Haanja100 MTB 2019 – Rules and Regulations
The purpose of the event is to popularize the nature of Haanjamaa and to popularize the whole Võrumaa as an ideal place to spend ones time on a bike. The event is also a perfect occasion to test ones physical and mental abilities on an extra-long distance competition.
2. TIME AND PLACE
Saturday, 21st of September, 2019. The start is given on the field in front of the Hotel Kubija in Võru. The finish is at the same place.
3. RACES AND ROUTES
100 miles race will be held on one lap. The start is at 7:00. There are 7 feeding stations on the track.
NB! The 100 miles track has approx. 2500 meters of vertical climbing.
100 kilometer race will be held on one lap. The start is at 9:00. There are 4 feeding stations on the track.
NB! The 100km track has approx. 1650 meters of vertical climbing.
The route of both races consists mainly (about 50%) of single-tracks, some of them in the forest, some on the fields. About 25% of route is wider path. The rest of the route goes by smaller and bigger roads, covered with gravel and asphalt.NB! Organizer will set closing times for the feeding stations depending on the track and weather conditions at the race morning. The control time is 10 hours for the 100km race and 12 hours for the 100 miles race. The finish is opened till the last competitor arrives, but everyone crossing the time limit will be on the track on their own responsibility – organizer will not guarantee the open feeding stations or secured road crossings.
NB! At the 84th kilometer of the 100km track will be a CheckPoint (CP), where after 6pm (18:00 local time) only competitors with working proper bicycle lights and sufficiently (more than 30%) loaded mobile phone will be allowed to pass and continue the race.
NB! In feeding stations (FS) will be offered Enervit sports drink (you can fill your bottles or camel-backs), fresh water, salt, bread, salted cucumber (pickles), banana, water-melon, raisins and cookies. In addition to the usual menu, FS1 offers Enervit energy goods, FS2 offers yoghurt and curd-sweets, FS3 offers pasta and sausage, buns and cakes, FS4 offers RC Cola and water-melon. You can also get limited technical support at each FS. The spare parts have to be paid in the finish. If possible also a bike wash will be organized in case the weather conditions demand such help.
4. COMPETITION CLASSES
100 km race – Men, Men50 (born before 1969) and Women
100 miles race – Men and Women
The registration begins on 4th of July 2019 at 9:00 via following channels:
1. via website www.haanja100.ee
2. via e-mail email@example.com (recommended for clubs and for invoice requests)
Entry is open for anyone who is born on 22nd of September 2000 or earlier and is fit enough to finish the race.
6. ENTRY FEES
Entry fee includes: marked route, bib number with participants name and country flag, electronical time-keeping, feeding-stations, finishers T-shirt, pre- and after-race pasta-party in hotel Kubija restaurant, after-race relaxation in hotel SPA, diploma, free entry to the after-party with.
Entry fees for 100km race:
Early bird price: 4/7-31/7 – 90€
Normal price: 1/8-11/9 – 102€
Last minute price: 12/9 to the start on 21/9 until 8:30am – 114€
Entry fees for 100 miles race:
Early bird price: 4/7-31/7 – 132€
Normal price: 1/8-11/9 – 144€
NB! There will be no last minute price for 100 miles, entry ends on 11/9!
NB! The fee is not refundable. The registration can be transferred to another participant until 14th of September 12pm, for a fee of 10€.
NB! Participants who like to receive an invoice should inform the organizer before the payment of the entry fee.
Awarding ceremony of 100km will take place at 16:30
Awarded will be: 6 best in Men, 3 best in M50 and 3 best in Women.
Awarding ceremony of 100 miles will take place at 18:00
Awarded will be: 3 best in Men, and 3 best in Women.
All finished participants will receive a Finishers T-shirt and diploma with their time and place.
8. SPECIAL RULES
1. everyone will participate in the race at their own risk and responsibility;
2. the type of the bicycle is not regulated;
3. proper helmet is obligatory;
4. roads used in the race are open to the traffic; riders must follow common traffic rules, signs and traffic officers’ instructions;
5. carry with you basic tools and spares, nutrition and a fully loaded mobile phone;
6. seeing someone in need of help, be sure to call 112 (general distress number) and after that +372 511 4179 (the organizer);
7. in case of abandoning the race you can order transport to the finish by phone + 372 511 4179.
NB! KEEP THE NATURE CLEAN! Please do not throw trash (used packages, bottles) into the nature. You can put them into the trash-can in every feeding station.
9. ORGANIZER AND INFO
SK Haanja Rattamaratonid MTÜ, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: +372 511 4179 (Mr. Ivar Tupp, speaking English, Finnish, Russian).