Trail Running Calendar Switzerland 2023-2024

Switzerland is a paradise for trail running enthusiasts, and the trail running calendar for 2023-2024 is packed with breathtaking events. In Zurich, you will find a variety of trails that lead through picturesque landscapes and the nearby Alps, ideal for runners looking for a challenge. Geneva, with its idyllic routes along Lake Geneva, offers excellent opportunities for both beginners and advanced runners to test their endurance.

In Basel, you can discover historical trails that take you through the cultural heart of Switzerland, while Bern’s hilly paths lead you through some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes of the capital. Lausanne, known for its dynamic trail running scene, offers unique routes with views of the beautiful Lake Geneva and the surrounding vineyards. Not to be forgotten is Lucerne, which, with its panoramic paths around Lake Lucerne, is highly popular among both local and international runners.

The Course de Noël - Sion will take place in Sitten on Saturday 9 December 2023. You can run 32 kilometers.

The Fribourg by Night Trail (FBNT) is a 32 km race with a 1000m elevation gain taking place in and around the city of Fribourg. The race starts at 5:00 PM and includes two refreshment stations, as well as cut-off times to be respected. Registrations are made via L-Chrono and bibs must be collected a..

February 2024

The Nocturne des Loups will take place in Le Sentier on Friday 9 February 2024. You can run between 10 and 10 kilometers.

The Diablerets Trail Blanc will take place in Les Diablerets on Saturday 24 February 2024. You can run between 10 and 20 kilometers.

March 2024

The Urban Trail Lausanne will take place in Lausanne on Sunday 17 March 2024. You can run between 18 and 31 kilometers.

April 2024

The Les Courses du Mont-Terrible will take place in Fontenais from Saturday 13 April 2024 to Sunday 14 April 2024. You can run between 15 and 107 kilometers.

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May 2024

The Jura Swiss Trail will take place in Baulmes on Saturday 4 May 2024. You can run between 11 and 55 kilometers.

The Trail Noble-Contrée will take place in Venthône on Saturday 4 May 2024. You can run between 11 and 38 kilometers.

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The Trail de Bouzerou will take place in Grône on Saturday 25 May 2024. You can run between 13 and 23 kilometers.

The XtraTrail Lavaux will take place in Lutry on Sunday 26 May 2024. You can run between 5 and 50 kilometers.

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June 2024

The Scenic Trail will take place in Tesserete from Friday 7 June 2024 to Saturday 8 June 2024. You can run between 18 and 130 kilometers.

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The Ecotrail Genève will take place in Genf on Saturday 8 June 2024. You can run between 19 and 81 kilometers.

The Grammont Trail is a mountain race that takes place in Saint-Gingolph, Valais, Switzerland. It offers five race formats, ranging from 12 km to 40 km, for solo runners, relay teams, or teams. The 4th edition will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The routes provide panoramic views of the Gram..

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The Aletsch Half Marathon is a classic running event in the UNESCO World Heritage site, attracting up to 2,500 runners from both domestic and international locations each year. The 21.1 km long, challenging course offers views of the Great Aletsch Glacier and the four-thousand-meter peaks of the Val..

July 2024

The Terra Raetica Trails Trailrun will take place from July 2 to July 6, 2024, and offers a completely new format in trail running, reminiscent of the Tour de France. The routes pass through the 5 experience regions of Kaunertal, Tiroler Oberland, Samnaun, Nauders, and Reschen, offering scenically a..

The Trail Verbier St Bernard by Utmb will take place in Verbier from Friday 5 July 2024 to Sunday 7 July 2024. You can run between 26 and 140 kilometers.

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The Bernina Ultraks 2024 will take place from July 5 to 6 in Pontresina, Switzerland, and will offer various course lengths from 6.5 km to 42.2 km. The GoVertical starts on Friday and covers 6.5 km and 1,400 meters of elevation gain. On Saturday, there is the Bernina Glacier Marathon, the Ibex Trail..

The Stoos Trail offers three different course lengths: ST10 (10 km), ST24 (24 km), and ST46 (46 km). The ST10 leads from the start/finish area through the Ingenbohl forest to the valley station of the Stoos cable car and back. The ST24 starts in Ingenbohl-Brunnen and passes through various checkpoin..

The Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon will take place in Zermatt on Saturday 6 July 2024. You can run between 21 and 45 kilometers.

The Eiger Ultra-Trail by Utmb will take place in Grindelwald from Wednesday 17 July 2024 to Saturday 20 July 2024. You can run between 15 and 250 kilometers.

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