Trail Running Calendar Switzerland 2024-2025

Switzerland is a paradise for trail running enthusiasts, and the trail running calendar for 2024-2025 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 Aletsch Half Marathon is a classic race in the UNESCO World Heritage site, attracting up to 2,500 runners from both domestic and international locations each year. The challenging 21.1 km course offers a view of the Great Aletsch Glacier and the four-thousand-meter peaks of the Valais. The next ..

The Villars Ultraks will take place in Villars-sur-Ollon from Friday 28 June 2024 to Saturday 29 June 2024. You can run between 6 and 48 kilometers.

The Morobbia Valley will host a trail run with routes of 6km, 14km, and 33km, starting and finishing in Pianezzo. The event will include entertainment for everyone, lunch and dinner service, partner booths, and much more. Numerous sponsors and supporters contribute to the organization of the event.

The Swiss Irontrail will take place in Savognin from Saturday 29 June 2024 to Sunday 30 June 2024. You can run between 19 and 102 kilometers.

July 2024

The Terra Raetica Trails are a novel trail running event reminiscent of the Tour de France. The routes pass through the adventure regions of Kaunertal, Tiroler Oberland, Samnaun, Nauders, and Reschen, each between 16 and 28 km with 1100 to 2100 meters of elevation gain. Each stage offers scenically ..

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. There are various course lengths ranging from 1.5 km to 42.2 km, all starting and ending in the center of Pontresina. The highlight is the Bernina Glacier Marathon with 42.2 km and 2,600 meters of elevation gain, o..

The Rheinquelle-Trail will take place in Sedrun on Saturday 6 July 2024. You can run between 18 and 42 kilometers.

The Stoos Trail offers various course lengths, including 10K, 24K, and 46K, all of which start and end in Ingenbohl-Brunnen. The 10K run goes through the Ingenbohl forest and around the Ingenbohl Monastery. The 24K run includes a challenging ascent to the Fronalpstock with views of Lake Lucerne. The..

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

The Tour des Alpages will take place in Anzère on Saturday 13 July 2024. You can run between 16 and 24 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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The Engadin Ultra Trail will take place in Zuoz from Friday 19 July 2024 to Saturday 20 July 2024. You can run between 16 and 102 kilometers.

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The Crossing Switzerland will take place in Montreux from Saturday 20 July 2024 to Saturday 27 July 2024. You can run between 7 and 396 kilometers.

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The Gruyère Trail Charmey will take place in Charmey on Saturday 20 July 2024. You can run between 11 and 54 kilometers.

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The Vélan Trail offers 5 different routes, ranging from 6.8 km to 45 km, suitable for runners of all levels. The course provides a panoramic view of the majestic Mont Vélan and Grand Combin, as well as Mont Blanc and the Grandes Jorasses. Participants will have the opportunity to pass by three mount..

The Montreux Trail Festival will take place in Montreux from Friday 26 July 2024 to Sunday 28 July 2024. You can run between 7 and 168 kilometers.

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The Davos X-Trails offer four different races, including the Diamond (67.6 km), Gold (42.7 km), Silver (23.6 km), and Bronze (9.3 km), as well as kids' races. The courses lead through picturesque landscapes and overcome challenging elevation changes. Whether experienced trail runners or beginners, h..

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August 2024

The Gondo Marathon will take place in Ried-Brig from Saturday 3 August 2024 to Sunday 4 August 2024. You can run between 28 and 84 kilometers.

The Sanbe Trail and Vertical Contest will take place on August 3, 2024, and will include the K18 Sanbe Trail and the K6 Sanbe Vertical, along with a popular walk and a race for children. The K18 Sanbe Trail will start at 9:00 AM and will feature a route that reaches an altitude of 2065 meters, while..