The INFERNO Triathlon, with its ascent of 5500 metres, is one of the toughest in the world and already ranks as a classic. The unforgettable encounter with nature in the incomparable Alpine world of the Bernese Oberland and the easy-going atmosphere make the INFERNO a most impressive challenge. Top sport in the world’s most scenic setting: in front of the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau!
Max. 333 participants.
The close of finish will be strictly adhered to for reasons of safety. Competitors who do not achieve the following intermediary times will be not be permitted to continue the race:
Separate ranking lists will be issued for men and women. If fewer than three competitors are classified per category, the competitors will be ranked in the next lowest age group.
Included in the entry fee: 2x return trips Stechelberg – Schilthorn by Schilthorn aerial cableway, 2 x Pasta-Party on Friday and Saturday in Mürren, 2 bustransfers Stechelberg - Thun (to the start and after the run) on Saturday.
Prize money for women and men each:
Cash prizes will be awarded in accordance with the “overall classification”. If less than 10 participants are classified, the prize moneys for the 4th and 5th rank will not be pay off. If Tax will be deducted at source for participants from outside Switzerland.
The winners of each catergory will receive a souvenir prize. Men overall rank 6-10 and women 6th place and the three first-places in each category will receive natural prizes as well.
All finishers will receive a INFERNO Triathlon-Finisher-T-Shirt. Participants who must stop the race because of the time limits/closing times will receive a INFERNO-T-Shirt.
We accept your registration starting from Wednesday 11 November 2020.
Cancellations due to health reasons will be accepted on presentation of a doctor’s certificate. Refund of the entry fee will be liable to a CHF 50.- deduction for administration costs.
Depending on the current situation, a corresponding protection concept will apply to INFERNO 2021. Appropriate measures will be communicated on the website as early as possible. If the organization decides that the INFERNO 2021 cannot take place due to Covid-19, the registered participants can choose whether they wish to:
The INFERNO TRIATHLON is carried out in accordance with the Swiss Triathlon Federation (tri) rules under the supervision of the tri adjudicators. No slipstream running (drafting).
Since 2009 the Inferno Triathlon is licence required! You can buy a 1 day licence, called Tages-StartPASS online in advance (CHF 42.50) or directly in Mürren at the check-in (CHF 50.00).
The licence for a whole year (called Jahres-StartPASS) can be ordered online at Swiss Triathlon and allows you to start at every licence required run in Switzerland.
Doping is prohibited. The Swiss Olympic Association is authorized to carry out doping tests.
The INFERNO Triathlon is held in Alpine and partially high-Alpine terrain. High demands are made on the personal responsibility of competitors.
The following competition regulations apply (extract):
The complete competition provisions are included in the programme brochure, which all applicants will receive at the beginning of August.