The Spring 2023 Year of the Rabbit Race will will take place on January 29, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.
The available distances and their schedules are as follows:
PLEASE NOTE: The event’s organizers reserve the right to alter these timetables. On the race’s official website, they will be updated.
Online registration is available. The cost of this will never be refundable once the registration has been made.
Registration is open from October 1, 2022, through January 25, 2023, or up to the allotted time.
For group registrations:
Promotions are not cumulative.
Registrations will not be accepted on the race day.
Payment for the amount will be made at registration.
To register for groups by transfer, you must request it in advance to email@example.com
5% of the registration fee will be allocated to the NGO Reforesta.
NOTE: All those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times (with their corresponding registration) and may only participate in the 5km race. While those over 16 can take part in the 8km and 16km, as long as they are correctly registered, both on time and in form.
Participants under the age of 18 must provide a parental consent in order to run the race. You can download the authorisation from this page.
The numbers, official test chips as well as the T-shirts will be distributed at the China Cultural Center in Madrid (C/General Pardiñas 73, 28006 Madrid), during the following days and hours:
NOTE: NOTE: The distances of 5 km, 8 km, and 16 km will contain timing chips to acquire race marks. The classification will only include athletes who finish the race using the official chip that the organization issued for this edition.
In order to pick up the bibs, It will be necessary to show the DNI of the registration holder.
When the person picking up the bibs is not the registered person, they must present a photocopy of the DNI registration holder and their own, signing a paper issued by the organization to keep a record of the person who picked it up.
In addition, minors who run the 5K and 8K races must complete parental or legal guardian authorization to participate in the 5k and 8k races, which must be submitted while picking up bib numbers. The minor will not be allowed to participate the race if the required authorization is not provided.
Participants must choose their shirt size when registering.
T-shirt sizes will be delivered in strict order of collection.
Available t-shirt sizes will always be subject to stock.
The organization does not guarantee that it will be able to deliver the requested size to all the participants, because the shirts are produced prior to the registration deadline.
The maximum duration of the races will be the following:
The 5km, 8km and 16km races will run through circuits of 5,000, 8,000 and 16,000 meters respectively, starting and finishing on Paseo de Recoletos, next to Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid. All of the distances’ routes consist solely on paved terrain.
The routes will be duly marked by the event organization.
NOTE: The organization may modify the race route if it is forced by weather, safety concerns or any other reason of force majeure. Participants will be notified as soon as possible if these changes are made via the race’s official website, www.carreradelaprimavera.es.
There is one place per registration to participate in the Spring Race.
All participants will receive an exclusive T-shirt for participating in the race.
Option to purchase the commemorative medal of the event.
The race’s diploma will be sent by email the following day.
The bib number is a direct entry into the prize drawing, which will be done using the prize drawing APP or something similar.
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There will be 3 aid stations, the first is located in the central lane of Paseo de la Castellana, just past Plaza de Colón heading north (approximately km. 5 of the 8km and 16 km race), and the second is just after you exit the Plaza de Castilla tunnel, going south (approximately corresponds to km. 11 of the 16 km race. ). At these aid stations, there will be several tables with water.
The third will be at the finish line for all runners.
The Dorsal-Chip technology will be used to clock the 5 km, 8 km, and 16 km tests. Only the Dorsal-Chips provided by the Organization at bib pickup will be accepted. There will only be a net time between the start and finish carpet line.
The test cloakroom will be located close to the start-finish area (Paseo de Recoletos). This will be open from 08:00 until the end of the races.
Only one bag per participant will be accepted. This must contain the objects that the participants wish to leave inside. The identical race number will be assigned on a label that will be delivered with the race number; this label must be attached to the bag before putting it in the cloakroom.
Loose objects or bags without the aforementioned label will not be accepted.
ACCIDENT INSURANCE AND MEDICAL ATTENTION
All participants will be covered by a Collective Accident and Civil Liability Insurance contracted by the organization. Those derived from a latent condition, imprudence, negligence, non-observance of the laws, etc. will be excluded. Those caused by travel to/from the place where the event is held will also be excluded.
The directions given by the Organization through volunteers, technicians, authorized staff, or the official public address service must always be followed by participants. Each runner swears that they are in sufficient physical condition to complete the race and participates the Spring Race on their own initiative and responsibility. Before beginning, the Organization advises that all runners get checked out by a doctor and/or take a stress test.
The Organization disclaims any liability for harm that participants may experience or inflict on third parties in the hours after their participation in the race.
Any participant with medical problems (allergies, need for special care, etc.) must indicate this on the back of the number assigned to them for the race. It is also recommended that minors include a contact telephone number of their parent or legal guardian.
All of these rights will only be executable within the conditions and locations that the organization has specified and stated.
The circuit will be completely closed to traffic and only vehicles authorized by the Organization—which must be duly accredited—will be permitted to follow the race. Vehicles, bicycles, and scooters without authorization will explicitly be prohibited by the Municipal Police.
There will be a general classification made for the 5 km, 8 km, and 16 km race participants for each of the distances.
On January 29, 2023, the organization will post preliminary classifications on its website, at which point claims that are judged appropriate may be filed.
Any claims regarding the classification must be directed to the test organization by 8:00 p.m. on the Monday following the race because it is the organizing committee’s unique and exclusive competence.
These must be sent to the email address that appears in the classifications. Within a maximum of three days of the competition date, the organization will inform the resolution of the claim.
For the 5 km race, the male and female classifications are as follows:
Individual categories (Years completed on the day of the test):
For the 8 km race, the male and female classifications are as follows:
Individual categories (Years completed on the day of the test):
For the 16 km race, the male and female classifications are as follows:
Individual categories (Years completed on the day of the test):
The trophies will be awarded on the winners’ podium on January 29, 2023.
The following awards will be given out as trophies:
TEST OF 5km
TEST OF 16km
All participants must wear the original number on their chest throughout the race.
Any runner will be disqualified who:
By signing up, each participant agrees to abide by these rules. If there is any ambiguity or a circumstance that is not covered by them, the organizing committee will make the final decision.
The participant’s signature on the registration form (and the registration itself, in the case of online registration) indicates that they have read, understood, and are familiar with the following:
I give permission for the event’s organizers to document all or part of my participation in it, as well as the participation of the individuals under my supervision, through photographs, films, television, radio, video, and any other known or to be known means. I also assign all rights related to their commercial and advertising exploitation that they deem appropriate, without my having the right to be paid.
By formally registering, all participants accept these rules and, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 regarding the protection of personal data of natural persons (RGPD), consent to the use of their registration-provided personal data and their race-related images for the organization, development, and promotion of the same, as well as for commercial, sporting, or promotional purposes (KDH Events ) .
These data will be incorporated into a file owned by ORTHOAMG SL, registered in the General Registry of the Spanish Data Protection Agency.
We inform you that you may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition established in said Law by writing to the registered office of ORTHOAMG SL located at Calle Doctor Esquerdo 18, 28028 Madrid.
KDH Events will host the third running of the “Spring Race – Year of the Rabbit” from Friday, January 20, 2023, through Sunday, January 29, 2023.
The chosen distance must be completed between 00:00 on Friday, January 20, to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 29, 2023.
It must be carried out in compliance with the current regulations of each municipality caused by Covid-19.
TIME LIMIT: no time limit will be set for completion of the distance.
5km: for everyone
Each participant will have the freedom to decide where they want to start the race route based on the distance they have chosen, as long as they follow both local laws and the Covid-19-related health requirements.
It is NOT ALLOWED to run on a treadmill.
The only requirement is that the participants must carefully complete the selected distance, as the race will not be valid if it lacks meters.
Each participant must complete the race using their usual activity device, then upload a screenshot or photo of the completed activity to a form on the race’s official website.
You will also be required to upload a photo (optional) of the runner wearing the official spring race T-shirt.
Classifications will be established for distances of 5km, 8km and 16km.
Registrations will be available online from October 1, 2022, to January 16, 2023.
The 5km race costs €15 for all participants.
T-SHIRTS AND BIBS COLLECTION
On the 27th and 28th, at the time specified when registering, race t-shirts will be mailed to you or available for pickup at the CULTURAL CENTER OF CHINA IN MADRID.
Since the bibs are virtual and will be distributed to participants through email as soon as the registration procedure is complete, no actual ones will be delivered. The week before the event, final instructions and reminders for the race will also be provided via email.
The registration costs are never refundable after the registration is complete.
The following criteria will be used to create the unofficial classifications for the 16–kilometer race, for both men and women:
The following criteria will be used to create the unofficial classifications for the 8-kilometer race, for both men and women:
The following criteria will be used to create the unofficial classifications for the 5-kilometer race, for both men and women:
On January 31, the organization will post the unofficial classifications on its website, at which point claims that are judged appropriate may be filed. 48 hours will pass during the claims period before the classifications are considered final.
Because the organization cannot absolutely guarantee the validity of the results acquired by the competitors, the classifications of the event are considered to be “unofficial.” The organization does, however, recognize a “Unofficial” classification in which the participants’ FAIR PLAY is accepted.
Due to the virtual nature of the competition, official aid stations cannot be established from the event organization. For this reason, all runners are recommended to hydrate properly.
In no event will the registration fee be refunded.
It is advised that everyone take the fundamental precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Some bits of advice:
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