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Registration

Payment
The registration fee payment is done at the time the athlete registers in the race using one of the following cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, which can either be debit or credit.

To participate in MIUT is it necessary to have a qualification race?
Yes, to register in the races MIUT (115km) and ULTRA (85 km) the athlete must have finished a trail-running single stage race between 01-01-2016 and athlete's registration day.

- For the race MIUT, the participant must have finished a race with a minimum of 4 ITRA (International Trail-Running Association) points.

- For the race ULTRA, the participant must have finished a race with a minimum of 2 ITRA (International Trail-Running Association) points.

I want to race in MIUT (115 km) or ULTRA (85 km), but I still don't have the necessary points. Can I sign up to secure a place and later submit my points?
No. Reservations will not be accepted. You can only register when you already have the required points.

Registration fees

Race

27/10/2018 to 31/12/2018

01/01/2019 to 31/01/2019

01/02/2019 to 28/02/2019

MIUT

115,00 €

130,00 €

160,00 €

ULTRA

90,00 €

105,00 €

125,00 €

MARATHON

50,00 €

60,00 €

75,00 €

MINI

25,00 €

35,00 €

50,00 €

 

Can someone else run with my race bib?
No. No one may run in place of the person who appears on the list of registered participants.

Can I change my current race to another distance?
Yes. It is allowed to change to another race, provided that there are still available places on that race. This change can only be made up to the 28th of February 2019. If the change is to a race with a higher registration fee, the differential payment will be made based on the values in use on the date of the change. If the change is to a race with a lower registration fee, there will be no return of the difference. No matter the change you want to do there is always an administrative fee of 10,00 €  (Article 3.3 of the regulation).

I wan to cancel my registration. Can I be refunded? How should I proceed? 
The participant may at any time request the cancellation of it's registration.

In case of having paid the refund tax at the time of enrollment, the participant may be reimbursed under the following conditions:

until January 10th, 2019

80% of the fee will be refund

From January 11th to February 10th, 2019

70% of the fee will be refund

From February 11th to Mars 10th, 2019

60% of the fee will be refund

From March 11th to March 31st, 2019 50% of the fee will be refund
From April 1st to April 23rd, 2019 40% of the fee will be refund during the month following the race, with the presentation of the medical certificate dated from the period in question.


To request a refund, you have to download the corresponding form available on the website, fill it out and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (a refund will be made to the payment card used in the registration).

When canceling the registration, the participant is no longer entitled to receive the participation kit.

I am registered for one of the races but I cannot participate this year due to an accident. Can I have my inscription "frozen" for next year?
No, the organization will not "freeze" any of the registrations for future editions. (Article 3.3 of the regulation).

If I don’t participate in the race, do I still have the right to the participant’s kit? How can I get it?
In case the participant can not participate in the event and without canceling the registration, the participant may authorize someone else to pick up the participation kit. To do this you will need to download the form from the official website, fill it in and sign. This document must be presented at check-in along with a copy of the identification document used in the application.
The organization can facilitate the sending of trophies, prizes, or other elements by postal mail or other means of distribution, upon request by the participant and after paying all the expenses inherent with shipment (postage box and postage) plus an administrative fee of € 5.00.

The registrations are sold out, is there any possibility to get a bib?
It may be possible to get a bib if you make a donation as described in the article 3.7 of the regulation or buyin an accommodation package as described in the article 3.8 of the regulation. Limited bib's.

I won’t be 18 years old on the date of the start of the event. Can I participate?
Yes, but only if completing 18 years old till 31st of December of 2019. The regulations of the FPA (Portuguese Athletics Federation), of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) and of the IAU (International Association of Ultrarunners) don’t allow the participation of under 18 year olds in races with more than 10 km (Article 1.1 of the regulation).

Check-In

What do I need for the check-in?
You need to present the identification card you used during the registrations, the backpack or similar equipment which you will use on the race and the Term of responsibility which must be duly signed. (Article 3.5.2 of the regulation).

Can someone else do the check-in for me?
No, the check-in must be done by the participant. 

My flight arrives after the closure of the check-in. How can I do it?
Participants who are unable to check in within the scheduled time on April 26 for the reason of late arrival to Madeira may do so later by simply sending an email to the organization requesting for late check-in due to late arrival (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Transport

Are there any transport services?
Yes. The organization will provide transportation from Machico to the start of each race to all participants who request it during check-in. The organization will also provide transportation to the finish area, in case of retirement or if you are retained by the organization. (Article 3.6.1 of the regulation).

Will there be transportation for guests?
Yes, there will be transportation but only to attend the start of the different races and your friends or family will have to purchase a ticket at the event center

Assistance

Can I have personal assistance during the race?
Yes, but only the participants from the races MIUT and ULTRA may receive personal assistance given only by one person, duly accredited to do so, and only in the checkpoints previously established by the organization. It is strictly prohibited to get any other external support, including professional assistance (medical, coach, team). (Article 1.5 of the regulations).

How to do the accreditation of the person who will provide personal assistance?
- Participants in the races MIUT and ULTRA are allowed to receive external aid, only given by the person who presents the ticket to access the Personal Assistance zone. This ticket will be provided to the participant in the check-in.

Do you have medical assistance during the race?
Yes. There will be medical assistance at aid stations marked in the checkpoints table of each race.

Can I have access to a bag for my personal belongings?
Yes. A bag for changing clothes and / or other items will be provided to the participants in the MIUT and ULTRA races, which will be sent to the control, which will be located approximately midway through the race and later to the finish line. For the MARATHON and MINI races, this bag will be sent directly to the finish line (arrival).

Where should that bag be delivered?
The athletes will deliver their bag at the starting area.

Where do I get my bag that I delivered at the start?
The bag can be lifted in the arrival zone upon bib presentation. However, the bag will only be delivered on the last day at the time set in the event program. It may be lifted before, if it is already in the bag collection area.

Accident insurance

Am I covered by any insurance during the race?
Yes. The organization has civil liability and personal accidents insurance that covers all the participants. (Article 2.13 of the regulation).

How should I proceed in case of an accident during the race?
You must contact immediately the organization, through the emergency number which will be printed on your race bib. The organization will refer you to the medical institution best suited to your problem. (Article 2.13 of the regulation).

Retirements

What must I do in case of retirement?
You can only pull out of the race on the checkpoints. The athlete who wants to give up, need to get to the checkpoint and then inform the organization of his/her decision. In case of an accident or injury in which the participant remains immobilized and unable to get to a checkpoint, he/she should activate the rescue operation by contacting the organization. (Article 2.7 of the regulation)

Checkpoints

What are the checkpoints?
Checkpoints are points of mandatory passage and are located in areas described by the organization. On the checkpoints the time of passage of each athlete is registered, and in some cases there is some food and drinks to be consumed on-site by those participating. (Article 2.7 of the regulation)

What food I can find in a checkpoint with supplies?
There will be checkpoints with only beverages and others with food and drink.

Solids: banana, orange, figs, tomatoes, potatoes chips, bars of cereals, cake, chocolate, nutella, jam, cheese, bread, bread toast, biscuits of water and salt, peanuts, olives, salt and soup.
Liquids: water, water with gas, drink isotonic, pepsi cola, coffee and tea.
Only water will be provided to fill the tanks and other containers of the participants.

Time barriers

What is a time barrier?
It is the time limit for the passage of the athletes on checkpoint. The barriers have been calculated so that the participants can reach the finish line in the designated time limit, including possible stops (rest, supplies, etc.). (Article 2.5 of the regulation)

Is there any tolerance in a time barrier?
No.

Is the time barrier intended only for entry into the checkpoint?
No, in order to be allowed to continue, athletes must leave the checkpoint before the time barrier. (Article 2.5 of the regulation)

If I get to the checkpoint some seconds before the time barrier, I can proceed?
Yes you can. You should only register your passage and continue the race. You can’t stay at the checkpoint.

Can I be barred from continuing in the race if I am still at the checkpoint at the time of activation of the time barrier? Even if I arrived 10 minutes before?
Yes, you will be barred from continuing and, consequently, you will be disqualified. You have to leave the checkpoint before the activation of the time barrier.

If I am eliminated from the race, can I continue?
You can do so through the delivery of a portion of the race bib, detachable for that effect, and continue on your own responsibility and in complete autonomy. (Article 2.5 of the regulation)

Prizes

I am one of the winners but I can’t be on the awards ceremony. Can I receive it afterwards?
Yes. But you will have to assume all the expenses of its shipping by mail or other means of distribution.

Do all the races have prizes for all the finishers?Y
es. The finisher award is given out right after the conclusion of the race.

Does MIUT give qualification points for the UTMB?
Yes. The conclusion of the MIUT, ULTRA and MARATHON races give 5, 4 and 2 points, respectively.

Meals

What is the Pasta-party?
It is a meal (dinner) which will take place on Thursday, April 25th. This meal consists of pasta and different types of sauces. The participant may acquire the ticket for this meal at the time of registration or acquire it later in the store [email protected] at the EXPO [email protected] Friends and family can also participate through the purchase of tickets at the event center.

Is there a meal for the athletes at the end of the race?
Yes. All athletes, finishers or not, are entitled to a meal.

Will there be meals for guests?
Yes. But you will have to buy tickets in the store [email protected] at the EXPO [email protected]

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