53rd Engadin Skimarathon
On the second Sunday morning of March in Maloja in the Upper Engadin, the starting pistol for the Engadin Skimarathon will be fired.
Every year, Switzerland's largest sports event attracts around 14'000 cross-country fans from over 60 nations to the Upper Engadin valley.
On the 42 km long marathon route to S-chanf, the skiers move over frozen lakes, past typical Engadin villages and through a unique winter landscape.
Online registration for the 53rd Engadin Skimarathon and the 14th Engadin Half Marathon is open.
All ladies and gentlemen with birth year of 2004 and older are eligible for participation in the Engadin Skimarathon. Youths born in 2005 and 2006 are allowed to participate in the Engadin Half Marathon.
Youths born in 2005 and 2006 are allowed to start free at the 14th Engadin Half Marathon in 2021. The registration takes place via online form. The right to free registration is checked by means of an identity card (uploaded through the online form).
First-time participants can choose the starting block according to their expected race time. For an allocation into a starting blocks of the Elite to Elite C, a race result must be submitted by 18 February at noon using the form start block change.
Start block division
First time attendees can choose between the categories Main Class A, B or C as well as General Class when registering online before the end of December. The regulations for the division into a front startblock are listed here.
It may happen that certain starting blocks are fully booked. In this case, you will be assigned to the next free starting block.
Provided there are still free slots available, online registration is possible until Friday, March 12th 2021 at midnight. After this time you can only register until Saturday, March 13th 2021 at 5pm, at the startin bib distribution in the Marathon-Village in Pontresina. The participant limit is 14,200 people. The organizer does not guarantee free slots.
The amount of the entry fee depends on the date of the receipt of payment.
|Engadin Skimarathon (42 km)||CHF||EUR|
|until 31st of August||100.00||95.00|
|from 1st September||120.00||115.00|
|from 1st of January||140.00||135.00|
|from 1st of February||160.00||155.00|
|from 1st of March||180.00||175.00|
The entry fee is excluding any transaction costs (e.g. credit card fees). The euro price can be adjusted at short notice depending on the exchange rate.
Included in the entry fee
- Arrival from a Rhaetian Railway station (only on presentation of the start number voucher)
- Free use of the Upper Engadin ski trails (valid from Thursday to Sunday)
- Passenger transport to the start and back from the finish (in the Upper Engadin)
- Personalized start number as a souvenir gift (provided the registration takes place before 14th February)
- Personal effects bag and transport
- Rental fee for timing chip
- Participants medal
- Snacks and drinks
- Wax and repair service on the track
- First-aid and massage service
- Showers at the finish in S-chanf
Personalized starting bib
If we receive the payment before February 14th, the name of the participant will be printed on the starting bib as a special souvenir gift. After this date, printing your name on the starting number is no longer possible.
If no cancellation insurance has been taken out and you cancel before the December 31st, the paid starting fee will be credited to the next year's race (no refund). If you cancel after December 31st, no credit will be given. We recommend taking out cancellation insurance (eg. directly with online registration). The start authorization can be transferred to a replacement person until February 18th for a fee of CHF 40.00 / EUR 35.00.
We recommend taking out cancellation insurance (eg. directly with online registration). In the event of illness or accident, the insured person may submit a request for reimbursement against submission of a doctor's note to Europäische Reiseversicherungs AG. If the application is accepted, the insured will automatically receive a Datasport voucher equal to the insured amount.
With Marathon Deluxe, the Engadin Skimarathon becomes a real treat. Before the start, "Deluxe" participants at the Hotel Maloja Palace get breakfast and can stay warm until the race start. Personal effects can be dropped off directly in front of the hotel Maloja Palace in a separate effects bus. Separate access to the starting field eliminates the need to wait in the starting boxes. The "Deluxe" access takes place together with the opening of the first start box of the respective start block and allows premium access to the start field.
After arriving at the finish, personal effects are available next to the finish area and there are separate changing facilities available. Afterwards, the comfortable Marathon Chalet awaits - all drinks and food are included.
The seats are limited to 100 people. Precendence depends on the order in which the applications are received.
- Price: CHF 500.00 / EUR 460.00
- Entry fee Engadin Skimarathon
- Access to the Maloja Palace on Sunday morning before the start
- Breakfast at Maloja Palace on Sunday from 06:30 am
- Separate effects transport
- Premium access to the start *
- Separate effects bag return at the finish
- Separate changing facilities at the finish
- Access to the Marathon Chalet at the finish incl. food and drinks
*The starting block corresponds to the existing qualification. The entry to the starting field is opened together with the first box of the corresponding starting block. Applies only to the starting blocks Elite C, Main Class A, B and C and General Class.
Note Engadin Half Marathon: The package is intended for participants of the Engadin Skimarathon. There is no price reduction for the Engadin Half Marathon.
Book Marathon Deluxe
You can book the offer with the online registration on Datasport. If you are already registered for the Engadin Skimarathon and would like to book the Marathon Deluxe, please contact the marathon office: E-Mail or Telephone +41 81 851 60 60.