Registration Notes

Registration Notes for the 2016 Shanghai International Marathon

I. Date of Race & Events:

1. Date of Race: October 30, 2016 (Sunday)
2. Events:
Men’s and Women’s Marathon (42.195 km): 20,000 runners maximum
Men’s and Women’s Half Marathon (21.0975 km): 8,000 runners maximum
10km Run: 5,000 runners maximum
Mini Marathon: 5000 runners maximum

II. Eligibility:

1. Anybody with a health certificate and a valid ID may register for the race regardless of nationality.
2. Runners’ Age Limit
(1) To participate in the Full Marathon, you must be at least 20 years old before December 31 of this year, be a long-distance runner on a regular basis, and provide a health certificate or a physical examination report issued by a registered medical institution within the last year, certifying that you are physically fit to run the race (A certificate of achievementof previous marathon race is not valid).
(2) To participate in the Half Marathon, you must be at least 16 years old before December 31 of this year, be a long-distance runner on a regular basis, and provide a health certificate or a physical examination report issued by a registered medical institution within the last one year, certifying that you are physically fit to run the race. (A certificate of achievementof previous marathon race is not valid).
(3) To participate in the 10km Run, you must be at least 16 years old before December 31 of this year and in good health.
(4) To participate in the Mini Marathon, you must be at least 10 years old before December 31 of this year and in good health.
Notice: A marathon participation statement shall be signed by the parents or legal guardians for any participant who is under 18 years old.
3. People suffering the following diseases are unfit to run the race: congenital or
rheumatic heart disease / hypertension or cerebrovascular disease / myocarditis or other cardiac diseases / coronary artery disease or serious arrhythmia / diabetes /pregnant / any other risk-prone diseases.

III. Period and Time of Registration:

1. Regular Registration: (1) Pre-registration: Starts at 10:00, Aug. 29, and closes at 17:00, Sept. 2.
(2) Ballot announcement results: Afternoon of Sept. 9
(3) Date of payment: Starts at the afternoon of Sept. 9(after the ballot results being announced), and closes at 17:00, Sept. 12. Nonpayment will result in disqualification from the race.
2. Priority Entry:
Starts at 10:00, Aug. 29, closes at 17:00, Sept. 12. Those who do not register will forfeit their priority registration opportunity.
Those who are qualified for the priority registration will automatically gain spots upon completion of registration and payment.
3. Registration: Shangma Charity-2016 SIM Charity Entry
Registration will remain open on a first-come first-served basis until the maximum field size is reached between 10:00August 29to 17:00 September 12.

IV. How to Register:

1. Regular Registration:
(1) Access the Shanghai International Marathon official website: www.shang-ma.com, and register online.
(2) Download the app of the Shanghai International Marathon and register. You can scan the following QR code to download and install.

                    
2. Priority Registration:
Those runners whose results meet the required standards can register on the Shanghai International Marathon official website or its app via “Priority Registration”. Those who do not register will forfeit their registration opportunity. See the relative requirements below:
    The maximum time limit for the full marathon of the 2015 Shanghai International Marathon: Men-3 hrs. 25 minutes, Women-3 hrs. 45 minutes. The maximum time limit for the half marathon of the 2015 Shanghai International Marathon: Men-1 hr. 40 minutes, Women-1 hr. 55 minutes.
    Top 200 Men's and Women's half marathon entrants in 2016 Shanghai International Half Marathon.
    Top 200 Women’s 8-mile entrants in 2016 Shanghai International Half Marathon will automatically gain spots in the 2016 Shanghai International Marathon’s 10km or 5km run.
    Top 50 individual and couple entrants in 2016 Shangma New Year’s Day Running Event will automatically gain spots in the 2016 Shanghai International Marathon’s 10km or 5km run.
    Top 8 Men’s and Women’s half marathon tournament entrants, Top 10 Men’s and Women’s racing challenge entrants and 5 randomly selected public health run contestants in Athletics Tournament of the second Citizen Sports Meeting will automatically gain spots in items designated by the Organizing Committee. All the races above shall meet competition criterion and shall be authorized by Shanghai Distance Running Association.
3. Registration: Shangma Charity-2016 SIM Charity Entry
With an aim to create a positive sporting environment for disadvantaged groups and to promote physical fitness nationwide, the Organizing Committee has set up 500 places of guaranteed charity entry this year. All registration fees for charity entry will be donated to Shanghai Sports Development Foundation. Moreover, Shangma Foundation will be established to advance the spirit of the sport and raise funds to promote physical activities in socially disadvantaged groupsas well as the development of mass sports and other sports causes.
    Charityentries are available for the full marathon and half marathon.
    Registration for Charity entry: Access the Shanghai International Marathon official website (www.shang-ma.com) or download the app of Shanghai International Marathon to register.
    With an aim to express our sincere thanks to each participation in SIM Charity Run and promote physical fitness nationwide, the Organizing Committee will provide the following items to each participant who donates:
a. A Shangma Charity Certificate issued by Shanghai Sports Development Foundation
b. A front-row starting position for 2016 SIM
c. Exclusivebag storagevehicle services for 2016 SIM
d. Exclusive equipment receiving window for 2016 SIM
e. Exclusive Shangma permanent timing chip
4. Enrollment Consultation
Chinese Hotline: 965365 (service time: from 8:00 to 20:00)
EnglishHotline: 4001962002 (service time: from 9:00 to 17:00 on working days)
Email: general@shmarathon.com
WeChat of the Shanghai International Marathon: shanghaimarathon

V. Registration Fee:

Events Chinese Citizens
(including those in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan)
Foreigners
Full Marathon RMB 100.00 RMB 300.00
Half Marathon RMB 100.00 RMB 300.00
10km Run RMB 60.00 RMB 200.00
Mini Marathon RMB 60.00 RMB 200.00
Shangma Charity RMB 3000.00

VI. Process and Notes of online registration

1. Process of regular registration
1) Log onto the Shanghai International Marathon official website www.shang-ma.com or its app
2) Click to register.
3) Read the registration notes/Fill out the registration form online.
4) Read the Statement of 2016 Shanghai International Marathon.
5) Pre-register successfully and wait to draw.
6) Pay the registration fee online to be eligible for qualification.
7) Print out the registration confirmation and sign your name.
2. Process of priority registration
1) Log onto the Shanghai International Marathon official website www.shang-ma.com or its app
2) Click to register.
3) Read the registration notes/Fill out the registration form online.
4) Read the statement of Statement of 2016 Shanghai International Marathon.
5) Pay the registration fee.
6) Print out the registration confirmation and sign your name.
3. Process of Shangma Charity Registration
1) Log onto the Shanghai International Marathon official website www.shang-ma.com or its app
2) Click the “charity registration” entryto register.
3) Choose event item.
4) Read the Statement of 2016 Shanghai International Marathon.
5) Confirm the registration information.
6) Pay the registration fee.
7) Print out the registration confirmation and sign your name.
4. After the success of registration, please pick up the race packet by providing your registration confirmation, original passportand physical examination report (not applicable for 10km Run and Mini Marathon) at No. 2739West Guangfu Road,Putuo District, Shanghai (Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing) on October 27 to 28 (9:30 – 19:30) and October 29 (9:30 – 21:30)
5. Physical Examination
Participants can take a physical examination at a medical institution registered with the local government (including professional medical institutions) by presenting the Registration Confirmation Letter. The physical examination should cover every item listed in the Physical Examination Record in the Registration Confirmation Letter. For there is no medical institution close to Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing, do please take your physical examination beforehand.

VII. Once the registration is confirmed, the registration fee will not be refunded under any circumstance. Race status and other personal information will not be available for modification after receiving your registration confirmation.

VIII. The final interpretation of the race is vested in the Shanghai International Marathon Organizing Committee. Issues not covered herein are subject to further notices and updates.

Organizing Committee of Shanghai International Marathon

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