The Thabor Trail 5th edition will consist of a Only Up race, the Thabor Express, 8km and 1400D +, and a short trail, the Mini Trail of Lake Green, 8km and 400D +
You will reach the Thabor, an altitude of about 3200 m. And it is therefore important that you be aware that in high mountains, temperatures and weather conditions can change very quickly.
On average, the temperature drops by 1 ° C every 100m. Of positive difference, assuming 15 ° C at departure from Bardonecchia (1300m.), on the Thabor (3178m) at the same time, we could have a temperature of -4 ° C.
The wind may also further decrease the perceived temperature in the order of 2 ° C every 10Km. f hour/speed.
In the event of a weather, the organization reserves, at the last minute, to make a change of route.
Participants should be fully aware that for this activity in a natural environment, security depends primarily on the ability of the rider to adapt to the problems encountered and foresee them.
It should be remembered that competitors must be able to handle physical and / or mental problems resulting from fatigue and that these are not and should not be borne by the organization.
Article 1. ORGANISATION
SGE20, in collaboration with the Municipalities of Bardonecchia and Nevache, and the volunteers you will find along the route, will organize a circuit of Only Up Races.
Article 2. GENERAL INFORMATIONS
The Thabor Express will be this year a circuit of 4 Only Up Express Races, which will take place in the Bardonecchia Basin Mountains.
The first event is on Friday, August 11 in the Rocchemolles Valley with the second edition of Scarfiotti - Sommeiller, 7 km and 1100 D +, starting at 2250 meters of Rifugio Scarfiotti and arriving at 3333 meters of the Summeiller summit.
On the days from 1 to 3 September the other three races will take place. The first two will leave from Bardonecchia, the third one from Valle Stretta.
Friday 1/9/2017 afternoon Poggio Tre Croci Express, 3.5 km and 700 D +
Saturday 2/9/2017, the most challenging test, Punta Nera Express, 10 km and 1700 D +
On Sunday 3/9/2017 the most beautiful scenery, the Thabor Express and the Mini Trail of Lago Verde.
Participation in races is free, single rankings will be produced, with prizes to the top three men and the first three women and the general of the 4 races that will award the best circuit times.
Article 3. PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
To participate in the races you need to know a minimum the mountain, have a good workout, use a suitable clothing (temperature can change very quickly).
Art. 4 REGISTRATION
A) Athletes 18+ who have a sports medical certificate valid for at least 1 October 2017. No athletes who are disqualifying for doping substances will be accepted.
B) Registration fee is € 15.00 online, € 20.00 on the departing site.
The enrollment fee includes:
• assistance and back-ups to return to the starting point
C) Payment Methods
The registration fee can be paid by credit card or bank transfer, following the data found in the subscription section.
D) Closed number
There is no closed number
In the event of cancellation of the race by force majeure, registration will be postponed until 2018; Alternatively you may be reimbursed 50% of the amount paid.
N.B: In case of bad weather or impracticality of one or more paths, alternative routes will be presented at the pre-race briefing.
Competitors must strictly observe the marked race path by avoiding shortcuts or cutting traces of the track. The departure from the official route, as well as disqualification from the order of arrival, will occur at the sole risk and danger of the competitor.
Art. 5 MEDICAL CERTIFICATION
Athletes must be aged + 18 and have a sports medical certificate valid for at least 1 October 2017.
Art. 6 BIBS, DEPARTURES, PRIZES
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 2017
• 08:30am - 09:45am : BIBS NUMBERS
•13.00mp PRIZE GIVING
FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2017
PALAZZO DELLE FESTE,PIAZZA VALLE STRETTA, BARDONECCHIA
•14:00pm BIBS NUMBERS
• 17.00pm START TRE CROCI EXPRESS
• 19.00pm PRIZE GIVING
SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2017
PALAZZO DELLE FESTE,PIAZZA VALLE STRETTA, BARDONECCHIA
• 8.00pm BIBS NUMBERS
• 09:30am START PUNTA NERA
• 13.00pm PRIZE GIVING
SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2017
• 8.00pm BIBS NUMBERS
• 09.30am START THABOR EXPRESS
• 10.00pm: START LAGO VERDE MINI TRAIL
• 12:00pm: MINI TRAIL PRICZE GIVING
• 13:00pm: THABOR EXPRESS PRIZE GIVING
Article 7. SECURITY AND CONTROL
On the route there will be staff members and alpine relief personnel in constant contact with the base. Paramedical staff will be stationed at different points of the route as well as on departure and arrival.
Along the route will be set up checkpoints, where staff members will monitor the passage of athletes and check the mandatory material. Anyone who refuses to undergo mandatory material control will be disqualified.
Article 8. ENVIRONMENT
The race takes place in natural parks and ecosystems with total protection. Competitors will have to keep a respectful attitude to the Alpine environment, avoiding in particular trashing waste, collecting flowers, or harassing fauna. Anyone who will be surprised to abandon waste along the route will be disqualified from the race and will incur any sanctions provided by municipal regulations.
To reduce the environmental impact, refreshment points will not be supplied with plastic cups. Each competitor will have to bring a glass or bottle to fill the rustic.
Article 9. METEO
We remind you that Scarfiotti - Sommeiller, Tre Croci Express, Punta Nera Express and Thabor Express are Only Up Races in semi-self-sufficiency in mountain environment (the top is the 3333 mt. of the Sommeiller peak) and that this can mean sudden changes in climatic conditions.
The lack or insufficiency of the suitable material may have important personal consequences.
That being said, it is useful to define the following material as mandatory:
• Backpack or saddlebag with the necessary liquids
• Energy bars or solid foods, gel
• Bib number, carried on the chest and visible throughout the race
• Survival Blanket
• Hat or bandana
• Clothing suitable for sudden weather conditions.
It is strongly recommended to start with the following material:
• Mobile phone
N.B: Sticks are allowed.
Article 11. SQUALIFICATIONS AND PENALTIES
It is expected to immediate disqualification for the following offences:
There is an immediate disqualification, with withdrawal of the race pennant, for the following offenses:
• failure to pass from a control point
• cut the race track
• abandoning waste on the route
• failure to rescue a competitor in difficulty
• insults or threats to organizers or volunteers
• refusal to undergo medical personnel check on the route
• refusal to undergo mandatory material control.
Article 12. MAXIMUM TIME, TIMES, RETIRES
There will be a "broom service" following the last competitor, so it will help retreats and prevent any injured players from leaving without assistance.
To protect the health of the participants, the medical staff at the checkpoints or along the route will be able to stop the competitor who will not be considered fit to continue the race. In this case, the competitor must follow the directions of the medical staff, subject to immediate disqualification.
The injured, those who will be judged by medical staff who are not eligible to continue the race, and other athletes who wish to retire voluntarily will be escorted on arrival.
Any competitor who withdraws from the race out of the predetermined points will have to return to his own account, immediately notifying his withdrawal by telephone or sms at the number provided by the organization.
Article 13. RESISTANCE
Returning to the starting point (NOT ARRIVING ON THE TOP) there will be a refrshement; In addition, each participant can benefit from a convention for a meal in the starting area.
There are several streams and fountains on the path where you can get water.
Article 14. IMAGE RIGHTS
By signing up, the contestants will authorize the organization to use free, unrestricted territorial and time, fixed and moving images that portray them when participating in the Only Up Express Races circuit.
Article 15. DECLARATION OF LIABILITY
The voluntary registration and the consequent participation in the race indicate the full acceptance of this regulation and any changes made.
By enrollment, the participant exempts the organizers from any liability, both civil and criminal, for damages to persons and / or things caused by him or to him.