RULES & REGULATIONS
- Runners must complete the set course on foot by their own power and ability within the stipulated time; Trekking poles is allowed for runners of all categories.
- Drinking cups will not be provided at any of the water station points.
- 12k, 20k, 40k, 60k and 100k runners must have their own cup or other personal container suitable for the purpose of drinking and eating;
- No pacers are allowed to run along with the runners for all categories.
- Personal assistance (support crew) along the running route is Not Allowed except at official water stations for all categories. Runners are encouraged to bring along cash during the race to purchase food and beverages on their own along the route.
- Runners must understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance road running race. He/she will be running all day and night on the road and trails. He/she must have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such an event.
- Runners will be responsible for his/her own safety by having the ability and skills to deal with problems that may be encountered during the race of this nature.
- Runners must be able to undertake or deal with on his/her own without any other external assistance during the deteriorating weather conditions (e.g. raining, strong winds, hot sun and etc..) and other unforeseen circumstances arises while running on the road and/or trails.
- Runners who accept any assistance and support from any person may be disqualified.
- In the event of a runner meeting another runner who is in health difficulty or injured, he/she must stop to help and inform the race organizer to seek for medical assistance. Failure to do so may result in penalties or disqualification being imposed to the runner or runners concerned.
SAFETY AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks of injuries and/or accidents associated with trail running. Runners are participating in this race at his/her own risk;
- While the race organizer has purchased Public Liability Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance coverage (hospitalization) for this event, it is strongly recommended that the runners obtained an adequate Personal Accident Insurance coverage for himself;
- Medical points will be set up at certain water stations;
- If necessary, and in the interests of the person being rescued, at the exclusive discretion of the organizers, the official medical rescue services may be called upon to take over operations, using any means they consider appropriate, including an ambulance. Any costs deriving from such exceptional transport will be charged to the person who has been rescued;
- Depending on the runner health conditions, an emergency evacuation may be required. This emergency evacuation will be at the expenses of the person being rescued;
- The official race medical assistants are authorized to withdraw from the competition any runners that they consider as unfit to continue or are in danger. The runner bib will be removed as part of the DNF (Did Not Finish) procedures;
- If a runner drops out from the race, runner must first inform and register with the nearest checkpoints that he/she is dropping out. Proper “DNF” procedure should be followed and completed before the runner is allowed to leave the event:
- In case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the race headquarters, you can also call the public emergency number ‘999’ directly for help;
- The race organizers reserves the right to implement any additional measures at any time to enhance and protect the safety of the race and the runners before the race and during the race.
CHECKPOINTS OR WATER STATION POINTS
- The timing will be recorded at the checkpoints/water station points established by the organizers;
- Only runners sporting their regular bib number will have access to the water station;
- No water cups will be dispensed to the runners. Runners will need to use their own cups or containers for any drinks served at the check points or water stations;
- The route map, which can also be downloaded online, will contain accurate indications of the water station points;
- The organisers reserve the rights to carry out mandatory item checks at any of the check points and other unspecified points along the route during the race;
- Food and drinks at the water station points are solely for runners only.