RACE RULES

Please read these Race Rules carefully before participating in this scheduled Twincity Marathon competitive event and related activities (collectively, the “Event”) and other activities. In consideration of the services of Ten Senses (M) Sdn. Bhd. (“Twincity Marathon”) in allowing me to participate in the Event, I acknowledge and agree to comply with the following Race Rules:

Rule 1: Successful registration for the Event is only confirmed upon: i) true and accurate completion of the online registration process for the Event; (ii) signing of the Participant Assumption of Risks, Waiver, Release and Indemnity Agreement; (iii) payment in full of registration fees for the Event; and (iv) issuance of an identification number (which is used as the athlete’s Bib Number) for the Event.

Rule 2: Twincity Marathon reserves the right to refuse entry to the Event at its sole discretion and without assigning any reason.

Rule 3: The age for participation in each race category are as follows:

- 17 years of age and above on Race Day for Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 12KM
- 8 years of age and above on Race Day for Fun Run (5KM)
- 8 - 16 years of age on Race Day for 3KM Kids Dash
- 4 - 7 years of age on Race Day for 1KM Kids Dash

Rule 4: Athletes are strictly prohibited (not allowed) from transferring their assigned Bib Number for the Event.

Rule 5: Athletes must attach the assigned Bib Number to their attire to be permitted entry to the Event. Athletes failing to wear/display the assigned Bib Number correctly may be asked to retire immediately from the race by an Event Official and/or Security Officer.

Rule 6: All age-group athletes must participate and compete in the age-group division corresponding to the athlete’s age on Race Day.

Rule 7: Any athlete asked to retire from the race by any member of the Official Medical Staff, Event Director, Referee, Event Official and/or Security Officer must do so immediately.

Rule 8: Any athlete asked to retire from the race will be deemed disqualified and shall not be entitled to receive a Finisher Medal, Finisher T-Shirt (available for Full and Half Marathon only), Finisher e-Certificate and Official Finish Time.

Rule 9: Any athlete who starts to race before the official start time of their race category shall be disqualified. Any athlete who fails to start the race within thirty (30) minutes of the official start time of their race category shall be disqualified and Twincity Marathon reserves the right not to allow them to start.

Rule 10: The Event cut off times for completion of the race categories shall be:

- 8 hours for Full Marathon
- 4 hours for Half Marathon
- 3 hours for 12KM
- 2 hours for 5KM

Athletes who are still on the race route after the cut off time and choose to continue racing do so at their own risk. Twincity Marathon reserves the right to re-open the race route to live traffic at any time without prior notice to athletes for operational reasons and/or to prevent operational hazards and/or risks to athletes and/or spectators and/or Event staff. Twincity Marathon shall not be liable for any loss and/or inconvenience caused from such actions. If an Event Official has reason to believe an athlete is unlikely to finish the race within the cut off time, they may request an athlete to retire from the race and board a safety vehicle.

Rule 11: The following are strictly prohibited (not allowed) on the race route: pets,
in-line skates, strollers, push carts, shoes with built-in or attached rollers and any other wheel-run objects. The exception to this rule is Official Event and Official Medical vehicles.

Rule 12: Race results will be posted within 24 hours after the event. Race results are final. All results and rankings are based upon gun time. Any non-prize winner disputes must be submitted in writing to the Organiser within 3 days of the results being published. Any prize winner disputes must be made within 30 minutes of the winner results being published at the event. The Organiser’s decision is final with regards to the handling of prize winner disputes. The Organiser reserves the right to request random doping tests from Potential Winners.

Rule 13: Athletes who successfully complete the Event shall be awarded a Finisher Medal upon presentation of their Race Bib to the respective Event Officials. Only athletes who successfully complete the Full Marathon and Half Marathon races only shall be awarded a Finisher T-Shirt upon presentation of their Finisher Medal and Race Bib to the respective Event Officials. All Finisher Medals and Finisher T-Shirts must be collected on site at the Event. Athletes who successfully complete the Event within the cut-off time shall be entitled to download a Finisher e-Certificate.

Rule 14: Twincity Marathon reserves the right to amend the Race Rules at its sole discretion. If there is ambiguity in any of these provisions, Twincity Marathon shall be the authority to interpret and in doing so will take into account the interests of all the affected parties.