II Panamericano MTB Maratón - Villa Colón UCI Technical Guide May 17, 2015 Organizer: Sports Productions Alfa Ltda INTRODUCTION The UCI Continental Race named II Panamerican Mountain Bike Marathon – Villa Colón is an XCM event registered in the UCI international calendar. This Technical Guide covers the procedures for the race scheduled for Sunday May 17, 2015. The purpose of the event is to develop America, Mountain Bike riders and revitalize cycling and expand the mountain bike cycling population in Costa Rica as a whole. GENERAL INFORMATION Category of event The event is Cross Country Continental Marathon format (XCM) for Elite Men and Elite Women, is a race of the Series Marathon—UCI calendar.. International Commissaire The International Commissaire appointed by the UCI as President of the Commissaires’ Panel THOMAS Daniel; He will be assisted by a team of National Commissaries appointed by the Costa Rica National Federation, according to UCI Rules. Venue The event will take place in San José in the Villa Colón Village located between Santa Ana and Puriscal. These start place is located at 20 kilometers from San José Map showing the venue (Villa Colón) Source: Google Map First Aid (Cruz Roja) The Organization will provide first aid at the venue during official training and during competition. Participants will be responsible for any further treatment and resulting costs after the event. Hospitals Puriscal : Phone number 25501999 Accessible at a distance of approximately 10 Km from most of the course. San José Calderon Guardia. Phone number 2212-1000 Hospital 8 Km from the race start. Villa Colón Clinic La Unión, Phone number 22790123, 2 Km from the race start. Organizer Contact -Sports Produccions Alfa Telfax (506)2271-6120 Email: [email protected] Mobile: (506)8706-3791 Local Cooperators –Villa Colón Sports Committee COURSE MAP Race Map Course length: 63 kilometers Course Profile EVENT SCHEDULE Date May 01 Time Schedule Course marked in advance Location May 01 09:00 January 12 09:00 In-person registration opens at sponsor Online registration opens www.mtbalfa.com May 14 17:00 May 15 17:00 In-person registration closes at sponsor. Online registration closes without recharge Online registration closes . www.mtbalfa.com With extra money cost. May 16 05:00 Official course is marked 05:00 Course inspection by Commissaires 08:00 Publication of registered riders list www.mtbalfa.com 14:00 License check and distribution of race numbers. Last opportunity for number pick-up is Saturday at 14:00—no pick-up after that deadline Publication of start lists Team Managers’ Meeting Villa Colón 09:00 Elite (Sub23 included) Panamerican Masculine Race start Villa Colón- Central 09:05 Elite Female Panamerican Race Start. 09:10 Master A 09: 14 Master B 09:17 Master C, D, E, F 09:20 Fun Categorie (OPEN). 15 minutes after race finish Awards Ceremony 14:45 15:00 May 17 www.mtbalfa.com Official Hotel Villa Colón- Central ENTRY PROCEDURE A valid 2015 UCI license issued by a National Federation is required. Racing may not be permitted to riders not showing their racing license at registration. Registration fee is as follows: Elite Men and Elite Women : $ 100.00 Costa Ricans C 20.000.00 All participants, national riders and foreigners riders, must have a license that adequately insures against accidents and civil responsibility. The organizer will not compensate for any accidents and injuries that may occur. These Panamerican race have Fun category and be separate at the UCI master each five years categories, all Registrations fee cost categories at same cost. LICENSE CONTROL / NUMBER PICK UP Racers must complete license control and number pick up by Saturday May 16 at 5pm. And the Fun category have our special attention with judges of the organization and at Saturday 16 have the participation list in the web page. TRAINING PERIOD From May 01 on the entire course will be marked with spray paint. On Saturday May 16 the entire course will be marked with the official UCI signage. TEAM MANAGERS’ MEETING The meeting is scheduled for May 16, at 15:00 in the official hotel. CALL-UPS PROCEDURE Racer call-ups will be based first on current UCI ranking and second on the current National ranking based on the Endurance 2015 National Series. Start lists will be available at the Team Managers’ Meeting. FEED / TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ZONES The provisions can be given only in the specified zones. Support staff will be allowed to aid their athletes with foodstuff and water or similar. The Organization will demarcate the Feed Zones 50 meters before and 50 meters after the Technical Assistance area. All three zones will be numbered and will have START ASSISTANCE and FINISH ASSISTANCE signs. The organizer will provide a shuttle vehicle in each of the zones to transport racers who are unable to finish their race back to the start/finish area. Assistance Zones Assistance Zone PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 FINISH Km H2O Hydration Fruits 16 30 46 X X X X X X X X X X X X Bikes` oil X X X Carbohydrates First Aid X X X AWARD CEREMONY The award ceremony will take place 15 minutes after the conclusion of the race and medals will be awarded to the top 5 finishers in all categories. In addition Prize Money according to UCI guidelines will be issued to riders at the awards. The five first rider must attend the awards ceremonies and be present on the podium wearing their rider uniform. Failure to do so will result in a fine and loss of award (including prize money). Riders who cannot attend the awards ceremony must advise the President of the Commissaires’ Panel and the organizer with a valid reason. No Money Price for these Panamerican No Money Price for these Panamerican The jersey champion for the winners and medals gold, silver and bronze. COURSE MARKINGS / SIGNAGE The course will be clearly marked with signage according to UCI standards along the course. These directional arrows will indicate the path to follow. These arrows will be located to the right of the course; from 10 to 20 meters before a crossroad an arrow must be marked, and 10 meters after the same crossroad another arrow will be marked to confirm that the participants are on course. The letter X will show an incorrect direction. Every 10K a sign will indicate the remaining distance to the finish. Signs Examples EVENT RULES UCI Regulations shall be enforced and UCI Scale of Penalties shall apply. ANTI-DOPING Anti-Doping Procedures are in effect and anti-doping control is expected. Doping control facilities will be made available.
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