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Trail running in South Tyrol

Running over rough ground on steep trails… trail running is becoming more and more popular in South Tyrol, not only among professional athletes.
Hiking in Passeiertal
Hiking in Passeiertal

Passeiertal Valley is the perfect retreat for nature lovers and hikers.

© Tourismusverein Passeiertal - Benjamin Pfitscher

Some athletic mountaineers do not “only” want to reach the summit – they prefer going rapidly and climbing as many meters as possible in the shortest time possible. The many mountain runs that have become competitions in South Tyrol are most of the time open for everyone, as long as they are fit and healthy.

You should in all cases be well-trained, as the cardiovascular system, bones and joints will have to be stronger than during running or classic mountain hiking. Of course, sure-footedness, a good shape and endurance are necessary in alpine heights too.

Trail running - Mountain runs in South Tyrol

  • Tiefroschtn X-trem: 23 km and 1580 m of altitude from Lake Neves to Tiefrasten hut
  • Three Peaks Alpine Marathon: 17.5 km and 1350 m of altitude from Haus Sexten to Drei Zinnen hut
  • Brixen Dolomites Marathon: 42 km and 1890 meters of altitude from the centre of Brixen to Plose hut
  • Mountain run St. Martin am Kofel: 6.3 km and 1125 m of altitude from Latsch to St. Martin am Kofel
  • Dynafit Transalpine Run: about 296 km and 17000 m of altitude during several days from Germany to Italy
  • Mountain run Mölten: 9.2 km and 1050 m of altitude from Terlan to Mölten
  • Ulten farm run: from Kuppelwies to St. Gertraud and back on the other side of the valley, in various categories and along traditional farms
  • Vertical Carezza Run: 3.3 km and 900 km in the environs of wonderful Lake Carezza
  • Keller-Bauer Run: 19 km and 1100 m of altitude from Lake Neves in Mühlwald across the valley of Tauferer Ahrntal
  • Dolomites Saslong Half Marathon: In the wonderful Gröden valley, runners will have to master 21 km and 900 m of altitude
  • Rosengarten Schlern Sky Marathon: The track is about 45 km long and the runners have to master 2,980 m uphill as well as 3,083 downhill.
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Helmuth Rier
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Helmuth Rier
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Helmuth Rier
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Helmuth Rier
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Armin(Indio)
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Armin(Indio)
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Patrick Schwienbacher
Running Park Seiser Alm
Running Park Seiser Alm

The Seiser Alm with signposted trails is a paradise for runners and Nordic walkers. Every year, the Seiser Alm Half Marathon takes place here too.

© Seiser Alm Marketing - Armin(Indio)

Running Park Seiser Alm

Running, where the world’s elite trains – The Running Park Seiser Alm offers more than 240 km of excellently signposted trails and a running season that goes from April to November. Running and hiking on an altitude from 1,800 and 2,300 meters above sea level has significant, positive effects on the body. The trails for runners, trail runners and Nordic walkers with different lengths and degrees of difficulty are located on the Seiser Alm pasture; the others around the villages of Kastelruth, Seis and Völs am Schlern.

Every year, the well-known half-marathon takes place on the trails of the Running Park Seiser Alm, attracting hundreds of runners from all parts of the world. On request, you are also offered professional running guides o Nordic walking guides.

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