Terms and Conditions of Participation:
Each participant has to be aware of the race difficulty and its exceptional nature. The race is relatively short and intensive, and each participant needs to be in a good physical condition. Also, the participants need to be prepared to handle problems characteristic for this kind of race, as well as:
Besides individual participation, team participation is also an option.
Terms of registration:
The race is open for all of the participants who are 16 (or above) years of age on the race date. The runners younger than 18 need to provide a declaration of agreement to participate by one of their parents/legal guardians when picking up the starter pack.
In case of emergency, bad weather conditions, or any other circumstances that could affect the safety of the participants, the Organiser has the right to change the route and the race start time, in order to increase the runners’ safety.
Care for the Environment – Penalties – Disqualification
Galichica National Park, recognised for its rich and rare nature and exceptional beauty, got its status in 1958 in order to preserve the flora and fauna and the natural look of Galichica Mountain. Around 2/3 of the park are part of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region, on the list of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of UNESCO.
The race is taking place in the heart of Galichica National Park, thus the participants comply with respecting/taking care of the environment and natural areas through which they pass, especially:
Every member of the Organisation is entitled to follow and conduct these terms.
All participants exclusively give out the rights for this event’s photos to the Organiser. The organiser will have hired photographers who will be positioned at the start, during the course and at the finish of the course.
Safety and medical help:
Every participant needs to be aware of the risks that accompany this kind of races. In order to ensure complete safety, the Organiser, in collaboration with the Mountain Rescue Service, will make sure a large portion of the route to be covered by the Rescue Service themselves.
Every participant who finds themselves in a more problematic situation or is severely injured, can seek help:
All of the runners are obliged to help other participants in danger or faced with a serious problem, and they must call for emergency immediately.
Don’t forget that these unexpected events happening in this kind of circumstances can make you wait for help longer than expected; therefore, your safety also depends on whatever equipment you decided to carry with you.
The team of rescuers and doctors, as well as the official representatives assigned by the Organiser, are entitled to withdraw any participant they consider unfit to continue racing.
All of the participants that don’t follow the marked route are no longer under the Organiser’s safety supervision.