Enrollment and Entry Fee

When, Where is the start of 4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five?

Praski Half Marathon and accompanying 4F Praska Five will take place  on Saturday the 31st of August 2019 in Warsaw, from PGE Narodowy commons.

The Start of 4F Praska Five will be at 7:30 p.m.
The Start of  Praski Half Marathon will be at 8:30 p.m.

Except from the first 50 runners , all times will be recorded based on the runners net time, calculated from crossing the start line to crossing the finish line. The exception will be the first 50 runners who will be timed starting with the first gun at the start line.
Therefore there is no need to push in and out at the Start line – By setting yourself in the time zone corresponding to your abilities, you will provide yourself and others with optimal conditions from the very beginning of the run.

How can I sign up for the Run?

1.Applications for participation in the  Praga Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five are accepted only through the website www.polmaratonpraski.pl.

2.Each participant must register onelself using his / her individual account. It is not possible to register more tnan one person’s account.

3.There is a “Registration” tab on the top bar on the page. After clicking it, the registration  form will be displayed.

4.Registration for the Run consists of two stages:

a.Creating (setting up) your  account in the system by filling out a registration form containing personal and contact details

b.Registration (sign-up) for the selected event – select the event you want to participate in (Praski Half Marathon or 4F Praska Five) and pay the entry fee.

Just creating (setting up) your account in the system does not mean registering (signing up) for any of the events.

5.On the fee subpage, select any additional options, and then Press “Pay Entry Fee”. You will be transferred to the payu.pl website, where you should select the payment option.

6.After the completion of this process, the browser automatically redirects you back to the site of the run and information about the status of the registration will appear (please note that your payment gets to us instantaneously or up to three days.
a.Information with your starting number will be sent to the e-mail address provided. If you don`t receive such information (eg: for technical reasons / wrong email address or qualifying as spam), you can check the status of your registration by checking if your name and number are on starting list.

b.If, despite the above steps, starting number with your name does not appear on the starting list please contact us immediately at the following address: biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl with the attached confirmation of payment.

Remember that the actual enrollment for participation in the race requires you to register in the panel by filling out the registration form and accounting the Entry Fee. After making the payment, your name and starting number will appear on the start list. Until you have the starting number you are not enrolled for the Run.

Can I register (sign up) another person/group of people for the race?

No, it is not possible. Each participant must register onelself using his / her individual account. It is not possible to register more than one person’s account.

My company would like to pay Entry Fee for several employees. How should it be done?

Company group registrations is not fully automated. Thus please follow below instructions:

1. Applications for participation in the  Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five are accepted only through the website www.polmaratonpraski.pl.

2. Each participant must register onelself using his / her individual account. It is not possible to register more than one person’s account.

3.There is a “Registration” tab on the top bar on the page. After clicking it, the registration  form will be displayed.

4.Registration for the run consists of two stages:
a.Creating (setting up) your  account in the system by filling out a registration form containing personal and contact details
Each Participant of the Group must enter the name of the group in the Registration Form. Remember that each Participant should enter the same (consistent) name of your group / company in the appropriate field.
Just creating (setting up) your account in the system does not mean registering (signing up) for any of the events.

b.The process of registering “company group” and giving the start numbers is not fully automatic, therefore the group Coordinator should send to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl a list of Participants previously registered in the system along with the following information:
•Identification number of each Participant (from the Settings / My Account tab)
•Name and Surname of the Participant,
•Date of birth or e-mail of the Participant
•For which Run a given Participant should be registered (Half-Marathon or 5km),
•Preferred size of T-shirt for each participant (please note that T-shirts are actually assigned only together with starting number which is performed after the payment was received)
•Data for the pro-forma invoice along with the e-mail address to which it is to be sent.

c.On the basis of the above-mentioned data, the Organizer will send a pro-forma invoice to the e-mail address provided by the Group Coordinator.

d.After receiving the payment, the Organizer will finish registration of Group Participants  by assigning the starting numbers. Organizer will at this point also assign the preferred (if still available) sizes of T-shirts.

NOTE!. Before sending a list with Participants, the Coordinator must ensure that each Participant has created own account in the system. Otherwise, it will not be possible to complete the group registration and give the start numbers.

Is my e-mail address necessary?

Yes. Providing your e-mail address is necessary in order to create your account in registration panel. Also confirmation of your registration along with information on how to log in to your individual profile is sent to the provided e-mail address, and after payment of the entry fee, a confirmation of the start number is sent.

Is there a participants limit?

Yes. There is a limit of 9 000 entries for Praski Half Marathon and 3 500 for 4F Praska Five.

How to select the right size of the T-shirt?

Before you choose the size of the T-shirt, please take into account that the dimensions  may vary compared to the T-shirts from previous editions of the event – so before you select your preferred size please check the dimensions of the sizes at www.polmaratonpraski.pl in the Entry Fee / Starter Package tab.

Please note there is no requirement to run in our T-shirt.

I can`t select „my” size/type of the T-shirt.

Before you select the size of the T-shirt, please take into account that the dimensions  may vary compared to the T-shirts from previous editions of the event – so before you select your preferred size please check the dimensions of the sizes at www.polmaratonpraski.pl in the Entry Fee / Starter Package tab.

The preferred sizes will be given out in the order that the registrations are received (thus the sooner your enroll, the higher the likelihood that your size will be available). In case the desired size/type is not available, select size that best fits your preferred one from the remaining choices.
The procedure of ordering T-shirts requires the Organizer to place an order several months in advance of the event. Therefore we cannot guarantee that all Participants will receive a desired size/type of T-shirt. It could be possible that during signing up we no longer have the desired size / type of a T-shirt because they are out of stock.
Please note that there is no requirement to start in our T-shirt..

What is the Entry Fee for 4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five?

For Praski Half Marathon there are three Entry Fee ranges:

I range:   99 PLN – for starting numbers between 201-4000

II range:  119 PLN – for starting numbers between 4001-7000

III range: 129 PLN – for starting numbers between 7001-9000

 

For 4F Praska Five there are three Entry Fee ranges:

I range: 59 PLN – for starting numbers between 101-1500

II range: 69 PLN – for starting numbers between 1501-3000

III range: 79 PLN – for starting numbers between 3001-3500

Starting numbers are assigned according to the order of registration.

Can I enroll for the Run In the Event Office (Biuro Zawodów)?

Yes. Before you decide to enroll at the Event Office, we suggest contacting us at: biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl or tel. 885 155 177 to check availability of starting numbers.

How old must I be on the Race Day?

All Participants of the  4F Praski Half Marathon must be 16 years old or over on the day of the run.

All Participants of the 4F Praska Five must be 14 years old or over on the day of the run.

In case of registration of minors, a statement from a parent of legal guardian will additionally be required (hereafter: “Statement from Parent or Legal Guardian”) regarding the child’s ability to participate in athletic and recreational events with a signature of a parent of a legal guardian, expressing consent for the participation of the minor for which they take responsibility. The statement form is available at www.polmaratonpraski.pl

Can phisically disabled persons and disabled persons moving on wheelchairs participate In the event? Is there a separate classification kept for disabled Participants?

Yes.
As far as persons moving on wheelchairs only wheelchairs with direct drive will be allowed.
The organizer does not allow participants on wheelchairs: with intermediate drive (e.g. hand-bike) and rim-push type.

A separate classification will be kept for physically disabled Participants and those physically disabled who use wheelchairs with direct drive (without attachment) only in 4F Praski Half Marathon.

In 4F Praska Five only open classification is kept.

Please take into consideration that the organizer is not responsible for possible damage of the wheelchair resulting from the surface condition.

What to do if I am not on the starting list?

Check if you made payment for the Entry Fee. Remember that registration has two parts (creating your account and actual enrollment which requires Entry Fee payment). It is possible that you’ve only completed the first one – you created your account but did not pay entry fee. In order to enroll for the race, log in to your account and click the appropriate button. If, in spite of completing both steps, your name still does not appear, please contact us via email (biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl) and attach your payment confirmation.

What to do if there is no number by my name, even though I made the payment for the Entry Fee?

Remember that processing your payment and assigning you the start number can take up to a few days. If after 1 business day after making the payment you still don’t have the start number, please contact us as soon as possible via email biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl and attach your payment confirmation.

What to do if after the registration and payment I did not receive a confirmation and the starting number? .

Although payments made through PayU usually take up to 24 hours, it sometimes occurs that they can take a few days longer. If you still don’t have the start number, please contact us as soon as possible via email biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl and attach your payment confirmation.

Is it possibile to make the payment for the Run via a regular bank transfer? If so, to what account?

In exceptional circumstances, such a possibility exists. We ask you to contact us at biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl in order to receive the account number and further instructions.

Will I be refunded the Entry Fee if I design from the Run?

No, the Entry Fee is nonrefundable and is not transferable to the next edition of the event.

Is it possibile to reassign my starting number to a other person?

It is possible to resign from the race after registering and making the payment, however the Entry Fee is nonrefundable.
In exceptional cases such as an injury or illness, a Participant can sign up a different person for in the  4F Praski Half Marathon or 4F Praska Five. In order to do that, one should email biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl and request a change of Participant.

Such an exceptional “transfer” of Entry Fee together with starting number is connected with 20 PLN operating expenses and must be implemented by 21st August 2019 at the latest. After this date it is not possible to process such transfer of Entry Fee and Start Number.

In order to process such transfer the Participant declaring the transfer of the Entry Fee to another person must send a request to transfer the Fee to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl giving: the name and starting number of the person who resigns and the name, surname, date of birth of the person for whom the Fee is to be reassigned.
Participant to be redeemed must no later than 21st August 2019: register his/her account in the Registration Form and pay the fee of 20 PLN operating expenses to the bank account number provided by the organizer. The deadline for payment is the date of receipt of funds into the Organizer’s account.

Is there a fee for timing my run?

The cost related to timing your time and chip are included in Entry Fee. The chip is disposable, located in the starting number. Do not take the chip off the number.

Is there a possiblity to receive an invoice?

Yes. The invoice can be issued up to 3 months from the date of the event.
In order to get the invoice please send your request to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl.
You will need to include following information: invoice data, participant`s data together with starting number and information about the required form of invoice (pdf or paper sent by post) and the address to which the invoice should be sent. The invoice will be issued within 7 working days of the request.

Are special doctor`s examinations certificates required to participate in the Run?

No. However when signing up for the Run, the Participant accepts the Terms according to which he or she participates in the race at his or her own risk, of which he or she is aware. Moreover, in order to pick up the starter pack, one must posses the printed and signed confirmation of registration (available after logging into your account in the system) that contains consent for the personal data processing of the Participant’s image and the declaration that the Participant has no health problems that should prevent him from taking part in the event.

How can I edit my information in my account?

You can edit some of the date yourself – in order to do it log into your „Account” tab and click on Settings tab. After completion of the editing, click on “Save”.
If there are data that you can not edit yourself  please send us your request to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl
If you want to delete your data also please send us your request to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl. your data (including your results) will be deleted from the system.

I do not remember my login password.

There is a button marked “Reset password” on the logging page.
After clicking this button you will be requested to give your email address (the same email address that you had used during registration).
After filling it, an email with a password change link will be sent .

The link in the email will be active for one hour. If the email is not in your inbox, please check the SPAM folder.

For the past editions of the event I registered a few persons from my individual account – why now I can not do „group” registration on my account? What should be done so these people can enroll for upcoming Run?

Each participant must have their own individual account. If the participant’s account contains profiles of other people (e.g. family members, friends or employees whom the participant paid) containing results, they must be transferred to individual accounts if they still want to have access to their results.

Profiles of other people assigned to your account you can be check in the Settings / Profile tab after logging in to your account (if this tab is not available, it means that there are no other profiles of participants with the results of the race)

To check if the system automatically assigned you as the main user of the account, enter the Settings / Profile tab. In the event of incorrect assignment, select the appropriate option specifying yourself as the default participant.

How to transfer profile of prior „group” participant with his/her results from prior editions to other (his/her) account?

If you want to transfer other person`s data from your account to a new account together with his/her prior race results:

1.Request this person to set up his/her own individual account and ask what e-mail address He.she used in order to set up the account

2.Give us information (or make the other person contact us) which person must be transfered from your account to the new one (we must receive the e-mail address used to set up this person`s new individual account).

Starting Package

When and where can I pick up my starter pack?

You can pick up your Starter Pack at Event Office located in Warsaw, at Soho Factory, ul.Mińska 25, Hall 19 during following days:

24.08 Saturday 11:00 – 21:00
25.08 Sunday closed
26.08 Monday 12:00 – 20:00
27.08 Tuesday 12:00 – 20:00
28.08 Wednesday 12:00 – 20:00
29.08 Thursday 12:00 – 20:00
30.08 Friday 12:00 – 20:00
31.08 Saturday – event day 9.00 – 17.00 – for people from outside Warsaw.
The last starter pack will be given away at 17:00 therefore please make sure you come earlier.

Can I pick up the starter pack on the day of the event?

Yes, you can. Please note that starter pack pick up point will be closed at 5:00 p.m. and it will not be possible, to collect start pack after that time. Please make sure that you  come well in advance.

What do I need to have in order to pick up my starter pack?

You need to have:
– a printed and signed your registration confirmation (please note that your registration confirmation will be available for printig from your account from 17th Aug 2019),
– your own ID (only to show).

Can I pick up the starter pack on behalf of another person?

Personal collection is preferred. However if it is not possible you can pick up the starter pack of another person. In order to do it you must possess:
–       printed and signed registration confirmation of that Participant (please note that participant`s registration confirmation will be available for printig from his/her account from 17th Aug 2019),
–       a copy of his/her ID (only to show),
–       your own ID (only to show),
–       authorization for you to collect the starter pack on his/her behalf (the form is available at www.polmaratonpraski.pl)

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Can I change the size of my T-shirt?

The Participant can choose the size of the T-shirt only during the process of signing up while making the Entry Fee payment. After completing this process, one cannot change the size of the assigned T-shirt. Participant also cannot exchange their T-shirt while picking up starter packs. Thus, we request that you make a careful selection and double check if you have chosen a proper size.

Before you select the size of the T-shirt, please take into account that the dimensions  may vary compared to the T-shirts from previous editions of the event – so before you select your preferred size please check the dimensions of the sizes at www.polmaratonpraski.pl in the Entry Fee / Starter Package tab.

Do I have to wear the T-shirt given to me in the starter pack?

It is recommended but not required. The requirement for participating in the Run is attaching the starting number to the front of the T-shirt.

The Start and the course

Is there a locker/cloakroom at the venue?

On the day of the event, there will be an area where you can check in your items for the duration of the race. Retreating your belongings will require the starting number. It is not possible to deposit valuable belongings and identification. Loss of the starter number by the Participant releases the organizer from liability for the bag being taken by another person.

Please note that this place is not a luggage storage. Bulky luggage cannot be taken. For Participants arriving from outside Warsaw we kindly suggest to use luggage storages available at hotel, railway/bus stations or leaving in the car.

Where must be the starting number attached?

The starting number must be attached to the front of your running T-shirt. Covering the starting number, in part or in its entirely, or any modifications to it (cutting, bending etc.) is prohibited.

Where will refreshment points be located?

Refreshment areas will be placed throughout the course every 4-5 km. There will be five of these areas on the course.

Can I put my own nutrients at the refreshing point?

No. The Organizer does not accept private nutrients.

In what distance are kilometers marked on the course?

Vertical markings are placed every kilometer.

Do you offer pacemakers?

Pacemakers are available in 4F Praski Half Marathon.
There are no pacemakers in accompanying run – 4F Praska Five.

How is the time measured?

The time measuring at the 4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five is done by Datasport. Company. Each participant will receive a starting number which is integrated with an electronic chip responsible for measuring his/her time, as part of his/her starter pack. In order for the time to be accurately measured, the starting number must be attached to the T-shirt received in the starter pack.
The time measured for each participant is referred to as net time. The measuring starts when the Participant crosses the start line and ends when he/she crosses the finish line.

Therefore there is no need to push in and out at the Start line – By setting yourself in the time zone corresponding to your abilities, you will provide yourself and others with optimal conditions from the very beginning of the run.

The first 50 runners will be measured according to gross times – starting with the first gun at the start line.

Are gross times (from the first gun) or net tiems (from the moment of crossing the start line) measured?

All times will be recorded based on the runners net time, calculated from crossing the start line to crossing the finish line. The exception will be the first 50 runners who will be timed starting with the first gun at the start line. Therefore there is no need to push in and out at the Start line – By setting yourself in the time zone corresponding to your abilities, you will provide yourself and others with optimal conditions from the very beginning of the run.

Is there a time limit for getting through the course?

The time limit for the 4F Praska Five is 45 minutes.

The time limit for the  4F Praski Half Marathon is 3 hours.

Please note!  The Participants of the Half Marathon who are not:
– at the 10 km checkpoint within 1 hour 25 min
– at the 15 km checkpoint within 2 hours 10 min
after crossing the start line will be obligated to discontinue the run and to get off the course or board a shuttle bus labeled “End of the Race” (Koniec Biegu).

Can I run with my ipod/headphones?

Yes. However, due to the safety of yourself and other runners, please make sure that while listening to music, you are constantly controlling what is happening around you (eg you hear warnings).

Is 4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five approved by PZLA (Polish Association of Athletics)?

Yes. 4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five are approved by PZLA. Participants of both races are bound by PZLA rules.

Finish and Results

How can I check my result?

The results can be checked directly at the Datasport website (company which supports time measurement) www.online.datasport.pl
Initial results will also be available at www.polmaratonpraski.pl immediately after the event. While, the official results will be announced within 15 days from the day of the event.
In order to check the result you need to go to the start list and click your name or log into the “Account” tab and go to Results tab.

If your result is not presented within 48 hours from the day of the run, please contact us at biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl.

Will I get sms with my result?

Yes. If you have entered the phone number in the dedicated field in the registration form you will get the sms with your result.

Will showers be available at the Finish Line?

Yes. Showers will be available at the Runners Park.

When will participation certificates with my results be available?

The certificate of participation in the  4F Praski Half Marathon and 4F Praska Five  with the results will be available online in your Account within 15 days after the event. For environmental reasons we do not send them out in paper form.

Is it possibile to get my results from prior editions of the race?

Yes. You can check your prior results after logging into your Account in Results tab.

Other

Is public transportation free on the day of the event?

No. Public transportation is not free.

Are there free car parking space provided?

No. It is not possible to secure sufficient car parking space for all. We kindly suggest to leave your car near underground, SKM, railway stations or other public transportations stops.

What air temperatures have been most common on the day of the event in the past years?

In the past several years the average temperature on the 31st of August was 15°C-17°C. at 8:00 p.m. and at midnight it was 14°C.
And the average wind speed was from 1 to 2 km/h.

Do you have Lost and Found in case I`ll loose / find something?

Yes. Any items found on the Runner Park should be given to the Information Point.

Where can I submit my comments about the event?

We are happy to get your comments, suggestions that may help us in even better organization of the event.

Possible protests regarding your results should be submitted within 3 days from the end of the race to biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl or in writing by registered letter to the Organizer’s address (00-459 Warsaw, ul. Myśliwiecka 9, pok. 124), with the inscription “Protest”. These protests will be considered within 3 days of their receipt. The final and official results will be published no later than 15 days after the event.

All other complaints can be submitted within 14 days after the event.

I am interested in volunteering during the event. How can I apply?

Volunteers are the key members of our team during the event! If you want to be part if it, if you want to get to know new people, feel the emotions please contact us! Information on volunteering can be found at www.polmaratonpraski.pl in the Wolonariat tab.
If you still haven`t found an answer to your questions, please contact: wolontariat@polmaratonpraski.pl.

How can I subscribe for your e-newsletter?

You can subscribe by logging into your Account. Then go to Settings tab (Ustawienia) and click the applicable field.

Where can I get my photo following the race?

There is a link to FotoMaraton service next to your result.

Can I buy T-shirt from prior editions of the event?

T-shirt from the last edition 2018 you can purchase while registering to coming edition – you need to select “promotional T-shirt”.

If you are interested in T-shirts from past editions (2014-2017) – there are limited number of sizes still available for purchase. In order to check the availability please contact us at biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl.
Please write which T-shirt type exactly are you interested in: ( Praski Half Marathon or 4FPraska Five, which edition, size, Man/Female).
If T-shirt is available we will give you payment details and will send the T-shirt to your address.

Where can I find answers to other questions than those contained In the FAQ?

Answers to the questions can be found in the Terms of  Praski Half Marathon and the Terms of 4F Praska Five and at www.polmaratonpraski.pl
If you still haven`t found an answer to your questions, please contact us by e-mail: biuro@polmaratonpraski.pl or phone 885 155 177.