Rules 2014

Jõelähtme VIII MTB rules 2014

image-column-31. Competition

1.1 Jõelähtme´s VIII MTB marathon (further as JRM) is hardest one lap MTB competition held in North- Estonia on the trails of Jõelähtme´s parish.
1.2 Also max 35 km long half-marathon, 10 km long ride for youngsters and 1 km ride for kids are held.

2. When and where

2.1 JRM takes place on Saturday 14th of June 2014 with start and finish at Jägala-Joa village (30 km from Tallinn).
2.2 Start of marathon is at 11:30.
2.3 Start of half-marathon is at 14:00.
2.4 Start of youngsters ride is at 12:00.
2.5 Start of kids ride is at 11:00.
2.6 Finish will be closed at 19:30.

3. Distances

3.1 Marathon is ca 85 km long one lap ride.
3.2 Half-marathon is max 35 km long ride.
3.3 Youngsters ride is 10 km long competition.
3.4 Kids ride is non-competition ride for 1 km.

4. Which distance to choose?

4.1 Marathon is for competitors who are born 1996 or earlier and are enough prepared to ride 80 km long distance.
4.2 Half-marathon is for riders who are born 1999 or earlier. Younger riders can participate only with parent permission.
4.3 Youngsters ride is for competitors who are born from 2000 to 2006. Older riders can participate as out of competition (their result will be recorded but standing is not). Riders born later than 2006 can participate only accompanied by adult.
4.4 Kids ride is for children born 2007 or later.

5. How to become participant

5.1 Registration will be opened on 1st of March 2014.
5.2 Registration for participation is held on the site , where admission form must be filled.
5.3 Participation will be approved after registration-fee is paid.
5.4 Registration with lower fees is possible until 11th of June 2014 incl.
5.5 Also it is possible to make registration on the race day in the Jõelähtme´s Community Center until 10:30 a.m.
5.6 Best three competitors from 2012 Kodasoo-Ruu ride participate at JRM free of charge.
5.7 Participation fees for JRM 2014:

Distance Earlier registration discount
until 30. april 2014
Registration with lower fee
until 11. june 2014
Registration on the race day
14. juuni 2014
Marathon 20,00 € 25,00 € 35,00 €
Half-marathon* 12,00 € 15,00 € 25,00 €
Youngsters and kids rides Tasuta Tasuta Tasuta

* Youngsters born 1996 and later will have right to take part of half-marathon ride free of charge only, if the registration is made until 11th of June. They have to fill the registration form on the site of organizer ( At the race day the registration fee is similar to all half-marathon participants.

5.8 Payment details information

Beneficiary: MTÜ Jõelähtme matka- ja rattaklubi
Address: Lõuna-Kullamäe 94, Haapse, Jõelähtme parish, Harju County, 74202 Estonia
Account No: IBAN EE443300333701210002
Payment details: rider(s) name(s) and distance(s)

6. Awards

6.1 Marathon distance 6 best standing male and female will be awarded. Award ceremony takes place at 16:30.
6.2 Half-marathon distance 3 best standing male and female will be awarded. Award ceremony takes place at 16:30.
6.3 Youngsters ride 3 best standing male and female will be awarded. Award ceremony takes place right after the race is closed.

7. Important to know

7.1 Participants will have signed track, number, service-points on the track and in the finish, possibility to wash the bike in the finish.
7.2 All participants will take part at their own risk.
7.3 To wear the helmet is obligatory to all participants. Without it it is prohibited to participate. Riders who will end wearing the helmet during the race will be disqualified from the race.
7.4 Public roads are opened during the race. Participants must follow traffic rules of Estonia and signs of traffic regulator. If the rules will be ignored participant will be disqualified.
7.5 Transport for the DNF participants from service points to finish will be provided if it is necessary.
7.6 As most of the track passes through heritage reserve of Rebala it is prohibited to leave garbage on the track. Participants can leave garbage at the service points. Disqualification will follow, if the rule will be ignored.
7.7 Organizer of the JRM is MTÜ Jõelähtme matka- ja rattaklubi (Muri 3, Jõelähtme, Jõelähtme parish, 74202 Harju county, reg nr.80247542) represented by Meelis Välk +372 50 99 426, e-mail .