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.

According to the current directives of the Federal Council for events with more than 1,000 participants, the COVID certificate will be mandatory for all participants (persons over 16 years old).

The 5 vie Farmadomo pharmacy will be present in the race village in Piazza Grande and will ensure the possibility to perform the rapid antigen test on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.


15 October 2022


Start time


Start and finish
Piazza Grande, Locarno


The link will be active from 31.03.2022 at 00.00.

Prize-giving ceremony

The prize-giving ceremony will take place from 19:45 in Piazza Grande.

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

Moreover, a prize draw will see 10 prizes awarded to race participants.

Any unclaimed prizes will remain the property of the organiser.

Entry fees

  • CHF 25.- online registration from 31 May to 15 October before 23:59
  • CHF 30.- registration in the race village from 16 October 2021 from 14:00 to 18:15

On-site registration while bibs last.

Minimum age

Born 2007 onwards.


The “Ascona-Locarno Run 2021” 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 2021” 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

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