What will the trail running athletics competitions be like? Post-Covid?

The document includes, competitions in stadiums, en route, walking, Trail Running. Etc.

La Spanish Athletics Federation has published a performance guide and recommendations for organizing Post-Covid competitions 19 based on the protocol developed by the CSD for the return to training and the restart of federated and professional competitions.

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performance guide and recommendations for organizing Post-Covid competitions 19
performance guide and recommendations for organizing Post-Covid competitions 19

The document includes, competitions in stadiums, en route, walking, Trail Running. Etc.

We collect what is specified in the case of road test outputs, as it can give us an idea of ​​what races could be like in the future.

Start of 200 runners

The Federation recommends a start of 200 simultaneous runners as long as the distance of 1 to 2 meters between each athlete.

This number will be determined by the maximum number of athletes that can be placed in line at an exit respecting the specified distances.

If the athlete number is greater than 200, starts every 5/10 minutes

If the number of athletes is greater than 200, batches of departure with a minimum of 5/10 minutes between each departure.

It is recommended to organize departures by categories / age groups, balancing those 200 athletes every 5/10 minutes. The distances between rows will be at least 2 meters.

WHO Basic Recommendations
WHO Basic Recommendations

Each race must adjust the starts, depending on its route and distance.

Regardless of the above, the organization shall adjust the times between each departure depending on the distance the route has, the design of the same (especially considering the areas of smaller amplitude) and the minimum space required between the participants in that section.

If the exit is made by drawer system

In the same way, if the exit has been made by the drawer system referenced to the estimated end times, it is recommended that the organization carry out the staggered output depending on the number of participants in each drawer and of the minimum interpersonal spaces and distances required in the areas of lesser width.

In the finish area

It's recommended that no finish tape, or that it is disposable for each arrival.

Access by other athletes will not be allowed who have finished in the finish area, as is the case in relay competitions.

Athletes They will leave the finish area, collect their supplies and go to an open area.

In the event that the participation or duration of the event is greater, it is recommended that the provisioning is in an open space, as far away from the finish area as possible.

Only the essential staff must stay in this area

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