Rules & Regulations – Teioasa Trail Race, 1st edition, 2nd of September, Darabani/Botosani

 

Teioasa Trail Race is a trail running competition open to any professional or amateur runner, registered or not in an athletic club, who has a minimum of equipment, experience and knowledge in this area and is in good health condition.

 

Teioasa Trail Race is organized by Asociatia Nord and is part of the festival Zilele Nordului, produced by Asociatia Fapte.

 

In order to participate in this competition, you must read its Rules & Regulations on its website before registering. If you are a minor, the responsibility is both yours and one of your parents’ (or legal guardian’s), by signing the „Participation Agreement” by your parent (legal guardian).

 

Signing the agreement implies that you have read, understood and accepted these Rules & Regulations. Completing your registration by filling in the registration form means that you have read and understood the Rules & Regulations.

 

Part I : Registration, entry fee and race kit

  • Entry fee: 60 lei for adults and 30 lei for minors (under 18 years old). You can register online or on competition day, before the start. Registrations made after 10th of August do not guarantee the technical running shirt.
  • The race kit includes: competition number, technical t-shirt, timing, hydration points, participation diploma, pasta party, finisher’s medal, gifts from our sponsors. The organizers reserve their right to modify the content of the race kit. All modifications will be announced before the race.
  • Prizes: medals, diplomas, gifts from our partners. There will be no cash prizes.
  • Free accommodation for the participants in the official camping places from Pomarla and Darabani (for those who want to attend the Zilele Nordului festival).

 

Means of registration

 

  • Online, on our website: maratonulnordului.ro , by filling in the registration form. The payment will be made only after receiving the receipt through PO, in cash at the beginning of the race or by bank transfer. After you fill in the registration form, you have 10 days to validate your registration by making the payment. Otherwise, your registration will not be taken into consideration.

 

  • On the day of the race, registrations can be made at the starting point of the race.

 

In order for your registration to be validated, you need to check the option “I’ve read and agreed with the Rules & Regulations of this competition.” Validation and assignment of your competition number will only be made after your payment of the entry fee.

Your payment can include the fees for more participants; in order to do so, please send an e-mail at pedalez@maratonulnordului.ro , specifying the full name of the participants.

Information about picking up the race kit will be available shortly before the competition.

Those who are not present at the start of the race, are disqualified by the organizers or abandon the race will not receive a refund.

 

Part II: Age categories

You can register in one of the following categories:

  1. Family Run : 2 km
  • designed for minors (under 18 years old)
  • it is mandatory that the minor runner is permanently accompanied by at least one parent. They must cross the finish line together. For all minors, the registration will be made by adults (the minor’s name will be the one appearing in the competition list).
  1. 5 km Run
  • open format – male and female
  1. 10 km Run
  • open format – male and female

 

Part III: The schedule

 

The schedule of the competition will be announced via e-mail to all the validated participants, minimum one week in advance of the start.

 

Part IV: Participants’ obligations

 

  1. providing correct and complete information for the registration;
  2. paying the entry fee no later than picking up the race kit;
  3. using an adequate equipment throughout the entire race;
  4. minor runners from the Family Race category must be permanently accompanied by at least one parent throughout the entire race. They must cross the finish line together. The parent is responsible for the minor being present at the start line and for his/her health condition.
  5. putting up the competition number so that it is visible. The number should only be taken off after crossing the finish line or after the organizers validate your abandon;
  6. carefully following the trail and checking in at every control point of the trail (it is not allowed to use shortcuts);
  7. respecting the time limit mentioned in the part Trails. Participants that do not respect the time frame will automatically be registered as “abandon”;
  8. respecting the rules, advice and indications that the organizers or the police give throughout the competition and the special regulations in the frontier area;
  9. paying attention and respecting the traffic rules on the public roads;
  10. paying attention to the obstacles that may occur off the public roads: people, animals, branches etc.;
  11. paying attention to the direction changes in the trail (some of them might be more narrow);
  12. having a fair-play attitude;
  13. not creating dangerous situations for themselves or other participants;
  14. announcing the closest control point (or the organizers, by phone) of any serious issue encountered on the trail, including abandon. The abandon can only be announced by the participant (by phone or at the control/nutrition points, where he/she will wait for the organizers to validate the abandon);
  15. not throwing garbage/ non-biodegradable items on the trail (there will be special spots to do so at the control points);
  16. respecting the nature and the people they encounter throughout the trail;
  17. respecting the regulations and imposed behavior in the frontier area;
  18. being aware that their participation in this competition is made in full knowledge of their physical and mental ability to participate in the event;
  19. being responsible for their own security and safety.

 

The organizers, partners, sponsors and volunteers that are involved in organizing the event will not be made responsible for any injuries, deaths or damages that may occur during the event or as a result of the event.

Any accident that may occur during the competition because of the disregard of the rules & regulations and/or disregard of legal traffic rules by participants will be the responsibility of those involved in the accident.

 

Part V: Prizes

 

The prizes consist of diplomas, medals and trophies (for all three races). The competition has an OPEN format – no age categories. The organizers are entitled to further award age categories, depending on the number of participants. All the participants that finish the race in the specified time frame will be awarded participation diplomas and medals.

 

Part VI: Declarations

 

By accepting the rules & regulations and completing the registration form, the participant is self-declaring that:

 

  • he/she is physically, mentally and medically suitable to participate in the sports competition Teioasa Trail Race. He or she is, therefore, exonerating the organizers and those directly involved in the Running Trail (sponsors, partners, volunteers, authorities) of any responsibility regarding demands that he/she or his/her successors might have in the potential events of injuries, sickness, death or other medical issues that may appear during the competition;
  • he/she is aware of all the aspects regarding the actual participation in the competition and the risks that may appear (according to the Rules & Regulations of the competition);
  • he/she agrees if the organizer (or its sponsors and partners) will use his/her name, photos, videos, quotes for marketing and advertising reasons or for promoting events co-organized by Asociatia Nord and Asociatia Fapte.

 

Therefore, the participants are taking upon themselves the full responsibility for any injury or damages that may result from their participation in the competition.

 

Part VII: Others

 

Organizers reserve the right to use the image and name of the participants in advertising purposes of the event (present or future) and other marketing materials needed for the evaluation/presentation of the event that is representing Teioasa Trail Race.

 

In case of force majeure, the organizers reserve their right to cancel the competition. In this case, the registered participants will be refunded the entry fee. Any other potential expenses (such as transportation, accommodation – other than the Zilele Nordului camping, meals – other than the festive meal) will not be the organizers’ responsibility.

 

Organizers reserve the right to modify the Rules & Regulations, but only if they announce the changes on the website of the competition no later than 30th of August 2018, 23:59. In extreme cases, any changes will be notified at the race kit pick-up points.

 

The personal data mentioned in the registration form will not be used for any other purpose than verifying the competition category the participant has registered for.

 

TRAILS

  • Family Trail Race: cca 2 km
  • Short Trail Race: cca 5 km
  • Long Trail Race: cca 10 km

Time frames:

  • Family Trail Race: 45 minutes
  • Short Trail Race: 1 hour
  • Long Trail Race: 2 hours

VOLUNTEERS

 

The Teioasa Trail Race volunteers will be chosen from the local youth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annex 1: Participation agreement for minors

 

Teioasa Trail Race

2nd of September, Darabani, Botosani

 

Full name and surname of the participant: …………………………………………………………………………..

Personal Identification Code  …………………………………………………….

 

 

I, the undersigned ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

residing in  …………………………………………………………………………………………

owner of Identity Card  …………………………, phone number ………………………………………, as parent/legal guardian of the participant, I self-declare that my son/daughter is medically suited to participate in the competition

 

 

Teioasa Trail Race, 1st Edition, 2nd September 2018

 

 

We take upon ourselves the responsibility for our son’s/daughter’s participation and we guarantee that the Rules & Regulations of the competition (from the website www.maratonulnordului.ro) will be respected.

 

 

Parent’s/legal guardian’s signature:

 

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