As we experience an unprecedented global health emergency, we wish to assure you that you are our priority and we will keep you informed of the decisions made by the Sierre-Zinal 2020 organizing team. At this juncture there are three possible options:
OPTION 1: Sierre-Zinal is set to run on August 9, 2020
Hopefully, the current health situation is resolved by summertime and the race can be held on Sunday August 9, 2020, as planned.
OPTION 2: Sierre-Zinal is postponed until Sunday September 13,
Should the health situation necessitate limitations worldwide as late as the beginning of July, Sierre-Zinal 2020 would be rescheduled for Sunday September 13, 2020. Refunds can be made under certain conditions (see paragraph concerning “Registrations” below)!
OPTION 3: Sierre-Zinal is canceled but registration can be
In case the situation prevents the race from being held in September, this year’s edition will have to be canceled.
REGISTRATIONS: A CANCELLATION OPTION
When buying your entry, you may choose to pay extra for insurance to
guarantee refund (CHF 85.-).
In case the race is canceled, or you cannot take part in the rescheduled event on September 13, 2020 your entry (CHF 85.-) will be refunded. Please note that 2020 entries shall not be transferable to 2021. The price of this extra, guaranteeing the reimbursement of the registration fee, will be determined by April 11th.
THE DATE OF THE FIRST ROUND OF REGISTRATION HAS BEEN
11.04 - 22.04 - 02.05
In light of our government’s announcements, it might prove difficult to stick to April 2nd for the opening of regular registrations, this is why we are moving the first round to Saturday April 11th. The other two rounds remain unchanged. 1400 entries will be sold on April 11th starting at 12:00 pm (midday), 1400 entries will be sold on April 22nd at 6:00 pm and 1400 entries will be sold on May 2nd at 6:00 am.
SIERRE-ZINAL, A LARGE FAMILY
A crisis on this scale can reorder society in dramatic ways. But
crisis moments also present an opportunity to question our priorities. In times
when everything moves so fast, we keep emphasizing that a beating heart is more essential than beating
Sierre-Zinal is committed to human values and togetherness because each and everyone’s life is invaluable.