Glocknerkönig CLASSIC category

As the name suggests, this category is THE classic of the Glocknerkönig. After the start at the village square in Bruck, the road from the checkout point Ferleiten to the Fuscher Törl is closed to traffic from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m.. Thanks to the Großglockner Hochalpenstraßen AG, in addition to all the effort, you can enjoy the ascent from Ferleiten car-free (exception: cars of the organization, the road maintenance and blue light emergency organizations).

  • Start: 7 a.m. Dorfplatz Bruck
  • Distance: 27,3 km. Maximum gradient: 12%. Vertical metres: 1672
  • Route: Bruck 756m, Fusch 813m, Ferleiten 1.145m, Fuschertörl – Memorial Chapel 2.428m (Road closed to traffic from Ferleiten to Fuschertörl)
  • Refreshment point with tea and water at the Piffkar restaurant at 1.620m (KM 19,2)

Categories for the Classic race

  • H/D1 Year of birth in or after 2006
  • H/D2 Year of birth 1996 - 2005
  • H/D3 Year of birth 1986 - 1995
  • H/D4 Year of birth 1976 - 1985
  • H/D5 Year of birth 1966 - 1975
  •  H/D6 Year of birth 1965 or before

There are no separate categories for racing bikes and mountain bikes.

Participation is open to all. The event is open to athletes either with or without licence.

Course record Classic

The course record in the men's classic classification has been held since 2005 by Roland Stauder with an incredible time of 1:15:15,3 h.

In the women's classic ranking, Janine Meyer has held it since 2023 with a top time of 1:24:50,0 h.