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Participant Information 2019

The rules

Anyone can take part, who has received a written entry confirmation and is physically fit. The halfmarathon is open to participants born in or before 1997 (16 years and above). The Sparkasse Marathon is organized in accordance with the regulations of the Austrian/German Athletic Associations (ÖLV&DLV) and the IAAF. Accompanying vehicles (automobiles, Bicycles, motorcycles) are prohibited on the course. Wheel chairs and all other rolling devices are not allowed. Pets and animals are also forbidden. The course surface is asphalted or graded. During some of the stages, it will be necessary to run on the opposite side of the road, please be vigilant. Be aware of fellow runners and keep a necessary distance,especially when passing.aben. 

Fair-play-Initiative of austrian running event organizer

Austrian running event organizer and the national anti doping agency are cooperating in prevetation, information and educational advertising in all area of doping and medication abuse. Doping controls will be held individually through "intelligent testing". Join the fay-play-initiatve and say no to doping. Doping is a health risk.

Change-room facility 

Please use the changing and toilet facilities, which are clearly marked, at the starting area. 
Please take your change of clothing to the lorry marked with your race number, which are stationed on the “Reichsplatzt” (see start plan). Please use carry bag you received with your starting package displaying your race number for change of clothing (only this bag will be accepted). Do not place any valuables or breakables in the bag, as the organizers will not be held responsible for loss or damage. The change of clothing will be transported to finish point in the Casino stadium in Bregenz.
Important: Be sure to hand in your change of clothing bag by 10.20am as the departure is at 10.45am. No late bags can be transported after this time, because the roads are blockaded.

Starting list

There will be various starting blocks at the starting line depending on your best time previous run. The number of your starting block is on your running number. You should be at your starting block by 10:30. There will be personal to advice you

Terms and condition

Neither the organiser nor its representatives and other authorised persons can be held responsible for any form of damage or injury incurred as a result of participation in the marathon and accompanying events, except in the case of the above persons having caused these intentionally or as a result of grave negligence. This also applies to sponsors and the owners of private paths and their representatives. This exemption from liability also applies to accompanying persons.

Entrants declare that they are in a fit state of health, have trained to a sufficient standard to partake, and are in possession of a doctor’s certificate of health. Participation in this event is at the entrants’ own risk.

Entrants agree to data(as given) on the registration form, any photographs (including photo’s taken personally), film material and radio and TV interviews that are made in conjunction with the Sparkasse-Marathon, including those in advertising, books, photographic reproductions and Inter-net inserts, can be passed on and used without any claim for remuneration by the entrant.

Upon registration, entrants confirm that all personal details are correct and the race number will not be given to another person.

Runners will be disqualified:

When the official race number is tampered with in any way, specifically if any number or advertising logo is made illegible or unrecognisable.

When runners make use of any sport equipment, alter/enhance their performance by hitching onto cyclists, inline skaters etc.

In accordance with Data protection laws, the organiser, in a secure environment, digitally saves all personal data.

The law of Austria governs the agreement. Judicial Authority is Bregenz