The company Bartaruga Investment Srl organizes on 7th – 8th March 2020, the third edition of the event “100km del Caribe NON STOP by Propagas” running race over long distance and “5K Family Run Propagas”. The event will take place with any weather conditions. The starting line for the 100km will be at Rancho Francisco in San José de Ocoa and the arrival line at the Hotel Altocerro in Constanza. The 5K will be held on Sunday 8th at the Hotel Altocerro in Constanza.
The “100km del Caribe NON STOP by Propagas” is a running race on dirt road in a single stage. The event takes place almost entirely on dirt road at an altitude of 430 m to 2490 m. The “5K Family Run Propagas” is a family run open to the public almost entirely on dirt road with departure and arrival at the Hotel Altocerro - Constanza.
Details of the route are given in the website of the event www.100kmdelcaribe.com
START: 5.30AM on Saturday March 7th 2020 – Rancho Francisco in San Jose de Ocoa
ARRIVAL: 5.30AM on Sunday March 8th 2020 (Time Limit 24 hours) – Hotel Altocerro in Constanza.
LENGTH: 100 km. We remember that the kilometers measured in natural environments are approximate.
VARIATION IN ALTITUDE: +3288 mt / - 2520 mt
MEDIA ALTITUDE: 1460 mt masl
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 2490 mt masl
MINIMUM ALTITUDE: 394 mt masl
STARTING AND ARRIVAL ALTITUDE
Starting: 394 mt masl– Rancho Francisco San José de Ocoa
Arrival: 1288 mt masl– Hotel Altocerro - Constanza
In order to participate in the race, athletes must:
The race is in partly self-sufficiency water and food. The Refreshment stations will be provided with food and drinking water. Plastic glasses will not be available at any place of refreshment, for the purpose of drinking runners must be equipped with a glass or other personal container suitable for use. Each runner must ensure that he has at his departure from each refreshment station the minimum amount of water required as mandatory material and sufficient food to arrive at the next refreshment station.
Registration starts on September 20th 2019 and closes on February 25th 2020.
The Registration fees is US$200 per participant and the services included are:
PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
To register, please fill in the registration form available on the website www.100kmdelcaribe.com
The registration fees must be paid by: credit card
In no case there is any reimbursement, in whole or in part, of the registration fee. Instead, it is possible to transfer one's registration fee to another name.
The procedure is only possible no later than February 25th 2020 and after payment of US$10 as a secretarial fee and with the submission of the complete documentation of the new athletes.
Mandatory equipment to be taken with you during the whole race:
The athletes are advised to bring the following equipment with them:
The use of trekking poles are permitted, however, is mandatory to hold on them with you for the entire duration of the race. On departure randomly, the mandatory equipment will be checked. The Organization reserves the right to DO NOT LET start athletes who will be without the minimum material required. In the event of particular unfavorable weather conditions, the Organization reserves the right to modify the mandatory equipment, communicating it in due time to the athletes, in order to ensure the safety of participants
To collect the race bib number and the race pack is necessary to have a valid identity document. It will be handle only to the participant.
The distribution place will be announce closer to the event date.
The race pack will be given at the moment of collecting the race bib number.
NO SHIPMENT OF THE RACE PACK IS EXPECTED BEFORE OR AFTER THE RACE.
Two (2) bib numbers will be handle. The race bib number must be placed on the chest or belly and it must be visible in its entirety throughout the run, it must therefore be placed on top of all garments and never fixed elsewhere. The second number will be fixed behind on the backpack.
Before the start, each runner must pass through the entrance gates to the closed area of the start to be registered. The runner must ensure that he has been regularly registered when passing through a control point and when arriving.
Punching is indispensable because the matching of two successive checks makes it possible to verify that there are no missing athletes. If the athlete fails to register the passage and the organization starts searching, any resulting expenses will be charged to the runner.
The race bib number is the pass necessary to access the refreshment station, showers and all the services made available to the organization.
All finishers will be given a Finisher medal, a Finisher T-shirt and a final recognition attesting the qualification of "Finisher 100km del Caribe NON STOP by Propagas".
The certificate will be available only for athletes who have reached the finish line within the maximum time and are regularly classified.
Download your Finisher Certificate: www.timingco.net
Along the route there will be refreshment stations, where the athletes can find water, various beverage and solid food. Only the athletes with a clearly visible race bib number will have access to the refreshments station. Anyway, there will be also moving refreshment stations every 10k approximately.
CP1 - Km 13 - Start road to Valle Nuevo - Gatorade, water, cookies, fruit.
CP2 - Km 28 - Puente de la Horma - Gatorade, water, cookies, fruit - cut off time
CP3 - Km 35 - En route - Gatorade, water, tea.
CP4 - Km 52 - La Pirámide - Hot meal - cut off time
CP5 - Km 65 - Rancho al Medio Military Park - Gatorade, tea, water, cookies, fruits.
CP6 - Km 73 - Villa Pajón - Hot meal - cut off time.
CP7 - Km 83 - El Convento - Gatorade, tea, water, cookies, fruits
CP8 - Km 95 - Colonia Japonesa / Constanza - Gatorade, tea, water, cookies, fruits - cut off time.
ARRIVAL - km 100 - Hotel Altocerro - Pasta
At the start, at the arrival and along the way there will be placed intermediate check points.
Failure to pass even one control will result in exclusion from the final ranking.
Health care, route surveillance and the various services will be guaranteed until the maximum time of each time gates and in any case until the passage of the "END RACE".
The athletes who reach the time gates after the maximum time, will be considered "out of the competition" and they will be able to go to the finish area with the organization. The time gates are available on the pages related to the location of the website. These gates are calculated to allow the athletes to reach the arrival in the maximum times, making any stops (restart, meals, etc.).
In order to be allowed to continue the race, the athletes must leave the control post before the maximum time limit for the gates. In case of bad weather conditions and/or for safety reasons, the organization reserves the right to suspend the race, delay the start, change the route, modify the time gates or cancel the race without prior notice.
CP2 - Km 26 – Puente de la Horma - 877 masl - maximum arrival time 11:30AM saturday March 7th
CP4 - Km 50 - 2,377 masl - La Pirámide - maximum arrival time 6:30PM saturday March 7th
CP6 - Km 73 - 2,144 masl - Villa Pajón - maximum arrival time 11:00PM saturday March 7th
CP8 - Km 95 - 1,200 masl - Colonia Japonesa - maximum arrival time 4:00AM sunday March 8th
Km 100 – Hotel Altocerro - 1,228 masl - maximum arrival time 05.30 AM sunday March 8th
MAXIMUM TIME 24 HOURS
Every athlete who is in need of medical assistance will be able to do so in the following way:
Each runner must provide minimal assistance to who need it during the race but must not move people with suspected fractures and call for help.
Don't forget that:
Rescuers and medical officers are specifically empowered to stop the race (switching off the race bib number) of any runner who will be consider unfit to continue the race. The athletes will be evacuate by any vehicle reputed.
In case of necessity, for reasons that are in the interest of the athlete rescued, the Official Rescue will be called upon to take over the management of the operations and put in place all appropriate vehicle, including the helicopter. The costs arising from the use of these exceptional vehicle shall be charged to the person rescued. It will be the athlete's responsibility to prepare and submit to his personal insurance company the necessary dossier for a possible refund.
Except in the case of serious injuries, the athlete must retire exclusively to the designated refreshments station. In any case, the withdrawn athlete must immediately return the race bib number to the organization. The retired runner is no longer under the control of the organization. In case of failure to notify the withdrawal of a runner and the subsequent start of the runner's search, any resulting costs will be charged to the runner. The return of a retired runner from the race to the finish line will take place at the closure of the gate itself.
The athletes not found in possession of even one element of their mandatory equipment will be immediately disqualified. Irregularities detected also by means of video images received by the organization after the race, may cause disqualification. The Jury of the competition may disqualify an athlete, in case of serious failure to comply with the regulations, in particular:
Only written complaints are accepted within 30 minutes following the posting of provisional results, with delivery of a deposit of US$100 not refundable if the complaint will not be accepted. If the complaint is accepted, the amount deposited will be refunded and the sanctions provided for in the regulations will be applied.
The jury is composed of the executive staff of the Organizer and any persons of the organization involved and convened by its president. The jury is entitled to decide on all disputes or disqualifications occurring during the race in a time compatible with the race obligations. Decisions taken shall be without appeal.
The organization reserves the right to change the route or location of rescue and refreshment stations at any time without prior notice. In case of adverse weather conditions or for other reasons not dependent on the organization and such as to endanger the safety of the competitors, the start can be postponed or cancelled, the route can be modified and reduced, the race can be stopped at any point of the route. The modification, suspension or cancellation of the race will not entitle competitors to any reimbursement of the entry fee.
Will be placed in the final ranking only athletes who will finish the race within the time limit and who will register at the finish line. Each athlete will be given a medal and a finisher T-shirt.
The first 3 athletes male and female will be awarded. The Relay category will also award the first 3 teams arrived.
Recognitions to the first places male and female of the following categories:
18 - 29 years
30 - 39 years
40 - 49 years
50 and up
All athletes who will finish the race within the time limit can download the Finisher Certificate at www.timingco.net
The award ceremony will be held on Sunday March 8th at 11AM at the Hotel Altocerro in Constanza.
The Organizer and its partners respect environmental sustainability in all aspects of its activities. Therefore, all participants and people involved in the event are required to protect the environment. Respect for the legal regulations regarding respect for the environment is considered an essential condition for taking part in the event, with particular reference to waste management, soil conservation, water protection and pollution control.
It is therefore strictly forbidden to dispose of waste along the way. It is also forbidden to leave the marked track. Anyone who does not comply with the rules will be immediately disqualified and, if the extremes are found, sanctioned by the law enforcement agencies in charge and placed along the track. In addition to being an anti-sportsman behavior, it represents a deplorable environmental behavior in that it causes phenomena of alteration of flora and fauna. Waste generated during the race must be taken back to the valley.
The Athlete is responsible for the ownership and custody of his/her own bib number, acquiring the right to take advantage of all the services mentioned in these regulations and/or subsequently communicated.
The athletes participants may be liable to the penalties provided for the offence of "non-compliance with the provisions of the Authorities"
Voluntary registration and subsequent participation in the race indicates full acceptance of the race rules and regulations and any subsequent changes made to them. By registering, participants exempt the organizers from any liability, whether civil or criminal, for damage to persons and/or property caused by or to him/her.
The Athlete declare:
The events “100km del Caribe NON STOP by Propagas” and “5K Family Run Propagas” are organized by Bartaruga Srl, in collaboration with our sponsors, volunteers and supporters.
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