RACE REGULATION

REGULATIONS OF 2018 NEW TAIPEI CITY WAN JIN SHI MARATHON

1. Purpose: To advance the marathon competitiveness of Taiwan, and to promote our exceptional travel resources in North Coast, New Taipei City, we actively invite elite international marathon runners to participate in this one and only certified IAAF Bronze Label Road Competition in Taiwan.

2. Supervisors: International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Sports Administration, Ministry of Education

3. Organizers: New Taipei City Government, Chinese Taipei Athletics Association

4. Co-organizers: New Taipei City Government Sports Office, New Taipei City Government Department of Information, New Taipei City Government Transportation Department, New Taipei City Government Department of Health, New Taipei City Government Police Department, New Taipei City Government Police Department Jinshan Branch, New Taipei City Government Police Department Traffic Police Corps, New Taipei City Government Fire Department, New Taipei City Government Environmental Protection Department, New Taipei City Wanli District Office, New Taipei City Jinshan District Office, New Taipei City Shimen District Office, New Taipei City Government Police Department Traffic Police Corps First Maintenance Office Jingmei Public Works section.

5. Date: 06:00 to 13:00, Sunday, 18 March 2018

6. Venue: Gate 2, Parking Lot, Pacific Green Bay, Wan Li District, New Taipei City

7. Competition Information:

Category Marathon Challenge Run Fun Run
Length 42.195km 14km 7km
Participation Quota 7,000 3,000 2,000
Fee Entry Fee NT$1,500 NT$900 NT$600
Timing Chip Deposit NT$500 NT$500
Total NT$2,000 NT$1,400 NT$600
Gathering Time 06:00 06:20 06:50
Starting Time 06:30 06:50 07:00
Close Time 5hrs 55min (Finish by12:25) 2hrs (Finish by 08:50) 1hr (Finish by 08:00)
Chip Timing
Entry Kit Event Vest
Bibs
Kit Bag
Finishing Kit Result Certificate Participation Certificate
Towel
Medal
Snacks

★After the competition, please return the timing chip to the “Timing Chip Deposit Refund Station” to receive your NT$ 500 deposit.

8. Competition Groups:
(1) Marathon: Eligible for participants aged 18 or above, born in or before 2000.

Male
Age 65+ 64-55 54-45 44-35 34-25 24-18
Year Born Before 1953 1954-1963 1964-1973 1974-1983 1984-1993 1994-2000
Female
Age 45+ 44-35 34-25 24-18
Year Born Before 1973 1974-1983 1984-1993 1994-2000

(2) Challenge Run: Eligible for participants aged 18 or above, born in or before 2000.

Group by Gender
Male Female

(3) Fun Run: No restriction on age.

Group by Gender
Male Female

9.  Entry for foreign participants:

(1)Time: 12:00 19 October 2017 to 12:00 1 November 2017

(2)Entry link: http://www.wanjinshi-marthon.com.tw or using Wan Jin Shi Marathon app.

(3)Registration:

【Individual Registration】

Sign up for the membership of the entry system, fill in your e-mail address and set up the password, then select registration to complete a detailed personal information form and upload personal passport photo (in .jpeg or .png format, smaller than 4MB). The email shall be the receiving mailbox for future information concerning the competition after system verification.

【Group Registration】

The representative of the group shall be responsible for signing up for the membership of the entry system, fill in the e-mail address and set up the password, then select registration to complete a detailed personal information form for team members and upload each participant’s personal passport photo (in .jpeg or .png format, smaller than 4MB), each group is limited to 50 people. The email shall be the receiving mailbox for future information concerning the competition after system verification.

(4)Purchase of Shuttle Bus Tickets:

Route Kuo Kuang Motor Transport Taipei Terminal (No. 168, Section 1, Shimin Boulevard, Datong District, Taipei City) North Gate of Banqiao Train Station Jin Shan Youth Activity Center
Round Trip Ticket NT$170 NT$170 Free of charge with the bibs
Depart 03:30-04:00 03:30-04:00 04:30-05:30
Return 10:30-13:00 10:30-13:00 10:30-13:00

★Notes:

(5)Payment: All entry fee must be paid by credit card.

(6)Notification for Successful Payment: An e-mail will be sent to individual-registered participants and the representative of the group upon successful payment.

(7)Viewing and changing orders:

(8)Collecting Race Kit: Foreign participants can only check-in at the Marathon Expo.

【Check-in at the Marathon Expo】
Time: 11:00-20:00, from 15 March to 17 March 2018
Venue: New Taipei City Civic Plaza (check-in counter for participants of Wan Jin Shi Marathon).

★Notes:

(9)Clothing Size: (unit: cm)

Male - Size Chart
Size S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Height 162~168 167~173 172~178 177~183 182~188 187~193 192~198
Chest 85~91 89~95 93~99 97~103 101~107 105~111 109~115
Waist 71~77 75~81 79~85 83~89 87~93 91~97 95~101
Female - Size Chart
Size S M L XL 2XL
Height 152~158 157~163 162~168 167~173 167~173
Bust 79~84 83~88 87~92 91~98 97~104
Waist 58~63 62~67 66~71 70~77 76~83

(10)Others:

10.  Rewards:

(1) The prize money for the competition includes “Overall Ranking” and “Group” categories, each participant shall not receive prize money from more than one category (except for special prize).

(2) Marathon participant who ranks the first in total ranking and breaks the record will receive extra Record-Breaking Prize Money of US. 5,000, the best records are as follows:
【Male Group Record 2:13:05】 William Chebon CHEBOR from Kenya set the new record in 2016.
【Female Group Record 2:34:52】Ji Hyang Kim from DPR Korea set the new record in 2014.

(3)Prize Money for Marathon Overall Ranking:
Prize money is paid in US dollars for both male and female group.

Overall Ranking 1 2 3 4 5
Prize Money US$. 10,000 With Extra
US$. 5,000 for Record-breaking
Total Prize US$. 15,000
US$. 6,000 US$. 4,000 US$. 3,000 US$. 2,000
Overall Ranking 6 7 8 9 10
Prize Money US$. 1,000 US$. 800 US$. 700 US$. 600 US$. 500

(4) Prize Money for Challenge Run Overall Ranking:
Prize money is paid in NT dollars for both male and female group, regardless of participant’s nationality.

Overall Ranking 1 2 3 4 5
Prize Money NT$. 10,000 NT$. 9,000 NT$. 8,000 NT$. 7,000 NT$. 6,000
Overall Ranking 6 7 8 9 10
Prize Money NT$. 5,000 NT$. 4,000 NT$. 3,000 NT$. 2,000 NT$. 1,000

(5) Ranking Prize Money for each Marathon Group:
Prize money is paid in NT dollars for both male and female group, regardless of participant’s nationality.

Overall Ranking 1 2 3 4 5
Prize Money NT$. 4,000 NT$. 3,000 NT$. 2,000 NT$. 1,000 NT$. 1,000

★Shall there be less than 5 participants in each group, the prize money will not be awarded.

(6) Trophy Award:Marathon male and female group

Participants in Each Group 6-20 21-50 51-100 101-150 151-200 Above 201
Eligible Participants 3 5 8 10 12 15

★Shall there be less than 5 participants in each group, the trophy will not be awarded.

(7) Others

11.   Notes for the Competition:

【Health Condition】

【Finish Time】

【Timing Chip and Deposit Refund】

【Kits Collection】

【Storage】

【Entry Interests and Others】

12.   Insurance Liabilities:

(1) Please consider your health condition before taking part in the race. The participants should have enough sleep the night before and have breakfast at least 2 hours before the race begins. Emergency medical care will be provided on site. Symptoms caused by personal illnesses will not be insured, and only injuries suffered from public accident are liable for public accident insurance compensation.

(2) The Organizing Committee will provide public accident insurance for participants (throughout the race) and the staff (throughout the event) with premium of NT$ 3,000,000 per person.

(3) Public Accident Insurance Coverage: the insurance company will indemnify the insured against their liability to pay compensation in accordance with the law for injury, death or damage caused by following circumstances occurring during the period of insurance:

(4) Exclusions:

(5) Shall the participant have history of personal illness or diseases set out in clause (4), please consider your health condition and safety, and insured personal medical and accident insurance. The Organizing Committee will not carry out any pre-race health assessment for participants, participants shall be held liable for joining the race.

(6) Article 107 of the Insurance Act provided that a life insurance contract entered into by an insurer under the age of 15, the death compensation of which shall become effective on the date of the Insured turned 15.

13.   Violation and Penalties: The competition results will be removed for participants who violate the following provisions.

(1) Participant who benefits from the help of another person, such as taking a ride, receiving support and others, during the race.

(2) Participant who carries a pet during the race.

(3) Participant who registered under group that does not align with one’s identification.

(4) Participant who violates sportsmanship and ethics, such as fighting, scolding the referee and others.

(5) Participant who does not carry the bib and the timing chip.

(6) Participant who does not attach the bib in front of one’s chest.

(7) Participant who picks up drinks or food not provided by the water/refreshment station for the race (but by audiences) during the race.

(8) Participant who picks up drinks owned by other participants without permission during the race.

14.   Refund System:

(1) After the payment, shall the participant not be able to participate due to other reasons, refund shall be made according to the refund system set out as follows:

(2) For those who wish to refund, please send an e-mail to wanjinshimarathon@gmail.com for registration. The refund will be made after the identity and the information of the participant is confirmed. Refunding equals to losing eligibility to the competition.

15.   Regulations in Relation to Personal Information Protection Act:

(1) Please read the event disclaimer carefully before registration, so as to understand and agree on the organizers’ usage of “information” provided for registration, including personal information such as name, birthday, age, ID number, address, photo and contact number, for executing the entry work, generating requisite numbers and timing chips for participants, and for matters on other interests in relation to the competition.

(2) With premises of initial entry work as well as obtaining information and photos for process or results of relevant competition event, the “information” will be provided to the Organizing Committee’s service providers in order to prepare for relevant service work. Participants shall agree that, within the scope of the promoting this event and for possible purpose concerning participants’ interests, the photos, motion tracking records of participants and video from the race, as well as post-race results (including name, nationality, group and finishing time of the participant) (collectively, “Event Information”) can be collected and used by organizers and main sponsors during or after the race. And the Event Information can be released, broadcasted and demonstrated on webpage, channel platforms of the Organizing Committee’s service providers and various media instruments.

(3) Final results of the race and part of the Event Information may be imported into the results database of Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (the organizer) and IAAF, and will be made available for enquiries on website of Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (the organizer), IAAF and through platform channels of the Organizing Committee’s service providers.

(4) Participants wish to obtain their photos during competition shall contact the Organizing Committee’s service providers. Shall the participants disagree on sharing of initial information and data, please do not register.

16.   The Organizing Committee reserves the right to revise this Regulation.

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