Z ADVENTURES proudly presents the “Qatar Running Series - Spring Edition”. The events will take place in different locations in Qatar and comprise of distances ranging from 3K to Half Marathon. All events will be run on accurately measured short courses with multiple laps and will be restricted to a maximum of 100 participants.
First 3 events in April: 5AM. Last 3 events in May: 6PM.
RACE 1: April 08, 2016 – PHARAOH EAGLE-OWL CHALLENGE (EDUCATION CITY) RACE 2: April 15, 2016 – DESERT VIPER CHALLENGE (ASPIRE PARK) RACE 3: April 29, 2016 – THE AGAMA CHALLENGE (ASPIRE PARK) RACE 4: May 6, 2016 - DUGONG MARINE CHALLENGE (CEREMONIAL ROAD) RACE 5: May 20, 2016 – ARABIAN ORYX CHALLENGE (CEREMONIAL ROAD) RACE 6: May 27, 2016 – THE FALCON CHALLENGE (EDUCATION CITY)
Qatar Running Series 2016 Spring Edition events are named after some of the wildlife that makes its home in Qatar. Click here if you wish to know more about these wonderful mammals and birds we share the land with.
SERIES POINT SYSTEM
CATEGORY - HALF MARATHON One point awarded for every KM run. Six points awarded to 1st place finisher in each half marathon. Four points awarded to 2nd place finisher in each half marathon. Three points awarded to 3rd place finisher in each half marathon. Points from all 6 events will be amalgamated and awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers.
CATEGORY - 10K One point awarded for every KM run. Four points awarded to 1st place finisher in each 10K. Three points awarded to 2nd place finisher in each 10K. Two points awarded to 3rd place finisher in each 10K. Points from all 6 events will be amalgamated and awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers.
CATEGORY - 5K One point awarded for every KM run. Three points awarded to 1st place finisher in each 5K. Two points awarded to 2nd place finisher in each 5K. One point awarded to 3rd place finisher in each 5K. Points from all 6 events will be amalgamated and awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers.
NOTE: Runners may switch distances during the race, but will not be eligible for podium and bonus points. To be eligible for series category award, a participant needs to complete the desired distance in that particular category. EXAMPLE: Participant "A" completes 4 half marathons and 2 10Ks. His/her total points will be calculated as 10 x 6 if he/she decides to apply for 10K category award. However, for Half Marathon category award, the points will be calculated as (4x21.1 + 2x10).
WHAT'S INCLUDED Water Station at the Start / Finish line. Race Bib. Custom designed finisher’s medal for all distances. Trophies for the Top 3 finishers (Male / Female) in each category.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED Medical support. Course marshals. Public liability insurance.
COST QAR 100 / USD 30 for each event. QAR 500 / USD 150 for all six events. The above would cover the cost of medals, bibs, water stations, trophies, support staff and website maintenance expenses where race results will be published.
By registering for the event below, I confirm the following:
I know that running long-distance events is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in these events, including but no limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, open traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. I also understand that there will be no medical support on the course. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Qatar Running Series organizers and the city where the events are held, from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.
Any competitor under the age of 18 can only partake in the 3K category and needs to be under the supervision of the parent / guardian at all times during the event. It is not mandatory for the parent or guardian to register for the event, but they need to run alongside the runner who is under the age of 18.