GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run

Glacier debut: GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill set to run the first-ever glacier leg of the Transalpine Run

GORE-TEX® athlet Greg Hill
FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM (August 8, 2016) – Ski mountaineer and GORE-TEX® athlete Greg Hill is to run the fourth leg of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run, from Mandarfen-Pitztal to Sölden, on September 7, 2016. The evening before he will be talking to the other participants about his “2 mln vertical feet in 1 year” project. read more »

An off-road adventure on two feet with the latest GORE-TEX® trail running shoes

This stylish trail running shoe is a real head-turner: the Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX® with integrated GORE-TEX® membrane.
Want to run safely and in comfort off-road or even across the Alps? With completely waterproof and highly breathable GORE-TEX® trail running shoes, neither fickle mountain weather nor muddy paths can spoil runners’ fun. The product portfolios of leading running shoe manufacturers now contain the right shoe for every type of runner; from minimalist “natural […] read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run 2016: “The Spirit of Trailrunning”

Teams of two pass the Alps.
Trailrunning has become established as one of the hottest trends in the running and outdoor sports sector. While the reasons for this boom are complex, runners almost always have the same motivation for running off-road: they are looking for exciting trails in glorious natural settings. The GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run ticks both these boxes and the 2016 […] read more »

Opening of registration for the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN

Four countries – eight stages – nine towns Munich, December 5, 2014 – For the eleventh time about 300 teams of two from over 20 nations will rise to the challenge of the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN from August 29 until September 5, 2015. The athletes will have to master about 268 exciting trail kilometers and 16,310 […] read more »

Beaming victors at the end of the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run

An Alpine Cross event is the supreme challenge for runners from around the globe in their discipline. For around 600 athletes, who started in teams of two, participation in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run represented the fulfilment of a dream. Exhausted by the challenges of covering 293 kilometres and tackling 13,700 metres of elevation […] read more »

Ten years of sweat, exertion and elation – the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run celebrates its anniversary

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Hundreds of amateur and professional runners are exercising rigorously to get fit for 30th August 2014. This is when the starter pistol will be fired in Ruhpolding (Germany) for the jubilee edition of the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run: One of the most spectacular runs in the world is celebrating its 10th anniversary. read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run 2012 – A dream comes true

  18. September, 2012
On Saturday, September 8, the GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN ended with an emotional crossing of the finishing line in Sexten in South Tyrol. The 8th edition of the legendary stage run was not only an event of superlatives because of its record length of 320 kilometers and 15,000 difference in altitude. Never before has the competition been so international with runners from 32 nations and never before have the athletes been so toughly sifted through during the run. Therefore the 450 runners had a reason to be happy when they could put on the popular finisher shirt after 8 days. read more »

GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN 2012 sold out

The GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN crosses the Alps in 8 days. It has become one of the most popular endurance stage events in the world. This year, six months before the starter’s gun is fired on 1 September, all of the 250 team places have already been sold to runners from 32 different countries. read more »

HEAVEN & HELL: W.L. Gore & Associates releases documentary film about the GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run

The GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run is arguably one of the toughest challenges in the world for trail and mountain runners. Every year at the beginning of September, 300 teams of two from all over the world cross the main ridge of the Alps in 8 days. Each day they cover distances of over 30 kilometres and tackle uphill climbs of some 2,000 metres. Filmmakers Miriam Jakobs and Gerhard Schick accompanied two of these teams for the duration of the run to make a 60 minute documentary film about the event. read more »

GORE-TEX® Transalpine Run 2012: register now and take on the Alps for a running experience of a lifetime

  12. December, 2011 , ,
The GORE-TEX® Transalpine-Run is set to take place for the eighth consecutive year from 1 to 8 September 2012. Five hundred runners from over 25 countries will take up the challenge of running over the Alps. During the eight days of the race the participants cover about 320 km and tackle 15,000 m of elevation gain. The course runs from Ruhpolding in Bavaria/Germany to Sexten in South Tyrol, the northernmost region in Italy. The number of runners is limited to 250 teams of two. Online registration is now open. read more »