Entrant Health Check
Recently, serious injuries and even deaths have occurred during the marathon races.
All entrants are strongly encouraged to check health conditions before participating.
The race administrators have acquired insurance in anticipation of the unforeseen accidents in addition to ambulances stationed throughout the race course and at the finishing line. However, administrators will not be held responsible for any additional compensation in the event of any accidents beyond providing emergency medical treatments and the coverage provided by the insurance.
All entrants are strongly encouraged to confer with private health institutions before deciding entry.
Participants of the 29th Gyeongju Cherry Marathon are covered under the following conditions..
|Death by liability
||No coverage for under 15 & over 80 years of age
|Major Disability by liability
||All entrants (Compensation depends on the level of disability)
|Death due to illness
||No coverage for under 15 & over 80 years of age
‘During the race’ means when you officially check in for the race on the race day until finish the race and disorganization on the same day.
Liability refers to sudden and unforeseen accidents caused by external events without the fault of the entrants causing bodily harm.
- Ex : Fracture or bodily injury due to a fall.
Illness accidents originated from the body and myocardial infarction, brain hemorrhage, respiratory difficulty, vomiting, cramp and others
are lassified under this category.
- All injuries except sprain, fracture or skin piercing can be classified as illness accidents.
Any death claim following the race will be tested for alcohol and other substance tests. Any death unrelated to the marathon will not be
Please avoid and refrain from alcoholic drinking and any other activities which may hinder bodily recovery following the race.
Assembly Time and Place
Gathering Time: 7:00 am April 4, 2020 (Sat)
Place: Bodeok-dong office next to the heliport
Qualification & Number of Entrants
Full Course - Healthy men and women aged over 18 who have agreed to the ‘Entrant Agreement’
Half, 10km, 5km Course - Healthy men and women who have agreed to the ‘Entrant Agreement’
Gather and departure
Please arrive at Gathering Place, Bodeok-dong office by scheduled time.
Firstly, leave belongings designated place and change your cloth in a fitting room and then limber up your body.
Progress of competition at first will be full course followed by half course, 10km short course, 5km course with 5minute~ 10minute interval.
Records will be checked immediately after step on recording board placed on Starting line and In the interests of Safety please start slowly.
When you walk toward to starting line, follow our staff member’s directions for convenience of citizen, your safety and finishing marathon.
Time Limit and Sweep Vehicles
To minimize citizens’ traffic inconveniences, the race time is strictly limited to 5hours (full course), 2hours 30minutes (Half course), 1 hour
and 30 minutes (10km short course & 5km course). After the limit time, the traffic control is automatically removed so participant beyond the limit
should get on the sweep vehicles to avoid any possible incidents.
The Organizer will not take any liabilities for accidents that happen as participants refuse to get on the sweep vehicles to keep on running.
Changing room and Baggage Deposit
Baggage claim is ready for entry type so participant must use designated depository place.
After the finish, the deposit will be returned on the present of the depository sticker.
(We do not accept any valuable items. Please note that the organizers are not liable for any damage and/or loss of valuables.)
Recently, there have been many cases of theft that break into parked vehicles and steal cash and other valuables at marathon races.
Considering this, do not carry cash and valuables as possible.
Drink and Snack
Water and sport drink are available every 5Km points and the final finish line. Wet sponges are available every 5Km starting at 7.5Km mark.
For the full course entrants, light snack of Chocopie and banana are available at 15km, 25km and 35km mark.
Record and chip
Net-time method will be used for official record. In order to measure the record, participants must attach the distributed chip to their BIB. If the chip is
not attached or does not step the sensors at the start line, the turning point and the finish line, time is not recorded and the race is disqualified.
Kyungju Cherry Marathon official don’t accept to transfer qualification for participation among participants and proxy participation.
On case of them, participants lose qualification and couldn’t receive certificate.
Considering fallowing situation, we do not recognize record and disqualify qualification.
-In case of participants being attached chip of others and disturbing progress of competition.
-In case of participants who falsify bib and don’t attach bib.
-In case of Participants who have two chips.
Cancellation of the registration will only be accepted during the registration period(March 16, 2020, 6pm), Only if staff verify your condition.
We can send the marathon package only to Korea address (not abroad).
Entry number, souvenir, race program and other items will be delivered to the address registered during the application. Entrants who have completed
the race will receive the finisher medal along with snack.
For foreign entrant reside outside of Korea, must request to take marathon package at the information center on the race-day. The race results will be
found on our website, we do not mail the result certification overseas.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Personal information protection
Gyeongju Cherry Marathon organizer collects personal information including name, resident registration number, address, contact number, and email.
The purpose of collecting personal information is to register entrant for an insurance and distribute notices, registration package, and race record certification.
Gyeongju Cherry Marathon organizer does not expose any personal information collected during the registration.
For any group entry applications, acceptance of the race terms and conditions by the group leader is deemed as acceptance approval by the whole group.
Gyeongju Cherry Marathon administration office reserves the right to reject or cancel any entry and to disqualify and bar any entrant, to invite any guests, to stop or cancel race (no refund if cancellation due to for majeure) or to change the race course.
The Gyeongju Cherry Marathon is organized and conducted under International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) road race rules.