3rd Green Half Marathon Race in Lefkada (26 May 2013)
The “Filandros” Athletic Club in cooperation with the Hellenic Amateur Athletic Association (SEGAS) of Western Greece, the Municipality of Lefkada and the Region of Ionian Islands announces the 3rd 21,100 metre Green Half Marathon Race and the 3rd 5,000 metre People’s Health Race. The races are under the auspices of SEGAS. A 1,000 meter race for primary school pupils will also be held.
Event date: Sunday, 26 May 2013.
Start-finish point: Park at the coast of Lefkada town.
Start times: Semi Marathon at 09:00, People’s Health Race at 09:10, 1,000m race at 11:45.
Race course: The course is flat, on asphalt road and to a great extend in an environment of great ecological importance. It is measured, signposted every 1 km. and guarded by the Police, the Coast Guard and the Municipal Police.
Regulations: SEGAS regulations apply.
Registration: For information on how to register contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
For a valid participation each athlete has to be registered by Friday 17/05/2013. Participants arriving on the day of the race without prior valid registration, will not take numbers and will not be mentioned in the results.
Registration cost: Semi Marathon – 10€, People’s Health Race – 5€, 1km race – free.
Awards: The first three men and the first three women in the general classification in the first two races will receive an award.
In the Semi Marathon, the first three men and the first three women in each category will receive an award as mentioned bellow. The first three men and the first three women in the general classification will not receive an award in separate categories. In the 1,000m race, the first three boys and the first three girls will receive an award. Participants in all three races (21.1km, 5km, 1km) who cross the finish line will receive a commemorative medal and certificate of participation.
21.1km race categories:
1. age 18-29 1. age up to 30
2. age 30-34 2. age 31-40
3. age 35-40 3. age over 41
4. age 40-44
5. age 45-49
6. age 50-54
7. age 55-59
8. age over 60
A category will be constituted if at least six athletes of any particular age group compete. Otherwise, the category will be merged with the next or the previous (in case it is the last one).
General info: Numbers will be assigned to participants at the start point, on the day of the race, before the start, between 06:30 and 07:30, and the day before the race between 16:00 and 20:00, at the Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Lefkada (old Town Hall building). The Semi-Marathon and the People’s Health Race will be electronically timed. On the day before the race, at 20:00, a Pasta Party will take place (more information when participants take their numbers).
Every about 2.5km along the course there will be water posts (2nd, 5th, 7.5th, 10th, 13th, 15th, 18th km). At the 10km post there will be isotonic drinks. All races will be held regardless of weather conditions. All participants must have undergone a recent physical examination and assume full responsibility of their participation.
Photos from 2nd Semimarathon