18.05.2024 Bern Grand Prix

“The most beautiful 10 miles in the world” – The Bern Grand Prix rewards running enthusiasts with breathtaking backdrops and a unique atmosphere.

Every year, tens of thousands of runners register for the Bern Grand Prix. While the most ambitious prepare for “The most beautiful 10 miles in the world”, junior and recreational runners can tackle the “Old Town Grand Prix”, and children look forward to the “Bear Grand Prix”. The biggest incentive for completing the sweaty challenge is the impressive backdrop of Bern’s Old Town.

The first Bern Grand Prix was held in 1982. Today, the event is considered a classic and attracts more and more sports enthusiasts eager to sprint past Bern’s most famous sights. World and European champions regularly join in and enjoy the unparalleled atmosphere themselves. Motivated participants, cheering fans and a varied music program make this a one-of-a-kind running event.

  • Registration

    The registration platform for the Bern Grand Prix is available online.

  • Route information for the Grand Prix course
    Start/finish Guisanplatz
    3014 Bern
    How to get there Streetcar no. 9 in the direction of Wabern, get off at “Wabern, Gurtenbahn”
    Opening Hours Year-round
    Distance 16.093 km
    Altitude difference 204 m
    Course Guisanplatz square-Aargauerstalden-Bern AnimalPark, BearPark-Nydegg bridge-UNESCO Old City-Zytglogge (clock tower)-Matte neighbourhood-Marzili public pool-Dalmazi bridge-Jubiläumsstrasse-Dählhölzli forest-Monbijou bridge-Parliament Square-Bern Minster-Zytglogge (clock tower)-UNESCO Old City-Nydegg bridge-Bern AnimalPark, BearPark-Aargauerstalden-Guisanplatz square *

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