You can find the downloadable version of Winter Trail 2018 rules here.
RULES OF WINTER TRAIL 2020
ARTICLE 1. ORGANISER
The « Winter Trail 2020 » is organized by the Station de Trail de Chartreuse association, Act1901 (SIRET: 530 605 955 00018).
Station de Trail association was founded in 2011 with the aim of organizing and promoting mountain running.
ARTICLE 2. RACES AND ROUTES
Saturday, february 1st, 2020: Vertical Kilometre, mass Start at 17:00 at Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse. Authorized registration from the CADET category.
Sunday, february 2nd, 2020 :
– Trail 25,9km – 1440m Elevation, depart 8:00. Authorized registration from the HOPE category.
– Trail 15,6km – 760m Elevation, depart 9:00. Authorized registration from the JUNIOR category.
– Trail 8,5km – 430m Elevation, depart 10:00. Authorized registration from the CADET category. (Open to walkers, not timed, free depart.) Information for the races on : www.chartreusewintertrail.fr
The organizer reserves the right to modify the itinerary or the departure times according to the weather conditions, or even to cancel the planned events without any refund.
ARTICLE 3. GENERAL CONDITIONS
The « Chartreuse Winter Trail » will be conducted in accordance with these regulations, the FFA and non-stadium races. All competitors agree to comply with these regulations by the mere fact of their registration and by signing the registration form and release of responsibility by the organisers for any incident or accident that may occur as a result of non-compliance with the regulations.
You will run in the Regional Natural Park of Chartreuse which contains unique natural environments for animal and vegetable species. To help preserve the biodiversity of these sites, please be discreet, stay on the trails and do not drop any litter. To prevent erosion and secure the future of the race it is forbidden to cut corners and paths.
ARTICLE 4. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
The « Chartreuse Winter Trail » is open to all, men or women, licensed or not. The minimum age for participation varies according to the event, see Article 2.
The “Chartreuse Winter Trail” is reserved for experienced runners, in very good physical condition and able to run alone for several hours on steep mountain trails and in conditions that can be made difficult by the weather situation.
The following are required:
– Either a medical certificate mentioning “no contra-indication to the practice of running in competition”, issued less than one year before the date of the event (or photocopy),
– One of the following sports licenses recognized by the FFA 2020 competition season (mentioning a medical certificate) FFA.
For foreign runners, the medical certificate is compulsory even with a competition license issued by a federation affiliated to the IAAF and Must be in French or transmitted with a certified translation. The cancellation of entries is subject to the presentation of a valid document as described above. No refunds will be possible in this circumstance.
ARTICLE 5. ENTRIES
The race is limited to 700 participants.
Registration will be made:
– By Internet with secure payment on the platform: myourdoorbox.com
– On the day if the quota of 700 entrants is not reached, food by reservation
– By post, sending the registration form to: Station de Trail, Le Bourg, Route de Perquelin, 38380 Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, FRANCE
The prices of the races are as follows:
– Vertical Kilometre: 14€
– Trail 25,9km = 35€
– Trail 15,6km = 25€
– Trail 8,5km = 14€
All rates are valid until 31th december 2019,
+4€ from 1st january to 31th january 2020
+6€ on the day
It is possible to book food at the price of 9 euros the meal at the time of registration. On site, additional food will only be sold within the limits of availability.
ARTICLE 6. CANCELLATION
Any person who is unable to participate in the race for medical reasons (on presentation of a medical certificate) and who signs it before January 1st, 2020 will be refunded with a deduction of 5 euros costs. Anyone unable to participate in the race for medical reasons (on presentation of a medical certificate) and notifying it before January 31, 2020 will be refunded 50% minus 5 euros costs. After January 31, 2020, no refund will be possible.
ARTICLE 7. RESULTS AND PRIZES
For each event prizes based on the timed results will be awarded at:
– 18:30 for the KMV saturday 1st at the Salle des fêtes de Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse
– 11:30 for the trails on Sunday 2nd february at the Salle des fêtes de Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse.
It is expected to provide prizes for participants in fancy dress at the KMV on saturday 1st.
There is no specific classification for Para athletes.
ARTICLE 8. MARKING
The course marking will be with biodegradable tape as well as biodegradable paint. On the few sections open to traffic, the competitor must comply with the highway code. Marshalls will be at the most problematic points.
Barriers will be present to secure the course. Also the courses will be cleared afterwards.
ARTICLE 9. CONTROL STATIONS AND TIME BARRIERS
Checkpoints shall be used to guide and verify that the runners are on the correct course. In the event of non-respect of the route or missing checkpoints, the participant will be disqualified.
Cut off times will be set up and can be consulted on the race website. They could be adapted on the day of the race depending on weather conditions and without notice.
ARTICLE 10. FEED STATIONS
Several refreshments will be available (water, Energy/hot drinks and food). However, it will be up to each competitor to have his own supply of energy and water. Assistance/refueling outside of Feed Stations is not permitted.
ARTICLE 11. COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT
For all races (except the 8km), you must be in possession of the following:
– A minimum of 0.5Litres of water
– A survival blanket,
– A whistle
– A card specifying any current medical treatment in progress/allergies.
The organization strongly recommends the following equipment:
– Running Pack or Bottle Belt,
– Trail Shoes
– Warm clothes (Hat, gloves, full leg cover)
– Mobile phone
– Emergency food.
A competitor not equipped with these items may be refused to start by the race committee. Unannounced checks may be carried out throughout the course by the organization and entail the disqualification of any participant who is not in possession of the compulsory equipment.
ARTICLE 12. SAFETY
The runner is the first link in safety and undertakes their own safety in the mountains. In the event of an accident of a competitor, Every participant undertakes to safely rescue and to contact as quickly as possible the race director or a member of the organization.
If the weather conditions, physical condition or bad behavior of a competitor so require, the marshals, medical team, and/or the race committee have the authority to retire a competitor.
In the event of abandonment, the runner must inform a checkpoint and hand in his race number upon arrival. If a competitor decides to abandon without warning of abandonment and the organization conducts searches, legal proceedings may be instituted against him for the reimbursement of the expenses incurred.
A medical team will be present at the start of the races.
ARTICLE 13. INSURANCE
Station de Trail association has taken out civil liability insurance n ° 47 064 589 04 with regard to the organization and coverage of the event. The organization advises each competitor to be in possession of liability insurance and repatriation insurance, search and rescue costs.
ARTICLE 14- ANTI-DOPING CONTROL
Participants shall strictly respect the doping ban and provisions regarding doping controls, as they result from laws and regulations, including articles and L.230-1 and following the Code of Sport. Participants agree to submit to any doping control.
ARTICLE 15 – RACE COMMITTEE
It is composed of:
– the race director
– the president of the association Station de Trail
– the coordinator of the event
– and any person chosen for his competence by the race director.
The race committee is to make all decisions for the smooth running of the race and to rule within the time limit compatible with the requirements of the race on all claims made during the race. The decisions are final.
ARTICLE 16 – RIGHT TO IMAGE, PRIVACY
Photographers or Videographers approved by the organization will be present during the race to make reports or videos. Any competitor expressly waives the right to their image during the event, and waives all recourse against the organizer and his authorized partners for the use of their image or the data concerning them.
ARTICLE 17 – SETTLEMENT DEFAULT
These rules and regulations are based on the regulations and FFA Prefecture known to date. Should the regulations change, we would be required to implement and change the regulations and organization of the Raidlight Winter Trail to reflect any new developments.
For any matter not provided for in these regulations, the race committee will rule on the decision.