Regulation

REGULATIONS and PRINCIPLES
ULTRA TRAIL OF ANGKOR
(Fourth Edition)
from 18th to 19th January 2020

To avoid any misunderstanding before and during the the race, may we ask you to please take a few minutes of your time to read this document carefully.

COMPETITIONS:
Besides the Ultra Trail of Angkor, 128 Km (UTA 128), we also offer five other different competitions and challenges:
• 64 km Race – Angkor Bayon Trail
• 42 km Race – Angkor Marathon Trail
• 32 km Race – Angkor Jungle Trail
• 16 km Race – Angkor Temple Run
• 16 km Race – Angkor Nordic Walking
• 16 km Walk and Hike – no time

These races will take place in and around the archaeological site of Angkor, in Cambodia, which is composed of a multitude of majestic temples.  It was one of the capitals of the Khmer Empire from the 9th to the 15th century and since 1992, it has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

An unforgettable challenge “A worldwide event for the fifthth edition” on a 400-km2 track.
Runners will cross several exceptional sites dominated by mountains and temples, evolving through impressive landscapes over a vast area where rice fields, forests, villages offer panoramas of surprising diversity.

FOUR DIFFERENT CHALLENGES AVAILABLE:

  “Master Relay UTA 128” Challenge: For teams of four runners participating in the Ultra Trail of Angkor (128 Km) relay – companies/cities/regions/military and schools or other associations such as clubs, brand teams… This race will push through only if there are a minimum of seven (7) official teams registered for the event. Each Team must have four relay runners each running 32 km – The four relay runners will cross the finish line together and they should group together 3 km before the finish line.

IMPORTANT: In case of injury (validated by the organization) of one of the team members, the 3 members of the team will be permitted to finish the race instead of 4 members. However, the part of the relay race that was not carried-out by the injured runner must be completed by the next runner.

If the minimum quota of 7 teams is not reached, the “MASTER RELAY UTA 128” challenge will not take place and in this case, there would be no team rankings.

  “UTA 128” Team Challenge: For teams of three to five runners (men and women or mixed of the same ranking) participating in the Angkor Ultra Trail (128 Km). The classification (ranking) is determined by adding the running times registered by each participant. The team with the shortest average time will be declared the winner. This race will push through only if there are a minimum of seven (7) official teams registered for the event.

 “DUO UTA 128” Couple Challenge:  For teams of two mixed runners (men and women) participating in the Ultra Trail of Angkor (128 Km). This race will push through only if there are a minimum of seven (7) official teams registered for the event.

 “Angkor Relay 224” Team Challenge: For teams of three runners participating in three individual challenges on the program: UTA 128 – Angkor Bayon Trail (64km) – Angkor Jungle Trail (32 km). This race will push through only if there are a minimum of seven (7) official teams registered for the event.The classification is determined by adding the running times registered by each member. The team with the shortest average time will be declared the winner.

Article 1: CONDITIONS OF THE PARTICIPATION & RESPONSIBILITIES
The participant will undertake one of the chosen competitions being fully aware of the details of the challenge.
The participant certifies to have the physical fitness necessary to compete in the long distance and intense race and to be perfectly prepared for his/her participation in this type of competition.
The participant certifies to be able to run the race in total independence between the two checkpoints and to face any physical or mental problem that he/she may encounter during the competition, on or outside the course in case he/she is isolated following an orientation mistake.
The participant agrees that the organization is not responsible if he/she encounters any physical or mental problem during the competition.

Article 2: THE SIX SCHEDULED CHALLENGES
Ultra Trail of Angkor races: “UTA 128”, “Angkor Bayon Trail – 64 km ”, “ Angkor Marathon Trail – 42 km”, “Angkor Jungle Trail – 32 km ” , “Angkor Temple Run – 16 km ” and “Angkor Nordic Walking – 16 km” are events organized by the Sport Development and Performance Organization, hereafter referred to as “S.D.P.O.”.The Regulations shall rule in these events and will be in effect once the participant has given his/her commitment. The participant will be a runner (individual or team) or a walker.

Article 3: RULES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RACE
The events are international and open to any competitor, professional runner or amateur (a medical certificate is required for everybody). These are for the following categories: hope, senior, master, men and women.
•    A minimum age of 18 is required to participate in the Ultra Trail of Angkor (128 km)
•    A minimum age of 18 is required to     participate in the Angkor Bayon Trail (64 km)
•    A minimum age of 18 is required to     participate in the Angkor Marathon Trail (42 km)
•    A minimum age of 18 is required to     participate in the Angkor Jungle Trail (32 km)
•    A minimum age of 16 is required to     participate in the Angkor Temple Run (16 km)

  • A minimum age of 16 is required to  participate in the Angkor Nordic Walking (16 km)

For UTA 128, it is recommended that the participant has at least participated in one marathon or one trail of a distance of over 40 km in a calendar year.

Click for the rules and principles of the race: REGULATION and PRINCIPLES UTA – UK – 2020 – EDITED

ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE RACE

I have read the Rules and Principles of the race(s) and I agree with its terms and conditions. (25 articles)
The participation in the Angkor Ultra Trail, or one of the four other chosen challenges brings about the unconditional acceptance of this Regulation.