Half Marathon Meran-Algund (Copyright © 2012 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Blossoming apple orchards and snow-capped 3,000-metre mountain peaks provide a superb backdrop for the Half Marathon Meran-Algund, a road running race held each spring in the autonomous province of South Tyrol in the far north of Italy where the majority of people speak German as a first language.

The route begins and ends in the spa town of Meran (Italian: Merano) which is well known for its mild climate and lush Mediterranean vegetation.

The course consists of three gently-undulating laps—a 4km loop through Meran followed by two loops (ca. 8.5km each) through the orchards between Meran and the pretty Tyrolean village of Algund (Italian: Lagundo).


Update (January 2023):

In December 2022 it was announced that the 28th Half Marathon Meran-Algund, which had been held on 1 May 2022, was the last and final one.


Map of the venue:


28. Half Marathon Meran-Algund:


  • 1 May 2022 (Sunday)

Race distance:

  • 21.1km Half Marathon
  • 12.5km Fitnessrun
  • 12.5km Volkslauf "Run4Fun" (non-competitive run and walk)

Event website:


Number finishers:

  • 2022:
    • 12.5km Fitnessrun: 100
    • 21.1km Half Marathon: 323
  • 2021:
    • 12.5km Fitnessrun: 56
    • 21.1km Half Marathon: 207
  • 2020:
    • Event cancelled
  • 2019:
    • 12.5km Fitnessrun: 176
    • 21.1km Half Marathon: 526



Race report and photos:


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.