Rule

2019 Hengshui Lake International Marathon

Rules & Regulations

 

I. Host

   Chinese Athletics Association

   Hebei Provincial Sports Bureau

   Hengshui Municipal People's Government

II. Organizer

       Athletic Administration Center of Hebei Provincial Sports Bureau

   Hengshui Municipal Sports Bureau

III. Co-organizer

       Hengshui related counties, districts and governmental departments

IV. Operator

  Beijing Zhongji Sports Management Co., Ltd.

       Xiangyun Sports Culture Communication Co., Ltd of Hengshui City

V. Date & Location

7:30a.m. of Sep.22, 2019 (Sunday)

Hengshui city, China 

    VI. Category

       Marathon (Men's and Women's): 42.195KM

   Half Marathon (Men's and Women's): 21.0975KM

   Health Run (Men's and Women's): about 5KM

    VII. Route

   1. Marathon

Hengshui Lake Marathon Square (START) → along Donghu Road to the south → turn left on Phengcheng Road to the east→ Turn left on Zhongyi Road to the north → turn back on Zhongyi Road tp the south → turn right on Pengcheng Road to the west → turn left on Donghu Avenue to the south → turn right at the cross of Jizhoujijin Avenue and Hubin Avenue to the west → turn right on the Zhonghu Avenue to the north → turn right at north bank of Hengshui Lake to the east → turn right on Donghu Avenue to the south → Hengshui Lake Marathon Square (FINISH)

2. Half Marathon

Hengshui Lake Marathon Square (START) → along Donghu Road to the south → turn left on Phengcheng Road to the east→ Turn left on Zhongyi Road to the north → turn back on Zhongyi Road tp the south → turn right on Pengcheng Road to the west → turn left on Donghu Avenue to the south → turn back on Donghu Avenue to the north → Hengshui Lake Marathon Square (FINISH)

3. Health Run

        Hengshui Lake Marathon Square (START) → turn back at Pengcheng Road to the north → turn right at Xuegang Road → south gate of Horticulture Expo Garden → go through Horticulture Expo Garden → north gate of Horticulture Expo Garden (FINISH)

 

VIII. About Participation

   1. Age Category

        a) Marathon: over 20 (born before Dec.31,1999);

        b) Half Marathon:over16 (born before Dec.31, 2003);

        c) Health Run: no age limit. However, minors under 16 (born before Dec.31, 2003; have to be participated together with at least one guardian or legal representative);

d) Half Marathon and Health Run: Minors under 18 (born after Dec.31, 2001) can only be accepted to participate on condition that their legal guardians or legal representatives have singed on document of Participant’s Clarification, against which they can obtain goody bags.

2. Health requirements

        a) Marathon race is a competitive sports of great strength, long distance and also high risks. High requirements on health conditions is a need. Participants should be physically healthy and often conduct running practice or training. Appropriate race events should be chosen according to health conditions. Those who fall into following categories are advised NOT to participate:

              (1) Congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease;

   (2) Hypertension and cranial vascular disease;

              (3) Myocarditis and other heart diseases;

              (4) Serious coronary artery disease and serious arrhythmia;

              (5) Diabetics with blood sugar of over top or over low;

              (6) sick in a cold two weeks before race day;

(7) Pregnant women;

(8) Patients with other diseases not suitable for sports;

     b) In the race, individual participants should bear responsibilities by themselves due to physical or other reasons of personal injuries or property damages. LOC (Local Organizing Committee) requires every participant must take the corresponding medical examinations (including cardiogram test) in related legal/official medical institutions, and guarantee good health conditions before taking part in the race.

  3. Amount Limit

     a) Marathon:6,000 participants

     b) Half Marathon: 4,000 participants

     c) Health Run: 10,000 participants

  4. Registration Time

The pre-registration opens from 10:00 of July 15 to 17:00 of July 22, 2019. Ballot might be used in case register amount is over limit. Ballot results will be published on our official website, official wechat platform, please be aware timely.

  5. Registration Method

         Please register through race’s official website official wechat platform.Fill in your information, and then submit;