Bettona Crossing ENG


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25th, 2021

APPLICATION OPENS ON FEBRUARY 15th 2021

A wonderful and spectacular trail run in history.
A journey from the Etruscans to the Renaissance, with starting and finish line from Bettona, one of the most beautiful and evocative villages in Umbria, between Perugia and Assisi.
Single tracks, woods, paths, olive groves..100% clean air. Where the asphalt ends, the adventure begins!

Two distances:
BETTONA CROSSING 50KM (1960 D+)*
SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI 20KM (870 D+)

*Bettona Crossing 50KM: 2021 UTMB Qualifying Race 2 ITRA Points.

A path so beautiful that it eliminates fatigue.

150 volunteers, along the way, at the start and at the finish line, ready to support you and welcome you with a smile. You will never be alone on this journey into the heart of the Renaissance. Every detail will be taken care of, in full respect of the surrounding environment.
A path will guide you, marked by colored arrows such as volunteer t-shirts.
There will be six refreshments for Bettona Crossing 50KM and three for the Shortrail degli Olivi 20KM which will make your run less tiring.

We are promoting a region filled with immeasurable naturaltreasures, history, and art that the whole world knows and yearnsfor. It offers millions of people in the world, who have made sport part of their daily lives, the opportunity to cultivate their passionfor outdoor activities.
Bettona Crossing will not just be a simple athletic gesture.
Coming to Bettona will nurture the mind as well as the body. Cherished locations will enhance the content, form and quality of Bettona Crossing’s programs which are ambitious and complete thanks to the structure and the infinite synergies that our region, with its magnificent surroundings, gives us.

REGULATION 2021

ORGANIZATION
Organized by Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica IL PERUGINO RUNNING CLUB.
Date: Saturday Sept 25th, 2021
The races are FIDAL, IUTA, ITRA, IAU and UTMB approved
Completion of Bettona Crossing 50KM race grants 2 POINTS Itra for UTMB
The three races are “Trace de Trail” approved: www.tracedetrail.fr

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
The registration will be processed by Endu 
At the time of registrations, athletes are required to prove that:
1 – Be at least 20 years old for BETTONA CROSSING 50K e 18 years old for SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI 20K.
2 – They are in possession of a valid medical certificate authorizing competitive sports activity granted according to the regulation that are currently in effect and are REQUIRED to send the same certificate by email: lucabrustenghi@live.it
3 – Have a FIDAL membership card or have a valid Runcard, Runcard EPS or Mountain and Trail Runcard.

2 DISTANCES
The two competitive races, 50KM, 20KM will start from Piazza Cavour, the main square of Bettona, crossing through the woods, vineyards, olive groves, in the hearth of Umbria. Three evocative races from the Etruscans to the Renaissance, in the lands of San Francesco di Assisi.
• BETTONA CROSSING – 50K / D + 1960 m
• SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI – 20K / D + 870 m

SIGNALS
The courses are flagged with specific blue tape, arrows and signs.
There are check-points and medical assistance points throughtout the courses. Authorised staff will be present to point out the correct direction at junctions or intersections that
are considered to be misleading by the organization.

REFRESHMENT
The fluid stations / refreshments are located in 6 places for 50KM* Race, 3 places for 20KM race + 1 at the Finish line all stocked with drinks, mineral & electrolyte beverages and a selection of snacks to be consumed in those areas. Littering along the course will not be tollerate and will result in immediate disqualification.
*WARNING: Refreshment points do not have plastic glasses

MAXIMUM TIME
The MAXIMUM time to finish Bettona Crossing 50KM is set at 9 hours in order to place in the ranking. 4 hours for 20KM
WE HAVE NOT provided a sweep time but at 38KM those partecipants who do not pass within 7 hours after the start, will be advised, for safety reasons, an alternative short route to return to Bettona.
The race will be monitored by chips, which will be assigned with the race bib.
IMPORTANT: In case of unfavourable weather conditions, the organizers my modify or shorten the course, or, in extreme cases, cancel the race for the safety of the athletes. In any case, they will try to set an alternate course if at all possible.

Registrations will be open on February 15st 2021 supported by www.endu.net
Be at least 20 years old for 50K and 18 years old for 20K.

REGISTRATIONS FEE

BETTONA CROSSING – 50K (1960 D+)
€ 35,00 – till March 31st 2021
€ 40,00 – till May 30th 2021
€ 45,00 – till August 31st 2021
€ 50,00 – till September 22th 2021
(300 maximum number of partecipants)

SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI – 20K (870 D+)
€ 20,00 – till May 30th 2021
€ 25,00 – till August 31st 2021
€ 30,00 – till September 22th 2021
(300 maximum number of partecipants)

N.B. + Service fees

For groups over 10 people (even mixed for the competitive races), please contact:
Chiara Brustenghi chiarabrustenghi@live.it +39 335 6261042

TECHNICAL DATA
Starting date: September 25th, 2021 / Meeting Place: Piazza Cavour – Bettona (PG)

BETTONA CROSSING (50K)
Departure time: 9:00 AM
Height Gain: 1960 mt
Maximum time: 9h
Refreshment point: (6)

SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI (20K)
Departure time: 10:00 AM
Height Gain: 870mt
Maximum time: 4h
Refreshment point: (3)

RACE PACK INCLUDES
Bib number
Official T.shirt
Local food products
Finisher medal
Medical assistance
Assistance on the track
Refreshments on the track and at the finish line

Pasta Party, Showers, changing rooms and bag storage are suspended due to COVID regulation.

MODE OF PAYMENT
Online by ENDU. Enrolment exclusively online, using www.endu.net, filling in the appropriate
form. The registration is personal and final.
No enrolment cancellation is possible. In case of failure to partecipate no reimbursement will be
made.

BIB NUMBER PICK UP

Friday Sept 24th, 2021

BETTONA CROSSING (50K)
SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI (20K)
From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the BETTONA CROSSING EXPO

Saturday Sept 25th, 2021

BETTONA CROSSING (50K)
From 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM at the BETTONA CROSSING EXPO

SHORTRAIL DEGLI OLIVI (20K)
From 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at the BETTONA CROSSING EXPO

IT’S NOT ALLOWED
Exchange of bib numbers
Exchange names
Change races

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED BETTONA CROSSING (50k)
Trail Running Shoes
Backpack
Mobile phone insert emergency numbers, keep the phone always on
Personal drinking Cup
1 Litre water reserve (bottles or camel bag)
Whistle
Thermal coil
Running clothes appropriate to weather conditions
Suitable food suppliel
Adhesive elastic band, suitable for making a bandage or strapping (min 100cmx6cm)

EQUIPMENT SUGGESTED BETTONA CROSSING (50k)
We raccommend using:
Little cash
Trail/Trekking poles
Wind Jacket
Pocket Knife

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED Shortrail degli Olivi (20k)
Personal drinking Cup
Trail Running Shoes
Mobile phone insert emergency numbers, keep the phone always on.

EQUIPMENT SUGGESTED Shortrail degli Olivi (20k)
We stringly raccommend:
Trail/Trekking poles
Running clothes appropriate to weather conditions
1 Litre water reserve (bottles or camel bag)

SHOWERS, overnight accomodation, bag storage.
Female and Male showers are located at the entrance of Bettona close to the start and finish line. Bag storage is located at the EXPO of the Event in Piazza Cavour (Bettona) next to the start and finish line. Site plan at www.umbriacrossing.com
Overnight accomodation available (please call Chiara +39 335 6261042)

AWARDS
All the finishers will receve the official medal.

BETTONA CROSSING (50K) and Shortrail degli Olivi (20K)
• Top 3 finishers Overall M/F
• Top 3 finishers Over 18 (18/34)
• Top 3 finishers Over 35 (35/39)
• Top 3 Finishers Over 40 (40/49)
• Top 3 Finishers Over 50 (50/59)
• Top 3 Finishers Over 60

AWARD CEREMONY
1:00 PM Award Ceremony Shortrail degli Olivi (20K)
4:00 PM Award Ceremony BETTONA CROSSING (50K)

PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING
Participation in the Event involves the processing of participants’ personal data for the purposes and in the manner described in the Organiser’s Privacy Policy. The data controller is the Organiser. By registering for the Event, participants confirm that they have read the Organiser’s Privacy Policy carefully.

RACE CANCELLATION
The Organization is not responsible in case of cancellation of the event for reasons of forcemajor (war, fire, strike, epidemics, extremely adverse weather conditions, accidents, civil unrest or any other cause beyond control).
In addition, if conditions dictate, the Event Organizers will be able to reduce or modify the race routes. No refund or penalty will be due for the above reasons. In case of cancellation of the event by the organization, the organization will do everything possible to inform all the athletes in the shortest time. The Organization assumes no responsibility for any consequential losses and no responsibility for reimbursing any other costs that may have occurred, including transportation, accommodation, etc.

COVID 19
If the pandemic situation does not allow us from organizing Bettona Crossing 2021 and the consequently the races are canceled, all partecipants will have two options: to have confirmed their registration for 2022 edition or to receive the payment back.

VIDEO – PHOTO FOOTAGE
The modalities of conducting the Event foresee the shooting of videos and photos in order to document the event; among the services connected to the registration for the Event, the Organiser also offers all participants the possibility to purchase the photos and videos of the Event in which their image is present.
The participant acknowledges and accepts that, in order to register and participate in the Event it is necessary to authorise the recording and use of one’s own image in the manner and for the purposes indicated in this Regulation, as well as in the Disclaimer and in the Privacy Policy, in consideration of the public nature of the Event, of the object of the services of dissemination and commercialisation of the video-photo shooting of
the Event as well as the impossibility to selectively limit the video-photographic recordings.

N.B.
The organizers of the Event, ASD IL PERUGINO RUNNING CLUB, reserve the right to modify these regulations at any time in case of circumstances beyond their control.


TIME TABLE

Friday September 24th 2021
2:00 PM: Opening race office for partecipants registration and bib number pick up

Saturday September 25th 2021
7:00 AM Opening race office for partecipants bib number pick up
8:45 AM Briefing BETTONA CROSSING (50K)
9:00 AM Starting race BETTONA CROSSING (50K)
9:45 AM Briefing Shortrail degli Olivi (20K)
10:00 AM Starting race Shortrail degli Olivi (20K)
10:45 AM Arrival refreshment opening
1:00 PM Award Ceremony Shortrail degli Olivi (20K)
4:00 PM Award Ceremony BETTONA CROSSING (50K)

Please for fore information do not hesitate to contact the organization:
Il Perugino Running Club – cell +39 335 6247018 – email perugianine@hotmail.com