Race information / Entry - 10,5 km; 21 km and 42 km

Keszthelyi Kilométerek 10,5 km, halfmarathon, marathon, relay

Date / Location

Date: 4 Jun 2017, Sunday
Location:  Keszthely, Start/Finish Main Square (Fő tér) 

START  
wheelchair, handbike race:                      09.50 h
halfmarathon, marathon, relay:                10.00 h
10,5 km:                                              12.00 h

Organiser / Information

Keszthelyi Kilométerek Egyesület (Kilometres of Keszthely Association)
H-8360 Keszthely, Sörház utca 3. Hungary
Phone:  + 36 30 267 12 36
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www.keszthelyikilometerek.hu

Race office

Balaton Congress Centre and Theatre (Balaton Kongresszusi Központ és Színház), 3 Fő tér (Main Square), Keszthely
Opening hours:  
3 Jun 2017, Saturday    12.00-20.00
4 Jün 2017, Sunday      07.00-09.00

Changing rooms / Cloackroom / Toilet / Showers

Mozgás Háza - Keszthely Fő tér (Main Square)
Bags are available at the changing rooms.

Events

10,5 km - 1 lap
Half marathon – 2 laps:
    individual   21.097 km
    relay (2 person) 21.097 km
Marathon – 4 laps:  
    individual   42.195 km
    relay (4 person)  42.195 km
Wheelchair   half marathon – 2 laps 21.097 km
                  marathon – 4 laps  42.195 km
Handbike   half marathon – 2 laps 21.097 km
               marathon – 4 laps  42.195 km

Routes

The route is a round one with same turning points for the half marathon and marathon events. The whole length of the route is universally accessible.
Along the route the participants will run through the park of the Festetics Palace and along the Pedestrian Street (Sétáló utca). By the Keszthely Main Square there will be various children's programmes all day long; fun sports contests for families and running races for kindergarten and school children.

IMPORTANT
The above-mentioned level crossings in Keszthely and Gyenesdiás will be blocked for railway traffic, so crossing within the time limit is ensured.
Along several parts of the route half or the whole of the road will be blocked for traffic.
The above route is verified by GPS and certified by Péter Pignitzky, category 'B' surveyor of AIMS

USEFUL:
The kilometres will be indicated by signs placed at every kilometer at a height of 1,5 metres.

Start / Finish

The START and the FINISH gate will be located in Main Square (Fő tér). 

Starting times 

7.00 - 09.00           on-the-spot entry picking up start numbers, chips, start packages
09.50                    START wheelchairs, handbikes
10.00                    START half marathon, marathon, marathon relay
12.00                    START 10,5 km

                            FINISH distribution of gift packages picking up medals at finish
15.30                    announcement of the 10,5 km, half marathon, marathon results picking
                            up medals on the stage

Relay Points

The relay point will be at the START gate at the Main Square (Fő tér).
The runners can have water, glucose, lemon, chocolate and isotonic drink at the stations.
Refreshment stations will be located at 5 points of the route along the lakeside and in the town centre.
Individual refreshments may be handed in at the race office till 09.00 with marking the number of the desired station.

Measuring time / Chips

Measuring times by chips will measure net time at the race.

START-ZONES - must be at entry the planned time of the race

1. zone: 42 km / < 3.00 hour ; 21 km / < 1.30 hour; 10,5 km / < 0.45 hour
2. zone: 42 km / 3.00-3.30 hour ; 21 km / 1.30-1.45 hour; 10,5 km / 0.45-0.52 hour
3. zone: 42 km / 3.30-4.00 hour ; 21 km / 1.45-2.00 hour; 10,5 km / 0.52-1.00 hour
4. zone: 42 km / 4.00-4.30 hour ; 21 km / 2.00-2.15 hour; 10,5 km / 1.00-1.07 hour
5. zone: 42 km / 4.30 < hour; 21 km / 2.15 < hour; 10,5 km / 1.07 < hour

Entry fees - Deadlines

The wheelchair, handbike races are free, no cost!

In the event of cancelling a paid registration, the entry will be officially valid for next year’s /i.e. 2018/ Keszthelyi Kilométerek race. Participants under the age of 18 shall submit a duly signed document of their parents' approval upon entering the race.

The registration fee includes
- start and gift packages
- invitation to the pasta party in the evening before the race
- refreshments at the refreshments stations
- medical and police attendance
- time measurement by chips

Registration / Entry

PREREGISTRATION

ONLINE:

Please registrate in the online registration modul end entry the Keszthelyi Kilometerek. 

BY POST:

Registration is done by legibly filling out the entry form and signing it. Participants under the age of 18 shall submit a duly signed document of their parents' approval upon entering the race. The entry forms have to be sent to the organizers either by post. The receipt (proof) of payment by money order or bank transfer together with the entry form has to be sent by mail. The organizers can only accept entry forms which have been filled out legibly, signed and received at least one week before the race.

IN PERSON:

You can register personally in the box office of the Balaton Congress Centre and Theatre (Balaton Kongresszusi Központ és Színház - 3 Fő tér, Keszthely, tel.: + 36 83 515 232)

ON-THE-SPOT ENTRY, RACE OFFICE

RACE OFFICE:   Balaton Congress Centre and Theatre (Balaton Kongresszusi Központ és Színház), 3 Fő tér (Main Square), Keszthely

Opening hours: 

3 Jun 2017, Saturday    12.00-20.00
4 Jun 2017, Sunday      07.00-09.00

You can register on the spot at the weekend of the race already on Saturday. You can pick up you start number, chip and start packages at the above times at the race office.

PAYING THE ENTRY FEE

- BY BANK TRANSFER: clearly naming the participants in the remarks section
Name: Keszthelyi Kilométerek Egyesület 

K&H 10404955-50526553-57491007

Bank Address:       K&H Bank 8360 Keszthely Fő tér 6-8. HUNGARY
SWIFT Code:        OKHB-HUHB
IBAN:                  HU77 1040 4955 5052 6553 5749 1007

ON-LINE entrants will receive a message confirming their registration and the receipt of the entry fee.

- BY POSTAL MONEY ORDER: clearly naming the participants.

IMPORTANT! Please write your name, address and date of birth on it, so that we can identify it with the entry form. About entry fees sent by postal money order a receipt of cash payment will be issued.

Our postal address:
Keszthelyi Kilométerek Egyesület
H-8360 Keszthely Sörház utca 3.
For more information contact:  Tel:+36 30 267 12 36
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In the event of cancelling a paid registration, the entry will be officially valid for next year’s /i.e. 2018/ Keszthelyi Kilométerek race.

Age groups / Result list

The results of the race will be available on the website from the following day. Besides the absolute results the results will also be displayed according to the following age groups. 

2003 - 1999 aged 14 – 18
1998 - 1987   aged 19 – 30
1986 – 1977  aged 31 – 40
1976 – 1967   aged 41 – 50
1966 – 1957  aged 51 – 60
born earlier than 1956 aged 61 and above

Time limit / Age limits

half marathon (individual) 2 hrs 45 min.  age limit: 14
half marathon relay 2 hrs 45 min. age limit: 12
marathon (individual)  5 hrs 30 min. age limit: 18
marathon relay  5 hrs 30 min. age limit: 12

Participants under the age of 18 shall submit a duly signed document of their parents' approval upon entering the race. 

Prizes / Medal

Upon arrival at the finish each participant receives a gift package and medal at the finish. Our participants in wheelchairs or handbikes will receive individual prizes.

Runners in the following places will receive cups, medals and other valuable prizes. The various category results of individual participants will also receive prizes. In the relay the mixed teams are in the same category as the men’s teams.

half marathon  individual

1st women 1st men   MONEY PRIZE  
2nd women 2nd men  
3rd women 3rd men

relay

1st women team 1st men or mixed  team
2nd women team 2nd men or mixed team
3rd women team 3rd men or mixed team

marathon  individual 

1st women 1st men   MONEY PRIZE  
2nd women 2nd men  
3rd women 3rd men

relay

1st women team 1st men or mixed team
2nd women team 2nd men or mixed team
3rd women team 3rd men or mixed team

Jury

The jury, which was appointed by the Hungarian Athletics Association, will supervise this qualification race and certify its results. The chairperson of the jury will conduct the race, direct the work of the jury and decide in the case of any disputes.

Doctor in charge of the race

The official doctor of the race is Dr. Margit Dudás sports specialist. The mobile doctor will dispatch the ambulance stationing on the lakeside to any case of injury or sickness along the route. In the tents next to the refreshment stations there will be paramedical staff, who will keep in touch with the mobile doctor. 

Securing the route

Runners will have the right of way all along the whole route. So, along the stretch of the route within the town they will run on streets with a lane blocked off for them. The Lake Balaton bicycle road will also be reserved for the runners. The level crossings in Keszthely and Gyenesdiás will be blocked for railway traffic, so crossing within the time limit is ensured. The whole of the course will be secured by the organisers with the police directing the traffic in the busier junctions.

Parking / Road closures

There will be parking places designated for the race, where parking will be free. Please, consult the race map on the page.

Pasta party

In order to fill up your carbohydrate reserves we invite our participants for a pasta party on Saturday (3 Jun 2017) evening, where you will also have the chance to hear about racers' experiences.

Official conditions of participation

By filling out and signing the entry form or by registering online every entrant accepts the rules of the race and the authority of the jury and shall obey the rules of the race. By doing so, the participants declare that they enter the race on their own responsibility and that their physical condition is suitable for participation in the race. They shall inform the race doctor about any illness they may have, and should the race doctor consider it necessary, they shall accept being examined by him.

The Rules of the race

• anyone running without a start number or with a start number that is invisible or hidden or folded or taking their T-shirt off shall be disqualified from the race,
• leaving the course or taking shortcuts shall also be sanctioned by disqualification,
• participants not covering the whole distance, going off the marked route or behaving in any other way that is unfair towards the other participants shall be disqualified,
• those filling out the entry form incorrectly with untrue data or with information missing shall be disqualified,
• check points will be located along the race route, at which the race jury may check participants' passing and/or times,
• accompanying cars or bicycles may only be used by organisers,
• food and drinks for participants is allowed only at the refreshment stations,
• time measuring takes place in a chip system, which is included in the entry fee, so it does not have to be paid for extra,
• no deposit has to be paid upon receiving your chip, but anyone losing it shall pay HUF 5 000 to the organisers. In case of losing the chip and not paying for it, the organisers shall take legal action to receive the payment,
• for valuables and personal items lost at the race venues the organizers cannot take any responsibility,
• roller/inline skating, cycling, running without a start number or running with a dog is prohibited at the race,
• any commercial or advertising activity at the race venues is only allowed with prior permission by the organisers and in a way approved by them,
• for organisational reasons the organisers retain their right to limit the number of participants and/or to close the entry at any time,
• the organisers retain their right to change the route, the programme and the date/times.

KKM / Intersport Keszthelyi Kilométerek
félmaraton, maraton, váltók
Keszthely, 2017. június 3-4.

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