Important Information

Training

The Engadin Skimarathon tracks will be maintained during the whole winter, conditions permitting. Everyone using the tracks must buy a pass. All registered participants can use the tracks free of charge from Thursday to Sunday (a pass must be purchased for all other days).

TOKO wax service

The wax service is available to all participants free of charge along the track. In the starting area there is a Toko “last minute wax service” (only cold waxes for skating skis and grip or klister waxes for classical skis) which costs CHF 10.-.

Starting bib distribution Marathon-Village St. Moritz-Bad

Thursday 7 March 11:00 am to 08:00 pm
Friday 8 March 11:00 am to 06:00 pm
Saturday 9 March 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sunday (in Maloja) 10 March 6:30 am to 09:00 am (emergencies only)

Start documents

The voucher for the starting bib will be sent by e-mail to all participants before the race. Please show at starting bib distribution (show it on your mobile phone or as a print).

Free SMS-Result-Service

At the race day you will receive a free SMS with your time and rank. Your relatives have also the possibility to register for this service and receive your results. The registration for this service will be published later.

Heated tents at starting area

We recommend that you arrive at the starting area at least one hour prior to your start time. Two heated tents will be provided to shelter from the cold.

Change from Marathon to Half Marathon

Marathon participants (registered for 42 km) who decide, before the race, to finish after 21 km (Half Marathon) in Pontresina, have to deposit their personal items on the indicated truck number G for the Half-Marathon. Please note the separate location for these trucks (see map starting area here).

Busses from Pontresina to S-chanf

Participants of the Engadin Skimarathon (registered for 42 km), who finish the race in Pontresina as well as members of a company team, have the possibility to drive directly to the finish area in S-chanf using the shuttle busses leaving from Pontresina train station between 10:00 am and 02:30 pm. The busses leave every 30 minutes.

Massage service

Free massage service for all participants at the finish area in S-chanf.

Personal certificate

One click to your personal souvenir certificate: As of 10 pm on the race day your personal certificate with your rank, time as well as interim times in Silvaplana, Pontresina und La Punt can be printed: Diploma Engadin Skimarathon 2018

Food and drink offer

Please find the complete food and drink offer on the course map incl. food / drink stations.

Isostar is offering the following products:

Isostar Energy Sport Bar

Isostar Energy bars are a source of energy from various carbohydrates which are quickly absorbed by the body to sustain performance levels and replenish energy reserves. Vitamin B enhances metabolic activity.

Isostar Hydrate & Perform

Isostar Hydrate & Perform is our popular isotonic electrolyte drink. It quickly replaces lost fluids thanks to its isotonic composition and supplies the body with energy and important minerals that are lost through sweating.

Isostar Energy Gel

(NOTE: handed out for free only at the Isostar stand in the Marathon Village when showing the voucher, which you will receive at the starting bib distrubtion)

Isostar Energy Gel Lemon contains carbohydrates and therefore delivering energy quickly. Due to its practical size, the gel is particularly easy to take with you.

Broken pole or ski

The broken pole or ski can be replaced at every racing service station along the race course. The poles will be provided by Swix, the skis by our Skipool (Rossignol, Fischer, Salomon, Atomic and Madshus). The position of the racing service stations will be marked by flags of Swix and our six Skipool partners. The service staff will be wearing red Swix vests.

Please return the exchanged pole or ski at the indicated place a few metres behind the finishing line in S-chanf or at the info desk in Pontresina. Many thanks!

Repair service (pole and Ski exchange)

In order that you can finish the race even when part of your equipment gets damaged on the way, we offer you exchange material at 10 racing service stations. The first repair station is approx. 1.5 km from the start on the lake of Sils.

Return of broken pole/ski

You will find your personal damaged racing equipment, which you had handed into a racing service station, at the following places:

  • on Marathon Sunday: at the indicated place a few metres behind the finishing line in S-chanf. Please show your starting bib.
  • from Tuesday:
    Bernina Sport AG, Via da la Staziun 36, 7504 Pontresina
    Tel. +41 81 842 70 40, info@berninasport.ch
    www.berninasport.ch

Required information to hand out equipment

  • Detailed description of the ski or pole you are looking for (length, brand/type, colour, stickers or inscriptions)
  • Please remember in which village you have exchanged a pole or ski. The equipment is sorted according to the village in which it was exchanged.
  • Indication of your full address.
  • All objects must be collected by 31 March. Upon receipt of the prepaid postage and packing fees the equipment can also be forwarded up to this date. 

IMPORTANT

The organisers aim to hold at your disposal as much of the exchanged defective material as possible for collection but cannot be held liable for equipment that might get lost in the procedure.

Equipment which was thrown away outside of the official racing service stations or got lost along the race course will not be collected!

Fairplay Engadiner

Fairness is important to us. Please stick to the Fairplay rules. Thank you!

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