By participating in the 2018 Marathon 7500 race, a competition organized by the Nature Protection and Tourism Club (CPNT) Brasov, participants agree to comply with all of the following Rules:
1. Competition description:
It is an outdoor mountain competition; The trail is set in the Bucegi mountains.
The routes are irregular and coarse, they use public roads and dirt tracks, marked and unmarked trails with steep slopes and rough areas and pass through towns, meadows, lakes, rivers, woodlands and clearings, alpine grounds (ridges, narrow passages, steep slopes, valleys, screes, alpine meadows, areas covered with juniper trees, etc.). When deciding to compete:
Any participant must be medically fit for sustained physical effort.
Any participant must have a general mountain experience. Any participant must have the ability to trek safely an alpine route. Any participant should be experienced enough to complete a difficult alpine route Each participant should have a good sense of direction in a mountainous terrain, even in difficult weather conditions and poor visibility. This means that each participant should be able to use a map and the information about the routes to get to safety. Any participant should have basic knowledge regarding dangerous and urgency situations, which might appear in the mountains. Any participant should have fair play and friendship and should act accordingly when the situation requires. Any participant should know and keep in mind that no matter how many safety measures the organizers take, all the risks that might appear along the routes due to the nature of the competition, the environment and the weather, cannot be covered. Any participant should know and keep in mind that no prize is above his or/and other participant’s health and life, therefore to act accordingly when he feels or sees a dangerous situation. The minimum age requirement for racing is set at 18 years of age. Younger persons can register only if they have important sports results and are teaming an adult person. Participating teams must consist of two people. The team must trek together all the way. The maximum distance allowed between teammates is up to 50 meters. The distance between teammates can be measured at any time of the race.
2. Categories & Sections:
The marathon has 2 sections, each with 3 categories:
Sections: Elite / Hobby
Categories: Women / Men / Mixed
The teams in the Elite section that has members whose cumulative age is over 80, are automatically registered in the Masters honorifical Category.
3. Mandatory equipment:
Backpack or fanny pack (individual)
Headband/ hat (individual)
Long sleeve blouse (individual) – it is accepted to have shorter sleeved shirt and separate sleeves as long as the entire surface of the arms is covered by the combination of the two.
Long trekking trousers (individual) – it is accepted to have shorter trousers and calf sleeves as long as the entire surface of the legs is covered by the combination of the two.
Survival Blanket (individual)
Functional mobile phone (individual)
Functional headlamp (individual)
First aid kit: elastic bandage, sterile bandage, adhesive bandage tape (team)
Water container with or without cap, of minimum 200 ml to use in the refreshments posts – the organizers will not provide disposable cups (individual)
Map, contest sheet and race number (will be distributed by the organizers)
Mandatory equipment in case of bad weather (this equipment is to be available in the base camp as the mandatory equipment list can be updated in the morning of the race start):
– Warm long sleeve blouse/fleece, warm jacket (individual)
– Over pants (individual)
4. The race BIB
must be attached to the equipment and must be visible all the time during the competition
times will be converted and recorded to the next whole second (e.g. 15:38:22.4 will be recorded as 15:38:23)
6. The technical meeting
will take place on July 12th, 2018 at 20:00 for the Elite Section and on July 13th, 2018 at 20:00 for the Hobby Section.
7. Each participant is required to fill the entry form including a declaration that he / she will run entirely at his /her own risk. Signing the form, onsite registration and picking-up the start kits will take place on July 12th, 2018 between 15:00 – 20:00 for the participants in the Elite section and on July 13th, 2018 between 15:00 – 20:00, for the participants in the Hobby section.