Last Edited 21st April 2018

WMRA Mountain Running World Cup 2018 – Regulations 6.1 - 6.11
Download PDF for full copy of regulations ( Dated 15th March 2018)

6. RULES 2018
6.1. There will be five races in the WORLD CUP 2018.
6.2. The overall WORLD CUP result will be calculated from athletes’ best four results from the five races and prizes will be awarded according to this result.
6.3. An athlete must score in at least two races to be included in the final published results.
6.4. If athletes have the same number of points, their final position will be determined by reference to their highest race positions. Therefore, athletes with equal points, but one has a 1st position and the other has not, the athlete with the 1st position takes priority. If both have a first position, the next superior position is compared and so until a priority is obtained. If this method does not resolve the final positions, the prize money for the final positions will be added together and divided by the number of athletes involved.
6.5. The points awarded for each race will be as follows (the same for men and women):

Place: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Points: 100 90 85 80 75 70 65 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 4 1 1 1 1 1
  • Bonus Final Race: Racing at the World Cup Final gives each finishing athlete a 10 points bonus to add to onto their final score.
  • Bonus Nations Top Race: For all races that have more international runners competing from different countries will be rewarded with each finishing athlete receiving a 10 points bonus to add to their final score. For 2018 this is set to 12 nations.

6.6. The total final prize fund will be 12000 EUR and is provided by the WMRA.
6.7. Prize money will be distributed as follows, same for women and men:

Place: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
EUR: 1200 1000 800 600 500 400 350 300 250 200

6.8. Race events will be entitled to have the WMRA and IAAF permit logos included on their publicity / race numbers for the event.
6.9. Race events will be entitled to use without cost WMRA provided media and shared media content as long as acknowledgements and photo credits are published.
6.10. WMRA will publish the WORLD CUP Calendar and include a link to the race event as well as race related content and news on the WMRA / IAAF media channels.
6.11. The participating race will automatically be entered into the Mountain World Ranking without further cost for the year of WORLD CUP participation.