4th annual Alphamega RUN AS ONE 

Alphamega Hypermarkets in collaboration with the Engomi Municipality, Nicosia Municipality, Agios Dometios Municipality, and the Strovolos municipality are planning for the 4th year in a row the 4th annual Alphamega RUN AS ONE.

4th annual Alphamega RUN AS ONE race on Sunday 20 OCTOBER 2019.

The races which include a 5K race, a corporate/team 5k race, a 1k Fun Run race for children and parents, and a Half-Marathon 21K race will take place on 20 October 2019, starting and finishing at the Alphamega Hypermarket in Engomi.


AGE LIMIT OF PARTICIPANTS

For the 21K Half Marathon participating athletes must be over 18 years old (18+). For the 5K Solo race/Corporate race, participating athletes must be 13 years old (13+) or older.

For the 1K Fun Run race participating children must be Four years or older (4+). For children between the ages of 4-8 it is MANDATORY to be accompanied by an adult.


START TIME

  • 7:30 AM – 21K HALF-MARATHON RUN
  • 11:00 AM – 5K SOLO RUN AND 5K CORPORATE RUN .
  • 12:00 PM – 1K FUN RUN FOR KIDS AND CHAPERONE ADULTS.Participants will have to make sure they are at the start of the race by their own means no later than half an hour before the start of each race.Attention: From 7:00 A.M. to 13:00 P.M. certain roads will be closed.

route of 21k half marathon run

2 LOOPS OF 10.548 meters

– Starting at the Engomi ALPHAMEGA parking lot on Nikos Kranidiotis Street, we head west via Griva Digeni Avenue to 28th October (Papafilippou area).

-At the traffic lights of Griva Dighenis and October 28, we turn and head east to Griva Dighenis until the confrontation with Prodromos (Hexagon lights).

– We turn and we head towards Griva Dighenis towards west with the direction of Saint Prokopios (European University) where we turn left in the south direction until Archangel Michael street to Lefkotheos (lights K Cineplex).

– Here we turn in a north direction of Archangel Michael we head towards Saint Prokopios’ conjunction with Griva Digeni.

– We turn left on Griva Digeni and at the height of the interference with Nikos Kranidiotis (Hypermarket lights ofALPHAMEGA) we complete one of the two loops of the race.

The route, which will be repeated twice, has been officially measured by an AIMS envoy of the Marathon & Strength Association. Prizes will be given to the first three Female and Male winners of the Half-Marathon.

MAP OF ROUTE


ROUTE OF 5K SOLO RUN & 5K CORPORATE RUN

1 loop of 5.000 meters

– Starting at the Engomi ALPHAMEGA parking lot on Nikos Kranidiotis Street, we head west via Griva Digeni Avenue to 28th October (Papafilippou area).

-At the traffic lights of Griva Dighenis and October 28, we turn and head east to Griva Dighenis until the confrontation with Prodromos (Hexagon lights).

– We turn and we head towards Griva Dighenis towards west with the direction of Saint Prokopios (European University) where we turn left in the south direction until Archangel Michael street to Lefkotheos (lights K Cineplex).

– Here we turn in a north direction of Archangel Michael we head towards Saint Prokopios’ conjunction with Griva Digeni.

– We turn left on Griva Digeni and at the height of the interference with Nikos Kranidiotis (Hypermarket lights ofALPHAMEGA) we complete the race.

MAP OF ROUTE

positions at starting point

Approximately 15 minutes before the start time, participating athletes will have to have taken their positions. Athletes from abroad and athletes from racing clubs will occupy the first rows of the starting line.

Runners are encouraged to demonstrate athletic ethos and “fair play” and to hand the first row places to professional runners.

during the races

Along the route of the run there will be the following support stations for the runners:

  • Water supply stations: at 5 km, every 2.5 km and at the finish line.
  • First Aid Stations: scattered on the route and at the finish line.
  • First Aid Stations with nurses will be on hand to finish line.
  • Rescuers and volunteers will be scattered throughout the route.

TIME LIMIT FOR COMPLETION OF RUNS

The 21k Half-Marathon finishes at 10:30 A.M., 3 Hours after the Starting Time.

In the case that a runner needs more time to complete the race, then they will have to move to the sidewalk and WALK for the remainder of their route. It is important to follow these instructions for both the runner safety and the safety of traffic.

If a runner abandon the run for any reason, he or she must contact an organizing committee official or volunteer at any point on the route.

If the runner is not in need of medical attention then they must:

(a) stay at the point where they stopped running until the organizing commitees vehicle takes them to the finish line.

(b) must await the organizers vehicle that picks up the runners who leave the run or

(c) reach the finish line on their own responsibility.

ATTENTION: Runners who continue their attempts outside the time limit at any point of the route must know that they are running at their own responsibility. After 10:30 the police will deliver the Archangelos Avenue back to normal traffic.


HEALTH COVERAGE

In any case, all participating runners participation is their sole responsibility. The organizers are not responsible for anything that happens to the participants of all the road races of the event, in the event of HEALTH issues.

It is recommended that all participants have recently undergone a medical examination and in particular those over 35 years of age in cardiac control. From the

Organizers will not be required to receive medical clearing for each participant because all participants are attending at their own responsibility and minors under the responsibility of their guardians, by signing the relevant Declaration that is included in the Print or Electronic Registration Statement for each race. During the race, Medical Service and First Aid personnel will be in the start and finish area and at selected points on the route to deal with any emergencies or medical emergencies with First Aid.


CHRONOMETERS

A digital stopwatch will be available at the finish.

ELECTRONIC CHRONOMETERS

At the starting point and finish line there will be electronic control and timing zones to record the time. Control stations will also be located at the distant intermediate points of the race. Any runner with no electronic indication at the start, finish, and intermediate control zones is void.

Recordings will only be made and announced for the athletes who finish within the time limit of the races.

The electronic timing of the match as well as the publication of the results has been undertaken by an official timing company. For this reason, all participating runners will have to wear their bibs with their numbers and the built-in timing chips they will receive from the Registration Centers.

 


AFTER THE FINISH LINE

Immediate medical assistance can be provided by medical staff located in the finish line area.

At the finish line the athletes will be provided with water and fruit.

physiotherapy 

Runners will be able to be treated by professionals after their run.

AWARDS

Prizes are awarded to the top three winners of the Men’s and Women’s overall ranking for each run, as well as shopping vouchers from ALPHAMEGA Hypermarkets.

A commemorative medal will be given to all those who finish.

Honorary Diplomas in electronic form will be posted for viewing and receiving after the official announcement of the results (when the one-week limit for any objections has expired) to all participants and to the first three Men and Women winners of the following age categories:

  • Under 20 years
  • 20 – 35 years
  • 40 ‐ 44 years
  • 45 ‐ 49 years
  • 50 ‐ 54 years
  • 55 ‐ 59 years
  • 60 ‐ 64 years
  • Over 65 years

The RUN AS ONE ALPHAMEGA Race is conducted in accordance with the articles and provisions of IAAF, Competition Rules 2018 -2019, AIMS and KOEAS.


NOTE: Anything not expressly mentioned in the paragraphs of this notice is subject to the IAAF Regulations of AIMS and the CEAAA, while articles with all their provisions governing the events on public roads are automatically and universally applicable.


Sports Director

Sotiris Mavros