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Ultramarathon "Cēsis ECO Trail" Regulations of 2020.

 

1. AIM

  • To promote sport and physical activities.
  • To promote long-distance running and Nordic walking in nature in a beautiful landscape.
  • To determine the best athletes in running long distances.
  • To promote Cesis city and its surroundings, Amata and Priekuli counties and the Gauja National Park.

2. COMPETITION MANAGEMENT

  • The competition is organized by the association "Meža taku skrējieni" and Cesis County Council in cooperation with Amata County and Priekuli Municipality.
  • Competition Director Vilmārs Zeme (+371 22063660, v.zeme@inbox.lv).

3. PLACE AND TIME

  • The race will take place on August 1, 2020
  • Start for 80+ km in Cesis, Rozu Square on August 1 at 6.00.
  • Start for children in 650 m distance at 10.30 in Cesis, Rozu Square.
  • Start for 3 km, 13+ km, 30+ km and 50+ km distances on August 1 at 11.00 , Rozu Square.
  • For all distances finish in Cesis, Rozu Square.

4. TRACKS

85+km (1400/1330 hm, 3 ITRA points) - ITRA, Tracedetrail.fr
  • Route: Rozu Square - Bērzaines Street - Viestura Street - Ramātu farmstead - Rāmnieku bridge - Erglu Cliffs - Lenci - Pipariņi - Siļķu Forest - Priedes Street - Jēkaba ​​Street - Zagarkalns Campsite - Spogulu Cliffs - Ozolkalns Campsite – Briedīši – Rakši – Valukalns – Ozolkalns – Zagarkalns – Cīrulīši – Forest School – Viestura Street – Rozu Square.
  • Start on August 1, at 6.00, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 14 hours.
  • Checkpoints: electronical and manual (number and locations will be specified).
  • Snack points and drinking points - 5 (see Regulations 7).
  • GPX file
  • GARMIN connect

 

50+km (960/890 hm, 2 ITRA points) - ITRA, Tracedetrail.fr
  • Route: Rozu Square - Bērzaines Street - Viestura Street - Ramātu farmstead - Rāmnieku bridge - Erglu Cliffs – Lenci – Pipariņi – Siļķu Forest – Priedes Street – Jēkaba ​​Street – Forest School – Viestura Street – Rozu Square
  • Start on August 1 at 11.00, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 8 hours.
  • Checkpoints: electronical and manual (number and locations will be specified).
  • Snack Points - 3 (see Regulations 7).
  • GPX file
  • GARMIN connect

 

30+km (480/460 hm, 1 ITRA point) - ITRA, Tracedetrail.fr
  • Route: Cesis, Rozu Square–Ramada Hill – -Janmuiza – Ergli Cliffs – Lenci – Pipariņi – Siļķu Forest – Priedes Street – Jēkaba ​​Street – Forest School – Viestura Street – Rozu Square.
  • Start on August 1, at 11.00, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 6 hours
  • Checkpoints - electronical and manual (number and locations will be specified)
  • Snack Points - 1 (see Regulations 7)
  • GPX fails
  • GARMIN connect

 

13+ km

  • Route: Cesis, Rozu Square - Berzaines Street - Glūdas Street - Krasta Street - Priedes Street - Jēkaba ​​Street - Forest School - Viestura Street - Castle Park - Rozu Square.
  • Start August 1, at 11.00, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 2 hours
  • Checkpoints - no
  • Snack points - no
  • GPX file

3 km
 

  • Route: Cesis, Rozu Square - Berzaines Street - Glūdas Street - Palasta Street - Castle Park - Rozu Square.
  • Start August 1, at 11.00, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 2 hours 30 min
  • Checkpoints - no
  • Snack points - no

650 m

  • Distance for children from 2 to 7 years old
  • Route: Old Town of Cesis
  • Start on August 1, at 10.30, Cesis, Rozu Square
  • Time limit - 15 min
  • Checkpoints - no
  • Snack points - no

5. AGE GROUPS OF PARTICIPANTS

Participants who have reached the following age on the start day are allowed to participate in the competition:

Group Age 650m 3 km 7+ km 30+ km 50+ km
80+ km
/1530 hm
BI 2013 and younger - - - - -
BM/BW II 2012–2010 - - - -
BM/BW III 2009–2007 - √  - - -
M/W I 2006-2002 - √  - -
M/W II 2001-1992 - √  √ 
M/W III 1991–1982 - √  √  √ 
M/W IV 1981 and older - √  √  √ 
Walkers 2001 and older - √  √  -

 

  • In Cesis ECO Trail 2020 also younger participants than specified in the regulations, may take part, but provided that one of the parents takes part in the race or during the event at the venue and assumes responsibility for the competitor's fitness for the distance.

6. PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPATION

6.1.

  • Participants can register on the Internet www.cet.lv
  • Registration starts on February 1, 2020
  • Entry fee is the same for runners and Nordic walkers

Participation fees can be paid by registering online or by transfer to:

  • Biedrība’’Meža taku skrējieni’’
  • Reg. No. 40008249642
  • Bank: AS Swedbank
  • BIC/S.W.I.F.T.: HABALV22
  • Bank Account: LV83HABA0551041534505
  • The purpose of the payment should be: CET2019, Name, Surname, distance
Check-in date 650m 3 km 13+ km 30+ km 50+ km 85+ km
01/02/20 – 30/06/20 Free 10 € 15 € 30 € 35 € 50 €
01/07/20 – 25/07/20 Free 15 € 20 € 35 € 40 € 60 €
On the site 01/08/20 Free 20 € 25 € 40 € 50 € 70 €

 6.2.

  • 3 km, 13+ km distance participation fee includes: personalized participant's number (for participants who have registered on the Internet), counting of results at the finish, track marking, the work of judges, first medical assistance at the venue, organizing of competitions, a commemorative medal for each finisher .
  • 30+ km distance participation fee includes: personalized participant number (for participants registered on the Internet), snacks and drinks on track, track record at the finish and intermediate finishes, track marking, the work of judges, first medical assistance at the venue, organizing expenses of competitions, a commemorative medal for each finisher.
  • 50+ km distance participation fee includes: personalized participant number (for participants registered on the Internet), snacks and drinks on track, track record at the finish and intermediate finishes, track marking, the work of judges, first medical assistance at the venue, organizing expense of competitions , a commemorative medal for each finisher.
  • 85+ km distance participation fee includes: personalized participant number (for participants registered on the Internet), snacks and drinks on track, track record at the finish and intermediate finishes, track marking, the work of judges, first medical assistance at the venue, organizing expenses, commemorative medal for each finisher.
  • If a participant withdraws its membership, the membership fee is not refunded.
  • Participation fee is not refunded in case of Force Majeure.

 

7. SNACK POINTS

7.1 Assortment of food and beverages

  • Fruits (bananas, oranges, watermelons ), dried fruits, biscuits, pickled cucumbers, olives, potato crisps, chocolate, sports drinks, cola drinks, water. The variety of snacks at different points is acceptable.
  • At snack points, athletes must come with their own cups. Organizers will not provide them!
  • Water provided by organizers for snack points is for drinking only! You can cool off and rinse in many streams, rivers at the edge of the track.

7.2 The places of snack points:

85+ km distance

  • 18. km (Eagles' Cliffs, from 07:00 AM until 09:00 AM)
  • 28. km (Camping Žagarkalns, from 07:40 AM until 11:00 AM)
  • 40. km (Amata bridge near Skaļupe, from 08:40 AM until 01:00 PM). Clothes and footwear exchange point. 
  • 57. km (Amata bridge near Kārļi, from 09:30 AM until 03:00 PM)
  • 76. km (Ozolkalns, from 09:40 AM until 05:40 PM)

50+ km distance

  • 18. km (Eagles' Cliffs, from 12:00 AM until 14:00 PM)
  • 28. km (Camping Žagarkalns, from 01:00 PM until 04:00 PM)
  • 40. km (Ozolkalns, from 01:40 PM until 05:40 PM)

30 + km distance

  • 18. km (Eagles' Cliffs, from noon until 02:00 PM)

8. THE HEALTH AND EQUIPMENT OF THE RUNNERS.

8.1. Each athlete assumes full responsibility for the compliance of his or her state of health with the distance in question and confirms it with a signature when receiving participant`s number.

8.2. Organizers are not responsible for possible injuries or accidents during the race.

8.3. In case of a participant's withdrawal, the organizers will not provide access to the finish. In case of health problems, the help of judges and other participants of the competition should be used to solve the situation and to contact the organizers of the competition by calling +371 22063660.

8.4. Organizers of the race have authorized the judges of the track to follow the course of the race in order to control to compliance with the regulations of self-sufficiency to the maximum. assisting athlete supporters on the track, except when medical help is required.

8.5. The fans must not be on the track with the athletes.  It is prohibited to follow the athletes on bikes.

8.6. During the race, the judges have the right to suspend the athlete temporarily to arrange the participant's number if it is torn or not visible.

8.7. If a participant starts with walking sticks, they should be carried along the distance.

8.8. Recommended equipment for (30+ km; 50+ km; 85+ km) distance participants:

  • charged mobile phone (with the possibility to call) with added competition administration / doctor phone numbers
  • medical patches
  • a cup for drinking
  • at least 0.75 l at the start of the liquid (water, sports drink, e.t.c.)
  • recommended equipment, except for liquids, must be kept to the finish; track judges have the right to inspect the equipment

8.9. Recommended equipment for 13+ km distance participants:

  • charged mobile phone (with the possibility to call) with added competition administration / doctor phone numbers
  • 0.5 l of the liquid at the start (water, sports drink, etc.)

8. COMPETITION PROGRAMME.

9.1. 

  • 31.07 at 19:00 - 21:00 - receiving of numbers and registration of new participants at Rozu laukums, Cesis.

9.2.

  • 01.08. at 5.00–5.45 - receiving and registration of numbers for participants of 85+ km distances at Rozu laukums, Cesis.
  • 6.00 - Start for the participants of 50+ km and 85+ km distances.

P.S. There is an opportunity to apply for accommodation in Cesis in advance.

9.3

  • 01.08. at 9.00 - 10.30 - receiving of numbers and registration of new participants for 3 km, 13+ km 30+ km and 50+ km distances at Rozu laukums, Cesis.
  • 9.00 - 10.15 - receiving of numbers and registration of new members for children's run at Rozu laukums, Cesis.
  • 10.30 - start for 650m children`s race
  • 11.00 - start for 3 km, 13+ km, 30+ km, 50+ km distances
  • 11.30 - Award of the winners of the children's race
  • 12.00 - Award of the winners of 3 km distance
  • 13.00 - Award of the winners of 13+ km distance
  • 15.00 - Award of the winners of 30+ km and 50+ km distances
  • 17.00 - Award of 85+ km ultramarathon winners

10. AWARDING

10.1. Runners:

  • Absolute winners (1st to 3rd place winners) in the category of women and men 3 km, 13+ km, 30+ km, 50+ km and 85+ km will be rewarded with commemorative prizes.
  • 3 km, 13+ km   30+ km, 50+ km and 85+ km distances 1–3 winners will be awarded with diplomas in each age group (regardless of the number of participants).

10.2. Nordic Walkers:

  • By casting lots three walkers finishers will be awarded of 13+ km, 30+ km and 50+ km distances

10.3. All participants who finish 3 km, 13+ km, 30+ km, 50+ km and 85+ km receive commemorative medals.

11. TRACK MARKINGS

11.1. The tracks are marked with colourful signs. Additional warning signs will be posted before dangerous places - ditches, bogs, steep slopes or traffic routes.

11.2. Labels will be posted 3 to 4 days before the start of the race.

11.3. If you are lost during the race or don't see the label for a while, try to return to the place where you last saw it. If you think the label is wrong, call the judge and follow his instructions, but don't change it yourself.

11.4. Labels must not be damaged, if you see that it is done, place or put them back.

12. JUDGMENT, PENALTIES AND DISQUALIFICATION

12.1. Electronic time control system is used to record results (3 km, 13+ km, 30+ km, 50+ km and 85+ km distances).

12.2. Organizers have the right to disqualify a participant if he / she does not comply with the norms of public order and requirements specified in the regulations.

12.3. Organizers have the right to disqualify a participant if it is seen that he / she is not able to continue the race.

12.4. It is forbidden to give any help to athletes from outside. Failure to comply with this rule will result in disqualification of the athlete.

12.5. Penalties for Cesis ECO Trail 2020 Terms of Service Violations:

  • no visible athlete number - warning
  • unauthorized assistance to an athlete on the track - disqualification
  • failure to provide assistance to other athletes in case of need - disqualification
  • missing a mark about the checkpoint crossing - disqualification

13. PHOTOS

During the race, photographers who will record the course of the race will be working at the start / finish place as well as on the track in separate places. The organizers have the right to use the photos and video material taken during the Cesis ECO Trail 2020 for marketing and advertising purposes without coordination with the people seen.

14. GENERAL PROVISIONS

14.1. All participants must abide by the rules of mutual kindness and assistance, must not refuse assistance in cases of injury and other problems.

14.2. The competition takes place in the territory of the Gauja National Park, therefore, the binding rules of behaviour in it must be observed. It is forbidden to discard waste at the edges of the track, for example, the packaging of used goods. They must be delivered to the waste bags at the snack points or to the finish.

14.3. The route of the race track shall be crossed or driven by public road, therefore, when moving or crossing it, the norms of the Republic of Latvia Traffic Regulations shall be observed.

14.4. The race track is not a private area of ​​the Cesis Eco Trail organizers, so other people, economic activities and traffic flow there should be treated with respect and understanding. Dignity and understanding should be handled by the competition staff, volunteers and judges.

14.5. If you see that an athlete needs medical attention on the track, call the mobile phone number on the participant's number and help get to the nearest settlement or snack point.

14.6. Exceeding other participants, this must be done without endangering oneself, other athletes and tourists, and should be done courteously.

14.7. When registering for the race, the participant confirms that he / she is familiar with the regulations and agrees with the rules.

14.8. Upon registration, the participant agrees to collect, process and disclose his / her personal data for running the race in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

In order to ensure the running of the race, the participant agrees that personal data will be transferred to the following external service providers:

  • GANDI SAS (reg. No: 423 093 459 RCS PARIS, France) - Cloud Service
  • Digitālā Pele Ltd ( reg. No: 40003894486) - number printing
  • Hopsaa Ltd (reg. No: 40103192076) - record the results
  • SIA Stohotel (reģ. nr. 40003949159) - webpage

15. CHANGES IN THE REGULATIONS

15.1. Organizers have the right to make changes and additions to the regulations until 01.07.2020

15.2. The organizers are not responsible for the fact that the participant is not familiar with the regulations.

 

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