Rules Regulations

 Race Info

Race Date: April 15-16, 2017

Start and End Points: Huitong Nuo'erKuangbiao Sports Paradise

Races and Times:

Race Starting time Check-In Time Closing Time
100 km (total elevation gain 5500 m) April 15, 14:00 April 15, 13: 00-13: 40 April 16, 16:00
50 km (total elevation gain 3000 m) April 16, 00:00 April 15, 22: 00-23: 40
25 km (total elevation gain 1000 m) April 16, 10:00 April 16, 09: 00-09: 40

 

Race Rules

Conditions of entry:

At least 18 years of age (Born on or beforeApril 15, 1999)

Must be in good health, without high bloodpressure or heart disease and other diseases that could hinder strenuousexercise.

General Rules:

1、Runners must run independently all the way,and not use any motorized vehicle. Offenders will be disqualified.

2、Runners can rest in supply station;  eating or drinking water and food andsupplements. But runners cannot take away the supply station's bottles, cups orbowls or other disposable goods. Please bring your own drinking equipment.

3、Runners can purchase food and suppliesalong the race route at shops at their own expense (Che'er Village, NanboVillage, Beibo Village).

4、Runners must go along the marked raceroute. Runners are advised to bring a GPS navigation device to watch and todownload the track map before the race. Runners can consult their GPS devicewhen they're unsure of which way to go. If a runner runs the wrong way andmisses the check-in point, their race results will be penalized. Penalty rules:if a runner misses a checkpoint, that race segment will be assigned the slowesttime from all possible runners for that segment multiplied by 1.1. If the totaltime plus the penalty time exceeds the closing time of the race, then therunner will be considered as having not finished the race.

5、The bib number must be worn on the front bythe runner and be clearly visible at any time. Bib numbers and race braceletsmust be worn at all times and  any losswill result in disqualification.

6、There is a race closing time at each supplystation (specific stations' closing times will be announced). If runners arriveat a supply station after closing time, runners must stop the race and take acar to the finish point. If you insist to not stop the race, you will lose yourrace slot qualification and be banned. Runners who wish to exit the race mustreport to the nearest supply station or call the number on the back of the racebib to notify the event command center.

7、Runners must pass an equipment check beforeentering the race and will not be allowed to participate without mandatoryequipment During the race, runners must carry all of the mandatory equipment.Staff will conduct random checks of mandatory equipment, and runners will bedisqualified if they're missing any.

8、Should there be a sudden arrival of badweather or other unpredicted circumstances which dramatically affect the safetyof the runners in the race, the race organizers have the right to temporarilychange the race route, postpone the race time, terminate the race early or evencancel the competition. Whatever the decision, theregistration fee will be refunded, and we appreciate your understanding.

9、Transfer of race slots is forbidden.Insurance claims, such as medical assistance, will be born by the people whotry to transfer race slots. Both runners who transfer their race slots will bedisqualified from running in future events.

10、Large-scale races will inevitably affectthe environment, and runners must do their best to protect the environment.Runners must dispose of their trash at the supply stations. Littering on thecourse may result in disqualification. We ask all runners to help us monitorthe situation and remind others who break the rules.

11、Runners must present a valid proof ofidentity to receive the original entry items, bib number, timing chip and racewristbands. Only the runner themselves can collect these. If a runner cannotparticipate in the run, everything except the race bib, timing chip and runbracelet can be picked up by someone else with a copy of both people's ID.

Safety Clauses:

1、Runners must travel on a sidewalk or nearthe curb of the road where available. When crossing intersections, runners musttake the crosswalk if available. When no crosswalk is available, runners mustbe aware of vehicles.

2、Runners who need emergency relief must dialthe number on the back of their race bib to contact the command center and canwait for rescuers to arrive. If runners discover other runners need assistance,we ask them to contact the command center.

3、In the more remote mountainous areas, it ispossible that  rescuers can not arrivequickly. Runners are required to carry simple medical supplies to helpthemselves.

4、The organizing committee will purchaseinsurance for every runner. Should runners require more insurance to coverthemselves, runners must buy their own additional insurance.

5、When passing through villages, runners areexpected to be polite and not trample farmland and orchards. Runners may notharass villagers for livestock and poultry. When entering the depot at night,runners should turn off the headlights.

6、Since the race will pass through forestsand is in the fire prevention period. It is prohibited from carrying kindlinginto the mountains. The race is entirely non-smoking, and if discovered therunner will be disqualified immediately and banned for inclusion in the list.It can be punished by law.

7、For the 100 km race runners must carry aGPS tracking device for the entire race (Huipao ® compass). The equipment depositis 300 yuan. After the race, runners must return the GPS devices, and will berefunded. If a runner fails to return the GPS device on the day of the race, heor she can contact the organizing committee after the race to return it and gettheir deposit back. Runners who were unable to pick up their GPS device willstill get their GPS device deposit returned to them after the race.     

Race mandatory equipment requirements:

Item Mandatory equipment list Recommended, but not mandatory
100 km 1 Head light and two sets of batteries 2 Phone (charged with sufficient power to stay on during the entire race. 3 Windbreaker jacket 4 Insulating blanket 5 Emergency whistle 6 Not less than 500 calories of food 7 Not less than 1.5 liters of water in a bottle or water bag 8 Bib number (required to fill in emergency contact telephone number) and racing bracelet 9 Two timing chips (a number pasted on the back of the race bib, another piece to be hung on the outside of the backpack in a visible location) 10 GPS tracking device (issued before the race) A watch with a GPS navigation function (for example, Suunto Spartan Ultra) Hiking cane Sunscreen Sunglasses Sunhat Magic scarf A warm jacket and trousers Salt pills / personal medicine Small amount of cash / bus card
50 km 1 A headlight with 2 sets of batteries 2 Phone (charged with sufficient power to stay on during the entire race. 3 Windbreaker jacket 4 Insulating blanket 5 Emergency whistle 6 Not less than 500 calories of food 7 A water bottle or bag with a capacity of not less than 1.5 L 8 Bib number (required to fill in an emergency contact telephone) and racing bracelet 9 Two timing chips (a number pasted on the back of the cloth, another piece to be hung on the outside of the backpack in a visible location) A watch with a GPS navigation function (for example, Suunto Spartan Sports) Hiking cane Sunscreen Sunglasses Sunhat Magic scarf Warm jacket and trousers Salt pills / personal medicine Small amount of cash / bus card
25 km 1 Mobile phone (with sufficient power to last the entire race) 2 Insulation blanket 3 Emergency whistle 4 Not less than 300 calories of food 5 A water bottle or water bag with at least 1L of capacity 6 Bib number (required fill in emergency contact telephone) and racing bracelet 7 Two timing chips (a number pasted on the back of the cloth, another piece to be hung on the outside of the backpack in a visible location) A watch with GPS navigation function (for example, Suunto Spartan Sports) Sunscreen Sunglasses Sunhat Windbreaker jacket Salt pills / personal medicine Small amount of cash / bus card

 

Equipment Storage Services:

Race runnerswill be provided with equipment storage services. Runners need to paste theirrace number on their bag and to turn it in at the race start Do not store phones,cash or other valuables in the storage bag. The organizing committee takes noresponsibility for lost or stolen goods in the storage bag. The 100km race'sCP5 depot and finishing point are the same place, so the check-in bag can beaccessed while the runner transitions through CP5. All runners access theirstorage bags at the end of the race. Bag storage and retrieval will not beavailable 30 minutes after the closing time. Runners who haven't picked uptheir deposit bags can contact the organizing committee within the week to gettheir deposit bags mailed to them (costs paid by the runner).  Deposit bags unclaimed after more than a weekwill be discarded.

Incentives:

All runners who finish the race willreceive a finisher's medal and shirt. Certificate of Achievement. 40 hoursafter the race, runners can download their certificate from the officialwebsite.

The top 3 male and female finishers of the100km will receive the following:

North Face® cross-country running gear ofat least 10,000 yuan, whose specific models and sizes will be made availableafter the race.

Within a year after the race, free TNFcross-country training

Within a year after the race, anopportunity to practice cross country running with new TNF products

The organizing committee will also give thefollowing prizes to both male and female champions

To represent The North Face® to participatein the development (accommodation, transportation, and entry fees all included)of the 2017 The North Face Korea Station. If the champion to gives up thisaward scheme, it'll be passed down to the next ranking finisher in the race.

Race Contact Information:

Official website: www.thenorthface.com.cn/tnf100

Race Tel: 400-99-42195

Race email: kefu@ihuipao.com WeChat ID: TNFyue lian (tnf_ot)

Sina Weibo Account: TNF100

TNF100 runners QQ group: 361557236

TNF100 runners WeChat group: TNF100 Runners


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