Article 1: Competition:
Organized under the patronage of His Majesty the King of Morocco ,the fourth edition of the Grand Casablanca International Marathon (GCIM) will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
This edition will propose the organization with three races:
• The marathon race (42km195);
• The half marathon race(21km100);
• The Corporate Challenge race (Marathon runners per team of 4).
The International Marathon of Casablanca is under the support of:
•The Great wilaya of Casablanca
• Ministry of Youth and Sports
• Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation (FRMA)
• Council of the City of Casablanca
• Council of the region of Great Casablanca
• Prefectural Council of the City of Casablanca
•Athletics Regional League of Grand Casablanca (LRAGC)
Article 2: Compliance with the Race:
The course of the Marathon is 42.195 km. It complies with international rules for road races (IAAF FRMA).
The half marathon (21.1 km) is also provided in the program. It complies with international rules for road races (IAAF FRMA).
The Corporate Challenge will borrow the route of the marathon and will cover the same distance (42km195)
The start and finish are provided in the same places.
Article 3: Conditions of participation:
The Marathon event is open to all licensed or unlicensed athletes, born before 1993. For licensed runners, they must present the valid license of their Federation . And they must present a document which certifies the absence of any indication of the inability of the practice of the sports activity in competition.
It is understood that runners are willing to take and participate in the Casablanca International Marathon on their own, full and exclusive responsibility.
Article 4: Registration and Accountability:
Registration for GMIC is personal and final and can not be the object of a transfer to a third party nor asking for a refund for any reason whatsoever. The bibs will be assigned a personal basis and can not be transferred, even free of charge to a third party.
If a bib is transferred to another person, the owner of the bib will assume full responsibility for any incident or accident that may occur to the bib wearer or for any incident or accident caused intentionally or unintentionally by him. In this case, the organization of GMIC denies any responsibility.
Participants in the Casablanca Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay Corporate , by their acceptance of registration, accept to take the race on their own, full and exclusive responsibility.
Article 5: Numbers:
Race bibs must be withdrawn, upon presentation of the receipt of registration issued by the GMIC after registration of the runner, and also by presenting an identity document
Friday, October 19, 2012: from 10:00 a.m to20:00
Saturday, October 20, 2012: from10:00 a.m to 19:00
Location: Bourgogne Sports Complex in Boulevard Sijilmassi.
The bib can not be sent by mail.
The bib can not be changed once issued to the runner
No bibs will be given on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
Article 6: Official Jury:
The official jury is composed of a referee, assisted by judges and commissioners, who are also appointed by the organizing committee and LRAGC in coordination with the technical direction of the Grand International Marathon and the FRMA.
The decisions of the Jury are final.
Article 7: Commitment of honor:
The competitor agrees on honor not to anticipate the start and not to shorten the distance, not to resort to any means of transportation or assistance of any kind (out of Article 8) before crossing the arrival line.
Article 8: Timers:
The Grand Casablanca International Marathon uses the integrated timing system chip bib, which permits to detect the runners on the timing control points. Accordingly, Wearing the bib is obligatory throughout the race or the runner is disqualified automatically. Timing will be notified at kilometres 10 and 21 and at the finish. Participants will have a maximum time of 5 hours and 30 minutes to complete the course to the finish line. After the passage of the end of the race vehicle , competitors must comply with traffic rules – code of the road.
Article 9: Food:
Supplying runners is planned for eight (8) points by the organizers, i.e every five (5) Kilometers.
The organizers will make water, dried fruit and fresh fruit available to the runners
Between two points of supplies, runners will find seven (7) sponging stations points.
Another Point for supplying water, sugar, dates and fresh fruit is also expected on arrival.
Article 10: Medical Assistance:
Medical assistance is managed by the Civil Protection and the Regional Delegation of Health, which oversees the intervention medical team.
First aid stations are planned.
A Medical area composed of medical doctors, physiotherapists and podiatrists is expected in the finish area.
Article 11: Insurance and civil responsibility:
Article 11-1: Civil responsibility Insurance
The organizers have taken out an insurance covering the consequences of their civil responsibility , their helpers and those of all participants in the Grand Marathon of Casablanca.
Article 11-2: Personal accident insurance
For Participants who do not have a personal insurance covering their bodily injury, also unlicensed runners from a sports federation, could, without any involvement of organizers, subscribe to guarantee formulas, that insurance companies could offer at the delivery of bibs.
Article 12: Authorization of exploitation:
By participating in the Marathon, each competitor expressly authorizes the Sponsors or those who have the right to use or make use of, reproduce or print their name, image, voice and sporting performance in the marathon for any exploitation on any media without geographic or temporal restrictions. .
Article 13: Acceptance:
Participating in the Marathon implies the acceptance which is expressed by each competitor of the Rules of GMIC, deposited at Sir Karioun, Notary, 605 Boulevard Mohamed V Casablanca Morocco.