REGULATION OF THE GORBEIA SUZIEN MENDI LASTERKETA 2021

1.- Date and place: VIII. Gorbeia Suzien mendi lasterketa will be held on September 26, 2021 in the town of Zeanuri (Bizkaia) at 09:00 hours.

The organization will have an alternative route prepared in case problems arise on the route or in the preparation of the race. For unexpected and heavy reasons, the organization will have the power to cancel the race.

2.- Routes: The race is 31 km in length with an accumulated height gain of 2400m

running the most part through the Gorbeia Natural Park.

3.- Scoring:  for SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES. It will also score for the GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES.

The Official Competition Rules:
https://www.skyrunnerworldseries.com

https://www.goldentrailseries.com

4.- Participation: All athletes, mountaineers or athletes over 18 years of age may participate in the course. All registered participants are obliged to comply with these regulations and the ISF. If the organization concludes that any of the participants may harm the integrity of the race, it may deny their participation.

5.- Categories: Absolute male and female.

This year, there will also be a ranking system by clubs, with the following conditions:

– The final ranking will be calculated by adding the times of the first female and the first two males of the club.

– Each runner will represent the club that appears in the license of his federation.

– This club must be part of the federations that make up the ISF.

6.- Registration:

– The registration period for the Gorbeia Suzien mountain race will open on April 1st, 2021.

– Registration will be open to those who had a race bib on July 21st, 2020 ( previous edition).

– These runners ( with a bib number from last year) will be able to register until April 22nd, 2021.

– To register, runners will receive a message with all the instructions from the “rockthesport” platform.

– After April 22nd, if there are still bibs available, they will be given following the order of the waiting list of the last edition.

 – 125 bibs will remain at the disposal of the organization for : elite runners, sponsors and circuit runners.

– Runners who have not paid will not be admitted. We will give the opportunity to the next runner on the waiting list.

– Returning a bib number will be refunded as long as another runner takes his or her place:

Depending on the returning date, the amount of money will be the next:

 YEAR 2021  % AMOUNT
APRIL – MAY %80
JUNE – JULY %70
AUGUST %60
AFTER SEPTEMBER 1 NOT RETURNING

7.- Rights and obligations:

– Runners who make the registration in the GORBEIA SUZIEN will have to comply with the ISF regulations.

– When you pick up your bib you get: the right to participate in the race, accident and liability insurance, the right to use the services provided by the organization and the rece gift.

– The bib number is personal and non-transferable, so it must be collected in person by the runner presenting his/her ID.

– The organization will contact the runner in case of cancellations, respecting the order of the draw. In these cases it will also be mandatory to complete all the steps of the registration to get the bib. To make the payment you will have 7 days. The proper size of the race gift will not be assured for runners who enter from the waiting list.

8.- Signage: The route is properly marked with visible signs and beacon tapes. There are kilometer references every 5 kilometers.

9.- Checkpoints: In the development of the race the organization had had 12 intermediate control points in the route, being obligatory to pass through them where the regulatory step controls. The situation of the same figures in the maps and profiles of the routes.

10.- Provisioning facilities: There are 9 points of solid-liquid refreshments in the main route, plus the finish line. At these points, solid and liquid products (water, isotonic, fruit, energy bars, etc.) will be offered to the participants. The situation of the same figures in the maps and profiles of the routes.

– It will be mandatory to wear a face mask at the refreshment areas.

– When entering and leaving the refreshment area it will be mandatory to wash your hands with hydrogel in the area provided for this purpose.

– It will be mandatory to follow the instructions of those in charge at the refreshment posts. Failure to comply with this rule will result in direct expulsion from the race.

– In case of removing the mask to eat or drink in the refreshment area, the safety distance must be maintained.

11.- Time of passage:

The maximum time of entry into the finish line will be 6 hours and 30 minutes for the main race, so that those who exceed the maximum time established will lose all options to appear in the final classification.

In any case, the people in charge of the organization will have the power to withdraw from the race the runners who do not meet the expectations of the times set for the timing controls, as well as anyone who has violated the rules of the race, have not completed the course marked, do not wear the regulation number in a visible way, disregard the indications of the organization or maintain a non-sporting attitude towards the other participants. For these purposes, the organization has planned the participation of two people who will act as a career closing. All those participants who are affected by a decision of disqualification must leave their bib number at the nearest checkpoint and leave the race according to the indications of the members of the organization.

– Cut-off times for the controls:

CONTROL Km TIME LIMIT
Gorbeiako aterpea 9 11:00 120 min
GZT aterpea 12 11:30 150 min
Isidron txabola 16 12:30 210 min
Zenigorta 21 14:00 300 min
Lanbreabe 27 14:45 345 min

12.- Prizes: The following prizes are established:

Position Female / Male
1 1500 €
2 1000 €
3 500 €
4 300 €
5 200 €
6 100 €

13.- Classification: All the participants of the main event will score for the classification of the SKYRUNNER WORLD SERIES 2021. They will also score in the GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES.

14.- Informative meeting: The organization will provide topographic information on the sites that pass the race, as well as the most relevant organizational details in a presentation to be held at the gym of Zeanuri, on the evening, September 25th, 2021.

Due to covid mesures, entry will be limited, so it will also be available online.

15.- Bib Delivery: The delivery of bibs will take place at the fronton of Zeanuri on September 25, 2021, between 17:30 and 19:30 hours. And the same day of the race between 07:00 and 08:30 hours, in the same place.

16.- Environment: The race takes place for the most part in areas of exceptional natural beauty, so it will be an obligation for all / as to preserve the environment avoiding littering outside the refreshment areas. For this purpose, containers or garbage bags will be placed up to a distance of 100 meters from the refreshment station.

Failure to comply with this rule by the participants will be grounds for direct disqualification. 

17.- Healthcare: The organization will have health assistance services in the most strategic points of the route and in the exit-goal area.

18.- Security: The organization reserves the right to divert the race by alternative routes and make the modifications it deems necessary depending on the different conditions, as well as the suspension of the test if the weather conditions or force majeure.

19.- Assistance in accidents: The participants are obliged to help the injured / as they need help, as well as to report any mishap in the controls of passage.

20.- Mandatory to wear-bring a windbreaker and a face mask. The ISF forces to carry all the participants during the course of the race, a windbreaker. This windbreaker must be of the corresponding size to the participant, with long sleeves and hood. In the case of lack of a hood, you can accept a windbreaker without it, as long as it is accompanied by a hat, buff or similar that covers the head of the participant in its entirety. In case of especially adverse weather forecast, the organization may require, in addition to the windbreaker, a thermal blanket or something else as part of the mandatory material.

It will be mandatory to wear a face mask in the places requested by the organization.

In the refreshment areas there will be no cups, the runner will have to carry the cup.

21.- Important points:

  • It is mandatory to carry a windbreaker with a hood. If the weather forecast requires, the organization may require to carry added gear (gloves, thermal blanket…) as mandatory. In case the organization decided to add gear, the runners will be informed the day before the race by email.
  • Mandatory gear control will be made at the start point and the finish line. It is recommended to go to the start point control with enough time.
  • It is required to bring the race bib to the height of the chest and it has to be visible at all times. It will be required to show it at all the control points.
  • The route is marked with flags and tape. Every kilometer is numbered.
  • If you have to give up and retire, try to do it in a checkpoint. It is mandatory that you remove your bib and give it to the organization. In case you want your bib back, notify the organization by email once the race is over.
  • The organization is not responsible for transferring the retired runners to Zeanuri. We will try our best in case the transfer is need it.
  • It is prohibited to get any food or drinks supplies outside the provisioning areas.

Important NOTE ( COVID -19) 

  • Regarding the epidemiological situation we are experiencing, the organization will take specific measures before the race and we will define a specific COVID protocol. This protocol will be available to all runners before the race.

REGULATION GORBEIA SUZIEN 21K 2021

1.- Date and place: Gorbeia Suzien 21K will be held on September 26, 2021 in the town of Zeanuri (Bizkaia) at 11:00 am. 

2.- Routes: The race is 21 km in length with an accumulated height gain of 1200m

running the most part through the Gorbeia Natural Park.

The organization will have an alternative route prepared in case problems arise on the route or in the preparation of the race. For unexpected and heavy reasons, the organization will have the power to cancel the race. 

3.- Participation: All athletes, mountaineers or athletes over 15 years of age may participate in the course. All registered participants are obliged to comply with these regulations and the FEDME. 

4.- Categories: Absolute male and female. 

5.- Registration:  

– The registration period for the Gorbeia Suzien mountain race will open on April 1st, 2021.

– Registration will be open to those who had a race bib on July 21st, 2020 ( previous edition).

– These runners ( with a bib number from last year) will be able to register until April 22nd, 2021.

– To register, runners will receive a message with all the instructions from the “rockthesport” platform.

– After April 22nd, if there are still bibs available, they will be given following the order of the waiting list of the last edition. 

Regarding the date of  returning the bib number, the amount of money will be the next:  

 YEAR 2021  % AMOUNT
APRIL – MAY %80
JUNE – JULY %70
AUGUST %60
AFTER SEPTEMBER 1 NOT RETURNING

 6.- Rights and obligations:

– Runners who make the registration in the GORBEIA SUZIEN will have to comply with the FEDME regulations.

– When you pick up your bib you get: the right to participate in the race, accident and liability insurance, the right to use the services provided by the organization and the rece gift.

– The bib number is personal and non-transferable, so it must be collected in person by the runner presenting his/her ID.

– The organization will contact the runner in case of cancellations, respecting the order of the draw. In these cases it will also be mandatory to complete all the steps of the registration to get the bib. To make the payment you will have 7 days. The proper size of the race gift will not be assured for runners who enter from the waiting list. 

7.- Signage: The route is properly marked with visible signs and beacon tapes. There are kilometers references every 5 kilometers. 

8.- Controls: In the development of the race the organization had had 7 intermediate control points in the route, being obligatory to pass through them where the regulatory step controls. The situation of the same figures in the maps and profiles of the routes. 

9.- Provisioning facilities: There are 7 points of solid-liquid refreshments in the main route, plus the finish line. At these points, solid and liquid products (water, isotonic, fruit, energy bars, etc.) will be offered to the participants. The situation of the same figures in the maps and profiles of the routes.

– It will be mandatory to wear a face mask at the refreshment areas.

– When entering and leaving the refreshment area it will be mandatory to wash your hands with hydrogel in the area provided for this purpose.

– It will be mandatory to follow the instructions of those in charge at the refreshment posts. Failure to comply with this rule will result in direct expulsion from the race.

– In case of removing the mask to eat or drink in the refreshment area, the safety distance must be maintained. 

10.- Time of passage: The maximum time of entry into the finish line will be 4 hours and 30 minutes for the main race, so those who exceed the maximum time established will lose all options to appear in the final classification.

In any case, the people in charge of the organization will have the power to withdraw from the race the runners who do not meet the expectations of the times set for the timing controls, as well as anyone who has violated the rules of the race, have not completed the course marked, do not wear the regulation number in a visible way, disregard the indications of the organization or maintain a non-sporting attitude towards the other participants. For these purposes, the organization has planned the participation of two people who will act as a career closing. All those participants who are affected by a decision of disqualification must deliver the number at the nearest checkpoint and leave the race according to the indications of the members of the organization.

CONTROL Km TIME LIMIT
Gorbeiako aterpea 9 13:00 120 min
Zenigorta 11 14:00 180 min
Lanbreabe 17 14:45 225 min

 

11.- Prizes: The following prizes are established:

See on www.gorbeiasuzien.eus 

12.- Informative meeting: The organization will provide topographic information on the sites that pass the race, as well as the most relevant organizational details in a presentation to be held at the gym of Zeanuri, on the evening, September 25th, 2021.

Due to covid mesures, entry will be limited, so it will also be available online. 

13.- Bib delivery: The delivery of bibs will take place at the fronton of Zeanuri on September 25, 2021, between 17:30 and 19:30 hours. And the same day of the race between 9:30 and10:30 hours, in the same place. 

The bib number is personal, being mandatory to show up personally, show the original DNI of the participant to collect the bib number and the gift bag. 

14.- Environment: The race takes place for the most part in areas of exceptional natural beauty, so it will be an obligation for all / as to preserve the environment avoiding littering outside the refreshment areas. For this purpose, containers or garbage bags will be placed up to a distance of 100 meters from the refreshment station.

Failure to comply with this rule by the participants will be grounds for direct disqualification. 

15.- Healthcare: The organization will have health assistance services in the most strategic points of the route and in the exit-goal area. 

16.- Security: The organization reserves the right to divert the race by alternative routes and make the modifications it deems necessary depending on the different conditions, as well as the suspension of the test if the weather conditions or force majeure. 

17.- Assistance in accidents: The participants are obliged to help the injured / as they need help, as well as to report any mishap in the controls of passage. 

18.- Mandatory to wear a windbreaker and a face mask. The organization forces to carry all the participants during the course of the race, a windbreaker. This windbreaker must be of the corresponding size to the participant, with long sleeves and hood. In the case of lack of a hood, you can accept a windbreaker without it, as long as it is accompanied by a hat, buff or similar that covers the head of the participant in its entirety. In case of especially adverse weather forecast, the organization may require, in addition to the windbreaker, a thermal blanket or something else as part of the mandatory material. 

It will be mandatory to wear a face mask in the places requested by the organization.

In the refreshment areas there will be no cups, the runner will have to carry the cup. 

19.- Important points:

  • It is mandatory to carry a windbreaker with a hood. If the weather forecast requires, the organization may require to carry added gear (gloves, thermal blanket…) as mandatory. In case the organization decided to add gear, the runners will be informed the day before the race by email.
  • Mandatory gear control will be made at the start point and the finish line. It is recommended to go to the start point control with enough time.
  • It is required to bring the race bib to the height of the chest and it has to be visible at all times. It will be required to show it at all the control points.
  • The route is marked with flags and tape. Every kilometer is numbered.
  • If you have to give up and retire, try to do it in a checkpoint. It is mandatory that you remove your bib and give it to the organization. In case you want your bib back, notify the organization by email once the race is over.
  • The organization is not responsible for transferring the retired runners to Zeanuri. We will try our best in case the transfer is need it.
  • It is prohibited to get any food or drinks supplies outside the provisioning areas.
  • The use of poles is allowed. (Until San Justo you can’t use them, you will have to bring them in your hands). You will be able to take and leave them on the checkpoints and provisioning areas.
  • The race day will be a gear room service beside the bib delivery. You can leave extra gear and clothes at this place.
  • At the end of the race, there will be a massage service beside the showers.
  • Take care of the environment, save all wraps and containers. If you throw a wrap or containers out of the defined areas, you must be disqualified by the organization.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE (COVID -19) 

  • Regarding the epidemiological situation we are experiencing, the organization will take specific measures before the race and we will define a specific COVID protocol. This protocol will be available to all runners before the race.