Thank you for registering to Dune Race! For a pleasant day, the organizing team kindly asks you to read the instruction below. The organizers reserve the right to make changes in the event program!
NB! Race materials are handed out based on bib number, i.e. start materials are sorted by the numbers, not by names. Therefore, please check your number from the start protocol in advance! Start protocols with start numbers will be published on the website of the Two Bridges Club latest on April 12th at 14.00 In case of lost, damaged or forgotten race bib, a new bib must be bought from secretariat to start the race. NB! Fee for the new race bib is 5€.
CHILDREN’S RACES: take place in the race center area in Rannametsa. Registration and start materials are given out at 10.30-11.15. Starts are given from 11.30.
DAY CARE: Children from 2 years of age whose parents are participating in the race can stay in Playcare. Between 12.30 and 15.00 there is a supervised day care in the competition center.
* Parking lot in the competition center;
* On the left side of the road along Vana-Riia highways towards Häädemeeste.
Please follow the road signs and signs of the organisers. Parking is prohibited on international Via-Baltica highway.
TRAFFIC REGULATIONS: Upon arrival at the venue, please carefully check the road signs and signs of traffic controllers. There are temporary speed restrictions when turning down from Via-Baltica to Vana-Riia highway and a parking ban applies. At the beginning of the Vana-Riia highway, next to the competition center, there are temporary changes in traffic management (right-side direction of driving is closed). Traffic stream runs through the competition center.
WC, CHANGEROOM, BAGGAGAE ROOM: Services are provided in the competition centre area.
CATERING: provided on presenting of bib number. Menu: Felix mushroom solyanka, piece of bread.
WASHING FACILITIES: service is provided on presenting of bib number in Häädemeeste Spordikeskus (Kooli 10, Häädemeeste) between 10.30-16.00.
11.30 Children’s race
13.00 Dune Race and (Nordic) Walking
13.05 Dog walking
START GROUPS: Contestants must start the race from their respective start groups (based on the bib number), otherwise the contestant is disqualified! Enter the right start corridor in time!
Division of start groups: I group 1-20; II group 21-100; III group 101-300; IV group 300-…;
V group (Nordic) walking (timed); VI group (Nordic) walking (not-timed); VII group dog walkers.
ENTERING START CORRIDORS: Entry to the gate is only from an intended location. See the instruction. Starting gates are marked. Climbing over fences or other attempts to improperly enter are forbidden.
ROUTE: The track is on varied surface. The first 3km pass through asphalt and gravel roads, the other part of the route passes a unique dune landscape. See the route map here.
SERVICE ON TRACK: first aid on the route and in the competition centre is coordinated by Mai Pharmacy and is provided by Pärnu Ambulance and Medical volunteers. On the route there is 1 service point where sports drink and water are offered.
TIMING: An electronic timekeeping chip is attached to the back side of the bib. Please check it before the start! Only the contestants with valid personal start number are allowed to participate.
The number must be worn on chest and be visible throughout the whole race. Please do not fold the number nor remove the chip. The chip deactivates automatically after finishing the race; no need to return it. Timing service is provided by ChampionChip Eesti OÜ.
AWARD CEREMONY: starts at 14.0.15 Prizes are awarded to top six in general ranking (both in men’s and women’s ranking) as well as to top three in each age group. Raffle prizes for runners and (Nordic) walkers.
FINISH: is closed at 15.00.
RESULTS, PHOTOS AND DIPLOMAS: The results can be checked by using the scanner in the competition centre and will be published as informal results on the website of the Two Bridges Club latest on April 21st at 19.00. The real-time results will appear on the webpage www.championchip.ee. The final results (with a diploma) will be published latest on April 26th at 17.00 on organizer’s web page. Finish protocol is a public document. The organizer has the right to use and publish all the photos and videos made by the organizer for marketing purposes.
AFTER THE RACE: Upon request, prizes that are not picked up will be delivered at the expense of the recipient after the race. During the period of 23.04.-05.05. the prizes can also be picked up from the information desk in Pärnu Keskus (NB! ID document must be presented).
INFO: for information prior and after to the event send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of questions during the race day turn to the information desk (tent).
PARTICIPANT’S RESPONSIBILITY: Each participant is responsible for her/his health condition and ensures he/she is physically fit to complete the chosen distance. In case of health problem contestant must cancel the race and turn to aid station or first aid station, contact the organisers, or call 112.
PRIOR TO START:
* Relax and do not start when tired;
* Drink enough water and choose appropriate meals;
* Check the weather conditions and get dressed accordingly;
* Choose suitable pace to avoid hypertension;
* Drink enough liquids in the service points.
MEDICAL CHECK: We recommend having a health check prior to the race. Health check can be done at family or sports physician.