REGULATIONS OF 2022 NEW TAIPEI CITY WAN-JIN-SHI MARATHON【FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS】
- 1.Purpose: 1. To advance the
marathon competitiveness of Taiwan, and to promote our exceptional travel resources in North Coast, New
Taipei City, we actively invite excellent international marathon runners to participate in this one and only
certified World Athletics (WA) Silver Label Road Race in Taiwan.
- 2.Supervisors:World Athletics (WA)
and Sports Administration, Ministry of Education
- 3.Organizers:New Taipei City
Government, Chinese Taipei Athletics Association
- 4.Implementer:Sports Office, New
Taipei City Government
- 5.Co-organizers:Forestry Bureau,
Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan; North Coast – Guanyinshan National Scenic Area Administration,
Tourism Bureau; Jingmei Engineering Section, First Maintenance Office, Directorate General of the Highway,
MOTC; Department of Health; New Taipei City Police Department; Jinshan Precinct, New Taipei City Police
Department; Traffic Division New Taipei City Police Department; Transportation Department, Department of
Environmental Protection, Fire Department, Civil Affairs Bureau, Wanli District Office, Jinshan District
Office, Shimen District Office, Public Works Department, Maintenance Office, Construction Office, Market
Administration Office, Tourism and Travel Department, Department of Information, and Sports Office under the
New Taipei City Government
- 6.Date:06:00 to 13:00, 20 March 2022
- 7.Venue: Parking Lot 2, Pacific
Construction, Wanli District, New Taipei City
- 8.Race Information:
Category Marathon Challenge Run Length 42.195km 10km Participation Quota 6,000 5,000 Fees Entry Fee NT$1,500 NT$800 Timing Chip Deposit NT$100 NT$100 Total NT$1,600 NT$900 Gathering Time 06:00 06:20 Starting Time 06:30 06:50 Finishing Time 5hrs 45min + 15min
cushion time(Finish by 12:30)
1hrs 40min + 10min
cushion time(Finish by 08:40)
Closing Time at the Destination 6hrs 1hr 50min Timing Chip ● ● Check-in Kit Event Vest ● ● Bibs ● ● Kit bag ● ● Participation Kit Bath Towel ● – Hand Towel – ● Snacks ● ● Finishing Kit Electronic result certificate ● ● Medal ● ●
★After the competition, please return the timing chip to the “Timing Chip Deposit Refund Station” and
collect your deposit of NT$100.
- 9.Race Groups:
(1) Marathon: Eligible for participants aged 18 and above, born in or before 2004.
Male Age 65+ 64-55 54-45 44-35 34-25 24-18 Year of Birth Before 1957 1958-1967 1968-1977 1978-1987 1988-1997 1998-2004 Female Age 55+ 54-45 44-35 34-25 24-18 Year of Birth Before 1967 1968-1977 1978-1987 1988-1997 1998-2004 Visually Impaired Group Age Year of Birth Group Age Year of Birth Male 18+ Before 2004 Female 18+ Before 2004
(2)Challenge Run: Eligible for participants aged 15 and above, born in or before 2007.
By Gender Male Female Visually Impaired – Male Visually Impaired – Female
- 10.Health Certificate Requirement:
Runners must choose one of the following health certificates:
(1) COVID-19 Vaccination Record (must be vaccinated before March 5th, 2022)
(2) PCR test report with negative result after March 17th, 2022.
(3) Proof of rapid antigen test by qualified medical institution with negative result after March 17th,
(4) COVID-19 Medical proof of recovery.
Foreign participants can only choose SELF-PICKUP and CHECK-IN in person. Please bring one of the above
health certificates. Once being checked by the staff, then the race packet can be collected.
- 11.Registration Method:
(1) Registration Method
Individual Registration Only
Online registration: Official website of the marathon(https://wanjinshi-marathon.com.tw)or the exclusive APP of the
marathon (WJS Marathon). Enter the registration system and sign up as a member. Enter your E-mail and set
the password; after being verified by the system, the E-mail shall serve as the notice mailbox for receiving
all information of the marathon; click on registration to fill in your detailed personal information and
upload the passport of the participant (format limited to jpg and png; the size shall be less than 4MB).
Date Time Event 2021/11/1 Starting from 12:00 Opening for registration 11/29 Ending at 12:00 Deadline for registration 12/21 Ending at 22:00 The final deadline for modifying the date of birth, clothing size, and best record of marathon.
(3)Payment: All entry fees must be paid by credit card.
(4)Payment Successful Notice: After the participant had registered and made the payment, the system would
send an E-mail to notify the participant of the successful payment.
(5)Check-in Method: Foreign participants may only check in on-site.
Check-in Time: 11:00-20:00, from 17 March to 18 March 2022
11:00-15:00, 19 March 2022
Venue: Marathon Expo participant check-in counter at Xinzhunag Gymnasium, New Taipei City (No.75, Sec. 1,
Zhonghua Rd., Xinzhuang Dist., New Taipei City).
1.Foreign participants shall present the on-site check-in number and the original passport.
2.The collectors shall check the content of the kit on-site and sign after they have confirmed there is no
error; no re-issuance will be made subsequently.
3.To encourage participants to visit the marathon expo, the Organizing Committee will otherwise provide the
limited Wan Jin Shi souvenir for 2022 to those who check-in on-site; one participant may only collect one
4.For those who checked in but failed to collect their kits, please visit the Sports Office of New Taipei
City Government (6F, No. 278, Hansheng East Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City) before 31st March 2022
between 9:00-12:00 and 13:30-17:00 for collection; any overdue collection shall be deemed as waivers.
(6)Purchase of Shuttle Bus Tickets:
Route Kuo Kuand Motor Transport Taipei Terminal(No. 168, Section 1, Shimin Boulevard, Datong District, Taipei City) Kuo-Kuang Bsu BanQiao Bus Station Jin Shan Youth Activity Center Round trip ticket fare NT$260 NT$260 Free of charge with bibs Departure time 03:30-04:00 03:30-04:00 04:30-05:30 Returning time 08:30-13:30 08:30-13:30 08:30-13:30
1.For the shuttle bus, only passengers departing from Jin Shan Youth Activity Center may board with their
number bibs; all other passengers departing from Kuo Kuang Motor Transport Taipei Terminal and North Gate of
Banqiao Train Station must board with their tickets.
2.The departure time of returning bus is 8:30, and the last bus is 13:30; the bus will leave once all seats
are taken. Participants who purchased bus tickets shall be aware of the boarding time.
3.For further inquiries regarding the shuttle bus, please contact the service line +886 966-454-505 before
16th March 2022 between hours of 09:30-12:30 and 13: 30-18:30, Monday to Friday.
(7)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 Chest 79~84 83~88 87~92 91~98 97~104 Waist 58~63 62~67 66~71 70~77 76~83
★The clothing dispatched will be in size L when the participants failed to choose the clothing size, and no
replacing service will be available.
(8)Order Inquiry and Changing:
1.The participants may modify their registration data on My Page by logging into the system.
2.After the registration is successful, modification of name, passport number, gender, date of birth of the
contestant, running suit size, best marathon record, and passport photo must be modified before 22:00
December 21st, 2021.
1.Persons who wish to participate in the marathon shall assess their own physical conditions and experiences
in marathon participation. For persons who are not capable of completing the marathon within 5hrs 45min,
then Challenge Run is recommended.
2.Upon registration, please verify information such as names, date of birth, ID numbers, gender, and
relevant information of participants. Since fraudulent information affects the integrity of the competition,
should the fraudulent information be found before the race, the participant will be disqualified from the
race; should the fraudulent information be found after the race, the record of such participant will be
removed, and no objection will be accepted. All rewards (including medal, prize money, and prize, etc.) will
be confiscated, where the vacant rankings and awards will be offered to the subsequent participant of
3.All registration details may not be modified after the specified deadline stated by the Organizing
Committee. The kits will be dispatched accordingly; no further dispatch or replacement will be made.
4.In order to enhance the level of the race and increase international exposure, the Organizing Committee
may invite home or international elite marathon runners to join the race. To encourage persons with visual
disabilities to participate in the marathon, there will be no quota limit for persons with visual
disabilities, foreigners, and elite runners; they shall be accounted for extra quota.
5.Customer service related to using the registration system, please call (02) 2645-5065.
(1) The prize money for the race is divided into “Record-Breaking,” “Overall Ranking,” and “Categories,” no
duplicated receipt of prize money from more than one prize item is allowed (except for special prize).
(2) The marathon participant who ranked first in “Overall Ranking” together with “Record-Breaking” records
will receive additional Record-Breaking Prize money of US$10,000; the best records are as follows:
【Male Record 2:11:17】Mathew Kipsaat from Kenya set the new record in 2019.
【Female Record 2:34:08】Naomi Jepkogei Maiyo from Kenya set the new record in 2019.
(3) Prize money for Marathon Overall Ranking:
The prize money will be dispatched in US dollars for domestic and foreign male and female participants.
Overall Ranking 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Prize Money US$30,000
US$10,000 for breaking records Total prize US$40,000
US$20,000 US$10,000 US$5,000 US$4,000 Overall Ranking 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Prize Money US$3,000 US$2,000 US$1,500 US$1,200 US$1,000
(4)Ranking Prize money for each Marathon Group:
The prize money will be dispatched in NTD for domestic and foreign male and female participants.
Overall Ranking 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Prize Money NT$5,000 NT$4,000 NT$3,000 NT$2,000 NT$1,000
★In the case of any category containing less than 5 participants, the prize money will not be awarded.
(5)Trophy Award: Marathon male and female groups:
Number of Participants of Each Category 6-20 21-50 51-100 101-150 151-200 Above 201 Eligible Participants 3 5 8 10 12 15
★In the case of any category containing less than 5 participants, the trophy will not be awarded.
(6)Prize money for Challenge Run Overall Ranking:
The prize money will be dispatched in NTD for domestic and foreign male and female participants.
Overall Ranking 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Prize Money NT$10,000 NT$9,000 NT$8,000 NT$7,000 NT$6,000 Overall Rank 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Prize Money NT$5,000 NT$4,000 NT$3,000 NT$2,000 NT$1,000
(7)Notes for the Prizes:
1.When claiming prizes, locals shall present a copy of their national ID, and foreigners shall prepare
relevant documents of passports or resident’s permits in favor of the smooth distribution of prize money.
2.According to the road race labels regulations of the World Athletics (WA), participants ranking the top 5
for the marathon (male and female groups) shall pay 1.5% of the prize money to the WA as the out-of-race
doping control fund (handled by the Organizing Committee).
3.Regardless of the prize amount, foreigners are subject to an income tax of 20% according to tax laws.
4.The prize money and prizes provided by the Organizing Committee shall only be claimed by the winner,
proxy/agent is not allowed. If the winners do not receive the prizes at lectern or on-site during the event,
it will be regarded as waiver and no separate delivery will be provided. No objection is allowed.
5.The prize money provided by the Organizing Committee for Marathon overall ranking (both male and female
group) group will be issued through remittance, while prize money for all other groups is paid in cash.
All participants are obliged to take doping control tests, and the Organizing Committee will only transfer
the prize to a designated account after the announcement of the test results. According to World Anti-Doping
Agency Code, participants refusing to take the test or verified with violation from test result will face
cancellation of race record and prize obtained. In addition, the relevant prize money and awards must be
returned to the organizer. The vacant ranking and awards will only be rearranged and distributed after
completion of the hearing process for the disqualified participant. For relevant information, please see the
announcements on the official website of the Chinese Taipei Athletics Association https://www.athletics.org.tw/
- 13.Notes for the Race:
1.Upon registration, the participants shall assess their physical condition and register for suitable
2.Participants with special medication and illness may provide notes on the back of their bibs before the
competition. In case of physical condition during the competition, such notes will assist the medical
personnel with timely information.
3.Participants with physical condition during the race shall follow advice from the referee and drop out of
the race immediately.
4.Once registered, the participant is deemed to accept that the Organizing Committee shall not be held
responsible for sudden death or accidents resulting from personal illness, physical factors, disobedience of
WA rules, or failure to comply with instructions from the referee. Moreover, the Organizing Committee shall
not be held obliged for any compensation. Should the participants not agree with the above, please do not
1.When participants failed to pass the turning point before 09:35 and 08:00 (cut-off time), respectively,
the Organizing Committee reserves the right to disqualify such participants, and the disqualified party
shall have no dissenting opinions.
2.Participants disqualified by the Organizing Committee shall follow instructions from the referee, take the
shuttle bus provided by the Organizing Committee, and return to the event venue without straying on the
3.Participants who failed to finish the run shall take the shuttle bus back to the event venue, return the
timing chip at the drop-off point, and collect the NT$100 chip deposit.
4.After passing the turning point, the cut-off time for each turning point is as follows:
Turning Point for Marathon 25km 30km 35km 37km(Jiatou Crossroad, Provincial Highway No. 2) Finish Point 09:35 10:08 10:49 11:30 11:47 12:30 Turning Point for Challenge Run Finish Point 08:00 08:40
【Timing Chip and Deposit Refund】
1.The timing chip will be used throughout the marathon and challenge run to record the competition records.
There will be checkpoints along the running course; participants shall cross the sensor mat for timing chips
to record results. In the absence of sensor records for the starting point, the finishing point, and each
checkpoint, such participants will be disqualified, and no time will be recorded, nor will the finishing
certificate, medal, and finishing kit be awarded.
2.According to WA Rule 19.24.5, the starting time commences upon firing of the starting gun. The Organizing
Committee shall start timing based on the gun firing, and the records shall be used for determining the
ranking and records of participants.
3.The race records and rankings shall be based on the results released by the Organizing Committee.
Participants shall fasten the timing chip on the bibs without removing it. Participants shall bear full
responsibility for not having their timing chips fastened properly according to the rules and leading to
timing problems (relevant instruction of using timing chip is clearly illustrated in the event manual packed
together with race kit being collected).
4.Swapping timing chips, carrying the timing chip of others, and carrying two timing chips or above is
prohibited. Violators will be disqualified, and the results will not be recognized.
5.The timing chip is the basis of timing; please make sure to pass each check point during the race. For
participants not using timing chips according to the rules of the Organizing Committee and led to the
absence of timing records, the Organizing Committee will bear no responsibility.
6.Please arrive the start area on time. The Organizing Committee is entitled to disqualify participants who
fail to pass the start gate within 15 minutes after the starting time, and the results will not be
7.After finishing the race, please return the timing chip to the designated stand on the same day to
retrieve the deposit of NT$100.
8.Participants who completed registration without taking part in the race or returning the timing chip in
time on the race date shall return the timing chip to the Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (Room 602,
Floor 6, No. 20, Chu-Lun Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei City) either in person or by post attached with
banking details for a refund before 31st March 2022. Should the timing chip not be returned within the said
period, it will be regarded as a waiver of refund.【Kits Collection】
1.When receiving the race kit, participants shall ensure information such as participating names and numbers
on both the “number bib” and “timing chip” are correct. This prevents prejudicing the interest of
participants due to distribution mistakes.
2.The Organizing Committee will set up a timing chip testing station at the Marathon Expo. Participants are
welcomed to have the timing chip tested on-site, and the timing chips are exchangeable in case any problem
11:00 to 20:00 from 17th to 18th March 2022.
11:00 to 15:00 on 19 th March 2022.
Testing Venue: Xinzhuang Gymnasium, New Taipei City (No.75, Sec. 1, Zhonghua Rd., Xinzhuang Dist., New
1.For storage of personal belongings, participants shall use the storage bag specified by the Organizing
Committee. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to cancel storage services for violators.
2.The staff at the storage section will provide two duplicated stickers with one for the bib and the other
for the storage bag. The sticker shall be presented for retrieving personal belongings after the race.
3.The Organizing Committee will provide storage space for participants’ personal belongings. All
participants shall keep their own valuables safe. The Organizing Committee shall not be held liable for any
4.Participants’ personal belongings can be stored from 5:00 to 13:00 on 20 March 2022. The storage sticker
shall be presented for retrieving personal belongings.
【Entry Interests and Other Notes】
1.In order to protect the interests of the participants, the entry right of participation is
non-transferable to non-registered individuals. In case of any loss of interest due to the aforementioned
transfer, the party in question shall bear full responsibility.
2.Upon illness, typhoon, or other force majeure, the Organizing Committee will consider the safety of
participants and determine relevant corresponding measures, and the participants shall have no dissenting
opinions. When the event is canceled accordingly, the Organizing Committee will refund 50% of the
registration fees, and fully refund shuttle bus ticket, and timing chip deposit, but the service charges and
administrative fees of 3% of credit card fee will be charged.
3.Please read the competition regulations carefully and follow instructions from the referee.
4.Safety pins for bibs will be provided by the Organizing Committee.
5.Participants of the marathon and challenge run shall collect the medals at the designated section for
finishing within the prescribed time. The medals will not be re-issued or dispatched subsequently.
6.The event vests, towels, and other giveaways will be provided by the sponsors. Detailed specifications are
subject to provision from the sponsor. Participants may choose not to receive the event vests for
environmental protection (registration fees remain the same).
7.The bibs will not be re-issued when the participants forget to bring them on the race date.
8.For environmental protection, please prepare your own cup or water bottle.
9.No Open Flame: To ensure public safety, all forms of smoke and flames are forbidden. Staff will persuade
participants for any occurrence of smoke or fire; for participants who ignored such advice and repeated such
acts, the Organizing Committee is entitled to disqualify and remove their participation records.
10.Handling of heatstroke based on risk coefficient: [Formula = outdoor temperature (°C) + outdoor relative
humidity (%) × 0.1]. For risk coefficient greater than 40, the Organizing Committee is entitled to cancel
the event to prevent participants’ heatstroke. The registration fees for such event cancellation are not
refundable, and participants shall have no dissenting opinions.
- 14.Insurance Liabilities:
(1)Please consider your physical condition before taking part in the race. Participants shall have enough
sleep the night before and breakfast at least 2 hours before the race begins. Emergency medical care will be
provided on-site. Symptoms caused by personal illnesses are not covered by insurance; only injuries suffered
from public accidents are covered by public accident insurance compensation.
(2)The event is organized according to relevant regulations under the Guidelines for the Safety Management
of Large-scale Gatherings promulgated by the Ministry of the Interior. The Organizing Committee will provide
public accident insurance for participants (throughout the race) and the staff (throughout the event) with a
premium of NT$ 5,000,000 per person.
(3)Public Accident Insurance Coverage: the insurance company will be liable to provide legal compensation
for third-party injury, death, or property damage caused by the following accidents that occurred during the
1.Accident occurred to the insured while during the run specified in the insurance contract of the race.
2.Accident occurred to the insured by buildings, tunnels, machines, and other work sites along the running
1.Sports injuries caused by personal illness.
2.Symptoms caused by personal fitness or cardiovascular symptoms, such as shock, cardiac disease, diabetes,
heat exhaustion, heatstroke, high altitude syndrome, epilepsy, and dehydration, etc. (including but not
limited to the above diseases). On the date of the event, requisite emergency medical care will be provided
on-site. Syndromes caused by personal illnesses will not be insured; only injuries suffered in relation to
the public accident are covered by public liability insurance compensation.
(5)In case of a participant with a history of personal illness or diseases set out in clause (4), please
consider your health condition and safety, as well as getting personal medical and accident insurance. The
Organizing Committee will not carry out any pre-race health assessment; all participants shall bear full
responsibility personally for joining the race.
- 15.Violation and Penalties: For participants who
violate the following requirements, their competition records will be removed.
(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 has inconsistent registration category, identification, and qualification.
(4)Participant who violates sportsmanship and ethics (such as fighting, scolding the referee, and others).
(5)Participant who does not wear the bib and timing chip.
(6)Participant who does not attach the bib in front of his/her chest.
(7)Participant who picks up drinks or food not provided at event water/refreshment station (but by
audiences) during the race (warning for the first violation and disqualification for the second violation).
(8)Participant who picks up other participants’ drinks without permission during the race (warning for the
first violation and disqualification for the second violation).
(9)Participant who accepts the other participant’s drinks, food, or sponge (warning for the first violation
and disqualification for the second violation).
- 16.Refund System:
(1)The event is a marathon competition of official sport nature; the refund is not applicable according to
“Precautions for Safety Maintenance and Interest Protection of Running Event Participants” set by the Sports
Administration, Ministry of Education.
(2)In case of participants not being able to participate due to personal reasons, the refund will be
processed according to the following procedures:
1.Those who submit applications before 31st December 2021 shall receive a 60% refund on registration fees,
full refund on shuttle bus ticket, and timing chip deposit, but subject to the transfer service charges and
administration fees of 3% of credit card fee.
2.Those who submit applications from 1 st January 2022 to 1 st March 2022 shall only receive the refund for
the timing chip deposit of NT$100. For the refunding method of the deposit, please refer to the procedure
provided in Point 8, Rule 13 [Timing Chip and Deposit Refund] in this Regulation.
(3)For those who wish for a refund, please
complete the refund application(word / odt) (3)in detail and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
for registration. The refund will be processed after the participant’s identification and data are verified.
A refunding equal to losing the qualification in participation.
- 17.Regulations in Relation to Personal Information
(1)Please read the event disclaimer carefully before registration so as to understand and agree on the
Organizing Committee’s usage of “information” provided for registration, including personal information such
as full names, birth date, age, ID number, address, photo, and contact number, as well as executing entry
process, generating requisite numbers and timing chips for participants, together with other interests
related to the race.
(2)With the aforementioned registration process, together with the acquisition of information and photos for
the process or results of the relevant race event, the “information” will be provided to the Organizing
Committee’s service providers in preparation for relevant services. Participants shall agree that within the
scope of event marketing and possible purpose concerning participants’ interests, the photos, motion
tracking records of participants, and videos from the race, as well as post-race results (including names,
nationality, categories, and finishing time of participants) (collectively, referred to as the “Event
Information”) can be collected and used by organizers and main sponsors during or after the race. Moreover,
the Event Information can be released, broadcasted, and demonstrated on the webpage, platform channels, and
various media instruments of the Organizing Committee’s service providers.
(3)Final results of the race and part of the Event Information will be uploaded into the results database of
the Chinese Taipei Athletics Association and made available for the public to inquire via the website of the
Chinese Taipei Athletics Association and platform channels of the Organizing Committee’s service providers.
(4)Participants wishing to obtain their photos during the competition may contact the Organizing Committee’s
service providers. Should the participants disagree on sharing the above-mentioned information and data,
please do not register for the event.
- 18.In case of unaddressed matters, the Organizing
Committee reserves the right to revise this Regulation and announce accordingly.