All mandatory gears need to be carried throughout the race and the recommended gears should be arranged on runners’ own. (Gear that is underlined is provided by the Race Organizing Committee).
●Race number bib
●GPS tracking device
●Navigation equipment (handheld GPS, wearable device with GPS tracking, mobile phone with GPS route tracking function APP installed, etc.)
●Mobile phone: shall be turned on all the time during the race; shall use China Telecom SIM card
●Power Bank: with capacity greater than 6000mA and be fully charged when starting the race.
●Emergency space blanket (140cm*210cm)
●Resealable bag (for personal thing or trash)
●Lighting equipment: two headlamps or torches (with two sets of spare batteries in 100% charge state)
●Warm top: wool, fleece or down jacket, weighing not less than 200g
●Warm pants: Weight not less than 200g
●Windproof Jacket: waterproof and breathable, with cap and pressing rubber, minimum waterproof coefficient: 10000 hydrostatic pressure
●Windproof Pants: waterproof and breathable with pressing rubber
●Foodstuffs of which energy supply is not less than 1000 Kcal
●Aid bandage: 6cm*100cm
●Fleecy or worsted hat
●Insulated full-fingered gloves
●Water-carrying pouch/bladder/bottles with a capacity not less than 1L
●Complete medical kits including sterile gauze, elastic bandages, medical tape suitable to wrap a sprained ankle, butterfly bandages and band-aids, sterilized alcohol wipes, blister and foot-care supplies, anti-chafing cream and NSAID’s like Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, etc.
●Sunblock and SPF-rated lip balm
●Spare headlamps or flashlights with spare batteries
●Personal medicines (suggested: aspirin, paracetamol, Fenbid, 6542 tablets, Astemizole/ chlortrimeton, hemostatic gauze, elastic bandage, etc.)
●Extra trail running shoes/socks
When the runner collects the event package, he/she needs to pay a GPS tracker deposit of RMB 500. After completion of the race, runners can collect the deposit upon return of their GPS tracker. If there is any loss or damage, the deposit will not be refunded.
The race is a high-altitude event with high risks. In order to ensure the safety of runners, the organizing committee will carry out mandatory gear inspection in the following situations:
●Mandatory gears will be checked at the time of the athlete race packet pick-up site. If there is a missing item, the race packet will not be issued.
●Mandatory gears will also be checked at the starting line; the absence of any item will disqualify the runner.
●Mandatory gears will be checked at both the start point and the finish point. During the race, runners will also be subject to random gear checks from on-course staff. Runners found to be without a piece of mandatory gear will be disqualified there and then. Runners found out to be without complete mandatory gears will not be allowed to continue the race, stay put, wait for race staff and vehicles returning to the finish point, and cooperate with arrangement by race staff.
6.8Penalties for Violations:
The organizing committee will arrange staff and judges at the start/finish point and at each checkpoint. Runners who violate any of the following rules will be disqualified from participating in this competition for a time period of two years. If the circumstances are serious, they will be banned for life.
●Competitors must complete all the races independently. They must not ride on horses, vehicles, etc. They must not accept support from non-organizing committee. They must not carry and use oxygen devices or other breathing apparatuses, otherwise they will be disqualified from the race.
●Competitors must strictly adhere to the race course as organized and announced by the race organizing committee. It is forbidden to cut or otherwise skip parts of the course. The mileage and cumulative climb generated by the track shall not be less than the standard track parameters published by the organizing committee. Violators will be disqualified.
●If a runner fails to pass all the timing points set for the race, he or she will be disqualified.
●Runners who do not accept the inspection of mandatory gears or do not carry the mandatory gears as required will be disqualified.
●Runners who alter, modify, transfer or counterfeit one’s race bib/number will be disqualified and face a life-ban of the race.
● Runners who finish the race in relay will be disqualified.
●Disobeying the reasonable commands of the race staff.
●Runners who forced their way into the race course after the CP closing time will result in disqualification.
●Interference with the competition, malicious competition, picking quarrels and deceiving others will result in disqualification.
●15 minutes will be fined (until wearing the number bib correctly) for failing to wear the number bib correctly or deliberately blocking/hiding the number bib.
●One hour will be fined for littering.
●Any other violation of race rules shall be given a penalty by the referee.
Note: The use of false information to obtain eligibility is at your own risk.
6.9Adjustments or Cancellation of the Race
If any adverse circumstances occur, including but not limited to fires, thunderstorms, earthquakes, rainstorms, mudslides, landslides, etc., the Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel or temporarily adjust the schedule of events; due to natural disasters, wars, demonstrations, outbreaks of disease, and in the event of a force majeure that results in the cancellation of the event, the race will not refund the race entry fee.