14th Engadin Half Marathon
The trails of the Engadin Skimarathon will be groomed throughout the winter as conditions permit. All registered skiers can use the trails free of charge from Thursday to Sunday before the Engadin Skimarathon.
Starting bib voucher
The starting bib voucher will be sent by e-mail at the end of February and must be presented at the starting bib distribution (on mobile device or with a physical copy).
No changes of starting blocks from 18 February
From 18 February at noon, requests for starblock changes will no longer be accepted.
Heated tents in the starting area
We recommend that the participants arrive at the starting area at least one hour before the start time. There are two heated tents available to get out of the cold.
TOKO waxing service and wax tip
The wax service is available to all skiiers free of charge. At the start area there is a "Last Minute Wax Service" from Toko (spraying and polishing of cold waxes for skating skis, application of grip for classic skis) for a fee of CHF 10.00. Important: This service is intended for emergencies with changing weather conditions and the skis must have been prepared in advance. The service is offered between 6:00 am and 8:30 am. Last ski-in is at 8:20 am. No liability is assumed for changes to, or loss of skiis.
Rental service at the start and finish line
It couldn't be simpler - Rental service at the start and finish line
Fähndrich Sport in Pontresina, the cross-country skiing specialist in the Upper Engadine, offers for the first time a cross-country ski set rental service (skis, bindings, boots, poles) at the Engadin Skimarathon.
You can pick up your equipment on Sunday, 14 March 2021, at the booth of Fändrich Sport in front of the Hotel Palace in Maloja and give it back after the finish.
You can book the desired equipment online at home, whether classic or skating, Fähndrich Sport arranges a top equipment with different wax options.
Reported marathon participants at the Half Marathon
Marathon participants (registered 42 km), who decide before the start to finish the race after 21 km (Half Marathon) in Pontresina, are to deposit their effects bag in the Half Marathon truck. Please note the separate location.
Bus from Pontresina to S-chanf
For Marathon participants (registered 42 km), who finish the race in Pontresina, as well as all Half Marathon participants who would like to visit the marathon party, shuttle busses run from Pontresina station between 10:00 am to 14:30 pm every half hour directly to the finish area at S-chanf. The next bus is always ready and can be used as a waiting room.
The entire food and drink offer can be found on the route plan incl. food overview
Isostar provides the participants with the following products:
Isostar Energy Bar
Isostar Energy Bar provides rapidly available energy from various carbohydrates, which serve to maintain performance and replenish energy reserves in the body. B vitamins support the energetic metabolic activity.
Isostar Hydrate & Perform
The isotonic drink, which is available in the black cups at the refueling station. Now with a fine natural lemon flavor and no artificial colors or preservatives.
As an alternative there is of course water, which will be available in white cups at the refueling station (as well as yellow cups for tea and green cups for bouillon).
Get a free portion of extra power at the Isostar stand in the Marathon-Village with a voucher (available at the starting bib distribution).
So that you can finish the Engadin Skimarathon even after equipment damage, we offer you ten repair points along the course for your broken poles or skis. The poles are provided by Swix and the skis by the ski-pool. You will recognize the repair points by the flags of Swix and the five ski-pool brands; Rossignol, Fischer, Salomon, Atomic and Madshus. The repair crew is wearing red Swix vests. You can hand over the substitute material at the finish area in S-chanf at the "pole and ski return" or in Pontresina at the information stand.
Return of defective equipment
The defective equipment that you exchanged during the race can be picked up at the following location:
- From Tuesday: Bernina Sport AG, Via da Staziun 36, CH-7504 Pontresina. T +41 81 842 70 40, E-Mail, www.berninasport.ch
Required information for return of equipment
- Detailed description of the skis or poles you are looking for (length, make / model, color, label or inscriptions)
- Remember where you got the spare poles or skis - the material is sorted by location.
- Complete address information
All items must be picked up by March 31st.
Important: The organizer makes every effort to keep all exchanged, defective equipment ready for collection, but accepts no liability for any items that can not be found. Equipment thrown away or lost outside the official repair points will not be collected!
Free SMS results service
On race day, all participants will receive an SMS with their rank. Relatives also have the opportunity to register for this service and receive the results.
Registration for the SMS service opens in March.
At the finish area in S-chanf, all participants have access to a free massage service. If you would like to take advantage of this, you are kindly requested to shower in advance. The showers are available for free.
At the finish you can engrave your medal with the personal inscription for a small additional charge.
One click for personal momento: From 6pm onwards on race day, a personal diploma with your rank, time and split times is available for printing in Silvaplana, Pontresina and La Punt.
Every 5th participation in the Engadin Skimarathon will be honored with an anniversary badge. With the 40th run, the participants will be admitted to the Giubilers Club and receive a special diploma. There is a special anniversary badge for the 45th and 50th participation.
All objects recovered from the start and finish areas (except for skis, poles, and clothes that were hung on the starting boxes), as well as the bags not collected at the finish, can be picked up at the marathon office (Quadratscha 18, 7503 Samedan). All items must be collected by March 31st, after which they will be disposed of.
Clothes that have been hung on the starting boxes in Maloja will be stored in the gymnasium in Maloja after the start and can be picked up until 5 pm on race day after the Engadin Skimarathon. Afterwards they are washed and donated to charity.