19. JAN 2024
FAQ - GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT PARTICIPATION
How do I get my starting number / bib?
On presentation of a valid photo ID, you will receive an arm loop in front of the Hervis store in Saalbach. You can then enter the store and pick up your starting number (only in person) by showing again a photo ID. >> Starting number
Can I switch from the TOUR to the MARATHON?
Yes. A change from TOUR to MARATHON can be decided spontaneously during the race. The race management sees the change in the data based on the race chip and automatically evaluates the participant in the MARATHON results list. >> Rules
Can I switch from the MARATHON to the TOUR?
Yes. A change from MARATHON to TOUR is possible during the race. The race management sees the change in the data based on the race chip and automatically evaluates the participant in the TOUR result list. There is a time penalty of +10 minutes in the result list. >> Rules
Can the route be viewed in advance for training purposes?
Yes. All routes (Schattberg Race, TOUR, MARATHON) can be viewed during the piste opening times. The ascent must always take place one after the other on the edge of the slope. Bringing animals is not allowed. >> Important to know
What if I'm sick on race day?
If you have taken out entry fee insurance with our partner GARANTA Versicherung in advance when registering, you will be reimbursed the entry fee with a small deductible upon presentation of a medical certificate. The notification must be made by email before the race! >> Informations
Unfortunately, I cannot start myself, can I pass my starting place on to someone else?
No. A transfer of starting places is not possible for insurance reasons. All starting places are personalized in the name of the participant, and mountain protection insurance is deposited with GARANTA Versicherung for everyone. An illegal transfer of starting places leads to the disqualification and suspension of both persons for the following two years. >> Conditions
Who can start from the first starting block?
The following athletes are entitled to start from the first starting block: TOP 30 of the MARATHON men from the previous year; TOP 5 of the MARATHON women from the previous year; TOP 5 of the TOUR men from the previous year; TOP 5 of the TOUR women from the previous year; Members of the organizer racing team; international athletes from the ISMF World Ranking (TOP ranks). Participants in the TOUR +45 and MARATHON +45 are not allowed to start from the first starting block.
I forgot some of my equipment. How do I get replacement material in an emergency?
At the Hervis store in Saalbach, skins, sticks, wax and other items can be purchased. The Hervis staff will also help with small repairs. >> Important to know
How do I get my entry fee back in the case of a cancellation?
The organizer will communicate the process of refunding the entry fee via social media and the homepage. The entry fee can be reclaimed by the participant within a period of time. After the deadline, 50% of the entry fee will be refunded to the participant by the organizer. The remaining 50% remain with the organizer due to the costs incurred up to then for administration, preparation, PR, advertising and social media costs, personnel costs, etc. >> Covid-Measures
I am registered, have paid, but have not been vaccinated or recovered. What should I do?
Participation on the day of the event is only possible with 2G (vaccinated or recovered). Anyone who has not yet been vaccinated should inform us by December 10, 2021, at the latest whether their vaccination status will change by the day of the event. Otherwise, the starting place will be forfeited and people from the waiting list will move up. There is no entitlement to a refund of the entry fee in the event that you are not vaccinated and therefore cannot start (according to the conditions of participation - accepted with registration). >> Covid-Measures
Can you go with a splitboard, snowshoes or cross-country skis?
No. Participation in the race is only permitted with the use of commercially available touring ski equipment (skis with steel edges, bindings, touring ski boots, skins, sticks). A violation leads to disqualification. >> Rules
Which equipment is mandatory to bring with you during the race?
According to the rules, a rescue blanket must be carried with you. Helmets and headlamps are also compulsory. We also recommend bringing a rucksack with warm clothes (jacket, gloves, hood), enough provisions, as well as crampons and spare skins with you. >> Rules
Can I take my dog with me when I run?
No. Taking animals with you during the race is not allowed and will result in disqualification. >> Rules
Where can I park my car?
The car can be parked in the signposted parking lots, in the Schattberg underground car park, the Kohlmais underground car park and at the car park at the entrance to the town (opposite BILLA). >> Important to know
How and where can I book a room?
Rooms can be booked through the Saalbach Tourist Office at www.saalbach.com.
Can I put my clothes / material somewhere?
No sorry. It is not possible to deposit objects on the event site.
Where are the toilets?
There are enough toilets in the valley station of the Schattberg X-Press.