Which races can we choose from?
In the course of the Transalpine Run there are three competitions: the TAR-TEAM race and the TAR-SOLO race with 7 stages each, as well as the RUN2-TEAM race over the first two stages of the Transalpine Run.
How and where can I register?
To register, go to the following link: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/registration/
The TAR Solo registration is open until 01.09.23 – 11:59 pm.
What does a starting place cost?
The prices of the respective competitions, the associated services and additional bookable services can be found here: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/registration/
What benefits do I receive when I register?
You can find a detailed list of your starter package at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/registration/
Where can I find the route map and/or the gpx data?
The route map is available at the route info here: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/course/
The GPX data will only be sent to already registered participants.
How to find my team partner?
You can find an individual team partner, who is the perfect match for you, with the help of our team partner exchange: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/teampartner-exchange/
What are the requirements for participation in TAR?
Each participant must be at least 18 years old. Participants should have alpine experience, a corresponding level of training, and a good sense of direction. More detailed information can be found in our regulations under point 1: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules
How do I prepare for my particular desired distance?
You can find tips on the optimal training preparation for your crossing of the Alps under the following link: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/training/
Will my participation fee be refunded if I cannot participate after all (e.g. injury)?
Notes and information can be found under paragraph three & four in our terms and conditions: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules-terms/
Can I pass on my confirmation of participation to another person?
Yes, but only after consultation with the organizer and the payment of a fee. More info at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/terms
What insurance do I need for the run?
From years of experience, we highly recommend that you take out private insurance (e.g. entry fee, rescue costs, foreign repatriation, travel cancellation insurance) if you are NOT able to start. It is also recommended to take out an insurance with the mountain rescue.
How can I get to the TAR?
Travel to Garmisch, including a map and further information can be found at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/stage-towns/
How and where can I find accommodation?
You can book your accommodation per stage location yourself, we recommend you to do this via the contacts of the individual TAR stage locations: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/stage-towns/. However, you can also comfortably use the accommodation package of our partner, the Host GmbH, information at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/accommodation/
Can I register alone and only then look for a team partner?
No. If you want to start in the TAR Team competition, you can only register as a team and not alone. If you want to start alone, then you can register for the TAR Solo.
I have signed up for the TAR Team, but my partner is unable to attend. Can I switch to TAR Solo?
In case of illness or injury of your team partner, your team starting place can be rebooked to a TAR solo starting place until 01.09.2024 (only possible as long as TAR solo starting places are available). This rebooking is connected with a fee of EUR 200,- (difference fee + handling fee). For the non-participating team partner the normal cancellation conditions apply.
I signed up for TAR Solo and have now found a team partner after all. Can I switch to TAR Team?
Yes, this is possible, but only if there are still TAR Team places available. We will then not refund any difference to the registration price for the TAR Team competition.
How do I get from place to place?
You can find detailed city and bus maps at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/stage-towns/
How do I get my luggage from start to destination?
You can use the inclusive luggage transport. Please note that the weight should not exceed 23 kg. Further information at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/luggage-transportation/
Where can I leave my travel luggage?
You can have an additional piece of luggage stored at the start location (Garmisch-Partenkirchen) and either brought to the finish location (Rechensse) or picked up again in Garmisch-Partenkirchen after the event. You can book this service during your online registration. More information about the additional services: https://www.transalpine-run.com/registration
Where can I find detailed information about the event and the starting times?
The exact schedule with all important times can be found under this link: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/program/
When can I pick up my race package?
You will receive your start number upon handing in the signed liability declaration and presenting your identity card at the in-person package pick up registration table: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/program/
When will I receive the latest information about the respective stage race?
You will receive a course briefing on the previous day of the upcoming stage and shortly before the start of the race, with all important information. Exact times can be found at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/program/
What equipment do I need to bring for my run?
The mandatory equipment list can be found here: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/equipment/
Equipment, wich is used to get a connection with the team partner is forbidden.
What are the rules that must be followed during the race?
Our regulations for the race are listed here: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules
What do I need to consider regarding my team partner?
In order to participate in the team ranking, a few guidelines must be followed. You can find everything about this under the regulations, especially under point 4: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules
Where can I find a description of each stage?
All information about the routes, including profiles and data for download cna be found at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/course/
How many food stations are there on the course?
A detailed description of the food stations can be found at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/course/
What will be offered at the food stations during the races?
A listing of the food offer, as well as our partners at: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/information/nutrition/
What happens if I get health problems during the race or have to stop early?
You can find information on this in the regulations, especially under point 14: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules
Is also vegetarian or vegan food available at the TAR Dinner?
Vegetarian: yes; Vegan: we can currently not yet promise.
The main competition of the Transalpine Run with the largest number of participants is the TAR Team Race over 7 days. Therefore, there are award ceremonies for all scoring categories also only for the TAR Team competition.
No, this is not possible. However, you can continue running alone outside the official classification and reach the finish in Prad as an individual finisher.
What is the content of the Family and Friends-Package?
Content: TAR dinner during the entire
week of the event (+ gondola in Samnaun), TAR limited
Ledlenser Neo 1, limited TAR supporter flag, limited TAR
longsleeve/shirt, TAR fleece blanket, coffee voucher and partner gifts
After the race
In which categories will be evaluated?
The different evaluations of the TAR can be found under point 5 of our rules: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/rules
Where can I find the results of the TAR?
Results can be viewed here: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/leader_results/
Will I receive ITRA points for the successful participation?
You will receive six ITRA points for completing the TAR.
Are there qualification points for the UTMB at the TAR?
No. The TAR earns you no qualifying points for the UTMB.
Where can I get images and text to present the TAR on my social media channels or for local media?
To be found at the following link: https://www.transalpine-run.com/en/privacy-policy/