Results & Diploma

The winners of the 60 km classic distance of the 5th Kaiser Maximilian Lauf have already been determined! After only 2 hours and 30 minutes Emil Persson was able to glide across the finish line in Seefeld. The 3 winners – men 60 km: 1. Emil Persson (SWE) – 02:30 2. Andreas Nyygard (NOR) 3. […]

New: Parking area WM-hall west

For all participants of the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf there will be parking spaces available at the WM hall on race day. The parking space “WM-Halle-West” is exclusively for amateurs with valid registration! For elite runners the parking lot at the WM base building (below the Toni-Seelos ski jump) is available. In Leutasch there are limited […]

Route update: original route passable!

The last days before the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf are coming up and so the anticipation for the challenging cross-country race, which will take place on Saturday, is also increasing. Even though there was little fresh snow in the last few days, the original route of 60 km can be run on race day without any […]

The Kaiser Maximilian Lauf & the WWMG

The Kaiser Maximilian Lauf and the Winter World Masters Games What do the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf and the Winter World Masters Games (WWMG) have in common? We will inform you about this in the following article. Both events focus on sport, challenge and fun! The Winter World Masters Games will take place from 10 to […]

Rainer Renauer and the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf

Rainer Renauer and the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf The „Kaiser Maximilian Lauf“ is a cross-country ski race with the potential to become a legend: It is the ultimate race that brings professional sportsmen and hobby athletes together. We talked to Rainer Renauer, hairdresser and passionate sportsman from Seefeld, who will participate in this year’s race. But […]
Skiroller-Strecke in Seefeld im Sommer

XC-skiing experience in summer: Roller skiing!

Cross-country skiing experience in summer: Roller skiing! In winter as well as in summer, athletes can enjoy a real cross-country feeling in the Olympiaregion Seefeld. Thanks to the Nordic Competence Centre, Nordic sports can also be practised during the summer months to prepare for the winter season in Seefeld. The Nordic Competence Centre comprises a […]

Kaiser Max Hats available for preorder

Are you a true Kaiser Maximilian Fan? The Kaiser Max Hats are now available for preorder at the online registration. Make sure to preorder your Kaiser Max Hat when you are registering for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2020! To find more details about the hat, how you can get it without an online registration and where […]


View the current results here. Results 60km classic Results 30km classic Results 60km skating Results 30km skating

Eliassen and Johansson Norgren Won Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 40km Classic

Petter Eliassen, Team BN Bank, and Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team, dominated the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf. There were decisive breakaways early on in both the men’s and women’s races, and a cat and mouse game between the two best women. Today, Kaiser Maximilian Lauf took place in Seefeld, Austria, after challenging weeks of […]

New course maps

Here is the new race course maps for the shortened courses 40km and 22km. There will be 5 energy stations on the 40km course and 3 energy stations on the 22km course. The 22km course will start in Moos.

More snow – Fewer classic and skating kilometers

For a Nordic hot spot, the most important factor is snow: now the weather god is really listening to our prayers. For more than one week it is already continuously snowing and the white gold will delight us also tomorrow. It is a winter wonderland like in former days. Due to the weather situation the […]

Race Office and Bib Handout

The Race Office and Bib Handout will be located at the WSC-arena in Seefeld. Here we will hand out the startpackages, make late registrations and changes, have baggage drop/pick-up, and answer all you questions.

Changes of Registration

If you would like to do any changes to your registration for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2019, please read this information. Until Wednesday 23.59 you can make following changes by sending an email to Change of distance Change of start group Name change Add on tickets to the transfer bus for 30km starts After this, […]

Race info 2019

In our Participant Magazine you will find all race information for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2019. View and download the Participant Magazine here

Group travel

Would you like to join Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2019, but don’t want to spend time checking the easiest way to travel, the best places to stay and decide what activites to do, apart from racing? Then, a travel package to Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is the perfect option for you! Find your travel package to Kaiser […]

Summertime in Tirol

Seefeld is not only a beautiful winter destination and a well-known cross-country paradise, but also in summertime an insider tip. Seefeld is “the place to be” for those who like to enjoy active holidays. Here you spend at the same time exciting, restful and vital days. At 1,200 meters you have a health-promoting altitude and […]

Online registration opens 24th of Feb!

We hope you are enjoying the beautiful winter with a lot of cross-country skiing! We are preparing 2019’s race and we are opening the online registration on the 24th of February at 10 am CET. The two first weeks we offer Early Bird prices and you will be able to secure a slot for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf […]

Poland wins Battle of the Nations!

At the third edition of Kaiser Maximilian Lauf we launched an amateur competition within the competition: the Battle of the Nations. All interested participants in 60 km classic could register at the Race Office on Friday to be in the draw for competing for their nation. Six participants from each country were selected and the […]

Gjerdalen and Norgren win Kaiser Maximilian Lauf

A cat and mouse game in the women’s race between Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team, and Masako Ishida, Team Koteng, and a surprise breakaway in the men’s race defined the day. The third Visma Ski Classics race, and the first one in Visma Alp Trophy, took place in Seefeld, Austria, as Kaiser Maximilian […]


Race results from Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2018 The complete result list from Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2018 can be viewed by the link below. You can sort the results on gender and the following age groups: U23, U30, 30, 40, 50 and 60+. Results 2018

General terms and conditions

General terms and conditions for all participants in Kaiser Maximilian Lauf. The following event rules and guidelines are intended to help produce and direct a large-scale event, to ensure the safety of all participants, to meet the requirements of local government permits and to be compliant with the Austrian cross-country skiing federation and the International Ski […]


New start and finish area for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf! Please remember that the start and finish area this year is in the World Championship Arena, about 400 meters away from the pedestrian zone below the two ski jumps. Welcome!

Kaiser Maximilan After Ski Party

A successful day of competition must be celebrated! We therefore invite all participants of the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf to our “Tyrolean après-ski party”. No pasta – just “schweinsbraten” (roast pork) sauerkraut and a cold beer! The party starts at 12 o´clock in the VIP area in the World Championship building, just a few meters from […]

Privacy policy

Welcome to, the official website of the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf. The Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is a long distance cross country skiing race for both elite athletes, amateurs and recreational skiers co-produced by Tourismusverband Olympiaregion Seefeld and W Sportsmedia AB. The privacy and security of the users of our website and the participants in our […]

Join the Battle of the Nations!

New and exclusive to the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 60km classic race is the internal Battle of the Nations. If you want to be a part of it and represent your country, you are welcome to try your luck! This is how it works: When picking up the start number in the race office on Friday, […]

Snow in the Olympiaregion Seefeld, let’s go skiing!

The first snow of the winter has already fallen in Seefeld and the cross-country season has started! The anticipation for the coming winter is huge, as many great events await athletes, guests and locals. The village, located at an altitude of 1200 meters, is known far beyond the country’s borders as a great cross-country destination […]

Guaranteed enjoyment on the snow in the Olympiaregion Seefeld

The Olympiaregion Seefeld, at 1500 metres in altitude with the spectacular views of the mountain scenery of the Hohe Munde, the Wetterstein and Karwendel ranges and down into the Inn valley, can welcome another astounding sight – an impressive building site as large as two football fields and with a depth of 15 metres. Work […]

Race Info 2018

General rules and regulations 1. 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 or 30km course as detailed below: -Saturday 01.2018 60 km  Classic Visma Ski Classics -Saturday 01.2018 30 km Classic -Sunday 01.2018 60 km  Skating -Sunday 01.2018 30 km  […]

New start and finish arena for Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2018

The planning of the “Kaiser Maximilian Lauf” 2018 is advancing very well. And there will be some innovations …. Since Seefeld is preparing for the major event Nordic World Championships 2019, some construction work will be undertaken in the upcoming months. The new and improved infrastructure will be beneficial for the region as well as for […]

Race Photos

After the races you will find the race photos here!

A New Distance For Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2018!

Kaiser Maximilian Lauf adds a new distance of 30 km to next years event, making the race possible for more participants on different levels! The new distance is available both for the classic and skating race. The 30km course starts in Unterleutasch and follows the second half of the original 60km course back to Seefeld. In the first […]

Registration opens today!

After a successful and snowy edition of the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Seefeld, we are already looking forward to preparing the next event in 2018. The registrations opens today, February 1st at 11.00. Let’s inform you about some news! On request of many participants, 2018 will bring two new possibilities to participate in Kaiser Maximilian […]

Andreas Nygaard and Katerina Smutná beat the snowstorm in Seefeld

Skiers had to battle knee-deep snow drifts as a snowstorm hampered the running of the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Seefeld, Austria. Andreas Nygaard of Team Santander overcame the conditions to win a thrilling sprint finish to wrap up the second consecutive win and take the yellow jersey. Kick wax was the order of the day […]

Kaiser Maximilian Lauf magazine online now!

For participants of Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2017, read all the useful information in our magazine. If you haven’t registered already, be sure to do it before Wednesday at 6pm. There will only be a limited number of start bibs available for late registration at the race office on Friday. Kaiser Maximilian Lauf Magazine 2017 (click here to […]

Kaiser Maximilian Lauf to be held on the original 60km course!

The last days of snowfall has given the organizers of Kaiser Maximilian Lauf enough of the white gold to use the original 60km course. -We have a good base of artificial snow in both Seefeld and Leutasch. And with about 30cm of new snow falling the last two days it’s enough to use the original […]

Merry Christmas!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and hope to see you at Kaiser Maximilian Lauf 2017!

A unique ski experience in the middle of the Alps!

Two races of the Visma Ski Classics long distance ski world championships are now behind us and the holiday season is just around the corner. Pro skiers are still training hard for the longest season in history, and some of them are performing very well in short distance races. Team Santander’s Tord Asle Gjerdalen did […]

One month to Kaiser Maximilian Lauf!

The second edition of Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Olympiaregion Seefeld, Austria is held January 14-15th. Make sure to register for a unique ski experience in the heart alps. And with one month to go, the heat is rising. Upgrading from last year’s event, the course is now one loop over 60km, taking the skiers through […]

A unique ski experience in the middle of the alps!

Register at a lower price until October 15th! Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is a new Nordic Ski race in the Olympiaregion Seefeld, Austria. The classic race is part of the long distance ski championship, Visma Ski Classics with the best elite skiers on the same starting line as the amateurs. Until October 15th, you have the possibility […]

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 Program Friday, 13th January […]

Opening of registration to Kaiser Maximilian Lauf!

June 1st marks the opening date for the registration to Kaiser Maximilian Lauf. Make sure to secure your entry! Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is a new addition to the Visma Ski Classics calendar. After a successful test-event last year with just a elite race and a improvised amateur competition we’re gearing up and offering a complete […]

Visma Ski Classics expands to several new destinations including China!

The long distance ski championship, Visma Ski Classics, continues its market growth. The new calendar for the upcoming 2016/2017 season, Visma Ski Classics VII, will include five new event destinations in Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Finland and China! Visma Ski Classics now consist of the world´s 13 most prestigious cross country ski events, unique in having both the […]

NRK new media partner in Norway!

The long distance ski championship Visma Ski Classics has signed a long term strategic agreement with NRK. It is an 5 year agreement where NRK gets full exclusivity in the Norwegian market. The Norwegian public service broadcaster will start broadcasting Visma Ski Classics from the upcoming 2016/2017 season. “We are very happy to announce the agreement […]

The premiere of Kaiser Maximilian Lauf is done!

Eliassen wins in Seefeld after a tight battle with Kjølstad, and Seraina Boner outruns her competitors. Petter Eliassen from Team Leaseplan Go maintains his lead in the Visma Ski Classics championship after today’s win in the Kaiser Maximilian Lauf in Seefeld, Austria. Eliassen was pushed all the way by Johan Kjølstad from Team United Bakeries, the […]