2021 Kaohsiung Fubon International Marathon Regulations

Director

Ministry of Education Sports Administration, Chinese Taipei Athletics Association, and Kaohsiung City Government

Organizer

Sports Development Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government

Title Sponsor

Fubon Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Execution Unit

Rainbow Wings Integrated Marketing Co., Ltd.

Co- Organizer

Departments of Kaohsiung City Government, Kaohsiung Municipal Athletics Federation, Kaohsiung Road Running Group

Start Date & Time:

Saturday, 30th October 2021, 15:00-19:00. (GMT+8) , 10km ,Leisure run
Sunday, 31st October 2021, 04:30-12:30. (GMT+8) Marathon & Half Marathon

Start Venue

Kaohsiung World Games Stadium (No. 100, Shiyun Boulevard, Zuoying District, Kaohsiung City)

Competition Events

Events

Marathon

Super Half Marathon

10km Group

Leisure run

Distance(km)

42.195

21.0975

10

5

Entry fee(NT$)

1100

900

700

300

Timing chip deposit(NT$)

100

100

100

Not applicable

Total amount(NT$)

1200

1000

800

300

Returning the timing chip

Deposit NT$100 can be retrieved when the timing chip is returned after competition.

Not applicable

Time limit

6hr

3hr30mins

1hr50mins

1hr20mins

Maximum number of participants

6000

8000

10,000

10,000

Age limit

Above 18

Above 18

Above 15

Children under 7 accompanied by parents

Gathering time

05:00-05:40

05:00-06:00

15:30~16:00

16:00-16:30

Starting time

05:50

06:10

16:00

16:30

Arrival gate closing time

11:50

09:40

17:50

17:30

Participation gifts
  1. Provided items

    Items

    Marathon

    Super Half Marathon

    10km Group

    Leisure run

    Souvenir Shirt

    Running vest

    Running vest

    Running vest

    T-Shirt

    Bib number belt  

    Bib number

    Timing chip

    pin

    Brochure

    Event notice

  2. Finishing rewards

    Items

    Marathon

    Super Half Marathon

    10km Group

    Leisure Run

    Medal

    Towel

    Bath Towel

    Bath Towel

    Towel

    Handkerchief

    Certificate

    Printed on site

    Printed on site

    Printed on site

    Finishing Certificate

    Meal

    Mineral Water

    T-Shirt

Registration for elite
  1. To enhance the quality of the record, a special area at the front of the start zone is kept for the elite.
  2. Elected elite runners must comply with the Track and Field regulations and check in to the umpire tent by the Starting Arch 30 minutes prior to the race; those who finish checking in cannot leave the check in zone , and must follow the guidance of the umpire to the starting point to proceed with the race.
  3. Qualifications for registration: those who had participated AIMS/IAAF certified courses from 2019 to 2020

    Group

    Marathon Elite

    Half Marathon Elite

    Gender

    Male

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Record

    Within 3h

    Within 3h 30min

    Within 1h 20min

    Within 1h 40min

    Number of qualified runners

    30

    30

    30

    30

  4. Registration: After signing up, please e-mail your previous record certificate to [email protected] and contact us by phone +886-972-436006 to make sure your qualification, then enter in the payment transaction procedure.
Event start zone and age categories.
  1. Start Zones

    Start Zone

    Marathon

    Start Zone

    Half Marathon

    Marathon Elite

    Elite runners and Runners invited by the organizer

    Half Marathon Elite

    Elite runners and Runners invited by the organizer

    Marathon Zone A

    Within 3 hours

    Half Marathon Elite

    Zone E

    Within 1 hour and 35 minutes

    Marathon Zone B

    Within 4 hours

    Half Marathon Elite

    Zone F

    Within 1 hour and 50 minutes

    Marathon Zone C

    Within 5 hours

    Half Marathon Elite

    Zone G

    Within 2 hours and 30 minutes

    Marathon Zone D

    More than 5 hours

    Half Marathon Elite

    Zone H

    More than 2 hours and 30 minutes

    ※ please take your own ability into account and register to appropriate event.

  2. Grouping by age
    1. Participants of Marathon and Half Marathon : Will be divided into following 13 groups,according to gender and age.(Groups will automatically be divided according to age) Participants in the full marathon and half marathon must be at least 18 years of age (born prior to the year 2003).

      Groups

      Male

      Groups

      Female

      Male A

      Aged above  70

      Female A

      Aged above 60

      Male B

      Aged 60~69

      Female B

      Aged 50~59

      Male C

      Aged 50~59

      Female C

      Aged 40~49

      Male D

      Aged 40~49

      Female D

      Aged 30~39

      Male E

      Aged 30~39

      Female E

      Aged 20~29

      Male F

      Aged 20~29

      Female F

      Aged 18~19

      Male G

      Aged 18~19

       

    2. Participants of the 10km group:Will be divided into following 13 groups,according to gender and age.(Groups will automatically be divided according to age). Participants in the 10km group must be at least 15 years of age (born prior to the year 2006).

      Groups

      Male

      Groups

      Female

      Male A

      Aged above  70

      Female A

      Aged above 60

      Male B

      Aged 60~69

      Female B

      Aged 50~59

      Male C

      Aged 50~59

      Female C

      Aged 40~49

      Male D

      Aged 40~49

      Female D

      Aged 30~39

      Male E

      Aged 30~39

      Female E

      Aged 20~29

      Male F

      Aged 20~29

      Female F

      Aged 15~19

      Male G

      Aged 15~19

       

    3. There are no gender and age categories divided for participants of the 5km leisure run.
    4. Children under 7 registered in the leisure run (born after 2014) must be accompanied by their parents.
Course route map
  1. Marathon
    START at Shihyun Blvd.>turn right at Zuonan Rd.-Cuihua Rd.(Cuihua,Zhonghua Viaduct)>turn right at Mingcheng 4th Rd.> turn left at Macadao Rd.>turn left at Hexi Rd.>turn right at Yuanjing Bridge>turn right at Tongmeng 3rd Rd.> Hedong Rd.> Haibin Rd. > turn right at Chenggong 2nd Rd. > turn left at shin kong Ave.>turn right at zonghua Fifth road>turn right at shin kong Ave> turn left at turn left at Chenggong 2nd Rd. >turn left at Shidai Ave.(first turning point)> turn left at Chenggong 2nd Rd > triumpg 4th road(second turning point)> turn back on Chenggong 2nd Rd. > turn left at Haibin Rd. > turn left at Wufu 4th Rd > turn left at Gongyuan 2nd Rd. > turn left at Qixian 3rd Rd. >turn left at Penglai Rd. > Kaohsiung Pier >Jiexing 1st St.>turn right at Gushan.>turn left at Binhai 1st Rd. > turn right at Binhai 2nd Rd.>turn left at Linhai 2nd Rd.>turn left at Shaochuan St.>Lianhai Road >Sizihwan > Shaochuan St.>turn right at Linhai 2nd Rd.>turn left at Gushan 1st Rd.>turn right at Beidou St.>turn left at Beiduan St.>turn left at Hexi 1st Rd. > turn left at Macadao Rd.>turn left at Huaan St.>turn left at Cuihua Rd.>turn right at Houde Rd.>turn left at Ln. 6 Gushan 3rd Rd.>turn right at Gushan 3rd Rd.>Zuoying Avenue>turn left at Bohou St.>turn right at Haiping Rd.>turn left at Junxiao Rd.>Kaohsiung World Games Stadium (FINISH)
  2. Half marathon
    START at Shihyun Blvd.>turn right at Zuonan Rd.-Cuihua Rd.(Cuihua,Zhonghua Viaduct)>turn right at Mingcheng 4th Rd.>turn left at Macadao Rd.>turn left at Hexi Rd.>turn right at Yuanjing Bridge>turn right at Tongmeng 3rd Rd. > turn right at Jianguo 3rd Rd.(Turning point ) > turn right at Hexi 1st Rd. > turn left at Macadao Rd. > turn left at Huaan St. > turn left at Cuihua Rd. > turn right at Houde Rd.>turn left at Ln. 6 Gushan 3rd Rd.>turn right at Gushan 3rd Rd.>Zuoying Avenue>turn left at Bohou St.>turn right at Haiping Rd.>turn left at Junxiao Rd.> Haigong Road(turning point)Kaohsiung World Games Stadium (FINISH)
  3. 10 km group
    START at Shihyun Blvd.> turn right at Zuonan Rd.>turn right at Zuoying Ave.> turn left at Yuandi Rd.>turn right at Liantian Rd.>turn left at Shengli Rd.>turn right at Cuihua Rd.>turn right at Zhonghua 1st Rd. > Zuoying Avenue>turn left at Bohou St.>turn right at Haiping Rd.>turn left at Junxiao Rd.>Kaohsiung World Games Stadium (FINISH)
  4. Leisure run:
    START at Shihyun Blvd.> turn right at Zuonan Rd.>turn right at Zuoying Ave> turn right at Haigong Rd.>turn right at Junxiao Rd.>turn right at Shihyun Blvd.> turn left at Ecological Park > Ln. 608 , Junxiao Rd. >turn left at Junxiao Rd. > Kaohsiung World Games Stadium(FINISH)
Registration Information
  1. Please note important dates below. Registration opens on 3rd May 2020 at 18:00 (GMT8+) and closes on 30th July 2020 at 23:59. (GMT+8). The registration system will be closed once the race cap is full.
  2. We only accept online registration. (Other means of registration are not accepted )
    1. Participants please confirm your registration status online after completing the online registration process and payment transaction within three days.
    2. Please provide correct personal information in details for registration.False reports are not allowed , and if learned of any before the race , participant would be disqualified ; if a false report was discovered after the race , scores and rewards (including medals certificates, bonus, gifts etc) would be canceled and taken back.There must be no objections , the vacant rankings and rewards would be filled in in order.
    3. Please take your own ability and health condition into account and register for an appropriate course.
    4. Once you have completed the registration process, further changes to registration information such as name, competition event, and clothing size will NOT be accepted under any circumstances.
    5. Participants can still edit partial information online before completing the payment transaction ; it will not be possible to demand a change in name ,entry events , and size of cloth once the transaction is completed.The online registration infos cannot be altered once the registration process and payment transaction are done.
    6. Clothing size chart
      • Running vest (Male)

        Size(cm)

        3XS

        2XS

        XS

        S

        M

        L

        XL

        2L

        3XL

        Bust

        76

        79

        84

        91

        97

        100

        105

        110

        118

        Cloth Length

        63

        63

        65

        67

        70

        72

        75

        78

        80.5

        error of ±1~3cm

      • Running vest (Female )

        Size (cm)

        XS

        S

        M

        L

        XL

        2XL

        Bust

        84

        90

        96

        99

        103

        108

        Cloth Length

        65

        67

        70

        72.5

        75

        77.5

        error of ±1~3cm

      • T-Shirt

        Size(cm)

        3XS

        2XS

        XS

        S

        M

        L

        XL

        2XL

        3X

        Bust

        80

        85

        91

        94

        99

        104

        109

        114

        119

        Cloth Length

        53

        56

        58

        63

        66

        69

        71

        73

        76

        error of ±1~3cm

        ※ a waist line design for females

    7. Registration service line:(+886-972-436006)
      Service hours : Monday to Friday 9:00~12:00;13:30~18:00
  3. Payment Methods
    1. Payment on 7-11 i-bon machine (Registrants will be required to pay NT$30 service fees per transaction under NT$20,000.)
      1. Upon completing online registration, you will obtain an i-bon payment code (order number). Please pay the entry fees within 3 days at an i-bon machine in 7-11
      2. Click “ 代碼輸入 (enter serial number)” on the upper left corner of the main page.
      3. Enter CCAT number then click “下一步(next)”.
      4. Enter your payment code (order number). (For example, ‘000000123456’, 12 numbers in total).
      5. Select and confirm your payment information. Press the red button to print out the receipt.
      6. Pay at 7-11 register with your receipt within 3 hours after printing it out.
    2. Credit Card payment for overseas applicants (VISA、MasterCard、JCB payment available)
      1. Enter and check your credit card information and send out.
      2. The website system page will be redirected to the page of your bank to enroll 3-D secure.
      3. Please wait until the verification and the authorization of your information are done.
      4. Return to the registration page, “registration completed” will be shown.
      5. Your payment will be titled with “E-Better” on your bill.
    3. Entry fees must be paid within 3 days after registering online and obtaining a serial number. An applicant who fails to pay the entry fee as aforesaid will be deemed to have withdrawn his or her application.
    4. Payment status can be viewed on the website. Once the registration process is completed, registration details submitted by applicants cannot be amended under any circumstances.
    5. Please ensure that you submitted crucial information correctly, for instance, the event that runners intend to participate, runners’ full name, ID number, and date of birth. Please double confirm the above information before submitting a registration form. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify, exclude any person from the race and to take disciplinary action to applicants who provide incorrect personal data / details on the entry form. You shall take full responsibilities for information provided by you. The organizer is not responsible for violation to participants’ right caused by false information.
Items Collecting
  1. Check in items

    Items

    Marathon

    Super Half Marathon

    10km Group

    Leisure run

    Souvenir Shirt

    Running vest

    Running vest

    Running vest

    T-Shirt

    Bib number belt  

    Bib number

    Timing chip

    Brochure

    Event notice

  2. Check-in in person
    1. Location: Kaohsiung World Games Stadium (No. 100, Shihyun Blvd., Zuoying Dist., Kaohsiung City)
    2. Date and Time :
      Friday, 29th October 2021, 14:00 to 19:00
      Saturday, 30th October 2021, 10:00 to 17:00
    3. Please confirm the check-in code on the official website prior to arrival at the check-in venue. Identification information (ID) is required for check-in and retrieve race packages. A correspondent’s ID is needed for group check-in. If you are on behalf of other participants to check in, please bring photocopies of the participants’ ID
    4. All entrants must check in at the time stipulated. An entrant who fails to do so will result in disqualification and will not be allowed to enter the racing courses. Referees have the right to expel participants who have no athlete bib from completing the event.
    5. If you were unable to check in and take part for the race and would like to retrieve your race package, please contact the execution unit by dialing +886-972-436006. Race packages will be posted by cash on delivery.
  3. Check-in by post
    1. Race packages will be posted two weeks before competition.( The actual posting date will be announced on Facebook and the official website. )
    2. In order for the race to run smoothly , on site check-ins will not be accepted on the day of the race. Postal fee is listed below (Postal service areas are restricted in mainland Taiwan )
    3. Please fill in the correct information including the receiver , address (P.O. box address is not allowed , areas restricted in mainland Taiwan) , contact number in case the package cannot be delivered.
    4. Receiving a race package means check-in completion.
    5. The race date is close to Chinese New Year vacation, therefore there might be delivery delay. We recommend overseas applicants and participants from Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu Islands and other Taiwanese outlying territories to Check-in in person.

      Number of people

      1

      2

      3-5

      6-20

      21-50

      51-100

      101-200

      Postal fee

      NT$ 100

      NT$ 150

      NT$ 300

      NT$ 600

      NT$ 800

      NT$ 1500

      NT$ 2000

      ※If the number of people is more than 200, the fee will be added with NT$ 500 every 100 people (if less than 100 people, it’s still calculated by 100 people).
Timing Chip
  1. Timing chips will be provided for all participants of Marathon , Half marathon , and 10 km group. Please read the instruction manual beforehand or ask for assistance from the officials and volunteers at the race site. Please securely attach the timing chip to your shoes. It is important for runners to make sure that the running chips remain visible and unobstructed throughout the race in order to calculate the start and finishing times accurately. Do not place the timing chip in a bag, it may cause function failure to the timing chip.
  2. Please take care of your racing bibs and your timing chips, if lost, they will not be distributed again. Those who do not wear their racing bibs will be disqualified from the competition.
  3. Please have your ID card or passport with you for reference.
  4. Please read the timing chip instruction manual carefully and attach the chip properly. Improper usage will result in no record. The organizers do not hold responsibilities for such incidents.
  5. 2021 Kaohsiung Fubon International Marathon adopts a racing chip system to record the race results for participants of marathon,half marathon and the 10 km group. A timer is started immediately following the gunfire and stops the moment participants cross the finish line. Placing results are based on official timing records. Participants who finish the race will receive a certificate with a racing record printed on it.
  6. There are time controls throughout the race course. Please be sure to step on the chip timing mats located along the course route. Missing records at the start line, finish line, or any time controls will result in disqualification from the race and no racing record and certificate will be issued.
  7. Marathon and Half marathon participants shall start the race by your racing bib number.( Elite runners group shall start before the general runners group for both Marathon and Half marathon. )Please take your own ability into account at the start and throughout the course. Give the way to faster runners.
  8. Kaohsiung Fubon International Marathon has the right to forfeit or discard any results in which participants have not crossed the starting line within 20 minutes after the race has officially started.
  9. Please return the timing chip to the organizer after the competition and get back the deposit of NT$100. If you are not able to return the chip on the day of the event or unable to participate in competition after accomplishing registration process, please post the chip and relevant information to Rainbow Wings Integrated Marketing Co., Ltd.to apply for deposit refund before 7th November 2021. Deposit cannot be refunded after the deadline.
Prize and Award
  1. Prize for Marathon ,Half marathon, and 10 km group runners
    Race ranking is placed according to winners’ race results. In addition to the amount of money that winners will be awarded, a trophy will also be given. A winner who has a place in the top 10 awarding rank, whose race records will not be used to compete against other participants for another rank table. According to the Taxation Act in Taiwan, if the total prize income exceeds NT$ 20,000, the local winner shall pay for the 10% winning taxation; Winners who are not citizens of Taiwan shall cover 20% winning taxation no matter how much the prize is. (Please submit a photocopy of ID or passport when retrieving the prize.)

    (Prize in NT$)

    Overall Ranking place

    Marathon

    Half marathon

    10 km group

    Male

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Winners of all nationalities

    1st

    300,000

    300,000

    30,000

    30,000

    10,000

    10,000

    2nd

    125,000

    125,000

    15,000

    15,000

    8,000

    8,000

    3rd

    100,000

    100,000

    10,000

    10,000

    7,000

    7,000

    4th

    70,000

    70,000

    8,000

    8,000

    6,000

    6,000

    5th

    60,000

    60,000

    7,000

    7,000

    5,000

    5,000

    6th

    50,000

    50,000

    6,000

    6,000

     

    7th

    40,000

    40,000

    5,000

    5,000

    8th

    25,000

    25,000

    4,000

    4,000

    9th

    20,000

    20,000

    3,000

    3,000

    10th

    10,000

    10,000

    2,000

    2,000

    Local Winners

    1st

    100,000

    100,000

     

     

    2nd

    50,000

    50,000

    3rd

    25,000

    25,000

    Note:
    • Total prize amount for local winners is NT$ 350,000. If local runners are qualified for overall or age ranking, their racing records will only be used to compete in one of the rank tables or prizes, however the trophy and the ranking will be reserved.
    • The currency used will be in NTD
  2. Special reward : In order to enhance domestic athletic competence of local runners ,organizers and the Fubon Life Insurance Co.,Ltd will give out bonus prizes to those who break the national records of Marathon and Half marathon.

    Groups

    prize

    Gender

    Time

    Gender

    Time

    Marathon

    NT$200,000

    Male

    2hr14min35sec

    Female

    2hr34min18sec

    Half marathon

    NT$100,000

    Male

    1hr03min46sec

    Female

    1hr12min19sec

  3. Creative Styling Competition Qualification and Awards
    All runners who register Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 km group , and Leisure run can participate in the Creative Styling Competition.
    • Registration: All registrations for every group should be done on site. For runners who desire to participate the competition should go to the designated place (Creative Styling stage or at Creative Arch Selection Area at the end) at designated time after finishing the race and register the racing bib, the name, the ID number, the address and the telephone number.
    • Selection term:
      • Lantern styling : Elements of lantern 40% , Creativity 30%, Overall Makeup design 30%
      • Creative styling : Creativity 30%, Overall Makeup design 30%, Fusion elements with events or local features 40%
        ※The award winning list will be announced after given marks by the selection committee.

        Groups

        Marathon

        Half marathon

        10 km

        Leisure run

        Lantern styling group

        Selection Place

        Creative Arch Selection Area at arrival

        Refer to each group

        Selection time

        08:00-12:00

        07:10-09:40

        16:30-17:50

        Number of winners

        5

        5

        5

        5

        Refer to each group

        Award

         

        Certificate of Achievement,

        NT$ 1,000,

        and a souvenir

        1st place winner

        NT$ 10,000

         

        2nd place winner

        NT$ 8,000

         

        3rd place winner

        NT$ 5,000

        Winning announcement time

        12:00

        09:45

        18:05

        17:55

        Refer to each group

        Award time

        12:15

        10:00

        18:20

        18:10

        Award place

        Main Award Stage

  4. Rank placing of each age group
    1. Below are the number of qualified runners and prize

      Groups

      Number of Participants

      Qualified

      prize

       

      Marathon and Half marathon

      below 50

      3

      One trophy and a present

      51-100

      4

      101-200

      6

      above 201

      8

      10km group

      3

      A certificate(frame included )

    2. If winners are qualified for overall ranking, their racing records will only be used to compete in the overall ranking table.
    3. To encourage senior participants, top 8 finishers of male over 70 years old and female finishers over 60 years old in marathon and half marathon, and 10 km group will be awarded.
    4. Leisure run : Participants of leisure run will not be timed.
    5. Overall prize winners , please submit a photocopy of ID when retrieving the prize. Winners who are not citizens of Taiwan please submit a photocopy of your passport.
  5. Qualified winners shall claim awards at designating time. If you are not able to do so, please retrieve your prize at the Awarding Division before 12:00 on the day of competition or will be regarded as forfeited. Please bring an identification (ID or passport) to claim the prize.
  6. Certificate of Achievement(Progress)
    • Marathon and Half marathon participants who finish the courses within time limit, please pick up your certificate of progress at issuing stand before 12:00 on the day of the competition (31st October 2021). If the certificate is not picked up within the aforesaid time, no further certification can be issued after the event. Providing certificates of progress cannot be issued due to issues beyond control at the finish chute, the organizer will post the certificates to participants after the completion.
    • A certificate of achievement will be given to participants who finish leisure run within the time limit at finish chute. Finishers can fill in the running record by themselves.
    • Participants who finish marathon or half marathon courses within time limit, will be awarded a sports towel and a medal, whereas, participants of the leisure run group who finish the course within time limit, will be awarded with a handkerchief. Please do not take the awards if you fail to finish the course within the time limit.
    • Marathon and half marathon participants can obtain a free lunch box after the competition. Please show your racing bib to receive the lunch box.
    • A tent will be provided to a team that has more than 50 teammates on the day of competition. There are limited tents available which will be provided on a first-register, first-served basis. (To be recognized as a teammate for certain company or association, he or she should have registered and indicated as part of a team at the time of registration)
    • The race follows IAAF rules, there will be refreshment stations along the course route.
Violation
Competitors who commit the violations listed below will have their races results disqualified from the competition.
  1. Receiving assistance from another person or party during the competition i.e. taking vehicles, shouldering etc.
  2. Dispute with referees or not complying referees’ instructions.
  3. Bringing a pet (dog or cat) on the race course. Using in-line skates, skateboards, bicycle or any other rolling devices on the race course
  4. Using a substitute or non-registered runner to run for you during the race competition. Using false ID information during registration.
  5. Violating the spirit of the activity event (causing a disturbance or insulting officials and staff, etc.)
  6. Not fixing the racing bib number in the front area of the chest.
  7. Receiving food or drinks not provided by the organizer/ from another party (i.e. from spectators)
  8. Accidentally took others’ drinks during the course of the competition.
  9. Taking other participants’ drinks , snacks and sponges during the competition.
Dispute and Appealing
  1. Dispute. During the competition, competitors may not dispute with referees. Competitors cannot appeal for decisions based on athletic rules.
  2. Appealing. For winners or potential winners wishing to appeal the results, appeals must be submitted in writing to the Result Referee at the finish area, accompanied with a deposit of NT$ 3,000 within 30 minutes after the official result announcements. The deposit will be forfeited if the appeal is not successful.
Important Note
Please carefully read through the following information.
  1. Storage of personal belongings:
    The organizer offers personal belonging storage service to participants of
    1. 10 km group , leisure run :
      30th October 2021(Saturday ) 15:00 to 18:30
      • Time to check in: 15:00 to 16:30 30th October 2021.
      • Keeping hours: 15:00 to 18:30 30th October 2021.
      • Time to check out: 16:30 to 18:30 30thOctober 2021.
    2. Marathon , Half marathon :
      31at October 2021(Sunday ) 04:30 to 12:30
      • Time to check in: 04:30 to 06:30 31st October 2021.
      • Keeping hours: 04:30 to 12:30 31st October 2021.
      • Time to check out: 06:30 to 12:30 31stOctober 2021.
      • Please take your personal belongings to the designated area to check in the items. Please use your racing bib number to retrieve your personal belongings after the competition.
      • Please store all valuable personal belongings in a secure place. The event organizer shall not be responsible for the loss of any personal items.
  2. Safety Concerns
    1. Please take your own health conditions and ability into account and register to the course which you are capable and comfortable to finish within time limit.
    2. Participants must be in good health to take part of the competition. Do not participate in the race if you have health concerns, such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes etc. The organizer does not hold responsibility for participants who conceal such conditions and incidents led by it.
    3. The referees or doctors have the right to stop participants from continuing the course depending on the participants’ physical conditions.
    4. Please beware of traffic throughout the race courses.
    5. If the air quality index (AQI) is above 151-200 and reaches the red standard of AQHI, the organizer will provide masks to participants who need them.
    6. The organizers will take into consideration all factors such as typhoons and other possible natural disasters(AQI reaches above 200) for ensuring the safety of all participants. If the race is cancelled due to safety reasons, participants do not have the right to protest such a decision, and registrants will be entitled to a 50% refund of the registration fee.
  3. Water Station
    1. Water station arrangement. Refreshments prepared by participants are placed on the first table, water and refreshments prepared by organization are placed on other tables.
    2. Marathon and Half marathon elite runners who prepare his or her own drinks, shall hand in the drinks to the referee unit by 5:00 on 31st of October 2021. Please ensure the personal refreshments are clearly marked with your racing bib number. The water stations you wish the personal refreshments to be distributed should also be indicated when hand in the drinks.
    3. The organizer reserves the right to publish or broadcast any videos, photographs or other types of materials recorded at this event for the purpose of promoting its activities.
Refund policy

Application time

1st phase

(Registration period )

prior to 30th July

 

2nd phase

2020/7/30

2021/10/1

 

3rd  phase

After 2021/10/1

Refund 

A total of 100NTD entry fee and administration fee cannot be refunded; a remainder of registration fee and chip deposit will be refunded

60% of the registration fee and the chip deposit can be refunded

 

The organizers shall not refund the registration fee unless under special circumstances a 50% registration fee and chip deposit shall be refunded 

Amount

Maraton

1100NTD/per

760NTD/per

650NTD/per

Half marathon

900NTD/per

640NTD/per

550NTD/per

10km group

700NTD/per

520NTD/per

450NTD/per

Leisure run

200NTD/per

180NTD/per

150NTD/per

Refund information

•        No delivery for participants’ packets.

•        If you have commended additional purchases, they will not be delivered but will be refunded.

•        No delivery for all packets

•        At the terminal phase of  preparation related costs are still required since items will have been in production. 

•            Participants’ packets and additional purchases (trophies not included) will be delivered.

•            Applicants due to following issues, will be eligible for a refund of entry fees and chip deposit providing relevant documents (Natural disasters or unexpected accidents, traffic interruption, military service, service recall, or muster-call, injured, sickness, or pregnant, the participant is attending his or her own engagement or wedding party or funeral of immediate family)

 

 Refund procedure time

 

On the day of 6th August 2021 and after

On the day of 19th November 2021

On the day of 25th November 2021

 

Chips must be sent  at the latest and prior to 15th October 2021(According to the time of the postmark)

  1. Refund procedure
    1. Applicants who apply for refund before the 1st phase, please apply for a refund at the Ibet customer service system https://bao-ming.com/eb/service#contact or call Ibet for more information 02-29516969. The refund will proceed on the 5th and 20 th of every month. Please note, 100NTD of administration fee is required for a refund. If the refund is a group order, please specify that it is a full refund or a refund to one of the group members.
    2. Applicants who apply for refund after the 1st phase, please send an email to [email protected]. Please provide the following information in the email.
      1. Name of registrant
      2. Event intended to participate (team name if you have registered as part of a team)
      3. Ordering number
      4. Mobile or telephone number
      5. Bank account details to receive refund. Account name, account number, and bank branch code will be required. Once refund applicants’ information is confirmed, entry fees will be transferred to the account you provided on 25th November 2021. Please note that you will not be eligible to compete for the race after refunding your entry fees. For any question, please dial +886-972-436006.
    3. Regulations
      If the event is canceled (extended ) due to reasons of force majeure , the organizing party would announce relevant supporting measures including refund,applying date and other relevant regulations (according to the event official website) . Cases would be unacceptable if not following the announced schedule and policies.
Control gates
For safety concerns and the timing of traffic control , control gates will be set up along the track. (below is the expected time of each control gate ) The closing time of each gate is strictly executed; those who did not pass the gate by the restricted closing time must terminate the race immediately and must not linger on the tracks. One must follow the instructions of the referee back to the event venue by shuttle bus , no objection allowed. If instructions are not followed, participants are not allowed to receive supplies. Below is the closing site and time :

Distance (km)

15K

20K

25K

30K

35K

Arrival

Control gate closing time

08:10

08:55

09:40

10:20

11:05

11:50

Drug insurrance
Competitors have the obligation to receive a doping test.Participants would not only be treated according to Anti-Doping regulations,scores and rewards would be withdrawn if refused to be examined or tested positive of illegal drugs.Please find attached CTAA website for more information : https://www.athletics.org.tw/
Insurance for Participants
Public liability insurance
  1. Public liability insurance coverage : When the insured is legally liable to provide indemnification for third-party bodily injury, death, or third-party property damage caused by any of the following accidents during the policy period and in connection therewith receives a claim, insurance company is liable to the insured for indemnification:
    1. The insured has specified having accidents on the course route during the race on the insurance policy.
    2. Accidents caused by buildings, pathways, machines or other objects on the course route.
  2. The public liability insurance does not indemnify against any of the following types of liability:
    1. Injuries caused by personal diseases.
    2. Illness caused by cardiovascular diseases or personal health issues, such as heart attack, shock, diabetes, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, high altitude illness, epilepsy, or dehydration etc. We provide emergency medical care on the day of event. The insurance compensation is not liable to illness caused by pre-existing medical conditions or personal health issues. Only injuries caused by accidents are liable for public liability insurance compensation.Chest pain, breathing difficulty, dizziness for no reason, sudden loss of consciousness, hypertension, heart diseases, renal disorder, diabetes, hyperglycemia, family history of heart disease, epilepsy, etc. Participants who have health issues or relevant medical history mentioned above are at high risk of sudden cardiac death. We do not provide health examinations. The participant is strongly advised to consult a doctor before taking any exercises.
  3. Insured amount
    1. The insurance covers each physical injury for NTD 5 million, and 150millions for physical injuries of each unforeseen event or circumstances.
    2. The insurance covers NTD 3 million for property damage of each unforeseen event or circumstances.
    3. The insurance insured a highest amount of compensation of over NTD 304million (a total amount including physical injuries and property damage)
  4. Participants shall take their own ability into account and add a supplementary medical / personal liability insurance, if one is subjected to the above mentioned disease or medical history. There won’t be any health assessment or check-up before the race thus , participants shall bear the risks of the race.
Disclaimer

The organizer will assist participants to apply for insurance compensation for injuries or damages caused during the policy period and are legally liable to the insured for indemnification. The organizer denies all responsibility for any damage, injury or damages that race participants may cause to others, entities, or physical objects even if the race participant is covered by race day insurance, federation insurance or any other insurance.

Personal information protection
Prior to pre-registering, please be sure to read and understand all of the related race activity event rules and regulations at the official website, and then sign up for enrollment while filling in all of your related data( name , DOB, age, ID number ,address, photos ,and telephone number etc. ) before the entry deadline (no changes to your data and info will be permitted after the deadline).
  1. The organizers have the copyright for all the photo images, video images and the race results of the 2021 Kaohsiung International Marathon. The organizers reserve the right to publish or broadcast any video, photographs or other types of materials recorded at this event for the purpose of reporting and promoting its activities.
  2. All results and event information will be imported to the database of athletes’ records and will be published on the official website and sponsors’ websites.
  3. Participants who wish to request for their photos during the race will have to contact cooperatives.
  4. If participants do not agree with the information above, please do not register for the race.
All race participants upon registration for the race accept and understand all the articles and regulations in this document.
As part of the global effort in conserving the resources of our natural environment, you are welcome to bring your own water bottle.
The organizer reserves the right to modify the rules and regulations. Any further announcements or revisions to these regulations will be announced by the event organizers.