FAQ - runs

21.12.2012

FAQ - runs

When do the runs start?

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon: 13 April 2014 (Sunday), 9:30 AM
Handbike category start date: 13 April 2014 (Sunday), 8:43 AM
10 km run: 13 April 2014 (Sunday), 9:30 AM
4.6 km Charity Walkathon "Bieg na TAK! Biegam Bo Lubię”: 12 April 2014 (Saturday), 5:00 PM

Is there a limit of participants?

Yes. The following limits have been set:

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon: 10,000 participants
10 km run: 10,000 participants
4.6 km Charity Walkathon "Bieg na TAK! Biegam Bo Lubię”:10,000 participants

The applications are processed in order they are received and based on the time of fee payment.

Are persons under 18 allowed to take part in the runs?

Persons under 18 may take part in the 10 km run and in the 4.6 km Charity Walkathon "Bieg na TAK! Biegam Bo Lubię”. The marathon run is aimed ONLY at adults. Minimum age limits:

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon: 18 years or over on the day of the run
10 km run: 16 years or over on the day of the run
4.6 km Charity Walkathon "Bieg na TAK! Biegam Bo Lubię”: no age limit

Can I take part in more than one run?

Yes. Persons taking part in the marathon run or the 10 km run may also participate in the 4.6 km Charity Walkathon "Bieg na TAK! Biegam Bo Lubię”.

Who can take part in the 84th Polish Men’s Marathon Championship?

There are no special restrictions on participation in the Championship. Every man aged above 18 with Polish citizenship, who has properly registered for ORLEN Warsaw Marathon, accepted the Terms and Conditions and paid the starting fee, can take part in the marathon run and will be classified, provided that he reaches the finish line within the set time limit.

Who can take part in the Pasta Party?

The Pasta Party is ONLY for properly registered participants who take part in the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon (the marathon run).

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the Past Party is possible ONLY if you have collected your starting pack at the Competition Office.

Can I bring my family and friends to the Pasta Party?

Unfortunately, there is no such possibility.

What are the classification categories in the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon run?

Individual classification of women and men will cover the following categories:

OPEN
19 – 29 years
30 – 39 years
40 – 49 years
50 – 59 years
60 – 69 years
70 – 79 years
80 and over
The oldest female / male marathon finisher
My First Marathon
Disabled persons – Blind persons assisted by a guide
Disabled persons – Visually impaired persons
Disabled persons using handbikes

Male participants with Polish citizenship will be additionally classified in the following category:
84th Polish Men’s Marathon Championship

What are the classification categories in the 10 km run?

Female and male participants will be classified only in the OPEN category. There will be also team classification, joint for women and men.

Is the team classification planned only for the 10 km run?

Yes. A team will be classified if at least 4 its members in the 10 km run reach the finish line (within the set time limit). The team classification will concern the results of those participants who have been classified above the 10th place in the OPEN classification. The team classification is not planned for other runs.

How many members should a team have?

A team has to consist of at least 4 members. There is no upper limit. A team may be composed of both women and men registered for participation in the 10 km run.

How will the winning team be determined?

The winning team will be determined on the basis of the sum of 4 best net results of the team’s members.

Will there be pacemakers in the marathon run?

Yes. The pacemakers will lead the runners to help them hit the following finishing time results:
03:00
03:15
03:30
03:45
04:00
04:15
04:30
04:45
05:00
05:15
05:30

Will there be pacemakers in the 10 km run?

Yes. The pacemakers will lead the runners to help them hit the following finishing time results:

35 minutes
40 minutes
45 minutes
50 minutes
50 minutes
55 minutes
55 minutes
60 minutes
60 minutes
65 minutes
70 minutes

The runners aiming at the result of 50, 55 and 60 minutes will be led by two pacemakers.