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INDIVIDUAL 24 HOURS RACE REGULATIONS

The objective of this race is very easy: to cover the largest distance possible in 24 hours.
Start: Saturday at 12:00 pm (midday).
End: Sunday at 12:00 pm (midday).
Place: Can Dragó - Av. Meridiana (Barcelona)

Entry Form:
• Once the registrations will be open, you can reserve your place on this web site, in the Registrations section, by POS, for the price of 60€.
• On the race day there will be a collection box where you can donate any other charitable contributions, as you see fit.
• Once registered, if there is any reason you cannot compete, please, let the organisers know it as soon as possible. As this is a charity event, the registration fee is unrefundable.
• Registration closes on 4th December or whenever 150 athletes are registered, whichever is earlier.

• Participants allows explicity that their name, family name, gender and date of birth will be published on the registration list, as on the result list, following the established rules.
• The participants relinquish to the organisation, without any time-limit, the right to use their image in any kind of report


Race Day:
• This competition takes place under the rules of “International Association of Ultrarunners” (IAU Guidelines) and the “International Association of Athletics Federations” (IAAF Rules), all competitors should read and accept the rules prior to registration.
• This race will be controlled by ChampionChip.
• The race starts at 12:00 pm (midday), yet competitors should come to collect their bib numbers at the stadium between 9:30 am and 10:30 am.
• Before collecting bib numbers, competitors must sign a document exempting the organisers of the event of any responsibility in case of injury during the race. The organisers will, however, provide medical services for competitors. The document can be downloaded here.
• A commemorative t-shirt will be presented to each competitor when collecting their bib number and chip.
• The organisers will provide space to put up everything needed during the race, there will be some volunteers to help.
If any athlete would like to bring a canopy, please, contact the organisation, but in any case, cannot use it in exclusivity, as there’s not enough place for individual canopies.
• The organisers will provide competitors with water, cola, isotonic drinks, fruit, dried fruits, power-bars, coffee and broth (during the night) and pasta (just for Saturday dinner). For all other requirements, competitors should bring their own provisions.
• During the race competitors will occupy the external lanes of the track, numbers 6, 7 and 8.
• The length of lane number 6, which measures 437,70m, is the one that will be used to multiply by the number of laps in order to calculate the total distance that competitors have run.
• The race will finish on Sunday at 12pm (midday). A few minutes before, the organizers will give cards with corresponding bib numbers to all of the competitors. This card must be left on the floor at the moment that the bell rings to announce the end of the race. Using the placement of the cards the judges of the competition will calculate, using a caliper wheel, the distance of their final lap that each competitor has covered.
• Every 3 hours the spinning direction will be changed to compensate the hours that the athletes turn around the track. This change will be announced and sign out by the organization.
• All competitors must wear their race bib visible on their front.
• If a competitor retires from the race, should notify it at the organizers and return their chip.
• Competitors in the 24-hour race will also be taking part in the 12h race. For this reason, once the first 12 hour are over, the total distance run will be measured in order to calculate entire laps, plus the meters covered of the last partial lap.
• The judges of the race will take care in applying the IAU and the IAAF regulations, and can issue cautionary bookings (admonish) with a yellow card or disqualify competitors if they continue to break the rules.
• Doping Controls: The athletes selected to the doping tests must be informed immediately after the finish; they must go, every time accompanied and supervised by Doping-Stewards, as soon as possible to the Doping Control. Athletes who refuse the Doping Control or who test positive must be disqualified.

• There will be a resting place for those competitors who need a break. Competitors must bring everything they require for their rest stops (sleeping bag, blankets, etc.)
• Bathroom facilities will be available to competitors before, during and after the race.
• The first 3 placed finishers, in both male and female categories, will receive a prize. All competitors who reach the end of the race will receive a commemorative medal. The award ceremony will take place at the end of the race.
• The first 5 placed of any gender who exceed the GOLD LABEL standard (as per IAU standards) will receive free registration for the next edition of the race.
The distance to be exceeded is 240km for men and 200km for woman. This award is non-transferrable and only valid just for the next edition of the race.


 

 

 


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