REGULATION

ORGANIZATION

Etna Freesport & Emotion / ASD Ecotrail Sicily.

DATE

6th September 2020.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

The Etna Extreme is a running event on the roads of the Etna Park.

  1. 100 Km Etna Extreme;
  2. Staffetta del Vulcano – four fractions divided as follows:
  • 30 km (D + 500 m / D- 580 m)

  • 25 km (D + 590m / D- 560m)

  • 20 km (D + 1.100m / D- 200m)

  • 25 km (D + 250m / D- 1.100m)

The road surface is almost entirely in asphalt.

It is mandatory, for safety reasons, never to leave the course. The competitor who leaves the marked roads is no longer under the responsibility of the Organization. The route is marked about every 5 km.

The Races will take place in any weather condition that does not put the safety of the participants at serious risk.

The timetable Program may undergo, on the based of contingent situations, variations that will be communicated during the briefing.

Competitors are obliged to provide eventual assistance to participants in difficulty.

The race-bib must be worn on the chest or stomach and be permanently and completely visible throughout the totality of the race. It must therefore be placed over all clothing and in no case fixed on the bag or on one leg. The Sponsors must not be modified or hidden.

It is forbidden to be accompanied on the course by a person who is not properly registered.

For safety reasons The use of headphones for listening to i-pods or similar devices is not permitted for safety reasons.

Most of the route will not be closed to vehicular traffic, competitors are required to comply with the highway code.

In case of withdrawal from the race along the route, the athlete is obliged to communicate the withdrawal by registering as retired at the nearest checkpoint; the organization will take him/her from the checkpoint to the arrival.

Every competitor expressly renounces the right to any images during the event, as well as they renouncing any right to appeal to the organizers and their partners for the use of their image. Only the organization can transfer this right for images to any media.

SCHEDULE

Saturday 5th September, Bronte – Piazza Spedalieri:

  • 17:00 / 22:00 Bibs delivery
  • 17:30 Guided tour in Bronte
  • 19:00 Briefing
  • 20:00 Pasta Party

Sunday 6th September, Bronte – Piazza Spedalieri

  • 00:00   Start ETNA EXTREME – 100 KM DEL VULCANO and start STAFFETTA DEL VULCANO
  • 09:00   Arrival ETNA EXTREME – 100 KM DEL VULCANO
  • 10:00 Guided tour in Bronte
  • 12:00 Pasta party
  • 16:00 Awards ceremony
  • 20:00 Arrival of the last athletes ETNA EXTREME – 100 KM DEL VULCANO

REGISTRATION on www.100delvulcano.com

100 km from 27th October 2019 to 30th August 2020;

Staffetta del Vulcano From 23rd June to 30th August  2020.

REGISTRATION FEES

Etna Extreme 100 km:

  • from 27th October to 6th January: € 35.00
  • from 7th January to 20th July: € 50.00
  • from 21st July to 23rd August: € 65.00
  • from 24th August to 30th: € 80.00

Staffetta del Vulcano:

  • from 7th January to 20th July: € 48.00
  • from 21st July to 23rd August: € 65.00
  • from 24th August to 30th: € 80.00

The free race package is guaranteed only to those who register by 23rd August.

TERMS OF PAYMENT

  • Bank transfer on IBAN n. IT30L0306909606100000156666, BIC n. BCITITMX, to A.S.D. ECOTRAILSICILIA (indicate the chosen race in the description);

Those who wish to participate in the relay race even if they do not reach the number of 4 relay runners, can send an email to iscrizioni@100delvulcano.com indicating name, surname, telephone number and preferred fraction. The organization will put them in contact, to complete the teams.

In case of non-participation, the registration fee is not refundable.

CANCELLATION

In case of cancellation of the race due to force majeure, up to 15 days before the event, the Organization reserves the right to reimburse a percentage equal to 50% of the registration fee paid. In case of interruption or cancellation of the race due to weather conditions, or for any other reason independent of the Organization, no refund will be due to the participants.

SAFETY AND CONTROL

Staff of the organization On the way there will be in the road employees of the organization in constant contact with the base. Ambulances with paramedics will be stationed at different points along the route, as well as at departure and arrival. Along the route control points will be set up, where the organization’s staff will monitor the passage of the athletes.

RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

The race takes place partly within natural parks and total protection ecosystems. Athlets must keep  maintain an environmentally friendly behavior. It is forbidden to disperse waste, collect plants and flowers, remove rocks, harass wildlife. Whoever is discovered to break the rules of behavior in the Park, besides incurring the sanctions of the race, will incur in the eventual sanctions foreseen by the regulations of the Park.

Waste baskets will be allocated along the entire route, near each refreshment point, waste baskets will be allocated, where the competitors have the obligation to throw away their used glasses and any other waste.

WEATHER CONDITIONS

The organization also reserves the right to suspend or cancel the race in the event that weather conditions put at risk the safety of the participants, volunteers or rescuers at risk.

OBLIGATORY EQUIPMENT (100 km and the first 2 fractionists of the Staffetta del Vulcano):

  • Headlamp
  • Reflective strip

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT:

  • Mobile phone
  • GPS track in your device

The check of the obligatory equipment will be carried out when the bib number is distributed. The race number will not be given to those who do not show all the obligatory equipment to the staff.

MAXIMUM TIME: 20 hours

Services along the route will be available until 20.00 of 6th September 6th for those who will pass in time at the time barriers in time. There will be is a “tail runners” that will follow the track following the last competitor, so as to help the retired athlets and prevent any injured persons from being left without assistance.

TIME BARRIERS

  • at km 31: H 5.30
  • at km 50: H 9.00
  • at km 88: H 17.00

To protect the health of the participants, the medical staff present at the control points or along the route is authorized to stop the competitor who will not be judged suitable to the continue of the race. In this case the competitor must follow the instructions of the medical personnel, under penalty of immediate disqualification.

ABANDONEMENTS

Except in the case of injury, a runner must not abandon outside of a check point. They must inform the person responsible for the post.

The competitors who arrive at the gates after the time barriers, the injured, those who will be judged by the medical staff not suitable to continue the race, and the other athletes who want to retire voluntarily, will have to do so at the nearest refreshment point. From there, they will be accompanied on arrival by a shuttle service. For logistical reasons, the competitors withdrawn could have to wait for some time before being returned to the arrival area. Each competitor who withdraws from the race outside the pre-established points, will have to provide for the return to the finish area on his own account, immediately communicating his withdrawal.

REFRESHMENTS

Refreshments are provided approximately every 5 km. Only competitors with visible bib numbers have access to the refreshment points.

The Food and drinks of the refreshment must be consumed on the spot; it is forbidden to drink directly from the bottles of the refreshments; the waste must be thrown in the appropriate containers.

PRIZES

Etna Extreme 100 km: prizes will be awarded to the first 3 men and the first 3 women in the general classification and to the first 3 in their category. Medal to all finishers.

Staffetta del Vulcano: the first 5 teams.

There are no cash prizes.

COMPLAINTS

Any complaints must be submitted in writing to the organizing secretariat of the circuit within 30 minutes from posting the ranking in the finish area, paying a deposit of € 20.00 that will be returned only if the claim is accepted.

IMAGE RIGHTS

By registering, the competitors authorize the organization to use, without territorial limits or time limits, still and moving images that portray them on the occasion of participation in the Etna Extreme.

DECLARATION OF RESPONSIBILITY

The voluntary registration and the consequent participation in the race indicate the full acceptance of this regulation and of any changes made. By registering, the participant exempts the organizers from any liability, both civil and criminal, for damage to persons and/or things caused by or to him/her.