High five race


30 minutes after marathon runners the participants of High Five Run will start their race.  That’s a great opportunity for all runners who would  like to participate in the marathon weekend but aren’t ready for the full distance yet.

Date: September 25, 2015
Entry fee: 20 EUR
Distance: 5K

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  1. The organizer
    1. The organizer of 4th High Five Race is Warsaw Marathon Foundation. 15 Brylantowa str., 05-077 Warsaw, registered under Taxpayer Identification Number (NIP) 9521913280 and Business Identification Number (REGON) 015438288.
    2. Contact with the organizer is available via phone: (+48) 737-444-810 and (+48 22) 749-13-33 (number not available between 23rd and 25th of September 2016), by email: info@warsawmarathon.com or by ordinary mail to the mailing address: Fundacja Maraton Warszawski, ul. Grochowska 8c, 04-217 Warszawa, Poland.
  2. Date and venue
    1. The race will take place on 25th of September 2016 in the streets of Warsaw.
    2. The race will start at 9:30 am. The starting line will be closed after around 10 minutes from the start signal.
    3. The distance of the course is 5 km. The course is approved and certified by Polish Athletic Association (PZLA) and IAAF.
    4. The exact course of the race will be announced on the website pzumaratonwarszawski.com. Organizer has the right to change the course and in such an event will inform the participants by posting a new course on www.pzumaratonwarszawski.com. Such a change shall not create any additional claims and/or liabilities.
    5. Every kilometer of the course will be marked with vertical and horizontal signs.
  3. Time limit
    1. Time limit of the race is 45 minutes counted from the start signal.
    2. The participants who will fail to complete the race within the time limit are obliged to give it up and leave the course.
    3. Participants remaining on the route after the specified time limit do so at their own risk and responsibility pursuant to Polish traffic regulations and Polish Civil Code
  4. Participation
    1. Only individuals who are at least 15 years old or who will turn 15 at least on the day of the race, i.e. on 25th of September 2016, are allowed to participate in the race.
    2. In order to participate in the race each participant is to undergo identity check in the race office. The identity check can be made:
      1. In person – on the basis of identity document with picture
      2. By an authorized person – on the basis of signed by the participant race card (available to print out form the event website around two weeks before the race) and photocopy of identity document of the participant.

      The address of the race office will be announced at a later date.**
      The address of the race office: Służewiec Racecourse, ul. Puławska 266
      Race office opening hours:
      23rd of September 2016 (Friday) – 12:00 pm. – 8:00 pm.
      24th of September 2016 (Saturday) – 10:00 am. – 8:00 pm.
      Attention! The race office will be closed on the day of the race.

    3. Each minor participant is obliged to deliver “Statement of Parent or Legal Guardian on child’s ability to participate in recreational and sports activities” in a moment of the collection of the race kit. The above mentioned document constitutes a part of the Race Card. Failure in provide the Race Office with the above mentioned document will make the correct verification of the participant, and consequently his/her participation in the race, impossible.
    4. In the race office every participant will receive an individual race kit with, among others, starting number, time measuring chip, safety pins and keepsake T-shirt. T-shirts in the race office will be distributed pursuant to previous declaration of participants. T-shirt size shall be choosen in the application form. Change in the size will be possible in the application form but not later than on 15th of September 2016. The number of T-shirts in each size is limited and the availability of each size is not guaranteed at all times. The organizer does not guarantee receiving T-shirt in declared size.
    5. Race kits not collected in the race office will not be neither sent nor distributed in any other way at a later date.
    6. During the race all participants shall have their starting numbers horizontally attached to the front of their race tops (alternatively sweatshirt or jacket). Starting number shall be visible during whole race. Covering (in part or in whole during whole race or its part) or modification of starting number is forbidden under the penalty of disqualification. Participants are also obliged to properly install the time measuring chip (as stated in its instruction).
    7. The organizer does not allow the start of participants on wheelchairs.
    8. Participants of the race are obliged to follow the Regulations of the race, and rules of PZLA and IAAF.
    9. The organizer provides medical care on the starting line, along race course and on the finish line.
  5. Registration
    1. In order to register for the race one shall fill in the registration form available at pzumaratonwarszawski.com and https://rejestracja.maratonwarszawski.com/en/.
    2. Registration is considered to be complete when following conditions are met: application form is filled in and the entry fee payment is credited to organizer’s account.
    3. Online registration closes on 20th of September 2016. After this date participants shall not settle the payments (even if the registration form was filled in before this date). After this date registration will be available only in the race office of 4th High Five Race with the provision that only 200 starting numbers will be available in the race office.
  6. Entry fees
    1. In order to start in 4th High Five Race, each participants shall pay the entry fee. The rates are as follows:
      1. until 11th of September 2016 –** €20 (with cotton t-shirt) or €30 (with technical t-shirt)*
      2. from 12th of September 2016 – €25 (with cotton t-shirt) or €35 (with technical t-shirt)* **

      Polish citizens and residents pay discounted entre fee: until 11th of September –** 50 PLN with cotton t-shirt (85 PLN with technical t-shirt)*, from 12th of September – 70 PLN with cotton t-shirt (105 PLN with technical t-shirt).* **
      The number of adidas technical t-shirts is limited.*
      People who will settle the entry fee after 18th of September 2016 and will not receive the confirmation with starting number will have to present the confirmation of the payment in the race office in order to receive their starting number.

    2. If the payment is made in an insufficient amount (e.g. as a result of exceeding the deadlines listed in the Regulations) the remaining difference to the amount that should be transferred according to the date of the first transfer must be paid by the participant.
    3. Entry fee may be settled by online payment (from the aplication profile). The company Krajowy Integrator Płatności, operator of https://tpay.com/ is responsible of the safety of transactions. All data (credit card numbers) of participants are protected by a high security level such as 128 bit SSL.
    4. As soon as the entry fee is credited to the bank account of the organizer a race number will appear on the start list at pzumaratonwarszawski.com next to the participant’s name. If the starting number will not appear within 7 days from the day of money transfer, the participant is obliged to contact with the organizer via (+48) 737-444-810 or info@warsawmarathon.com
    5. The organizer is not liable for the loss of registration form, money order or bank transfer by the fault of post office or a bank.
    6. Once paid, the fee is not subject to reimbursement or transfer (onto another participant, onto another race or onto subscription of BIEGANIE magazine).
    7. Participant willing to receive an invoice for the entry fee are supposed to state that will in the application form and give required details. The invoice will be automatically generated at the same moment as the starting number after settling the entry fee and will be available to download from participant’s profile.
    8. In accordance with tax regulations, due for payment before the service, advance payment invoice will be issued covering the full amount of the entry fee. Advance payment invoice is then the final invoice.
      Stating the will of getting invoice participant agrees to transfer/share of invoices without the recipient’s signature in electronic form. This consent does not exclude the right of the organizer to issue and send invoices in paper form.

  7. Deposits, refreshment
    1. Participants will receive a special deposit bag in the race kit which will allow them to leave their deposit in a special deposit area. The deposits will be given back only on the basis of starting number. In case of lost starting number the organizer is discharged from any liability for giving the deposit to someone else. Attention! It is forbidden to leave valuable objects and documents in the deposit.
    2. Participants have possibility to use changing room before the race. After the race there is possibility to use changing room and shower.
    3. Participants have the possibility to get regeneration package after the finish line (water and fruit).
  8. Time splits
    1. There are time splits on the course.
    2. The stuff working at time splits notes down starting numbers of participants taking shortcuts. Participants who take shortcuts or change the course are disqualified.
  9. Classifications and results
    1. The following classifications will be held during 4th High Five Race:
      1. General
      2. General for men and general for women
    2. Electronic time measurment is the basis of classification. Special measuring mats, which will indicate the presence of the runner in the place, will be placed along the course. In the event where participant is not indicated by given time measuring mat, he/she may be disqualified.
    3. The general classification is based on real time (net – measured from crossing the starting line). The exception is the first 50 participants crossing the finish line – they are classified on the basis of official times (gross – gun), provided that if within the first 50 people at the finish line there are at least 3 men and 3 women, if not the number of 50 people will be enlarged to meet this requirement.
    4. Every participant will receive information about both gross and net times in final results.
    5. Unofficial results will be posted on pzumaratonwarszawski.com just after the race.
    6. Written complaints about the results can be sent to info@warsawmarathon.com untill 27th of September 2016, 6.00 pm. The complaints will be considered within 48 hours and final and official results will be announced on 8th of October 2016.
    7. The certificate of completion of 4th High Five Race will be available to print out in 14 days after the race at pzumaratonwarszawski.com.
    8. The organizer reserves the right to introduce additional categories.
  10. Prizes
    1. Every finisher of 4th High Five Race will receive a finisher’s keepsake medal at the finish line.
    2. The finishers of places 1-3 in general categories for men and for women will receive keepsake trophies.
    3. The organizer may offer other trophies and prizes in categories of their choice.
  11. Personal data protection
    1. Personal data of race participants will be processed for the purpose of organizing and promoting the events of the organizer, stating the race winners and awarding them.
    2. Personal data of participants will be processed in accordance with the applicable provisions, in particular polsih Act of 29th August 1997 on personal data protection [Ustawa o Ochronie Danych Osobowych] (Journal of Laws of 2014 pos 1182 and 1662; Journal of Laws of 2015 pos.1309)
    3. Processing and use of data mentioned in point XI.1. also includes the publication of: name, surname, date of birth, city and name of the club.
    4. Participant acknowledges that he/she is entitled to check the content of his/her data and correct them.
    5. Providing personal data and consent to their processing is voluntary yet necessary for participation in the race.
  12. Final provisions
    1. Staying on the route of 4th High Five Race without a valid start number is prohibited. People without valid start numbers will be removed from the route by the service crew of the run. No inline skates, bikes, nordic walking sticks or other devices are allowed without the organizer’s permission. Running with dogs is also prohibited. Only vehicles of the organizer with valid pass issued by the organizer have access on the route (bicycles, motorcycles, cars).
    2. During the race participants shall obey orders given by services responsible for safety, emergency services and other staff members appointed by the organizer.
    3. The organizer assures personal accident insurance during the race.
    4. Every participant is obliged to sign the declaration of acquaintance with rules and regulations of the race. By signing the declaration participant agrees for giving to him/her first aid by medical and paramedical services and for medical treatment and the transportation of the participant to safe place in case of emergency by services approved by the organizer.
    5. The participant declares that he/she is able to take part in the race and that he/she has no knowledge of any reasons connected with his/her state of health that could exclude him/her from participation in the race and that he/she takes part in the race on his/her own responsibility. The participant notes that participating in the run is connected with physical effort, natural risk of accident, body injury and physical trauma (including death) and material loss. Additionally, other risks which are unforeseeable now can occur. Signing this document means that the participant considered all the risks connected with the run and will start the run on his own responsibility. All the decisions made by medical service during the race about the continuation of the race by the participant are final and binding.
    6. A random obligatory doping control will be carried out after the race.
    7. By signing up to participate in the race the Participant accepts these Regulations and agrees for the free use of his image in the form of photographs or video recordings, and grants the Organizer free of charge license to use it in all fields of use, including printing/saving and spreading in any form and keeping in computer memory; to use it for promotion of the events organized by Warsaw Marathon Foundation; to share it with sponsors and partners of 4th High Five Race for their promotion in the context of participation in the event; to post and publish it in the publications of Warsaw Marathon Foundation and on promotional printed materials of the Organizer, in press, on websites and in television and radio programs.
    8. The organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone the race without justification.
    9. Placement of advertisement materials on the elements of event infrastructure (i.e. fences, gates etc.) constitutes an exclusive right of the Organiser and is reserved especially for the official sponsors/partners of the race. It is not allowed to place any advertising medium along the course of the race and in the areas used for the organisation of the event (e.g. starting line zone, runner’s village) without prior consent of the Organiser.
    10. Only the organizer of 4th High Five Race has the right for binding and final interpretation of these regulations. The organizer makes final decisions in matters not stipulated in these regulations. If any of these regulations are considered fully or in part as invalid or impossible to execute the rest of the regulations will stay (fully or in part) valid.

* change of 01/07/2016
** change of 11/09/2016