Terms and Conditions of Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020

Terms and Conditions of Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020

I. Organiser
1. Silesia Pro Active Foundation is the Organiser of Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020.
2. The Marshal Office of the Silesia Voivodship is the co-organiser of the races and the organisation partners are the cities of: Siemianowice Śląskie, Katowice, Mysłowice and Chorzów.
II.Date and place. The Route. Facilities for the runners
1. The run will be held on 4th October 2020.
2. Start of Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020 will take place at 8.30.
3. The runners must line up at the start before 8.20 in determined start zones.
4. The course of the race will run through silesian cities and its exact course will be presented on the official website of the run.
5. The marathon will run along streets excluded from the wheel traffic.
6. The run distance is 50 km.
7. There will be marks every 5 km.
8. Refreshment stations will be located every ca. 5 km.
9. It is possible that other additional refreshment stations will be located along the course of the race.
10. The runners are obliged to follow the instructions of the police, guards and other service teams securing the run routes.
III.Participation (terms and charges)
1. The ultramarathon race may be attended by runners who turned 18 by the 3th October 2020.
2. To run in the race a candidate must:
a) a a time of registration process be a finisher of any marathon race in 2018, 2019 or 2020 with the final result under 4:15:00.
b) deliver a written consent to obey these Terms, thus fully accept the above regulations and commit to observe them,
c) be of good health and submit a statement of no medical contraindications to participate in the ultramarathon.
3. Every participant must be verified in the Race Office with his identity card and by signing his race card.

4. Entry fee for Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020 amounts at:

a) PLN 120 – before 31st May 2020
b) PLN 150 – before 31st August 2020
c) PLN 180 – before 20th September 2020
d) PLN 200 payable at the Race Office on 2-3th October 2020.

5. The payment date is the date of crediting the sum on the organiser’s account.

6. Payments are made by individually generated payments electronically in cooperation with PayU SA: payment cards VISA and MasterCard or electronic transfers. In the Race Office payment is possible only in cash.
7. VAT invoices can be issued only within 3 months from the date of the fee crediting on the organiser’s account, after sending by payee a electronic request for a invoice (contact form>>> invoices and payments) and the complete data necessary for its issue.
8. If the entry fee in insufficient (e.g. as a result of missing the deadline of payment herein) the runner is obligated to pay the missing difference to the amount in accordance with the payment schedule specified in the Terms and Conditions.
9. An entry fee paid is not refundable.

10. In incidental cases, the entry fee can be transferred to another competitor.

11. A competitor who wants to transfer the entry fee to another person should contact the organizer’s office indicating another person already registered for the race (contact form>>> Invoices and fees).
12. The handling fee related to the transfer of the entry fee is PLN 15.
13. If the transferred entry fee is lower than the current distance payment applicable on the day of the change, the player to whom the transfer fee is transferred should pay the difference.
14. The entry fee after August 31, 2020 and in a situation where a VAT invoice has been issued for participation in the competition cannot be transferred to another competitor under pain of disqualification.
15. Every participant get a.i.: BIB number (with his name under condition a payment made until 31st August 2020); sport t-shirt designed specially for Silesia Marathon, possibility to use aid station on the course of the race, medal and regeneration packet at the finish line.
16. Every participant until 31st August 2020, by logging into their own account created at registration, can change the distance from the ultramarathon to the marathon or vice versa. If, at the time of the decision to change the distance, the starting fee at the new distance is higher than the payment already made, the difference should be paid extra. In the case when the fee for the changed distance is lower than already paid, the refund is not due.
17. Every participant get a.i.: BIB number (with his name under condition a payment made until 31st August 2020); sport t-shirt, possibility to use aid station on the course of the race, medal and regeneration packet at the finish line.
IV.Entry and collection of a Race Pack
1. Entry to the run can be made using an application form on the website of www.silesiamarathon.pl until 20th September 2020.
2. In case of any free BIB numbers left after electronic registration entries can be made at the Race Office on 2nd and 3th October 2020.

3. The limit of BIB numbers is 300.

4. Entries will not be possible on the day of the race.
5. Confirmation of the application and payment of the entry fee is the BIB number (confirmation on the competition page and by e-mail to the address provided during registration). It may take up to 5 business days to assign a start number. Registration without a fee and a BIB number does not guarantee participation in the competition.
6. The BIB numbers and race packs can be collected in person at the Race Office upon presentation of identity card on:
– 2nd October 2020 16:00-20.00 (registration, verification and issuing packs)
– 3th October 2020 10.00-20.00 (registration, verification and issuing packs)
– 4th October 2020 6.30-7.00 (verification and issuing packs)
7. In case of receiving a participant’s starting package by other persons, it is required to provide the Organizer with a printed and signed by the participant a starting card. Starting cards will be available in electronic form minimum 7 days before the competition.
8. The Race Office will be located at the Silesian Stadium, Katowicka 10, 41-500 Chorzów – entrance gate number 1.
V. Time limits. Facilities for runners
1. Time measurement is carried out using an electronic system (the time measurement chip is in the start number).
2. The official time of the race is net time.
3. During the race all runners must have the starting numbers attached to the front of the T-shirt. Under the penalty of disqualification, it is unacceptable to cover the start number in part or in whole, modify it and place it in a different place than the T-shirt.
4. The time limit for finishing the race is 6 hours and 15 minutes.
5. Staying on the route after the time limit as well as failure to comply with the judges’ decision results in the runner disqualification.
6. Assistance in cars, on bicycles, scooters and other vehicles except the organizer’s vehicles is forbidden.
7. Throughout the competition participants will be able to use changing rooms and sanitary facilities.
8. It will be a deposit available for the runners. It is forbidden to leave valuable items and documents on deposit.
9. For organizational reasons of public transport in the Silesian agglomeration, time limits are introduced at specific points on the route. Competitors who do not fit in the specified time limit are required to stop the race and leave the marathon route.
a) 28 km – limit: 3:15:00
b) 38 km – limit: 4:35:00
c) 43 km – limit: 5:17:00
VI.Ratings and prizes
1. The ratings in the Ultra Silesia Marathon 2020 will be conducted in the following categories:
a) general: men and women – by net time
b) by age: men and women – by net time
• W 20 from 18 to 29 years old
• W 30 from 30 to 39 years old
• W 40 from 40 to 49 years old
• W 50 from 50 to 59 years old
• W 60 – 60 years and older
• M 20 from 18 to 29 years old
• M 30 from 30 to 39 years old
• M 40 from 40 to 49 years old
• M 50 from 50 to 59 years old
• M 60 from 60 to 69 years old
• M 70 – 70 years and older
2. The classification by age is conditioned by completion of the race by a minimum of four runners in a category. In case fewer runners accomplish the race, they will be rated in the younger category.
3. The organizer get the right to introduce additional classifications.
4. The type and amount of prizes is specified in a separate statement here >>>.
5. The decoration in the general classification of women and men will take place according to gross time. Other decorations will be based on net times.
6. In order to receive prizes and bonuses one must to complete the race, obtain a negative result of the doping control and appear in person at the awards ceremony.
7. Every participant in the run who ends the race in the time limit will receive a special medal.
VI.Final Provisions
1. The participants are to observe the regulations of PZLA, IAAF and the present Terms and Conditions.
2. The Organiser has the right to remove from the marathon course and the area of the event any persons who in any way disturb public order, the course of the marathon or behave in a way violating the Terms and Conditions.
3. The organizer provides participants with the necessary medical care on the route and finish line during the race.
4. Ultra Silesia Marathon is an event insured on general terms. Individual insurance in the event of an injury or other unfortunate event that may happen to a runner during a run requires a separate policy purchased individually by the participant.
5. The binding and final interpretation of these Terms and Conditions is only with the Organiser.

Katowice, 1st December 2019