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Competition Rules

How to Register

  1. Please log on CTRRA official web site for online registration. Payment can be made in the following methods:

    Credit Card: MASTER、VISA、JCB

    Please do not click confirmation button repeatedly. Contact your local card company if you have any queries regarding payment (Service charge will be applied) .

    Convenient Stores (For Taiwan area only)

    (Max. payment is NTD 20,000, NTD 18 handling fee will be charged for each transaction) Please make sure your payment is done before 14:00 in the next day after you complete your online registration and keep your receipt properly. Fail to do the payment in the required length of time will be deemed as failure of the registration process. Please re-register if there are still have quotas available.

  2. Please consider and evaluate your health before registering. After you complete the registration process, you will not be allowed to replace your entry with another name. If you need to switch to a different race category (only when the new race category is available), a cancellation action must be made before you resubmit the new registration. For change of race shirt sizes, please contact the organizer before June 28th, 2019 17:00 (Local time in Taipei). Request after June 28th, 2019 17:00 (Local time in Taipei) will not be accepted. You are not allowed to run on the race track without completing the registration process.
  3. Cancellation:
    • Please raise your request to the organizer, CTRRA (office hour: 08:30-12:00, 13:30-17:30 Mon.-Fri. 02-2585-5659), and complete the Request for Refund Form
Period Apply date Portion of refund
1st 2019/4/16-2019/6/19
before 17:00 pm
(Local time in Taipei)
21KM-return NTD 990
10KM-return NTD 700
3KM-return NTD 400
2nd 2019/6/20-2019/10/14
before 17:00 pm
(Local time in Taipei)
60% of entry fee
21KM-return NTD 660
10KM-return NTD 480
3KM-return NTD 300
3rd 2019/10/15-2019/10/23
before 17:00 pm
(Local time in Taipei)
50% of entry fee
21KM-return NTD 550
10KM-return NTD 400
3KM-return NTD 250
    • For the 1st and 2nd periods, applicants can apply the refund without any documents required.
    • For the 3rd period, applicants have to provide the document (EX: Dr.’s note)
    • A NTD 30 will be charged for wire transfer.
  1. Visually impaired (VI) runners' registration: Before contact with CTRRA to hand in valid proof documents and details of running buddy, VI Runners need to register online successfully, otherwise VI runners will be divided into age groups automatically.
  2. All runners' information will be in accordance with the registration on identification or passport. Please provide your valid ID information when requested by the organizer.
  3. After submitting your payment, the online payment system will automatically send you a confirmation email of your payment. If for some reason, you have not received this email notice, you may use the query function on CTRRA website to confirm your registration.

Race Pack Items for Pick-up

In Person

  • Time: OCT 25th, 2019 to OCT 26th, 2019 (Fri to Sat) 10:00am to 17:00pm (Local time in Taipei), no extended hours
  • Location: Taipei Wanhua Sports Center (address: 6-1 Xining South Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City; tel: 0965-525659)
  1. Please bring your pick-up notice with you. Pick-up notice will be e-mailed to participants one week prior to the race event.
  2. If you need to entrust someone to pick up your race pack for you, please make sure that your representative brings your pick-up notice and his/her ID. The CTRRA will not be responsible for anyone misrepresenting you to pick up your race package.
  3. If you have not received your pick-up notice, please download your notice from CTRRA website and bring a photocopy of your ID with you to pick up your package before the check-in deadline.
  4. For group registration, please pick up all the race packs in one time. Partial pick-up is not permitted.
  5. If you are unable to retrieve your race packs and take part in the race, you can still pick up your race packs from CTRRA office during the working hours (8:30~12:00; 13:30~17:30) from OCT 28th, 2019 to NOV 1st, 2019 (Monday to Friday).

Race- Pack Delivered by Courier Service (Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu Only)

For those who cannot pick up the race packs at the designated time, please choose courier service and pay your shipping fee when register.

  1. For courier service, you should receive your race pack by OCT 23rd, 2019. You can contact CTRRA (02-25855659) on OCT 24th, 2019 and OCT 25th, 2019 if you do not receive the package. Please make sure that your mailing address is correct on the registration form and your shipping fee is paid. If you need to amend your delivery address, please contact with CTRRA (02-25855659) before SEP 18th, 2019. Late application will not be accepted.
  2. Any returned race packs due to incorrect mailing addresses may be picked up at the CTRRA office in Taipei from OCT 28th, 2019 to NOV 1st, 2019 during working hours (8:30~12 :00; 13:30~17:30). Afterwards, all race packs will be forfeited.
  3. The courier fee for delivering
Number of People 1 2 3-5 6-20 21-50 51-100 101-200 201-300
Fee NTD 100 NTD 150 NTD 300 NTD 600 NTD 800 NTD 1,500 NTD 2,000 NTD 2,500
  1. All entrants who fail to pick up their race packs shall be disqualified from the race.

It is not allowed to pick up any race pack on the race day, please be aware to collect race packs by the above-mentioned methods.

Bag Check for Personal Belongings

The start and finish areas of the race event are at different locations. In order to store and retrieve your personal belongings effectively, please be sure to drop off and retrieve your storage bags in accordance with the stipulated time periods and locations.

  1. Runners must use the red color storage bag (please see picture shown below) provided by the CTRRA or similar type of bag if they wish to check and store their personal belongings at the race.
CTRRA storage bag If you do not have a CTRRA storage bag, you may purchase one (NTD 100 or NTD 200 each) when you pick up your race pack.
The CTRRA storage bag can be re-used at all CTRRA events.
  1. Please do not store any electronic /fragile items, valuable goods, fresh food, long handle umbrella and dangerous goods. Please store all valuable personal belongings in a secure place. The event organizers shall not be responsible for the loss of any personal items.
  2. Location and time for dropping off and retrieving your personal belonging bags are as followed:
Event 21.0975KM
Half Marathon
10KM 3KM
Drop off
location and time
In front of
the Presidential Office Plaza
(Plaza area)
04:00am ~ 05:00am
In front of
the Presidential Office Plaza
(Plaza area)
04:15am ~ 05:15am
DaJia Riverside Park
07:20am ~ 08:20am
Retrieval
location and time
DaJia Riverside Park
06:45am ~ 10:00am
DaJia Riverside Park
06:45am ~ 10:00am
DaJia Riverside Park
09:00am ~ 10:00am

Shuttle Bus

Location Departure Remarks
To:
DaJia Riverside Park
From: Yuanshan MRT Station
To: DaJia Riverside Park
07:00am ~ 07:30am Yuanshan Bus Stop
To:
Yuanshan / Presidential Office Plaza
From: DaJia Riverside Park
To: Yuanshan MRT Station (Yumen Street Bus Stop)
08:00am ~ 10:30am Near No.8 Water Gate
From: DaJia Riverside Park
To: Bus Stops across from NTU Hospital (Changde Street)
08:00am ~ 10:30am Between No.8 Water Gate and DaZhi Bridge

Race Timing Chips

  1. This race adopts a Race Timing Chip system to record the race results. All contestants will receive bibs, shirts and race timing chips.
  2. According to the International Association of Athletics Foundation (IAAF) regulations (Article 165.24), gun time shall be used as the start time to calculate the race time. Based on this principle, the record is used for placing the results.
  3. Exchange of timing chips, use more than 1 timing chips or others' timing chip are prohibited. Violators will be disqualified from the race.
  4. For fair play and as a courtesy, please consider your own ability and allow faster runners to pass in front of you. Thank you!
  5. Please start your race at your designated starting time. All runners who start prior to their designated starting time will be forfeited from the race and their times will not be recorded.
Fasten the timing chip Timing chip instruction
  • The timing chip should preferably be attached to the lace at its lowest part as close as possible to the toes.
  • Loop lace through the square holes of the timing chip and pull it tightly to the shoe.
  1. Detailed instructions on how to fasten and use the chip will be provided beforehand. You can ask any officials or volunteers at the race site if you need further assistance for fastening your chip. Improper or faulty usage of your chip will result in your race time not being recorded.
  2. Please be sure that your chip is fastened properly (please see picture shown above) and to step on the chip timing mats located along the course route while running your race.
  3. Official race results of the competition category shall be posted on the CTRRA website and will e-mail to you three days after the race day. Race completion certificates can also be downloaded from the CTRRA website: http://www.sportsnet.org.tw
  4. Only those who have completed their race within the required time limit will be issued race completion certificates.

Violations

Contestants who commit the violations listed below will have their race results disqualified from the competition.

  1. Illegally receiving drink or food from another party (you may only receive drink or food provided by the organizers).
  2. Not complying with the race officials' instructions.
  3. Not attaching the racing bib on the front of your race shirt or improper usage of the race timing chip (please follow the instructions for fastening your chip).
  4. Using in-line skates, skateboards, baby cart or any other rolling devices, etc. on the race course, or bringing a pet (dog or cat) on the race course.
  5. Interrupting other runners while taking photos on the race route.

Contestants who commit the violations listed below will not only have their results disqualified from the competition but being banned from participating in any CTRRA activities or events for one year.

  1. Receiving assistance from another person or party during the competition.
  2. Using false ID information.
  3. Violating the sportsman spirit and ethics (e.g. causing a disturbance or insulting officials and staff, etc.).
  4. Using a substitute or non-registered runner to run for you during the race competition.
  5. Using more than one racing chip.

Disputes and Appealing

Competition disputes

During the race competition, runners may not dispute the referees and officials.

Appealing procedure

Any dispute concerning the competition should be brought to the organizers' attention within ten minutes after finishing the race and at the same time with the submission of a deposit of NTD 3,000. If the referee jury concludes that the dispute is justified, the NTD 3,000 deposit shall not be returned.

All Runners are Covered by Public Incident Insurance

Please evaluate your own health condition and consult your physician for participating in the race event if you have the following symptoms:

Unknown reason of chest oppression or pain Family history of heart disease (sudden death or outbreak in your first degree of kinship) Sudden loss consciousness
Renal Dysfunction Unknown reason of dizziness Diabetics
Unknown reason of expiratory dyspnea High cholesterol (total cholesterol > 240mg/Dl) Epilepsy
Heart disease High blood pressure(> 140/90mmHg)

Things for Paying Special Attention (please read carefully)

  1. Safety First: The referees or doctors have the right to stop any runners from continuing the race depending on his/her physical condition or road safety conditions.
  2. Please bring your ID with you to the race event.
  3. If a runner is caught using others' bib to run the race, both runner and the transferor will be disqualified from the race and banned from any CTRRA event for one year, the violation and identities of violators will also be publicly announced on related websites.
  4. When picking up your race pack, please be sure you have the correct and matching bib number and race timing chip. No replacement for the timing chip will be made after pick-up.
  5. If you were unable to retrieve your race pack and take part in the race, you can still pick up your race pack by bringing your pick-up notice to the CTRRA office during working hours from OCT 28th – NOV 1st, 2019 (Monday to Friday 8:30~12:00 and 13:30~17:30).
  6. The organizers reserve the right to publish or broadcast any video, photographs and names or other types of materials recorded at this event for the purpose of reporting and promoting their activities.
  7. The organizers will take into consideration all factors such as typhoons, severe weather condition or any other possible natural disasters to ensure the safety of all participants. If the race is cancelled or changed the race routes due to safety reasons, participants may not protest on the changes. Registrants will be entitled to a 50% refund of the registration fee if the race event is cancelled. (for wire transfer a NTD 30 fee will be charged)
  8. Please be sure to follow the traffic official and referee's instructions along the race course and at all turns and intersections throughout the race.
  9. To maintain the quality of the race event and protect the rights for all runners, you are not allowed to enter the race route without wearing the bib.
  10. Those transferor runners and substitute runners should be responsible for their own liability, insurance claims will not be applicable if an accident occurs.
  11. Runners and event participants are strictly prohibited from bringing illegal items to the race venue. Prohibited items include illegal drugs, knives, guns, explosives or any other kind of weapon or prohibited dangerous item.

Chinese Taipei Road Running Association (CTRRA)