Whole country in one race!

BIGBANK RUN LATVIA 2017

Regulation

 

  1. AIMS

To promote healthy lifestyle and joy of movement among the inhabitants of Latvia.

To provide participants the experience of running in 8 different cities of Latvia in various seasons.

  1. ORGANISERS

These running series are organized by association “Skrien Latvija”, which is represented by 6 different competition organizers – sports club „MAGNEN”, sports club „SportLat”, marathon club Ventspils, sports school Kuldīga, marathon club Sigulda and association Baltic Events. 

  1. COMPETITION CALENDAR

Running series „BIGBANK Run Latvia” consists of 8 races:

26.03.2017 Liepāja Half Marathon
www.liepajaspusmaratons.lv
07.,08.04.2017 Rēzekne Half Marathon
www.rezeknespusmaratons.lv
30.04.2017 Daugavpils Half Marathon
www.daugavpilspusmaratons.lv
17.,18.06.2017 Ventspils Adventure Park Marathon
www.ventspils-maratons.lv
22.07.2017          Jelgava Night Half Marathon  
www.jelgavaspusmaratons.lv
12.08.2017 Kuldīga Half Marathon
www.kuldigas-pusmaratons.lv
17.09.2017 Valmiera Marathon
www.valmieras-maratons.lv
07.10.2017 Sigulda Half Marathon
www.siguldasmaratons.lv

 

  1. PARTICIPANTS

 

There are no age limitations in 5-7 km and 10-12 km distances.

Only participants who were born in 2001 or beforehand can take part in a half marathon or marathon.

(If any younger participants want to run a marathon or a half-marathon, then it can be done ONLY with a written permission of parents or an authorized representative). This permission has to be submitted when the race number is taken out! In order to register participants, please write to info@skrienlatvija.lv)

Children aged 2 to 12 can take part in children’s race.

!!!Every participant shall undertake World Anti-Doping Code and regulations of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regarding doping control.

 

  1. REGISTRATION

You can register for individual races or purchase a subscription on the Internet page www.bigbankskrienlatvija.lv , home page of each race as well as Sportland shops in Riga from 18.11. 2017 and on-site, but with increased fees.

 

  1. PARTICIPATION FEES
Liepāja Half Marathon – 26.03.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 17.01.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
18.01.17 – 14.03.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
15.03.17 – 24.03.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
25.03.17 – 26.03.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Rēzekne Half Marathon – 07.,08.04.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 08.02.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
09.02.17 – 28.03.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
29.03.17 – 06.04.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
07.04.17 – 08.04.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Daugavpils Half Marathon – 30.04.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7 km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 28.02.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
01.03.17 – 18.04.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
19.04.17 – 28.04.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
29.04.17 – 30.04.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Ventspils Adventure Park Marathon – 17.,18.06.2017
Payment period 42,195 km 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7 km* Children’s run
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR
26.11.16 – 18.04.17 20 EUR 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR
19.04.17 – 06.06.17 30 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR
07.06.17 – 16.06.17 35 EUR 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR
17.06.17 – 18.06.17 50 EUR 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR
Jelgava Night Half Marathon – 22.07.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 24.05.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
25.05.17 – 11.07.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
12.07.17 – 20.07.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
21.07.17 – 22.07.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Kuldīga Half Marathon – 12.08.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 13.06.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
14.06.17 – 01.08.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
02.08.17 – 10.08.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
11.08.17 – 12.08.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Valmiera Marathon – 17.09.2017
Payment period 42,195 km 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run Nordic walking
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR 6 EUR
26.11.16 – 18.07.17 20 EUR 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR 8 EUR
19.07.17 – 11.09.17 30 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR
12.09.17 – 15.09.17 35 EUR 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 12 EUR
16.09.17 – 17.09.17 50 EUR 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR 20 EUR
Sigulda Half Marathon – 07.10.2017
Payment period 21,0975 km 10-12 km 5-7 km 5-7km* Children’s run
18.11.16 – 25.11.16 10 EUR 8 EUR 6 EUR 4 EUR 3 EUR
26.11.16 – 08.08.17 15 EUR 10 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR 4 EUR
09.08.17 – 26.09.17 20 EUR 12 EUR 10 EUR 6 EUR 5 EUR
27.09.17 – 05.10.17 25 EUR 15 EUR 12 EUR 8 EUR 5 EUR
06.10.17 – 07.10.17 40 EUR 25 EUR 20 EUR 12 EUR 7 EUR

* For young people who are born in 1999 or beforehand.

Organizers of each race reserve the right to grant discounts at their discretion.

! Participation fee is not returned, if a participant does not take part in the race or declines its participation. Participation fee is also not returned in cases of Force Majeure.

 

  1. BIGBANK RUN LATVIA SEASONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS AND THEIR PRICES
Payment period 21,0975 km ~10-12 km ~5-7 km
Subscription + gift

(BEST PRICE)

18.11.16 – 25.11.16

80 EUR 60 EUR 45 EUR
Subscription + gift

26.11.16 – 31.12.16

88 EUR 70 EUR 60 EUR
Subscription 01.01.17 – 10.03.17 100 EUR 70 EUR 60 EUR

 

Series „BIGBANK Run Latvia 2017” subscription covers participation fee for selected discipline in all races.  And anyone who will buy a subscription in period of 18.11.2016 to 31.12.2016 will receive gifts from organizers and sponsors.

When you buy a subscription you are automatically registered in corresponding distance and age group for all races. After your request in competition day, it is also allowed to change the distance – if you choose a longer distance you would have to pay extra10 euro, but if you choose a shorter distance then your money is not returned. If you want to run a marathon at Ventspils Adventure Park marathon or Valmiera Sportlat marathon, please notify us in advance (at least 1 week before the competition) to e-mail info@skrienlatvija.lv. If for any reason you cannot take part in one of the races, please notify us in advance (at least 1 week before the competition) to e-mail info@skrienlatvija.lv or organizers of corresponding race.

Subscription is linked to a specific person. It shall not be transferred for another person’s usage!

  1. DISTANCES AND AGE GROUPS

Half Marathon – 21,097 km (Marathon – 42,195 km)

Women Year of birth Men Year of birth
S 1978 – 2001 V 1978 – 2001
S40 1968 – 1977 V40 1968 – 1977
S50 1967 and older      V50 1958 – 1967
V60 1957 and older

 

~ 10-12 km run

Women Year of birth Men Year of birth
SNJ 1998 and younger VNJ 1998 and younger
SN20 1988 – 1997 VN20 1988 – 1997
SN30 1978 – 1987 VN30 1978 – 1987
SN40 1968 – 1977 VN40 1968 – 1977
SN50 1967 and older VN50 1958 – 1967
VN60 1957 and older

 

~ 5-7 km run

Women Year of birth Men Year of birth
STB 2002 and younger VTB 2002 and younger
STA 1999 – 2001 VTA 1999 – 2001
ST 1998 and older VT 1998 and older

 

Children’s run

Girls Year of birth Boys Year of birth
SB1 2011 and younger VB1 2011 and younger
SB2 2009 – 2010 VB2 2009 – 2010
SB3 2007 – 2008 VB3 2007 – 2008
SB4 2005 – 2006 VB4 2005 – 2006

 

  1. EVENT SCHEDULE

Schedule of each competition, complexity of the route and start times are available on corresponding races home page.

 

  1. OVERALL ASSESSMENT

INDIVIDUALS:

Each athletes 5 best results (earned points) of 8 possible runs will be judged in order to determinate the best runners. Points can be earned in:

  • Half marathon distances, except Valmiera and Ventspils Marathon in which it is also allowed to run a marathon;
  • ~ 10-12 km runs;
  • ~ 5 – 7 km runs;

All participants that have completed the corresponding distance will receive rating points according to basic rate – 1000 points. The absolute winner of each half marathon and marathon (both in men and women competition) will earn 1000 points. Points for the rest of the athletes are calculated following – winner’s time is divided by each participant’s time and multiplied with corresponding competition ratio. The highest place in seasonal assessment goes to athlete, who has the highest point summary of 5 best runs.

 

TEAMS:

  1. Participants:

Individual runners, running clubs and companies can form teams.

One team has to consist of minimum 4 and maximum 8 participants in any gender proportions.

In order to participate in team competition at least 2 members of the team must run a half-marathon (21, 0975 km), one member must take part in NIKE run (~ 10-12 km) and one member must run People’s race (~ 5-7 km) in each race. If the team consists of more than 4 runners then the remaining members may choose their preferred distance. One and the same team member can run different distance in each race.

One person can be a part of only one team. It is not ALLOWED to switch teams during season!

Team is allowed to add new member to it during season, but these additional participants need to be notified at info@skrienlatvija.lv not later than a week before the race.

  1. Assessment

Points of team members are assessed during season in order to determine the best team. These points are calculated in accordance with referred place in overall assessment in relation with the winner (both in men’s and women’s competition). 4 best individually earned points in each race are taken into account and summarized.

Only 5 of 8 races are taken into account in which the team has received the most points.

If two or more teams have received the same amount of points in best four races, the highest place goes to the team, which has scored more points in one of the races. If those points are also the same, points from another race are compared etc. If teams have the same amount of points in all five races, it is checked which team members have the highest places.

  1. Registration

In order to participate in team competition your team has to send an application e-mail to info@skrienlatvija.lv (which includes team name, participant names, surnames, dates of birth, and a slogan).

 

  1. AWARDING

Each race rewarding:

  1. Half marathon – 1st-3rd place in each age group receives Sportland gift cards and prizes from organizers. 1st-6th place in absolute assessment both in men and women competition receives Bigbank cash prizes and prizes from organizers and sponsors:

1st place – 300 euro

2nd place – 200 euro

3rd place – 150 euro

4th place – 100 euro

5th place – 70 euro

6th place – 50 euro

  1. 10-12km run – 1st-6th place in absolute assessment in both men and women competition receives prizes from sponsors and organizers.
  2. 5-7 km run – 1st-6th place in absolute assessment in both men and women competition receives prizes from sponsors and organizers.
  3. Team assessment –receives prizes from sponsors and organizers.

Each participant who finishes (both children and adults) receives a commemorative medal, bundle from sponsors and organizers, as well as water “Mangaļi”.

Season overall assessment rewarding:

Everyone who has completed (finished) at least five from eight “Bigbank Run Latvia “races, receives sports T-shirt.

  1. Individually

* 1st-6th place in marathon and half marathon distance both in men and women competition receives cash prizes:

1st place – 500 euro

2nd place – 400 euro

3rd place – 300 euro

4th place – 200 euro

5th place – 100 euro

6th place – 70 euro

1st-3rd place in each age group receives prizes from organizers.

* Organizers also reward overall season best 1st-6th place in 10-12 km and 5-7 km runs both in men’s and women’s competition, as well as 1st-3rd place in each age group.

  1. Team assessment

1st-6th place is rewarded with prizes from organizers and sponsors.

 

  1. SAFETY

When participants receive race numbers, they certify with their signature that they take full responsibility for their own health compliance with the distance and that they will fully respect competition rules and regulation. Participants under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a responsible person who signs the registration form. (If younger participants want to run (half marathon or a marathon), it can be done ONLY with written permission of parents or an authorized representative). Race organizers are not responsible for alleged injuries during the race.

 

  1. DISQUALIFICATIONS

Organizers have the right to disqualify a participant if he/she fails to comply with public policy provisions and the requirements of Regulation.

Organizers reserve the right to disqualify a participant in cases when it is obvious that he/she is not capable to continue participation in competition.

 

  1. PHOTO AND VIDEO

Organizers have the right to use photographs and video material from races without any consent with people that are in them for „Bigbank run Latvia 2017” marketing and advertising purposes. Organizers also have the right to offer participants the opportunity to download photos and videos.

 

  1. CHANGES IN RACE REGULATIONS

Organizers have the right to make changes and additions to the race regulations without any prior warning.

Follow the news on www.bigbankskrienlatvija.lv and home pages of each race.