ultra X – ANTI DOPING POLICY
As an entrant to an Ultra X events you are responsible for understanding and complying with the World Anti-Doping Code and associated International Standards, as issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency (e.g., the International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions, the List of Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods, and the International Standard for Testing and Investigations) and applicable anti-doping rules adopted by Organizer.
PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS:
- BEFORE taking, you should check the status of all medications, substances, supplements and treatment methods against the WADA Prohibited List.
- Use GlobalDRO.org to do an online search
- Use the resources of your National Anti-Doping Agency– use their online tools and speak to their staff when questions arise.
- Confirm Therapeutic Use Requirements (TUE) if using or intending to use a prohibited substance or prohibited method.
SUPPLEMENTS: All athletes need to be informed consumers when it comes to decisions related to supplements and sports nutrition products. Choosing supplements that have been screened for prohibited substances by an independent laboratory can significantly lower the risk of a positive test or an adverse health effect.
WADA does not certify, approve, endorse, or guarantee any supplement. Some products on the market imply, or state directly, that they are WADA certified or approved, but they are not.
Before you take a supplement:
- Assess the need: seek advice from a medical professional or nutritionist on your need to use supplement products.
- Assess the risk: Thoroughly research any product you consider taking. Look for products that have been screened for prohibited substances by an independent laboratory.
- It is important to know if a supplement is high-quality and free from prohibited substances BEFORE use. A thorough third-party certification program that tests for performance enhancing drugs is an important risk-reduction step.
- Being told by a supplement company that its products are “safe” and have been screened is not sufficient.
- Unless a supplement has been independently certified by one of the organizations listed below, it should be considered high-risk.
NSF Certified for Sport
Informed Sport Certified
Informed Choice Certified