Entrants Guide

Conditions of Application for 2018 Nanjing Marathon –National Marathon Championships (Nanjing Station)

1. Date and Event

(1)Race dateSunday 07:30 November 4, 2018

(2)Events and scales of the race

  1. Marathon (42.195 KM): 10000 people

  2. Half-Marathon (21.0975 KM): 8000 people

  3. Mini Joggingabout 5KM: 10000 people

(3)Divisions

Male and Female Marathon; Male and Female Half-Marathon; Male and Female Mini Jogging

2. Application conditions

(1)Eligibility

Qualification:According to 2018 Nanjing Marathon competition regulations, anyone with legal identity and registered medical institutions physical examination certificate is qualified regardless of nationality; the marathon, the half-marathon or the mini jogging project will be available for those who took part in and completed CAA registered Marathons, half marathons and above, or the Marathons, half marathons and above for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan or foreign regions during January 1st, 2016 (including January 1st, 2016) to August 1st, 2018 (including August 1st, 2018); the person who didn’t take part in CAA registered Marathons, half marathons and above, or the Marathons, half marathons and above for Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan or foreign regions during January 1st, 2016 (including January 1st, 2016) to August 1st, 2018 (including August 1st, 2018) could only sign up for the half-marathon and the mini jogging.

(2)Age Requirements

1.All full marathon entrants shall be at least 20 years old (born before December 31st, 1998);

2.All half marathon entrants shall be at least 16 years old (born before December 31st, 2002);

Note: runners under the age of 18 are required to be present together with their guardian or legal agent to collect the materials and supplies before the competition. After the guardian or legal agent signs the declaration on the spot, they could collect the materials and supplies for the race.

(3)Anyone who has any of the following diseases are not recommended to participate in Nanjing marathon:

Congenital heart disease and rheumatic heart disease/Hypertension and cerebrovascular disease/Myocarditis and other heart diseases/Coronary artery disease and server irregular heartbeat/diabetic patient with high or low blood sugar/Pregnant or other diseases that is not suitable for sports.

3. Registration Fee

(1)Domestic (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions) runners: marathon 150 Yuan per person; half marathon 120 Yuan per person; mini jogging 80 Yuan per person;

(2)Overseas runners: marathon 80 US dollars per person, half marathon 50 US dollars per person; mini jogging 30 US dollars per person;

(3)Straight to‘Go for the Olympics' Registration: In the fourth edition of the 2018‘Go for the Olympics’series, according to the registration method of ‘Go for the Olympics’, the top 100 runners of the ‘1,000 people running team’are free of charge, and the top 500 runners of the ‘10,000 people running team’are required to pay.

Note: the fourth ‘10,000 people running team’ is the list of ten thousand people's list published on the official website of China athletics association. The ‘10,000 people running team’ is the top 1,000 male and top 1,000 female. The division of ‘10,000 people running team’ and ‘1,000 people running team’ can be found on the official website of China athletics association. The list of the fourth ‘10,000 people running team’ and ‘1,000 people running team’ can be found on the official website of China athletics association.

4. Registration time:

(1)Registration time: 10:00 on August 22nd , 2018 -17:00 on September 10th , 2018.

(2)Time for announcing the lots: September 20th , 2018

5. Registration Method

(1)Registration on the Nanjing marathon official website: www.nj-marathon.org

(2)Registration on the mtsports APP

(3)Registered athletes of CAA who participate in the National Marathon Championships shall register through the online registration system of CAA

Note: 1. Foreign athletes registration, Straight to‘Go for the Olympics' Registration only could be done through the official website of Nanjing Marathon.

2.Straight to ‘Go for the Olympics' Registration channel, only for the top 100 runners of ‘1,000 people running team’and top 500 runners of ‘10,000 people running team’, so in total 600 runners, 600 places will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. After the registration is completed, the remaining participants can register through the normal registration channel of the competition."

6About Draw of Lots

(1) The draw method

If the number of participants is more than the set number, the organizing committee will use the computer system to draw at random the registered participants to generate the final list.

(2)The free draw method

According to <Measures for the implementation of grade assessment for public racers of marathon and related sports in China>,released by Chinese athletics association on June 1st ,2016: from January 1st 2016 to July 1st 2018, the players that have finished personal marathons with a elite result in the ‘class A tournament’events certified by the Chinese athletics association could be free of the draw and obtain qualification. (The result data available on ‘China marathon information platform’ shall prevail.)

Elite marathon players performance criteria are as follows:

group

Under 29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

Above 65

male

3:24:00

3:25:00

3:26:00

3:27:00

3:28:00

3:29:00

3:33:00

3:39:00

3:50:00

female

3:48:00

3:49:00

3:50:00

3:51:00

3:52:00

3:53:00

3:54:00

4:04:00

4:30:00

 

Elite half marathon players performance criteria are as follows:

group

Under 29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

Above 65

male

1:34:00

1:35:00

1:36:00

1:37:00

1:38:00

1:39:00

1:40:00

1:41:00

1:48:00

female

1:49:00

1:50:00

1:51:00

1:52:00

1:53:00

1:54:00

1:55:00

1:56:00

2:03:00

On the premise of corresponding to the qualification for the 2018 Nanjing marathon, all marathon runners who have participated in 2015, 2016 and 2017 Nanjing marathon for three consecutive years and have completed the marathon, if they continue to sign up for the Nanjing Marathon in 2018, they will be free of the draw and directly obtain the qualification.

2.‘Go for the Olympics' runners: in the list of the forth 10,000 people running team for the event ‘Go for the Olympics' 2018, the top 100 athletes of ‘1,000 people running team’ and top 500 athletes of ‘10,000 people running team’ will be free of the draw and directly obtain the qualification.

3.The number of participants for elite athletes, official racers, sponsors, cooperative partner and official media is allocated by the organizing committee.

7. Attention

(1)The registration of 2018 Nanjing marathon is divided into two parts: the paid registration-pay and the draw. Participants must register and pay the fee to participate in the draw.If the participants win the draw, the organizing committee will refund the fees. If not, the organizing committee will refund the fees within 10 working days according to the original payment channels. The result of the draw  could be found in the Nanjing marathon official website and mtsports APP.

(2)The number of places is limited to runner himself and no assignment is allowed.

(3)The runners are requested to fill in the personal information carefully and truthfully, and the organizing committee will verify the authenticity of the information. If false declaration is found, the runner will be disqualified for the 2018 Nanjing Marathon.

(4)Registration Consultation

1.Email:service@nj-marathon.org

2.Tel.: 025-58835624 (Business hour: 9:00-12:00 and 13:30-17:30 From Mon. to Fri.)

3.Official Wechat of Nanjing Marathon: