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Alliansloppet 2019

Race information

Updated 2019-08-14

The following information will be updated so be aware of changes and please read the race information right before the race.

Date of race

Saturday August 17 2019.

Registration

Alliansloppet 48 km COMPETITION and OPEN:

Until 31 March: 549 SEK

1 April – 11 August (last day of entry): 649 SEK

Alliansloppet 32 km COMPETITION and OPEN:

Until 31 March: 449 SEK

1 April – 11 August (last day of entry): 549 SEK

Alliansloppet 16 km OPEN:
Until 31 March: 299 SEK

1 April – 11 August (last day of entry): 399 SEK

Last day of ordinary registration is Sunday August 4 2019.

Information for Juniors in Competition class.

In the competition classes Junior Men/Women (H17-20, D17-20) 32 km you must be born 1999-2003.
Skiers born in 2003 are allowed to race competition class, but need to apply and obtain a FIS code from your national federation prior to entry of Alliansloppet.

Late registration

Late registration can be done in the race office Friday 2.00-9.00 PM and Saturday 7-9.30 AM for OPEN class and 7 AM-1PM for COMPETITION class.

Class

Price (SEK)

Competition 48 km, Competition 32 km and Open 48 km
750
Open 32 km
620
Open 16 km
450

Cash payment only. Printed results are needed from a seeding race in order to get seeding to a start group in Alliansloppet.

Note that with late registration it is not possible to enter start group 1 for Men 21 and Women 21 Comeptition class 48 km!

Arena

Start and finish is on Åkersbergsvägen next to the river and the sluices in Trollhättan.

Start

The start is located on Oscarsbron in the southern part of the Allianslopparena.
The start area is marked with signs of start groups.

Course

The course is the same as previous years (see map below).

The course is clearly marked with arrows in the road, arrows on poles and with marking tape.

Signs along the course will show covered distance from the start. Staff will be in every road crossing.

 The head of the race in Men 21 and Women 21 Competition 48 km will at the end of third and last loop ski on Vänersborgsvägen from the NÄL-roundabout all the way to the finish instead of the use of bike path as for lap 1 and 2.

During the time this time ALL participants are instructed to ski in on Vänersborgsvägen even participants who are on lap 2.

Staff will during this time clearly signalise which course to follow.

OBS! Clarification about the last section on the final lap (lap 3). From the “Näl” roundabout, the road will be closed and clear from traffic. It will allow athletes to use the whole road until the finish line.

Warning!

Regular traffic rules applies – the roads are not closed

No admittance on the course the last 5 min prior to the start.

This applies even to team leaders, service team and supporters.

OBS! Clarification about the last section on the final lap (lap 3). From the “Näl” roundabout, the road will be closed and clear from traffic. It will allow athletes to use the whole road until the finish line.

Profile

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Starting times/Classes

See detailed time schedule under “Start procedure”.

10:00 AM

Inlines Open 16 km

Open 48 km – Men and Women

Open 32 km – Men and Women

Open 16 km – Men and Women

1:40 PM

Women 21 Competition 48 km
Women Junior (W17-20) Competition 32 km

1:55 PM

Men 21 Competition 48 km
Men Junior (M17-20) Competition 32 km

Classes may be merged in case of low participation.

Seeding

Seeding is based on:

  • Results from Alliansloppet and Vasaloppet
  • FIS-points
  • Results from Birkebeinerrennet, Tanumsloppet, Nybrorullen, UVK-rullen, Bessmerrullen and Klarälvsloppet
  • Ski Team Sweden Roll Cup
  • Guide World Classic Tour
  • The organizer may hand out ”wildcards”.

Read more about seeding here.

Parking

There is no parking at start or finish.

Read more about parking here.

Race office

Race office is located at Alliansloppet arena next to the start number distribution.

Opening hours:

Friday 16 August, 1.00 PM – 9.00 PM

Saturday 17 August, 7.00 AM – 1.30 PM

Start number

Distribution of start numbers and timing chip takes place in the tent for late registration at Alliansloppet arena.

Start number distribution is open:

Friday August 16, 2.00 PM – 9.00 PM

Saturday August 17, 7.00 AM – 9.30 AM (Open) and 7.00 AM – 1.00 PM (Competition)

Start number must be visable in the front and on the back and must not be folded.

The timing chip must be fastened according to the givevn instructions.

Shower/changing rooms

Changing rooms and showers are located in Arena Älvhögsborg (about 1 km from the arena) and is open 8.00 AM – 6.00 PM.

Toilets

Toilets are available at the arena of Alliansloppet.

Bag delivery

Bag delivery is available in marked area at the arena of Alliansloppet.

Team leaders meeting

Team leaders and participants are welcome to join the team leaders meeting at Hotell Swania – 17 August 8.30 AM.

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Ski distribution

ALL skiers ranked in first start group Men 21 and Women 21 Competition will be assigned skis from Alliansloppet.

As a guideline for Men 21 Competition 48 km will participants with competition time below 2 hours in Alliansloppet 2018 ranked to start group 1.

Warning!

All participants are recommended to bring their own skis to Trollhättan in case of unexpected events.

Skis distributed by the Alliansloppet may be tested:

Friday August 16, 6.30-7.30 PM

Saturday August 17, 9-11 AM

The ski test can be done by the church 200 meter south of the finish of Alliansloppet.
The skis will be marked with the competitors start number and returned to SkiGo. On race day skis will be distributed by Alliansloppet/SkiGo before the start.

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Warning!

The competitors are responsible themselves to collect their skis on the way to the start.

Start procedure

For the starting times/classes where the number of participants is high two and two start groups will be starting with two minutes intervals according to the time table below.

Start groupClassStarting time
0Inlines 16-110.00 AM
1Open 48-110.02 AM
2Open 48-210.02 AM
3Open 48-310.04 AM
4Open 48-410.04 AM
5Open 32-110.06 AM
6Open 16-110.08 AM
7Open 16-210.08 AM
Start groupClassStarting time
1W21 Comp.-11.40 PM
2W17-20 Comp.-21.40 PM
3W21 Comp.-31.40 PM
Start groupClassStarting time
1M21 Comp.-11.55 PM
2M17-20 Comp.-21.55 PM
3M21 Comp.-31.57 PM
4M21 Comp.-41.57 PM
5M21 Comp.-51.59 PM
6M21 Comp.-61.59 PM

ALL participants must be lined up in their respective start group in good time before the starting time.

After the first start, all remaining start groups roll forward so that the first ones in the next starting time are at the starting line. When they have started, the remaining start groups roll forward while waiting for the next starting time and so on.

There is plenty of time to move, so take it easy, pay attention and follow the staff’s instructions.

Safety

Your safety is our priority! Through fair play and taking precautions we will together avoid accidents and make a good atmosphere.

To avoid any accidents the following rules apply:

  • Wear helmet and glasses.
  • Follow directions from police and Alliansloppet’s staff
  • Use only wheels and equipement permitted by Alliansloppet.
  • Keep right during the race and do not obstruct passing competitors.
  • Slow down properly prior to sharp turns.
  • Driving vehicles and bicycles along the course during the race is not permitted.
  • We recommend to park cars in designated parkings or in a suitable location and walk to the coaching zones.
  • Alliansloppet provides spare poles at three different locations.
  • Serving drinks, poles outside the coaching zones is not permitted.
  • In case of an accident it is your responsibility to stay and check if the wounded person needs help or can take care of himselves. For minor injuries call Alliansloppet’s medical care number: +46 767 84 31 46.
  • For major emergencies call an ambulance on 112!
  • In cause of a major emergency the race will be stalled. Stay put on your position you had when the accident happened. Await orders from the race directors and a possible restart.

Lapping and finish

Lapping are done through the Allianslopparena: Keep right for lapping and keep left for finishing.

The course will be seperated in lanes 150 meters before the finish line.

Finishing in wrong lane may lead to disqualification.

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Refreshments

Two refreshments points will be available along the course (see course map):

  • At Båberg (in the middle of the loop)
  • After the finish line

Personal refreshments are only allowed within marked coaching zones (see course map). Serving outside these coaching zones leads to disqualification.

Running or biking outside or within the coaching zones are not allowed.

Extra poles

Alliansloppet provide extra poles in case of broken poles at three different locations (see course map)

  • On the top of the first hill after the start on the 1st loop
  • In the upphill after Båberg
  • After the finishline for lapping competitors

One neutral service car will follow the head of the race of Women 21 Competition 48 km and two cars will follow Men 21 Competition 48 km providing necessary poles.

The competitors are themselves approaching the service cars at the side to be given a new pole.

When someone chose to be receive a pole from Alliansloppet the competitor’s start number will be noted. The pole must be returned to the start number distribution. Not returned poles will be invoiced to the receiver. Broken poles can be collected at the start number distribution even though it may take some time. Broken poles can even be collected the day after the race.

Personal serving of poles is only permitted within the coaching zones (see course map). Pole serving outside the coaching zones leads to disqualification.

Sprint prices

There will be given price to best competitor in Men 21 and Women 21 Competition 48 km at these locations:

  • Strömmarns bryggeri, loop 2, 1st 10.000 SEK
  • Guide World Classic Tour, loop 2 and 3, points Guide World Classic Tour Sprint

See course map for the sprint prices location.

Material control

Material control will be conduted before race start.

Some places along the course will be filmed for violations purposes.

After the race the 200 best placed competitors will be checked as well as random compliance controls.

During the race each member of the organizing staff has the authority to report of abnormal speed. Noted competitors will be checked after the race.

Unpermitted equipment leads to disqualification.

Maximum skiing time

For safety reasons last time allowed to enter new loop is 12:40 PM for Open classes and 4:10 PM for Competition classes.

Abandoned race

If you chose to abandon the race it is mandatory to inform the staff in the finish area.
If you don’t inform the organizer you will be considered as missing after a certain amount of time.

Please do not cross the finish line with the chip if you have abandoned the race!

Results

Results will be published at the Allianslopparena as well on the webpage.

Protest

Any protests must be delivered to race secretary at latest 15 minutes after unofficial resultlist has been published. Protest fee is 500 SEK.

Price giving ceremony

Prize giving ceremony will take place at the big stage as soon as the official result list is published. The prize giving ceremony will take place around 4:10 PM.

Prizes

Women 21 Competition 48 km: 1st 75000 SEK, 2nd 25000 SEK, 3rd 10000 SEK.
Men 21 Competition 48 km: 1st 75000 SEK, 2nd 25000 SEK, 3rd 10000 SEK.

Prizes for place 1-3 in Men Juniors and Women Juniors Competition 32 km.

Sprint prizes: see Sprint prices for further information.

Ski Team Sweden Roll Cup – See: skidor.com/Grenar/Rullskidor/Tavling/SkiTeamSwedenROLLCup/.

Guide Word Classic Tour: Prize for Athlete of the Day, see even: worldclassictour.com/rules

Medical care

Medical personnel are present at the Allianslopparena and in the neutral service cars out on the course.

If you need medical treatment either visit the medical care at the Allianslopparena or contact the nearest race staff who will call for help.

In case of a mayor accident call the emergency at 112!

Insurance

Participants who currently are member of a club connected to the Swedish Skifederation have some sort of insurance.
Other participants are insured through their entry of Alliansloppet.

Competition rules

  • The rules of the Swedish Skifederation applies the race.
  • The race is done in classic technique and follows the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) rules for classic technique. Staff along the course will film technique violations which in turn will lead to disqualification. The staff will also follow the live TV coverage and observe technique violations.
  • The material in permitted wheel shall be equivalent of manufacturers’ type 2 or Elpex Rosa PU 2. Alliansloppet follows the Swedish Ski Federations recommendations for wheels for rollerski competitions. Read more about wheels here.
  • At least one of the wheels on each ski must have anti reverse bearing.
  • Helmet is mandatory. Glasses are optional due to the weather conditions.
  • Maximum length of poles are 83% of skiers height plus 2 cm. (see ICR 2018, paragraph 396.10.1 on FIS’s website)
    Body heigth is measured with ski boots on. The pole length is measured from the bottom of the pole to the highest attachment of the strap. All measurements will be rounded to the nearest centimeter as follows: less than 0.5 cm will be rounded down and 0.5 cm and above will be rounded up.
  • The competitors participate at their own risk and every registration is personal and can not be sold.
  • The race is done on public roads and regular traffic rules apply – keep right.

Race organization

Race director: Mikael Jakobsson
Race secretary: Peter Andersson
Course/security director: Martin Sandin

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FIS Technical Delegate (TD): Pär Dudal
FIS Assistant TD: Stefan Bygdeson