Pre race info

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Pre race info

 

 

Dobrodošli na Valamar Trail!

Valamar Trail 2017

…where the hills meet the sea…

The race is approaching fast so now it’s time to give you some useful information.

START PACK AND BIB PICK_UP SCHEDULE

Race number and race pack distribution shall take place in the Valamar Sanfior hotel in Rabac according to the following schedule: Friday, September 29th from 18:00 till 22:00 and Saturday, September 30th from 06:00 till 11:15. Distribution will take place in the hotel’s conference room.

All of the courses start in the Saturday morning, ULTRA at 8:00, ADVANCED at 10:00, MARATHON at 10:30, SEMI at 11:00 and MINI at 11:30.

If it is possible, please pick your start pack and BIB in the Friday evening to avoid the mess in the Saturday morning. There are more than 600 registered competitors, we kindly ask you to be patient during the distribution.

AID STATIONS

There are six aid stations along the route with food and liquids. You will find there: water, Cola, isotonic,  fruits, banana bread, cheese, chocolate, bread, salty snacks and crisps.

CONTROL CHECKS ALONG THE ROUTE

All of the competitors will be checked during the race at the several check points. Be patient, there is plenty of time and kilometers before the end of the race.

COURSE MARKINGS

Course is marked with pink flags, red-white stripes and yellow-black arrows outside of the pavement. On the pavement, the course is marked with the green arrow markings sprayed on the floor with text “TRAIL”. You will find one of it sprayed each 50 meters. Every connections and exits from the pavement surface is marked with the sprayed arrow. Additionaly, in the urban areas, the course will be marked with the red/white stripes too.
 
Don’t get confused, the first photo shows the “regular” arrow which points in the right direction, the second photo shows the arrows sprayed on the sections where the course leads both ways.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
Keep in mind that it is very clever to carry all of the recommended equipment because you never know when you’re going to need it. The obligatory items shall be checked when the athlete collects the race bibs, so please take everything with you at the registrations.

Competitors are required to carry the following kit for the full duration of the race (not valid for MINI and SEMI):

  • mobile phone with a full battery
  • whistle – not obligatory for SEMI and MINI
  • survival blanket – not obligatory for SEMI and MINI
  • first aid kit  (basic kit)
  • a personal cup or beaker – there will be no cups at the aid stations!
  • container with at least one liter of liquid
  • head torch – only for ULTRA

PARKING

There are few free parking zones in Rabac, take a look at the Google map, there is a lot of free space. At the same map, you can find all other significant race locations as well as the every course gpx logs.

DISCLAIMER

As always, when you register yourself on the race such as this, you are asked to fill and sign the disclaimer. Each competitor will have to bring filled and signed disclaimer form on the BIB distribution.
Same apply to the competitors who had registered their minor children, they will have to fill and sign an addition to the form. The form is available below.

LIVE FACEBOOK BROADCAST

At the end, we have a surprise for you. This year, the whole race will be broadcasted live on the race Facebook page. Congratulations! 🙂



EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday, 29 September 2017

Event Location Time
Media briefing Hotel Valamar San Fior 3pm
Race Check-In Hotel Valamar San Fior 6pm – 10pm
Event Expo Hotel Valamar San Fior 6pm – 10pm

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Event Location Time
Race Check-In Hotel Valamar San Fior 6am – 11am
Event Expo Hotel Valamar Sanfior 6am – 6pm
Race briefing /ULTRA/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 7:45am
Race start /ULTRA/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 8am
Race briefing /ADVANCED/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 9:45am
Race start /ADVANCED/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 10am
Race briefing /MARATHON/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 10:15am
Race start /MARATHON/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 10:30am
Race briefing /SEMI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 10:45am
Race start /SEMI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 11:00am
Race briefing /MINI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 11:15am
Race start /MINI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 11:30am
Race finish – winner /MARATHON/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 2:15pm
Race finish – winner /ADVANCED/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 2:37pm
Race finish – winner /ULTRA/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 2:39pm
Race finish – winner /SEMI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 1:00pm
Race finish – winner /MINI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 12:40pm
Finish Cut-off /MINI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 2:30pm
Finish Cut-off /SEMI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 3:30pm
Presentations /SEMI and MINI/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 3pm
Presentations
/MARATHON, ADVANCED and ULTRA/
Hotel Valamar Sanfior 6pm
Finish Cut-off /MARATHON/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 6:30pm
Finish Cut-off /ADVANCED/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 8pm
Finish Cut-off /ULTRA/ Hotel Valamar Sanfior 10pm

Interested in the last year’s photos? Take a look at the last year’s movie!

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