Brunello Crossing 44km
Start at Fortress of Montalcino at 8:00a.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018
Overnight Accommodation: Yes (see Facebook for address)
Pasta Party: Yes
1 free voucher for Saturday dinner after briefing or for Sunday lunch after the race
or €15 for guests (see Facebook for address)
Bag Deposit: Yes (see Faceook for address)
Showers: Yes at the Montalcino Stadium
- Elevation Gain/Loss 1,710m
Groups with over 10 participants (even mixed groups for the competitive races), please contact
Brunello Crossing 44km - 2018 REGULATIONS
Organized by ASD Montalcino Trail
The race is UISP approved.
The course is Trace de Trail approved www.tracedetrail.fr
Completion of the race grants 2 points for the UTMB.
The 44.4km course with +1,700m elevation, takes place in a natural surroundings (paths, old cart roads, and short distances on asphalt) qualifying this as a TRAIL RUNNING race. The course is flagged with specific YELLOW/RED tape, arrows, and signs. There are checkpoints and medical assistance points throughout the course. The refreshment stands are located in 5 places + 1 at the finish all stocked with drinks, mineral & electrolyte beverages, and a selection of snacks to be consumed in that area. Littering along the course will not be tolerated and will result in immediate disqualification.
The maximum time to finish is set at 8 hours in order to place in the rankings.
There are two time limits: The limit at the 23.5km mark will close 4 hours after the start and the other at the 32.4km mark will close 5.5 hours after the start. Runners who do not meet the time limit will not be permitted to continue.
The race will be monitored by chips, which will be assigned with the race bib, at 3 intermediary time check points in addition to the final one.
IMPORTANT in case of unfavourable weather conditions (or heavy snowfall), the organizers may modify or shorten the course, or, in extreme cases, cancel the race for the safety of the athletes. In any case, they will try to set an alternate course if at all possible.
-trail running shoes
-charged cell phone
-water supply and energy bars or other food source
-hat or bandana
Immediate disqualification with cancellation of race bib for the following infractions.
The race jury may disqualify a competitor in case of failure to follow the regulations, especially:
-not wearing race bib in compliance with the regulations
-exchanging of race bib
-skipping a checkpoint
-using of a means of transportation
-failure to respect the rule that forbids participants from getting a ride along the course
-taking a shortcut
-doping or refusal to undergo anti-doping test
-failure to give assistance to a competitor who is in need
-littering along the course
-polluting or damaging an area by the competitor or their staff member
-littering or damaging a rest stop
-insults, rude behavior, or threats against members of the organization or volunteers
-refusal to undergo a medical check-up by a doctor of the organization at any moment of the race
Registrations close on sunday, February 4, 2018. Should the maximum number of 500 participants be reached before the deadline, the organization reserves the right to close the registrations in order to guarantee the best service possible for the athletes.
Athletes must be 18 years old by February 11, 2018.
Athletes must know and accept the rules of the first BRUNELLO CROSSING and authorize the organization to use their personal information and/or images relative to their participation in the event in accordance with Law n. 675/96.
Athletes are required to respect the race course.
Athletes are required to give assistance to anyone who is in need and to inform the next checkpoint or the staff personnel. Any competitor reported by personnel en route as not having respected one of the expectations will be disqualified from the race.
At the time of registration, athletes are required to prove that they are in possession of a valid medical certificate authorizing competitive sports activity granted according to the regulations that are currently in effect and are REQUIRED to send the same certificate and registration form by fax. Upon signing the registration form, athletes release the organizing committee from any civil and penal liability for damages caused by/inflicted upon persons and/or things.Registration fee
44 km individual
Registrations will be processed by My Sdam – Endu
The race pack contains:
1 bottle of Rosso di Montalcino wine
1 sports snack
1 technical shirt
1 local food product
1 voucher for the pasta party valid for Saturday dinner or Sunday lunch
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Should the runner not participate in the race, the registration fee is non-refundable. However, athletes who are unable to participate in the race will be given the following two possibilities:
1) transfer their registration to Brunello Crossing 2019 with the payment of a €10 processing fee and a statement in writing by January 31, 2018. This transfer to the following year can be carried out only once.
2) transfer the registration to another person with the payment of a €10 processing fee and a statement in writing by January 31, 2018 as well as a written declaration thereof.
The substitute runner must provide all the requested personal data as if for a new registration. This transfer to another participant can be carried out only in the 2018 edition and only once. Transferring the registration to another person may not be combined with other special discounts on the registration fees.
THERE ARE NO MONETARY PRIZES
There will be trophies (decanters) for the top three men and women and prizes of wine for the top five runners.
There will also be prizes for a midway finish line in Sant'Angelo in Colle.
For all finishers, there will be a prize of a wine glass with pouch.
Category prizes according to UISP regulations.
N.B. THE ORGANIZERS OF THE EVENT, ASD MONTALCINO TRAIL, RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE REGULATIONS AT ANY TIME IN CASE OF CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THEIR CONTROL.