1. General Provisions

1.1. The 3rd Annual Night Trail "White Night" 2018 is held in accordance with the Rules of Competitions of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) and the Rules of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), as well as the Rules of the Competition of the World Original Nordic Walking Federation (ONWF).

1.2. The trail is conducted to develop amateur athletics and healthy lifestyle.

1.3. The goals of the trail are:
  • to popularize healthy lifestyle, health-improving running, long-distance running and Nordic walking;
  • to engage runners and Nordic walkers, athletes of different ages to participate in the trail

2. The organizers of the competition

2.1. The general management of the trail organization is carried out by:

Administration of the Resort area of St. Petersburg;
Center for Physical Culture, Sport and Health of the Resort District of St. Petersburg;
Nordic Walking Club "Go2Walk"; - online system for trainer-to-student interaction

3. Ensuring the safety of participants and spectators

3.1. The trail is held on the coast of the Gulf of Finland in Sestroretsk in accordance with the requirements of the relevant regulatory legal acts in force on the territory of the Russian Federation on ensuring public order and safety of participants and spectators.

3.2. In accordance with the Rules of Competition of ARAF (Chapter 5.8.2), each participant must have a medical admission, which is the basis for admission to the trail.

3.3. Participants can get medical assistance at the aid posts located on the course.
Aid posts are located:

  • In the start area
  • At the turn of 10 km distance.
  • At the turn of 20 km distance
  • On a stony area (about 7 km from the starting town)

3.4. The feeding stations are located

  • At the turn of 10 km distance.
  • At the turn of 20 km distance
  • Feeding station in the start area

4. Place and date of the trail

4.1. The trail is held on the night of 06/02/2018 on June 03, 2018 in Sestroretsk (Kurortny district of St. Petersburg). The route of all distances is laid along the coast of the Gulf of Finland.

4.2. Distances: 10 km, 20 km.

4.3. Disciplines: running, Nordic walking.

4.4. Start of all distances and disciplines of the trail: 03.06.2018 at 00.00.

4.5 According to the decision of the authorities, the date of the event can be changed.

5. The Marathon Program

5.1. Trail is held for men, women of different ages for personal championship in the categories:

20 km, running
20 km, Nordic walking
10 km, running
10 km, Nordic walking

5.2. The division into age groups within each nomination:
823 5.3. The time limit to cover the trail distance is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

6. Marathon Participants

6.1. Participation in the trail is allowed to running and Nordic walking athletes and amateurs of all ages.

6.2. Persons under 18 years are not allowed to participate in the distance of 10 km.

6.3. Persons under 20 years are not allowed to participate in the distance of 20 km.

7. Applications for participation

7.1. Online registration will be opened on the trail website

7.3. Registration is available until May 25, 2018, inclusive.

7.4 The participation limit is 1500 athletes.

7.5. For any questions please contact the Trail Organizing Committee:

Irina Markovskaya +7 921 916 2214 (Nordic walking)
Yuri Strofilov +7 921 964 0107 (running)

7.6 Requisites of the Organizing Committee:

IP Strofilov Yury Alexandrovich

INN (Taxpayer Identification Number): 780218602395

ORGN (primary state registration number): 309784702800095

7.7. The race number pick-up will be organized in the starting area on June 02, 2018 from 20.00 to 23.00.

7.8. To get the race number it is necessary to provide a medical note, issued less than 6 months ago, indicating the distance to which the athlete is admitted.

8. Summing up

8.1. Winners and prizeinners are determined in accordance with the Rules of Competition of ARAF, Rules of the IAAF and the Rules of ONWF.

8.2. The report on the trail and protocols will be published on the trail website within 3 working days after the end of the trail.

9. Awarding

9.1. Awarding of winners and prize-winners in absolute nominations is held June 03, 2018 at 5.00 in the starting town.

9.2. Participants who took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the absolute classification and in their age group for each nomination will be awarded with valuable prizes, diplomas and medals.

9.3. All finishers are awarded with memorable gifts.

10. Financing

10.1. Sending organizations or participants themselves bear the expenses related to participation in the Marathon (travel, meals, accommodation).

10.2. The entry fee is (for Russian citizens / foreign nationals):

• when registering from 01.01.2018 - 1300 rubles / 19 euros
• when registering from 01.02.2018 to 31.03.2018 - 1400 rubles / 20 euros
• when registering from 01.04.2018 to 15.04.2018 - 1500 rubles / 22 euros
• when registering from 15.04.2018 to 15.05.2018 - 2000 rubles / 29 euros
• when registering from 15.05.2018 to 26.05.2018 - 3000 rubles / 44 euros

10.3 Payment of starting fees is carried out at the registration on
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