Event schedule: at 8:00 am, November 26th 2017 (Sunday)
Event category: Men’s and Women’s Marathon (42.195km)，Men’s and Women’s Half Marathon (21.0975km)，Men’s and Women’s Mini-Marathon (5.2km)，Men’s and Women’s Carnival Run (2.6km)
（一）No matter what your nationality is, any participants that are qualified for rules of competition are eligible for registration as long as you have valid identifications and have done physical check-ups that can confirm your physical condition is suitable for the event of your choice.
1.For Marathon, participants have to be at least 20 years old (born before December 31st, 1997)
2.For Half-marathon, participants have to be at least 16 years old (born before December 31st, 2001)
3.For Mini-marathon, participants have to be at least 13 years old (born before December 31st, 2004)
4.No age requirements for carnival run
Note: All participants must hold valid identifications (such as identification card, passport, military ID, mainland travel permit for Taiwan residents, home return permit, and etc.) in accordance with age requirements of the chosen events.
(三)Physical condition requirements:
Marathon running is an athletic sport of high intensity and great demand of endurance over a long distance, which involves high degree of risks. As it raises high demands of the physical conditions, participants are expected to have good endurance and enough running or training experiences. Participants can choose to participate an event among Marathon, Half Marathon, Mini Marathon, and carnival run according to your own physical conditions and experiences.
Participants with following symptoms and conditions are not recommended to participant any 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.Catching a cold within two weeks before the race day；
7.atients of other diseases unsuitable for sports；
All participants will be liable for injury and property loss caused by personal physical conditions or other personal reasons during the event. Before the entry, participants are required to have physical check-ups (including electrocardiographic examination and echocardiogram) by approved medical institutes, and make a self-evaluation to confirm if your physical condition is suitable for your chosen event.
Note: The condition of the racecourse and the set-up of Water & Sponge Stations, toilets and other facilities are not suitable for the people with wheelchairs, baby carriages, roller skates and other technical aids to involve into the events. To fully guarantee his/her personnel safety, the Organizing Committee reserves the rights to cancel the eligibility of the above people.
(四)Quota of entry
The overall maximum number of participants for all events is 30,000. For Marathon, the quota is limited to 6,000, For Half Marathon, the quota is limited to 8,000. For Mini Marathon, the quota is limited to 10,000. For Carnival Run, the quota is limited to 6,000.
(五）Qualifications for marathon and half-marathon participants
Marathon and half-marathon participants must have the experience of finishing a half-marathon (21.0975km) or more. Finisher certificates or reverent proofs of these experiences need to be completed between January 1st 2015 and August 17th 2017.
1、Participants can visit our official website www.dongguan-marathon.cn or the HTML5 page of our official Wechat account to register for marathon, half-marathon, mini-marathon or carnival run.
Athletes, registered with the CAA, shall register through the website of CAA.
2、Submit scanned files of marathon/half-marathon finisher certificate:
Registering for marathon or half marathon, participants need to submit one scanned file of marathon or half marathon finisher certificate (completing the race between January 1st, 2015 and August 17th 2017) for your chosen event for inspections from the organizing committee.
Note: Participants who register for marathon and half-marathon need to submit scanned files of marathon/half-marathon finisher certificates first, in order to complete the registration. Finisher certificate is one of the factors that will be considered to select participants from drawing. Please ensure that the finisher certificate you submit is valid, the organizing committee reserves the rights to cancel your eligibility. Registering for mini-marathon and carnival run does not require finisher certificate.
3、The bib number will be released on October 20th. Participants can log into the official website to check their bib numbers.
(二）Period of registration
The entry will be divided into two stages:
1st stage, Pre-registration:
From 10:00 August 18th to 23:59 September 1st. The applicants can log into our official website to fill out the application form online and submit it. Since quota of entry is limited, If there are too many applicants, the eligibility for each event will be determined by draw.
2nd stage, Draw and Payment:
The results of the draw will be released at 10:00 on September 15th, applicants need to log into our official website and check your “Runners center”. Selected participants are required to pay for their entry fee from September 18th 10:00 to September 24th 23:59. If the entrants fail to do so, their entries will be cancelled automatically, and they cannot participate in the race. The entry will be completed by successfully paying for entry fees online. Once it is done, the Entry Fee will not be refunded.
The bib numbers will be released at 10:00 on October 20th and the participants can log into our official website to check, download or print your registration letter.
|Event \ Participant||Marathon||Half-Marathon||Mini-marathon||Carnival Run|
|Chinese Participants （Including residents of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan）||120 RMB Per Person||100 RMB Per Person||80 RMB Per Person||60 RMB Per Person|
|Foreign Participants||60 USD Per Person||50 USD Per Person||40 USD Per Person||30 USD Per Person|
Firstly, the applicants have to sign up for the official website of Dongguan International Marathon. During registration, all applicants must read and confirm the relevant rules and regulations and follow the registration instructions to fill out the application forms online and submit them. The registration will be completed by paying for the registration fee successfully online.
(一)Individual Registration procedures
1. Visit the official website 2. Read Rules of competition & Registration instructions 3. Sign up 4. Read and accept Participants’ Declaration 5. Fill out the registration information online and ensure that all of provided information is correct and complete 6. Wait for the results of the draw 7. Pay for the registration fees online successfully and being selected from the draw 8. Check the bib number, download and print Registration Letter
1.The applicants have to make sure the authenticity and correction of entry information to ensure that Organizing Committee could deliver the participation tips and event information to the runners adequately and timely.
2.Any promotional goods, except from official sponsors, including but not limited to flags, scrolls, balloons, models and etc. will be prohibited along the course. Runners violating such requirements will be disqualified
（一）Participants need to pick up their race articles, including bibs, timing chips and runners’ guide at the designated location (visit official website for announcements). Please refer to race articles pick-up guide for details.
（二）The participant can only pick up race article by himself/herself with his/her ID card and its copy and registration letter and sign the participants’ declaration on site. Participants who are under 18 must have their legal guardians signed the participants’ declaration on site. Marathon and half-marathon participants must have finisher certificates or relevant proofs and their copies with them. Picking up race articles by someone else is not allowed.
（三）Participants need to ensure that the documents they submit are valid. The organizing committee reserves the rights not to supply race articles to participants who provide forged documents or do not qualify for participating the race; the organizing committee will not refund the entry fee.
The Organizing Committee will cover all Marathon participants and staff members with Personnel Accident Insurance. The insurance policy is in accordance with the registration form that was submitted. Any incorrect information that fails to take out an insurance policy, and for anyone who does it will be held responsible. Personnel Accident Insurance Instructions can be read on www.dongguan-marathon.cn after releasing bib number.
* The Organizing Committee of Dongguan International Marathon reserves the rights to interpret the aforementioned matters. *
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