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L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO

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RULES

 

 

L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO - FAENZA

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RULES

THE “ASSOCIAZIONE SPORTIVA DILETTANTISTICA TRI4NOMA”, WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF FAENZA, UISP AND IUTA ORGANISES THE FIRST EDITION OF “L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO - FAENZA” TO BE HELD IN MAY ON FRIDAY 25TH 2022 AT 4:00 PM AND IT WILL HAVE A PRIZE MONEY OF €250 FOR THE WINNER.

 

L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO IS PART OF A SMALL GROUP OF RACES IN THE WORLD CREATED BY LAZARUS LAKE (CREATOR OF THE FAMOUS BARKLEY MARATHON). FOR MORE INFORMATION AND A FULL LIST OF THE GOLDEN TICKET EVENTS PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING FACEBOOK PAGES: BACKYARD ULTRA O BIG DOG’S BACKYARD ULTRA RUN GROUP

 

 

“L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO – FAENZA” WILL ALSO BE THE VENUE TO SELCT THE 15 ATHLETES (13 + 2. ONLY FOR THIS YEAR TWO SPOTS ARE RESERVED TO THE PREVIOUS ITALIAN WINNERS) THAT WILL PART OF THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM THAT WILL TAKE PART IN THE WORLD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON OCTOBER 15TH 2022 THAT WILL TAKE PLACE IN CASTELLANETA MARINA (VENUE OF THE FIRST TWO EDITIONS).

 

L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO IS A NON COMPETITIVE” RACE, BUT TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE PART THE ATHLETE MUST PROVIDE A MEDICAL HEALTH DECLARATION, PROVIDED BY THE ORGANISER UPON REGISTRATION. THE DURATION VARIES AND WILL BE HELD ON A CIRCUIT OF 6,706 KM OR 4,167 MILES

THE START WILL BE GIVEN ON FRIDAY 25th OF MAY, 2022 AT 4:00 PM IN FRONT OF THE “LUCCHIESI” GYM IN FAENZA.

 

THE FORMAT OF THE RACE IS VERY SIMPLE.

ON FRIDAY 4th, 2021 AT 16:00 (4 PM) WILL BE GIVEN THE START OF THE RACE THAT WILL BE HELD ON A CIRCUIT OF 6,607 KM (OR 4,167 MILES) TO BE COMPLETED IN 60 MINUTES.

 

AT 17:00 (5 PM) ALL THE PARTICIPANTS THAT WERE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE LAP IN 60 MINUTES, WILL START FOR THE NEXT LAP, TO BE COMPLETED IN 60 MINUTES.

 

THE SAME WILL HAPPEN AT 18:00, THEN AT 19:00, THEN AT 20:00 AND SO ON UNTIL ONLY ONE ATHLETE WILL BE LEFT ON THE COURSE TO BE COMPLETED IN 60 MINUTES.

 

TWO MINUTES BEFORE THE START A BELL WILL WARN THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE UPCOMING START OF THE NEW LAP. WITH TEN SECONDS TO GO THE BELL WILL RING AGAIN AND A COUNTDOWN WILL BE LAUNCHED FOR THE START OF THE NEW LAP.

 

ALL THE ATHLETES THAT WILL NOT REACH THE STARTING AREA (ALSO CALLED “CORRAL”) AT THE START OF THE NEW LAP, WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TAKE PART TO THE RACE AND WILL BE DSQ.

 

IF THERE WILL BE NO ATHLETE ABLE TO FINISH THE LAST LAP, THE RACE WILL END WITHOUT A WINNER (IN NO CASE THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS).

 

GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE RACE, THERE IS NO DISTINCTION BETWEEN FEMALE AND MALE PARTICIPANTS AND THEREFORE ONLY ONE PERSON (IF ANY) WILL BE DECLARED WINNER.

 

THE RACE WILL BE HELD UNDER ANY WEATHER CONDITION AND WILL FINISH WHEN THE LAST ATHLETE LEFT ON THE COURSE WILL HAVE COMPLETED, IN THE GIVEN TIME, THE FULL LAP (DON’T BOOK YOUR FLIGHT BEFOREHAND).

 

HE/SHE WILL BE THE SOLE WINNER AND WILL BE AWARED WITH A TROPHY A UNIQUE COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRT, WHICH HE WILL BE THE ONLY OWNER AND A PRIZE MONEY OF €250.

 

ALL THE OTHER PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A T-SHIRT (NOT WORTHY TO BE WORN IN PUBLIC) WITH THE WRITING “DNF” (DID NOT FINISH) SO TO SHOW THEIR FAILURE.

 

THE COURSE IS COMPLETELY FLAT TRAIL (APART TWO SHORT UP AND DOWN ALONG THE RIVER LAMONE WITH 200m OF TARMAC AT THE START AND END OF THE COURSE. IT IS NOTILLUMINATED THEREFORE IT IS MANDATORY THE USE OF A FRONT LIGHT DURING NIGHT TIME. IF AN ATHLETE IS FOUND NOT WEARING A HEADLAMP HE/SHE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

 

THE RACE IS RUN IN SELF-SUFFICIENCY MODE AND ALL ATHLETES MUST PROVIDE BY THEMSELVES FOR FOOD AND DRINKS. THE STARTING AREA IS NEXT TO A FOOTBALL FIELD, WELL LIT THAT WILL BE THE BASE CAMP FOR ALL THE ATHLETES. EVERYONE CAN TAKE A SPOT AND HAVE ITS OWN GAZEBO OR TENT. IN THE GYM THERE ARE BATHROOM, CHANGING ROOM AND SHOWERS. AS PER INTERNATIONAL RULES, THE ORGANISERS WILL PROVIDE THE ATHLETES ONLY WITH WATER (STILL AND SPARKLING). INSIDE THE GYM THERE IS A BAR WHICH WILL BE OPEN.

 

CREW IS ALLOWED, BUT ONLY IN THE START/ARRIVAL AREA. IN NO WAY THE CREW (OR A DISQUALIFIED OR ELIMINATED RUNNER) CAN MEET OR SUPPORT HIS OR HER ATHLETE ON THE COURSE. FAILING TO MEET THE RULE WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY THE ATHLETE. SAME WILL HAPPEN IF A PARTICIPANT LEAVES THE COURSE.

 

DISQUALIFICATION WILL APPLY IF AN ATHLETE WILL BE FOUND TO ACT IN AN UNFAIR WAY SUCH AS TAKING SHORTCUTS, USING OTHER MEANS TO MOVE ALONG THE COURSE APART FROM THEIR OWN LEGS OR OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS OTHER ATHLETES OR ORGANISERS. NO ARTIFICAL AIDS ARE ALLOWED (INCLUDING TREKKING POLES)

 

EACH ATHLETE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER HEALTH, PHISYCAL OR MENTAL CONDITIONS. THE ORGANISER HAS THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW AN ATHLETE FROM THE COMPTITION IF HE DEEMS THAT HE OR SHE IS IN DANGER.

 

THE COST TO TAKE PART TO THE SECOND EDITION OF THE “L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO – FAENZA” IS THE FOLLOWING:

 

€50 FOR THE APPLICATIONS BEFORE MIDNIGHT 13/03/22;

 

€60 FOR THE APPLICATIONS BEFORE MIDNIGHT 17/04/22;

 

€70 FOR THE APPLICATIONS BEFORE MIDNIGHT 15/05/22;

 

FOR DISABLED OR BLIND ATHLETES THE COST IS €25. NO FEE IS DUE BY THEIR PARTNERS. ONCE THE ATHLETE FINISHES HIS/HER RACE, SO DOES HIS/HER PARTNER.

 

AFTER MAY 31ST, APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACEPTED ONLY IF THE ORGANIZATION THINKS THERE IS ENOUGH SPACE TO ACCOMODATE MORE ATHLETES AND THE COST WILL BE €100.

 

ENTRIES WILL BE CLOSED ONCE THE FIRST 150 ATHLETES WILL HAVE ENTERED THE RACE (AND PAID) AND NOT LATER THAN MAY 22ND, 2022.

 

THE REGISTRATION MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE FORM ON THE WEBSITE: L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO

THE PAYMENT CAN BE MADE VIA WIRE TRANSFER TO:

ASD TRI4NOMA

PAYMENT REASON: NAME/LAST NAME – L’ULTIMO SOPRAVVISSUTO

IBAN: IT49H0335967684510700243503

 

OR VIA PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD ON THE WEBPAGE.

 

AS USUAL, APART FROM RECEIVING A TECHNICAL T-SHIRT AND A TROPHY, EVERY ATHLETE WILL RECEIVE A GOODIE BAG CONTAINING VARIOUS LOCAL PRODUCTS AND GADGETS FROM THE SPONSORS.

 

ENTRY FEES WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED OR TRANSFERRED TO THE FOLLOWING YEAR.

IN CASE THE STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION IS GOING TO PERSIST AND THE RACE SHALL BE CACELLED, THE ORGANIZATION WILL REIMBURSE THE FULL ENTRY FEE O LET THE ATHLETE TRANSFER THE REGISTRATION TO THE NEXT YEAR EDITION.

GIVEN THE UNSTABLE AND UNPREDICTABLE SITUATION GIVEN BY THE PANDEMIC, THERE WILL BE PUT IN PLACE MEASURES AND RULES THAT WILL FOLLOW THE LAWS THAT ARE IN FORCE AT THE TIME OF THE RACE, ABOVE ALL THOSE REGARDING THE REGISTRATION DAY, THE USE OF PROTECTIVE MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND IF NECESSARY THE PROOF OF A (NEGATIVE) VIRUS SWAB OR A QUARANTINE PERIOD, IF IMPOSED.