The Marathon of Zermatt: running with Nathalie Etzensperger.
On Saturday, May 16th, 2009, in association with the railways "Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn" and "Gornergrat Bahn", initiators and main partners of the Zermatt's Marathon, the association of the Marathon of Zermatt organizes a running - free of charge - with the experienced athlete Nathalie Etzensberger, winner of the 3rd Marathon of Zermatt in 2004.
An ideal preparation and a particular experience for the endurance sportsmen who, under her experienced behavior, will make half of the route, from St. Niklaus to Zermatt.
For the runners not in their best shape or who do not wish to run the half-marathon's distance, they can join Andrea Schneider, manager of the Zermatt Marathon, which will lead them from Randa to Zermatt.
All the runners announced for the running to the office of the Marathon of Zermatt till Monday, May 11th, 2009 by communicating their name and address, will travel free of charge on Saturday, May 16th, 2009 aboard the train "Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn" during the there and back routes. A ticket for the chosen route will be delivered to the registered runners. Luggage will be transported free of charge by the railway "Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn" from St. Niklaus's start line, respectively Randa, to Zermatt where the runners will get back their luggages at the station.
The runners will have the possibility to freshen up at their arrival in the basement of the railway-station of Zermatt. After the training course, the association of the Zermatt Marathon offers to all the participants a free plate of spaghetti and a drink at the restaurant Victoria Nuovo in Zermatt.