Marseille - Cassis - Regulations 2024

    Article 1 :

    The 45th edition of Marseille-Cassis is organized on 27th of October 2024 by the SCO Sainte Marguerite in Marseille.

    Article 2 :

    It is expressly stated that runners compete in the race under their own responsibility. The sale of the bib is strictly prohibited. This absolves the responsibility of the organization in case of accidents suffered or caused by this third party during the event. In an accident, the seller and the buyer of the bib will eventually see their responsibility sought. The agent of enrollment management on behalf of a group must inform the participants of the contents of the rules of the race, the race number of the assignment clause and may eventually accident, held responsible sought.

    Article 3 :

    It is strictly forbidden to run without bib and / or photocopied and / or a bib with a previous edition bib. Any offender liable and the organization would be held responsible for accidents suffered or caused by the third party. Moreover, the original runner bib holder that would have made the copy object (s) will be systematically downgraded and the organization reserves the right to take legal action against him.

    Article 4 :

    Civil liability : in accordance with the law, the organizers have taken out insurance covering the consequences of their civil liability, that of their employees and of all participants in Marseille-Cassis with the MAIF in Niort N °. 1806984H.

    Individual accident : Unlicensed participants are strongly advised to take out an individual accident insurance policy.

    We remind you that the organization is not responsible for the locker bags or their contents. It is up to each competitor to take the necessary measures to preserve their personal effects (waterproof bag, especially in the event of rain).

    Article 5 :

    The organization reserves the right to cancel or end the event either at the request of the competent administrative authority or in the event of force majeure (inclement weather, sanitary reason of the pandemic or epidemic type, security reason, public order, etc. .). Only in this case, the refund of participants who request it from the organization according to the procedure put in place will be up to a maximum of 75% of the amount of registration fees (excluding non-refundable options).

    Apart from the cancellation of the race in the event of force majeure mentioned above, the participant will not be able to claim any refund or any compensation.

    Article 6 :

    All commitments are firm and final. Multiple registrations by the same person are prohibited. No refunds will be made and additional bibs will not be distributed. Bibs not allocated within a group, after the registration period defined by the organization, can neither be taken back by the organization, nor be refunded.

    Article 7 :

    The pricing of bibs for the 2024 edition of Marseille-Cassis will be applied as follows.
    Individual registration:
    > Price of 70€ tax included unit (excluding management fees for online registrations and option subscription).
    > The last 1000 places of individual registrations will be sold at the rate of 80€ *, of which 10€ will be donated to the association supported by Marseille-Cassis in 2024 *. For each donation of 10€ made, runners, will benefit from a tax reduction of 66% of the donation amount and a tax receipt delivered by email directly by the charity collecting donations.
    Individual registration for the licensees of the French Athletics Federation (FFA) marketed during a dedicated session of a maximum duration of 24 hours and within the limit of 1500 places: Price of 65 € tax included unit (excluding management fees for online registrations and option subscription).
    Group registration - Online booking of 20 (minimum) to 100 (maximum) bibs:
    > 75€ tax included per bib purchased (excluding management fees for online registration and option subscription)

    Article 8 :

    The race is open to licensed and non licensed riders born in 2006 or before. The age categories will be given a separate classification.

    Article 9 :

    The race is open to disabled riders except for wheelchairs. The registration to the race and the presentation of the medical certificate or license are mandatory for all participants (disabled and guide).

    Article 10 : 

    According to the French Athletics Federation (FFA) regulations in force, Article II-A, participation in "Marseille-Cassis" is subject to the mandatory presentation by participants of medical proof corresponding to one of the following documents: 

    medical certificate of absence of contraindication to the practice of "sport in competition" or "athletics in competition" or "running in competition", dating from less than one year to the date of the competition (valid on October 27, 2024).

    OR, following the recent evolution of the regulation, a PPS certificate (Health Prevention Pathway) dating less than three (3) months to the date of the competition. The certificate must be drawn up on 27 July 2024.
    The Direct Link to realize online your Health Prevention Journey and download your PPS certificate will be communicated to you soon.

    OR 2024-2025 license issued by the FFA and valid at the event's date, "Athlé Compétition", or "Athlé Entreprise", or "Athlé running »
    Warning: the licenses "Athlé Santé", "Athlé Encadrement" or "Athlé Découverte" are not accepted. Holders of one of these licenses will have to provide a medical certificate of non contraindication to the practice of running (or athletics or sport) in competition dating less than one year from the date of the event OR a certificate PPS (Health Prevention Course) established from 27 July 2024

    OR a "Pass J'aime Courir" issued by the FFA and completed by the doctor, valid at the event's date.

    OR a sports license, valid at the date of the event, issued by a Federation only certified (FSGT, FSPN, FFSA, FCD, FFH, UFOLEP, ASPTT, FSCF), on which must appear, the no contraindication for the practice of sport in competition, athletics in competition or running in competition.

    OR a medical certificate attesting your ability for the practice of "sport in competition" or "Athletics in competition" or "running in competition", dating from less than a year to the date of the competition.

    Foreign participants are required to provide a medical certificate allowing the practice of competitive sport, competitive athletics or running in competition, even if they are licensed for competition issued by a World Athletics affiliated federation ; OR, following the recent evolution of the regulation, a PPS certificate (Health Prevention Pathway) dating less than three (3) months to the date of the competition. The certificate must be drawn up on 27 July 2024. No other document can be accepted to attest to the possession of the medical certificate.

    Article 11 :

    In the event of changes in race conditions for health and / or security reasons, the preferential SAS, exclusively awarded on proof of performance, and the associated wave starts may be canceled for the smooth running of the race.

    Article 12 :

    Bibs can be obtained on presentation of an ID, confirmation of registration and the medical certificate or sporting license under Article 9 of the race rules. No bib will be given the day of the race.

    Article 13 :

    The race number must be entirely visible during the race. In the absence of visible number, the participant may be disqualified.

    Article 14 : 

    Cleanliness areas are set up by the organization. These zones are located at the aid stations and are marked at the start and end of the zone. Anyone who does not respect these areas is liable to disqualification.

    Article 15 :

    Road safety is ensured by the National Police and the Gendarmerie, the medical service by the fire brigade and the battalion of Fire Marine. Any doctor in the organization may decide to disqualify a competitor for medical reasons.

    Article 16 :

    Participants will have a maximum time of 1h30 to pass the Col de la Gineste and 3h to complete the entire route from the start of the last wave. After the passage of the end's vehicle of the race, the competitors will not be able to be classified and will have to conform to the rules of traffic regulations. A maximum time limit for crossing the Jean-Jacques Bontoux roundabout in Cassis, at the bottom of the Gineste road, will be set at 12.45 pm after which the competitors will definitely not be able to take the final route.

    Article 17 :

    Bicycles, roller gear and / or motor is strictly forbidden on the course. Chaperones or followers are prohibited. Failure to comply with this rule will result in disqualification of the athlete.

    Article 18 :

    The competitor authorizes the organizers and their beneficiaries, such as partners and media to use images or videos on which it may appear, taken during their participation at the Marseille-Cassis, in all media, there including promotional materials and / or advertising in the world and for the longest period provided by law, regulations, treaties in force.

    Article 19 :

    For the purposes of the race, the organizer can send you by email practical information about the race and your registration.

    Article 20 :

    You can ask not to appear in the results and the year of the race by sending your request by mail with acknowledgment of receipt to the organizers: SCO Ste Marguerite / Marseille-Cassis, 1, Bd de la Pugette - 13009 Marseille.

    Article 21 :

    Any competitor acknowledges having read these rules and accepting all the clauses. He undertakes on his honor not to anticipate the start and to run through the full distance before crossing the finish line.

    Article 22:

    These rules are established in accordance with the rules of non-stadium races.

    Specific regulations of riders handisport

    For security reasons regarding the profile of the Marseille-Cassis race, the participation of wheelchair athletes is not allowed. Runners reporting another form of disability are not affected by these measures. To ensure their safety and facilitate their departure, the organization asks disabled riders allowed to participate to be known during their registration by mentioning their disability.

    A blind athlete can only benefit from one guide and are inseparable. Registration is mandatory for the rider and his guide. The presentation of a medical proof (medical certificate, PPS certificate or license) in accordance with the regulations of the race is mandatory for any participant (disabled runner and guide).

    Ensuring the safety of all participants during the event, the organization is forced to make these arrangements and remains assured of the understanding of all.

    Joëlette participation

    Each year, the organization of Marseille-Cassis allows the presence in the race of two joëlettes maximum. Each member of the team, runners/carriers like the participant installed in the chair of the joëlette must hold a bib, comply with the regulations of the race and be 18 years or older.

    Anyone wishing to register a team of runners with a joëlette must make a prior request for participation with the organization, before the opening of the registrations of the edition of Marseille-Cassis in progress which will study each case according to the number of places still available.

    No joëlette crew will be allowed to take the start of the race, nor to borrow all or part of the course without authorization issued by the organization of Marseille-Cassis.

    To apply Joëlette participation, please use contact form

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