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REGULATIONS

RACE RULES

All runners must adhere to the race regulations and rules to ensure safety and fairness for all participants, volunteers, medical staff, and organizers.

ELEGIBILITY

All participants must be 18-years of age or older by race day.

100K PARTICIPANTS
  • Are required to submit a certificate of achievement for any of the following:
    • Completion of a 50K distance or more in an official competition within the last 2-years.
    • Completion of two full marathons (42K) within the last 2-years.
  • A bill of health medical report that includes blood pressure and heart rate within 1-year of the race.
50K PARTICIPANTS
  • Are required to submit a certificate of achievement for a half marathon (21K) or longer distance within the last 2-years.
  • A bill of health medical report that includes blood pressure and heart rate within 1-year of the race.

BEING PREPARED

Running an off-road trail race has significant risks and requires physical training and preparation for the following situations:

  • Participants should know how to face and cope with various difficulties in the mountains without outside help, especially in the night time, under strenuous weather conditions, and challenging terrain.
  • Participants should be aware of how to deal with physical and psychological problems that may occur from extreme fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, muscle and joint pains, and other illnesses.
  • Participants are fully aware that it is necessary to be predictive and ready for the challenges that may be encountered in the mountains, to be prepared in advance to the individual's best ability.

ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

  • Respect wild animals, plants and leave no trace behind.
  • Large-scale events will inevitably impact the environment, and runners must do their utmost to protect the environment. Littering on the trail may result in disqualification. We ask all runners to help us monitor the situation and remind others who break the rules.
  • Runners are not allowed to bring any disposable plastic bottles, cans, or utensils onto the course.
  • Runners are not allowed to take away bottles, bowls or other disposable objects from a Check Point Station. Please bring your own portable cup, bottle, or hydration pack.
  • Please pack a small rubbish bag for personal rubbish use during the race. Littering is strictly prohibited.

FAIR PLAY

  • Runners must go along the marked race course independently and without any use of transportation.
  • Runners must check-in at each Checkpoint.
  • Runners must be familiar with the course map and understand how to navigate.
  • Runners are advised to bring a GPS navigation device and consult their GPS devices when they're unsure of which way to go.
  • Runners must present a valid proof of identity to claim their race pack, bib and timing chip.

RACE BIB

  • The bib must be worn in the front and on the top layer so it is clearly visible at all times during the race. The race bib and timing chip must be kept on at all times, any loss will result in disqualification.
  • Emergency contact number printed on the race bib. For safety consideration, we recommend you to write down your emergency information on the back of the bib before starting.

ITRA POINTS

Participating and finishing in the 100K and 50K races apply ITRA points for participants as follows:

  • 100K - 5 points
  • 50K - 2 points

Note: Final result of the points subject to ITRA assessment.

PENALTIES

Any violation of the rules may be subject to penalty or disqualification from the race that is finalized by the organization committee.

BREACH OF RULES PENALTY
Taking a ride or use of any motorized or wheeled vehicle Disqualification
Race was not carried out according to hte guidelines set by the organizing committee Disqualification
Departure from a Check Point after the cut off time limitation Disqualification
Bib number or event bracelet lost Disqualification
Not carrying the required equipment Disqualification
Giving bib number, event bracelet, or timing chip to another person to run. Disqualification
Littering or throwing away rubbish Disqualification
Not respecting people (organization, volunteers, or runners) Disqualification
Refusal to comply with an order from the organization, volunteers, medical emergency staff and head of Check Points Disqualification
  • Any other breach of the regulations will be the object of a penalty decided by the race directors. Any such penalties are at the organizers' discretion and are final.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

  • In order to participate in this race, the following equipment is required and must pass the compulsory equipment inspection.
  • Staff will conduct random equipment inspection before and during the race.
  • If the participant lacks the required equipment the organizing committee will force the player to terminate the competition and remove the bib and timing chip.
  • However, it is important to note it is the minimum necessary and that each trail runner must adapt it according to their needs. It is important, in particular, not to choose clothing that is the lightest possible weight in order to gain a few grams but to choose items which will give real protection against the cold, windy, and mountain weather, therefore giving a good level of protection and performance.
DISTANCE REQUIRED RECOMMENDED
100K
  1. Bib and event braclet (provided in race pack)
  2. Timing chip (provided in race pack)
  3. A fully charged mobile phone that works in China
  4. A survival blanket (provided in race pack)
  5. A whistle
  6. Jacket with a hood, capable of withstanding the bad mountain weather and made with a waterproof and breathable membrane
  7. Hydration system to carry at least 1.5 liters of water (water bladder or water bottles)
  8. A headlamp/torch in good working condition with replacement batteries
  9. GPS tracking device (issued before the race)
  10. Personal medicines/first-aid essentials
  11. A small trash bag for personal rubbish
  1. GPS watch with compass and altimeter
  2. Trail running shoes
  3. Trekking poles
  4. Body Glide, Vaseline, or other body lubricants
  5. Lip balm
  6. Sunglasses or visor
  7. Beanie, buff, or balaclava
  8. Warm jacket/trousers
50K
  1. Bib and event braclet (provided in race pack)
  2. Timing chip (provided in race pack)
  3. A fully charged mobile phone that works in China
  4. A survival blanket (provided in race pack)
  5. A whistle
  6. Jacket with a hood, capable of withstanding the bad mountain weather and made with a waterproof and breathable membrane
  7. Hydration system to carry at least 1.5 liters of water (water bladder or water bottles)
  8. A headlamp/torch in good working condition with replacement batteries
  1. GPS watch with compass and altimeter
  2. Trail running shoes
  3. Trekking poles
  4. Body Glide, Vaseline, or other body lubricants
  5. Lip balm
  6. Sunglasses or visor
  7. Beanie, buff, or balaclava
  8. Warm jacket/trousers
21K
  1. Bib and event braclet (provided in race pack)
  2. Timing chip (provided in race pack)
  3. A fully charged mobile phone that works in China
  4. A whistle
  5. Hydration system to carry at least 1.5 liters of water (water bladder or water bottles)
  1. GPS watch with compass and altimeter
  2. Trail running shoes
  3. Trekking poles
  4. Body Glide, Vaseline, or other body lubricants
  5. Lip balm
  6. Sunglasses or visor
  7. Beanie, buff, or balaclava
  8. Warm jacket/trousers

SAFETY CLAUSES

FIRST AID
  • Medical emergency aid will be provided by the organization at the Start, Checkpoints, and the Finish. Please contact the emergency number printed on the race bib for help when needed.
  • Medical services are provided for participants and staff.
  • Participants need to be aware that due to the complexity of the event environment, the medical personnel may exceed the expected arrival time, so the first-aid materials carried by participants can play a vital role in their safety.
  • When a participant decides to seek medical assistance from the race, it means the medical staff has been fully authorized to use necessary temporary medical means such as intravenous injection, or other emergency procedures.
  • The medical staff has the right to decide whether the participant can continue the race according to their physical condition or to stop and seek additional medical services.
  • The medical services usually associated with the emergency services personnel will be paid by the participants themselves.
  • The reimbursement for event insurance will apply to corresponding insurance claims according to the records, time, and medical records.
  • The organizing committee will not provide any medical protection for those voluntary leave the competition area and course.
ABANDON/DNF
  • If a participant abandons the race on the course, please go to the nearest Checkpoint. An abandon statement is to be signed and your race bib will be marked, event bracelet will be removed.
  • Participants can still take transportation, enjoy finish line foods, and resting areas.
  • Repatriate service will be provided by the organizer to assist you to return to the Finish.
  • If you abandon on the course without notifying the organization, the organization will not take any responsibility for all subsequences.
INSURANCE
  • Individual accident insurance for all runners and volunteers covering race days will be purchased by the organizer. It is recommended that participants purchase additional accident insurance with higher quota and coverage.
  • Transfer of race entry is strictly forbidden. Insurance claims, such as medical assistance, will be borne by the people who try to transfer race entry. Both runners who transfer their race entry will be disqualified from running in future events.

CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS

  • The organization reserves the right to modify at any moment the course route and the positioning of the rescue and Checkpoint, without warning.
  • In the case of unfavorable weather conditions (such as extreme quantities of rain or snow altitude level, strong risk of hazardous storms, etc.) the start may only be postponed by a maximum of several hours, after that time the race may be canceled.
  • In the case of poor weather conditions, and for reasons of safety, the organization reserves the right to stop the event underway or to modify the time barriers.
  • In case of cancellation of the race, for whatever the reason, no refund of the registration fee will be made.

APPEALS

All appeals must be sent via email to the organizing committee within 2-days after the arrival of the final, and 100RMB will be paid as the appeal fee. If the appeal is rejected, the fee will not be refunded.

REFEREE COMMITTEE

There are five referee committees which are composed of the following:

  • 2 members of the organizing committee
  • 1 participant representative
  • 1 event director
  • 1 by the referee

PHOTOS & COPYRIGHT

The copyright of photos taken by the official event photographers at and during the event is the property of the organizing committee. The organizing committee has the rights to use photos without the permission of participants for various media in promotion of the event.

GOT QUESTIONS?

View the FAQ page for additional information and answers to the most frequently asked questions.

DISCLIAMER

Please note that event information here represents what is planned for the event. Locations, routes, hotels, schedule, adjustments, and changes may apply depending on conditions, availability, late participation entries, and improvements. The event strives to improve for the best experience.

Race Date: October 26, 2019

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