Regulation (2017)

1st REGULATIONS
OF THE VISAGINAS HALF-MARATHON 2017

I. GENERAL INFORMATION

VšĮ Bėgimo klubas together with it‘s partners: the Municipality of Visaginas, Lietuvos Bėgimo mėgėjų Asociacija and the Šuklino Olimpinis sporto klubas prepares Visaginas Half-marathon at 01-04-2017.

II. OBJECTIVES AND TASKS

To enhance mass events in the town of Visaginas.
Increase Visaginas Municipality Population activity to promote running and athletics in Utena district.
Encourages neighboring countries interest in Lithuania.
To identify and reward race winners, abundantly participating organizations.

III. DISTANCES

During the event, running enthusiasts and professionals will compete in the following events:
21 km 98 m (Half-Marathon);
10 km;
5 km;
1 km;
400 m.

IV. TIMEOUT

Half marathon and 10 km – 3 hr.
5 km – 1 hr.
1 km for the participants time is not recording
400 m for the participants time is not recording

Day of the race, at 15:00., timekeeping will stop and the time will not be recorded. At 15:00, the streets will be opened, and organizers won‘t be rensponsable for the safety of Half-marathon runners on the track.

V. PLACE, TIME

Competition starts at Parko st. 2, Visaginas (in central stadium) in 2017 April 1.
11:00 am. – 5 km start.
12:00 midday. – 10 km and Half marathon start.
12:30 pm. – 1 km start (the city stadium).
At the end of 1 km, start will be given to 400 m (depending on number of the participants).

VI. PARTICIPANTS

The competition is open to all the people, who filled out the registration form. Competitor must check their health, this is confirmed by registration.
All the participants are involved in ordinary people’s free will, nobody is forcing them and assumes all the risks associated (including health problems and so on.) And undertake risk because jogging organizers is not making any claims.
Runners, while taking his or her number, must have an identity document.
For the safety of minors, all the responsibility takes their parents, guardians or coach.
Each participant, who register for the event , accepts that the organizers of the event has a right to publish all the photos taken and footage and it can freely and without their consent be used for marketing purposes.

Competition age groups:
Half Marathons:

MEN (V) WOMEN (M) BIRTH YEAR
Guys (V20) Girls (M20) 1997 and younger
Men (VE) Women (ME) 1968 – 1996
Veterans (VET) Veterans (VET) 1967 and older

Half-marathon is open to individuals who were born not later than 2001.

10 km long and 5 km:
10 km and 5 km events by age group runners will not be divided. These events may be attended by persons who were born not later than in 2003.

1 km:
1 km participate in events at the runners who were born between 2004 and 2006.

400 m:
400 m Heat involves runners, who were born in 2007 and younger.

VII. SPECIAL CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS

1. Participants, who wants to participate in any other exercise must register in their own name. It‘s banned to transfer your number to other participant. In such cases, both participants will be disqualified, and the results of the official competition are excluded.
2. Each participant in the competition must have the shirt number fastened neatly. The number must be on the shirt front (chest), clearly visible.
3. Participants and their supporters is strictly forbidden to use any parking of vehicles, such as:. Bicycles, roller skates, skateboards and other wheeled vehicles. Participants who damage the provision of this paragraph, will be disqualified.
4. The competitors are not allowed to have any personal escort. Participants who violate the provisions of this paragraph will be disqualified.
5. It‘s banned to take any animals in the track. Competitors who did not, or not properly wears their number, will not be included in the official competition and their time won‘t be recorded.
6.For the competitors any deviation from the set course (without his permission) is prohibited. Participants who violate this rule will be disqualified.
7. Any claims must be submitted in writing to the organizers of the competition no later than 20 minutes after the end of competition. Participant, accompanied by a payment of 20 euro fee, which will be refunded if the appeal commission (the organizer and chief. Judge, a representative of the LBMA) for recovery. As long as the participant does not pay the tax, the claim will not be considered.

VIII. SPECIAL ITEMS along the course

Half marathon route will be equipped with power points where competitors will be divided by water and fruits. Full power will be 3 points.

IX. AWARDS

Half marathon winners and prize winners will be determined between men and women in accordance with the appropriate age groups. The winners and prize winners will be awarded prizes and commemorative cups. All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a commemorative medal.

10 km and 5 km events will be awarded after the 6 fastest male and female runners.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a commemorative medal.

1 km long and 400 m events will be awarded after the 6 fastest male and female participants.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a commemorative medal.

X. PARTICIPANT CONTRACTUAL FEE

Till 02.28 03.01-03.29
(23:59 hr.)
04.01
Competitions day till 11:30 a.m.
Half-marathon 21,098 km 6 EUR 8 EUR 15 EUR
10 km 5 EUR 7 EUR 12 EUR
5 km 4 EUR 6 EUR 10 EUR
1 km Free Free Not registrating
400 m Free Free Not registrating

NOTES:
There are no taxes for 1 km long and 400 m distances, but online registration is required by 2017 on 29 March. Race day registration will be carried out.

Participant’s entry fee shall be paid to VšĮ Bėgimo klubas account: LT04 7300 0101 5104 8578 Swedbank bank.
In Order Be sure to include your name, last name and the distance you selected.
The entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to another participant.
Registered PI Running Club members get a discount.

XI. PARTICIPANTS AND REGISTRATION NUMBERS ISSUE

All participants may register on the website www.visaginopusmaratonis.lt until 29 March. 23:59 Hr.
The bibs will be withdrawn on the day of the event from 9:30 am until 11:30 starting place.

XII. FINAL PROVISIONS

Running the organizers reserve the right, if necessary, to change the competition rules.
More detailed information is available tel. +370 652 02330
or e-mail: info.begimoklubas@gmail.com