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Race bib distribution

The race bib distribution will take place at the following times at sport.park.lech

  • Friday, 12.01.2024, 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday, 13.01.2024, 7 am - 8 am

For a smooth process, we would like to ask you to send us the signed confirmation of participation by e-mail to in advance.

Schedule 2024

Thursday, January 11, 2024 - REMUS Team Challenge

  • 15:00 - 16:30: Start number distribution incl. participant gift - ticket office Trittkopfbahn, Zürs All participants will receive vouchers for two drinks and a meal for the get-together party
  • 16:15 - 16:45: Lift operation & route inspection
  • from 17:00: Start: "REMUS Team Challenge 2024" - drinks served in the finish area
  • approx. 19:00: Prize distribution at the Friendly Brändle
  • Afterwards: Get-together
  • approx. 21:00: Retrieval of the results lists at



Friday, January 12, 2024

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm: Distribution of starter packs (sport.park.lech, Strass 456, 6764 Lech)
  • 09:00 and 14:00: Course inspection with the Arlberg ski club

 For all those who want to know exactly, the Arlberg Ski Club offers organized course tours in small groups. Here, all race participants receive important insider tips about the course.

Register for a course inspection with the Arlberg Ski Club:


However, the route can also be skied during lift opening times as part of regular ski operations. For liability reasons, no gates will be set! The route will be made available in advance on the homepage The positions of the gates will be marked on the course using food coloring. As the markings fade over time, we recommend inspection is recommended right at the start of skiing.



Saturday, January 13, 2024 - "The White Ring - The Race"

  • from 08:00 a.m.: Ascent with the Rüfikopfbahn (the Rüfikopfbahn is only for race participants, spectators without skis, press, etc.).

The slopes from Rüfikopf to Zürs are closed until approx. 11:00 am due to the race. The Madloch is closed until approx. 12:00

The slopes in the Kriegerhorn / Oberlech / Schlegelkopf area will also not be open during the race.

  • 07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m.: Start number distribution (sport.park.lech, Strass 456, 6764 Lech): Distribution of starter packs
  • from 8:00 am: Instructions for the athletes in the start area (Rüfikopf mountain station)
  • from 9:00 am: Start of the 15th edition of "The White Ring - the race!" The race starts every 10 seconds with 2 people.
  • from 09:45: Arrival of the first racers at the finish (start numbers and time transponders will be collected immediately).
  • from 10:00 am: catering available at the Dorfhus
  • 12:00 p.m.: Closing time
  • approx. 13:00: award ceremony at the promenade behind the new Dorfhus
  • Afterwards: Numerous bars and restaurants in Lech Zürs are looking forward to surprising you with drinks & menus around "The White Ring - the race".

FAQ´s and news

How much will it cost me to participate?

- Early bird discount until 12 October: € 99
- 13.10.23-16.11.23: € 119  
- 17.11.23-31.12.23: €139
- Late registrations from 01 January: € 169, if places are available

Which classifications are there?

Each participant starts in the individual classification. There is also the possibility to be registered in the team classification. In addition to a uniform name, a team must consist of at least 4 person, at least 1 of which must be a lady.

What is included in the entry fee?

The entry fee guarantees for one of the 1,000 limited starting places at the White Ring Race. In addition to your start number you will receive a high quality starter gift and goodies. The ski pass is not included in the entry fee. You can buy it for a reduced price of (€ 52,- plus € 5 chip card deposit fee) before the race or at the start number distribution.

Do I need a ski ticket?

Yes, you can buy a reduced day ticket (€ 52,- plus € 5 chip card deposit fee) directly at the registration or at the start number distribution. Of course you can also get a ski pass directly at the ski lifts in Lech and Zürs.

How fit do I have to be?

The White Ring Race is a hobby ski race. The ski circuit includes about 22 km of ski runs and 5,500 meters of altitude. This requires a good general physical condition.

How old do I have to be to participate?

Participation is possible when you reach the age of 18. From the age of 16, participation in the race is allowed with the written consent of the parents. A guardian of full age must be present at the start number distribution and must also prove his identity.

When and where do I get my start numbers?

Start numbers will be handed out at the Sport.park.lech (Strass 456, 6764 Lech). Every participant is obliged to pick up his start number personally by presenting a valid proof of identity (e.g. identity card or passport). The start numbers can be picked up on Friday between 10 am and 6 pm, or on Saturday between 7 am and 8 am.

Do I have to return my race number?

At the finish we ask you to hand in your race number including transponder to the helpers. In case of non-return we have to charge you an amount of € 50,- per not returned or broken start number and € 70,- for not returned transponders.

This is necessary because our partner Datasport AG manages the timekeeping with the help of transponders. 

These transponders have to be returned to the company after the race. We thank you for your help!


In the event of a race cancellation, the start numbers and transponders must be handed in at the Lech Zürs Information

How will my start number be assigned?

The start number is first calculated and assigned based on the existing results from the previous year. For first-time participants, the start number will be randomly assigned. The start number can be improved by participating in the REMUS Team Challenge two days before the race. The 10 fastest women and 10 fastest men will receive a starting number among the first 100 starting numbers. More information about the REMUS Team Challenge can be found here.

How does the race work?

The first starters will go to the start on January 13th around 9:00 am. There will be 2 persons starting at a time and in an interval of 10 seconds. Each participant will be charged a standard time for the lift and track runs. Designated flags BEFORE and AFTER the lifts and lanes indicate that your individual lift ride time will be measured and then adjusted the same for all participants.


No crowding and no overcrowding of the bars, chairs or cabins. The race will be decided on the slope!

When do I have to be at the start of the race?

Each participant will receive his or her individual start time via SMS push notification. The start times are also available online. Please be at the start area about half an hour before your start time.

Is there any compulsory equipment?

For the race it is obligatory to wear a ski helmet, which complies with the European standard EN 1077, on the entire course. Mountaineering, ice hockey or cycling race helmets are not allowed. The wearing of a racing suit is forbidden. The space between the material and the body in the area of the legs and thighs up to the ski boots must be min. 80 mm. In the area of the elbows and biceps it is 60 mm.

Can I visit the course before the race?

The course inspection takes place exclusively online, no inspection (or training) before the race on site in the ski area! The course including all gates will be made available in advance exclusively on the homepage by means of GPS data. The gates can then be moved slightly differently on race day than on the homepage in advance, if the race organizers deem this necessary for safety reasons.

When does the award ceremony take place?

The award ceremony will take place half an hour after the last participant has arrived at the finish area. This will probably be between 13 and 13:30 o‘clock.

Can I take a break during the race?

Short breaks to catch your breath without endangering others on the race course are allowed. Taking a break or even leaving the race course is prohibited and will result in exclusion from the race.

Can I cancel my ticket?

The cancellation conditions are stated in the general terms and conditions. A refund of 50 % of the entry fee and 100 % of the ski pass (if booked) is possible until December 31, 2023. After that a cancellation is excluded.

Are there any photos of the race?

The Sportograf will be on the course and will take photos of every racer. These can be viewed and purchased after the race at

Where can I park?

Parking is available in the Rüfigarage, the Angergarage or the Schlosskopf parking lot.

Can I leave my valuables during the race?

Please take care of securing your valuables yourself. The organizer does not offer a room for safekeeping.

What happens in case of bad weather?

An alternative date will not be offered for the race. Should the weather, snow and/or slope conditions require it, the race director reserves the right to shorten or cancel the race. Information will be communicated to the participants in time.

Is there a clothing transport?

Unfortunately, there will be no transport of clothes.

Are there hotel recommendations?

With one click you can find great hotel offers and Lech Zürs Tourism will also be happy to advise you with a hotel recommendation. You are welcome to sending an email to or or call +43 55832161-0.


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What can my friends or family do during the race in Lech Zürs?

The health-promoting high altitude region of Lech Zürs offers excellent conditions for many other leisure activities - and with its scenic attractions also that certain something. Nature beckons to be explored, be it hiking, on snowshoes quietly through the winter forest or on the cross-country ski trail along the Lech. For more information click here.

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Laura Schmauder