The original SOLA Basel relay race with a total of 80 kilometres is divided into 10 stages of 4.3 to 12.3 kilometres each. The category for teams of 5 runners is starting in Liestal for the routes 6 to 10.
The 6th SOLA Basel will take place on 3rd June 2023. Closing date for registration is 23 April 2023. Start and finish area is located at ‘Park im Grünen’ in Münchenstein.
|Distance||Uphill||Downhill||Startig times||Transition zones||Remarks||GPX-file|
|1||6 km||+24 m||-31 m||08:30||Park im Grünen – Basel City||Start||Download|
|2||8.6 km||+ 33 m||-26 m||from 08:50||Basel City – Park im Grünen||Download|
|3||4.3 km||+ 16 m||0 m||from 09:10||Park im Grünen – Arlesheim||Download|
|4||9 km||+ 531 m||– 108 m||from 09:30||Arlesheim – Gempen||Download|
|5||12 km||+ 47 m||– 421 m||from 10:10||Gempen – Liestal||Download|
|6||4.5 km||+ 54 m||-5 m||13:15||Liestal – Bubendorf||Mass start*||Download|
|7||12 km||+ 315 m||– 364 m||from 13:30||Bubendorf – Liestal||Download|
|8||8.7 km||+ 39 m||– 82 m||from 14:10||Liestal – Augst||Download|
|9||9.9 km||+ 46 m||– 53 m||from 14:45||Augst – Muttenz||Download|
|10||6.2 km||+ 20 m||– 33 m||16:00/from 16:15||Muttenz – Park im Grünen||Chase start**||Download|
* Mass start: In order to bring the runner back together, all runners start together. At the chase start in the last stage, the teams in the first row start with their individual distances first, followed by a mass start with the rest of the teams.
** Chase start: At the chase start on the last route, 10 of the first-ranked teams start together. Then 2 – 3 starting blocks follow. The runner of track 10 will receive a text message with the exact start time. Please be sure to enter your phone number in the registration portal.
Track marking: The track marking consists of barrier tabes and flags. Critical areas are marked with special warning singns and volunteers are also placed there.
Refreshment posts: At the start, at all transition zones and at the finish, Isostar sports drinks are served. Water and sponges are also available. On routes 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 are drink and water points.
The run takes you past many places of interest: Roche Tower, Basel Art Museum, Ermitage Arlesheim, Gempen, old part of Liestal, Wildenstein castle and Wartenberg. The varied stages of the run cover
4 cantons: Basel-City, Basel-Country, Solothurn and Aargau
2 cities: Basel and Liestal
20 municipalities: Arlesheim, Augst, Basel, Birsfelden, Bubendorf, Büren, Dornach, Füllinsdorf, Gempen, Hölstein, Kaiseraugst, Lampenberg, Lausen, Liestal, Münchenstein, Muttenz, Nuglar-St.Pantaleon, Pratteln, Ramlinsburg und Seltisberg.
– as well as 5 rivers: Rhine, Birs, Orisbach, Frenke, and Ergolz.