The König Ludwig race course is also used for the FIS marathon on Saturday and is part of the Classic Series on Sunday.  On Saturday there will be skating races from 23 to 50 kilometers long. On Sunday, the classic race will be 50-kilometers long, but there will also be a 23-kilometer classic race.  The departure takes place in a little village called Ettal, which is only five kilometers from the finish line in Oberammergau village.  Expect 1,200 skating racers on Saturday and over 5,000 classic racers on Sunday.