Lauenstein in 2009
Marc Lauenstein (born September 15, 1980 in Cormondréche, Neuchâtel) is a Swiss orienteering competitor and runner. He received a silver medal on the long distance at the 2005 World Orienteering Championships in Aichi, and again in Aarhus in 2006. He earned a bronze medal in 2005 as a member of the Swiss relay team.
Lauenstein won the World Long Distance Mountain Running Challenge in 2009 at the Kaisermarathon. He won the Sierre-Zinal race in 2013, the Pikes Peak Marathon in 2014 and the Marathon du Mont Blanc in 2015.
He won the Three Peaks Race in 2016 in a time not far outside the long-standing course record, despite snowy conditions on the peaks. Later the same year, he won Giir di Mont from Premana on a route altered by bad weather and followed this with a victory at the Matterhorn Ultraks race in the Skyrunner World Series.
- World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 Archived 2011-02-22 at WebCite (Retrieved on March 7, 2008)
- IAAF: Lauenstein and Pichrtova win Kaisermarathon titles in Söll.
- Sierre-Zinal Winners. Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine
- David Ramsey, "Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein rules America's Mountain, wins Pikes Peak Marathon", The Gazette (Colorado Springs), 17 Aug 2014.
- "A World Line-up on the Podium of the Marathon du Mont-Blanc", Run247, 30 Jun 2015.
- "Marc Lauenstein Breaks 'Impossible' Otter Barrier", Trail Magazine South Africa, 20 Oct 2015.
- Three Peaks Race Report for 2016.
- Classifiche ufficiali Giir di Mont 2016.
- Matterhorn Ultraks 46k 2016 Race Summary and Images– Skyrunner® World Series., iancorless.com, 20 Aug 2016.
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