• Objective

    • Popularising skiing as an active winter pastime and type of sport;  
    • increasing the excellence of Latvian distance skiers;  
    • promote active and healthy lifestyle;  
    • increase the number of tourist in Latvia.

  • Organizers

    The competition is organized by SIA Alpha Baltic Sport in cooperation with Sports Club Alauksts.

    SIA Alpha Baltic Sport: Stabu iela 19, Riga, LV-1011, phone number +371 67844425

  • Regulations of FIS

    The competition is being organised according to the rules of the International Ski Federation (FIS).

  • Programme of the competition

    The competition takes place on 1 February 2014

    7:00 – beginning of registration of participants and receiving numbers;

    8:30 – registration for 42 km marathon ends;

    09:00 – registration for children race ends;

    10:00 – start for 42 km marathon;

    10:30 – start for children race;

    11:30 – registration for 19 km distance ends;

    11:45 – finish for Children race;

    13:00 – start for 19 km skiing;

    12:00 – 16:00 – finish for 42 km marathon;

    13:30 – 15:00 – finish for 19 km distance;

    16:00 – prize ceremony

    After every finish awarding ceremony for each race first three places.

  • Registration

     

    • Application in advance for competition takes place till 30th January, 24:00.

     

    • www.maratoni.lv by using the payment form of http://ib.swedbank.lv (for clients of Swedbank, who are using online banking services) or payment by credit cards and debit cards in the Internet (Visa, MasterCard, Visa Electron, Maestro)

     

    • in all Fans sports goods stores

     

     

    • Organizations and teams may receive the invoice and settle the payment by transfer by e-mailing the application to sport@alphabaltic.lv. Payment for the invoice shall be settled not later than 3 days prior to the competition

     

    • Registration on the Day of Competition

                       On the day of competition registration takes place in registration tent in the start/finish area.

  • Tracks

    • 42 km marathon (21 km x 2 circuits). Start at 10:00. The tracks are marked in rough terrain. Points for water and catering are located for the entire length of the tracks. Time limit for performing first lap is 3 hours. Time limit for performing distance is 6 hours. Skiing technique- free technique.

     

    • 19 km skiing. Start at 13:00. The tracks are marked in rough terrain. Points for water and catering are located on the tracks. Time limit for performing distance is 4.5 hours. Skiing technique- free technique.

     

    • Children race. Start at 10:30. Track location – competition start/finish area.  
  • Participation fee

     

     

    Registration date 42km     19 km    Children race
           
    from 01.01.2014 until 15.01.2014 14.06 LVL/ 20.00 EUR  10.54 LVL/ 15.00 EUR free
    from 16.01.2014 until 29.01.2014 17.57 LVL/ 25.00 EUR  14.06 LVL/ 20.00 EUR free
    At the event 21.08 LVL/ 30.00 EUR   17.57 LVL/ 25.00 EUR  10.54 LVL/ 15.00 EUR

     

    • If the participant does not participate or does not arrive for the competition, the paid fee is not refunded.
    • If the participant wants to re-register to other distance, full participation fee determined by the organizers shall be settled.
    • If the competition is cancelled due to force majeure (insufficient amount of snow, air temperature exceeds the acceptable level), the participation fee is not refunded.
  • Participation fee includes

    • catering after finishing;
    • medical aid in the area of competition and distance;
    • security services in the area of competition;
    • valuable prizes from sponsors and supporters of the event;
    • number of the participant;
    • parking;
    • programme for entertainment of viewers.

        
  • Responsibility of the participants

     

    • Participants who have registered in advance are allowed to obtain their start number 30 minutes before the respective skiing.
    • Participants who are registering on the race day have to obtain their start number 1,5 h before the respective skiing.
    • Participant’s start number shall be obtained in the registration tent 30 minutes before the respective skiing!
    • The number must be attached above clothing on chest and back for it to be clearly visible during the entire skiing.
    • The issued special chip for time measurement and determination of result must be attached above the ankle of the right foot. 
    • After finishing the chip must be returned immediately (specialists servicing the skiing will remove it). Fine for not returning the chip is 25 EUR.

     

                   If the participant fails to carry out any of the abovementioned activities, the result will not be recorded and entered. 

     

  • Filling in start positions

    • Competitor's numbers are issued based on the previous year's results
    • Participants who registered before January 27 reserves the right to take place in the corridor based on the 2013th the results
    • Children ride participants start corridors occupy space based on the year of birth
    • If a participant is not registered in advance and to be registered with the site, then place the corridor do not look at previous year's result.

     

     

    Koridor  42 km marathons  19 km marathon Kids race
    2002.g-2003.g  2004.g- 2005.g  2006.g-2007.g  2008.g- and younger
    1 1-50 1001-1050 3151-3200 3101-3150 3051-3100 3001-3050
    2 51-100 1051-1100        
    3 101-200 1101-1200        
    4 201-300 1201-1300        
    5 301-400 1301-1400        
    6   1401-1700           
    7   1701-2000           
    8   2001-2300        
    9   2301-2500    
  • Activities in the venue of competition

    • security services in the area of competition;
    • trade outdoors;
    • attractive event hosts and DJ performances;
    • valuable prizes from sponsors and supporters of the event;
    • prize ceremony;
    • storage for the belongings of participants;
    • preparation of skiing inventory;
    • useful information about the procedure of skiing and table of results.
  • Valuation of teams

    • For 42 km skiing an unlimited number of participants may be included in a team.
    • The sum of the times of the 3 best participants form the team result.
    • For 19 km skiing an unlimited number of participants may be included in a team.
    • The sum of the times of 3 best participants form the team result.
    • Also individual results of team members are taken into consideration.
    • Citizenship of participants is not restricted.
    • Teams members are counted irrespective of gender.
    • The team must consist of at least 4 participants!

     

    42 km marathon
    1st Place Cup + prizes
    2nd Place prizes
    3rd Place prizes

     

     

    19 km skiing
    1st Place Cup + prizes
    2nd Place prizes
    3rd Place prizes

     

     

  • Age groups 42 km marathon

    Women Men
    FS1 1999.-2001. year MS1 1999.-2001. year
    FS2 1995.-1998. year MS2 1995.-1998. year
    FS3 1985.-1994. year MS3 1985.-1994. year
    FS4 1975.-1984. year MS4 1975.-1984. year
    FS5 1965.-1974. year MS5 1965.-1974. year
    FS6 1964. year and older MS6 1964. year and older

     

    • All age groups 1 place winners will be awarded with valuable prizes from the event sponsors and the cup.
    • For all age groups, the second place and third place will be awarded with prizes from event sponsors
  • Age groups 19 km race

    Women Men
    FS1 1999.-2001. year MS1 1999.-2001. year
    FS2 1995.-1998. year MS2 1995.-1998. year
    FS3 1985.-1994. year MS3 1985.-1994. year
    FS4 1975.-1984. year MS4 1975.-1984. year
    FS5 1965.-1974. year MS5 1965.-1974. year
    FS6 1964. year and older MS6 1964. year and older

     

    • All age groups 1 place winners will be awarded with valuable prizes from the event sponsors and the cup.
    • For all age groups, the second place and third place will be awarded with prizes from event sponsors
  • Age groups Childrens race

                                                                             

      Girls Boys      
    FK1 2008. year and younger MK1 2008. year and younger
    FK2 2006.-2007. year MK2 2006.-2007. year
    FK3 2004.-2005. year MK3 2004.-2005. year
    FK4 2002.-2003. year MK4 2002.-2003. year

     

    • All age groups 1 place winners will be awarded with valuable prizes from the event sponsors and the cup.
    • For all age groups, the second place and third place will be awarded with prizes from event sponsors
  • Prize ceremony

    • Participants, who have participated in the skiing Around Alauksts (Apkārt Alaukstam) and successfully completed distance 10, 15 and 20 times, will receive souvenir medals.  
    • NB! All participants must participate in prize giving ceremony. Prizes won’t be issued after prize giving ceremony!      
    • Money prizes will be issued by transfer to the according person’s bank account

     

    MONEY PRIZES

     

    42 KM MARATHON

     

    Place Prize money (EUR)
    Place Prize money (EUR)
    1. 200
    1. 200
    2. 150
    2. 150
    3. 100
    3. 100

     

    19 KM RACE

     

    Place Prize money (EUR)   Place Prize money (EUR)
    1. 100   1. 100
    2. 70   2. 70
    3. 50   3. 50

     

     

     


     

     

  • General provisions

    • NB! Participants who doesn’t attend prize ceremony, doesn’t receive prizes
    • Each participant of the competition, upon receiving the number, shall confirm with a signature that he or she assumes full liability that he or she is fit enough to complete the distance.
    • All advertising and promotions have to be adjusted with marathon organizers. If advertising isn’t adjusted- penalty- 500 EUR
    • Money prizes will be issued by transfer to the according person’s bank account
    • The participants of the competition shall present identification document (passport, driver’s license) upon receiving prize money.
    • The organizers of the competition are not responsible for possible traumas of participants during competition.
    • By applying to the competition all participants confirm their agreement to with taken during the competition being used for marketing and advertisement activities.
    • Participants will be disqualified in the event of unwarranted shortcut of the distance.
    • The panel of the referees together with organizers are entitled to decide upon issues not referred to in the regulations of the competition.
    • Organizers are not responsible in the event the participants are unaware or do not comply with the regulations.
    • Organizations and teams may receive the invoice and settle the payment by transfer. The invoice shall be paid 3 days before the competitions.
    • Settled participation fee is not refunded to participants, who are unable to take part in the competition.
    • The penalty for using an unauthorised number is annulment of the result.
    • Doping control may be performed during the competition.
    • During performing the distance the participants of the competition must not affect other participants and their results with their activities.
    • Any participant of the competition, who considers that he or she has been somehow impeded before crossing the finish line, may submit a claim to the head referee. The claim must be submitted in writing within 15 minutes after completing own skiing by paying 30 EUR in information tent.
    • Results will be published in www.maratoni.lv.