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The Tour de France Foot Race 2015 - 2675 kilometres in 43 stages
over 10 régions and 28 French departments.
Du 28 Juin 2015 au 9 aout 2015
"The longest solo run in France"
THE RULESOF THE EVENT
Clause .1 Presentation
The Tour de France Foot Race
is organised by SKY RUN, a non-profit organisation, created under the French
Association Law of 1901. This event is defined as being an international sports
event organised for long distance runners, with no backing from a sports federation.
The organisation reserves the right to refuse the inscription of certain
participants if, according to the organisation, they do not appear to have the
ability to participate in this type of event.
The Tour de France Foot Race
will publish the daily and general rankings. Only adults, over the age of 18
years, may compete.
The Tour de France Foot Race
is a race of 43 stages, with no rest days. The full distance of this race is
approximately 2675 km. The exact distance will be specified in the road books
made available to each participant.
The average daily distance is approximately 62 km.
The start of the Tour de France Foot
Race will be given on June 28th 2015 in the square of Notre-Dame-de-Paris.
The final finish line will be at the base of the Eiffel Tower on August 9th
2015, after having travelled over 2675 km of the beautiful French regions.
Food and accommodation for all participants and volunteers will be
provided by the organisation. The cost is included in the inscription fees.
Inscription implies the acceptance, by all, of the cost of these
services. In case of non-acceptance of these services (in regard to the food and/or
accommodation) no refund or discount on the inscription costs will be accorded.
Clause 2 Responsibility
All competitors accept to participate under their own responsibility and
at their own risk.
With their inscription in the Tour
de France Foot Race, each participant accepts that the organisation will be
exempt from all responsibility for personal injury/damage and material damage
caused in any way whatsoever. This exemption is equally valid for the theft of
valuables and money.
Registration of the inscription form gives automatic acceptation of the
Clause 3 Routes
The 43 stages will be traced essentially over secondary roads and
pathways, the organiser wherever possible, will take into consideration the
safety of the runner in the choice of the itinerary.
Each stage has been traced with the intention of discovering the most
beautiful regions of France, in terms of cultural, architectural and natural
The organisation has the right to modify, shorten, cancel or change the
itinerary of a stage at its own discretion, for no matter what reason. All
runners must follow these changes or accept disqualification.
Clause 4 Navigation
The route will be traced, for most of the itinerary, over roads and
pathways, orange arrow markings will be placed along the itinerary, it is the
responsibility of each runner to be attentive to these markers.
A daily road book/map will be supplied by the organisation before the
start of each stage. It will give the necessary information for the route to
follow. Sign-posting-markings will be strengthened in the places that the
organisation judges appropriate and particularly when crossing urban areas.
Runners are not authorised to enter or mount any type of vehicle, even
parked, between the departure and the arrival of each stage. In the case of an error
along the route, the lost runner must rejoin the itinerary by his/her own means
at the point where the error was made.
All roads taken are open to circulation, all runners must respect the
In the case of difficulties it will always be possible to contact the
organisation via cell phone.
Clause 5 Timing & Cut-offs
A time limit is established each day according to the difficulty of the
stage (between 5,5 and 6,5 km per hour). The start of the first stage will be
given at 8 am. The start times of the following stages will be given between 6
am and 7 am. Deferred departures may be put in place as soon as the organisation
considers it necessary.
A cut-off time for passage of the finish line will be established each
day according to the distance of the stage.
Each runner ending a stage after the cut-off time will be disqualified,
and this after consultation and decision of the commission established for this
In the case of disqualification or abandon the runner may be authorised
to continue the itinerary with the vehicles of the organisation but this within
the limits of available spaces.
In case of disqualification or abandon, the runner may aspire on no account
to the refund of his/her inscription fees.
Clause 6 Aid Stations
For each stage, aid stations will be set up in the following way:
The 1st aid station will be at the 15th kilometre
and then an aid station every following 10th kilometre.
The type of provisions supplied will be adapted to the effort required
for long distance running.
A permanent stand of provisions will be proposed by the organisation at
the end of each stage, composed of drinks, fresh fruit, etc...
Runners are authorised to buy/acquire fresh supplies outside of the
official aid stations (fountains, bars, grocer's shops, local habitants).
Clause 7 Personal Helpers - Followers
Personal helpers, outside of the aid
stations, the arrival area and the accommodation as defined by the organisation,
will not be admitted on the route.
After an official request to the organisation, personal helpers will be
tolerated at the aid station(s) during the stage and at the place of arrival
and bivouac at the end of the stage. They may, after payment and availability
(see appendix), participate in the evening meal with the runners.
Clause 8 time
Because of the legislation:
there is no time limit to perform a step, however supplies remain in place on a base of 5.5 km / h, as well as the reception on arrival
Clause 9 Equipment
Tent (type throw tent), sleeping bag and small camping
equipment (lamp, plate, cutlery, cup, etc.).
Compact luggage for personal effects. Baggage will be transported by van. Each
participant will recuperate his/her effects and return them again to the van
each morning. Each runner will be allowed a maximum of 30 kilos (a control
will be taken at the briefing before the start of the event).
Cell phone and a list of organiser and volunteers
In the event of bad weather conditions (rain, fog)
fluorescent vests are mandatory.
Water belt or water hydration back pack, best suited
to this type of event.
Running clothes are of the runners choice under
reserve that they be light in colour, are visible and adapted to summer
Clause 10 Medical Care
The organisation will give no medical treatment and will not supply drugs/medicines
Runners requiring medical attention may consult a specialist on their
The organisation take no responsibility for the poor health or physical
problems of the runners.
Runners are fully responsible for themselves.
Clause 11 Accommodation and Meals
Accommodation is supplied in tunnel tents for a capacity of 6 persons
(21 m²) mounted by the organisation in
campsites reserved by the organisation. Runners must supply their own personal
equipment: groundsheet or mattress, sleeping bag.
The obligation, for all participants to have his/her own individual tent
All participants will have access to showers and toilet facilities in
the campsite. All other services and equipment provided by the campsite will be
accessible to participants. You are asked to respect the internal house rules.
Evening meals will be assured by the organisation: served by the
organisation or in a restaurant at the end of each stage. Meals are also
available for personal helpers, the price will be determined at a later date.
Breakfast will be proposed to the runners each morning. Consisting mainly
of bread, butter, jam, milk, coffee and tea, fruit juice, cheese, yoghurts. For
any other items, the runner may organise his/her own supplies.
Clause 12 Assurance - Responsibility
Registered runners accept the present rules and regulations and notify
it to their personal helpers (Article 7). Runners
and personal helpers participate at their own risk with full knowledge of the
facts and under their own responsibility, knowing that neither themselves nor
any of their beneficiaries may lodge an appeal, for whatever reason, against
Each runner must verify that
he/she is personally insured for participation in this type of event.
It is advised that overseas participants contact their insurance company
to verify that medical services may be obtained in France under their current
It is recommend that runners carry with them, at all times, their
medical insurance certificate.
Runners will start the race with the knowledge of all the associated
potential risks involved by his/her participation.
Participants will release the organisation of all responsibility in the
case of states of weakness, wounds, accidents or other medical disorders or
problems with their general physical condition. Before the start of the event,
all runners will sign a "declaration of renunciation and exoneration of
responsibility". Without this signature, the start will not be authorised.
It is recommended that participants subscribe to an insurance policy in
the case of "cancellation of journey" or of "risks during the
journey" that will not enable them to start or finish the journey as
planned. This policy will allow the refund of all or part of the costs of
participation by the assurance company. (Further information about this type of
assurance will be given in another chapter.)
Clause 13 Registration
Only 40 bibs will be
available for the 1st Tour de France Foot Race in 2015.
Method of Registration:
A pre-registration form is available and may be downloaded from the
Internet site www.skyrun.org, from the 1st March 2013.
Registration confirmation must be given no later than 12th March 2014 using the
registration form designed for this purpose and with the payment of a deposit
amounting to 20% of the registration fee.
After receipt of the first 40 registrations, confirmed by receipt of the
deposit fees, a waiting list will be established in the case of eventual
The outstanding registration fee is to be paid no later than 1st October 2014.
80 % of the registration fee will be refunded for a
withdrawal-cancellation received 6
months before the start date.
The organisation reserves the right to cancel the event if the number of
inscriptions is less than 30 participants.
The registration fee is
fixed at 3750 Ä
In return the organisation will supply:
accommodation and the welcoming reception and dinner for
the participants on 27th June
2015 in Paris,
the bivouac, the dinner and the breakfast for the
following 43 days,
provisions on all aid stations and at the arrival
points of each stage for the 43 days of the event,
transfer of luggage and camping equipment for the
duration of the event,
transfer of the participants towards a place of
departure or towards a place of accommodation,
the closing ceremony with a prize for all participants
on Sunday 9th August in Paris.
Clause 14 Disqualification
Disqualification will be pronounced if an individual behaves in one of
the following manners:
by being guilty of breaches of solidarity with the
by offending or by fighting with any runner, personal
helper or volunteer of the organisation,
by breaking any law which could compromise the
reputation of the organisation,
by using any shortcuts that take the runner off of the
authorised and established route,
by entering aboard a vehicle during the race stage,
by ignoring or by not observing the orders of the race
officials, the police or any local authorities.
Clause 15 Identification / Passport or Identity Papers
Participants must ensure that their passport or identity papers are up-to-date
and valid. A copy of their passport or identity papers must be sent to the
organisation six months before the start of the event.
Clause 16 Protection of the Environment/ Aid
The organisation will ensure that the environment is not polluted by the
participants. The aid station volunteer staff will fill all tumblers, bottles
or gourds in order to leave the station clean for the other participants.
If a participant has no tumbler or cup, a reusable plastic cup will be
available at the aid stations.
It will then be rinsed on the spot and proposed to the following
All objects and garbage that participants wish to dispose of, must be
left at the aid stations.
All participants may, occasionally, be requested to bring his/her own
cutlery and crockery to meals in order to limit the quantity of garbage.
Clause 17 Media and Information about the Participant
To facilitate relations with the press and media, the organisation requests
information about the participants. Participants at the time of registration
will be requested to answer a detailed questionnaire.
This questionnaire will be used for press relations. It will be
possible, at any time, to consult the personal information of the runners via
the Internet address: www.skyrun.org
Clause 18 Timing and Display of the Results
The timing will be in hours, minutes and seconds format. From the second
day an addition of the times for each stage will be made.
We request that no complaints be made directly to the time keepers. The daily
results will be displayed for consultation only. The published results may be
downloaded via the Internet address: www.skyrun.org.
datum en andere gegevens voorbehouden.
Neem altijd contact op met de organisator voor inschrijving en actuele informatie.