THE ULTIMATE RELAY CHALLENGE

This unique and innovative race format sees pro and amateur runners compete side by side as relay teams of three (Women, Men, Mixed) to claim the adidas INFINITE TRAILS world title. First the runners complete a joint Prologue to determine their start slot for the relay race, which commences with a chasing start. Each team has to tackle a demanding, 120km+ long course (7000vm) consisting of three distinct loops (half marathon/ marathon/ ultra) that play to various running strengths. The time stops when the relay runners have raced the final kilometer together and cross the finish line as a team.

Although the three relay loops differ in distance and elevation gain, they all navigate amidst the famous "Hohe Tauern" on partly historic trails and across 2000m high peaks through the breathtaking alpine scenery of Austria's Gastein Valley.

Upcoming Races

Jun 27 2019
15 KM
PROLOGUE - ADIDAS INFINITE TRAILS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS All three members of the relay team first have to complete a joint PROLOGUE. The team result of this PROLOGUE determines the start position/ start time for the relay race, which kicks off with a pursuit start at 4 a.m. two days later. For more info on the race course go to https://infinitetrails-worldchampionships.com/en/race-en/
2,923 2,923 ft.
Single Loop Course
1 Aid Stations
2 Elevation Rating
Rolling, ~2500 feet in 50 miles
2 Surface Rating
Mostly groomed trail or dirt roads
Jun 29 2019
25 KM
RELAY RACE LOOP 1 - ADIDAS INFINITE TRAILS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LOOP 1 of the relay course takes the runners from Bad Hofgastein up Gamskarkogel Mountain. Highlights: chasing night start with headlights and sunrise during the ridge run between Schmalzscharte and Tofererscharte. For more info on the race course go to https://infinitetrails-worldchampionships.com/en/race-en/
6,234 6,234 ft.
Single Loop Course
3 Aid Stations
6 :00 Cutoff
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Jun 29 2019
40 KM
RELAY RACE LOOP 3 - ADIDAS INFINITE TRAILS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LOOP 3 runners can look forward to steep climbs, perfect trails, and a spectacular ridge run from the Jedlkopf via Seebachkatzenkopf to the Wetterkreuz. For more info on the race course go to https://infinitetrails-worldchampionships.com/en/race-en/
6,942 6,942 ft.
Single Loop Course
5 Aid Stations
7 :00 Cutoff
4 Elevation Rating
Very hilly, ~7500-12,500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Jun 29 2019
60 KM
RELAY RACE LOOP 2- ADIDAS INFINITE TRAILS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LOOP 2 takes the relay runners across the highest peaks of the Gastein Valley (Palfnerscharte, Miesbichlscharte, Zittrauertisch, Tischkogel) and through the most scenic parts of the alpine landscape. For more info on the race course go to https://infinitetrails-worldchampionships.com/en/race-en/
12,400 12,400 ft.
Single Loop Course
7 Aid Stations
10 :00 Cutoff
5 Elevation Rating
Mountainous, >12,500 feet in 50 miles
4 Surface Rating
Substantial rocks, roots and/or ruts

Results

No Past Races
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.
Post Canyon 50K
  • Aug 10, 2019
  • Hood River, OR
50 KM