Traffic restrictions for the race will apply from 18:00 until 19:15 and can be found here.
Inscriptions for the Road Race are now closed.
If you do not have any registered CERN account, please first register your e-mail address at https://account.cern.ch/account/Externals/
Closing date for inscriptions: Tuesday 30th September 18h00
Date: Wednesday 1st October 2014, starting at 18h15.
Entry Fee: An entry fee of 10 CHF per runner is payable when you collect your number.
Distribution of race numbers: Wednesday 1st October 2014 12h15-13h00 in the Main Building next to the Users Office
The CERN Road Race has been held every year since 1980 in the West Area of the Meyrin site, and is open to everyone working at CERN and their families.
It comprises 3 laps of a 1.8 km circuit, which makes for a total distance of (5.44+/-0.05)km.
Children (15 years or younger) have their own race of 1.8 km over 1 lap.
The race is run on a handicap basis, by staggering the starting times. All runners cover the same distance and those finishing the course receive a souvenir prize, financed by a registration fee of 10 CHF. There are runners of all speeds, times have ranged from under 17 to over 34 minutes.
There are trophies for Women's and Men's categories in the Seniors and Veterans I ( > 40 years) and II ( > 50 years) age groups, as well as for age/performance and for the best family (2 or more members, scored on best parent + best child).
The circuit runs along the roads Gregory, Fermi, Arago, Schrödinger, Perrin and Gregory, to be run three times.
12:15 – 13:00 Distribution of dossards
17:45 – 18:15 Final distribution of dossards
18:00 Traffic restrictions in place
18:15 Instructions for runners
18:20 Start of junior race
18:35 Start of senior race (first runners)
19:15 End of race
19:20 End of traffic restrictions
19:15 – 19:45 Food + drinks
19:45 Results and prize giving