Safety

The priority of the Sierra Andina Mountain Trail is always the safety of its participants. To achieve this goal we ask all participants to respect the following rules, policies and actions detailed below:

Time Limits

Santa Cruz 45k (12 hours)

  • If a participant fails to reach Aid Station 3 (16km) in 5 hours you will not be allowed to continue in the race and will be asked to return to Vaquería.
  • If a participant fails to reach the summit of Punta Union Pass (18km) in 6 hours you will not be allowed to continue in the race and will be asked to return to Vaquería.
  • There will be horses sweeping the route and giving rides to those who are unable to complete the route in the 12 hour time limit.
  • If the staff working at any aid station determine that a participant is not fit, healthy, strong or prepared to continue to higher altitudes or more inaccessible areas, they have the right and duty not to let the participant continue the race.

Pisco 30k (8 hours)

  • If a participant fails to reach Aid Station 2 (10km) in 3 hours you will not be allowed to continue in the race and will be asked to return to the starting line.
  • There will be horses sweeping the route and giving rides to those who are unable to complete the route in the 8 hour time limit.
  • If the staff working at any aid station determine that a participant is not fit, healthy, strong or prepared to continue to higher altitudes or more inaccessible areas, they have the right and duty not to let the participant continue the race.

Dangerous conditions

In case of dangerous weather conditions the race director will choose an alternative route or in extreme cases cancel the race.

Required racer gear (30k and 45k)

  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Hydration system (1.5 Liters minimum)
  • Waterproof Jacket

 

 

 

Recommended racer gear

  • 50 soles in 10 20 notes
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Sun glasses
  • Warm clothing
  • Personal blister kit
  • Personal medicines (if you need
  • Camera

Minimum age

We can not accept runners under the age of 18.

Dogs

Because there are too many animals along the course, including working sheep dogs, we ask that you please leave your dog at home.

iPods and music devices

Are allowed as long as it does not create a safety concern.