GOLD BORDER RACE
   
 
RULES
REQUIREMENTS TO THE PARTICIPANTS
All participants must be at least 18 years old at the start of the race and must sign off a declaration of agreement with the rules and regulations of the race and accident weaver and release of liability form at the race bib distribution.
All competitors must be well aware of the efforts required for a mountain ultramarathon and be well prepared both physically and mentally.
All participants must be able to handle all the risks and discomforts associated with races of this type such as fatigue, injuries, navigation, movement in the dark, unfavorable weather conditions -rain, snow, fog, heat, storm, etc.

REGISTRATION
Everybody who intends to participate in the race needs to register and to pay the correspondence fee for the chosen distance.
Registration is considered completed ONLY after payment of the fee. At the time of completion, the organizers of the race will inform every participant by e-mail.
The fee depends on the time of payment and not on the time of pre-registration as shown on table below:

K3 ULTRA GBR 85K   
Promotional registration from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020 - 78 BGN or 39 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020 - 98 BGN or 49 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020 - 138 BGN or 69 EUR

K3 ULTRA GBR 53K
Promotional registration from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020  -  58 BGN or 29 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020  -  78 BGN or 39 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020  -  98 BGN or 49 EUR

K3 ULTRA GBR 23K
Promotional registration
from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020 - 40 BGN or 20 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020 - 50 BGN or 25 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020 - 70 BGN or 35 EUR
IMPORTANT NOTE!
If in the period of three days (72 hours) following the time of the pre-registration, the participant makes the payment by bank transfer, he can have additional 10% discount, please see below:

K3 ULTRA GBR 85K   
Promotional registration from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020 - 70 BGN or  35 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020 - 89 BGN or  44 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020 - 124 BGN or  62 EUR

K3 ULTRA GBR 53K
Promotional registration from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020 - 52 BGN or 26 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020 - 70 BGN or 35 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020 - 89 BGN or 44 EUR

K3 ULTRA GBR 23K
Promotional registration
from 06.12.2019 to 10.01.2020 - 36 BGN or 18 EUR
Early registration from 11.01.2020 to 10.08.2020 - 45 BGN or 23 EUR
Standard registration from 11.08.2020 to 10.09.2020 - 63 BGN or 32 EUR

Attention: This discount does not apply to PayPal payment.
No registrations will be made after 11.09.2020 and at the day of the event.

THE FEE
Registration fees can be paid by bank transfer or by PayPal. The fees include a race bib, assistance, food and refreshments at the aid stations, a start pack gift and a finisher medal.
   Bank: DSK BANK
   BIC: STSABGSF
   IBAN: BG71STSA93000025826614
   Recipient: K3 ULTRA
   Reason for payment: please put your name and number of the registration

THE RACE
The organizers of the race will held a technical conference one day before the start of the race. There they will give an updated information about the conditions of the tracks and eventually about any changes in the organization of the competition.
You can also find the PROGRAMME of the race on the website a month before the race.
The start pack includes the race bib, a map of the course and additional information provided.
The participants of GBR85 km will receive a 35L bag at registration with the corresponding bib number attached to it. They can put any number of items it and hand it over to the race staff.
The Start/Final will be located at the central square of the town in front of the Municipality building. All participants should be at the start place 30 minutes before the race starts.

PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
You must stay on the marked racecourse at all times. Do not litter along the course
The aid stations will not distribute plastic bottles or provide plastic cups to reduce the environmental impact. All competitors must bring their own drinking vessel.

ETHIC NOTES
All competitors must strictly follow the orders given by organizers, judges and other staff members.
All runners must give assistance to anyone in need of help - be it another runner, volunteer, race personnel or tourist even if this would cause a delay.
Please ensure your own safety before helping others.
Doctors, medical personnel, members of the rescue teams, volunteers and all other race personnel is authorized to stop any competitor they find unfit to continue the race. Such decision becomes effective immediately!

AID STATIONS
We will offer water, sport drinks and food at the aid stations along the route. All items there are for registered competitors only.
At each aid station, there will be an information board showing:
- Name of the next aid station
- Distance to the next aid station
- Total elevation gain to the next aid station
- Cut-off time at the next aid station (if there is such)
- Terrain difficulty to the next aid station

Non-registered participants CANNOT accompany competitors along the race and at the aid stations. Runners can receive outside help only at the designated areas at checkpoints and aid stations.

EQUIPMENT
The mandatory and recommended equipment is shown for each distance. The participants should show the mandatory equipment before the start.
The organizers reserve the right to inspect the equipment of the runners at any given time during the race! Failing to show any item from the mandatory equipment list will result in immediate disqualification!

Equipment К3 ULTRA GBR 85K

Equipment К3 ULTRA GBR 53K

Equipment К3 ULTRA GBR 23K

SAFETY
The course of the race passes through public and private property and the trails are not closed. Please keep in mind that you will share the trail with the others and you might need to slow down or even stop if necessary.
Parts of the course pass through residential areas. Please avoid making unnecessary noise when passing during nighttime.
When passing through public roads runners must follow the rules of the road. Please note that the route crosses a major road and you must be very careful when crossing it!

PROHIBITED ACTIONS
- Moving outside of the marked course
- Outside support out of the places described above
- Failing to abide by the orders and instructions of the race staff
- Missing any item from the mandatory equipment list
- Not helping any person in need along the course
- Using medicaments or practices prohibited by WADA
- Dropping litter on the race course and surrounding areas
Failing to abide by the rules and regulations you can be disqualified

Help us to protect the Mountain and the environment by following the rules!
GENERAL SPONSOR
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
Special thanks to our sponsors and partners!
MAKMETAL HOLDING
Salina 7
Bultex 99
Biomashin
Maxbike Ltd.
PODEM
FILKAB AD
KAROLINA Co.
Anes-96
DSK Bank
GORUBSO - MADAN
SVOBODA 97 JSC
Maryan Winery
Viomoda
Campers.BG
Sportalm
GETKA
Sport Box
COMPRESSPORT
UBB - The Union of Brewers in Bulgaria
DETELINA’S nuts and dried fruits
DEVIN Mineral
BELLA
ELENKA
Sunny Market
AMV Agro
BBCOS
Isostar
Pharmacies Subra
Doppelherz Bulgaria
ORIFLAME
Dr. Hodjev
Municipality of Zlatograd
TRACKSPORT
GRIFO
MAZE X3M
CAT-TM
Bowen
Vrabche
CONTACTS

E-mail: k3ultrabg@gmail.com

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