I.Aim of the competition:To illuminate the 75th anniversary of granting Gdynia
her municipal rights, by the Seym of the Republic of
Poland, on 10 February 1926, in Warsaw.
II. Organiser:Sport and Recreation Centre in Gdynia (GOSiR)
ul. Olimpijska 5/9
81-538 Gdynia (Poland)
Municipal Council of Gdynia (UMG)
III.Date:The run will take place on Saturday, 10 February 2001.
It will begin at 8.00 am, and the first competitor to finish is foreseen to be at approximately 1.00 p.m.
The competitors are obliged to a limit of 8 hours.
At 4.00 p.m., the route of the run will be closed. Anyone left on the route will be disqualified at the finish line, according to the number of kilometres completed.
IV.Place:Competitors will meet their rivals on the most beautiful
streets of Gdynia. The start and finish line is situated on the representative Grunwaldzki Square, next to the musical theatre.
Route: a 5km loop that 15 times runs through the main streets and roads of Gdynia, namely: Armia Krajowa, Swietojanska, Boulevard Nadmorski, Prusa, Ejsmonda, and alleys in the Park of the European Council.
Pavement surface: 90% asphalt, 10% natural soil/ground.
V.Participation: Binds with the regulations of PZLA. Anyone eager to
start in the race, and who is 18 years old on the day of the race, has the right to participate. During verification, participants should submit a declaration of their state of health, allowing participation in the races. Medical examinations before starting are obligatory for every competitor participating. Only males are allowed to take part in the race.
VI.Announcements:Letters and faxes should be sent before 10.01.2001, or
personally submitted to GOSiR, and before starting 08.02.2001 (Thursday) from 12pm-10pm, and 09.02.2001 (Friday) from 10am-4pm in the Competition Secretariat, which will be situated at GOSiR.
VII.Prizes:Every participant will receive a diploma of participation,
momento medals and souvenirs prepared by the organisers and sponsors of the competition. For gaining one of the first 10 places, competitors will receive money rewards worth:
1st – 5,000 zl 6th – 1,000 zl
2nd – 3,000 zl7th – 800 zl
3rd – 2,500 zl8th – 600 zl
4th – 2,000 zl9th – 500 zl
5th – 1,500 zl10th – 400 zl
* 1 USD = 4,2 PLN
The best competitors in age categories: 18-29, 30-39,
40-49, 50-59, 60+ will receive other prizes. More detailed information can be given a week before the event, under the telephone number given above.
VIII.Finance:The costs of preparing the event will be covered by the
organiser. The starting fee is 25 PLN. The costs of accommodation and transport will be covered by the competitors, or those delegating the institution taking part (Does not apply to competitors who received an invitation in writing from the organiser).
IX.Other:Changing rooms, lockers, and showers are situated at
YMCA, Zeromskiego Str. (400m from the finish line)
Starting numbers will be given out at the “Pasta Party”.
Accommodation – free of charge in the sports hall with one’s own sleeping-bag, or in hotels situated in the City Centre of Gdynia, with a cost of 50 zl/day, if earlier reservations were made.
,,75 YEARS OF GDYNIA” MARATHON – 75KM
FOR THE TROPHY OF THE PRESIDENT OF
GDYNIA’S CITY COMMITTEE
10.00a.m.-10.00p.m.Arrival of competitors
12.00p.m.-10.00p.m.Verification of competitors
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m.Tour of Tricity
10.00a.m.-10.00.p.m.Verification of Competitors (continued)
6.00p.m. – 8.00 p.m.Open Ceremony- Pasta Party (Centrum ,,Gemini”)
Ceremonial handing out of starting numbers.
Meeting with the representatives of the Municipal Council of Gdynia.
Presentation of the Competitors and Sponsors of the Marathon.
8.00a.m.Start of the 75 KM GDYNIA MARATHON
11.00a.m.Start of the race for youth
1.00a.m.Foreseen finish of the first competitor
2.00p.m.Decorations of the champions at Grunwaldzki Square.
8.00p.m.Ceremonial handing out of prizes and awards in Centrum ,,Gemini”.
10.30p.m.Disco for participants and of the Race.
Centrum ,,Gemini” – Entrance Free
1.00p.m.Party (WTC-Expo) ul. T. Wendy 7/9
Musical band ,,Skaldowie” and Majka Jezowska
datum en andere gegevens voorbehouden.
Neem altijd contact op met de organisator voor inschrijving en actuele informatie.