The 7th edition of the Women's will take place in Beirut on May 23, 2021 under the message "Raise The Bar", A call to action for all women in Lebanon to keep moving forward, and to rise to the challenges of every day no matter how big or small.

The Beirut Marathon Women's race was launched in 2013 with the goal to move and unite the women of the nation through running. Participants from all walks of life, all ages, and all backgrounds take part in a race dedicated for them.

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General Information

WOMEN’S RACE 2021 will take place at Waterfront on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Please make sure to fully read the Women’s Race 2021 “Rules and Regulations” and the “Covid-19 Terms and Conditions” of the race.


Event WOMEN’S RACE 2021
Race Day Sunday, May 23, 2021
Venue Beirut Waterfront, Ain Mriesseh, Seaside Corniche
Organized by Beirut Marathon Association
Registration Opens April 21, 2021
Registration Deadline Closed
BIB PICK UP Venue BDD 1280
Time: 4 PM till 8 PM
Date: 5, 6 & 7 May 2021



Registration Categories


Race Award Categories
10 KM Race (Female Only) 1. Overall
2. 14 – 15 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
3. 16 – 19 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
4. 20 – 34 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
5. 35 – 44 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
6. 45 – 54 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
7. 55 – 64 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
8. 65+ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
21.1 KM Race (Female; Male) 1. Overall
2. 17 – 19 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
3. 20 – 34 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
4. 35 – 44 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
5. 45 – 54 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
6. 55 – 64 Years (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
7. 65+ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
N.B. All Registration Fees must be paid on the Bib Pick up



Race Information


Registration

● Registration Fee: 40,000 (100% will be donated to @istandforwomen NGO)
● Registration from 21 April till 4 May (however, we have limited number of runners allowed, so we will book on a 1st come 1st serve basis)
● BIB PICK UP (5,6 and 7 May at BDD - Beirut Digital District) 4:00 Pm till 8:00 Pm
● You can pay for the Registration Fee in cash once you pick up your BIB Number
● Registration Fee includes: Medal and BIB, Water Station, Electronic Timing, Fruits, Safety, Closing the Roads, Masks, Sanitizer, Prizes and Gifts.

Races

● 10 KM Open for Women Only (14 Years and above)
● 21.1 Half Marathon Open for Men and Women (17 Years and above)

If you wish to register, please send the below info by WhatsApp message via the link in the bio to secure your spot:

● First, Middle & Last Name:
● Mobile:
● Date of Birth:
● Race:
● Email:
● Emergency Contact name and number:

We urge you to register the soonest as we have limited spots available.

START AND FINISH LINE

All races start and finish at Beirut Waterfront. General Wissam El Hassan Venue

Races Line Up Start Time
10 KM Race (Female Only) 6:15 AM 6:30 AM
10 KM Race 7:00 AM 7:15 AM

BAGGAGE HANDLING SERVICES

● Runners can keep their bags in the dedicated baggage area located in the gathering area near the Start Line. All runners MUST pick up their bags from the Baggage area after the race is over.

● Please ensure to avoid keeping any valuable items in the baggage as the Beirut Marathon Association will not be held responsible for any lost baggage / personal items. Any bags left on Race Day will be donated to NGOs.

AVAILABLE PARKINGS ON RACE DAY:

● Parking facing Lebanese Naval Army Base
● Parking near Al Nahar Building

RACE ITEMS INSTRUCTIONS

● Do not remove the Tag from the BIB.
● Do not switch, fold or wrinkle your BIB.
● Do not switch your BIB Number with any other participant.
● Pin the BIB Number using the four secure pins found in the envelope.
● The BIB Number should be clearly visible on the front of the chest.
● The BIB should be shown clearly from Start to Finish to make sure you have an accurate timing and nice photos.
● NO BIB-TAG = NO TIME.



STATIONS ALONG THE DIFFERENT COURSES


Distance in KM Station
Every 2.5 KM to 5 KM Water
From Start to Finish Lebanese Red Cross, Marshalls, Cyclists supporting & controlling the course
Along the Course Judges, Electronic Timing station

For further details about road closures, directions, maps and race info, check our website www.beirutmarathon.org



Beirut Marathon Association - COVID 19 Restrictions & Safety Plan


COVID 19 Terms & Conditions:

• Masks are mandatory at the gathering, start and finish areas, please make sure to have it always on you
• Keep a minimum distance of 1.5m with others
• Participants are sorted into the following groups: A, B, C, D, E, F & G
• Participants’ official BIB numbers will indicate to which group each participant will belong.
• To avoid crowded spaces, each group will be called to their dedicated start-line gate before the start
• Each refreshment station will be equipped with hand sanitizer and all of our volunteers will be asked to keep their masks on and to frequently sanitize their hands
• Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow, sleeve or a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands afterwards
• Washing your hands before and after the race with soap and water for 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol- based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
• Avoid touching your face – especially your eyes, nose and mouth – with unwashed hands
• Stay home if you have cold- or flu-like symptoms and remain home until fever-free (without fever reducing medicine) for 24 hours
• Exchanging water bottles is strictly forbidden



Beirut Marathon COVID 19- Safety Implementations:


• Removal of Non-Participants from Start & Finish
• Reduction in event and running teams' capacity to allow for social distancing
• Phased and processes of organizing human flow to allow for social distancing (coding and identifying marks on the ground)
• Restriction of movement within Start & Finish
• Temperature check upon entry to Start & Finish
• Modified queuing systems and disinfection station at entry and exit points
• Reducing public transport and encouraging individual car travel
• Collaboration with a professional disinfection entity to disinfect the Gathering, Start, Finish and Course Areas



Beirut Marathon Association Security Plan


In all its races, the Beirut Marathon Association implements a number of strict measures to ensure maximum security on race day

Security Implements

• Operations Room (03874360)
• Information on the back of the BIB Number
• Surveillance Cameras on the course
• Full Course Parameter Closure

Personnel on the Ground

• Lebanese Army
• Internal Security Forces (Police)
• Red Cross
• Medical Team
• Volunteers
• BMA Workforce