Relay race

The CERN Relay Race will take place around the Meyrin site on Thursday 24th May at 12:00.

This annual event is for teams of six runners covering distances of 1000 m, 800 m, 800 m, 500 m, 500 m and 300 m respectively. Teams may be entered in the Seniors, Veterans, Ladies, Mixed or Open categories.

There will also this year be a Nordic Walking event, as part of the Medical Service’s initiative “Move more, eat better!”

The registration fee is 10 CHF per runner, and each runner will receive a souvenir prize.

There will be a programme of entertainment from 12:00 on the arrival area (the lawn in front of Restaurant 1):

  • 12:00 - 12:45  Music from the Old Bottom Street band
  • 12:15 Start of the race
  • 12:45 - 13h Demonstrations by the Fitness club and Dancing club
  • 13:00 Results and prize giving (including a raffle to win an iPad2 3G offered by the Micro club)
  • 13:20 à 14:00 Music from “What’s next”

And many information stands from CERN clubs, a bar from the Aglup, etc.

For details of how to sign up your team, please visit:

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by Staff Association