FRIDAY, July 31, 2020


The sports competition regulation outlines ethics, relationships, rights, duties and behaviors that the competitor agrees to comply. Everyone who participates as a competitor, organizer, volunteer, sponsor, advocate or in any other capacity, is committed to complying with this Regulation shall be signed upon accession.


UYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT It is a race VERTICAL - RACE in semi-autonomy and is organized by ASD MOUNTAIN TRAIL, with the support of the town of Courmayeur and in collaboration with local institutions, sponsors and partners.

Competitors, volunteers, the organization and its partners share the same principles and the same values:


Rules designed for everyone, applied identically to all and valid for everyone


  • Respect for self and others
  • Observance of volunteers
  • Compared with the local population
  • Compared organization and its partners


  • Respect the environment and do not throw anything in the path
  • Observe the fauna and flora
  • Do not cut the trails because it causes soil erosion
  • Give priority, for themselves and their carers, the use of public transport and car sharing

UYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT joined the campaign: "I DO NOT WASTE MY JET", promoted by the Spirit Trail and addressed to all the trailers, athletes and organizers, to protect the environment


  • Take help from all the people who are in trouble or danger


Organizer and solely responsible for the event is the amateur association MOUNTAIN TRAIL ASD, which is based in Courmayeur (AO) in Viale Monte Bianco 21.

The event is organized with the patronage of the Municipality of Courmayeur and in collaboration with other associations in the area.


The vertical NIGHT is 7 km long, with about 900 m D +.

Check out from Brocherel square in Courmayeur. The first three kilometers are developed initially on asphalt (2 km) and then give way to dirt. You then get Pontal d'Entreves, and starts from the moment a gradual ascent on a wide cart track until you reach the entrance of the hunting trail. Here begins the steep ascent, a long wooded stretch of a few kilometers earns nearly 900 vertical meters. This brings you to the arrival of the K1000 at the Pavillon refuge, at 2,173 meters altitude.

Timing by the MySDAM service with POSITIONED chip on your shoe or ankle


Check online Friday, July 31 at 21:00 from Courmayeur, Piazza Brocherel.

The competitor must arrive at least 15 minutes before departure to be registered. Once registered, the competitor must remain within the space "departure area" specially delimited by the Organization and will not come out until the start (except in cases of overt necessity).

The athlete not be registered "no party" and will not be ranked in the finisher.


The maximum time of the test, to be inserted in the standings, is fixed in 2 hours, arriving at the Pavillon before 23:00.

In case of bad weather conditions and / or for safety reasons, the organization reserves the right to suspend or cancel the current race, to change the schedule or retrieve the race the next day.


No schedules gates.


UYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT is open to all, men and women, aged 18 years at the time of entry (categories from Seniors to veterans), licensed or not, with mandatory CERTIFICATE FOR MEDICAL ACTIVITY 'COMPETITIVE SPORTS.

To participate you must:

  • possession of medical certificate for competitive activity (D. M. 02/18/1982 tab. B) valid at the time of the meeting of the race. Self-certification is not allowed (Article 5 of the Civil Code "Acts of disposition of one's body") or representations of healthy and strong physical constitution issued by your doctor.
  • be absolutely aware of the length and specificity of the race and be perfectly prepared.
  • have acquired, before the race, a real capacity of personal autonomy in the mountains (NB: participation in other races is useful to acquire the experience, but not necessarily sufficient) to be able to better manage the problems related to this type of test
  • able to face alone, without help, climatic conditions which can become difficult due to the altitude (night, wind, cold, fog, rain or snow)
  • be able to handle, even if it is isolated, physical or psychological problems due to great fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, muscle or joint pain, minor injuries
  • be aware that the Organization's role is not to help a competitor to handle these problems and, for the running trail, safety depends on the person's ability to adapt to the problems encountered or expected.

It is not allowed to have pets.


The principle of individual racing in semi-autonomy is the rule.

The semi-autonomy is defined as the ability to be autonomous between two refreshment points, in terms of safety, power and equipment. This principle implies the following rules:

  • Each athlete must carry with them throughout the entire race around the obligatory equipment (see paragraph EQUIPMENT). This must be transported in a backpack / bag and will be checked upon delivery of the pectoral (it is hoped that such material is used in ethically correct manner during the race). At any time, the race stewards will check the contents of the backpacks. The competitor is obliged to accept these checks, under penalty of disqualification.
  • The dining options are supplied with drinks and food to consume on the spot. The Organization provides only natural water to fill water bottles or camel bag. At the start of each refreshment point, competitors must have the amount of water and food needed to reach the next refreshment point.
  • It's not allowed to be accompanied on the path beyond the Pavillon by a person who is not enrolled as a competitor or authorized by the Organization.


There are no water points or dining options.


By registering each participant agrees to carry with them throughout the following specified binding material throughout the race, it will be disqualified (sample checks will be possible along the path):

  • Shoes suitable for the competition and the type of soil, suitable for the tightness (grip) and firm to the foot (fastened)
  • suitable clothing and worn for the entire race
  • windbreaker
  • 2 headlamps

Recommended material:

  • Backpack or fanny pack
  • Water reserve (minimum 500cc) and food (minimum 2 fingers or similar)
  • Glass staff
  • Clothing parts and technical waterproof jacket
  • thermal survival Telo
  • Mobile phone (enter the Organization's emergency number, not mask the number and set off with recharged battery)
  • Whistle

allowed Material: stopwatch, altimeter, heart rate monitor

The use of poles is optional.


At the time of enrollment in UYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT please complete, sign and send to the Organization of the release document (DOWNLOAD SITE or the form of registration).


The fee is 35 euros for those registering before 30 June 2020 and 45 euros for those registering from July 1 to July 29, 2020.

Special Prize: only opening day enrollment, February 1, 2020, you may register at the promotional price of 20 EURO.

The registration fee is included

  • PASTA PARTY to be held at the Refuge PAVILLON.


Enrollments in UYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT open February 1, 2020 at midnight.

To register you can register for the race from the siteuyn VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT at, With links to the site www.endu.netOr alternatively go directly to the site

If the competitor in writing does not provide the medical certificate in time, it will not take part in the competition and the registration fee will not be returned. Certificates and releases until the time of the race number are accepted. Registration will close July 30, 2020 at 24:00.

With the subscription of participation inUYN VERTICAL COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC K1000NIGHT the participant confirms having read, understanding and unconditional acceptance of this regulation and ethics of the race.

Registration will be recorded in the organization's database, which is updated weekly, and will be visible online.


The organization will announce decisions on any changes to this Regulation (for example, changing the location for safety standards) Friday, July 31, 2020 during the briefing to be held at 20:45, before departure, in Brocherel Square.


Until June 30, the competitor, as long as they comply with the payment and documents (registration form, release and medical certificate), can exercise the right of the breastplate exchange with another person, as long as they comply with the requirements of this Regulation; It has no right to reconsideration for the registration fee and related reimbursement.

With the acceptance of the Regulation is accepted MISUSE clause and expressly waive exercise the right to reconsider.


Start numbers will be assigned according to the chronological order of entry, complete documentation.

The withdrawal of the chest will happen in the day FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 from 16:00 until 20:30 at the hall of the Municipality of Courmayeur Viale Monte Bianco.

The bibs will be delivered individually to each runner on the presentation of a photo identification.

The bib must be worn over clothing and always be fully visible throughout the race.


The withdrawal of the chest will take place on Friday, July 31 from 16:00 until 20:30 at the halls of the Municipality of Courmayeur Viale Monte Bianco.

The bibs will be delivered individually to each runner on the presentation of a photo identification.

The bib must be worn over clothing and always be fully visible throughout the race.

The chip must be visible at the ankle or above the shoe. And 'MANDATORY pay a deposit of 10 EURO for CHIP. On return of the chip it will be returned DEPOSIT.

In case of loss of CHIP, the organization does not accept any responsibility and will not be refunded the deposit. Please, pay the utmost care.

The race number is the pass necessary to get to the loading areas, for the descent by cable car to the pasta party and the awards.


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The material of each competitor (exchange rates) will be left in a personal backpack, with a plate of recognition bearing the race number; the backpack may be deposited to the distribution within the pectoral FRIDAY 20:30 July 31, 2020.

The bags delivered by 20:30 will be available for competitors at the finish of the race Pavillon.


The arrival at the Pavillon is a call for help instead, connected with the organization.

They will be on the path ambulances, doctors and civil protection.

I posti di soccorso sono destinati a portare assistenza a tutte le persone in pericolo o in difficoltà, con soccorritori abilitati. In caso di necessità, per ragioni che siano nell’interesse della persona soccorsa, e solo ed esclusivamente a giudizio dell’Organizzazione, si farà appello al soccorso di montagna ufficiale, che subentrerà nella direzione delle operazioni e metterà in campo tutti i mezzi appropriati, incluso l’elicottero. Le eventuali spese derivanti dall’impiego di questi mezzi eccezionali saranno a carico della persona soccorsa secondo le norme vigenti.

A competitor that requires the intervention of a doctor or a rescuer submits himself to their authority and undertakes to accept their decisions.

In case of bad weather conditions and / or for safety reasons, the organization reserves the right to suspend or cancel the tender in progress or to change the schedule and location.


The route will be clearly marked with flags, signs, signals or other indicators in order to avoid deviations or unauthorized shortcuts and ensure maximum safety of the competitors and the public. During the briefing will be indicated how the signaling pathway.


They will be arranged with authorized control points that detect the passage of the competitors by noting the bib number. Only the competitors registered in each control may be included in the rankings. They therefore invited the athletes to promptly notify the bib number if requested by staff deployed on the route.


In case of abandonment of the race along the way, the competitor is obliged to proceed to the nearest checkpoint and communicate its withdrawal. If no notification of withdrawal and the consequent start of the rescue service, all expenditure arising from the research will be charged to the competitor. The competitor who leaves the competition will have to return by their own means and their own strength.


It will be inserted in the ranking only competitors who will pass the finish line, or the finisher.

There will be an overall classification men / women as well as rankings of categories identified by the ORGANIZING COMPANY MOUNTAIN TRAIL.

The award ceremony will take place at the Pavillon - CONFERENCE ROOM 23:00

Awards in mining: some prizes will be drawn and delivered only to the people in the draw. Prizes not collected will be made available again to draw during the K2000 awards of Saturday, August 1, 2020.


The last cable car ride to the return is at 24:00.

The organization takes care of the return of the competitors at the Pavillon arrival until departure of the Sky Way cable car to Pontal d'Entrèves.

The return from Pontal d'Entreves Courmayeur up to will be the responsibility of each competitor.

They advise competitors to organize the cars to return to each other before the start.


Along the way there will be staff of the Organization authorized to check the obligatory material and the respect of the entire Regulation. They will be disqualified if they incur in any of the following offenses:

  • lack of binding material safety (suitable shoes and fastened, suitable clothing, windproof jacket, UIAA approved helmet and crampons with peaks)
  • refusal to be checked by experts, refusal to be examined by a doctor of the Organization
  • abandonment of waste along the path by the competitor or by its accompanying
  • use of a means of transport along the way, sharing and exchange of breastplate, failure to transition from a control point, doping or refusal to submit to anti-doping controls, failure to assist a competitor in difficulty, insults or threats towards a member Organization or volunteer
  • refusal to follow an order of direction of travel, a race official, a doctor or rescuer
  • departing from a control point beyond the limit set by the time gate or stay beyond the allowed resting time at the dining options.


They accept only written complaints from competitors, presented in the 30 minutes following the publication of the provisional results, with delivery of a deposit of EUR 50.00 to a manager MOUNTAIN TRAIL.

Complaints will be evaluated by a jury:

  • by Race Director
  • by the MSO
  • by the head of the race course
  • all competent persons designated by the Director of the race
  • by the competitor and any person authorized by him

The jury is empowered to resolve, in a time compatible with the activities related to running, of all disputes or disqualifications occurred during the race. The decisions are final and will be made public through written report.

If the complaint is rejected, the deposit will not be returned but will be donated to a charity indicated in the minutes. Conversely, in case of acceptance of the complaint, the deposit will be refunded.


The Organization subscribes liability insurance for the duration of the race and is responsible for ensuring each member to U.I.S.P. to ensure the protection of all runners. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Participation is under the complete responsibility of the competitors, who renounce all recourse against the Organization for damage and any additional consequences that can occur during before and after the race, and outside of it.


Each competitor at registration, authorizes the organization to the data provided solely for the purpose of this event, for publication of charts, indicating the year of birth, gender, class, race times and any other information that does not affect the individual's sensitive data.

Authorization to sending data: the competitors agree in writing to the use of telematic addresses provided (email, web sites) in order to receive event promotions, as well as for general and commercial communications sponsor.

Rights to the image: each competitor expressly waives to make use of the rights to his image during the race, as well as a waiver of any appeal against the Organization and its partners / sponsors for the use made of his image.