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Rules

G.A.A.C. 2007 Veronamarathon ASD and Veronamarathon EVENTS, in collaboration with VERONA CITY HALL, organize the 16th Veronamarathon.

Race Included in international calendars:

  • IAAF (International Athletics Association Federation)
  • AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races)
  • FIDAL (Italian Athletics Federation)

PLACE AND DATE: Verona Sunday, November 19th 2017

DEPARTURE TIME: 9:00 AM – Piazza Bra (Vr)

ARRIVAL: Verona – Piazza Bra

EXPO: Piazza Bra

TIME LIMIT: 6 hours

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS

ATHLETES RESIDENT IN ITALY

Agree to FIDAL rules for events organization, can participate to the race athletes residing in Italy who are at least 20 years old on the date of the event, in possession of one of the following requirements:

  • Athletes members of Associations affiliated to FIDAL for 2017.
  • Athletes in possession of a valid Runcard and medical certificate for competitive practice for athletics.
  • Athletes member of Sports Promotion Associations, in possession of a valid Runcard EPS.

ATHLETES NOT RESIDENT IN ITALY

Can participate athletes who have reached 20 years old on the date of the event, in the possession of one of the following requirements:

  • Athletes with a club card affiliated to Foreign Athletics Federations recognized by IAAF.
  • Athletes in possession of a valid Runcard (valid as sports insurance, and allowed to compete); The card is on-line subscribed by FIDAL web site www.fidal.it or by www.runcard.com ; in this case it must be together with the medical certificate issued in your home country for the practice of the sport activity, the certificate must include the following mandatory exams in Italy: ECG at rest, ECG at rest and after effort, spirometry.

HOW TO REGISTER

Only ONLINE on the website: veronamarathoneventi.com

Registration will be available from February 11, 2017.

NO NEW ENTRIES ON THE RACE DAY.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE?

  • Technique T-shirt;
  • medal;
  • medical assistance;
  • insurance;
  • timing;
  • refreshments;
  • showers and dressing rooms
  • pacemaker service;
  • certificate of participation;
  • storage personal clothing;

BIB NUMBER PICK UP

Bibs will be delivered upon presentation of the confirmation letter sended by email or downloadable from the website veronamarathoneventi.com five days before the race.

The bib number can be picked up at the MARATHON EXPO on:

  • Friday, November 17th 2017 from 3.00 PM at 8.00 PM;
  • Saturday, November 18th 2017 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM;
  • Sunday, November 19th 2017 from 7.00AM to 8.00AM.

NO PARTICIPATION AND FEE REFUND

In case of failure to participate in the race, registration fees are non-refundable. However, the athlete who is unable to participate in the race will have two alternatives:

  • to transfer the registration to Veronamarathon 2018, after the payment of a supplement of € 10,00 for secretary rights and a written communication before November 10th 2017.
  • to transfer the registration to another person for Veronamarathon of 2017, after the payment of a supplement of € 10,00 for secretary rights and written notice before November 5th 2017. The new runner must provide all personal information as if it were a new registration. It will be assigned a new available bib number.

TIME LIMIT

The time limit to finish the race is set at 6 hours. Athletes who run more slowly than 8’30” at km will be required to observe the road rules.

TIMING AND CHIPS

The timing service will be made by TDS – Time Data Service using active microchip that allows you to record the real time achieved. The chip is personal and cannot be entrusted to another athlete. We will record intermediate times of each athlete in more route points to guarantee correct classification. The chip will be positioned at the back of the bib number and should not be removed for any reason; it risks to be excluded from the classification. The chip must be returned after the race. Failure to return will result in the charge of EURO 25.00.

REFRESHMENT

As IAAF / FIDAL rules in the pathway will be refreshment points with water, tea, energy drinks every 5 kilometers, starting from km 5. Solid foods and fruits will be present from 15 km.

SPONGING

On the path there will be sponging points at Km 7.5, Km12.5, Km17.5, 22.5 Km, 27.5 Km, 32.5 Km, 37.5 Km.

GUARDROBE SERVICE - BAGS TRANSPORT

Competitors can deliver their belongings before 8:20 AM in special trucks. Only bags provided by the organization will be accepted. The organization declines any responsibility for any loss of valuables.

WC

Toilets will be available at the start / finish area, at the dressing room service and at refreshment points.

HEALTH SERVICE

Along the pathway, every 5 km next to refreshment points, will be located stations with ambulances with specialized staff for first aid. Doctors in motorcycles will assist the athletes along the way.

RETIRED SERVICE

For athletes who will need to retire there will be scheduled “broom” buses which will accompany the athletes in trouble until the arrival area.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

The diplomas will be downloadable from the TDS website from the day November 20th 2017.

OFFICIAL AND EXCLUSIVE FOTOVIDEO SERVICE

The service will be done by Foto Castagnoli, the only one responsable for the service for the competidors.

Agency Foto Castagnoli.

Tel. 0547-680068

fotocastagnoli@libero.it

www.fotocastagnoli.net

FINAL WARNING

The organization reserves the right to modify these rules at any time in order to ensure better organization of the race, after notice and obtained approval by FIDAL. For matters not covered by this regulation, the technical statutory regulations of FIDAL and G.G.G. will be apply. Any changes to services, venues and times will be communicated to registered athletes or will be posted on the website www.veronamarathon.it . The documentation with the information required to pick up the bib number and to take part in the competition will be sent by the organization to each registered athlete.