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Running at EuroGames 2020

The distance will run by the side of the river Rhine and across the beautiful green landscape around. Start and finish is directly in the Sportpark beneath the Arena. The courses are unique and will allow you to enjoy the freshness of nature of the Rhine that is beautiful at this time of year.

For visitors
its very easy to look the competitions at different places. The course is hand-measured and may show deviations. These competitions are open to all, regardless of ability!

Rules
The applicable rules are those of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and IWR.

Categories
There are 3 gender categories:
1. M1. M2. F3. A 
 

Condition 
Minimum of 3 Participants. Otherwise clearance for takeoff with the men if the Testosteron is more than 5nmol/L.

Rankings
are by age group.
18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, …

The transition from one age group to the next always takes place at the beginning of the calendar year in which the year of life determining the age group is completed.

Timing
The timing is done by a chip, which is coupled to the start numbers. There will be several measurements. The chip will be issued with the starting documents. 

Access
The race village and start line are located in the Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf, Am Staad 11. It is only 5-8 minutes walk from Metro station „Merkur Arena/Messe Nord“. Starters and visitors can use the Metro Line 78. When exiting the Metro station, cross the Arena Street and walk next to the Merkur Arena straight ahead. At the end turn left and you will see the North-East Entrance.

If you are coming by car, please park in the P2 car park. From there it is only a 2 minute walk to the north-east entrance. The P2 cannot be reached via the Merkur Arena, but only via Niederrheinstraße and Stockumer Höfe.

Check-In
The starting documents will be handed out at the central registration or at the check-in table directly behind the north-east entrance. For the street races, late registrations are possible, as far as seats are available. At the latest one hour before the start of the first race.

Shower/Toilet/Changing Rooms
There are sufficient showers and toilets inside the Athletics Hall next to the start and finish line. Also the changing rooms are there. Luggage Office Inside the Athletics Hall are closets which can be closed with padlocks. You have to bring the padlocks by your own! The changing rooms are not guarded during the competition. Also we will organize a guarded luggage office next to the start.

Medals
Each starter will get an participation-medal.

Winner Ceremony
There will be a presentation ceremony for the first three of each age group expected soon after the last competition.

Support/Visitors/Friends
For visitors are enough space to support the athletes around the course and inside the finisher stadium. Please follow the signs and the advices of our volunteer helper and do not cross the course without asking the volunteers. Inside the Sportpark we will offer something to eat and drink.

 

Key facts 5 km RUN

Day: Saturday, 08.08.2019

Location: Around Merkur Arena

Check-in starting: 10:00 to 11:30 am

Check-in at: Entrance North-East, Arena Sportpark, Am Staad 11, 40474 Düsseldorf

Start Time: 12:30 AM

Start Line Location: Rheinstadionstr. (in Front of the Athletics Hall), Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf

Finish Line Location: Rheinstadionstr. in the Little Stadium, Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf

5 KM
This competition is meant for everyone: sporty or not so sporty, fast or slow and for everyone who does not know where they can or want to participate. Absolute fun is in the foreground, sporty top performance only behind it.

 

Key facts 10 km run

Day: Saturday, 08.08.2019

Location: Around Merkur Arena

Check-in starting: 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Check-in at: Entrance North-East, Arena Sportpark, Am Staad 11, 40474 Düsseldorf

Start Time: 12:15 AM

Start Line Location: Rheinstadionstr. (in Front of the Athletics Hall), Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf

Finish Line Location: Rheinstadionstr. in the Little Stadium, Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf

The run will consist in 2 loops of 5 km each.

INclusiveness:

Level 2 / Level 1

 

 

PRICING

Early bird fee EGLSF-member: 60 Euro (regular 80 Euro)
Additional fee for non-EGLSF: + 20 Euro 
Sports price: + 7 Euro

 

YOUR CONTACT PERSON

 Claudia

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