Two joggers on the Gurten


Endurance sport on the Gurten


A race for the entire family

The gurtenCLASSIC is a running, walking and cycling event starting in Wabern and finishing on Bern’s local mountain.

Whether you run, walk or cycle, the gurtenCLASSIC is a sports event steeped in tradition, held on the outskirts of Bern since 1981 and attracting more than two thousand athletes every year. Take part in the race or cheer your friends and family on.

The gurtenCLASSIC is organized by the gurtenCLASSIC association.

Venue: Wabern to the Gurten
Date: October 29, 2023
Time: from 9:30 a.m.
Classic race 15 km
Short race 9 km
Racing cycle circular course 40 km
Mountain walk 10 km
Kids’ race 900 m – 2.7 km
Pfüderi race 300 m

You can register and find more information here.

Getting here

The easiest way to find us. There are parking spaces right next to the Gurtenbahn funicular valley station.


A diagram with an overview of how best to get to the Gurten. By public transportation or car, the Gurten is ideally located.