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INCA MARATHON VILCABAMBA TO MACHUPICCHU. Run in the heart of The Andes. June 16th 2023. Temp 5ºC to 25ºC

Live the experience of running in one of the most fantastic places on the planet, the Inca Trail in the vicinity of the Sanctuary of MachuPIcchu (Peru).

The race takes place between the valleys of Vilcabamba to the valley of Machu Picchu, ending in the hot springs of Santa Teresa and is a 7-day program including transfers, accommodations and all meals that combines the race with acclimatization training, visits to places such as Cuzco, the Sacred Valley, Vilcabamba, Sacsayhuaman and a Trekking through a part of the Inca Trail less traveled and more spectacular and safe that you cannot miss.

  • PROGRAM
    DAY PROGRAM
    12 june Arrival to the airport of Cuzco, free transfer to the hotel, lunch and cultural trip in the town, dinner and accommodation in hotel.
    13 june Breakfast and guided visit to the Sacsayhuaman temple. Training aclimatization session at 3500m altitude. Dinner and accommodation in hotel.
    14 june Breakfast and transfer to the Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley), visit traditional textile workshop, visit to salt mines and training session. Dinner and hotel accommodation
    15 june Breakfast and transfer to Ollantaytambo a Vilcabamba-Victos. Lunch. Visit to the ruins of Nustahispana and start of the Trekking to the valley of Racachacca. Dinner and night in Camp.
    16 june Breakfast. Start of the Marathon/Half maratón/10k to Santa Teresa village. Finish line in the thermal waters. Lunch. Rest and Trophy ceremony, dinner and night in Cocalmayo Eco Lodge.
    17 june Breakfast. Transfer from Santa Teresa to Machu Picchu. Visit of MachuPicchu, lunch and return to Cuzco. Dinner and accommodation in hotel.
    18 june Breakfast and transfeer to the airport of Cuzco to fliy to Lima.

    REGISTRATION GIVES THE RIGHT TO:

    .-All transfers from Cuzco airport to hotel, including airport pickup and drop-off by private vehicle.
    .-Accommodation in double / triple places, in hotel, Lodge and camp with breakfast / lunch / dinner included.

    .-Destination travel assistant for room distribution
    .-Marathon permit from Valle Vilcabamba authorities for the race.

    .-Medical support during the MARATHON / HALF MARATHON / 10K.

    .-Activity prior to the training marathon and visits in Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Trekking Vilcabamba

    DURING THE MARATHON / HALF MARATHON AND 10K

    1. Free training plan prior to the MARATHON

    2. Geolocator with SOS button and time control (if coverage allowed)

    3.-Volunteers at crosses. Circuit marking on high visibility signs

    4.-Tracks, maps and race briefing

    5.- 4 solid / liquid refreshments + finish line refreshment

    6.-Bib number, Thermal jacket with hood, / Finisher Medal / Diploma.

    7.-Transfer to the starting point of each distance (marathon, half marathon, 10k and support vehicle)

    7.-Dinner / trophy party

    8.-Contribution to the local community with your registration to the marathon

    9.-Graphic and audiovisual report

    10.-Runner's guide in PDF

    11.- Stretching session

    Not included:

    International airfares and airport taxes
    Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, etc.
    Personal travel and medical insurance
    Tips, etc.

  • RACE RULES

    Inca marathon is a FULL MARATHON, HALF MARATHON and 10k distance event organized by Geo-Planet Eventos with Makalu Adventure Travel & Tours and takes place in the spectacular setting of the Vilcabamba valley and Machu Picchu
    It will be held on June 16, 2023, with 1300m of positive elevation gain in marathon, 950m in half marathon and 320m approx. in the 10k. and it is a variant of the Inca trail less known and more spectacular and safe.

    The departure is from the Raccachaca valley and with a goal in the thermal waters of Cocalmayo (Santa Teresa)
    The minimum age to participate is 18 years old on the day of the race. Children under 18 must bring an authorization signed by their parents or guardians.
    Participants are not required to be in possession of the federative athletics license.

    .- It will be possible to compete individually or by team / company (couples or teams up to a maximum of 5 participants), counting the timing of the first 3 members to enter the finish line.

    Participants must bring:

    .-Bib provided by the organization

    .-Geolocator (provided by the organization), track downloaded to the mobile or GPS watch and map.

    The maximum time to complete the race will be 8 hours. After that time the closing vehicle would pick up the participants.
    To qualify for the trophies, participants must go through all controls within the maximum time established. The organization establishes the following CATEGORIES

    GENERAL FULL MARATHON 42K 3 First classified men / women

    GENERAL HALF MARATHON 21K 3 First classified men / women

    GENERAL 10K 3 First classified men / women

    TEAM / COMPANY CATEGORY 1st team

    * The teams may be composed of a maximum of 5 people of the same or different sex, the timing will be added and the chrono will be the last team member to enter the finish line.. The last component may not enter more than 30 'from the rest of the team.

    The organization makes a signaling marked with arrows and vertical signs, and the tracks are provided to all runners so that they can follow the route. The organization will have support team for participants, as well as opening/closing support and medical service.
    A diploma justifying the completion of the test will be delivered to all participants who finish and within the maximum time established.
    The organization will have a clothing unloading point in case the weather conditions change
    It is off the roads and vehicles are not allow during the itinerary but we could find some walker, so caution is requested, you may be responsible for the infractions you may commit.
    All participants have accident insurance. Likewise, the event has Civil Liability coverage. It is recommended that they have private insurance.
    The organization will assist the participants in the event of an accident but is not responsible for accidents in which the participants could be the cause or victim, nor for the expenses, debts or damages that they could incur, for this reason an insurance is contracted. .
    If necessary for just cause or force majeure, the organization reserves the right to modify the itinerary, controls, schedules, supplies and these regulations.
    If the health workers decide to withdraw a participant because they consider it necessary, the participant must abide by that decision for his or her safety. In the same way, the sports director has the power to withdraw a participant for unsportsmanlike conduct or punish him for breach of the regulations, skipping part of the course, etc.
    Any claim will be made at the end of the test, in writing and discreetly. Wildmaraton offers experience and the goal is for all participants to enjoy and encourage fair play during the race. Any complaints, if any, should be dealt with directly with the organization and not in public.
    Registrations will be made in advance through the official pages: Marathon World, Runedia or Makalu Adventure. Paying 3% of the registration as a deposit and the rest in two payments on the official website Wildmarathon.com
    The Hope Path cause allocates a percentage of the registration deposit to aid local development and environmental conservation causes. The organization transfers directly to the organization but is not responsible for the use made of these donations, although it does ensure that they are reliable and that the contributions are directed to local aid causes.
    Participants must have an up-to-date passport. It will be convenient to send a copy of the passport to the organization to request authorization to the Natural Parks

    Dropouts:
    The runners who decide to leave are OBLIGATED TO COMMUNICATE it to the telephones that the organization provides, otherwise, the search and rescue expenses will be passed on to the participant.
    If a meteorological event or a catastrophe occurs prior to the trip, the organization will be responsible for the return of the registrations. If this event occurs during the trip or test, the organization reserves the right to change the date, not having to return the registration fee but being able to evaluate the particular case.

    Environment:
    The Inca Marathon Vilcabamba Machupicchu offers each participant the possibility of visiting part of the Inca Trail, one of the most beautiful places in Peru, but this is also a place with high vulnerability, so the runner must be respectful with the environment, being STRICTLY FORBIDDEN to litter. outside the authorized places or causing damage to the natural environment. The organization has containers for the collection of waste in each supply area and we appreciate you using them. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to the disqualification of the participant by the organization. Likewise, it is forbidden to alter the environment. Lack of sports ethics and morals, disobedience to the authorities, the security media or organizers can also be grounds for disqualification.

    Image rights:
    The participant, by registering, undertakes to assign the image rights to the organization for graphic and audiovisual dissemination for the exclusive use of the event, as well as the personal data required in the registration form that will be used for the communication-promotion of the event

    Disclaimer
    • The Inca Marathon Vilcabamba Machu Picchu requires good physical condition and adequate training to perform the test. Registration by the runner implies for the organization that it is aware of it and that it is fully empowered to complete it, so it will be responsible for its performance and will assume the risks involved in participating in the race, freeing the organization from responsibilities. derived from accidents or incidents even with third parties, likewise, the organization will not be responsible for any loss of material suffered during the event if it were not for justified cause of the organization.

    • The participant assumes that it is his risk and counts to participate in the race. The organization seeks the safest route and means, but is not responsible for any external cause beyond the control of the organization.

    • The participant assumes that he has the visa in conditions to travel and that he is authorized to enter the country of destination, not being able to request a refund from the organization, although it may seek some compensation.

    • Enrollment in this race implies full acceptance of these regulations.

  • MAP & TRACKS

    The circuit travels through part of the Inca Trail in the Vilcabamba Valley to Machu Picchu in the West-East direction

    The accumulated elevation will be: 1300m (marathon) 950m (half marathon) 320m. in the 10k approx.

    Maximum altitude will be 4450m in the marathon, 2900m in the half marathon and approximately 2300m in the 10k. The start point in the Raccachaca valley is located at 3500m. approx.

    Previously there will be several days of training as contact with the terrain and acclimatization.

    The surface is a mixture of dirt tracks and trails in various environments; humid rainforest up to 2500m, drier heath forest, up to 3500m and rockier Andean landscape up to 4500m, so multipurpose trail footwear is recommended. The accumulated elevation is significant but easily affordable in the program.

    The temperature can vary from 5ºC at the highest point up to 25ºC approx. goal so the organization will provide a point for participants to remove their clothes if the temperature rises.

  • GEAR

    The organization has looked for the best dates (austral summer) to enjoy suitable temperatures in May-June, away from the heat of the northern hemisphere and spring storms, although the weather is never under control, even so, the environmental conditions could vary.

    A temperature is expected that could vary from 5ºC at the beginning, around 2ºC at the highest pass, to 25ºC at the finish line at the time of the year of celebration. The organization will put a clothing delivery point in case a participant wants to get rid of a winter cap, jacket, etc.

    Is required:

    .-Dorsal

    .-Gps or mobile with the downloaded track and the map provided by the organization.

    .-Sunglasses

    .-Trail shoes

    .-Cap

    .-Pants or long lycra mesh

  • PRICE AND CANCELATION POLICY

     

    TYPE OF REGISTRATION

    Participants can register individually, as a team / company (2 to 5 participants), or as companions. Prices are per person, not per team). Registered by the team must complete the team name on the form.

    The types of registration are 42k Marathon, 21k Half Marathon, 10k.

    The accommodation is shared in a double / triple room in a hotel or lodge and camp the night before the departure of the marathon, with all meals included, as well as the activities that the program includes. In the registration form, you must confirm with whom to share a room.

    Whoever wants individual accommodation will have an additional supplement of € 300.

    All meals are included, as well as all activities that the program reflects as "included".

    TYPE OF REGISTRATION INDIVIDUAL TEAM/COMPANIES COMPANIONS
    MARATHON 2500€ 2500 2200€
    HALF MARATHON 2500€ 2500€ 2200€
    10K 2500 2500€ 2200€

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    To carry out the event, it is necessary to reserve in advance permits to the park, payment of tickets to the train, advance pre-reservations to hotels, so in case of cancellation after a few weeks the management carries reservation costs.

    CANCELLATION by the participant APPLICABLE EXPENSE

    CANCELACION by the participant APLICABLE EXPENSE
    In the last 3 months 10% cancellation fee applies
    In the last 2 months prior to the event 20% cancellation fee applies
    In the last month prior to the event 40% cancellation fee applies
    Until the last 15 days prior to the event 50% cancellation fee applies
    Last 15 days: 100% cancellation fee applies

     

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