REGULATIONS HALF MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2018

ART. 1 : ORGANISATION 

ART. 2 : DEFINITION OF THE COMPETITION

ART. 3 : GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

ART. 4 : CONDITIONS FORTHE ADMISSION OF COMPETITORS

ART. 5 : CATEGORIES OF COMPETITORS

ART. 6 : EVENT PROGRAM

ART. 7 : TECHNICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND MEDICAL AUDITS

ART. 8 : IDENTIFICATION MARKS RESERVED BY THE ORGANIZATION

ART. 9 : LOCATIONS RESERVED FOR INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS

ART. 10 : START OF THE STAGES

ART. 11 : STAGES

ART. 12 : CHECKPOINTS

ART. 13 : STAGE FINISH LINE/BIVOUAC

ART. 14 : CLASSIFICATIONS

ART. 15 : WATER SUPPLY

ART. 16 : MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

ART. 17 : DROPPING OUT / ELIMINATION

ART. 18 : GROUND ASSISTANCE

ART. 19 : INSURANCE

ART. 20 : WEATHER AND TERRAIN CONDITIONS

ART. 21 : MARKINGS

ART. 22 : ROAD BOOK

ART. 23 : COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT FOR COMPETITORS

ART. 24 : REGISTRATION, ENTRY FEES AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND MEDICAL OBLIGATIONS

ART. 25 : FORFEITURE CANCELLATIONS

ART. 26 : MISCONDUCT AND PENALTIES

ART. 27 : OVERVIEW OF PENALTIES

ART. 28 : PHOTO COVERAGE

ART. 29 : LIST OF PRIZES - RANKING

 





ART. 1: ORGANIZATION

 WHAT AN ADVANTURE (WAA) organizes the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES 2018 which will take place from 01 to 09 December 2018 in Peru (Desierto de Ica). This edition will gather about 500 participants.

 

ART. 2: DEFINITION OF COMPETITION

The HALF MARATHON DES SABLES is a race race, open to walkers, of 3 stages, self-sufficient food and free running at a distance of approximately 120 kilometers, where each competitor must use his equipment (food and material is required).

 

ART. 3: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The HALF MARATHON DES SABLES will be executed in accordance with the rules of the event and its annexes (roadbook, ...) to which all competitors agree to submit by the mere fact of their registration.

 

ART. 4: CONDITIONS FOR THE ADMISSION OF COMPETITORS

It is admitted as a competitor to any person of legal age, of any nationality, who meets the requirements of this Regulation and holds the medical certificate of the organization that certifies its suitability for the event.

Adolescents 16 years of age or older will be eligible to participate in the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES subject to the prior approval of WAA, as well as the authorization signed by the parents, guardians or official bodies in charge or responsible for them. the same requirements mentioned in this regulation.

Due to the specificity of the course of the race (food self-sufficiency, race rules), escort will not be accepted at the sporting event.

 

ART. 5: CATEGORIES OF COMPETITORS

Category A: INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT

Each male or female participant enters the general classification regardless of age or degree of professionalism. However, regardless of the general classification, the following rankings are established:

• Woman

• Man

Category B: TEAM PARTICIPANT

A team consists of at least 2 people. To remain in the race, a team must always consist of a minimum of 2 people. However, each participant of a team enters individually in the general classification.

 

ART. 6: EVENT PROGRAM

December 1: Arrival of passengers in Lima, technical controls and administrative controls, then transfer to the bivouac at night.

December 2: Arrival of the riders to the camp in the morning.

Welcome breakfast

Night at the bivouac

December 3: Step 1 - start of food self-sufficiency.

Night at the bivouac

December 4: Step 2 (long) - in food self-sufficiency

Night at the bivouac

December 5: Step 2 - continuation and end - in food self-sufficiency

Day of rest

Night at the bivouac

December 6: Step 3 - Food self-sufficiency until lunch (included)

Award Ceremony Gala Dinner!

We will spend the night in Paracas

December 7: Departure to Lima - end of the HMDS adventure (classic package)

Departure to Cuzco (discovery package)

Night in Cuzco (discovery package)

December 08: Unpublished Ascent of Machu Picchu

Night in Cuzco

December 9: return to Lima

End of the HMDS adventure

WAA reserve the right to modify:

- The regulation of HALF MARATHON DES SABLES,

- The appearance of the event (see ART.21),

- The place and the initial destination in case of force majeure (weather, cataclysm, armed conflict, invasion of any kind, hail, lockout, etc.) or for reasons beyond their control.

 

ART. 7: TECHNICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND MEDICAL AUDITS

The verifications will be made on December 1, 2018 in Lima.

Each competitor will have to inform the race stewards, the drivers and the medical team responsible for carrying out these checks. It must imperatively have fulfilled its technical, administrative and medical obligations (see articles 24, 25, 27 and 28) before starting.

Commissioners may carry out backpack checks at any time. Each element that makes up the pilot's team and makes reference to the list mentioned above is strictly personal. Each competitor is responsible for his team. Any item found and not claimed within 24 hours will be discarded except phone, camera and battery.

During the race, each competitor must keep his equipment: it is forbidden to leave an object in the store or to dispose of it in the organization. (See articles 27 and 28)

 

ART. 8: IDENTIFICATION MARKS RESERVED BY THE ORGANIZATION

During administrative and technical checks prior to departure, the organization will provide each competitor:

• 2 numbers numbered 18 cm x 16 cm,

- A number on the top of the chest

- A rear bib (in the backpack)

• An emergency beacon

• Chronotag WAA

During the duration of the event, the identification marks provided by the organization will remain mandatory in each competitor in the place indicated by the organization under penalty of penalty. At all times, the race stewards may carry out the checks. It is strictly forbidden to cover the bibs of the organization with other inscriptions. Each competitor is responsible for their identification marks and must ensure that they are clean, fully visible, in good condition and in the right place, under penalty of sanctions (see articles 27 and 28). The organization will provide alternative identification marks in case of deterioration or loss. The tag must be returned at the end of the race. The loss of the lighthouse will result in a fine of 200 euros (see articles 27 and 28). Each competitor agrees to strictly comply with this article, under penalty of sanctions (see articles 9, 27 and 28).

 

ART. 9: LOCATIONS RESERVED FOR INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIPS

In addition to the identification marks reserved by the organization for each competitor, the remaining available spaces can be used by the competitor for individual sponsorship,

Ex: T-shirt (outside the chest area reserved exclusively for the bib), shorts, socks, caps, backpack ...). However, the organization reserves the right to prohibit individual sponsorship, considered excessive or in direct competition with the advertising partners of the organization, or for reasons that the organization does not have to justify.

The chest area at the top is reserved exclusively by the organization to place the bib. The race stewards will not compromise with the positioning of their bibs.

It is up to each competitor to define the good locations of their advertising serigraphs on shirts and backpacks.

 

ART. 10: START OF THE STAGES

The outputs of the stages will be grouped.

Each competitor must attend before the beginning of the stage in the information session of the race director.

The competitor must start at the time stipulated by the organization, under penalty of sanctions (see Article 28).

 

ART. 11: STAGES

The mileage, the maximum times allowed and the closing times of each CP will be indicated in the roadbook distributed on December 2, 2018 to the technical controls.

Step 1: Start of the HMDS race PERU

Step 2: NO STOP: the headlight must be on at 7 p.m. The place of bivouac is free for each competitor, but must remain on the axis of the route and be clearly visible.

Step 3: The "FINISHER" medal will be awarded at the end of the final stage.

 

ART. 12: CONTROL POSTS

The water distribution points in the CPs and at the end of the stage are mandatory control points.

The control stations are distributed along the axis of each of the stages. They vary from two to five depending on the distance of the stage and are compulsory passage places for each competitor under penalty of penalty (see Articles 27 and 28). They allow race controllers to record each competitor's passing time and guarantee water supply (see Article 16). Medical assistance is present at each checkpoint. The closing times of each CP will be indicated in the routing book.

 

ART. 13: ARRIVAL OF STAGE / BIVOUAC

A timekeeper will record the daily time of each competitor.

Mandatory control point: water supply.

Arrival to the stage: distribution of 5 liters of water.

Unique and daily bivouac at a previously chosen site where competitors benefit from a campsite in the tent. Competitors may spend their free time preparing for their nighttime installation and medical attention if necessary.

 

ART. 14: CLASSIFICATION

The times of each competitor will be clocked in hours, minutes and seconds.

The classification will be shown at the end of each stage in the competition camp.

CATEGORY A: INDIVIDUAL

The classification of the stage is done by adding the time achieved and the penalties received.

CATEGORY B: TEAM

Team time will correspond to the average time used by its members, including penalties.

CATEGORY A and B:

The general classification is done by adding the times obtained in each stage.

Any protest must be made in writing in the race to the commissioners (see Article 27).

 

ART. 15: WATER SUPPLY

Each competitor will have to manage their daily water needs according to the distribution of the water supply as indicated in the road book and at no time will be able to supply by their own means.

The organization deals with the water supply for each competitor.

The typical distribution is as follows:

Step 1 and 3:

• Between 8 and 10 liters per day, per person and divided according to the number of control points, including the start and end stages.

Step 2 (long):

• Between 20 and 22 liters during 2 days, per person and divided according to the number of control points, including the start and end stages.

The distribution of 5 liters of water is scheduled for the night of December 2. The following water replenishments will be made during the control points of step 1. At the end of the stage, the competitor will receive 5 liters of water to use until CP1 of the next stage. Each competitor will have to manage their daily water needs according to the distribution of the water supply and at no time will be able to supply by their own means.

In an effort to respect the environment, all bottles will be numbered and a penalty will be attributed to the one whose bottle was found on the axis of the route, between the beginning of the stage, the controls and the arrival (see articles 27). and 28).

Do not go without water: a water reserve is precious or vital if the competitor deviates from the axis of the route for several hours.

 

ART. 16: MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

A medical team, chosen by the organization specialized in sports medicine, will be present throughout the event. She will intervene in the course, at the checkpoints and at the end of the stage. Guarantee repatriation to the bivouac to the competitor who has a physical or moral failure. The medical services shall have the right to remove the bibs and disqualify any competitor who is not in a position to continue the race and / or who has received vital medical attention (see Articles 27 and 28).

 

ART. 17: ABANDONMENT / OUT OF THE CAREER

In no case, under penalty of having to pay the search costs caused to find it, the competitor may not leave the race without notifying the organization and sign an official dismissal provided by WAA. In case of abandonment of a competitor, it is imperative that the organization be warned as soon as possible and give their identification marks to one of the race commissioners or the commissioners' camp.

The competitor whose physical condition is satisfactory will be renewed to the Double Tree Hotel in Paracas the same evening he is abandoned. after signing an official dismissal provided by WAA. While waiting for his transfer, the competitor will automatically receive assistance and will necessarily give his food to the organization. Once deposited at the hotel, the competitor will find his luggage and will be autonomous in his organization

The abandonment or disqualification of a member of a team of more than 2 people results in one hour of penalty for the team (see Articles 27 and 28).

In case of a serious medical condition, medical repatriation is organized immediately.

The organization will give the competitor his personal bag and will help him if he wishes in his hotel reservations, the lodging and food costs charged to the competitor.

 

ART. 18: TERRESTRIAL ASSISTANCE

It is good to remember that HALF MARATHON DES SABLES is a test in self-sufficiency, in order to clarify that no external help is strictly prohibited. Refueling during the event will result in a minimum penalty of 3 hours or even exclusion. If a competitor leaves the race route at the point of a long search, he will be disqualified and will have to pay a fixed fine (see articles 27 and 28).

 

ART. 19: INSURANCE

The organization signs an insurance policy that covers repatriation risks for all participants.

The subscribed guarantees are the following:

Medical repatriation and repatriation of the body in case of death: real costs for all competitors of the European Union and Switzerland. For competitors who are not residents in the countries mentioned above, the return costs from the place of repatriation to their country of residence will remain totally dependent on them. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to take out insurance individually.

Funeral expenses necessary for transportation: 1,525 euros,

Payment of medical expenses in Spain only for non-residents: 15,000 euros.

Each competitor participates with full knowledge of the risks that this competition may cause. The competitors that participate under their own responsibility, the organization declines all responsibility in case of physical failure or accident.

In accordance with the Sports Law of 1984, the organizer is obliged to advise the participant to take out an individual insurance against accidents and death.

 

ART. 20: CLIMATIC CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF THE FIELD

December temperature:

- Average day: 30 °

- Midnight: 11 °

The course of approximately 120 kilometers has a variety of terrain. In the case of a sand wind that does not allow any visibility, each competitor must stop at the axis of the course and must wait for the instructions of the race stewards.

 

ART. 21: SIGNALING

The participants of the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES must follow imperatively the marking of the stages planned by the organization under pain of penalties, according to the configuration of the scenario. For the stages, the route will be indicated every 100 meters approximately. Several natural reference points will serve as additional indications for the participants to stay on the axis of the course.

Self-reflective night marks.

 

ART. 22: ROAD BOOK

A road map is established during the various reconnaissance missions. The exact course will remain secret and will not be revealed until the delivery of the route book and the course map, on December 2. This roadbook will include different sections, details of the stages, supervision, etc.

The absence of the route book during the event will result in a penalty (see ART 28). The comments will be given each morning before the start of the day's stage on the most sensitive points, during the briefing in French, English and Spanish.

 

ART. 23: COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT OF COMPETITORS

Each competitor must provide their own equipment for the event (food, equipment, race kit, etc.). Any competitor must comply with the obligations mentioned below during administrative and technical controls (see Articles 27 and 28).

 

Food:

Each competitor must anticipate their food needs from December 3 to 6, as follows:

December 3: breakfast, lunch, dinner - FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY

04 and 05 of December: breakfast, lunch, dinner - SELF-SUFFICIENCY OF FOOD

December 6: breakfast, lunch - FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY

You will have to select the foods that seem most suitable to the efforts, weather conditions, transportation and weight. It is strongly recommended to have a minimum of 2,000 k / calories per race day. Gas stoves are strictly prohibited. Competitors may not buy food and water on their own during the race, under penalty of penalty (see Articles 27 and 28).

Meals by the organization:

December 6: gala dinner

 

Compulsory equipment:

A WAA ULTRABAG 20L backpack or equivalent

A capacity of 2 liters of water (bottle of water, bag of water, ...)

A sleeping bag

One headlamp + 1 full set of spare batteries

10 safety pins

A lighter

A whistle

A metal blade knife

An antiseptic for the skin

A signal mirror

A survival blanket

A tube of sunscreen

Present 8 cubes type "Knorr". The use of these cubes makes it possible to effectively replace salt pellets, which will no longer be offered to runners,

200 euros

The passport or identity document for Europeans

The original medical certificate provided by WAA, duly completed and signed by the doctor

Medical certificate available here

 

Kit for running:

Provided by the organization, it will include:

A road book delivered on December 2 (see articles 27 and 28).

Identification marks (see ART 8 list)

This kit will be delivered during the technical and administrative inspections on December 2. The emergency beacon will have to be returned to the organization at the final arrival on December 6.

 

ART. 24: TICKETS, ENTRY RIGHTS, ADMINISTRATIVE AND MEDICAL OBLIGATIONS

The total amount of the registration fees is € 690 and includes:

Classic package

1 bus trip on the night from 01 to 02 December to reach the unique bivouac

Meals in the camp December 2

Half board for 1 night at the DoubleTree Resort Hotel (depending on the package chosen)

Water for the duration of the event,

Repatriation insurance (see article 20)

Technical supervision of the organization,

Medical assistance,

Race kit

Medal for "Finishers", shirt,

Gala dinner

The trip back to Lima on December 7

WAA reserves the right to offer preferential rates

The total amount of the entrance fees is € 1290 and includes:

Discovery Pack

1 bus trip on the night from 01 to 02 December to reach the unique bivouac

Meals in the camp December 2

Half board for 1 night at the DoubleTree Resort Hotel (depending on the package chosen)

Water for the duration of the event,

Repatriation insurance (see Article 20)

Technical management of the organization,

Medical assistance,

Race kit,

Medal for "Finishers", shirt,

Diploma for "Finishers" (download after the race)

Gala dinner

Return trip to Pisco + 2 nights hotel in Pisco

Access to Machu Picchu

The return to Lima on December 9

WAA reserves the right to offer preferential rates

O

NLINE REGISTRATION

Since the total number of participants is limited, the organization will select the applications in order of registration and according to the available places.

 

PAYMENT IN 1 HOUR:

• When making the reservation, the payment of the total amount by credit card, check or bank transfer.

 

PAYMENT IN 3 TIMES:

• When booking, selecting the 3x method without charge with a credit card, the amount is calculated automatically, then automatically deducted each month on a fixed date of 3 months. You can also select Check or Bank transfer, the schedule will be sent by email.

 

PAYMENT IN 10 TIMES:

• When making the reservation, the 10x method is selected free of charge by bank transfer, the instructions are sent by email below:

Schedule (dates and quantities)

Details of the bank account to transfer to

For any question, contact: registration@halfmarathondessables.com

 

WAITING LIST:

If the number of places is reached for the 2018 edition, the organization will set up a waiting list.

Attention: in case of cancellation for a competitor registered in the current edition, no other person can claim to replace it.

Any registration or delay in payment will increase by 90 euros.

In the context of the transfer, bank payments will be borne by the payer. All regulations must be in the order of WHAT AN ADVENTURE

Accuracy: the organization reserves the right to refuse the registration of a competitor without having to give reasons.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ARCHIVE

Mandatory documents to be transferred to the organization by the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES registry system:

- All the identity information of the competition, contact details, etc.

- Photocopy of passport or identity card for Europeans (valid 3 months after the race) format .jpeg or .png

- As part of a long-term treatment for chronic diseases send a letter to the Medical Director, by email to registration@halfmarathondessables.com

- The medical certificate of the organization will be sent by email 90 days before the departure date. Must be submitted during the technical, administrative and medical checks on December 2, 2018. Only the original, dated and signed medical certificate will be accepted (photocopy not valid). Failure to present this document will result in sanctions (see articles 27 and 28).

 

VOLUNTARY ACTIONS FOR PREVENTION AND HEALTH RESEARCH

The organization has decided to establish research and health prevention actions at the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES events. These actions do not have the vocation or competence to replace the current national and international regulations in the field of anti-doping, but are intended to reinforce the medical surveillance desired by the organization. They are carried out in collaboration with the International Trail Running Association (ITRA), Ultra Trail World Tour (UTWT) and Athletes For Transparency (AFT). These actions are led by a medical committee composed of doctors who can consult the experts of their choice and responsible in particular for giving an advisory opinion to the race jury on the medical condition of the participants.

Each runner is free of:

Inform the Medical Committee of the following information:

- any medical history and / or pathology and, in particular, those that may increase the risks during sport

- The use of regular treatments or medications during the 15 days before the start of the race

- Any request or use of a drug subject to a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

- The declaration of this information to the medical committee must be done through the ITRA health space that each runner can create for free on the ITRA website: www.itra.run (opening an account is free) but it is necessary to access your health space).

Only the Medical Commission and the medical team of the organization can access the declared medical information.

Each broker accepts:

Accept all samples of urine and / or blood and / or hair and / or associated salivary and analysis requested by the Medical Commission of the Organization, provided that the costs involved in the achievement of these samples and associated analysis are the charge direct from the Organization.

Accept to respond to any summons that the Medical Committee sends you based on the information you have gathered, in order to analyze your ability or not to participate in the career to which you have registered. At the end of the interview, the Medical Board may propose to the Jury of the race the out of competition of the runner.

Accept the use of data that concerns you for research purposes, knowing that these data will be used strictly anonymously. In accordance with the Data Protection Law, the broker will have the right of access, rectification and opposition to the data that concerns him. The Medical Commission of the Organization shall be the entity from which the broker may exercise this right.

 

ART. 25: PACKAGES, CANCELLATIONS OF COMMITMENT

Cancellations of reservation requests, package declarations and refund requests must be made by registered letter to avoid any dispute.

In the case of fees already paid or the registration paid in full, the repayment periods are as follows:

100 euros will be retained for application fees in case of withdrawal until 7/31/18.

25% of all registration fees will be retained by the organization in case of withdrawal between 01/08/18 and 08/31/18.

50% of all registration fees will be retained by the organization in case the withdrawal occurs between 01/09/18 and 10/31/18.

After the date of 10/31/18 at midnight, no refund request will be accepted.

Important: WAA highly recommends each competitor to take out personal cancellation insurance. In case of cancellation, WAA undertakes to reimburse the amounts collected in accordance with the previous scale.

 

ART. 26: PENALTIES

Administrative file

In case of incomplete information of the administrative registration file online as of 08/31/2018, the competitor will have a penalty of 30 minutes (see Article 28). WAA will allow a maximum of 30 days to complete the administrative registration online. After the date of 09/30/2018, if the file is still incomplete, the competitor's registration will be canceled (see ART.26, ART.28).

Technical and administrative controls

On December 2, if the competitor can not present all his mandatory equipment, the competitor will be penalized or disqualified (see Art.28).

Medical record

During medical checks on December 2, the competitor must present the organization's medical certificate. This document must be signed and dated less than 30 days before the start of the race, that is, after November 2, 2018. In case of breach of this obligation, the competitor can not start. However, the competitor will be eligible for participation, after the exam and subject to the agreement of the doctors of the organization. A penalty of one hour will be applied for a missing document (see ART 28).

List of personal issues of the team

Each competitor who leaves one or more elements of his personal equipment must report it to a bivouack commissar. Anyone who can not justify the absence of one or more teams during a test will be penalized (see Article 28).

 

Food

During a test, the competitor can not present his meals for December 3: breakfast, lunch, dinner - September 04 and 05: breakfast, lunch, dinner - December 6: breakfast, lunch will be penalized with a fine of 2 hours (See Article 28).

Identification marks

In case of loss or deterioration of an identification mark provided by the organization, it is essential to inform a race commissar as soon as possible, under penalty of penalty. The absence of an identification mark or the failure to respect the locations of the trunk and numbers may result in the exclusion of the competitor (see Articles 8, 9 and 28).

The loss of the lighthouse of anguish will result in a fine of 200 euros (see article 28).

The falsification of an identification mark will result in the immediate exclusion of the competitor (see Article 28).

 

Start of the stage

A penalty equivalent to the delay will be imposed on any competitor who does not appear under the banner at the time of departure. Beyond 30 minutes of delay, the competitor will be disqualified and will return their identification marks to the race commissioner (see Article 28).

 

Checkpoints / pointing

The control points (before each start of the stage, at the beginning, at the CP and at the end) are obligatory crossing points in which each competitor will be indicated. Any delay of less than 30 minutes at the initial checkpoint will result in a penalty of 30 minutes. More than 30 minutes late, the competitor will no longer be marked and penalized for not scoring. The lack of score at the control point will be penalized for 1 hour the first time, 2 hours for the second time and a disqualification for the third time (see article 28).

 

Maximum time allowed

Exceeding the maximum time allowed for each step will result in exclusion from the race, will return your ID to the administrator. Any competitor out of time at the CP will be disqualified (see Article 28).

 

Lighthouse / Lamp / Dorsal

Sanctions granted during the stages (see ART 28):

01H00 • for any use of the emergency beacon without a valid reason,

00H30 • headlight not on after 19 hours,

00:30 • dorsal not visible

 

Abandonment / Out of Career

It is imperative in case of abandonment of a competitor, which prevents the organization as soon as possible. The abandonment of a member of a team of more than two people in the penalty of one hour for this team, this course to a minimum of two people who stay in the race (see Art. 28).

 

SUBSTANCE USE

If a competitor who consumed non-permitted substances is found by the medical services, career officials will be informed that they will place the competitor of the race (see Art. 28).

 

BEHAVIOR

Any inappropriate or abusive behavior can lead to serious penalties.

 

EARTH AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

It should be noted that all external assistance is strictly prohibited.

The fraudulent external assistance of food or water from a competitor will result in a fine of three hours until disqualification. The use of a means of transport 2, 4 wheels or other will be penalized by the disqualification of the competitor.

Any prolonged search caused by an excessive course error will result in a fine of 200 euros (see ART 28).

Exceptional assistance in water with the approval of race commissaires or medical advice (lack, loss of water or leaks) will result in a penalty of 30 minutes the first time, a penalty of one hour the second and disqualification to the third weather.

The vital medical assistance (infusion, plaster, ...) will have a penalty of two hours the first time and the second will be a disqualification.

 

ENVIRONMENT

Absolute prohibition of discarding food or other containers on the route axis under penalty of penalty (see Article 28).

Complaints

Any protest by a competitor must be made in writing and addressed to the Race Director:

- during the event, it will be filed with the commissioner Bivouac. A response will be communicated within 24 hours.

- After the event, on December 6 at the end of the race, at the competitor's information point (see the route book)

- After December 7 and until December 21, by email: contact@halfmarathondessables.com

 

ART. 27 : OVERVIEW OF PENALTIES

REASON FOR PENALTY

ELIMINATION

PENALTY

Online applications process incomplete on 08/31/2018

 

30 minutes

Online applications process incomplete on 09/30/2018

X

 

No medical presentation WAA certified

X

if medical refusal

+ 1h per document

Without presentation backpack or equivalent and / or 2 liter container



 

 

Without sleeping bag

 

3 H

No presentation first aid bag, road-book, survival blanket, food

 

2 H

No presentation 10 safety pins, metal blade, lighter, skin antiseptic, signal mirror, headlight + batteries, whistle, 100 euros, sunscreen

 

1 H

Element of the personal business team left in the store

 

1st warning

No number

2do/x

1 H

Without respecting the number and its location

3rd/x

1st warning

2nd 30 min

Identification forgery

X

 

Delay at the beginning of the stage of less than 30 minutes

 

Equivalent to the delay

Delay of more than 30 minutes at the beginning of the stage

X

 

Exceeding the maximum time allowed

X

 

Out of time CP

X

 

Do not stop at checkpoints

3rd / X

1ER / 1H 2DO / 2H

No track and exit procedure

 

3 hours minimum

Abuse of first aid case

 

1 H

Lighthouse outside, backlight not visible

 

30 min

Abandonment

X

 

Leaving a member of a team of more than 2 people

 

1 H

Leaving a member of a team of 2 people

 

Disqualification of the equipment

Doping / transport

X

 

Outdoor floor assistance

X MAX

3 MIN

Exceptional assistance in water

3rd / X

1ERA / 30 MIN

2DA 1 H

Vital medical assistance

2nd / X

1st / 2H

Excessive research

 

200 euros

Environment

3rd / X

1st/ 30 min

2nd/ 1 H

Receiving of extra water

3rd / X

1st / 30 minutes

2nd / 1 H

Vital medical assistance

2nd / X

1st / 2 H

Wandering far off course

 

200 euros

Environment

3rd / X

1st / 30 minutes

2nd / 1 H

Loss of emergency briefcase

 

200 euros

Inappropriate behavior

2nd / X

1st/ 1H

 



ART. 28: IMAGE COVER

WAA reserves all exclusive rights to use images of HALF MARATHON DES SABLES. The competitors hereby agree that WAA has the exclusive right to its identity and its individual or collective image for all matters related to its participation in HALF MARATHON DES SABLES, including commercial use. Any photographic, video or film medium produced during the event can only be used by competitors, coaches or supervisors for private purposes, except with the authorization or specific accreditation of WAA. Consequently, any book project, short film, medium or feature film must have the prior consent of WAA. Email: contact@halfmarathondessables.com

 

ART. 29: PRICE LIST: GENERAL CLASSIFICATION:

TEAM CLASSIFICATION

1st team:

2nd team:

3rd team:

Trophy, product dotation

Trophy

Trophy 

INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION

Women’s ranking

1st woman:

2nd woman:

3rd woman:

Trophy, product dotation

Trophy, product dotation

Trophy,
product dotation

Men’s ranking

1st men  :

2nd men :

3rd men :


 

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