Zugerberg Mountain Run

Date 05/05/2019

Country Switzerland

Distance 6.2 km

Elevation 520 m  


Description

Starting in the center of the historic Swiss city of Zug, The course passes through the town, then starts climbing steeply through forests, then pastures with views of the lake, Zugersee. The race finishes at Zugerberg, the local peak with a view of the surrounding region of Switzerland, including the Zugersee and many of the snowy peaks of the Berner Oberland. A funicular provides the post-race descent to the valley. Like many of the smaller trail races in Switzerland, the Zugerberg Classic is organized by the local ski club– in this case, the Skiclub Oberwil-Zug. The day after the mountain run, a mountain bike race takes place on a longer route, with the same finish, atop Zugerberg.