32. Lake crossing "Neusiedler See"

Illmitz Mörbisch 3.1 k



The classic lake crossing will be happening for the 32 nd time.


Illmitz -Mörbisch - 3.1 km


Registrations starts on February 15 th 2023

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Limit: 100


Note for the athletes: Lake Neusiedl has special pitfalls. Especially wind, waves and currents can be dangerous. From about 20 knots there is a pre-warning / flashing signals, then storm warning. In storm warning or severe weather warning, there will be definitely no start.


Athletes, can decide at any time in Mörbisch or Illmitz not to start due to weather conditions and can convert this against a start at the 1.9 km at the later NMT.


If the crossing of the lake is canceled, the competition will take place at a distance of 3 km at 16.30 in the protected area of the lake island (weather permitting).


floating buoys

For the two lake crossings buoy duty applies to non-swimmers. These are provided by MadWave for free.

The organizer reserves the right to require buoys for all participants depending on weather conditions. (This is especially known at higher wind speeds, currents or waves in consultation with the water rescue).





- Race briefing video available on our Facebook page from Saturday 5 p.m


Sunday June 4, 2023

- Registration Moerbisch: 7.30 a.m. – 8.00 a.m

Departure Drescher line (ferry) 8.15

- Subsequent registration Illmitz approx. 8.45 am

on request for Information/preparation

- Companions: can purchase ticket at registration

- Drop off your clothing bag by 9.30 a.m. at Schiffahrt Drescher Illmitz

Competition briefing 9.30

Start Illmitz approx. 9.45 am

Return boat for companion 10.00


Class division: the 5 age groups are classified as an overall evaluation

16-22 years, 23-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60 years +

Award ceremony:
The first three in each age group m/w will be honored. Overall winners receive trophies.

Registration 2022: open from February 15, 2023

participant package

free entry to the bath for participants
free parking lot;
Starter bag with AMEO bathing cap;
finisher medals in all events;
Finisher gift: water bottle or t-shirt
1 ferry ticket for the lake crossing over 3.0km;
swimming buoy on loan free of charge for non-swimmers;
Discounted boat transfer ticket for companions for €9 return;
transport of clothing (at the lake crossing 3.0km);
finisher catering;
water safety tenders;
First Aid & Water Rescue.



Registration fees (for the first time chip and online registration included)


lake crossing Illmitz -  Mörbisch 3,1 km


till 31.3. | 45 €

 till 15.5. .6.  | 55

 till 3.9. | 60 €


online Registration RACEID.com


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Attention safety rules


The organizer reserves the right to postpone the competition by 1 or 2 hours in the event of excessive swell, current or dangerous weather conditions at the lake, or to complete the competition on the more protected track of the TRI Challenge with 3 laps a for approx. 1km.


Alternatively, if athletes opt out of official starts, the starting ticket may be exchanged for a ticket over 1.9 on the same NMT in the sheltered bay.


Buoys are set every 500 m and depending on the current, are likely to pass on the right.


The rules of the Austria Open Water Majors apply, i.a. regarding water temperature and neoplasm below 18 degrees and neo-prohibition over 24 degrees.


The temperatures are announced in advance.


floating buoys

For the two lake crossings buoy duty applies to non-club-swimmers. These are provided by MadWave.


Depending on the weather conditions, the organizer reserves the right to require ground clearance for all participants. (This is especially known at higher wind speeds, currents or waves in consultation with the water rescue).


Each participant of the lake crossing receives a T-shirt / towel / Slingbag


Archive of the lake crossing