Trailrunning in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Philipp Reiter
Trailrunning in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Philipp Reiter
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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.

Covid information

For participation as a runner in the race, the 3-G-rule applies in accordance with the statutory provisions: vaccinated, recovered or tested.
The same applies to spectators in the start and finish areas or at the refreshment stations. As a spectator, you can get a friendship bracelet with which you can move freely around the event area at the GGUT info stand on presentation of a 3-G-certificate.


Shuttle bus

The organizer offers the possibility to book a shuttle for participants and family & friends. All times and information can be found here.

Live Stream

This year there is again a 24-hour live stream with regular race updates, the finish lines and top stories about the GGUT:

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 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 GroSSglockner Ultra trail:
  • 4 different trail running competitions
  • 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
  • GGUT 110: 110 km, 6,500 altitude metres
    Start: Friday, 30 July 2021 | 10 pm in Kaprun
  • Glacier World Trail: 35 km, 1,500 altitude metres
    Start: Friday, 30 July 2021 | 8 am at Enzingerboden
  • Osttirol Trail: 84 km, 5,000 altitude metres
    Start: Saturday, 31. July 2021 | 5 am at Enzingerboden
  • Grossglockner Trail: 57 km, 3,500 altitude metres
    Start: Saturday, 31 July 2021 | 6 am in Kals