Terms and Conditions
1. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance trail running race. You will be running in the dark of early morning and all day 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 fully understand that you are responsible for overcoming the above conditions 1 to 4 on your own and that it is not the responsibility of the race organization.
6. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
7. Video/television footage, photos, articles, race results, etc. may be used and/or shown in newspapers, television, magazines, internet, pamphlets, etc.
8. You understand and agree that these rights belong to the race organization and may be used for these purposes.
9. If during the race, you 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.
10. Do not damage any property located along the race course.
11. Food and drinks will be provided as well Aid Stations as well Aid Stations. Details will be confirmed nearer to race day.
12. Outside support is not allowed.
13. The food and drinks at the aid stations are only for the racers.
14. Non-registered racers may not run alongside racers. (No pacers allowed).
15. 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.
16. The race course will be marked using marking tapes and signs. Race staff will also be positioned along the course.
(Note: Permission has been obtained from the appropriate land owners and property managers to put up temporary signs and marking tapes). 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’ve dropped out of the race, you will not be able to re-start.
17. Remember to keep your BIB with you as you will need it to retrieve your bags from the bag storage area.
18. A racer may be disqualified or penalized at any time during the race for the following reasons:
a. Taking shortcuts and/or running off the trails.
b. Throwing garbage onto the course.
c. Receiving outside support at other than the stipulated aid stations.
d. Running with people who are not officially registered in the race as racers.
e. Cheating (e.g. using other means of transportation, using substitute runners, and other unlawful actions).
f. Not abiding by the instructions given by official race staff including doctors, nurses, and emergency staff.