The fascination of trail running: Away from asphalted paths, this varied trend sport inspires to reach new heights, where experiencing nature is the ultimate goal. The challenging off-road run not only trains the entire body, but also frees the mind, reduces stress, and helps you relax. Generally, every run is like an adventure where you get a little closer to nature. This is also the case in Obertauern, where every trail run becomes a natural spectacle: Spectacular views reveal themselves alongwild waterfalls and impressive gorges, over flowering alpine meadows and rugged mountain slopes to imposing summit crosses, and emerald green mountain lakes. In harmony with nature, trail runners get their money's worth on 133 kilometers and 8 signposted routes in Obertauern. From cross adventure to cross trail, the trails challenge beginners and experts alike.
On unpaved trails and in varied terrain, trail running in Obertauern strengthens your health with every meter because the mountainous terrain not only improves your coordination and reaction. Due to its location at 1,640 meters above sea level, it also sustainably increases your well-being. According to the Austrian Moderate Altitude Study (AMAS) I and II, this is the case at altitudes between 1,500 and 2,500 meters. The clear mountain air at lofty altitudes therefore makes Obertauern a paradise for all those who want to take up the trend sport for the first time or are looking for new challenges to keep body and mind fit.
This summer there is a special challenge for all trailrunning fans: The 1st Trailrun Challenge Obertauern.
Interactive trail running map
Here you can find our trail running routes. Tip: Download the Outdooractive app to always stay on the right track.