Welcome to the GutsMuths-Rennsteiglauf Race

Follow us to the courses of Europe’s largest and most iconic trail race event. It is here, right in the beautiful upland scenery of the Thuringian Forest, that about 15,000 passionate runners come together for their annual highlight, the Rennsteiglauf race, in mid-May every year. Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, the famous staple of Thuringian dumplings and the local fried sausage, well-prepared courses along the Rennsteig, Germany’s most famous long distance hiking trail, green wooded hills and valleys, among them the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Vessertal, legendary, fairy-tale and mysterious places, good accessibility and accommodation in central Germany, very special refreshments for the runners consisting in Köstritzer Schwarzbier black lager beer and oatmeal gruel, and the “world’s greatest finish line at Schmiedefeld”. All of these make up our popular Rennsteiglauf event, but why not check it out for yourselves…


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