Rules for the 2019 Hengdian Marathon - 2019横店马拉松 Rules for the 2019 Hengdian Marathon - 2019横店马拉松

Rules for the 2019 Hengdian Marathon

 

  1. Hosts and Organizers

Hosts: Chinese Athletic Association

Dongyang Municipal Government

Hengdian Group

Organizers: Zhejiang Marathons & Running Association

Sports Bureau of Dongyang

Hengdian World Studios

Zhejiang Hengdian Sports Development Co., Ltd

 

  1. Time and Venue

1) Time: 7:30 a.m., March 31, 2019 (Sunday)

2) Venue: Hengdian World Studios, Zhejiang

 

  1. Race Events

1) Men’s and Women’s Marathon (42.195km)

2) Men’s and Women’s Half Marathon (21.0975km)

3) Mini Marathon (8km)

4) Joy Run (6km, including personal run, couple run and pet run)

5) Royal Run (2km, including personal run and family run)

With a scale of 25,000 people, in which 5,000 of marathon,12,000 of half marathon,4,000 of mini marathon, 3000 of Joy Run and 1000 of Royal Run.

 

  1. Race Course

1) Marathon: pending

2) Half Marathon: Palace of Ming & Qing Dynasties (Starting Point) → North Huancheng Rd.→ North Dudu Rd.→ Dujiacun Rd.→ South Kangzhuang Rd.→North Kangzhuang Rd. →turn back →Jinfozhuang Rd. →Changzheng Rd. →Qinqing Rd. →Palace of Qin Dynasty →Yingshi Ave. →Qingmingshanghetu Rd. →Qing Ming Shang He Tu → Qinqing Rd. →Dujiacun Resort →South Wansheng St. → Huaxia Ave. → Yingshi Ave. → Chinese Cultural Park → Huaxia Ave. → Shili St. → North Huancheng Rd. (Finishing Point).

3) Mini Marathon (8km): Palace of Ming & Qing Dynasties (Starting Point) → North Huancheng Rd. → North Dudu St. → Dujiacun Rd. → South Kangzhuang Rd. → North Kangzhuang Rd. → turn back → North Kangzhuang Rd. →South Kangzhuang Rd. → Jinfozhuang Rd. →Changzheng Rd. → Qinqing Rd. → Palace of Qin Dynasty (Finishing Point).

4) Joy Run (6km): Palace of Ming & Qing Dynasties (Starting Point) → North Huancheng Rd. → South Huancheng Rd. → Exhibition Museum of Folk Residence in Ming & Qing Dynasties (Finishing Point).

5) Royal Run (2km): Palace of Ming & Qing Dyansties (Starting Point) → North Huancheng Rd. → South Huancheng Rd. → Palace of Ming & Qing Dynasties (Finishing Point).

 

  1. Registration

1) Registration Time:

Online Registration: January 1, 2019- February 28, 2019, on a first-come-first-served basis.

On-site Registration: January 1, 2019 – February 28, 2019. (8:30-11:30, 13:30-17:00 of weekdays), on a first-come-first-served basis.

2) Registration Method

Applicants can apply individually or as a group. Individual applicants should provide with true personal information and group applicants should provide with the group information, along with every member’s information of the group. The group must sign an agreement with the host organization. When applicants are qualified for the match, the host organization will notice each applicant to query their own number.

3) Registration Fee (insurance included)

Event

Fee*

Marathon

CNY150 per person

Half Marathon

CNY100 per person

Mini Marathon(8KM)

CNY70 per person

Joy Run (personal)

CNY60 per person

Joy Run (Couple)

CNY120 per couple

Joy Run (Pet)

CNY 60 per person with pet

Royal Run (personal)

CNY 60 per person

Royal Run (Family)

CNY90-CNY180 per family #

 

*This chart is only adapt to runners of Chinese Nationality. The registration fee for runners of non-Chinese Nationality is: Marathon (USD60 per person), Half Marathon (USD 40 per person), Mini Marathon/Joy Run/Royal Run (USD15 per person).

# For Chinese athletes, the registration fee of family run is : one parent and one child (CNY90), two parents and one child (CNY150), two parent and two children (CNY180)

 

4)There are 50 free places for Zhejiang Marathon candidates with superior integral. Via registration on “the official website of Zhejiang Marathon” or “the WeChat of Zhejiang Marathon” before January 15. The first 50 candidates who have registered successfully (who

 have to meet requirements for 2019 Hengdian marathon candidates, and whose free qualification chances should be no more than two) can be exempted from paying the registration fee by logging on Hengdian Marathon official website again.

Tips: Due to the existence of time difference in data connection, candidates who have registered ahead of time successfully do not have to pay the fee if their free qualification is not displayed on Hengdian Marathon official website. For those who have conducted payment already, no refund will be provided by the organizing committee.

 

5) There are 100 half-price places for Zhejiang marathon first-aid Runners (50 for full marathon and half marathon respectively). Those who have been selected as athletes of Zhejiang marathon first-aid runner library should register on “the official website of Zhejiang Marathon” or “the WeChat platform of Zhejiang Marathon” before January 15. According to the registration sequence, the first 100 candidates who have registered successfully (who have to meet requirements for 2019 Hengdian marathon candidates, whose half-price qualification chances should be no more than four) will be charged with 50% registration fee by logging on Hengdian Marathon official website again.

For those who have conducted payment already, no refund will be provided by the organizing committee.

 

6) Age Requirements

All applicants should use their valid ID (passport and etc.) and apply for the event under the age limitation policy.

  1. a) For marathon, participants shall be at least 20 years old on the race day (born before March 31, 1999), and at most 70 years old on the race day (born after March 31, 1949).
  2. b) For half marathon, participants shall be at least 18 years old on the race day (born before March 31, 2001), and at most 70 years old on the race day (born after March 31, 1949).
  3. c) For mini marathon/Joy Run (personal) and Joy Run (Pet), participants shall be at least 12 years old on the race day (born before March 31, 2007), and at most 75 years old on the race day (born after March 31, 1944).
  4. d) For Family Run, the children should be healthy and no more than 12 years old. During the match, he or she should be accompanied by at least one guardian who is above 18 years old.
  5. e) For Couple Run, participants shall be at least 18 years old on the race day (born before March 31, 2001), and at most 75 years old on the race day (born after March 31, 1944).

 

7) Physical Condition Requirements

Marathon is a competitive sport with high strength, heavy load and long distance, and it is also highly risky. Participants are expected to have a good health and some running or training experience. Participants may choose the events between half marathon and mini marathon according to their own physical condition and actual capacity. Participants with one of the following symptoms are suggested not to take part in the event:

  1. a) Congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease;
  2. b) Hypertensive disease and cerebrovascular disease;
  3. c) Myocarditis and other heart disease;
  4. d) Coronary artery disease and serious cardiac arrhythmia;
  5. e) Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia diabetics;
  6. f) Catching a cold within 2 weeks before the race day;
  7. g) Those who have never run for 20 kilometers or more (oralternate walking and running);
  8. h) 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 entry, all participants are required to have physical examination (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.

 

Registration Process

  1. a) Individual Registration/Group Registration (10 or more people) on Official Webstie

log in to the registration system àread the Rules and Regulations à download registration form or fill in it online à upload the form à sing and accept the Declaration Form à pay online à upload proving documents à finish the process.

  1. b) On-Site Registration

Venue: Zhejiang Hengdian Sports Development Co., Ltd (address: No. 73 Yixue Rd, Hengdian, Tel: 0579-89300968, 89300967)

Read the Rules and Regulations à Fill in the registration form à sign the Declaration à paymentà finish the process.

 

For marathon and half marathon, a health certificate by qualified medical institution or a qualified marathon finishing certificate issued in recent 1 year is required to be provided. The finishing certificate is compulsory for marathon runners.

 

9) The Organizing Committee reserve the rights to determine registration is successful or not according to the actual situation of registration. Once successfully registered, events and participants’ information are not allowed to change, nor is refunding allowed.

10)  Candidates (teams) have to pay the car fare, board and lodging fee, and medical cost during the match at their own expenses.

11) Please log onto the official website for checking whether successfully registered.

12)  Competition articles

  1. a) Qualified candidates should fetch their match package (bibs, T-shirts, inductive timing chip, “Runners Guidebook”, etc.) at the place designated by the organizing committee timely in accordance with announcement requirements on the official website of Hengdian Marathon.
  2. b) Candidates should fetch competition articles personally depending on their own original copy of ID card and personal registration confirmation letter. Substitute fetching is not allowed. Candidates have to make sure that the ID certificate and documents they submit are authentic and valid.  
  3. c)  The organizing committee reservesthe right not to provide competition articles for candidates who are not qualified, provide fake match score certificates, or have no experience in the match. In this case, the registration fee will not be refunded.

 

  1. Competition Rules

1). The races are subject to the latest Rules of International Association of Athletics Federation and the Rules of Athletics Association of People’s Republic of China.

2). All the contestants must present themselves for the roll call at the starting line on March 31, 2019 at 5:50-7:20 a.m.

3).  The races start at 7:30 a.m. on March 31, 2019.

4). Starting as the sequence of marathon (Elite, Professional and Amateur) ,half marathon (Elite, Professional and Amateur), mini marathon, Joy Run, Palace Run. Every group gathers with a gap of 10 meters.

5). All runner starting at the same time when hearing the gun.

6). The inductive timing system is applied in Marathon and Half Marathon and disposable timing chips will be provided by the committee. Contestants must wear the chip. Inductive timing carpets with check points are set at the starting and finishing line, and at every 5km in the route. Contestants must run on the check points on the carpet one by one so as to get the result. If any one check point is missed, the contestants will be disqualified. The contestant will also be disqualified if he gets two or more time records in any single check point except the starting and finishing line, with the time lag between the records is less than 0.1 second.

7). Time Limit of Each Race

  1. a) The cut-off time is as follows:

5km

Run

10km Run

15km Run

20km Run

Half Marathon

25km

Run

30km

Run

35km

Run

Marathon

8:35

9:20

9:45

10:30

10:45

11:00

11:45

12:40

13:30

 

  1. b) The cut-off time for Mini Marathon is 9:30a.m.
  2. c) The cut-off time for Joy Runis 9:00a.m.
  3. d) The cut-off time for Royal Run is 8:20a.m.

Notes: The racing route is driveway, which is closed before the time limits for the safety of runners. After the time limits, driveway closing will be deregulated. Once runners would like to quit the race after the time limits, please take the escort coaches. If the runner continues the race ignoring dissuasion, safe responsibility is at his own risk. The organizing committee has the rights to bring forward the time limits if there are any special circumstances, and contestants should obey the arrangements.

 

8) Contestants of marathon and half marathon shall deposit personal belongings at the Race Bag Check-In Area, with no valuables included (such as mobile phone, valid ID document, cash, key, credit card, tablets, etc.). Half Marathon Contestants can take their deposited belongings at designated Check-In Area by 12:00 p.m. Marathon can take their deposited belongings at designated Check-In Area by 15:00 p.m. Those are not taken in designated time can be picked at the registration desk located in Tourist Service Center of Hengdian Bus Terminal next day. Those are not claimed over 5 day will be handled as ownerless items. There will be no deposit service provided for Mini Marathon.

 

9). Drink Station/Water Supply

Event

Distance

Water

Drink

    Supply

Marathon

5km

 

  √

 

7.5km

  √

 

 

10km

 

  √

 

12.5km

  √

 

 

15km

 

  √

 

17.5km

  √

 

  √

20km

 

  √

 

22.5km

  √

 

  √

25km

 

  √

  √

27.5km

  √

 

  √

30km

 

  √

 

32.5km

  √

 

  √

35km

 

  √

  √

37.5km

  √

 

  √

40km

 

  √

 

 

There will be a drink station every 5km from the starting line, and a drink station/water supply every 2.5km from the starting line. Reminder signs are set at 50m ahead of every drink station/water supply. Unqualified person is banned to touch water and drinks for runners, and runners are forbidden to accept any water or drinks provided by suppliers or other runners without qualification of the Organizing Committee.

 

10) Score determination

a).  The rank of No.1 to No.3 of males and females in the marathon will be determined according to the gunshot, and the rest candidates will rank according to the net timing score.

b).  Males and females taking part in the half marathon will rank according to the net timing score.

c).   No rank will be provided for mini marathon, Joy Run or Royal Run.

11)  Doping test will be conducted according to regulations of IAAF and Chinese Athletics Association.

12)  Technical officials, technical representatives and referees are designated by Zhejiang Marathons and Running Association.

13) Competition requirements and arrangement

For detailed information and arrangements, please refer to the Guidebook for Runners. (issued when fetching competition articles before the match or downloaded on the official website of Hengdian Marathon).

 

  1. Ranking and Awarding

1) Marathon

  1. a) Ranking Awards: both Top 10 of Men’s and Women’s marathon will be awarded respectively (as follows, in CNY),and both Top 3 of Men’s and Women’s Marathon will receive a sports suit for the awarding ceremony.

 

Ranking

Men

Women

Awarding (IN CNY)

Awarding (IN CNY)

1st

30,000

30,000

2nd

20,000

20,000

3rd

10,000

10,000

4th-10th

2,000

2,000

 

Athletes ranking from 11th to 30th will receive prize coupons in the following values (in CNY)

Ranking

Men

Women

11th-20th

600

600

21th-30th

300

300

Athletes may using coupons to exchanging gifts of Hengdian World Studios.

Note: No bonus on site. Bonus will be distributed when the result is assent and consent. If any potential runner is checked with problems in doping test, ranking and bonus will be cancelled and no ranking increasing for followers. All the above awards are for individual events, and 20% individual incidental income tax should be levied.

  1. b) The Top 8 of Men’s & Women’s marathon are qualified to participate in 2019 Hangzhou Marathon (candidates should meet the requirements of 2019 Hangzhou Marathon).

 

2) Half Marathon

  a).  Ranking Awards: both Top 10 of Men’s and Women’s half marathon will be awarded respectively (as follows in CNY).

Ranking

Men

Women

Awarding (IN CNY)

Awarding (IN CNY)

1st

10,000

10,000

2nd

6,000

6,000

3rd

3,000

3,000

4th-10th

1,000

1,000

 

Athletes ranking from 11th to 30th will receive prize coupons in the following values (in CNY)

Ranking

Men

Women

11th-20th

500

500

21th-30th

300

300

Note: No bonus on site. Bonus will be distributed when the result is assent and consent. If any potential runner is checked with problems in doping test, ranking and bonus will be cancelled and no ranking increasing for followers. All the above awards are for individual events, and 20% individual incidental income tax should be levied.

 

  1. b) The Top 8 of Men’s & Women’s half marathon are qualified to participate in 2019 Hangzhou Marathon (candidates should meet the requirements of 2019 Hangzhou Marathon).

 

c). The organizing committee will draw 30 finishers from top 300 in male net timing scores and 15 finishers from top 150 in female net timing scores to have qualifications of 2019 Hangzhou Marathon.

The method of “integration of randomness and equilibrium” will be used for drawing by lot. By obtaining the lucky number or basically lucky number randomly, the final number will be got then by increasing or decreasing an equal number progressively. Personal numbers will be in consistent with the net timing rank released by the organizing committee in the first time. For example, if the number 5 turns out to be the lucky number for male half marathon, then candidates ranking number 5, 15, 25, 35…295 will be qualified for Hangzhou Marathon.

 

  1. d) allabove candidates should meet the registration requirements of 2019 Hangzhou Marathon.

 

3)  The Certificate, Supplies Pack and Medal

  1. a) All Contestants who have finished the full marathon or half marathon can log on the official website of 2019 Hengdian marathon to download and print scores. The certificate includes the cut mark score, gunshot score, and net timing score. If the score of any inductive timing point is omitted, there will be no rank for candidates. The effective certificate download time is 90 days.

Any runner who completes the marathon within the time limits will be awarded with a supplies pack and a medal.

  1. b) Mini Marathon/Joy Run/Royal Run

All Contestants will be distributed a bib, with no timing chips provided and no ranking listed. The Certificate of Result will be filled according to the time shown on the timer at the finishing line.

 

  1. Check-in

Participants check in at Palace of Ming & Qing Dynasties by carrying registration certificate, original valid ID (ID card, passport, etc.) to make confirmation and pick up Runners’ Pack during 8:30 and 17:00 from March 28 to 30, 2019(Due to 20:00 of March 30).

 

  1. Medical Services

1) The organizing committee will set up a medical aid post every 4 kilometers along the Marathon route, with distinct signs 50 meters ahead of the posts, to give medical treatment to uncomfortable participants or for other emergencies. Ambulances will follow the runners on the route and deal with emergent medical cases.

2) The organizing committee will assign one volunteer in every 100 to 200 meters along the route to assist medical aid and maintain race order. Runners may seek help with them for any problems.

3)  The organizing committee provides AED assistants along the route.

4)  Athletes should obey the order of quitting the race from the medical staff immediately.

 

  1. Discipline Methods

The Organizing Committee will make video monitoring over the starting point, the whole course and finishing point. Runners violating the following rules will have their competition score of 2017 cancelled, or banned competition for 1-2 years depending on the seriousness, and will be reported to the Zhejiang Marathons and Running Association for further penalty.

1) Entering false age or displace by others after enrolment.

2) Carrying others’ chip or carrying 2 or more timing chips (including male runner carrying female runner’s chip) for the race.

3) Disobeying the starting sequence and start at the wrong starting point.

4) Jumping the gun or violating other starting rules.

5) Staying in the course after the cut-off time.

6) Finishing the race by relaying or other cheating practices.

7) Taking shortcut, break into on the race and not following the course of the event.

8) Passing through the finishing line without bibs carried or not running to the correct finishing course for Marathon and half marathon runners.

9) Picking up the supplies pack by repeatedly crossing he finishing line or pick up supplies pack without finishing the race for marathon and half marathon runners.

10) Disobeying directions of the event staff, and disturbing the event operation.

11) Alter or forge the number cloth arbitrarily, cover the number cloth during the match or transfer the number cloth; use the number cloth of other matches or use other competition chips to pass the terminal and fetch articles and awards for competition completion;

12) If a candidate get the qualification by making use of fake information or transfer the qualification and number cloth to other substitutes, both the candidate and substitute will violate rules of the match, and any consequence of the match will be borne by themselves.

 

  1. Insurance

The organizer of the event will cover all runners and staff workers with life accident insurance. Please look up the Specifications of Life Accident Insurance before the race at 2019 Hengdian Marathon official website.

 

  1. Contacts

1) 2019 Organizing Committee

Official Website: https://www.hmarathon.com

Wechat Official Page: hmarathon (横店马拉松)

Email: hmarathon@hengdiansports.com

Tel: 0579-89300967  0579-89300968

2) Zhejiang Marathon

Official Website: http://www.zjim.org

Wechat Official Page: "zjRuns"

 

  1. Please acknowledge further notices for unmentioned matters. The Organizing Committee for 2019 Hengdian Marathon reserves the rights to interpret the regulations.

 

 

Organizing Committee of Hengdian Marathon

2018.12.25