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 3rd SOLA Basel will take place on 6 June 2020. Start and finish area is located at ‘Park im Grünen’ in Münchenstein.


Route maps: Here you will find the individual route maps including information on the changing zones for download. These will also be sent to all participants in printed form with the start number package. (Pleas note that the route may be subject to change.)

Route informations for alll tracks: Download Detailed Google Map: click here

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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, 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.

DistanceStarting timesTransition zonesRemarksGPX
15.9 km8.30 amPark im Grünen – TheodorskirchplatzStart SOLA BaselDownload
28.6 kmfrom 8.45 amTheodorskirchplatz – Park im GrünenDownload
34.3 kmfrom 9.10 amPark im Grünen – ArlesheimDownload
49.1 kmfrom 09.25 amArlesheim – GempenDownload
512.5 kmfrom 10.10 amGempen – LiestalDownload
64.6 km1.15 pmLiestal – Bubendorfmasse start*Download
712.2 kmfrom 1.45 pmBubendorf – LiestalDownload
88.4 kmfrom 2.30 pmLiestal – AugstDownload
98.6 kmfrom 3.10 pmAugst – MuttenzDownload
106.4 km5.15/5.25 pmMuttenz – Park im GrünenChase 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 for GPX-Datas of the whole route