Rules and Covid-19 Protocol

RULES

Art. 1 – ORGANIZATION

Stalivigno is a Trail Running race organized by APT LIVIGNO” in collaboration with SPORTING CLUB LIVIGNO – MARATHON CLUB ALTA QUOTA LIVIGNO branch, which will be held in Livigno (SO) on Saturday 24th July 2021.

Art. 2 – RULES ACCEPTANCE

Participation to the Stralivigno implies acceptance, by the registered competitors, of these rules in all their parts and without reservation. By registering, each competitor agrees to comply with these rules and relieves the organizers of any civil or criminal liability for accidents or incidents, for damage to people or things which may occur during the event called “Stralivigno”, deriving from, or caused by the participant. The race will take place in accordance with these rules and with any changes and notices that will be published on the website.

Art. 3 – GENERAL INFORMATION

The Stralivigno, running race of about 21kms, twists and turns through paths, paved or country roads of the Livigno valley and will take place with any weather condition (except for the circumstances described in Art. 12). The departure of the Stralivigno is expected at 4.00 p.m. with a maximum time limit of 3 hours and 30 minutes. Departure and arrival will be set up in Aquagranda (via Rasia). The path plan and altimetry could be seen on the website www.stralivigno.it.

Art. 4 – PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

The athletes that on the day of the departure will be eighteen years old can register, in possession of a medical fitness certificate for competitive sports, valid at least till the day of the race.
For Italian athletes, only the certificate of fitness for competitive sporting activity is valid (former art.5 – Ministerial Decree 18/2/82) – yellow form – or equivalent certification for which all the diagnostic protocols have been performed in accordance to the same decree – white form.
The event is open to all adult athletes in order for the current year with a membership for a sports promotion company (Csen, Csi, Uisp, Libertas …) or Fidal or to holders of Mountain & Trail RunCard or RunCard.
Those without a membership card (but with a valid medical-sports visit) can sign up for the CSEN card at an additional cost of 10 Euros. All competitors must in any case be in possession of a fitness medical examination for athletics valid on the day of the competition (medical examinations indicating other sports, eg. football, cycling, skiing… will not be considered valid).

Foreign athletes will be able to participate in the competition if already registered with their athletics federation. Otherwise, for insurance reasons, they will have to produce a copy of their medical examination of fitness to practice sport or self-certifying possession (if foreigners) in accordance with current Italian legislation.

Art. 5 – REGISTRATIONS

Only clearly readable registrations will be accepted, completed in all their parts. It’s recommended the indication of all the personal data, of the team with its code, the mobile phone number and the e-mail address. Phone registrations are not accepted as well as registrations without the payment fee.

Registration and payment methods:

·         ON-LINE on the website stralivigno.it:         registrations with credit card payment

·         BANK TRANSFER BANCARIO su:               OTC SRL – Via Lombardia 3 – 22075 Lurate Caccivio (CO)

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                                                                    AGENZIA DI: 
VIA VENETO 30 – 22020 FALOPPIO
                                                                    Object: Race Name + Team Name

Together with the payment of the registration it’s compulsory to send a copy by fax to +39 031 2289708 or by e-mail to [email protected] a copy of the following documents:
– filled application form
-copy of the payment (bank transfer).

In both cases (credit card payment or bank transfer) it’s compulsory to send medical certificate of fitness for sporting activity specific to athletics valid on the date of 24th July 2021.

The O.C. has the authority to close the registrations when reached the maximum number of 500 athletes. In that case the rejected registrations will be refunded. The highest quote can be modified by the O.C. if necessary.
If an athlete is unable to participate in the race, the participation fee will not be refunded nor will it be possible to use the registration for the next year.
The passage of the registration fee from one competitor to another is possible within the date of 30th June 2021. Beyond this date, a surcharge of Euro 10,00 will be applied.

Only the athletes registered for the 2020 edition, who had decided to move their registration to 2021, will be able to request a refund of the fee within and no later than 15th May 2021.

THE REGISTRATIONS FEES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
• till 15 June 2021 - € 30.00
• till 22nd July 2021 - € 35.00
• fron 23rd July 2021 - € 40.00 (just at the race office)

On-line registrations will close on Thursday 22nd July 2021.
  • The registration fee includes all the services described in these rules:
  • technical and medical assistance along the path; 
  • race package (the technical gadget of the event is guaranteed to the first 400 registered athletes);
  • refreshment bag at the end of the race;
  • e-mail service with different information;
  • insurance;
  • safety service.
    Any other expenses shall be borne by the competitor.

 Art. 6  – BIBS AND RACE PACKAGE COLLECTION             
 
The collection of the bibs will take part at the Race Office in Aquagranda (Via Rasia):
– Friday 23rd July 2021: from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
– Saturday 24th July 2021: from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

Art. 7  – TIMING

The timing service will be provided by Otc Srl (Official Timer MySDAM) with technology based on the “chip” usage.
Failure or incorrect use of the chip will result in non-inclusion in the ranking and non-attribution of the time spent. The exchange of bibs is not allowed under penalty of disqualification.

Art. 8 – SAFETY AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

The people of the medical staff in charge for first aid will be placed in the most significant points, while in the arrival area there will be a medical staff.
The first aid staff has to bring assistance to all the people in danger with the organization’s own means or through affiliated organizations. The official doctors are authorized to suspend the competitors considered unsuitable to continue the race. Rescuers are authorized to evacuate, by all means of their convenience, runners judged to be in danger. In case of need, for reasons that are in the interest of the rescued person, only and exclusively in the opinion of the organization, an official rescue will be called, which will take over the direction of the operations and will implement all appropriate means, including the helicopter. Any expenses deriving from the use of these exceptional means will be borne by the rescued person according to the laws in force. A runner who appeals to a doctor or a rescuer submits himself/herself to his/her authority and undertakes to respect his/her decisions.

Art. 9 – CHECKS AND REFRESHMENTS POINTS

The check of the competitors, both with chip or manual tick, is done in different points along the path. On the website the route map will be published and it will identify the refreshments, while the check points will be set up along the path and their location will not be communicated by the organization. Only the corridors visibly wearing a bib can access the refreshments.

Art. 10 – PENALTY AND DISQUALIFICATION 

The controllers along the path are qualified to verify the respect of all the rules. The irregularities verified also with video images arrived to the organization after the race, can cause the disqualification. The race direction can decide for the disqualification of one racer, in case of serious fault, especially for (not complete list):

  • bib worn in a non-compliant way
  • bib exchange
  • failure to pass through a checkpoint
  • use of a means of transport
  • doping or refuse to undergo an anti-doping control
  • failure to assist another competitor in case of difficulty
  • abandonment of their own material long the path
  • failure to comply with the prohibition to be accompanied on the route
  • rubbish abandonment along the path
  • pollution or neglect of the location
  • insults, rudeness or threats against members of the organization or volunteers
  • refusal to be examined by a doctor of the organization at any time during the race.
Art. 11 – COMPLAINTS

Any complaints have to be given 30 minutes after ranking have been published:

  • first step: verbally to the arrival judge.
  • second step: written at the judge accompanied with Euro 100,00 of the claim tax, which will be given back in case complaint is accepted.
Art. 12 – ROUTE CHANGES OR RACE CANCELLATION

The organization has the right to modify in any moment the route or the places of the rescue and refreshment points, without any warning. In case of bad weather conditions and such as to place at risk the safety of the competitors, the start may be postponed or canceled, the route modified and/or shortened, or the race may be stopped at any point on the track. The suspension or cancellation of the race will not entitle the competitors to any refund of the registration fee.

Art. 13 – INSURANCE AND RESPONSABILITY

The O.C. of the Stralivigno declines any and all responsibility for accidents and damage to athletes, third parties and things, before, during, and after the event. For contents not covered by these rules, the provisions of the I.A.A.F. and the laws in force will be applied. The competition is covered by RCT insurance. By registering each athlete declares to be in possession of the participation requirements and to accept the conditions of the race. The accompaniment of athletes in the race is not allowed. Participation is at your own risk.
The organization reserves the right to modify these rules at any time.
By signing the registration form, the athlete declares to know and accept the Stralivigno rules fully published on the stralivigno.it website. He/she also expressly declares, under his/her own responsibility, not only to have declared the truth, but also to exonerate the organizers, sponsors and Public Administrations from any liability, both civil and criminal, for damage to people and/or property caused by him/her or to him/her derivatives.

Art. 14 – IMAGE RIGHTS AND PRIVACY

Each competitor expressly renounces to make use of the image rights during the race, as well as renounces any recourse against the organization and its authorized partners for the usage made of his/her image. Each participant authorizes the organizer to use the images for the promotion of the event on all national and international media.
Simultaneously with the registration, the participant accepts the forwarding of his/her personal data to third parties for the purpose of data processing in accordance with the law on the protection of personal data Legislative Decree nr. 196/2003.

Art. 15 – RANKINGS AND PRIZES

The award of the first three men and first the women will take part at the arrival area at the end of the race. No money prize will be given, but issue otherwise than for cash.
The category prizes will be sent in the days after the event to the address stated during registration.

This protocol contains all the actions that will be fulfilled during the organization of the event Stralivigno for the for the containment of the spread of Covid-19 and it is added to the race rules, becoming integral part of it. Each violation to this protocol will led to the immediate disqualification of the racer.

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION

All the staff involved in the organization of the Stralivigno will be provided with specific reference badge. Each worker equipped of badge, in addition to being easily recognizable by the runners, has preemptively filled the Anamnesis Form for SARS-CoV2 (Covid-19)
The organization will appoint a Covid-19 Manager, dedicated exclusively to the management of controls and the prevention plan.

RACE PACKAGES DELIVERY

The race packages delivery will happen in the rooms of Plaza Placheda and/or Aquagranda, in a space where entries and exits will be well defined. In case of queues before entering the area dedicated to the race packages/bibs distribution, all the athletes must guarantee the distancing of at least one meter.
In order to collect the race package/bib, each racer must present himself/herself wearing the face mask.
All runners must sanitize their hands before delivering, filled out in all its parts and countersigned, the Anamnesis Form for SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection. In the absence of the Anamnesis Form for SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection (attachment 1) filled and signed, the bib and the race package cannot be delivered. It is not allowed to collect the race package and the bib on behalf of third parties, nor to hand over the Anamnesis Form for SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection for others (attachment 1).

BAGS DEPOSIT, CHANGING ROOMS, SHOWERS

It’s not allowed to the racers to delivers to organizers any materials/equipment to collect at the end of the race.
No changing room and/or shower service will be provided both at the departure and arrival of the race.

COMPETITION AREA

The “competition area” includes the race route, the starting area, the arrival area and all the areas dedicate to controls and refreshments along the competition route. In the “competition area” only runners are admitted, the registered technicians, the judges and the other race officials, the rescue staff and the technical support staff for controls at the refreshments and the “broom”.
All the people in the “competition area” must always wear the face mask and observe the distancing. 
All the areas of the “competition area” are prohibited to the public.

STARTING AREA

The starting area will be located inside the Athletics Track near the Aquagranda Center. Access to the starting area will be allowed only to runners, judges and other race officials, rescue and technical support staff at the control points.
Access to the starting area will take place from a single point where the check will be made and the external front temperature will be checked.
All those admitted to the starting area must wear a protective face mask.
In the starting area the athletes must respect the distancing of at least one meter. The distance at the starting area will be signaled through lanes, tapes, horizontal signs, etc.
The runners will not be able to leave material in the starting area, under penalty of disqualification. Runners will also not be allowed to deliver materials / equipment in the starting area to the organizers, to be taken back at the end of the race, nor will the race officials receive, touch, move the material and equipment of the runners.

ACESS TO THE STARTING AREA

Runners not wearing the race bib, meaning they have not personally delivered the Anamnesis Form for SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection, are not allowed to access the starting area. 
In order to access the starting area, each runner must compulsory wear the race bib and the face mask.
When entering the starting area, the frontal external body temperature will be measured, which must not exceed 37.5°C.
If this value is exceeded, after a second measurement at a distance of 5 (five) minutes, the runner will not be admitted to the competition field and will be addressed to the competent health authority.
Runners must wear the face mask up to the first 300 meters, after which they must keep it to re-wear it at the end of the race.
The face mask will therefore be kept by the runner for the entire race and cannot be thrown on the ground or delivered to third parties. The face mask will be worn again upon arrival, once the time normally necessary to recover physical energy has elapsed, and in any case before exiting the finish area.
The abandonment of the face mask will led into the immediate disqualification of the runner, except for more serious penalties provided for by the relevant hygiene and health regulations.
The runner who leaves the starting area after having entered it, must obligatorily re-submit himself to the temperature control upon returning to the starting area.
The race start may take place in several phases to ensure the distancing between the runners.

RACE BEHAVIOUR

During the race the runners must maintain an indicative distancing of at least two meters between one another. Overtaking must take place at least 1m to the side of the runner and in the shortest possible time. During the race it is strictly forbidden to travel side by side.
It is forbidden to abandon any type of material along the route (face mask, waste, clothing, …) under penalty of immediate disqualification.

REFRESHMENTS AREAS ALONG THE ROUTE

Along the route one refreshment point will be prepared and it will be accessible only for the runners regularly wearing the bib.
The supplies will be organized so that the runners can serve themselves, with single disposable containers for drinks and food in single portions. Disposable containers and waste material must be placed in the appropriate containers by the runners. In the refreshment areas it is forbidden to leave disposable containers and waste material outside the appropriate containers, under penalty of disqualification.

FINISH LINE

The finish line will be placed inside the Athletics Track near the Aquagranda Center. Access to the finish area will be allowed only to runners, judges and other race officials, rescue and technical support staff at the check points.
All those admitted to the finish area must wear a protective face mask.
Once the runners have crossed the finish line, they will have to wear their face mask and will have to leave the finish area as soon as possible.
All runners who have crossed the finish line will be given a bag containing the necessary refreshment, to be consumed outside the finish area.

RACE RANKS AND AWARDS

In order to avoid any gathering, the race ranks will not printed and displayed, but they will be published on the website of the event and on the website of the Chrono Company (Otc My Sdam). 
The awards ceremony for the first three men and the first three women will take place in the area adjacent to the finish, specially prepared and appropriately delimited, in compliance with interpersonal distancing, immediately after the arrival of the third competitor. During the award ceremony everyone (runners and ceremonial staff) must wear a face mask.
The category prizes will instead be sent in the days after the event to the address communicated at the time of registration.

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