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Rules Regulations of Spring City (Jinan) Marathon 2019

 

I. Hosts

Chinese Athletic Association (CAA)

Sports Bureau of Shandong Province,

Jinan Municipal People's Government

 

II. Organizers

Sports Bureau of Jinan City

 

III. Promoter

WISDOM Sports Events Operation (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd.

Shandong Taishan Health Technology Co., Ltd.

Qilu Evening News

 

IV. Race date and venue

Race date: 7:30 am, Saturday, November 2, 2019

Location: Jinan

 

V. Race events and scale

Marathon (42.195km): 6000

Half Marathon (21.0975km): 6000

Mini Marathon (5km): 8000

 

VI. Race group

Men’s Marathon

Women’s Marathon

Men’s Half Marathon

Women’s Half Marathon

Mini Marathon

 

VII. Start and finish and race course

To be determined

 

VIII. Race methods


1. The Competition Rules of International Association of Athletics Federations approved by Chinese Athletic Association will apply and the specific rules and regulations for this marathon race.

 

2. According to the Notice of the Chinese Athletics Association on the participation of disabled athletes in the national marathon and related sports events, disabled athletes who meet the competition conditions are allowed to participate in this competition. According to the event setting, this competition is not suitable for racing wheelchair runners, only non-sports wheelchair runners are accepted.

 

3. Roll-Call

November 2, 2019, 6:00-7:15 am

According to the competition items, the participants must wear the number cloth provided by the organizing committee to participate in the competition, so that the judges and staff can identify them.

 

4. Starting Order

According to the order of the marathon, half marathon and mini marathon, each project is squared at intervals of 15 meters; the athletes with visual disability, hearing disability, intellectual disability and upper limb disability are recorded and assembled in the designated area together with the healthy person. In order to ensure the safety of non-competitive wheelchair runners themselves and other competitors, non-competitive wheelchair runners will be assembled at the end of each team's participation.

 

5. Cut-Off Time

In order to ensure the safety and smoothness of the contestants, the limited time traffic is closed in each section of the competition route. After the closing time is over, the corresponding sections will resume open social transportation one by one. If the contestant does not finish the corresponding distance within the specified closing time, he/she must stop the race immediately and withdraw from the track to avoid danger. Runners who quit the competition can take the shelter provided by the organizing committee to the end of each project.

The closing time of each project is shown in the following table:

Cut-off Point

Cut-off Duration

Cut-off Time

Mini Marathon

1 hours 30 minutes

9:00

5km

1hours

8:30

10km

1 hours 40 minutes

9:10

15km

2 hours 25 minutes

9:55

20km

3 hours 5 minutes

10:35

Half Marathon

3 hours 15 minutes

10:45

25km

3 hours 50 minutes

11:20

30km

4 hours 35 minutes

12:05

35km

5 hours 15 minutes

12:45

40km

6 hours

13:30

Marathon

6 hours 15 minutes

13:45

 

6. Timing method

 

(1) All events of the race will start at the same time upon the start signal. The Organizing Committee will provide transponder-timing chips for marathon and half marathon runners, and not provide transponder-timing chips to mini marathon.

 

(2) The ranking for the top 8 male and female runners shall be subject to the shooting time of starting gun (Gun-time), and the ranking for other runners shall be subject to the net timekeeping (Net-time).

 

(3) Half marathon shall be subject to the net timekeeping.

 

(4) Timing carpets are placed at the start line (before marathon roll call area and half marathon roll call area), each 5k, half marathon mark (21.0975km), turning point and the finish line. Runners need to go through each timing carpet during the race, or result will not be qualified for final ranking if there is any split time point missed. The timing chip is a one-time chip. No deposit is charged, it will be distributed at the same time together with the bibs cloth in race expo.

 

(5) After race, the organizing committee will provide marathon and half marathon runners with both gun timing and net timing.

 

(6) The timing chip is a one-time chip. No deposit is charged, it will be issued at the same time together with the bibs cloth in race expo.

 

7. Bag storage and Pick-up

 

(1) Marathon and half-marathon runners shall follow the instructions and rules to keep their personal belongings. No valuables should be left in bags, such as mobile phones, valid documentations, cash, keys, credit cards, and palmtops, etc. The storage time is from 6:00 to 7:15. Marathon runners may pick their bags at designated cloakroom before 12:30 on the race day; half marathon runners’ bag pick—up will be available until at 12:00p.m. on race day at designated cloakroom. During the three days after the game, participants can go to the organizing committee office to collect items after the game. The overdue will be treated as unattended.

 

(2) Mini marathon participants are not provided storage service

 

8. Water/Drinking/Refreshment Stations

Station Points

Water/sponging stations

Water/drinking stations

Refreshment stations

5km



7.5km



10km



12.5km


15km



17.5km


20km



22.5km


25km



27.5km


30km



32.5km


35km



37.5km


40km



9. Other matters relate to the race please refer to the Official Program.

 

10. Doping control is conducted under IAAF Anti-Doping Regulations.

 

11. Punishment

 

Video recording are monitoring on the entire racecourse. Participants will be punished as disqualification from the race immediately, barred for race for 1 – 2 years, barred for life and Chinese Athletic Association may put additional punishments if participants committed any of the followings:

 

(1) Runners making an enrollment with a false age or others replacing the registered runners in the competition;

 

(2) One runner carries another runner ’s transponder timing chip or one runner carries 2 or more than 2 transponder timing chips (including a male runner carrying that of a female runner) in the race;

 

(3) Racing in relay.

 

(4) Not following the start order and start at non-designated area, false start etc.

 

(5) Starting a violation of the rules

 

(6) Continuing racing after cut-off time or back to the course in the midway

 

(7) Taking any public transportation to finish race, but not running

 

(8) Crossing the finish line repeatedly or not completing the whole distance but crossing the finish line to get Post-Race Package, medals;

 

(9) The runner did not carry the number bib through the end point as required;

 

(10) Forging bib number or using unofficial bib and timing chip to participate;

 

(11) Not following with staff order. Rioters who disturbing the race order;

 

(12) Uncivil behaviors;

 

(13) Other behaviors against the social security rules

 

Consequences arising during the race from enrolling by misrepresentation or transferring entry to another person shall be banned of Spring City Marathon race for life. The Organizing Committee has the right to investigate the responsibility of related persons and appeal to the law.

 

IX. Participation requirements

 

1. Participant age requirements:

 

(1) Marathon participants shall be over 20 years old (born before December 31, 1999);

 

(2) Half Marathon participants shall be over 16 years old (born before December 31,2003);

 

(3) The mini marathon program is age-free (under 16 years old (born after December 31, 2003) minors sign up for the mini marathon and ask their guardians or legal representatives to sign up for the mini marathon to accompany them);

 

Note:

(1) Participants must register with valid documents in accordance with the age regulations for each item.

 

(2) Minors under the age of 18 are required to enter the race. When receiving the entries before the race, their guardians or legal representatives must sign the disclaimer to receive the entries and participate in the race.

 

2. Requirements for runners’ physical conditions:

 

The marathon and related sports competition is a sport that constantly challenges its limits and has a higher risk. If you don't exercise properly, you may damage your body to varying degrees and even endanger your life. Therefore, marathon and related sports participants should be healthy and have the basis for regular exercise or training. Participants should conduct a physical examination at a qualified formal medical institution and assess their physical condition with a medical report to confirm whether they can participate in the marathon and related sports competitions.

 

Participants with following symptoms and conditions are not suggested taking part in the events:

 

(1) Congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease;

 

(2) Hypertension and cardio-vascular disease;

 

(3) Myocarditis and other heart diseases;

 

(4) Coronary artery disease and serious cardiac arrhythmia;

 

(5) Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia diabetics;

 

(6) Patients of catching a cold within two weeks before the competition date;

 

(7) Drinking a lot of alcohol or lack of sleep the night before the competition;

 

(8) Pregnant women;

 

(9) Patients of other diseases unfit for sports.

 

All participants shall be liable for personal injury and property loss caused by personal health condition or other personal reasons during the event. Before the entry, participants are required to have physical check-up (including electrocardiographic examination) in qualified medical institutions, and make a self-evaluation to confirm if the physical condition is suitable for the event of their choice.

 

3. Registration:

 

(1) Registration quota

Marathon: 6000 quota, Half marathon: 6000 quota, Mini marathon: 8000 quota, Player qualifications are confirmed by lottery.

 

(2) Registration time

Registration time: 10:00a.m, July 31, 2019 --- 17:00a.m. August 15th, 2019, the absence of registration is considered a waiver of registration.

The result of the winning result is announced: 10:00a.m, August 30.

 

(3) Registration Method

Runners log on to the official website of the event to register - read and agree to the " Entrants Guide", " Participants’ Declaration", " Risk Warning" and fill out all the registration information and pay the fee according to the requirements - the lottery - the winning player logs in to the official website after the registration Check the entry number, and the unsigned player will refund the registration fee.

The Maramara APP is the official designated registration platform.

 

(4) Entry Fee:

Marathon: 120 CNY/ 25 USD 1 person

Half Marathon: 100 CNY/ 20 USD 1 person

Mini Marathon: 60 CNY/ 10 USD 1 person

 

(5) Result inquiry

Marathon and half marathon runners can log in to Spring City (Jinan) Marathon 2019 official website 24 hours after the race.

 

(6) Note:

 

1) The number of entries cannot be transferred, only for the competition.

 

2) Applicants must fill in the personal registration information in a true and accurate manner to ensure that the information of the contestants and the event information of the organizing committee are sent to the runners in a timely and accurate manner. If the personal information is falsely reported, the qualifications will be cancelled.

 

3) Applicants must clearly accept the application form of the lottery and agree with the result of the draw.

 

4) The public welfare quotas for 100 marathon projects will be opened for this event. The public welfare places will be exempted from lottery, and the qualifications for the marathon project can be directly obtained. The quotas will expire immediately after the information is confirmed. For details, please refer to the follow-up official website notice.

 

5) In order to protect the rights and interests of the sponsors of the event, in addition to the sponsors appointed by the organizing committee, there shall be no other forms of commercial propaganda with the publicity of the Spring City (Jinan) Marathon, including but not limited to flags and banners. , balloons, models and other items. Violations will be forfeited and the offender will be disqualified.

Runners who meet the requirements of the Spring City (Jinan) Marathon Elite Runner (Half Marathon) can pass through the half marathon of this competition. After the registration, they do not need to participate in draw. After the payment channel is opened, they will be eligible to participate in the competition (the registration for the marathon still needs to be completed).

 

4. Race Packs Collection

Runners shall pick up their race packs (including bibs, timing chips, Participants Guide, etc.) at the designated place three days before the race. For details, please refer to Race Packs Pick-up Guide and announcements from the official website.

 

X. Prizes

 

1. Marathon:

 

(1) Top 20 male and female runners receive the bonuses listed in the table below. Chinese nationals receive equal RMB bonuses (the top eight are based on gunshots and nine to twenty are based on net timing). The bonus is subject to a 20% personal income tax).

Rank

Award(Male & Female)

1

10000

2

9000

3

8000

4

7000

5

6000

6

5000

7

4000

8

3000

9-20

2000

21-30

1500

31-40

1200

41-50

800

(2) Breaking the record of China's domestic record: RMB 50,000 (only the first place is awarded).

(3) Each of the top 3 male and female marathon athletes will be awarded with a trophy, a medal.

(4) The runners who finished the marathon within the specified time will be awarded the tournament and the medals for the completion of the race.

 

2.Half marathon

(1) The half-marathon male and female 1st to 20th runners respectively receive the bonuses listed in the table below (based on the net timing results, the bonus is subject to a 20% personal income tax).

Rank

Award(Male & Female)

1

6000

2

5000

3

4000

4

3500

5

3000

6

2500

7

2000

8

1500

9-20

1000

21-30

800

31-40

600

41-50

400

(2) Each of the top 3 male and female half marathon athletes will be awarded with a trophy, a medal.

(3) The runners who finished the marathon within the specified time will be awarded the tournament and the medals for the completion of the race.

 

3. Domestic Excellent Runners Award

The organizing committee of this competition specially set up the domestic outstanding player award, ranking according to the scores of domestic runners participating in the marathon project. The top 50 male and female give prizes (currency: RMB), and the bonus is subject to a personal income tax of 20%. The identity is subject to the document information.

Rank

Award(Male & Female)

1

3000

2

2000

3

1000

4

900

5

800

6

700

7

600

8-30

500

31-50

300

4. Shandong Excellent Runners Award

The organizing committee of this competition specially set up the Shandong Excellent Runners Award and ranked according to the scores of Shandong Province runners participating in the marathon project. This award is limited to the participation of residents of Shandong Province (based on the resident ID card or residence permit, please refer to the non-Shandong Province The player who has moved the household registration to Shandong will submit a valid ID card and residence permit photo to the official email address of the organizing committee at zwh@jn-marathon.com before 15:00 on September 30, 2019. The overdue submitter will be a non-Shandong resident. Dealing with), the top 50 male and female give prizes (currency: RMB), and the bonus is subject to a personal income tax of 20%.

Rank

Award(Male & Female)

1

2000

2

1500

3

900

4

800

5

700

6

600

7

500

8

400

9-20

300

21-50

200

5. Jinan Excellent Runners Award

The organizing committee of this competition specially set up the Jinan Excellent Runners Award and ranked according to the scores of Jinan runners participating in the marathon project. This award is limited to the participation of Jinan residents (subject to the resident ID card or residence permit, please refer to the non-Jinan city The player who has moved the household registration to Jinan will submit a valid ID card and residence permit photo to the official email address of the organizing committee at zwh@jn-marathon.com before 15:00 on September 30, 2019. The overdue submitter will be a non-Jinan resident. Dealing), the top 50 male and female bonuses (currency: RMB), the bonus is subject to a 20% personal income tax, the identity of the player is subject to the identity card information.

Rank

Award(Male & Female)

1

1000

2

900

3

800

4

700

5

600

6

500

7

400

8

300

9

200

10-50

100

6. In case runners win more than one award, only the highest prize will be awarded. The ranking is not added, and the bonus is not repeated.

 

7. Organizing Committee will not provide prizes for mini marathon and fun run runners.

 

8. No certificate of achievement will be issued at the race. Runners may log on the official website to download result certificate 24 hours after the race.

 

9. Award will not be given at race day. The awards will be given after 10 workdays of posting the result of the awarded runners on the official website and the negative doping control result is confirmed within 1 month. The award will be canceled if failed to pass the doping test, and the places of runners will remain unchanged.

 

XI. Medical Aid

 

1.The Organizing Committee will set up a medical service point every 2.5 km along the route.

 

2. The organizing committee will arrange ambulances and emergency motorcycles along the track to handle emergency situations. All ambulances, emergency motorcycles and medical points will be equipped with defibrillators. If there is an emergency, please call 120 to report the location of the kilometer and assist in the first aid. Personnel arrive to find someone who needs help.

 

3. Along the track, the organizing committee will set up medical volunteers at every 100 meters and starting point and at each end point to assist in medical rescue work. The contestants can ask for assistance if they have an emergency.

 

4. At the finish area, the organizing committee will set up a comprehensive recovery area to provide services such as inquiries, manual stretching, physical recovery, and comprehensive replenishment. After the race, the runners can take the initiative to do health recovery in time.

 

XII. Security & Traffic

 

(1) The Organizing Committee will provide sufficient security personnel and facilities along the starting and ending of the competition to ensure the safe operation of the event.

 

(2) The traffic control department will implement humanized traffic control and temporary adjustment measures for public transportation and subway during the event to minimize the impact on urban traffic.

 

XIII. Technical delegates, technical officials

Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) will designate technical delegates, technical officials, some of the referees and judges for the event.

 

XIV. Insurance

The Organizing Committee will insure all entrants and staff members for personal accident insurance. The policy is subject to the registration information. When the wrong registration information causes the insurance to be insured, the responsibility is at your own risk. Please refer to the official website of Spring City (Jinan) Marathon before the competition.

 

XV Contact information

The Organizing Committee of Spring City (Jinan) Marathon 2019

Telephone Number: 0531-88282226

Office opening times: Monday to Friday, from 9:30-11:30, 14:00-17:30

Official Website: www.jn-marathon.com

Official Email: zwh@jn-marathon.com

 

XVI. Matters not covered shall be notified separately.

Note: The Organizing Committee of Spring City (Jinan) Marathon 2019 reserves the rights to interpret the aforementioned matters.