105 km

105KM 7.950M

42 km

42KM 3.200M

21 km

21KM 1.879M

BUFF® EPIC TRAIL AIGÜESTORTES 105 KM

The BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes 2017 has 250 registration slots available.

The registration period will run from from January 19, 2017 to June 1, 2017 or until all places are filled.

To complete your registration, you must submit the requested *race curriculum. 

REGISTRATION FEE €130

THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:
Runner's bag
Gift for every participant
Access to all refreshment stations set up by the organizers
Medical assistance during the race and at the finish line.
Possibility of winning the trophies and cash prizes awarded by the organizers
Race finisher certificate for all participants who complete the race within the maximum time defined by the organizers.

*RACE CURRICULUM: Runners can only register for the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes 2017 if they have previously completed a long distance trail race (over 100 kilometers). Runners who started the BUFF® Epic Trail 2016 can also register.

BY REGISTERING, EACH RUNNER MAKES THE FOLLOWING UNDERTAKINGS:

  • I declare that I have read and understood the BUFF® Epic Trail regulations
  • I understand and accept the conditions of participation as laid down in the regulations
  • I undertake to comply with all stipulations of said regulations
  • I declare that I am aware of all medical contraindications that may be caused by participation in the race and I discharge the organizers of liability for any problem that may arise during the race and is not considered negligence on my part
See regulations

EVENT DESCRIPTION

 

1.1.  RACE

BUFF®Epic Trail Aigüestortes: 105km race with an elevation gain of roughly 8,000 m; the course is a circuit around the Aigüestortes National Park.

ETHICS AND VALUES

The BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes is guided by a code of conduct shared by all participants, sponsors, volunteers and organizers. This commitment is certified by the “Mountain Parks” seal of approval.

1.2.  ECO-RESPONSIBILITY

Do not litter, use the trash bins provided, respect the flora and fauna, and strictly follow the marked course without taking any shortcuts. The race organizers will always use recyclable or reusable material whenever possible and will implement separate waste collection (batteries, paper, plastic, etc.). The course markers, placed on foot, will be cleared the same day.
The course will be cleaned immediately after the last runner finishes the race. The use of paper for communication will be kept to a minimum, with electronic communications used where possible.

1.3.  SOLIDARITY

Solidarity with and respect for all other participants, volunteers, sponsors and spectators are key principles guiding the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes.

 

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

The BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes is a challenging event run semi-autonomously in the natural environment of the mountains. We recommend that participants are in excellent physical condition and that they have experience in this kind of event. Participants must be prepared to handle race conditions that may at times be difficult even when extreme exhaustion affects their physical and mental state.

1.4.  MINIMUM AGE

Registration is open to anyone who turns 18 during the year of the event.

1.5.  RACE CURRICULUM AND MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

Runners can only register for the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes 2017 if they have previously completed a long distance trail race*. Runners who started the BUFF® Epic Trail 2016 can also register. 

To confirm your registration you must provide a medical certificate stating that you have no contraindications to competitive running events dated from less than twelve months prior to the race date, duly stamped and signed by a doctor. Any medical certificate stating that there is no contraindication to competitive running events and including the full name and date of birth of the runner and all details of the certifying doctor is valid.

1.6.  PARTICIPANT’S DECLARATION

In order to register for the event, all participants must accept the regulations and exempt the organizers from any liability in the event of accident or personal injury sustained during the event or afterwards. This declaration is made when registering or upon collecting the bib number.

1.7.  INSURANCE

The organization will have accident insurance in place for all participants registered for the event.

1.8.  PHOTO/IMAGE RELEASE AND WAIVER

All participants grant the organizers and sponsors the right to use and publish all photographs and film footage taken as part of the event.

1.9.  REGISTRATION

The BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes 2017 has 250 registration slots available.

The registration period will run from 9 January 2017 to 1 June 2017 or until all places are filled.

To complete your registration, you must submit the requested *race curriculum. 

1.10.  REGISTRATION FEE REFUNDS

Until 31 March 2017, 80% of the registration fee.

Until 31 May 2017, 50% of the registration fee.

Until 30 June 2017, 25% of the registration fee.

From 1 July 2017 no refunds will be given.

RACE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.11. CUT-OFF TIMES

Different cut-off times are listed on the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes website. These cut-off times may be modified at any time by the organizers. Participants who wish to continue to follow the route, despite exceeding the cut-off times, will no longer be considered to be part of the race and will run at their own liability, after returning the chip and race bib to the organizers.

*Attached to end of regulations, form on refreshments, timings and cut-off times.

1.12. COURSE

The BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes is almost exclusively on mountain paths, many in the Aigüestortes and Lake Sant Maurici National Park and its peripheral area. Like any other park visitor, participants are subject to the rules in force in the park. In the peripheral protection area of the National Park all runners must ensure they comply with the regulations for a protected natural space, as defined in the Guidelines for Use and Management, approved by means of Spanish Decree 39/2003, of 4 February.

1.13.  REFRESHMENT STATIONS

Several types of refreshment stations will be positioned along the course:

  • Liquids
  • Solids/light (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks)
  • Solids (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks, starches/pasta)

*Attached to end of regulations, form on refreshments, timings and cut-off times.

1.14.  RACE BIBS

An identity document with photograph must be shown in order to collect the race bib. Race bibs cannot in any circumstances be exchanged with a third person. Race bibs (or gifts) will not in any circumstances be sent to a runner's home if they have not participated.

1.15.  CHECKPOINTS

The organizers will not disclose the number or location of the checkpoints. Several random equipment checks will be carried out along the course.

1.16.  TIMEKEEPING

Runners are required to pass through all checkpoints set up for this purpose, including at the start and finish.

1.17.  REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

By default, all runners, without exception, must have the following items in order to participate in the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes 2017.

Compulsory Equipment:
Mobile telephone: with fully charged battery, roaming activated and turned on throughout the race.
Thermal blanket: minimum surface area (1.4 x 2 m)
Whistle: your rucksack whistle is valid if it works properly.
Waterproof jacket with hood: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material.
Headtorch: in perfect working condition and with charged batteries.
Spare batteries: or a second headtorch in perfect working condition and with charged batteries.
Cup for liquid refreshments: for environmental reasons, cups will not be provided at the refreshment stations for fluid replacement.
Hat or tubular: covering the whole head.
Watertight containers and/or bags for liquids: with minimum total capacity of 1L.
Thermal t-shirt: with long sleeves. Cotton is not permitted.
Tights or trousers: short versions are acceptable if combined with socks that totally cover the legs without leaving knees uncovered.
Warm hat: for the cold.
Gloves: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material recommended.
Waterproof trousers: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material recommended.

Recommended Equipment:
Mini first aid kit: with items for treating minor injuries.
Spare food: gels, bars, fruit, etc.
Poles
Spare headtorch
Suncream
Anti-chafing cream
Sunglasses

The organizers will make an announcement during the pre-race briefing on Friday 7 July if there is any change to the compulsory equipment due to weather conditions.

1.18.  ASSISTANCE

Personal assistance is only permitted at the refreshment points.
Outside these tolerance zones, you must not receive refreshments from or be accompanied by anyone not registered for the race.
When picking up their race bib each participant will also be given a resupply bag that can be used for any equipment they feel necessary (spare trainers, socks, gels, etc.) and will be kept at the Espot refreshment station (68.5 km).

1.19.  VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL

Except in the event of injury, runners may only withdraw from the race at a checkpoint.
If this point is not accessible by vehicle, the runner will have to make his/her own way to the nearest evacuation point. You must not leave the marked course without informing the organizers and being duly authorized to do so. You must check in to time-keeping checkpoints.

1.20. COMPULSORY WITHDRAWAL

The organizers can temporarily hold runners or require them to withdraw from the race if their condition is deemed to be dangerous to their personal integrity or safety.

1.21. WEATHER

In the event of inclement weather or force majeure, the organizers reserve the right to suspend, neutralize or modify the cut-off times and/or the course and refreshment stations. In this case, the registration fee will not be refunded.

If the event is canceled for reasons of force majeure, with more than seven days' advance notice, registration fees will be partially refunded. The amount will be determined according to the organizers’ reimbursement capacity after paying any unrecoverable costs incurred.

If the event is cut short or suspended at one of the points along the course, the ranking will be determined by the order and time of arrival at the such point or, failing this, at the last checkpoint passed.

1.22. PENALTIES AND DISQUALIFICATION

The race stewards are responsible for enforcing the rules and are authorized to impose the established penalties or disqualifications.

The race jury, made up of the race director, the checkpoint manager and a race steward, is responsible for addressing appeals.

Rule Breach Penalty / Disqualification

Leaving the marked course: 15 min penalty
Being accompanied by a person not registered for the race outside the tolerance zones: 2 hour penalty
Assistance or refreshment outside the areas designated for this purpose: 2 hour penalty
Leaving the marked course and taking a significant shortcut: 2-5 hour penalty
Intentional littering: disqualification 
Not having any item of compulsory equipment: 2 hour penalty
Failing to assist a person in difficulty (e.g. injury, extreme exhaustion, hypothermia): disqualification
Failing to pass a checkpoint or to check in: disqualification
Leaving a checkpoint after the disqualification cut-off time: disqualification
Being accompanied by an animal: disqualification
Withdrawing from the race without informing the organizers: ban from participation in future events
Other breach of the race regulations or code of conduct: at discretion of race jury

Each of these breaches of the regulations is counted each time they occur.

1.23. APPEALS

Appeals may be lodged with the race jury. They must be lodged no later than two hours after the awards ceremony for the race in question.

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

1.24. CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

Men's open 18 and older
Women's open 18 and older

The age that will be taken into consideration for these categories is the age of the participant on December 31 of the year of the race.

Prizes and trophies must be collected by presentation of the race bib at the location stated by the organizers during the times specified, by Sunday at the latest, which is the last day of the event. Prizes will not be sent to participants’ homes under any circumstances.

The first five male participants in the men's open and first five female participants in the women's open will receive the cash prizes indicated below:

Men's open

1st €2000
2nd €1000
3rd €750
4th €300
5th €150

Women's open

1st €2000
2nd €1000
3rd €750
4th €300
5th €150

 

1.26.  FINISHERS

All runners who complete the race will receive the corresponding gift.

BUFF® EPIC TRAIL 42 KM

The BUFF® Epic Trail 42KM has a total of 600 places available. The registration period will run from January 19, 2017 to June 1, 2017, or until 450 places have been filled. The remaining places will be assigned to Federations and by the organizers.


REGISTRATION FEE €55

Optional bus ticket from Barruera (finish line) to start line: €10

THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:

Gift for every participant
Access to all refreshment stations provided by the organizers.
Medical assistance throughout the race and at the finish line.

BY REGISTERING, EACH RUNNER MAKES THE FOLLOWING UNDERTAKINGS:

  • I declare that I have read and understood the BUFF® Epic Trail regulations
  • I understand and accept the conditions of participation as laid down in the regulations
  • I undertake to comply with all stipulations of said regulations
  • I declare that I am aware of all medical contraindications that may be caused by participation in the race and I discharge the organizers of liability for any problem that may arise during the race and is not considered negligence on my part
See regulations

EVENT DESCRIPTION

1 SPECIAL REGULATIONS BUFF® EPIC MARATÓ SANT MAURICI 42KM

1.1.   RACE

BUFF® Epic Marató Sant Maurici: 42 km race with an elevation gain of roughly 3,200 m and elevation loss of 3,200 m; the course starts in Espot and finishes in Barruera.

ETHICS AND VALUES

The BUFF® Epic Marathon Sant Maurici is guided by a code of conduct shared by runners, sponsors, volunteers and organizers. This commitment is certified by the “Mountain Parks” seal of approval.

1.1.   ECO-RESPONSIBILITY

Do not litter, use the trash bins provided, respect the flora and fauna, and strictly follow the marked course without taking any shortcuts. The race organizers will always use recyclable or reusable material whenever possible and will implement separate waste collection (batteries, paper, plastic, etc.). The course markers, placed on foot, will be cleared the same day.
The course will be cleaned immediately after the last runner finishes the race. The use of paper for communication will be kept to a minimum, with electronic communications used where possible.

1.2.   SOLIDARITY

Solidarity and respect for runners, volunteers, sponsors and the public are cornerstones of the BUFF® Epic Marathon Sant Maurici.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

1.1.   MINIMUM AGE

Registration is open to anyone who turns 18 during the year of the event.

1.2.   PARTICIPANT’S DECLARATION

In order to register for the event, all participants must accept the terms and conditions, exempting the organizers from any responsibility in case of accident or personal injury sustained during the event or afterwards. This declaration is made when registering or upon collecting the race bib.

1.3.   INSURANCE

The organization will have accident insurance in place for all participants registered for the event.

1.4.   PHOTO/IMAGE RELEASE AND WAIVER

All participants grant the organizers and sponsors the right to use and publish all photographs and film footage taken as part of the event.

1.5.   REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FEE: €55 
Transport charge: €10 extra from Barruera to the starting line in Espot on the morning of the race (Saturday).
Any registration that has not been validated before race registration closes will be considered void.
You can check the status of any entry in the "registration" "registration list" section of the website.
The maximum number of participants is 750, with 600 bibs reserved for individual registrations and assigned in order of participation; 50 bibs are reserved for the organizers and 100 for delegations.

1.6.   REGISTRATION FEE REFUNDS

Refund Policy: 

  • o    To date 31/03/2017: 80%

    o    Until 31/05/2017: 50%

    o    Until 30/06/2017: 25%

    From the 1st of July no returns or name changes will be made.

RACE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.7.   CUT-OFF TIMES

Different cut-off times are listed on the BUFF® Epic Trail Aigüestortes website. These cut-off times may be modified at any time by the organizers. Participants who wish to continue to follow the route, despite exceeding the cut-off times, will no longer be considered to be part of the race and will run at their own liability, after returning the chip and race bib to the organizers.

1.8.   REFRESHMENT STATIONS

Several types of refreshment stations will be positioned along the course:

  • Liquids
  • Solids/light (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks)
  • Solids (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks, starches/pasta)

1.9.   RACE BIBS

An identity document with photograph must be shown in order to collect the race bib. Race bibs cannot in any circumstances be exchanged with a third person. It must always be visibly displayed on the runner's front during the race. Race bibs (or gifts) will not in any circumstances be sent to a runner's home if they have not participated.

1.10.   CHECKPOINTS

The organizers will not disclose the number or location of the checkpoints. Several random equipment checks will be carried out along the course.

1.11.   TIMEKEEPING

Runners must pass through all checkpoints set up for this purpose, including at the start and finish.

1.12.   REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

By default, all runners, without exception, must have the following items in order to participate in the BUFF® Epic Marató Sant Maurici.

Compulsory Equipment:

Mobile telephone: with fully charged battery, roaming activated and turned on throughout the race.
Gloves: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material recommended.
Waterproof jacket with hood: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material.
Cup for liquid refreshments: for environmental reasons, cups will not be provided at the refreshment stations for fluid replacement.
Hat or tubular: covering the whole head.
Thermal t-shirt: with long sleeves.  Cotton is not permitted.

Depending on weather conditions, the organizers will make an announcement during the pre-race briefing on Friday 7 July if any of the compulsory equipment becomes optional.

1.13.   ASSISTANCE

Personal assistance is only permitted at the refreshment points.
With the exception of these tolerance zones, you must not receive refreshments from or be accompanied by anyone not registered for the race.

1.14.   VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL

Except in the event of injury, runners may only withdraw from the race at a checkpoint.
If this point is not accessible by vehicle, the runner will have to make his/her own way to the nearest evacuation point. You must not leave the marked course without informing the organizers and being duly authorized to do so. You must check in to time-keeping checkpoints.

1.15.   COMPULSORY WITHDRAWAL

The organizers can temporarily hold runners or require them to withdraw from the race if their condition is deemed to be dangerous to their personal integrity or safety.

1.16.                    WEATHER

In the event of inclement weather or force majeure, the organizers reserve the right to suspend, neutralize or modify the time slots and/or the course and refreshment stations. In this case, the registration fee will not be refunded.

If the event is canceled for reasons of force majeure, with more than seven days' advance notice, registration fees will be partially refunded. The amount will be determined according to the organizers’ reimbursement capacity after paying any unrecoverable costs incurred.

If the event is cut short or suspended at one of the points along the course, the ranking will be determined by the order and time of arrival at the such point or, failing this, at the last checkpoint passed.

1.17.                    PENALTIES AND DISQUALIFICATION

The race stewards are responsible for enforcing the rules and are authorized to impose the established penalties or disqualifications.

The race jury, made up of the race director, the checkpoint manager and a race steward, is responsible for addressing appeals.

Rule Breach Penalty / Disqualification

Leaving the marked course: 15 min penalty
Being accompanied by a person not registered for the race outside the tolerance zones: 2 hour penalty
Assistance or refreshment outside the areas designated for this purpose: 2 hour penalty
Leaving the marked course and taking a significant shortcut: 2-5 hour penalty
Intentional littering: disqualification 
Not having any item of compulsory equipment: 2 hour penalty
Failing to assist a person in difficulty (e.g. injury, extreme exhaustion, hypothermia): Disqualification
Failing to pass a checkpoint or to check in: disqualification
Leaving a checkpoint after the disqualification cut-off time: disqualification
Being accompanied by an animal: disqualification
Withdrawing from the race without informing the organizers: Ban from participation in future events
Other breach of the race regulations or code of conduct: At discretion of race jury

Each of these breaches of the regulations is counted each time they occur.

 

1.18.                    APPEALS

Appeals may be lodged with the race jury. They must be lodged no later than two hours after the awards ceremony for the race in question.

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

1.19.   CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

Men's open 18 and older
Women's open 18 and older
The age that will be taken into consideration for these categories is the age of the participant on December 31 of the year of the race.

Prizes and trophies must be collected by presentation of the race bib at the location stated by the organizers during the times specified, by Sunday at the latest, which is the last day of the event. Prizes will not be sent to participants’ homes under any circumstances.

The first five male participants in the men's open and first five female participants in the women's open will receive the cash prizes indicated below:

Men's open

1st €2000
2nd €1000
3rd €750
4th €300
5th €150

Women's open

1st €2000
2nd €1000
3rd €750
4th €300
5th €150

BUFF® EPIC TRAIL 21 KM

The BUFF® Epic Trail 21 KM has a total of 700 places available. The registration period will run from March 20, 2017 to June 1, 2017.

REGISTRATION FEE €30

THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES:

Gift for every participant
Access to all refreshment stations provided by the organizers.
Medical assistance throughout the race and at the finish line.

BY REGISTERING, EACH RUNNER MAKES THE FOLLOWING UNDERTAKINGS:

  • I declare that I have read and understood the BUFF® Epic Trail regulations
  • I understand and accept the conditions of participation as laid down in the regulations
  • I undertake to comply with all stipulations of said regulations
  • I declare that I am aware of all medical contraindications that may be caused by participation in the race and I discharge the organizers of liability for any problem that may arise during the race and is not considered negligence on my part
See regulations

EVENT DESCRIPTION

1  RACE

BUFF® Epic Trail 21Km: a 21km race with 1,677m ascent; starting and finishing in Barruera.

ETHICS AND VALUES

The BUFF® Epic Trail 21km is guided by a code of conduct shared by runners, sponsors, volunteers and organizers. This commitment is certified by the “Mountain Parks” seal of approval.

2.  ECO-RESPONSIBILITY

Do not litter, use the trash bins provided, respect the flora and fauna, and strictly follow the marked course without taking any shortcuts. The race organizers will always use recyclable or reusable material whenever possible and will implement separate waste collection (batteries, paper, plastic, etc.). The course markers, placed on foot, will be cleared the same day.
The course will be cleaned immediately after the last runner finishes the race. The use of paper for communication will be kept to a minimum, with electronic communications used where possible.

3.  SOLIDARITY

Solidarity and respect for runners, volunteers, sponsors and the public are cornerstones of the BUFF® Epic Trail 21Km.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

4. MINIMUM AGE

Registration is open to anyone who turns 18 during the year of the event.

5.  PARTICIPANT’S DECLARATION

In order to register for the event, all participants must accept the terms and conditions, exempting the organizers from any responsibility in case of accident or personal injury sustained during the event or afterwards. This declaration is made when registering or upon collecting the race number.

6.  INSURANCE

The organization will have accident insurance in place for all participants registered for the event.

7.  PHOTO/IMAGE RELEASE AND WAIVER

All participants grant the organizers and sponsors the right to use and publish all photographs and film footage taken as part of the event.

8.  REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FEE: €30 
Any registration that has not been validated before race registration closes will be considered void.
You can check the status of any entry in the "registration" "registration list" section of the website.
The maximum number of participants is 700.

9.  REGISTRATION FEE REFUNDS

Refund policy: 

  • o    To date 31/03/2017: 80%

    o    Until 31/05/2017: 50%

    o    Until 30/06/2017: 25%

    From the 1st of July no returns or name changes will be made.

 

RACE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

10.  CUT-OFF TIMES

Different cut-off times are listed on the BUFF® Epic Trail 21Km website. These cut-off times may be modified at any time by the organizers. Participants who wish to continue to follow the route, despite exceeding the cut-off times, will no longer be considered to be part of the race and will run at their own liability, after returning the chip and race bib to the organizers.

11.  REFRESHMENT STATIONS

Several types of refreshment stations will be positioned along the course:

  • Liquids
  • Solids/light (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks)
  • Solids (drinks, sweet snacks, savory snacks, starches/pasta)

12.  RACE BIBS

An identity document with photograph must be shown in order to collect the race bib. Race bibs cannot in any circumstances be exchanged with a third person. It must always be visibly displayed on the runner's front during the race. Race bibs (or gifts) will not in any circumstances be sent to a runner's home if they have not participated.

13.  CHECKPOINTS

The organizers will not disclose the number or location of the checkpoints. Several random equipment checks will be carried out along the course.

14.  TIMEKEEPING

Runners must pass through all checkpoints set up for this purpose, including at the start and finish.

15.  REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

By default, all runners, without exception, must have the following items in order to participate in the BUFF® Epic Trail 21km.

Compulsory Equipment:
Windproof jacket with hood

Emergency blanket

Half-liter of water

Mobile telephone: with fully charged battery, roaming activated and turned on throughout the race.
 

Equipment that the organizers may require 48 hours before start time in the event of poor weather:


  1. Waterproof jacket with hood: Gore-Tex or similar breathable, insulating material.
    Hat or tubular: covering the whole head.
    Thermal t-shirt: with long sleeves.  Cotton is not permitted.

16.  ASSISTANCE

Personal assistance is only permitted at the refreshment points.
With the exception of these tolerance zones, you must not receive refreshments from or be accompanied by anyone not registered for the race.

17.  VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL

Except in the event of injury, runners may only withdraw from the race at a checkpoint.
If this point is not accessible by vehicle, the runner will have to make his/her own way to the nearest evacuation point. You must not leave the marked course without informing the organizers and being duly authorized to do so. You must check in to time-keeping checkpoints.

18.  COMPULSORY WITHDRAWAL

The organizers can temporarily hold runners or require them to withdraw from the race if their condition is deemed to be dangerous to their personal integrity or safety.

 

19.               WEATHER

In the event of inclement weather or force majeure, the organizers reserve the right to suspend, neutralize or modify the time slots and/or the course and refreshment stations. In this case, the registration fee will not be refunded.

If the event is canceled for reasons of force majeure, with more than seven days' advance notice, registration fees will be partially refunded. The amount will be determined according to the organizers’ reimbursement capacity after paying any unrecoverable costs incurred.

If the event is cut short or suspended at one of the points along the course, the ranking will be determined by the order and time of arrival at the such point or, failing this, at the last checkpoint passed.

20.               PENALTIES AND DISQUALIFICATION

The race stewards are responsible for enforcing the rules and are authorized to impose the established penalties or disqualifications.

The race jury, made up of the race director, the checkpoint manager and a race steward, is responsible for addressing appeals.

Rule Breach Penalty / Disqualification

Leaving the marked course: 15 min penalty
Being accompanied by a person not registered for the race outside the tolerance zones: 2 hour penalty
Assistance or refreshment outside the areas designated for this purpose: 2 hour penalty
Leaving the marked course and taking a significant shortcut: 2-5 hour penalty
Intentional littering: disqualification 
Not having any item of compulsory equipment: 2 hour penalty
Failing to assist a person in difficulty (e.g. injury, extreme exhaustion, hypothermia): disqualification
Failing to pass a checkpoint or to check in: disqualification
Leaving a checkpoint after the disqualification cut-off time: disqualification
Being accompanied by an animal: disqualification
Withdrawing from the race without informing the organizers: Ban from participation in future events
Other breach of the race regulations or code of conduct: at discretion of race jury

Each of these breaches of the regulations is counted each time they occur.



 

21.               APPEALS

Appeals may be lodged with the race jury. They must be lodged no later than two hours after the awards ceremony for the race in question.

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

22.  CATEGORIES

Men's open 18 and older
Women's open 18 and older
The age that will be taken into consideration for these categories is the age of the participant on December 31 of the year of the race.

Prizes and trophies must be collected by presentation of the race bib at the location stated by the organizers during the times specified, by Sunday at the latest, which is the last day of the event. Prizes will not be sent to participants’ homes under any circumstances.

The first five male participants in the men's open and first five female participants in the women's open will receive the cash prizes indicated below:

Men's open

1st €300
2nd €200
3rd €100
4th €75
5th €50

Women's open

1st €300
2nd €200
3rd €100
4th €75
5th €50