31st AUGUST – 7th SEPTEMBER 2019

The GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run, one of the toughest and at the same time most spectacular trailrun events in the world, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2019.

The race, comprising eight stages lasting from 31st of August to 7th of September 2019, will start on the Western route in Oberstdorf, Germany. From there the more than 300 teams will take on one of the last great adventures, crossing the Alps on foot, via Austria, Switzerland and Italy. On the final day the runners  cross the finish line in Sulden, Italy.

Since its first performance in 2005 the run developed rapidly into one of the most significant stage runs for teams worldwide, what is reflected in the top-class starter field as well as the strong media response. Teams from more than 40 nations provide yearly international atmosphere during the stages.

Results of GORE-TEX Transalpine Run 2018

„Prior to the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run trail-running used to be a pastime for runners looking for exotic getaways. You associated cross events, extreme ultra races or very steep hill sprints with the activity and the image that comes to mind are sweat-dripping athletes bent forward with their hands pushing on their thighs and glance trance-fixed on the trail straight ahead of them. But trail-running has evolved into more than that: small adventures out in the woods, up in the mountains with lots of ups- and downs – on the trail as much as in one’s mind. Every run taken off-the-beaten path is an exploratory experience in its own way and that’s how we perceive the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run. We’ll be part of it again -as participating racers as well as sponsors.”

Jürgen Kurapkat/Public Relations GORE® Wear