RunRivieraRun HalfMarathon

Varigotti (Finale Ligure) – Loano (Marina di Loano), 21 km. e 97 metri

Race Rules

 RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon – Bronze

The RunRivieraRun Amateur Athletic Association, under the authority of the Italian Federation of Light Athletics (FIDAL) and in collaboration with the Region of Liguria, the Province of Savona, Loano City Council, Pietra Ligure City Council, Borgio Verezzi Town Council and Finale Ligure City Council have organized the eighth edition of the RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon. To be held on Sunday the 27nd of October 2019, the route will take athletes 21.097 kilometers, starting from the Malpasso locality in Varigotti (Finale Ligure) at 9:30 am, and finishing at the Loano Marina, Loano (SV).

Participation Requirements

 In accordance with the ‘Rules for event organization’ issued by FIDAL, the right to participate is extended to registered athletes who are over 18 years of age and in possession of one of the following requisites:

  • 2019 membership with a FIDAL affiliated athletic association/club (it is obligatory to fill out the registration forms with the number of the specific association/club and the athlete’s personal code)
  • Possession of a Runcard, limited to athletes over 20 years old. Athlete participation is in any case subject to:
  1. A) Either the athlete in question presenting an original, valid and up-to-date medical certificate that attests to his/her eligibility for light athletics and a photocopy of the same that will be kept by the event organizers. Medical certificates for foreign non residents can be issued abroad, but they must include the same medical exams as the Italian certificate: a) a medical checkup b) a complete urine test c) an ElectroCardioGram following exertion and at rest, and d) a lung function test
  2. B) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the Runcard database.
  3. C) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the relative application on a tablet/phone, etc.
  • Athletes who are members of Sports Promotion Authorities (in the athletic section) who possess a Runcard-EPS; however, participation is still subject to:
  1. A) Either the athlete in question presenting an original, valid and up-to-date medical certificate that attests to his/her eligibility for light athletics and a photocopy of the same that will be kept by the event organizers. Medical certificates for foreign non residents can be issued abroad, but they must include the same medical exams as the Italian certificate: a) a medical checkup b) a complete urine test c) an ElectroCardioGram before and after exertion d) a lung function test
  2. B) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the Runcard database.
  3. C) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the relative application on a tablet/phone, etc.
  • Unregistered athletes who are resident in Italy may request membership from the RunRivieraRun Amateur Athletic Association (with annual FIDAL membership) by directly contacting the organization.

Participation is permitted to Italian and foreign athletes who are not residents in Italy older than 18 years of age and who possess one of the following requirements:

  • membership pertaining to affiliated associations of a foreign Light Athletics Federation recognized by the IAAF. At the time of registration, athletes will alternatively have to present:

– A self-certification that attests to possessing an IAAF- recognized membership.  The self-certification will then be signed at the moment the athlete is given his/her number bib.

  • b) possession of a Runcard (that acts as sports insurance and right to compete), available to people over 20 years of age. Athlete participation is in any case subject to:
  1. A) Either the athlete in question presenting an original, valid and up-to-date medical certificate that attests to his/her eligibility for light athletics and a photocopy of the same that will be kept by the event organizers. Medical certificates for foreign non residents can be issued abroad, but they must include the same medical exams as the Italian certificate: a) a medical checkup b) a complete urine test c) an ElectroCardioGram following exertion and at rest, and d) a lung function test
  2. B) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the Runcard database.
  3. C) Or the organizer’s confirmation of an existing valid medical certificate specific for competitive athletics, using the relative application on a tablet/phone, etc.

Participation Requirements for Non-Competitive Athletics

Anyone in possession of a valid medical certificate for light athletics can participate. All services, benefits and costs are the same for non-competitive participants and competitive participants. Non-competitive participants will be issued different coloured bibs and will not appear in the official standings.

Prizes

There will be cash prizes available for Italian and foreign athletes who possess FIDAL or FIDAL-affiliated membership and who come in the top 5 for both male and female runners.

 

Ranking WOMEN MEN
400 € 400 €
300 € 300 €
200 € 200 €
100 € 100 €
50 € 50 €
Non-cash prize offered by sponsors Non-cash prize offered by sponsors
Non-cash prize offered by sponsors Non-cash prize offered by sponsors
Non-cash prize offered by sponsors Non-cash prize offered by sponsors
Non-cash prize offered by sponsors Non-cash prize offered by sponsors
10° Non-cash prize offered by sponsors Non-cash prize offered by sponsors

 

Sixth to Tenth placed runners will receive non-cash prizes.  Cash prizes will not be given out on the day of the race, but rather paid by direct bank deposit by February the 28th of 2020.

Bonus cash prizes for running times will be paid at the end of the race based on runners’ final times:

€200 for male athletes with final times under 1:01:00

€200 for female athletes with final times under 1:10:00

The top 3 ranked male and female athletes representing Juniors/Hopefuls, SM, SM35, SM40 up to SM70 and also Juniors/Hopefuls SF, SF35, SF40 and up to SF70.

Prize Categories

from 1st to 3rd places

M/F Junior categories to SM/SF 70 and beyond

Standings WOMEN MEN
Sponsor-offered products Sponsor-offered products
Sponsor-offered products Sponsor-offered products
Sponsor-offered products Sponsor-offered products

 

No cash prizes (or comparable similar cases, such as coupons, bonuses, contracts, expense reimbursements of any type or for any cause) can be given out to Runcard or Runcard EPS holders.

PRIZE MONEY

Total prize money for this event amounts to €2,100.00

HOW TO REGISTER

Athletes can register online, using the portal www.enternow.it. Send valid medical certificates for competitive light athletics the day of the race to the dedicated email address: runrivierarun@tds-live.com

In the event the athlete does not have a profile on the site, in order to proceed to registration it will be necessary to create one.

At the end of the procedure, the applicant can choose whether to pay by credit card or bank transfer. In the event the applicant chooses to pay by bank transfer, he/she will receive an email stating exact instructions for payment (IBAN number, total fee, payment description) and then by sending everything by Fax to: (+39)0415088343

Athletes must be registered online no later than Midnight on Thursday the 24th of October.  Only FIDAL-member athletes and athletes who possess Runcards will be able to register at the Monumental Complex in Santa Caterina on the 26th and no later than 2 pm.

Registration is subject to the payment of the registration fee. Athletes who do not participate in the race will lose their right to a refund of the registration fee paid previously.

Registration may also be completed at the offices of the RunRivieraRun Amateur Athletic Association, in via Montaldo 22, in Pietra Ligure (SV) tel: (+39) 0196898607, email: info@runrivierarun.it no later than Midnight on the 24th of October.

Registration Costs: frozen prices 2018

Registration made before 31/08 – € 20,00 + commission

Registration made between 01/09 and 24/10 – € 25,00 + commission

Registration made on the 26/10, exclusively at ExpoVillage – € 30,00

The following registration types must be made at the offices of RunRivieraRun and not Online:

  • Heroes RunRivieraRun Offer (runner finisher in all seven previous editions): free registration. Register by writing to info@runrivierarun.it and compiling the registration form.
  • J Love RunRivieraRun Offer (runner finisher in at least 5 editions): free registration if you bring a new participant with you, register at info@runrivierarun.it by filling out the registration form.
  • Company Offer: 1 free registration for every 5, 2 free for every 10, and so on. The offer is only valid when making a group registration as a company, (via email, via fax).
  • The first 5 companies with at least 25 participating athletes (Fidal members only) will receive: € 250, € 200, € 150, € 100, € 50 in order of registration.

Registration according to points 1) 2) 3) and 4) must be made by contacting us at info@runrivierarun.it and sending the registration form, and making payments to ASD RunRivieraRun, c/c Banca Prossima agenzia di Milano, IBAN: IT20T0335901600100000131639

Member athletes of other sports federations, such as FITRI, will not be considered members and must follow all FIDAL norms and regulations (including FIDAL or FIDAL affiliated membership or RUNCARD membership).

All athletes will receive registration confirmation via email, which must be supplied upon making the original request.

The Cost of Registration covers:

  1. 1 Race kit, including tech gadgets and products offered by the event’s sponsors.
  2. 1 Number bib with an integrated TDS microchip used to electronically track race times.
  3. Third-Party Civil Liability Insurance.
  4. Free activities at the Expo Marathon Village.
  5. A Medal for the athletes who finish in the top of their respective categories.
  6. 1 Diploma of participation displaying the athlete’s arrival time, which can be downloaded at enternow.it, or received by text if the athlete gives his/her mobile phone number (leggible) at the time of registration.
  7. Refreshment and ‘Pasta party’ upon Arrival.
  8. Technical assistance (refreshment and sponging along the race route).
  9. Guaranteed medical assistance along the entire race route, including emergency services deployed to fixed points of the marathon route and at the Finish Line.
  10. Timing service.
  11. Pacemaker service.
  12. Safekeeping of the athletes bags and personal effects (locked aboard vehicles provided by the event organizers; dropoff – Varigotti, collection – Loano.
  13. Bathrooms and changing rooms at the Starting Line (Varigotti).
  14. Showers, bathrooms and mens and womens changing rooms at the Finish Line (Loano).
  15. Upon arrival, massages conducted by a team of professional osteopaths and physiotherapists.
  16. Shuttle service from Loano to Varigotti before the race – the suggested donation of €1 or more for the “Socializing and Wellbeing” Charity project, must be paid at the ExpoVillage on the 26th of October. The Service will leave from the roundabout in front of Loano Marina at 7am with no stops, arriving at the starting point of the race.
  17. Shuttle service from Loano to Varigotti before the race – suggested donation €1 or more for the “Socializing and Wellbeing” Charity project. The service will run from 12 noon to 3pm, leaving from the roundabout just in front of the Loano Marina, along the coastal road.

 

The abovementioned shuttle service is reserved for use of the participating athletes identified by their bibs.  Only athletes/runners who, at the time of registration, specifically request the shuttle service will be able to use them. We would like to remind athletes that stopped may be made along the coastal road VIA AURELIA on request. We would also like to remind athletes that once the minibuses or other vehicles have dropped all the athletes off at the starting point of the race (there are unsupervised parking lots for which the organizers nor collaborating businesses will assume any legal responsibility for any eventual damage to or theft of athletes’ or affiliates’ cars or personal belongings), they will ONLY be able to turn back towards Noli.

Number Bib and Race Kit Collection

Athletes can collect their number bibs and race kits at the kiosks in the ExpoVillage in Santa Caterina Monumental Complex in Finalborgo on Saturday the 26th of October, from 10 am to 7 pm, and from 7 am to 8:30 am on the day of the race, Sunday the 27th of October.

When the athlete collects his/her number bib, member athletes must present a valid personal form of identification; athletes registered with Runcard must present, in addition to identification, a photocopy of their medical certificates.

It will be possible to collect another athlete’s number bib and race kit by presenting authorization signed by the athlete in question, along with a copy of his/her medical certificate and a photocopy of his/her identity document.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE RACE

Information

The Race will take place on Sunday the 27th of October 2019, starting at 9:30 am at the starting line in Malpasso Locality in Varigotti (Finale Ligure).

The finish line will be at Loano Marina, Loano (SV).

The maximum allowed time to complete the half marathon will be 2 hours and 30 minutes due to congestion caused by local traffic, but in any case all finishers will be inserted into the official final rankings.

All finishers, including those who do not finish within the maximum time limit, will receive an official RunRivieraRun Internation Half Marathon medal upon their arrival at the Finish Line area.

The marathon route has been measured and certified by the official FIDAL Route Measurers .

Timing services will be carried out using microchips integrated into the number bibs provided, which allows the Real-Time recording from the Start to Finish lines. The microchips must be returned to event organizers following the athlete receiving his/her official medal. In the event the microchip is not returned (including accidental loss during the event and non, in the event of retirement from the race, or inability to participate for whatever reason in the Liguria Marathon) the athlete/club in question agrees to pay the event organizers €20 per chip, as is stipulated by prior agreement in the documents the athlete signs at the time he/she collects the number bib and recognizes his/her right to seek damages as null and void.

The bib, which must be positioned on the chest in such a way that it is visible and must not be reduced in any way before or during the race (rule 143.8), does not have to return to the event organizers following completion of the marathon.

Automatic Timing Services will be carried out by TDS (Times Data Service) www.tds-live.com

The official Final rankings will be available starting from the end of the race ,Sunday the 27th of October on www.tds-live.com, and on Monday  the 28th of October on www.runrivierarun.it

Refreshment will be provided for every 5 kilometers, as per FIDAL regulations, and sponges will start to be available from the 7.5 km marker, every 5 km. These services are for registered athletes whose bibs are visible. Said services will not be made available to unidentified athletes present on the route.

Photographic services will be present during the Marathon thanks to Pieffe Loano.

The event organizers are covered by insurance for accidents that participants, third parties or things may suffer before, during or after the event.

In accordance with Rule 144.3(a) of the GTR, the following will not be allowed and causes disqualification:

  • People running who are not official participants in the marathon
  • the presence of helpers or chaperones both on bicycle and in motor vehicle

In accordance with Regulation 240.8 (h), athletes must not:

  • Receive or take water in places other than those pre-established by the event organizers

DUE TO ROAD SAFETY ISSUES athletes ARE STRONGLY DISSUADED FROM individually using radios, transmitters, mobile phones or similar devices (walkman, ipods, etc.) during the race.

Hotel Reservations

 Participating hotels can be found at www.runrivierarun.it

“RunRivieraRun Together” Charity Project

This association, along with the four collaborating municipalities and other partners will raise funds for this Charity project 2019 through the minimum €1 donation for using the minibus service, during the warm-up events that will be held in May, June, July, August and September.

Image Rights

 Athletes registered to participate in the RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon expressly authorize the free use of their personal images; including still images, filmed images and personal information, both on television, the internet and in newspapers, with the intent to promote and popularize the RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon and present and future promotional and athletic events connected to the Marathon.

Safeguard Clause

 By sending the RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon registration forms, both the athletes and the directors of said athletes’ Sports Clubs acknowledge and accept the regulations published at www.runrivierarun.it

For anything that is not dealt with in the rules here present, ‘Event Organization Regulations 2019’ and Global Technical Regulations are in effect.

Athletes who do not transit past the data collection stations along the RunRivieraRun International Half Marathon route will be disqualified.

 In the event the race were to be cancelled, postponed to another date and/or unsuccessful for reasons not depending on nor attributable to the event organizers’ intentions (comprising the revocation of public permits on the part of local government bodies), registered participants will not demand anything from RunRivieraRun Amateur Athletics Association, including reimbursement for expenses past, present and future.  Registered participants renounce the right to any and all requests for compensation and/or reimbursement and/or demands for reintegration.

Information

The organizers reserve the right to modify regulations herein at any time, for the purposes of guaranteeing the best possible event management. Any eventual modifications to services, locations and schedules will be communicated to athletes via email or published on the site www.runrivierarun.it

 

 

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