Trail Run 42 Marathon

HELVETICMAN TRAIL 42 is a full marathon starting at MELCHSEE-FRUTT. TRAIL 42 consists of two loops of  TRAIL 21 allowing friends and family to opportunity to see you off for the second half of the run.

The first part of the run has a few steep and rocky sections and goes down to AASTAFEL. From there passing BLAUSEE (Blue Lake) back to the start. A cool mountain breeze and view of lake MELCHSEE will give you a lift before you head out for the serenity of the trails.  You’ll cruise beside the lakes before jumping into the heart of the run. At TANNALP it offers a breathtaking view to the TITLIS MASSIVE. The course then leads through the Canton of BERN. Surrounded by rocky cliffs you’ll be treated to a stunning view of ENGSTLENSEE.  Going back up to Canton OBWALDEN you’ll continue along the trail surrounded by impressive cliffs, reaching the highest point of the day at 2’050M/6’700FT. On easy singletrails you run back to MELCHSEE-FRUTT. On the second and final loop you’ll get new energy treated to a stunning view as the trail loops back into the finish shoot.


  • A round trip gondola ride MELCHSEE-FRUTT is included in the race package
  • Deposited dry clothes bags may be picked up at the finish line
Datum / DateZeit / TimeOrt / LocationWas / What
Freitag / Friday1600-1750StansstadStartnummernausgabe, Nachmeldung
Race number pick up, late registration
ab/from 1600Stöckalp, SportcampBezug Zimmer (falls gebucht)
Check in room (if booked)
1800-1830StansstadRenninformation / Briefing
Samstag / Saturday0830-0930StöckalpStartnummernausgabe, Nachmeldung
Race number pick up, late registration
0950Melchsee-FruttRenninformation / Briefing
1720Melchsee-FruttGondelbahn letzte Talfahrt
Gondola last ride down
1800Melchsee-FruttZeitlimite Finish
1930Melchsee-FruttLetzte Busfahrt nach Stöckalp
Last Bus ride to Stöckalp


TRAIL RUN 42.2KM/1’500HM – 26.2MI/4’920FT

Detailed map at Schweizmobil