Chur Tourism - The Swiss Alpine City, Graubünden


Jogging/Running & Nordic Walking

Trailrunning at Brambrüesch © Aline Gsell

The Alpine City also offers a wide range of activities for joggers, trail runners and nordic walkers. Several signposted routes lead from Chur or the communities in the Chur Rhine Valley to the surrounding region. For more extensive tours, the large network of hiking trails, in combination with mountain cableways or public transport, offers countless possibilities.

Trailrunning Paradise Brambrüesch

Flowing trails and a magnificent mountain panorama: what could be better than running in the mountains? On Brambrüesch, Chur's local mountain, four trail running routes offer great views and pure running pleasure for every level.

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© Aline Gsell

Trails & Tipps for Trail Runners, Runners & Nordic Walkers

  • Signposted trails

    The Helsana Trails in the Fürstenwald Chur, the Mittenberg Run and the rhiienergie Trails in the Chur Rhine Valley form a very varied offer of signposted trails.

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  • Chur's local mountain Brambrüesch

    Start with the cableways and go on a high-altitude tour - or would you prefer a mountain run followed by a downhill run? The Chur Cableways offer great experiences for runners and walkers.

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  • Trail Run Chur

    The four official routes of the Trail Run Chur form a great network for trail runners between Chur, the local mountain Brambrüesch and the Dreibündenstein high plateau.

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  • Woodchip Jogging Trail Obere Au

    Fancy an evening of jogging? The woodchip jogging trail in the Obere Au is equipped with light sensors so that you can also find your way on the soft wood chips in the evening.

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  • Rhine Gorge

    The Rhine Gorge between Reichenau and Ilanz forms a spectacular landscape. Numerous hiking trails and good accessibility make the Rhine Gorge a top offer - also for runners and walkers.

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  • All tours

    Here you will find the complete overview in our online tour database.

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  • Brochure Bike & Hiking Tips

    In our free brochure "Bike & Hiking Tips" you will find 70 tour suggestions and further useful information.

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Outdooractive App
In the Outdooractive App you can find the best tour suggestions in the region as well as information about mountain huts, cableways and much more. Everything is map-based with integrated GPS function.
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Alpine City Trail

How about an extensive jogging tour around the Alpine City of Chur - along beautiful forest paths and the banks of the Rhine, with a detour through the old town?

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Running events in Chur and surroundings

In Chur the Mittenbergrennen, the Chur City half marathon, the Trail Run Chur and the Churer Laufparade attract runners to the trails every year. In the Chur Rhine Valley, the Bündner Frühlingslauf and the Felsberg Wingert Event are well known in the regional running scene.

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