Sabine Reiner sponsored by Lech Zürs (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

© Sabine Reiner sponsored by Lech Zürs (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

Running the legendary ski track

The White Ring – The Trailchallenge

A trail run in the heart of the Arlberg mountains and on the paths of the legendary White Ring... A top-class event for ambitious mountain runners, hobby athletes & clubs or companies who want to master this challenge as part of a relay team.

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The White Ring - The Trailchallenge

17th of August 2019 in Lech Zürs am Arlberg

The White Ring is the legendary ski circuit in Lech Zürs am Arlberg. Every year in January, alpine racers venture onto the demanding track in order to master it as quickly as possible. And in the summer of 2019, the White Ring - The Trailchallenge - starts for the first time, leading trail runners and mountain runners in the opposite direction along the White Ring from Lech to Zug, Zürs and back to Lech.

The White Ring – The Trailchallenge will take place for the first time on the 17th of August 2019 in Lech Zürs am Arlberg. The race runs in the opposite direction along the legendary ski circuit “Der Weiße Ring” and is a challenge in many ways. With an ascent of 2,300 metres and 25 kilometres, the course is a real challenge that can be mastered alone or as a team.

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The White Ring - The Trailchallenge

Track Overview

There will be two loops at the Trailchallenge 2019. The "Große Heldenwertung" will run along the ski circuit The White Ring from Lech to Zug and via Zürs back to Lech. The highlights are the ascent to the Madlochjoch and the fast run down to Zürs. The "Kleine Heldenwertung" leads the athletes from the refreshment point in Zug along the Lechweg back to Lech.

3D Tour of the route


Important information

The most important information about registration:

Individual competition:

01.12. to 31.12.2018 49 Euro
01.01. to 28.02.2019 59 Euro
01.03. to 31.05.2019 69 Euro
01.06. to 04.08.2019 79 Euro
05.08. to 15.08.2019 89 Euro

Heroes Relay:

01.12. to 31.12.2018 69 Euro
01.01. to 28.02.2019 79 Euro
01.03. to 31.05.2019 89 Euro
01.06. to 04.08.2019 99 Euro
05.08. to 15.08.2019 109 Euro

If the Heroes’ Relay is the right category for you, you can announce directly at the registration who is running which stages. This way we can guarantee a smooth course on the day of the event.

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With your registration you ensure your exclusive package

  • Official timekeeping
  • Personal starting number + chip
  • Finnisher Medal
  • High-quality & bulging Goodybag
  • Free Clothes Bag Delivery
  • Rich Catering at the Finish Line
  • Free Expo with lotteries & special trade fair promotions
  • Fair bonus booklet
  • Varied catering along the route

During the competition all heroes and heroines are required to bring the following equipment:

  • Trailrunning – Shoes
  • Rainwear or overgarments as rain protection
  • Warm clothing (top and long trousers or leg warmers)
  • Gloves and cap
  • Water tank and at least 1.5 litres of water
  • Emergency equipment (first aid kit, blanket, whistle)
  • Headlamp with charged battery

For relay teams there is the possibility to cover the distance in 3 stages. The individual sections are as follows:

1st stage: Lech – Oberlech – Kriegeralpe – Balmalp – Zug
2nd stage: Zug – Madloch – Madloch Joch – Zürs
3rd stage: Zürs – Trittalp – Monzabonalpe – Rüfikopf – Lech


The Trailchallenge

Sabine Reiner sponsored by Lech Zürs (c) Lech Zürs Tourismus

See you at the Finish Line

Well prepared

Trailrunning & jogging in Lech Zürs am Arlberg

Refreshment Stations
Rüfikopf Mountain Top

There are numerous refreshment stations along the course so that you can replenish your energy stores during the race.

If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact me directly

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