Aletsch Saturday Races

There is now competitive running on Saturday too. Individual runners, groups and families will get a chance to race at the Gletschilauf, Aletsch Minilauf and Aletsch Sprint. The programme of events is specially designed for children, teenagers, fun runners and other future half-marathon champions!



Boys and girls can put their speed to the test on the Gletschilauf’s 2km course. Fun for the whole family!

Year of birth Race fee Distance Starting time Category
2008-2011 free 2 km 2.30pm Girls/Boys

Aletsch Minilauf 

At the mother/father-and-child race, it’s all about the experience. Children can run the 530m course with their parents. It’s sure to be a wonderful spectacle for kids and adults alike.

Year of birth Race fee Distance Starting time Category
2012 and younger free 500 m 3.00pm Vaki/MuKi


The Aletsch Sprint is a run for everyone, whether they’re young or old, an ambitious runner or part of a team. Covering a distance of 3 kilometres, the Aletsch Sprint is the perfect moment to loosen up your legs and adjust to the altitude before the Aletsch Half-Marathon.

Year of birth Race fee Distance Starting time Category
2004-2007 free 2.7 km 2.00pm Junioren
2003 and older CHF 20.- 2.7 km 2.00pm Team-* / Individuals


There must be at least 3 participants per team. The 3 fastest members determine the team’s ranking. Attractive prizes will be raffled amongst all of the teams.

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