GTC (Gruyère Trail Charmey) Regulation
InfoIn order to simplify matters, in our texts we will refer to the masculine form to designate both male and female runners as well as participants.
Races take place in a natural environment on routes formed by paths or footpaths.
The “Gruyère Trail Charmey” is an event organized by the association “La Gruyère Sportive”.
- 11 km 800 m of vertical ascent -individual climb
- 24 km 1500 m of vertical ascent – individual climb or per team of 2 racers
- 54 km 4140 m of vertical ascent – individual climb or per team of 2 racers
ATTENTION: THE NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS IS LIMITED
11 km Fr. 45.—
24 km Fr. 60.— (individual) | 120.— (team of 2)
54 km Fr. 75.— (individual) | 150.— (team of 2)
a) for the 54 km race : departure at 6AM (time limit 13 hours) Euschelspass and Patraflon time barriers
b) for the 24 km race : departure at 9AM (time limit 7 hours)
c) for the 11 km race : departure at 10h. No time limit.
For the 11km (short) race: minimum age : 12 years old
For the 24 km and 54 km races, racers must be at least 18 years old. Competitors who have not reached the age of 18 must have the authorization of their legal representative.
For 2 person team races :
Participants must run together on the entire course and pass checkpoints and arrival together.
if one of the 2 running stops, the second runner may continue the race if he wishes, but will not be ranked. Only complete team will be ranked.
Each racer, irrespective of the race in which he takes part, must be insured for such an event, including accident, search, evacuation or helicopter operations (helicopter evacuations).
Racers should follow the marked trail set for the race at all times. The passage controls will be carried out on the entire course. Participants must have been controlled at all positions to be ranked.
Participants must have their bib clearly visible. Equipment for 54 km and 24 km (can be controlled at any time)
There is no mandatory equipment for the 11 km race.
Any person already registered wishing to cancel their participation must imperatively do so with MSO Chronometer before the race. In this case, you must have taken out the optional cancellation insurance when you register for a refund of the registration. Registrants who do not show up on the day of the event will not be entitled to any reimbursement. Any abandonment must be reported to the nearest controller or by telephone at the number given at the time the bibs are handed out. A sanitary service (Samaritans) is set up throughout the entire course. For obvious reasons related to the topography of the different courses, competitors in distress, in case it is possible, try to rally by their own means a point accessible by the rescue vehicles.
Respect for nature is an imperative rule in the behavior of each racer. Any failure to do so (including throwing food, gel or drink packaging) is immediately sanctioned by exclusion from the race.
Each competitor expressly waives his / her right to the use of their image during the event. Any recourse against the organization for the use of photos or images related to the event for the promotion of the event is formally excluded. Any information in terms accommodation, catering and additional information can be obtained by writing to the following email address: info@gruyère-trail-charmey.ch The organizing committee of the “Gruyère Trail Charmey” declines all responsibility in case of accident or illness. Racers must stay on the designated course. If competitors find themselves obligated to open certain barriers to access the course, they have an unconditional obligation to close them after their passage. Racers have an obligation to help other competitors who are in distress (accident, illness …).
In the event of failure to finish the race that is not injury related, the competitor must notify the person in charge of the nearest refueling or control post and give him his bib. When the refueling stations are closed, the organization may, as far as possible, repatriate racers who have abandoned.