2020 Hengqin Life Hengqin Marathon Competition Rules

1. HOST


Guangdong Athletics Association, Zhuhai Huafa Group Co.,Ltd  Nam Kwong Group Company Limited


2. ORGANIZER


Zhuhai Huafa Sports Operations Management Co., Ltd.  Nam Kwong Culture and Creativity Industry Co., Ltd.


3. Time and place of competition

(I) Time: 7:30-13:45, December 27, 2020 (Sunday).

(2) Venue: Hengqin New Area, Zhuhai City

4. Competition Events 

(I) Marathon (42.195 km)

(2) Half Marathon (21.0975 km)

(3) Mini Marathon (about 5km)

5. Competition scale

(1) Competition scale: 10,000 people 

(2) Number of events:

1. Marathon: 2,000 people (42.195 km)

2. Half marathon with 4,500 people (21.0975 km) 

3. Mini marathon with 3,500 people (about 5km)

6. Race route

(1) Marathon (42.195 km)

Hengqin financial base (start) - kruispoort avenue south - west island east road south - hengqin avenue roundabout way line - hao gong road east - north west hao gong turning point - hao gong road, west to the north - west - central avenue around the island road - jean hercynian way line - jean distance from the north sea road north east - rich city road southbound - thriving travel east three road east - huitong 2 - kruispoort avenue south - hengqin financial base (the end).

(2) Half Marathon (21.0975 km)

Hengqin Financial Base (starting point) - Cross Gate Avenue Southbound - Huandao Road Southbound - Hengqin Avenue Westbound - Huandao West Road Northbound - Haojiang Road Eastbound - Ziji North Road Southbound - Xiangjiang Road turning point - Xiangjiang Road Eastbound - Qinshi Road Southbound - Hengqin International Tennis Center (end point).

(3) Mini Marathon (5km)

Hengqin Financial Base (starting point) - Cross Gate Avenue southbound - Huandao East Road Westbound - Qinhaidong Road Eastbound - Fucheng Road Northbound - Xingsheng Third Road Eastbound - Huitong Second Road Eastbound - Hengqin Financial Base (end point).

(1) It shall be implemented in accordance with the latest track and field competition rules and regulations of this marathon approved by the Chinese Athletics Association.

(ii) Registration: Participants shall wear the event number cloth correctly and register according to the competition area at the starting point from 6:00am to 7:15am on the day of the event. They shall bring their mobile phones and present their health code simultaneously. Only when the health code is green can they participate in the event.

(3) Starting order: The runners shall start in the order of marathon, half marathon and mini-marathon. They shall gather at the designated area and start at the interval of 10-15 meters for each event.

(4) Dress code: All competitors must wear the number bib (large) in a prominent position in front of them and in front of them.The organizing Committee has the right to cancel the result of the event if the number or result is not recorded at the time point due to the failure to wear the number bib, chip or fold or cover the number bib according to the regulations.For those who do not wear bibs, the staff has the right to remove them immediately from the course.

(5) The number bib is the valid certificate of the competitors. The competitors must wear the number bib and enter the starting area corresponding to the event after being checked in.Wear the bib number as required throughout the competition. If there is no bib number, you will be disqualified.The number bib shall not be transferred or lent, otherwise, the original holder of the number bib shall be fully liable for all accidents.

7. Timing methods

1. Induction timing will be adopted in the marathon and half marathon events in this race. The induction timing chip will start the timing when the runner passes the starting point (net timing), and the mini-marathon will not be timed.

2. Timing carpets are set in the assembly area, starting point, every 5km, turning point and finishing point (marathon finish point and half marathon finish point). Runners must pass all timing carpets in turn during the running process.Scores completed within closing time but lacking any timing points for personal reasons will not be ranked.

3. In addition to the starting point, if the error of the two chips at other timing points is less than 0.1 seconds, the results of relevant competitors will also be cancelled.

4. The timing chip will be released at the event site together with the bib number and other items.

5. One-off timing chip will be used in this competition, no chip deposit will be charged, and no recovery will be made after the competition.

(7) Closing time: In order to ensure the safety and success of the race, the traffic of each section of the race line will be closed for a limited time during the race. After the closing time, the timing equipment of the corresponding kilometer point will stop working and the social traffic will resume.Competitors who fail to complete the corresponding distance within the prescribed closing time must stop the race immediately and withdraw from the course to avoid danger.Participants who withdraw from the competition can take the pick-up bus provided by the organizing committee to collect their clothes at the corresponding finishing point.Closing time of each project is calculated according to natural time (the firing time at 7:30 shall prevail), as shown in the following table:

Project

Distance

Closing time

Specific time

Mini marathon

About 5 km


1 hour and 30 minutes


9:00 a.m.

Marathon and half marathon

5 km


55 minutes


8:25 a.m.

10 km

1 hour and 30 minutes

9:00 a.m.

15 km

2 hours and 10 minutes

9:40 a.m.

20 km

2 hours and 50 minutes

10:20 a.m.

Half marathon

21.0975 km


3 hours


10:30 a.m.

Marathon

25 km

3 hours and 30 minutes

11:00 a.m.

30 km


4hours and 15 minutes


11:45 p.m.

35 km


5 hours and 5 minutes


12:35 p.m.

40 km

5 hours and 5 minutes

13:25 p.m.

42.195 km

6 hours and 15 minutes

13:45 p.m.

Note: In case of emergency, sudden and force majeure, the organizing committee has the right to close or stop the competition in advance. Contestants must obey the instructions.

(8) Storage and storage clothes

1. Marathon and half Marathon runners can leave their clothes in the designated starting area according to the number 15 minutes before the firing of the gun (6:00-7:15). The clothes should be put in the race bag issued by the organizing committee, and a small number cloth with the same number as the runners' is attached on the outside.

2. After arriving at the finish line, you can pick up your clothes at the corresponding section with the number cloth.The organizing committee advises contestants not to store valuables in their bags (such as mobile phones, valid ids, cash, keys, credit CARDS, ipads, etc.). In case of damage or loss, all consequences shall be borne by contestants themselves.

3. The service of starting cloths will stop at 7:15 on the day of the competition. Please make time arrangement.Half marathon runners should collect their personal storage items before 13:00 on the race day, and marathon runners should collect their personal storage items before 16:00 on the race day.If you do not collect it after the time limit, you can collect it at the organizing committee within 5 days after the race.The organizing committee will deal with those who fail to collect the goods after the deadline.

4. There is no depositing service for mini marathon runners.

(9) Toilet and environmental protection

1. The organizing committee will set mobile toilets at the starting point, every 2.5 kilometers along the course and the finishing point.

2. In order to protect the environment, competitors are not allowed to defecate anywhere during the competition. They are not allowed to throw any wrapping paper, bottles and cans and other garbage into the garbage can and garbage bag set by the organizing committee.

10. The competition will be inspected for doping according to relevant regulations.

(11) Drinking water, beverages and food supplies shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of the Marathon management of the Chinese Athletics Association.

(12) For other specific requirements and arrangements concerning the competition, please refer to the official Manual of hengqin Life Hengqin Marathon 2020.

(8)reward method

(1) Marathon events

1. Ranking award, the top three men and women shall be subject to the result of gunfire, the fourth to the eighth place shall be subject to the net result;

2. Marathon male and female athletes from the first to the eighth place will get the prize money (unit: RMB/YUAN) as follows

Man

Women

ranking

bonus

ranking

bonus

1

20000

1

20000

2

10000

2

10000

3

8000

3

8000

4

6000

4

6000

5

5000

5

5000

6

3000

6

3000

7

2000

7

2000

8

1000

8

1000



3. The hengqin Marathon record breaking prize for men and women: 10,000 RMB. If two or more people break the record, the prize will only be awarded to the best runner.The men's marathon record was 2:17:33, while the women's marathon record was 2:52:03.

4. A finishing medal will be awarded to the runner who finishes the race within the closing time.

(2) Half marathon

1. Ranking award, the top three men and women shall be subject to the result of gunfire, the fourth to the eighth place shall be subject to the net result;

2. Half Marathon male and female athletes from the first to the eighth place will get the prize money respectively (unit: RMB/YUAN) as follows:

Man

Women

ranking

獎金

ranking

bonus

1

8000

1

8000

2

6000

2

6000

3

5000

3

5000

4

4000

4

4000

5

3000

5

3000

6

2000

6

2000

7

1000

7

1000

8

800

8

800



3. A finishing medal will be awarded to the runner who finishes the race within the closing time.

(3) There will be no prize money and no results or places in the mini-marathon.

(4) According to the provisions of the national tax law, 20% individual income tax shall be levied on all the above awards and bonuses, which shall be collected and paid by the organizing committee.

(5) The top three male and female winners of the marathon and half marathon will be presented with prizes on the day of the race, and there will be no cash prize (cash) on the spot.

(6) the top 8 results of the marathon and half marathon will be published on the official website and official WeChat public account within 5 working days after the race for 10 days. If the runners have any objection to the results of the race within the public period, please contact the race organizing committee and provide true and valid evidence.

(7) If the top 8 winners have no objection after the end of the publicity period, the organizing committee will inform the winners to handle the matters of bonus collection according to the contact information provided by the winners within 30 days after the end of the publicity period.

(8) Competitors who finish the race within the closing time can log on the official website 24 hours after the end of the race for result inquiry and certificate printing. The certificate includes score of section point, score of gunshot, score of net timing, etc. If the score of any induction timing point is missing, the result will not be ranked and the result certificate will not be given.The current 8 contestants must wait until the end of the publicity period before they can download the result certificates from the official website or official WeChat official account.
9. Entry to

(1) Age requirements for participants 

1. The age limit for marathon events is 20 years old or above (born before December 31, 2000);

2. The age limit for half marathon is 16 years old or above (born before December 31, 2004);

3. There is no age limit for the mini-marathon, but children under the age of 13 (born after 31 December 2007) must register with their parents (or at least one parent).Parents should register with a valid ID card.

4. Minors under the age of 18 shall require their guardian or legal representative to sign the declaration of participation. Contestants over the age of 65 shall have the declaration signed by their immediate relatives and themselves, and submit the declaration when receiving the items.

Marathon is a competitive sport with high load, great intensity and long distance. It is also a high-risk competitive sport, which has high requirements on the physical condition of the participants. The participants should be in good health and have the foundation of long-term running or training.Participants can choose one of the marathon, half marathon or mini marathon according to their physical condition and practical ability.

1. Patients with congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease;

2. Patients with hypertension and cerebrovascular diseases;

3. Patients with myocarditis and other heart diseases;

4. Patients with coronary artery disease and severe arrhythmia;

5. Diabetic patients with high or low blood glucose;

6. Patients with other diseases not suitable for exercise;

7. Caught a cold, drank a lot of alcohol and stayed up late within two weeks before the competition;

8. Wheelchair, baby carriage, roller skating user;

Pregnant women.

During the competition, any personal injury or property loss caused by personal injury or other personal reasons shall be personally borne by the competitors.The organizing committee requires all competitors to pass the physical examination (including electrocardiogram examination) in a normal medical institution, and conduct self-assessment in combination with the examination report to confirm that their condition is suitable for long-distance running, before they can register for the competition.

(3) Requirements for epidemic prevention

1. The competition is limited to participants from Mainland China and Macao residents only. Participants shall register their health code, ensure that the health code is green during the competition, and provide a valid nucleic acid test 'negative' result report after December 21 before the competition.

2. Contestants are not allowed to travel to high-risk areas 14 days before the start of the competition.

3. Those who are under centralized medical observation or at home medical observation are not allowed to participate in the competition.

4. Contestants must fill in the information collection form of epidemic prevention and control.

5. Participants shall sign the Health Commitment letter containing the above provisions before collecting the items.

6. Competitors from the middle and high risk areas are prohibited from participating before the start of the competition. Those from this area who have obtained the competition quota must withdraw from the competition or keep their registration within the specified time.

7. Cooperate with the organizing committee to conduct health and epidemic prevention inspection.

8. Those who meet all the above conditions can participate in the competition only after being examined and verified by the event organizing committee. In case of any adverse impact caused by concealing or false information, the Organizing Committee has the right to cancel the qualification of participating in the competition and investigate the relevant legal liability according to law.

9. The applicant shall provide the valid nucleic acid test 'negative' result report tested after December 21.

10. In case of any new changes in the epidemic situation in China, the organizing committee will further adjust the competition according to the new requirements of epidemic prevention and control.

(4) Registration fee and method

1. The registration limit for marathon is 2,000 people, for half marathon 4,500 people and for mini marathon 3,500 people. If the registration limit exceeds the registration limit, the qualification will be determined by drawing lots.

2. Registration time: 15:00, November 8, 2020 -- 15:00, November 16, 2020. The result of the lottery will be announced on November 23.

3. Registration method: this registration is open to individuals, and participants can register online through WeChat official account, official website or official cooperation APP (malamala). For detailed registration method, please refer to 'instructions for registration of 2020 hengqin marathon' published on official website or official WeChat official account.

4. Registration fee


Project

WeChat or alipay

The marathon

RMB 150 / person

1

RMB 120 / person

Mini marathon

RMB 80 / person




Payment method can choose alipay, WeChat.

The organizing committee has the right to decide whether to accept the application or not according to the application of the contestants.Once the entry is successful, the entry fee will not be refunded if the entry item and category are not changed.Competitors must collect the items at the designated place by the organizing committee (only by themselves, no one else is allowed to collect the items). Failure to collect the items on time will be regarded as giving up the competition. No collection service will be provided after the competition.There is no package mailing service for this event.

After the announcement of the lottery results, the winners shall pay the registration fee within the time specified by the organizing committee, otherwise the winners will be deemed to have forfeited the qualification automatically.

5. No entries

Athletes who have been banned by iaAF, CAA and The Hengqin Marathon Organizing Committee.

(5) Competitive articles

1. The organizing committee shall provide all competitors with a clothing deposit bag, a T-shirt, a set of number cloth, an induction timing chip (marathon, half marathon) and entry guide, and issue them before the race.

2. The Organizing committee will distribute the competition items to the contestants from December 24 to 26, 2020 (please refer to the official website of hengqin Life Hengqin Marathon 2020 'Instructions for Obtaining Items of Hengqin Life Hengqin Marathon 2020' for detailed information).

3. The organizing committee will provide uniforms for all competitors.(Contestants should get their uniforms on the spot according to the size filled in during registration.Due to the long production period, the organizing committee tries its best to meet the size requirements of the contestants and suggests that they should get the uniforms as soon as possible.)

4. Contestants must go to the site in person to get the items with their original ID card and show their health code.

(6) The competitors shall pay for transportation, accommodation and other expenses by themselves.

10. Participation insurance and medical aid

(I) The organizing committee shall purchase personal accident insurance for all participants and staff during the competition. If the insurance cannot be purchased or the insurance is invalid due to incomplete or untrue information, the responsibility shall be borne by the individual.

1. The insurance purchased by the Organizing Committee is personal accident insurance.However, due to the adverse consequences caused by one's own illness or physical condition, it is not covered by the personal accident insurance purchased by the organizing committee. Please register carefully.

2. If a competitor takes doping or other banned drugs during the competition, resulting in personal injury or death, the responsibility shall be borne by the competitor;

3. In order to protect the safety of the competitors, the referee and medical staff authorized by the organizing Committee shall have the right to terminate the competition if it is obvious that the competitors cannot continue the competition. 

11. Measures for punishment

The organizing committee will be the starting point and end point, turning point and the key sections of video monitoring, appear below the competitors will be canceled in violation of the regulations of competition, the personal data entry registration recognition system, two years or for life not be permitted to hengqin marathon, and report to the Chinese athletics association action: 

1, false age after registration or application for run by others;

2. An athlete carries another timing chip or an athlete carries two or more timing chips (including male athletes and female athletes) at the same time to participate in the competition;

3. Do not start in the specified starting order in the non-designated area;

4. Violate the rules at the start;

5. Do not stop the race or return to the track after the closing time;

6. Fail to finish the whole course of the reported project along the prescribed route, take a shortcut or insert it on the way by means of transportation;

7. Don't get the finishing goods from the finishing point according to the requirements;

8. Those who have not finished the whole race but have gone through the finish line to get the finished race articles without permission;

9. Forged the number bibs without authorization, and used the number bibs of other events to get the finishing items and MEDALS through the finish line;

10. Alter or block the number cloth or transfer the number cloth without permission;

11. Carrying chips not issued by the organizing committee through the terminal;

12. Finish the race by relay;

13. Disobeying the instructions of the event staff, interfering with the event, fighting or gathering people to make trouble;

14. Uncivilized behavior (such as defecation, littering, etc.);

15. Other behaviors in violation of rules and regulations.

Note: If false information is used to obtain the qualification or transfer the number bib to take part in the competition, once verified and confirmed by the organizing committee, all consequences arising from the competition shall be borne by the participant himself/herself.

12. Technical officials and referees

Technical representatives, technical officials and other judges shall be appointed by the Organizing Committee.

13. Contact information of the Organizing Committee of Hengqin Marathon

(1) Contact Number: 0756-2992466 (Office hours: 10:00-12:00, 14:00-17:30, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays)

(2) Official website of the event: www.hengqinmarathon.com

(3) Organizing Committee Email address: OC@hengqinmarathon.com

(4) official WeChat official account of the event: HengqinMarathon (subscription number), HengqinMarathon (service number), hufa sports

(5) Official Microblog of the event: Hengqin Marathon, Huafa Sports

14. Matters not covered herein shall be notified separately.

15.The organizing committee of Hengqin Marathon reserves the right to interpret this regulation.