PRIZE MONEY REGULATIONS

For Marathon Category

  • Race results announced on race day will be ‘provisional’. Final results and entitlement to prize money shall be subject to the rules mentioned herein and the Race Regulations.

  • Only those marathon runners confirmed by the Promoter as elite runners starting their race at 7:20 a.m. will be entitled to be considered for prize money given in Chart A and B of the prize money structure, if falling within the prize money winning positions.

  • Confirmed marathon elite runners starting their race at 5:40 a.m. or any other start time, other than 7:20 a.m., shall be disqualified from the Event.

  • Any Elite runner, Indian or international, who is one of the top overall marathon finishers, will be entitled to prize money stated in Chart A. The first 10 Indian elite marathon finishers who do not finish in the top overall marathon finishers, will be entitled to prize money in Chart B. However, where an Indian Elite runner finishes as one of the top overall marathon finishers, he/she will receive prize money stated either in Chart A or Chart B, whichever is HIGHER. In the instance of an Indian elite availing of the higher prize money amount from Chart B, there will be NO CHANGE in the overall finishing position of the said Indian elite runner; the overall finishing positions remain the same.

  • Only confirmed non-Elite marathon runners falling within the age groups given below, and starting their race at 5:40 a.m. will be entitled to be considered for prize money mentioned in Chart D to Chart L respectively of the prize money structure.

  • Age group
    35 yrs. to less than 40 yrs.40 yrs. to less than 45 yrs.
    45 yrs. to less than 50 yrs.50 yrs. to less than 55 yrs.
    55 yrs. to less than 60 yrs.60 yrs. to less than 65 yrs.
    65 yrs. to less than 70 yrs.70 yrs. and above
    75 yrs. and above.
  • Open marathon runners (non-elite) participating across various age categories must start their race at 5:40 a.m. Where they start their race at any other time, they forego their timings, rankings and prize money entitlement under the respective age categories.

  • The cut-off of finish times for prize money entitlement for the marathon race category is 6½ hours from respective start times.

  • Finish positions of the elite marathon runners for prize money entitlement under Chart A and Chart B will be based on gun time alone.

  • Finish positions of non-elite marathon runners falling within the age groups (as mentioned in point 5 above) for prize money entitlement will be based on respective net finish times only.

  • Marathon Course Record Jackpot [Chart C]:

    • Jackpot for top overall elite marathon finishers – The JACKPOT will be divided amongst the elite athletes finishing sub 2:09:32 (Men, 2:09:31 or faster) / sub 2:24:33 (Women, 2:24:32 or faster).

    • Jackpot for top overall Indian elite marathon finishers – The JACKPOT will be divided amongst Indian elite athletes finishing sub 2:16:59 (Men, 2:16:58 or faster) / sub 2:37:29 (Women, 2:37:28 or faster).

    • Only Elite marathon runners starting their run at 7:20 a.m. shall be eligible for the JACKPOT.

  • Runners crossing the start line after the timings given below for rankings and prize money eligibility) –

    • Elite marathon runners starting the race at 7:20 a.m. – crossing the start line after 7:25 a.m.

    • Marathon runners starting their race at 5:40 a.m. – crossing the start line after 5:55 a.m.

  • In addition to the above, entitlement to finish positions and Prize Money winnings are subject to–

    • Bib tag timing captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats,

    • Physical verification by technical officials and anti cheat cameras, and

    • Dope test results (applicable only for the top overall elite marathon finishers and top Indian elite finishers).

  • An elite marathon athlete refusing, for reasons whatsoever, to undergo dope testing (where chosen) will be disqualified from this Event and shall not be allowed to participate in the 2018 edition of the Event. His/her finish position at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 and consequent prize money entitlement shall stand disqualified and forfeited.

  • Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or bib tag with others, will be disqualified from the competition. Such runners shall not be entitled to any timing or prize money (where applicable).

  • Prize winners declared may be required to submit further proof of identity/age, as may be required by the Promoter, for disbursement of prize money, failing which the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, withhold disbursement or disqualify the said participant from competition.

  • Prize Money and Jackpot winnings are subject to applicable Indian Income Tax Rules, and the same would be borne by the winner.

  • Indian Elite runners entitled to prize money given in Chart A, will receive prize money equivalent in Indian Rupees calculated at the applicable exchange rate as on date of disbursement. Marathon age category winners from overseas will receive prize money equivalent in U S Dollars calculated at the applicable exchange rate as on date of disbursement.

  • Protests and Appeals:

A] Only with respect to results of Marathon Elite (overall and Indian) finish positions:

  • The athlete and/or his/her representative can appeal to the Race Referee in relation to the official race results declared, in writing, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the results on race day. Results will be put up at the elite athlete tent.

  • The protest letter needs to be submitted at the Elite Result Appeals Desk outside the men elite athlete tent along with a Protest Fee of INR 1,000.

  • Where the Race Referee makes a decision, the athlete and/or the representative has the right to appeal to the Jury of Appeal. An appeal to the Jury of Appeal must be made at the Elite Result Appeals Desk within 30 minutes – (i) of the official announcement of the amended result which has been arrived at from the decision by the Race Referee, or (ii) of informing the person lodging the protest that the results will not be amended.

  • The Jury of Appeal shall deliver its decision within 7 working days of filing the appeal. The decision of the Jury of Appeal shall be final and there shall be no further right of appeal.

  • Where the protest is decided in the favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded in full to such complainant within one-week of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.

  • The Protests and Appeals for the elite races will be guided by rules given in this document, and the IAAF Competition Rules in force on race day (i.e. 15th January 2017).

B] Only with respect to results of Marathon Age Category finish positions:

  • Any confirmed marathon runner of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 can lodge a protest in relation to the official race results in relation to age category finish positions declared after the race.

  • The Protest Letter, along with a demand draft payable at Mumbai, of INR 1,000 in favour of “Procam International Pvt. Ltd.” (Protest Fee) must be sent to the following address: Race Director, Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016, C/o Procam International Pvt. Ltd., 14, St. James Court, Marine Drive, Mumbai 400 020, India.

  • Only the protest letters received on or before Wednesday, 18th January 2017, will be entertained.

  • A jury shall deliberate, verify and deliver its decision on the Protest within 7 working days of receiving the Protest Letter. The decision will be intimated to the person lodging the protest and shall be featured on the event website, where in favourable.

  • Where the protest is decided in the favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded to such complainant, without any deductions, within one-week of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.

  • Decision of the jury shall be final and binding on all.

Half Marathon

  • Prize Money given herein is applicable for the Half Marathon race category as per the race regulations and prize money rules given here under.

  • Only those Half Marathon runners, who finish within 3 hours from the start time and who fall within the finish positions as indicated in the Prize Money Structure, will be entitled to prize money in their respective categories.

  • Finish positions of the half marathon overall category for prize money entitlement will be based on the gun time alone.

  • Finish positions of the half marathon age categories, as mentioned in Charts B to J of the prize money structure, shall be based on respective net finish times for prize money entitlement.

  • Age group
    35 yrs. to less than 40 yrs.40 yrs. to less than 45 yrs.
    45 yrs. to less than 50 yrs.50 yrs. to less than 55 yrs.
    55 yrs. to less than 60 yrs.60 yrs. to less than 65 yrs.
    65 yrs. to less than 70 yrs.70 yrs. and above
  • In case a half marathon age category winner (based his/her net time) falls within the half marathon overall finish positions based on his/her gun time, he/she will retain the winning position of the relevant age category; he/she will be entitled to the higher prize money.

  • Runners crossing the start line after 6:10 a.m. will not be entitled to rankings or prize money.

  • Results declared on Race day shall be ‘provisional’. In addition to the above, entitlement to finish positions and Prize Money winnings are subject to –

    • The runner having crossed the half marathon start line between 5:40 a.m. and 6:10 a.m. on race day,

    • Bib tag timing captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats, and

    • Physical verification by technical officials and Event Promoter.

  • Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or bib tag with others, will be disqualified from the competition. Such runners shall not be entitled to any timing or prize money (where applicable).

  • Prize winners declared may be required, at the sole discretion of the Promoters, to submit additional documents and/or declarations for disbursement of prize money. Refusal to submit relevant required documents shall be considered as breach of prize money rules, and such runner shall be disqualified for the 2016 edition of the Event.

  • Half Marathon winners from overseas will receive prize money equivalent in U S Dollars calculated at the applicable exchange rate as on date of disbursement.

  • Prize money winning are subject to Indian Income Tax Rules as applicable and taxes, if any, would be borne by the winner.

  • Protests and Appeals:

    A] Only with respect to results of Half Marathon Overall finish positions:

    • The athlete and/or his/her representative can appeal to the Race Referee in relation to the official race results declared, in writing, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the results on race day. Results will be put up at the elite athlete tent at Azad Maidan.

    • The protest letter needs to be submitted at the Elite Result Appeals Desk outside the men elite athlete tent along with a Protest Fee of INR 1,000.

    • Where the Race Referee makes a decision, the athlete and/or the representative have the right to appeal to the Jury of Appeal. An appeal to the Jury of Appeal must be made at the Elite Result Appeals Desk within 30 minutes– (i) of the official announcement of the amended result which has been arrived at from the decision by the Technical Delegate, or (ii) of informing the person lodging the protest that the results will not be amended.

    • The Jury of Appeal shall deliver its decision within 7 working days of filing the appeal. The decision of the Jury of Appeal shall be final and there shall be no further right of appeal.

    • Where the protest is decided in the favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded in full to such complainant within one-week of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.

    • The Protests and Appeals for the elite races will be guided by rules given in this document, and the IAAF Competition Rules in force on race day (17th January 2016).

    B] Only with respect to results of Half Marathon Age Category finish positions:

    • Any confirmed half marathon runner of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016 can lodge a protest in relation to the official race results in relation to age category finish positions declared after the race.

    • The Protest Letter, along with a demand draft payable at Mumbai, of INR 1,000 in favour of “Procam International Ltd.” (Protest Fee) must be sent to the following address: Race Referee, Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016, C/o Procam International Ltd., 14, St. James Court, Marine Drive, Mumbai 400 020, India.

    • Only the protest letters received on or before Wednesday, 20th January 2016, will be entertained.

    • A jury shall deliberate, verify and deliver its decision on the Protest within 7 working days of receiving the Protest Letter. Such decision shall be intimated vide an email to the concerned runner.

    • Where the protest is decided in the favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded to such complainant, without any deductions, within one-week of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.

    • Decision of the jury shall be final and binding on all.

DHL Corporate Champions Rules

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  • DHL Corporate Champions is open only for registered companies/firms in existence for a minimum period of 1 year from the date of application

  • A registered company/firm can field a team comprising of 4 runners for the DHL Corporate Champions, each team member covering a distance of approx. 10.5 km. as a relay race. Each team must be a mixed team having at least one woman or man runner; no all men’s or all women’s team will be allowed to register or participate on race day.

  • Corporate teams crossing the start line after 6:10 a.m. shall not be entitled to rankings or prize money.

  • A company can field more than one team, up to a maximum of 5 teams.

  • The overall finish positions of teams will be based on team’s gun time. The team which crosses the finish line first will be declared the CHAMPION corporate.

  • The finish time limit for a DHL Corporate Champion team is 6 hours from start time, i.e. by 12 noon.

  • Prize money winning positions will be awarded to the best one performing team of each participating company, depending upon their standings in the overall finish positions. A company will stand a chance of winning only one position out of the top 2 prize money positions in this race category, irrespective of their teams’ overall standings.

    For example, let’s consider ABC has fielded 3 teams (ABC-1, ABC-2, ABC-3), EFG has 4 teams (EFG-1, EFG-2, EFG-3, EFG-4), HIK has one team, LMN has one team, PQR has 2 teams (PQR-1, PQR-2), and XYZ has 2 teams (XYZ-1, XYZ-2). On race day, based on aggregate net timings of each team, the finish positions of the teams is as under –

  • Finish PositionsTeam Name
    1LMN
    2PQR-1
    3EFG-3
    4EFG-4
    5PQR-2
    6XYZ-2
    7XYZ-1
    8ABC-2
    9ABC-1
    10EFG-1

    By virtue of the rule, the prize money winning positions will stand as under, where the best performing team of each company will win the prize money –

    Finish PositionsTeam Name
    1stLMN
    2ndPQR-1
  • Prize money for fastest male and female runner from all DHL Corporate Champions teams, as mentioned in Chart B of DHL Corporate Champions prize money structure, is applicable only for those individuals who belong to valid corporate team, i.e. all 4 confirmed team members of a team have started their run at the official start time of the race category and at the designated leg of the relay race. Prize money entitlement for the fastest male and female runner (Chart B) will be based on the net time of the runners covering the his/her distance of approx. 10.5 km the quickest. In order to capture timings of runners, each team member must step on 2 timing mats placed just before and after his/her designated leg within the relay.

  • Results declared on race day will be ‘provisional results’ and final entitlement to prize money winning positions within the DHL Corporate Champions is subject to –

    • Bib tag timing of all team members having been captured across relevant timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats, and

    • The teams having started their run at the official start time of DL Corporate Champions, i.e. 6:00 a.m. and crossed the start line no later than 6:10 a.m.,

    • Teams have finished their relay race no later than 12p.m and

    • Visual Screening of runners’ race day images after race day.

  • There will be no substitution allowed once the company team is confirmed for participation in the DHL Corporate Champions category. Any substitution found, whether intentional or not, shall entail disqualification of the team and all its team members from SCMM 2016. The team (and its team members) shall also be liable for disqualification where a team member does not report for the run on race day or report without their running bib and/or bib tag.

  • Procam reserves the right to ask for any documentation that may be required for verification and/or confirmation of the team at any point in time.

  • Prize money winning team members declared may be required to submit further identity/employment proof or any other document as may be required by the event promoters, Procam International.

  • Procam reserves the right to disqualify a corporate team and/or suspend results/prize money of a corporate team, in case of any discrepancy being found in the application/ documents or in the performance of any of the teams/team members on race day, at any point in time.

  • Runners found to have interchanged their bib tag and/or their running number bib with others, shall be liable to be disqualified from the competition. Such runners shall not be entitled to any timing or prize money.

  • Prize Money winnings are subject to Indian Income Tax Rules as applicable and taxes, if any, would be borne by the winner.

  • Post verification, prize money of each winning team will be divided equally and remitted directly in the names of its team members vide cheque.

  • Procam International’s decision on rankings and entitlements of prize money will be final and binding on all.