Article n°1 : useful dates
Make a useful date during the exploration of the track (clean the paths and start with sensitisation of the participants).
Article n°2 : a site to be respected
Selective sort of the garbage: The organization is installing dust-bins to sort garbage on the food supply places and on the welcome sites.
Use of respectful signs in the landscape : « Clean » markings : wooden signs on the track that will be re-used every year, nothing will be left in nature + ribbons will be taken off the same day of the course. A “purity” control could be done the days after the course.
Not any vehicle will be accepted on the track, in exception of emergency situations (security, assistance,…)
Article n°3 : sensitisation of the participants for a eco-sporty attitude
A Chart Eco-runner is established. Every runner will adhere to this chart on the moment of the engagement.
A message will be transmitted at the start of the course to encourage the participants not to throw down their garbage.
The competition regulations will specify sanctions and disqualification of the runner if garbage should be left in nature.
Article n°4 : a path to be kept clean after D-Day
A team is visiting the paths after the runners for their security and if there should be garbage left, this team will take it away. During the weekly trips, the trailers of the “Haute Ardenne” are engaged to pick up the garbage left in nature, all year long.
Article 5 : Important details
- Online engagements on the website are strongly recommended as well as e-mail exchanges to avoid paper prints.
- The maximum number of participants for the whole competition with different classes is fixed on 600.
- Encouragement for car-pooling to come to the competition site.
- Conscient participation : Everybody is free to pay the best fee for what one will live through and what one will support.
- Local drinks and winner awards are issued by bio or local agriculture.
- Obligation for each trailer to give preference to re-usable drink cups at the food-supply places.
- Establishment of a convention between the organization and the owners of the used areas.