Important Information

52nd Engadin Skimarathon

Training

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 from February 25th

 As of 25th February, no changes can be made to the starting position or starting block.

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.

To the current Waxtipp of TOKO (from Thursday, March 5th, 2020).

Daily wax tip by Bernina Sport Pontresina

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.

Refreshments

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).

Isostar Extra-Power

Get a portion of extra power in the Marathon-Village at the Isostar booth for free with the voucher give out at the start number issue. You can also taste the new Hydrate & Perform recipes at the Isostar booth.

Repair service

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 locations:

  • On Marathon Sunday: "Pole and ski return" tent in goal finish in S-chanf by showing your start number
  • 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.

Massage service

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.

Medal engraving

At the finish you can engrave your medal with the personal inscription for a small additional charge.

Since 2018, the medal can be engraved in the finish with name and personal running time.

Personal diploma

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.

Anniversary badge

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.

Lost property

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.

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