Art. 1.0 - Performance Sports and respect for the environment.
The Madeira Island Ultra Trail is organized with absolute respect towards the environment. Since there will be no cut from traffic circulation, the participants will comply with the rules in towns and roads for public use. It will be DESQUALIFIED from de competition, participants submiting paramilitary behaviour, advocating terrorism, showing skills violent or xenophobic, or throw trash in the wilderness. Being mandatory respect crops, livestock and private property in general. Participants will be responsible for the damages.
Art. 2.0 - Enrollment, requirements and obligations of participants
1) Registration and form of payment.
a. Only the registrations made through "www.madeiraultratrail.com" will be accepted, and will appear as "Pre-Inscrito". After confirmed payment the registrations become "Inscrito".
b. Each participant must correctly fill all their personal data, as these will be collated by the organization when coming to event center for check-in.
c. The registration fee is set at:
* UT 100 - € 80 in the first period and
€ 100 € 90 in the second registration period;
* Trail 55 - € 45 in the first period and
€ 65 € 55 in the second registration period;
* Trail 25 - € 25 in the first period and € 35 in the second registration period
- Transportation during race (in case of abandoning the race (Art. 5) or being stopped by organization (Art. 4.2));
- Insurance for Liability and accidents;
- Food while in the competition;
- Isotonic drinks while in the competition;
- Official tee shirt.
- Kit Finisher.
Art. 2.1 - Requirements for participation
1. Participantes must have a least 21 years old (UT 100) and 18 years old (Trail 55 and Trail 25).
2. Knowing and accepting the conditions of this regulation.
3. Perform correctly every step of pre-registration and registration
Art. 2.2 - Disclaimer
Participants enrolled in Madeira Island Ultra Trail, accept to participate voluntarialy and under their own responsibility in the competition. Therefore, discharge, disclaim, release and agree not to report to the authority, staff, sponsors and other participants from any liability with runners and their heirs.
Art. 2.3 - Rights image
The organizer reserves the exclusive right in the image of Madeira Island Ultra Trail and exploitation audio-visual, photographic and journalistic of the competition. Any project or advertising media must have previously with the consent of the organization.
Art. 2.4 - Advertising
It is mandatory for equipment use and location in the space provided in the publicity material provided by the organization, (bib, stickers, etc..). Modify, bend or hide the publicity material PUNISHABLE will remain the responsibility of the participants maintaining publicity material provided by the organization.
- Runners: Bib number used in the front, and must be always visible.
Art. 3.0 - Technical Verifying
Technical verifying of required material will be taken the day before of the day of the competition. Participants who are not carrying this material, or to submit it unusable or defective, can not take part on the race.
Art. 3.1 – Start and Finish
The clock will start at the time established with or without the presence of the participants. Participants who were present last 15 minutes after departure will be given DESQUALIFIEDS.
Art. 4.0 - Control Points (CP)
They are located at points already outlined in Course graph. On each one of them there will be a commissioner of the organization. Skipping one or more check points runners will be DESQUALIFIED from the competition. Along the course there will be also surprise controls to avoid possible cheating in shortening the course.
Art. 4.1 - Supplies Controls
Supplies are control points established by the organization to obtain supplies of liquid, solid or both.
Art. 4.2 - Controls with Closing Time
Some controls will step control cutoff time. Participants who finish a SECTION after cutoff time established, they will be automatically out of the race.
Art. 4.3 - Race Time Limits
- UT 100 -26 hours
- Trail 55 -15 hours
- Trail 25- 11 hours
Art. 5.0 - Abandon Places
Withdrawals be carried out in the Control Points. If because of accident or injury corridor is immobilized and can not reach a checkpoint, activate the rescue operation by contacting by telephone with the organization through the Mobile Phone Emergency.
Art. 5.1 - Liability of Course Directors
The Course Directors may withdraw a runner from the competition , if they consider that this has undermined their physical abilities or skills as a cause of fatigue, do not have the required equipment, or their conditions are not suitable to continue in the race.
Art. 5.2 - Means of Progression in Competition
Only used the race as a means of progression forbidden any kind of assistance or implement other than their own physical and trekking poles.
The “non stop” nature of the competition means that the participants will be sufficiently trained to perform physical activity continuously over several hours, and recover without problems to continue with the test (while avoiding the appearance of blisters, tendinitis and other injuries similar).
Art. 5.3 - Required Material
- Thermal blanket;
- 2 Light (head or hand), with batteries reserve;
- Mobile phone with Roaming and with enough battery;
- Camel Bak, bottles or other means to carry water, with a minimum capacity of 1 litre;
- Food reserve in case of emergency;
- Rain cover jacket
- Pants covering minimum knees
Art. 6.0 - Safety Standards
No porting or not put anything on the material indicated by the organization will be subject to disqualification as well:
* Do not respond to indications of Commissioners and collaborators (police, forest police, etc..).
* Not helping a participant who is looking for assistance.
* Ask for help without needing it.
Art. 7.0 - Course Directors
The DIRECTORS OF RACE may suspend, shorten, neutralize or stop the race for safety or force majeure beyond its control (weather, changes in the hydrographic flow, etc..).
Art. 7.1 - Sports Commissioners
They are responsible for the obligatory Passing Control Points. Not obeying the instructions of a Sports Commissioner involves DESQUALIFICATION. Participants may not claim or interrogation by the rules, classifications, itineraries, and so on, to sports commissioners.
Art. 8.0 - Semi self-sufficiency
A real ability to manage one’s race in semi self-sufficiency is indispensable. The refreshments and the possibilities for care and rest cannot compensate for an insufficient ability.
Art. 9.0 - Ranking
For both races, only the runners arriving at the finish line in Porto Moniz with all controls checked will be ranked.
Art. 10.0 - ModificationsAppendix 1 - Desqualifying and Penalties Table
These rules may be edited, modified or enhanced at any time by the organization. The fact conducting the registration of the participant shows compliance with this regulation.
|Desqualifying and Penalties Table ||Desq.||Penalty|
|No backpack or similar || X|| |
|No rain cover jacket |
|No pants covering at least the knees |
|No lights (2 for UT 100 and Trail 55, 1 for Trail 25) |
|No batteries in reserve|| |
|No thermal blanket|
|No whistle|| X|| |
|No minimum food reserve (1 energy gel, 1 chocolate)|| |
|No hidration system (camelbak, bottles, etc) min. 1L|
|Bib number not visible (in front)|
|Exceding CP time limit |
|Passing in roads, paths not signalized for the race|| X|| |
|utting off parts of the course ||X|| |
|Using non authorized transport|
|Throwing litter away ||X|| |
|External help (food, material)|
|Lost of SI Card|
|Not presenting obligatory material if asked by organization members |
|Disobeying safety guidelines set by the organization|
|Not helping someone in need of help |
|Asking for help without need of it|
|Missing a CPS (Surprise Control Point) |