R A C E R E G U L A T I O N S
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
1.) The participation in the Strážovská 50 race is possible only for persons with minimal age of 18 years (age 18 years reached at least 1 day before the date of the start).
A person with age 15-17 years can participate only in case his/her parent/legal representative will be present at the presentation (check-in) place, where an written approval of participation of an underage person in Strážovská 50 will be signed and subsequently confirmed with organizer’s signature.
2.) Enrollment has been completed only via the online enrollment form (it is not possible to enroll at start place or during the check-in) and the person is listed in the start list on the Strážovská 50 website.
3.) Participants take part in the Strážovská 50 race at their own risk. The organizers take no responsibility for the possible harm or damage should any happen to the participants or should be any caused by them.
4.) Maximal number of participants is 150.
5.) We will be thankful for the participation fee at least 15 EUR, which you can give over at the start place. All collected money will be used for covering the expenses related to the Strážovská 50 race event.
6.) Participation cancellation: Information about participation cancellation must be announced via e-mail to (participation cancellation announced verbally or via phone call or via social network is not accepted) until 12. May 2019 latest. After this date the participation cancellation will be connected with a e-mail notification for paying the participation fee (amount dependant on date of participation cancellation).
7.) Participant has to check-in in Trenčianske Teplice, pick up the control card and race bib (eventually receive instruction). Before the start we require all participants to fill-in and sign the "Informed consent (Participant's declaration)" document:
50 km with a dog
III. MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
1.) Each participant of Strážovská 50 must have all items of mandatory equipment with him/her during the race duration (from start to finish or participation withdrawal in other course place).
2.) The mandatory equipment contains:
Mobile phone (turned on) with the SIM card which phone number was in the enrollment form
Own cup, tumbler or flask with wide mouth 0,2 L minimum
Race bib placed visibly on the front body side during the whole race duration (race bib will be provided by Strážovská 50 organizers)
3.) The mandatory equipment check can be done either before start or at any place of the course by organizer or authorized volunteer.
IV. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION FOR THE CATEGORY 50 KM WITH A DOG
The minimal age of a dog taking part in the race is 12 months.
One participant can take part also with more than one dog.
The dog must have a well-fitting dog harness attached to the human participant with a leash (in ideal case flexible) during the entire race duration
It is not allowed to walk or run wit the dog holding the dog leash in a hand.
The human participant should have a harness, to which the dog leash (in ideal case flexible) is connected.
During the race as well after finishing the race the human participant is obliged to provide enough water to the dog for drinking and cooling.
The participants are obliged to bring the certificate of vaccination for the dog (dogs) with which they want to participate in the race.
V. DURING THE STRÁŽOVSKÁ 50 RACE EVENT
1.) The check-in (presence) takes place on Saturday 18. May 2019 in Trenčianske Teplice (parking lot next to the bus station, street “Generála Milana Rastislava Štefánika”) until 07.45 CET.
2.) The participants start together on Saturday 18. May 2019 at 08.00 CET.
3.) The Strážovská 50 course is exactly set, participant has to keep the defined course.
4.) Support or assistance for the participant (e.g. by family members, friends…) can be provided only at the staffed checkpoints.
5.) In the interest of protection of participant’s health – in case of health problem which could cause danger to participant’s safety, health or life the present medics are authorized to take a decision on participation withdrawal due to health reasons (or on discontinuance for necessary time). In such case the participant is obliged to conform to this decision.
6.) Should the participant decide to quit before he can get to the nearest checkpoint, he is obliged to call and inform the organizers, or to send a SMS message (in case of missing signal as soon as possible). Organizer’s phone number(s) will be available in the control card.
7.) The participant is obliged to help to other participant in emergency case.
8.) In case the participant would discover any situation, which could cause danger to Strážovská 50 participants safety, health or life during the course, the participant is obliged to inform the race organizers immediately.
9.) The organizers reserve the right to change the course, time limits of the checkpoints and event program or to cancel the event (especially for participants safety reason).
VI. CHECKPOINTS, COURSE KEEPING SUPERVISION, PENALISATION, DISQUALIFICATION
1.) There are staffed (“live”) checkpoints (staffed with Strážovská 50 organizers or authorized volunteers) at the aid station places.
2.) There will be at one “non-staffed” checkpoint (self-control, the information will be available in the control card).
3.) There will be at least one staffed (“live”) secret checkpoint.
4.) At each staffed (“live”) checkpoint the participant will receive a punches control mark to the control card and the arrival time will be recorded.
5.) At the following “non-staffed” checkpoints the participants will make a photo of the place (object), therefore we recommend to have a camera (of course camera in mobile phne is sufficient):
Nad Opatovskou dolinou - tourist signpost (3. km)
Baske - challet (18,5. km)
Sedlo Trtávka - tourist signpost (23. km)
Vápeč - summit with cross (32. km)
Kýšky - tourist signpost (45. km)
6.) The total time limit for completing the Strážovská 50 course is 12 hours (until 18. May 2019 20.00 CET).
7.) Participant, who will go through all the checkpoints and will arrive to the finish place within the overall time limit, will receive a certificate of Strážovská 50 completion.
8.) One missing live checkpoint record and punches mark (or one missing checkpoint punches mark) results in disqualification of the participant (DSQ). Only exemption is the circumstance of stolen or destroyed checkpoint (the checkpoint punches will be not at its place). In case of stolen or destroyed checkpoint the checkpoint may be cancelled after consultation of the organizer with the next live checkpoint staff. In case of destroyed checkpoint we recommend to make a photo of the tourist signpost or of the concrete place as an alternative proof.
9.) Intended shortening of the course, using an vehicle and any other kind of cheating will result in disqualification (DSQ).
10.) Refusing help to other participant in case of emergency, verbal insulting or menacing action to the organizers or volunteers, refusing the mandatory equipment check result in disqualification (DSQ).
11.) Missing mandatory equipment items (mobile phone and isothermic blanket) result in disqualification (DSQ).
12.) The loss of control card result in disqualification (DSQ).
13.) The participants are not allowed to throw their rubbish away outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins. Throwing away rubbish outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins (voluntary act) will be penalised with 1 hour added to the total time.
VII. NATURE PROTECTION
1.) The participants must take into account, that they going through the preserved natural area CHKO Strážovské vrchy. They are obligated to keep the respective legislative, especially the Nature and landscape protection act nr. 543/2002.
2.) The participants must behave considerate in the nature, they are not allowed to leave the marked tourist paths needlessly.
3.) The participants are not allowed to throw their rubbish away outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins.
VIII. ACCEPTANCE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION PROCESSING
In terms of the personal protection act nr. 122/2013 the participant agrees through his registration with administration, processing and storage of the personal information required in the registration form by the Turistický Klub Filozof association located in Bratislava, Nejedlého 41, Bratislava, IČO 50120433, for the purpose of registration for the event Strážovská 50, limited by 1 year. After this period the personal information of the participant will be deleted.