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- REGISTRATION 2024
*To participate, it is mandatory to run with a chip.
The Zurich Marató Barcelona is organized by a Promotion Committee made up of four institutions and entities: The City of Barcelona, the Marató de Barcelona Platform, the Catalan Athletics Federation and Barcelona Tourism. The event is coordinated by the Institut Barcelona Esports, and its Executive Organization is carried out by ASO (Amaury Sport Organization) and RPM SPORTS.
In addition to that, the Zurich Marató Barcelona Senate, a consultative body made up of 24 renowned figures in the world of athletics and the organization of sporting events in Catalunya, will act as an observer of the race and of its organization.
Race day: Sunday, March 10th, 2024.
The start is at 8:30 am.
Completely urban circuit.
The distance is 42.195 kilometers. It is certified by the Federació Catalana d'Atletisme through an authorized IAAF commissaire.
Likewise, the marathon is covered by the IAAF road race regulations. RFEA and FCA judges will ensure compliance with the rules.
Any binding decision for the course of the race will ultimately be made by the referee chosen by the RFEA. Judges and FCA auxiliary commissioners will support him. In accordance with IAAF regulations, there will be a refreshment station starting at kilometer 5 and every 5 km in addition to the finish line.
Athletes from any nation, federated or not, are eligible to compete in the race.
In any case, competitors must be at least 18 years old on race day. Different classifications will be formed in both the male and female categories in accordance with RFEA regulations based on the year of birth.
Each runner participates in the Zurich Marató Barcelona under his or her own responsibility and has a sufficient level of physical condition to take part in the race.
There are three sporting categories with disabilities: wheelchairs, visual impairments and intellectual disabilities.
Will register online and start from the first starting box. To qualify for the classification and award of visual impairment, it is necessary to attach a copy of the accreditation card proving the disability to email@example.com after completing the online registration. The guides will run without a chip and must be properly identified by registering through firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating their personal data (name and surname, ID, date of birth, mobile phone and e-mail address).
Must register online. To qualify for the intellectual disability classification and awards, it is necessary to attach a copy of the accreditation card for the disability to email@example.com after completing the online registration.
Must register online and be at the starting line an hour before the race starts. After registering online, it is necessary to contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Prizes for wheelchair, visually impaired and intellectually disabled categories will be awarded if a minimum of 3 athletes, male or female, have crossed the finish line. Prizes will be awarded on race day. Please go to the podium area once the race is over to find out the first, second and third positions.
The Zurich Marató Barcelona will be the Catalan University Championship of the specialty. Participants who want to be considered for the university classification must first register as normal, and only then should they get in touch with their university's athletic department.
It is not allowed to participate in modalities that do not correspond to this athletic event, such as skates, bicycles, hand bikes, and/or electric wheelchairs, among others.
The course may be finished in no more than six hours. Those who have not finished at this point may do so by adhering to the highway regulations, doing so at their own risk.
Registration for the Zurich Marató Barcelona is personal, non-transferable, and implies acceptance of these rules. Under no circumstances may it be given or sold to a third party, friend, or relative if the owner is unable to attend the race.
If you don't adhere to this requirement, your participation in the race may be void, and the organization has the right to bar you from taking part in future events.
The organizers of the Zurich Marató Barcelona will not refund the registration fee due to injury and/or illness before, after or during the race, or for any other reason unrelated to the race. Under no circumstances will the registration fee be kept for future editions.
Registration will only be valid once payment has been made. Registration will be open until Monday, March 4th, 2024, at 23:59h or, for security reasons, until the maximum number of 20,000 registered runners has been reached.
The organization reserves the right to void articles 11 and 12 if the race is called off for circumstances beyond its control, taking any actions it considers necessary.
Prior to race day, bib numbers will be picked up at Expo Sports on Friday and Saturday. You must show the formal identification document and the email with the bib number.
The T-shirt will be collected in exact order of arrival once the race bib has been picked up at the location specified by the organization, up until the size is available. Due to the fact that the t-shirts are bought and produced before registration closes, the organization cannot guarantee the size.
The race bib and runner's bag are forfeited if they are not picked up within the specified time frame. Picking up race bibs on race day will not be an option.
Throughout the whole race, the bibs must be worn front and center on the trunk. The bib must be positioned on the upper portion of the trunk and in a prominent location. It may not be folded or otherwise handled.
Each competitor will get a single-use chip from the organization, which must be turned in at the end of the race.
The start is organized into starting waves. Each wave is identified with a color and only those who have the bib of the distinctive color, of that wave will be able to access them.
The Guardia Urbana de Barcelona will be in charge of maintaining security on public routes.
Medical services will be authorized to withdraw any participant for medical reasons.
The organization may modify the course for reasons beyond its control and/or force majeure. Compliance with the approved circuit is subject at all times to the approved remodeling of the public roads, which may cause small last-minute changes that are unavoidable on the day of the race but which will not affect the official distance.
Participants explicitly allow their name, surname, sex and year of birth to be published in the lists of registered participants as well as in the lists of results if they finish the race according to the established rules.
The organizers will have a civil liability insurance policy in accordance with current legislation. All participants will be covered by an accident insurance policy in accordance with Royal Decree 849/1993, of June 4th, which determines the minimum benefits of Compulsory Sports Insurance
The categories are as follows:
Registering for the race implies acceptance of these regulations. The organization will decide on any incident that is not foreseen according to the long-distance running regulations of the Federació Catalana d'Atletisme as well as the IAAF regulations.