GENERALI MALAGA MARATHON 2024 REGULATIONS

 

ARTICLE 1. PRESENTATION

ATRES ADVERTISING, S.L.U., is organising the GENERALI Maratón de Málaga, to be held on Sunday 15 December 2024, starting at 8.30 a.m. and open to all adults who wish to take part, without distinction.

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 passing times will be disqualified by the judges of the race, and will be considered from that moment on as runners out of control and out of the race, abandoning the traffic lanes if necessary.

ARTICLE 5. WHEELED MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT

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

ARTICLE 6. REGISTRATION

  • 6.1. REGISTRATION PERIOD:

    From 11 December 2023, until Monday 9 December 2024, at 20:00h, in its online mode, or until the 6,000 bibs available 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 Monday 9 December 2024, 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 form has been filled in, the runner will access an option to contract the “refundable booking” service.
Terms and conditions for the refundable booking: https://www.refundable.me/extended/es/

 

ARTICLE 7. CATEGORIES AND CLASSIFICATIONS

7.1. CATEGORIES

The following categories are established:

  • Under 20: born in 2005 and 2006.
  • Under 23: born in 2002, 2003 and 2004.
  • Senior M / F: born in 2001 up to 35 years old.
  • Master M35 / F35: 35 to 39 years old, completed.
  • 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 of age, completed.
  • Master M 60/ F 60: From 60 to 64 years of age.
  • Master M 65/ F65. From 65 to 69 years old.
  • Master M 70/ F 70: Over 70 years of age, completed.

…. 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:

  • General Classification Absolute Male and Female.
  • Mixed Wheelchair Disabled General Classification.
  • General Mixed Classification for the Physically / Intellectually Disabled
  • Classification by age groups Male and Female.
  • Spanish Men’s and Women’s Ranking.
  • First and first runner with a Malaga licence in the male and female categories.

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.

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.

 

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 race record is set in less than 2h06’30” for men or 2h23’30” 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.

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 €100, to the Chief Referee within 30 minutes of the publication of the classifications, who shall decide. In the event that the runner is in the right, the €100 will be refunded.

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

The Organisation will communicate any claims/corrections 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 trunk t h r o u g h o u t t h e 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.).
  • Do not do the whole route.
  • Do not pass through the passing controls located on the circuit.
  • Not wearing the bib clearly visible on the chest, or altering or obscuring 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 organising staff.
  • You have given your race bib to be photocopied and used by another runner in the marathon.
  • Refusal to undergo doping control.
  • Engaging in unsporting behaviour.
  • Failure to meet the 5h30 pacing time.

ARTICLE 11. VICTUALLING

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 f r o m kilometre 20 onwards.

ARTICLE 12. MEDICAL CARE

The GENERALI Malaga Marathon 2024 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 in advance, mark their bib number with a red cross and state their name, address, telephone number and the health problem they are suffering from on it. He/she will be obliged (for his/her safety) to notify in writing (indicating his/her 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 the 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 the contents of the bags. 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 may 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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