Volkswagen 23rd Ljubljana Marathon

October 28th, 2018

Half marathon 21.098 m

1. VENUE 
Ljubljana City centre and surrounding areas of the town

2. DATE AND TIME OF THE EVENT
Sunday, October 28th 2018, at 10:30 a.m.

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3. ORGANIZER 
Ljubljana City Council 

4. CO-ORDINATOR 
TIMING Ljubljana

5. REGISTRATION
On line registration form is available on web pagebefore the deadline at the latest - 28.09.2018.

6. ENTRY FEE 2018
The price include single use chip. If participant has his own ChampionChip, then he doesn't need to pay single use chip in amount of 3 €. One should settle the registration fee in regards to the invoice you received in your e-mail from signing up via the web site (please abide by the payment deadline).

Entry fee for half marathon (21.098 m):
- Early bird payment by August 13th 2018 - 35 €
- Payment between August 14th and September 13th 2018 - 40 €
- Payment between September 14th and 28th 2018 - 40 € (only BIB and chip).

Note: The last day for individual registration and payment is September 28th 2018.

Entry fee for group registration (at least 10 runners): 
- by August 13th 2018 - 30 €.

Note: The last day for group registrations and payment is August 13th 2018. After that date only individual registration will be possible. 

Payment details:

Recipient: Timing Ljubljana, Staničeva 41, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Bank name: NKBM d.d.
Address: Ulica Vita Kraigherja 4
City: SI-2000 Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia
Account number - IBAN: SI56 0430 2000 3356 960, SWIFT (BIC): KBMASI2X, Details of charges: SHA. 

CANCELLATION POLICY: Paying cancellation policy reserves you the right of refunding the cost of the registration fee in case of cancellation performance at Marathon. The risk of failure is 5 € and it's due to pay at registration. Without paying cancellation policy, the repayment (including medical certificate) will not be possible.

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Deadline for cancellation and refundation of fee is November 5th 2018. This applies only if the cancellation insurance is paied and the starter package hasn't been picked up.

Starter package pick up is available only during the Running fair Tečem with a runner's valid voucher.

7. COMPETITION CATEGORIES
HALF MARATHON (21.098 m) - starting time at 10:30 a.m.:

Men A born 2000 - 1989: 18 to 29 years
Men B born 1988 - 1984: 30 to 34 years
Men C born 1983 - 1979: 35 to 39 years
Men D born 1978 - 1974: 40 to 44 years
Men E born 1973 - 1969: 45 to 49 years
Men F born 1968 - 1964: 50 to 54 years
Men G born 1963 - 1959: 55 to 59 years
Men H born 1958 - 1954: 60 to 64 years
Men I born 1953 - 1949: 65 to 69 years
Men J born 1948 and earlier: over 70 years

Women A born 2000 - 1989: 18 to 29 years
Women B born 1988 - 1984: 30 to 34 years
Women C born 1983 - 1979: 35 to 39 years
Women D born 1978 - 1974: 40 to 44 years
Women E born 1973 - 1969: 45 to 49 years
Women F born 1968 - 1964: 50 to 54 years
Women G born 1963 - 1959: 55 to 59 years
Women H born 1958 - 1954: 60 to 64 years
Women I born 1953 - 1949: 65 to 69 years
Women J born 1948 and earlier: over 70 years

* only runners born on of before 2000 can run on the half marathon, there will be no possible exceptions! Restrictions are determined in accordance with the AZS and IAAF rules. Any and all kinds of fraudulence will be treated as a rule violation. By registering, you guarantee all the information is correct!

8. INSURANCE, LIABILITY AND HEALTH
Every participant shall take part in the competition at his/her own risk. We recommend runners to take a preventive medical examination up to 30 days before the competition and obtain a doctor's confirmation that they are healthy and endeavor ready. There will be an on duty medical team alongside the marathon course (at each refreshment and water station) and at the marathon finish line.

9. COURSE LINE 
Route course is flat. Start is at Slovenska cesta and finish at Kongresni trg. The course will be run on the inner city streets and roads and on the outskirts of Ljubljana. There are 4 refreshment stations and 2 water stations.
Note: The limit of marathon is 5 hours. The full marathon (42.195 m) runners who do not finish first 20 km in 2 hours and 15 minutes brutto, will be redirected to the finish. The results will be published alongside the results of the half marathon.

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10. AWARDS AND MONEY AWARDS
The first three competitors in each category will receive medals, while the first three overall are awarded a trophy and cash prizes, which are subject to increase in case the course time is improved (1:04:55 men; 1:11:45 women). A memorial award with the runners achieved time can be picked up at the finish line or can be printed after the completion of the marathon. Marathon competitors will also receive a memorial medal.  

11. AWARD CEREMONY 
Public awarding and prize giving is only for the overall male and female category. The first three competitors in each category receive awards in a special room near the main stage.

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12. GENERAL RULES AND CONDITIONS
Standard rules and conditions of IAAF (International Athletic Federation) and AZS (Athletic Federation of Slovenia) will apply. Information about the competition will be available at Timing Ljubljana, Staničeva 41, 1000 Ljubljana, ph. +386 1 234 8000.
Official results will be published on this page. A committee shall be dealing with any complaints that may arise on the day of the race at the secretariat on Kongresni trg, between 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Written complaints should be submitted to the committee together with the deposit of 40 €.

Volkswagen 23rd Ljubljana Marathon Organizing Committee
Zoran Janković (Mayor)