Inferno half marathon & relay race - INFERNO TRIATHLON - Mürren, Switzerland

Inferno half marathon & relay race

With a climb of over 2000 metres, “The Devilish Mountain Race” is a tremendous challenge for all mountain runners.

Only well-trained and experienced mountain runners should take part in the INFERNO half-marathon and relay race. High demands are made on personal responsibility. As one example, it may be cold or even snow on competition day, thus requiring suitable clothing.


Schedule

Saturday, 21 August 2021

  • 08.00 - 09.45 Distribution of the start number and information at the Camping Jungfrau, Lauterbrunnen
  • 08.00 - 09.30 Late registrations at the Camping Jungfrau
  • 10.15 Start half-marathon
  • 10.30 Start relay race
  • 14.30 Close of finish at the Schilthorn
  • 15.30 Award ceremony at the Alpine Sports Center
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Infrastructure

  • Parking: Parking spaces liable to charge at the Church of Lauterbrunnen
  • Start: Camping Jungfrau, Lauterbrunnen
  • Start: Massage
  • Finish: Showers, wardrobes and massage: at the Alpine Sports Center.
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Registration and deregistration

We accept your registration starting from Wednesday 11 November 2020.

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The INFERNO in Covid times

Depending on the current situation, a corresponding protection concept will apply to INFERNO 2021. Appropriate measures will be communicated on the website as early as possible. If the organization decides that the INFERNO 2021 cannot take place due to Covid-19, the registered participants can choose whether they wish to:

  • postpone the starting place to 2022
  • make a (partial) donation to the organization
  • would like to have the entry fee refunded minus a processing fee of CHF 50.00 (triathlon) or CHF 20.00 (half marathon)
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Competition rules

CIME regulations are valid. Use of spiked shoes and ski poles is expressly prohibited. Taking shortcuts will result in immediate disqualification.

Doping is prohibited.  The Swiss Olympic Association is authorized to carry out doping tests.

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Details halb marathon


Categories

Women

  • Adolescents age-group 2002 and younger
  • Main category (HK) age-group 2001 - 1982
  • Seniors I age-group 1981 - 1972
  • Seniors II age-group 1971 - 1962
  • Seniors III age-group 1961 and older

Men

  • Adolescents age-group 2002 and younger
  • Main category (HK) age-group 2001 - 1982
  • Seniors I age-group 1981 - 1972
  • Seniors II age-group 1971 - 1962
  • Seniors III age-group 1961 and older
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Entry fee

  • CHF 60.- for registrations till 3 March 2021
  • CHF 70.- for registrations till 7 July 2021
  • CHF 80.- for registrations till 14 August 2021
    • Registrations at the contest + CHF 20.-

Included in the entry fee: Returning with the Schilthorn aerial cableway or the mountain railway Lauterbrunnen – Mürren (the start number ist your ticket), 1x Pasta-Party, Finisher-T-Shirt, clothes handling, catering, samaritans, massage, ranking list.

In case of change of the routing or canellation of the event due to force majeure the organizer is not obligated to refund the starting fee.

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Prizes

Prize money for women and men each:

  • 1st rank CHF 600.-
  • 2nd rank CHF 500.-
  • 3rd rank CHF 400.-
  • 4th rank CHF 200.-
  • 5th rank CHF 150.-
  • 6th rank CHF 100.-

Cash prizes will be awarded in accordance with the “overall classification”. Tax will be deducted at source for participants from outside Switzerland.

Natural prizes

The leading athletes of each category will receive attractive natural prizes (in addition to the prize money for rank 1 - 6). All finishers will receive a INFERNO Half-Marathon-Finisher-T-Shirt.

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Clothes transport

  • Clothes bags will be distributed at the start for clothes required on the Schilthorn.
  • The private sportbags will be handled to the Alpine Sports Center Mürren.
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Details relay race


Sections

Same route as the Half-marathon. A relay is made up of three runners who complete the following distances:

  • Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp, 7.130 km, 690 m inclination
  • Grütschalp - Höhenlücke, 7.492 km, 415 m inclination
  • Höhenlücke - Schilthorn, 6.475 km, 1070 m inclination.

The handover in the handover area is made with the team ribbon that will be distributed with the start number.

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Entry fee

  • CHF 130.- for registrations till 3 March 2021
  • CHF 140.- for registrations till 7 July 2021
  • CHF 150.- for registrations till 14 August 2021
    • Registrations at the contest + CHF 20.-

Included in the entry fee: Journey of the 2nd and 3rd runners to the transition areas, returning with the Schilthorn aerial cableway or the mountain railway Lauterbrunnen – Mürren (the start number ist your ticket), 3x Pasta-Party, INFERNO-T-Shirt, clothes handling, catering, samaritans, massage, ranking list.

In case of change of the routing or canellation of the event due to force majeure the organizer is not obligated to refund the starting fee.

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Prizes

The leading teams of each category will receive a natural prizes. All members of the finisher-teams will receive a INFERNO-T-Shirt

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Clothes transport

1st and 2nd relay runners:

  • The runners do have to organize the clothes handling to Grütschalp respectively Höhenlücke themselves.

3rd relay runner:

  • Clothes bags will be distributed at the start for clothes required on the Schilthorn. The private sportbags will be handled to the Alpine Sports Center Mürren.
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