2. Starting times and blocks (art. 9-11)
Art. 9 Start Times
Unless participants are otherwise notified before the start, the Sierre- Zinal Race Start Schedule is as follows:
- Children's Race (“Race of the Five Obstacles“): Friday from [5:00 to 6:30 pm].
- Sierre-Zinal Adult Race: "Tourist" category: [from 4:45 to 6:10 am]; "Runner" category: [from 11:00 to 11:20 am].
- Chandolin-Zinal Junior Race: [10:15 am].
Art. 10 Starting Blocks
Athletes in both "Tourist" and "Runner" categories shall be seeded into starting blocks by the official timekeeper based on their estimated running time as per the information provided at registration and their last results in the Sierre-Zinal Race.
Athletes should arrive at the Start area at least 30 minutes before their start time.
Art. 11 Seeding into Starting Blocks and Block Changes
Seeding is final and cannot be disputed by participants or third parties. Participants will be notified of their start time via a personal e-mail at least a week prior to the Sierre-Zinal Race.
Starting Block changes will result in disqualification (see Art. 45 Disqualification).