LETNICA TRAIL

20Km / 1000D+

20K - REGISTRATION OPENS IN SEPTEMBER
IDEAL FOR RECREATIONAL ATHLETES LOOKING TO TAKE THEIR FIRST STEPS INTO TRAIL RUNNING AS WELL AS FAMILY AND FRIENDS TRAVELLING WITH RUNNERS RACING THE LONGER DISTANCES.

20K RACE INTRO

The beginners and runners who like short and fast sections can enjoy our shortest route Letnica Trail - 22K 1100D+/-. Starting from the village of Velgosti you pass a beautiful river canyon (following the river Letnica) and rise above to the best view above the town Ohrid. From there you descend through one of the most technical trails on the mountain down to the lakeshore and finish line.
start: 27 MAY 2023, 10:30, Velgoshti
distance: 22,6 km
ascent: 1,100 m D+
descend: 1,240 m D-
time limit: 6 h
aid stations: 2
utmb: 20K
itra: 1 points
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PRICE
Early bird: -- EUR until Oct.31
Regular: -- EUR until May.10
[optional] Branded Race T-Shirt: -- EUR

TECHNICAL DETAILS

LETNICA TRAIL 20 km // 1,100 m+ TIMECHART
Check pointAltitudeLocationCumul. km.D+ cumul.D- cumul.Split kmD+ splitD- splitFastestSlowestTime limitFacilities
START/D770Velgoshti0,0000,00010:3010:30Monastery St.Petka, Velgoshti
CP121327Letnica7,77362307,773623011:1512:50Food and drinks
CP131054Velestovo 216,110768438,434061312:0515:00Food and drinks
FINISH700Ohrid22,6110012406,73338712:3516:2516:306 hours to finish

FAQ

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
* Each runner competes at their own responsibility.
* By paying the registration fee, the participants accept the terms and conditions and agree to take part at their own risk.
* Runners must be in good physical shape.
* The race will take place in all weather conditions, unless the safety of the runners is at risk (extreme storm like in 2022 edition). In such case the organizing committee will decide upon an alternative trail, alternative parts of the trail or complete cancellation of the race.
* Due to difficulty of the race, runners under the age of 18 cannot take part in 40, 60, 100 km distances.
* The trail will be well marked (exclusively red flags in nature, marking tape in urban areas, sign posts at crossroads…). Race staff and volunteers will be present at key points in order to direct the runners.
* The organizer does not accept liability for any damage or injury made by the competitors to themselves, to other competitors or to a third person.
* The organizer does not accept liability for any damage made to running gear.
* Should the route marking be missing at given trail sections, runners have to report it at the nearest check point.
* All runners must carry the mandatory gear.
* All runners must follow the marked path. Any use of shortcuts and running out of the marked trail will be punished accordingly. In case you don’t see any route markings for more than 200 meters, go back to the last marking and re-check the possibility of continuing.
* The organizer reserves the right to change the routes.
* By signing up, you allow the processing of your registration data in TREX and Ohrid Ultra-Trail databases.
REGISTRATION FEES & DISCOUNTS
Races registration fees to be announced soon.
*Payment by invoice is possible as well.

DISCOUNTS:
10% = Group registrations (minimum number of runners is 5).
30% = Local runners from Ohrid, Struga and Resen regions only. 
FREE = 2022 edition podium holders of each race distance.
FREE = Runners with ITRA Performance Index greater than 730 (male) and 575 (female) or National athletic champions or Olympians.
FREE = Enthusiastic and/or influential members of the outdoor and running community.
 
(for discounts please contact us by email race@ohridultratrail.com before registering latest by 20.04.2023)
START PACK
Ohrid Ultra-Trail Bandana (100/60/40/20K)
Ohrid Ultra-Trail technical T-shirt (100/60K only)
GPX file of the route
Course markings
National park entry fee
Bus transfer from Ohrid to the start (60/40/20K)
Well stocked aid stations
Race photos
Split times and live tracking throughout the race
Medical and Mountain rescue teams on the course
Race specific finishers medals
After race refreshments and meal
Life-time bragging rights ;)
MANDATORY GEAR
Mandatory gear is meant for your own safety - don't underestimate the Power of Nature! In case of bad weather conditions, the event organizer has the right to ask for additional mandatory gear, which will be announced a day before race start.

Mandatory equipment

Mandatory Clothes & ЕquipmentOhrid Ultra-Trail® 100KGalicica Ultra 60KSamotska Trail 40KLetnica Trail 20K
Race pack or running vestMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED
Mobile phone fully charged and with activated roamingMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY
Water bottles or bladder - 1 litre minimum volumeMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED
BIB number clearly visible in the front part of the body (provided by organiser)MANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY
Trail running shoesMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED
Survival (emergency) blanketMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY*
WhistleMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY
Waterproof jacket - suitable for mountain conditions (gore-tex or similar)MANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY/
Windproof jacket or long-sleeve midlayer topRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDED
Cup 150ml. min.MANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY
Headlamp with spare batteriesMANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORY/
First aid set (elastic bandage)MANDATORYMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED
Hat/bandanaMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED/
GlovesRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDED/
Solid food, energy bars, gelsMANDATORYMANDATORYRECOMMENDED/
Hiking polesRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDEDRECOMMENDED
*If participants of Letnica Trail 20K do not have emergency blanket they must bring a windproof jacket as a replacement item.
Don't forget to bring the following equipment:
* Mobile phone with roaming enabled - memorize the following numbers: 
   ** Race organization phone +389 71 246 423 (in case of drop-outs and getting lost) 
   ** SOS mountain rescue phone +389 13-112 (in case of a medical emergency)
* BIB number must be placed at the front of your body, on your t-shirt or shorts or a belt. Do not place the bib number on your running pack/vest - chances are it may not be validated by the electronic timing system! 
* Running with another runner's bib number - immediate disqualification.
* Emergency blanket - it's a life-saver in case of hypothermia and freezing weather!!!
* You need to bring your own drinking cup (15 cL minimum). There will be no plastic cups at aid stations, so each runner must provide their own even at the finish area.
* You must carry additional batteries or an additional head lamp (100K and 60K races).
* The waterproof jacket (10,000mm+) must have a hood and taped seams.
* Basic first aid kit is consisted of at least of a gauze, an elastic bandage and a packet of plasters.
* Long trousers or leggings, which fully cover your skin (due to bad weather may be included in the mandatory gear).
* Additional warm middle layer, which covers your arms in full (due to bad weather may be included in the mandatory gear).
PENALTIES AND DISQUALIFICATION
* Each runner must be recorded at all checkpoints. Penalty for missing a checkpoint is disqualification or time penalty by race director's discretion. Using shortcuts, not following the marked path, coming to a check point or station from the wrong direction results in at least time penalty for each irregularity.
* Each runner must have and must show the mandatory equipment when asked to do so. Penalty for incomplete mandatory gear is 30 minutes for every missing item. If you do not show the equipment, you are disqualified.
* Running with another runner's bib number - disqualification.
* Disposal of trash on the trail or next to it, disturbing wildlife – disqualification.
* Using transport during the race – disqualification.
* Insulting the organizer or volunteers – disqualification.
* Failing to help a fellow runner in distress – disqualification.
* Proceeding after the time limit – disqualification.
* Disqualification or penalty can be immediate or upon detection of the irregularity.
REFUNDS
If a participant is unable to participate and wishes to cancel their registration, they must notify the organizers by email at race@ohridultratrail.com:
- Cancellation until 20.04.2023: 80% refund.
- Cancellation until 10.05.2023: 50% refund.
* Refund after 11.05.2022 is not possible, regardless of the reason why the runner cannot participate in the competition. In this case, the runner will also waive the starting package and all other event benefits.
* Changing race distance - if a participant is registered and had paid the fee and decides to change race distances, they must send a request by email to race@ohridultratrail.com by 10.05.2023.
* Passing bib number to another runner - if a participant is registered and had paid the fee decides not to participate in the race, but wants to give his starting number to another runner, they must send a request by email to race@ohridultratrail.com by 10.05.2023, at latest.
* Organizer will also transfer all registrations for 2024 in case of event cancellation due to COVID.
PHOTO & VIDEO
On registration, participants authorize the organizers to freely use any images depicting athletes during their participation in Ohrid Ultra-Trail®, whether still or in movement, with no territorial or time limits.
Please check race rules & regulations for further details!

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