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Prize Money Regulations

Prize Money Rules
  1. Prize Money is applicable only for the Half Marathon race category as per the rules given hereunder.
  2. Half Marathon race category:
    • Only confirmed Elite half marathon men and women runners will be entitled to be considered for prize money given under Chart A and Chart B of the prize money structure.
    • Only confirmed amateur half marathon men and women runners (excluding Elite athletes) falling within the age groups given below, will be entitled to be considered for prize money in Charts E to O respectively of the prize money structure.
      • Age category – 18 yrs. to less than 25 yrs.
      • Age category – 25 yrs. to less than 30 yrs.
      • Age category – 30 yrs. to less than 35 yrs.
      • Age category – 35 yrs. to less than 40 yrs.
      • Age category – 40 yrs. to less than 45 yrs.
      • Age category – 45 yrs. to less than 50 yrs.
      • Age category – 50 yrs. to less than 55 yrs.
      • Age category – 55 yrs. to less than 60 yrs.
      • Age category – 60 yrs. to less than 65 yrs.
      • Age category – 65 yrs. to less than 70 yrs.
      • Age category – 70 yrs. and above.
    • Half marathon runners not confirmed in the Elite category will NOT be entitled to prize money as given in Chart A and/or Chart B.
    • Any Elite runner (falling under point 2(a) above), whether Indian or international and who is one of the top overall half marathon finishers, will be entitled to prize money stated in Chart A. The first 8 elite Indian half marathon finishers who do not finish in the top overall half marathon finishers will be entitled to prize money in Chart B. However, where an Indian elite finishes as one of the top overall half marathon finishers, s/he will receive prize money stated either in Chart A or Chart B, whichever is HIGHER. In the instance of an Indian elite runner availing of the higher prize money amount from Chart B, there will be NO CHANGE in the overall finishing positions of the Indian elite finisher in Chart A, the overall finishing positions remain the same.
  3. Only those half marathon runners, who finish within 3 hours from the start time and who fall within the finish positions as indicated in the Prize Money Structure, will be entitled to respective prize money.
  4. ADHM Course Record Jackpot [Chart C]:
    • ADHM Course Record Jackpot mentioned in Chart C for top overall half marathon elite finishers – the JACKPOT will be divided amongst the elites finishing sub 59:06s (Men, 59:05s or faster)/sub 01:06:54s (Women, 01:06:53s or faster).
    • ADHM Indian Course Record as mentioned in Chart C for top Indian elite half marathon finishers – Jackpot for top Indian half marathon elite finishers – the JACKPOT will be divided amongst the Indian elites finishing sub 01:04:00s (Men, 01:03:59s or faster)/sub 01:17:12s (Women, 01:17:11s or faster).
    • Only elite half marathon runners starting their run at the respective men and women half marathon (elite) starts will be eligible for the JACKPOT.
  5. Performance Bonus [Chart D]:
    • Where the ADHM 2015 winner (amongst elite men and/or women) beats the world’s fastest half marathon time of year 2015 as on 29 Dec 2015, such winner will receive USD 9,000. This jackpot is reserved only for the overall winner (men and women) at ADHM 2015. The winner will also receive his/her share in the Course Record Jackpot as given in Point 4(ii) above.
  6. Runners crossing the start line after the following timings, will not be entitled to rankings or prize money–
    • Half Marathon Elite Men – 6.42 a.m.
    • Half Marathon Elite Women – 6.52 a.m.
    • Half Marathon Amateurs – 7.25 a.m.
  7. Finish positions of the half marathon elite (men and women) finishers for prize money entitlement will be based on the gun time alone. However, the finish positions of half marathon age categories finishers (as mentioned in point 2(b) above) for prize money entitlement shall be based on respective net finish times.
  8. In addition to the above, entitlement to finish positions and prize money winnings are subject to–
    • Bib tag timing captured across all timing points on the course, including at the start and finish mats,
    • Physical verification by technical officials, and
    • Dope test results (applicable only for the half marathon elite category).
  9. Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or bib tag with others, will be disqualified from the competition. Such runners shall not be entitled to any timing or prize money (where applicable).
  10. Prize winners declared may be required to submit further proof of identity/age, as may be required by the organizers, for disbursement of prize money.
  11. Race results announced on race day will be ‘provisional’. Final results and entitlement to prize money shall be subject to the rules mentioned herein.
  12. Winners from outside India will receive prize money equivalent in US Dollars calculated at the applicable exchange rate.
  13. Prize Money winnings are subject to Indian Income Tax Rules as applicable and taxes, if any, would be borne by the winner.
  14. Protests and Appeals:
    • Only with respect to results of Half Marathon overall and Indian finish positions (only Elite):
      • The athlete and/or his/her representative can appeal to the Race Referee in relation to the official race results declared, in writing, within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the results on race day, of relevant race category. Results will be put up at the Elite Athlete Tent at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
      • The protest letter needs to be submitted at the Elite Result Appeals Desk outside the men elite athlete tent along with a Protest Fee of INR 1,000.
      • Where the Race Referee makes a decision, the athlete and/or the representative have the right to appeal to the Jury of Appeal. An appeal to the Jury of Appeal must be made at the Elite Result Appeals Desk within 30 minutes – (i) of the official announcement of the amended result which has been arrived at from the decision by the Referee, or (ii) of informing the person lodging the protest that the results will not be amended.
      • The decision of the Jury of Appeal shall be final and there shall be no further right of appeal.
      • Where the protest is decided in favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded in full to such complainant within 7 working days of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.
      • The Protests and Appeals for the elite races will be guided by rules given in this document, and the IAAF Competition Rules in force on race day, i.e. 29th November 2015.
    • Only with respect to results of Half Marathon Age Category finish positions (non Elite):
      • Any confirmed runner of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2015 can lodge a protest in relation to the official race results in relation to age category finish positions declared after the race.
      • The Protest Letter, along with a demand draft payable at Delhi, of INR 1,000 in favour of “Procam International Pvt. Ltd.-ADHM” (Protest Fee) must be sent to the following address: Race Referee, Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2015, c/o Procam International Ltd., 14, St. James Court, Marine Drive, Mumbai 400 020, India.
      • Only the protest letters received on or before Thursday, 3rd December 2015, will be entertained.
      • The jury will deliberate, verify and deliver its decision on the Protest within 7 working days of receiving the Protest Letter.
      • Where the protest is decided in the favour of the complainant, the Protest Fee will be refunded to such complainant, without any deductions, within one-week of the decision. Where the protest is decided against the complainant, such Protest Fee will be forfeited in full.
      • Decision of the jury shall be final and binding on all.