I. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
1.) The participation in Letecká stovka race is possible only for persons with minimal age of 18 years (age 18 years reached at least 1 day before the date of the start).
2.) Registration has been completed only via the Letecká stovka registration form, the full start fee was paid based on the instruction sent by Letecká stovka organizers to the e-mail address provided during the enrollment and the person is listed in the start list on the Letecká stovka website with status of completed registration. There is no possibility to register at the start place or during the check-in.
3.) The start fee for Letecká stovka 2023 is 50 EUR for one participant. After the Registration form has been submitted, participant will receive an e-mail containing the registration number and the information about start fee payment. The start fee payment must be done as bank transfer to the Letecká stovka bank account in EUR currency and within the time limit for start fee payment. Cash payments and payments in other currency are not accepted.
The time limit for start fee payment is 7 working days since the date when e-mail containing the registration number and the information about start fee payment has been sent to the participant (not since the date you have opened the e-mail). In case the start fee payment will be not received within the time limit, the registration will be cancelled without further warning and the person will be not allowed to register for the same race edition again.
The start fee cannot be transferred to another participant (start fee cannot be sold to another person, start fee cannot be bought from an enrolled participant). In case of disobedience to this rule the person will lose the possibility to participate in Letecká stovka.
4.) In case the participant would like to cancel your participation, it is necessary to send e-mail to email@example.com (participation cancellation announced verbally or via phone call or via social network is not accepted). If the start fee was already paid, this will be returned to the participant excluding the cancellation fee of 15 EUR (cancellation fee will be subtracted from the start fee) only in case, that the information about participation cancellation was announced via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before 1. March 2023 20.00 CET (bank account number information required).
5.) The Letecká stovka organizers reserve the right to reject a registration.
6.) Participants take part in the Letecká stovka race at their own risk. The organizers take no responsibility for the possible harm or damage should any happen to the participants or should be any caused by them.
7.) The Letecká stovka race organizers recommend the participants to get a suitable insurance for the date of the Letecká stovka event.
8.) The Letecká stovka race organizers strongly recommend all participants to complete an individual medical examination before the Letecká stovka race.
9.) The maximal number of participants is 200. After the limit for the number of registrations will be reached, the registration to the waiting list will be open.
10.) Participant has to check-in in Trenčín before start (either on Friday evening or on Saturday morning), pick up the control sheet and the race bib (eventually receive instruction). The condition of participation is to submit a filled-in and signed "Informed consent (Participant’s declaration) for the Letecká stovka 2023 race" document during the presence (check-in) in Trenčín.
III. MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
1.) Each participant of Letecká stovka race must have all items of mandatory equipment with him/her during the race duration (from start to finish or participation withdrawal in other course place). In case of missing mandatory equipment, the participant will be not allowed to start. In case of missing mandatory equipment items found during the race (see the pt. V. 9.) the participant will be disqualified.
2.) The mandatory equipment contains:
- Isothermal blanket
- Forehead lamp with new batteries / 100% charged
- Mobile phone (turned on) with the SIM card which phone number was in the enrollment form
- GPS device / GPS watch / mobile phone (if a mobile phone is used for navigation, power bank is mandatory) with recorded Letecká stovka course GPX file
- Streak reflective vest/streak reflex
- Bottle(s) or a hydration pack with reservoir with capacity at least 1 L (at least 0,5 L at the start place)
- Own cup, tumbler or flask with wide mouth 1,5 dl minimum (flasks with narrow mouth or bottle lid are not accepted)
- Identity card
- Race bib placed visibly on the front body side during the whole race duration (it will be provided by the race organizers)
3.) The mandatory equipment check can be done either before start or at any place of the course by organizer or authorized volunteer.
IV. DURING THE EVENT
1.) The check-in (presence) takes place on Friday 10. March 2023 evening in Trenčín in the Lodenica building (Kniežaťa Pribinu 6777 street) between 18.00 and 22.30 CET. On Saturday 11. March 2023 morning in the check-in (presence) will take place in the same area between 05.00. and 05.40 CET.
2.) Before the start is possible to leave the baggage at the check-in place (at least 20 minutes before start), which will be stored there and picked-up after finishing the race. The baggage must have a label with the start number, name and surname of the participant.
3.) The participants start together (if no change announced by race organizer) from the place next to the Lodenica building (Kniežaťa Pribinu 6777 street) in Trenčín on Saturday 11. March 2023 at 06.00 CET.
4.) The time limit for arrival to finish in Trenčín (Lodenica building, Kniežaťa Pribinu 6777 street) is 28 hours since start, this means until 12. March 2023 until 10.00 CET.
5.) The Letecká stovka course is exactly set, participant has to keep the defined course.
6.) Carrying of participant’s equipment by any other person is strictly prohibited.
7.) Support or assistance for the participant (e.g., by family members, friends…) can be provided only at the staffed checkpoints.
8.) No pacers or accompanying runners (persons not registered for the race) are allowed (exception from this rule are persons accompanying a visually impaired runner with race organizer's approval).
9.) In the interest of protection of participant’s health – in case of health problem which could cause danger to participant’s safety, health or life the present medics are authorized to take a decision on participation withdrawal due to health reasons (or on discontinuance for necessary time). In such case the participant is obliged to conform to this decision.
10.) Should the participant decide to quit before he can get to the nearest checkpoint, he is obliged to call and inform the organizers, or to send a SMS message (in case of missing signal as soon as possible). Organizer’s phone number(s) will be available in the control sheet.
11.) Letecká stovka participant is obliged to provide help to other participant in emergency case.
12.) In case the participant would discover any situation, which could cause danger to Letecká stovka participants safety, health or life during the course, the participant is obliged to inform the race organizers immediately.
13.) The organizers reserve the right to change the course, time limits of the checkpoints and event programme or to cancel the event (especially for participants safety reason).
V. CHECKPOINTS, COURSE KEEPING SUPERVISION, PENALISATION, DISQUALIFICATION, PROTEST
1.) There are staffed (“live”) checkpoints (staffed with Letecká stovka organizers or authorized volunteers), which position is announced to the participants in the Course section on this website and in the control sheets, which will be provided to the participants during check-in. On top of this there are staffed (“live”) checkpoints (staffed with Letecká stovka organizers or authorized volunteers), which position will be not announced to the participants prior to the race.
2.) At each staffed (“live”) checkpoint the participant will receive a punches control mark to the control sheet and the arrival time will be recorded to the electronic timekeeping system (chip) and also manually. Therefore, the participant goes to the checkpoint staff desk (control) immediately after he/she came to the checkpoint (not when leaving the checkpoint or after taking refreshment break). The organizers or authorized volunteers have also right to check the punches control marks from the previous checkpoints.
3.) The total time limit for completing the Letecká stovka course is 29 hours. Further there are time limits for the staffed checkpoints (read this section of the website for more information). In case the participant will arrive after the time limit for the checkpoint, he will be not allowed to continue in the race (but he will be allowed to continue out of the event).
4.) Participant, who will go through all the checkpoints with keeping it’s time limits and will arrive to the finish place within the overall time limit, will receive a certificate of Letecká stovka completion.
5.) In case of missing checkpoint record or self-control checkpoint photo the penalization / disqualification will be decided by race organizer.
6.) Intended shortening of the course, using a vehicle and any other kind of cheating will result in disqualification (DSQ) and banishment from all future Letecká stovka editions.
7.) Running with a pacer(s) or accompanying runner(s) (person(s) not registered for the race) is not allowed and will result into disqualification (DSQ). Exception from this rule are persons accompanying a visually impaired runner with race organizer's approval.
8.) Refusing help to other participant in case of emergency, verbal insulting or menacing action to the organizers or volunteers, refusing the mandatory equipment check result in disqualification (DSQ).
9.) Missing mandatory equipment items (forehead lamp, mobile phone, isothermal blanket, bottle(s) or a hydration pack with reservoir with capacity at least 1 L) results in disqualification (DSQ).
10.) Missing own cup, tumbler or flask with wide mouth 1,5 dl minimum, missing identity card, missing map or GPS, missing streak reflective vest/streak reflex will be penalized with 1 hour added to the total time.
11.) Loss of the control card results in disqualification (DSQ).
12.) Incorrectly placed race bib (back side of the body, race bib not visible) will be penalised with 15 minutes added to the total time.
13.) The participants are not allowed to throw their rubbish away outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins. Throwing away rubbish outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins (voluntary act) will be penalised with 1 hour added to the total time.
14.) Penalisation or disqualification will be applied at the place where the violance of a rule(s) was found, or at the next staffed checkpoint in case the participant, who has violated the rule(s), left the checkpoint before applying the penalisation or disqualification. Penalisation or disqualification will be applied by organizer or by authorized volunteer at the checkpoint after telephone consultation with organizer.
15.) Protest against possible problems in organization or event flow and similar can be applied at finish place 1 hour after the total time limit’s end (until 12. March 2023 11.00 CET latest). Entering a protest is being done direct to the organizers (face-to-face). The condition of entering a protest is a 20 € advance deposit paid. In case the protest will be accepted, the deposit of 20 € will be returned to the participant, in case the protest will be not accepted, the caution forfeitures in organizer’s behoof.
VI. NATURE PROTECTION
1.) The participants must behave considerate in the nature, they are not allowed to leave the marked tourist paths and the Letecká stovka course needlessly.
2.) The participants are not allowed to throw their rubbish away outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins.
VII. ACCEPTANCE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION PROCESSING
In terms of the personal protection act nr. 18/2018 the participant agrees through his registration with administration, processing and storage of the personal information required in the registration form by the SLOVAK ULTRA TRAIL association located in Bratislava, Nejedlého 41, 841 02 Bratislava, IČO 42364582, for the purpose of registration for the event Letecká stovka, limited by 1 year. After this period the personal information of the participant will be deleted.
Protocol for COVID-19 prevention will be part of the Race regulations in case the situation and pandemic measures will require it. The protocol will be elaborated based on the actual pandemic situation and measures published by the ÚVZ SR.