2019 Rules

  • SkyRace Arinsal
  • SkyRace Comapedrosa
The race
The SkyRace Arinsal is a 15 km mountain race with 1,325 metres of positive elevation gain. 
Much of the race takes place at high altitude: 50% of the race is over 2,000 metres, reaching a maximum altitude of 2,750 metres.
The race starts and finishes in Arinsal (La Massana, Andorra).
The Skyrace Arinsal is a very physically and technically demanding race and as a result requires good preparation. 
Participants must be over the age of 15.
The entire course will be properly signposted. It is strictly forbidden to leave the signposted route. 
The Skyrace Arinsal is timed with a chip. 
All images generated for the Skyrace Arinsal are property of the organisation. Participants waive the image rights of the photographs or videos taken as part of the event.
 
Refreshment stations
Competitors will find four refreshment stations:
• Km 3 Bordes de Prats Nous 
• Km 7.7 Carena de Burna
• Km 10.5 Pla de l’estany
• Km 12.8 Borda de les Agunes
 
Grounds for disqualification include
• Not fully completing the course marked by the organisation. 
• Not having respect for the environment. It is forbidden to leave litter outside of the areas marked for this purpose (refreshment stations).
• Not coming to the assistance of a fellow competitor and not notifying the closest checkpoint. 
• Using any type of prohibited substance considered as doping by the athletics or mountain sports federations. 
• Not following the instructions of the members of the organisation during the race.
 
Voluntary withdrawal
Except in the event of an accident, it is only possible to withdraw from the race at a checkpoint.
 
Schedule
Numbered bibs pick up: Saturday 27 July from 4:00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and Sunday 28 July from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Start time: Sunday 28 July at 9:00 a.m. at the Arinsal Ski Resort car park.
 
Maximum time to complete the race: Six hours
There will be a 2,45 hour checkpoint at Pla de l'Estany.
 
Compulsory equipment
Long sleeve, waterproof windbreaker.
 
Recommended equipment
Solar protection (sunglasses, sunscreen, a cap, etc.)
Your own refreshments
 
Optional equipment
Poles may be used. The organisation is not responsible for their transfer. They must therefore be carried at all times or be left and collected at the authorised points.
 
Categories (according to age as of 31 December 2019)
• Cadet from 15 to 17 ages
• Junior from 18 to 20 ages
• Senior masculin and femenin from 21 to 44 ages
• Master masculin and femenin until 45 ages

Trophies
3 first places of every category and first and second Andorran runners.

 

The race
The SkyRace Comapedrosa is a 21 km mountain race with 2,235 metres of positive elevation gain. 
Much of the race takes place at high altitude: 50% of the race is over 2,000 metres, reaching a maximum altitude of 2,942 metres.
The Skyrace Comapedrosa is the third point-scoring race of the Sky discipline of the Skyrunner National Series.
The race starts and finishes in Arinsal (La Massana, Andorra).
The SkyRace Comapedrosa is a very physically and technically demanding race and as a result requires good preparation. 
Participants must be over the age of 18.
The entire course will be properly signposted. It is strictly forbidden to leave the signposted route. 
All images generated for the SkyRace Comapedrosa are property of the organisation. Participants waive the image rights of the photographs or videos taken as part of the event.
 
Refreshment stations
Competitors will find six refreshment stations
• Km 3 Bordes de Prats Nous
• Km 7,7 Carena de Burna
• Km 10,5 Pla de l’estany
• Km 12,1 Collada dels Malhiverns
• Km 16,2 Refugi Comapedrosa
• Km 18,6 Borda de les Agunes
 
Grounds for disqualification include
• Not fully completing the course marked by the organisation. 
• Not having respect for the environment. It is forbidden to leave litter outside of the areas marked for this purpose (refreshment stations).
• Not coming to the assistance of a fellow competitor and not notifying the closest checkpoint. 
• Using any type of prohibited substance considered as doping by the athletics or mountain sports federations. 
• Not following the instructions of the members of the organisation during the race.
• Changing distance during the race.
 
Voluntary withdrawal
Except in the event of an accident, it is only possible to withdraw from the race at a checkpoint.
 
Schedule
Numbered bibs pick up: Saturday 27 July from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 28 July from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Start time: Sunday 28 July at 8:30 a.m. at the Arinsal Ski Resort car park.
 
Maximum time to complete the race: Six hours
There will be a 2,45 hour checkpoint at Pla de l'Estany.
 
Compulsory equipment
Long sleeve, waterproof windbreaker.
 
Recommended equipment
Solar protection (sunglasses, sunscreen, a cap, etc.)
Your own refreshments
 
Optional equipment
Poles may be used. The organisation is not responsible for their transfer. They must therefore be carried at all times or be left and collected at the authorised points.
 
Categories (according to age as of 31 December 2019)
• Junior: from 18 to 20 years old
• Senior male and female: from 21 to 44 years old
• Master male and female: 45 years old and over
 
Trophies
3 first of every category and 5 first of absolute category women and men
 
Points
 
Pos. Men & Women Pos. Men & Women
1 100 11 22
2 80 12 18
3 70 13 16
4 60 14 14
5 54 15 12
6 48 16 10
7 42 17 8
8 36 18 6
9 30 19 4
10 26 20 2

Prize Money

  Men & Women
1 1.000
2 500
3 350
4 250
5 200
6 175
7 150
8 125
9 125
10 125