Tina Fischl wins 1st Grafenauer Bärenlauf

Strong performance at the 1st Grafenauer Bärenlauf

The WSV Grafenau organized a city run for the first time, the so-called Bärenlauf

The main races over five and ten kilometres took place in addition to numerous children´s races.

As a native of Grafenau, endurance specialist and personal trainer Tina Fischl from WSV Otterskirchen did not want to miss out on this event and took on the challenge of the 10km distance. As soon as she set off on the circuit, it became clear that the course was tough, especially as the terrain in and around the spa garden in Grafenau was peppered with several meters of elevation and tight bends.

After the starting signal Fischl coped surprisingly well with this challenging course. Fischl even finished first in the 5km race, ahead of the fastest women in the short durance, without being classified.

Two more laps followed in the spa garden and Fischl continuously extended her lead over the first runner-up in the race. “The atmosphere on the course was so great, I kept hearing my name being called”, enthused Fischl after her start-finish victory in Grafenau. “Home races are always something special, a lot of participants and spectators know you. It was good to be cheered on so loudly throughout the four laps”, said Fischl.

With a final time of 40:13 minutes and just under four minutes ahead of the second place, Fischl ran to victory in her hold hometown and once again demonstrated her excellent form.

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More about the Bärenlauf at: https://spoferan.com/events/baerenlauf-grafenau/results/gesamtwertung-5

Photo documentation: © Alex Fischl