Information on the
Aletsch Half-Marathon

But what does the route with its views of the Great Aletsch Glacier look like in detail? Where are the start and finish lines? What is the schedule for the day of the race? And what is the best way to get to the Aletsch Half-Marathon? Find the answers to these questions and many more on Europe's most beautiful mountain run here. 

How to get here

The Aletsch Half-Marathon takes place at the heart of the Aletsch Arena, part of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch. The canton of Valais is easily accessible


Lost property office

Did you lose something in the build-up to the start of the race or during the race? Or maybe you found something? No problem!
Go to the lost property office of the Aletsch Half-Marathon at the information centre in Bettmeralp. Lost property can be handed in or collected there. Contact…


An event like the Aletsch Half-Marathon could not be carried out professionally without partners and sponsors.

They play a major part in ensuring we offer an impressive running event for up to 2,700 participants in the race every year. A big thank you goes out to all our partners and…

Extra services

The organisers of the most beautiful mountain run in Europe want to offer the participants an absolutely perfect service. Even when it concerns offers and services that are not directly related



The members of the organisation committee are those responsible for organising the Aletsch Half-Marathon. They dedicate themselves year after year to ensuring that the most beautiful run in Europe

Start and finish line

What facilities are offered at the start and finish line? And where precisely does the award ceremony take place? You can find the answers to these questions by looking at the detailed diagrams

Start zone


To organise a mountain run with 2,700 participants, we need lots of volunteers. This is the only way to ensure the smooth running of the event.

Helping hands are needed in many areas: as route marshals, distributing the race bibs, at the information points, supplying refreshments along the route – there are…


The Aletsch Half-Marathon has set itself the goal of running a sustainable event that can stand the test of time.

Main objective: protecting the environment

Focuses and measures CO2 offsetting The Swiss Runners Ticket, entitles runners to free rail travel from anywhere in Switzerland…