- 1. The designated race track runs in a relay format.
- 2. The track is divided into 36 sections.
- 3. Start takes place from the location designated by the organizer, in the order and time determined in advance by the organizer.
- 4. The relay strap must be handed off at the designated place in the presence of an organizer.
- 5. Relay means:
- a) handoff of the relay strap designated by the organizer to the next runner. The runner of the first leg will receive the relay pin before the start of the race.
- b) a runner who has completed his leg or another team member must check that the organizer has correctly recorded the team number and time of the handoff.
- 6. The runner on the last leg is obliged to bring the relay strap to the finish, where it is checked by an organizer. Loss of the relay strap must be reported at the nearest handoff – a new strap will be issued by an organizer.
- 7. Runners take turns in a predetermined order. The order of the runners shall be determined by the captain by a predetermined deadline, subject to the following conditions:
- a) A runner may not run for two consecutive periods.
- b) In each rotation of all runners in a team, each runner must run at least one leg * 1)
- Parking at the finish - Individual cars will be allocated parking spaces around the HAMR Sports Center.
- The exact distribution will be announced after each team has reported their number of cars.
- It is necessary to park in reserved parking places. You will not be allowed to enter another car park.
Compliance will be checked throughout the race. Non-compliance will result in penalties.
Remember, you race at your own risk. Be aware of your health.
* 1) All 36 sections of the race are divided into 3 rotations (1st round - sections 1 - 12, 2nd round sections 13 - 24, 3rd round sections 25 - 36). In each rotation, each runner must run at least one section, but must not run 2 sections in a row (i.e., the runner of section 12 cannot run section 13).
* 2) Large handoff points are points where runners from two of their cars hand off the relay strap.
* 3) Small handoff points are points where the relay strap is handed off between runners from a single team car.
* 4) Accompanying the runner (by bike, scooter, etc.) is not considered foreign assistance, but that person must not travel in front of the runner as a pace setter.
Reasons for penalty or disqualification from the race:
- if runners do not run by the predetermined order of runners, as determined by the rules (60 minutes penalty)
- if the runner does not comply with the specified race track (penalty at discretion of organizer)
- if a runner shortens the specified race route (disqualification)
- if there are runners are not visibly marked and do not use the prescribed safety features at the specified time (60 minutes penalty)
- if runners run without a functional mobile phone (60 minutes)
- if the runner loses the relay strap (60 minutes penalty)
- if the relay is passed outside of points designated by the organizer (120 minutes penalty)
- if accompanying cars are not visibly marked (30 minutes penalty)
- if there are more team cars on handoff than allowed, if the team cars stay at the handoff point longer than allowed (30 minutes penalty)
- if the team member(s) at the time and place of the race does not follow the organizer's instructions (120 minutes penalty)
- polluting and littering in places other than those designated (30 minutes penalty)
- poor / inconsiderate parking at handoff points, blockage of access roads, parking in no-parking zones (30 minutes penalty)
- violating noise curfew (between 22.00 - 6.00) ) - e.g. honking, loud music, using megaphones, bells, whistles, etc. (180 minutes penalty)
- if other rules of the race are violated (penalty at discretion of organizer)
- if the team does not reach a handoff point during the “active handoff” period or does not reach the finish line (disqualification)
Rule violations can be reported by participants of the race, however, this violation must be proven in a demonstrable way (photo, video,…) and immediately after its detection.
The organizer of the competition is responsible for assessing the seriousness of all complaints.
In case of disqualification from the race, the team is not entitled to a refund of the entry fee.