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Xiamen International Marathon now has an English Website. The
Link is below (which means you'll have to read on about our marvelous
marathon before leaving good ole Amoymagic.com!
1st International Marathon, held on March 31st,
2003, attracted 12,064 runners from 35 countries and regions. The winner,
Hailu Negussie of Ethiopia, finished the 42.195 km race with a time of
2 hours, 9 minutes and 3 seconds.
2nd Marathon was held on March 27, 2004, and be
the China Association of Field and Track and the Xiamen
Municipal Government. The top Chinese runners from this event were chosen
as the marathoners to enter the Athens Olympic Games, as well as the 2004
China Marathon Tournament.
Latest News, or Online Signup?
Here for Official Webpage!
Ms. Vivian Chang of Xiamen Daily's
Common Talk is trying to nail
down the procedures for us Laowai (foreigners) to sign up. Here's what
she's come up with so far (for more updates, check out Common Talk, each
Wednesday). To sign up, contact the list of Authorized Travel Agencies
at the bottom of this page.
event's 4divisions: Full marathon, half marathon,
10 km race, and 5 km race.
Full or Half Marathon: 18 or older (born before Dec. 31, 1986), with minimum
of 2 years marathon training, and physically fiT.
10-Kilometer race: 15 or older (born before Dec. 31, 1989),
5-Kilometer race: 13 or older (born before Dec. 31, 1991)
Sign Up Times (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Full Marathon: Feb. 1 - Feb. 25, 2004
Half Marathon: Feb. 26- Mar. 10, 2004
10 & 5 Km. Races: Mar. 11-24
Location: Xiamen Sports Stadium Center, Southern Gate
Phone: 503-8252, 505-5193
signing up, present I.D. card, insurance policy (provided by the organizing
committee on the spot), and pay 100 Yuan cash deposit, for the electronic
timing chip (deposit is refundable after the race with presentation of
receipt and return of the number cloth).
you at the 2nd Xiamen International Marathon!
XIAMEN TOURISM GROUP CORP
Add.:No. 1118, Xiahe Rd., Postcode: 361004
Tel.: Chinese:0592-3989927 3989926
Korean: 0592-3989961 or 3989931
Fax: 0592-3989938, 0592-3989948
Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Xiamen Travel Agency
Add.: 2nd floor, No.99 of Hubin South Rd.,Xiamen, Postcode: 361004
XIAMEN C&D INTERNALTIONAL TRAVEL SERVICE CO,LTD
Add.:7th floor, Haiguang Building
Xiamen, Postcode: 361001
Tel: Chinese: 0592-2263804
Singaporean and Malaysian: 86-592-2263852
Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan 86-592-2263874
Korean and Thai 86-592-2263860
Fax: 0592-2124723, 2110284
Xiamen Guangda International Traveling Co., Ltd
Add.: 10th floor, Yibao Building, No. 328Hubin South Rd.
Xiamen, Postcode: 361004
Xiamen China Youth Travel Agency
Add.: No.7-13, Bailu Rd., Xiamen, Postcode:361003
Tel.: 0592-2053188 2053845 2020017
Web site: http://www.cytsxm.com.cn
Xiamen China Holiday Travel Agency
Add.: 3/F, Huajian Building, No.70-74 of Xinhua Rd., Xiamen, Postcode:
Tel:: 0592-2079478 2016171 13306001879 13606001879
Fax: 0592-2073534 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Courtesy of Ms. Vivian Zhang, Common
Homepage XIM Rules and Regulations
2004 Xiamen International Marathon & National Marathon Championships
Rules and Regulations
Chinese Athletic Association (CAA)
Xiamen Municipal Government
II. Date, Time & Place of Starts:
8:00am, March 27, 2004/Xiamen, China
III. Races include:
1. Men/women marathon
2. Men/women half marathon
3. Men/women 10km races
4. Men/women 5km races
5. National Marathon Championships will only include
men/women marathon; the entrants, registered athletes with CAA, will be
ranked in separate division.
IV. Age limits:
1. For men/women marathon or half marathon, participation
is open to runners aged 18-over (born on Dec. 31, 1986 and before), with
at least two years¡¯ training of marathon.
2. For men/women 10km races, participation is open to
runners aged 15-over (born on Dec. 31, 1989 and before).
3. For men/women 5km races, participation is open to
runners aged 13-over (born on Dec. 31, 1991 and before).
1. The races are conducted in accordance with Rules and
Regulations for Track & Field 2002 certified by CAA.
2. Running bibs will be issued by Race Office of the
3. There is only one start for all races.
4. Time limits to complete races:
Events Marathon Half marathon 10km 5km
Time limits 6 hours 3 hours 1.5 hours 1 hour
5. Athletes who participate in this competition will
be subject to formal drug testing.
6. For finishers of marathon in less than 6 hours &
the top 8 finishers of half marathon/10km/5km, a finisher¡¯s
certificate will be issued, on presentation of the running bid, by the
Registration Office of the Organizing Committee.
7. The rest of half marathon/10km/5km finishers within
time limits should fill out the finisher¡¯s certificate on
their own. (Blank finisher¡¯s certificates will be issued to
all entrants along with their running bibs.)
8. For more race information and details, please read
Final Race Instructions on registration.
VI. Finishers' recognition & awards:
a. World best: US$100,000
b. Ranks awards (US$):
Ranks 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Men 25,000 15,000 8,000 5,000 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500
Women 15,000 8,000 5,000 3,000 2,000 1,500 1,200 1,000
c. Top performance awards (RMB):
l 10,000 will be awarded to men marathon finishers with
a result of less than 2 hours and 10 minutes, or women marathon finishers
of less than 2 hours and 30 minutes.
l 5,000 will be awarded to men marathon finishers of
less than 2 hours and 15 minutes, or women marathon finishers of less
than 2 hours and 35 minutes.
l Ranks awards and top performance awards will not be
given out two-fold, i.e., awardees sould choose the higher award.
d. Team awards (RMB):
l Team scoring is based on the total numbers of marathon
finishers (men in less than 3 hours, women in less than 3 hours and 40
minutes). Teams with 12-over such finishers will be awarded ?5,000; 8-over
such finishers, ?3,000; 5-over such finishers, ?2,000.
l Teams with 50-over marathon finishers in less than
6 hours will be awarded ?3,000; teams with 100-over such finisher, ?10,000.
l The above awards will not be given out two-fold, i.e.,
the awardees should choose the higher one.
e. All marathon finishers will receive a finisher¡¯s
certificate, a bath towel and a finisher medal.
2. Half marathon:
a. The top 3 men/women finishers will receive a cup,
a finisher medal, a sport suit and a finisher¡¯s certificate.
b. The 4th-8th men/women finishers will receive a finisher
medal, a sport suit and a finisher¡¯s certificate.
c. All half-marathon finishers within the time limit
will receive a finisher medal.
3. 10km/5km races:
a. The top men/women finishers will receive a cup, a
medal, a sport suit and a finisher¡¯s certificate.
b. The 2nd-8th men/women finishers will receive a medal,
a sport suit and a finisher¡¯s certificate.
c. The top 200 10km finishers will receive a finisher
1. All applicants must fill out the Entry Form and Statement
by the Entrant.
2. The team applicants should hand in the Entry Form
with an official stamp and the stamp by a medical care dept.
3. Entry deadline: Application is possible until Feb.
25, 2004 (postmark). Late application will not be accepted.
a. CAA-registered members should send two Entry Forms
under separate cover to Track & Field Center of CAA (F/2, Xianglong
Building, A-3 Longtan Road, Chongwen, Beijing 100061, Tel. 86-10-76100723,
Fax 86-10-67140801) and Xiamen Sports Bureau.
b. Non-CAA-registered members outside Xiamen should send
the Entry Form to Public Sports Dept. of Xiamen Sports Bureau (No. 2,
Tiyu Road, Xiamen 361012, Tel. 86-592-5121237, Fax 86-592-5121234).
c. Non-CAA-registered members in Xiamen should apply
at Basketball & Volleyball Gymnasium of Xiamen Sports Center, Feb.
5, 2004 through March 5, 2004. Late application will not be accepted.
d. Authorized travel agencies include:
Xiamen Tourism Group Corp. Address: #1118 Xiahe Road
Postal Code: 361004
Phone: (Chinese) 0592-3989927 3989926
(Korean) +86-592-3989961 or 3989931
Fax: +86-592-3989938 3989948
E-mail: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Member: Kuiying QIU
l Xiamen Travel Agency
Address: 2/F Jinyuan Hotel
#99 South Hubin Road, Xiamen
Postal Code: 361004
Phone: (for Chinese Runners)0592-2236708
Staff Member: Yonghuang HUANG
l Xiamen C&D International Travel Service Co., Ltd
Address: 7/F Sealight Building, Xiamen
Postal Code: 361001
Phone: Switchboard: +86-592-2033404-3801-3899
Domestic Market: 0592-2263804
Contact Yirong WANG
Special Telephone Line for the Runners from Singapore & Malaysia:
Contact Qiuxin LV
Special Telephone Line for the Runners from Japan: +86-592-2263844
Contact Tongmei DENG
Special Telephone Line for the Runners from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan:
Contact Jing WANG
Special Telephone Line for the Runners from Korea &Thailand: +86-592-2263860
Contact Xiulan LI Guo ZHANG
Fax: +86-592-2124723 2110284
Staff Member: Yirong WANG
l Xiamen Everbright International Travel Co., Ltd
Address: 10/F Yibao Building
#328 South Hubin Road, Xiamen
Postal Code: 3610
Phone: +86-592-5890823 5890826
Staff Member: Jianjun ZHU
l China Youth Travel Service ( Xiamen )
Address: # 7-13 Bailu Road, Xiamen
Postal Code: 361003
Phone: +86-592-2053188 2053845 2020017
Staff Member: Xiaojuan XU
l Holiday Travel Service of China Travel Service of Xiamen
Address: 3/F Huajian Building
#78 Xinhua Road, Xiamen
Postal Code: 361003
Phone: +86-592-2079478 2986171 2985736
Mobile: 13306001879 13606001879 13906047977
E-mail: Zhonglvjr@126.com LovechaNLEI520@163.com
Staff Member: Lei CHEN
VIII. Running bib pickup dates/locations:
1. Applicants in Xiamen must pick up running bibs, Final Race Instructions,
race t-shirts and clothing bags at the place of application.
2. Applicants outside Xiamen must pick up running bibs, Final Race Instructions,
race t-shirts and clothing bags at the agencies through whom they apply.
VIV. Address & contact numbers of the Organizing Committee:
Xiamen Sports Bureau, No.2 Tiyu Road, Xiamen
Web site: www.sports.xm.gov.cn
X. The entrants might be informed of further instructions.
XI. This document is subject to interpretations by CAA.
I. Entry Form for 2004 Xiamen International Marathon
II. Statement by the Entrant
Entry Form for 2004 Xiamen International Marathon
Work place (with official stamp): Telephone number:
Team leader: Coach: Doctor:
Event to enter
Time to achieve personal best
Place to achieve personal best
Record to register
Registration number with CAA
1. Entry form is subject to editing for the final printed version.
2. Entry form should be categorized in accordance with events to enter.
3. Men and women entrants should be on separate forms.
4. Bib numbers are not transferable; should there be any change to the
entry form, please contact us as soon as possible.
Statement by the Entrant
(One copy per entrant)
Statement by the Entrant
I hereby declare that:
1. I apply to participate in 2004 Xiamen International Marathon of my
own accord. The medical examination by the medical care dept. above the
county level has proved that I am physically fit for the race. I have
bought the insurance for the race. The Organizing Committee is free of
liability for any injury or damage to property that may result from my
participation in the race. My family members, executors, or anyone concerned
therefore have no right to sue the Organizing Committee, or to claim the
compensation in this regard.
2. In relation to the races the Organizing Committee is entitled to use
my name and/or portraits free of charge.
Signature of the entrant: __________________
Stamp of medical care dept.
Signature of team leader
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