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See you on SATURDAY 2.9. 2023!
This year’s edition of the Juriš na Vršič is included in the OMR of the Slovenian Cycling Federation – VZPON, so all interested riders are kindly asked to enter their licence number when registering.
If you are not afraid of cycling a 13.5 km route with a vertical drop of 801 metres, a maximum gradient of 10.8% and an average gradient of 7.25%, join over a thousand enthusiastic cyclists on the first Saturday in September.
Juriš na Vršič is not only a race, but also a traditional gathering of friends, families, couples …
The Kranjska Gora Tourist Association invites all cycling enthusiasts to the traditional 44. 44TH JURIŠ NA VRŠIČ.
Organiser: Kranjska Gora Tourist Association
Place and date: Kranjska Gora, 02.09.2023;
Please be informed that the registration place on the day of the event or the place of collecting the starting numbers, the banquet and the awarding of the prizes to the best will take place in the event area of the hotel “Ramada & Suite Resort Kranjska Gora” (ex Hotel Prisank) in the centre of Kranjska Gora!!!
Start time: at 11:00
Course length: 13.5 kilometres – 11km official timing
Altitude difference: 801 metres
Entry fee: pre-registration 25€ (1.7. to 29.8.)/ on the day of the event 33€
The Kranjska Gora Tourist Association will donate €2 from every entry fee collected to the disaster relief. The funds raised will be donated to Karitas.
Start and finish
The competitors will start the race in a bunch start from the starting point below the Kranj ski slopes. The initial “warm-up” will take place on the main road towards Ljubljana, past Kranjska Gora to the junction at TGC Kranjska Gora and then along the Vršiška Road to Hotel LEK, where the flying start of the competition with the start of timing will take place.
The start in Kranjska Gora is at an altitude of 810 metres and the finish at the top of the Vršič Pass, at an altitude of 1,611 metres. The course is 13.5 kilometres long with an elevation gain of 801 metres, a maximum gradient of 10.8% and an average gradient of 7.25%.
The timing will be done with electronic chips, which will be collected from the “Ramada & Suite Resort Kranjska Gora” hotel (ex Hotel Prisank) in the centre of Kranjska Gora on the day of the event between 8:00 and 10:30 am.
Gross times will be taken into account for the final classification. The gross time is the sum of the net time (measured time from the start to the finish) and the time gap behind the winner.
Arrangement of competitors at the start and the ride to the flying start at the “Best Western” Hotel
In order to facilitate the ordering of competitors according to their physical abilities and fitness, we ask all competitors to order themselves in the start corridor according to their own judgement of the expected time of arrival at the finish, or according to the principle of faster and better prepared in the front, less prepared in the second half of the start corridor.
All competitors are reminded that after the start there will be a slower “warm-up” ride to the flying start at the “Best Western” Hotel in a tight formation.
Pre-registration to the event will only be possible via the online registration on the website www.jurisnavrsic.com, group pre-entry , (correction of group entry) from 1.7.2023 until 29.8.2023. Cancellation from the competition is only possible during the pre-entry period.
This year’s edition of the Juris to Vršič is included in the OMR of the Slovenian Cycling Federation – VZPON, so all interested riders are kindly asked to fill in the box with their licence number when registering.
All users of the electronic registration are kindly requested to provide accurate information at the time of registration and not to send more than one registration for each participant. Users of the electronic pre-registration are kindly requested to keep the confirmation of payment of the entry fee.
THE ORGANISER NOTES THAT AN ENTRYEE WHO DOES NOT PAY THE ENTRY FEE OF 25€ WITH COD TO THE ORGANISER’S TREE BY THE PRE-ENTRY TIME, INCLUDING SATURDAY 28.8.2023, WILL NOT BE ON THE ENTRY LIST AND WILL HAVE TO REGISTER AGAIN ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT ONLY!
In case of payment for several participants at the same time, the payer MUST send a list of all registered participants to the email address email@example.com.
Check-in on the day of the competition
On payment of the entry fee of EUR 30 on the day of the competition, check-in will be possible between 8:00 and 10:30 at the event venue in the “Ramada & Suite Resort Kranjska Gora” hotel (ex Hotel Prisank) in the centre of Kranjska Gora.
Pick up of the starting numbers, control chip and gift bag on the day of the competition.
The competitors registered in the pre-registration will collect their starting number with the control chip and the organiser’s gift bag on the day of the event at the marked collection points in the hotel “Ramada & Suite Resort Kranjska Gora” (ex Hotel Prisank) in the centre of Kranjska Gora near the Mojca ski resort between 8:00 and 10:00.
There is NO charge for the control chip as the chips are disposable and are glued to the start number which has to be placed on the handlebar of the bike!
IMPORTANT WARNING!!! Pre-registered riders who do not collect their start number with chip and gift bag by 10:00 will not be guaranteed entry as uncollected start numbers will be sold to unregistered riders.
CATEGORIES (M and F):
over 60 years – born 1962 and earlier
50 – 59 years – born between 1963 and 1972
40 – 49 years – born between 1973 and 1982
30-39 years – born between 1983 and 1992
under 30 years – born 1993 and later
IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or organised group.
Control – disqualification
Each rider must have a bib with a chip attached to the handlebar of the bike or to a place that will be notified by the organiser when the bib is received on the day of the event. In order to start timing each start number, each participant must pass the timing mat at the official start of the event and at the flying start at the “Best Western” Hotel. Any competitor who does not have a chip and a start number in accordance with this competition notice will not be included in the results list.
Health care and insurance
Each competitor competes at his/her own risk and the organiser is not liable for any damage caused to materials or persons. The organiser recommends that participants take out their own accident insurance.
The competitors will be accompanied by an ambulance with a doctor, which will follow the last competitor and which will move forward in case of emergency. The organiser will provide medical care for the participants during the climb, which will end after the last competitor has reached the finish line. The organiser does not guarantee medical care for the participants of the event on the return or descent from the Vršič Pass to Kranjska Gora and therefore urges them to ride carefully on the way back to the valley.
The use of a safety helmet is compulsory for all participants!
Transport of equipment
For those who wish to bring their equipment to the finish or to the top of the Vršič Pass, transport from the start to the finish will be organised by bus or smaller vehicles. You will be able to drop off your equipment in the vehicle(s) no later than 20 minutes before the start. The organiser is not responsible for lost items and does not recommend the use of more valuable clothing or items.
Due to the complete closure of the road to Vršič between 10:30 and 13:30, we kindly ask all accompanying persons who are planning to drive to the finish to arrive on time. At the same time, please note that driving on the road or on the race route during the road closure is NOT ALLOWED!!! During the competition there will be no parking spaces at the top of the Vršič Pass, therefore we recommend that the accompanying participants park at the parking lot at Erjavčeva hut or at suitable places along the roadside.
Announcement of results
The announcement of the results and the reception of the competitors will take place at 14:00 at the “Ramada & Suite Resort Kranjska Gora” (ex Hotel Prisank) in the centre of Kranjska Gora.
By registering, the participant confirms that the information provided in the registration leaflet on the day of the event is true. The participant declares that he/she is in good health, fit for active participation, medically examined and medically fit to ride the route of the cycle climb. The entrant will follow all instructions of the organiser and participate at his/her own risk. The Participant acknowledges that he/she accepts the risks associated with participation in this event and will therefore not claim any damages from the Organiser nor bring any action against the Organiser for any loss or damage suffered by him/her in connection with participation in the event. The Participant agrees that the Event Organisers may publish his/her details, photographs, recordings and statements in the media without any claim for compensation from the Event Organisers.
The organiser will store the participant’s personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). By entering personal data and registering for the event, the participant allows and agrees that the organiser processes his/her personal data in its databases and uses them for the following purposes: statistical processing, segmentation, fulfilling contractual obligations, sending offers, advertising material, magazines and invitations to events of the organiser and its partners, as well as for telephone, written and electronic surveys. It may process personal data until written consent is withdrawn. The participant is entitled to all rights under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).
The competition will be conducted in accordance with the content of this Call for Entries, with any changes to the conduct of the event being published on the website www.jurisnavrsic.com in due course.
The Organiser reserves the right to change the contents of the gift bag and to adjust the venue according to the current weather conditions at the venue(s).
As there will be no refreshments on the route, we recommend that all participants carry two or one bottle of refreshments on their bike, depending on their needs. Refreshments, water and tea will be available at the finish area.
Participants are urged to respect nature and not to throw energy bar wrappers and drinks on the road!
Sports greetings to all and a warm welcome to the 42nd edition of the event. Juriš na Vršič!!