Gondo Running

Mountain run on the Stockalperweg on Sunday


28 km, 1400 metres altitude difference

Stockalperweg Ried-Brig - Simplon Pass - Gabi - Gondo
GIS data: Gondo Running

The Gondo Plausch and the Gondo Running lead from Ried-Brig on the old Stockalperweg over the Simplonpass and through the Gondo Gorge to Gondo. The route measures 28 km and has 1400 m of ascent and descent. There is no ranking list for the Gondo Plausch, only an alphabetical list of finishers (with times). The Gondo Running is a "normal" competition with different age categories, rankings and prizes for the fastest. The Gondo Running counts towards the Upper Valais Running Cup and the Valais Mountain Running Cup.


Gondo Running

  • Men / Women 1: 29 years and younger
  • Men / Women 2: 30 to 39 years old
  • Men / Women 3: 40 to 49 years old
  • Men / Women 4: 50 to 59 years old
  • Men / Women 5: 60 years and older




Arrival by car

A well-maintained road leads from Brig over the Simplon Pass (2005 m above sea level) to Gondo. There are parking spaces for runners and spectators in Gondo and Ried-Brig.

Arrival by public transport

Gondo is easily accessible by public transportBrig can be reached by train (from Zurich or Basel in about 2 hours, from Bern in about 1 hour). A bus (PostBus) runs from Brig over the pass to Gondo. On Saturday morning we offer an extra bus from Brig (departure at 6.00 am at the train station) and Ried-Brig (at 6.10 am) to Gondo. This can be booked at the time of registration. Ried-Brig can also be reached by PostBus.

For runners and companions arriving by public transport, PostAuto Valais will provide us with free tickets for the bus route between Brig, Ried-Brig and Gondo. These can be ordered at registration (valid on the competition weekend from Friday to Monday).

On Friday evening, when there are no more buses over the pass, you can take the train from Brig to Iselle (Italy) and from there the bus to Gondo.

Train and Postbus timetable

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation and hotels in the region

If you are looking for accommodation in Gondo, Ried-Brig or Brig, we recommend the

Brig Simplon Tourism website.

Catering and group accommodation

On Friday evening there will be pasta in Gondo for the runners (included in the entry fee). On Saturday morning there will be a hearty breakfast in Gondo, on Saturday dinner in Ried-Brig and on Sunday morning breakfast in Ried-Brig (please book the meals when registering). There is also group accommodation in Gondo and in Ried-Brig (also book when registering). Meals and accommodation can also be booked for accompanying persons.

The number of places in the group accommodation in Ried-Brig is limited (order of registration is decisive; please bring a sleeping bag). Additional vouchers (e.g. for accompanying persons) can be purchased during online registration and at the race office.

The prices are for runners and accompanying persons:

Overnight stay in Gondo and in Ried-Brig: CHF 20.- each.
Breakfast in Gondo and in Ried-Brig: CHF 12.- each
Dinner in Ried-Brig: CHF 22.- each