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Here below you'll find the main points of the Rules & Regulations. We however recommend you to download and read the complete document.

 

1. Entry conditions

Participation

The Trail race 2019 is an individual event.

Minimum age

The persons fulfilling the following conditions can enter the competition:

  • « ACTIVE » : Birth year 2005 or before ;
  • « MOUNTAIN » : Birth year 2001 or before ;
  • « SKY » : Birth year 2001 or before;
  • « EXTREME » : Birth year 2001 or before;
  • « VERTICAL » : Birth year 2005 or before.

Juniors:

  • Birth year between 1999 and 2004.

Exemptions

The organisers keep the right to grant exemptions.

Parental authorisation

  • A written parental authorisation will be required for under-18 competitors.The form can be downloaded on the website and must be filled, signed and presented to collect the bib.

Special Conditions for the « EXTREME » Race

The new « EXTREME » race of the Matterhorn Ultraks is a demanding course that requires mountain and altitude experience. Therefore, at registration, questions will be asked about the experience of the person in similar skyrunning /trailrunning races, in mountain and with Via Ferrata.

Organiser reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse the registration of a person that is consider as not having the sufficient aptitudes and/or experience to face such course. Organiser's decision is final.

In such case, the persons that are refused registration will be proposed a guaranteed start in any other race of the Matterhorn Ultraks at the rate applicable when they registered to the « EXTREME » race.

Fee difference, or if the person decides not to enter any race the whole amount, shall be reimbursed by the organiser.

 

2. Categories

 

« ACTIVE »

« MOUNTAIN »

« SKY »

« EXTREME »

« VERTICAL »

Men Overall

X

X

X

X

X

Men I
(1990 - 2001)

X (1)

X

X

X

X (1)

Men M30
(1980 – 1989)

X

X

X

X

X

Men M40
(1970 -1979)

X

X

X

X

X

Men M50
(1960-1969)

X

X

X

X

X

Men M60+
(1959 or before)

X

X

X

X

X

Women Overall

X

X

X

X

X

Women I
(1990 - 2001)

X (1)

X

X

X

X (1)

Women W30
(1980 – 1989)

X

X

X

X

X

Women W40
(1970 - 1979)

X

X

X

X

X

Women W50+
(1969 or before)

X

X

X

X

X

Juniors Boys
(1999 – 2004)

X

 

 

 

X

Juniors Girls
(1999 – 2004)

X

 

 

 

X

(1) 1990 - 1998

 

3. Equipment

Equipment

  • The Race Committee does not impose any compulsory equipment except for the « EXTREME » race.
  • Each competitor is responsible to evaluate what he/she must take along. It is however recommended to check the weather forecast in order to adjust the equipment accordingly. It is also recommended to take a long sleeve jacket and a survival blanket.
  • A weather bulletin will be published the evening before the race.
  • For the « EXTREME » race, the rules and regulations of Skyrunner World Series apply. This includes a long sleeves waterproof jacket. In addition micro spikes are required.
  • Reminder: No more cups at aid stations, so please have your own.

Poles

Poles are accepted on all courses. 

 

4. Links

Registration

Complete Rules & Regulations

Aid Stations

Here you'll find the kind of products to be found in the Aid Stations

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