COVID-19 Update


Based on the assessment made by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the current situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the restrictive measures taken by a number of countries within Europe and beyond prohibiting, in particular, gatherings and movement of people, we want to keep you updated on the current developments and how they affect the
adidas INFINITE TRAILS World Championships 2020 in June.

The long-term health and future of our participants, our staff, our volunteers, and the entire Gastein community are our utmost priority and all measures in the next weeks and months will be taken according to this premise. We are in close contact with local authorities to create transparency for everyone involved. With the situation evolving so quickly, we want to share our current level of knowledge with you.

We focus on Austria and Germany (as a country of entry). However, since the restrictions on exit and entry differ from country to country, we advise you to also inform yourself via the website of your foreign office. You may also want to check the travel advice of the WHO (


6 APRIL 2020

Austria prohibits all events until the end of June

Chancellor Kurz just announced at a press conference regarding further measures to prevent the spread of the corona pandemic that all events in Austria are prohibited until the end of June. This means that the adidas INFINITE TRAILS World Championships 2020 cannot be held. The organizers will contact all participants and event partners this Thursday (9.4.) with an official statement on how to proceed.



30 MARCH 2020

Nationwide block of tourist accommodation

Minister Anschober has just announced in a press conference of the federal government a nationwide block of accommodation for tourist purposes. As soon as we have the exact wording of the regulation/ decree, we will inform you immediately.



20 MARCH 2020

Measures extended until 13 April

The current measures in Austria to slow down the spread of Coronavius have been extended until Easter Monday, April 13th.



19 MARCH 2020

Six municipalities in SalzburgerLand in quarantine since midnight

Flachau, the Grossarl Valley and the Gastein Valley have been in quarantine since midnight. Until then, everyone without a permanent residence in the affected communities had to leave them. The previous exit restrictions and rules of conduct apply within. The regulation is valid until March 31.



16 MARCH 2020

Events completely prohibited in Austria

Events are completely prohibited. Nowhere should more than five people meet at once. The only exceptions are those activities that help to combat the coronavirus. // Regulation according to the “COVID-19-Maßnahmengesetz”, in effect from 16 March until 3 April 2020 or further notice.