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Vertical Summer Run - Free Fall

Sat, 17.08.2019 - Sat, 17.08.2019
The Engadine Summer Run goes vertical ! One day before the main race, the Vertical Summer Run will take place, from the village of St. Moritz Dorf to the steep slope at the start of the legendary "Free Fall".

The Engadine Summer Run gets steep - and almost vertically upwards! On the day before the actual summer race, running cracks can push their boundaries to the limits by tackling the Free Fall! Where in winter elite skiers ski down the slope of the Free Fall at almost 140km/hr, runners will attempt to conquer the Free Fall in the opposite direction, with a gradient of 45% , from bottom to top!

Date: Saturday, 17.8.2019
Start: 1.00pm, St. Moritz Dorf
Finish: Free Fall, Corviglia/Piz Nair (Finish Closes at 4.00pm)
Course: Men´s Downhill course from the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships
Distance: 5.5 kilometres, 980 vertical metres, gradient up to 45%

Engadiner Sommerlauf
Quadratscha 18
CH-7503 Samedan
+41 81 850 04 06