REGULATIONS
for Fisht-O-Run Mountain Marathon
with the support of the Caucasian State Natural Biosphere Reserve
June 23, 2018

1. OBJECTIVES OF THE COMPETITION

Fisht-O-Run Mountain Marathon (hereinafter referred to as the Competition) is held to:
- provide the participants with the opportunity to see the nature of the Caucasian Reserve in all its diversity;
- promote a healthy lifestyle;
- acquaint the population with physical culture and sports;
- popularize mountain running;
- identify the strongest athletes.

2. COMPETITION MANAGEMENT

The organization of the preparation and holding of the competition is entrusted to the Organizing Committee of the competition.

The Organizing Committee comprises A.Yu. Egorov (SportPautina), Yu.A. Vyalikh (SportPautina).

The Organizing Committee approves these Regulations.

The Organizing Committee is responsible for:
- providing the prizes for awarding the winners and runners-up of the Competition;
- the information support for the participants;
- judging;
- the interaction with the Ministry for Emergency Situations, the structures of the Caucasian Reserve, etc.;
- choosing the distance and its marking.

3. EXPENDITURE FOR THE ORGANIZATION AND CONDUCT OF THE COMPETITION

The preparation and holding of the Competition is carried out at the expense of the Organizing Committee`s own funds, borrowed funds, as well as the funds received for the sale of the numbers.

The expenses for travel, accommodation and meals are borne by the participants of the Competition.

4. PLACE AND TIME OF THE COMPETITION

The day of the Competition: June 23, 2018. The competition is started at 4:00.

The place of the Competition:
- The Yavorovaya glade is the organization glade. It is 18 km along the asphalt road from the village Guzeripl, the Republic of Adygea.
- The route is laid along the official tourist trails around Mount Fisht in the Caucasian State Reserve within the Republic of Adygea.

5. COMPETITION PROGRAM

Arrival at the base – June 22, 2018.
The base is on the Yavorovaya glade, 18 km from the village Guzeripl, the Republic of Adygea.
Directions: Krasnodar airport or railway station – 100km – Belorechensk (there is a railway) – 20 km – Maikop (there is a railway) – 80km – Guseripl.
15:00 Registration (admission) of participants (it will be carried out by the judges).
19:00 Briefing and information about the route.
22:00 Registration is closed.

June 23, 2018
3:30 Additional briefing and opening ceremony.
3:50 Time to Start.
4:00 Start.
The Finish line is on the Yavorovaya glade.
15:00 The time is up for all the distances.
15:00 Rewarding.
16:30 Rescue team of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

6. DISTANCE

Marathon:
The official length of the distance is 43 km. The climb is 2050 m. Start from the Yavorovaya glade, then follow the marked trail to the Lago-Naki plateau, then follow the trail at the foot of Mount Oshten to Lake Psenodah (checkpoint location), then follow the trail to the Maikop pass, descend from the plateau to the road that leads to the Vodopadnaya glade, move along the road to the glade and from the glade to the waterfall (climb to the waterfall along the trail, this is the second checkpoint, move back to the Vodopadnaya glade), then the trail goes to the Lunnaya glade, then move along the trail to the Circassian pass (the third checkpoint), move further along the trail to the Belorechensky pass, then go down to the shelter Fisht and climb along the trail to the Armenian pass, then go up to the Guzeripl pass, from where descend to the Yavorovaya glade (the Finish line). There are water sources along the way, two feeding and first-aid stations. The control time is 10 hours.

Half-marathon:
The official length of the distance is 23 km. The climb is 1120 m. Start from the Yavorovaya glade, then follow the marked trail to the Lago-Naki plateau, then follow the trail at the foot of Mount Oshten to the ridge near Lake Psenodah (9 km) (from there you can see the lake, which is 300 m down), move along the trail and ascend to the Fisht-Oshten pass (2200 m), from which descend towards the shelter Fisht. 500 m from the shelter (you will be able to see the building of the shelter), you have to turn left at the cross-road and start climbing to the Armenian pass, then move along the trail to the Guzeripl pass, from where descend to the Yavorovaya glade (the Finish line). There are water sources along the way, except for the Fisht-Oshten pass ascent and descent.

Quarter-marathon:
The official length of the distance is 10 km. The climb is 480 m. Start from the Yavorovaya glade, then follow the marked trail to the Lago-Naki plateau, then turn left to the Instructor`s crack and move along the marked trail at the foot of Mount Blyam, then move to the totem stone of the Guzeripl pass, from where descend to the Yavorovaya glade (the Finish line).

7. PARTICIPANTS OF THE COMPETITION

People from 18 years and older that have the appropriate experience of participating in marathons are allowed to participate in the race.
Two groups: men and women.
During the registration (admission), all the participants sign a document on the absence of any contra-indications for participation in the race and self-responsibility for their health, they are interviewed by the Competition judge, and their blood pressure is measured. In case of deviation of blood pressure from the norm of more than 15 units, the judge has the right not to admit the participant to the competition. The judge has the right to prevent the contestant from taking part in the competition at his own discretion in case of inappropriate behavior of the participant, lack of answers to the questions asked, obscene language and symptoms of drugs or any disease.

8. REGISTRATION

Electronic registration of participants will be open from July 01, 2017 to May 31, 2018 on the website orgeo.ru.

Registration will also be held from September 01, 2016 to May 25, 2018 at the store SportPautina (108, Kommunarov St., Krasnodar).

The participant is considered to be registered if he has filled out the application, paid for the start number and got the judge`s admission.

9. TERMS OF ADMISSION TO THE COMPETITION

The admission of participants to the Competition is carried out when the documents provided upon receipt of the participant`s package are available:
- identity card confirming the age of the participant (required for all participants);
- medical certificate for the appropriate distance or document on participation in a similar competition of more than 30 km (the document must be sent for verification until June 1, 2018 at sport@73.ru).

10. COST OF THE START NUMBER

The preliminary cost of the start number is 1300 rubles – it includes the cost of staying in the reserve.

The payment for the start number is effected by electronic payment after registration on the website by transferring to the card 5559 4927 0058 0833 (Alfa-Bank) or by cash at the store SportPautina.

A discount of 100% is given to the winners of the groups of 2016. All the participants of Fisht-O-Run Marathon 2016 receive a discount of 500 rubles. The discounts are valid provided that the application is submitted and paid before January 01, 2018.

The cost of registration: from December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 is 2000 rubles, from April 1, 2018 to June 1, 2018 is 2500 rubles.

Registration is only personal, with mandatory phone number for organizers and valid passport data (series, number, full name, registration). These passport details are necessary to obtain a permit for the reserve area.

11. RETURN OF THE ENTRY FEE

The refund of money paid for the number is carried out in accordance with the current legislation.

12. PARTICIPANT`S START PACKAGE

The participant`s start package includes:
- start number;
- map;
- additional flyers and souvenir products from the partners;
- finisher`s medal.

13. REGISTRATION OF RESULTS

The results of the participants of the Competition are fixed by the timekeeping system and are recorded manually by the judges.

The final results are published on the page of the race in VKontakte, as well as on the official website of the event - fisht-marathon.ru.

The Organizing Committee of the Competition does not guarantee the receipt of a personal result by each participant in the following cases:
- the participant has attached the number not on the front of the body or horizontally to the ground;
- loss of the number.

14. DETERMINATION OF WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP

The determination of winners and runners-up of each group occurs after the arrival at the finish line and according to the data received from the judges at the distance.

The winner is determined by the minimum time for passing the distance.

15. AWARDING CEREMONY

The winners and runners-up receive certificates, medals and memorable prizes from the company SportPautina.

All the participants receive the medal of the finisher of the Competition as the participants of the mountain marathon Fisht-O-RUN.

16. APPEAL TO ORGANIZERS

To improve the work of the Competition, everyone has the opportunity to write a review or make his or her suggestions.

17. DISQUALIFICATION

The Jury reserves the right to disqualify a participant in case:
- the participant ran under the registered number of another runner;
- the participant did not pass the distance for the time allowed;
- the participant used an improvised means of transportation;
- the participant started the race before the official start;
- the participant ran without the official Competition number.

18. INFORMATION SOURCES

Detailed information about the Competition can be found on the VKontakte page and on the website fisht-marathon.ru.

The Organizing Committee of the Competition is not responsible for the information on other information resources.

19. SAFETY

The safety of the race will be provided by the forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Internal Affairs Directorate, the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate and emergency teams.
The organizers establish two first-aid stations. If any of the participants does not come to the finish line by 17:00 on June 23, 2018, the rescue team is assembled. A decision on the procedure for conducting rescue operations is made.

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