REGULATION AND RULES FOR SANTA POLA HALF MARATHON 2018

Event planner.-

White Go For It, organizes on January 21st, 2018 the “XXVIV MITJA MARATÓ INTERNACIONAL VILA DE SANTA POLA “, which departure will be given at 10:30 hours, being able to participate everybody, federated or not, being able to participate the foreign athletes who comply with the RFEA and IAAF regulations, as long as they are 18 years old, and up to a maximum of 10,000 runners. The control will be closed at 1:15 p.m.

This course belongs to the official calendar of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (Real Federación Española de Atletismo) and by means of its inscription, the runner expressly consents that his or her basic data (Name, Surname, NIF / NIE / Passport, Date of Birth, Address and Post Code) in order to sent to the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation for the management of day licenses, results and ranking. Possession of the license ensures all the participants are covered by accident and liability insurance.

In any case, and as established by the Data Protection Law, the interested party may exercise their rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by writing letter or e-mail to the program of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation to the address: Carnet Corridor Real Federación Española de Atletismo. Avda. De Valladolid, 81-28008 Madrid.

E-mail: rfea@rfea.es

Circuit.-

The circuit will measure 21,097 metres, being properly homologated and certified by Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (Real Federación Española de Atletismo) hereinafter called by its acronyms R.F.E.A. and LA and AIMS had homologated it with IAAF rank.

The course is included in the NATIONAL CALENDAR with INTERNATIONAL category, which means all marks will be OFFICIAL.

Start Timeline.-

Five divisions will be established for the expected time to perform the race. The start corrals are:

DIVISION

TIMELINE

No PARTICIPANTS

ELITE (RED)

1h:00m to 1h:09m.

25

GREEN

1h:10m to 1h:19m.

220

ORANGE

1h:20m to 1h:29m.

650

BLUE

1h:30m to 1h:39m.

1400

PURPLE

1h:40m and later

Rest of runners

Arrangement of START CORRALS on the Starting line.

Each box is limited to a certain number of runners (it may vary according to the organization), and will be conformed according to strict order of registration, if the selected box was already covered automatically it would transfer his o her inscription to the next box and so on.

At the time of formalizing the registration you must select the expected time that you intend to perform (please be as realistic as possible out of respect for the rest of the runners) within the range that will appear in the different time options.

The colour of the dorsal will indicate the starting box, there will be entries identified with that colour to access into it.

A proved mark must be given by means of a printed document for the RED AND GREEN boxes (marks below 1h 20m) and ORANGE (marks below 1h 30m) by sending an email to: info@mediamaratonsantapola.net

Classifications.-

In accordance with the regulations of R.F.E.A. the following classifications shall be carried out:

Men

Year of Birth

Women

Year of Birth

Junior

1998/1999

Junior

1999/2000

Promeses

1995/1996/1997

Promeses

1996/1997/1998

Senior

1994 to Veteran Senior

Senior

1995 to Veteran Senior

Veterans A

from 35 to 39 years old

Veterans A

from 35 to 39 years old

Veterans B

from 40 to 44 years old

Veterans B

from 40 to 44 years old

Veterans C

from 45 to 49 years old

Veterans C

from 45 to 49 years old

Veterans D

from 50 to 54 years old

Veterans D

from 50 to 54 years old

Veterans E

from 55 to 59 years old

Veterans E

from 55 to 59 years old

Veterans F

from 60 to 64 years old

Veterans F

from 60 to 64 years old

Veterans G

from 65 to 69 years old

Veterans G

from 65 to 69 years old

Veterans H

70 years and older

Veterans H

70 years and older

Locals

Unique Category

Locals

Unique Category

Disabled (Wheelchair)

Unique Category

The category will be assigned according to age on the day of the race.

In case of doubt, claim on age, status of federation or membership of a specific category, the Organization may request the supporting documents in each case (I.D., federation license, military accreditation, disability certificate, etc).

It will be considered as a local runner to all those born or being registered in Santa Pola, at least for a year.

Services to the runner.-

The route will be properly marked, kilometre by kilometre by means of inflatable and / or metallic bows and every 5 kilometres there will be a supply and provisioning station, according to IAAF standards. There will also be two stations with sponge water between stand and stand.

The corridor will have a service of cloakroom and massage, as well as Chemical toilet at the staring line area.

Health services .-

There will be different places with ambulances and medical services. They will be located at the starting and finish line area (Muelle street) and between the 5th and 15th km, in the 10th Km and 17th Km approximately, having a limited area for them and with a cleared exit for emergencies.

Inscriptions.-

Inscriptions can be made in three different periods:

First period will be fulfilled with the first 2,000 registrations or between the dates from October 20th, 2017 until November 30th, 2017 (whichever happens first). Registration fee is 18€.

Second period will be fulfilled with the following 2,000 participants or due to the fulfilment of registrations issued from December 1st to December 31st, 2017 (whichever comes first). Registration fee is 21€.

Last period will take place from January 1st to Friday 19th January 2018 at 12:00 a.m. and always in case of vacancies or until reaching the 10,000 registered runners, registration fee is 25€.

Team registration and further information please contact by email address: teams@mediamaratonsantapola.net

(*) PLEASE NOTE:

These prices include the day license (3 €) which is mandatory for the runners who do not have a NATIONAL LICENSE (RFEA), VALENCIAN AUTONOMIC LICENSE (FACV) OR THE RUNNERS PLUS CARD, IN FORCE. (For those who have a license specified above, 3 € will be discounted the in the registration process)

The day license includes accident and liability insurance.

Those runners with national federation license in ATHLETICS or Valencian autonomic license in athletics, in force, will be deducted 3 euros of the price of the inscription.

The licenses of the federations of MOUNTAIN, CYCLING, etc. are not valid.

The price of the inscription includes the corresponding VAT.

Registration fees do not include bank fees (tpv) for registration.

Inscriptions will not be accepted on the day of the event under any circumstances.

Following the registration procedure on the page www.mediamaratonsantapola.net, the runner will find a box WHICH SHOULD SELECT called SHEET OF DISCHARGE AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA (PLIEGO DE DESCARGO Y PROTECCIÓN DE DATOS PERSONALES in the Spanish version), ACCEPTING the clauses that appear on it. It is highly recommended to be read.

By enrolling in the Santa Pola Half Marathon, participants give their consent to Educanova Consultores y Recursos, S.L. by themselves or by third parties, automatically and exclusively for sportive, promotional or commercial purposes, treat their personal data.

In accordance with established in Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, on the Protection of Personal Data, the participant has the right to access to these files in order to rectify or cancel in whole or in part its contents. To do so, you must send a written request to the registered office of Educanova Consultores y Recursos, S.l., located in Urb. El Palmeral, Calle Victoria Kent Siano, portal 12, local 2, 03005 Alicante.

Also, according to the sporting interests, promotion, distribution and exploitation of the Half Marathon of Santa Pola for the whole world (reproduction of photographs of the test, publication of qualifying lists, etc.) by any device (Internet, advertising, etc.) and without a time limit, the registrants expressly ceded to the organization the right to reproduce the name and surnames, the site obtained in the general classification and the participant’s own, the category, the sports brand made and its image.

Secretary and Race bibs delivery

The secretariat of the event will be installed by the finish area, where information will be given by loudspeakers before, during and after the race. In this place will be also located the medical area, ambulances, etc.

The bib will be ready to be collected in the Castle Zone (in the area of the runner’s expo) on Friday, January 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday January 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and also on Sunday 21st in the same place, only until 09:00 a.m. After this time no bibs will be given. For the collection of the bibs, runners must present the I.D. or photocopy of it.

DOWNLOAD AUTHORIZATION DORSAL COLLECTION

Penalties.-

ALL RUNNERS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED OF THE RACE IN THE EVENT OF:

Do not complete the entire race.

Do not have the dorsal correctly shown in the chest during the race. Will be also disqualified the runners with manipulated bibs. It is not permitted to give the bib to another person.

The advertising on the bib would not had been modified or removed.

Running with a dorsal number assigned to or from another runner.

Reaching the finish line without bib, with a duplicated one, photocopied or falsified. (*)

Do not pass all the established checkpoints.

Modify the data provided to the Organization or to the Referee, with respect to those in his or her I.D. or in the federative record.

Do not provide the Organization with the documentation required.

Do not comply with any other rule contemplated in the guideline or regulation of the F.A.C.V., R.F.E.A. and I.A.A.F.

Do not comply and follow the instructions of the Organization.

Disqualified runners will lose automatically every option to the prizes.

(*) Organization reserves the right to take any legal action, which consider appropriate against people who break the regulation in order to safeguard their interests and those other who make the payment of their registration according to the procedures and channels established by the organization of the event.

Complaints.-

The official rankings of runners are the sole competence of the Committee of Judges and Timekeepers of the Autonomous Athletics Federation (Federación Autonómica de Atletismo).

Complains will be made orally to the Referee Judge no later than 30 minutes after the results will be officially communicated. If the complain was dismissed by the referee, another written complaint may be filed with a deposit of 100€ addressed and submitted to the Appeals Jury. In the event that the resolution was favourable, the deposit of 100€ would be refunded. If there is no Jury of Appeal, the decision of the Referee Judge is final.

Any claim, query, doubt or question about any product or service offered on the web http://mediamaratonsantapola.net via registrations or other section by companies, stores, people outside the ORGANIZING, should be made directly to these companies. The ORGANIZING is not responsible for transactions between registrant and companies. The ORGANIZING only contributes with the web and the payment gateway favouring to the registrant the opportunity to contract or not the services that are offered.

The registrant exonerates the ORGANIZING of any type of responsibility on the product purchased (condition of the same when receiving it, conditions of packaging, etc.)

Timing.-

The timing will be measured by the electronic chip system of the asuspuestos company placing a control at the exit, another one at the finish line and every 5 km where all runners must pass above the control mats.

The chip will be placed on the back of the bibs, protected with a sponge. Please be aware to do not bend, wet or tear it. The chip is just for a single use, after finishing the race it won’t be operative any more.

Drug test.-

According to the IAAF standard, DRUG TEST will be carried out. No cash prizes will be awarded until the results of such control are known.

Tracking of athletes.-

The only vehicles authorized to follow the race are those designated by the Organization. It is totally forbidden to follow the riders on motorcycle or bicycle. Local Police Officers have express orders to remove all the unexpected vehicles from the circuit, in eviction of accidents that can cause to the runners.

Liability and insurance of civil responsibility and personal accidents.-

All officially registered participants will be covered by a third party liability insurance policy agreed by the RFEA, as well as accidents that will cover sports accidents that occur as a direct consequence of the development of the event, and never as a result of a latent suffering or lateness, recklessness, negligence, non-observance of the laws and the regulations, etc. nor those produced in the displacements or from the place where the race is carried out. The organization will also be covered by civil liability insurance.

Awards.-

PRIZES TO THE RECORD MARK OF THE RACE, IN METALLIC, FOR EFFORT, FOR THE BEST TEAM, TROPHIES AND GIFTS:

TO THE RECORD MARK OF THE TEST:

In the event that more than one runner / break the race mark record, he / she will only be entitled to receive the prize in cash as the first classified male or female.

To the record mark of the race

 

Award

Time to beat

Runner

Male

5.000 €

1h:00m:15s

Vincent Yator

Female

5.000 €

1h:09m:23s

Rose Chelimo

CASH AWARDS:

Cash Awards for General Classification (Absolute)

Position

Male

Female

1

1.200 €

1.200 €

2

800 €

800 €

3

600 €

600 €

4

400 €

400 €

5

200 €

200 €

Cash awards for teams (Male and Female teams)

Position

Male

Female

1

600 €

600 €

2

300 €

300 €

3

200 €

200 €

Spanish Runners Awards (Runners provided by Spanish I.D.)

Position

Male

Female

1

300 €

300 €

2

200 €

200 €

3

100 €

100 €

Local Runners Awards

Position

Male

Female

1

150 €

150 €

2

90 €

90 €

3

30 €

30 €

They must prove it with municipal proof of their inclusion in the municipal population register.

At the end of the race, a trophy will be given to the three local runners for each category and gender.

Team Awards (except Absolute Category)

Position

Male

Female

1

30 €

30 €

2

20 €

20 €

3

10 €

10 €

ATTENTION

All cash prizes will be subject to the retentions established by law, with the amount paid by bank transfer or check (they must send data according to the sheet in an envelope that will be given to the winners), once the marks are officially recognized and received by the RFEA the result of the drug test checks carried out.

TROPHIES: (Men and Women)

To the first five runners of the General Classification

To the first three runners of each category

GIFTS

Commemorative technical T-shirt of the event.

Towel

Commemorative Gym bag of the race.

Commemorative medal of the course with recording of classification included (the recording will be realized in the arrival to the finish line in the stand assigned).

Diploma accrediting times and PHOTO OF ARRIVAL (Download in the internet)

ELEGIBILITY FOR TEAM AWARDS

In order to be part of a team, the athletes must be registered in the same club throughout a federation card.

During the registering process, they must indicate the license number, which must be submitted on the day of the course before any claim or request by the organization. To be eligible for team prizes, it will be mandatory to present the federation licenses or federation certificate.

Teams may be formed by as many components as the club considers, with a minimum of four runners.

Only one team per Club will be admitted for both men and women.

The final score will be obtained by adding the arrival times of the first four components of each team without distinction of categories, being ordered from shortest to longest time, being the winner who has the shortest time.

The Clubs must send to the organization the list of the corridors that make up the teams that will be eligible for team prizes, if they do not receive such lists, their participation by teams will not be taken into account. (teams@mediamaratonsantapola.es)

There will be two team rankings, men’s and women’s.

Awards Claiming.-

If, after 30 calendar days after the end of the competition, the prize-winning athletes, whether cash prizes or trophies, do not take off them, they will automatically become the property of the organizer.

There will be no place for any claim on the part of the winners being understood that they rufuse these prizes.

Reimbursement of inscriptions.-

Once registration is accepted, the registration fee will NOT BE REIMBURSED, except in the following cases:

• Do not participate in the course when the quota of participants was covered.

• Due to improper income due to payment errors

Rights reserved to the organization.-

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to interpret the articles and may establish, modify or delete new rules.

The Competition Rules of the FACV, RFEA and IAAF will govern everything not planned, expected or provided for in these regulations for this season, as well as everything regulated by higher bodies.

The organization reserves the right of admission of those people who are in period of sanction or waiting for a resolution by some sports company.

All participants due to the fact of starting the race accept the present regulation. In case of doubt, the criterion of the organization will prevail.