11’674 steps

The longest stairway in the world

20th Niesen-Stairway-Run
9 | 10 June 2023

The registration for the relay race can be done normally (without raffle).

Due to the high demand for the single run, the starting places will be drawn in a lottery:
 Tue, Jan 10 to Sun, Feb 5, 2023: Register for the draw during this period (free registration)
 Mon, Feb 6 2023: Drawing of the runners and sending of infomail (starting place yes or no)
 Mon, Feb 6 to Wed, Feb 2023: Drawn runners can register during this period (registration link in the infomail).
After this period, the right to the starting place expires and it will be drawn in a lottery again.

Starting place guarantee for top runners in 2022
Runners who finished in the top 10 (women or men) or in the top 3 in a category (2 women’s and 3 men’s categories) in the last Niesen-Stairway-Run 2022 (individual run) will receive a guaranteed starting place if they register for the lottery (registration for the lottery is mandatory). On Monday, 6 February, these runners will receive a link for the paid registration (if they have registered for the lottery).

Oberland Cup 2023 (3 of 4 runs) – more Infos about the Oberland Cup below down.

Benefit: Guaranteed starting place at the Niesen-Stairway-Run (contingent of 100 places for the Oberland Cup – 20 still available)

Important: Participants must be fit and trained. In the programmes for the relay and the individual run, the last passing times/time limits are listed. Anyone who cannot meet these will be withdrawn from the race.

Infos Stairway-Run 2023

The team-relay will take place on Friday, 9 June and the individual run on Saturday, 10 June.

Video review 19th Niesen-Stairway-Run 2022 – Video: Rob Lewis Photography

Sponsors Niesen-Stairway-Run

We thank all sponsors for their support and cooperation. Without you, this event would not be possible.

Oberland Cup 2023

The four running events Mountainrun Grindelwald (new in 2023), Niesen-Stairway-Run Wengen Evening Run and Vogellisi Mountain Run have merged to form the Oberland Cup.

Registration Oberland Cup 2023

A contingent of 100 starting places for the Niesen-Stairway-Run (single run) will be released for the Oberland Cup (registration is required for at least 2 further runs).

How does the Oberland Cup work?

Those who take part in at least 3 of the 4 runs are automatically considered for the Cup ranking.

Advantages and attractive prizes

The Oberland Cup is an exciting combination of 4 different races in the Bernese Oberland – The advantages of participating in the Oberland Cup:

  • 15% discount on the entry fee (registration until 30 April 2023)
  • Raffle of attractive prizes among all participants*
  • Attractive prizes for 1st to 3rd place (women and men)
  • Valuation and comparison over several, different runs

*For the prize draw, participants must be present at the prize-giving ceremony of the last race (2023: Vogellisi Mountain Run). No prizes will be sent out.

Calendar 2023

Participant photos 2023

The right souvenir photo for the Niesen-Stairwy-Run 2023 is provided. Sportograf is the sports photographer for the personal participant photos.

Important: The photographers from Sportograf will only be present at the individual run on Saturday.

Information on data protection (click here) (only in German)

Past Niesen-Stairway-Runs

Pictures: Rob Lewis Photography