Borneo Marathon (BIM)

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Full Marathon

Full Marathon Rules & Regulation

  • Open Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 18 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 2001.
  • Veteran Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 40 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 1979 and maximum of 54 years as of 28 April 2019 i.e. born before 28 April 1965.
  • Senior Veteran Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 55 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 1964.

Half Marathon

Half Marathon Rules & Regulation

  • Open Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 16 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 2003.
  • Veteran Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 40 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 1979.

10KM Race

10KM Race Rules & Regulation

  • Open Category – all male and female participants must be a minimum of 13 years as of 28 April 2019, i.e. born before 28 April 2006.
  • School Category – all male and female students of public and private schools within Kota Kinabalu area. Organiser may request for acknowledgment from respective schools.

Other Rules & Information

Timing Chips

  • The electronic timing chip provided by the organiser must be used by all runners.

Prizes

  • All race winners must have a personal bank account as prize money will be banked in into their personal accounts.
  • All prize money winners must sign a declaration that their personal address and bank account information provided to the organizer is correct.
  • All prizes quoted in Malaysian Ringgit (RM).

Refunds

  • No refunds will be entertained once full payment is received.
  • Confirmed registrations are not transferable to other persons.
  • Registered runners are not allowed to change their categories once the registration is confirmed.

Important information

  • BM2018 will be enforcing the cut off time for all categories. For the Full Marathon it will be 7 hours, Half Marathon 3 1/2 hours and 10Km 2 hours. Runners who exceed the cut off times will be ‘swept’ back to the Stadium.
  • Race Bib swapping is illegal. This is especially important as emergency contacts are registered with the bib. This will also ensure that there is no cheating. If this should happen the runner will be immediately disqualified and the identity will be posted to all running events.
  • For security reasons the Police, Dewan Bandaraya Enforcement Agency, Officials and Course Mashalls will not allow runners without a running bib. They will be stopped and taken off the course immediately for further action. Offenders will have their pictures taken and details shared to all Races.

All runners will get the followings

  • Running T-shirt 10km, Half Marathon & Full Marathon.
  • Finisher’s medal for 10km, Half Marathon & Full Marathon (finish within cut off time).
  • Finisher’s T-shirt for Full Marathon (finish within cut off time).
  • Finisher’s Certificate for 10Km, Half Marathon & Full Marathon which can be obtained online (finish within cut off time).
  • Goodie bag.

Age, Race Categories & Start Times

Age, Race Categories & Start Times

Category Age Group Time Limit Reporting Time Starting Time Closing
Full Marathon Open 18-39 Years Old 7 Hours 2:00 AM 3:00 AM 10:00 AM
Full Marathon Veteran 40-54 Years Old 7 Hours 2:00 AM 3:00 AM 10:00 AM
Full Marathon Senior Veteran 55 Years & Above 7 Hours 2:00 AM 3:00 AM 10:00 AM
Half Marathon Open 14-39 Years Old 3 Hours & 30 Minutes 4:00 AM 5:00 AM 8:30 AM
Half Marathon Veteran 40 Years & Above 3 Hours & 30 Minutes 4:00 AM 5:00 AM 8:30 AM
10KM Open 13 Years & Above 2 Hours 5:00 AM 6:00 AM 8:00 AM
10KM School Category 18 Years & Below 2 Hours 5:15 AM 6:15 AM 8:15 AM