Race Info

Race Date: Sunday, 9th December 2018
Venue: Ciputra Club, Hanoi

Note: Runners MUST attend Race Kit Collection prior to the race. Race Day pick-up is not available.


START LIST (UPDATED 5/12/2018)

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

  • 06:45 – Race Village Opens
  • 07:30 – Race Start: 21km Half Marathon
  • 09:30 – Race Start: 3km Family Run/Walk
  • 10:00 – Race Start: 10km Challenge & 5km Challenge
  • 10:05 – Awards Ceremony: 21km, 3km
  • 11:15 – Race Start: 1km Kids Sprint
  • 11:30 – Awards Ceremony: 10km, 5km, 1km

The organiser reserves the right to change, update or modify the starting times by category.


BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME

RACE DAY CHECKLIST

Must Bring

  • ID/Passport/Medical Insurance Card (if any)
  • Race Bib /w Safety Pins
  • Timing Chip tied to your shoelace
  • Running Top, Shorts, Socks and Shoes

Optional

  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Rain jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Vaseline or other anti-chafing lotion
  • Watch
  • Gels or sports drink if you’ve been training with them
  • Towel
  • Extra change of clothes to wear afterwards

MOTORBIKE/CAR PARKING is available at Ciputra Club, Hanoi.

WEAR YOUR RACE BIB Put on the front of your torso and make sure it is clearly visible, pinned in all four corners and is not covered by jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc. The timing chip will be attached to the bib, which is unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle). Runners are required to cross the timing mats located at the Start, Finish, and other timing locations, otherwise, no result will be provided.


WHEN YOU ARRIVE

ARRIVAL TIME Please ensure that you arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time. Please head straight up to 2/F at Ciputra Club to get changed and deposit your bag.

RACE VILLAGE will be at Ciputra Club and will consist of various activities provided by our event partners.

BAG DEPOSIT Please do not deposit any valuable item(s). While maximum care and security will be enforced, the Race Organiser will not be responsible for any loss or damaged items. Participants who choose to use this service may do so at their own risk.

TOILETS & CHANGING ROOMS are available at Ciputra Club.

WATER is available at Ciputra Club.


BEFORE YOU START

START TIME / LINE UP The start line is located just outside Ciputra Club. Runners must line up behind the start arch at least 10 minutes before your scheduled start time.

TIMING CHIP Please ensure that your timing chip is attached to your shoelaces.


DURING THE RACE

WATER will available at various points during the race.

DIRECTIONS Race officials and volunteers will be deployed along the route for safety. Runners must follow instructions given by the race officials during the race.

SAFETY REMINDERS

  • For everyone’s safety, baby carriers, baby backpacks, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course.
  • It is recommended that athletes keep only one earbud in to be able to hear directions from race officials.
  • While runners are welcome to take pictures, selfie sticks are prohibited in any runner and spectator areas.

AFTER THE RACE

WATER is available near the finish line.

AWARDS CEREMONY will start at 10:05am for the 21K and 3K and 11:30am for the 10K, 5K and 1K categories. If you think you have won a prize, please approach one of our staff at the Info Desk.

TAXIS Please approach the Membership Desk at Ciputra Club. They will help you call a taxi to take you back to your home or hotel.

PROVISIONAL RESULTS will be published on the event website within 24 hours from the end of the race.

PHOTOS will be uploaded soon after the race on Sporting Republic’s Facebook page.


INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

  • If a typhoon signal is hoisted at any time from 12:00am on race day, the event will be postponed.
  • If the above noted inclement weather warnings are raised after the start of the race, the race director has the right to change the course distance, revise the overall race arrangements or stop the race altogether. If the race is stopped, it will be either cancelled for that day or re-scheduled.
  • If the above noted inclement weather condition warnings are raised again on a rescheduled date, the race will be permanently cancelled without any further rescheduling and no race entry fees will be refunded.

RACE BIB INSTRUCTIONS

Putting on your Race Bib correctly is an essential step to having a great race. It’s important that race officials see your race bib so they know that you’re an official participant. If you don’t have your bib securely fastened on the right way, it could get annoying and uncomfortable during the race. You also want to make sure that the professional photographers on the course can clearly see your bib because they use your race number to match you and your race photos.