BELLAGIO SKYRACE RULES
Art. 1. Organization
The competition is organized by the A.S.D. nscBellagioSkyteam, in collaboration with the Alpini association of Bellagio, Pro loco di Bellagio, Le aquile Civenna, US Bellagina and with the contribution of the Municipality of Bellagio.
Art. 2. Race
The Bellagioskyrace will take place on October 24, 2021, with departure and arrival from the Europa lakefront in Bellagio. DIFFERENTLY FROM THE LATEST EDITIONS, IT RETURNS WITH DEPARTURE AT THE LAKESIDE IN ORDER TO CIRCUMMIT THE DEPARTURE / ARRIVAL AREA AS PER ANTI COVID PROTOCOL. The race has a development of 27 km (the passage to the old alp has been eliminated due to the collapse of the road that leads to the ford of the flat stone river) which unravels on mountain paths that surround the peninsula and with a positive difference in height of mt 1750.
Registration for the tender implies acceptance, in all its parts and without reservation, of these regulations. By registering, each competitor undertakes to comply in full with the aforementioned Official Race Regulations, freeing the organizers from any civil or criminal liability for any eventual accident, for damage to persons and / or things deriving from him or caused by himself, which may occur for the entire duration of the event.
To participate it is good to take note, even if it is not an ultra race, of the length and difficulties that a race in nature entails and be adequately trained to face it.
The TSR includes a passage at an altitude of 1680 meters above sea level and, in some sections, the conditions of the track are demanding: being a mountain race, the weather conditions can change suddenly and wind, cold, rain quickly upset the balance and the course of the race.
Art. 3. Changes to the route or cancellation
The organization reserves the right to change the route or the location of the rescue and refreshment posts at any time, without prior notice for the athletes. In the event of adverse weather conditions (cold, rain, high risk of thunderstorms or other) and for safety reasons, the organization reserves the right to:
Postpone or cancel the departure;
Change or reduce the route;
Suspend the race during its course or modify the time barriers.
In case of cancellation of the race see Article 22
Art. 4. Admission conditions
In order to be admitted to the competition, competitors must meet all the following conditions:
- Be in possession of a valid competitive medical certificate for athletics. The certificate must be delivered in a certified copy together with the registration form.
By registering, competitors certify that they are in such physical and mental conditions as to be able to face the race and acknowledge that they have documented the risks and difficulties of the route.
- Be in possession of a green pass or have a negative buffer with you made no later than 72 hours prior to the starting time of the race.
- Be a holder of a fisky card (it is possible to subscribe to a fisky day card during registration at a cost of € 5.00).
Art. 5. Registration
Registrations can be made directly through the Endu portal and following the instructions on the website www.bellagioskyrace.it
Art. 6. How to register
Race registrations can be made online on the website www.bellagioskyrace.it at the race registration link. In addition to payments with Paypal we use credit card, direct bank transfer, bank transfer, satispay, sofort …
AT CONVENTIONED STORES
In case of registrations made in partner shops (Radaelli Sport and 3Passi Morbegno / Patagonia) by filling out the online forms, to formalize the registration it is necessary to deliver a copy of the medical certificate AND GREEN PASS.
BELLAGIO SKYRACE ENROLLMENTS WILL CLOSE THURSDAY 21 OCTOBER
Art. 7. Recommended equipment
All athletes are advised to equip themselves with the following material for the test:
- Bottle in tow
Art. 8. Insurance
The organization will take out civil liability insurance for the entire period of the test. This insurance does not cover any research or transport costs by helicopter or other exceptional means, the costs of which therefore remain the responsibility of the athlete. Participation in the test takes place under the total responsibility of the competitors, who, with their registration, renounce any recourse against the organizers in the event of damage and further consequences that may arise during the race.
Art. 9. Delivery of race numbers
The delivery of the bibs and the race pack will take place on Saturday 23 October from 14.00 to 17.30 at the sports hall in Bellagio. Sunday morning from 7.00 to 8.30.
All athletes must wear a mask during the starting phase. After the first 500 meters it is possible to take it off without throwing it as it will have to be worn just after the finish, just enough time to regain energy.
Art. 11. Stamping and checks on departure
The bib with chip is provided and the competitors will be automatically punched at the start.
Art. 12. Control points
There are checkpoints along the way. However, the organization reserves the right to carry out checks at any point along the route, without prior notice. A final checkpoint is foreseen at the finish which will allow the timekeepers to establish the final rankings.
Art. 13. Safety and assistance
Safety and Medical Assistance will be ensured by staff of the organization and by a medical doctor in the departure area. Each athlete is obliged, under penalty of disqualification, to assist other athletes in any difficulty and to report situations requiring rescue or help to the organization staff. One or more volunteers of the organization will ensure the closing of the race and will follow the last competitor. The so-called broom service.
Art. 14. Refreshment points
Along the way there are eight refreshment points plus the final refreshment. Due to the health situation related to Covid-19 it will not be possible to use the “self-service” mode and supplies will be limited to water, the coca cola. there will be no glasses that can be used at the refreshment points and everyone must be equipped with their own water bottle or glass.
Art. 15. Maximum time
Three time gates will be established:
- Rifugio Martina 2h 10 ‘from the start
- Ponciv 3h40 ‘
- Paumm 4h40 ‘
Athletes who pass beyond this limit, to safeguard their safety, will be stopped and excluded from the race. The employees of the Organization will be adamant in blocking the athletes who arrive at the time gate after the maximum time limit, effectively excluding them from the competition.
Art. 16. Withdrawal
In case of withdrawal, the competitor must, mandatorily and promptly, inform the organization’s staff:
- the person in charge of the nearest checkpoint
- the volunteers of the “broom” service closing the race
- the staff of the organization in the finish area.
Art. 17. Penalties and Disqualifications
The staff of the organization along the route is authorized to check compliance with the entire regulation and, above all, respect for the environment.
The jury of the competition can decree the disqualification of a competitor in case of non-compliance with the regulations and in particular of:
- Bib exchange
- Failure to pass a checkpoint
- Cutting the path
- Failure to assist another competitor in case of difficulty
- Abandonment of own material along the way
- Pollution or degradation of the place with abandonment of waste along the way
- Disrespectful behavior towards members of the organization or volunteers
A minimum penalty of one hour is applied for all other deficiencies in the regulation.
Art. 18. Jury for complaints
The complaints presented by the athletes will be judged by a Jury composed of:
- Head of the timing service
- Nsc Bellagioskyteam board members
Decisions will be made compatibly with the obligations of the race, on all the reasons for contention or events occurring during the race. The resolutions adopted are final.
Art. 19. Rankings and awards
All athletes will be given a race pack. There will be prizes for the first fifteen athletes of the overall male ranking and the first fifteen athletes of the female ranking.
Art.20 City streets
All roads in the city area will NOT be closed to traffic. Road traffic is open. Absolute respect and observance of the Highway Code is in force. Traffic officers will be in charge of road crossings which will be 5 during the descent phase. In the absence of this employee, the competitor is obliged to respect precedence and not to hinder city traffic.
Art. 21. Gardens of Villa Melzi
In the last part of the route, the athletes will enter the gardens of Villa Melzi, which will be the catwalk towards the finish line in the last 700m. Admission is provided only for athletes with bib clearly visible on the chest. For those wishing to enter and visit the gardens, they can do so by paying the respective ticket which is € 6.00 for the day of the race.
Art. 22 Race cancellation
In the event of cancellation of the race due to force majeure beyond the control of the organization (pandemic, risky climatic conditions, law enforcement orders) the organization will reimburse the cost of the registration fee (with the exception of any bank commissions) in the following measurement:
- 70% if cancellation occurs in the last 30 days before the event
- 100% if cancellation occurs previously
The athlete, as an alternative to the previous points, may decide to keep the registration valid for the 2022 edition by renouncing the refund
Art. 23. Image rights
Each competitor expressly renounces, during the rehearsal, to make use of the rights to their image, as well as renounces any appeal against the organizer.
Art. 24 Personal data processing
Furthermore, by registering for the race, each athlete explicitly authorizes the organization to process their personal data, pursuant to Legislative Decree 196/2003 “Personal data protection code”. Furthermore, in light of the new EU regulation 2016/679 on the protection of personal data (GDPR), the data will be stored and processed in the manner provided.
Art.25 Assistance on the course
The organization will offer race assistance with the support of the Alpine Rescue in the most demanding stretches of the route as well as emergency assistance from 118 if necessary. For anything not specified in this regulation, please refer to the rules of the FISKY-ISF 2021 regulation
Art. 26 Timekeeping
Chip timing is provided, managed by OTC.
Art.27 Italian Cup of Skyrunning
The Bellagio Skyrace 2021 is the final test of the National Skyrunning Italian Cup circuit.
Art. 28 Departure in line
The departure will take place online at 9.00 from the Europa lakefront. The grid line-up is free. A preferential lane will be maintained in order to reserve the front rows for skyrunners considered top runners or with the competitive requirements that allow them to be placed in the front row.
Art 29 Privacy Law
The processing of personal data will take place solely for purposes functional to the activity of ASD BELLAGIOSKYTEAM, pursuant to article 13 of law 675 of 31/12/1996 and subsequent amendments, regarding the sending of information relating to the sport of interest, use of photos, filmed images, resulting from participation in the event.