Fastest at the ‘Schafberglauf’ at lake Wolfgangsee
With a clear lead and a new course record the mountain running specialist Tina Fischl was able to achieve another great success. A total of 1,188 meters of altitude on a distance of 7.2 km had to be reached at Wolfgangsee. Tina Fischl had already run a victory at the Schafberg in the previous year and therefore already knew in advance that the run with an average of 15 percent slope will be very hard again.
The starting signal was given directly at the Schafberg train station in St. Wolfgang.
Right from the start away from the village, it got down to business. Some of the girls from Austria literally sprinted up the first steep climb. However, the experienced runner did not let herself be distracted by the high pace and played her experience to the full here. After the hectic first 1,000 meters of the course, Tina Fischl found her rhythm and at this point was in 2nd place overall in the women’s race. Fischl always had eye contact with the leading runner Isabell Speer from Austria and the steeper it got, the closer the mountain running specialist came to her. In a steep slope at kilometer 3, the German mountain running champion was then able to take the lead and continuously extended her advantage. The Austrian could no longer follow and had to let her go.
Overjoyed, personal trainer Tina Fischl crossed the finish line at the Schafbergspitze to the applause of the numerous spectators. The lead over her pursuer was just under one minute. Fischl was delighted to learn at the finish line that she had set a new course record, which was duly celebrated at the award ceremony.