Rules and Regulations

Rules & Regulations of 2023 BEIKE BEIJING MARATHON


Chinese Athletics Association

Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports


China Media Group


Beijing Sports Competitions Administration and International Exchange Center

China Olympic Road Running Co., Ltd.


Publicity Department of Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology, Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Management, Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, Beijing Municipal Health Commission, Beijing Emergency Management Bureau, The People’s Government of Beijing Municipality-Tiananmen Management Committee,Beijing Communications Administration,Beijing Meteorological Service, Beijing Fire and Rescue Headquarters,China Communist Youth League Beijing Committee,, Dongcheng District People's Government of Beijing Municipality, Xicheng District People's Government of Beijing Municipality, Chaoyang District People's Government of Beijing Municipality, Haidian District People's Government of Beijing Municipality, Beijing Sports University,Beijing Olympic Park Administration Committee, State Grid Beijing Electric Power Company, Beijing Investment Group Co., Ltd. , Beijing Athletics Association


World Athletics (WA)

Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS)


Sunday, 7:30 a.m. October 29, 2023

7.  Event and Fiele Size


①  National Marathon Championships(Beijing)

a. Male Marathon , Female Marathon(42.195KM)

b. Male Team Marathon , Female Team Marathon(42.195KM)

②  2023 BEIKE Beijing Marathon

  Male Marathon , Female Marathon(42.195KM)

2)   Fiele Size

①   National Marathon Championships(Beijing):200

②   Elite Athletes:15

③   2023 BEIKE Beijing Marathon:30,000


1) Start: Tian’anmen Square

2) Finish: Beijing Olympic Park Landscape Avenue

3) Race Course goes through Dongcheng District, Xicheng District, Haidian District, and Chaoyang District in Beijing.


1) The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of WA&CAA, Label Road Races Regulations and the Race Organizer.

2) The competition requirements of 2023 National Marathon Championships (Beijing station) shall be in accordance with the Rules & Regulations of 2023 National Marathon Championships issued by the Chinese Athletics Association. Other matters not covered in the 2023 National Marathon Championships will be published on the official website of the Chinese Athletics Association in the form of supplementary notice 15 days before the race.

3) All participants must wear the bib number during the race and wear the bib number on the chest. Do not cover the bib number with clothes, waist bags and other items. If the bib number being folded, covered, tore or damaged , the participants will be disqualified from race, unable to Roll-call, unable to obtain the results of the race or the finisher package. If the bib being altered, reproduced, transferred or sold without permission, the participant will be punished according to the penalties of the race.

4) Roll-call: The Roll-call time for general participants is 5:30 a.m.-7:10 a.m. on the race day. Please arrange travel time reasonably and arrive at the starting area early for Roll-call. The participants enter the corresponding assembly zone after going through the bib number check and the identity check. Elite athletes shall go to call room with Athletes Registered Card or ID on the north side of the Memorial Hall 40 minutes before the start time.

5) Race Start: All participants start at 7:30 a.m. with one shot in the sequence of Elite Athletes,National Marathon Championships and general participants (In alphabetical order of gathering area). Wheelchair racing participants need to start at the end of all.

6) Timing:

①  All participants should wear the timing chips correctly, that will start working when the runner cross the start line.Timing chip will be released with bib number at Beijing Marathon EXPO 2023.

②  Timing carpets are placed at the start line, each 5K, half point (21.0975KM), turning point and the finish line. Participants need to go through each timing carpet during the race with qualified race result and race ranking. Result will not be qualified for final ranking if there is any split time point missed.

7) The Cut-off time will be enforced at each checkpoint due to limited duration of traffic control, security operation and event operation. The participants, who fail to pass through the checkpoint before the Cut-off time, will be disqualified from the race. Those who cannot finish the race are suggested to take event vehicle or public transportation to the finish area for storage bag pick-up.

The Cut-off time are based on the gun time (not on the net time):

Cut-off Point

Cut-off Time (Beijing Time)



















8) Bag Storage and Pick-up: All participants are requested to storage personal belongings by the bib number at designated area of Tian’anmen Square at 5:30-7:15. Do not take any prohibited items and liquid into the start area. Please do not put valuables in your storage bag (such as mobile phone, ID, cash, keys, credit card, iPad, etc.). Participants should take responsibility for any losses incurred under the bag storage rules.

Bag pick-up will be available until 14:45 (GMT+8) on race day at finish area. The organizing committee will keep the bags for who can not pick up on time on the race day for one week only, participants need to pick up bag at the organizing committee with your personal ID and bib number. Unclaimed bags will be handled by the organizing committee. Prohibition of storing prams at the start area.

9)  Refreshment/Drinking Station,Drinking/Sponging Station and Refreshment Station:

KM Point



















10) Toilets, Mist station and Environmental Protection:

① Temporary toilets are settled at start area, each 1K from 2KM to 5KM point, each 2.5K from 5KM to 40KM point and finish area.

② Committee will set the mist station according to the weather condition.

③ All participants have responsibility for environmental protection and not allowed urinate, defecate or discard any trash.

11) Medical Aid

① Medical aid stations will be located at the start area and medical service points along the course. On-site medical staff reserve the right to stop a participant from the race out of the best interest of the participant’s health and welfare. Participants should stop racing if ordered to do so by officials. Otherwise, participants are responsible for any medical expense incurred.

② AED will be provided along the race course as well.

12) Doping control is conducted under WORLD ANTI-DOPING ,WA Competition Rules and Chinese Anti-Doping Regulations.

13 Other matters relate to the race please refer to the OFFICIAL PROGRAM.


1) Eligibility for Registration

① General Participants

a.  Age: All the entrants should be over 20 years old.

   Note: To ensure physical health and life safety, participants aged 65 and above should strengthen their self-assessment of their health status.

b.  Marathon result within 6 hours or Half Marathon result within 3 hours since Jan.1st 2019 to Sep.24th 2023. The experience of virtual marathon will not be accepted.

② National Marathon Championships athletes

The eligibility for registration of 2023 National Marathon Championship (Beijing station) shall be in accordance with the Rules & Regulations of 2023 National Marathon Championship issued by the Chinese Athletics Association.

2)  Health requirements

①Participants must sign and submit the Health and Safety Responsibility Commitment Letter before the race bag pick-up.

②Marathon is a sport that constantly challenges athletes’ own limits and has certain risks. If the movement is improper, may cause different degrees of physical injury, or even endanger life. Therefore, athletes should be in good health and have a regular basis of running exercise or training. Moreover, athletes should undergo physical examination in qualified formal medical institutions, and evaluate their physical condition based on the physical examination report to confirm whether they can participate in marathon  events.


(1) Congenital heart diseases and rheumatic heart diseases.

(2) Hypertension and cerebral vascular diseases.

(3) Myocarditis and other heart diseases.

(4) Coronary artery disease and severe arrhythmia.

(5) Diabetes with hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia.

(6) Having a cold within two weeks before the race.

(7) Drinking too much alcohol or not getting enough sleep the night before the race.

(8) Pregnancy.

(9) Those who had unprotected close contact with a person infected with the Covid-19 in the 3 days prior to the race and who had not been excluded from the risk of infection.

(10) Those who are infected with the Covid-19 or have suspected symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, smell or taste loss, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, conjunctivitis, myalgia and diarrhea,  and have not been ruled out as being at risk.

(11) Other diseases unsuitable for sports.


①The setting of the courses, water/sponge station and toilets are not specially set for users with baby carriage, roller skate etc. The organizing committee reserves the right to disqualify these participants.

②In addition, racing wheelchair event is not set in this race and racing wheelchair is not allowed in safety purpose. Non racing wheelchair participants not only need to register normally on the official website or APP, but also need to log in to the official website of the race and download the Non racing wheelchair participant application form. The specific registration process is detailed in the Registration Notice.Thus, results obtained by using racing wheelchair will not be acknowledged for ranking prizes.

3) Registration method and fee

① Please log in the official website or official APP to register on line. participants should follow the requirements of Registration Notice .The place are not transferable.

② Registration Fee: 200 RMB/person.

③ Charity Entry Fee: 2000 RMB/person.

④ Charity Entry only opens to applicants who registered and fail in lottery. The public will be informed of the flow of the charity money after the race.

⑤ Entrants must pay the entry fee by ALIPAY before the deadline. If the payment is not received by the due date, the application will be void.

4) Race Bag Pick-up:

①  All participants are going to receive email for race number notice, please download and print the certificate for race bag picking-up.

②  All participants need to go to the Beijing Marathon EXPO 2023 to pick up personal race bag. Details will be released prior to the race on the official website.


1) Ranking Awards: Top 8 male and female athletes will be awarded.











Within 2:07:30(not including 2:07:30)



Within 2:23:00(not including 2:23:00)


Over 2:07:30(including 2:07:30)


Over 2:23:00(including 2:23:00)





























Note: Awards are based on both result and rank achieved.

2) Awards of Breaking the course record

Male: run sub 2:07:06 (not include) and win the race, $20000.

Female: run sub 2:19:39 (not include) and win the race, $20000.

Note: Chinese athletes will receive the equivalent of RMB.

3)Awards of National Marathon Championships

①The top 8 male and female athletes in the National Marathon Championships will be enrolled according to their results. The top 3 will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals respectively. The top 8 can download their certificates on the official website of the Chinese Athletics Association.

②The top three male and female athletes in the National Marathon Championships will be rewarded with 30000 RMB, 20000 RMB, and 10000 RMB respectively. The standard reward score for male is within 2:11:30, and the standard reward score for female is within 2:29:30. Those who fail to meet the result standards will not be rewarded.


4)  All above-mentioned awards will rank by gun time. Athletes will be disqualified if they doping test failed, however, the ranking for all will not be changed.

5)  All above-mentioned awards are subject to a 20% personal income tax. In addition, according to the Label Road Races Regulations 2023,the top 8 male and female athletes must pay 2% of the bonus as the contribution of international elite athletes to the anti doping inspection fund. The organizing committee will deduct this amount from the bonus and pay it directly to the WA.

6) Top 3 male and female athletes will be given a trophy and a medal.

7) Race T-shirt, race bag, bib,timing chip and OFFICIAL PROGRAM will be provided at Beijing Marathon EXPO 2023.

8) The participants who finish before 13:45 (GMT+8) on the race day will be awarded with Post-Race Package and medals. 

9) All finishers will check results and download finish certificate on official website after the race. Split time, gun time, net time will be listed on the certificate. Participants will fail for ranking if any split time point missed.


Video recording are monitoring on the entire race course. Participants will be punished as disqualification from the race immediately, barred for race for 1 – 5 years, barred for life and Chinese Athletics Association may put additional punishments if participants committed any of the followings:

1)   Registration with a false age or identity,or let someone else instead of you in the race.

2)   Run with two or more than two timing chips (including one participant carrying timing chip of the other gender).

3)   Racing in relay.

4)   Not running on a prescribed course or taking transportation.

5)   Continuing racing after cut-off time or back to the course in the midway.

6)   Taking any public transportation to finish race, but not running.

7)   Crossing the finish line repeatedly or not completing the whole distance but crossing the finish line to get Post-Race Package and medals.

8)   Alter, make, transfer and sell the bib number without permission.

9)   Not following with staff order. Rioters who disturbing the race order.

10)  Uncivil behaviors.

11)  Hide health status and report of false registration information and provide false registration information.

12)   Participants have doping violations.

13)   Other behaviors against the social security rules.

Consequences arising during the race from enrolling by misrepresentation or transferring entry to another person shall be banned of Beijing Marathon race for life. The Organizing Committee has the right to investigate the responsibility of related persons and appeal to the law.


Insurance will be provided to all participants and race relatives. Full responsibilities will be taken by participants if they fail to buy the insurance caused of incorrect information. Violators with any misrepresentation behavior are not eligible for insurance.

The relevant expenses incurred by the participants for non-competition and non-emergency medical treatments that continue to be accepted due to their physical condition are settled by the participants themselves and the hospital. And then negotiate with the insurance company to deal with in process.


Beijing Marathon Organizing Committee

Tel: 010-67167482/13699107993/13691584483/13691582045/13691529472

Time: 9:00-11:30, 13:00-17:30

Official Website:


15.  Further notice will be announced for unmentioned issues. 2023 BEIKE BEIJING MARATHON & NATIONAL MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS(Beijing) Organizing Committee reserves the right to interpret this rules & regulations.


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