The 5 km Sunset Run (previously called City Run) will take place on Saturday at sunset and will allow the participants to run – depending on their level of training – through the streets of Locarno.

This race is dedicated to those who wish to enjoy some quality time outdoors. A race suitable for all – from beginners to professionals – to be run at their own speed, whilst admiring the unforgettable views.


12 October 2024


Start time


Piazza Grande

The link will be active from 15.03.2024 at 06.00.

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  • CHF 25.- online registration from 15 March to 30 June before 23:59.
  • CHF 30.- online registration from 1 July to 31 August before 23:59.
  • CHF 35.- online registration from 1 September to 11 October before 23:59.
  • CHF 40.- registration in the race village from 12 October from 14:00 to 18:00*
* 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
  • Participation diploma downloadable online from the Datasport website
  • Photographic service Foto Garbani (photos are available free of charge after the event on
  • Free admission to the Lido di Locarno on 13 October 2024
  • Personalised bib with your name (for those registered ‘online’ by 6 October 2024)
  • Datasport timekeeping service, Swiss precision timekeeper!
  • Disposable microchip
  • Final refreshment at the finish line
  • 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

The prize-giving ceremony will take place from 19:30 in Piazza Grande.

The first three overall male and female runners to cross the finish line will receive a prize.

Any unclaimed prizes will remain the property of the organiser.

Born 2012 onwards.

The “Ascona-Locarno Run 2024” event is organised under the patronage and directives of the Swiss Athletics Federation (Swiss Athletics).

Medical certificates or Federation memberships are not required to take part in the “Ascona-Locarno Run 2024” 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.

For further information, please consult page Rules and Regulations.

The route – 3 laps of 1,7 km