Trail Run 21 Half Marathon

HELVETICMAN TRAIL 21 is a halfmarathon starting at MELCHSEE-FRUTT.

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. You’ll get new energy treated to a stunning view as the trail loops back on easy singletrails 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


For details of the current procedure, route, etc., please refer to the Athlete’s Handbook. The content of the website gives only an overview.

Datum / DateZeit / TimeOrt / LocationWas / What
3 Wochen vor dem Rennen / Approx. 3 weeks before the raceOnlineAthletenhandbuch / Renninformation / Briefing / Athletes Handbook
Freitag / Fridayab/from 1600Stöckalp, SportcampBezug Zimmer (falls gebucht)
Check in room (if booked)
1700-1830Stansstad, Strandbad- Unterzeichnung Haftungserklärung / Signing Waiver
- Ausgabe Startnummer/Timing-Chip
- Race number/Timing Chip pick up
Samstag / Saturday0900-0940StöckalpStartnummernausgabe, Nachmeldung
Race number pick up, late registration
(Transfer Gondola+Fussweg/walk to Start 20-30 Min.)
Renninformation / Briefing
1030Melchsee-Frutt ErzeggStart
Zeitlimite Finish
1720Melchsee-FruttGondelbahn letzte Talfahrt
Gondola last ride down

TRAIL RUN 21KM/750HM – 13.1MI/2’500FT

Detailed map at Schweizmobil