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Biel Running days

Quick facts

Location Biel, Switzerland

Distance Ultra marathon

About Biel Running days

The Bieler running days (Fri Courses de Bienne), which in June in Biel / Bienne take place consist of various folk and road races .

Most famous is the conducted since 1959 100-km run, the world is considered the largest of its kind and scoring run in the European Cup the Ultra Marathon is.

The path can either alone, be taken as a pair or in a 5 Series shot. In addition, a are night marathon , a half marathon and kids runs in the competition program. Enjoyment runners and walkers offered value-free routes from 1.5 to 21.1 km away.

Since 2008, the Swiss Championships are Ultra Marathon integrated into the 100-km race

Distances

100km run Biel

  • 100km

Night experience run 13,5 km

  • 13.5km

Bieler Lauftage Nacht 1/2 Marathon

  • 21.097km

Night ultramarathon 56 km

  • 56km
Start:

Biel/bienne

Biel,ch

Finish:

biel/bienne

Biel,ch

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

Large crowds at the finish. The route leads first through the center of Biel, then Nidau ​​, port , Bell mouth , Jens and chapels after Aarger whose medieval center is a mood climax. Here is also the goal of the half marathon. Continue to Lyss . From there the runners may take the help of a companion bike to complete. About Grossafletern and Schevnenberg down into the valley of the Limpach, the one about Bal Bei Messen to Oberramsern follows, where km is achieved 39.

Overview

The city of Biel is started where the start and finish are at the center. The 100-km race starts on Friday night at 22:00 clock, the night marathon and the half marathon half an hour later. The route leads first through the center of Biel, then Nidau ​​, port , Bell mouth , Jens and chapels after Aarger whose medieval center is a mood climax. Here is also the goal of the half marathon. Continue to Lyss . From there the runners may take the help of a companion bike to complete. About Grossafletern and Schevnenberg down into the valley of the Limpach, the one about Bal Bei Messen to Oberramsern follows, where km is achieved 39. Here is the goal of the night marathon, whose route is with the exception of an additional loop through Biel identical to the 100-km run. The 100-km runners turn now to the south and reach over Mülchi and Etzelkofen Jegenstorf . Shortly after you pass the 50-km mark, and core Ried leads after Kirchberg . Now the runners for the next 10 km to separate from their Radbegleitern, because here the holprigste section of the trail begins at the dam of the Emme , the jokingly as " Ho Chi Minh trail is called ". If the faster runners are traveling here, it's still dark, which is why the vast majority of them take a headlamp to help. Shortly before Gerlafingen is the narrow path to the end, and the guide accompanies can again join the runners. About Biberist , Lüterkofen-Ichertswil and beavers it goes to Arch where the Aare is reached which is about 10 km, passing through now Buren follows. The last kilometers it's all about Brugg and Safnern back to Biel,


Biel Running days Trivia

  • The path can either alone, be taken as a pair or in a 5 Series shot. In addition, a are night marathon , a half marathon and kids runs in the competition program. Enjoyment runners and walkers offered value-free routes from 1.5 to 21.1 km away.

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