– The registrations are open to the Ultra NORWAY Race 2020 – 


To register for this event, please complete our Registration Form. You should then pay the deposit to confirm your place. The balance of the entry fee is due 100 days before the event. You must send also a copy of your passport and a copy of your insurance repatriation. An Official Medical Certificate must be downloaded and an ECG performed less than 30 days prior to the race must be signed by a GP confirming that you are cleared to take part in this event. These original documents, dated and signed, must be presented during the medical check before the race.


Option 1 - ENTRY FEES
Ultra NORWAY Race Entry fees (Entry fees/pers.) Deposit Balance
 10 – 12 July 2020  700 € before the 10/01/2020 500 €  200 €
 800 € starting the 10/01/2020 500 €  300 € 

Entry fees includes:

  • International staff and medical support throughout event,
  • Bus transfer pre-race from Tromsø to the start place,
  • 3 nights of hotel accommodation (1 night pre-race and 2 nights post-race at Tromsø),
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner pre-race,
  • 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner post-race,
  • Food supply for the duration of the race,
  • Bottles of water for the duration of the race, 
  • Finisher’s medal, Finisher’s tee-shrit and race number.

Option 2 – ENTRY FEES

Ultra NORWAY Race Entry fees (Entry fees/pers.) Deposit Balance
 10 – 12 July 2020 300 € before the 10/01/2020 300 €  /
350 € starting the 10/01/2020 350 €  /

Entry fees includes:

  • International staff and medical support throughout event,
  • Food supply for the duration of the race,
  • Bottles of water for the duration of the race, 
  • Finisher’s medal, Finisher’s tee-shrit and race number.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You may pay via Euro check (1) or bank wire transfer (2).

(1) Make a check out to “The Track Organisation” and mail it to: The Track Organisation – 21 Rue du Contrat Social – 76 000 Rouen – FRANCE

(2) If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to: contact@canal-aventure.com and we’ll provide bank wire instructions.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If notice of cancellation is received 100 days or more before event, you will receive a refund of the total fees you have paid less 300 Euros. No fees will be refunded for any cancellation received less than 100 days before an event.

– Rules & Regulations –

ARTICLE 1: THE ORGANIZER
The Ultra NORWAY Race is a sporting event organized by The Track Organisation (T.T.O). In conformity with the French legislation, T.T.O. is registered like Travel agency in the Atout France Organization. T.T.O. has a legal professional insurance and a legal financial security deposit.
ARTICLE 2: CONCEPT

The Ultra NORWAY Race is a non-stop foot race of 140 km, by team of 2 persons, with 9000 meters of positive and negative elevation. Competitors are semi Self-Supported. Each competitor must carry a backpack containing the compulsory equipments, food and personal equipments.

Competitors must follow the GPS tracks given by the organization. There are checkpoints at regular intervals: the two members of the team must be controlled together. A technical support and a medical team are present during the event. The limit time to cover the entire distance is 48 hours. To be authorised to continue the event, runners must set off again from the control post before the fixed time limit.

The Ultra NORWAY Race takes place in Norway, from the Lyngen Alps to Tromsø, 350 km north of the Arctic Circle.

ARTICLE 3: PROGRAM

The Ultra NORWAY Race takes place from 10 to 12 July 2020, in Norway, Europe.
9 July: Appointment at 9 am at Tromsø, bus transfer (3 hours) then Competitor Check-In.
From 10 to 12 July: The race, semi Self-Supported.
13 July: End of support after the breakfast then bus transfer to the airport.

The Track Organisation reserves the right to modify the rules and conditions of the Ultra NORWAY Race, the details of the race, the route of the race, including the destination, in case of forces beyond our control or if it is necessary for the security of the group.

ARTICLE 4: ENTRY CONDITIONS FOR COMPETITORS

The Ultra NORWAY Race is open to any person over 18 years of age, of any nationality who accepts the rules and the conditions of the race. An Official Medical Certificate and a resting ECG report are obligatory and must be dated no more than 30 days before the start or the race, i.e. after 9 June 2020. The registration fees must be paid by the participant before the event.

ARTICLE 5: Pre-Race CHECK-IN

The administrative, technical and medical check will take place on the 9 July 2020. Participants must meet all the administrative and technical requirements (ART.16 and 17). Any participant not meeting all required conditions may be excluded from the race without refund of any fees paid.

ARTICLE 6: LIMIT TIME & RANKING BY KILOMETER

The departures will be grouped. The limit time to cover the Ultra NORWAY Race is 48 hours. An official timekeeper will take down the daily order of arrival for each competitor. To be authorized to continue the event, runners must set off again from the control post before the fixed time limit.

ARTICLE 7: MARKING & ROAD BOOK
Competitors must follow the GPS tracks given by the organization failing to do so may incur penalties. There are checkpoints at regular intervals: the two members of the team must be controlled together. A map to you will be given before the event. You will be penalized if you do not have your map during the race.
ARTICLE 8: CHECKPOINT

Check-points are located at regular intervals through the itinerary (every 10/15 km approximately). The check-point is water distribution points. Competitors must go through the check-points, otherwise penalties will be applied. Check-points will allow race officials to record times and distribute water.

ARTICLE 9: WATER SUPPLY

The organization takes charge of supplying water to each competitor.

The provisional breakdown, per day, is a follow: 
• 1,5 liters before the departure,
• 1,5 liters at each check-point.

Each participant must manage his/her own daily water intake based on the programmed water distribution times/places. Water will not be supplied at any other times.

ARTICLE 10: PENALTIES & DISQUALIFICATION

Reason for penality – Elimination:
• Missing document at administrative checks prior the event,
• Use of a transportation during the competition,
• Failure to respect security instruction from the organizer,
• Behavior judged by the organization to be disrespectful and/or dangerous to the group or the environment,
• Exceeding out of time at a checkpoint,
• Competitor who received a perfusion.

Reason for penality – Penality of 3 hours:
• Failure to respect the weight of the backpack,
• Missing compulsory equipments,
• No road book or no map of the itinerary.

Reason for penality – Penality of 2 hours:
• Failure to follow the markings (2 hours + time saved),
• Failure to control at a checkpoint,
• Failure to respect of the environment.

Reason for penality – Penality of 1 hour:
• Failure to respect ID markings and/or their positioning (ID and/or patches),
• Receiving of extra food or extra water.

ARTICLE 11: ABANDONED

In the event of a competitor dropping out of the race, he/she must inform a representative of the organization and give him/her their race number. Any competitor cannot leave the race without informing the organization and signing an official discharge form as provided by The Track Organisation.

Several options are available to participants who wish to withdraw from the race:

  • In the case of a serious physical condition, repatriation may be arranged immediately,
  • A participant who is in an adequate physical condition but wishes to withdraw may elect to be driven to the final finish line, having signed an official The Track Organisation discharge form. This option is dependent on feasibility at the time. Lodging and meals are at the competitor’s own expense. Or the competitor can be transported by the organization and follow the competition until the final line.
ARTICLE 12: RANKING
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ARTICLE 13: REWARDS
The three first competitors at the final result will receive an award. The three first women also.
ARTICLE 14: MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
A medical team specializing in sports medicine will be present throughout the race and will have special assistance vehicles. They will ensure that participants no suffer from physical or mental exhaustion. The medical team is allowed to stop a competitor and to disqualify any participant they feel physically unfit to continue the race or for receiving vital medical care.
ARTICLE 15: NEUTRALIZATION, MODIFICATION & CANCELLATION
The race may be stopped if the organization deems it necessary for security reasons.
ARTICLE 16: COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT

The compulsory equipment and the personal belongings of each participant (food, survival equipment and kit, etc.) must weigh between 3 to 10kg. This maximum weight does not include your daily water supply.

FOOD

Each entrant must provide his/her own food for 2 days. Each competitor must have 2 000k/calories per day, that is to say a minimum of 4 000k/calories, otherwise he/she will be penalized. Gas stoves are strictly forbidden.

COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT

  • Backpack,
  • GPS,
  • Warm clothing,
  • waterproof clothing,
  • Lighter,
  • Compass,
  • Knife (minimum blade of 3,5 cm),
  • Mirror (at least 6 cm of diameter),
  • Whistle,
  • Survival blanket (2,20 x 1,40 m),
  • Led Headlamp with batteries and bulbs,
  • Utensils to cook,
  • Solid fuel tablets,
  • Medical pocket for the first aid,
  • Salt tablets or similar,
  • 2 water bidons of 1 liter each (or similar but with a total of 2 liters),
  • A waterproof pocket for map.

EQUIPMENT GIVEN BY ORGANIZATION  

  • A map,
  • Patches,
  • ID number.
ARTICLE 17: ENROLMENT

OPTION 1 :

Entry fees are 700 Euros if registering before the January 10th, 2020 (Without air transport).
A deposit of 500 Euros is required to secure a place with the balance due 100 days before the start of the race.
Entry fees are 800 Euros starting January 10th, 2020 (Without air transport).
A deposit of 500 Euros is required to secure a place with the balance due 100 days before the start of the race.

Entry fees includes:

  • International staff and medical support throughout event,
  • Bus transfer pre-race from Tromsø to the start place,
  • 3 nights of hotel accommodation (1 night pre-race and 2 nights post-race at Tromsø),
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner pre-race,
  • 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner post-race,
  • Food supply for the duration of the race,
  • Bottles of water for the duration of the race, 
  • Finisher’s medal, Finisher’s tee-shrit and race number.

OPTION 2 :

Entry fees are 300 Euros if registering before the January 10th, 2020 (Without air transport).
Entry fees are 350 Euros starting January 10th, 2020 (Without air transport).

Entry fees includes:

  • International staff and medical support throughout event,
  • Food supply for the duration of the race,
  • Bottles of water for the duration of the race, 
  • Finisher’s medal, Finisher’s tee-shrit and race number.

To register for this event, please complete our Registration Form. You should then pay the deposit to confirm your place. The balance of the entry fee is due 100 days before the event. You must send also a copy of your passport and a copy of your insurance repatriation.

An Official Medical Certificate must be downloaded and an ECG performed less than 30 days prior to the race must be signed by a GP confirming that you are cleared to take part in this event. These original documents, dated and signed, will be presented during the administrative and technical checks on 9 July 2020. If either of these documents is not provided, the competitor may be withdrawn from the race and will forfeit the entire race Entry fees.

You may pay via € check (1) or bank wire transfer (2).

(1) Make check out to “The Track Organisation” and send it at this address: The Track Organisation – 21 Rue du Contrat Social – 76 000 Rouen – FRANCE
(2) If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to: contact@canal-aventure.com and we’ll provide bank wire instructions.

ARTICLE 18: CANCELLATION
If notice of cancellation is received 100 days or more before event, you will receive a refund of the total fees you gave paid less 300 Euros. No fees will be refunded for any cancellations received less 100 days before an event.
ARTICLE 19: INSURANCES
Each competitor will have to take an Assistance and Repatriation Insurance. The certificate of this insurance will have to be provided in the administrative file before the departure. Each competitor takes part in full knowledge of the risks which the course of this competition may cause him and releases the organization from any responsibility in the case of accident or physical problems. The organization strongly recommends also that participants take out Cancellation Insurance.
ARTICLE 20: COMMUNICATION
Race number must be placed as instructed by the organizers and the names and logos of the official sponsors must not be hidden.
ARTICLE 21: IMAGE RIGHTS
The Track Organisation reserves all exclusive rights for photo coverage of the Ultra NORWAY Race. Participants must agree that The Track Organisation has exclusive use their individual or collective images for anything related directly or indirectly to their participation in the Ultra NORWAY Race. Any still camera, video or movie coverage done during the race cannot used by participants, their entourage or trainers for any use other than personal, unless by prior authorization or accreditation from The Track Organisation. As a result, any book or film project must obtain The Track Organisation prior authorization.
ARTICLE 22: DISCHARGE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Each runner has informed themselves of the medical contraindications that may affect their participation in the race and, accordingly, absolves the race organization (including medical and technical staff) of any responsibility for medical problems or injuries that they may incur during the event.