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Official Rules

With the approval of FIDAL (the Italian Athletics Federation) and the IAAF (the International Association of Athletics Federations), on Sunday 6 October 2019 the S.S.D. Telesia Running Team organizes the fifth edition of the Telesia Half Marathon, a 21.097 km international road race in Telese Terme (Benevento) – Italy.

Partecipation Requirements

1. Italian and foreign athletes, who reside in Italy

Italian/foreign athletes who are residing in Italy can take part if they possess one of the following requirements:

a) Italian and foreign athletes who are members of clubs affiliated with FIDAL for 2019
and compete in the “Juniors”, “Promising Talents” and “Seniors” categories (including the “Senior Masters” category).

b) Athletes who possess a RUNCARD (valid as a sports insurance, and permit to compete).
Italian residents and foreign athletes who reside in Italy, above the age of 20 (20 years old by the end of 2019), who are in possession of a Runcard that has been released by FIDAL (www.runcard.com) and of a medical certificate for competitive athletics, both valid on the day of the event.
Who does not have it, the organization offers the possibility to buy the REGISTRATION TO THE RACE + RUNCARD (valid one year) at a discounted price. All information is available on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it.

N.B. The Runcard membership is renewable. The expiry date is printed on the back of the Runcard. The athlete cannot compete if it is revealed that his/her Runcard has expired during the membership check on the day of the event, unless proof of the on-line renewal is produced. Their participation shall nevertheless be subject to the presentation of a medical certificate for competitive athletics that is valid in Italy. The original certificate must be shown to the event organisers. A copy of the medical certificate shall be kept in the event organisers’ documents of each race where the athlete, which is in possession of a Runcard, participates.

N.B. These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but will not be able to receive any refund, bonus, voucher or prize money.

c) Athletes who are members of a club associated with to “Sports Promotion Body (in athletics)” that is affiliated with FIDAL for the 2019 and who hold a RUNCARD-EPS.
Italian and foreign citizens, with at least 20 years old (by the end of 2019), who are in possession of a valid Runcard EPS and of a medical certificate for competitive athletics, both valid on the day of the event.
Who does not have it, the organization offers the possibility to buy the REGISTRATION TO THE RACE + RUNCARD-EPS (valid one year) at a discounted price. All information is available on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it .

N.B. These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but will not be able to receive any refund, bonus, voucher or prize money.

2. Italian and foreign athletes, who do not reside in Italy

Italian/foreign athletes who are not residing in Italy can take part, but this is limited to people who are 18 years of age and older, who possess one of the following requirements:

a)  Foreign athletes who are members of foreign federations affiliated with IAAF and in possession of their registration document.

  1. Foreign athletes from the EU who are authorized by their federation or with a self-certification that bears witness to their membership.
  2. Foreign athletes not from the EU who are authorized by their federation, or with a self-certification that bears witness to their membership, and are in possession of an Italian “Permit to Stay” or an entry visa.

N.B. Athletes who are members of a foreign federation not affiliated with the IAAF and are not registered by their federation, club or assistant must sign a self-certification that bears witness to their membership.

b) Italian and foreign athletes, who do not reside in Italy, in possession of an Italian Runcard (valid as sports insurance, and allows them to compete).
Italian and foreign athletes who do not reside in Italy, above the age of 20 (20 years old by the end of 2019), who do not belong to a FIDAL-affiliated club or a foreign athletics club affiliated to IAAF or a club affiliated to a Sports Promotion Body (in athletics), can compete if they are in possession of a Runcard that has been released by FIDAL (www.runcard.com) and of a medical certificate for competitive athletics, both valid on the day of the event.

N.B. The Runcard membership is renewable. The expiry date is printed on the back of the Runcard. The athlete cannot compete if it is revealed that his/her Runcard has expired during the membership check on the day of the event, unless proof of the on-line renewal is produced.

Who does not have it, the organization offers the possibility to buy the REGISTRATION TO THE RACE + RUNCARD (valid one year) at a discounted price. All information is available on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it.

IMPORTANT- Their participation shall nevertheless be subject to the presentation of a medical certificate for competitive athletics that is valid in Italy. They can present a medical certificate issued in their own country, as long as it complies with the diagnostic tests required by Italian law. In accordance with Ministerial Decree 18/02/1982, every person who participates in sport competitions must undergo prior and regular fitness checks that are specific to each sport. Italian law requires that the participants undergo the following health checks:

  1. medical visit
  2. test of urines (urinalyses)
  3. electrocardiogram at rest and stress test
  4. spirography.

All the statements and results from the exams must be authentic and conform to the original. The original certificate must be shown to the event organisers. A copy of the medical certificate shall be kept in the event organisers’ documents of each race where the athlete, which is in possession of a Runcard, participates.

N.B. These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but will not be able to receive any refund, bonus, voucher or prize money.

Registration Period

Entries open on Friday, February 1, 2019 and will close on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 24.00 hours. The organizer reserves the right to end the registration period early or to accept registrations after the planned closing date, at its own discretion.

Admission Fees

Individual registration fee :
• € 15,00 – until 15/04/2019
• € 20,00 – until 15/09/2019
• € 25,00 – until 29/09/2019
• € 30,00 – until 01/10/2019

Registration fee + RUNCARD:
• € 25,00 – until 15/04/2019
• € 30,00 – until 15/09/2019
• € 35,00 – until 29/09/2019
• € 40,00 – until 01/10/2019

The registration fee will not be refunded in any circumstances. However, until 1 October 2019, athletes who are unable to take part may transfer their registration to another person. At the time of the transfer, the new athlete must provide all of the documents required for his/her specific category.

How to Register

a) On-line: on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it , making a payment by Visa or MasterCard credit cards, PayPal or bank transfer.

b) By Fax: to   +39 06 233 213 966, by sending the registration application form, with all sections completed in CAPITAL LETTERS, and a copy of the receipt for registration fee payment.

c) By E-mail: to telese@tds-live.com , by sending the registration application form, with all sections completed in CAPITAL LETTERS, and a copy of the registration fee payment receipt.

Payment

(only for registration by fax and email)

Payment of the registration fee can be made by:

Bank transfer in favour of S.S.D. Telesia Running Team – BPER Banca, filiale di Cerreto Sannita IBAN: IT06 W 05387 75300 000003019107 – BIC/SWIFT: BPMOIT22XXX

Registrations forms not accompanied by the entry fee, the applicant’s complete address and personal data, and copy of the membership card or of the medical license will not be accepted.

Entry Fee Includes

– race number;
– insurance and medical support;
– race kit with sponsor gadgets;
– refreshment points along the circuit;
– refreshment points before and after the race;
– official schedule and informative material;
– timing service and timing chip renting;
– a commemorative medal and a participation certificate

Registration Deadline

Registrations will be closed on October 1, 2019. Registration after this deadline will not be accepted. On registration sent via post the postmark will be considered. S.S.D.Telesia Running Team retains the right to close registration prior to said deadline as well to accept entries after the deadline.

Registration Confirmation

You can directly verify your registration on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it.

Refund on the entry fee

Under no circumstances are the entry fees refundable. However, the registered athletes who cannot take part to the race have the possibility to transfer the registration to another person by formal request to be made by September 15, 2019. The substituting participant must provide all information necessary for the application.

Bibs Assignements

The race numbers are automatically assigned considering the best personal performance of the previous years, provided by FIDAL. To facilitate the entry of the athletes into their specific sectors, the race numbers will have different colours in correspondence to the coded-colour area and the personal record.

Athlete’s Responsability

The registered participants is the owner of the bib number and is responsible for its custody, acquiring the rights to all the services above and below mentioned in this regulations.
a. Whomever, without regular registration, participates without bib number, not only is liable for damage to things and people, including the participant, will incur in sport sanctions under the competences of the federal organs and can be prosecuted for criminal sanctions disposed for the crime of theft (art. 624 of the criminal law).
b. Whomever, without regular registration, participates with a counterfeit bib number or not conforming with the assigned one, a part from being responsible as mentioned above, can be prosecuted for criminal sanctions disposed for the crime of theft (art. 624 of the Italian Criminal Law) or, in alternative, for the crime of fraud (art. 640 of the Italian Criminal Law).
In the cases a. and b. the participants can be prosecuted for criminal sanctions disposed for the crime of “inobservance of the measures of the authorities” (art. 650 of the Italian Criminal Law). The above mentioned circumstances will be acknowledged exclusively from verification through photographic and video documentation.

Collecting bibs and Race Packs

The race number and the race kit can be picked up at the Telesia Half Marathon Running Village :

– On Friday 4 October from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m
– On Saturday 5 October from 10 p.m. to 8 p.m.
– On Sunday 6 October from 7 a.m. to 8.15 a.m. ( Only for athletes from outside Campania Region )

The race numbers is tightly personal, it cannot be changed, altered or modified and it cannot be given to anyone else. Race kits and numbers can be taken also by third people, with written delegation, confirmation letter of the person who delegates and photocopy of a valid identity document.

The Start

The start of the 2019 Telesia Half Marathon is scheduled from Telese Terme ( Viale Europa ) at 9a.m. The opening of start corral , in which all athletes must go, is from 8.30am to 8.55am, after which the latecomers athletes will be invited to start from the last corral at the bottom of the race. Each start corral is marked by the colour of the bib number. Under penalty of exclusion from the race it is not possible to get into different corral from those assigned.

Timing

The official time keeper is Timing Data Service srl. The measurement of the timing and the elaboration of the ranking will be made by a system based on an passive transponder (a disposable chip), that will be attached on the back of the race number. It is forbidden to alter the race number, the chip and the support that blocks it to the bib number. Those athletes that take the chip off or damage it will not be present in the ranking. For each athlete it will be measured: the official time (from the shooting to the arrival), the net time (from crossing the start line to the finish line), intermediate times at 5 km,10km and 15km. Further info about the timing will be posted on our website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it during the weeks before the race.

Refreshments

As per the IAAF/FIDAL rulebook, there will be refreshments stations with fresh water after the finish line and at km 5, km 10, km15 and km 19,5 along the course.

Medical Assistance

The organization committee will guarantee an appropriate medical assistance service along the course and in the start and the arrival areas.

Finish

After the arrival athletes will be divided into apposite channels to the final refreshment.

Results and Ranking

Partial and final results will be available live on www.telesiahalfmarathon.it . It will be also possible to download the official diploma of participation on the website of Telesia Half Marathon 2019.

Claims

Any claims must be presented the latest 30 minutes from the exhibition of the ranking at first verbally with the Referees at the arrival, later in writing to the Appeal Referee, accompanied with a tax of 100 euro, which will be returned in case the claim will be approved. For everything that is not included in these regulations, FIDAL regulations will apply. The Referees of the Race can disqualify the athletes that do not pass in the checkpoints placed along the course.

Time Limits

The maximum race time is 3 hours. All of the athletes who arrive after these times will be asked to stop by the staff. All runners who finish within the maximum time limit will be given a medal at the finish.

Bag Storage

A free bag storage service will be provided in the Palestra Foschino, at the starting area. Athletes must use their bags and label them with the sticker included in the bag containing their bib. While the bags will be collected and returned with the utmost care and attention, the event organizer will accept no responsibility for any missing, lost and/or stolen items.

Waiver of Liability

“I declare to know and respect the official Telesia Half Marathon 2019 policy, published on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it, according to the IAAF and FIDAL policy, and to be at least 18 years old on the day of the race; I declare to own a medical certificate of sportive suitability valid on the October 6, 2019 and to present this certificate with the registration module in case I am not a FIDAL member or Sport Promotion Authority CONI member. I know that taking part to the Telesia Half Marathon and/or participating to other sport events is potentially a risky activity. I also declare to register consciously and I assume all the risks concerning to my participation in the race: falls, contact with other participants or vehicles, difficult weather conditions, traffic and all the other risks are known and evaluated by me. Acknowledging the above mentioned, considering that my registration has been accepted, I release and discharge the Telesia Half Marathon 2019 organization committee, S.S.D. Telesia Running Team , the promotion organizations, Local Council of Telese Terme, Provincial Council of Benevento, Regional Council of Campania, the administration of the places where the race passes, the sponsors, from future complaining and from any kind of responsibility connected to my participation to the race. Once the registration has been accepted, the entry fee is not refundable. “

Personal Data Treatment

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY OF TELESIA RUNNING TEAM S.S.D. ON THE DATA TRANSMITTED FOR SIGNING UP TO TELESIA HALF MARATHON

Dear participant, we intend to inform you that the following document is the Privacy Policy referred to Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of personal data. The Data Controller, as indicated below, will collect and process the data contained into the Telesia Half Marathon registration form, as well as any images, for the purposes then described. The personal data indicated in the registration form, both online and hard copy, are necessary to the conclusion and consequent management of the relationship with Telesia Running Team S.S.D.

DATA COLLECTED:

  • are processed for the formalization and consequent organizational, administrative, legal and fiscal management of the contractual relationship that arises from the acceptance by Telesia Running Team S.S.D. of your registration for the Telesia Half Marathon;
  • are processed to verify the physical fitness and the regularity of the membership according to the participation criteria indicated in the Regulation, published at www.telesiahalfmarathon.it ;
  • are processed in order to communicate any information aimed at guaranteeing your participation in the sporting event or to other activities that take place within the event itself;
  • are processed in order to send you our Newsletter only if in the registration form you have given consent to use your email address for that purpose;
  • are processed in electronic, IT and paper modalities by internal staff, authorized collaborators and External Data Processors, duly authorized by Telesia Running Team S.S.D.;
  • are stored on IT or paper supports, and protected from illegal or unauthorized access, from theft, protected from loss and destruction with appropriate security measures;
  • are shared with sports federations, in order to verify the sport qualification required for the competition for which you are registering and for the subsequent update of the result you obtained with the participation, as well as for insurance purposes.

 

IMAGE USE POLICY:
during the sporting event, photographic images and videos will be acquired and used for informational purposes of the various moments of the event itself, on the Telesia Half Marathon website, on the event’s promotional material, on social media and trade press. Both photographic images and videos will be stored in IT archives by Telesia Running Team S.S.D. and by External Data Processors, duly authorized by the latter. The personal data, all the documentation as well as all the images and videos will be stored for ten years from its acquisition. As Data Subject, as provided by Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, you have the right to request to Telesia Running Team S.S.D. the access to your personal data, their rectification, their cancellation or the limitation of treatment. You also have the right of enabling data portability, as well as the right of bringing complaints to the Italian Data Protection Authority. All rights summarized above may be exercised by writing to the following e-mail address: info@telesiahalfmarathon.it It will be our concern to answer to you.

The Data Controller is Telesia Running Team S.S.D. a r.l. , with registered office in Telese Terme, Via S.Rosa 4, in the person of its President.

Image Copyright

With the registration to the Telesia Half marathon 2019 the athlete authorizes the Organization Committee, with the media partners, the acquisition of the right to use his/her moving or still images that eventually portray her/him during the marathon on every support, included promotional materials and advertising, for the time provided by the regulation, considering also eventual time extensions that could occur. I concede my authorization to all the organization involved in the planning of the marathon, included the ones previously cited, to use my images, photos, videos on the web site www.telesiahalfmarathon.it and anything relative to my participation to the event for any type of licit use without remuneration”.

Final Provisions

The Organization Committee has the faculty to modify these regulations in every part whenever needed in order to guarantee a better organization of the race. For what not mentioned in the present regulation, is valid what mentioned by FIDAL and GGG’s technical policies. All modifications to services, venues and timetables will be communicated to registered athletes via the confirmation letter, or will be posted on the website www.telesiahalfmarathon.it. Moreover, all information and instructions for race day will be handed out alongside the bib number.

 

Info Line e iscrizioni: Organizzazione Tecnico Sportiva :

EvoData s.r.l.
Via Sumatra 9-20157 Milano (MI)
Sito internet : www.evodata.it

S.S.D. Telesia Running Team a R.L.
Telese Terme (BN)
Tel.+39 380 1743727
Fax. +39 0824 976015
Sito internet : www.telesiasportevent.it
E-mail: info@telesiasportevent.it

 

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