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May 11

Banjaluka Half Marathon

May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Banjaluka Half Marathon

The City of Banjaluka is an undiscovered jewel in the heart of Balkans. Its long green alleys, the surrounding greenery, the river Vrbas with its unique livid green color, along with the medieval fortress in the city centre pleasantly surprise anyone who comes to Banjaluka for the first time.

Banjaluka half marathon is a race that will take you through all of these beauties, and bind you to this place for the times to come.

By participating in our half-marathon, you will become a part of an unforgettable story, the story about one city and the people who came to meet here and make friendship ties that will last for the rest of their lives.

 

 

As one of the most significant sporting events in the City on the river Vrbas, Banjaluka Half-Marathon was firstly declared the sport’s manifestation of 2015, after which it was included in the sport development program of Republic of Srpska.

With over 5.000 participants, 2nd Banjaluka Half-marathon has justified the awards and recognitions by breaking the records of the previous year. On 8th of May, over 500 runners from the region and the rest of the world, along with the 4 Olympic runners and 40 elite ones ran the half-marathon in Banjaluka. Beside the half-marathon race, the first 4-person relay half-marathon was run on the city’s alleys and roads.

Supported by Gazprom Petrol Stations, the first relay race gathered 70 teams, respectively 280 runners. The three-kilometer-long pleasure race, titled Nektar Fun Run, was run by over 3.000 citizens of Banjaluka, whereas approximately 10.000 of our fellow citizens rooted for the racers on the lane.

The path of the Banjaluka Half marathon is certified by AIMS and apart from personal records, you can achieve qualification time for the as well as for some of the world’s major marathons, which require qualification time, such as New York and others.

This year, the 4th Banja Luka Half-marathon brings all participants and visitors plenty of cultural, entertaining and sporting events. Be part of the “Run&More” weekend in Banja Luka, from May 11-13.

Rules

Half-marathon Rules

In order to register and become an official participant of Banjaluka Half-marathon, the first step you need to take is confirm and agree to the following rules. The rules apply to all the participants, which is why you should read them carefully before signing up and filling out the official registration form. By completing and submitting the application, you will automatically accept the conditions stated in the regulation. Binding both for the runners and the organizers, the rules include a detailed guidance related to the race itself, as well as the organization of this sporting event.

By taking safety precautions and ensuring the runners on the race day, the organizer makes sure that each and every participant will feel safe. Pets and strollers are not allowed neither at the start/finish line nor on the course. According to the IAAF and AIMS rules, all runners must leave the course if any of the race official asks them to do so. If the race is cancelled due to the unforeseen circumstances, such as weather conditions, the entry fee will not be reimbursed. The transfer of the registration to another runner is possible, but not on the race day.

Time Limit

Time limit for Half-marathon race (21.09 km) is 4 hours. All the participants who find themselves on the course after the time limit expires, will be asked to finish the race either by running or walking on the sidewalk.

Relay Rules

In order to register and become an official participant of Banjaluka Half-marathon, the first step you have to make is confirm and agree to the following rules. The rules apply to all the participants, which is why you should read them carefully before signing up and filling out the official registration form. By completing and submitting the application, you will automatically accept the conditions stated in the regulation. Binding both for the runners and the organizers, the rules include a detailed guidance related to the race itself, as well as the organization of this sporting event.

By taking safety precautions and ensuring the runners for the race day, the organizer makes sure that each and every participant will feel safe. Pets and strollers are not allowed neither at the start/finish line nor on the race course. According to the IAAF and AIMS rules, all runners must leave the course if any of the race official asks them to do so. If the race is cancelled due to the unforeseen circumstances, such as weather conditions, the entry fee will not be reimbursed. The transfer of the registration to another runner is possible, but not on the race day.

Time Limit

Time limit for Half-marathon race (21.09 km) is 4 hours. All the participants who find themselves on the course after the time limit expires, will be asked to finish the race either by running or walking on the sidewalk.

FunRun Rules

In order to register and become an official participant of Banjaluka Half-marathon, the first step you have to make is confirm and agree to the following rules. The rules apply to all the participants, which is why you should read them carefully before signing up and filling out the official registration form. By completing and submitting the application, you will automatically accept the conditions stated in the regulation. Binding both for the runners and the organizers, the rules include a detailed guidance related to the race itself, as well as the organization of this sporting event.

By taking safety precautions and ensuring the runners for the race day, the organizer makes sure that each and every participant will feel safe. Pets and strollers are not allowed neither at the start/finish line nor on the race course. According to the IAAF and AIMS rules, all runners must leave the course if any of the race official asks them to do so. If the race is cancelled due to the unforeseen circumstances, such as weather conditions, the entry fee will not be reimbursed. The transfer of the registration to another runner is possible, but not on the race day.

Registration fee
No registration fee.

Time Limit
The participants of Fun Run, three-kilometer-long race, must finish it in 50 minutes. All the participants who find themselves on the course after the time limit expires, will be asked to finish the race either by running or walking on the sidewalk.

Details

Start:
May 11, 2018
End:
May 13, 2018
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Website:
https://goo.gl/2fR5tF

Venue

Banjaluka
Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegowina + Google Map

Organiser

Banja Luka Half Marathon
Email:
info@banjalukamarathon.com
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