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CRETE MARATHON April 21 2019

GREECE
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Location

GREECE CRETE

Date Start

Sun 21 April 2019

Date Finish

Sun 21 April 2019

Start

Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)

Finish

Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)
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CRETE MARATHON 21 APRIL 2019
The organizational integrity, race validity, the multi benefits to all participants, the unique coastal route of the Marathon race as well as the other routes of race events through Venetian Harbor, in a landscape of incomparable beauty, are some of the reasons to travel the visitor from all latitudes and the lengths of Greece and the earth, and becoming runner in Crete and in the city of Chania.

MARATHON RACE
Start Time: 08:00
Start Area:
Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)
Description of the route: The route of the Marathon includes the streets: C. Hatzimichalis - Chalidon- Kountourioti Coast - Kanaris Coast - Papanikolis Coast - Selinou - Georgakakidon - Bridge Kladissos - turn right, the route continues along the coast on the PEO Chania - Kissamos to 16.800m and about in height after the historical Maleme, route with reversal of runners - and the journey continues for about 16.800m beach on the PEO Kissamos Chania - via the bridge Kladissou, continuing on the PEO Kissamos Chania - turn right Markou Mpotsari road - Solomou - Sfakianakis - around Freedom Square - Heroon Polytechniou - at the left, El. Venizelos - Square. Sophocles Venizelos - Finish in front of Municipal Marketplace.
Finish Area: Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)

ROAD RACE 10km
Start Time: 09:00
Start Area: Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)
Description of the route: The route of the 10km Road Race includes the streets: C. Hatzimichalis - Chalidon- Kountourioti Coast - Kanaris Coast - Papanikolis Coast - Selinou - Georgakakidon - Bridge Kladissos - turn right, the route continues along the coast on the PEO Chania - Kissamos for about 1000 meters and at the makris tichos area, there is inversion and route continuing on the PEO Kissamos Chania - via the bridge Kladissou,continuing on the PEO Kissamos Chania, turn right - Markou Mpotsari road - Solomou - Sfakianakis - around Freedom Square - Heroon Polytechniou - at the left, El. Venizelos road - Square. Sophocles Venizelos - Finish in front of Municipal Marketplace.
Finish Area: Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)

ROAD RACE 5km
Start Time: 12:00

Start Area: Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)
Description of the route: The route of the 5km Road Race includes the streets: C. Hatzimichalis - Skalidi - on the PEO Chania-Kissamos coast road - turn left Markou Mpotsari - Solomou - Sfakianakis - around Freedom Square - Heroon Polytechniou - at the left, El. Venizelos - Square. Sophocles Venizelos - Finish in front of Municipal Marketplace.
Finish Area: Municipal marketplace of Chania (Dimotiki Agora)

Road Race Start - Program
Race Event Secretariat: 07:30 - 12:00

Start Marathon road race: 08:00
Start 10km road race: 09:00
Start 5km road race: 12:00
Start 2,5km road race:: 13:00

Awards - Music Program: 10:30 - 14:00

Awards
Awards (medal and diploma) will be awarded to the first three winners of the overall classification in Men and Women categories of each road race event (Marathon, 10 km Road Race, 5 km ). Cups will be awarded to the First male and First female runner of each Road Race. Special awards will be given to the First male and First female runner of the Marathon Road Race.
A commemorative medal will be given to all participants who will finish their road races.
Participation certificates will be available for downloading from the official website www.crete-marathon.gr, for all runners who will finish their race.


Special Awards
According to the Organizing Committee decision, special awards will be presented for the following categories:
  • Special award will be given to the first male and first female athlete of the 10 km road race, which, is dedicated to the Captain, Kostas Iliakis.
  • Special Skills
  • Winning group / team (The group with the most participants per race)
  • High School and Primary School (The School with the most participants per race)





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MEDICAL SERVICES
In any case all competitors participate entirely at their own risk. The organizers are not responsible for anything that happens to participants of all Road races of the Event, regarding HEALTH issues, which are due to lack of preventive medical check.
It is recommended to all participants to have recently undergone a medical examination, particularly in cardiology check for those over 35 years old.
During the Road Races, Medical Services and First Aid staff will be in Start and Finish area and at selected points along the routes of all Road Races - to treat any medical emergency by providing First Aid.


RACE SUPPORT & REFRESHMENT STATIONS
• Support stations will be located along the Marathon course, starting after the 5th kilometer.
• Bottled mineral water will be distributed to the participants at the Start and the Finish line as well as every 2,5km of the course, after the 5th km.
• Additionally, isotonic drinks will be distributed to the participants at the Start, the Finish, as well as every 5km of the course, after the 10th km.
• Along the route, after the 5th km and every 5km, facilities will be available for persons accompanying runners, from which they will be able to provide them with their personal drinks and supplements.

DISTANCE INDICATORS
• Kilometer distance indicators will be located in every 5 kilometer of the Marathon Road Race routes. Kilometer distance indicators will be located in every kilometer of the 10km & 5 km Road Race.

RACE COMPLETION TIME LIMIT
• The time limit for the completion of the Marathon Race is 6:00 hours, (runners should have completed the marathon until 14:00) from the scheduled starting time at 8:00.
The time limit for the completion of the 10km Road Race is 1:30 hours, (runners should have completed the 10km Road Race until 10:30)
The time limit for the completion of 5km Road Race is 1:00 hour, (runners should have completed the 10km Road Race until 13:00)
• Participants in Marathon Race, should be at least 18 years old.
• In each kilometer of the Marathon route, there will be mileage indication.
• Electronic control timing Carpets, will record the times at the start and the finish line. Also, there will be electronic timing control points, to record intermediate times along the route, as well as at the end points of the route (reversals).
• Event Timeline
• Τhe road races of the Crete Marathon Organization have been approved by the Hellenic Athletic Association(SEGAS), member of the IAAF(International Association of Athletics Federations) and they are carried out according to the regulations of IAAF- SEGAS "Competition Rules 2017-2018", as these regulations have been announced and have been come into force from 1/11/2017.
NOTE: Anything that is not explicitly mentioned in the Official Documentation's paragraphs of the Organization of Crete Marathon is subject to the Regulations of IAAF and SEGAS, while the Articles along with all their provisions, which govern the Events of Public Road Race, are automatically and universally applicable.










Route Map Crete Marathon

CRETE MARATHON April 21 2019


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