Rules & Regulation

Please read this section very carefully. Any runner not adhering to any of the following rules is subject to disqualification or penalty.

  1. QUALIFICATION

    Race is open to man or woman 18 years of age by 2018 or older as of race day, who is in good health and can complete the race without getting lost.

    QUALIFYING RACES IN INDONESIA can be read in this link QUALIFYING RACE, but in general must follow :

    1. GPU 60K (one of these following items) :
      1. In order to register, it is necessary to have gained the required number of 3 ITRA / UTMB points for maximum 2 races by finishing, between 01/01/2016 and 01/12/2018 exclusively.

    2. GPT 40K (one of these following items) :
      1. In order to register, it is necessary to have gained the required number of 2 ITRA / UTMB points by finishing, between 01/01/2016 and 01/12/2018 exclusively.

    3. GPF - 23K :
      1. In order to register, it is necessary to have gained the required number of 1 ITRA / UTMB point by finishing, between 01/01/2016 and 01/12/2018 exclusively.

  2. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RULES

    Several sections of the race course pass through national parks with designated sensitive wildlife areas inhabited by extinct animals and plants. We require everyone (runners) to be fully aware and follow these rules:

    1. Sleeping along the course is prohibited as it will have a large impact on the environment and may also mistakenly lead others to think that you require emergency medical assistance. Please manage your physical condition carefully and rest/sleep at the aid stations.
    2. You must stay on the trail at all times. There will be sections where racers will not be able to pass each other in order to protect the environment safety matters.
    3. Picking up or damaging plants, animals, fungi and rocks found along the race course as well as within the overall race area are prohibited.
    4. Short cutting is strictly prohibited due to potential damage to vegetation along the course. Please run along the designated course.
    5. Absolutely no littering along the course.
  3. EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE & CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS

    1. If during the race, participant encounter another runner or staff member who is injured or sick and unable to move on their own, please give priority to assisting that person by telling race staff for assistance.
    2. Emergency and first aid tents staffed by a doctor and/or nurse will be located at pointed aid stations. All aid stations will have radio communication to race headquarters (Kantor Balai Taman Nasional Gunung Gede Pangrango).
    3. Please note that, depending on the area, it may take a long period of time for help to reach participant.
    4. If participant receive emergency medical assistance from a rescue crew and/or doctor, please make sure that you get examined by a medical expert at a hospital after the race. Please contact the race organizer centre to let them know of your condition after the medical examination.
    5. Doctors and rescue staff have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race. This will be done by taking off the racer's number card.
    6. JIf participant drop out of the race, participant can continuing walk by take a shorter path to the pick up point that will take you back to the finish line.
    7. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. For all racers must be obtain adequate medic insurance during the race.
    8. In the case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the nearest Medic aid station, pick up point or finish line, the committee will give assistance.
  4. AID STATIONS & OUTSIDE SUPPORT

    1. Food and drinks will be provided as well Aid Stations.
    2. Outside support by family and friends is not allowed.
    3. The food and drinks at the aid stations are only for the racers.
    4. Non-registered racers may not run alongside racers. (No pacers allowed).
  5. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DURING THE RACE

    1. In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks that may result in injuries and/or accidents associated with trail running. You are responsible for yourself and will be participating in this race at your own risk.
    2. Emergency and first aid tents staffed by a doctor and/or nurse will be located at pointed aid stations. All aid stations will have radio communication to race headquarters.
    3. Emergency rescues/procedures will be available to racers as well all those involved in the race (e.g. staff, supporters).
    4. Please note that, depending on the area, it may take a long period of time for help to reach you.
    5. If you receive emergency medical assistance from a rescue crew and/or doctor, please make sure that you get examined by a medical expert at a hospital after the race. Please contact the race organizer center to let them know of your condition after the medical examination.
    6. Doctors and rescue staff have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race. This will be done by taking off the racers number card and IC chips.
    7. If you drop out of the race, you can continuing walk by take a shorter path to the pick up point that will take you back to the finish line.
    8. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. For all racers must be obtain adequate travel insurance coverage.
    9. In the case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the nearest Medic aid station, pick up point or finish line, the committee will give assistance.
  6. RACE COURSE MARKERS

    1. The race course will be marked using marking tapes and signs. Race staff will also be positioned along the course. Dangerous areas up in the trails will be marked by ropes and patrolled by staff in order to reduce risk. (Note: Permission has been obtained from the appropriate land owners and property managers to put up temporary signs and marking tapes). Particpant must follow the route and must down load the organizer's file gpx and up loading the particular file gpx to particpant's GPX Watch, GPX devices or Mobile Phones, and print the course map out.
    2. There will be a "no-passing" section as well as other sections with specific rules/conditions. Please abide by these rules.
    3. Racers will be stopped at road intersections. Please follow the directions given by the race staff at these intersections.
    4. The above signs and markers will be set up just before the race and will be immediately removed after the race.
  7. DROPPING OUT OF THE RACE

    If you decide to drop out of the race, you must notify race staff. Please remove your race card / bib and and report to a race staff member so that race Organizer Center can be notified. Once you have dropped out of the race, you will not be able to re-start. Remember to keep your race card with you as you will need it to retrieve your bags from the bag storage area.

    1. Dropping Out at An Aid Station: Tell an aid station staff that you have decided to drop out of the race.
    2. Droping Out Along The Course: If you are able to move on your own, please make your way to the closest aid station (either return to the aid station you just left or go the next aid station). If you are unable to move without assistance, please tell staff and follow their instructions. It will take time to get help out to you if you are out on the race course. If you are not feeling well, it would be best to make your decision to drop out at an aid station.
  8. MANDATORY / OBLIGATORY and RECOMMENDED GEAR & EQUIPMENT

    EQUIPMENT GPU GPT GPF
    Course map (please download and printout the "Overall Course Map" and "Detailed Course Map" from the official website) OBLIGATORY
    Personal cup for hot/cold drinks at aid stations (minimum 150cc size). Paper cups will not be provided at the aid stations OBLIGATORY
    Water Reservoir min 1 liter (you must carry a maximum of 1,5L of water at the start line and for refill in indicate aid station) OBLIGATORY
    Food OBLIGATORY RECOMMENDED
    Head light with replacement batteries. Battery life will decline in cold temperatures OBLIGATORY
    Survival blanket (minimum size of 130cm x 200cm) OBLIGATORY
    Whistle OBLIGATORY
    Adhesive elastic tape/band (minimum length of 80cm x 3cm) OBLIGATORY
    Warm Gloves RECOMMENDED
    Mobile phone OBLIGATORY
    Cap or Bandana RECOMMENDED
    Fleece or long sleeve shirt. Cotton shirts are not allowed RECOMMENDED
    Running pants or leggings or a combination of tights/leggings and long socks which cover the legs completely. Cotton pants/leggings are not allowed OBLIGATORY
    Waterproof rain jacket with hood & (made of waterproof and breathable membrane such as Gore-Tex or something similar; seams must be seam-sealed, minimum 10.000 Schmerber) OBLIGATORY
    First aid kit (such as band aids, disinfectant, etc) OBLIGATORY
    Travel/accident insurance policy RECOMMENDED
    IDR cash (in order to cover the unexpected expenses) OBLIGATORY

  9. PENALTY & DISQUALIFICATION

    1. Race officials present on the course, and those in charge of different control and refreshment posts are authorized to uphold regulations and to immediately impose a penalty for non-respect, based on the following chart:

      BREACH OF RULES PENALTY (*)
      GPU & GPT GPF
      Short-cutting the route At the race directors decision
      Refuse, escape from, or avoid of Medical Check up by Official before start Disqualification
      Lacking obligatory safety equipment, no survival blanket, no mobile phone etc Disqualification
      Refuse to have obligatory equipment checked Disqualification
      Not respecting people (organization or runners) Penalty 1 hour
      Throwing away rubbish, garbage at the route Penalty 2 hours
      Receiving help outside authorized zones Penalty 1 hour Penalty 30 minutes
      Cheating (e.g.: using transport, sharing race number) Immediate disqualification and for life
      Not passing through a control point At the race directors decision
      Departure from a control post (check point) after the time limitation Disqualification
      Use of sticks / trekking poles not carried with you at the beginning of the race Penalty 1 hour Penalty 30 minutes
      Not wearing the race number Disqualification
      Race number not visible Penalty 30 minutes Penalty 15 minutes
      Refusal to comply with an order from race control, from a race official, from a head of post, from a doctor or from a rescue worker Disqualification

    2. The Race Director has the authority, at any time, to overrule any rule or invent a new rule based on extenuating, unforeseen, and/or unusual circumstances and/or to maintain the integrity and fair play necessary for the successful completion, and continuation, of the race. The Race Director has ultimate authority in regards to all rules, their interpretation, and their enforcement.

  10. RACER & RACE ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. RACER RESPONSIBILITIES:

      1. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance trail running race. You will be running all day and night through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
      2. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
      3. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds and rain ) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
      4. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems on your own.
      5. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
    2. RACE ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBILITIES:

      1. Tell an aid station staff that you have decided to drop out of the race.
      2. Non-deliberate damage to property by race participants (e.g. plants and animals, objects, trails, etc.)
      3. Marking and location of signs identifying the race course.
      4. Race safety management.
  11. RACE CANCELLATION

    The race organization reserves the right to cancel or cut-short the race for the following reasons:

    1. The inability to ensure runner safety due to risks such as landslides and rockfalls along the course.
    2. Natural disasters (or declared warnings issued by the "BMKG-Badan Meteorologi dan Klimatologi dan Gempa) In such a case, the race course cannot be changed to continue the race, nor will the race be postponed to a later date.
    3. The decision as to whether or not the race will be canceled will be made on the day before the race or on the day of the race. This will be communicated via the official race website.
    4. In the event of an earthquake, hurricane/typhoon, flood, incidents, accidents and/or epidemics, the race organization reserves the right to make judgments and decisions regarding the shortening/canceling of the race, whether or not there will be refunds, the amount, and the method of communication.
  12. RACER CANCELLATION

    The Entry Fee is not refundable.

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