Rules

REGULATION
Race office will be open 17th of October 2020, from 10:00 to 16:00 at Sakarya Sunflower Valley, Camili / Sakarya.

Each athlete must fill the registration form on www.cyclingerciyes.com or
www.xcm.ucisakarya.com web page and enter the UCI ID licence number. Online registrations ends on 17.10.2020 at 23:59.
The registration period ends on October 17th 2020 or until the 1.000 slots available are completed.
There is registration fee for race. The entry fee per rider is 60 € 

Registration includes:
• Right to take part in the competition.
• Personalised plate and start number.
• Stage profile stickers.
• Finisher gift (if achieved).
• Electronic timing control device.
• Course marking and marshals.
• Sweep and rescue vehicles.
• Liquid and solid feed zones.
• Medical assistance on and off the course.
• Bicycle washing area.
• Guarded bicycle parking.
• Cloakroom.
• Changing rooms, toilets and showers.

Cancellation policy and changes (according to entry fee):
Cancellations requested until October 10th 2020: no penalty.
Cancellations requested after October 10th 2020: transfer to the next edition.
Cancellations or changes must be requested to www.xcm.ucisakarya.com
Registration transfers will only be valid for one edition; otherwise the entry fee will be lost.
If the next edition’s entry fee increases, it will be compulsory to pay the difference in order to transfer the registration.

Restriction of Registration Time;
All registered online riders are obliged to go to the Registration Office at the time and dates listed in the schedule to confirm their registration and have their licenses checked by the commissaires. Riders who do not register in real time in the race office can not participate in the races.

Race Numbers
Registered riders will receive the Activity Book, Race Numbers ( jersey number and bike plate) and circulars with advertisements from our sponsors.

Terms of Registration;
UCI MTB Marathon Series is open to all riders who have a valid UCI license issued by a National Cycling Federation.
Each registration is personal. Transfer of registration or transferring the registration of a participant to another will not be permitted.

Training, Race
In order to start, riders should be present at call of riders (times will be announced at team managers meeting)
Please check the schedule for training times.
The use the track is prohibited, except for training and racing periods, because service vehicles will be on the tracks preparing them for the race or executing regular works within the bike park.
• The time limit will be applied, details will be announced at team managers meeting.

UCI Categories                                                        Open Category

Elite Women                                                               Masters 30 +

Elite Men                                                                                                                  

Disqualification
The following steps are reasons for disqualification from the race.
• Failure to comply with UCI's rules of ethics and to display an attitude contrary to the riders.
• Not passing through any control point on the race track.
• Using shortcuts or motor vehicles.
• Not to have the equipment specified in the specified rules.
• Change the plate number or give it to another rider.
• Compete or participate in the competiton for another.

Shuttle Transfer ( - One Way ); 

İstanbul Airport - Sakarya one way - minibus for 13 people (max 5 bikes) 340 €

İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (Asian Side) - Sakarya one way - minibus for 13 people (max 5 bikes) 280.-€ 

Information regarding registration procedure and entry fees:
www.xcm.ucisakarya.com

Additional services
1. Car rental € 30.00 per day for economic diesel with full insurance

Car rental € 40.00 per day for station wagon with full insurance

Car rental € 80.00 per day for minivan with full insurance

2. Upon request and with extra charge, is possible to transport you and your bicycle from the airport to Sakarya and return, at other hours of your choice.
3. To complete the booking, contact our office at the following phone number:
+90 542 745 80 41 or email us at info@ucisakarya.com and use the code: UCI MTB Marathon Series

Medical Info
Emergency health care services and hospital transfers will be charged. In state hospital patients pay the bills before leaving the hospital. They have the right to collect back the amount they paid by presenting the invoice to their insurance company.
In private hospitals, payment may be asked depending on the patient's insurance policies.

For foreigners who don't speak Turkish, a call line on number 444 47 28 provides interpretive and advisory services 7/24 in English, German, Arabic, Russian, Persian and French.

Onside Medical Services
A. Two paramedic with sleight stretchers
B. One Doctor
C. One Ambulance (Ambulances will provide medical service with three first aid personnels)

Anti-Doping Controls
The UCI anti-doping regulations are entirely applicable to the event. Anti-doping tests will take place at a dedicated location after each race as indicated in the race details of this guide.

Precaution of Covid-19

Health provisions linked to COVID-19, must be respected. We must take care to comply with the social distance rule and use a mask.

Nearest Hospitals;
Sakarya Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi  

Sağlık Caddesi, No:195 Adapazarı / Sakarya 40° 45' 28.7568" and 30° 23' 18.8412''

Sakarya Yenikent Devlet Hastanesi  

M. Cahit Kiraç Bulvarı Karaman / Sakarya 40° 50´ 59.2944" and 30° 20´ 44.6496"

 

Prizes
Prizes for each UCI Category (Elite Men and Women) shall be according UCI Financial obligations (Group 2 –Currency EURO)
The prize list in accordance with UCI Regulations for class 3 race – Europe 2 scale.
The details will be announced on technical meeting. Prize money will be mailed directly from the organizer after receiving the official results of anti-doping testing. Please take note that all prizes are subject Turkish fiscal law. That means we will apply a 24% tax on every prize. Also we will collect 2% for Fund to the BADES.

 

1-The rules will be finalized by the organization company and UCI before the race.
2- Winner of stage, 2nd place and 3rd place winners must be presented to podium. No bikes of winners will be at podium during ceremonies. For the General Classification the first three riders will be presented at podium. Ceremonies will be held according race schedule.
Leader of general classification must wear a jersey given by organizer.
3- Non Appearance after the third call (by the announcer) will lead to the exclusion of the prize money. The award ceremonies take place at the finish line.
4- The first three placed riders of the race attend the official awards ceremony.

Race Course;

XCM
- Distance: 80,8 km for WE

- Distance: 110 km for ME 

- Start / Finish area: Sunflower Bicycle Valley
- Feed Zones: Three

 

18 OCTOBER 2020 STAGE  – XCM for WE

18 OCTOBER 2020 STAGE  – XCM for ME

 

 

18 OCTOBER 2020 STAGE  – START - FINISH XCM