Rules

This page contains important information for the relay race. Make sure all members of your team are aware of the race rules.

Registration and bibs

Participation is allowed only for people having a work contract with the company they represent. In order to be a valid participant and the achievement of your team recorded, you need to have a race number visible on your chest from the start to the end of the run and a relay baton of your team, carried by the start order. Participants without bibs will be disqualified. We’ll give you 4 safety pins to pin your number to your clothes.

You’ll get your registration numbers from the corporate networking event on friday before the race. You’ll receive additional info about this event via email.

You need to sign a declaration that you agree with the terms of the event and that you release us of liability during the event.

Please remember your team’s racing number in order to ease the registration process.

Getting to the start

You can use public transport or car to get to Business Park Sofia. If you come by car, please park it outside of the Business Park (on the spots with th 3 “P”s) , as the park will be closed for cars. Only companies residing in the Business Park and having access to the parking building will be able to enter it from the north entrance.

If you are coming by bicycle please tie it securecly so it is not an obstacle for runners or other people.

Start, laps and electronic timekeeping

Please arrive at the start zone at least an hour earlier. The start is at 10:15 sharp for the first participant of a team.

Every participant must make 4 laps (1 km each) before they pass the relay to their team mate.

Your baton contains a RFID chip, which will count your net time at the moment the first runner of a team passes through the start arch until the fourth runner makes all their laps. Timekeeping is electronic and your time is net which means that it counts your me and not the time from starting horn. A participant starting in front of the crowd does not have a time advantage.

In case you decide to leave the event, please contact the organizers at the tent in the starting zone to sign you off.

Winners’ ceremony is at 12:00 h.

SECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR RELAY MEMBERS

Only runner #1 should be present at the start zone in 10h. All others must remain in the relay transfer zone for their team.

Relay transfer happens at the central park alley on the spot marked with your team racing number. All team members must remain at their relay transfer positions until the last team member finishes their 4th lap. Teams with more or less than 16 laps will be disqualified. In other words: don’t pass near the arch with the baton if you’re not running your lap.

Every team will get medal, please come at the start zone after the fourth team member finishes so you can get your medals.

Refreshments

After the start there will be a refreshment point with water, Gatorade and fruit. Please do not litter and put the bottles in the bins. We’ll provide also garbage bags along the road.

Caution: When you finish you can get water and fruit but keep away from the race track and leave the runners to use the refreshment station with priority!

We’ll have professional photographers engaged, so you can use our photo pane to create memorable photos of the event.

Luggage, wardrobe

We can keep your luggage during the event. You will find a sticker with your number in the goody bag. Please stick it to your luggage before handing it to us. You’ll get your luggage when presenting your bib after the race. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR LUGGAGE!!! WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VALUABLES LOST OT STOLEN.

WC

There is chemical WC 50m from the start.

Safety

There will be a medical team marked on the map. Please contact the organisers or the medical team if you do not feel well.

We expect sun and high temperatures, but dress well and take additional clothes to wear after the finish.