Route Information

The SOLA Basel relay race with a total of 80 kilometres is divided into 10 stages of 4.5 to 12 kilometres each. The 2nd SOLA Basel will take place on 25 May 2019.Start and finish area is located at ‘Park im Grünen’ in Münchenstein. Restarts will take place in Liestal and Muttenz.

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, Birsfelden, Bubendorf, Büren, Dornach, Frenkendorf, 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.

Starting times Transition zones Remarks GPX
1 5.9 km from 8.30 am
Park im Grünen – Theodorskirchplatz Start SOLA Basel Download
2 8.6 km from 8.45 am Theodorskirchplatz – Park im Grünen Download
3 4.3 km from 9.10 am Park im Grünen – Arlesheim Download
4 9.1 km from 9.25 am Arlesheim – Gempen Download
5 10.7 km from 10.10 am Gempen – Liestal Download
6 4.6 km 1.30 pm
Liestal – Bubendorf Mass start* Download
7 12.2 km from 1.45 pm Bubendorf – Liestal Download
8 8.4 km from 2.30 pm Liestal – Augst Download
9 9.8 km from 3.10 pm Augst – Muttenz Download
10 6.4 km 5.25/ 5.25 pm
Muttenz – Park im Grünen Chase start/ mass 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.

Download of the GPX data of the whole route.

Distance n
Starting times
Transition zones
1 5.9 km from 8.30 am
Park im Grünen – Theodorskirchplatz
2 8.6 km from 8.45 am Theodorskirchplatz – Park im Grünen
3 4.3 km from 9.10 am Park im Grünen – Arlesheim
4 9.1 km from 9.25 am Arlesheim – Gempen
5 10.7 km from 10.10 am Gempen – Liestal
6 4.6 km 1.30 pm
Liestal – Bubendorf*
7 12.2 km from 1.45 pm Bubendorf – Liestal
8 8.4 km from 2.30 pm Liestal – Augst
9 9.8 km from 3.10 pm Augst – Muttenz
10 6.4 km 5.15/ 5.25 pm
Muttenz – Park im Grünen*

* 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.