Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race 2020
2nd event of Pärnu Two Bridges Club Triple Event
6th event of Selver Estonian City Runs 

1. Objective
*  To offer the joy of movement for everyone – irrespective of age or athletic form.
*  To promote sportive lifestyle.

2. Organizer
NGO Pärnu Two Bridges Sports Club in cooperation with the sponsors.

3. Date and place
September 6th, 2020 Pärnu city, in front of Endla theatre.

4. Competition center, start, finish, track and service on track
4.1. Competition center is in Endla theatre and in Vaasa park (in front of the theatre)
4.2. Start and finish: Start is given at 12.00. Start and finish is in the same place.
4.3. Track: The track is mainly on asphalt roads, the distance is 10 km. Every kilometre is marked.
4.3.1. Track Certification: meets international requirements of IAAF, AIMS.
4.3.2. Service on track: Two refreshment stations (water, sports drink):
* Niidu meadow on 3,35 km (in cooperation with Pärnu Rowing Club);
* Next to Pärnu Rowing Center Kalev on 6,34 km (in cooperation with Pärnu Rowing Center Kalev).
4.3.3. First aid is available on the whole track. When seeing someone injured, please inform the service point, medical aid workers, the organizers or call on 112. First aid is provided by medical volunteers and Pärnu Ambulance.

5. Distances

Race 10 km Timed
(Nordic) Walking 10 km Timed
(Nordic) Walking 10 km Non-Timed

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 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 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 older


8. Registration and Entry Fees

8.1. Registration Alternatives
8.1.1. Pre-registration on the website www.2silda.ee until 01.09.2020 at 23.59.
8.1.2. Pre-registration in information center in Pärnu Keskus until 01.09.2020 at 18.00
8.1.3. Pre-registration in competition center in Pärnu Keskus and Endla theatre 03.09-05.09.2020 (race day entry fee applies).
8.1.4. On the race day on site (in Endla theatre) at 10.00-11.45

8.2. Collectives, sports clubs / schools
8.2.1. Counting from 10 members 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).

8.3. 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. 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 and (Nordic) walking I round
II round
III round
in the race center
Adults 15 EUR 20 EUR 25 EUR 40 EUR
Seniors from 60 y/o and the young below 20 y/o 12 EUR 16 EUR 20 EUR 40 EUR


Non-timed (Nordic) Walking  I round
II round
III round
in the race center
Adults 11 EUR 15 EUR 20 EUR 30 EUR
Seniors from 60 y/o and the young below 20 y/o 8,8 EUR 12 EUR 16 EUR 30 EUR

All prices include 20% VAT. Start fee will not be refunded in case of cancellation the registration. No senior/youth/group discount during the period of 03.-06.09.2020.

8.5. Entry fee includes:

  • Race number (nominal race bib for the elite);
  • A chip (except for non-timed distance);
  • An electronic diploma with name, personal time and place / participation diploma for non-timed distance;
  • A participant medal;
  • A sports drink;
  • A meal;
  • Usage of washing facilities;
  • Service on track;
  • First aid;
  • Luggage storage;
  • A running shirt with Jüri Jaanson’s autograph for top 100 runners;
  • Discount offers from sponsors.

9. Start groups
I group 1 – 20 the elite
II group 21 – 100
III group 101 – 300
IV group 301 – 600
V group 601 – 1000
VI group 1001 – 1500
VII group 1501 – …
VIII timed (Nordic) walkers
IX group – non-timed (Nordic) Walkers
X group – participants with strollers

9.1.  The runners will be divided into the start groups on August 20th, 2020. For the runners who have registered by that time the division is based on the previous year result of Two Bridges Race however same race number won’t be guaranteed. The runners who register from August 21st will get a start number in the last group.
9.2. Special wishes regarding start groups are considered until 20.08.2020. Such special wishes shall be sent to info@2silda.ee. In case you are a fast runner but did not participate last year, please contact the organizing team.
9.3. Only the first 1000 places are checked from last year. If the earlier placing was more than 1000, the participant will get the first free place counting from VI group.

10. Re-registration
Re-registration is only allowed only until September 3rd at 23.59. Until July 31st re-registration is free of cost, after that the fee is 5 EUR. Additional costs for price difference will come when changing between timed / non-timed race; price difference won’t be compensated in the opposite case. For re- registration one must send an email to info@2silda.ee

11. Giving out start materials
11.1. In the race center in Pärnu keskus 3.09.2020 at 12.00-20.00 and 04.09.2020 at 12.00-18.00.
11.2. In the race center in Endla theatre 05.09.2020 at 16.00-21.00 and on race day at 10.00-11.45.
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 (non-official) results can be checked with a scanner in the race center and will be published on the website of the Two Bridges Club on www.2silda.ee not later than on September 6th at 19.00. The final results confirmed by the judges will be published on the website www.2silda.ee not later than September 11th at 17.00. Real time results are published on the website of www.championchip.ee (timing service provider ChampionChip Eesti OÜ).

13. Washing facilities
On presentation of the bib: numbers 1-1000 in sports club MyFitness (Aida 5) and numbers 1001-…, as well as all (Nordic) Walkers in the Sports hall of Pärnu City Schools (Kuninga 29).

14. Award ceremony
Prizes are awarded to the 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 walkers.

15. Monetary Prizes
Monetary prizes (income tax is paid by the organizer) are awarded to top three:
Top three in men’s ranking:
I place 800 EUR
II place 500 EUR
III place 300 EUR
Top three in women’s ranking:
I place 800 EUR
II place 500 EUR
III place 300 EUR

16. (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 personal bib. Start after the runners.
Contestants on non-timed distance start after the contestants on timed distance.

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

18. Appeals
All appeals against results, violations etc. must be filed in 2 hours after the finish is closed at 14.00. 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.

20. General
20.1. Pärnu Two Bridges Club Triple Event series: collected results of Dune Race, Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race and Pärnu Beach Race. For more information see Two Bridges Club Triple Event Guide.
21.2. Each participant is responsible for her/his health condition. Children under 10 years of age are allowed to participate on parental permission.
21.3. Please follow the reminder for the participants that will be published on the website www.2silda.ee latest two weeks before the event.
21.4. Jüri Jaanson’s Two Bridges Race is 6th event of Selver Estonian City Runs. For more information check www.linnajooksud.ee

21. Rights of the organizer
20.1. 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.
20.2. 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).
20.3. 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.
20.4. 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.
20.5. 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!
20.6. 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