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Date

Friday/Saturday, 7.6./8.6.2019

Military Categories

100km Military Patrol: 2 runners complete together 100km (distance of max 2 min at every checkpoint; otherwise, the runners will be classified into the civil category); can also be completed as a march

100km Military Relay Race

5 runners share 100km

Start

100km Military Patrol: friday, 7.6.2019, 22:00, «Palais des Congrès» Biel 100km Military Relay Race: friday, 7.6.2019, 23:00, «Palais des Congrès» Biel

Registration

Registration online until 3.6.2019, 24:00 h, or:

Late registration on-site (Foyer «Palais des Congrès» Biel): Thursday, 6.6.2019 until 2 hrs before start.

Registrations from abroad: through e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Payment on site only.

Race Number pick up

Thursday, 6.6.2019, 18:30 to 20:30 (Foyer «Palais des Congrès» Biel)

Friday, 7.6.2019, 17:00 until 1 hour before start (Foyer «Palais des Congrès» Biel)

Participants

Active or former members of Armed Forces of all nationalities

Members of blue light organizations (police, fire-brigade, civil protection)

Registration fee

There is no registration fee for Swiss army members.

For participants from foreign countries:

100km Military Patrol: CHF 140 / person (payable on-site only) 100km Military Relay Race: CHF 290 / team (payable on-site only)

Runner legs (for relay race only):

RS 1: 16,9 km (Biel – Aarberg)

RS 2: 21,1 km (Aarberg – Oberramsern) RS 3: 18,1 km (Oberramsern – Kirchberg) RS 4: 20,6 km (Kirchberg – Bibern)

RS 5: 23,3 km (Bibern – Biel) 2/2

Exchange zone (for relay race only):

Aarberg (16,9 km)

Oberramsern (38 km)

Kirchberg (56,1 km)

Bibern (76,7 km)

Control (for relay race only)

Every team member will wear a race number. Every team will receive a control chip that has to be passed to the next athlete while in the exchange zone*. All participants will have a special number on their backs to distinguish them from participants of the other races.

*The control chip is attached to a special race number. A race number belt will be provided by the organisator. All participants will attach the race number and the control chip tot the race number belt. The belt and the control chip have to be be worn on the front part oft he body (chest/belly) and have to be handed over at the finish area.

Shuttle bus

Provided

Changing rooms / showers

Sport arena Esplanade near Palais des Congrès Biel

Bag drop

Friday 7.6.2019, 17:00–21:30 Gym Esplanade

Deposit of valuables

Gym Esplanade Friday 7.6.2019, 17:00 until Saturday 8.6.2019, 19:00

Finish Area

Kongresshaus Biel (Closing time: Saturday 8.6.2019, 19:00 h)

Presentation ceremony military categories:

Saturday 8.6.2019, 09:30 in the marquee.

Members of Armed Forces are requested to appear in uniform (if possible: dress uniform)

Awards

T-Shirt Biel Running Days (relay race at the race number pick up) or Finisher 100km (Patrol, at the sport arena Esplanade)

Medal

Special awards of the «Biel Officer’s Association» for the first ranks

Information

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: +41 79 528 57 70