RACE INSTRUCTIONS Hannah EPO Survival 2017

Date: May 12 – 13, 2017

Start time: Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3:00 a.m.

Finish time: Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Race venue: Dobronice u Bechyně

Map: http://mapy.cz/s/nlPm


Race description:

Outdoor race of pairs – one-day competition in free order style. The winner is the pair with most points gained during the race. Disciplines can be completed only during a fixed periods of time, therefore you should plan your route properly.

Competitors navigate using topographic maps, where the route is drawn using control points (CPs). They move between CPs using given means of transport (on foot, by bike, in-line skates...) and complete diverse special tasks (rock climbing, rope courses, jumps into water etc.). Competitors must prove their physical and mental readiness during the race, as well as individual skills and team skills.



  • MZ - mixed pairs
  • MM - male pairs
  • ZZ - female pairs


  • Uphill and trail running
  • MTB
  • Orienteering run
  • Bolscross
  • Rock climbing
  • In-line skating
  • Biathlon
  • Canoeing
  • Abseil
  • Kayaking
  • Via Ferrata

Race schedule:

Friday, May 12, 2017
15:00 – 21:45 Registration
22:00 Instructions to the race (presence of one team member at least is mandatory)
19:00 - 23:59 Collecting of in-line skates for transport
Saturday, May 13, 2017
02:00 - 02:30 Collecting of in-line skates for transport
03:00 Start
16:00 End of time limit
17:00 Closure of the race
18:30 Prize-giving ceremony
20:00 (at the latest) Party
Race limit: 13 hours


  • In chalets on beds, if there will be no more place in chalets, then in own tents
  • Price of accommodation in chalet: CZK 180/PP per the night
  • Price in tents will be specified later.
  • Information about accomodation will be updated.


For free in the race venue.



In campsite and restaurant in sufficient amount, refreshment stals.


Registration fee

  1. Starting fee CZK 1,400 (EUR 52) per team paid until May 3, 2017 (this is half price for ČAES members (Czech extreme sport association). It is possible to become a ČAES member on spot or ticking during registrations, for free).
  2. The fee paid after this date or on spot is CZK 2,000 (EUR 75) (half price for ČAES members).

Please, pay the fee in 5 days after your registration. If we do not receive payment until 7 days after registration, it will be cancelled. In payment please state variable symbol generated during registration.

Bank: Fio Banka, Account number: 2000631637/2010, IBAN: CZ3520100000002000631637, BIC/SWIFT: FIOBCZPPXXX


Registration fee covers:

  • SI dibber for the race – at most of CPs are SI boxes (in case of loss of SI dibber competitors will pay the full price CZK 2000 (EUR 75))
  • Race cards – warning: they are not waterproof (we recommend to tape them from back side, you will mark CPs on the front)
  • Race bib (you return them after the race)
  • Ropes and carbines for climbing section, Bolscross and rope activities
  • Transportation of in-line skates
  • Transportation and renting of canoes and canoe paddles
  • Renting of kayaks and kayak paddles
  • Small refreshment during the race
  • Starting package
  • 2 sets of maps for entire race
  • Maps for orienteering
  • Surprise for first 15 registered teams with paid starting fee

At disciplines you can refill water, iont drink and other refreshment, it is not classic refreshment stall, the amount is limited. Hannah EPO Survival 2017 is designed that everyone carries his/her own food and beverage needed for the whole race time.



Material prizes from partners for the best teams + raffle


Mandatory team equipment:

  • First aid kit (non-adhesive sterile bandage, elastic bandage, analgesics, antiseptics, plasters, Antihistamines)
  • Mobile phone
  • CZK 500
  • Compass
  • Marker (for marking CPs into a race card)
  • 2x NRC foil (survival aluminum blanket)
  • 2x whistle
  • 2x ID card/passport
  • 2x Medical insurance card

Individual mandatory equipment (listed in detail before the race):

  • MTB (or trekking) bike
  • Biking helmet
  • Front light (headlamp) and rear light
  • headlamp
  • Climbing harness, figure 8, 2x locking carabiners, sling
  • In-line skates

Recommended equipment:

  • Map holder
  • Climbing shoes
  • Magnesium
  • Transparent tape for maps
  • Spare tubes
  • Bike repair kit
  • Swimwear
  • Map case for trekking map

Forbidden equipment:

  • GPS device
  • Poles for in-line skating
  • Other paddles than those supplied by the organizers
  • Other maps than those supplied by the organizers

Using forbidden equipment results in disqualification.


Missing mandatory equipment results in 30 points penalty for each missing piece.


Organizer: Š&P - OUTDOOR

Race director: Jiří Dvořák

Head referee: Ondřej Kutiš

Organizing team: Tomáš Strašák, Dana Jahn Odvody, Lenka Nováková, Ondřej Hlaváč

Contact: info@eposurvival.cz