REGULATION
REGULATION
REGULATION

This regulation applies to the Via Maria Theresia edition 6.0, August 24, 2019, organized by the Tăşuleasa Social.

Dear athletes, we also want to bring you some insight into your entry / validation at the Marathon Via-Maria-Theresia Marathon, August 6, 2019, 6.0.

As a result, the athletes who register and do not validate their registration within the 10 calendar days granted, their registration will be deleted. It will only be possible to enroll after this stage once with validation in due time.

Participants who, for various reasons, will not be able to participate in the Marathon Via-Maria-Theresia Marathon, are asked to announce their withdrawal from the competition by email at concurs@via-maria-theresia.ro. If we are notified 30 days before the day of the competition, the participation fee will be fully refunded. If the non-participation announcement is sent less than 30 days until the day of the competition, the participation fee will no longer be refunded.

Participants who, for various reasons, will not be able to participate in the Marathon Via-Maria-Theresia Marathon, are asked to announce their withdrawal from the competition by email at concurs@via-maria-theresia.ro. If we are notified 30 days before the day of the competition, the participation fee will be fully refunded. If the non-participation announcement is sent less than 30 days until the day of the competition, the participation fee will no longer be refunded.

COMPETITION DETAILS

Via Maria Theresia Marathon is an outdoor competition with mountain character. The marathon route (42 km) this year will have its starting point at the former Sulfur Mining Exploration in Suceava County, being a medium difficulty race. The half marathon route is of moderate difficulty, and the ultramarathon route requires experience in such competitions with a length of about 81 km and a cumulative positive difference of about 5,000 m and overlapping part of the Maria Theresia thematic trails. The trekking trail is an easy trekking course on the thematic path and is intended for families with children, marathon viewers, beginners in mountain sports and nature lovers, the hikers are accompanied by guides.

Participating

The contest is open to those aged 18 and is medically fit to support this type of exercise (marathon, half marathon and ultra marathon). Exceptions can be made by juniors certified at sports clubs that have proven real athletic qualities, with the parents' agreement, written and signed on the statement of responsibility, stating that they know the conditions and rules of the competition and agree with the registration and participation of the young people in the competition. The Statement of Responsibility will be completed on site, prior to taking the kit.

Participating

The contest is open to those aged 18 and is medically fit to support this type of exercise (marathon, half marathon and ultra marathon). Exceptions can be made by juniors certified at sports clubs that have proven real athletic qualities, with the parents' agreement, written and signed on the statement of responsibility, stating that they know the conditions and rules of the competition and agree with the registration and participation of the young people in the competition. The Statement of Responsibility will be completed on site, prior to taking the kit.

REGISTRATION

Enrollment period is from 1.05.2019 to 1.08.2019. Enrollment in VMT is done by completing the on-line form in the sign-up section. Because we have a limited number of places, we will stop signing up once these places are filled.

You will have 10 days to validate your registration, once you fill the registration form. Validation will be done by paying the fee through card or transferred to VMT account RO13BTRLRONCRT0025410804, account owner Asociația Tășuleasa Social.

The amounts are:

– Half Marathon and Hiking fee is 70 lei

– Marathon fee is 100 lei

– Ultramarathon fee is 150 lei

– Hiking fee is 70 lei

All competitors enrolled in the ultra marathon must have completed at least one mountain marathon before the start of the competition on August 24, 2019. All participants will score by specifying the category in which they will take part: marathon, half marathon or ultramarathon. Places are limited, so hurry up!

The home pack includes:

- contest number

- electronic timer

- an energizing gel / stick

 

 

Required equipment:

- Trekking shoes or rugged terrain shoes (mandatory)

- Backpack or borset (recommended)

- Raincoat and trousers, long-sleeved shirt (recommended)

- Functional mobile phone (Required)

- Trekking poles (recommended)

- Water bottle (recommended)

- Batik / hat (recommended)

- Contest number (mandatory, to be distributed by the organizers)

 

Required for ultramarathon: raincoat, minimum 1 liter container for water, front flashlight and mobile phone.

The contest number must be attached to the front and must be visible throughout the contest. Timing will be done electronically, and charts will be available online in the days following the race. If two competitors arrive at the same time on arrival, one will receive the prize for the x spot and the other for the x + 1 place. Support points will be properly marked and visible. Control points must be scanned in ascending order of their number.

If for any reason you want to cancel your race registration, please notify this via email via-maria-theresia.ro within 10 days otherwise your registration will be canceled.

Required equipment:

- Trekking shoes or rugged terrain shoes (mandatory)

- Backpack or borset (recommended)

- Raincoat and trousers, long-sleeved shirt (recommended)

- Functional mobile phone (Required)

- Trekking poles (recommended)

- Water bottle (recommended)

- Batik / hat (recommended)

- Contest number (mandatory, to be distributed by the organizers)

 

Required for ultramarathon: raincoat, minimum 1 liter container for water, front flashlight and mobile phone.

The contest number must be attached to the front and must be visible throughout the contest. Timing will be done electronically, and charts will be available online in the days following the race. If two competitors arrive at the same time on arrival, one will receive the prize for the x spot and the other for the x + 1 place. Support points will be properly marked and visible. Control points must be scanned in ascending order of their number.

If for any reason you want to cancel your race registration, please notify this via email via-maria-theresia.ro within 10 days otherwise your registration will be canceled.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

Stop / Retire:

The organizer reserves the right to stop a participant in the following cases:

-he / she has been injured after the start, and his condition prevents him / her from continuing the race;

- overrun of the interim deadline;

- exceptional situations;

* Any participant who can no longer / no longer want to continue the race, for whatever reason, must immediately inform the organizers at the start, checkpoints, arrival or calling emergency numbers that are marked on the map.

Penalties / Disqualification:

- discarding consumed products and / or other garbage is completely forbidden, the areas will be strictly monitored by volunteers / referees;

- lack of an item of mandatory equipment;

- missing a control point;

- non-compliance with competition rules;

- unsportsmanlike behavior towards other participants, officials, the public, other people;

- modifying or changing the contest numbers;

Time limits:

Competitors must fit in the following times:

- 5 hours maximum for half marathon

- 9 hours maximum for marathon

- 18 hours maximum for ultra marathon.

Changing the route by the organizers or canceling the race:

Organizer Tăşuleasa Social reserves the right to modify the VMT schedule and / or route if the weather does not allow the contest to be held safely for participants (for example lightning storm) or in other special cases. Also in exceptional situations, the sporting event can be canceled with the prior notice of the enrolled.

Anti-doping:

The organizers reserve the right to prohibit the registration and participation in the competition of athletes who have been found positive by the National Anti Doping Agency or any other accredited anti-doping institution and then sanctioned, even if they have terminated the suspension period. Athletes who have received financial rewards and will be positively traced and then suspended by any accredited anti-doping institution within the next six months after the end of the race will have to return the prizes offered for the result obtained. We are looking for solutions that we can also introduce anti-doping tests to be carried out by accredited institutions.

Safety:

Any accident involving the participants in the Marathon Via Maria Theresia that occurred during the competition due to non-observance of the competition rules and / or traffic law imposed by law will be under the responsibility of those involved in the accident. Athletes are directly responsible for participating in this race, the organizers do not assume any obligation if a competitor hurts or injures himself. There will be an ambulance in the starting area and the arrival area, and during the route will be a few first aid points where emergency medical service will be provided in case of need. Organizers are not responsible for lost or forgotten items on the route during the contest. Before, during and after the contest, photos and videos can be taken with competitors and / or viewers of the event. By signing up and attending the event, they implicitly accept that the materials can be used by the organizers to produce clips, collages, covers and / or other promotional products to promote the contest, the Călimani Mountains and the Tăşuleasa Social Association.

Seven points of support on the racetracks for semi-marathon, marathon: revitalization, orientation, hydration, control; 10 support points on the ultra marathon route; water offered on the route and in the Start / Arrival area; provisional ranking immediately after the race, final online rankings after 24 hours.

Medal for all those who finish the races during the indicated time. Ambulance at Start and Finish, Rescue Service, Montana Gendarmerie, and volunteers with knowledge and first aid kits at every revitalization point on the route.

Hot food will be served after the competition, at the finish line, at Tihuţa Colibiţa Forestry Canton.

Children's race

We will also have a children's race where only the children of the competitors will be able to participate, this race consisting of two tests, a 1 km and a 3 km one. The ages of children should be between 5 and 12 years old. No fee will be charged for participation in the children's race!

We will also have organized games for children, slides, face painting for lovers, puppet theater and horseback riding on ponies. Children will receive food and drink.

Those who are interested in leaving your children to the care of our volunteers specially trained for this department are kindly requested to send us an email at concurs@via-maria-theresia.ro where we ask for the parents and child (s) name and surname, the child (s) age and the race(s) attended by the parent (s).

Important!!!

Before starting the Marathon, every participant who was not present at the technical meeting may also pick up his kit from the starting point and must complete the Declaration of participation on his own responsibility received from the organizers place and hand it over to the organizers who have completed and at the same time submit an identity document. By participating in this competition, competitors automatically accept its rules.

Safety:

Any accident involving the participants in the Marathon Via Maria Theresia that occurred during the competition due to non-observance of the competition rules and / or traffic law imposed by law will be under the responsibility of those involved in the accident. Athletes are directly responsible for participating in this race, the organizers do not assume any obligation if a competitor hurts or injures himself. There will be an ambulance in the starting area and the arrival area, and during the route will be a few first aid points where emergency medical service will be provided in case of need. Organizers are not responsible for lost or forgotten items on the route during the contest. Before, during and after the contest, photos and videos can be taken with competitors and / or viewers of the event. By signing up and attending the event, they implicitly accept that the materials can be used by the organizers to produce clips, collages, covers and / or other promotional products to promote the contest, the Călimani Mountains and the Tăşuleasa Social Association.

Seven points of support on the racetracks for semi-marathon, marathon: revitalization, orientation, hydration, control; 10 support points on the ultra marathon route; water offered on the route and in the Start / Arrival area; provisional ranking immediately after the race, final online rankings after 24 hours.

Medal for all those who finish the races during the indicated time. Ambulance at Start and Finish, Rescue Service, Montana Gendarmerie, and volunteers with knowledge and first aid kits at every revitalization point on the route.

Hot food will be served after the competition, at the finish line, at Tihuţa Colibiţa Forestry Canton.

Children's race

We will also have a children's race where only the children of the competitors will be able to participate, this race consisting of two tests, a 1 km and a 3 km one. The ages of children should be between 5 and 12 years old. No fee will be charged for participation in the children's race!

We will also have organized games for children, slides, face painting for lovers, puppet theater and horseback riding on ponies. Children will receive food and drink.

Those who are interested in leaving your children to the care of our volunteers specially trained for this department are kindly requested to send us an email at concurs@via-maria-theresia.ro where we ask for the parents and child (s) name and surname, the child (s) age and the race(s) attended by the parent (s).

Important!!!

Before starting the Marathon, every participant who was not present at the technical meeting may also pick up his kit from the starting point and must complete the Declaration of participation on his own responsibility received from the organizers place and hand it over to the organizers who have completed and at the same time submit an identity document. By participating in this competition, competitors automatically accept its rules.