The ninth edition of the Ucka Trail race arrives in a few days. Nature park Ucka and beautiful Moscenicka Draga, green and blue, mountain and sea, are our hosts again this time. We hope that the weather will serve us and that we will enjoy a new gathering, a good running party and a relaxed summer atmosphere. Of course, and refreshing jump into the sea after entering the finish line :)
See you soon! Your Kvarner Trails team
Marina (Harbour), 51417 Mošćenička Draga
Friday, September 9th, 2022 18.00h - 19.30h:race bibs distribution
Saturday, September 10th, 2022 07.00h – 08.40h:race bibs distribution 08.50h:race briefing 09.00h: race start / group start, all races 10.18h: first arrivals - 16km 11.40h: first arrivals - 31km 12.00h - 19.30h: lunch - Hotel Mediteran 13.00h: time limit - 16km 13.10h: first arrivals - 42km 17.00h: prize giving / all races + GTNS SLO CRO 2022, time limit - 31km 19.00h: time limit - 42km
Moscenicka Draga - info map.
For all races of the Kvarner Trails series, as well as for Ucka Trail, no mandatory equipment is prescribed. A list of equipment that we HIGHLY RECOMMEND to all competitors regardless of the length of the race:
- Whistle - Backpack or waist belt - Water bottle or Camelbak (with minimum 0.5L of water / isotonic) - Food (energy gels, bars...) - First aid kit (minimum: 1 elastic bandage, 1 bandage, 2 sterile gauze swabs, adhesive bandages/sticking plasters – different sizes) - Mobile phone (switched on, fully charged, memorized organizer’s emergency contact info) - Survival blanket - Water bottle / silicone cup
Recommended equipment / In accordance with weather conditions: - Rain/wind/sun protection clothing - Sunscreen - Spare clothes - Hat or buff - Gloves
Entering Moscenicka Draga you will enter into the parking payment zone. You can park in designated parking areas (see the map). Parking Slatina, parking of Hotel Marina and other private parking places are charged. In the start package you will receive a parking (exit) card that allows you to park for free in Mosc. Draga from Friday, 9 September, 2022 to Sunday, 11 September, 2022 (except for private parkings and parking of hotel Marina). Keep the card, don't lose it :)
Along with the start number (race bib) the competitor also receives a chip for electronic timing (integrated into the race bib). The race bib must be worn during the entire race, on the on the upper body, at the front, must not be covered and must be clearly visible (not allowed to wear it on the legs, on the back/backpack or on the side). - On the trail itself, as well as in the finish line, there are devices for reading the passing time of competitors. If the number is not set as we indicated, there is a high probability that the chip will not be registered, as well as the time / result.
AID STATIONS / PLASTIC CUPS
There will no longer be disposable plastic cups at refreshment stations. Each competitor should have their own water bottle / silicone cup in order to be able to consume the drink found at the aid station.
All races start together, group start. We kindly ask competitors who aspire to the podium to stand in the front rows at the start of the race.
REsULts & ranking
At the finish line, there will be a screen monitor with race times and current standings. The official results will be printed and visible on the panels in the start / finish zone. You can follow the current standings, as well as the official results, online. - CURRENT STANDINGS. - OFFICIAL RESULTS.
Lunch will be organized at the end of the race, from 12.00 to 19.30h in the restaurant of Hotel Mediteran (marked on the map). You will receive lunch voucher together with race bib. The voucher covers the lunch + 1 drink from the drinking machine (juice, beer, water, wine).
trail & markings
- The race course mostly follows the marked hiking trails with red and white hiking markings. - In addition to hiking signs, the trail will be marked with red and white ribbons. - In some places (turns / intersections) the trail will be marked with signs with the inscription TRAIL. - In some places on the ground the trail will be marked with a yellow spray (arrows / TRAIL inscription). - Where there are no turns / intersections the distance between markers can be max. 100m. - At first aid station Perun (7km from the start) the race splits / the 42km & 31km races continues left/straight, the 16km race goes right. - At second aid station Mala Ucka (13.4km from the start) the race splits / the 42km continues left /straight, the 31km race goes right. In addition to the signposts, the regulation of separation will be supervised by the organizers.
Trail markings - Ucka Trail.
After the race you can take a shower. Showers are open from 11.00h - 20.00h. Showers are located next to the football stadium (see the map).
LOTTERY / SUUNTO 5 PEAK
Finish the race in time limit, be at the prize giving ceremony and maybe the new SUUNTO 5 PEAK can be yours. Who will be the lucky one, whose start number will be drawn at the lottery, we'll find out soon :)
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