
12:00 am Official award ceremony Seekirchl arena


Terms & Conditions Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2017
Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is an international cross-country ski race which is registered with the FIS and takes place over two days on a 60km course as detailed below:

Saturday 14.01.2017 60km Classisch Visma Ski Classics
Sunday 15.01.2017 60km Skating

Registration is available to all persons (male or female) who have finished their 18th year (in other words, who were born before 14.01.1999). Every participant agrees by registration that they possess the appropriate level of fitness and that they are not suffering from any physical problems at the start of the KML. Participation in the event is at one’s own risk.

Registration is compulsory and will only be accepted ONLINE via our website: www.kaisermaximilianlauf.com

Participation fees:

June 1 to October 15 2016 Classic €110 Skating €90
October 16 to November 30 2016 Classic €120 Skating €100
December 1, 2016 to January 8, 2017 Classic  €130 Skating €110


If a participant is unable to start the race for any reason, the registration fee will not be refunded and it cannot be applied to any races in subsequent years. The ONLINE REGISTRATION closes on January 8, 2017 at 24.00. LATE REGISTRATION can be made at the race office one day before the race. The registration is subject to available start numbers and a late registration fee of € 30,-.

Every registration is in a particular name and cannot be given to any other person. A name change for a registration is subject to a fee of € 30,-.
To make a name change, login to the registration system and press “Startin position transfer”. Then enter the name and contact details for the new participant.

The organising committee reserves the right to close registrations if the number of registrations exceeds the maximum capacity. Registrations made but not accepted will be refunded in this case!

Competition Services
– Back pack at the start number distribution
– Wax and pole support during the race
– Catering at the finish area and throughout the race
– Shuttle service to the finish area for those unable to complete the distance
– Changing facilities in the finish area
– Baggage depot in the start area
– Medical care during the event
– Professional timing

Start Number Distribution
The start number distribution will take place in the Olympia Sport- & Congress Centre (Saal Seefeld/Tirol) near the start and finish area as follows:

Friday 13.01.2017 10:00 – 12:00 am & 1:00 – 7:00pm
Saturday 14.01.2017 7:00 – 12:00 am & 1:00 – 7:00pm


 Sunday 15.01.2017      7:00 – 9:00 am


No start number will be distributed outside these times!

Every race participant will be given a timing transponder for race timing which must be worn during the race (there is no race timing without a transponder) and which must be returned to the race organisers on reaching the finish line. A fee of € 50,- will be charged if the transponder is not returned at the end of the race!

Start Location and Group Classification
Every participant can choose start group appropriate to their ability during registration:

Elite Group – Pro Team Athlete or valid FIS-code
Group 1 – Elite skier (wave 1-3 at Vasaloppet), 120 participants
Group 2 – Good amateurs (wave 4-6 at Vasaloppet), 240 participants
Group 3 – Recreational skiers (wave 7-10 at Vasaloppet), 400 participants

The race organisers have the right to reserve start places for athletes and for VIPs and to close particular start groups when the maximum number of participants is reached.

Access to the start groups opens at 08:00.

The distributed numbers are representative to a start group and cannot be changed.

Group Number
Elite men 1-
Elite women 501-
Men group 1 1001-
Men group 2 2001-
Men group 3 3001-
Women group 1 4001-
Women group 2 5001-
Women group 3 6001-


Start Times
The start will be by the firing of a cannon by the Seefeld Militia Company at the following times:

Saturday Elite Ladies: 08:45
Saturday Elite Men: 09:00
Saturday Amateur Male and Female Classes: 09:00
Sunday Ladies and Men: 09:00

Time Limits
For safety reasons, the maximum time which a participant is allowed to use for the distance of 60km is 7 hours (finish time 16:00). The following time limits are also applicable = last time of passage at the refreshment stations:
-Reindlau km 36: last time of passage at 13:00
-Obern km 46: last time of passage at 14:30
-Wildmoos km 56: last time of passage at 15:30

Participants who pass these refreshment points at a later time will be stopped by the organising committee and brought back to the finish line by the provided shuttle service!

Baggage Depot
Every participant will receive a start gift of an original Emperor Maximilian rucksack, which should be used as baggage storage option during the race. Because of space limits, only clothing which is stowed in these rucksacks can be accepted and stored in the official baggage depot. The baggage depot is located in the Olympia Sport & Congress Centre (Saal Seefeld/Tirol) near the start and finish area. After the end of the race, stored rucksacks will be handed back to the participants. Evidence in form of the race start number is obligatory for collection. The race organisers accept no responsibility or liability for items stored in the baggage depot.

Race Technique
Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is run in classic technique on Saturday and in the skating technique on Sunday. It is obligatory to only use the allowed technique on a particular day and technique control will be monitored by race officials and marshals. Breach of rules is a violation of the ICR and can lead to disqualification. The race will be operated according to the International Competition Rules (ICR).

A protest which is made within 60 minutes of the first crossing of the finish line will be subject to a fee of € 50,- , will be notified to the race jury and will be treated according to the regulations of the ICR.

In the amateur classes, protests can be made up until 60 minutes of the last crossing of the finish line, are also subject to a fee of € 50,- and will be considered by the jury.

Refreshment and Service Stations
KM 1 Seefeld Equipment service
KM 7 Wildmoosalm Refreshments
KM 17 Obern Refreshments & equipment service
KM 27 Reindlau Refreshments
KM 36 Reindlau Refreshments
KM 46 Obern Refreshments & equipment service
KM 56 Wildmoosalm  Refreshments

Race Cancellation
50% of the entry fee will be reimbursed if Kaiser Maximilian Lauf has to cancel the event more than 24h before start. If cancelation is made less than 24h before start, the organizer will have the right to keep paid fees. In case of lack of snow, the organising committee reserves the right to set an alternative course or to change the race date due to unforeseeable circumstances.

Emergency Services & First Aid
The emergency services and first aid personnel organised by the mountain and trail rescue will be available in the start and finish area as well as along the course. Emergency telephone calls should always be made using the number 140 and should contain the following information:
– Kaiser Maximilian Lauf
– Location of the accident along the course, note kilometre distance signs
– Type of injury
It is recommended that participants carry a mobile phone during the race, as in certain circumstances these can save lives! The mountain and trail rescue personnel have the right to forbid a race participant to continue if they feel that the health of the participant or of other participants may be endangered.

Use of Personal Data
Every participant agrees to the use and distribution of their data in electronic form by the race organisers and their partners. Additionally, every participant agrees to the use of film and photographic material for internet websites and other PR purposes (for example, in flyers or reports in print media) by the race organisers and their partners.