Here you’ll find the run adventures, camps, and retreats we’ve found happening in Switzerland in 2023. If we’ve missed any, please let us know.
Switzerland run adventures
Run the Alps – Eiger Trail Tour – July 10 – 16, 2023
Kick off this Switzerland trail run adventure from Mürren and Grindelwald while in the shadow of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as you wind your way through the Bernese Oberland’s challenging terrain. While you’re around, take part in one of the four classic Eiger trail races, or cheer on the runners, as you enjoy this 7-day run adventure in one of trail running’s homes.
Run the Alps – Bernese Oberland Trail Run Tour – July 16 – 22, 2023
This inn-to-inn trail running tour in Switzerland takes you through the alpine pastures of the Bernese Oberland. Enjoy views of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau during the day, and unwind at Swiss mountain hotels at night. There will be plenty of multi-course feasts (with local Swiss cheese and other delights!) to help power the climbs.
Run the Alps – Great Cafés of the Alps – July 24 – 31, 2023
Coffee, pastries, and trail running in the Alps. There’s not much more most runners need for a good holiday, and this Run the Alps 8-day running tour has it in spades. You’ll start this adventure in Chamonix, France then head to Zermatt, Switzerland, taking in the trails and tarts along the way!
Run the Alps – The Grand Bernese Oberland Traverse – August 10 – 21, 2023
Epic may not do this 12-day run adventure across the Swiss Bernese Mountains justice. This point-to-point trail run will have you running and fast-hiking 15-20km through high country and green valleys, alongside waterfalls, glaciers and iconic mountain peaks.
Run the Alps – Matterhorn Ultraks Tour – August 22 – 28, 2023
This 7-day running adventure starts in the hot springs resort of Leukerbad before heading over to Zermatt, the most famous mountain town in the world and home to the Matterhorn. Runners will take on sections of the Ultraks Skyrunning trail race as they gaze up at a collection of 4,000 meter peaks and powerful mountain scenery imaginable.
Run the Alps – Via Valais – September 3 – 12, 2023
Get ready to trail run the Haute Route through the Alps. Using trails picked with trail runners in mind, you’ll traverse the mountainous Swiss Canton of Valais in this 10-day running tour. The fun starts in the Swiss village of Arolla, a famous mountaineering base, then you’re off toward Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn.
Switzerland run camps
Swiss Alps 100 Endurance Run – 2023 Training Camp – June 29 – July 3, 2023
This training camp takes place at Fiescheralp and includes daily organized runs, dinners each night, invited speakers each night, and plenty of time to enjoy the Swiss Alps.
Other run travel experiences around the world
Are your calves not ready to take on the Swiss Alps? Totally understandable. While you get in shape to take them on in the years to come, consider finding another experience from our list of run travel and adventure all over the world.