The 10 km Run will take place on Sunday 15 October across a breath-taking course that will take the participants through the enchanting landscapes of Locarno and along the shores of Ascona’s picturesque lake.

The 10 km Half Marathon is sponsored by the FTAL, which is responsible for awarding the title of “Overall Ticino Champion”.

The course is approved by Swiss Athletics.


15 October 2023



Start Time
11.45 am


Start and finish:
Piazza Grande, Locarno

The link will be active from 31.03.2023 at 00.00.

Discover our partnership offers

  • CHF 45.- online registration from 31 March to 30 June before 23:59.
  • CHF 50.- online registration from 1 July to 31 July before 23:59.
  • CHF 55.- online registration from 1 August to 30 September before 23:59.
  • CHF 60.- online registration from 1 October to 13 October before 23:59.
    CHF 65.- registration in the race village on 14 October from 14:00 to 19:00 and on 15 October from 7:00 to 11:15*

* On-site registration while bibs last.
Material (race starter pack, t-shirt, prizes, etc.) not collected during the days of the event will not be sent to your home address.

  • Free transport by public transport from all over Switzerland to Locarno (Swiss Runners Ticket)
  • Race Starter bag
  • T-Shirt in technical fabric
  • Pasta Party by Gran Caffè Verbano
  • Participation diploma downloadable online from the Datasport website
  • Photographic service Foto Garbani (photos are available free of charge after the event on
  • Migros MyRun Clip:  Personalised finish line film (free of charge)
  • Free admission to the Lido di Locarno on 15 October 2023
  • Personalised bib with your name (for those registered ‘online’ by 8 October 2023)
  • Warm-up (in Piazza Grande)
  • Datasport timekeeping service, Swiss precision timekeeper!
  • Disposable microchip
  • Final refreshment at the finish line (refreshment points along the route)
  • Changing rooms and showers (towel and shower equipment not provided)
  • Cloakroom in Piazza Grande at a cost of CHF 2.
  • Medical service with advanced first aid station at the finish line + paramedics on the route, equipped with defibrillators

The prize-giving ceremony will take place from 13:30 in Piazza Grande.

The first three participants to cross the finish line in each category will receive a prize, as per the categories indicated below.

Moreover, the fastest three runners overall male and female will receive a prize.

Any unclaimed prizes will remain the property of the organiser.

The FTAL prize-giving ceremony for the Ticino Championships will take place from 14:30 in Piazza Grande.
Female Categories Male Categories
WU16 + WU18 + WU20
2004 – 2009
1994 – 2003
1984 – 1993
1974 – 1983
1964 – 1973
1954 – 1963
1904 – 1953
MU16 + MU18 + MU20
2004 – 2009
1994 – 2003
1984 – 1993
1974 – 1983
1964 – 1973
1954 – 1963
1904 – 1953

Born 2009 onwards.

The “Ascona-Locarno Run 2023” event is organised under the patronage and directives of the Swiss Athletics Federation (Swiss Athletics).

The course has been approved by Swiss Athletics. For further information, please consult page Rules and Regulations.

The 10 km Run is sponsored by the FTAL, which is responsible for awarding the title of “Overall Ticino Champion”.

Medical certificates or Federation memberships are not required in order to take part in the “Ascona-Locarno Run 2023” races; however, by registering to take part, each participant declares to be in “good physical health, to be eligible to take part in a running race, and to have medical confirmation of this”.

In any case, the organisers of the “Ascona-Locarno Run” accept no liability.

The route

Certificate of approval

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