The Golden Trail National series (GTNS) 

The Golden Trail Series (GTS) is a world series of competitive trail running events, which was created in the organization and with the support of the Salomon brand. Its purpose is to unite some of the world’s best athletes into a common story and host the most demanding trail competitions in this field in the local environment.
The Golden Trail National series (GTNS) will take place as part of four races, where  the first three in total will received a cash prize in the men’s and women’s absolute category.

Races in Slovenia:
UTVV Slovenia, May 7th, 2022
Kočevsko Outdoor Festival, June 4th, 2022

Races in Croatia:
Risnjak Trail, July 2th, 2022
Učka Trail.  September 10th, 2022

The prizes will be the same for female and male participants.
When communicating on social networks, all participants and companions are kindly requested to use #goldentrailseriesslovenia or #goldentrailseriescroatia to be featured.

REGISTRATION

– All GTNS SLO/CRO races are open to everyone.
– Everyone has the possibility to get a bib or participate in all of the races through the website of the event.
​- It is each individual athlete’s responsibility to respect the rules and regulations of each race.

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RANKING SYSTEM

– Runners must participate in at least 2 out of 3 qualifying races (UTVV SLOVENIA, KOČEVSKO OUTDOOR FESTIVAL, RISNJAK TRAIL).
– The first 30 runners can get points.
– The overall ranking will take into account each runner’s 2 best results from qualifying races plus the result of the national final.
– The national final is mandatory to get a ranking and qualify for the GTNS Grand Final in Madeira, and the national final points are
​  double.

– In case of a tie:
1- the best place on one of the qualifying races.
2- the second-best place on one of the qualifying races.
3- the third-best place on one of the qualifying races.

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CATEGORY

– ​There is only one category per gender: overall male and overall female.

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PRIZES

5.400€
TOTAL OF THE PRIZE MONEY ON THE ENTIRE SERIES
1.000€
BONUS FOR THE OVERALL WINNER MEN & WOMEN OF THE GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES SLO/CRO 2022
600€ & 200€
INDIVIDUAL OVERALL RANKING BONUS FOR 2ND AND 3RD ATHLETE OVERALL MEN & WOMEN
150€
BONUS FOR THE WINNERS ON EACH QUALIFYING RACES
100€
BONUS FOR THE THE 2ND ON EACH QUALIFYING RACES
50€
BONUS FOR THE 3RD ON EACH QUALIFYING RACES

QUALIFYING RACES
– Each qualifying race of the season give the following prize money for the top 3 men and women.

  • 1st: 150€
  • 2nd: 100€
  • 3rd: 50€

OVERAL RANKING CATEGORY M&W
– The prize giving ceremony of all GTNS SLO/CRO series will be held in Mošćenička Draga, at the end of Učka Trail 2022 race.
– The first 3 men and women in the overall ranking of GTNS SLO/CRO will be awarded with champagne and cash prizes:

  • 1st: 1000€
  • 2nd: 600€
  • 3rd: 200€

TRAVEL EXPENSES AND MORE
– The first 2 men and women from the GTNS SLO/CRO overall ranking will receive their ticket* to participate in the GTNS Grand Final
(Madeira Ocean Trails – October 26th, 2022, Madeira) Therefore, they will receive financial support for transport and accommodation.

*Ticket: race bib + accommodation + transport (in the maximum sum specified up to 600€ from Europe to Europe and up to 1.200€ from other
continent).

INJURIES
– ​In the event of injury and the inability to compete before the competition, the runner who would have won a ticket for the GTNS
​Grand Final, or for the GTC, will not receive any compensation and will lose his/her ticket and will not 

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PHOTO, TV & VIDEO RIGHTS

– Any competitor expressly waives the right to any images during the GOLDEN TRAIL NATIONAL SERIES 2022, as he renounces all re-
​course against the organizer and his authorized partners for the use made of his images.

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CNIL

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