DKV Urban Trail: Luxembourg sneakers to the feet!

Do you like sporting and unusual challenges? You want to discover the city of Luxembourg in a different way? So don’t miss the DKV Urban Trail in Luxembourg, one of Luxembourg’s major sporting events!

This year again, the DKV Urban Trail will delight all runners in Luxembourg. So are you ready to put on your trainers and go to the starting line?

The next edition will take place on Saturday 22 April and Sunday 23 April 2023.

DKV Urban Trail, see an unusual Luxembourg

Want to participate in an incredible sporting event? Join the runners and walkers who every year walk the streets of Luxembourg City. You too can take on the many stairs, slopes and forest paths of the Grand Ducal capital. Nordic walker or runner, simple walker, to each his own urban trail and sports course! In any case, an unforgettable sports race.

Because beyond the real sporting challenge that represents this event like no other, the DKV Urban Trail is a magnificent race. It leaves no participant indifferent. Year after year, the number of followers increases. This year again, more than 4,000 participants will take to the streets of the capital. They will be able to confront the magnificent courses chosen according to their sporting level and their taste for challenge.

The DKV Urban Trail is above all the opportunity to discover differently the City of Luxembourg and its historical, unusual or exceptional places by their architecture: Grand Ducal Palace, Vauban fortifications, Abbey of Neumunster, casemates of the Bock, Philharmonie, Fort Thungen, MUDAM, … according to the course and in a convivial atmosphere

The highlights? The cobblestones of the old town of Luxembourg, the first flight of stairs from the Grund, the climb through the forest to the Kirchberg, the unforgettable crossing of the Pfaffenthal tunnel in the dark to the sound of drums and of course the last stairs so difficult to climb on the way back to the Cité Judiciaire.

A challenge to yourself and such an incredible way to visit the beautiful city of Luxembourg!

Sports courses for all levels

Starting from the Plateau Saint Esprit and the Cité Judiciaire, several challenging courses are offered for all levels of sports.

On Saturday 22 April, 3 Nordic walks of 5, 13 and 18 km will take place with staggered departures between 10 am and 12 pm.

On Sunday 23 April, the traditional races will be featured, with :

  • Les Traces de Vauban 13 km, individual race. the Traces of Vauban, it is the classic race of DKV. The departures are in 3 times from 12 am.
  • In the footsteps of Melusine over 18 km, individual race or in team-run of 3 teammates,
  • The Trail des Forts over 27 km in individual, departure at 11am
  • The GranDucale in individual on 34 km, departure at 10:40 am. It will take you to Hespérange.

In addition, Mini Trails are also offered for 6-8 year olds (900 meters) or 9-12 year olds (1,600 meters).

The prize-giving ceremony will take place at 2pm.

A childcare service is available for runners or accompanying persons.

Would you like to help with the logistics of this sporting event? The organization is looking for volunteers, do not hesitate to contact them on the website .

Motorists beware, some streets of the capital will be closed to traffic. Find out more.

Let’s bet that this race will enthuse you and once you’ve tasted it, you’ll go back!

Do you like sporting challenges? So don’t miss theING Night Marathon in Luxembourg and the Leopard UTML  in the Mullerthal.