School classes at the Start

55th Engadin Skimarathon

Experience something special with your class! Inform your teacher and register your class for the Engadin Skimarathon and profit from the great benefits.

Eligibility / Starting wave

Students from one class can participate in both the Engadin Half Marathon (born in 2010 and earlier) and the Engadin Skimarathon (born in 2008 and older). Each student starts as an individual participant. Starting block assigment takes place in accordance with the general guidelines of the Engadin Skimarathon. The offer is valid for pupils up to the final year of secondary school.


School classes can register until the 15th of January, provided that the Engadin Skimarathon is not booked out. Late registrations are not possible. Teachers have to complete the registration form for school classes with the personal details of the participating students and send it to us by E-Mail. Upon receipt of the registration, the teacher will receive the bill for the entire registration fee.

The journey to Landquart and any accommodation costs are responsibility of the class.


  • Free Rhaetian Railway ticket round trip (from Landquart)
  • Born in 2009 and 2010 start free at the Half Marathon
  • Born in 2007 and older start for CHF 40.00 at the Engadin Half Marathon and CHF 50.00 at the Engadin Ski Marathon
  • Free cross-country lessons for the whole class (2 x 2 lessons of 50 minutes each) in cooperation with Swiss-Ski
  • 1 teacher starts for free, 2 additional teachers pay the student price
  • Starting bib with a special imprint
  • Finisher gift
  • Free cross-country skiing equipment from Swiss-Ski for the race day (if required, by appointment)
  • Overnight accommodation in the Civil Defense Shelter in Pontresina for a fee
  • Catering in the Youth Hostel Pontresina
  • All other services of the Engadin Skimarathon

Material for the race day

Generally, all students are responsible for having cross-country skiing equipment available on the race day. If required, Swiss-Ski provides cross-country skiing equipment free of charge (by appointment only).

Provided material can be picked up in the week before the Engadin Skimarathon. It is recommended to pick up the material for the whole class. The equipment is distributed according to the principle «first come, first serve». Please contact Balz Helfenstein, the material manager of Swiss JULALA, directly when booking, to reserve the material and discuss the handover.

The material must be returned in the week after the Engadin Skimarathon. Again, it is recommended to organize the return of the material for the whole class at the same time. The skis are not specially prepared by Engadin Skimarathon for the run. Material that is not returned will be charged.

Cross-country lessons

Classes have a total of four lessons of cross-country lessons (either four individual lessons or two individual lessons and two lessons with Swiss-Ski *). The teacher is responsible for organizing the lessons and rental material in the area of their own school. The Engadin Skimarathon covers the costs of 2 x 2 lessons of 50 minutes each for the students participating in the Engadin Skimarathon. The teachers themselves decide when these lessons should take place, organize the lessons, and are responsible for sending the bill for the cross-country ski school directly to the Engadin Skimarathon.

*The cross-country lessons with Swiss-Ski take place on Friday and Saturday before the Engadin Skimarathon. If possible, instruction is given by Swiss-Ski or club athletes, otherwise by cross-country instructors. For this lesson the teacher can record requested dates on the registration form.

Billing address for cross-country lessons: Engadin Skimarathon, Quadratscha 18, CH-7503 Samedan

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