THE QUEEN RACE

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THE PROGRAM

Thursday, September 23rd

14:00 - 20:00
Race office opening and bib collection
Vezza d'Oglio Event Centre
14:00 - 20:00
20:00
Race presentation and briefing
Vezza d'Oglio Event Centre
20:00

Friday, September 24th

09:00
Adamello Ultra Trail Start
Vezza d'Oglio Event Centre
09:00

The ’”Adamello Ultra-Trail® (AUT) is a race of 170 km of length and 11.500m of positive difference in altitude, to run in self-sufficiency, organized by ASD Adamello Ultratrail in cooperation with the Unione dei Comuni Alta Valle Camonica. The start is set for Friday 24th September 2021 at 9:00 a.m at the Centro Eventi in Vezza d’Oglio, Via Del Piano, 1. The maximum time allowed to finish the race is 53 hours.

  • Thursday 23.09 numbers and race prize pick up from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. at “Sala Vip” located at Centro Eventi Adamello in Vezza d’Oglio (address Del Piano street, n.1). Covid Pass will be verified too.
    It is compulsory to show the two declarations ( 1 – Covid and 2 – Privacy forms), filled in and signed by each athlete.
    Briefing outdoor at 8.00 p.m., keeping the required distance. Wearing the face mask is required.
    Friday 24.09 at 09.00 a.m START from the wide green areas outside Centro Eventi Adamello. Distanced starting posts marked on the ground. The runners must be at the starting line wearing their face mask.
    ● Before entering the starting grid, the temperature will be checked (access allowed <37,5°C) and the GPS Tracker will be handed to every athlete.
    ● The face mask can be removed only 500 meters after the starting line; the runners are required to wear their face mask at the rest stops, the first aid points and at the finish line.
    ● The access to the refreshments will be organized in an orderly way, the volunteers will serve each runner individually. Buffet are not allowed, therefore we ask all the athletes to be patient, respect the distance and wear their face mask while queueing.
    It is compulsory to use a personal glass during the whole race. The runners are required to take care personally of the garbage inside the assigned containers.
    We suggest considering carefully your personal needs among the different rest posts.
    ● During the race it is possible to rest at the rest post in Ponte di Legno and at some refreshments points (Passo Tonale, Pontagna, Mu, Malga Mola) located in wide spaces where the runners will find camping beds that will be disinfected after each use. At the rest post in Ponte di Legno, it is compulsory to use personal alpine sheets or sleeping bag that need to be put in your spare bag. At the other refreshment points disposable alpine sheets will be provided free of charge.
    In order to respect the present COVID rules there are no common sleeping areas available during the days before and after the race.
    ● The organization team will provide a bag, sponsored AUT, to place your change that will be delivered at the intermediate rest post located in Ponte di Legno. The runners are required to deliver their bags to the starting point in Vezza d’Oglio. No covers will be available, we suggest to place a cover inside your change bag or to take a sleeping bag (to put through the alpine sleeping sheet). Each will be then placed inside plastic sacks (provided by the Organization), according to Covid rules.
    ● At the rest post in Ponte di Legno toilets will be available, but no showers will be allowed.
    No shower service will be available even at the finish line.
    Inside the race prize, each runner will find a MICO face mask to be used during the race, in the areas where it is required.

The Adamello Ultra-Trail® route is mainly conducted on mountain trails and forest tracks. Participating in this sort of event, however, is limited to athletes with proven long-distance races and high mountain environments experience, aware of the length of the race, and with autonomy skills such as to be able to handle the best, with no extra help, the various issues that may arise in this specialty (night walking, prohibitive weather conditions, physical or mental fatigue, discomfort, inflammation or muscle problems, injuries, etc.). In order to be eligible to participate, competitors must be at least 20 years old and be in possession of a fitness certificate for the practice of this competitive activity, issued by a sports medicine doctor and recognized in their country of residence, valid for the duration of the race. National health insurance card is mandatory and, for foreigners, the form E111.

When registering, athletes sign up to start and finish the race by carrying the following mandatory equipment at all times (checks may be performed during the race):

  • Thermal/emergency blanket
  • Long-sleeved pile
  • Hooded jacket padded duvet, primaloft or similar with impermeable layer or alternatively long-sleeved Jersey + heavy + boss waterprooflayer (always 3 layers, and one of them must have the hood)
  • Ankle-lenght pants or alternatively 3/4 pants with long socks;
  • Gloves and cap;
  • 2 headlamps with spare batteries
  • Phone with charged batteries with security number gave from the organization
  • Whistle;
  • Water bottle or camelbag with minimum capacity 11 glasses + personal glass (no refuges glasses)
  • Appropriate trail running footwear;
  • Crampons
  • First aid kit (plasters, gauze, elastic bandage)
  • GPS device
  • Waterproof cover pants
  • Food stocks
  • Money (presence of huts and shelters along the way)
  • It’s possible to use sticks

The route will be marked with flags fitted with reflectors for night vision. Participation at the AUT requires however a good sense of direction in the mountains. We recommend the use of a GPS device. The complete track of the trail is available online and will be updated promptly in case of any changes to the circuit. Competitors are obliged to follow the path outlined by the organization without taking any short cut. Cut or leave the course is dangerous for the competitors and Will result in disqualification from the event. Competitors out of time or in difficulty will have to abandon the race only at a checkpoint where they will be accompanied downstream from the organization’s staff. In case of illness or injury, it will be alerted the organization. The racer who abandons the race without notifying immediately, will be responsible for all expenses related startup of research by rescue personnel. At each stage of the race, the competitors will move autonomously and self-sufficient, without help and / or external assistance, except use the supplies organization. It is admitted refuel and / or stay in public places in time of exercise along the way. Competitors who wish to camp out along the way, will have to do it in places manned by the organization. Must be respected private property, by not using structures or artifacts encountered along the way, penalty will be disqualification. Forbidden throw litter or leave objects along the way, will be disqualified. Competitors, in case of need, they are required to lend each other assistance.

All decisions will be made at the discretion of the jury as final. There are the following penalties:

  • Unsportsmanlike conduct, threats / insults for athletes / organizers / volunteers or actions that could be considered hazardous to their safety or that may affect the smooth running of the race = disqualification
  • failure to pass by a checkpoint = disqualification
  • abandoning or cutting the race course = disqualification
  • llittering the path or procured environmental damage = disqualification
  • failing to assist a competitor in difficulty = disqualification
  • External assistance unauthorized = 30 min to disqualification (use of means of transport in the race = disqualification)
  • refusal to submit to the control or lack of obligatory material = disqualification

Along the way are prepared by the organization checkpoints where competitors have to pass and sign the table of input and output,( failure to pass by a checkpoint = disqualification). In each control point is assured water supply and food. Each runner will have to make sure to have, at the start of each checkpoint, water and food sufficiently to reach the next supply point.

The abandonment of a competitor in difficulty, spontaneously or upon the decision of the jury and / or one of the doctors of the organization, it must take place at the nearest checkpoint, where the competitor will be given to the organization’s staff and accompanied downstream .

Registration must be done online at www.adamelloultratrail.it.
By the act of registration competitors release the organizers from all civil and criminal action against persons and property for damage that may occur during and after the race in relation to the same. Payment will be made by bank transfer.

Wins the race the runner who reaches the finishing of Vezza d’Oglio in the shortest possible time. It will be made a general classification for man and woman and a classification for each male and female category. Prizes for the first 6 men and first 6 women. Every runner who completes the race will receive the “finisher” prize. Every runner who completes the race will receive the “finisher” prize.

Should the race be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control up to 15 days before the race, the Organisers reserve the right to refund 80% of the registration fee paid or the athlete can keep his registration valid for one of the two subsequent editions of your choice. This percentage is calculated to enable the Organisers to cover part of the expenses incurred which cannot be recovered.
Should the race be cancelled or interrupted for atmospheric reasons, or for any other reason beyond our control, no refund of the registration fee will be made.

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