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49. SIMM - Swiss International Mountain Marathon

Competition name49. SIMM - Swiss International Mountain Marathon
Start date20240817
End date20240818
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or city3963 Crans-Montana (VS) Switzerland
Club/organizerOK Mountain Marathon
Region of countryValais
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners500
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Contact phone number+41 79 580 54 53
Contact postal addressGérard Baumgartner / Brunnmattstr. 11 / CH-3266 Wiler BE
Latest entry dateJuly 29th 2024
Entry fee (Euro)140 CHF until February 29th / 160 CHF until July 29th 2024
Event descriptionThe SIMM (Swiss International Mountain Marathon) is a daughter of the former KARRIMOR INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN MARATHON (The OMM nowadays) and is THE unique outdoor event for orienteers, trail runners, mountain, running, endurance and adventure athletes, walkers and hikers, in a team of two, as a couple or even with the family, in short: FOR SPORTS FRIENDS WITH BRAINS. The route via the prescribed checkpoints can be freely chosen and can only be managed with the help of the national map 1:25,000 and a compass as well as your own food and safety equipment. A minimum of material for overnight stays at the destination of the first stage in the terrain, for food and first aid is required and must be carried in the backpack for the entire distance. Orienteering, score and trail The three main courses are called Orienteering Marathon, Score and Trail Marathon. The Parcour Orienteering Marathon is for those who know how to use the map. There is a long and a short distance: Orienteering Marathon Strong and Orienteering Marathon Light. The runners in the score course also know the map well. You spend as much as 5 hours a day on the road and stop at as many posts as possible, thereby collecting points. The ranking is created based on the points achieved. The majority of the two trail marathon distances lead along hiking trails. Basic knowledge of map reading is sufficient here. Here too there is a long and a short distance: Trail Marathon Strong and Trail Marathon Short. There are the categories Men (M), Women (W), Couples (C) and Family (F).
Terrain descriptionpre alpine & alpine terrain between ca. 1500 - 3000 meters above sea level
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.
Street address of navigation point46.307898, 7.475754 Centre Scolaire Intercommunal De Crans-Montana Rte des Sommets de Crans 25 3963 Crans-Montana
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Live TV available?No
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