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.


RACE DAY SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)

  • 06:30 – Race Village Opens
  • 07:30 – Race Start: 21km Half Marathon
  • 09:30 – Race Start: 3km Family Run/Walk
  • 09:45 – Awards Ceremony: 21km, 3km
  • 10:00 – Race Start: 10km Challenge & 5km Challenge
  • 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 Timing Chip & Safety pins
  • Running Top, Shorts, Socks and Shoes

Optional

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

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 60 minutes before your scheduled start time. Please head straight up to Ciputra Club to get changed and deposit your bag.

RACE VILLAGE will be at the Ballroom, Ciputra Club and will consist of various activities provided by our sponsors and 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.


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 10:00am for the 21km and 3km and 11:00am for the 10km, 5km and 1km categories. If you think you have won a prize, please approach one of our staff at the stage.

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 re-scheduled.
  • 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.