Regulations

 

I. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

1.) The condition for participation is a negative RT-PCR or LAMP test result for COVID–19 not older than 72 hours or negative antigen test result for COVID-19 not older than 24 hours. 

2.) The participation in Hriňovská 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).

3.) A person with age 15-17 years can participate only in case his/her parent/legal representative will be present at the presentation (check-in) place, where an written approval of participation of an underage person in Hriňovská stovka race will be signed and subsequently confirmed with organizer’s signature. Further condition of participation for such person is an accompanying person with minimal age of 18 years during the entire race duration (this person's name will be name will be in the written approval of participation from the parent/legal representative).

4.) Enrollment has been completed only via the Hriňovská stovka enrollment form (it is not possible to enroll at start place or during the check-in), the full start fee was paid based on the instruction sent by Hriňovská stovka organizers to the e-mail address provided during the enrollment and the person is listed in the start list on the Hriňovská stovka website with status of completed registration. The Hriňovská stovka organizers reserve the right to reject a registration.

5.) The Hriňovská stovka race organizers strongly recommend all participants to complete an individual medical examination before the Hriňovská stovka race, particularly in the case that I overcome infectious disease (angina, flu etc.) for the period of last six to eight weeks before the start of the Hriňovská stovka race.

6.) The Hriňovská stovka race organizers recommend the participants to effect an suitable insurance for the date of the Hriňovská stovka event.

7.) Participants take part in the Hriňovská 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.


8.) Maximal number of participants is 100 (min. 70 completed registrations).

9.) The enrollment fee for Hriňovská stovka is 35 € for one person.

10.) Participation cancellation: Information about participation cancellation must be announced via e-mail to hrinovska100@gmail.com (participation cancellation announced verbally or via phone call or via social network is not accepted).

11.) Participant has to check-in in Hriňová 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 an filled-in and signed Informed consent (Participiant’s declaration) document during the presence (check-in) in Hriňová (to open/download/print click on the PDF icon):


II. MANDATORY EQUIPMENT
1.) Each participant of Hriňovská 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. IV. 7.) the participant will be disqualified.

2.) The mandatory equipment contains:
- Isothermic blanket
- Forehead lamp with new batteries
- Mobile phone (turned on) with the SIM card which phone number was in the enrollment form
- Map (maps) containing the whole course od Hriňovská stovka, or a GPS device with recorded GPX file / other file displaying the course
- Streak reflective vest/streak reflex

- Face mask or respirator
- Bottle(s) or a hydration pack with resorvoir with capacity at least 1,5 L
- 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.
 

III. DURING THE EVENT
1.) The check-in (presence) takes place on Friday 18. June 2021 evening in Hriňová in the Elementary school area (Školskej street) between 18.00 and 22.30 CET. On Saturday 19. June 2021 morning in the check-in (presence) will take place in the same area between  04.45. and 05.40 CET.
 
2.) The participants start together from the Podpolianske námesti square in Hriňová on Saturday 19. June 2021 at 06.00 CET.

3.) The Hriňovská stovka course is exactly set, participant has to keep the defined course.

4.) Carrying of participant’s equipment by any other person is strictly prohibited.

5.) Support or assistance for the participant (e.g. by family members, friends…) can be provided only at the staffed checkpoints.
 
6.) 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.
 
7.) 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.

8.) Hriňovská stovka participant is obliged to provide help to other participant in emergency case.

9.) In case the participant would discover any situation, which could cause danger to Hriňovská stovka participants safety, health or life during the course, the participant is obliged to inform the race organizers immediately.

10.) 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).


IV. CHECKPOINTS, COURSE KEEPING SUPERVISION, PENALISATION, DISQUALIFICATION, PROTEST
1.) There are staffed (“live”) checkpoints (staffed with Hriňovská 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 Hriňovská 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 voluntees have also right to check the punches control marks from the previous checkpoints.

3.) The total time limit for completing the Hriňovská 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 Hriňovská stovka completion.

5.) One missing live checkpoint record results in disqualification (DSQ).

6.) Intended shortening of the course, using an vehicle and any other kind of cheating will result in disqualification (DSQ) and banishment from all future Hriňovská stovka editions.

7.) Refusing help to other participant in case of emergency, verbal insulting or menacing action to the organizers or volunteers, refusing the mandatory equipment check, missing mandatory equipment items (forehead lamp, mobile phone, isothermic blanket, bottle(s) or a hydration pack with resorvoir with capacity at least 1,5 L) result in disqualification (DSQ).

8.) 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 penalised with 1 hour added to the total time.

9.) Incorrectly placed race bib (back side of the body, race bib not visible) will be penalised with 15 minutes added to the total time.

10.) 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.

11.) 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.

12.) 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 20. June 2021 12.00 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.


V. NATURE PROTECTION
1.) The participants must behave considerate in the nature, they are not allowed to leave the marked tourist paths and the Hriňovská stovka course needlessly.

2.) The participants are not allowed to throw their rubbish away outside the staffed checkpoints or public waste bins.


VI. 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 Hriňovská stovka, limited by 1 year. After this period the personal information of the participant will be deleted.


APPENDIX

PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19 PREVENTION

 

Please note, that the Protocol for COVID-19 prevention and all related information on this website will be continuously updated based on the actual pandemic situation, rules and regulations in Slovakia.

All participants are obliged to comply  with  all  instructions  from  the  Hriňovská stovka  race  organizer  from  accessing  the  place  of  check-in until leaving the finish place, which are related to the anti-COVID-19 measures.

The Hriňovská stovka  race  organizer reserves the right  to disqualify a participant, who will not comply  with  the  instructions from the Hriňovská stovka  race  organizer related to the anti-COVID-19 measures.


BEFORE THE RACE

All participants will receive the information (PROTOCOL FOR COVID-19 PREVENTION) as a link contained in the information e-mail, which will be sent to the address provided by participant in the registration form.

All participants from foreign countries are obliged to make sure before the travel to Slovakia, that the actual situation and regulations valid in their country as well as in Slovakia, do not make their travel to Slovakia or participation in the race impossible.


CHECK-IN (RACE BIBS COLLECT) IN HRIŇOVÁ

Check-in (race bibs collect) is possible either on 18. June 2021 (18.00 – 22.30 hod.) or 19. JUne 2021 (04.45 - 05.40) in the Elementary scool in Školská street in Hriňová. Access of participants into the school building  is not allowed.

All participants are obliged to put on a face mask, when accessing the check-in area and wear it during the whole time until leaving the check-in area.

All participants are obliged to use the handsanitiser when accessing the check-in area.

The access to the check-in area will be regulated by race organizer.

Access to the check-in area is not allowed to persons except of participants, race organizers and volunteers.

The participants are required to keep a safe distance (2 m) during the check-in.

No handshake.

The condition of participation is to submit an filled-in and signed Informed consent (Participiant’s declaration) document during the presence (check-in) in Hriňová.


START FROM PODPOLIANSKE NÁMESTIE SQUARE IN HRIŇOVÁ (SATURDAY 19. JUNE 2021)

Keep a safe distance (2 m), when waiting for the start at the Námestie baníkov square. Wear the face mask. No groupings allowed.

No handshake.


DURING THE RACE

During the running (the race) face masks are not mandatory (except of the beginning in Hriňová and aid stations).

Do not run shoulder-to-shoulder or to “breathdownother’sneck”. Keep distance in any direction of at least 2 meters between each other. Don’t run in groups larger than 2 people.

When overtaking a slower runner, keep distance at least 1 meter. Before passing the runner hail him/her from behind and wait, until it is possible to pass with at least 1 meter distance side-by-side.

No handshake.

Spitting, blowing the nose: only with distance at least 10 metersfrom other participant and from the trail.

Pacers are not allowed in the Hriňovská stovka race (this rule is independent from the COVID-19 situation).

In case of acute respiratory issues and COVID-19 symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, snifters, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat) the participant is obliged to leave the place of the event immediately, get in touch with his/her doctor (via phone) and inform the race organizer (via phone).


AID STATIONS AND CHECKPOINTS

Access of persons except of race participants, race organizers and volunteers (or persons helping the race organizers during the race) to the aid stations and checkpoints is not allowed.

Support or assistance for the participant (e.g. by family members, friends…) can be provided only close to the staffed checkpoints, but not directly at the checkpoints place.

Access of fans and supporters to the aid stations and checkpoints is not allowed.

Before accessing the aid station / checkpoint all participants are obliged to use the hand sanitiser.

Before accessing the aid station / checkpoint all participants are strongly recommended to put on a face mask.

Minimalize the time spent at the aid station / checkpoint to the necessary time only. Keep a safe distance (2 meters).

Beverages at the aid stations are distributed by volunteers only to the cups and flasks owned by participants (no contact between the beverage source and the cup or flask allowed).

It is strictly forbidden to drink directly from the bottles, which are at the aid stations (Pepsi, Cola-Cola, Kofola...).

The participants take other refreshments (fruits, salty / sweet refreshments) with touching only the one piece, which they take.

No handshake.

No spitting or blowing the nose at the aid station / checkpoint (at least 10 meters distance).

Access of the participnats into the house of culture at K7 Skýcov and the building at K8 Dobroč is not allowed.


FINISH


Before accessing the finish area all participants are obliged to use the hand sanitiser.

Before accessing the finish area all participants are strongly recommended to put on a face mask.

Before accessing the finish area building and during the whole time spent in all participants are obliged to wear a face mask.

During the winners ceremony all participants are obliged to wear a face mask.

 

The building in finish area can be accessed only by race participants, race organizers, volunteers and medical staff.

 

Before accessing the building in finish area, all participants are obliged to use the hand sanitiser.

 

Keep safe 2-meters distance from other persons (participants, volunteers).

 

Beverages in the finish area are distibuted by volunteers.

 

It is strictly forbidden to drink directly from the bottles, which are in the finish area.

 

Please mark you cup with your name (use a marker).