Oct 14, 2015 Updated on: Jan 30, 2018


Regulation and Prevention GTJ 200


Definition of event

The GTJ 200 is under the auspices of the International Ski Federation and under

sports authority of the Regional Committee Skiing the Jura mountains, delegate of the French Ski Federation.

It is registered at the regional calendar (Comité Régional du Massif Ski Jura)



The GTJ 200 is organized by the association GTJ 200 itself, association law 1901

official organizer, manages, coordinates and controls the administrative, technical and sporting the event. Full articles of association can be found at the headquarters in Villers le Lac.




The GTJ 200 is only short skating, team 2 (women or men) for each team with a person designated in advance as "personal assistance". This person is part of the team, she alone (except those related to the organization) the burden of monitoring of its riders throughout the race and especially to be present on fueling areas allowed for this race.


To test Type: Long distance running


Running of the event:


Friday, March 9: Prologue 22 km on a loop with a departure every 30 s

First departure 3: p.m. (Giron-Giron) Team 2 (arrival and departure 2)

. Time of the prologue will be added to that of the GTJ 178 for establishing a final general classification.


Saturday, March 10: Check online at 4:00 am Giron (Ain 01) for crossing the Jura Mountains on the route marked the GTJ for a distance of 178km with an elevation of 4400 D + and arrived at the Chateleu (Doubs 25)



Personal assistance:

Only one person per team will be designated as the entry "personal assistance"

  However, in case of force majeure, injury, falls, and other situations that put the team or one of its members threatens the assistant subject can inform the organization to be replaced during the race by a third person (this person must at this point absolutely take the chasuble numbered corresponding to the appropriate team).


The role of personal assistance is multiple:

follow the team throughout the course by visiting systematically refueling points allowed in order to supply them with food and liquid, can provide their equipment and quickly dry clothes, provide information that could assist in their progression, also assess their level of physical and mental fatigue.

If necessary contact by phone with his runners to anticipate their needs (dehydration, craving, hardware problem, cooling, fall ... etc) by providing moral support.

Prevent in time the organization in case of problems.

Keep calm and keep quiet especially during night periods crossings village.

Respect the rules of the road and parking areas on supplies.

It will also have a preventive role in the road passes through villages and (Lajoux, Canopies Joux New Hospitals) and safety in addition to the system put in place by the organization.


The course:


The route of the GTJ is fully signposted at 1 tag (on average) every 150 meters (wooden pole 2 meters high with a strong orange square GTJ)

The course is laid out on 178kms by snowcats. Tracing is stopped at km 131 at the crossing of the village of New Hospitals 800 meters and 153 km (after the place called "The Tillau") for narrow and steep descent may in certain condition requiring a heaving up Verrieres  de Joux.


Depending on snow conditions you may have to cross and thus bare thirty times on the entire route, the roads are always slippery at this time of the year and skating shoes are not known for their adhesion it is your responsibility to be especially careful at these crossings and we strongly advise you to follow these instructions:


recognize the course for those who have the ability or scrutinize the route map will allow you to better grasp the big day. You can view the route thanks to our partner mapping MapService to our website www.gtj200.com  a GPX file of the route of full GTJ is available at: www.gtj.asso.fr, paper cards can be ordered on the same site or on the site of the Nordic Zone Jura www.espacenordiquejurassien.com


A safety device will be set up on each road crossing but it is your responsibility to control your speed when approaching it by anticipating braking. These crossings will be secured by volunteers and strengthen with lighted signage.

The descent Tillau-Les Verrieres (night for some team) to 153 km will be down with the utmost caution, again the security will be enhanced by lighted signage and volunteers in place.


 All Nordic areas will be mobilized traversed one after the other to react in case of problems, each Nordic area has its own organization Capable of trackers and rescuers equipped snowmobile and containers approved for the transport of wounded. Intervene in a few minutes they will be in case of problems in connection with the fire department, gendarmerie and PGM Morez. To ensure safety and to gain autonomy teams of two doctors, two ambulances, two trackers rescuer snowmobile will be added to this device and follow the race as close runners to the finish.


3 members of each team will be required to have with them and throughout the duration of the competition with a mobile phone numbers in memory of two members of his team and the numbers of PC security, race director and doctor follower (these numbers will be communicated by email to each team a week before the start of the event)


A team (greenhouse wire) close the track staying immediately behind the last team and the start to the finish of the race. This team (minimum 2 people) will be equipped with several phones and HF radios, will have numbers on paper PC race and race director, the head of each Nordic area crossed followers doctors, all the competitors as well as those their personal assistance


Personal assistance will be required to wear a chasuble (provided by the organization) from the beginning to the end of the test.



Required equipment: GTJ 178 competitors (your)



a blanket

backpack (required)

a supply of water 1 liter

a whistle

a buff

food reserves

a pair of block and a sub-layer technique with long sleeves

photocopy of passport or identity card valid

charge ski valid background

a front for Ultra 100 lumens minimum with extra batteries

élastoplasme a band (minimum "3cm x 80cm)

waterproof jacket gore-tex-type or induction for supporting the bad weather in the mountains

List of emergency numbers (zone by zone) and maps of protected sites crossings (Natura 2000) list provided by the organization

A cell phone

                                         For personal assistance


- List of emergency numbers (zone by zone) and maps of protected areas crossed (Natura 2000) + mobile phone numbers of his teammates.

- Numbered chasuble (provided by the organization)

- A mobile phone

- A map with the route of the race and the supply points allowed (not supplied)

- The road book (provided by the organization)


 All items listed (except front) must, including mittens, buff and sub-layer technique, be placed in the backpack at the time of departure and in addition to clothing and equipment already-worn

This compulsory equipment must be worn from the beginning to the end of the race under penalty


Systematic monitoring of bags will be made Friday, March 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the bibs and the morning from the GTJ 186 per lot. During the crossing and the arrival of controls may be established by the organization


Any breach of these rules will result in time penalties are:

No-blanket (3:00 penalty)

-No water reserve (3:00)

-No waterproof jacket (3:00)

-No backpack (throughout the race or in part) disqualification of the team

 - Missing 1 item (except the backpack, the water supply, the blanket) 1:00


                                                    Hourly barriers


The maximum running time for performing the GTJ is 20H00

3 hours barriers will be implemented:

- Les Rousses 60 kms last departure 9:00 refueling

- 128 km Métabief last departure from 5:00 p.m. supply

- Verrieres de Joux 155 km supplies last departure 8:00 p.m.


                                                      The Capacities


Personal assistance will be able to supply their riders at specific locations, they will in no case (except in the guise of the organization and its representatives in the following cases: injury, breaking equipment, weather conditions and other reasons could endanger people) to support their team in unauthorized areas under penalty of disqualification


           List of Allowed and supplies control points and safety



















At the end of the event A cumulative ranking (prologue + GTJ 178) time will be determined by a final general classification and a separate ranking woman and man joint.


                                        Change, time barriers, cancellation


For security reasons related to weather, lack of snow, heavy snowfall, cold, wind, rain and other conditions and situations that may endanger competitors, their assistaces and all persons concerned with the organization, GTJ 200 reserves the right to shorten the route, to change the time restrictions or cancel the race


In case of cancellation of the race and bearing the expense engage GTJ 200 allows itself the right to charge the amount of 60,00 € per team on € 280.00 initially incurred.


The GTJ 200 is on the agenda of the Regional Committee in long distance races. Primarily the date for the start of the GTJ 178 is March 10 at 4:00 am However, for the same reasons mentioned above the organization reserves the Right back or forward the start.


 Image rights

The contestant gives the organization a tacit able to use any photos or pictures depicting.


Ethics course: eco - citizenship

The rider is committed to preserving nature and do not dispose of waste throughout the course. The waste can be disposed at various checkpoints in the containers provided. If a rider is caught throwing a package, product or object likely to pollute the environment deliberately, he will be disqualified. The race is part of an eco-ethics and citizenship wishes to make every effort to improve the environment and respect.


Abandonment and special case


Except for injury, a rider must not abandon other than on a checkpoint or refueling

He must notify his personal assistance and the organization

 If a rider or team decides to leave after invalidated his number and wants to stay on the course, he does so under his own responsibility and shall in no event be covered by the organization.

Only a full team can be classified, in the event that one of the competitors of a team decides to give his teammate the opportunity (provided only to have accused the organization and that authorization is given to him) to continue alone and keep his number to the finish but it will in no case be included in the final classification


 Acceptance of the rules


With registration, the participant:

- Unreservedly accepts this Regulation and Ethics course

- Undertakes to follow the planned route (presence of controllers on the whole route)

agrees to give his number in case of abandonment to a controller or rescuer

agrees to comply strictly with the layout of the LWG and all present

undertakes not to enneiger roads during its passage and in no way get help in his movements (the strings pulled by elastic system and are prohibited)

Any breach of any of these rules will result in a time penalty or disqualification participant decision of the organizing committee.


A site dedicated to the race www.gtj200.com and a facebook page GTJ 200 are available to provide the teams with a maximum of information and advice

A pre-registration form will be required for all teams and a questionnaire that will allow the organization to judge the level of each competitor. After study, a green light will be given entry (or not depending on the level and experience of the candidates). A maximum of 100 teams (200 competitors will be allowed to participate in this event)


REMINDER: The deadline is set to FEBRUARY 20, 2018