Varadero International Marathon

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Regulation

INDER y CUBADEPORTES S.A, are the organizers of the Varadero International Marathon and 10 km race.

Participation is open to all persons over 18 years of age, federated or not, and foreign athletes who comply with the regulations of the Cuban Athletics Federation and World Athletics.

Circuits of 10,000 meters and 21,097.5 meters approved by the AIMS, World Athletics and the Cuban Athletics Federation, urban and paved in its entirety. The routes will be properly marked by the organization. There will be water refreshment posts approximately at kilometers 5, 10, 15, 15, 17, finish line and final refreshment inside the Central Park.

The start of the Marathon and the half marathon will take place at 05:00 hours from the Central Park (8,000 ticket offices).

The start of the 10 km race starts at 07:00.

The goal will be located in the Central Park.

The goal will be located in the Central Park.

The closing of the Marathon test will be at 12:00 p.m. (7 hours). The closing of the half marathon at 08:00 (3 hours) and the 10 km race at 09:00 (2 hours), this being the official maximum time of each test.

To access the starting area, the runners will do so depending on the brand, and it is planned to establish starting boxes for the marathon, half Marathon and for the 10 km. The expected time must be indicated at the time of formalizing the registration. The organization may request accreditation of the indicated brand.

The race will be controlled by judges of the Cuban Athletics Federation.

The timing will be done by EVEDEPORT with the Timingsense chip system. The chip will be incorporated in the race bib.

Any runner will be disqualified if he/she participates without a race bib, visible during the entire course, as well as any runner who does not complete the entire course. It is strictly forbidden to participate in the marathon, half marathon and 10 km without a bib, and anyone who does not comply with this rule will be disqualified from the race.

The only vehicles authorized to follow the race will be those designated by the Organization and will be duly accredited. It is strictly forbidden to follow the runners on motorcycles or bicycles, being removed by the police to avoid any accident they could cause.

 

The delivery of bibs will take place at the following place:

Hotel Iberostar Parque Central – Havana:

Wednesday, March 29: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 30: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Hotel Iberostar Selection Bella Vista – Varadero:

Friday 31 March: from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

– Saturday 01 March: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

 

CLASSIFICATION:

For the 10 km race:

– Men’s general and women’s general.

For the Half Marathon:

– General male and female.

– Veterans (age on the day of the race will be taken into account).

– Categories: B: 40-44, C: 45-49, D: 50-54, E: 55-59, F: 60-64, G: 65-70, H: 70-74, I: 75 years and over.

– Regulation athletics wheelchair (M/F).

For the Marathon:

– General male and female.

– Veterans (age on the day of the race will be taken into account).

– Categories: B: 40-44, C: 45-49, D: 50-54, E: 55-59, F: 60-64, G: 65-70, H: 70-74, I: 75 years and over.

– Regulation Athletics Wheelchair (M/F).

Participants in wheelchairs, Handbikes (non-competitive) or any other type of wheelchair (non-competitive) similar, may not overtake at any time the Police car that opens the race. If they do so, they will be disqualified.

Skate race (Half Marathon).
– General male and general female.

– Awards General Classification 10.000 male and female 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophy.
– Awards General Classification Half Marathon male and female 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophy.
– Awards Veterans Classification in Half Marathon male and female: trophy to the first classified in each category.

– Awards General Classification Skates (Half Marathon) to the first classified male and female.

– Awards Wheelchair Disabled Classification Trophy to the first classified male and female.

– Trophy to the first classified male and female.

The races will have the necessary medical services to attend the runner. The Organization recommends all participants to undergo a Medical Examination prior to the race, accepting all participants the risk derived from the sport activity.

At the end of the race, participants who need it can make use of a physiotherapy service.

Any matter not foreseen in these regulations, as well as possible claims, shall be resolved by the referee, in accordance with the regulations of World Athletics and the Cuban Athletics Federation.

All participants, by the fact of taking the start, accept these rules. In case of doubt, the criterion of the organization shall prevail.