Friday, July 17, 2009

Alpinathlon 2009

A new edition of the Alpinathlon will take place on Saturday 18. The event is a combination of sport, adventure, team spirit and pushing the boundaries. In a team of 7 participants –women, men and mixed (4 men/3 women)– or on your own, you can conquer mountain and valley, hiking trails and areas of the High Alps, in the disciplines of mountain biking, running and bicycle racing. This sporting event links the beautiful summery mountain paradise of Engadine/St. Moritz. The inline skating and mountain bike routes take you through some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world.

  • Route 1: Bergün- St. Moritz. Discipline: Cycling. Length/altitude: 37.2 km +1110m/-720m. Estimated completion time: 80 – 140 minutes.
  • Route 2: Area St. Moritz/ Pontresina/ Alp da Staz. Discipline: Running. Length/altitude: 17.4 km, +/-495mEstimated completion time: 80 – 120 minutes (woman).
  • Route 3: Area St.Moritz/ Marguns/ Corviglia/ Champfèr. Discipline: Biking. Length/altitude: 18.7 km, +/-920m. Estimated completion time: 80 – 140 minutes.
  • Route 4: Area St. Moritz/ God Plazzers/ Lej dals Chöds/ Surley. Discipline : Running. Length/altitude: 14.5 km, +/- 590m. Estimated completion time: 70 – 120 minutes.
  • Route 5: Area St. Moritz/ Alp da Staz/ Surlej/ Alp Surlej. Discipline: Biking. Length/altitude: 21.4 km, +/-680. Estimated completion time: 80– 112 minutes (woman).
A supporting programme will be organised for the participants in the Alpinathlon.