07 Sep 2023 - 10 Sep 2023

Jungfrau -- Jungfrau Marathon
Trip duration
07 Sep 2023
10 Sep 2023
09 Sep 2023
01 Jul 2023

The race
Jungfrau Marathon slide
Jungfrau Marathon slide
Jungfrau Marathon slide
Jungfrau Marathon slide

With 1829 metres of altitude difference, the fascinating Jungfrau Marathon is an exceptional run. It is not surprising that the course of this marathon is often described as "the most beautiful marathon course in the world". Throughout the run, marathon runners have views of mountains such as the Eiger, Mönch and of course the Jungfrau. The start is in Interlaken at 565 metres above sea level. The finish is on Kleine Scheidegg, at no less than 2095 metres. An ultimate challenge for the 4000 participants who travel to Switzerland from all over the world.

Registration Jungfrau Marathon 2023 offers you a package with a guaranteed runner’s bib and accommodation. Furthermore, we offer the possibility that family members or friends can travel with you as companions and together you can enjoy this event.

Take a look at our packages. We ensure that during your stay in Interlaken everything is arranged down to the last detail so that the athlete can fully devote himself or herself to the run. Whether individually or with a running group, with us you run around the world!

Book now directly and secure your entry with guaranteed participation!

  • Flights can be added upon request
  • We would be glad to put together a tailor made running trip for you
  • Part of a running group? Then we would be pleased to offer you a personalized package with group discount! Contact us for the options.

Event details

Saturday, 09 September 2023
Start time
Start location
Interlaken, Switzerland
Finish location
Eiger Glacier, 3823 Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
Expo location
Interlaken, Switzerland

In a tent near the starting area. Opening hours are on Friday from 09:00 to 20:00 and on Saturday from 06:15 to 08:30.

Time limit
Average 10-12 degrees at the start of the event

The Jungfrau Marathon is known as a tough marathon where you run many altimeters. A total of 1800 altitude metres are hidden in the course of this special marathon. The start is in the city of Interlaken and the finish is uphill, on the Kleine Scheidegg.

Pasta party

Is included in the entry ticket (evening before event)

Medal + T-Shirt

The map below shows the locations of the start & finish, our hotels of choice and the expo location. Underneath the map, there are two buttons which show the course and elevation maps of the event.

  • Trip schedule

    Wilkommen! After arriving in Interlaken, Switzerland, on your own, you can check in at Hotel Merkur from 15:00. This is your accommodation during this running trip, which is all about nature, culture and, of course, the iconic Jungfrau Marathon. You can already explore the city of Interlaken or take a scenic tour of the beautiful surroundings. In the evening, you will have plenty of choice from the restaurant offerings in the area, where traditional dishes from the Alps are definitely not missing!

    Today you will have time to prepare yourself optimally for tomorrow's Jungfrau Marathon. Taking part in the pasta party and collecting your start number is a good option for today!

    The big day has arrived! A quick breakfast and then it's on! The Jungfrau Marathon is on the programme today! You will start today at 08.30 from the centre of Interlaken and finish on the Kleine Scheidegg after conquering over 1800 metres altitude. By train, you can easily travel back to Interlaken.

    Quietly wake up, have a quick breakfast and while looking at your achieved medal, check out after breakfast and return home feeling proud. With a special experience and medal richer, you can look back on this running trip with a great feeling!

  • Transport

    We do not offer transport for this arrangement by default. However, we do offer the option to book flights with us. Prices will vary if you choose to make use of our service.

  • Accomodation
    Merkur Hotel Interlaken
    € 425,00 per person

    In the centre of Interlaken, near the train station, is Hotel Merkur - West Station Lodge. For years, this hotel has welcomed guests to the beautiful Jungfrau region, where the city of Interlaken is located. From here, when travelling by car, you can easily visit some of the sights of the Jungfrau region, such as the Brienzers Sea (6-minute drive) and the Jungfrau Park (7-minute drive). For a fee, you can park near the hotel (about 8 CFH per day). If you come by train, it is only a 1-minute walk to Interlaken West Station. 

    The hotel offers a perfect base for a pleasant stay. The rooms are spacious and offer a private bathroom with a combination of bath and shower. In the morning, you can enjoy a continental breakfast overlooking the city on the terrace, the hotel's 5th floor. Several dining options can also be found in the vicinity of the hotel. In addition, Interlaken also has several shops and leisure facilities, which are within walking distance of the hotel.

  • About Jungfrau

    The beautiful scenery of the Jungfrau region, which lies in the middle of the Swiss Alps, is known for its breathtaking nature. This area is known for its untouched nature, shining lakes and breathtaking views. Because of the authentic culture that can be experienced here, which is full of venerable traditions, this region is considered one of the most diverse in Switzerland. The city of Interlaken, situated between Lakes Thun and Brienz, also offers travellers an excellent starting point to discover this region, with traditional restaurants and shopping in a pleasant atmosphere.

from € 425,00


  • 3 nights stay at hotel Merkur Interlaken
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Guaranteed bib number (if participant)
  • Pasta Party (if participant)
  • Extensive travel information

Booked a running trip 2 times already. Well organized and 2 beautiful medals earned

score: 10 / 10 Caroline Jonker
Contact is always good and questions are answered quickly

score: 10 / 10 Peter Spruit
Well organized trip, communication is good and well in time

score: 9 / 10 Anonymous
Already booked several times a running trip through running trips. Direct contact in case of questions, quick response.

score: 8 / 10 Anonymous
Booked great trips for many years

score: 7 / 10 Loopgroep Nesselande
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