RULES & BONUS

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RULES OF THE GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2020

Races of the GTWS are: Zegama, Mont-Blanc Marathon, Dolomyths Run, Sierre-Zinal, Pikes Peak Marathon and Ring of Steall.

The final will take place in Argentina, Patagonia on the K42 on November 7th, 2020.

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

RANKING POINTS BREAKDOWN – 1st  to 30th :
1ST 100 6TH 65 11TH 50 16TH 35 21ST 20 26TH 10
2ND 88 7TH 62 12TH 47 17TH 32 22ND 18 27TH 8
3RD 78 8TH 59 13TH 44 18TH 29 23RD 16 28TH 6
4TH 72 9TH 56 14TH 41 19TH 26 24TH 14 29TH 4
5TH 68 10TH 53 15TH 38 20TH 23 25TH 12 30TH 2

Runners need to take part in at least 3 out of the 6 qualifying races (Zegama, Mont-Blanc Marathon, Dolomyths Run, Sierre-Zinal, Pikes Peak Marathon and Ring of Steall) and reach the top 11 to be invited to the final. The overall ranking will consider the runner’s 3 best re-sults + the result from the final race.

If the runner didn’t reach the top 11 but participated in 3 out of the 6 qualifying races, he/she can go on his/her own to the final in Argenti-na.

The Golden Trail World Series Champions will be the ones with the maximum numbers of points with his/her best three results, plus the final & – in case of a tie: 

1- the best place on one of the GTWS qualifying races

2- the second-best place on one of the GTWS qualifying race

3- the third best place on one of the GTWS qualifying races. 

After the last race of the series, the Ring of Steall, an overall ranking will define the TOP 11 men and 11 women. These top 11 men and 11 women will be invited to participate in the Grand Final.

The points for the final will be different than the 6 qualifying races. For the final the runners will get double. See below:

1ST 200 6TH 130 11TH 100 16TH 70 21ST 40 26TH 20
2ND 176 7TH 124 12TH 94 17TH 64 22ND 36 27TH 16
3RD 156 8TH 118 13TH 88 18TH 58 23RD 32 28TH 12
4TH 144 9TH 112 14TH 82 19TH 52 24TH 28 29TH 8
5TH 136 10TH 106 15TH 76 20TH 46 25TH 24 30TH 4

 

2. CATEGORY 

There is only one category for each: overall male and overall female. 

3. PRIZES

The GTWS respects parity and requires that the races give the same prize money to men and women. For the qualifying races the races will pay the prize money for the top 5, the 6th to 10th and the final will be paid by the GTWS.

QUALIFYING RACES

Each GTWS qualifying race has a minimum prize money of €1000 for the TOP 5 and €500 for 6th to 10th.

THE FINAL’S PRIZE

The top 11 men and 11 women after the 6 qualifying races will receive his/her trip to the final: fully covered transport+ accommodation for one week with the guest of their choice.

The top 5 overall after the final (3 best results on the 6 qualifying races + results from the final) will get €10,000

From the 6th to the 10th after the final (3 best results on the 6 qualifying races + results from the final) will get €5,000

The 11th will just get their trip paid for.

4. PHOTOS,TV,VIDEO RIGHTS

Any competitor expressly waives the right to any images during the GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2020, as he renounces all re-course against the organizer and his authorized partners for the use made of his images.

5. CNIL

In accordance with the Data Protection Act of 6 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 wish it, you just have to write to us by indicating us your names, first name, complete address.

6. RUN FOR A CAUSE

In 2020 a donation will be made to an association to compensate our carbon footprint

7. HEALTH POLICY 

Read carefully

TOTAL OF THE PRIZE MONEY ON THE ENTIRE SERIES
INDIVIDUAL OVERALL RANKING PM FOR EACH TOP 5 MEN & WOMEN
INDIVIDUAL OVERALL RANKING BONUS FOR EACH ATHLETE FROM 6TH TO 10TH MEN & WOMEN
MINIMUM BONUS FOR TOP 5 M&W ON EACH RACE
MINIMUM BONUS FOR 6TH TO 10TH M&W ON EACH RACE
/6
TAKE PART TO 3/6 RACES AND REACH TOP 11 TO BE INVITED TO THE FINAL
1+
TOP 11 MEN & WOMEN CHOOSE ONE PERSON TO TRAVEL TO THE GRAND FINAL WITH

ELITES SUPPORT RULES

In order to be transparent, please find below who we consider Elites for the Golden Trail World Series and the different level of support.

The runners who meet the requirement below will get support for transport and accommodation in the maximum defined further.

If the runner reaches top 10 of Zegama/Marathon du Mont-Blanc/Dolomyths/Sierre-Zinal he/she will get support for his/her next race if and only if he/she follows the entire series (3/6races)

For Zegama

  • – Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the ITRA ranking category S dated from the 01/01/2020. This top 10 doesn’t take in consideration the ones who were top 10 GTWS 2019. It means that 10+10 athletes will be invited (10 of the GTWS 2019 + 10 of the ITRA ranking cat S)
  • – Top 10 Zegama 2019

For Marathon du Mont-Blanc

  • – Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the ITRA ranking category S dated from the 01/01/2020. These top 10 don’t take in consideration the ones who were top 10 GTWS 2019. It means that 10+10 athletes will be invited (10 of the GTWS 2019 + 10 of the ITRA ranking cat S)
  • – Top 10 Marathon du Mont-Blanc 2019

For Dolomyths run

  • – Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the Overall ranking after Marathon du Mont-Blanc
  • – Top 10 Dolomyth’s run 2019

For Sierre-Zinal

  • – Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the overall ranking after Dolomyths Run

For Pikes Peak Marathon

  • – Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the overall ranking after Sierre-Zinal

For Ring of Steall

  • -Top 10 GTWS 2019
  • – Top 10 of the overall ranking after Pikes Peak

SUPPORT

Transport:

Travelling from Europe to Europe: up to 300€*
Travelling from outside of Europe to Europe: up to 1000€*

Accommodation**:

Travelling from Europe to Europe: up to 300€*
Travelling from outside of Europe to Europe: up to 500€*
*Athlete must show all the invoices/receipts to claim the money. If the amount is under the maximum defined the athlete will receive the exact amount of his/her expenses. If it’s above the maximum defined the athlete won’t receive more than the maximum defined.
**For Zegama, Dolomyths Run, Sierre-Zinal and Ring of Steall the accommodation is organized by the race organization and therefore won’t be covered except if there is no more room.