26th - 30th October 2022
The GTWS FINAL

THE MADEIRA OCEAN & TRAILS

26th - 30th October 2022 - The GTWS FINAL

THE STAGES

5 stages, one time trial! A GOLDEN experience!
23,6km 1687m D+
25,48km 2046m D+
5,76km 225m D+
26,15km 2104m D+
27,07km 1320m D+

The MADEIRA OCEAN & TRAILS® GTWS Final is inspired by “Le Tour de France”. It is a 5-day stage race organized by Madeira Ocean & Trails.

There will be prizes distributed per stage (daily)
· Stage Podium M&W
· Stage Best climber Podium M&W
· Stage Best downhiller Podium M&W
· Stage Best sprinter Podium M&W

At the end of the 5 days, an overall ranking will be established, and the Overall Golden Trail World Series winners, male and female, will be the ones with the biggest number of points from the best 3 results of the GTWS races + the mandatory finale stage race in Madeira.

The points will be given to the Top30 of each stage, not on the overall ranking.
100 points for each stage winners. 50 points for the Time Trial winners.
450 points will be given to the winners along these 5 days.

International Elites

The top 30 M&W from the overall ranking after the 6 races of the GTWS will be considered international elites. They will be fully invited* to the GTWS Stage race in Madeira.

THE INTERNATIONAL ELITES WILL COMPETE IN THE ELITE CATEGORY

NATIONAL ELITES

The top 3 M&W from each GTNS will be the representative for each GTNS Team.

They will be fully invited* to the Stage race in Madeira

THE GTNS TEAMS WILL COMPETE IN THE OPEN AND GTNS TEAM CATEGORIES.
THE OPEN CATEGORY WILL BE OPEN TO ALL (INDIVIDUAL RANKING) EXCEPT THE INTERNATIONAL ELITES.

* If an international elite is in the top 3 of a GTNS, the invitation will be for the following athlete.

** Within the budget’s limit specified in the rules (€600/€1,500 max)

PRIZE MONEY BY CATEGORY

OVERALL RANKING OPEN CATEGORY M&W:

1st €1,500 + GOLDEN TICKET 2023
2nd €1,250 + GOLDEN TICKET 2023
3rd €1,000 + GOLDEN TICKET 2023
4th €750
5th €500

This ranking will not consider the international elite runners from the GTWS
The GOLDEN TICKET 2023 allow invitations* on 3 races of the GTWS 2023.

*Invitations in the maximum specified sum : €600 and €1,500 for runners travelling from overseas.

OVERALL RANKING OF THE GTWS INTERNATIONAL ELITE CATEGORY M&W:

Addition of the points of the 3 best results of the races from the GTWS 2022 + of each day of the Madeira Ocean & Trails Stage Race.

GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES’ PRIZE

GTWS Overall Ranking M&W:
1st    €15,000
2nd   €10,000
3rd    €8,000
4th    €6,000
5th    €4,000
6th    €3,000
7th    €2,500
8th    €2,000
9th    €1,500
10th  €1,000

DAILY STAGE / CLIMBING – DOWNHILL – SPRINT SEGMENTS M&W:

1st €500
2nd €250
3rd €100

On each stage, segments of SPRINT, CLIMB, DESCENT will be delimited by flags specific to each segment color. Each runner will be timed, the 3 fastest M&W runners of the day will be rewarded.

SEGMENTS OVERALL RANKING M&W:

1st €1,000
2nd €500
3rd €250

The 3 M&W runners with the least time on the 5 segments of each discipline will be rewarded.

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