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Half DoloMyths Run Sellaronda
UltraTrail 2020

Start at Colfosco and finish at Canazei

Half DoloMyths Run Sellaronda Ultra Trail 2020

The DoloMyths Run Sellaronda Trail is organized by the DoloMyths Run Committee, in cooperation with the Municipalities and the Tourist Boards of Canazei, Selva Valgardena, Corvara and Arabba. The start will be from Colfosco (Val Badia) on Saturday 18July 2020 at 9.00 a.m.

Requirements to take part to the race

To enter the race it is absolutely compulsory to be at least 18 years old and in possession of a medical certificate for agonistic athletics valid by the date of the race. Athletes must be fully aware of the length and difficulty of the race and to have undergone adequate training in preparation.
The DoloMyths Run Sellaronda Half Trail takes place mostly on high mountain trails: it is essential that athletes are comfortable with running on mountain paths and tracks.

The start

The start of the race will take place in turn in Canazei (Val di Fassa) and Corvara (Val Badia) changing year by year. For the year 2019 the start of the race will be on Saturday July 18 at 9.00 o’clock from Colfosco. The check of the equipment is scheduled at 8.30 a.m.

The racetrack

The race will take place all around the Sella Massif, along dirt roads and paths, trying to avoid as much as possible asphalt roads and crossings on national roads. The racetrack is about 35,00 km long with an altitude difference of about 2,070 m. The race will climb up to the Boè lake and down to Arabba from where the demanding uphill to Passo Padon starts to get to the Viel dal Pan first and Passo Pordoi soon after, before reaching the finish at Canazei. The racetrack will be signalled by special flags. All along the track check points and refreshment points will be placed.

Maximum time and time limits

The maximum time to cover the distance is fixed in 8 hours.
Along the racetrack only one time limit of 4 hours to get to Arabba will be placed.
The athletes who will exceed the above mentioned time limits will be excluded from the prosecution of the competition and their bib numbers will be withdrawn.
If, for any reason, an athlete disqualified from the race wants to complete the race, he/she is allowed to run under his/her own responsibility and has no right to refreshments along the track. By the check point in Arabba, there will be shuttle bus service at disposal to carry the athletes withdrawn from the race to the finish of the race in Canazei.
The Organization will provide a shuttle bus service to carry the athletes from Canazei (Val di Fassa) to the start pf the race at Colfosco (Val Badia). Athletes who need the bus service to get to the start must click the apposite flag at the online registration (service against payment). The Organization will not provide any transport service to athletes who had not applied for it while entering the race (they will have to get there on their own).

Self-sufficiency

A standard of semi self-sufficiency is required to run the race. Four refreshment points will be placed along the racetrack where athletes can find drinks and food to be eaten directly there. Camel-bags or water bottles can be refilled with water and supplements provided directly by organizers. Any athlete must carry with him, from the start, all he needs to be self-sufficient on the distance from one refreshment point to the other one. Food and drinks provided by the refreshment points must be consumed in that delimited area, avoiding to carry and throw somewhere else any rubbish, such as plastic glasses, that can pollute the environment. Special bins will be placed in each refreshment point for the rubbish to be used compulsorily by the athletes. Any external assistance, provided by people not registered in the race, all along the track or even in short parts of it, is absolutely forbidden.

Compulsory equipment

- A water supply of at least an half liter
- A survival blanket
- A whistle
- A first-aid kit
- Some food (energetic bars or energy gels)
- A wind-breaker jacket to wear in case of bad weather conditions
- Long running pants
- Gloves and a hat
- A mobile phone (it is compulsory to communicate the phone number at the registration)
- A foldable glass or water bottle to be refilled at the refreshment points

Recommeded equipment (optional)

- Poles
- A change of clothes
- Solar protection cream
- Vaseline or anti-chaffing cream

The bib number

The bib number will be delivered to each athlete after showing I.D. card and the medical certificate, valid by the date of the race. The bib number is personal and cannot be transferred to any other person. The bib number must not to be modified, folded or cut for whatever reason, with the number always visible It must be worn in a visible position for the whole competition.

Race package

The race entry includes the race gadget, timing service (including intermediate times), refreshments during and after the race, the pasta party and the shower service after the race, the shuttle bus back to Canazei for the athletes withdrawn from the race.

Categories and prizes

MEN:
- 1 | 300 €
- 2 | 200 €
- 3 | 100 €
- 4 - 10 | 50 €
WOMEM:
- 1 | 300 €
- 2 | 200 €
- 3 | 100 €
- 4 - 10 | 50 €

The Jury

- the president of the DoloMyths Run Sellaronda Ultra & Half Trail
- the race director
- referees appointed by the jury along the race course

Acceptance of the rules and race ethics

To take part to the DoloMyths Run Sellaronda Half Trail each athlete must accept the above enlisted rules and the runners’ code of ethics, without reserve. It is compulsory to follow the racetrack, without cutting the race course. Cuts could turn into a damage to the soil, provoking deep erosion of the ground. By the refreshment points bins will be placed for the rubbish in order to avoid any pollution of the surrounding environment. Each athlete must provide first aid to anybody who should need assistance or being in danger and in case call for rescue team to intervene as soon as possible. General respect is highly recommended. Self-respect and respect for other runners, avoiding any kind of unfair behaviour. Respect for the volunteers on duty for free. Respect for local people who welcome the race and for other hikers along the racetracks. Respect for the Organizing Committee and for its sponsors.

Penalties - disqualification

The race judges present along the trail, the persons in charge placed by the check-points and refreshment points must control that all the rules are respected by the athletes. In case of lack of respect of the rules, penalties or even disqualification can be applied, in accordance with the judgement of the whole jury.

Complaints

All complaints must be made in writing and presented at the race office with a deposit of 100 euro (which will not be returned if the complaint is not held to be valid), within two hours of the athlete’s arrival.
Changes in the route and the time barriers. Cancellation of the race.
The Jury has the right, at any time, to change the course of the race and the position of both refreshment and first-aid points. In case of bad weather conditions the race can be delayed, suspended or cancelled. The Organizing Committee can suspend the race or change the time limits imposed in case of specific conditions that could be considered dangerous for runners.
Should the competition be cancelled, the entry fee would not be refunded whatever is the reason. Any specific decision about it will be taken only by the jury.