Getting Fit While Having
guidance of running experts, employees at the Visp and Basel sites have 10
months to prepare for the half marathon. The program is primarily designed for beginning
runners, but experienced runners and competitive athletes can also benefit from
the comprehensive fitness program.
participants benefit from a medical check and a fitness test and receive a
personalized training plan based on the test results and their personal needs.
Once a month a group training session is conducted, led by running experts who
pass on their experience to the participants.
these training sessions, presentations and courses around topics such as
equipment or diet are regularly taking place. About one month before the race,
all participants will have the opportunity to participate in an organized test
run to get to know the running trail.
Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon annually attracts more than 2 500 runners who want
to reach the finish line on top of the Riffelberg at an altitude of 2 158
metres. The Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon is not only the marathon with the
highest finish line in Europe, but also one of the most beautiful mountain
races in the world.