Collection of useful information begore, during and after the race
Before the race
Guide to trains and left luggage: by introducing your name and surname, the guide will give you the best time and way to get to the starting line from your location and the pick-up location chosen at the time of registration.
Collection of race bag in shop
Registered persons who chose to collect the race bag at any of the partner stores can do so from 26 October until 11 November during the store's opening hours.
Bags will be kept at the selected collection point throughout; they will NOT be moved to the C.D. Fortuna K.E. collection point.
Collection of race bag in C.D. Fortuna K.E. distribution point - Kursaal Congress Hall
Registered persons who chose to collect the race bag at the C.D. Fortuna K.E. distribution point will be able to do so:
- Friday, November 10, from 12:00 to 21:00 hour
- Saturday, November 11, from 10:00 to 20:00 hours
To collect the race bag it will be essential to present:
- ID card, passport or photo ID.
- Proof of registration.
You can collect another participant's race bib by presenting the required documentation of that participant.
After 20th September (closing date for registration) it is NOT possible to make any changes to T-SHIRT SIZES, BIB COLOUR or CHANGE OF COLLECTION POINT.
A change of ownership involves transferring the bib from one person to another. This service is free of charge.
It is done on the website, and must be done by the person who made the registration, as this is the person who has the e-mail and password to access My registrations.
This can be done from 13 September (until the day before the race).
Changes in the race bag, T-shirt, place of collection and race bib colour can only be made before 20th September.
It is VERY IMPORTANT that the race bib is in the name of the person who is going to run. In the event of requiring any attention during the race, the insurance will not cover you if it is not in your name, and will result in automatic disqualification.
Backpack drop off
Participants may leave their closed backpack (max 5Kg), with the sticker showing the race bib number, at the following drop-off points:
- C.D. Fortuna K.E. bag collection point - Kursaal Congress Hall.
- Friday, November 10 from 12:00 to 21:00 hour
- Saturday, November 11 from 10:00 to 20:00 hours
- Plaza Gipuzkoa: 12th November from 7:30
- Start: 12th November from 8:30 until the time limit set for each group on the back of the bib. After this time there is no guarantee of a bag drop service. You will have to deposit your backpack in the numbering corresponding to the last two bib-number digits.
Backpacks will always be recovered at Plaza Gipuzkoa (Finishing line).
To pick up your backpack at the finishing line you must present your race bib.
TRAIN + SHUTTLE: Renfe and EuskoTren - Special ticket (*)
For the purchase of the ticket to get to the starting line, you need to know the line and station you want to use since there are two different train operators, Euskotren and Renfe, so there are two different tickets.
(*) Warning:Any ordinary train ticket that takes you to the start, purchased at any station in Gipuzkoa, will be valid to board the shuttle bus, upon presentation of your race bib number. Therefore, it is not necessary to come to San Sebastián to buy the special ticket. Example: Price of the ordinary ticket for the Zarautz-Ficoba route costs approximately €2.75 and will be valid to board the shuttle bus.
A shuttle bus leaves from the Euskotren station at FICOBA to the Start.
A shuttle bus leaves from Irun Renfe station to the Start.
There are 19 start groups with their respective start times.
It is VERY IMPORTANT to pay attention to the start group, as this is the one that will determine your start, and the times may be affected for various reasons.
Check your registration to know your BIB NUMBER and COLOUR. Consult the start infographic to know your GROUP and START TIME.
After 20th September (closing date for registration) it is NOT possible to make any changes in the START GROUPS.
It is NOT possible to start in a group before the one assigned, even if it is the same colour, this will be a cause for DISQUALIFICATION.
It IS possible to start in a group later than the one assigned.
- The are 7 refreshment stations.
- Withdrawal points:
If you are unable to continue for any reason, you will be able to travel by train, either Euskotran or Renfe, from the point where you withdraw (volunteers and health personnel will have tickets) from any station along the route. Or by taxi at any of the Vallina points.
- Obligatory withdrawal:
At km. 10, a maximum of 1.15 hours from the last start. At km. 15, up to 1.55 hours after the last start. Athletes arriving later must withdraw, otherwise the organsation declines all responsibility.
There are showers available at the end of the race. The locations are:
- Anoeta Velodrome - reachable with the shuttles departing from Avenida de la Libertad, 14. This is the best option if you have parked your car in the area or have come with a scheduled coach.
- Pio Baroja Sports Centre (in Antiguo area)
- Manteo Sports Centre (in Gros area)
- Public beach showers on Ondarreta (in Antiguo area)
- Public beach showers on la Concha