FAQ - runs

21.12.2012

FAQ - runs

About the runs

When do the runs start?

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon: 24 April 2016 (Sunday), 9:30 AM
Handbike category start date: 24 April 2016 (Sunday), 9:05 AM
10 km Run: 24 April 2016 (Sunday), 9:30 AM
4.6 km Charity Walk-Run: 23 April 2016 (Saturday), 5:00 PM

Is there a limit of participants?

There is no limit set on starting lists neither for the marathon nor for the 10 km Run:

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon: no limit of partipicants has been set
10 km Run: no limit of partipicants has been set
4.6 km Charity Walk-Run: a limit of 10,000 participants has been set

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 Walk-Run. 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 Walk-Run: 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 Walk-Run.

Who can take part in the Pasta Party?

The Pasta Party is for properly registered participants who during ORLEN Warsaw Marathon take part in the marathon run or the 10 km Run as well as their accompanying presons not taking part in the runs.

Each runner may pursache Pasta Party for himself and those who want to invite:

11 PLN / person - participant of the marathon run + up to 2 accompanying persons not registered. The fee shall apply until 31.03.2016.

15 PLN / person - participant of the 10 km Run + 1 accompanying person not registered. The fee shall apply untill 31.03.2016.

15 PLN / person - participant of the marathon run + up to 2 accompanying persons not registered . The fee applicable at the Competition Office between 21.04 and 23.04.2016. This option is available ONLY for marathon's runners.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the Pasta 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?

Yes, it is possible to bring up to two friends or family members to the Pasta Party. Participants of the 10 km Run may invite only one person. 

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
Disabled persons – Blind persons assisted by a guide
Disabled persons – Visually impaired persons
Disabled persons using handbikes
Polish debut in the ORLEN Warsaw Marathon run

Male participants with Polish citizenship will be additionally classified in the following category:
86th 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:

03:00:00
03:15:00
03:30:00
03:45:00*
04:00:00
04:15:00*
04:30:00
04:45:00
05:00:00
05:15:00

* 3 pacemakers

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:

00:35:00
00:37:30
00:40:00
00:42:30
00:45:00
00:47:30*
00:50:00*
00:52:30*
00:55:50*
00:57:30
01:00:00
01:02:30
01:05:00 

* 2 pacemakers