REGULATIONS

  • Half Marathon

    The ASD Podistica Peralto (Associazione Sportiva Dilettantistica Podistica Peralto Genova) with the approval of F.I.D.A.L. (Italian Federation of Light Athletics) – and with the patronage of the Municipality of Genoa, have organized  the 16th edition of the  “Mezza Maratona di Genova” on April 19, 2020. This is a road race of 21.097 km, included in the FIDAL calendar and classified as “International.”

    • Place and date: Genoa, Sunday April 19th, 2020
    • Departure: Old Port of Genoa at 9.00 am
    • Arrival: Old Port of Genoa
    • Maximum time limit: 3 hours

     

    CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION

    Participation will be permitted only for those who have a medical certificate for amateur sports. 

    Italians and foreigners may participate in the 13th International Half Marathon of Genoa, with the following requirements:

    1) Italian and foreign athletes who are members of clubs affiliated with FIDAL.

     

    2) Foreign athletes who are members of foreign federations affiliated with the IAAF and in possession of their registration document.
    Foreign athletes from the EU who are authorized by their federations or with a self-certification that bears witness to their membership.
    Foreign athletes not from the EU who are authorized by their federations, or with a self-certification that bears witness to their membership, and are in possession of an Italian “Permit to Stay” or an entry visa.

    NB Athletes who are members of a foreign federation not affiliated with the IAAF and are not registered by their federation, club or assistant must sign a self-certification that bears witness to their membership.

     

    3) Italian athletes and foreign athletes who are members of foreign federations affiliated with the FIDAL and only with a RUNCARD-EPS. Italian residents and foreign athletes who reside in Italy; are above the age of 20 (born in 2000); who are in possession of valid RUNCARD-EPS that has been released by FIDAL (info@runcard.com).

    NB The RUNCARD-EPS membership is renewable. The expiry date is printed on the back of the RUNCARD-EPS. The athlete cannot complete if it is revealed that the RUNCARD-EPS has expired during the membership check on the day of the event, unless proof of the renewal having taken place online is produced. Their participation shall nevertheless be subject to the presentation of a sporting medical certificate for athletics that is valid in Italy. The original certificate must be shown to the event organisers. A copy of the medical certificate shall be kept in the event organisers’ documents of each race where the athlete in possession of a RUNCARD-EPS participates.
    NB These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but won’t be able to receive refunds and bonuses or win prize money.

     

    4) Athletes with an Italian Runcard and foreign athletes who reside in Italy. Italian residents and foreign athletes who reside in Italy; are above the age of 20 (born in 2000); who are in possession of valid Runcard that has been released by FIDAL (info@runcard.com).

    NB The Runcard membership is renewable. The expiry date is printed on the back of the Runcard. The athlete cannot complete if it is revealed that the Runcard has expired during the membership check on the day of the event, unless proof of the renewal having taken place online is produced. Their participation shall nevertheless be subject to the presentation of a sporting medical certificate for athletics that is valid in Italy. The original certificate must be shown to the event organisers. A copy of the medical certificate shall be kept in the event organisers’ documents of each race where the athlete in possession of a Runcard participates.
    NB These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but won’t be able to receive refunds and bonuses or win prize money.

     

    5) Athletes with an Italian Runcard and foreign athletes who do not reside in Italy. Italian residents and foreign athletes who do not reside in Italy; are above the age of 20 (born in 2000); do not belong to a FIDAL-affiliated club or a foreign athletics club affiliated to IAAF or a club affiliated to a Sports Promotion Body (in athletics) can compete if they are in possession of valid Runcard that has been released by FIDAL (info@runcard.com).

    NB The Runcard membership is renewable. The expiry date is printed on the back of the Runcard. The athlete cannot complete if it is revealed that the Runcard has expired during the membership check on the day of the event, unless proof of the renewal having taken place online is produced. Their participation shall nevertheless be subject to the presentation of a sporting medical certificate for athletics that is valid in Italy (they can present a medical certificate issued in their own country which conforms to the diagnostic tests required by Italian law to be able to take part in any sporting event). The original certificate must be shown to the event organisers. In accordance with Ministerial Decree 18/02/1982, every person who participates in sport competitions must undergo prior and regular fitness checks that are specific to each sport. Italian law requires that the participants undergo the following health checks:
    – medical examination
    – full urine test
    – electrocardiogram before and after exercise
    – Spirograph test

     

    Medical certificate:

     

    All the statements and results from the exams must be authentic and conform to the original. A copy of the medical certificate shall be kept in the event organizers’ documents of each race where the athlete in possession of a Runcard participates.
    NB These athletes shall be regularly included in the race’s rankings, but won’t be able to receive refunds and bonuses or win prize money.

     

    IMPORTANT (valid for all kinds of participants):
    – Athletes who are members of other federations (Triathlon for example) cannot participate.
    – Athletes with RUNCARD Mountain & Trail cannot participate.
    – Athletes who are members of Sports Promotion Bodies recognized by CONI (the Italian Olympic Association) but not approved by FIDAL cannot participate.
    – Italian civilians enrolled on the Register of Italians Resident Abroad are considered as foreign residents.
    – Certificates of athletic fitness checks with inscriptions such as: race running, running, jogging, marathon running, triathlon racing, half-marathon running, etc. are not valid for participation.
    – Certificates of athletic fitness checks for other sports are not valid for participation.

     

    METHOD OF REGISTRATION

    A) online via Enternow with payment by bank transfer or VISA or MASTERCARD credit card or Paypal (until April 16th)

     

    B) At the following points of sale before April 16th, 2020

    Genoa

    Genova Running – Via Cipro, 47 r  – Genoa
    Genova Running – Via Merano, 85 r – Genova Sestri Ponente

    Carasco (Genova)
    Levante running – C.so Risorgimento, 154 – San Salvatore di Cogorno (GE)

    Milano
    Verde Pisello – Via Lodovico Il Moro, 9 – Milano (MI)

     

    C) direct registration (if still available) at the “La Mezza di Genova” stand in Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa Friday 17th and Saturday 18th from 10 am to 8 pm.
    Closing date for entriesSaturday, April 18th, 2020

    Registration Fee

    • € 19 from May 1st to May 15th, 2019
    • € 23 Dec 1st, 2019 to Feb 1st, 2020
    • € 26 February 2nd, 2020 to March 26, 2020
    • € 30 March 27th, 2020 to April 12th, 2020
    • € 35 April 13th, 2020 to April 19th, 2020

     

    THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

    • medical assistance;
    • insurance;
    • official medal of participation (for athletes classified at the finishing line);
    • race pack for the event;
    • race bib with embedded chip;
    • timing service;
    • pacemaker service;
    • refreshments and sponges throughout the course;
    • final refreshments at the arrival;
    •  bag deposit;
    •  showers;
    •  official program and other informational material.

    TIME LIMIT

    The maximum time limit to finish the race is set at 3 hours.
    For reasons of viability there will be a gate at 11 km (entrance to the elevated freeway west side) at 11.15 am and at 18 km (entrance to the elevated freeway east side) at 12.10 pm.
    Recovery Service available for the recovery of athletes over the time limit.

    TECH PACKET AND RACE PACK

    The tech packet containing the race bib and the chip can be picked up on:

    Saturday April 18th from 10 am to 8 pm at the Stand in Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa
    Sunday April 19th from 7 am to 9 am at the Stand in Piazza Caricamento in Genoa.

    All athletes are invited to pick up their race bib on Saturday
    The collection may also be done by proxy upon the presentation of the registration letter and all the required related documents.

    CLOTHING DEPOSIT SERVICE

    The participants can leave their belongings before 9.00 am at the stand specifically set up for the purpose by the organization. The organization accepts no liability in case of loss of property.

     

    PACEMAKER SERVICE

    There will be a Pacemaker service.

     

    PRIZES

    The prize giving ceremony will be held on Sunday April 19th, 2020 in the arrival area. The awards will go to the top five athletes, male and female, the first 3 Italian men and women and the first 3 athletes classified in the FIDAL categories.

    Payment of Prizes
    The prizes are considered to be subject to Italian tax.  All the prizes awarded will be taxed according  to the regulations in force.  No cash prize will be paid on the day of the race.  The prizes will be paid within 60 days of the event via bank transfer.

    Note:  Category prizes will be sent via post after the event.

     

    CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

    All the classified athletes can download and print their certificate of participation through the Mezza di Genova website.

     

    TEXT MESSAGE & EMAIL

    All those who have indicated their cell phone number and their email address will receive a text message after the race with their timing and an email with their ranking.

    NON-APPEARANCE AND FEE REIMBURSEMENT

    In case of non-appearance, the registration fee is not refundable under any circumstances.

    PHOTOS OF THE PARTICIPANTS

    The photo service is furnished by Foto Studio5

    FINAL NOTES

    The organization reserves the right to modify these regulations at any time to ensure a better organization of the race

    Eventual changes to services, locations and timings will be communicated appropriately to the athletes via email or will be announced on the  www.lamezzadigenova.it website.

     

    IMAGE RIGHTS

    With  registration to the 15th edition of the “Mezza Marathon” of Genoa, the athlete authorizes the organization, together with its sponsors and media partners , the acquisition of the right to use still/motion images in which the athlete may appear, in all media, including promotional and/or advertising material, all over the world and for the maximum  time allowed by the laws, regulations and treaties  in force, including any extension of those that may be provided by law.

     

    Contact details
    ASD PODISTICA PERALTO GENOVA
    Via del Peralto, 4 Genova
    info@lamezzadigenova.it
    info@podisticaperalto.it

  • CorriGenova

    The “Corri Genova” 13 km run is a non-competitive road race organized by the ASD PODISTICA PERALTO GENOVA, as a side event of the “Mezza Maratona Internazionale” of Genoa, and it will begin 15 minutes after the Half Marathon starts.

    • Place and date: Genoa, Sunday April 19th, 2020
    • Departure: Old Port of Genoa at 9.15 am
    • Arrival: Old Port of Genoa

     

    HOW TO REGISTER

    METHOD OF REGISTRATION

    A) online via Enternow with payment by bank transfer or VISA or MASTERCARD credit card or Paypal (until April 16th)

     

    B) At the following points of sale before April 16th, 2020

    Genoa

    Genova Running – Via Cipro, 47 r  – Genoa
    Genova Running – Via Merano, 85 r – Genova Sestri Ponente

    Carasco (Genova)
    Levante running – C.so Risorgimento, 154 – San Salvatore di Cogorno (GE)

    Milano
    Verde Pisello – Via Lodovico Il Moro, 9 – Milano (MI)

     

    C) direct registration (if still available) at the “La Mezza di Genova” stand in Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa Friday 17th and Saturday 18th from 10 am to 8 pm.
    Closing date for entriesSaturday, April 18th, 2020

    Registration Fee

    • € 13 from May 1st to May 15th, 2019
    • € 15 Dec 1st, 2019 to March 26th, 2020
    • € 18 March 27th, 2020 to April 12th, 2020
    • € 20 April 13th, 2020 to April 19th, 2020


    The registration fee includes:

    -Race pack
    -Race bib with built in chip
    -Certificate of participation
    -Technical assistance (refreshments and sponges along the way)
    -Medical assistance


    TECH ENVELOPE & RACE PACK 

    The tech envelope containing the race bib and the chip can be obtained on:
    –  Saturday April 18th from 10 am to 8 pm at the Stand in Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa
    –  Sunday April 19th from 7 am to to 9 am at the Stand in Piazza Caricamento in Genoa

    Athletes are urged to pick up the race bib on Saturday Aprile 

    Obtaining the tech envelope may also be done by proxy upon presentation of the letter of registration and all the required documents in the same.

     

    BAG DEPOSIT SERVICE
    Participants can leave their bags by 9.15 am at the stand specifically set up by the organization for this purpose. The organization accepts no liability in case of loss of property.

     

    AWARDS
    The top three athletes will be awarded.

    ATTENTION: Awards will be sent to your home.

     

    CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION
    All classified participants can download and print their certificate of participation through the website www.lamezzadigenova.it

     

    TEXT MESSAGE & EMAIL 
    All those that have provided their cell phone number and their email address will receive a text message after the race with their timing and an email with their ranking.

     

    NON APPEARANCE AND FEE REIMBURSEMENT
    In case of non-appearance for the race the registration fee is not refundable under any circumstances.


    PHOTOS OF THE PARTICIPANTS 

    Photo service is furnished by Foto Studio5
     

    FINAL NOTES
    The organization reserves the right to modify these regulations at any time to ensure a better management of the event.

     

    IMAGE RIGHTS
    With the registration to the event “Corri Genova”, the athlete authorizes the organization of the Mezza Maratona of Genova, together with sponsors and media partners the acquisition of still or motion images in which the athlete could appear during his participation in the half marathon of Genoa in all media, including promotional and/or advertising material, all over the world and for the maximum time allowed by the laws, regulations and treaties in force, including any extension that may be provided by law.

     

    INFORMATION
    ASD PODISTICA PERALTO GENOVA
    Via del Peralto, 4 Genova
    info@lamezzadigenova.it

     

    The Mezza  Maratona of Genoa reserves the right to modify the regulations at any time to ensure the better management of the race. Possible changes to services, places and schedules will be notified to athletes via email or through the website www.lamezzadigenova.it.

  • FamilyRun

    Participation:
    Everyone can participate

    Route:

    Porto Antico,Piazza Caricamento, Via San Luca, Via Lomellini, Via Cairoli, via Garibaldi, Piazza Fontane Marose, Via Luccoli, Piazza San Matteo, Piazza De Ferrari, Via S. Lorenzo, Piazza Caricamento, Porto Antico

    Starting line:
    Old Port of Genoa – Sunday April 19th, at 10AM
     

    Registration fee:
    €8,00 with race pack

    There will be no reduced price for children as the registration fee will be entirely devolved to charity.

     

    HOW TO REGISTER

    – Online (by April 16th) through the website Enternow
    with payment by bank transfer, VISA or MASTERCARD credit cards, Paypal

    – At the following point of sale (by April 16th)

    Genoa
    Genova Running – Via Cipro, 47 r  – Genova

    Carasco (Genoa)
    Levante running – C.so Risorgimento, 154 – San Salvatore di Cogorno (GE)

    Milano
    Verde Pisello – Via Lodovico Il Moro, 9 – Milan (MI)


    – Direct registration
    at the ” La Mezza di Genova” stand in Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa Friday April 17th, Saturday April 18th from 10 am to 8 pm, and Sunday April 19th from 7.30am to 9.30am

     Closing date for entriesSunday April 19th, 2020

     

    IMAGE RIGHTS
    With the registration to the event “Family Run”, the athlete authorizes the organization of the Mezza Maratona of Genova, together with sponsors and media partners the acquisition of still or motion images in which the athlete could appear during his participation in the half marathon of Genoa in all media, including promotional and/or advertising material, all over the world and for the maximum time allowed by the laws, regulations and treaties in force, including any extension that may be provided by law.

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