Open races, collateral to European Masters Athletics Championships 2019

Starting times
10K Open start will be at 9 am from Piazza Milano - Jesolo;
Half Marathon start will be at 9.30 am. from Piazza Milano - Jesolo

Weather conditions
Average maximum temperature: 21°C
Average minimum temperature: 17°C

Bib number and race kit collection
Bib numbers (with timing chip) can be collected in person from 1 pm on Tuesday 3 September until 7 pm on Saturday 14 September at Palazzo del Turismo in Piazza Brescia 11 – Jesolo.

Race number assignment
Race numbers will be assigned in a progressive way depending on the entry date (who will sign up earlier will receive a lower bib number).

Starting cage
If necessary it will be assigned on the base of the best personal time realized in the last 2 years and declared during the registration. It will be indicated with a specific identifying color on the bib.

Parking
Several parking lots are available at both starting and arrival area.

Storage of bags with personal clothing
A free storage service will be provided for the bags containing the athletes' personal clothing in the start and finish area. The bags must be delivered to the appointees by 8:45 am

Services at starting area
In the starting area the athletes will find changing rooms and toilets.

Timing
The timing of the race will be by FIDAL Servizi.
The detection device will be applied to the back of the bib number and the appropriate sensors will record the actual time that each athlete will take to complete the race. Surveys will be made at the start (for the calculation of the net time), at km 10 and on arrival. Times and classifications will be available in real time during the competition on the website: www.openraces.emac-venice2019.com.

Services along the course
Athletes will have four refreshment points with water and comfort items at km 5, 10, 15 and 20). To preserve the territory we ask you not to throw the bottles but to deposit them near the special containers.
3 sponges points will be prepared, at 7.5 kilometers; 12.5 and 17.5.

Maximun timing
Maximum time- 10km: 1h15'
Maximum time – half marathon: 2h45'
After these times the Organisation may not guarantee the complete closure of the course.

Awards
First three men and women, not signed for European Championships, will be awarded with medals and prizes in kind.

Services at the arrival point
After the finishing line, athletes will receive their medal. A little later the final refreshment will be arranged.
In the post-arrival technical area, you will find in order: the collection area of the bags with personal clothing and the changing area with showers and toilets.

Medical assistance
An adequate medical service and a “broom bus” service will guarantee athletes’ safety in case of physical issues or retirement.

Route:
Half marathon and 10 Km road running in Jesolo
Start and finish line in Piazza Milano in Jesolo,
21,097 km distance, measured and e certified by FIDAL
There will be a 10 km competition in the last kilometers of the same course.
Course: the half marathon will be run in the same course of the Moonlight Half Marathon.
The start and finish line will be in Piazza Milano, in a ring circuit which is easy to reach by car and provided with many parkings cars.
In the area there will be all necessary pre and post competition services: awards ceremonies, changing rooms, bag storage, bathrooms and showers.
The departure will be given in the morning from Piazza Milano and the athletes will immerse immediately in the countryside just outside Jesolo, along the Cavetta canal until you reach the tourist port of Cortellazzo.
Then, competitors will run alongside the mouth of the Piave river and to move towards to Lido di Jesolo through the paths of the beautiful maritime pine forest.
Finally, the evocative course will twist along the beach before arriving at the finish line in Piazza Milano.
Who will run the 10km competition will start just before the half marathon and will enjoy the same beauties of the suggestive course of the half marathon.

Route Plan

Registrations

Partecipating requirements
As established by FIDAL rules, can partecipate only athletes aged 18 or more and with one of this requirements;

• Athletes with membership card of a society affiliated with FIDAL for the year 2019

• Athletes having RUNCARD (only people aged 20 or more) and with a valid competitive medical certificate specific for athletics, that should be sent together with a Runcard copy

Athletes with memberdhip cards of sports promotion bodies (section Athletics) (only people aged 20 or more) that have a Runcard-EPS and a valid competitive medical certificate specific for athletics, that should be sent together with a Runcard copy

Athletes with a membership card of clubs affiliated with foreign Athletics Federations recognized by IAAF. When signing up they should give:
- Copy of the membership card recognized by IAAF, or
- self-certification of possession of the card recognized by the IAAF. The self-certification will then, in any case, be signed in the original at the time the bib number is collected.

Registration fees for Half Marathon 21,097 km
€ 25 for athletes enrolling within 30 June 2019
€ 30 for athletes enrolling between 1 and 31 July 2019
€ 35 for athletes enrolling between 1 and 25 August 2019

Registration fees for competitive 10km
€ 25 for athletes enrolling within 30 June 2019
€ 30 for athletes enrolling between 1 and 31 July 2019
€ 35 for athletes enrolling between 1 and 25 August 2019

Registration methods
Registrations should be made through the specific online enrolling system; the payment for the registration fee will be done at the same time with credit card.

Groups registration
For groups signing up once together, is provided gratuity for one athlete every ten, starting from the 10th (e.g. 10th, 20th, 30th, etc.) 

Registration fee includes
• Bib number with timing chip
• Medical assistance
• Refreshment and sponges areas along the course
• Final refreshment point
• Changing rooms at starting and arrival points
• Bathrooms at starting and arrival points
• Showers at the arrival
• Race kit containing sponsors’gadgets and information materials
• Timing and classification service.

 

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