Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon 2019
Information for runners
Start: Saturday June 15, 2019, 7 PM | Horní náměstí (Horní square)
Before the race
Download mobile RunCzech App, where you can find all information about the race and programme of Running Expo. It makes it easier to pick-up your start number, too. You can find there all the special offers of our partners in virtual goodie bag, or even use it as your public transport ticket during race day.. Your friends, family and colleagues can follow you during the whole race thanks to live tracking function.
It is strictly forbidden to use roller-skates, bicycles or other means of transport, or to go on the course with a child’s pram, run with dogs or carry children. Participation in the race is at participants’ own risk. For more information go here.
Time limit is 3 hours since the start of the race. The limit time is listed for each kilometer in the map of the race. All runners behind this time must leave from the course and end their participation in the race for safety reasons.
Chip and Timekeeping
Timekeeping will be tracked through chips, which will be attached to the back of the start number, and which must not be removed at any time during the race. Remember – NO CHIP = NO TIME! Your start number must be fixed visibly on your chest. Safety-pins will be included in the envelope containing your start number. Chips are disposable. In a team and 2Run race are runners results summed into a team result.
Time schedule Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon 2019
Friday, June 14th, 2019
- 10 am - 7 pm - Moravia Sport Expo
- 5 pm - Pre-race Run
Saturday, June 15th, 2019
- 9 am - 5 pm - Moravia Sport Expo
- 12 am - Start of official programm
- 5 pm - Start of dm family run
- 5 pm - Opening of Technical Area
- 7 pm - Start: Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, Relay Half Marathon, 2Run
- 8:30 pm - After-race party + ceremony (9:30 pm) for winners of 2Run, relay, Rectors Cup, king a queen of region
How to get the start?
The start of all races is on the Horní Square, in the city center, easily accessible by foot. Public transport (on the race day, your starting number is your ticket for the public transports from 9 am to 12 pm): If you go to the EXPO, take trams 1, 4, 6: station “Výstaviště Flora” and than go by foot to Horní Square. If you already have your number, go directly to stations Okresní soud or U Sv. Mořice.
Parking on race day is free in the shopping centre Galerie Šantovka with your start number (P6 outdoor parking). Other paid parking spaces are available as follows: on Legionářská street, between Vídeňská and Polská street.
Placed on Dolní Square (Dolní náměstí). Open from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. There are toilets, changing rooms, bag deposit, massages, shower, taping and after the race medal engraving. Entry only with a start number for Half Marathon, Relay or 2Run.
Open from 5 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Hand over your belongings to a volunteer standing at the appropriate box corresponding to the last two digits of your bib number. Maximum accepted size of bags 25×35×50 cm. We recommend to use the official race sack which you received in the Expo.
The starting gate is on the Dolní Square. It opens at 6:30pm. Only runners with their start numbers will be allowed access to the corridors.
Are clearly visible according to times: 1:30 | 1:40 | 1:50 | 2:00 | 2:10 | 2:30. The pacemakers will be standing in the appropriate corridors according to times.
Will be located at the 4,6 | 10,3 | 15,5 km marks and at the finish on both sides. Mattoni water, Gatorade isotonic drink and Fruit from Kaufland.
Refreshing / Sponge Points
Will be located at the 7,5 | 12,7 | 18,3 km. Mattoni water and water sponges.
Are placed at every refreshment point, technical area and at the start and finish.
Will be available at the start, the finish, technical area and along the course. If you need to call an ambulance, ask a volunteer or call the emergency services on number 155 and tell them your starting number. If you are not feeling well or have recently been ill it’s best to not take part in the race.
There will be more than 13 medical points marked with banners and flags of Aid Station, 4 mobile teams with AED and ambulance points along the course.
On the back of your number fill in all important information about your state of health for the case of medical assistance.
Information for Relay Teams & 2Run
The relay race and the race 2Run start at the same time as the runners in the main race, at 7:00 pm. The start is on the Horní square. The first relay member finds relay baton in his/her envelope, which should be passed at the changeover points to the next team member.
1st Member of the Relay Team - should line up to the corridor (group) written on his/her start number. For relays and 2Run always corridor "D".
2nd – 4th Members of the Relay Team - line up in the prepared corridor at the appropriate changeover points.
Relay Half Marathon
- Changeover (5 km) – Dr. M. Horákové street
- Changeover (10 km) – Dolní Hejčínská street
- Changeover (15 km) – Park Flora (close to Polské street)
Changeover point for 2Run
Changeover 10 Km – Dolní Hejčínská street
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE GRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATION OF THE CHANGEOVERS!
Wait for your team-mate (A) in the corridor at the changeover in front of the carpet that measures your time. As soon as you (B) see your team-mate, run together towards the carpet. BOTH OF YOU (A+B) MUST RUN OVER THE TIMEKEEPING CARPET AT THE SAME TIME. This carpet is laid on the ground and is black. The incoming runner (A) finishes in the area beyond the carpet, you continue on to the next changeover or to the finish line.
Team members must run in order, in which they register to the race. It is not possible to make changes at the last moment before the race.
After the race
You will be notified about your finish photos by email within 3 days after the race. You can order your phtos at: www.marathon-photos.com.
Results will be published after the race as soon as possible. For the standing is determining the official time, count since starting shot. You can contact us if there is some mistake in your result within 5 working days after the race.
Meet runners and enjoy little refreshment at our After - race party. You can also expect a litlle ceremony for winners of relay, 2Run and Rectors Cup.
Please follow the instructions of the organizers and volunteers! Thank you. Good luck!