General information

FRIBOURG BY NIGHT TRAIL (FBNT) 6TH EDITION 11 DECEMBER 2021

COVID MEASURES : for now our local authorities do not require a sanitary pass for our event

Date: Saturday 11th of December 2021

Departure: 5 pm at the Neigles school, Fribourg (map)

Arrival: Neigles school, Fribourg

Route: a single course (version SuisseMobile / version Trace de trail) of 32km with 1000m+ (70% on paths and singles, 30% on roads) in and around the city of Fribourg (direction: lake of Pérolles, bridge of Glâne, bridge of Marly, valley of Gottéron)

iTRA: FBNT grants you 1 i-TRA point

Refreshments:
1. 18km (at Marly school): hot tea, Coca, biscuits, chocolate, chips,…)
Pay attention to hygiene measures: give priority to self-sufficiency.
2. On arrival (hot tea, Coca, chocolate, chips, bread, cheese, soup,…)

Hour barriers: The 1st refuelling station closes at 19:45 and the finish line closes at 21:45

Waiver: No transport to the arrival is available from the organization.
The runner must reach the arrival by his own means and mandatorily announce himself to the timekeeper at arrival zone.

Penalties: the runner commits himself to follow the route of the course and not to deviate from it. In case of cheating, change of itinerary or assistance out of refuelling, the organizer will sanction by means of a penalty (30 minutes to one hour of overtime)

Assistance along the course: the race is self-sufficient.
The assistance of a rider is authorised ONLY (penalty) at the place of refuelling (18th km).
Pacers are forbidden just like dogs

Accompanying persons : Attention to hygiene measures: we ask each runner to come with a limited number of accompanying persons.

Marking: ribbons, reflective flags and retro-reflective spray (dots which illuminate with the light of your headlamps), volunteers will direct you on your way at the beginning of the course. Be careful as there is major road crossing at 22km (Bourguillon)

Required equipment: waterproof jacket + headlamp + personal cup (no cup distributed at refuelling) + drink (minimum 500ml reserve) + thermal blanket + trail bag + mobile phone + hygiene mask for the start area
Trail or nordic sticks are not allowed!
Recommended equipment: gloves + hat + long tights + long sleeves sweater

Registration fee: 40 francs

Registration: via L-Chrono (registration and official timekeeper)

Deadline for registration: registrations will be closed as soon as the total number of registrations is reached (400 runners)

Late registration: No registration on-site

Withdrawal and exchange of bibs: any exchange of bibs or modification of registration must be made by Thursday 09.12.2021 at 12:00 via L-Chrono. See conditions of L-Chrono

Withdrawal of the bibs: in the Neigles school, Fribourg from 15:30 only on presentation of an identity document

Parking: in front of the Neigles school, Fribourg and further in the direction of the STEP

Changing rooms/showers/WC: men and women separately with hot showers available at the Neigles school

Timing: L-Chrono

Results: a list of final results will be published on our website as well as on L-Chrono

Awards ceremony: attention to hygiene measures: podiums in the finish area as soon as the first 3 of each category have arrived.
No prizes will be sent to runners

Souvenir price: to each finisher

Partners: Groupe-e/Sponser/Intershop/Actifisio/Petzl/MT Restauration/Brasserie du Jorat/La Mobilière/Dynafit/Unité pastorale de St-Joseph

Categories: men and women
1. Seniors – 1982-2003
2. Veterans I – 1972-1981
3. Veterans II – 1971 and before

Podium awards:
1. Seniors – top 3 men / top 3 women
2. Veterans I – first 3 men / first 3 women
3. Veterans II – first man / first woman

Cancellation: the race will take place by all weathers. The organizer reserves the right to modify the route according to the weather conditions (for now the Gotteron valley is closed)
Attention to hygiene measures: the race can be cancelled if the local sanitary conditions no longer allows it.
In case of cancellation, all runners will be informed by e-mail.
The registered runner will then have the possibility until 31.12.2021 either to be reimbursed 80% of the registration fee or to postpone it to the 2022 edition.
Information will be given regularly on our social networks.

Responsibility: the organizer declines full responsibility in case of accident

Organization: simplicity and conviviality above all

Organizers: Corine Delapierre and Etienne Pillonel – fribourgbynighttrail@gmail.com