International Goral marathon

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1. General information :

Long-distance mountain runs along the marked routes and hiking trails, mostly along mountain ridges with beautiful views, easy for the orientation. Designed for the mountain runners, marathoners, ultramarathoners, but also for the hikers, who can handle this route in a time limit.

 

2. Date and place

Date Sunday, 23.08. 2015
Place Trojmedzie - a common boundary of the Slovak republic, Czech republic and Poland.
Start and finish:  
Halfmarathon, marathon and minimarathon 10 AM, Trojmedzie
   
Time limit
 
Halfmarathon, marathon and minimarathon 8 hours
   

 

3. Programme

saturday 15:00 - 20:00 – registration at Trojmedzie
15:00 - 22:00 – outgiving of starting packs at Trojmedzie
20:00 - a meeting and an explanation of the route
Sunday 7:00 -8:00 – outgiving of starting packs for the runners of halfmarathon and marathon
10:00 - start of the halfmarathon, marathon and minimarathon
10:25 - expected finish of the first runners of minimarathon
11:30 - expected finish of the first runners of the halfmarathon
14:30 - expected finish of the first runners of the marathon
18:00 - time limit
Mondey Departure of the runners from the tent camping at Trojmedzie until 12:00

 

4.The routes

minimarathon, 7 km (+ 220 m) Trojmedzie - Jaworzynka - Hrčava - Čierne pri Čadci - Trojmedzie
halfmarathon, 26,6 km (+ 833 m) Trojmedzie - Jaworzynka - Hrčava - Girová - Studeničné - Svrčinovec - Závršie -Črchľa - Čierne při Čadci - Trojmedzie
marathon, 50 km (+1950 m) Trojmedzie - Jaworzynka - Hrčava - Girová - Studeničné - Svrčinovec - Závršie –Črchľa –Tri kopce - Liesková – Firková Kyčera - Oselné – Skaľanka -Na Beskidku - Zwardoň-Mýto - Kikula- Poľana – Skalité – Pahorok – Czadeczka – Trojmedzie.
ultramarathon, 70+: 73 km (+2973 m) Trojmedzie - Jaworzynka - Hrčava - Girová - Studeničné - Svrčinovec - Závršie –Črchľa –Tri kopce - Liesková. – Beskydek – Javorské – Oščadnica – Kalinový vrch – Upratiská – Chaty na Rači – Veľká Rača – Kykuľa – Vreščovské sedlo – Skaľanka -Na Beskidku - Zwardoň-Mýto - Kikula- Poľana – Skalité – Pahorok – Czadeczka – Trojmedzie.
ultramarathon, 90+: 93km (+3822 m) Trojmedzie - Jaworzynka - Hrčava - Girová - Studeničné - Svrčinovec - Závršie –Črchľa –Tri kopce - Liesková. – Beskydek – Javorské – Oščadnica – Kalinový vrch – Upratiská – Chaty na Rači – Veľká Rača – Rycerka – Ciapków – Przegibek – Orol – Malá Rača – Veľká Rača - Kykuľa – Vreščovské sedlo – Skaľanka -Na Beskidku - Zwardoň-Mýto - Kikula- Poľana – Skalité – Pahorok – Czadeczka – Trojmedzie.

 

The routes of the individual races will be marked on the map, which will be given to each runner (instead of the minimarathon).

 

goral-maraton2A major part of the route leads along marked hiking trails through three countries - Slovak republic, Czech republic and Poland. The runners can move only alond marked running paths. The runners will be given a map of the routes of the race.

 

The routes will be well-marked and there will be a vehicle with members of the Mountain rescue team ahead /instead of the mountain paths/. The routes of the halfmarathon, marathon and ultramarathon are the same for 21 km from the start.

The routes of the marathon and ultramarathon have also a common finish line - cca 17 km /Vreščovké sedlo – Trojmedzie/.
Detailed maps, photos and video of the routes will be published on the webside in advance.

 

5. Control points

There will also be control points on the route. The runner has to pass through all the control points on the route, if not, he/she will be disqualified. The runner has to have the raced number in the front on a visible place.On the control points there will be referees.

 

6. Refreshment stations:

On the routes there will be several refreshment stations :

on the route of the minimarathon 7km – at Trojmedzie at the finish point
on the route of the halfmarathon: 8km – by Girová cottage, 16 km – by the Municipal house in Svrčinovec
on the route of the marathon: 8km – by Girová cottage, 16 km – by the Municipal house in Svrčinovec,
25km – under the top of Liesková, 35km – by the cottage Na Beskidku, 43km – by the stadium in Skalité
on the route of the ultramarathon 70+: 16km – by the Municipal house in Svrčinovec, 35 km – by the Sportcentre in Oščadnica, 44,5 km – by the cotage on Veľká Rača , 58km – by the cottage Na Beskidku, 66km- by the stadium in Skalité
on the route of the  ultramarathon 90+: 16km – by the Municipal house in Svrčinovec, 35 km – by the Sportcentre in Oščadnica, 44,5 km – by the cottage on Veľká Rača , 64,5 km – by the cottage on Veľká Rača, 78 km - by the cottage Na Beskidku, 86km- by the stadium in Skalité

 

The refreshment stations will be equipped with water, iont drink, fruit, sacharides, biscuits and salt. The primary refreshment stations for the ultramarathon will be near the Sportcentre in Oščadnica /35 km/ and near the cottage Na Beskidku /58, or 78 km/ - these will be completely equipped. All the refreshment stations are near cottages, where you can also buy some food or drinks (for example beer).

 

7. Limits :

On the route of the ultramarathon there will be time limits. Overrun of these limits means the disqualification :

  • Liesková – 25 km – 4 hrs. – until 8:00
  • Veľká Rača - 45,5 km - 8 hrs. – until 12.00
  • Na Beskidku - 58, or 78 km – 14 hrs. – until 18.00

8. Attendance on the race :

The runners, who want to participate on the halfmarathon, marathon and ultramarathon, have to : 

  • be adult
  • registrate until 23.August 2015
  • pay the fee
  • subscribe a medical certificate and responsibility for any consequences
  • take over the race number and starting pack in scheduled term
  • come to start in time and with required equipment

9. Required equipment :

During the race, each runner has to have a required equipment. It can be controlled on the route. Missing required equipment can lead to time penalization or disqualification.

Required equipment:

  • the race number placed in the front (chest/legs)
  • charged and on mobile phone with roaming /instead of minimarathon/,
  • ID card or passport
  • rucksack or a running belt with a bottle of water (0.5 l minimal ; for the participants of the ultramarathon 1 l minimal )

Recommended equipment:

  • health insurance card
  • appropriate clothes and equipment
  • a rain jacket
  • thermal foil
  • forehead light
  • plasters, creams, bandage

10. Behaviour on the route

During the race it is allowed to move only along the route marked by the administrator. The runner has to have the required with him/her all the time. Help from the other people ont he route, which could handicap other runners, is forbidden.
On the route it is possible to use the refreshment only from the refreshment stations, cottages on the rote, or from the natural sources. The runners are not allowed to pollute the environment and destroyed the marking on the route. Breaking of these rules can lead to time penalization or disqualification.

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11. Weather :

The event will take place independently of the weather. The administrator has a right to shorten or cancel the race in case of emergency (for example a dangerous storm).

 

12. Safety :

The runners participate on their own risk and in case of medical or material harm they can ask for a compensation from the administrators.
The route leads mostly through mountainous terrain, where the help can not always be provided immediately. In case of a serious injury, the other runners are required to provide the first aid to the injured runner, or to call help. Non-providing of help to the injured will caused the disqualification. The runners will have a contact to tje Mountain rescue team, which will provide the help for the injured runners.

 

13. Leaving the race:

The runner, who will leave the race during the race has to inform the administrator immediately. If not, he has to pay the charges of the Mountain rescue team. The administrator doesn´t provide transport of the people, who will leave the race in other case than the injury. 

 

14. Prizes :

This event is a sport competition. The best three runners in absolute order will get financial prizes.
The best three runners in individual categories will get prizes from the sponsors of the Goral marathon. The winner of each category will also get original Goral hat from Istebna.
All the runners will get a medal.

Categories:

For admitting of the category there must be at least 3 runners.

 

15. Registration fee

The registration fee depends on the date of the payment. It has to be sent to the bank account of the Goral marathon, or, exceptionally, be paid in cash on some cross-country runs (for example Lysacup).

 

16. Office of the race

Office of the race will be situated at Trojmedzie. The office will be open from  22. August 2015 from 15:00 to Sunday 23.August 2015.

 

17. Accomodation

The runners will have 2 free night´s lodgings from Friday to Saturday and from Saturday to Sunday at the school gym in Čierne and in Jaworzynka (own sleeping bags) - 2 km from the start. There will be a free tent camping at Trojmedzie. The runners can also use discounts in some pensions/hostels/hotels, which will be published on the website.

 

18. Benefits for the runners :

For participants of the minimarathon we offer :

  • participation on the minimarathon
  • drinks and snacks after the run         
  • race number with a name /for those registrated until 23.08. 2015
  • a medal or a badge
  • a diploma
  • photos from the race
  • video from the race
  • prizes for the best runners
  • beautiful countryside and views
  • great atmosphere of the race
  • entertainment after the race

For participants of the halfmarathon, marathon and ultramarathon we offer :

  • participation on the halfmarathon, marathon and ultramarathon
  • two free night´s lodgings          
  • drinks and snacks on the route of the race         
  • a meal at the finish
  • a race number with a name /for those registrated until 23. 08. 2015
  • a map with the route of the race
  • a sport T-shirt of Goral marathon
  • a medal
  • a diploma
  • photos from the race
  • video from the race
  • financial prizes for the best runners
  • prizes for the best runners in categories
  • original Goral hats for the winners
  • beautiful countryside and views
  • great atmosphere of the race
  • entertainment after the race

 

 

19. Information

All the information needed will be published on the website of the Goral marathon. Further information will be published on the facebook page of the Goral marathon, or through an e-mail. Before the run on the meeting on  22. August 2015 at 20:00 at Trojmedzie.

 

20. Administrators

Goral marathon team SK/PL/CZ
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Sponzori

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  • IPC Slovakia

  • BUKOV

  • Nadácia Pontis

  • ALPHA SPORT

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  • LEDNICKE ROVNE

  • Autosalón KIA Čadca

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