Inline Skating Sprint
ARTICLE 1. Objective of the race
To organize a individual sprint race in the city of Tartu that is exciting for the contestants and thrilling for the spectators in the framework of the 11. Tartu Rulluisumaraton, organized by Club Tartu Maraton.
ARTICLE 2. Organizer of the race, time and place of the race
2.1. The race is organized by Club Tartu Maraton (address: Laulupeo pst. 25, Tartu, 51007, Ph: +372 7 421 644; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
2.2. The race is held on the 19th of August, 2017 in the city of Tartu on Narva road, in accordance with the added time schedule:
13.30 Team Managers Meeting
15.00 Qualification from individual starts, interval 15 sec: all classes
17.00 Men’s Quarterfinals, heats of 2
17.20 Women’s and men’s Semifinals, heats of 2
17.40 Women’s and men’s Finals, heats of 2
18.10 Awards ceremony
ARTICLE 3. Race course and distances
3.1. The race takes place on a 100 m track on the Narva road according to the track map.
3.2. The race track has been marked and is open for training half an hour prior to the qualifications and 10 min prior to elimination rounds.
3.3. During the race the track is closed for training and warm-up.
3.4. The competitors may warm-up on the pedestrian road next to the Tartu-Narva road.
ARTICLE 4. Race regulations
4.1. The race is held in four race classes: Elite Men, Elite Women (Rulluisusprint), Popular Men, Popular Women (Rahvasprint). The popular class is open to all male skaters who have not been ranked in previous Tartu Rulluisumaraton events in top 50 and for all female skaters who have not been ranked in top 100. There is no previous result restriction for starting in Men and Women class.
4.2. The sprint competition begin with a qualification round organised as an interval start competition. After the qualification, qualified athletes compete in the sprint finals using elimination rounds (sprint heats). The competitors’ starting order in qualifying rounds is drawn in random.
4.3. 16 best athletes of the qualification of men´s classes and 8 best athletes of ladies´ go to elimination rounds.
4.4. Elimination rounds will be raced in the heats of 2 athletes where the best of the heat will qualify to the next round. Heats will be setup as stated in TOURNAMENT TABLE (PDF, 531 Kb).
4.5. The athlete achieved better result in the qualification has the right to choose the race corridor. It is not allowed to change the corridor during the heat.
ARTICLE 5. Participation, registration and issuing of the startnumbers.
5.1 Participation is allowed for all who have paid the participation fee of 5€.
5.2. Registration takes place on the homepage of Club Tartu Maraton at www.tartumaraton.ee and at the club’s office until 17.00 on 18.08.2017. This is also the deadline of confirming the race class. NB! It is not possible to change race class on the competition day.
5.3. Participation is at the competitor’s own risk. The wearing of helmets is obligatory. The competitors themselves are responsible for their health, level of fitness and possible traumas. The organizers advise wearing gloves and other protective gear.
5.4. The issuing of race numbers takes place on Saturday, 19th of August at the race centre, at the crossing of Narva road and Kruusamäe Str starting from 12.30. The race numbers for the elimination rounds will be distributed at the start area.
ARTICLE 6. Award ceremony
6.1. The award ceremony takes place at 18.10 at the race centre. The 3 best of each race class are awarded.
6.2. An athlete who is not present in the official award ceremony loses one’s right to an award.
ARTICLE 7. Protests
7.1. Protests for race results are noted until 2 minutes of the corresponding race winner’s finish.
7.2. Protests are judged by the Jury.
7.3. Matters undefined in the guide are solved by the Race Jury: Head Referee, Finish Referee and Race Secretary.
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