Competition Rules

How to Register

  1. Please log on to the CTRRA official website to register online. Pay your entry fee:
    1. Credit Card: Master, VISA, JCB

      Please DO NOT click the confirmation button repeatedly. Contact your local card company if you have questions regarding payment (service charge may apply).
    2. Convenience Stores (Taiwan area only)

      (Max. payment is NTD 20,000 and a NTD 18 handling fee that will be charged for each transaction). Please make sure your payment is completed before 14:00 the day after you register online and keep your receipt. Failure to complete the payment process within the allowed time will be treated as failure to register. Please reregister if space is still available.
  2. Please consider and evaluate your health before registering. After you complete the registration process, you cannot substitute another name. If you need to change to a different race category (If space is still available in that category), you must first cancel participation in the category originally selected before reregistering in a different category. To change your race shirt size, please contact the organizer CTRRA before August 31, 2022 17:00 (local time in Taipei). Requests made after August 31, 2022 17:00 (local time in Taipei) can not be accepted. Please notice that the size can only be changed when other sizes are still available. You are not allowed to run the race course without completing the registration process. (4 different styles, based on the one that each participant chooses.)
  3. Cancellation:
Period Application Period
(local time in Taipei)
Portion of refund Remark
Phase 1 JUN 15, 2022 -
SEP 7, 2022 before 17:30
80%
42KM-return NTD 1440
21KM-return NTD 880
10KM-return NTD 640
3KM-return NTD 400
No Proof Needed
Phase 2 SEP 7, 2022 17:31 -
OCT 7, 2022 before 17:30
60%
42KM-return NTD 1080
21KM-return NTD 660
10KM-return NTD 480
3KM-return NTD 300
No Proof Needed
Phase 3 OCT 7, 2022 17:31 -
OCT 24, 2022 before 17:30
50%
42KM-return NTD 900
21KM-return NTD 550
10KM-return NTD 400
3KM-return NTD 250
Only in the event of specified force majeure:
*Military Service
*Injury/Pregnancy
*Funeral of Participant’s spouse or parents
*Natural/man-made disaster
*Traffic Interruption
If organizers or officials cancel
the event without force majeure,
you will receive a full refund.
  1. Please call or email CTRRA (office hours 08:30 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 17:30 Mon. - Fri. 02-2585-5659) to request a cancellation form. (Refund Application Form)
  2. For 1st and 2nd phase cancellations, documents are not required.
  3. For 3rd phase cancellations, documents supporting the reason for the cancellation must be provided (e.g., doctor’s note). Refunds can be issued only if you received the race pack and return it unopened (postal fees cannot be refunded).

    ※Refunds:

    1. Paid at Convenience Stores: Remit to a bank or post office account in Taiwan. (each wire transfer is subject to a NTD 30 fee)
    2. Paid by Credit Card: Refunded to the credit card originally used for payment.
  4. Organizers will consider all factors such as typhoons and other possible natural/man-made disasters to ensure safety of all participants. If the race is cancelled for safety reasons or due to force majeure such as the pandemic, participants cannot protest the decision. If the organizer has sent the registration gift, a registrant will be entitled to a 50% registration fee refund (each wire transfer is subject to a NTD 30 fee). If the organizer has not sent the registration gift, 70% of the registration fee will be refunded (each wire transfer is subject to a NTD 30 fee). If the race is rescheduled, participants must apply for refunds within seven days after the organizer announces the postpone. Late refund applications cannot be accepted.

    ※Refunds:

    1. Paid at Convenience Stores: Remit to a bank or post office account in Taiwan. (each wire transfer is subject to a NTD 30 fee)
    2. Paid by Credit Card: Refund to the original credit card used for payment.
  5. If the event is "cancelled" for reasons other than force majeure, the organizer will fully refund the entry fee. If the race is rescheduled for another date, an entrant who cannot participate on the new date should apply for a full refund within 20 days after the new date is announced. Organizers will refund 90% of the entry fee for requests received more than 20 days after the original rescheduling notice. (Refund details will be released later).
  1. Visually impaired (VI) runner registration: To avoid automatic placement in their age group, all VI Runners must successfully register online before contacting CTRRA to provide valid proof documents and guide runner information.
  2. All runner information must match identification or passport information. Please be prepared to provide valid ID information when the organizer requests it.
  3. The online system will automatically send an email confirmation after the entry fee is paid. Please use the query function on the CTRRA website to confirm your registration if you do not receive email confirmation.

Race Pack Pick-up

In Person

When: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (local time in Taipei) Oct. 20 - Oct. 22, 2022 (Thu. - Sat.). (no extended hours).

Where: Chang Yung-fa Foundation - No.11, Zhongshan S. Rd., Taipei City 10048, Taiwan (R.O.C.) (0965-525659)

  1. Please bring your pick-up notice with you. Pick-up notices will be emailed to participants one week prior to the event.
  2. If you need someone else to pick up your race pack for you, please make sure your representative brings your pick-up notice and his/her ID. CTRRA cannot be responsible for anyone misrepresenting you to pick up your race package.
  3. If you do not receive your pick-up notice, please download it from the CTRRA website and bring a photocopy of your ID with you to pick up your package before the check-in deadline.
  4. For group registration, please pick up all race packs at the same time. Partial pick-up is not permitted.
  5. If you are participating in the race but are unable to retrieve your race pack, you can pick it up from the CTRRA office during working hours (8:30~12:00, 13:30~17:30) Oct. 24 – Oct. 28 ,2022 (Mon.-Fri.). (No finisher souvenirs)

Race-Pack Delivery by Courier Service (Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu only)

Those who cannot pick up race packs during available times can choose courier services and pay shipping fees during registration.

  1. You can expect to receive your race pack Oct. 13 - Oct. 17, 2022. Contact CTRRA (02-25855659) on Oct. 18, 2022 if you do not receive your race pack by then. Please make sure the mailing address you provide on the registration form is correct and the shipping fee is paid. If you need to change your delivery address, please contact CTRRA (02-25855659) before Sept. 16, 2022. Requests after this date cannot be accommodated.
  2. A race pack returned for an incorrect mailing address can be picked up at the CTRRA office in Taipei during working hours (8:30 ~ 12 :00, 13:30 ~ 17:30) Oct. 24 – Oct. 28, 2022. Afterwards, all race packs will be forfeited.
  3. Courier fees for delivery:
Number of People 1 2 3-5 6-20 21-50 51-100 101-200 201-300
Taiwan main island
Fee
NTD 120 NTD 170 NTD 320 NTD 650 NTD 850 NTD 1,550 NTD 2,050 NTD 2,550
Outlying islands
(Penghu, Kinmen, Lianjiang,
Lanyu Green Island,
Liuqiu) Fee
NTD 170 NTD 220 NTD 370 NTD 750 NTD 1,100 NTD 1,850 NTD 2,550 NTD 3,050
  1. Any entrant who fails to pick up their race pack will be disqualified from the event.
  2. Entrants cannot pick up race packs on race day. Please collect your race pack, using methods listed above.

Bag Checks for Personal Belongings

Start and finish areas of race events are in different locations. To store and retrieve your personal belongings, please drop off and retrieve your storage bags at designated locations within designated time periods.

Storage bags are not available for purchase at pre-race check-in but will be available on race day in designated location. You can also purchase a storage bag in advance online or at Marathon's World in-store. The water-resistant bags are NTD 250 each.

  1. Runners must use the organizer’s designated storage bags (please see picture below) or a similar bag if you wish to check and store personal belongings at the race. Please show your bib number at the counter for bag storage service and to retrieve your bag.
  2. Please do not store any electronic/fragile items, valuable goods, fresh food, long-handled umbrellas or dangerous goods.
  3. Please store all valuable personal belongings in a secure place. Event organizers will not be responsible for loss of any personal items.

Locations and times for dropping off, retrieving storage bags:

Race category Drop-off location Drop-off time Retrieval location Retrieval time
42.195KM In front of Presidential Office Plaza 04:00~05:00 Dajia Riverside Park 07:00~12:00
21.0975KM 04:00~05:00 07:00~10:00
10KM 04:20~05:20 07:00~09:00
3KM Dajia Riverside Park 07:20~08:20 Dajia Riverside Park 09:00~10:00

Shuttle Buses

Location Departure Remarks
To:
DaJia Riverside Park
From: MRT Yuanshan Station
To: DaJia Riverside Park
07:00-07:30 MRT Yuanshan Station Exit 1 Bus Stop
To:
Yuanshan / Presidential Office Plaza
From: DaJia Riverside Park
To: MRT Yuanshan Station
08:00-12:00 Outside No. 8 Water Gate-Dajia elementary Bus Stop
From: DaJia Riverside Park
To: Bus Stops across from NTU Hospital (Changde Street)
08:00-12:00 Between No.8 Water Gate and DaZhi Bridge

Race Timing Chips

  1. This race uses a Race Timing Chip system to record results. All participants will receive bibs, shirts and race timing chips.
  2. Consistent with World Athletics (WA) regulations (Article 19.24.5), start times will be used to calculate race times. Result records are based on this system.
  3. Exchanging timing chips, using more than 1 timing chip or participating with someone else’s timing chip is prohibited. Violators will be disqualified from races.
  4. For fairness and courtesy, please consider your own abilities and allow faster runners to pass you. Thank you!
  5. Please start your race at your designated starting time. Any runner who starts prior to their designated starting time will be disqualified from races and times will not be recorded.
  6. How to fasten and use the chip
    1. Attach timing chips to your shoelace, as close as possible to your toes.
    2. Loop lace through the square holes in the timing chip and pull the chip tightly to the shoe.
    Detailed instructions on how to fasten and use the chip will be provided before races begin. You can ask any official or volunteer at the race site if you need help fastening your chip. Improper or faulty use of your chip will prevent your race time from being recorded.
  7. Please be sure your chip is fastened properly (please see picture above) and step on chip timing mats located along the course route while running your race.
  8. Official race results for your competition category will be posted on the CTRRA website and emailed to you within three days after race day. Race completion certificates can be downloaded from the CTRRA website.
  9. Only those who have completed their race category within the required time limit will be issued race completion certificates.

Violations

  1. Race results for contestants who violate any of the rules below will be disqualified:
    1. Accepting drink or food from anyone other than organizers.
    2. Not complying with race officials' instructions.
    3. Not attaching the racing bib to the front of your race shirt or improper use of a race timing chip (please follow instructions for fastening your chip).
    4. Using in-line skates, skateboards, baby carts or any other rolling devices on the racecourse or bringing a pet (dog or cat) on the racecourse.
    5. Interrupting other runners to take photos on the race route.
  2. Contestants who violate any of the rules listed below will not only have their results disqualified from the competition but also be banned from participating in any CTRRA activities or events for one year. Participants are not allowed to:
    1. Receive assistance from another person or party during the races.
    2. Use false ID information.
    3. Violate the spirit of sportsmanship and ethics (e.g., cause a disturbance, insult officials or staff, etc.).
    4. Use a substitute or non-registered runner to run the race for you.
    5. Use more than one racing chip.

Disputes and Appeals

  1. Race Disputes: Runners are not allowed to dispute referees or officials during races.
  2. Appeals Procedure: Any competition dispute must be brought to the organizers' attention within 10 minutes of your finishing the race and presented with a NTD 3,000 deposit. If the referee jury concludes the dispute is unjustified, the NTD 3,000 deposit will be forfeited.

All runners covered by public incident insurance.

Please evaluate your own health and consult your physician before participating in the race if you have any of the following symptoms:

Chest tightness or pain for an unknown reason Family history of heart disease (sudden death or complications in your first degree of kinship) Sudden loss of consciousness
Renal Dysfunction Dizziness for an unknown reason Diabetes
Expiratory dyspnea for an unknown reason High cholesterol (total cholesterol > 240mg/Dl) Epilepsy
Heart disease High blood pressure (> 140/90mmHg)

Please Pay Attention

(read carefully)

  1. Safety First: Referees and doctors have the right to stop any runner from continuing the race out of concern for his/her physical condition or road safety.
  2. Please bring your ID with you to the race.
  3. If a runner is caught in the race using someone else’s bib, both the runner and the bib owner will be disqualified from that event and banned from CTRRA events for one year. Violations and identities of perpetrators will also be publicly posted on related websites.
  4. When you pick up your race pack, please be sure you get the correct bib number and race timing chip. Timing chip cannot be replaced after they are picked up.
  5. If you are unable to retrieve your race pack and participate in the race, you can still pick up your race pack by bringing your pick-up notice to the CTRRA office during working hours (Mon. – Fri. 8:30 ~ 12:00 and 13:30 ~ 17:30) Oct. 24 – Oct. 28, 2022.
  6. The organizers reserve the right to publish or broadcast any video, photographs or other types of materials recorded at this event for the purpose of reporting and promoting its activities.
  7. Unauthorized manufacturers are prohibited from entering the race venue or race routes for photography or video recording.
  8. Please be sure to obey traffic officials and referee instructions along the racecourse and at all turns and intersections throughout the race.
  9. To maintain quality of the race event and protect the rights of all runners, you cannot enter the race route unless you are wearing your bib.
  10. Any runner who participates on behalf of another individual or as a substitute will be responsible for full insurance claim liability in the event of an accident or mishap.
  11. If a participant suffers loss of property or physical injury during the event, the organizer will assist with insurance claims. Compensation will not be provided by the operation supervisor, chief organizer, associate organizer or any event sponsor.
  12. Runners and event participants are strictly prohibited from bringing illegal items to the race venue. Prohibited items include illegal drugs, knives, guns, explosives or any other kind of weapon or prohibited dangerous item.

Covid-19 Prevention

Runners

  1. Comply with body temperature detection stations at entrances and exits.
  2. Use hand sanitizers provided at the venue.
  3. Use hand sanitizer at portable toilets.
  4. Pay attention to organizer’s reminders to maintain social distance and wear your mask.

Staff

  1. Along with volunteers, sanitize your hands when you arrive at your workstation and keep your mask on at all times. Work with volunteers at detection stations to monitor participants’ body temperatures.
  2. Assist with Covid-19 prevention education and training.

Supply Stations

  1. Stock the first table with self-service hand sanitizers to supply runners’ sanitation stations.
  2. Position staff and volunteer supply tables a safe distance apart.
  3. Serve foods in paper cups, provided.
  4. Staff must wear masks at all times.

Shuttle Buss

The NHCC requires all public transportation passengers to wear masks at all times. Anyone who refuses or cannot wear a mask is prohibited from boarding shuttle buses and must use alternative transportation.

Everyone entering the venue must pass through body temperature detection stations at entrance and exit checkpoints.

※Pandemic prevention-measure site map, implemented to combat Covid-19 spread.

Chinese Taipei Road Running Association (CTRRA)

Tel: 02-25855659

Website: https://www.sportsnet.org.tw

Email: service@sportsnet.org.tw

Add: Rm. 206, 2F., No. 55, Changji St., Datong Dist., Taipei City 103, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Office Hours: 8:30 ~ 12:00, 13:30 ~ 17:30 Mon.-Fri.