Events Rules

Rules of Beast Runners EVENTS (races)

  • DIFFICULTY of THE EVENT
    • Before signing up for races, It’s important to understand the difficulty, risk, rules and mandatory equipment
    • Runners should be in a good health and engage regularly in running activities prior to competition
    • Joining some TBR races may require certain Performance Index – general quotation of ITRA (eg. TBT50 420+)
    • Give organizers Signed Entry Disclaimer (read here)
    • For participants under 18 years old, a parent agreement is needed (download here)
  • REGISTRATION PERIODS
    • Early Bird – better prices or benefits (the period is also limited by 25% capacity, first come – first served)
    • Standard Period – T-shirt guaranteed (or fill up spots)
    • Late Bird – Usually only for elite or overseas runners (spots limited, T-shirt not guaranteed)
  • REGISTRATION PERSONAL DETAILS
    • English Name and English Surname are required (used for ITRA)
    • You may provide Chinese name – on BIB and on results will use Chinese name only for TPE nationalities
    • Please keep the same name in our events (BEAST Slam series, more below)
    • Birthday format dd/mm/yyyy
    • Phone – please give us phone number contact, please write local phone on entry disclaimer for overseas participants
    • ITRA performance index – can be found here (if not record fill up “0”)
  • PAYMENT
    • PayPal (+5%, doesn’t work for PayPal in Taiwan, please use ATM)
    • ATM in Taiwan to account 玉山銀行 808 / 0554-940-006524
    • Payment has to be done within 48hours or before deadline
    • Incomplete registrations older than one week will be deleted
    • Complete/Incomplete registrations will be displayed on registration page
    • Upload Proof of Payment (don`t use email if not necessary): http://event.beast.run/proof/
    • If you need VAT receipt (for using in Taiwan) please contact us via email before event
  • REFUND or TRANSFERS
    • postpone, cancellation or personal reasons below*
    • You may transfer to another person 6 weeks before event and pay administration fee 400NTD (or specified in event rules). T-shirt size is possible to change only 8 weeks before event)
    • Any changes in personal details such as name correction – administration fee 200NTD
    • Changes are possible only via contact info@beast.run (don`t contact us via LINE or Facebook for this enquiry)
  • *REFUND (in case of cancellation or postpone due outbreak, typhoon or similar reason)
    • race pack material cost (1200NTD*)
    • organizers support (500NTD* – or up to registration fee, Beast eshop credit in same value granted)
    • shipping of race pack +100NTD in Taiwan, +300NTD rest of world
    • amount less than 1000NTD will be compensated by eShop credit
    • amounts above 1000NTD will automatically transferred to original account (option exchange full amount or part with eshop credit to further support of organizers)
    • if event has to be cancel within two weeks before event there will not be refunds, but organizers will try compensate as much as possible
    • postpone of event – as above, but need fill up form if wish withdraw from event in new date
    • Examples:
      • example 1: fee of 2800NTD = -1200NTD race pack cost, 500NTD eshop credit and 1100NTD refund to original account, race pack personally pickup (option to exchange with eshop credit)
      • example 2: fee of 1850NTD = -1200NTD race pack cost, send by post in Taiwan -100NTD, 550NTD eshop credit (no account refund <1000NTD)
      • example 3: fee of 5700NTD = -1200NTD race pack cost, -300 freight to Japan, 500NTD eshop credit and 3700NTD refund to original account (option to exchange with eshop credit)
  • *REFUND or TRANSFER (personal reasons)
    • possible transfer to another person 6 weeks before event (if not waiting list) or
    • minus race pack material cost which you will receive after event (1200NTD* + shipping 100NTD in Taiwan, 300NTD rest of world) and
    • in Standard registration period: 500NTD eshop credit (balance left above 1000NTD refund to original account, below 1000NTD by eshop credit)
    • in Late Bird period: rest of amount by eShop credit
    • ~6 to 2 weeks before event – no refunds (inform us about and we will send race pack to your address)
    • DNS (Did Not Start) or within two weeks before event – you can pickup race pack, not pickup race pack will not be sent
    • Examples:
      • example 1: withdraw in late bird period: fee of 3000NTD = -1200NTD – 100NTD freight cost in Taiwan, 500NTD + 1200NTD eshop credit (no account refund in late bird period)
      • example 2: withdraw in standard period: fee of 1850NTD = -1200NTD – 100NTD freight cost in Taiwan, 500NTD + 50NTD eshop credit (no account refund <1000NTD or in late bird period)
      • example 3: withdraw in standard period: fee of 5700NTD = -1200NTD -300NTD freight cost to Japan, 500NTD eshop credit and 3700NTD refund to original account
      • example 4: withdraw in later bird period: fee of 5700NTD = -1200NTD -300NTD freight cost to Japan, 500NTD + 3700NTD eshop credit (no account refund in late bird period)
      • example 5: withdraw within 6 to 2 weeks before event: fee of 4000NTD = you will receive race pack by post (need inform us, no refunds or eshop credit)
      • example 6: DNS (Did Not Start) or 2 weeks prior of race – no any action
  • RACE PACK
    • Only Personal Pickup – if you pickup for your friend, runners to need give us Entry Disclaimer signed by him/her and write your ID number on bottom of document
    • Pickup at the morning of the race is allowed only with our permission, please contact us by email (overseas or another difficulties)
    • If shipping is available – only in Taiwan and participants need to provide an address in Chinese during registration and give us Entry Disclaimer before start (missing entry disclaimer = DSQ)
    • It is not possible get race pack after start of race, it will be reused
  • T-shirts and gifts
    • T-shirts are available only for Early and Standard Period registrants
    • Please be sure to choose the right T-shirt size and gender. Changes will not be possible
    • Late Bird may have extra T-shirts available for elite and overseas participants but not guaranteed
    • Volunteers have to contact us early to get a T-shirt
  • BIB
    • Personalized BIB for who signed up in Standard Period (we usually order 6 weeks prior event)
    • Bib number must be visible at the FRONT at all times and showed clearly in control points!!!
    • Chip on wrist has to be recorded in each control point and finish line (or RFID chip on BIB number in front)
    • Runners are not allowed to give a BIB to another person to join race – this is will not be accepted and will be punished! (2 years banned from BR events)
    • Bandit racing – to run without registration – is immoral and not allowed!
  • SAFETY
    • Your safety depends upon the quality of the materials which you have in your pack – please respect mandatory equipment (random checks will occur during the race)
    • 安全性是每個人擔心的,,我們希望每位參賽選手能完成賽事。你的安全性取決於您背包裡所有物資的數量。
    • Attention! It is obligatory that you do not leave a person who is having difficulty or is injured.
    • 注意!發揮互助精神,若遇上其他參賽者受傷或不適,應加以援手並通知急救站的工作人員。
    • If you or another competitor is immobilized:
      • Call the race organizers number 0963-539-346
      • Give your position and reference point (use maps from organizers or give coordinates)
      • Explain the situation simply
  • COURSE
    • Runners must stay on the marked course. Shortcuts are not permitted. If you get lost, please return to the last sighted marking.
    • Please note that the course will be marked prior to the race, there is still the possibility of markings being defaced or removed by vandals.
    • Organizers provide GPX of the course. Some events may have mandatory gps device.
    • Withdraw (DNF) from race can only be made at Check Points. Please inform the staff (Runner information needs to be recorded, with chip cut and bib marked). Transportation may be arranged to pick you up and drop you off at the race venue, but you may need to wait for arrival.
    •  Change category/distance or DNF
      • Changing distance is allowed in some events and at some check points when runners have not reached “the cut off time” or done voluntarily (in both situations, please announce to the check point staff)
      • You will be still finisher of new distance, have results, online certificate and ITRA record, but not awarded if in ranked
      • DNF – Did Not Finish, DSQ – Disqualified
      • Cut off times are subject to change
  • RESULTS
  • INSURANCE
    • We strongly recommend you to purchase your own sports insurance. Respect your limits & avoid causing greater injury or harm to yourself.
    • If you start feeling unwell during the race, please stop immediately and seek help from the medical team!
    • Inform organizers only by phone number (printed on map or BIB). Do not use LINE, FB or email, only via phone in emergency case!!!
    • Public Accident Insurance Coverage: If while under insurance coverage, an accident involving the insured person results in the death, injury, loss of property, or disability of a third-person, the insured shall be liable for the damages. Under these circumstances, when the insured files for compensation with the insurance company, the insurance company’s coverage plan includes the following:
      • Up to NT$3 million for each injury, death or disability.
      • For every accident resulting in bodily harm, disability, or death: NT$15 million.
      • For every accident involving loss of property: NT$2 million.
      • Maximum compensation for accidents occurring during the duration of the coverage plan: NT$34 million.
    • Travel Personal Insurance:
      • Up to NT$1 million for death or disability.
      • Up to NT$100.000 for each injury
    • Special Terms & Conditions NOT Covered
      • Sports injuries resulting from personal illnesses.
      • Symptoms resulting from personal conditions or cardiovascular disease such as shock, heart diseases, diabetes, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, mountain sickness, epilepsy, dehydration, etc., the insurance company is not responsible for injuries caused by personal illnesses. The public accident insurance plan only covers injury due to outside factors.
      • These will not be covered. Public liability insurance only covers injuries and damages caused by accidents.
      • If a participant has a history of illness and disease as described above, especially cardiovascular disease such as shock, heart diseases, diabetes, it is not allowed join Beast Runners events.
      • If you have ever experienced the following conditions or diseases, you are within the high risk group for sudden death. Please consult a doctor for their professional opinion and refrain from attending the race against their recommendation. Unspecified chest pains, unspecified causes of breathing difficulties, dizziness from unknown causes, sudden loss of consciousness, high blood pressure, heart disease, renal dysfunction, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, have a family history of heart disease, or epilepsy
  • if you have any further inquiries please contact the race organizer info@beast.run

BEAST Slam

  • BEAST Slam is divided into three main categories
    • BEAST Slam ULTRA – for those who push their minds as well as their bodies to the extreme
    • BEAST Slam RAPID – for those who can navigate trail with speed
    • BEAST Slam LOYALTY – for those who just can’t get enough of our events

MORE information about BEAST Slam and BEAST Loyalty: http://www.beast.run/slam/