Regulation

Eligibility for entry:

  1. Each participant can only participate in one race category. Upon confirmation, registration cannot be cancelled and all paid registration fee will not be refunded;
  2. All participants must comply with Macao’s Law No. 2/2004 on the Prevention, Control and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, pay attention to and cooperate with the anti-epidemic measures of the Macao SAR Government. For details on epidemic prevention and quarantine requirements upon entry into Macao, please visit the Health Bureau’s website (www.ssm.gov.mo) or the Special webpage against Epidemics (www.ssm.gov.mo/PreventCOVID-19). By submitting the registration form, participants clearly understand and agree to cooperate with the anti-epidemic measures of the Macao SAR Government. No cancellation or refund will be allowed for confirmed registrations.
  3. If the Organizer discovers that a participant registers for another category/race with different data, his/her participation will be cancelled and all paid registration fees will not be refunded;
  4. All quota, number bib and timing chip cannot be exchanged, resold or transferred to other participants under any circumstances; or else, the participants will be disqualified. All paid registration fees will not be refunded.

 

Time limit:

Each race has the following time limit:

10K
Time Limit 1 hour and 40 mins
Finish Time 9:10
Fun Run
Time Limit 1 hour and 15 mins
Finish Time 08:15

 

Course map:

  1. The Organizer will set up several time limit points along the course of 10K and Fun Run and all participants are required to pass through the time limit points. The Organizer reserves the right to stop any participants who do not pass the time limit points before the specified time limit;
  2. The location of the time limit points and the respective time limit will be decided by taking into account the road condition, and the details will be announced before the start of the race. All participants must comply with the time limit;
  3. All sections of the race course will be closed after the time limit as specified in the above point 2;
  4. Participants who cannot complete the courses within the time limit must follow the instruction of the Organizer to leave the course as safety measures for participants will be removed;

Results:

  1. Participants of 10K and Fun Run will be provided a number bib with a timing chip;
  2. Participants must follow the instructions of the Organizer to wear the number bib with timing chip during the race, in particular that the number bib must be worn on the chest;
  3. In case of missing or wrongly-placed number bib with timing chip, the Organizer reserves the right to disqualify the runner’s result;
  4. Electronic Chips Timing System is used for the race which provides Official Time (Gun Time) and Personal Times (Chip Time/Net Time) for each participant. Results will be based on the Official Time in accordance with World Athletics standards;
  5. Participants should pass the checkpoints according to the instruction of the Organizer. Should any checkpoint record be deemed incomplete, the participants will not be listed in the general classification and their result will not be counted.
  6. Participants should check the effectiveness of the chips when raising the dorsals, storing the chips properly against damage. The Organization is not responsible if the chips are invalid during the race, so the results cannot be recorded.

Medals and certificates for finishers:

  1. Participants who finished the race within the time limit shall be awarded a medal and a certificate. Participants can download the certificate through the following website: www.marathon-photos.com;
  2. Participants who finished the race within the time limit should present the number bib to collect the medal at the finish line. If the slip on the number bib is missing, the medal will not be provided. Only in exceptional cases, the medals will not be re-distributed;
  3. For those participants who cannot complete the races within the time limit mentioned above, medals and certificates will not be provided, and their results will not be recorded and listed in the general classification;
  4. Number bib and timing chip cannot be exchanged or transferred to other participants under any circumstances; or else, the participants will be disqualified and no certificate will be provided;
  5. Should there be any mistakes found on the certificate, participants are required to contact the Organizer before 14 May 2021 for alteration. Request after that date will not be accepted.

Doping control test

  1. The Organizer will conduct a doping test on 10K. The arrangements are as follows:
    10K
    General Classification (Male & Female)

    1st place

    Three to be chosen at random from 2nd to 10th place

    Macao Winners (Male & Female)

    1st place

    One to be chosen at random from 2nd to 5th place

     

  2. Any participants who fail to pass the Doping Control test will have their ranking and prize cancelled;
  3. All male and female participants are required to attend the anti-doping control in accordance with World Athletics rules.

Appeal:

  1. According to the rules & regulations, any appeals must be reported to the “Technical & Appeal Council” within 30 minutes after the results announcement by filling an appeal form, and the form must be returned within 45 minutes after the results announcement. An appeal fee of MOP800 or US$100 should be paid together with the appeal form. The Technical & Appeal Council only accepts the appeal application based on the above mentioned procedure; should the appeal be accepted, the appeal fee will be refunded;
  2. Any complaints, comments or appeals that do not fall in the above terms and conditions should be reported to “Referees and Umpires” instead.

Safety policies and regulations for participants:

  1. Participants are recommended to have a self-assessment of one’s own health condition for race participation and should undergo full practice before registering for the race;
  2. The act of registration implies that the participant declares that his/her health condition is adequate for participating in the race, and that he/she takes full responsibility for any health changes that appear during the race;
  3. If participants feel unwell during the race, they should inform the nearby staff at once;
  4. To ensure safety of participants, the Organizer will take measures to keep the course in well order, and participants must comply with the instructions of the staff;
  5. The Organizer will try their best to secure the safety of participants, and will provide necessary support in case of any accidents or force major occurred during the race. But the Organizer shall not be held liable for any accident including the casualties of the participants, during the race;
  6. Except for race officials, any person without a valid number bib for the 2021 Macao International 10K will not be allowed to enter the race course. Violators of this rule will be asked to leave the course immediately;
  7. Non-OC staff and non-participants (including family members, audience, etc.) should not enter the course due to safety reasons;
  8. In accordance with Article 6 of the World Athletics Competition Rules, the Organizing Committee shall have the right to disqualify any participants who have been confirmed in any way in receiving foreign assistance on the course;
  9. Public Liability Insurance is covered by Organizer. Participants are advised to take up their own personal or other insurance policies separately, if necessary.
  10. The race may be cancelled if typhoon signal no.3 or above is hoisted, or if a rainstorm signal is still in force in 3:00am on Sunday, 11 April 2021, or any non-attributable factors. Participants should refer to news updates and online announcement. Should the event be cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control the Organizer or in the case of force major, 50% of registration fee will be refunded before 11 October 2021, and the Organizer shall have no further responsibility and/ or liability thereafter.
Remarks:
  • All the information provided to the participants by the Organizer of the race (including “Information to the Participants” etc.) will be considered as part of this regulation in all circumstances;
  • All omitted cases will be settled by the Organizer, and in case of doubt, the Organizer reserves the right of making the final decision on the issue in question;
  • By submitting application, participants have agreed to enter into the 2021 Sands China Macao International 10K and have also agreed to abide by conditions of registration and the event, and any instructions given by the Organizer;
  • Participants in the 2021 Sands China Macao International 10K are required to comply with the competition rules of the World Athletics.