Swiss Canyon Trail

Date 06/07/2019 – 06/09/2019

Country Switzerland

Distance 105 km  75 km 45 km 25 km

Elevation 5000 m  3500 m 2500 m 1000 m


A beautiful run through the  Val-de-Travers region of the Jura mountains on the border of France, the Défi International has developed into a full weekend of races. The Défi now consists of several races, over the weekend: the Swiss Canyon Ultra Trail at 105km,  the 75 km Swiss Canyon Trail de L’Absinthe, the Swiss Canyon Trail of 45 km with 2500 meters of climbing and the Swiss Canyon Trail of 25 km.  The 45 km may also be run as a 3-person relay, of 14 km per runner. Often overlooked, the Jura is a friendly, accessible range– less steep than its famous neighbors nearby, with fabulous trail running opportunities through a pastoral and bucolic setting.

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