Ascona-Locarno Run



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The Ascona-Locarno Run represents a unique occasion for visiting the region of Lake Maggiore in its stunning scenery as it takes on its vivid autumn colours.

Suggestive places such as the Piazza Grande in Locarno – both starting and finishing point of the races –as well as the famous lakefront promenade of Ascona will be part of the race, which can be chosen according to your own physical conditions and competitive needs: 5 km Sunset Run, 10 km Walking&Nordic Walking, 10 km Run, 21 km Half Marathon. Children can compete with other kids of the same age in the popular Kids Run.

This year the Swiss Half Marathon Championships 2023 will take place in Locarno on 15 October! Are you ready to experience great emotions on the most beautiful and evocative track on Lake Maggiore?

New! With the Swiss Runners Ticket you can now travel free of charge on Swiss soil from your home town to Locarno by public transport. Arrive by train without stress and leave relaxed!

The outward journey must take place between the 6th and 15th of October and the return journey must take place between the 14h and 23th of October.

Ascona-Locarno: “The perfect place for your run!"

Don't worry about getting around Ticino during your holiday in this beautiful region of Lake Maggiore and valleys. With the Ticino Ticket you can move in every corner of the southernmost canton of Switzerland!

Only online at (Online registration).

Organized by Virtus Locarno and US Ascona


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