Prize Structure and Other Regulations

1. Prize

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2. Race Monitoring

– Athletes leaving the racecourse are not allowed to return for any purpose. Athletes intentionally shortening the racecourse by taking “shortcut” routes will be disqualified from the race. Cheating behaviors will be documented by race officials, members of the organizing committee, and security camera footage.

– Athletes participating in the 21km, 15km, and 5km races without the official event BIB number, without timing devices, or with unauthorized timing devices will lose their right to compete and be disqualified from subsequent races organized by the committee.

– Athletes are not allowed to receive any assistance from wheeled or motorized vehicles during the competition, except for disabled athletes with the committee’s permission.

– Athletes are prohibited from carrying animals, explosive materials, flammable substances, compressed gases, hazardous materials, or anything that could be dangerous or inconvenient to others on the racecourse.

3. Competition Results

– The competition results will be recorded by the timing devices attached to the BIB. Timing begins when the athlete crosses the starting line and stops when they cross the finish line.

– Finish Time (Chip Time) will be used for ranking and awarding. Finish Time (Chip Time) is understood as the time elapsed from the moment the athlete crosses the starting line (when the chip is activated) until the athlete crosses the finish line, following the timing system of the organizing committee.

– An athlete may not be recognized as a finisher if:

  • Discovered wearing more than 2 timing devices.
  • The athlete’s finishing time exceeds the Cut-off time.
  • Unusual absence on the race course confirmed by officials and evidence from recording devices.

– Official results will be announced on the event’s website by the organizing committee. Athletes have the right to file complaints, and request a review of their own or another athlete’s competition results, along with clear evidence. Complaints must be submitted to the organizing committee before November 21, 2024.

– Prize awards will be officially announced by the organizing committee on the day of the competition. Any complaints regarding the results for the First, Second, and Third places for all distances must be submitted before 10:00 am on November 10, 2024.

– Athletes are responsible for adhering to the regulations and instructions of the organizing committee on the race course to ensure accurate results.

– The decision of the Organizing Committee is final.

4. Disciplinary Measures:

– Violations will be handled according to Decree 158/2013/NĐ-CP dated November 12, 2013, by the Government on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the fields of culture, sports, tourism, and advertising.

5. Force Majeure:

– The organizing committee is not responsible in case the race is canceled or postponed due to force majeure.

– The organizing committee has the right to make rule changes, and amend competition regulations, and will communicate these changes to athletes through written notices, emails, or on-site announcements before the race.

-The organizing committee has full rights to use the information provided by participants, as well as images and videos depicting participants’ activities for legal purposes in media, advertising, exhibitions, etc., to promote the event and the organizing unit.