Art. 1 GENERAL INFORMATION
With the support of the Municipality of Florence, the Tuscan Regional Administration, the Municipality of Fiesole, the Municipality of Pontassieve and the Municipality of Vaglia, Camelbag S.S.D.R.L. is organizing on 28th March 2020 the EcoTrail Florence, a 18 km, 400 metre elevation gain running race, starting in Fiesole and arriving in Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence. 80% of the course unwinds along dirt paths and trails.
All information can be found at www.ecotrailflorence.com.
Art. 2 REGISTRATION
All adult athletes with a valid (on 28th March 2020) medical certificate for competitive sports can register to run in EcoTrail Florence.
Athletes that have been disqualified for using doping substances may not participate.
Online registration closes on Thursday, 26th March 2020 or when the maximum number of 500 runners has been reached.
Information on registration is available on the website
Art. 3 REGISTRATION FEE
The registration fee is as follows:
|from 01/10 to 15/11 2019||€ 15,00|
|from 16/11 to 20/02/2020||€ 18,00|
|from 21/02 to 26/03 2020||€ 22,00|
- race bib number
- assistance along the route
- refreshments along the route and at the finish line.
In the event of non-participation the registration fees will not be reimbursed.
Should the race be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control up to 15 days before the race, the Organisers reserve the right to refund 50% of the registration fee paid. This percentage is calculated to enable the Organisers to cover part of the expenses incurred which cannot be recovered.
Should the race be cancelled or interrupted for atmospheric reasons, or for any other reason beyond our control, no refund of the registration fee will be made.
The following is not permitted:
- bib number exchange or use by anyone other than registered athlete
- postponement of registration fee to the following year.
Art. 4 MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
Non-Italian athletes must fill in the certificate which can be downloaded at this link >>, have it signed and stamped by a doctor and upload it on their personal runner space on http://florence.inscriptions.runforyou.fr/consult.php by 10 March 2020.
Failure to do by this date will lead to the annulment of registration without reimbursement.
Art. 5 COLLECTION OF BIB NUMBER AND RACE KIT
Bib numbers and race kits can be picked up during the following times:
- Friday 27th March from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Athlete Village at Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
- Saturday 28th March from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in piazza Mino da Fiesole (Fiesole), in front of the Municipality building
Art. 6 STARTING POINT
Runners must be in piazza Mino da Fiesole (Fiesole) by 9:30 a.m. on Saturady 28th March.
The race will start at 10:00.
From 9:00 a.m. on Saturday 28th March changing rooms and cloakrooms will be available near the starting point.
Bags will then be collected at the finish area in Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence.
Participants are advised to avoid leaving objects of value in bags; in any case the Organizers cannot be held responsible for theft, loss or damage to bags or their contents.
After the race participants must collect their bags before 3:00 p.m. on Saturday 28th March at the finish area in Piazzale Michelangelo Florence, by presenting their race bib number.
Art. 7 ROUTE
The 18 km EcoTrail Florence route is as follows:
Piazza Mino da Fiesole, Via Santa Maria, Via Santa Chiara, Via di Monte Ceceri, Via Mari, via dei Medici, Via Corsica, Monte Ceceri, Via Cave di Maiano, Fattoria di Maiano, Via degli Scalpellini, Via Simone Mosca, Via di San Romano, Via del Pianerottolo, Via del Rossellino, Via del Loretino, Parco Pazzagli, Via della Funga, argine Arno, Lungarno del Tempio (ciclabile), Ponte San Niccolò, Piazza Ferrucci, Viale Michelangiolo, Piazzale Michelangelo.
The route may be altered if some stretches of road are closed or for reasons of force majeure not dependent on the Organizers.
Race kilometres are not marked. Runners must respect the rules of the road and the marked race route, they must avoid shortcuts and must not cut stretches of the route.
Leaving the official route will lead to disqualification and is at the sole risk of athletes.
Art. 8 SAFETY AND CHECKS
Organization staff and civil protection personnel in constant contact with the race HQ will be present along the route.
Ambulances and medical and paramedical personnel will be present at different points along the route, as well as at the start and finish line, where a medical team and an assistence radio spot will be on hand. There will be checkpoints along the routes where Organization staff will monitor the athletes’ progress and carry out checks on obligatory material.
Anyone refusing to comply with these checks on obligatory material will be disqualified with immediate effect.
Art. 9 ENVIRONMENT
Participants must respect the environment and avoid abandoning rubbish. Anyone caught dropping rubbish along the route will be disqualified from the race.
Art. 10 WEATHER
In the case of adverse weather conditions (dense fog, severe thunder storms), the Organizers reserve the right to make last-minute changes, even during the race, to the route in order to eliminate potential hazards or conditions that could cause hardship for participants and volunteers. The staff shall inform the participants of any changes and signpost them. The Organizers also reserve the right to suspend or cancel the race if weather conditions are such that they put participants, volunteers or medical teams at risk.
If the race is interrupted or cancelled for adverse weather conditions, or for any other reason not dependent on the Organizers, no fee refund will be made.
Art. 11 OBLIGATORY EQUIPMENT
It is obligatory for athletes to have the following equipment with them, for the full duration of the race:
- camelbag with a capacity for at least half a litre of liquid
- cup, glass or water bottle (there are no glasses at the refreshment points)
- bib number visible for the full duration of the race.
Art. 12 DISQUALIFICATION
The following infringements will lead to immediate disqualification with withdrawal of bib number:
- taking shortcuts
- abandoning rubbish along the race route
- failing to aid a fellow participant in difficulty
- insulting or threatening the staff or volunteers
- failing to bring obligatory material.
Art. 13 MAXIMUM TIME LIMITS, DROPPING OUT
The maximum time permitted to reach the finish line is 4 hours (before 2:00 p.m. on Saturday 28th March).
There are no cut-off times.
A “pick up” service will follow the last runner.
Art. 14 PART SELF-SUFFICIENT RUNNING AND REFRESHMENT
Runners must be partly self-sufficient (see art. 11 obligatory material); there is 1 refreshment points along the route:
- Fattoria di Maiano (km 5)
Assistance from family or team members is not permitted.
Pacing is not allowed.
Art. 15 PRIZES
Non monetary prizes shall be awarded to the first 3 men and the first 3 women.
There are no category prizes.
Art. 16 IMAGE USE RIGHTS
By registering, runners authorise the Organizers to freely use any still or moving images depicting athletes during their participation in EcoTrail Florence, with no territorial or time limits.
Art. 17 WAIVER OF RESPONSIBILITY
Voluntary registration and participation in the race indicates full acceptance of these race rules and any changes made. By registering, participants exempt the Organizers from any liability, whether civil or criminal, for damage to persons and/or property caused by or to them.
Art. 18 PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
CAMELBAG SSDRL adheres to the protection of personal data and is committed to ensuring the security and confidentiality of personal data in compliance with EU regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 for the protection of natural persons regarding the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data (hereinafter “GDPR”), particularly by taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the distortion and damaging of such data and to prevent unauthorized third parties from accessing them.
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