U.S.Steel Family Run – Minimarathon

This easy, 4.2 km-long course was the starting-point in the past for many who have since gone on to successfully face greater challenges. This run is intended for families with children and for sportspeople who are just getting familiar with regular running.

  • Organizers welcome you in Košice at the Europe´s Oldest Marathon.
    Please be careful while reading the following instructions which will help you with your orientation and various situations during your race day. The race is held under the proposals for year 2017 distributed by the organizer.

    PRESENTATION AND COLLECTING OF WELCOME BAGSP

    Place:

    AUPARK shopping mall, Nam. Osloboditelov

    Date:

    September 29, 2017 (Friday) 10.00 AM – 8.00 PM
    September 30, 2017 (Saturday) 9.00 AM – 6.00 PM
    Bib numbers not picked up by participants by Saturday, 6:00 PM, will be sold further.
    On race day (i.e. October 1, 2017) it is not possible to register or pick up the BIB number!

    START:

    October 1, 2017 (Sunday) o 09:10 AM

    Marathon Centre, Hlavná street 1

    FINISH

    Finish line is located at the same place as a START.

    TRANSPORTATION TO START

    Public transport is on the race day (Sunday, October 1, 2017) free of charge for the KPM participants upon display of the bib number.

    CLOAK ROOMS

    Cloak rooms are located at the school SOŠ J. Szakkayho, Grešákova street, on Sunday from 7:00 to 11:00 AM. The competitor will place his belongings into a plastic bag kept properly marked with a bib number and the personnel will place the plastic bag to a reserved place. After the race, the runners can take his belongings upon display of his bib number. Do not leave in cloak rooms any valuables. Organizers are not responsible for any lost or stolen belongings.

     

    ON THE RACE DAY

    • 07:00 h – gathering of runners, preparing for run 08:00 AM – warm – up with music and intructors, in the area at Grešákova street
    • 08:50 h – gathering of runners
    • 08:50 h – Start of Inline, Handbike and Wheelchairs
    • 08:55 h – all runners are moving together through Štúrova street near Dargov shopping centre to the start area
    • 09:00 h – Start of Kosice Peace Marathon
    • 09:05 h – Entering the start area
    • 09:10 h – START of U.S.STEEL FAMILY RUN – MINIMARATHON AND COMPANY RUN

     

    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

    After the start, all Minimarathon runners run along both sides of Hlavna street. They cross the Peace Marathon Place on the west side of the street – past the marathon runner statue, then they continue along the west side of the Komenského street until the turn point – Vysokoškolska street. After crossing the turn point, all runners continue along the east side of the Komenskeho street. Runners continue along the east side of Hlavna street, then before the winners stage they cross the finish line at the west side. After 10:00 AM all Minimarathon runners must remain on the left side of the course, in case of meeting with cars and elite runners. When the runners cross the finish line, pick up their refreshement and medal, they immediately leave the finish area through Sturova street – near Dargov shopping centre.

    MEDICAL CARE

    Medical care standpoints are located in the Start and Finish area as well as on the course.

    AWARD CEREMONY

    Award ceremony will be held for the first three men a women at the Marathon centre, Hlavna street 1, at 9:45 AM in front VIP tribune.

    WARNING

    • All participants must respect the instructions of referees, track marshals and organizers
    • During the race is forbidden to listen to music and to wear headphones from safety reasons.
    • All participants start on their own risk
    • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is also properly registerd for the Minimarathon.
    • Application of childres under 15 years of age must be signed by their parent or guardian.

    ADJUST YOUR PACE TO YOUR FISICAL CONDITION AND ABILITY!

    We wish you a pleasant and successful Marathon weekend in Košice.

  • START: 1st October 2017 (Sunday)

    Kosice, Marathon Centre, Hlavná street 1

    FINISH

    Kosice, Marathon Centre, Hlavná street 1

    AGE LIMIT

    No age restriction.
    Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is also properly registerd for the Minimarathon.
    Application of children under 15 years of age must be signed by their parent or guardian.

    REGISTRATION

    Participants register to the Kosice Peace Marathon through Online registration. The Organizer reserves the right, also during the time when Registration is going on, to set a limit on the number of registered participants, for reasons of capacity, safety, logistics or other reasons, as well as the right to terminate Registration at any time or to change the date of its completion. (see General Conditons)

    PRIZES

    Material prizes will be awarded for the first three men and first three women.

    MEASUREMENT OF TIMES

    The Minimarahon is a mass event with no measurement of finishing times.

    INSURANCE

    All participants are under obligation to arrange their own individual medical insurance for this event. The Organizer cannot be held responsible for any damage to property or health incurred during competitors’ travel, stay or participation in the event. It is the responsibility of each participant to arrange and undergo an appropriate health check-up and to obtain proper information regarding his/her state of health in connection with his/her decision to take part in any of the KPM disciplines. Each Kosice Peace Marathon participant takes part in the event at their own risk.

    ORGANIZER

    Marathon Club Košice
    Pri jazdiarni 1, P. O. Box F-24, 043 04 Košice
    tel.: (+421 55) 622 00 10
    fax: (+421 55) 622 41 58
    E-mail: info@kosicemarathon.com
    web: www.kosicemarathon.com

    RULES

    All events organized by Marathon Club Kosice are held in accordance with IAAF athletics competition rules, the Slovak Athletics Association competition code, and the provisions of these propositions. Participation in the Kosice Peace Marathon is subject to the General Conditions.

    FURTHER IMPORTANT WARNINGS

    • Also parents with children in baby carriage can participate in Minimarathon. In that case the parent and child must be registered for the race. The child’s start number must be placed visibly on the baby carriage.
    • All participants must respect the instructions of referees, track marshals and organizers!
    • Participants can register only for one chosen discipline of the Event. Participation in more than one discipline within the Event is not allowed.
    • A competitor running with a bib number of another runner will be disqualified and both competitors will be banned from the Kosice Peace Marathon in the future.
    • Accompaniment of Participants by other persons on the course of event on bicycles or on other vehicles is prohibited and can result in disqualification of thus accompanied participant. Only persons accredited by the Organizer may move on the course by bicycles with the purpose of fulfilment of tasks defined by the Organizer.
    • During the race is forbidden to listen to music and to wear headphones from safety reasons.
    • All participants start on their own risk.

    For more information read the General Conditions.

  • 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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  • ENTRY FEES FOR MINI MARATHON

    Payment date Minimarathon Diamond Club
    by 31st August 7 EUR 0 EUR
    from 1st September 10 EUR 10 EUR

    DIAMOND CLUB

    Participants who finished Marathon (42,195 km) in Kosice 25 or more times become mebers of the Diamond Club and get a free start for Kosice Peace Marathon, if they register by 31st August.

    See the list of members of Diamond Club.

    WHAT DOES THE ENTRY FEE GET YOU?
    A welcoming package and these basic guaranteed services:

    • T-shirt with Minimarathon graphics
    • Start number
    • Free public transport
    • Medal for reaching the finish
    • Changing rooms
    • Medical services around course and at finish
    • Refreshments and services in finish area
    • On-line participant’s diploma
    • Information service – event info sent to participant’s e-mail address

    Participants can order additional products and services through on-line registration.

    PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEE

    The Online 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.

    Any application which is not followed by payment credited to the Organizer’s bank account is incomplete and will be considered by the Organizer as invalid. The Organizer then decides whether to keep such an application in the records and continue in communication with the applicant (see General Conditions).

    HOW TO PAY THE ENTRY FEE

    • Payment card – at the same time as your registration.
      The payment is almost instantely matched with your application.
    • Bank transfer
      Payment will be matched with the application only after it is credited to the Organizer’s account.

    Details for payment by bank transfer:
    Account name: Maratónsky klub
    Bank: Všeobecná úverová banka a.s., Štúrova 27/A, 042 31 Košice
    Account number: 417 31512 / 0200
    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.

    If payment is made by bank transfer which does not include the correct variable symbol, it will not be possible to identify the payment, and no payment will be matched with the participant’s application for registration.

    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 Online 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!