Regulations

Participants in the Race Dam tot Damloop 10 EM

Article 1
– The start of the competition run 10 EM for men will be exactly 6.04 minutes after the start of the elite women athletes.
– Cash prizes will be available for the first 15 men and the first 15 women to finish.
– If a minor margin deviation occurs because of circumstances surrounding the start of both groups the prizes will still be available for those finishing first.
– If the margin deviation exceeds one minute as a result of the aforementioned circumstances the event management will decide on offsetting the different time.

Article 2
– Every Participant must run with a time registration chip provided by the organisation.
– The gross final times will be rounded up to whole seconds.

Article 3
– In case of running records and related prices, the organization also makes use of printed times and hand clocked times.
– The passage of the finish by the athlete determines the outcome of the match (in accordance with Article 165 of the competition rules of the Athletics Union).

Article 4
– For Participants in the race it is (according to Art. 240.8 of the IAAF) only allowed to use water, or other beverage, at by the Organiser equipped stations.
– Failure to comply may result in disqualification.

Article 5
– A Participant in the competition who finishes within the required time has a chance of winning an honorary prize;
– A Participant is not entitled to a prize if he has acted in a way that contravenes the competition regulations;
– An awarded prize must be returned to the Organiser after it has been presented if it becomes apparent that the Participant has acted in a way that contravenes the competition regulations.

Article 6
– The Organiser will determine the result and is entitled to change the result if any inaccuracies have been noted;
– A Participant must return any prizes to the Organiser if a change to the result means that the Participant is no longer entitled to the prize.

Participants in the Race Damloop by night 5 EM

Article 1
– Cash prizes will be available for the first 3 men and the first 3 women to finish.

Article 2
-Every Participant must run with a time registration chip provided by the organisation.

-The gross final times will be rounded up to whole seconds.

Article 3

-In case of running records and related prices, the organization also makes use of printed times and hand clocked times.
-The passage of the finish by the athlete determines the outcome of the match (in accordance with Article 165 of the competition rules of the Athletics Union).

Article 4
-For Participants in the race it is (according to Art. 240.8 of the IAAF) only allowed to use water, or other beverage, at by the Organiser equipped stations.
-Failure to comply may result in disqualification.

Article 5
-A Participant in the competition who finishes within the required time has a chance of winning an honorary prize;
-A Participant is not entitled to a prize if he has acted in a way that contravenes the competition regulations;
-An awarded prize must be returned to the Organiser after it has been presented if it becomes apparent that the Participant has acted in a way that contravenes the competition regulations.

Article 6
-The Organiser will determine the result and is entitled to change the result if any inaccuracies have been noted;
– A Participant must return any prizes to the Organiser if a change to the result means that the Participant is no longer entitled to the prize.

All Participants Dam tot Damloop and Damloop by night

Article 1
The Dam tot Damloop and the Damloop by night are organized by Stichting Sportevenementen Le Champion.

Article 2
The organisation of the Dam tot Damloop and the Damloop by night is under the auspices of the Athletics Union.

Article 3
– The competition regulations of the Athletics Union apply to both the competition and the recreational run, except insofar as they are deviated from in these General Terms & Conditions;
– The competition regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federations  (IAAF) apply, except insofar as they are deviated from in the competition regulations of the Athletics Union or in these General Terms & Conditions.

Article 4
– The Participant must run along the track set out by the Organiser in a manner that is usual for track and field events;
– He must be recognisable as a Participant.

Article 5
The Road Traffic Act and the legislation based on this Act, such as the Road Traffic and Traffic Signals Regulations, remain in full force on the entire track throughout the Event.

Article 6
The Participants must comply with instructions from the Organiser, and/or persons who, based on their clothing or other physical characteristics, appear to belong to the organisation of the Organiser.

Article 7
The Organiser is entitled to disqualify a Participant and/or take a Participant out of the competition if he does not comply with these competition regulations or displays unsporting or improper behaviour or if it is deemed necessary on medical grounds or for an orderly progression of the Event.

Article 8
Bringing along objects like pets, prams/strollers, banners etc. is not permitted.

Article 9
It is expected of the Participants that they will not damage the property of others and not leave any rubbish behind.

Article 10
Displaying or expressing explicit political, philosophical or religious views or making statements that may be considered offensive, hurtful or insulting, in any way, during the Event is prohibited

Article 11
– The actual allocation of a starting square to a Participant is made by the Organiser;
– The Participant must be present in the allocated starting square no less than five minutes before the start.

Article 12
– The Participant will receive a single Bib number from the Organiser which will show his/her allocated participation number;
– The Participant must attach the Bib number to his chest;
– The Bib number must be attached and worn in such a way that the starting number and other information are easy to see;
– The Bib number can not be trimmed or folded;
– The Participant is prohibited from wearing other Bib numbers than the one he has received from the Organiser;
– Failure to comply may result in disqualification.

Article 13
The Participant is obliged to list his medical passport and other details on the inside of the starting number.

Article 14
The Organiser will collect the starting numbers from Participants who have been disqualified or have otherwise dropped out of the race.

Article 15
Once the final starting group has left it is not possible for latecomers to start.

Article 16
Because of the release of the track to traffic, the Participant must cross the finish line within a certain period after the start, or he will no longer be included in the results. Time limits:
– Dam tot Damloop 10 EM: 120 minutes;
– Damloop by night 5 EM: 85 minutes;
– 2,2 km Miniloop: 25 minutes;
– 0,6 km Miniloop: 10 minutes.

Article 17
The finish of the Damloop by night closes at 22.15 hr.

Article 18
– The finish for the Dam tot Damloop 10 EM closes at 17.00 hr;
– This means that every Participant must have reached the 6 km point no later than 15.32 hr, the 11 km point no later than 16.16 hr and the 14 km point no later than 16.42 hr.

Article 19
– Any participant in the Dam tot Damloop who crosses this points later will irrevocably be taken out of the competition / recreational run;
– The organization will provide transportation to the finish for Participations which have beentaken out of the competition / recrational run.

Article 20
Each Participant is entitled to bus service between the Dam tot Dam Park and Amsterdam and between Dam tot Dam Park and railway station Zaandam either before or after the race.

Article 21
– Each Participant in the Dam tot Damloop 10 EM is entitled to clothing transport from the start in Amsterdam to the finish in Zaandam;
– This only by the organization provided bags;
– The plastic bag must be clearly marked with the provided sticker wearing the starting number of the participant;
– The organization has no responsibility for any loss of clothing bags.

Article 22
– Each Participant in the Damloop by night can leave his closing in an area close to start and finish;
– The organization has no responsibility for any loss of clothing bags.

Article 23
– The Organization accepts no responsibility for lost clothing or other belongings;
– This also applies to clothing or other belongings that has been left in the changing facilities. The Participant is noted that the changing facilities are not guarded.

Article 24
It is not permitted for a person to be accompanied on the track, irrespective for which purpose and by which person, unless written permission has been obtained from the Organiser.

Article 25
The participants in the caravan should have a full insurance policy.

Article 26
– The organization takes no responsibility in case of illness or accident suffered by participants or people in the guidance and publicity caravan;
– This includes loss of goods of Participants.

Article 27
In all cases for which these regulations do not provide the Organiser will make the final decision.