IML Walking Association Event

Swiss March of 2 days Bern

Details

Place: Switzerland, Bern
Date: May / June
Website: www.2tm.ch

Registration

By internet: www.2tm.ch

Fees

Regular registration in advance on the website:

CHF 30 for adults

CHF 15 for juniors (age from 7 to 17)

CHF 10 for children (age less than 7)

The registration fee has to be paid in advance.

Late registration on the 1st day of the event:

This is possible at the registration/start desk. An extra fee will be charged

Routes

Each day routes of 40 km, 30 km, 20 km and 10 km are available. You select the desired distance per day.

The routes lead into the beautiful blooming countryside around Bern. Enjoy eye catchers along the road like farm houses and the old town of Bern (UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Good care

Free medical aid stations are available at the start/finish point, toilets are available at the control points on the routes.

You can buy cakes, sandwiches and drinks at the start/finish point and along the routes.

Entertainment

On Friday evening, there will be an opening ceremony, and at the end of the march on Saturday, there will be music in the finish area for a cosy get-together.

Weather

During the march, the weather is usually dry and warm but occasionally it may be rainy. The temperature is typically in the range from 9 to 20 degrees celsius.

Award  / Souvenirs

Medals, ribbons and badges as well as other souvenirs can be bought on location. Some of these items differ depending on the number of years the participant has taken part in the 'Swiss 2 Days March'.

IML / IVV Award

These awards are available at the IML and IVV desks.

Start and Finish

Sporthalle / Leichtathletikanlage Wankdorf, Papiermühlestrasse 91, 3014 Bern

Transport

From Zurich Airport to Bern Main Station it takes approximately 1,5 hours and from Geneva Airport to Bern Main Station it takes approximately 2,5 hours by train.

At Bern Main Station, you can change to a local train to the railway station ' Bern, Wankdorf ' or change to the tramway number 9 to the station 'Wankdorfplatz'.

Awards and Souvenirs

Every walker having completed the 'Swiss 2 Days March' with a minimum distance of 10 km per day receives an award.

Every walker participating for the first, fifth, tenth, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th and 50th time gets a medal. Furthermore, every civilian walker gets a pin with the number of marches he or she has completed and every walker in uniform gets a pin in shape of a helmet with the number of marches he or she has completed.

Owners of IML and / or IVV passports get awards according to the respective regulations.

 

Accommodation

-         For accommodation in gyms and civil defence facilities (bunker) contact www.2tm.ch

-         For accommodation in hotels and camping contact 'Bern Tourismus' www.bern.com

General Information

-        The language: All staff can serve you in German including Swiss German, most speak French and English, some Italian and very few Romansh, the 4th swiss national  language

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-         The currency: swiss franc (CHF)

Contact

Schweizerischer Zweitagemarsch
3000 Bern
Schweiz
e-mail:
marsch@2tm.ch
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nternet: www.2tm.ch