Grossglockner Ultra Trail
30 July - 1 August 2021
The best of the best trail and mountain runners meet in the Zell am See-Kaprun region from 30 July to 1 August 2021. 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. In 2021, the Grossglockner Ultra Trail is staged for the sixth time and more than 1.000 athletes from over 40 nations are expected. With a selection of 3 different competitions, even including team scoring, the Grossglockner Ultra Trail is again one of the Alps' top trail running events in 2021.
Three trail running competitions
Apart from running the full route around the Grossglockner, you can also choose from three other competitions in which you can compete against others and overcome your weaker self. The Glockner Trail from Kals at the Grossglockner leads 50 km and 2.000 altitude metres along the Grossglockner through the beautiful Dorfertal Valley into the glacier world of Kaprun. On the Weissee Glacier World Trail, there are 30 km and 1.500 altitude metres to be conquered and beautiful trails to be run in the Weissee Glacier World. 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.
- 3 different trail running competitions
- One trail run through 3 federal states
- Up to 110 km and more than 6.500 altitude metres
- More than 1.000 runners from 40 nations
- 7 valleys, 14 glaciers, 300 three thousand metres high mountains
- Glockner Trail: 50 km, 2.000 altitude metres
- Glacier World Trail: 30 km, 1.500 altitude metres
- GGUT 110: 110 km, 6.500 altitude metres