The award ceremony and pasta party are locatet in the Marathon-Party festival hall.
The participants of the starting block Elite will start from the starting field (gross time). The jury can decide about the top Elite athletes who start in a reserved section in front of the Elite starting block.
The participants of the following starting blocks assemble on foot in the waiting paddocks alongside the starting field and, from there, will go into the starting field in groups. They put on their skis there and start individually as soon as they are ready. Please do not deposit the skis, put on the skis or put the skis on the ground while you are in the paddocks. From Elite A and the following starting blocks, each runner's starting time is taken individually upon crossing the starting line (chip time measuring).
ATTENTION: Only double-poling allowed up to starting line. No skating!
The voucher for the starting bib will be sent by e-mail to all participants before the race. Please print and show at starting bib distribution (mobile phone or tablet can not be acceptet).
Food and drink stations
You can see the food and drink offer along the track here:
Wax service during opening ceremony
During the opening ceremony on Saturday, 3 March 2018 (4:00 - 6:00 pm) Bernina Sport sells all participants and visitors a wax service for their cross-country skis.
TOKO wax service at raceday
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.-.
- Weather forecast (will be published later)
- Waxtipp TOKO (will be published later)
- Daily waxtipp from Bernina Sport AG, Pontresina (will be published later)
Free massage service for all participants at the finish area in S-chanf.
Repair service (pole and ski exchange)
The first repair station is located shortly after the start and then in Bever-Isellas. The poles will be provided by Swix, the skis by our Skipool (Rossignol, Fischer, Salomon, Atomic and Madshus). Please return the exchanged poles or skis and find your personal damaged racing equipment at the indicated place in the finish area. From 5th until no later than 31st March you will find your damaged equipment at the at the following address: