Cancellation of Aletsch Half-Marathon 2021

Dear Runners and Friends of the Aletsch Half-Marathon,

Given the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we have made the decision to postpone the Aletsch Half-Marathon until 19 June 2022.

The organising committee has examined various scenarios and safety concepts. Regrettably, however, we cannot make plans or organise anything with any certainty. And with the authorities unable to offer us any clarity either, this decision is forced upon us.

We are devastated to have to postpone the race for the second time. Nevertheless, we would still like to offer you a real-world running experience during this difficult time. 
More about the  real-world running experience 2021.

All runners registered for the 2020 and 2021 are eligible for 2022. However, they also have the option of claiming back the entry fee they paid, minus CHF 10 handling costs, until the end of October 2021. It is still possible to transfer the starting place to someone else.

Please be assured that we’re not about to lose heart and will continue to pour all our passion into the Aletsch Half-Marathon. We look forward to holding next year’s race weekend on 18–19 June 2022. Stay well and keep on training,

Aletsch Half-Marathon Organising Committee

Staging of the Aletsch Half Marathon

We’re following developments surrounding COVID-19 very closely. At the moment we’re confident that the traditional mountain run will be able to go ahead. It will be held on the weekend of 19–20 June 2021. If anything changes, we will let you know immediately. We look forward to welcoming you at the start. See you then. (12 February 2021).

Tip: Starting place exchange

Since the 35th Aletsch Half Marathon could not take place due to Covid-19, all booked starting places were carried over to 2021. Accordingly, the mountain race is already fully booked.

Those who want to give away their starting place and all those who are looking for a starting place are best to report their concerns in the Facebook group "Aletsch Halbmarathon". The group also works for other topics related to the Aletsch Half Marathon. Become a group member now!

Absage / annullé /called off

The board and management have decided to cancel the 35th Aletsch Half-Marathon on 21 June and the Saturday races on 20 June 2020.

Become part of the Facebook group!

There is an official Facebook group for the Aletsch Half Marathon. You will be kept up to date and have a platform for the exchange among each other. The group is part of the Aletsch Arena Facebook page. The Aletsch Half Marathon Facebook page has been deactivated.

Join the group!


Save the date: 21 June 2020 – the date has been fixed for the most beautiful mountain run in Europe. Register now and ensure you get one of the only 2,500 starting slots for the 35th Aletsch Half-Marathon.

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  • Start number for Jungfrau Marathon
  • Start number for Aletsch Half-Marathon
  • UNESCO World Heritage Trophy T-shirt
  • Contribution to the “UNESCO World Heritage Trophy” climate protection project; the carbon footprint generated by taking part in the mountain runs will be offset.

Price: CHF 309.-

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Free travel

SBB makes it possible: with the Swiss Runners Ticket, participants can travel for free from anywhere in Switzerland to the Aletsch Half-Marathon. This is how it works!

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Starting slots sold out

The 34rd Aletsch Half Marathon is sold out. Waiting list or late registrations are not possible.
The registered runners will receive their personal start card and race information by e-mail at the beginning of June 2019.

In the UNESCO World Heritage Trophy starter pack there are still a few places available.

We can also accept registrations for the Aletsch Saturday races.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in the Aletsch Arena.

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