1. ORGANISATION
SWIMRUN NORWAY
SEMSBYVEIEN 81
3170 SEM

2. SWIMRUN RACE COURSE
THE COURSE
• THE RACE COURSE WILL BE MARKED.
• THE ATHLETES MUST FOLLOW THE MARKED COURSE
• IF ATHLETES DON’T FOLLOW THE COURSE THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
AIDSTATIONS
• THERE WILL BE FOOD AND AID STATIONS.
MEDICAL/FIRST AID STATION
• WE WILL HAVE MEDICAL STAFF ON BOATS FOLLOWING THE ATHLETES.

3. ENTRY CONDITIONS
• YOU NEED TO BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO ENTER THE EVENT.
• ATHLETES COMPETE IN TEAMS CONSISTING OF TWO.
• YOU NEED TO BE IN GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION TO ENTER THE EVENT.
• THERE IS MEN’S, WOMEN’S AND MIXED TEAM CATEGORY.

4. RACE EQUIPMENT
• ALL SWIMRUN TEAMS NEED TO BRING ALL THEIR EQUIPMENT FROM START TO FINISH, IF A TEAM DON’T BRING ALL THEIR EQUIPMENT TO THE FINISH, THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
EQUIPMENT CHECK BEFORE RACE START.
• BEFORE THE RACE START THE ORGANIZATION WILL CARRY OUT A MANDATORY GEAR CHECK.
EQUIPMENT NOT ALLOWED
• FLOTATION DEVICES/HELP THAT ARE LARGER THAN 100 CM X 60 CM

MANDATORY RACE EQUIPMENT PR. TEAM (NOT SUPPLIED BY ORGANIZATION)
• 2 WETSUITS SUITABLE FOR WATER TEMPERATURE OF ABOUT 14 DEGREES CELSIUS.
• 2 WHISTLES
• 1 PERSONAL AID KIT

MANDATORY RACE EQUIPMENT PR. TEAM, SUPPLIED BY THE SWIMRUN ORGANIZATION.
• 2 RACE BIBS THAT MUST BE WORN VISIBLE AT ALL TIME DURING THE COMPETITION
• 1 TIMING CHIP/TRACKER
• 2 SWIMCAPS THAT MUST BE WORN DURING ALL THE SWIM SECTIONS.
RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT
• PULLBOUY AND PADDELS

5. TIMING
• THE RACE WILL BE TIMED FROM THE RACE START UNTIL THE LAST OF THE TWO TEAM MEMBERS PASSES THE FINISH LINE.
• EACH TEAM NEEDS TO CARRY ONE TRACKER FOR THE ENTIRE RACE. DO NOT LOSE. THE RACE WILL BE TIMED LIVE, AND LIVE TIMING WILL BE AVALIBLE ON OUR WEBPAGE: WWW.SWIMRUN.NO

6. GENERAL INFORMATION
• THE ATHLETES SHALL READ AND UNDERSTAND THE SWIMRUN RULES.
• THE ATHLETES NEEDS TO RESPECT OTHER ATHLETES/TEAMS, SPECTATORS, THE ORGANIZATION AND LOCAL INHABITANTS.
• ALL ATHLETES NEEDS TO SHOW FAIRPLAY AND ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE UNFAIR METHODS TO FINISH THE RACE.
• ANY KIND OF DOPING IS FORBIDDEN, WE FOLLOW WADAS REGULATIONS AND NIF RULES.
• IN CASE OF EMERGENCY ATHLETES ARE OBLIGED TO HELP IF ASKED BY THE ORGANIZATION.
DURING SWIMRUN
• ALL ATHLETES PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN RISK
• ANY TEAM ARE OBLIGED TO HELP ANY OTHER TEAM THAT HAVE SUSTAINED INJURY OR HAVE BECOME SICK.
• IF A TEAM ABANDON THE RACE, THEY WILL REPORT THIS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO THE RACE ORGANIZATION
• IT IS FORBIDDEN FOR THE TEAMS TO LITTER (THROW TRASH) IN THE NATURE. ANY TEAM DOING THIS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

7. SAFETY
• DURING THE SWIM: THE TEAM MEMBERS OF EACH TEAM HAS TO STAY NO MORE THAN 15 METERS APART.
• DURING THE RUN: THE TEAM MEMBERS OF EACH TEAM HAS TO STAY NO MORE THAN 50 METERS APART.
• THE RACE ORGANIZATION RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY TEAM TO CONTINUE IF THE ARE EVALUATED AS INCAPABLE OF CONTINUING BECAUSE OF FATIGUE.
• THERE WILL BE SAFETY BOATS ALONG ALL SWIM SECTIONS.

8. RACE JURY
THE RACE JURY ARE THE RACE DIRECTOR AND TWO OTHER PERSONS FROM THE RACE ORGANIZATION,
THE TASKS OF THE RACE JURY ARE:
• ALL DECISIONS REGARDING DISQUALIFICATIONS.
• HANDLE PROTESTS.
• MAKE SURE THE RACE RULES ARE ENFORCED.
• DECISIONS ABOUT COURSE CHANGES.
AT LEAST TWO MEMBERS OF THE JURY IS NEEDED TO BE ABLE TO TAKE A RACE JURY DECISION.
• THE RACE JURY HAS THE RIGHT TO USE “COMMON SENSE” TO TAKE A DECISION ABOUT ARISEN SITUATION IF IT IS NOT CLEAR IN THE RULES
• ANY DECISION OF THE RACE JURY IS DEFINITIVE.
PROTESTS
• IF A TEAM WOULD LIKE TO PROTEST, THAT MUST HAND IN A WRITTEN PROTEST TO THE RACE ORGANISATION WITHIN AN HOUR AFTER FINISHING THE RACE.
• ALL PROTEST MUST INCLUDE:
• TEAM NUMBER AND TEAM MEMBERS SIGNATURE
• THE REASON OF THE PROTEST
• IF THE PROTEST INCLUDES ANOTHER TEAM, THEN THEIR TEAM NUMBER NEEDS TO BE INCLUDED.
IF A A PROTEST DOES NOT FULFILL THE CRITERIA OF THE ABOVE POINTS IT IS BEING IGNORED.
ANY JURY DECISIONS WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO THE INVOLVED PARTS AS SOON AS IT HAS BEEN MADE.
DISQUALIFICATIONS
• IF A TEAM FAIL TO FOLLOW THE SWIMRUN RULES THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE
• DURING THE SWIMRUN IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE FROM OTHER PEOPLE THAN THE RACE ORGANIZATION.
• ALL TEAMS NEEDS TO FINISH WITHOUT EXTERNAL HELP.

9. MEDIA AND SPONSOR EXPOSURE
SPONSOR MARKINGS
• THE TEAMS ARE ALLOWED TO HAVE SPONSORS LOGOS ON THEIR RACE GEAR.
RACE BIBS
• THE RACE BIBS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE MODIFIED IN ANY WAY AND MUST BE WORN ALL THE TIME
PICTURES AND FILM FREE RIGHTS
• THE PARTICIPANTS IN SWIMRUN GIVES THE RACE ORGANISATION THE RIGHT TO USE PICTURES AND FILM MATERIAL TAKEN DURING THE RACE FREE OF RIGHTS IN MARKETING ONLINE AND OFFLINE, PRESS MATERIAL, INTERNET, TELEVISION AND MOVIES.

10. ACCEPTING THE SWIMRUN RULES
BY PAYING THE ENTRY FEE AND STARTING THE RACE EACH TEAM MEMBER ACCEPT AND AGREE TO FOLLOW THE RACE RULES.