A documentary about the legendary Traunsee Mountain Marathon. A unique ultra running event that takes place in the beautiful landscape of the Salzkammergut region of Upper Austria. It is a challenging 70 kilometer run that involves an altitude gain of 4,500 meters. The film follows 4 different protagonists on their journey through excessive training. A strenuous, yet beautiful race, encapsulating the joy and glory of the whole of the Traunsee lake along with its 7 surrounding Mountains.
„Rund um den Traunsee“ (engl. „Around the Traunsee“) is a mountain marathon that is around 70 kilometers long and involves an altitude gain of approximately 4,500 meters. This event has taken place every summer in the town of Gmunden since 1989.