Pärnu Two Bridges Club Triple Event series
Guide 2020

1. Objective
To offer the joy of movement for everyone – irrespective of age or athletic form;

*  To promote sportive lifestyle;
*  To introduce different recreational routes in Pärnu and Pärnu County.

2. Organizer
NGO Pärnu Two Bridges Sports Club together with sponsors.

3. Events
19.04.2020 Rannametsa Dune Race
, distance 8.3 km (place: Rannametsa village, Häädemeeste parish)

06.09.2020 Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race, distance 10 km (place: Pärnu city, in front of Endla Theatre)
25.10.2020 Pärnu Beach Race, distance 10 km (place: Pärnu Beach Stadium)

4. Timing
An electronic timekeeping chip is attached to the back side of the bib. Please check it before the start! The number must be worn on chest and be visible throughout the whole race. Only the contestants with the personal start number are allowed to participate. Please do not fold the number nor remove the chip. The chip deactivates automatically after finishing the race; no need to return it. Please do not cover the bib with your hand while finishing (e.g. for stopping running watch), otherwise the time might not get fixed.

5. Age groups (Classification of Estonian Athletic Association)

Age group Birth year Age group Birth year
Boys C Born in 2007 and younger Girls C Born in 2007 and younger
Boys B 2005-2006 Girls B 2005-2006
Boys A 2003-2004 Girls A 2003-2004
MJ 2001-2002 NJ 2001-2002
Men 1981-2000 Women 1986-2000
MV40 1971-1980 NV35 1976-1985
MV50 1961-1970 NV45 1966-1975
MV60 Born in 1960 and older NV55 Born in 1965 and younger

6. Registration and Entry Fees

It is possible to register to the Triple Event series at once or separately for every race. Triple Event registration is available until 29.02.2020. However, results for these three events will be summarized for everyone who have completed all the races no matter of the registration option.

6.1. Registration alternatives
6.1.1. Pre-registration on the website www.2silda.ee until 29.02.2020 at 23.59.
6.1.2. Pre-registration in the information centre in Pärnu Keskus until 29.02.2020 at 18.00

7. Entry fees

Timed race and (Nordic) Walking 1.12.2019.-29.02.2020
Seniors from 60 y/o and the youth up to 20 y/o 34 EUR
Adults 34  EUR
Non-timed (Nordic) Walking 1.12.2019-29.02.2020
Seniors from 60 y/o and the youth up to 20 y/o 25 EUR
Adults 25 EUR

All prices include VAT 20%. Entry fee is not refunded in case of cancellation.

8.  Entry fee includes (all events):
* race number (bib);
* a chip (for timed distances only);
* a medal;
* an electronic diploma with the personal time and place / participation diploma for non-timed distance;
* a drink;
* a meal;
* washing facilities;
* service on track;
* first aid;
* luggage storage;
* special offers from the sponsors.

8.1. Entry fee of Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race additionally includes a running shirt with Jüri Jaanson’s autograph for top 100 runners;
8.2 Special designed medal for finishers of the triple event series.

9. Re-registration
Re-registration is free of cost until February 29th, 2020, after that there is no re-registration. Upward price difference has to be covered by the participant, contrariwise there is no refund. For re-registration please send an email to info@2silda.ee.

10. (Nordic) Walking
There is a possibility to choose between timed and non-timed distance. For the timed distance the time is registered based on the chip on bib. Contestants on non-timed distance start after the contestants on timed distance.

11. Giving out start materials

11.1. Dune Race:
11.1.1. Race center in Pärnu Keskus 18.04.2020 at 10.00-16.00
11.1.2. On the race day on site at 9.00-12.45

11.2. Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race:
11.2.1. Race center in Pärnu Keskus: 03.09 at 12.00-20.00 and 04.09 at 12.00-18.00
11.2.2. Race center in Endla Theatre 05.09 at 16.00-21.00 and on the race day at 10.00-11.45

11.3. Pärnu Beach Race:
11.3.1. Race center in Pärnu Keskus 24.10.2020 at 10.00-16.00
11.3.2. On the race day on site at 10.00-12.45

12. Results
Collected results of the Triple Event series will be taken from the finish protocols of each event and summed up. There will be no collected results for (Nordic) walkers. The non-official results will be added to the information board as the race progresses and will be published on the website of the Two Bridges Club not later than on October 25th at 18.00.
The final results confirmed by the judges will be published on the Organizers website www.2silda.ee not later than November 2nd at 17.00. Real time results are published on the website of ChampionChip Eesti OÜ www.championchip.ee

13. Award ceremony
Award ceremony will take place on October 25th at Pärnu Beach Race, top three in general ranking and in each age category will be rewarded. Raffle prizes for the runners and walkers. Among participants who have taken part in all events (race/walking) grand prize of the triple event will be drawn.

14. Photographing
The organizer has the right to use and publish all the photos and videos made by the organizer for marketing purposes.

15. Appeals
All appeals against results, violations etc. must be filed in 2 hours after the finish of the certain event has been closed. Appeal fee is 50 EUR which is refunded only if the appeal is satisfied. Appeals are handled by the jury that consists of the chief organizer, the head referee, and the head of secretariat. Other unforeseen cases are resolved by the Organizing Committee. Organisers reserve the right to change the terms listed in the guide, if the situation requires it.

16. General
16.1. Each participant is responsible for her/his health condition. Children under 10 years of age are allowed to participate on parental permission.
16.2. To participate in triple event series one can register to the events both separately and all at once.
16.3. Please follow the reminder for the participants that will be published on the website www.2silda.ee latest two weeks before a certain event.
16.4. Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race is the 6th event of Estonian City Races’. See more www.linnajooksud.ee

17. Rights of the organizer
17.1. The organizer has the right to disqualify the participant in case he/she doesn’t follow the regulations of the event, disturbs other participants or prevents the event in any other way.
17.2. All protocols of the events organized by Two Bridges Sports Club are public documents. Start protocols will be published on the website of the Organizer and timekeeping service provider. Finish protocols will be published on the website of the Organizer, timekeeping service provider and protocols of running distances in the newspaper Pärnu Postimees. The organizer is only responsible for the information on its official channels (webpage, Facebook, YouTube).
17.3. The organizer has the right to send to all registered participants a reminder before the event and a follow-up letter with the feedback questionnaire after the event. Corresponding newsletters are sent to the email entered to the registration form. Unsubscribing is not possible.
17.4. Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you have entrusted these data to us. Furthermore, no personal data will be passed on to third parties.
17.5. Force Majeure (FM) – force of nature and other reasons beyond the control of the organizers may cause changes in the program. If the race is cancelled due to FM, the registration fee is not refunded!
17.6. By registering and paying the registration fee, the participant agrees with the terms in this guide and confirms good health.

In case of questions please contact:
Kadri Riitsaar
Head of Secretariat