REGULATION 2020

VOLCANO ULTRAMARATHON 2020

From April 3 to 13, 2020

Article 1. The Organizer

VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON is a sporting event organized by JIMBOFRESH. In accordance with Spanish legislation. It is registered as JIMBOFRESH INTERNATIONAL SL. He has professional legal insurance and a legal deposit of financial security.

 

Article 2. Concept

VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON VUM is a 200km race with 6 stages in self-sufficiency. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing their mandatory equipment, food and personal equipment. Participants must follow the route marked by the organizers and have a road book or map. VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON takes place ON APRIL 2020 (From April 3 to 13)

 

Article 3. Program

VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON will be held in April (COSTA RICA) with the following itinerary:
• Day 1 – ARRIVAL TO SAN JOSÉ
• DAY 2 – TRANSFER TO NORTH OF COSTA RICA
• DAY 3 – STAGE 1
• DAY 4 – STAGE 2
• DAY 5 – STAGE 3
• DAY 6 – STAGE 4
• DAY 7 – STAGE 5
• DAY 8 – END VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON
• DAY 9 – FREE DAY IN SAN JOSE
• DAY 10 – TRANSFER AIRPORT

VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON reserves the right to modify the rules and conditions of VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON, the details of the race, the route of the race, including the destination, in case of forces beyond our control or if necessary for the safety of the group.

 

Article 4. Entrance conditions for runners

VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON is open to anyone over 18 years of age, of any nationality that accepts the rules and conditions of the race. An official medical certificate and a resting ECG report are required and must be dated no more than 30 days before the start or race. Registration fees must be paid by the participant before the event.

 

Article 5. CHECK-IN before the race

The administrative, technical and medical check-up will take place on day 2 according to the established plan. The participants must comply with all administrative and technical requirements (ART.16 and 17). Any participant who does not meet all the required conditions can be excluded from the race without refund of the fees paid.

 

Article 6. Time limit and classification by kilometer

The outputs for each stage will be grouped. The participants must start at the moment indicated by the organization. The time limit per stage is 10 hours and 24 hours for the long stage. During this stage, the cp4 (approximately km 60) will close 18 hours after the start. Anyone who has not crossed checkpoint 4 within 18 hours will be disqualified. An official timekeeper will eliminate the daily arrival order of each competitor. If a participant is out of the time limit or stops running at a checkpoint, they can start over the next day if the medical staff gives a favorable opinion. In this case, the competitor remains in the general classification and will necessarily be classified after the competitors that will be classified by time. The classification by kilometer is achieved by the accumulated kilometers running throughout the competition.

 

Article 7: Marking and road book

The participants must follow the route marked by the organization; if they do not, they may incur sanctions of varying severity according to the particular stage. The course will be marked approximately every 500 meters. There are several natural landmarks that will serve as additional landmarks. A road book for you will be given before the event. It will be compiled from topographical survey missions. You will be penalized if you do not have your route book during the race.

 

Article 8: Checkpoint & Bivouac

The checkpoints are at regular intervals through (approximately 15 km) at each stage of the race. There are between 2 and 8 checkpoints depending on the distance of the day. The competitors must go through the control points, otherwise sanctions will be applied. The water distribution points on both the start and finish line of each stage of the day are mandatory control points. The control points will allow race officials to register schedules and distribute water. Medical assistance will be available regularly at checkpoints. Every night, the organization makes a bivouac. Participants will sleep in hammocks In some of these camps, competitors will have water for the shower.

 

Article 9: Water Supply

The organization is responsible for supplying water to each competitor. Each participant must manage their own daily water intake according to the scheduled water distribution schedules / places. Water will not be supplied at any other time.
Normal stage: 12 liters per person per day
• 2 liters before departure
• 6 liters during the race
• 4 liters upon arrival
Uninterrupted stage: 18 liters per person per day
• 2 liters before departure
• 14 liters during the race
• 2 liters upon arrival

 

Article 10: Penalties and Disqualification

Reason for penalty – Elimination:
• The document is missing in the administrative checks before the event
• Use of a transport during the competition
• Failure to respect the organizer’s safety instructions
• Behavior judged by the organization as disrespectful and / or dangerous to the group or the environment.

Reason for penalty – Penalties of 3 hours:
• Not respecting the weight of the backpack
• Lack of mandatory equipment
• There is no road book or there is no route map

Reason for penalty – Penalties of 2 hours:
• Do not follow the marks (2 hours + saved time)
• Lack of control at a control point
• Failure to respect the environment

Reason for penalty – Penalties of 1 hour:
• Not respecting the ID marks and / or their positioning (ID and / or patches)
• Receive extra food or extra water

Reason to be in the results by kilometers:
• Exceeding the maximum time allowed in a scenario
• Exceeding time at a checkpoint
• Competitor who received supervision, but with positive medical validation to continue the competition

 

Article 11: Abandoned

In case a competitor leaves the race, he must inform a representative of the organization and give him his race number. No competitor can leave the race without informing the organization and signing an official withdrawal form as stipulated by VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON
Several options are available for participants who wish to retire from the race:
• In the case of a serious physical condition, the repatriation can be organized immediately
• A participant who is in adequate physical condition, but wishes to retire may choose to be driven to the final finish line, having signed an official download form of VOLCANO ULTRA MARATHON. This option depends on the viability at that moment. Accommodation and meals are the responsibility of the competitor. Or the competitor can be transported by the organization every morning from the starting point to the night camp.

 

Article 12: Classification

The time of each competitor is indicated in hours, minutes and seconds. Classification with time: the daily ranking of the race is calculated by adding the time necessary to run that stage of the race, plus any applicable penalty. The general classification is calculated by adding times for each stage of the race. Classification by kilometer: if a participant is out of the time limit or stops running at a control point, he or she can restart the next day if the medical staff gives a favorable opinion. In this case, the competitor remains in the general classification and will necessarily be classified as a result of competitors that will be classified by time. The classification by kilometer is achieved by the accumulated kilometers running throughout the competition.
12.1 The teams are formed by a minimum of three or more people of any gender, Each team must designate a team captain and a team name.
12.2 Any action against a competitor that is part of a team will apply to the entire team. This includes, but is not limited to, a time penalty and disqualification.
12.3 Team members must never be out of sight of each other, or alternatively, they must have a distance greater than 25 meters that separates the first member of the team from the last member of the team, how much distance is the shortest, while in the countryside. Team members must go through the starting line, all checkpoints and the finish line together.
12.4 If a team member withdraws or is disqualified and this leaves the rest of the team with fewer than three people, this will result in the disqualification of the rest of the team from the Team Category of the Race.
12.5 If a team is disqualified, each remaining member of the team may still continue in the Race in the individual category. If a team has more than three members, they can continue competing in the team category as long as at least three of the original team members remain.

12.6 The organization of the race may impose a time penalty on any competitor if, in their sole discretion, they determine that an unfair advantage will be obtained if the members of a team become individuals.

 

Article 13: Rewards

All runners will receive a medal and finisher shirt. There will be a final classification of the first three and a female classification.
Cash prizes:
GENERAL
1000 $ + Trophy + dorsal 2021 *
$ 500 + Trophy
$ 250 Trophy
WOMEN
1000 $ + Trophy + dorsal 2021 *
$ 500 + Trophy
$ 250 + Trophy
TEAMS
1000 $ + Trophy + gift lot x3

* The winners in the men’s and women’s category are included in the dorsal for the next edition (includes flight).

 

Article 14: Medical Assistance

A medical team specialized in sports medicine will be present throughout the race and will have special assistance vehicles. They will ensure that participants do not suffer from physical or mental exhaustion. The medical team can stop a competitor and disqualify any participant who feels physically incapacitated to continue the race or receive vital medical attention.

 

Article 15: Neutralization, Modification and Cancellation

The race can be stopped if the organization considers it necessary for safety reasons.

 

Article 16: Compulsory Equipment

The mandatory equipment and personal belongings of each participant (food, equipment and survival equipment, etc.) must weigh between 5 and 15 kg. This maximum weight does not include your daily water supply.
Food: each participant must provide their own food for 6 days. Each competitor must have 2 000k / calories per day, that is, a minimum of 12,000k / calories, otherwise it will be penalized. Gas stoves are strictly prohibited. (see list of material).

 

Article 17: Registration

The registration fees are 2.250 euros (without air transport).
For confirmation, a deposit of 1,000 euros is required, and 100% is completed 60 days before the start of the race.
According to the formalized inscription the payment can be made on a monthly basis until the end of 100% 60 days before the start of the race.

Payment Methods:
• Credit card
• Bank transfer (confirmed by justification). Send mail to info@volcanoultramarathon.com

 

Article 18: Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made before 12/16/2019 at 3:00 pm will have a cost of € 100.
  • Cancellations made before 31/01/2020 at 3:00 pm will have expenses of 50% of the subscribers so far in registration.
  • Cancellations made before 08/03/2020 at 3:00 p.m. will have expenses of 75% of what has been paid so far for registration.
  • Any cancellation produced after 08/03/2020 at 15: 01h will not be entitled to any refund.

Article 19: Insurance

Each competitor will have to take out assistance and repatriation insurance. The certificate of this insurance must be provided in the administrative file before departure. Each competitor takes part in the complete knowledge of the risks that the course of this competition can cause and exempts the organization from any responsibility in case of accident or physical problems. The organization strongly recommends that participants also take out cancellation insurance.

 

Article 20: Communication

The race number must be placed according to the organizers’ instructions and the names and logos of the official sponsors must not be hidden.

 

Article 21: Image Rights

Volcano ultra marathon reserves all exclusive rights for photo coverage of volcano ultra marathon. Participants must accept that volcano ultra marathon has exclusive use of their individual or collective images for everything directly or indirectly related to their participation in volcano ultra marathon.

 

Article 22: Disclaimer

Each runner has been informed of the medical contraindications that may affect his participation in the race and, consequently, absolves the organization of the race (including medical and technical personnel) of any responsibility for medical problems or injuries that may occur during the race. event.

 

Article 23: Cancellation of the event due to natural disaster

You will participate in an extreme sporting event in an extreme environment, passing by dormant volcanoes, which can wake up without warning. Both the management of VolcanoUM and the local PC media will be in direct contact to solve any awakening of nature that is not in human control, but to protect and evacuate their athletes. That is why VUM reserves the right to cancel the event for the safety of its participants when the security assessment team so requires, together with the decision of the local authorities.

 

Article 24: ETICA VolcanoUM

The world of extreme racing brings together people who not only practice sports, but also create and respect important values ​​that constitute the ethics of Sport.
Respect for People.
• Respect themselves: no deception, neither before nor during the race.
• Respect other brokers: provide assistance to another broker in difficulty.
• Respect the volunteers: the volunteers, who also participate for pleasure.

Respect for Nature
• Respect the fauna and flora not throwing waste.
• Follow marked roads, without shortening outside, to avoid soil erosion.

No paid broker.
• The policy of VUM is not to pay for the participation, any athlete, elite or amateur will opt for cash prizes, $ 10,000 in total.

Participation and companionship
• Everyone, contestants or volunteers, support and do what is necessary to offer help in any situation.
• Support for a humanitarian purpose, it invites to relativize one’s own suffering.
• An economical amount of your registration will be allocated to help from VolcanoGREEN *