Rules and regulations for the 10km for peace in Rabat


Article 1 – Organisation

The 10km Race for Peace is a symbolic, charitable, inclusive and green sporting event that brings together different road racing events, some of which are timed. The 10km for Peace takes place under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

The event is organized by the Diplomatic Circle and its organization is supported by the Royal Moroccan Athletics Federation and in partnership with the United Nations System.

Article 2 – Course, Dates and Starting Times

  • The 10km course complies with the International Road Racing Association (IAAF) regulations.
  • The 5km event and the children’s race take place on a course that is not officially measured.
  • The 10km race will begin at 8:30 am.
  • The 5km race will begin at 8:35 am.
  • The children’s race will begin at 8:40 am.
  • All races will begin in front of the Grande Poste in the centre of Rabat.

Article 3 – Conditions of participation

3.1 – Age

The events are open to licensed and unlicensed participants, but are subject to age limits:

  • – The 10km is open to runners born before 2005.
  • – The 5km is open to runners born before 2008.
  • – The children’s race is open to runners born between 2014 and 2008 (and up to 18 years old for children with special needs). No children under 6 years old are allowed to participate.

Children with special needs shall be accompanied by an adult who must also wear a race number. The only adults allowed to take part in the Kids Race are those accompanying children with special needs.

The runners participate in the competition under their own and exclusive responsibility, respectively in the case of runners under 18 years of age, they are under the exclusive responsibility of their parents.

3.2 – Licence or medical certificate

A medical certificate is not required to participate in the event. Nevertheless, the organizer draws the attention of the runners to the physical expense of participating in such an event. The 10 km for Peace is an endurance event, which requires a good state of health as well as rigorous training. It is the responsibility of each participant to check with his or her doctor to ensure his or her ability to participate in such a physical activity. For those under 18 years of age, parents will ensure that their child(ren) have the ability to participate.

Article 4 – Registration, withdrawal of numbers and contributions

4.1 Registration and withdrawal of race numbers

Online registration will be available on the website: www.10kmpourlapaix.com from 6 March. Race numbers can be collected from March 19th in the GO SPORT Maroc and COURIR Agdal stores.

Registration and simultaneous collection of the running kit (bib and t-shirt) will take place from 19 March 2020 in the GO Sport Casablanca (Anfa Place / Morocco Mall), Courir Casablanca (307 Boulevard Ziraoui / Morocco Mall), GO Sport Socco Alto Tanger, GO Sport Menara Mall Marrakech stores. GO Sport Riyad Square Rabat and Courir Rabat (Boulevard Fal Ould Oumeir Agdal).

Group registration is possible for people wishing to register a team of several runners.

An identity document will be requested at registration.

A parental authorization will have to be filled in for runners under the age of 18.

Registrations may be closed without notice as soon as the organizers deem it necessary for any security or organizational reasons. Registrations will be definitively closed when the maximum number of registrations (4000 in total) is reached.

There will be no registration or withdrawal of race numbers on the day of the race. The race numbers will not be sent by mail.

4.2 Contributions

  • Children’s race: 50 DIRHAMS
  • Adult accompanying children with special needs: 50 DIRHAMS
  • 5km race: 100 DIRHAMS
  • 10Km race: 100 DIRHAMS

Each participant will be given a bib and a T-shirt in the colours of the race (white for 10 km and Kids Run, green for 5 km).

4.3 Cancellation and force majeure

In accordance with accepted and recognised practice relating to entries in sporting events, in the event of cancellation or non-participation after entry, payments will be retained by the organiser and will not be refunded. This clause is valid regardless of the reasons for cancellation. In case of force majeure, natural disasters, climatic conditions, health problems or any other circumstances beyond the organiser’s control, in particular those endangering the safety or health of the competitors, the organiser reserves the right to cancel or neutralise one or more races without the competitors being able to claim any reimbursement. The collected funds will be donated to associations working with underprivileged children and women chosen by the Diplomatic Circle.

Article 5 – Responsibility

All registrations are personal and final, and cannot be reimbursed for any reason whatsoever.

No transfer of registration is permitted for any reason whatsoever. Any person who reassigns their race number to a third party will be held responsible in the event of an accident occurring or caused by the latter during the event. Any person having a number acquired in violation of these rules may be disqualified.

The organiser declines all responsibility in the event of an accident related to this type of situation.

The race number must be worn on the chest throughout the race and must be fully legible and visible, otherwise it will be disqualified.

Article 6 – Insurance

Pure civil liability: in accordance with the legislation in force, the organiser has taken out insurance covering the financial consequences of his civil liability.  The organiser is responsible for the safety of the course and medical cover during the events.

Individual accident insurance: it is the responsibility of the participants to insure themselves personally.  The organisers decline all responsibility in case of accident or impairment resulting from a poor state of health.

Material damage: the organizer and the members of the organizing committee decline all responsibility in case of damage (theft, breakage, loss, …) to the personal belongings of the participants, even if they are in their custody. Participants will not be able claim from the organizer for any damage caused to their equipment. It is the responsibility of the runners to take out insurance covering these risks.

Article 7 – Technical rules

  • Participants in the 10km will have a maximum time of 2 hours to complete the course.
  • Participants in the 5km will have a maximum time of 1 hour to complete the course.
  • Only 10km and 5km participants will be timed and will be able to check their performance (see art. 9).
  • Participants in the Kids Run will have a maximum time of 1 hour to complete the course.
  • After the passage of the end-of-race vehicle, competitors must comply with the traffic rules of the Highway Code and cannot claim to be classified.
  • A person crossing the finish line without his/her race number will not be classified.
  • Bicycles and wheeled vehicles are strictly forbidden on the course, except for the organisation’s vehicles.
  • For safety reasons, the course will not be accessible to children’s pushchairs.
  • Dogs, even on a leash, are forbidden.

Article 8 – Refreshments

Refreshments including liquid and solid are offered by the organizer after the finish line of the 5km and 10km races. For the 10km race, a water supply is planned around km 5.

Article 9 – results

The results may be published on the websites www.racetimer.se and the Race Organization.

Article 10 – Prizes

Each runner finishing the course (5km, 10km or Kids Run) will receive a medal and a souvenir bag from the race.

For the 10km the first five men and the first five women will receive a trophy of the race.

For the 5km the first three men and three women and the first two youngsters born between 2005 and 2007 (boy and girl) will receive a race trophy.

Article 11 – Image rights

The participants, accompanying persons and the public authorize free of charge partners and media to use the still or audio-visual images on which they may appear, taken during the events and animations set up within the framework of the 10KM and for the longest duration provided for by the law and the treaties in force.

Article 12 – respect for the environment

By registering for the 10km for Peace, the participant undertakes to respect the environment and the spaces crossed. It is strictly forbidden to throw or leave rubbish on the public highway and in general on the entire route. Participants must keep the waste and packaging and use the bins and places marked