ART. 1 Sporting behaviour and environmental respect
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Marathon will act with full respect to the local environment where the race will take place. Surrounding Traffic will not be stopped by Race Organizers and the participants are obliged to respect the rules of the roads. Participants that demonstrate an uncooperative attitude towards the race, act aggressively, or those who litter in places where it is not allowed to do so, will be disqualified. Participants will be responsible for any damage they may cause.
ART.1.1 Participants’ general behaviour
1.1.1. All participants are obliged to help other participants that are in danger or who have had an accident. They are obliged to inform the closest race steward or official. If this is not done, participants will be disqualified immediately.
1.1.2. It is each participant´s obligation to dispose of, in an appropriate manner, any rubbish they generate: papers, bottles, organic waste, in the identified waste areas organised by race officials.
1.1.3. All participants must follow the established race route. If this is not done, the participant will be disqualified.
1.1.4. Participants must follow, at all times over the course of the race route, all instructions given by members of the race organization.
1.1.5. Participants must behave in an appropriate sporting manner at all times and behave in a respectful way towards other participants and members of the race organization.
1.1.6. A participant may retire from the race as he so chooses, but must take the following points into consideration:
• The participant will stop at a race check point and hand over the race number.
• The participant assumes all responsibility from the moment s/he quits.
• The organization will organize transport to the finish line where possible and when not disturbing the ongoing race.
ART.2 Race Registration, requirements and obligations of the race participants
ART. 2.1 Race Registration and payment
• Only race registration that is processed though our official race website is allowed. Participants will need to fill in all necessary information fields and subsequently complete payment of the race registration fee.
• All participant information must be correctly filled in.
• Race registration implies a guaranteed race entry. In case of cancellation of registration the organization will not return the amount unless the return insurance is engaged at the time of registration (see details in ART 2.1.2)
• It is not allowed the name change or transfer of registration to another participant.
ART. 2.1.1 Mode Changes
Mode changes will be allowed to meet the following requirements:
• They must be applied for before October 15 via email.
• They must be requested by the holder of the registration.
• Changes will be admitted to a lower mode at no cost to the participant and without refund of the difference of the amount of the modality.
• Changes will be admitted to a higher mode paying the difference between the amount paid by the participant and the current amount requested mode.
ART. 2.1.2 Safe Return
Return insurance offers refund of registration does not include the insurance amount, in the event that the registration is canceled before the deadline on November 5, 2017.
• The amount of insurance reimbursement is 10 € for all modes.
The cancellation request must be made by the holder of the registration through email directed to the organization.
ART. 2.2 Participating requirements
• Participants must be over 18 years of age.
• Participants have read and accepts the conditions of the race regulations.
• Race entry steps have been completed correctly.
ART. 2.3 Race Entry Fees 2017
13 to March 15 included
8KM > 6€
21KM > 12€
42KM > 20€
March 16 to August 31 included
8KM > 12€
21KM > 27€
42KM > 35€
September 1 to November 5 included
8KM > 15€
21KM > 35€
42KM > 42€
ART. 2.4 Disclaimer
Entered participants in the MARATÓN DE SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE understand that they are participating voluntarily and under their own responsibility in the sporting event. As a result, participants will not hold responsible the organization, associates of the race, sponsors or race participants, of any civil responsibility and agree not to bring any legal action against the aforementioned groups on behalf of the participants or family members.
All participants will be covered by insurance provided by the Race Organisers in case of any accident that may occur as a direct result of the race but will not be covered for accidents or instances that are a result of the beginning of a disease or underlying defect, injury, imprudent behavior, negligence, breach of laws or articles of the Race Regulations, etc., or issues that may occur in commuting to and from the place where the race take place.
ART. 2.5 Image Rights
Race organisers own the exclusive rights of any race images, audiovisual recordings, photographs and any publishing regarding the race. Any media or advertising project must have the Race organisers consent before proceeding.
ART. 2.6 Advertising
Participants must wear any advertising material presented by the race organisers on race numbers or race stickers, etc in the places they are asked to do so. Modifying, bending or hiding the advertisings will result in penalisation. Furthermore, it is the participants responsibility to maintain in good condition the advertising material presented by the race organisers.
• Participants: race number
• Participants: stickers
ART. 3 Start and Finish
A race timer will be started at the established race start time with or without all participants being present. Any participants who arrive at the start 15 minutes after the start will be disqualified.
ART. 3.1 Control and Cut Off Points
Cut Off Points will be placed along the route and these cut off point locations and time cut off points will be shown on the race route map. A race official will be present at each cut off point. Any participant that does not reach the control point at the cut off time that has been established, will be forced to retire from the race. The race official also has the right to tell any participant to retire from the race if their time or health, indicate it is in the best interest of the athlete or race do so. Not passing through one or more of the control points, or if any participant does not follow the instructions in this area, will result in disqualificaton, given that the race organisers and security cannot assure the security of the participant in finishing the race.
There will not be a cut off point in the 8k and 21k but the 42km marathon will have a cut off point of 2h 30minutes for the first lap.
ART. 4 Race Refreshment Zones
Race Refreshment Zones are controlled areas established by the race organizers that will provide liquid and solid refreshments. Race organisers will provide drinking cups in these areas as well as areas for the disposal of any waste products.
As per I.A.A.F. rules, there will be refreshment points from the 5km mark and every 5 kilometres thereafter. Race organisers reserve the right to increase the number of both liquid and solid refreshments.
There will be a personalised refreshment service available for runners of the 42km marathon who would like to place their refreshment requirements at the 21km point. However, these refreshment are not the responsibility of the race organisers and each runner´s provisioning must be labelled by the participant with their name and race number.
ART.5.0 Abandoning the race
Retiring from the race must be done at the control points. If as a result of an accident or injury, the participant cannot move and s/he can´t get to the control point, a rescue plan must be initiated by contacting the race organisers through the given telephone number for race emergencies.
ART. 5.1 Race director´s responsibilities
The director has the right to remove a participant from the race if the runner is no longer physically capable of continuing due to fatigue, hasn´t got the right material or his condition is not appropriate for continuing in the race.
ART. 5.2 Progressing through the race
Running is the only way of completing the race and any type of external help is forbidden. The race is non-stop, this means that runners have presented themselves having completed appropriate training to enable them run for multiple hours at a time and can exert themselves appropriately to finish the race, except for the appearance of blisters, muscle injuries or other similar injuries.
ART. 5.3 Obligatory Race Items
In the general information section about the race, you can find the items that runner´s are obliged to have in order to participate in the race.
• Race Number
• Sports clothes
ART. 5.4 Obligatory Race Items and Refreshments Control
Obligatory Race Items and Refreshment Control can be checked at any Control by the race organisers as well as checking an undetermined number of race participants at the end of the race. It is strictly forbidden to receive help or refreshment from individuals, race participants of not, away from the designated control points outlined by the race organisers.
ART. 5.5. Penalizations
5.5.1. Any participant not following the previous instructions will be disqualified
5.5.2. Any participant not following the following instructions may be penalized or disqualified:
5.5.3. Not following the race´s route.
5.5.4. Receiving refreshment or provisions (except first aid) from another person who may or may not be part of the race will result in disqualification (except for the personalized refreshments available in the 42k marathon).
5.5.5. Not wearing the race number, cutting it or giving it to another person will result in disqualification
5.5.6. Not wearing, changing or modifying the brands the race organization has placed on race material will also result in race disqualification.
The following behaviour will also result in race disqualification
5.5.7. Throwing rubbish away during the race.
5.5.8. Not letting another runner overtake or getting in the way of another runner.
5.5.9. Not wearing the required material at each control point.
5.5.10. Not following the organization´s and race referees instructions.
5.5.11. Not going through any of the control points.
5.5.12. Getting help from outside or provisioning in a place where it is not allowed to do so.
5.5.13. Being accompanied by anything or anyone that does not form part of the organization (bicycles, rollerblades...)
ART. 5.6. Disqualification and possible penalty
5.6.1. Being aggressive or insulting to another participant, a member or the race organization, a race referee or race spectator
5.6.2. Deliberately causing an accident
ART.6.0 Security Rules
A participant not wearing any of the obligatory race material will be disqualified. A participant will also be disqualified for
• Not following the instructions of any race official or race collaborator such as police or civil guard.
• Not helping another participant in need.
• Asking for help without needing it.
The race route will be completely closed from traffic and only official vehicles from the race organisers are allowed on the race route. Non authorized vehicles and bikes will be sanctioned by the Municipal Police.
Categories (male and female)
absolutes Born / as in 1994 or earlier. (Always older)
veterans A Since the day that marks 35 years to 39 years
veterans B From 40 to 44 years.
veterans C From 45 to 49 years.
veterans D From 50 to 54 years.
veterans E From 55 to 59 years.
veterans F From 60 to 64 years.
veterans G From 65 to 69 years.
veterans H From 70 to 74 years.
veterans I From 75 to 79 years.
ART.7 Race Management
The directors can suspend the race, shorten the route, neutralize the race or stop the race for any security reasons or any other reason out of the race directors control such as the weather or water issues, among others.
ART.9.0 Race´s cancellation
The organization has the right to cancel the race for any force majeure or any weather alert issued by the relevant authorities. If this happened, race organizers will not offer a race entry refund nor will they cover any associated race costs of the participants.
The race organisers can correct, modify, check or improve the race regulations at any moment as well as changing any rule or part of the race that may lead to a better race experience. By completing the race entry, race participants agree to these terms.
ART.11. Athletics wheelchairs and hand-bikes
These races will take place the same day at 10.15am following the same race route. Both race categories will be governed by the following rules as well as the general race rules and regulations.
Participants of the athletics wheelchairs event and hand bike event must be in the start control area 60 minutes before the race starts in order to complete a materials check and briefing by race organisers.
In the material control check, the following will be revised:
• Direction system
Trophies will be given to the first 3 in the Female and Male of each official category.
• Athletics wheelchairs
• Hand bikes
All participants, by completing race registration accept this regulation and consent to DADO, its sponsors or related third party entities, exclusively using by computer and for solely sports related, promotional or commercial purposes, their personal data and images taken within the race through photographs, video, etc.
In accordance with the provisions of Law 15/1999 13th December on the protection of personal data, the participant may exercise his right of access to these files in order to modify or cancel part or all of their content . To exercise this right, participants must apply in writing to the registered office of DADO.
Delivery of prizes will be made solely on the control area , located next to the arc start / finish in time between 13:00 and 15:00 of the day November 6, 2016 , must submit documentation attesting to the broker (DNI or passport).
Athletes who , being entitled to the prize money for the position reached in the final rankings , not withdrawn within the specified time and location will lose the right to it. All prizes will be paid in cash.
The top five ranked male and female in 8K mode will receive trophies