SEB Tallinn Marathon 2014
Rules and Regulations
Marathon

1. Date. Time. Organizer
The SEB Tallinn Marathon will take place on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 in the City Centre of Tallinn.

The SEB Tallinn Marathon is organized by Sport Event Team (Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi MTÜ in Estonian), in co-operation with the Tallinn City Government and sponsors.

2. Course. Start. Finish
The competition centre will be located on Vabaduse square (Freedom square), in City Centre of Tallinn.

The race will start at 9:00 AM from the street cross of Pärnu and Valli.

The marathon will consist of 2 laps (2 x 21.1 km): Pärnu str - Viru circle – Narva street – Pirita road – Merivälja road – Merivälja road – Pirita road – Nafta str – Tuukri str – Ahtri str – Rannamäe road – Pikk str – Tolli str – Laboratooriumi road – Suurtüki str – Schnelli park - Toompuiestee – Kaarli str – Vabaduse square.

The course will consist of pavement roads and will be marked. For everybody’s safety, the participants must obey orders given by traffic organizers.

The maximum race time will be 7 hours.

There will be 15 refreshment stations on the course. Refreshment stations are located on kilometer approx.:
3 km Russalka
6 km Pirita bridge
8 km Ranna parking lot
10,5 km Ranna parking lot
12,5 km Pirita bridge
15,8 km Russalka
18,3 km Mere street
21,3 km Pärnu street
24,3 km Russalka
27,3 km Pirita bridge
29,3 km Ranna parking lot
31,8 km Ranna parking lot
33,8 km Pirita bridge
37 km Russalka
39,6 km Mere street

The stations will offer water, sports drinks, food, etc.

In every stations there is a medical service and a toilet.

The race will finish on Vabaduse (Freedom) square.

3. Participants
The lower age limit for the marathon is 18 years. A participation right is given to runners who are or will be 18 years old during the year of the race. Participants will compete at their own risk.

4. Registration
Registration takes place online at the address of www.tallinnmarathon.ee. Registration will end on Saturday, August 31st at 5:00 PM. Registration is opened in Race office 10.-13. September at 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM and in the morning of the competition day, from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM.

Participant will be registered after having paying the entry fee.

By registration and paying the entry fee, the participant shall accept the competition rules and regulations.

5. Re-registration
Re-registration is allowed until 5 PM on August 31st, 2014. There will be no re-registration on the day of the race. In case of re-registration, please notify the organizers via the e-mail address of info@tallinnmarathon.ee. The fee is 10 EUR plus the registration fee for the new registration (total=new registration fee minus already paid registration fee plus 10 EUR for the change). Name change costs 10 EUR.

6. Registration fees:

42,2 km
marathon
21,1 km
half marathon
10 km run and walking with timing 10 km run, walk,
Nordic Walking
without timing

Until end of December 2013

25 EUR 20 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR

January-May

35 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 15 EUR

June-August

45 EUR 30 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR

September

60 EUR 35 EUR 30 EUR 25 EUR

Entry fee could be paid by credit card or transfer to MTÜ Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi account:

From Estonia: in SEB 10220065252016 or Swedbank 221034126658. Reference number is 05005. Into the explanation (details) add your first name and last name, date of birth and distance.

From an other country:
Entry fees must be paid to the account of Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi in SEB or Swedbank:
Company name: S.Ü.K.K
Company address: Pärnu street 142a, 11317 Tallinn, Estonia
Bank: SEB
Bank address: Tornimäe 2, Tallinn 15010, Estonia
IBAN: EE221010220065252016
Swift/BIC: EEUHEE2X
Reference nr 05005
Details: Please add your first and last name, date of birth and distance.

Company name: Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi
Company address: Pärnu street 142a, 11317 Tallinn, Estonia
Bank: SWEDBANK
Bank address: Liivalaia 12, 15040 Tallinn, Estonia
IBAN: EE342200221034126658
Swift/BIC: HABAEE2X
Reference nr 05005
Details: Please add your first and last name, date of birth and distance

-20% discount*:

42,2 km marathon

21,1 km half-marathon

10 km run with timing

10 km walking/Nordic Walking without timing

until 31.12.2013

20 EUR

16 EUR

12 EUR

9,60 EUR

January-May

28 EUR

20 EUR

16 EUR

12 EUR

June-August

36 EUR

24 EUR

20 EUR

16 EUR

September 1.-9

48 EUR

28 EUR

24 EUR

20 EUR

September 10.-14 60 EUR 35 EUR 30 EUR 25 EUR

*Seniors from 60 years and youth under 20 years old, also SEB clients and Club One clients will receive a 20% discount. In September only seniors and youth will receive the discount.

Companies, sportclubs, schools and the other groups with at least 10 runners get discount of 10 % (valid from January to August 2014, not valid in registration in September).

-10% discount*:

42,2 km marathon

21,1 km half-marathon

10 km run with timing

10 km walking/Nordic Walking without timing

until 31.12.2013

22,50 EUR

18 EUR

13,50 EUR

10,80 EUR

January-May

31,50 EUR

22,50 EUR

18 EUR

13,50 EUR

June-August

40,50 EUR

27 EUR

22,50 EUR

18 EUR

September 60 EUR 35 EUR 30 EUR 25 EUR

The entry fees will not be refunded if the participant cancels his/her participation. The fees are non-refundable in case of Force Majeure circumstances.

7. Race documents
Race documents consist of a race number, pins, a chip, an info booklet, a T-shirt, sponsors materials.

Race documents will be issued from September 10th to 13th in the race office on Freedom square or on September 14th in the competition centre on Freedom square between 7:00 AM and 8:30 AM. The race office will be open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

8. Race numbers
Only entrants with official race numbers for the SEB Tallinn Marathon 2014 will be permitted to compete in the race. Race numbers are not transferable. Bibs should be pinned to the front of the T-shirt so that the numbers are clearly visible. The participants will get the safety pins with their start items. The participants can keep their numbers after the race.

9. Age classes

Youth M, born 1992-1996

Youth F, born 1992-1996

M, born 1975-1991

F, born 1975-1991

M40, born 1970-1974

F40, born 1970-1974

M45, born 1965-1969

F45,born 1965-1969

M50, born 1960-1964

F50,born 1960-1964

M55, born 1955-1959

F55,born 1955-1959

M60, born 1950-1954

F60,born 1950-1954

M65, born 1945-1949
M70, born 1940-1944
M75, born 1939 and ealier

F65, born 1945-1949
F70, born 1940-1944
F75, born 1939 and ealier

10. Timekeeping
The timing device is on the back of your BIB. BIB must be weared on front of chest. Do not cover the BIB with jacket, BIB must be visible from start to finish. Do not fold or bend this BIB in any way! In case of damaged timing device the results may not recorded! The competitor can keep the BIB with timing device after the race, it does not need to return to organizers.

11. Medical Service
It will be possible to contact medical services along the course and at each refreshment station. It will also be available at the start/finish area. Medical personnel and organizers shall have the right to remove any participants with signs of injury or excessive strain from the race. In case of emergency call 112.

12. Cancelling
In case of cancelling, please inform organizers at the nearest refreshment station. Organizers have the right to remove a participant from the race if he/she does not arrive to the timekeeping point within time limit 21,1km 3:15, 30 km 5:15. The maximum race time is 7 hours. Medical personnel and organizers shall have the right to remove any participants with signs of injury or excessive strain from the race.

13. Disqualification
Organizers shall have the right to disqualify a participant, if he/she does not obey the rules of competition, discommodes other competitors or obstructs organizers.

14. Award ceremony
All finishers will get a medal.
The awards ceremony of the marathon will take place at 2:30 PM in the competition centre on Vabaduse square. 6 men and 6 women will be awarded.
After the main awards ceremony there will be an awards ceremony for different age groups (1st place). There are also special prizes and lottery prizes.

15. Photos
The organizers shall have the right to use the photos taken during SEB Tallinn Marathon.

16. Appeals
All appeals against results, violations etc. on first 50 finishers must be filed in an hour after the finish of the 50th finisher. The rest of appeals must be filed within 30 minutes after the finish is closed. Appeal fee is 20 EUR which is refunded only if the appeal is satisfied.
A jury that consists of the director, the head judge, the course designer and a doctor will handle all appeals.

17. General information
Participants are guaranteed a course, a start number, information leaflet, a result in a protocol, service at refreshment stations and at the finish area, T-shirt and medal for marathon runners, awards ceremony, an electronic certificate with name, time and place, medical help and transport to the finish when needed.

Other unforeseen cases will be solved by the Organizing Committee.

MTÜ Spordiürituste Korraldamise Klubi, Pärnu street 142a, 11317 Tallinn, ESTONIA
Tel +372 654 8462 : info@tallinnmarathon.ee