AITANA TOUR MARCH
The AITANA TOUR cyclosportive is a non-competitive event that will be held in Callosa d’en Sarrià (Marina Baixa) and will run along roads in the province of Alicante.
Article 1.- Regulations
The “AITANA TOUR” Cycle Sport March is a cycle sport march included in the “Reglamento de Cicloturismo-ciclismo para todos” of the Real Federación Española de Ciclismo and regulated in its article 9 that conceives this sport as a physical exercise for leisure and touristic or cultural purposes, excluding competition.All this within the framework of a cycling specialty that conceives this sport as one of the articles 15 and following of Annex II of Royal Decree 1428/2003, of November 21, which approves the General Traffic Regulations for the application and development of the articulated text of the Law on traffic, circulation of motor vehicles and road safety, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 339/1990, of March 2.
The cyclosportive will be held with the traffic closed to users outside the event and will enjoy the use of the roads in the space between the agents of the authority that carry the red and green flags, and will circulate without invading the opposite lane. The ordinary traffic sections will remain open to general traffic.
At all times they will respect the orders of the agents of the Traffic Group of the Civil Guard.
Article 2.- Schedule, date and place
The AITANA TOUR cyclosportive will take place on 4/06/2023.
The departure and arrival will be from the Agricultural Cooperative Ruchey located at Partida Micleta s/n, Callosa d’en Sarrià (cp:03510) and the departure time will be at 7:30 am.
The race is open to all cyclists over 17 years of age on the day of the race.
Traffic will be controlled, but open, which obliges participants to respect the rules in force regarding road traffic.
Article 3.- Cutting and recommendation
The AITANA TOUR is a NON COMPETITIVE event, for which a total average speed of about 25 km/h has been established and can be altered at any time under the requirements of the Civil Guard.
The march will be “neutralized” at a constant speed depending on the slope to try as much as possible that the peloton is not too dispersed for everyone’s safety.
In each timed section the speed will be free, each rider being able to accelerate according to his capabilities. Once the chrono is finished, the speed will be controlled again according to the running parameters.
The peloton will be accompanied by the Civil Guard between the red and green flags (safety capsule), bearing in mind that if the green flag overtakes the participants, they will be out of the Safety Capsulebut not of the test, being able to finish it. respecting all traffic regulationsas a normal user of public roads.
There will be a broom vehicle at the end of the peloton to accompany the last stragglers who have been overtaken by the green flag, and to pick up any participant who wishes to abandon the race.
The total average speed of the broom vehicle will be about 17 km/h, thus allowing any participant to finish the race supported by it in about 8 hours at the most. If the broom vehicle overtakes the participant, it will become a normal user of public roads and will be excluded from the coverage of the march, as well as from the control of arrival time.
Recommended test to be performed between 4:00 and 8:00 hours.
The end time of the march will be approximately 15:30 hours. A maximum time limit of 8 hours is established for the completion of the test.
Article 4.- Provisioning
The organization will have 9 refreshment posts, 3 with liquids and solids and 6 water points. In addition, at the finish line there will be a BIG MEAL for all participants at the end of the race. Accompanying persons may purchase a FOOD VOUCHER in advance through the website www.aitanatour.com up to 15 days before the event.
During the race there will be medical, mechanical and support cars for participants, as well as an ambulance with doctor, ATS and Civil Protection.
The registration fee is
The first 100 registrations.
- 49€ MEMBERS
- 59€ NON FEDERATED
Until January 31, 2023
- 55€ MEMBERS
- 65€ NON FEDERATED
From February 1 until April 30, 2023:
- 65€ MEMBERS
- 75€ NON FEDERATED
From May 1st until registration closes:
- 75€ MEMBERS
- 85€ NON FEDERATED
Until the quota of 1200 participants is reached. The closing date for registration will be May 30, 2023 at 00:00h.
The extra 10€ for non-federates is applied to cover medical insurance and civil liability during the march. The triathlon license insurance is not valid for this race. Only licenses within the scope of the R.F.E.C . are valid.
Registrations will be made through the web page www.aitanatour.com, (by means of payment with a secured tpv card) being this the only way to make them. No registrations will be accepted after the established deadlines. Once the registration has been made, no changes or cancellations can be made for any reason, except for cancellations previously contracted.
Article 6.- Bib number collection
The collection of DORSALS, IDENTIFICATION BRACELET and PARTICIPANT BAG will take place at the Sports Center of Callosa d’en Sarrià, on Saturday, 3/06/2023, from 12:00 am to 9:00 pm, without interruption, and on Sunday, 4/06/2023, from 6:00 am to 7:15 am.
To collect the bib and the identification bracelet it is mandatory to present the ID or the license of the R.F.E.C. for federated cyclists and the ID for non-federated cyclists. Registrations are strictly personal and non-transferable and cannot be used by anyone other than the person registered. It is not possible to substitute one participant for another.
If the participant is a minor, the guardian must attend with the minor to pick up the bib and wristband.
Article 7.- Federation Insurance
Those participants who do not present the federative license will have to pay the accident and civil liability insurance, for one day, that the organization has contracted for that participant and as required by the Federación de Ciclismo de la Comunidad Valenciana (Valencian Community Cycling Federation). The one-day license will cover accidental situations on the day of the race from the start time to the end time of the race.
Only licenses issued by the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) are valid.
Those participants who have registered as FEDERATED and in reality ARE NOT FEDERATED, will pay a surcharge of 15 €, corresponding to the cost of insurance.
The chip is attached to the bib itself, forming a unit with it. The chip bib and the identification bracelet are personal and non-transferable items. The registered person will only be able to participate with the bib and wristband assigned to him/her and agrees not to allow other people to use it. No claims will be accepted for loss of the chip or placement in an inappropriate place.
Article 8.- Rules for the participant
Rules for the participant of the cycling tour Aitana Tour :
- The participant agrees to respect the traffic rules.
- All participants will be obliged to wear the official Aitana Tour jersey included in the registration for the entire race.
- The use of an approved cycling helmet is mandatory.
- All participants will be obliged to wear the race bib and chip during the entire route on the front of the bicycle (handlebars), clearly visible, without folding and without hiding or altering the advertising.
- Each participant is responsible for any infraction of the Highway Code.
- The March is not a competition. You must drive on the right, not invading the opposite direction of traffic.
- The routes are mostly on secondary roads without shoulders, so extreme caution should be exercised.
- The passes have long descents with some dangerous curves, sections where extreme caution should be exercised.
- The routes are marked by the organization.
- Do not throw anything on the ground, use the containers and garbage cans located at the refreshment posts. During the route, keep it in your pocket until you reach the refreshment station or finish line.
- All participants who are out of the race must remember that they are riding in open traffic and must respect all traffic regulations and traffic signs, as if they were normal road users.
Anyone who does not meet these conditions will be declared a NON-PARTICIPANT of the march, and will not be able to access the start on the day of the race or appear on the list of participants, nor will they receive the services provided by the organization.
The Organization is not responsible for any damage that may be caused to third parties or property by any participant in the “Aitana Tour” cyclosportive march due to non-compliance with the Highway Code or any other imprudence.
Article 9.- Permitted bicycles
Any road bicycle may participate, excluding time trial, triathlon or tandem bicycles and the use of couplers.
Bicycles with electric pedal assistance are allowed to participate as long as they do not exceed 25km/h with pedal assistance and are identified as an electric bicycle participant.
Article 10.- Garbage
It is forbidden to throw any kind of waste such as garbage, wrappers, drums, bicycle spare parts such as inner tubes or disassemblies, under penalty of exclusion from the race.
Article 11.- Escort cars
It is forbidden the circulation of cars not authorized by the organization, accompanying the March.
The organization’s vehicles will carry a sign attached to the model and clearly identified on the visible part of the vehicle.
Article 12.- Right of exclusion
The Club Ciclista Aitana Tour reserves the right to exclude from the race any participant whose behavior endangers his/her physical integrity and that of the other participants, as well as for non-compliance with the Civil Code and these regulations. It is strictly forbidden to throw dirt during the March, environmental agents will monitor these facts and it will be a direct reason for expulsion.
It will also be a reason for exclusion not to wear the visible bib or the official jersey of the Aitana Tour 2023.
Article 13.- Modification of Regulations
The Organization reserves the right to modify or cancel the itinerary, controls, schedules, refreshment stations and even these regulations, if for justified reasons or force majeure is necessary.
Article 14.- Responsibility
The Organization is NOT responsible for any accident that could be the cause or victim of the participant, which must be covered by their own insurance, nor is it responsible for any expenses or debts that may be incurred by the participants during the march, nor for the loss or damage that could suffer the bicycles or other equipment of the participants. The participant exempts the Organization from liability for loss or damage of personal belongings for any reason.
Article 15.- Liability Suspension
The Organization will not assume any responsibility if the event is suspended or postponed due to force majeure.
For the purposes of these regulations, force majeure is understood to be any unforeseeable and unavoidable circumstance that affects the holding of the march, such as extraordinary natural events such as floods, earthquakes, lightning strikes, epidemics and pandemics.
Article 16.- Image rights.
The acceptance of these regulations implies that the participant authorizes the organizers of the “AITANA TOUR” cyclosportive to record all or part of his/her participation in it, gives his/her agreement to use his/her image for the promotion and dissemination of the image of the “Aitana Tour” cyclosportive in all its forms (radio, press, television, video, photo, DVD, internet, posters, media, etc.) and gives all rights relating to its commercial and advertising exploitation that they deem appropriate to execute, without the right to receive any financial compensation whatsoever.) and assigns all rights relating to its commercial and advertising exploitation that they deem appropriate to execute, without the right to receive any financial compensation.
Article 17.- Transfer of data
The participant accepts that their data may be transferred exclusively for activities necessary for the proper development of the management and internal administration of the Club Deportivo Aitana Tour. You also agree that the CLUB above mentioned may send or direct you information about any products, procedures or services marketed by them.
Article 18.-Awardsand Finisher Medal
Awards: Special recognition will be given to the following participants:
- The largest club.
- To the oldest cyclist.
- To the oldest female cyclist.
- To the youngest cyclist.
- To the youngest cyclist.
In the route there will be four chrono-climbs scoring for the mountain awards, specifically will be in:
- The port of Confrides
- The port of Tudons
- The port of Vall d’Ebo
- The port of Coll de Rates
In each pass, the first three will obtain points for the mountain classification as follows:
- The first, three points
- The second, two points
- The third, one point
At the end of the race, the points of the four chrono-climbs will be added to award the mountain prizes to:
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize Chrono Climbing male muscle bike
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize Crono Climbing women’s muscular bike
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize Chrono Climbing for men electric bike
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize Chrono Climbing women electric bike
Likewise, all participants will receive,
- Upon collection of the race bib, the corresponding bag with the gifts that the organization may have agreed upon until the date of the march.
- At the end of the race, a finisher’s medal will be awarded to all participants who complete the course.
Article 19 – Option of cancellation of registration
An optional “cancellation of registration” clause is included, for an additional cost of 8€.
This optional clause will only be in effect until April 30, 2023, and the deadline for its use will be May 15, 2023.
The refund of the total amount paid during the registration process will be credited to the credit/debit card used for payment. The participant will not have the right to collect the race jersey or the runner’s bag.
From the amount to be refunded will be deducted the 8€ of the cancellation clause, as well as the management fees and bank charges corresponding to the registration process and the refund process.
Article 20.- Registration reimbursement.
Once the registration is accepted, the registration fee WILL NOT BE REFUNDED, except in the following cases:
- Because the test does not take place (*)
- For not having participated in the race because the quota of participants has been filled (*)
- For undue income as a result of payment errors (*)
- For presenting certificate of injury with medical accreditation (**)
- For having subscribed to the cancellation clause (*)
- By change or changes of date of the event due to force majeure (storms or hurricanes, earthquakes, torrential rains, pandemics, elections, governmental, regional or local order, etc…). (*)
(*) Expenses arising from refunds or transfers shall be borne by the registered runner. Refunds under the cancellation clause shall be subject to compliance with the provisions of Article 19 of these regulations. The refund will be solely and exclusively for the registration fee and provided that the proposed new date is more than EIGHT MONTHS longer than the postponed date, any other expenses incurred by the runner will be borne by him/her (hotels, reservations, cancellation fees, flights, trains, cab, transfers, travel, fuel, meals, etc…).
(**) Injuries shall only be justified by a certificate issued by a licensed physician. This certificate must include a description of the injury and the reason why it is not possible to perform the cycling gait.
The mere fact of registering for the “AITANA TOUR” cyclosportive implies the acceptance of these regulations and the waiver of all rights against the organization, waiving any legal action that may arise from their participation in “AITANA TOUR”.
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