Running off the beaten track

Trail running

As a sports and running fan, you can enjoy the absolute proximity to nature on our forest trails. No more running on asphalt roads or paths: Trail running has triggered a real hype among running fans in recent years. The holiday destination Flims Laax Falera is no exception: runners will get their money's worth on our trails of different lengths and demands.

Trail running in Switzerland

Anyone who likes to be outdoors has certainly heard the terms trail running or trail running. Especially in recent years, this type of running sport has become increasingly popular. But what exactly does trail running mean - and what makes a trail a trail? Running fans know: The sport is far less complicated than its name suggests. The term trail simply refers to a path away from asphalted roads - and fortunately there are quite a few of them in the holiday destination of Flims Laax Falera!

Trailrunning Guide - Flims Laax Falera

Have you always wanted to train your personal running style with different running techniques or explore the best trails in the region with a guide? The following providers can help you.

Trailtrophy - experience more

Test yourself against the trail running community on the trails of Graubünden from 1 June to 31 October 2023. You determine the rhythm, the start time and the day. It's your interactive challenge and your own personal adventure. Great prizes await you at the end.

On the trail, ready, go!

Learn more

Let's Trail - Beginner courses

You want to become a trail runner? Nothing could be easier - just start! At the Let's Trail event in Flims you will learn the basics of your new favourite sport.

  • Saturday, 15 July 2023, 10.00 a.m.
  • Saturday, 29 July 2023, 10.00 a.m.
  • Saturday, 12 August 2023, 10.00 a.m.
  • Saturday, 14 October 2023, 10.00 a.m.
  • Saturday, 21 October 2023, 10.00 a.m.

To the registration


Trailtreff in Flims - Come along!

Because things simply run smoothly together, there are weekly trail meetings in the destination - in other words, uncomplicated public running groups. Whether you're a pro or a newbie, come from the region or are a holiday guest, whether you'll be taking part in the trail meeting regularly or just once: you're very welcome!



With the Swiss-O-Finder you can explore the Flims Laax Falera region in a new way and see familiar things in a new way.

The Swiss-O-Finder adventure is available in Laax and Falera. For the orienteering tour you start at the respective guest information. There you will receive the SOF orienteering map as well as the most important information about the route. On your route you will pass various posts where you can sign off and time yourself.

Trail running technique videos - the right way to run!

What do you need to pay attention to in order to run downhill skilfully in steep terrain? What should you pay attention to when running uphill in technically difficult terrain and what should you consider especially when running uphill with poles in technically difficult terrain? All these questions are answered in the videos below.

Video 1 - Trail running tips: Downhill
Video 2 - Trail running tips: Uphill
Video 3 - Trail running tips: Uphill with poles