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For more information contact: gironacityrace@aligots.cat.

Information Girona City Race 2018 (EN)

29th of Oct to 17th of Nov 2018
  • Printed maps of training available to participants. Circuits without controls.
  • Maps of Can Vilallonga (Cassà de la Selva), Requesens (La Junquera) and Vallfogona del Ripollès.
Thursday 8th of November
  • 7pm Club training open to all participants on the map of Montilivi, Girona.
Friday 9th of November
  • 5pm The competition center in Fontajau opens for collecting the race material with a possibility for late entries.
  • 6pm First starts of the night sprint in Montjuic, Girona.
Saturday 10th of November
  • 10am The competition center in Fontajau opens for collecting the race material with a possibility for late entries.
  • 10:30am First starts of micro sprints organised by the juniors of the club.
  • 11am First starts of the middle distance race in Fontajau, Devesa, Puig d’en Roca and Ribes del Ter.
Sunday 11th of November
  • 8am The competition centre in Fontajau opens.
  • 8:30am First starts of micro sprints organised by the juniors of the club.
  • 9am First starts of the long distance part of Euro City Race tour in the old town and surroundings.

Registrations

Registration for the 3 main races

Online registration at:
http://inscripcions.orientacio.cat:8000/#/form/races (*)
(Available in 4 languages, CA by default and selecting the options ES | EN | FR on the top right).

The registration process is done for each of the 3 races programmed in the options:
  • Girona SPRINT (09/11)
  • Girona MID DISTANCE (10/11)
  • Girona LONG DISTANCE (11/11)
To facilitate the registration, we have enabled also the options:
  • Girona pack 2 days / Saturday&Sunday
  • Girona pack 3 days / Fri&Sat&Sun
That allow one-time registration to races of 2 or 3 days, with the same category and data. The 3 days pack is not active for the Open categories, because there are not these categories in the race on Friday.

(*)
  • Online registration until 2nd November 2018, WITH DISCOUNT UNTIL 28th of OCTOBER.
  • The possibility of online registration is closed on November 3 and it will only be possible to register on the race day according to map availability. For these races we will only accept cancellations of registrations with just cause until October 28th. The amount paid will be returned minus the possible expenses.
  • Foreign runners have to select the "Orienteering Internat. Club" option from the Clubs list, and indicate in the Other data field the name of their club and the license number.
Registration for the other races
  • "LEGO" Training (8/11): https://goo.gl/forms/BUBy1SrR371xN3Or2
  • Mini-Sprints of the youth team "FALCONS, Saturday 10/11 and Sunday 11/11: No prior registration is required.
  • Training maps before and after the races (from October 29 to November 17): They can be bought from NEUSPAPER Papereria, Hortes street, 17, 17001 GIRONA for 3 euros per map.

Categories

Prices

[1] IMPORTANT!! The participants not holding the FCOC (Federació de Curses d'Orientació de Catalunya) licence will be charged the temporary licence (race insurance) given the impossibility of checking the conditions of insurance coverage of different federations. [2] As explained above, entries on race day are subject to map availability, which we cannot guarantee. [3] The races are timed and controlled with the SPORTIDENT system. If you do not have a Sportident card, it will be necessary to rent it. At the time of collecting the SI card, you will need to leave € 50 or an identity document as a deposit. The deposit will be returned when the card is returned after the races. [4] The possible rental of compass (recommended if you do not have your own, although not necessary) will be paid at the time of picking it up. Also in this case you need to leave € 20 or an identity document as a deposit.
Click on the map to know how to get to:
  • Competition Center (Girona)
  • Parkings (Girona)
  • Training maps (Vallfogona del Ripollès, Requesens, Can Vilallonga)
Regulation EURO CITY RACE 2018
http://cityracetour.org/pdf/EuroCityRace2017_Regulation.pdf

Number bibs and incidents
NO number bibs will be used.
Please check in the lists available in the competition centre that there is no incident on your registration. In case of incident or renting SI cards, you will have to go to the registration table to resolve it.

Start times
The start times will be posted a few days before the competition on the web. The timing of RED, ORANGE and YELLOW OPEN circuits will begin with a START punch, and there will be no assigned start times.
The Sprint race on Friday 9th will also be with START start system, without previously assigned hours.

Prizes
The prizes will be given based on the results of GIRONA CITY RACE TROPHY 2018. The results of the trophy correspond to the sum of the results of the MD race on Saturday and LD CITY RACE on Sunday.
Prizes won't be given in the open categories.

Weather conditions
In Catalonia: http://www.meteo.cat/
In Girona: http://www.meteo.cat/prediccio/municipal/170792
Technical information of each race will be published soon, with distances, climb and comments from the course setters.

Organising team
  • Event Leader: Joan Sánchez
  • Co-leaders: Marc Amat, Tiina Uotila and Roger Vives
  • Sportident leader: Marc Sala
  • Course setters: Narcís Pou (Entrenament Lego), Eloi Martí (Sprint), Marta Sánchez (MD) and Sergi Oliveras (LD CITY RACE)
Map and terrain
Map of Girona and surroundings, mapped with SPRINT ISSOM2007 regulations, scale 1: 5000. Recently updated.


Terrain
Mostly urban with rustic areas around the city.

Retirement
If you decide to retire from the race, make sure to stop by the SI download to avoid any unnecessary worry and search party.
Refreshment points
There will be refreshments at the finish of the Saturday MD and Sunday LD CITY RACE races.

Ambulance
There will be an ambulance attending any immediate injuries (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Child care
There won't be organised child care. The parents should indicate their wish for separate start times with the entries.
Special accommodation offers

These related establishments, members of the Associació d'Hostaleria Turisme i Restauració of Girona, present the following special offers for the participants in the GIRONA CITY RACE 2018.
See offers.

Tourism

Sponsors:

 

Decathlon Girona  Ajuntament de Girona

 

In collaboration with:

Generalitat de Catalunya esportcat

FCOC    UFEC

Girona Costa Brava      Associació d'Hosteleria de Girona

O-Track  Hanker sports

Neus Paper           

 

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