12th Engadine La Diagonela


18 January 2025

all day

19 January 2025

all day
Dorfplatz Zuoz, Zuoz

Engadin La Diagonela is the biggest cross-country race in the classic technique in Switzerland. New on Sunday with "La Sfida" in free technique.

Saturday, 18. January 2025

La Diagonela, 56 km, classic technique (+694m / -740m)

The attractive 56 km route starts in Pontresina and leads via Celerina, the Stazerwald forest and the famous Lake St. Moritz to St. Moritz. The route continues back to Pontresina via the Stazerwald forest and the natural Val Roseg valley. However, the finish is not yet reached: the route runs alongside Samedan airport, passes the typical Engadine village of La Punt-Chamues-ch and continues via S-Chanf to Zuoz. The finish in the village centre of Zuoz is guaranteed to give you goosebumps.

La Pachifica, 25 km, classic technique (+332m / -378m)

The little sister of the Engadin La Diagonela, the Engadin La Pachifica, also starts in Pontresina. Participants run directly to Zuoz and enjoy the finish in the historic village centre of Zuoz. The final climb into the village demands everything from all participants. The Engadin La Pachifica is part of the Swiss Loppet.

La Cuorta, 6 km, classic technique (+131m / -84m)

The Engadin La Cuorta cross-country race offers all newcomers an attractive route and an unforgettable classic experience in a familiar and relaxed environment. The finish is in the historic village centre of Zuoz, just like the big ones.

Sunday, 19. January 2025

La Sfida, (new 29km instead of 30km), free technique (+397m / -268m)

In addition to the races in classic technique, La Sfida in free technique provides an additional challenge on Sunday. The start will be in the Zuoz cross-country skiing centre and the route will largely follow the La Diagonela and ski marathon route to the finish in Silvaplana-Surlej.

Further information:

There will be a combined classification with La Pachifica (25 km classic) and La Sfida (30 km free style). Participants who complete both races will automatically have their times added together for the skiathlon classification.

La Sfida is the ideal preparation for the Engadin Skimarathon - albeit in the opposite direction.

Free start for youngsters: Youngsters born in 2004 and younger start free of charge. Register by e-mail to [email protected] with the following details: Surname, first name, home address, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail, club if applicable, desired running distance, emergency contact (surname, first name, mobile number).

Registration and information: www.ladiagonela.ch


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