Rules

Rules for participation


1.1 Only people aged 16 and above can participate in the race.

1.2 The race number of the runners will determine their identity and it cannot be changed, replaced or sold to another person. It is forbidden to sell or change the race numbers and in the event that it happens, it might result in the runner being disqualified from the race and barred from attending future events. 

1.3 The registration ends on the date indicated on the official website of the marathon. There are no exceptions. Only organizers have the right to change the date of the race. 

1.4  Runners cannot be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 

 

Barring participants from competing

 

2.1 Participants who are unable to make it to the starting line on time will not be allowed to compete and will not be refunded. 


Canceling or changing the date of the race


3.1 Organizers can change the date of the race whenever they want. The changes (e.g. changing the start time) will be agreed with the participants in advance. 


Suspension


4.1 Supervisors can disqualify any participant if they violate the rules and conditions.

4.2 Disqualification can occur in the following cases:

-  If the runner exchanges race numbers with another runner without the knowledge of the organizer; 

-  If the runner strays out of the designated marathon route; 

-  If the participant disobeys the orders of the racing official or uses abusive words and actions against officials, volunteers or spectators.


On the race day


5.1 Participants should follow instructions given by all racing officials, including the staff, volunteers, medical staff, enforcement officers and city officials before, during and after the race. 

5.2 Every participant should be assigned a race number printed on the front of their shirt and is visible during the entire race. 

5.3 Participants should inform the organizers about their health issues or the medication they have taken in advance. 

5.4 Participants should begin the race at the designated start time. 


Responsibilities


6.1 Participation is at your own risk. 

6.2 Organizing staff is not responsible for lost items or damages caused during the race.  

6.3 Organizer is not responsible for any loss or/and damage to the participant.  

6.4 Organizer is not responsible for the behavior of the spectators or the third party. 

6.5 Organizer is not responsible for the incidents (allergies, etc) caused by the food or beverages sold on the race day. 


Prohibited objects


- Potentially lethal or “dual use” items can be considered dangerous; for example, hammer, nail, sharp, cutting objects, etc;

- Highly flammable liquids, fuels, fireworks, toxic chemicals and explosives;

- Large packages;

- Non-transparent trash cans and plastic containers;

- Animals/pets;

- Folding chairs, folding camp chairs and tables of every kind;  

- Liquid bottles with a capacity of more than a liter; 

- Suitcases and roller suitcases; 

The Baku Marathon 2019 will delight the marathoners with gifts

19 Apr 2019 News
The Baku Marathon 2019 to be organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation will be held on May 5, Trend reports referring to the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on March 1.

The major goal of the Baku Marathon 2019 is to promote sports, healthy lifestyle in Azerbaijan and unite people in their pursuit of good intents.

Held for the fourth time, this year’s Marathon retains its motto: Win the Wind.

The Baku Marathon 2019 will start at the National Flag Square and run 21 kilometers all the way to the Baku Olympic Stadium.

The rewards of the "Baku Marathon-2019" will be in several categories. Male and female marathon participants will compete for the first three places separately. The winner of the 1st place in each category of men and women will be awarded with prizes and gifts, as well as medals and certificates, in the amount of 3 000 AZN, the winner of the second place - 2 000 AZN and the winner of the 3rd place - 1 000 AZN .
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Sign up for a marathon and represent your companies in the Istanbul Marathon

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Baku Marathon - 2019, that encourages individual companies to support healthy lifestyles also did not forget the corporate runners.
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Sign up for a marathon, enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Disneyland!

19 Apr 2019 News
This year, the Organizing Committee has set up a special prize for the students, considering that most of the registered marathon participants are students. Thus, students who pass the finish line first (in the category of men and women) will enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Paris, Disneyland. The award, which will be awarded on behalf of Azercell's "GencOl" package, includes a five-day journey, hotel stay, and entry to Disneyland. Besides, Turkish Airlines will present a roundtrip ticket to the winners. Visa application and other costs must be met by the participants themselves. 
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