Trailhead Get Jerky Devil's Staircase Ultra Trail Race
Rules

  1. REGISTRATION
    1. All competitors must register before the start to receive their race number and timing chip. The opening times and locations of registration will be included in the entry acceptance documentation.
  2. RACE NUMBERS AND TIMING CHIPS
    1. Each runner will be supplied with a race number and timing chip. This number MUST be displayed on the runner's front, un-mutilated and un-folded, for the entire duration of the race.
  3. ON THE COURSE
    1. Competitors must not make any attempt to prevent another competitor from overtaking on any section of the course.
    2. On public highway sections of the course runners must keep to the left hand side of the road.
    3. Competitors must not depart from the marked route. Any competitor who inadvertently deviates from the marked route must rejoin the route as close as possible to the point at which he or she left it.
    4. Competitors must not use any devices such as music players that may impede their hearing in any way.
    5. Competitors must not drop litter on the course. All marshals out on the course have rubbish bags, so hand any litter to them.
    6. Any breach of the above rules will result in disqualification.
    7. Any competitor withdrawing from the race whilst on the course must report the fact to a marshal or other official as soon as possible, stating his/her number and handing in the number. If a competitor is unable to continue to the next marshal or return to the previous one, he or she should get to the side of the route and ask the following competitor to report their withdrawal and whether or not medical assistance is required at the next checkpoint. A withdrawn competitor must remain on the course and wait for assistance to arrive.
    8. There is an overall time limit of 8½ hours for the race that will be administered with 2 cut-off points at 10 miles, with a cut-off of 12:00, and at 21¾ miles, with a cut-off of 15:30. Competitors who are outside these limits, without a valid reason, will be asked to withdraw from the race and will not be classed as finishers.
  4. GENERAL CONDUCT
    1. Any conduct by any competitor, competitor's family or supporter which, in the opinion of the organizers or officials, harms the reputation of the event, the event sponsors or of Green Events Limited in any way will result in disqualification of that competitor.
    2. Any abuse, whether it be verbal, physical or of any other sort, of any organizer, official or volunteer by any competitor, competitor's family or supporter will result in disqualification of that competitor.
  5. APPEALS AND PROTESTS
    1. Any appeal or protest must be lodged at the Race Control at the finish within 20 minutes of the provisional results being posted. No consideration can be given to any appeal/protest lodged after this time has elapsed. Each appeal or protest must be accompanied by a £20 fee that will be refunded if the appeal or protest is upheld.
  6. DECISIONS
    1. The decision of the organizers shall be final.