Cycling Race Regulations
HB24Media Ltd. and the the Mayor of Krakow invite you to the Media Word Cup 2018. The Honorary Patron of the is Secretary of State in the Ministry of Sport and Tourism in Poland.
The race categories are the following:
Open M (men)
M1 men up to 30 years old / up to 1987
M2 men 31 - 45 years old / 1986-1972
M3 men 46+ / 1971 and older
Open W (women)
W1 women up to 30 years old / up to 1987
W2 women 31 - 45 years old / 1986-1972
W3 women 46+ / 1971 and older
At the end of the race, the first 3 participants of each category will be awarded. Winners get the Media World Cup Poland 2018 title + gold, silver and bronze medals for places 1 to 3 sponsored by the wellnessinpoland.com as proud supporter of the Media World Cup Poland 2018.
Media World Cup will take place in Cracov and Polish Jura on 6-12th Juni 2018. Riders can participate in the event as long as they are publishers, editors, journalists, reporters, press photographers, commentators, camera men or social media editors and cycling related bloggers. They can be employees or freelance reporters as long as they own a valid press passport of a country, an organization, a company or a medium.
The relation of each participant with media will be verified by Organizer. Each rider confirms healthiness and ability to participate in the event. A daily license is not necessary. Strongly recommended is an accident insurance. Helmet is mandatory.
Type of Races
Date: Wednesday 7th of Juni
• Women – 20 km
• Men - 40 km
Start: first women at 13.00, Then men at 14.00
Location: Start in Old Town in Cracov
Important: Only road bikes.
Winner celebration: 19:00h at Old Town in Cracov
Date: Saturday 9th of Juni
• Women – 62 km
• Men - 107 km
Start: first women at 12.00, then men at 13.00
Location: Start in Castle Bobolice / Finish line near Castle Olsztyn
Important: Only road bikes.
Winner celebration: 19:00h at Olsztyn
Conditions of participation:
• The registration for the Media World Cup Poland 2018 starts now and lasts till 30th April 2018. The applications will be verified until 30th April - on-line at REGISTRATION FORM
• The participation fee includes transfer from and to the Warsaw Airport, 4 nights in the luxury hotel, meals (4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 4 suppers), start fee and participation in special attractions prepared by organizers.
• The number of participants is limited.
• While making the participation fee payment, it should be pointed out that it concerns the cycling event.
• Each participant who registers in time gets a free starter pack.
01/01/18 - 28/02/18 Euro 250,- 01/03/18 - 30/04/18 Euro 290,-
Start fee amounts shall be paid to the bank account PKO BP:
BIC/SWIFT BPKOPLPW No. 68 1020 3150 0000 3702 0104 3306. Adress: 20-018 Lublin, HB24Media, Piłsudskiego 8.
The procedure of delivering the envelope / Race office
Each participant will receive the envelope with the technical guide, the race numbers, the regulations, the maps and the chip for his/her bike. Please keep your confirmation of the registration.
You will receive your start number from the Secretariat. The Start number with chip included shall be mounted / fixed to the seat post as per instructions.
Mechanical assistance and first aid
Mechanical assistance will be provided during the race. The Organizer will provide a mechanic in the start and feed zones for assistance to the riders. First Aid groups will also be located in the same place.
Check points will be located on the course. The Organizer provides a buffet located at the start/finish line.
There are steep climbs, dangerous downhills and other obstacles on the course of the race which require appropriate bike riding skills from the participants.
The race will take place regardless of weather conditions.
Each participant takes part in the competition at their own responsibility.
The organizing committee of the Media World Cup Poland 2018 as well all Members of the Media World Cup-Committee disclaims any responsibility for the participants and their employees, in case of accidents or damage to persons or things, that may occur before, during or after the events and in case riders get involved in quarrelling with third parties.
The Organiser does not bear financial responsibility for possessions lost during the competitions.
The Participant of Media World Cup Poland 2018, filling in and signing the application form, accepts the terms of Regulations of the Contest and expresses consent for processing of their personal data and for use of pictures, recordings and interviews conducted in connection with the event by the mass media and also by organizer for marketing purposes. The participant also agrees to publication of results of the event together with personal data.
Penalties / Disqualificatons
The organizing committee has the right to exclude riders who misbehave before, during or after the events. Additionally, nobody has the right to give his numbers or using someone else’s. Riders who do not show respect, will be disqualified.
The Organizer reserves the right to change the above rules, including the routes, due to technical or safety reasons.
The participant registering with the official enrollment form confirms that s/he has read and agreed with the present regulation.