KOTM Outline & Rules

The King of the Mountain competition is a contest within a race. Each event has its own unique KOTM event and each has its own rewards.


Ultra SkyMarathon
King of the Mountain – “Bag the Big Walk”
In 2015, the King of the Mountain competition will consist of times taken on the Big Walk in both directions… That’s right a combined time for the 10km from 1) Eurobin Creek Picnic Area UP to the Chalet and 2) The Chalet DOWN to Eurobin Creek Picnic Area.

Climb
Buffalo Big Walk – 10km Up and 10km Down

Total Distance: 20km
Total Climb: 1126m
Total Descent 1126m


Buffalo Stampede SkyMarathon
King of the Mountain

The SkyMarathon King of the Mountain competition will remain the same in 2015 as it was in 2014..

Climb
Buffalo Big Walk – 10km

Total Distance: 10km
Total Climb: 1126m

Marathon Stampede Profile


Stampede Sky26er
King of the Mountain

The Sky26er King of the Mountain competition will take in the 7.3km and 955mup to the summit of Mt Porepunkah along Telegraph Spur.

Climb
Porepunkah – 7.3km

Total Distance: 7.3km
Total Climb: 955m


KOTM Rules

** To be in the running for the King of the Mountain you must register online and be a participant in either the Buffalo Stampede Sky UltraMarathon, the Buffalo Stampede SkyMarathon or the Buffalo Sky26er.
** The timing for the KOTM is an electronic system. There are timing mats at the start and finish of each climb. To be eligible you MUST step onto the timing mat at each the start and finish of the climb to register your time. ** Only the official timing system will be used to determine your time. ** In the case of an electronic timing failure – the backup video will be used to determine your time.
** To have your time valid in the KOTM event you must finish the event you are entered into before the cut off time. This will be either the Buffalo Stampede Ultra SkyMarathon or the Buffalo Stampede SkyMarathon or the Sky26er.
** Each climb is timed from the timing mat at the bottom to the timing mat at the top of the climb. The distances covered may vary slightly with respect to (on the day) conditions but every attempt will be made to ensure that any distance/elevation change is minimal to ensure the integrity of the event.
** No aid or outside assistance is allowed during each of the climbs.
** Poles are allowed.
** Runners are to run within the spirit of the King of the Mountain event. Runners deemed to be behaving outside the spirit of the event will be disqualified.

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