Author： guangzhou-marathon Official Website Published： 2017-08-09
In the morning of August 9, the draw of Marathon Event (42.195km) of GAC-TOYOTA·2017 Guangzhou Marathon was successfully completed. YU Zhuanghui, the track and field champion of Asian Games, presented and started the draw ceremony. Draw results are available at 10:00 on August 9 in www. guangzhou-marathon.com.
The registration of Marathon Event (42.195km) has concluded at 17:00 on July 30, and this year sees the applicant number totaling 36,980, representing a 18.4% growth over the last year. The proportions of male and female applicants of Marathon are 82% and 18%, respectively.
The draw methods of GAC-TOYOTA·2017 Guangzhou Marathon are as followed: the total number of Marathon Event is 18,000 (16,200 of which are available for the public, and 1,800 for sponsors and promotion). Of the 36,980 applicants, 766 are elite runners and 944 are royal runners (with 133 being recognised as elite runners), who can attained the eligibility directly according to the regulations. That is, the final draw number is 14,625, representing a 41.3% lot winning rate.
Draw results for Marathon Event are available at 10:00 August 9 in www. guangzhou-marathon.com, and the payment channels will be opened. Applicants can log in official websites for the result.
Inquiring methods are as followed:
1. Registered applicants can log in “Personal Center” for the result;
2. Applicants can also log in “Runner Status” for the results. Eligible runners shall pay the entry fee online NO LATER THAN 17:00 on 20 August to confirm eligibility. Otherwise, entries will be cancelled automatically.
Organizing Committee will check whether the photos of eligible runners are in line with the regulations. If not, Organizing Committee will contact runners through telephone or email to ensure unqualified photos are replaced.
Besides, online pre-registration of Half Marathon will open at 10:00 on Tuesday 22 August, and last until 17:00 on Monday 18 September in www.guangzhou-marathon.com. If the Half Marathon applicants outnumbered the quota of 12,000 set by Organizing Committee, entries will be decided by draw.