ISF Rules Extract
SKYRUNNING CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – These competitions are governed by specific regulations. The competitions are open. National teams are ranked in the Continental Championships. All team members should have the nationality of the country they represent.
GENERAL – The Continental Championships are open. Individual medals and titles will be awarded to the champions in each category. Nations will be ranked counting only official team members.
National teams from countries without full ISF membership may participate at the discretion of the ISF Board. A registration fee set by the ISF is payable. The ISF rules and regulations must be strictly adhered to. Only one team will be allowed per nation.
All team members must be of the nationality of the country they represent.
NATIONAL RANKING – The athletes of each country must be declared on the relevant ISF form at the beginning of the Championships and updated only for registering new members at least 12 hours before each race.
After registering with the ISF, entry must be made direct with the individual race organiser in compliance with the rules of that race.
REGISTRATION – Skyrunners with dual nationality must select one nationality to represent at the beginning of each season.
INDIVIDUAL POINTS SYSTEM – Each race will assign points based on the winning men’s/women’s results according to the “Ranking points breakdown: 100-88-78-72-68-66-64-62-60-58-56-54-52-50 down to 2 points and down to the 40th position for men and women”.
SPECIAL CASES – If two competitions forming the Continental Championship are not the same discipline (Vertical Kilometer® + SkyRace® for example), the title of “Continental Vertical Kilometer® Championship” and “Continental SkyRace® Championship” (individual, team, or both), will be awarded. Only venues with more than one discipline may award the “Combined” title.
NATIONAL OFFICIAL TEAMS POINTS SYSTEM – A team ranking system will be adopted based on the individual points accrued by the top four athletes (at least one per gender) only in the Continents where all disciplines are disputed.
TITLES – At the conclusion of the Championships the first male and female competitors with the highest score will be declared “Skyrunning Champion”. The national team with the highest score will be declared “Skyrunning Continental Champion Team”.
AWARDS – At the conclusion of the Continental Championships the first three ranked men and women will receive, in order, gold, silver and bronze medals.