Rules & Regulations

Event rules & guidelines applicable to all participants

The following event rules and guidelines are intended to help produce and direct a large scale event, to insure the safety of all participants, to meet the requirements of local governments permits, the Jordan Athletic Federation, and the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) regulation for participant performance records and event liability.

 

  • The route will be marked every 1km.
  • Water stations will also be located every 3km along the route.
  • ِAll runner must attach his/her bib number with the provided pins before the start line.
  • Aid services and ambulances are available along the route and the finish line.
  • All runners may leave their bags in the “luggage vans,” which are located at the respective starting points. These should be labeled with the number that is provided in your package. You may pick up your bags at the “luggage booth,” which is located at the finishing point at Amman Tourist Beach. While we will deal with your possessions with the utmost care, kindly note that Run Jordan bears no responsibility for the loss of bags or valuables located inside them.
  • All runners must cross the timing mats otherwise they will be excluded from the race (DOS).
  • Runners who are unable to complete the race and need to be transported to the finish line are kindly asked to wait for the “sweep bus” to pick them up.
  • Toilets are available at the starting points of the Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10km,  as well as at the finish area.
  • Runners must follow instructions given by the organizers on how to attach the bib number on the chest.
  • Participants in the 50km and 21km must finish before 1pm since all roads will reopen after that.
  •  Groups are free to wear the T-shirts of their respective organizations so as to participate under its name that does not show any support any political alliance or alcohol or smoking.·         Groups are free to wear the T-shirts of their respective organizations so as to participate under its name that does not show any support any political alliance or alcohol or smoking.
  • You are required to wear an official Marathon race number on the front of your singlet  shirt to participate in the races.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
  •  Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else.
  • You may not transfer your entry fee to an alternative event.The sale, swapping or bartering of Marathon Race Entries or Marathon Race Numbers is strictly forbidden.
  • The minimum age requirement is that the runner at the 10 KM race 14 years or older on the race day, and 17 years old for the 21 KM and 50 KM with parent’s approval, below that must participate at the children race. 
  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge of a Marathon. 
  •  You must show photo ID to receive your Marathon race number and timing chip at the Marathon village or Run Jordan offices.
  •  You must pick up your Marathon race packet and marathon race number, in person, at the Marathon village
  •  All runners must keep to the race side of the road otherwise the runner will be disqualification for the races.
  •   Any complaint against a participating must be made to the JAF Committee, in writing, within half an hour of the finishing time of the runner making the complaint. Complaint forms are available from the Timekeepers.
  • Infringements of any of the above rules could result in the application of time penalties or disqualification of the runner concerned. 

Timing Chip and Bib number

  • All participants must attach their bib numbers on the T-shirt.
  • Participants may not exchange or give away his\her race bib number to any other person. Exchanging or giving away numbers is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification and or banning from future races.
  • Participants must pin their bib number on front of their t-shirt.
  • Only participants wearing the provided timing chip and number will be timed and included to the race results.

Day of the race

  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to undertake the challenge to participate in the race.
  • All participants are responsible for knowing the races starting time and the check in method for their start corral.
  • All participants must be positioned behind the line when starting the race.
  • Participants must stay on the official course at all times it’s the responsibility of each participant to know the course and follow the coded signs please see the course map to learn the course before race day, any participants leaves the course will be automatically disqualified.
  • Runners must stay on the right shoulder of the road and with in the permitted area so that runners coming to your left have a clear lane. Do not cut in front of another runner until you can safely do so, if you decide to slow down or stop gradually veer to the edge of the road.

Cancelation and disqualification policy

  • Athletes who participate in this competition may be subject to formal drug testing in accordance with the IAAF regulation rule 144. Athletes found positive for a banned substance or refused to be tested will be disqualified from this event and will lose eligibility for future competition.
  • The race director reserve the right to disqualify any individual who dose not comply with the rules, caught cheating.
  • Participant found to be wearing more than one timing device during the race will be disqualified and their results will not be recorded.
  • Any runner found cheating on the course would be disqualified from this run and future races.
  • Taking a ride between timing stations will result in the disqualification of runners from this run and all future runs.