Rules & Regulations

Please read this section very carefully. Any runner not adhering to any of the following rules is subject to disqualification or penalty.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Race is open to male or female 18 years of age or older as of race day, who is in good health and can complete the race without getting lost.
    For youths who are 18 or 19 years old, parental/ guardian permission is required.
  2. Participants will be asked during registration to provide details of qualifying event name and time result record.
  3. 300KM:
    Participants are required to have completed any of the following:
    ultra trail race with minimum distance of 160KM or 100 miles
    – Gede Pangrango 100KM
    – Rinjani 100KM
  4. 100KM & 75KM:
    Participants are required to have completed any ultra trail race with minimum distance of 50KM.
  5. 50KM:
    Participants are required to have completed any trail race with minimum distance of 21KM.
  6. 25KM:
    No qualification is required, but note that Mount Gede Pangrango is a very tough route, runners MUST prepare themselves physically and psychologically, and are strongly advised to read more and educate themselves with the nature and challenges of trail run.
  7. Organizers reserve exclusive rights to approve/deny registration, including the right to award dispensation (with careful consideration) for those that do not meet the qualification criterias

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. This is 100% self-supported event.
  2. Participants are recommended to have their own logistics and medical support team.
    Personal support team providing logistics can only do so at Wisma TNGP (START, FINISH, LAP CP), MANDALAWANGI CP, and SURYAKENCANA CP, except for emergency situation.
    Medical support may provide their service anywhere along the course.
    Support Team may support multiple runners, but must adjust their capacity accordingly.
  3. No food, water, or nutrition of any kind will be provided by organizer.
  4. There are no medals and tshirt for participants
  5. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance trail running race. You will be running in the dark of early morning and all day through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
  6. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
  7. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds, and rain) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
  8. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems on your own.
  9. You fully understand that you are responsible for overcoming the above conditions 1 to 4 on your own and that it is not the responsibility of the race organization.
  10. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
  11. Video/television footage, photos, articles, race results, etc. may be used and/or shown in newspapers, television, magazines, internet, pamphlets, etc. You understand and agree that these rights belong to the race organization and may be used for these purposes. You grant permission to all of the foregoing to use your photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.
  12. Having read the rules and regulation and knowing those facts above, by registering for this event you, yourself, or anyone entitled to act on your behalf waive and release Gede Pangrango 100 event organizer, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of your participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of anyone involved in the race.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RULES

Several sections of the race course pass through national parks with designated sensitive wildlife areas inhabited by extinct animals and plants. We require everyone (runners) to be fully aware and follow these rules:

  1. You must stay on the trail at all times. There will be sections where racers will not be able to pass each other in order to protect the environment safety matters.
  2. Picking up or damaging plants, animals, fungi and rocks found along the race course as well as within the overall race area are prohibited.
  3. Short cutting is strictly prohibited due to potential damage to vegetation along the course. Please run along the designated course.
  4. Absolutely no littering along the course
  5. Sleeping along the course is prohibited as it will have a large impact on the environment and may also mistakenly lead others to think that you require emergency medical assistance. Please manage your physical condition carefully and rest/sleep at the aid stations.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE & CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS

  1. If during the race, you encounter another runner or race official who is injured or sick and unable to move on their own, please give priority to assisting that person, and inform race official for assistance.
  2. The race is located on national park and other public/private property places. Please be mindful and share the trail with others at all times. There will be “no passing sections” signs along the race course where you will be prohibited from passing other runners and hikers.
  3. Do not damage any property located along the race course.

 

AID & SUPPORT STATIONS

  1. There will be no food nor drinks provided in the race.
  2. Organizers will provide drop bags transportation service to MANDALAWANGI CP1, and SURYAKENCANA CP2. Drop bags to be deposited at Race Central before the race. The fee will be IDR Rp. 50.000/kg, to be paid on the spot.
  3. Participants are recommended to have their own logistics and medical support team.
    Personal support team providing logistics can only do so at Wisma TNGP (START, FINISH, LAP CP), MANDALAWANGI CP, and SURYAKENCANA CP, except for emergency situation.
    Medical support may provide their service anywhere along the course.
  4. Non-registered runners may not run alongside racers. (No pacers allowed).

 

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE DURING THE RACE

  1. Each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks that may result in injuries and/or accidents associated with trail running. You are responsible for yourself and will be participating in this race at your own risk.
  2. Race organizer have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race. This will be done by taking off the racer’s number card and any timing device attached.
  3. If you drop out of the race, you can continue to walk to nearest checkpoint, or to race central.
  4. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. For all racers must be obtain adequate travel insurance coverage for the duration of your race.
  5. In the case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the nearest checkpoint station, pick up point or finish line, immediately inform your support team and organizer so that assistance can be arranged as soon as possible.

 

RACE COURSE MARKERS

  1. The race course will be marked using marking tapes and signs. Race official will also be positioned at crucial locations. Dangerous areas up in the mountains will be marked by ropes and patrolled by race official in order to reduce risk.
    (Note: Permission has been obtained from the appropriate land owners and property managers to put up temporary signs and marking tapes).
  2. There will be a “no-passing” section as well as other sections with specific rules/conditions. Please abide by these rules.
  3. Be careful at road intersections. Please follow the directions given at these intersections by either race markers or race official.
  4. The above signs and markers will be set up just before the race and will be removed after the race.

 

DROPPING OUT OF THE RACE

If you decide to drop out of the race, you must notify race official. Please remove your race card/bib and and report to a race official so that race Organizer can be notified. Once you’ve dropped out of the race, you will not be able to re-start.

DROPPING OUT AT CHECKPOINTS
  1. Tell race official at checkpoint station that you’ve decided to drop out of the race.
  2. Due to the remote location of the checkpoints, you need to make your own way back to race central. Please arrange with your personal support team to provide assistance if necessary.
DROPPING OUT ALONG THE COURSE
  1. If you are able to move on your own, please make your way to the closest aid station (either return to the aid station you just left or go the next aid station). If you are unable to move without assistance, please contact race official and follow their instructions. It will take time to get help out to you if you are out on the race course. If you are not feeling well, it would be best to make your decision to drop out at an aid station.

GEAR & EQUIPMENT

Mandatory:
  1. Bib
  2. Mobile phone (Advised to get a prepaid local number with data plan, available at shops around race central. If using number that is different from your registration, please inform organizer)
  3. Hydration Bag, Hydrobag or Hydration Vest, minimum capacity 1.5 Litre, must be filled-up before START, and to be refilled at water station. Do not use handheld bottle. You need your hands for more important situation during the race. Bottles put in vest/bag are allowed.
  4. Personal food (energy gels, bars, chomps, powders)
  5. For ALL categories: Headlamps with functional battery + spare battery.
    For 50KM, 75KM, 100KM & 300KM, bring spare lights, in forms of headlamps or torchlight.
  6. Survival/Emergency Blanket
  7. Whistle
  8. Basic Aid-Kit, and personal medicines (e.g. for allergies)
  9. Printed map of the course
Highly Recommended:
  1. Suitable apparels and equipment for extreme cold weather and rain (long sleeves, leggings, jacket, mitten, gloves, buff, light raincoat)
  2. Life, accident or travel insurance.

Please view these gears and equipment list as more for safety necessity instead of being just compulsory items.
You may also need other things that are not listed here, please assess your own needs. Talk to friends and trail running communities.

 

PROHIBITED ACTIONS

A racer may be disqualified or penalized at any time during the race for the following reasons:

  1. Participating under different person’s entry, using different person’s bib number
  2. Taking shortcuts and/or running off the trails.
  3. Not carrying the mandatory equipment.
  4. Throwing garbage onto the course (this applies to both the race and his/her supporters).
  5. Receiving outside support at other than the stipulated aid stations.
  6. Running with people who are not officially registered in the race as racers.
  7. Cheating (e.g. using other means of transportation, using substitute runners, and other unlawful actions).
  8. Not abiding by the instructions given by race officials.
  9. Continuing to run after the cut off times.
  10. Doping and the use of prohibited drugs.

 

RACER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an ultra-long distance trail running race. You will be running all day and night through mountainous terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race.
  2. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race.
  3. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions (low temperatures, strong winds and rain ) and other troubles expected when traveling across mountainous terrain.
  4. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, internal organ and digestive problems, muscle pain, mild physical injuries and psychological problems on your own.
  5. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this race, your safety depends on your own skills and abilities.
  6. Tell race official at checkpoint station or inform organizer if you decide to drop out of the race.

RACE CANCELLATION

The race organization reserves the right to cancel or cut-short the race for the following reasons:

  1. Weather warnings sent by the meteorological agency
  2. The inability to ensure runner safety due to risks such as landslides and rockfalls along the course.
  3. Natural disasters (or declared warnings issued by the “BMKG-Badan Meteorologi dan Klimatologi dan Gempa and TNGP-Tanam Nasional Gede Pangrango) In such a case, the race course cannot be changed to continue the race, nor will the race be postponed to a later date.
  4. The decision as to whether or not the race will be cancelled will be made on the day before the race or on the day of the race. This will be communicated via the official race website.
  5. In the event of an earthquake, hurricane/typhoon, flood, incidents, accidents and/or epidemics, the race organization reserves the right to make judgments and decisions regarding the shortening/cancelling of the race, whether or not there will be refunds, the amount, and the method of communication.