Handbike

Handbike and wheelchair racers have been an inseparable part of the KPM event since as early as 1990. The historic first winner over the original full marathon distance was Miroslav Klečka from the Czech Republic. Today the course is 20 km long.

  • ORGANIZER

    Marathon Club Košice
    Pri jazdiarni 1, P. O. Box F-24, 043 04 Košice, tel.: +421 55 6220010, fax: +421 55 6224158
    E-mail: info@kosicemarathon.com, web: www.kosicemarathon.com

    RULES

    Participation and competing in the Košice Peace Marathon are governed by the General Terms of KPM, the rules of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the competition rules of the Slovak Athletics Federation (SAZ) and the provisions of these Propositions.

    START

    7th October 2018 (Sunday)
    Start / Finish Zone, Hlavna street 1, Kosice

    FINISH FOR HANDBIKE

    Moyzesova street, Kosice

    TIME LIMIT

    6 hours. The course will be closed at 3:00 p.m.

    AGE LIMIT

    18 years (born 2000 and before)

    REGISTRATION

    Participants register to the Kosice Peace Marathon through On-line registration.

    CATEGORIES

    Handbike – Men, Women

    PRIZES

    Financial prizes will be awarded to the first 6 men and first 6 women, on condition that at least three competitors have started in the given category.

    MEASUREMENT OF TIMES

    The official time is measured from the firing of the starting pistol to the crossing of the finish line. This time decides the final order of runners at the finish. The results list also shows the figure for the net (unofficial start-finish line) time for information purposes.

    PROTESTS

    Protests, regarding the results and situations arising during the race, have to be made verbally to the main referee no later than 15 minutes after the announcement of the results. Protests against the decision of the main referee heve to be made in writing in the race office, no later than 30 minutes after the announcement of the decision of the main referee, upon payment of 10,- EUR.

    INSURANCE

    Participants are responsible for their own health insurance, insurance for treatment costs and possible other insurance. The Organizer bears no responsibility for damage to health or property associated with travel, accommodation and participation in the events. It is the responsibility of the participant to undergo before the start a relevant health examination and to obtain information on his or her health status in association with the decision to participate in any KPM discipline. Each participant starts the KPM at his or her own responsibility.


    Detailed terms of participation in the Kosice Peace Marathon are subject to General Terms o Kosice Peace Marathon. and are obligatory to every registered Participant of the Event.

  • ENTRY FEE FOR HANDBIKERS

    Entry fee for Kosice Peace Marathon 2018 is scheduled in amount 50 EUR including VAT.
    Organizer provides reduced entry fee on following conditions:
    We support disabled sportspeople.
    KPM Participants entering for the Handbikers discipline pay no entry fee.

    Registration and payment Handbike
    By 31st July 0 EUR
    From 1st August 0 EUR

    WHAT DOES THE ENTRY FEE GET YOU?

    A welcoming package and these basic guaranteed services:

    • T-shirt with event’s graphics
    • Participant’s bag
    • Starting number with disposable chip (with participant’s name if application and entry fee payment are received by 31st August)
    • Free public transport
    • Medal for reaching the finish within the time limit
    • Marathon magazine
    • SMS with finishing time (if participant supplies cell-phone number in application)
    • Measurement of finishing time and intermediate times
    • Changing rooms
    • Showers and massage
    • Medical services around course and at finish
    • Refreshments around course (every 5 km)
    • Refreshments and services in finish area
    • On-line participant’s diploma
    • On-line results list
    • Information service – event info sent to participant’s e-mail address

    Participants can order additional products and services through Online registration.

    Participants should give T-shirt size in their application for registration (except for Mini-marathon, Corporate Run). Due to the fact that the deadline for ordering T-shirts falls in advance of the deadline for applications, the Organizer will supply participants with T-shirts in particular sizes as long as stocks last. Participants registered by 31st July will have priority in this regard. For partipants registering later the Organizer will make every reasonable effort in order to supply T-shirts in the requested sizes. Men and women will be supplied with appropriately-styled T-shirts.

    PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEE

    The ON-LINE registration for the Kosice Peace Marathon becomes valid only after payment of the entry fee, which must be paid at the same time as your registration.

    HOW TO PAY THE ENTRY FEE

    1. With a Payment card
    2. It is the primary and recommended method of paying the Registration Fee during the on-line registration of a KPM Participant and guarantees that he or she will undoubtedly and immediately have the right to participate upon the meeting of other conditions.

    3. Payment by Bank transfer
    4. Payment by bank transfer is an additional method of paying the Registration Fee, and the participant must anticipate a time delay for arrival of the money to the Organizer’s account, and that this process often causes the whole registration to be incomplete and unfinished due to missing and delayed processes on the side of the Participant.
      Details for payment by bank transfer:
      Account name: Maratónsky klub
      Bank: Všeobecná úverová banka a.s., Štúrova 27/A, 042 31 Košice
      IBAN: SK36 0200 0000 0000 4173 1512
      BIC/SWIFT: SUBASKBX
      Variable symbol: number, serving to identify the payment.

    If one bank transfer is to be used to pay entry fees for several participants at once, the Organizer must be informed of this in advance by e-mail (info@kosicemarathon.com). The e-mail must include the names of all the participants whose entry fees are being paid and the variable symbol of the payment.

    CHECKING THE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

    Registration and receipt of the entry fee payment can be checked by logging into the competitor’s account in the on-line registration section of our website.

    The Organizer cannot be held responsible for incorrectly entered details either in your application or in your entry fee payment instructions!

  • COURSE DESCRIPTION

    This inner-city circuit is based on the original course set up for the World Half-marathon Championships in 1997. There are no prominent uphill sections, and the streets are fully asphalt surfaced. The marathon course consists of two laps, while the half-marathon runners complete just one. Both of these basic disciplines have been granted an IAAF / AIMS certificate for their course. The other accompanying races are held over parts of this circuit, and their measured and published distances do not require certification.

    COURSE MAP

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    COURSE ELEVATION PROFILE

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    All the fast marathon courses must have couple of positive parameters. Besides very few direction changes or sharp turns it is of course the elevation profile. In Košice there is a course meeting the most challenging criteria. In Berlin where plenty of world records have been set up there are 21 direction changes on the course in the angle equal 90˚or even sharper. In Košice the number of such direction changes on the full marathon course is the same low.
    If we have a closer look to its elevation profile we will find out that difference between the lowest point on this Košice city circuit and its peak is only 16,35 m (200,7 m above sea level – 217,05 m a.s.l.). The cumulative elevation gain on the marathon course is then 74 meters.
    For your information in Berlin the difference between lowest and highest point is 25,6 m (cumulative elevation gain 37 m) and in Boston 146,3m (cumulative elevation gain 241 m).