Großglockner Ultra-Trail 27 - 30 July 2023
The best of the best trail and mountain runners meet in the Zell am See-Kaprun region from 27 to 30 July 2023. To do what? To run, of course. But they aren't running just anywhere. In fact, the run a route around Austria's highest-situated mountain into the fascinating world of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The route is 110 km long, crosses more than 6.500 altitude metres, leads past 14 glaciers and through 3 federal states and past 300 three thousand metres high peaks. With a selection of 5 different competitions, even including team scoring, the Grossglockner Ultra Trail is again one of the Alps' top trail running events in 2023.
Five Trail running competitions
Apart from running the full route around the Grossglockner, you can also choose from four other competitions in which you can compete against others and overcome your weaker self. The Kaprun Scenic Trail with a length of 16 km and 1,000 meters in altitude, which leads through Kaprun and guarantees a fantastic view of the Großglockner, is ideal for immersing yourself in the adventure of trail running. The Grossglockner Trail from Kals at the Grossglockner leads 57 km and 3,500 altitude metres along the Grossglockner through the beautiful Dorfertal Valley into the glacier world of Kaprun. On the Weissee Glacier World Trail, there are 35 km and 1,500 altitude metres to be conquered and beautiful trails to be run in the Weissee Glacier World. At Osttirol Trail, the participants run 84 km and 5,000 altitude metres. The GGUT 110 | 2 trail offers the possibility to run the GGUT 110 as a 2-strong team. With this, you can experience the first section of the GGUT 110 as part of the full route. Whatever you decide, one thing is for sure: all routes lead through the stunning landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park. You run mainly in more than 2,000 m above sea level, with passes in more than 2,500 m above sea level. Good running technique and experience as runner in high mountains are required.
Facts & Figures GGUT:
4 different trail running competitions
- GGUT 110: 110 km, 6,500 altitude metres
- Kaprun Scenic Trail: 16 km, 1.000 altitude metres
- Glacier World Trail: 35 km, 1,500 altitude metres
- Osttirol Trail: 84 km, 5,000 altitude metres
- Grossglockner Trail: 57 km, 3,500 altitude metres
Trail running through 3 federal states
Up to 110 km and more than 6,500 altitude metres
7 valleys, 14 glaciers, 300 three thousand metres high mountains