Košice Peace Half Marathon

  • ORGANIZER

    Marathon Club Košice
    Hroncova 2, P. O. Box F-24, 040 01 Košice, tel.: +421 55 6220010,
    e-mail: info@www.kosicemarathon.com, web: www.kosicemarathon.com

    Progress Promotion Košice, s r.o.
    Vrátna 6, 04001 Košice; tel:+421 55 622 82 82
    e-mail: progress@progress.sk, web: www.progress.sk

    RULES

    Participation and competing in the Košice Peace Half Marathon are governed by the General Terms, the rules of the World Athletics (WA), the competition rules of the Slovak Athletics Federation (SAZ) and the provisions of these Propositions.

    PLACE

    Košice, Slovak republic

    DISCIPLINES

    • Half Marathon
    • Quarter Marathon
    • Mini Marathon

     

    START

    29th August 2021 (Sunday), 9:00 h.
    Start / Finish Zone, Dolná brána, Hlavna street, Košice

    FINISH

    Start / Finish Zone, Dolná brána, Hlavna street, Košice

    REGISTRATION

    PRE-REGIsTRATION
    We have named the first stage PRE-REGISTRATION. It is intended for those who transferred their start from 2020.

    The deadline for this stage is 15 June 2021.

    TIME LIMIT

    2 hours 45 min. The races will be completed by 11:45 a.m.

    AGE LIMIT

    Half Marathon – 18 years (born 2003 and older)
    *Quarter Marathon – 16 years (born 2005 and older)
    **Mini Marathon – No age restriction

    *Participants under the age of 18 years old, who may participate only in selected disciplines, must present written consent from their legal guardian when collecting their bib number. (see the Proposition)
    **Participants under the age of 12 years old may only take part in the Minimarathon and only if accompanied by another participant who is 18 years or older and who must also be properly registered for the same discipline.

    AGE CATEGORIES

    Košice Peace Half Marathon – Half Marathon

    Men Women
    M (main category) W (main category)
    M40 (1981 – 1972) W40 (1981 – 1972)
    M50 (1971 – 1962) W50 (1971 – 1962)
    M60 (1961 – 1952) W60 (1961 – 1952)

     

    Košice Peace Half Marathon – Quarter Marathon

    Men Women
    M (main category) W (main category)
    M40 (1981 – 1972) W40 (1981 – 1972)
    M50 (1971 – 1962) W50 (1971 – 1962)
    M60 (1961 – 1952) W60 (1961 – 1952)

     

    Košice Peace Half Marathon – Mini Marathon

    Men Women
    M (main category) W (main category)
    M40 (1981 – 1972) W40 (1981 – 1972)
    M50 (1971 – 1962) W50 (1971 – 1962)
    M60 (1961 – 1952) W60 (1961 – 1952)

     

    PRIZES

    Financial prizes go to the first 3 men and first 3 women in the absolute order and the first-place runner in each age category for men and women in the Half-Marathon race.

    Result lists in main categories and all age categories mentioned above will be processed on condition that at least three competitors have started in the given category.

    In other disciplines runners will be awarded with material prizes.

    MEASURING OF TIMES


    The official time of each participant in disciplines with chip measurement is set from the moment of the starting gun up to the moment of crossing the finish line. The time thus measured determines the final finishing order of participants.

    PROTESTS

    Protests, regarding the results and situations arising during the race, have to be made verbally to the main referee no later than 30 minutes after the announcement of the results. Each protest shall be brought by a runner personally or by a person who represents the runner, and the protest is made orally to the head referee. If the head referee is not present, it is also possible to submit a protest to him at the race offices.

    INSURANCE

    The Organizer does not offer insurance to participants. The provision of insurance of any type (medical, injury, liability for damage, travel, etc.) is the responsibility of the event Participant. Possible costs for treatment, hospitalization, damage caused and the like shall be borne by the Participant.
    The Organizer takes no responsibility for damage to property or health associated with travel, stay and participation of racers in the events. It is the responsibility of a Participant to undergo a relevant health examination prior to the start and to obtain information about his or her own health status in association with the decision to participate in any discipline. Each Participant starts at the Event at his or her own responsibility.

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

  • Entry fee for the Košice Peace Half Marathon:

      Half Marathon Quarter Marathon Mini Marathon
      20 EUR 20 EUR 10 EUR

     

    WHAT A PARTICIPANT GETS BY PAYING THE STARTING FEE?

    The aim of the organizers is to prepare for the runners a comprehensive experience associated with their participation in this event, based on a precise professional organization and its individual competitive and non-competitive parts. The start fee will be used primarily to cover the costs associated with the organization of the event.

    In addition, participants can count on the following benefits:

    • Start number with disposable chip
    • Measurement of finishing time
    • Medal for reaching the finish within the time limit
    • A race t-shirt after reaching the finish line in the Half-Marathon and Quarter-Marathon races
    • Possibility to order a T-Shirt for participants in 5 km
    • Storage space for personal belongings
    • Refreshments around course and at finish
    • Medical services around course and at finish
    • On-line participant’s diploma
    • On-line results list
    • Information service – event info sent to participant’s e-mail address

     

    Participants should give T-shirt size in their application for registration. 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 2021 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 Half 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

    The registration fee for the Košice Peace Half Marathon Event can only be paid by payment card in the On-line registration process.

    With a Payment card
    It is the only 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.

    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!

    CANCELATION / SHIFTING OF A START, CHANGE OF DISCIPLINE

    1. The Organizer does not refund a paid Entry Fee.

    2. Registered Participant who does not appear at the Presentation, does not pick up his or her bib number and does not make it to the start of the Event has no claim on a refunding of the Registration Fee or any claim for the refunding of possible other payments associated with participation. The Organizer in such a case has no obligation to offer or otherwise substitute an ordered service or to deliver material equipment and objects associated with the start at the Event.

    3. It is not possible to shift the registraton fee to the next year of the Košice Peace Half Marathon.

    4. Registered Participant may request the shifting of the right to start to another person via e-mail and may do so up to the moment when the Organizer creates the starting documents and assigns to participants an unchangeable bib number and only when the participation limit set by the Organizer for the selected disciplines has not been met. The time of this act is not fixed, is subject to the decision of the Organizer and occurs on the day when such a starting document is published on the Web page of the Organizer, or the registration for the Event is closed. The request for shifting of the right to start must always come from the originally registered Participant. In the case of such a shift, the new Participant shall pay a handling fee in the amount of 6.00 EUR.

    5. With the shifting of the right to start to a new Participant the paid Registration Fee and all other paid fees and claims associated with them are also shifted. The approval or rejection of such a request is upon the fulfilment of all conditions in the exclusive authority of the Organizer.

    6. Shifting the start to the another participant is not possible if the Participant:
    a) is registered for the Event through a registration code – the Organizer assigns registration codes on the basis of special instructions
    b) is member of any loyalty program
    c) the participation limit set by the Organizer for the selected disciplines has been met
    d) has already picked up his/her bib number.

    7. Registered Participant may request a change of the original discipline, to which he was registered, by e-mail delivered to the Organizer by Tuesday to midnight before the start of the Event. The approval of such an application shall be the sole responsibility of the Organizer, even if all conditions are met.

  • Košice Peace Half Marathon

    The course is designed as a two-circuit and at the same time to suit all three competitive disciplines, is the Half Marathon and the Quarter Marathon and Mini Marathon disciplines.

    » map of KPHM Half Marathon / Quarter Marathon
    » map of KPHM Mini Marathon

    The start and finish is located in the pedestrian zone on Hlavná Street in the Dolná brána locality.

    One round of the main discipline (Half Marathon) measures 10.549 km and leads through the center of Košice along Hlavná, Komenského, Watsonova, B. Němcovej, Technical University Campus, back to B. Nemcovej, Zimná. After turning point at Zimná back to B. Němcovej, Watsonova, through Festival Square to Československej armády, Moyzesova, and back to Hviezdoslavova, and finally along Main Street to the finish.

    In the race itself, Half Marathon runners shall complete two identical rounds.

    Runners starting in the Quarter Marathon race run a single round.