GENERALI MALAGA MARATHON 2023REGULATIONS

 

ARTICLE 1. PRESENTATION

ATRES ADVERTISING, S.L.U., is organising the GENERALI Malaga Marathon, to be held on Sunday 10 December 2023, starting at 8.30 a.m., and in which all persons of legal age who wish to participate may do so, without distinction of any kind.

ARTICLE 2. APPROVAL

The course will measure 42,195 metres and will be properly homologated. This event is run under the WA and RFEA Road Race Regulations, and is included in the AIMS calendar. The course will be marked and signposted every kilometre.

ARTICLE 3. ROUTE

Starting and finishing line at Paseo del Parque in front of Malaga Town Hall and a circuit published on the official website of the Marathon, www.generalimaratonmalaga.com.

ARTICLE 4. TIMETABLE AND PASSING TIMES

The start will be at 8.30 am and the maximum time to complete the race is 5 hours 30 minutes from the official start, so the finish line will close at 2.00 pm.

The mandatory passing times, to complete the race, from the initial start shall be as follows:

PK Maximum time
5 00h39:05
10 01h18:10
15 01h57:15
20 02h36:00
25 3h15:25
30 03h54:30
35 04h33:35
40 05h12:40

 

Participants who do not comply with these time limits will be informed by the organisers and will be considered as runners out of control and out of the race, abandoning the race lanes if necessary.

ARTICLE 5. WHEELED MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

It is not permitted to use any wheeled apparatus or device during the race (including handbikes), except for the wheelchairs of disabled athletes in wheelchairs, approved by the Federation and officially admitted by the Organisers.

ARTICLE 6. REGISTRATION

  • REGISTRATION PERIOD:

From 9 December 2022, until Sunday 3 December 2023, at 20:00h, in its online mode, or until the 6,000 available bibs are used up.

If bibs are still available, a bib counter will be set up for this purpose during the runner’s fair.

6.2. PRICES AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES:

On the official website www.generalimaratonmalaga.com CONDITIONS

6.1.- In order to accredit the condition of disability, it will be necessary to attach a certificate of disability of more than 33% at the time of registration through the registration form itself.

Alternatively, a copy of the card certifying the degree of disability can be sent by email to the same address.

6.2.- The registration period will close at 8 p.m. on Sunday 3 December 2023, unless the organisers deem it appropriate to extend this period.

6.3.- HOW TO REGISTER:

Online at www.generalimaratonmalaga.com, in the registration section.

6.4.- CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Registration is personal and non-transferable and implies full acceptance of the regulations.

Test technique, including the Declaration of Responsibility included in the same (Annex 1).

  • Under no circumstances, once the registration has been formalised, may participation be transferred to another person for reasons of not being able to take part in the race or for any other reason.

 

6.5.- CANCELLATION GUARANTEE

Once the registration has been formalised, the registration fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. At the time of registration, the runner will be able to make a guarantee of cancellation of his/her registration, with three options, with the obligation to select one at the time of registration:

  • 1) I do not want any guarantee
  • 2) Standard cancellation Cost 10% of the registration fee. Refund of 80% of the registration fee or exchange for the 2024 edition, until 28 November 2023.
  • 3) Premium cancellation Cost 20% of the registration fee. 100% refund of the registration fee or exchange for the 2024 edition, until 28 November 2023.
  • The cancellation guarantee can only be taken out at the time of registering.
  • The amount of the cancellation guarantee is non-refundable.
  • Changes of ownership will not be accepted.
  • It must be contracted at the time of registrations.

 

ARTICLE 7. CATEGORIES AND CLASSIFICATIONS

  • CATEGORIES

 

The following categories are established:

  • Under 20: born in 2004 and 2004
  • Under 23: born in 2001, 2002 and 2002
  • Senior M / F: born in the year 2000 up to
  • Master M35 / F35: 35 to 39 years old,
  • Master M 40 / F 40: From 40 to 44 years old,
  • Master M 45 /F 45: from 45 to 49 years of age, completed
  • Master M 50/ F 50: From 50 to 54 years old,
  • Master M 55/ F55: from 55 to 59 years old,
  • Master M 60/ F 60: From 60 to 64 years old,
  • Master M 65/ From 65 to 69 years old
  • Master M 70/ F 70: Over 70 years old,

…. And to the last older athlete who completes the race according to the rules.

  • Wheelchair Disabled (Mixed) M/ F*
  • Disabled (Mixed) Physical/ Intellectual M/ F*

*special categories

* All the ages indicated must be reached on the day of the test.

*no minors may participate in the marathon distance.

7.2.   CLASSIFICATIONS

The following classifications will be made:

  • Absolute Male and Female General
  • Mixed Wheelchair Disabled General
  • Mixed General Classification of Physically / Intellectually Disabled Persons
  • Classification by age groups Male and
  • Spanish Men’s and Women’s
  • First male and female runner with a Malaga licence in the men’s and women’s

ARTICLE 8. PRIZES

All participants in the race will receive a finisher’s medal once they have finished the race within the time limit.

The awards shall consist in all cases and categories mentioned in article 7.2 of these rules, of a trophy and in the cases foreseen, of a cash prize.

CASH PRIZES FOR THE OVERALL INDIVIDUAL RANKING

POSITION MAN S WOMEN
1ST / 1ST 3.000 € 3.000 €
2ND / 2ND 2.000 € 2.000 €
3RD / 3RD 1.000 € 1.000 €
4TH / 4TH 700 € 700 €
5TH / 5TH 500 € 500 €

 

*these awards do not include the special categories

The prizes (male and female) will be paid in full if the time achieved is less than 2:16:00 for men and 2:45:00 for women; otherwise 50% will be paid. If the times are over 2:27:00 for men and 2:55:00 for women there will be no prize money.

PRIZE MONEY FOR THE MARATHON RECORD

 

RECORD MEN WOMEN
Malaga Marathon 2h07’39” (2021) 2h24’50” (2021)              1.000€

 

*these awards do not include the special categories.

These prizes are cumulative to those of the General Individual Classification.

If the record of the race is set in less than 2h06’30” m for men or 2h23’30” m for women, there will be an ADDITIONAL BONUS of 1.000

CASH PRIZES FOR THE INDIVIDUAL SPANISH RANKING

POSITION MEN WOMEN
1ST / 1ST 1.000 € 1.000 €
2ND / 2ND 750 € 750 €
3RD / 3RD 500 € 500 €

 

*these awards do not include the special categories

These prizes are cumulative to those of the Individual General Classification and will only be paid in full when the time achieved is less than 2:18:00 for men and 2:45:00 for women. Otherwise, 50% will be paid.

If the times are over 2:27:00 for men and 2:55:00 for women there will be no prize money.

All cash prizes are subject to the withholdings established by law and the recognition of the mark by the RFEA. Participants who receive prize money and who have had to undergo doping control will not be paid until the results are in the possession of the Organisation.

In order to collect any prize, it is essential to present the ID card, passport or other official document proving the identity of the athlete.

For athletes who achieve national or international records, doping control is mandatory.

The awards shall consist in all cases and categories mentioned in article 7.2 of these rules, of a trophy and in the cases foreseen, of a cash prize.

8.1. COMPLAINTS

All classifications are the sole and exclusive competence of the members of the RFEA Judges Committee.

Claims affecting places in the classification with prize money shall be submitted, in writing together with €50, to the Referee within 30 minutes of the publication of the classifications, who will decide. In the event that the runner is in the right, the €50 will be refunded.

Other complaints must be sent in writing to the marathon’s e-mail address: info@generalimaratonmalaga.com , to the attention of the Referee, before the Wednesday following the race.

The Organisation will communicate the decisions of the Judge Referee within a maximum period of 10 days, after which the classifications will be considered definitive. Therefore, all trophies and prizes will be provisional until that time.

ARTICLE 9. BIB NUMBERS

The location of the Runner’s Fair will be announced soon through the Marathon’s official channels. To collect their race bib, runners will have to present the receipt or copy of their registration and their ID card, passport or other official document proving their identity.

No race bibs will be handed out on the day of the race.

The race bibs must be worn clearly visible on the front of the torso for the entire race and may not be changed.

The bibs have a disposable chip, so they cannot be bent or manipulated.

ARTICLE 10. DISQUALIFICATIONS

This shall be grounds for disqualification:

  • Providing false information when registering (age, residence, etc.).Failure to complete the entire course.
  • Failure to pass through the checkpoints located on the circuit.
  • Not wearing the bib clearly visible on the chest, or altering or hiding the advertising on the bib.
  • Running with a bib and/or chip allocated to another runner.
  • Failure to heed the instructions of the judges and/or organisers.
  • Having given your bib number to be photocopied and used by another runner in the marathon.
  • Refusing to pass the doping control.
  • Unsportsmanlike behaviour.
  • Failure to comply with the 2h45 pacing time for the finish line.

ARTICLE 11. HYDRATION STATIONS

Refreshments will be given to runners along the route and in the post finish area, set up for this purpose.

There will be refreshment posts with water and isotonic drinks at kilometres 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40.

There will be solid refreshments at some of the refreshment posts located from kilometre 20 onwards.

ARTICLE 12. MEDICAL CARE

The GENERALI Malaga Marathon 2023 will have the necessary Medical Services to attend to the runner during the race. The Organisers recommend that all participants undergo a Medical Examination prior to the race, all participants accepting the risk derived from the sporting activity. Likewise, the athlete declares that he/she is in optimum physical condition to carry out this test and does so at his/her own risk.

Any athlete with a health problem is obliged to notify the Organisation in writing beforehand, to mark his race bib with a red cross and to state on it his name, address, telephone number and the health problem he suffers from. He/she will be obliged (for his/her safety) to notify in writing (indicating his/her race bib number) before the race takes place.

A Physiotherapy and Podiatry service will be available for the exclusive use of runners who have suffered any type of injury. The Physiotherapy service will not be used, in any case, as a relaxing or unloading massage.

The Medical Services shall be empowered to withdraw a runner who is in poor physical condition.

ARTICLE 13. LIABILITY

The organisation has an accredited Civil Liability insurance policy for the event.

ARTICLE 14. CLOAKROOM SERVICE

The Organisation will have a cloakroom service where runners can leave their belongings, and will not be held responsible for any objects left there.

The staff of the Organisation’s cloakroom service may ask runners to open their bags before dropping them off, in order to supervise their contents. If a runner refuses to open a bag, the Organisation may refuse to collect the bag.

ARTICLE 15. AUTHORISED VEHICLES

The only vehicles allowed to follow the race will be those accredited by the organisers. It is strictly forbidden to follow the runners in any type of motor vehicle or vehicle on wheels (skates, bicycles, etc…), and the Local Police of Malaga will be expressly ordered to remove them from the circuit. A broom vehicle will be available to mark the cut-off time in each section of the race, after which the runner must leave the circuit and abandon the race following the instructions of any member of the organisation. In the case of runners who are not in a fit state to continue the race and require medical attention, they will inform this vehicle or any member of the organisation, who will inform the medical services of the Marathon.

ARTICLE 16. UNAUTHORISED DEMONSTRATION

Any kind of demonstration of people that could endanger the safety of the participants and the celebration of the activity is forbidden, and will be removed by the forces of public order.

ARTICLE 17. ACCEPTANCE OF REGULATIONS

All participants, by registering, accept these REGULATIONS and the Rules of the RFEA, FAA, WA and AIMS. In case of doubt, the criterion of the Organisation will prevail.

ARTICLE 18. ACCEPTANCE PUBLICATION (DATA PROTECTION POLICY)

The data provided will be included in a file under the responsibility of Atres Advertising,

S.L.U. whose purpose is to manage the personal data of the people who participate in the different activities and events organised by the company, as well as to send by any means, including electronic, information and advertising of products and services of our company, as well as products and services of those sponsors and/or collaborators of the event related to the sectors of telecommunications, finance, legal services, sports, housing, insurance, leisure and tourism, employment and training, mass consumption, automotive, energy, courier, transport, nutrition, water and NGOs.

By registering, the participant authorises Atres Advertising, S.L.U. to record his/her image during his/her participation in the event or activity, and to use the photographs or videos taken for commercial purposes and for the promotion and dissemination of the event, in any media.

If you do not wish to receive information and/or commercial communications you can unsubscribe at any time by sending an e-mail to bajaeventos@atresmedia.com indicating the word “Unsubscribe” in the subject line.

We also inform you that you can exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition of your personal data by sending a letter and enclosing a photocopy of your ID card or passport to the Personal Data Files Consultation Office, located at Avda.

Isla Graciosa Nº13, 28703, San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid.

By registering, you declare that you have been informed of the terms contained therein and expressly consent to the processing of your personal data for the aforementioned purposes.

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