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Regulation

1. Date, Time and Location

Date: 07 April 2019

Time: 09:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.

Location: Kyiv, Kontraktova square

Start and finish points: 4 Kontraktova square.

2. Race Objectives

«Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2019» (hereinafter – the Race) is held to popularize and promote mass running events in Ukraine, as well as:

  • to popularize and promote healthy lifestyle
  • to develop mass sports
  • to integrate Ukraine into the global marathon movement
  • to inform, nurture and motivate Ukrainian public, to facilitate achievement of personal and athletic goals, to stimulate growth of sports achievements among the country’s wide grass-root population.
3. Organizers, Patronage and Sponsors

NGO “Run Ukraine” serves as the Race Organizer.

Under the patronage of:

  • Kyiv Athletics Federation
  • Main section on family, youth and sports (Kyiv City State Administration)

The Organizer establishes an Organizing Committee from among its own staff, as well as engages sport-specific specialist from various sports.

The Organizing Committee consists of:

  • Race Director, Chernitskyi D.L.;
  • Project Manager, Tretiakov I.O.;
  • Head of  Main section on family, youth and sports of Kyiv city Huttsait V.M.;
  • Kyiv Athletics Federation, Federation President Hriniuk V.R.;
  • Head Referee of the Race – Lebediev K.L.;
  • Head of emergency medical support – Vershyhora A.V.;
  • Main Doctor of the Race – Horopko O.Yu.
  • Athletes Manager – Lishchynska I.A.
4. The Race Program
 

Distribution of the starter’s packages to the participants will be held at the Spring SportExpoUA 2019. The address is to be announced later:

From 12:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m., April 5th, 2019

From 10:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m., April 6th, 2019

 

April 7, 2019:

07:00 – Opening of the “Race Village”

08:00 – 15:30 – luggage storage available

08:30 – Warm-up for adults

08:50 – Opening of the starting block 21.0975 km, Relay | 3×5 km +1×6.0975 km.

08:50 – Opening ceremony of the  Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2019

09:00 – Start 21.0975 km: Elite, block 1:29, 1:39, Relay | 3×5 km +1×6.0975 km

09:05 – Start 21.0975 km: block 1:49, 1:59

09:10 – Start 21.0975 km: block 2:09, 2:19

13:10 – Start Kyiv Run 10 km

15:00 – Closing of the “Race Village”

*The program is to be complemented

 
  
5. Race Entry Conditions

Participants enter the Race upon presenting the required documents at the time of receiving their “starter’s packages”:

  • A starter’s letter printed out and signed by the participant (the starter’s letter can be found in the personal profile or in the e-mail box after a successful payment);
  • An ID certifying the age of the participant (mandatory for all participants);
  • A document certifying the right for free participation in the Race or for a discount payment of entry fees.
  • For citizens of Ukraine it is mandatory to have one of the documents:
    • Original certificate of health stamped by the authority, institution, signed and stamped by the doctor, stating that the participant is admitted to the Race with the course of his choice (mandatory only for all participants running 21.0975 km)

 

  • or

 

  • health insurance that covers participation in sports activities and has “athletics” specified (included in the starter’s package).

For foreign citizens:

    • Foreign citizens are required to provide health insurance that covers participation in sports activities and has athletics specified as the type of sport.
    • All registered participants are responsible on their own for their lives and health regarding the competition, and sign appropriate statement.

 

  • Participants aged 14 through 15 (for the course of 4.2km) and participants aged 15 ( for the course of 10 km) must also have the Parental (legal representative) consent to participation of a minor in the race on the courses of 5 km or 10 km (Annex 2 or Annex 3 respectively)

 

All registered participants are responsible on their own for their lives and health regarding the competition, and sign appropriate statement.

Attention!

  • Starter’s package and participant’s package are not given to the participant if ID is not provided;
  • Medical documents provided to the Mandate Committee are not returned;
  • A photocopy of the health certificate or insurance is accepted by the Mandate Committee only upon presenting the original.
  • Medical documents should be issued not earlier than 6 months prior to the Race.
  • Only participants aged 18 or older are admitted to the courses of 21.0975 km. The age of a participant is determined according  to the calendar year based on submitted documents.
6. Courses and Routes

The route of the course is along Kyiv city uniting two banks of the Dnieper river.

Track cover 97% – blacktop, 3% – paving;

Total elevation gain – 172 meters.

The start and finish lines of all courses are located in the same spot.

The route of the course is 21.0975 km:

7. Registration for the Race

Participants are allowed to enter the Race provided proper and timely registration for the Race.

Registration is available on-line on the Organizer’s website http://kyivhalfmarathon.org/

Online registration of participants is open from November 27, 2019 through April 6, 2019 (in case places are available).

There will be no registration on the day of the Race.

The Organizer of the Race has the right to suspend or completely close the registration without any prior notification in case of reaching an established limit of participants.

A participant is considered registered if an application is filled out and entry fee is paid.

The registration fee paid by the participant is non-refundable no matter the circumstances. For instance, if participant is unable to participate in the Race, to complete the course of choice or finish it within the given time limits or in case of a disqualification or if the Race has been cancelled due to force majeure circumstances, etc.

The registration is considered cancelled in case submitted data is inaccurate and/or false. In case of registration cancellation entry fee is not refunded.

Paid registration can not be cancelled, entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

8. Entry Fee

Entry fee for the course of 21.0975 km is 599 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 720 UAH until December 23, 2018

Entry fee for the course of 21.0975 km is 725 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 870 UAH from December 24,2018 through February 17, 2019

Entry fee for the course of 21.0975 km is 850 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 1005 UAH from February 18, 2019 through March 31, 2019

Entry fee for the course of 21.0975 km is 1100 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 1320 UAH from April 1, 2019 through April 6, 2019

 

Entry fee for the course of 10 km is 550 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 660 UAH from December 24,2018 through February 17, 2019

Entry fee for the course of 10 km is 700 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 840 UAH from February 18, 2019 through March 31, 2019

Entry fee for the course of 10 km is 900 UAH for members of the NGO and the basic cost is 1080 UAH from April 1, 2019 through April 6, 2019

Money transfer commission is not included in the entry fee amount stated above.

Entry fee payment is to be made online using the Organizer’s website www.runukraine.org.

9. Starter's Packages, Receiving Starter's Packages

The starter’s packages will be distributed on April 5-6 at SportExpoUA 2019. The location is to be announced later

The “starter’s package” of a participant on the course of 21.0975 km includes:

  • Race bib number with participant’s name (for those registered by March 5, 2019)
  • Insurance for the day of the race
  • Finisher’s medal (awarded if the distance is finished within the time limit)
  • Results capturing electronic chip
  • Plastic backpack
  • Plastic top at the starting line
  • Thermal blanket at the finish line
  • Changing rooms and storage room services
  • Food stations at 5 km, 10 km, 15 km and at the finish line
  • Map of the route
  • Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2019 participant’s guide
  • Special offers from the partners
  • Music along the route
  • Official event wristband
  • Finisher’s package: an apple, a banana, water, refreshment stations along the route
  • Visiting sport goods exhibition SportExpoUA 2019

The “starter’s package” of a participant on the course of 10 km includes:

  • Race bib number with participant’s name (for those registered by March 5, 2019)
  • Insurance for the day of the race
  • Finisher’s medal (awarded if the distance is finished within the time limit)
  • Results capturing electronic chip
  • Plastic backpack
  • Plastic top at the starting line
  • Thermal blanket at the finish line
  • Changing rooms and storage room services
  • Food stations at 5 km at the finish line
  • Map of the route
  • Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2019 participant’s guide
  • Special offers from the partners
  • Music along the route
  • Official event wristband
  • Finisher’s package: an apple, a banana, water, refreshment stations along the route
  • Visiting sport goods exhibition SportExpoUA 2019

The participant must pick up the starter’s package on the designated distribution date. Starter’s package ownership rights are transferred to the participant on the distribution date, regardless of his or her presence or absence. In case of no show, the Organizers take on the responsibility of preserving the goods for one calendar month starting from the date of the Race. During this month the participant can obtain it directly from the Organizers or arrange to have it delivered by the courier service at his or her own expense. After one calendar month from the date of the Race is over, the Organizers withdraw any liability for the security of the product and become entitled to dispose of it at any moment.

Participants are to pick up starter’s packages in person upon presenting the starting letter and ID.

Participants that failed to join the Race can obtain their starter’s package within 10 days after the competition at the Organizer’s office, having preliminary sent notification about their intention to do so by e-mail: [email protected] They also can place a request to have it delivered to a specified address.

Delivery of starter’s packages is done at the expense of the participant. If possible, the Organizer arranges for partners to provide free delivery.

10. Team competitions (teams and relay) of athletes

Mixed teams from commercial and non-profit organizations consisting of 2 or 4 persons are permitted to participate in the relay.

If the organization can not find 4 members from inside organization, it can invite volunteers.

All four team members must participate in the relay race.

The team is considered registered if its representative filled out the application, registration form and paid the entry fee for the team.

The procedure for fixing participants for the particular stages of relay is indicated during registration. The order of participants can be changed until April 05 at the website runukraine.org in the participant’s personal  profile.

To participants’ attention:

  • During the relay race the procedure of the baton transfer should take place in the relay transfer zone.
  • Each team gets ONE result capturing electronic chip
  • The chip is attached to the leg and transferred at the relay transfer stations.
  • The first participant starts the race with the chip attached to his/her leg
  • Team members may not exchange numbers
  • Relay participants shall start in the order specified at registration
  • Finisher’s medals for all stages are awarded in case of crossing of the finish line
  • Finisher’s packages (a banana, an apple) are given to the participant upon completion of his/her stage of the race

Infringement of any of the above rules will result in disqualification of the entire team.

The result in the relay is considered to be the result at the finish of the last participant at the fourth stage of the relay.

The result of the team scoring is the sum of the official results of all four team members.

Payment for participation in the corporate relay is performed by bank transfer on the basis of invoice issued by the Organizers. Documents confirming the payment should be sent to the email [email protected] no later than 10 days prior to the event. All questions in regard to organization of corporate relay are to be sent to the email address [email protected].

 

10.1 For corporate teams:

There are several options of participation for companies:

  • Team participation (any course and any number of participants);
  • Chamber Cup (relay 3×5 km + 1×6 km)
  • Diplomat Cup (relay for employees of diplomatic institutions)

 

Chamber Cup:

Mixed teams from commercial and non-profit organizations are permitted to participate in the relay.

Organization may form one or more teams for a corporate relay. Number of teams from one organization is unlimited.

Within the Chamber Cup winners in five business segments will be awarded, with the posting of a particular ranking at the event’s website. Company’s name will be placed at the Chamber Cup participants’ bib number.

 

Attention!

  • Awarding among teams that ranked 1, 2 and 3 places in Chamber Cup is not performed.
  • Chamber Cup teams will also take part in the overall ranking of relay teams.
  • If one segment consists of up to 5 teams, awarding in the segment is not performed, the team will take part only in the overall scoring.

 

Specially for participants of corporate races gala dinner «Winners Chamber Cup» will be held.

 

Security Cup – 4.2 km:

Mixed teams from commercial and non-profit organizations are permitted to participate in the relay (field of business – civil security).

  • Participation is free
  • Maximum number of participants in one team – 4 persons
  • Maximum number of participants from one non-profit organization – 3 teams
  • Overall number of participants is 48 people (12 teams)

Organization may form one or more teams for a corporate relay. Number of teams from one organization is unlimited.

According to results winners of Security Cup will be determined and awarding among teams that ranked 1, 2 and 3 places will be held. Also Security Cup teams will take part in the overall ranking of relay teams.

For questions on terms of registration please email to  [email protected]

Contact person: Elvina Seitasanova +38(067) 569-81-23

11. Food and Hydration Stations

Food stations and hydration stations are located at 5; 10; 15 km and at the finish line. They have water, medical care, food, toilets and volunteer assistance available.

12. Award ceremony

21.0975 km course:

On the course of 21.0975 km awards are given to men and women winning places 1 through 5 in absolute championship.

The official time for calculation of the overall ranking of men and women is the time since the starting gun shot (Gun Time).  

Participants on the 21 km course will be starting in blocks with the interval of 5 minutes with a separate start and starting gun shot according to the schedule of the event and will be included in the overall ranking among men and women.

Prize scale for absolute championship (currency – euro, according to the NBU exchange rate on the day of the event):

Place Men Women
1 2000 2000
2 1500 1500
3 1000 1000
4 750 750
5 500 500

Prize scale for Ukrainians (currency – euro, according to the NBU exchange rate on the day of the event) :

Place Men Women
1 500 500
2 300 300
3 200 200
4 100 100
5 50 50

Track record (overall ranking): 1000 euro (according to the NBU exchange rate on the day of the event) for each category (men and women). Men track record: 1:02:56, Women track record: 1:13:43.

Track record (Ukrainians): 5000 UAH for each category (men and women). Men Ukrainians track record: 1:04:41, Women Ukrainians track record: 1:13:43.*

*In case the new track record will be set by a Ukrainian, the bigger prize is awarded for the new track record, i.e. 1,000 euro and the monetary prize for the track record in the amount of 5,000 UAH is cancelled.

On the 21.0975 km course winners are awarded in age groups, places 1 through 3:

Men: 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older

Women: 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49 50-59, 60-69, 70 and older

The age of a participant is determined as of December 31 of the current year. Winners in absolute championship are not awarded in age categories. The places in age categories are ascribed according to the Net Time.

Winners and medalists receive monetary rewards and memorable prizes.

Prize scale (currency – UAH)

Age groups Men Women
1 place 2 place 3 place 1 place 2 place 3 place
18-22 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
23-29 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
30-39 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
40-49 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
50-59 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
60-69 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800
70+ 1500 1000 800 1500 1000 800

Please, notice:

  •      winners in absolute championship on the course of 21.0975 km places 1 through 5 men and women are not awarded in age groups.
  •      participants participating in wheelchairs or those using any other type of mechanism when overcoming the course, are not awarded in absolute championship or in age groups on any course.

Course 4 х 21.0975 km team:

On the course of 21.0975 km awards are given to those taking places 1 through 3.

16,000 UAH – to the team taking the 1st place

10,000 UAH – to the team taking the 2nd place

8,000 UAH – to the team taking the 3rd place

10 km course

On the 10 km course the awards are given to men and women taking places 1 through 3 in absolute championship.

Winners and medalists get memorable prizes.

4.2 km course

On the 4.2 km course the awards are given to men and women taking places 1 through 3 in absolute championship.

Winners and medalists get memorable prizes.

Relay

On the relay course 3х5+1х6.0975, including Chamber Cup, the teams are awarded in absolute championship, places 1 through 3.

10,000 UAH is awarded to the team winning the 1st place.

«City cup».

The cup is awarded to the participants demonstrating the best time on the course of 21.0975 km among athletes who stated “Kyiv” as their city of residence. Men and women are awarded separately.

Nomination «The biggest running club».

The award goes to the running club that has the most number of members registered for any course of the Event.