OBJECT The ASD “Mountain Bike Sila” organizes the 3rd edition of the Sila Epic Mtb Marathon scheduled in Camigliatello Silano (CS-Italy) on August 19, 2018. Sila Epic is a competitive, amateur and non-competitive mountain bike Marathon, with participation of athletes at national level, also valid as competition in the framework of the 2018 Trophy of the Natural Parks.
REQUIREMENTS OF PARTICIPANTS At the event, can participate bikers 19 and over, competitive and amateur categories registered to the FCI, a cycling federation associated with the UCI or an Italian cycling organization recognized by the National Cycling Council. The bikers of the Juniores and Juniores Sport categories (17 years) can participate exclusively in the Classic and Short routes . Non-licensed bikers and those riding an E-Bike (need to have a medical certificate of healthy and robust constitution) can participate exclusively in the Short course.
CHOICE OF THE COURSE There are three routes: "Epic" of distance of 107Km with difference in level of 3200m D+, “Classic” of distance of 52Km with difference in level of 1600m D+, and “Short” of distance of 27Km with difference in level of 1000m D+. The description of the routes is published on the official website of the event. Competitors must wear a regular helmet and need to have an efficient and suitable vehicle (mountain bike) and follow the tracks proposed by the organization. In case of cuts or off course from the tracks the participant will be disqualified. The transition from intermediate points is mandatory. The choice of the route must be made at the time of registration. Any changes to the selected route can be made until Thursday 16th 2018 by 13:00. The variation of the route during the assignment of the race numbers will not be allowed.
TWIN RACE BETA Athletes who decide to join the Epic Twin Race will compete exclusively on the Epic distance of 107km and difference in level of 3200m D+ course. The athletes of the regularly registered amateur categories can take part in the competition. Couples can be mixed: man / man, man / woman, woman / woman and also belong to different teams. The category of membership will not be taken into consideration. In the spirit of the team game they will have to walk the race track no more than 30'' (thirty seconds) from each other and will have to pass under the finish line in pairs, OTHERWISE THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Checkpoints will be set up along the route. The refusal to participate as a couple, in favor of the single race, will involve the obligation for the athletes to integrate the participation fee, up to the competition of the current fare.
REGISTRATION FEES Premium (includes the registration for the race and the technical cycling t-shirt celebrating the 2018 event)
65 euros until 30th June 2018 before 24.00
130 euros for the Twin Race with term as above indicated
30 euros until March 31st
35 euros from 01 April to 31 May
40 euros from 01 June to 31 July
45 euros from 01 August to 16 August before 13:00
€ 60 for the Twin Race from the day the registrations are open until closing as above
25 euros from the day of opening of registrations until closure as above indicated
The maximum number of participants is set at 1000. Once this number has been reached, registrations will be closed in advance.
All the shares Standard and Cycle Hikers fees include the race pack, a pasta party voucher, refreshments and good foods along the routes and 1 refreshments and foods on arrival, health care, bike wash, showers. Quotes Premium includes, in addition to the services mentioned above, the Technical Shirt celebrating the 2018 event. Carers and friends can buy the coupon for the pasta party for € 5.00. Anyone without a coupon will not be able to access the pasta party service organized in the arrival area. To all the quotas must be added the cost of renting the chip equal to € 3.00, to be paid on the spot at the time of package pickup and race numbers. The chip will be returned at the end of the race. The registration and payment of the fee during the days of 18th and 19th of August will be absolutely forbidden. The athletes of the competitive categories (Open M and F and Junior M and F) will participate, free of charge as from FCI regulations, taking advantage of the race services, except for the pasta party and the race pack, which can be requested on site with a fee of € 15.00.
REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION Pre-registration must be made by accessing the dedicated page on web site mtbonline.it. The maximum number of participants is set at 1000. Once this number has been reached, registrations will be closed in advance Payment must be made, together with the registration, with Bank transfer to the following coordinates:
Owner: ASD Mountain Bike Sila
Bank: Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna
Reason: specify the name (s) surname (s) of the athletes for whom the fee was paid.
or via Paypal Payment receipts must be sent to the email address: email@example.com
ATTENTION: in addition to the registration with the methods specified above, the FCI members must also register through the Federal Factor K computer system ( http://fci.ksport.kgroup.eu/Fci ) through the sports club they belong to.
Unique race ID for Epic and Classic routes:143533
N.B. The registrations made only through Factor K are not valid, as they are not valid, for FCI members, those not perfected also through Factor K.
The cancellation of the participation will be considered valid only if communicated via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 05/08/2018. In this case the registration fee will be considered valid for the 2019 edition. Cancellations will not be accepted after the 05/08/2018 date. The refund of the registration fee will not be carried out under any circumstances. If a member is unable to attend the 2018 edition, the participation fee will not be reimbursed. The shipment of the race pack is not foreseen. It will be possible to withdraw, or to withdraw to another participant (upon request by email), the race package during the distribution hours but, in this case, the automatic registration for the 2019 edition will be canceled. In the event that the participant unable to participate in the next edition, the fee will be considered lost and will not be reimbursed. Note for the Epic Twin Race : in the event that one of the two participants can not take part in the race, the other will have the possibility, always within the deadlines set out above, to request registration as a single athlete. In this case it will be necessary to supplement the registration fee paid as foreseen in the REGISTRATION FEES paragraph
VERIFICATION OF LICENCES The verification of the licences and other preliminary operations for admission to the event will take place in Camigliatello Silano at the headquarters of the Proloco
Saturday 18th August from 12.00 to 20.00
Sunday 19 August from 6.00 to 7.00
TIMING The timing system will be carried out with an electronic system and technology based on the use of chips placed near the race number.
Grid 1. Epic route - grid of merit, Elite and Under 23 agonists, all women, Organizing Committee - numbered guests from 1 to 50
Grid 2. Epic route - subscribers to the "Trofeo dei Parchi Naturali" and "Epic Twin Race" - numbering from 51 to 200
Grid 3. Epic route - other athletes - numbering from 201 to 500
Grid 4. Classic path - numbering from 501 to 1000
Grid 5. Short Course - numbering from 1001. Hikers with or without E Bike, with different departure.
DEPARTURE TIME AND MAXIMUM TIME OF ARRIVAL The departure time is scheduled for 7.30 am on Sunday 19 August 2018. The maximum arrival time for all is fixed at 4.00 pm. The President of the jury could, at his own unquestionable judgment, apply a time limit of arrival different from that indicated in this regulation. At 12.30 the gate is fixed at the intermediate point of M.te Botte Donato (65 ° km). Athletes who for any reason fail to comply with these limits will have to hand in their chip and race number to the checkpoint and can not be classified. They will be shown the fastest way to return. From that moment on the athlete will no longer be in the race and the organization declines any responsibility in case the same decides to continue on the track
CATEGORIES AND CLASSIFICATIONS Epic Route - 107 km Men:
Open (Elite, Under23), Elite Sport (19-29), Master 1 (30-34), Master 2 (35-39), Master 3 (40-44), Master 4 (45-49), Master 5 ( 50-54), Master 6+ (55 and above)
Open (Elite, Under23), Elite Sport Woman (19-29), Master Woman 1 (30-39), Master Woman 2 (40 and above)
Junior Woman and Junior Sport Woman (17-18), Elite Sport Woman (19-29), Master Woman 1 (30-39), Master Woman 2 (40 and above)
Percorso Short - 27 km
Men, even non-members (18+)
Women, even non-members (18+)
(NA Article 2.1.46)
AWARDS The awards will take place in the cable car square, where the event will take place. The timetable will be indicated at the location of the preliminary operations and on the website of the event.
The athletes of the classification according to the UCI and FCI regulations will be rewarded
Epic and Classic route: the first 5 absolute and the first 5 of the category will be on the podium
Short Course: the first 3 will arrive on the podium and reach the finish line
Epic Twin Race: the first 3 classified pairs will be on the podium
HEALTH CARE More assistance points are foreseen with the presence of paramedics and ambulances. They will be active on the route in the most critical points of voluntary and alpine rescuers
Slower competitors are obliged to facilitate overtaking for faster athletes
Passages that are not clearly visible are to be traveled with adequate speed
In the descent passages never exceed the technical limit
Any technical breakage of the vehicle must be repaired off the race track independently or, in the case, by contacting authorized technical points.
Assistance from private vehicles following the race is strictly forbidden under penalty of disqualification of the participant.
The identification number and chip must be correctly positioned and not tampered with
It is forbidden to throw waste in any place not expressly authorized and outside special containers. The identified offenders will be reported and excluded from the event
Public roads affected by the demonstrations will be open to traffic! In these sections are worth the rules dictated by the street code!
COMPLAINTS Any complaints must be received by the jury in accordance with the regulatory terms accompanied by the fee provided for in accordance with the regulations of the UCI and FCI
CANCELLATION OF THE EVENT The event will take place in the presence of any weather condition that does not affect the safety and health of the participants, and can be interrupted at the discretion of the organizer. If, due to force majeure, the event does not take place, the fee paid will not be reimbursed or transferred to the following year. All the details will be announced on the internet or on site during the race.
CHANGES The organizing committee reserves the right to make changes to the rules, the progress and the route profile and the race
OFFICIAL COMMUNICATIONS The website and the facebook page of the event are the official information organ of the event. Therefore all official communications will be made known on these channels
REFERENCE STANDARDS For anything not covered in this regulation, the FCI - UCI regulation applies
RESPONSIBILITY The Mountain Bike Amateur Sports Association Sila declines all responsibility for itself and its collaborators, for accidents or damage to persons or property, which may occur before, during and after the event or as a result of it. Participation takes place at your own risk. The company reserves the right to refuse, until the moment of departure, runners or Sports Groups that with their own deeds or statements demonstrate to fail the most basic rules of good education and respect for our members involved in the organization. INFORMED CONSENT TO GENERAL REGULATION CONDITIONS With the registration and participation the competitor:
waives any right of complaint, including against third parties, against the CO and all those natural and legal persons involved in organizing the event
declares to be in possession of the requisites prescribed by this regulation and by the regulations in force
declares to have read the route and to know how to deal with due caution
declares that he is not consciously in conditions that endanger himself or the other participants in the event
declares to be aware that participation in the event requires intense and prolonged physical effort
declares to give consent regarding the communication, by the A.S.D. Mountain Bike Sila, of personal data to third parties for purposes of commercial information, market research, direct offers of their products or services.
Confirms that it has read and fully accepted this regulation