RULES & BONUS

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RULES OF THE GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES

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 Nepal at the Annapurna Trail Marathon

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

RANKING POINTS BREAKDOWN – 1st  to 30th :

1ST1006TH6511TH5016TH3521ST2026TH10
2ND887TH6212TH4717TH3222ND1827TH8
3RD788TH5913TH4418TH2923RD1628TH6
4TH729TH5614TH4119TH2624TH1429TH4
5TH6810TH5315TH3820TH2325TH1230TH2

Runners need to take part to at least 3 on 6 qualifying races (Zegama, Mont-Blanc Marathon, Dolomyths Run, Sierre-Zinal, Pikes Peak Marathon and Ring of Steall) and reach the top 10 to be invited to the final. The overall ranking will take in count the 3 best results of the runner + the result of the final.

The Golden Trail World Series Champions will be the one 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 qualifying race of the GTWS

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

3- By their date of birth (the youngest will get a better place)

After the last race of the series, the Ring of Steall, an overall ranking will define a TOP 10 men and women. These top 10 men and women will be invited to participate in the Grand Final.

2. CATEGORY 

There is only one category scratch male and one female

3. PRIZES

Each individual race prize money will only be rewarded after the result of the anti doping control.

In addition to the overall ranking bonus, each race in the series, including the final will have a minimum prize money of 1000€ for each of the top 5 men and women. It can be more if the race has its own bonus to add to this.

The €5000 will be for the top 10 men and women of the overall ranking after the results of the finale.

4. PHOTOS,TV,VIDEOS RIGHTS

Any competitor expressly waives the right to the image during the GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2019, as he renounces all recourse against the organizer and his authorized partners for the use made of his image.

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

A minimum of 5000 euros will be donated to a cause linked to the country of the final (more info to be updated)

7. HEALTH POLICY 

Read carefully

TOP 10

MEN

TOP 10

WOMEN

INDIVIDUAL OVERALL RANKING BONUS FOR EACH TOP 10 ATHLETE
/6
TAKE PART TO 3/6 RACES AND REACH TOP 10 TO BE INVITED TO THE FINAL
1+
TOP 10 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.

FOR THE FIRST TWO RACES OF THE SERIES: Zegama and the Marathon du Mont-Blanc

ITRA Ranking dated from 02/01/2019

The Top 10 of the GTWS 2018 overall ranking will get support for: transport + accommodation + free bib

The Top 10 of the ITRA Ranking category S – of the pre-registration (apart from the Top 10 of the GTWS 2018) will get support for: transport + accommodation + free bib

The Top 20 of the ITRA Ranking category S – of the pre-registration (apart from the Top10 of the GTWS 2018) will get support for: accommodation + free bib

The Top 30 of the ITRA Ranking category S – of the pre-registration (apart from the Top10 of the GTWS 2018) will get support for: free bib

We could consider some special invitations, please contact us on contact@goldentrailseris.com

AFTER THEIR FIRST RESULT THEY WILL FOLLOW THE RULES BELOW: (Only if the athlete plans to take part to the entire GTWS 2019, 3/6 races)

If the runner finishes Top 10 of a GTWS race he/she will get support for his/her next race: transport + accommodation + free bib

If the runner finishes Top 20 of a GTWS race he/she will get support for his/her next race: accommodation + free bib

If the runner finishes Top 30 of a GTWS race he/she will get support for his/her next race: free bib

We could consider some special invitations, please contact us on contact@goldentrailseris.com

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN “SUPPORT”

Transport: from Europe to Europe: max 300euros / from outside of Europe to Europe: max 1000 euros/ from outside of US to US: max 1000 euros (except US countries border = max 300euros)

Accommodation: from Europe to Europe: max 300euros/ from outside of Europe to Europe: max 500euros / from outside of US to US: max 500 euros (except US countries border = max 300euros) 

The runner will receive accommodation financial support only if it’s not already organized by the GTWS and/or race organizations.

The support will be paid after the race and only if the runner did go to the race, upon submissions of invoices in the maximum defined above.