GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

A unique race organized in Kackar Mountains, the most beautiful mountainside of Turkey. The most exclusive point of East Black Sea and Kafkas Caucasian geographies. Old forests, magnificent highlands, specific cultural structure, flora diversity, wonderful summits and rich zoological population of KACKAR MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK. Unique tracks that passing through historical paths, pathways, forests, highlands and glacial lakes...

 

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1) Terms of Participation 

Any person older than 18 years can participate the race. Participants must have medical certificate or licenses issued by related federations valid until 17rd August, 2018

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2) Registry

The participants who were registered via http://www.ultrakackar.com/eng website will run the race. The last date of registry is 17rd August, 2018. The maximum number of participants is 500, registry will over by this limit. 

3) Register Fee

2019 Kackar Ultra Marathon / Cinciva Run / Firtina Run register fee

 

4) What is included in registry fee?

  • Jersey Number
  • Runner T-shirt 
  • Timer Chip (as supplied by organization)
  • PASTA party before run (Opening meal)
  • Medal (All runners successfully reach the finish line will take a participation medal) 
  • Intermediate point of food and fluid support
  • Emergency squad and health support

5) Refunding terms for registry fee

  • 70%, in case of cancelling 60 days before race.
  • 50%, in case of cancelling 30 days before race.
  • No refund within last 30 days.

6) Track 

Stabilized, streamside, pathways, plateau, forest, plenty of breath taking landscape.

7) Distance

  •   5 km
  • 15 km
  • 46 km

8) Number of Participants

  •   5 km Firtina Run: 200 persons 
  • 15 km Cinciva Run: 300 persons 
  • 46 km Kackar Ultra Marathon: 200 persons 

9) Transportation and Accomodation

Transfer service is provided from Trabzon to Cinciva, and after the race, from Cinciva to Trabzon. Details who request transfer service: 

The competitors that will arrive to Trabzon Airport, Turkey by airways must go to Ardesen by Havas (bus company).

 

http://www.havas.net/en/OurServices/BusServicesAndCarParkingFacilities/ServicePoints/Pages/Trabzon.aspx

Havaş: Havas Trabzon - Ardesen trip takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes.

 

*For accomodation please visit our site http://ultrakackar.com/konaklama.asp

 

10) Start point of race

 

14th September Friday

 

10:00  20:00  EXPO / ADA BUNGALOV

12:00  23:00  Distribution of Race Packs (5 km-15 km-46 km / Ada Bungalov)

18:00  19:00  Briefing - Ada Bungalov Camp Area

19:00  20:00  Pasta Party - Ada Bungalov Camp Area

 

15th September Saturday

 

05:30  06:15 Distribution of Race Packs (46 km) ADA BUNGALOV

06:30  06:45 Drop bag (Cinciva Bridge)

06:50 – 07:00 Race briefing

 

07:00 – Kackar Ultra Marathon Start – 46 km / Cinciva

08:00  08:30 Distribution of Cinciva Run Kits (15 km - Cinciva Bridge)  

09:00 – Cinciva Run Start – 15 km / Cinciva

09:00  09:15 Distribution of Firtina Run Kits (5 km - Cinciva Bridge

10:00 – Firtina Run Start – 5 km / Cinciva

12:00 – Firtina Run finish – 5 km / Cinciva 

12:30 – Cinciva Run finish – 15 km / Cinciva Bridge 

 

17:00 – Kackar Ultra Marathon finish – 46 km / Cinciva Bridge 

17:00  Race closed

 

19:00 – Reward Ceremony - Ada Bungalov Camp Area

 
 
11) Compulsory Equipments

Equipments will be checked before run. Racers lacking equipments will not be accepted into run. Organization have right to check the equipments in race field.

15 km Cinciva Run / EQUIPMENT CHECK LIST

  • Appropriate shoes
  • Jersey number visibly attached onto body; number shall never changed from its original size. 
  • ID Card 
  • Mobile phone (the telephone numbers of organization and emergency calls –provided before race– shall be saved into contact list and mobile phone must be protected against water)
  • Emergency blanket (thermal first aid blanket)
  • Whistle (whistles on bag are acceptable)
  • Glass (there will be no plastic glasses on checkpoints)
  • Backpack/belt pack
  • Timer Chip (as supplied by organization)

46 km Kackar Ultra Marathon / EQUIPMENT CHECK LIST

  • Appropriate shoes
  • Jersey number visibly attached onto body; number shall never changed from its original size. 
  • ID Card 
  • Mobile phone (the telephone numbers of organization and emergency calls –provided before race– shall be saved into contact list and mobile phone must be protected against water)
  • Emergency blanket (thermal first aid blanket)
  • Long sleeved upper - inner cloth
  • Long bottom layer (spare) (Organisation may cancel this rule before the race due to weather condition.)
  • Waterproof upper - outer cloth (hooded, transparent poncho etc. will not be accepted)
  • Gloves
  • Beret or bandana
  • Headlamp and spare batteries (in working conditions)
  • Water can (at least 1 L capacity)
  • Whistle (whistles on bag are acceptable)
  • Glass (there will be no plastic glasses on checkpoints)
  • Backpack/belt pack
  • Food (enough for at least 5 hours)
  • Timer Chip (as supplied by organization)

Disqualified racers will not be allowed to continue the race. 1 hour punishment will be added for racers having batons, in case they leave their batons during the race.

12) Results and categories

  • Male/Female General
  • Male/Female 40–
  • Male/Female 40+
  • Male/Female 50+

13) Rewards

  • There will be no money prize, if any, sponsors' rewards will be given. 
  • First tree racers general classification of ultra marathon will take plate + medal. Other category owners will take medals. 

14) Letter of consent

Ultra marathons are organizations having risks due to conditions such as morphology, wild animals, loneliness in nature. All racers participating to the organization must have self-sufficiency features. All racers must sign the letter of consent provided before race. 

(Click to download the file)

15) Usage of visual materials 

Registered participants are considered giving consent to use photos and videos taken by them during the event for the purpose of promotion.

16) Security and Health

Organization have right to stop, shorten or cancel the race due to weather conditions (i.e. intense fog, storm). This kind of modifications will be reported to racers before or during (at check points) the run. Participants are responsible to conform the decisions made.

There will medical teams and search/rescue squads at important check points and places the organization consider it necessary through the race, and these points will be informed. If found necessary, medical teams will make a medical examination on racers, and in case of health risk conditions for running, may prohibit racer to continue running. Participants are responsible to conform the decisions made.

For more information about registering and organization; 

info@kackarultratrail.com