Information

Event Title: 2017 Macao Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon
Date: 3 December 2017 (Sunday)
Organizers: Sports Bureau of Macao SAR GovernmentGeneral Association of Athletics of Macau
Aim:
To boost local sports development, and strengthen bond with other countries that contributes to the promotion of sports tourism of Macao.

Race events:

Marathon Half Marathon Mini Marathon
42.195km 21.0975km approx 5.5km

Race Classification:
All race events are classified into male and female categories, with respective age categories as determined by the year of birth of participants.

Male & Female
Marathon Half Marathon Mini Marathon
All athletes who complete these events will be listed in the general classification and further classified by age categories, whereas the invited athletes will only be listed and awarded in the general classification. All athletes who complete these events will be listed in the general classification and by age categories. All athletes who complete these events will be classified by age categories.
Category Year of Birth Category Year of Birth Category Year of Birth
A 1988-1997 A 1989-1999 A 1999-2002
B 1983-1987 B 1978-1988 B 1978-1998
C 1978-1982 C 1966-1977 C 1977 or before
D 1968-1977 D 1965 or before    
E 1967 or before        

Race Quota:

  • 1,600 participants for Marathon
  • 4,600 participants for Half Marathon
  • 5,800 participants for Mini Marathon

Program:

Date Venue Time Content
29/11/2017 Olympic Sport Centre Stadium (Taipa) 10:00-15:00

Distribution of number bibs to “Active Group”.

10:00-22:00
  • Onsite Registration (if quota available)
  • Distribution of number bibs, timing chips and information to all athletes.
30/11/2017
~02/12/2017
Olympic Sport Centre Stadium (Taipa) 10:00-22:00
  • Onsite Registration (if quota available)
  • Distribution of number bibs, timing chips and information to all athletes.
03/12/2017 Olympic Sport Centre Stadium (Taipa) 05:00 First call for gathering (Stadium doors will be opened)
06:00 Marathon races start
06:00 Half Marathon races start
06:15 Mini Marathon races start
07:30 Award Ceremony for Mini Marathon
08:30 Award Ceremony for Half Marathon
11:00 Award Ceremony for Marathon
11:00 End of the competiton
* All race participants will be entitled to a souvenir on their collection of the number bibs.
 

Facilities and Services:

Distance indicators A total of 42 signboards, located every 1 km
First aid stations and mobile toilets Placed along the course
Showers One in Macao Peninsula and one in Taipa COTAI
Refreshment Stations Drink station will be set up within the first 5km and water, sports drinks or sponges are supplied every 2.5km after. Signboard will be placed 100m ahead of each refreshment stations
Finish line area Supplied with water, sports drinks, banana and chocolate
Facilities Toilet, changing rooms, shower facilities and storage for personal belongings
Weather Cool, dry and most comfortable
Average temperature : 16.5ºC
Average wind speed : NNW – 13.2 km/h
Average humidity : 69%
Note:
  • All the information provided to the athletes by the Organizer of the race (including “Information to the Athletes” etc) will be considered as part of this regulation in all circumstances;
  • All omitted cases will be settled by the Organizer, and in case of doubt, the Organizer reserves the right of making the final decision on the issue in question.