Pärnu Evening Race 2021

1. Objective:
*  To provide the joy of movement for everyone, regardless of age and athletic form.
*  Promote a sporty lifestyle.

2. Organiser
NGO Pärnu Two Bridges Sports Club (hereinafter the Club) in cooperation with sponsors.

3. Time and place
September 4, 2021 Pärnu city, in front of Endla Theater.

4. Competition center, start, finish, track and track service
4.1. The competition center is located in the Endla Theater and in front of the theater in Vaasa Park.
4.2 Start and finish: The start will be given at 21.00. The start and finish are on the same line.
4.3.Track: The length of the track, which is mostly on paved roads, is 3 km.
4.3.1 First aid is available on the whole track. When seeing someone injured, please inform the refreshment station, medical aid workers, the organizers or call on 112. First aid is provided by medical volunteers and Pärnu Ambulance.

5. Distance
Race 3 km (timed).
NB! The number of participants on the distance is limited, up to 430 participants are allowed on the track.

6.  Timing
An electronic timekeeping chip is attached to the back side of the bib. Please check it before the start! Only the contestants with the personal start number are allowed to participate. The number must be worn on the 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 and there is 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.

7. Age groups (Classification of Estonian Athletic Association)

Age group Birth year Age group Birth year
Boys D Born in 2010 and younger Girls D Born in 2010 and younger
Boys C 2008-2009 Girls C 2008-2009
Boys B 2006-2007 Girls B 2006-2007
Boys A 2004-2005 Girls A 2004-2005
MJ 2002-2003 NJ 2002-2003
Men 1982-2001 Women 1987-2001
MV40 1972-1981 NV35 1977-1986
MV50 1962-1971 NV45 1967-1976
MV60 Born in 1961 and older NV55 Born in 1966 and older

8. Registration and entry fees

8.1. Registration alternatives
8.1.1. Pre-registration on the website www.2silda.ee until 31.08. at 23.59.
8.1.2. Pre-registration in Pärnu Keskus (information centre) until 31.08. at 18.00.
8.1.3. On the race day on site (in Endla Theatre) at 16.00-20.45.
8.1.4.  The basis for entry in the list of participants is the start fee received. For those who have paid by the invoice, the payment of the start fee will be checked within 2 working days. Participants who have paid via the bank link will be entered in the start protocol immediately.

8.2. Groups
8.2.1. There is a discount of -15%. Discount applies when all members of the team / sports club register at the same time. No double discounts (e.g. senior / youth discount plus group discount).
8.2.2. Please use the general registration form – in the beginning of registration one can choose the number of persons one would like to register. After that you can add the data of the participants. When pressing the button “apply data of participant nr 1 on all participants”, the same address, club / company will be applied on all.

8.3. To pay with the invoice, please choose the relevant option and fill all the required fields. No invoice is sent via email but the invoice has to be downloaded after completing the registration. Once the invoice has been paid, all participants will be registered.

8.4 Entry fees

Timed race I round
II round
III round
in the competition center
Adults 10 EUR 15 EUR 20 EUR 30 EUR
Seniors from 60 y/o and the young below 20 y/o (included) 8 EUR 12 EUR 16 EUR 30 EUR

All prices include 20% VAT. Entry fee will not be refunded in case of cancellation of registration. No senior/youth/group discount during the period of 2.-4.09.2021.

9. Entry fee includes:
●   Race number;
●   A chip (except for non-timed distance);
●   A medal;
●   An electronic diploma with name, personal time and place;
●   A drink;
●   Service on track;
●   First aid;
●  Luggage storage;
●  Discount offers from sponsors

10. Re-registration
Re-registration is only allowed until August 31st, 2021 at 23.59. Re-registration is free of cost.

11. Giving out race materials.
In the race center in Pärnu Keskus 2.09 at 12.00-20.00 and 3.09 at 12.00-18.00.

11.2. On the race day in the race center in Endla theatre 4.09. at 16.00-21.00
11.3. In case the bib is lost, broken or forgotten one must buy a new (price 5€) from the secretariat to be able to start.

12. Results
The results can be checked with a scanner in the race center and are published in real time on the website of www.championchip.ee (timing service provider ChampionChip Eesti OÜ). The final results confirmed by the judges will be published on the website www.2silda.ee not later than September 10th at 17.00. Diplomas can be accessed thereafter.

13. Award ceremony
Prizes are awarded to the top three in general ranking (both in men’s and women’s ranking) as well as to the winners in each age group. Raffle prizes for runners and walkers

14. Photographing / snapshots
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 is closed at 21.45. 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 judge, and the head of secretariat. Other unforeseen cases are resolved by the Organizing Committee. Organizers 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.
16.2. Please follow the reminder for the participants that will be published on the website www.2silda.ee latest one week before the event

17. Rights of the organizer
17.1. The organizer has the right to change the conditions set out in the instructions if the situation
17.2. 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.
17.3. 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).
17.4. 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.
17.5. 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.
17.6. By registering and paying the registration fee, the participant agrees with the terms in this guide and confirms good health.

18. Event cancellation and possible restrictions due to COVID 19 virus
18.1 Force majeure means any unforeseen event of which the timing and manner cannot be controlled or prevented by the organizer (eg war, riot, strike, fire, flood, earthquake, (snow) storm, torrential rain, etc.). In the event of Force Majeure and other situations beyond the control of the Organizer, changes may be made to the program and service package.
18.2. Due to the restrictions of COVID19, a situation may arise where the number of participants and spectators during the Two Bridges is limited. Participants will be notified of any changes via email, the Club’s website and the Facebook page.
18.3. Due to force majeure, the participation fee will be refunded in accordance with these instructions and applicable law.
18.4. If the Two Bridges race is canceled due to force majeure and with at least 72 hours’ notice before the start time, the participant will be automatically entered in the virtual Two Bridges race participant list.
18.5. If the registered participant does not wish to use the transfer options specified in clause 22.4 and wishes to receive a refund of the entry fee, he / she must submit a formally completed application to the Club by email (info@2silda.ee) within one month from the date of the missed event. The application forms will be added to the Club’s website www.2silda.ee.
18.6. In the event of cancellation of the event due to force majeure, the organizer of the race will not reimburse the expenses incurred by the participants to third parties. We recommend foreign participants to buy travel insurance which also covers the costs incurred in the event of cancellation of the event.

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