Rules and regulations

Applicable to all races
  • Only runners, who are awarded an official time by crossing the Finish Line wearing their registered timing tag, will be entitled trophies. In addition, all trophies winners must have a recorded time at each of the timing checkpoints along the course. No tag, No Time, No Trophy!
  • Registered runners will only be entitled to trophies of their respective registered race category.
  • Winners of the overall categories will be based on their respective GUN TIME
  • Winners of the age categories will be based on their respective tag TIME
  • Trophy winners declared post event must submit their proof of age, as original identification documents will be required by the event organizers in order to proceed with the awards ceremony. The race organizers might also ask for the proof of identification during the award ceremony.
Applicable to Marathon & Half Marathon
  • Only runners, who are awarded an official time by crossing the Finish Line wearing their registered timing tag, will be entitled to prize money. In addition, all prize winners must have a recorded time at each of the timing checkpoints along the course. No tag, No Time, No Prize Money!
  • Only runners who fall within the finish positions as indicated in the prize money structure of the race, will be entitled to prize money in their respective categories. Kindly make sure to review the prize money structure of your race.
  • In the event of an athlete failing the dope test, he/she will not be eligible for prize money or an official time and will be disqualified from the race. Such athletes may also be reported to the National Federation and/or the IAAF.
  • No prize money will be paid until the complete results of the doping test have been received and the race judges have issued their final decisions.
  • Prize winners declared post event must submit their proof of age, as original identification documents will be required by the event organizers in order to proceed with the disbursement.
  • Legitimately claimed prize winnings will be paid only to bank accounts of the named winner, licensed Athlete Manager or Parent/Guardian (for those 18 or under)
  • International payments will be converted at the prevailing bank exchange rate.
  • Local and international banking transfer fees will be deducted from the prize winnings.
  • Prize winnings not claimed within 30days will be forfeited; no future claim will be entertained.
  • Each runner is allowed only one prize money.
  • There will be strictly no transfer of prize money between race categories.
  • Lebanese citizens are mandatorily required to submit their original Lebanese ID or Passport to proceed with the award ceremony or/and with the disbursement
  • The Executive Organizing Committee reserves the right to substitute any prize at its discretion for an equal or greater value prize. The decision of the officially appointed judges and the Race Director is final.
Applicable to Marathon
  • Winners in the Men's Overall Category positions 1st to 5th must finish in 2h14min or less to qualify for 100% of the advertised prize. Failure to finish within this time bracket will reduce the prize by 50% value.
  • Winners in the Women's Overall Category positions 1st to 5th must finish in 2h34min or less to qualify for 100% of the advertised prize. Failure to finish within this time bracket will reduce the prize by 50% value.
  • Course record is only cumulative with one of the time bonuses revealed in the prize money structure of the race.
  • Time and Prize value conditions will not apply if the temperature rises above 26 degrees Celsius before the leaders reach the 15km point on the course or if, in the opinion of the Race Director, other adverse weather conditions prevail. "Runners cannot shift between races."

For any enquiry regarding any type of results/awards, kindly email us on results@neirutmarthon.org

PRIZE MONEY

The 2019 BLOM BANK BEIRUT MARATHON offers a total guaranteed prize purse of $282,900—with potential time bonuses and para-athletes. All figures are in USD. All categories are for men and women unless otherwise noted. Time bonuses are awarded in excess of the guaranteed prize purse. The 2019 BLOM BANK BEIRUT MARATHON prize money will be announced & awarded once the Anti-Doping Results are out pre-race at a later date. click here to download the file.

Awards

An Awards Ceremony will be held on Race Day at 11:00 AM (Martyrs’ Square) – Finish Line for the below Categories:

Marathon Overall: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
Marathon Lebanese Overall: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
Marathon Overall Pare-Athletes: male and female 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
Marathon race categories

RACE DAY AWARDS CEREMONY at 07.00 PM (Monroe Hotel)

All Marathon Age Categories Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)
Half Marathon Overall & Age Categories Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)
Marathon & Half-Marathon Para-Athletes Categories’ Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)

THANK YOU AWARDS CEREMONY (27 November 2019, Monroe Hotel)

8 KM Race & 8 KM Para Athletes Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)
5 KM Race & 5 KM Mentally Challenged Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)
All Relay Races Winners: male and female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (for each category)

to download click here