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RULES

THE GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES RULES FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM

The GTNS races for the UK are: Serpent Trail 50km, Scafell Pike Marathon and the GTNS UK national final is The Ring of Steall. 

IT IS EACH INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE’S RESPONSIBILITY TO RESPECT THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF EACH RACE.

1. RANKING

RANKING POINTS BREAKDOWN – 1ST TO 30TH:

1ST1006TH6511TH5016TH3521ST2026TH10
2ND887TH6212TH4717TH3222ND1827TH8
3RD788TH5913TH4418TH2923RD1628TH6
4TH729TH5614TH4119TH2624TH1429TH4
5TH6810TH5315TH3820TH2325TH1230TH2

 

Runners must participate in at least 1 out of 2 qualifying races and reach the top 5 to be invited to the GTNS UK national final. The overall ranking will take into account each runner’s best result from the qualifying race and the result of the national final (Ring of Steall). The national final is mandatory to get a ranking and qualify for the GTNS Grand Finale in the Azores. 

The GTNS UK  top 3 men and women in the overall ranking will receive tickets* for the GTNS Grand Finale in the Azores:

In the event there is a tie the highest place finisher at the GTNS UK Final will be selected for the GTNS Grand Final in the Azores.

This Grand Final will gather all the different GTNS (GTNS FR-BEL / GTNS SP-POR/ GTNS IT / GTNS UK / GTNS CZE-SK-POL/ GTNS GER-AUT-CH/ GTNS US-CAN). If a runner didn’t rach the top 3 in the national final to receive an invitation to the GTNS Grand Final, he/she can still go at his/her own expense.

The top 3 men and women from this Grand Final will win a Golden Ticket to participate in the Golden Trail Championship 2022, under the condition that he/she has participated in one of the GTNS 2021.

In the event of injury and the inability to compete before the competition, the runner who would have won a ticket for the GTNS Grand Final, or for the GTC, will not receive any compensation and will lose his/her ticket and will not receive travel expenses.

In the event races are cancelled, the rules will be modified as follows:

– In the event some races are cancelled but there are still at least 3 races and the GTWS has switched to a GTC format the top 3 M& W of the GTNS UK will win a Golden Ticket for the GTC 2021. The GTNS Grand Final is cancelled.

– In the event there are still at least 3 races active but there are less than 3 GTNS still active, the GTNS Grand Final is cancelled. The M&W winners of the GTNS UK will receive a Golden Ticket for the GTC 2022.

In the event there are less than 3 races but the GTWS and the other GTNS are still active, the GTNS UK is cancelled, then winners of the races that are not cancelled are invited to the GTNS Grand Final directly.

– In the event there are less than 3 races and the GTWS has already switched to the GTC format, the GTNS UK switches to a GTC format. The winners of the races which have not been cancelled get a Golden Ticket for the GTC 2021.

2. CATEGORY 

There is only one category: scratch male and scratch female

3. PRIZES

The first 3 men and women from the GTNS UK overall ranking will receive their tickets* to participate in the GTNS Grand Final. Therefore, they will receive financial support for transport and accommodation.

The first 3 men and women from the GTNS Grand Final will receive their tickets for the Golden Trail Championship 2022. Therefore, they will receive financial support up to the maximum sum specified in the GTC 2022 rules to participate in the Championship and receive free and guaranteed race bib.

4. PHOTO, TV, VIDEO RIGHTS

Any competitor expressly waives the right to the image during the GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES 2021, as he/she renounces all recourse against the organizer and the authorized partners for the use made of his/her image.

5. CNIL

In accordance with the Data Protection Act, 6th January 1978, you have the right to access and rectify your personal data. Through us, you may receive proposals from other companies or associations. If you do not want to receive these proposals, please write to us with your full name and address.

 

*Ticket: [race bib]+ [accommodation]+ [transport  in the maximum sum specified up to €600 from Europe to Europe and up to €1,200 from overseas]

 

GTNS UK Terms & conditions