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TRAIL DELLA GALVARINA 18K

THE RACE

A Trail accessible to everyone to make known and appreciate this wonderful sport.

You almost always run through the woods admiring at a distance the summit crater of His Majesty Etna.

A first step to join the Gran Trail dell’Etna in the future.

PATH

MAP

ELEVATION

SCHEDULE

Saturday 8th July, Pineta Monti Rossi Nicolosi:

  • 09:00   Etna parkrun – last 5 km training before Gran Trail dell’Etna

 

Saturday 8th July, Residence Serra La Nave:

  • 17:00/20:00  Race-bib distribution
  • 18:45 Briefing Gran Trail dell’Etna 60 km
  • 20:00 Dinner

 

Sunday 9th August, Serra La Nave:

  • 05:00 Meeting
  • 06:00 Start Gran Trail dell’Etna
  • 08:30 Lesson of Nordic Walking
  • 09:10 Briefing Trail della Galvarina 18 km
  • 10:00 Start Trail della Galvarina 18 km, Start Walktrail 18 km and Start Walktrail 8 km
  • 09:45 Guided tour
  • 12:30 Award Ceremony Trail della Galvarina
  • 13:30 First arrival Gran Trail dell’Etna 60 km
  • 16:00 Award Ceremony Gran Trail dell’Etna

GENERAL RULES

ORGANIZATION

Etna Freesport & Emotion and ASD EcotrailSicilia.

DATE

9th August 2020.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

Gran Trail dell’Etna is a running and walking event along the paths of the National Park of Etna.

Competitive races:

  • Gran Trail dell’Etna 60 km; D +/- 2.960 m;
  • Trail della Galvarina: 21 km; D +/- 750 m;

Non-competitive walk:

  • Walktrail: 18 km; D +/- 750 m;
  • Walktrail: 8 km; D +/- 320 m;
PARTICIPATION

TRAIL
Participation is open to FIDAL or ACSI members holding a medical certificate for competitive activity. Non-members can participate by applying for a membership card for the ACSI and by presenting a copy of the identity document, tax code and medical certificate for competitive activity.

 

FOREIGN ATHLETES
Participation is open for athletes in possession of a medical certificate for competitive activity.

The organization will issue the ACSI card.

 

WALKTRAIL
Participation is open to FIDAL or ACSI members holding a medical certificate for competitive activity.

Non-members can participate by applying for a membership card for the ACSI and by presenting a copy of the identity document, tax code and medical certificate for non-competitive activity.

 

VOLUNTEERS
Free participation.

REGISTRATION

From 15th November 2019 to 5th August 2020 on www.grantrailetna.com; from 6th to 8th August at the race-bib distribution; The 9th August at the start of the race.

REGISTRATION FEES

GRAN TRAIL DELL’ETNA 60 KM:

  • From 15th November to 31st December: € 40,00
  • From 1st January to 26th July: € 55,00
  • From 27th July to 8th August: € 70,00

 

TRAIL DELLA GALVARINA 18 KM:

  • From 15th November to 5th August: € 15,00
  • From 6th to 8th August: € 20,00
  • At the start: € 25,00

 

WALKTRAIL 18 KM:

  • From 15th November to 5th August: € 10,00
  • From 6th to 8th August: € 12,00
  • At the start: € 15,00

 

WALKTRAIL 8 KM:

  • From 15th November to 5th August: € 9,00
  • From 6th to 8th August: € 11,00
  • At the start: € 13,00

The free race pack is guaranteed only to those who register by 26th July.

TERMS OF PAYMENTS
  • Bank transfer on IBAN n. IT30L0306909606100000156666, BIC n. BCITITMX, to A.S.D. ECOTRAILSICILIA (indicate the chosen race in the description). Fill out the form and upload the required documents at this link.
  • Credit Card  Pay the registration fee, fill out the form and upload the required documents directly at this link.
CANCELLATION

In case of cancellation of the race due to force majeure, up to 12 days before the race, the Organization will reimburse the 50% of the registration fee paid.

In case of cancellation of the race due to force majeure, less then 12 days before the race, no refund will be due to the participants.

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.

If the event will be recovered in a future date, the Organization will decide whether to save the entire fee of those who are already registered, or apply a reinstatement fee based on the expenses already incurred by the Organization.

RACE BIB AND RACE PACK DISTRIBUTION

8th August, from 17:00 to 20:00, at Residence Serra La Nave.

MEALS

It is possible to book the dinner of August 8th which will cost € 13.00. The service will not be guaranteed to those who will not book before August 5th.

After the race, starting at 12:30, free pasta party for all participants.

SAFETY AND CONTROL

Organization staff will be in the course 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.

ENVIRONMENT

The race takes place within natural parks and total protection ecosystems. Athlets must maintain an environmentally friendly behavior. It is forbidden to disperse waste, collect plants and flowers, remove rocks, harass wildlife.

Bins will be allocated along the entire route, near each refreshment point, where the competitors have 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.

OBLIGATORY EQUIPMENT
  • Water reserve minimum 1/2 litre
  • Food Reserve ( energy bars or solid foods )
  • Personal beaker
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Long running trousers or leggings or a combination of leggings and long socks which cover the legs completely
  • Long Sleeve Top
  • Survival blanket
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone

Checks are carried out at the race-bib distribution and during the race.

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT
  • Trail shoes
  • Gaiters
  • Sticks
  • Sunscreen
PENALTIES

The organization will apply the following penalties for those who do not comply with the regulation:

  1. Drinking from the bottles or bins of the organization: 10 MINUTES.
  2. Badly placed or clipped bib: 10 MINUTES.
  3. Use headphones for listening to i-pods or similar devices: 15 MINUTES.
  4. Be accompanied on the route by a person who is not regularly registered: 40 MINUTES.
  5. Abandonment of the race without communicating it to the organization: 1 HOUR (the penalty will be applied to the next stage).
  6. Involuntary cutting: – if quantifiable with certainty: 20 ’/ km or fraction of km – if not quantifiable: Placing in last position of classification
  7. Voluntary cut: DISQUALIFICATION.
  8. Abandoning waste outside the baskets: DISQUALIFICATION.
  9. Do not provide assistance to participants in difficulty: DISQUALIFICATION.
  10. Failure to comply with volunteers: 1 HOUR.
  11. unauthorized political, religious or social claims: DISQUALIFICATION.
  12. Lack of mandatory equipment: at the discretion of the Commission.

Any aggravating circumstances can increase the penalties. Any complaints must be submitted in writing to the organizing within 30 minutes of posting the ranking in the finish area, paying a deposit of € 20.00 which will be returned only if the complaint is accepted.

PRIZES

To the first 5 men and women classified; To the first classified club; To the larger Walktrail group.

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 GRAN TRAIL ETNA.

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.

MAIN FEATURES

18 km.

D +/- 750 m.

2

  • Water reserve minimum 1/2 litre
  • Food Reserve ( energy bars or solid foods )
  • Personal beaker
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Long running trousers or leggings or a combination of leggings and long socks which cover the legs completely
  • Long Sleeve Top
  • Survival blanket
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone
  • FROM 15.11.2019 TO 01.07.2020
  • 15,00
  • CURRENT FEE
  • FROM 06.08 TO 08.08
  • 20,00
  • 09.08
  • 25,00
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