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Mattmark semi-marathon
Mattmark semi-marathon

Mattmark Memorial 1965 semi marathon

10. September 2022

11. September 2021

In September 2021 the third Mattmark semi marathon takes place. The start is next to the round chirch in Saas-Balen and leads among larch trees to Saas-Grund and Saas-Almagell towards the the hamlet "Zermeiggern". On the historical path you'll get to the dam Mattmark where the most beautiful part awaits you: the last 7 km around the beautiful lake Mattmark.

For those who prefer to take it a little easer it is also possible to only do the lake tour around lake Mattmark or participate at the Nordic Walking / Fun categorie.The kids race will be along the dam.

Trainingscamp Mattmark semi-marathon 27 - 29.08.2021

Train with the Challenge from komoot

With komoot you can optimally prepare for the Mattmark Half Marathon and share your highlights with us.

You can also win a weekend in Saas-Almagell!
(2 nights for 2 people)

How can you win?
1. tag us on your tour.
2. take pictures of the highlights and share them with your tour.
3. we will choose the most beautiful picture on 3 September 2021 to determine the winner.

To the Challenge Mattmark Half Marathon

Program 2021


21.1 km, 810 m ascent, 90 m descent

The half marathon starts at the round church in Saas-Balen, then leads through magnificent larch forests past Saas-Grund and Almagell to the hamlet of Zermeiggern. On historical paths you reach the dam wall in a pleasant ascent. Finally, the most beautiful part for the runners follows, the 7-kilometre practically flat circuit around the pictorial Mattmark!

Tour data, altitude profile and map

Starting number issue: Gym Saas-Balen (from 8.00 a.m.)
Award ceremony: Saas-Almagell village square (2.30 pm)
Catering: Saas-Almagell village square (from 11.00 a.m.)

Lake lap

8 km, 100m ascent, 100m descent

The 8 km lake lap offers everything a runner's heart desires: fast, flat passages alternating with rapid, short ascents. Ideal terrain for competition or training. A pleasant round for the connoisseur, but a challenge for the ambitious competitor.

Tour data, altitude profile and map

FUN semi-marathon

For all those who prefer to take it easier. Further information will follow.

Starting fee & Starting time

Cat. Years Starting fee (21.1 km) Starting fee (8 km) Starting time (21.1 km) Starting time (8 km)
U20 2009 - 2017   CHF 20.-   10.30
U20 2005 - 2008 CHF 30.- CHF 20.- 10.30 10.30
U20 2002-2004 CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 10.30 10.30
20+ 1982-2001 CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 10.30 10.30
40+ 1972-1981 CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 10.30 10.30
50+ 1962-1971 CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 10.30 10.30
60+ 1961 and older CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 10.30 10.30
Fun No ranking CHF 50.- CHF 35.- 09.30 10.00


Gerd Zengaffinen
Bidermattenweg 1
CH-3908 Saas-Bidermatten

Tel. +41 78 815 18 11

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