1. ST. MORITZ SUPERSPRINT

Marathon Week

1st ST. MORITZ SUPERSPRINT Sprint-action on 100 meters

Friday, March 12th 2021

As part of the marathon week and as a replacement for the night sprint, St. Moritz is organising the 1st ST. MORITZ SUPERSPRINT together with the Engadin Skimarathon.

Who is the fastest sprinter of the marathon week? A question which will be answered on Friday evening, when up to 200 cross-country skiers will tackle the 100 metres between the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains and the Ovaverva indoor pool in St. Moritz Bad. Admitted are hobby racers and elite athletes who try to qualify for the KO round in the prologue. There they meet the world's best sprinters to compete in the KO-system. The illuminated 100-metre course ends in a covered finish area with spectator stands, bar and music. The new, attractive format is thus extremely well suited to the spectators, who have free access to the area. The qualifying runs start at 4 pm, the final runs at 6 pm. Attractive prize money awaits the winners.

 

Important information

Date Friday, March 12th 2021
Start times Prologue from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, finals from 6:00 to 7:15 pm, followed by the prize giving ceremony in the finish area
Route Moritz Bad, between Ovaverva indoor swimming pool and Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains
Competition 100m sprint (free technique)
Format

Prologue for everyone, the best 32 men and 14 women qualify for the KO round. The best 26 men and 12 women according to FIS sprint points are seeded. 6 young athletes qualify from the Youth Sprint on Wednesday 4 March 2020 in Samedan. (2 U12, 2 U14 und 2 U16)

KO system: woman against woman (32 tableau), man against man (64 tableau)

Eligibility Hobby racers to elite athletes. The number of participants for the prologue is limited to 200 athletes.
Minimum age From 2006 onwards, one category
Starting bib distribution From 3:00 pm at the 100m start, we ask all athletes to arrive 15 minutes before the respective slot at the starting area
Registration

Until March 12th 2021 at 12.00 at noon, 2:30 to 3:30 pm directly at the start.

Entry fee

Until March 12th 2021 at noon free of charge, on site CHF 5.-, provided that there are free places available

Prize Money

Winner: CHF 4'000.-
2nd place: CHF 2'000.-
3rd place: CHF 1'000.-
4th place: CHF 500.-
For each men and women