The Ski Marathon European Championship on 25.02.2018 at the Gommerlauf in Switzerland will also be the premiere for a new EM mode of the skimarathon runners.The presidency of the EUC (European Ski Marathon Association) has decided on the new rules last week. This eliminates the hassle-free extra registration for the EM. Only the team registration has yet to be carried out separately. This is, however, free of charge.The title will be awarded over the 42km distance in the free technique.Every Euroloppet pass holder who starts this distance at the Gommerlauf is in the EC classification. A separate application is no longer required.In 2019, the Ski Marathon European Championships will be carried out in classical technology.