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Competition Rules

Competition Rules <2023 EVA AIR Marathon Fly From Taipei See The World 10.22 Run Taipei!>

How to Register

  1. 1.Please log on CTRRA official website to register online. To pay your entry fee:
    • 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 apply).

    • Convenience Stores (Taiwan area only)

      (Max. payment is NTD 20,000, and a NTD 18 handling fee will be charged for each transaction). Please make sure your payment is completed before 14:00 the day after you complete your online registration and keep your receipt. Failure to complete the payment within the required time will be deemed failure of the registration process. Please re-register if space is still available.

  2. 2.Please consider and evaluate your health before registering. After you complete the registration process, you will not be allowed to substitute another name. If you need to change to a different race category (only if entry space is available in the different race category), you must cancel participation in the first category before you resubmit the new registration. To change your race shirt size, please contact the organizer CTRRA before 17:00 May 24th, 2023 (local time in Taipei). Requests made after 17:00 May 24th, 2023 (local time in Taipei) cannot be accepted. You are not allowed to run the race course without completing the registration process.
  3. 3.Cancellation:
    Period Application Period
    (local time in Taipei)
    Portion of refund Remark
    Phase 1 APR 26, 2023-
    JUN 1, 2023 before 17:30
    80%
    42KM-return NTD 1440
    21KM-return NTD 880
    10KM-return NTD 640
    3KM-return NTD 400
    No Proof Needed
    Phase 2 JUN 1, 2023 17:31-
    OCT 11, 2023 before 17:30
    60%
    42KM-return NTD 1080
    21KM-return NTD660
    10KM-return NTD480
    3KM-return NTD300
    No Proof Needed
    Phase 3 OCT 11, 2023 17:31-
    OCT 23, 2023 before 17:30
    50%
    42KM-return NTD 900
    21KM-return NTD 550
    10KM-return NTD 400
    3KM-return NTD 250
    Only in the cases of the following force majeures:
    *Military Service
    *Injury/Pregnancy
    *Funeral of Participant’s spouse or parents
    *Natural/man-made disaster
    *Traffic Interruption
    If the event is canceled without any force majeure you will receive a full refund.

    Please call or email CTRRA (office hours 08:30-12:00, 13:30-17:30 Mon.-Fri. 02-2585-5659) to request a cancellation form. (Refund Application Form)

    • For 1st and 2nd phase cancellations, documents are not required.
    • For 3rd phase cancellations, documents supporting the reason for the cancellation must be provided (e.g., doctor’s notes). Refunds can be issued only if you have received the race pack and return it in unopened condition (postal fees cannot be refunded).
      ※Refunds:
      • Paid at Convenience Stores: Remit to a bank or post office account in Taiwan. (NTD30 will be charged for each wire transfer)
      • Paid by Credit Card: Refund to the original credit card used for payment.
    • Organizers will consider all factors such as typhoons and other possible natural/man-made disasters to ensure the safety of all participants. If the race is cancelled for safety reasons or due to force majeure factors such as the pandemic, participants cannot protest the decision. If the organizer has sent the registration gift, registrants will be entitled to a 50% registration fee refund (NTD30 will be charged for each wire transfer). If the organizer has not sent the registration gift, 70% of the registration fee will be refunded (NTD30 will be charged for each wire transfer). If the race has been postponed to another date, participants should apply for a refund within seven days after the organizer announced. Late applications will not be accepted.
      ※Refunds:
      • Paid at Convenience Stores: Remit to a bank or post office account in Taiwan. (NTD30 will be charged for each wire transfer)
      • Paid by Credit Card: Refund to the original credit card used for payment.
    • If the event is "cancelled" for reasons other than force majeure, the organizer will fully refund the entry fee. If the race is rescheduled for another date, an entrant who cannot participate on the new date should apply for a full refund within 20 days after the new date is announced. Organizers will refund 90% of the entry fee for requests received more than 20 days after the original rescheduling notice. (Refund details will be released later).
  4. 4.Visually impaired (VI) runner registration: To avoid automatic placement in their age group, all VI Runners must successfully register online before contacting CTRRA to provide valid proof documents and guide runner information.
  5. 5.All runner information must match details on identification or passport. Please provide valid ID information when it is requested by the organizer.
  6. 6.After submitting your payment, the online payment system will automatically send you an email confirmation. If you do not receive email confirmation, please use the query function on the CTRRA website to confirm your registration.

Race Pack Items for Pick-up

In Person

When: 10:00am to 17:00pm OCT 19, 2023 to OCT 21, 2023 (Thur. to Sat.) (local time in Taipei), no extended hours

Where: Chang Yung-fa Foundation - No.11, Zhongshan S. Rd., Taipei City 10048, Taiwan (R.O.C.) (0965-525659)

  1. 1.Please bring your pick-up notice with you. Pick-up notices will be emailed to participants one week prior to the event.
  2. 2.If you need someone else to pick up your race pack for you, please make sure your representative brings your pick-up notice and his/her ID. CTRRA cannot be responsible for anyone misrepresenting you to pick up your race package.
  3. 3.If you do not receive your pick-up notice, please download it from the CTRRA website and bring a photocopy of your ID with you to pick up your package before the check-in deadline.
  4. 4.For group registration, please pick up all race packs at the same time. Partial pick-up is not permitted.
  5. 5.If you are unable to retrieve your race packs but do participate in the race, you can pick up your race packs from the CTRRA office during working hours (8:30~12:00; 13:30~17:30) from OCT 23, 2023 to OCT 27, 2023 (Monday to Friday). (No finisher souvenirs)

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

Those who cannot pick up race packs during designated time can choose courier service and pay shipping fees during registration.

  1. 1.You can expect to receive your race pack OCT 12 - OCT 17, 2023. Contact CTRRA (02-25855659) on OCT 18, 2023 if you do not receive your race pack by then. Please make sure your mailing address is correct on the registration form and your shipping fee is paid. If you need to change your delivery address, please contact CTRRA (02-25855659) before SEP 15, 2023. Late requests cannot be accommodated.
  2. 2.Any returned race packs for incorrect mailing addresses can be picked up at the CTRRA office in Taipei from OCT 23, 2023 to OCT 27, 2023 during working hours (8:30– 12 :00, 13:30 – 17:30). Afterwards, all race packs will be forfeited.
  3. 3.Courier fees for delivery:
Number
of People
1 2 3-5 6-20 21-50 51-100 101-200 201-300
Taiwan main
island Fee
NTD 120 NTD 170 NTD 320 NTD 650 NTD 850 NTD 1,550 NTD 2,050 NTD 2,550
Outlying islands
(Penghu, Kinmen,
Lianjiang, Lanyu,
Green Island,
Liuqiu) Fee
NTD 170 NTD 220 NTD 370 NTD 750 NTD 1,100 NTD 1,850 NTD 2,550 NTD 3,050
  1. 4.Any entrants who fails to pick up their race pack will be disqualified from the race.
  2. 5.Entrants cannot pick up race packs on race day. Please collect your race pack, using methods listed above.

Bag Checks for Personal Belongings

Start and finish areas of race events are in different locations. To store and retrieve your personal belongings, please drop off and retrieve your storage bags within designated time periods and at designated locations.

Storage bags

Storage bags are not available for purchase at pre-race check-in. If you wish to purchase a storage bag in advance, they are available online and in-store at EVA AIR Home Delivery Shopping. Each water-resistant storage bag costs NTD300. On race day, storage bags will also be available for purchase.

  1. 1.Runners must use the organizer’s designated storage bags (please see picture below) or a similar bag if you wish to check and store personal belongings at the race. Please show your bib number at the counter for bag storage service and to retrieve your bag.
    (Dimensions: length 63cm*width 24cm*height 39cm ±3cm), fully zippered (to ensure that clothes do not fall out), must have a transparent bag for clothing insurance card (dimensions: length 23cm*width 15cm ±3cm)
  2. 2.Please do not store any electronic /fragile items, valuable goods, fresh food, long-handled umbrella or dangerous goods. Please store all valuable personal belongings in a secure place. The event organizers will not be responsible for the loss of any personal items.
  3. 3.Locations and times for dropping off and retrieving your personal belonging bags are as follows:
Race category Drop off location Drop off time Retrieval location Retrieval time
42.195KM
(Departure at
05:10 )
In front of
Presidential Office Plaza
04:00-05:00 Dajia Riverside Park 07:00-12:00
21.0975KM
(Departure at
05:25)
04:00-05:00 07:00-10:00
10KM
(Departure at
05:50)
04:20-05:20 07:00-09:00
3KM Dajia Riverside Park 07:20-08:20 Dajia Riverside Park 09:00-10:00

Shuttle Buses

Location Departure Remarks
To:
DaJia Riverside
Park
From: MRT Yuanshan Station
To: DaJia Riverside Park
07:00am ~ 07:30am MRT Yuanshan Station Exit 1 Bus Stop
To:
MRT Yuanshan
Station
From: DaJia Riverside Park
To: MRT Yuanshan Station
08:00am ~ 12:00pm Dajia Elementary Bus Stop (Binjiang St.)

Race Timing Chips

  1. 1.This race uses a Race Timing Chip system to record results. All participants will receive bibs, shirts and race timing chips.
  2. 2.According to World Athletics (WA) regulation Article 19.24.5, the official time is the time elapsed between the firing of the starting gun and the athlete crossing the finish line, and this time record will be used to judge the runners' ranking and results statistics.
  3. 3.Exchanging timing chips, using more than 1 timing chip or someone else’s timing chip is prohibited. Violators will be disqualified from races.
  4. 4.For fair play and courtesy, please consider your own abilities and allow faster runners to pass in front of you. Thank you!
  5. 5.Please start your race at your designated starting time. Any runner who starts prior to their designated starting times will be disqualified from the races and their times will not be recorded.
  6. 6.Detailed instructions on how to fasten and use the chip will be provided before races begin. You can ask any official or volunteer at the race site if you need help fastening your chip. Improper or faulty use of your chip will prevent your race time from being recorded.
    How to fasten and use the chip

    Fasten the timing chip

    1. (1)Attach timing chips to your shoelace, as close as possible to your toes.
    2. (2)Loop lace through the square holes in the timing chip and pull the chip tightly to the shoe.
  7. 7.Please be sure your chip is fastened properly (please see picture above) and step on chip timing mats located along the course route while running your race.
  8. 8.Official race results for your competition category will be posted on the CTRRA website and emailed to you within three days after the race day. Race completion certificates can be downloaded from the CTRRA website.
  9. 9.Only those who have completed their race category within the required time limit will be issued race completion certificates.

Violations

  1. 1.Race results for contestants who violate any of the rules below will be disqualified:
    • Accepting drink or food from anyone other than the organizers.
    • Not complying with race officials' instructions.
    • Not attaching the racing bib to the front of your race shirt or improper use of the race timing chip (please follow instructions for fastening your chip).
    • Using in-line skates, skateboards, baby carts or any other rolling devices on the race course, or bringing a pet (dog or cat) on the race course.
    • Interrupting other runners to take photos on the race route.
  2. 2.Contestants who violate any of the rules listed below will not only have their results disqualified from the competition but be banned from participating in any CTRRA activities or events for one year. Participants are not allowed to:
    • Receive assistance from another person or party during the races.
    • Using false ID information.
    • Violate the spirit of sportsmanship and ethics (e.g. cause a disturbance, insult officials or staff, etc.).
    • Use a substitute or non-registered runner to run the race for you.
    • Use more than one racing chip.

Disputes and Appeals

  1. 1.Race Disputes: Runners are not allowed to dispute referees and officials during the races.
  2. 2.Procedure Appeals: Any dispute about the competition must be brought to the organizers' attention within 10 minutes of your finishing the race and presented at the same time as a NTD3,000 deposit. If the referee jury concludes the dispute is unjustified, the NTD3,000 deposit will not be returned.

All runners covered by public incident insurance.

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

Chest tightness or pain for an unknown reason Family history of heart disease
(sudden death or complications in your first degree of kinship)
Sudden loss of consciousness
Renal Dysfunction Dizziness for an unknown reason Diabetes
Expiratory dyspnea for an unknown reason High cholesterol (total cholesterol > 240mg/Dl) Epilepsy
Heart disease High blood pressure (> 140/90mmHg)

PLEASE PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION (please read carefully)

  1. 1.Safety First: Referees and doctors have the right to stop any runner from continuing the race out of concern for his/her physical condition or road safety.
  2. 2.Please bring your ID with you to the race.
  3. 3.If a runner is caught in the race using someone else’s bib, both the runner and the bib owner will be disqualified from the race and banned from CTRRA events for one year. The violation and identities of perpetrators will also be publicly announced on related websites.
  4. 4.When you pick up your race pack, please be sure you get the matching bib number and race timing chip. No timing chip replacements can be made after pick-up.
  5. 5.If you are 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 23 – OCT 27, 2023 (Monday to Friday 8:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to17:30).
  6. 6.Only the organizer or its authorized persons can exclusively take photos of the contestants, have the exclusive business right to use and sell publicly. Manufacturers and individuals who are not co-signed by the organizer are prohibited from taking pictures of the contestants and selling the images after recording.
  7. 7.Please be sure to follow traffic officials and referee instructions along the race course and at all turns and intersections throughout the race.
  8. 8.To maintain quality of the race event and protect the rights of all runners, you are not allowed to enter the race route unless you are wearing your bib.
  9. 9.Any runner who participates on behalf of another individual or as a substitute will be responsible for complete liability of insurance claims if an accident occurs.
  10. 10.If a participant suffers loss of property or physical injury, the organizer will assist with insurance claims. You cannot request compensation from the operation supervisor, chief organizer, associate organizer or any event sponsors.
  11. 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)

Tel: 02-25855659

Website: http://www.sportsnet.org.tw

E-mail: service@sportsnet.org.tw

Add: Rm. 206, 2F., No. 55, Changji St., Datong Dist., Taipei City 103, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Office hour: Monday-Friday 8:30~12:00; 13:30~ 17:30

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