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Important information about Lillebaelt Half Marathon

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Info

Race name: Lillebælt Halvmarathon
Starting Point: Færøvej 74, 5500 Middelfart
Date: Saturday, May 5h 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Entry fee: 425 Danish kroners.

Monday 8. January the price increases for participation in Lillebælt Halvmarathon to 465 Danish kroners.

Registration online: www.sportstiming.dk Opening Day will be Wednesday, September 27 2017

It is possible for clubs or firms to register together and pay total amount.

What you will get for your entry fee:

-all participants will receive a functional super running T-shirt.

-and of course we continue with our usual high standard offering:

-chip timing, brutto-and netto-times as well as intervals, -personal name on your startnumber, -phone-message service of your time, catering, -5 refreshment-depots during the route, changing- and shower facilities, -bagstorage, sports-fair, traffic-free route, live-streaming during the race, -pacesetters, big screens in starting and finishing-area –also for the spetators to view the race, bands playing and events along the route

A race, where the route, the service and our experience is making it one of the absolute best and most spectaculer in Denmark.

The route is measured by DAF (Danish Association of Athletics Federation) and thus approved to put the records on.

Timing and results

www.sportstiming.dk is responsible for the online registration and the official timing.

The Chip is a disposable chip. Results from the race will be available on Sportstiming’s website, from where you can also print your diploma – and get links to all the fotos.

Rules

Lillebaelt Half Marathon is organized by the club “Lillebælt i Løb” after IAAF´s rules.

-Participants must wear the official start number for Lillebaelt Half Marathon visibly on the chest throughout the race. The starting number may not be modified, so the sponsornames aren´t visible, for example folded or clipped.

-All runners correctly enrolled will have three hours to complete the race. Max time is indicated by two bike-riders.  –It is not allowed to have personal bike-support on the route; this may result in disqualification.

-You must obey all traffic-rules and any instructions from officials must be respected.

-If a participant is prevented from attending the race, there is no claim of repayment – whatsoever.

-Minimum age is 14 years for the Half Marathon.

By the online registration you confirm you participate at your own risk.

You also agree to the rights for the organizer to use race photos, film footage, interviews, etc., in which you appear. In case of cancellation of the race because of force majeure, participants are not entitled to reimbursement of the enrolment fee.

Pick-up of startnumbers and clothes

Startnumbers, chips and clothes will be handed out to you:

– in Fredericia Sportscenter – Vestre Ringvej 100, HAL 1
Thursday, May 3th between 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

-in Middelfart – in the running area. Saturday, May 5th – on the race day – between 9:30 am and 1:30 pm.

Remember to know your starting number, please bring your receipt.
The starting number is sent to you as phone-message and email at the beginning of May, and of course you can check your startnumber on the attendee list  with sportstiming.dk

Changing

There will be a primitive dress at the place at the start and finish area, as well as dressing and bathing in Lillebæltshallerne, which is located right next to the square.

Bag storage on the day.
There will be opportunity for bag-storage in a tent close to the starting-area.

Liquid

There will be five refreshment-depots along the route as well as the catering one  in the finishing-area.
Depots will be notified 200 meters before. At each depot, there will be servings in both sides of the road. In both sides the setup is the same: first part is energy drink, last part is Aquador springwater – both clearly marked.

Toilets

There will be many toilets in several places on the route and in the finish area. See where on the map coming up later.

Pace-setters

Everybody start at the same time at 2:00 pm. At 1:20 pm,  it’s time to prepare for the start and find your starting place. It is not unimportant where you line up in the starting area. We wish everyone to get the best possible race; therefore, we have put up signs down along with the starting area telling the expected finishing time.
Pace-setters with large balloons indicating the expected time will stand next to the sign. Together with your chosen pace-setter you can keep the pace that is your best. There are the following groups of pacers:, 1.30, 1.35, 1.40, 1.45, 1.50, 1.55, 2.00, 2.10, 2.05 and 2.15. Your chip will give all participants a brutto- and a nettotime, so there is no reason for placing yourself too far ahead.

Brutto-time =from the starting-signal = till you cross the starting-line.

Netto-time =from you cross the starting-line = till after the race you pass the finishing-line.

The max three-hour limit is made visible by two bike-riders. A bus will drive after the last participants to pick up people, who wants it. If you must use a longer period of time, and you are behind the bike-riders, it is your own responsibility to follow the general traffic-rules.

We point out that participants with pace for three hours, will not have to feel any  pressure.

Route

(Will be published very soon)

Prizes

There are prizes for the six first men and six first ladies. Prizes will be given to Danish runners or the runners who are invited by the Lillebaelt Half Marathon to participate. The prize-ceremony will take place immidiately after the top six of the women have crossed the finishing-line. Ceremony will take place on the stage right at the finishing-line.

Travelers to Middelfart

Our experience from 2017 is clear – start out from home in GOOD TIME.

By train:
Arriving by train to Middelfart station:

By car:
Arriving by car from East (Odense) turn off at exit 57 Nr. Aaby. Follow the signs to the parking-area: Mandal Allé – Fynsvej – 5500 Middelfart.
From Jutland:  Arriving by car from to Middelfart turn off at exit 58b.

Exhibition

Sports exhibition Thursday, May 3th in Hall 1 in Fredericia Sportscenter and Saturday, May 5th in the Exhibitiontent in the race area.

Hotels

If you want to stay overnight on the day before the race or stay to the day after the race, there are many opportunities for this. Because of  the central location in Denmark, many Danish companies choose to drop their conferences and large meetings to the area, so you will find very many and very nice hotels, motels and also B&B in Middelfart and Fredericia.

Go to accommodation in Fredericia (http://www.hoteller-fredericia.dk/)
Go to accommodation in Middelfart (http://www.allhotelsindenmark.com/)

Junior Race (Kids race) 

Lillebaelt Half Marathon invites you to LHM Junior Race May, 3th 2017

LHM Junior Race is arranged by the “Lillebælt I Løb” club for every upcoming half marathon runners in age from 0 to 14 years.

There will be competition in 3 age groups. 0-7 years, 8-10 years, 11-14 years. Adults is allowed to run with their kid/kids.

Registration for Junior Race, go to www.sportstiming.dk and search for the race. Opening day for registration will come.