RANKING POINTS BREAKDOWN – 1st to 30th :
Runners must participate in at least one out of two qualifying races and national final, and reach the top 3 overall to be invited to the GTNS Grand Final . Only the two best results will count for the final ranking.
Hakuba classic international, as national final is mandatory to get a ranking and qualify for the GTNS Grand Final and the national final’s points are double.
The GTNS JAPAN top 2 Men and Women and the top 1 U23 Men and Women in the overall ranking will receive tickets* for the GTNS Grand Final.
In the event there is a tie:
1- The best place on one of the GTNS JAPAN 2024 qualifying race
2- The second place on one of the GTNSJAPAN 2024 qualifying race
3- The third place on one of the GTNS JAPAN 2024 qualifying race
Foreign runners can get points but GTNS Grand Final tickets will be prized to only Japanese athletes.
There is only one category: scratch male and scratch female
The first 2 men and women and the top 1 U23 men and women from the GTNS JAPAN overall ranking will receive their tickets* to participate in the GTNS Grand Final i 2024.
The Top 3 M&W from the OPEN CATEGORY from the GTNS GRAND FINAL 2024 will be invited by the GTS to take part in 3 GTWS 2025 races (Golden Ticket 2024).
The Top 3 M & W from the OPEN CATEGORY from the GTNS GRAND FINAL will be able to win prize money if they finish in the TOP 3 of the OPEN CATEGORY overall:
· 1st = €1,500 + Golden Ticket 2024
· 2nd = €1,000 + Golden Ticket 2024
· 3rd = €500 + Golden Ticket 2024
The Top 3 GTNS Team Ranking from the GTNS GRAND FINAL will have access to financial bonuses to be shared between team members:
· 1st TEAM = €3,000
· 2nd TEAM= €2,400
· 3rd TEAM= €1,800
* Ticket : [race bib] + [accommodation & meals for 7 days] + [transport in the maximum sum specified up to €1,500 from Asia]. Financial support will be provided to cover transport costs.
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