1. Conditions of Participation
1.1 Age of participation
  • Louzantrail Ultra - over 18 years of age *;
  • Louzantrail GTNS - over 18 years of age *;
  • Louzantrail Mini - over 16 years of age *;
  • Louzantrail XS – maiores de 14 anos de idade*;

* made up to the day before the date of the race.

1.2 Registrations

The pre-registration / registration in the Louzantrail assumes the full acceptance of the rules established here.

Physical conditions:

  • The athlete must be aware of the specific difficulties of the trailrunnig and of the positive and negative slope of the same and of being adequately prepared physically and mentally;
  • O atleta deve ter consciência prévia da capacidade real de autonomia exigida em montanha, de forma a ser capaz de gerir os problemas que derivam deste tipo de prova;
  • To be able to face adverse environmental and climatic conditions (high temperatures, low humidity, etc.) without external help;
  • Know how to manage physical and mental problems resulting from extreme fatigue, digestive problems, muscle and joint pain, minor injuries, etc.
1.3 External aid

The members of the support teams cannot access the athletes' supply areas, nor can they request any type of supply.

1.4 Bib

The athlete's bib is personal and non-transferable and must be placed in front of the body, at chest height and always visible.

In case of withdrawal, disqualification or time bar the athlete is obliged to hand over the chip, being discharged and appearing in the DNF classification.

1.5 Sports conduct

The athlete during the entire race must adopt a dignified behavior, refraining in particular from resorting to offensive language, verbal or physical aggression.

If the infractions described above occur, they will be subject to a penalty, namely:

  • Warning;
  • Disqualification;
  • Expulsion and consequent prohibition of registration in subsequent events (for a period of two years);
  • If the offensive language is carried out on social networks, blogs or related pages of Louzantrail, it will be punished with the prohibition of registration in the event and / or in subsequent events organized by the Trail Running section of Montanha Clube (for a minimum period of two years).
1.6 Communication / contact with the organization

The official means of communication and information of Louzantrail are considered the following:

2. Race
2.1 Race

Montanha Clube, Trail Running Section, is the organizer of the Louzantrail event, which will take place on March 1, 2 and 3, 2024 in Vila da Lousã, regardless of the weather conditions of the day, as long as the organization understands that they do not offer risks to participants.

The organization permanently monitors the evolution of weather conditions and may suspend and / or cancel the race at any time, if it so wishes.

This edition of Louzantrail will consist of 4 competitive events.


Parque Municipal de Exposições da Lousã
Rua General Humberto Delgado
GPS – 40.111092,-8.2503332

LZT Store
Parque Municipal de Exposições da Lousã – Piso 0
Rua General Humberto Delgado
GPS – 40.111092,-8.2503332

Controlo 0
Palácio da Lousã Boutique Hotel
Rua Viscondesa do Espinhal
GPS – 40.109518,-8.2471842

Start Line
Palácio da Lousã Boutique Hotel
Rua Viscondesa do Espinhal
GPS – 40.109518,-8.2471842

Finish Line
Parque Municipal de Exposições da Lousã – Piso 0
Rua General Humberto Delgado
GPS – 40.111092,-8.2503332

Circuito Rapozinhos
Parque Municipal de Exposições da Lousã – Piso 0
Rua General Humberto Delgado
GPS – 40.111092,-8.2503332

Awards Ceremonies
Parque Municipal de Exposições da Lousã – Piso 0
Rua General Humberto Delgado
GPS – 40.111092,-8.2503332

2.2 Program / Schedule
MARCH 1, 2024 – Friday

17:00 - Opening of the secretariat

20:00 – Start Line

23:00 - Finish Line Closing

23:10 – Closing secretariat


MARCH 2, 2024 – Saturday

06:30 - Secretariat opening

07:10 - Louzantrail Ultra Control

07:50 - Race briefing

08:00 - Start of Louzantrail Ultra

08:30 - Louzantrail XS Control

08:45 – Closing secretariat

8:50 - Race briefing

9:00 - Start of Louzantrail XS

17:00 - Secretariat opening

19:00 - Finish Line Closing

19:00 – Closing secretariat

19:30 Award Ceremony

MARCH 3, 2024 – Sunday

06:30 - Secretariat opening

07:10 - Louzantrail GTNS Control

07:50 - Race briefing

08:00 - Start of Louzantrail GTNS

08:45 - Short Louzantrail control

09:00 – Encerramento Secretariado

09:20 - Race briefing

09:30 - Start of Louzantrail Mini

15:00 - Finish Line Closing

15:30 Award Ceremony

17:00 - End of event

2.3 Distance / Altimetry / Categorization of Degree of Difficulties

The organization reserves the right to change the distances and the gap if it so chooses, with the change, in the case of the gap, never exceeding 10%.

2.4 Description of routes

The Louzantrail routes consist of passing through the historic area of ​​Lousã, old paths used by the people of the villages, "levadas", forest roads, streams, etc.

The races are not closed. Participants must take into account the fact that there may be vehicles, animals, people, bicycles circulating in parts of the race.

Being an open event, participants must comply with the traffic rules in towns and roads for public use, as well as respect agricultural areas and private properties, under penalty of having to assume potential damages and compensation resulting from their non-compliance.

There will be alternative routes to deal with any unforeseen situation outside the organization.

The organization reserves the right to change the route and position of the checkpoints or supply stations at any time, without prior notice.

2.5 Time limits / Hourly barrier

To avoid passing through more sensitive areas from the point of view of security, the following transit times are established:

Louzantrail Ultra
Louzantrail GTNS
Louzantrail Mini
Louzantrail XS

To continue in the race, athletes must leave the checkpoint before it closes. Otherwise, the bus will be made, which implies handing the Chip over to the organization. If the athlete decides to continue the course it will be his own responsibility and in complete autonomy.

2.6 Time tracking methodology

An electronic time control system will be used by means of a chip placed on the bib.

2.7 Checkpoints

The marking of the course is the responsibility of the organization, and the athlete must respect it throughout the race, being expressly prohibited to choose shortcuts.

Along the route there will be duly marked control points. Athletes will have to stop in order to register the control of their bib, as well as respect the order of arrival at the checkpoint. In these same checkpoints, another electronic control system may be placed on the athletes.

2.8 Supply locations

The event's races are semi-autonomous, with the athlete having to be accompanied by what he deems necessary to be able to complete the races. The locations foreseen for refueling may change in location or be removed without notice. If the weather conditions justify it, information signs will be placed in places with natural water points.

Louzantrail Ultra
Louzantrail GTNS
Louzantrail Mini
Louzantrail XS
2.9 Mandatory Gear/ Gear check

* the organization does not supply glasses in the supplies
R - Recommended Gear
X – Material Obrigatório com penalização de tempo
X(1) – Material Obrigatório com desclassificação

If the weather conditions justify it, the mandatory material may be reformulated. In this case, it will be informed to the athletes through the official media, at least 48 hours before the start of the race.

2.10 Penalties / Disqualifications
2.11 Responsibilities towards the athlete

The participant willingly assumes the risks and their consequences arising from participating in the event, whether they are moral, physical, material or of any nature.

Participants registered in Louzantrail agree to participate voluntarily and under their own responsibility in the competition. Therefore, they agree not to claim or demand from the organization, employees, authorities, sponsors and other participants, of any responsibility towards them and their heirs, in everything that exceeds the coverage of their responsibilities and that of their employees and participants.

2.12 Sports Insurance

The organization contracts mandatory insurance by law (personal accidents and civil liability) in accordance with Decree-Law 10/2009 of march, 12. The payment of the deductible in the event of an accident is the sole responsibility of the athletes.

Any accident or incident that occurs during the course is the responsibility of the participants, in everything that exceeds the risk covered by the insurance.

The organization will not incur claims expenses, which it was not aware of in time to activate the insurance.


Seguradora: Victoria Seguros SA
Franquia: 60€

Louzantrail Ultra e XS

Seguradora: Victoria Seguros SA
Franquia: 60€

Louzantrail GTNS e Curto

Seguradora: Victoria Seguros SA
Franquia: 60€

In the event of a claim, contact:

A Serrana – Mediação de Seguros Lda
Telephones: 239 990 900 ou 912 173 086

2.13 Seguro de Inscrição

A organização disponibiliza o serviços “Seguro de Inscrição” de fora poderes garantir alguns benefícios.


  • Devolução do valor da inscrição em caso de cancelamento da prova
  • Troca de prova sem qualquer custo associado, até 15 antes do evento
  • Cedência de posição sem qualquer custo associado a outro elemento de equipa, até 15 antes do evento
2.14 Suspension and / or cancellation of races

If the climatic and / or environmental conditions are extreme (eg, forest fire, storms, cyclones, etc.) the match can be delayed by a maximum of two hours, after which the race is canceled.

They can also be suspended and / or canceled by decision of official entities such as Civil Protection, GNR, MAI, DGS, etc.

If the event is canceled by the Health Authorities until the deadline for registration, the athlete can choose to:

  • Refund of 100% of the registration fee for subscribers of the “Inscription Insurance”
  • Reembolso de 50% do valor da inscrição
  • Inscrição automática na edição de 2026

You can also suspend, reduce or neutralize the evidence, the factors mentioned above.

In any of the situations described there will in no case be any right to a refund.

3. Registration
3.1 Registration process

The registration of either pre-registration or registration, depending on the test and the type of registration process, must be done through the specific form that will be available on the website

Other pre-registration and / or registration methods will not be accepted.

The registration in the tests implies the implicit acceptance of the present regulation.

The withdrawal of the bib depends on the display of the citizen card or equivalent document (passport, residence card, etc.).

The athlete now accepts without any type of restriction health screening methods to be able to participate in LOUZANTRAIL, namely temperature control in control 0. As well as any medical examination or test that may be required by the Health Authority.

Medical examination and testing are excluded from the registration, being the athlete's responsibility.

In the event that, if there is a divergence in the registration data with the citizen card data, the organization reserves the right not to allow the athlete to participate in the event. In this case, when providing false information on the part of the athlete, the organization will not refund the amount paid on registration.

Issuance of invoices for registration must be requested at the time of registration on the respective platform. Invoices are not issued later and / or otherwise.

3.2 Enrollment

Upon completing the registration, you will have 48 hours to validate it through payment. If they do not validate the registration, they automatically lose their place.

3.3 Registration fees and periods

Pré Abertura Louzantrail X:

8 de Setembro 2024;

Registration Fees Calendar:

1ª Fase: de 15 de Setembro 2024 a 31 de Setembro 2024;

2ª Fase: de 1 de Janeiro 2024 a 22 de Fevereiro 2025;

 Calendar of Registration Periods:

15 de Setembro 2024 - Official Opening

22 de Fevereiro 2025 - Closing of Registration

FPA/ADAC Affiliated Athletes have a €1.5 discount on Louzantrail Curto.

Até 31 de Outubro de 2024 Atletas Filiados da ADAC têm inscrição garantida no Louzantrail Curto.

The organization reserves the right to reserve and / or to exceed the limit number of places to meet its commitments to elite athletes (men with a score greater than 750 points and women with a score greater than 625 ITRA points), guests of the organization and to the official sponsors of the event.

The organization also reserves the right to adjust the number of places for security reasons or for any other reason that may affect the smooth running of the event. All changes considered relevant will be announced in advance on the official website and social networks.

An athlete who makes a false statement will automatically be canceled without a refund.

3.4 Valores de Extras
3.5 Alteração

A organização permite a alterações de inscrições até dia 15 de Fevereiro de 2025 mediante o pagamento de uma taxa de 15€, devendo o atleta titular da inscrição enviar um email para with the data to effect the exchange and proof of payment of the Change Fee.

Changes to duly validated registrations will only be possible, not to pre-registrations.

3.6 Devolução do valor de inscrição

In the event of withdrawal after registration, the organization does not refund the registration fee, except in the following cases:

  • Motivo de lesão ou doença com a apresentação de atestado médico devolve-se 75% do valor de inscrição até ao dia 15 de Janeiro de 2025.
  • Motivo de lesão ou doença com a apresentação de atestado médico devolve-se 50% do valor de inscrição até ao dia 07 de Fevereiro de 2025. A partir desta data, não será reembolsado qualquer valor.

The athlete must send an email with his registration data, medical certificate and IBAN to so that the organization can proceed with the respective refund if there is a right to it.

3.7 Serviços e equipamentos incluídos com a inscrição

The registration fee includes:

  • Bib;
  • Award Finisher;
  • Personal Accident Insurance;
3.8 Serviços disponibilizados

The organization provides athletes with transportation until arrival in case of injury, subject to the capacity of the transport vehicles.
In case of need, a check-up by the medical team available at the Advanced Medical Center that will be in the arrival area.
Camping in pavilion upon reservation together with registration.

3.9 Dorsal Solidário

O Dorsal Solidário garante um lugar no Louzantrail® 2025, mesmo que as inscrições estejam esgotadas. Devem atribuir a umas das entidades definidas pela organização, um donativo de pelo menos 100,00 €. Para definição da entidade devem entrar em contacto pelo email

Important: O Dorsal Solidário obedece às mesmas regras de uma inscrição normal, nomeadamente taxas de inscrição (taxa primeira fase), reembolso, transferência, etc… A data limite é de 31 de Janeiro de 2025, estando os dorsais limitados ao máximo de 40.

3.10 Atletas de Elite

The organization reserves entries for elite athletes based on the ITRA or UTMB index. Men with a score of more than 825 points and women with a score of more than 700 points are free to register.

Athletes who meet this criterion and who wish to participate in Louzantrail® must send an email to até ao dia 31 de janeiro de 2025, manifestando a sua vontade em participar como atleta elite e devendo indicar o link para o seu Perfil ITRA e/ou UTMB.

4. Awards

Nave Exposições da Lousã – Rua General Humberto Delgado

4.1 Definition of Categories

In the competitive races, prizes will be awarded to the first 3 classified by Teams (male/female), General individual (male/female), as well as the categories defined below.

The classification of the teams will be obtained by the sum of the positions of the general classification of the first 3 athletes of the team, ordered in ascending order. The tiebreaker criterion of the teams will be the sum of the 3 best times will be the method for the tiebreaker.

Athletes who complete the competitive events will receive a prize of Finisher.

The prizes will be delivered on the day of the event. Whoever does not pick them up on that day, the organization will not send by mail.

The tiers of the events will be in particular as follows:

Classification by steps will be considered the age that the athlete will have on October 31 of the current competitive season.

5. Image transfer and data processing
5.1 Provision of Image

Louzantrail participants give the Organization full rights to use the image and voice free of charge, authorizing its reproduction, editing and publication, in any medium (paper or digital), and integrated into any other material (photography, drawing, illustration, painting, video, animation, etc.), known or that exists, to:

  • Promotion on the event's website (website);
  • Promotion on social networks (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, others);
  • Exhibition in physical or digital format (exhibitions, others);
  • Promotion in newsletters, brochures, flyers; etc.

In accordance with Article 7 (3) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, the data subject may withdraw his / her written consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not compromise the lawfulness of the treatment carried out until that date.

5.2 Data Processing

Participants confirm their consent for the Organization to process their personal data for the purpose of managing registration for the event.

Personal data will be shared with insurance companies, federations, partners and sports organizations, so that participants can participate in the various competitions.

Personal data will be kept for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it is processed.

Under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation, participants have the following rights, when applicable: limitation of processing, consultation, access, information, rectification, updating and / or deletion of data, right of opposition, right forgetfulness, right to portability of personal data and right to complain to a supervisory authority.

6. Information
6.1 Eco-Responsibility

Do not abandon trash in nature, use the containers to deposit them, respect the flora and fauna, strictly follow the marked path without using shortcuts.

The organization will use whenever possible reusable or recyclable material and will proceed to selective collection.

The cleaning of the route will start immediately after the passage of the last corridor.

Communication on paper will be reduced to a minimum, favoring electronic support.   

6.2 Missing Cases

The filling and sending of the Registration Form for the Louzantrail events implies that the athlete who enrolls, becomes aware and accepts without any reservations the present Regulation.

Omissions in this regulation will be resolved by the Trial Jury, whose decisions will not be appealed.

6.3 Complaints

To make a complaint, for any action verified during the course of the Louzantrail, it must be made in writing and delivered to the organization on the day of the event. The complaint will be analyzed and a decision will be made within 3 working days of which it will not be liable to complain.


* Regulation subject to changes that, if any, will be informed in a timely manner.

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