Rules and Regulations

RULES & REGULATIONS OF THE KUALA LUMPUR STANDARD CHARTERED MARATHON 2020 VIRTUAL RUN

  1. The Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (“KLSCM”) 2020 Virtual Run (the “Event”, “KLSCM 2020 VR” or “KLSCM VR” or “KLSCM 2020 Virtual Run”) is organised by Dirigo Events Sdn. Bhd. (the “Organiser”). These Rules and Regulations, and all the terms and conditions and other relevant rules and regulations, applicable to the participants of the Event (“Participants”), can be found at www.kl-marathon.com (the “Official Website”).
  2. By signing up for and providing any information, personal or otherwise, in order to gain access to any product(s) and/or service(s) and/or participate in any programme(s), event(s), talk(s), demonstration(s) or any other activities involving the Organiser and/or the Event sponsors (the “Sponsors”), the Participant is deemed to have given explicit permission for the Organiser and the Sponsors to collect, analyse, collate, share, disclose to third parties, sell and/or otherwise use without any liability to the Participant, any personal information relating to that Participant as may in its sole discretion deem fit, including without any limitation for its programmes, planning, data-processing and statistical or risk-analysis, research, fund-raising and/or any other purposes in furtherance of the functions. The Organiser and the Sponsors declare by virtue of being the Event owner or sponsor, they can use services of third parties:
    1. For storing data within and outside of Malaysia, whichever one is deemed most reasonable by Organiser; 
    2. For development or implementation of programmes, products or services as it may deem necessary;
    3. For outsourcing of any programme(s), event(s), talk(s), demonstration(s) and/or any activities;
    4. For promotional, marketing and/or administrative purposes;
    5. For all purposes as required by law, including without limitation court proceedings, criminal investigations or prosecutions or where so ordered by any competent authority;
    6. In connection with any proposed novation, assignment, transfer, sale, lease, license, partnership, joint-organising and/or any collaboration where and when required in relation thereto.
  3. Completion of the official entry form, including online registration, confirms the Participant’s agreement to abide by these Rules and Regulations and the Privacy Policy.
  4. The Organiser reserves the right to modify or substitute any of these Rules and Regulations and the Privacy Policy from time to time as they deem fit. If there is ambiguity in any of the provisions, the Organiser shall be the authority to interpret and in doing so, the Organiser will take into account the interests of all the affected Participants. It is the responsibility of the affected Participant to keep abreast of any changes. Please check the Official Website regularly for updated Rules and Regulations and the Privacy Policy.
  5. In consideration of the Participant’s use of the Official Website, the Participant agrees to:
    1. Provide true, accurate, current and complete information contained in any registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”);
    2. Maintain the security of the Participant’s password and identification; and
    3. Maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. The Organiser may contact the Participant from time to time by email and/or mobile device. Any notice sent to the email address and mobile device registered with the Organiser shall be deemed as received by the Participant. If the Participant provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or the Organiser has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Organiser may suspend or terminate the Participant's registration and refuse the Participant any and all future use of the Official Website (or any parts thereof).
  6. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or postpone the Event at any time without prior notice to Participants, in which case the Organiser will make effort to inform Participants prior to the date of the Event. If the Event has to be cancelled or postponed, there shall be no refund in whole or part unless the Organiser deems fit to give a refund. The Organiser, Sponsors and Affiliates (defined below) shall not be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused. The “Affiliates” shall include the Event co-organisers, co-sponsors, partners, volunteers, and any entity or person that provided products or services for the Event and Event activities.
  7. There will be strictly no refund available if the Event is cancelled for reason of force majeure i.e. due to occurrence of incidents that are beyond the control of the Organiser or acts of God which renders it impossible or unsafe to hold the Event.
  8. The Organiser reserves the right to change the start time or format of the Event. In the event of a change of start time or format, Participants will be notified of the revised start time or format with as much notice as reasonably practicable. No refund in whole or part shall be made for any change in start time or format of the Event.
  9. Participants take part solely at their own risk and the Organiser, Sponsors and Affiliates will not be responsible or held liable for any injury, damage, death or other loss howsoever arising from training for, before, during, or after participation in the Event. Participants are strongly encouraged to go for a medical examination and/or consult their medical practitioner prior to registration and before the race day. Participants must accept and understand that he/she must have the physical fitness suitable for the category that he/she registered for, by the day of the race.
  10. The Organiser reserves the right to use any photographs (including those of Participants), motion pictures, recordings, or any other media records of the Event (including any programme(s), event(s), talk(s), demonstration(s) or any other activities associated before, during or after the Event, for any legitimate purpose including commercial advertising, publicity purposes and distribution to Sponsors anywhere in the world.
  11. The Organiser reserves the right to limit and/or refuse entry to the Event and/or other programme(s), event(s), talk(s), demonstration(s) or any other activities involving the Organiser and the Sponsors without giving any reason and/or notice.
  12. The Organiser will not entertain nor be in any way responsible for any disputes arising from incomplete or inaccurate entry details in the registration form.
  13. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel and/or add any race category without prior notice to Participants.
  14. There are individual and team categories with four (4) distances available, i.e. Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km and 5km. Only one (1) category and distance per participant is allowed. Change of distance and/or category is not allowed once registration has been completed.
  15. The age groups for each distance are as follows:
    1. Full Marathon and Half Marathon: 18-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61-65, 66 & above.
    2. 10km: 15-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61-65, 66 & above.
    3. 5km: 12-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61-65, 66 & above.
  16. Participants must be 18 years old or older on Saturday 5 December 2020 to participate in the Full Marathon category.
  17. Participants must be 18 years old or older on Saturday 5 December 2020 to participate in the Half Marathon category.
  18. Participants must be 15 years old or older on Saturday 5 December 2020 to participate in the 10km category.
  19. Participants must be 12 years old or older on Saturday 5 December 2020 to participate in the 5km category.
  20. Participants below the age of 18 are required to obtain their legal parental/guardian consent and complete the relevant indemnity declaration form during registration, failing which, the Organiser reserves the right to refuse entry to that Participant.
  21. Participants are strictly prohibited from swapping or transferring his/her race entry or allowing any other person to run on his/her behalf.
  22. Registration for the Event is only confirmed upon issuance of a race identification number and an e-bib number.
  23. Registration to enter the Event is free for all categories.
  24. During registration, Participants are given an option to make a donation to Futuremakers by Standard Chartered. The minimum amount for online donations is RM5 per Participant. Note that the donation is not tax deductible.
  25. There are no designated race routes for the Event. Participants can choose their own route and location. Participants are encouraged to choose a route that is safe and has strong GPS signal. Participants are advised to follow all applicable laws and government guidelines in their country, state or local government area for COVID-19 and generally use safe pedestrian practices when on the roads.
  26. Participants are not allowed to run down a steep hill. A maximum permitted net drop (decrease in elevation) of 1m/km is permitted over the route distance. Out-and-back or loop routes are encouraged.
  27. Participants cannot cycle or rollerblade to complete the distance. All wheeled vehicles and objects are not allowed during the run at any time, including, but not limited to, rollerblades, skateboards, scooters, hoverboards, bikes, motorcycles and cars.
  28. Participants can complete their registered distance anytime and anywhere outdoors in one attempt between 12.00 am, 5 December and 11.59 pm, 13 December 2020 (GMT+8). Participants are required to track their run through a GPS-based app. It is recommended that Participants use the official Event app (“KLSCM VR App”) which can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Google Play.
  29. Each Participant must run his/her registered distance category, record his/her run and submit his/her record using one of the options outlined on the Official Website. Each Participant must complete the full distance in one attempt and submit his/her record by 11.59 pm, 13 December 2020 (GMT+8). The Organiser reserves the right to seek further clarification and/or remove a Participant’s result if a Participant is found not having covered the entire distance or followed the outlined procedure.
  30. Besides tracking the run on the KLSCM VR App, it is also recommended that the Participants track their run on a secondary wearable device (GPS watch) as a back-up option on Event day.
  31. If both the KLSCM VR App and your GPS watch are used for the run, the run record from your GPS watch will be taken as final if both run records are submitted.
  32. If a Participant thinks he/she will rank in the top 5, he/she must run with a secondary wearable device (GPS watch) as he/she will be asked to provide proof of performance (heart rate, cadence and splits). The top 5 individual category finishers (male and female) for all distances and age groups, and the top 5 team category finishers for all distances will need to submit additional records for verification by uploading the screenshot files of their heart rate, cadence and splits by 11.59 pm, 16 December 2020 (GMT+8). Failure to do so may result in automatic disqualification. The Organiser reserves the right to reject verification of any file if the file is found to be altered in any way or if there is any question regarding the authenticity of the file.
  33. Any Participant who commences to run before 12.00 am, 5 December (GMT+8) and after 11.59 pm, 13 December 2020 (GMT+8) will be immediately disqualified. There is no cut-off time for each distance category. However, Participants are required to complete the full distance continuously in one attempt and submit their run record by 11.59 pm, 13 December 2020 (GMT+8).
  34. There will be no awards or prizes.
  35. The results on the Leaderboard in the KLSCM VR App will be used to determine the winners for individual and team categories.
    1. Individual Leaderboard
      1. The time taken for each Participant to complete their run will be recorded.
      2. The Leaderboard will be filtered by distance, gender and age group.
      3. Individual category Participants are ranked here.
      4. Team category Participants are also individually ranked together with individual category participants.
    2. Team Leaderboard
      1. The total time taken for each team member to complete their run is recorded.
      2. Teams are ranked when all three team members complete their run.
      3. Team category Participants are ranked here.
  36. Participants who successfully complete the distance in a category he/she registered for will be given an e-certificate. The official results and e-certificate will be made available on the Official Website by 21 December 2020. You can view your results and download your e-certificate from 21 December 2020 to 7 January 2021. This entitlement will not apply to Participants who were unable to complete the distance, did not submit their record within the stipulated period, disqualified or did not finish. There will not be any hardcopy certificate mailed out to Participants.
  37. For all Participants, any discrepancy in their results, must be conveyed to the Organiser via email at helpdesk@kl-marathon.com within 3 days after the official results have been published on the Official Website. No requests for amendment of timing or ranking and follow-ups will be entertained thereafter.
  38. During registration, Participants are given the option to purchase KLSCM 2020 VR merchandise. Participants can also purchase the merchandise after registration. However, the personalised medal is only available for order during registration. The Merchandise Terms and Conditions are as stipulated on the Official Website.