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WALKTRAIL 18K

THE RACE

A non-competitive walk on the path traced for the Galvarina Trail, to guarantee all the necessary assistance and the fun of an exciting journey on the highest active volcano in Europe.

PATH

ELEVATION

REGULATION

ORGANIZATION

Etna Freesport & Emotion and ASD EcotrailSicilia.

DATE

4th July 2021.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

It is possible to participate as agonist (Trail), walker (Walktrail), or volunteer. The races and walks take place in semi-autonomy. Semi-autonomy is defined as having the capacity to be autonomous between two refreshments posts, as much on the food front as that of clothing and security, allowing for adapting to problems encountered or foreseen (bad weather, physical problems, injury…).

The routes are for at least 90% dirt roads and paths even with very high slopes and in difficult terrain. Participation is not recommended without an adequate training. Who participates, it does so with the knowledge that, due to the nature of the routes, he/she runs the risk of incurring even very serious traumas, and that it can take a long time to get any help.

Along the route, are planned  refreshment stations in a variable number in relation to the length of the route. The refreshment stations will be supplied with food and water. In the refreshment areas, plastic cups will not be available, The Participants will use their personal glass. Drinking directly from the organization’s bottles or bins is not permitted.

The Athletes must throw the waste into the bins provided by the organization. For safety reasons, it is not allowed to leave the route. The competitor who leaves the marked paths is no longer under the responsibility of the organization. The race will take place in any weather condition that does not put the safety of the participants at serious risk. The timetable program may undergo, based on contingent situations, variations that will be communicated during the briefing.

Competitors are obliged to provide any 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 always be placed on top of all clothing and can in no case be positioned on a leg or backpack. The name and partner’s logos must not be either 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. The organization reserves the right to impose mandatory equipment. For each race will be set a maximum time which will run from the official start. Athletes who will finish the race beyond this limit, even if they will be included in the ranking, will have attributed only 0.5 points and will not take part in awarding ceremony.

Those who believe that they are unable to complete the race within the maximum time can request, where applicable, early departure.

Since the early departure is an option created to favor slow athletes, the use of it by faster athletes who have no real need of it, is to be considered unfair to other athletes of equal value and, moreover , complicates the work of the organizers. To discourage therefore those who make improper use of them, it is not allowed to those who start early, to cross the finish line before the winner (man / woman). Athletes who choose to start early and will cross the finish line before the winner (man / woman), will receive a time equal to that achieved by the first + a time equal to the advance + 15 ’.

In the sections where the route crosses the road, which will not be closed to vehicular traffic, competitors are required to respect the traffic regulations.

PARTICIPATION

Trail: participation is open 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 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 January to 4th July 2021 on www.grantrailetna.com; the 3rd May at the race-bib distribution, the 4th May at the start of the race.

REGISTRATION FEES

Gran Trail dell’Etna 60 km

  • from 15th January 20th June: € 55,00
  • from 21st June to 3rd July: € 70,00

 

Trail della Galvarina 18 km

  • from 15th January to 30th June: € 15,00
  • from 1st to 3rd July: € 20,00
  • at the start: € 25,00

 

Walktrail 18 km

  • from 15th January to 30th June: € 10,00
  • from st to 3rd July: € 12,00
  • at the start: € 15,00

 

Walktrail 8 km

  • from 15th January to 30th June: € 9,00
  • from 1st to 3rd July: € 11,00
  • at the start: € 13,00

The free race pack is guaranteed only to those who register by 20th July.

TERMS OF PAYMENT
  1. 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.
  2. Credit Card  Pay the registration fee, fill out the form and upload the required documents directly at this link.

 

Se invece scegli di pagare con Carta di Credito, clicca direttamente  su questo link.

REFUND OPTION

Adding € 5.00 to the registration fee, you can:

  • Obtain a refund of 75% of the registration fee if you renounce partecipation by 24th June
  • Obtain a refund of 50% of the registration fee if you renounce partecipation after 24th June
  • Transfer the registration fee to another athlete if you do so by 24th June

 

Without the Refund Option, the entry fee is not refundable or transferable to other athletes or the following year.

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.

RACE BIB AND RACE PACK DISTRIBUTION

3rd July, from 17:00 to 19:30, at Residence Serra La Nave.

MEALS

It is possible to book the dinner of 3rd July which will cost € 13.00. The service will not be guaranteed to those who will not book before 1st July.

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:

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

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 dell’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.

TECHNICAL FEATURING

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
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