Elite Athlete

Athletes who will enhance the competitiveness of the BUCOVINA ULTRA ROCKS® races and the international profile of the event are invited to apply for entry and travel assistance. The assistance offered is in three packages.

Selection Criteria

GENERAL SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ALL LEVELS

Athletes for all three levels will be selected according to:

  • Ability to enhance the competitiveness of the event (based on their race CV)
  • Social media following and use of social media
  • Being approachable and available to their fans during event week
  • Willingness of your sponsors (if sponsored) to help promote your participation in the event and share BUCOVINA ULTRA ROCKS® social media relevant to your performance
  • Country representation – to ensure we have an international field if your sponsors are bringing a media crew (photographer / video) to cover your performance and the event
  • Relationships with existing national and international media

ATHLETE OBLIGATIONS FOR ALL LEVELS

Athletes for all levels will be expected to:

  • Participate in the nominated event to the best of their abilities
  • Be available for race social media – (photos and interviews)
  • Take part in the race week activities including Athlete Panel, athlete activations, presentations, Expo activities, press conferences, etc.
  • Write a race report via an athlete blog, or social media page and tag BUCOVINA ULTRA ROCKS®
  • Engage with race staff and fellow participants in a friendly and respectful manner and demonstrate good sportsmanship throughout the event
  • Tag BUCOVINA ULTRA ROCKS® in all race related social media posts

LEVEL ONE

INTERNATIONAL ELITE ATHLETE (BEAST 180 and Ultra Rocks 110k only) : 5 places (ITRA performance index: M: 800+, W: 650+ on XL races); available assistance:

  • International flights to Romania
  • 4 nights accommodation in Campulung Moldovenesc
  • Guaranteed race entry
  • Free race entry

LEVEL TWO

ACCOMMODATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS (BEAST 180, Ultra Rocks 110k, 4 Summits 88k); available assistance:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Campulung Moldovenesc
  • Guaranteed race entry
  • Free race entry

LEVEL THREE

GUARANTEED AND FREE ENTRY (ANY DISTANCE)

  • Previous podium finishers of Bucovina Ultra Rocks races (all)
  • Podium finishers of major trail ultra races globally especially UTWT races
  • Podium finishers of major endurance events such as an Ironman
  • Evidence of ability to be a potential race podium finisher


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