RULES

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GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES 2021 RULES

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 6th, 2021.

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 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 results + 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 Argentina.

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:

1ST2006TH13011TH10016TH7021ST4026TH20
2ND1767TH12412TH9417TH6422ND3627TH16
3RD1568TH11813TH8818TH5823RD3228TH12
4TH1449TH11214TH8219TH5224TH2829TH8
5TH13610TH10615TH7620TH4625TH2430TH4

 

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 to the top 5 whereas the prizes of the final will be paid by the GTS.

QUALIFYING RACES

Each GTWS qualifying race has a minimum prize money of €1000 for the TOP 5.

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.

The Golden Trail World Champions will get €10,000

From the 2nd to the 5th: €6,000

From the 6th to the 10th: €3,000

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 2021, 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. HEALTH POLICY 

Read carefully

 

TOTAL OF THE PRIZE MONEY ON THE ENTIRE SERIES
GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD CHAMPIONS
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.