Gladiator

UTVV50

Saturday, 16 May 2020
start: 8.00
Vipavski Križ

Distancedistance
51,3 km
Elevationdescendant
D+ 2.300 m / D- 2.220 m
Entry feeeuro
55 € 
passage-of-timeTime limit
15 hours
ITRA/UTMB points: 3
Registrations

Trail description

The 50 km Trail Vipava Valley starts in small village Vipavski Križ and crosses panoramic wine-growing southern slopes and villages from Velike Žablje to Erzelj, Goče to Socerb. The last ascent to the edge of Nanos starts in Podnanos. The trail continues along picturesque and lookout edge to the highest point Pleša at 1262 m. Runners continue through the forest in the heart of Nanos (pass a Tourist Farm Abram) to a beautiful descent to the Valley towards the finish line in Vipava.                                                   

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GLADIATOR UTVV50 is ITRA/UTMB qualifying race 2020.

 

GLADIATOR UTVV50 is placed in the area where the Battle of the Frigidus, also called the Battle of the Frigid River (river Vipava and Hubelj), was fought between 5–6 September 394, between the army of the Eastern Emperor Theodosius I and the army of Western Roman ruler Eugenius.

But enough about history, let`s go running, and you will find out many more about this important battle soon...

...and you will become free GLADIATOR when you finish this race!

Time limit

  • finish Vipava - 15 hours (at 23.00)

Obligatory equipment

 

GLADIATOR - UTVV50

BIB number always visible

+

Water bottle (camel bag, bottle, soft flask …)

+

Survival blanket

+

First aid (bandage, gauze, patch)

+

Wind jacket

o

Whistle

o

Mobile phone

o

Head lamp with a spare battery

o*

Running shoes

+

Clothing suitable for winter conditions (from -3° C to 30° C), in case of strong wind (speed over 100 km/h)

o

Sun protection

o

Energy food

o

Running poles

o

 

  • +”  Mandatory gears
  • o“.Recommended gears
  • o* Mandatory for slower runners

The obligatory equipment shall be checked at the race bib number collection. Race number won’t be given if something is missing. If the required equipment is not complete or is not shown by runner, immediate disqualification follows. Random checks shall be made along the race route.

Refreshment stations & Checkpoints

  • several refreshment stations are located along trail (see trail profile) with water, energy drinks, sugar, fruit, light food, etc.
  • Drinks, light meals, and a warm meal will also be available for runners at the finish line.
  • The track has several checkpoints.

Race transportations

  • UTVV50: from Vipava (meeting point Vipava main square) to Vipavski Križ (start area)

Exact timetables for departures of special buses will be announced later. The last bus will start from Vipava approximately 1 hour 15 minutes before the start of each match.

  • Transport of runners who drop out at the control point to the finish area.

 

Entry fees

 Registration by date 

31.12.2019

28.2.2020 1.4.2020

Individual

55  € 

65 € 75 €

 

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Fee includes

  • personalized bib number including RFID time keeping-tag
  • starter pack with gifts
  • finish bags (small bags) for all races, clothing bags will be transported from the start to the finish line in Vipava
  • aid stations with a variety of food, approximately every 12 km with drinks and food
  • showers and changing room facilities next to the finish area
  • a hot meal in Vipava
  • massage service next to the finish area
  • roman medal of honor for all finisher at each race
  • medical first aid in the finish area and at specified aid stations
  • finisher’s certificate downloadable from the dedicated online repository
  • live timekeeping, interim times and results

 

Non-participation and fee refund

VERY IMPORTANT: ANY PARTICIPANT WHO HAS TO CANCEL HIS PARTICIPATION IN CASE OF MEDICAL ISSUE AND WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE A FEE REFUND,

HAS TO OFFICIALLY REQUEST IT BY EMAILING AT info@utratrail.si

Please bear in mind the following situations:

  • From the moment the registration is paid, the Organization agrees to return 80% of the amount paid by the runner (except bank expenses), if the non-participation is requested and communicated, before the 1st of December 2019.
  • From the 1st of December 2019 until the 12th of February 2020, 60% of the amount paid by the runner, shall be returned.
  • From the 12th of February until the 30th of March 2020, 50% of the amount paid by the runner, shall be returned
  • From the 1st of April on, no amount of money will be returned, no matter the reason why the runner does not finally take part in the race.
  • In the event that the runner does not participate in the race on the 15th or 16th May, for whatever reason, the organization is not obliged to give any souvenir ( neither runner’s bag nor commemorative T-shirt ) once the UTVV Slovenia 2020 is over.

 

Categories

WOMEN

MEN

up to 35 years up to 35 years
36 to 55 years 36 to 55 years
over 55 years over 55 years

Awards

First three in all categories will be awarded trophies and prizes.

The organizer reserves the right to make changes.

 

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