Key programme items

The Aletsch Half-Marathon not only attracts around 2,500 enthusiastic mountain runners from all over Switzerland and abroad, it is also an event that appeals to numerous visitors and guests. Here is the programme of this year’s major running event for both participants and spectators.

Saturday, 23 June 2018

When? What? Where?
4 – 7 p.m. Race bib distribution Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car

Sunday, 24 June 2018

When? What? Where?
from 7 a.m. Race bib distribution Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
from 9.45 a.m. Start of U12 Marmot race Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
  Start of U18 “Gletschi” race Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
from 10 a.m. Start of main categories Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
from 10 a.m. Event catering & musical entertainment Moosfluh, Riederalp & Bettmerhorn
10 a.m. Start of “Block 1” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.05 a.m. Start of “Block 2” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.10 a.m. Start of “Block 3” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.15 a.m. Start of “Block 4” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.20 a.m. Start of “Block 5” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.25 a.m. Start of “Block 6” Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
10.30 a.m. Start of “Block 7” & Nordic Walking Upper station of the Bettmeralp aerial cable car
1.30 p.m. Finish line closed Moosfluh, Riederalp
3 p.m. Finish line closed Bettmerhorn
from 2.30 p.m. Event catering & musical entertainment Bachtla Sports Centre, Bettmeralp
3 p.m. Award ceremony Bachtla Sports Centre, Bettmeralp

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Richard Umberg

Race Director of Jungfrau Marathon

Everyone should take part at least once in the Aletsch Half-Marathon... and the magnificent and unparalleled views of the scenery around you are the most motivating factor you could wish for in a run. If you accept the challenge, you will literally whiz round the route.

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