Who can register?
The event is open to all, with respect to age limits for the different courses.
How to register?
All registrations can be made at www.marathonvalais.ch. It won't take you more than 5 minutes to register, and you'll receive immediate confirmation by e-mail.
I am a minor, do I need parental permission?
By registering for the half-marathon, 10km or 4km, participants confirm that they have obtained parental consent.
Entries for the minirathon are made directly by parents.
What does my registration include?
Can I cancel/change my registration?
Each participant can choose the itinerary that suits him/her best and this choice must be indicated at the time of registration.
The MAXI FLEX option guarantees flexibility in the choice of itinerary at the time of registration. With this option, participants can change their itinerary at any time between the registration date and May 19:
Without the MAXI FLEX option, it is possible until April 30 to:
After this date and without the MaxiFlex option, no more changes are possible
In all cases, the registration fee will not be refunded and the welcome pack will not be mailed.Any request made after the day of the race will not be processed.
Any registration considered valid for the following year is strictly personal and cannot be transferred to a third party. If the person cannot participate a second time, the registration fee will be lost.
Is a medical certificate or a license required for the race?
No, the license and/or medical certificate is not mandatory to participate in the sports events in Switzerland. However, the organization strongly recommends that participants consult a doctor to confirm their ability to perform this type of effort.
How can I be sure I'm registered?
Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You can also retrieve your registration via your confirmation e-mail.
I received a discount or free code, where do I enter it?
When you register on the MSO Chrono website, an input field will open under the category of your choice (once the category is selected). This is where you will enter the free or discount code. You can then check the validity of your code. If it is valid, it will subtract the amount of the coupon from your bill.
Where and when can I pick up my number?
What documents are required and who can collect the numbers?
Each participant must collect his/her number in person. In exceptional cases and if the registration is complete, the group leader (club president) or a colleague may collect the number by presenting :
When are the bib numbers given?
Bib numbers are communicated a few days before the event, so that we can assign them according to the sports criteria given to us. Your personal number will be available a few days before the event on your MSO Chrono account.
Where and when does the departure take place?
The exact departure times by SAS will be communicated later.
Where is the finish line?
All routes will finish at the CERM in Martigny.
I want to race with a friend but we are not in the same starting group, what should I do?
To ensure that you are in the same starting group, you must select the same race pace when you register.
Will there be different starting groups and how are the SAS defined?
The groups will be defined according to the different estimated paces. The number of locks and start times will be announced later.
Is it possible to leave a personal bag and to get it back after the race in Martigny?
You can leave your bag at the departure of Sion (Place de la Planta) or Martigny (CERM) and it will be possible to pick it up at the CERM in Martigny.
Where are the Relay Points?
Are there changing rooms / showers?
Yes, just a few meters from the CERM finish line at Martigny's Stade d'Octodure.
Is it possible to eat on the course?
Of course, everything will be there to help you cross the finish line in the best conditions!
Please note that there are two types of races:
Festive: with tasting stations (local products)
Sporty: with refreshments every 5km (gels, bananas, oranges and isotonic drinks)
Are there pacemakers to help me reach my goals?
For the marathon: 3h00, 3h30, 4h00, 4h30
For the half marathon: 1h30, 1h45, 2h00, 2h15, 2h30
For the 10km: 45min, 50min, 1h00, 1h15
Are there any time limits or time barriers?
Yes, for safety reasons, runners must comply with the neutralisation times. These time barriers correspond to the hours from which it will not be possible to continue the race from the checkpoint concerned. By not passing the checkpoints before the times defined below, the participant will be put out of the race and will not appear in the classification of the event.
Marathon Time Barriers:
Half marathon time barriers :
Time barriers 10km :
Time barriers 5km :
Où can I consult the regulations?
Find the rules here.
When and where can I see my results?
Your results will be available on mso.swisson the day of the event.
There will also be a live follow-up for your loved ones.
Are there any rankings?
Yes the categories are as follows:
Festive Marathon: only in alphabetical order
Festive Half Marathon: only alphabetical
10km festive: only alphabetical order
10km walking: only alphabetical order
4km festive: only listed alphabetically
Mixed Festive Team: prize offered to the 3 teams elected by the jury according to the most beautiful costumes, the number of participants and the courses run
Where can I get my medal?
The finisher medal will be given to you at the finish. As soon as you arrive, you will be able to tell it to yourself (rightly so), because yes, you did it!
Where can I view my photos?
You can order your photos directly on our partner's page www.kuva.swiss. Please note that you can benefit from a preferential rate if you pre-order your photos when you register.
Can my companions come on the whole course?
Yes, it is possible to come and encourage the runners on the course. Please note that the roads are closed and access is recommended by soft mobility (train, bike, scooters, others).
Can my companions come to the start and/or finish of the race?
Yes, it is possible to come and encourage the runners at the start and finish of the races.
How can I volunteer at MTV?
The Marathon des terroirs du Valais BCVs is above all a unique adventure that is lived through the smiles of the volunteers!
A great atmosphere and of course gifts and a dinner will be offered to thank you for your commitment. Do not hesitate to contact us via email@example.com