Malta Marathon

Attard 5K Race & Route Info

The 2022 Attard 5k – Sunday 18th September

Organiser of the event: 

Owner of the event: 
H'Attard Local Council

Applications open: 
1st July 2022

Official application closing date:
30st August 2022 including receipt of the application fee or earlier if no more applications can be accepted. Applications are only guaranteed and confirmed upon receipt of the application fee which will be on a first come first served basis. The Organiser reserves the right to change the Official closing date at any time without prior notice. To Apply, go to the Application Forms page, late applications may not be accepted.

Registration
Participants must register and collect their race number, timing chips and pins from Intersport, Qormi on Saturday the 17th of September from 1100 to 1500.

Race numbers can only be collected by giving the registration official the applicant’s ID number or Passport Number, whichever was used to apply for the 2022 Intersport Attard 5K.

Race numbers can be collected on behalf of an applicant by another person, however the ID number or Passport Number, whichever was used to apply for the 2022 Intersport Attard 5K must be given to the registration official.

There will be no need to have the ID or passport in hand, the number will be enough.

Eligibility:
The first 600 males and females who apply and pay the application fee and who are at least 11 years old on the day of the race.

5k Application Fees:
€20.00 for applications and fees received by the 4th September 2022.

€25.00  for applications and fees received and accepted after the 4th September 2022.

Application fees for participants registering on-line may be paid either by credit card or by bank transfer.

When paying the application fee by bank transfer, the Application Code must be included in the transaction details of the bank transfer.

Application status:
Applicants applying on-line will automatically receive an email with the participant details as submitted, the application status at this stage would be Processed Not Paid.

Applicants paying on-line by credit card immediately after having applied on-line will automatically receive an email with the participant details as submitted, the application status at this stage would be Confirmed.

Applicants applying and paying the application fee by bank transfer will receive an email with the participant details as submitted or with any adjustments requested by the applicant. The application status at this stage would be Confirmedas long as the fee is received before the race is full and the applications are closed.

Application fees:
Application fees are non refundable and cannot be transferred to another event, even if in the unlikely event that the event is not held for whatever reason.

Race numbers, pins and timing chips:
Race numbers, pins and timings chips will be given out at registration. 

Do not remove or tamper with your timing chip. The timing chip is embedded in a white strip at the back of the number.
Under no circumstance should you ever cross the start and finish lines with somebody else’s timing chip on you. Do not give your race number to anyone else, this could lead to your disqualification from future organised races.

Start and Finish: Both the start and finish shall be from where there is the open air gym on the old Ta Kali runway.

Start time: 0700

Finish line: The finish line will close at 0800. San Michel and Powerade will be provided at the finish.

Commemorative award:
All athletes finishing before their finish closes will be able to collect their presented with a commemorative medal after as they cross the finish line.

Awards for the Attard 5k:
1st 3 Males, 1st 3 Females, 
1st 3 Male Teams, 1st 3 Female Teams
1st & 2nd M/F over 40, 1st & 2nd M/F over 45, 1st & 2nd M/F over 50, 1st & 2nd M/F over 55, 1st & 2nd M/F over 60,1st & 2nd M/F over 65,1st & 2nd M/F over 70

Special awards for 2022: -

Award ceremony:
The award ceremony will be held in the morning at the finish towards the end of the event. Hang around because you or a friend of yours may have won an award. The Organiser is not responsible for awards not collected in person by the winners during the award giving ceremony.

Team competition:
A team may represent any club or group, a team will consist of 3 runners.  Every 3 same sex, members of a club or group, who finish the event will be classified as having participated in the team competition.  Runners who do NOT name their team on their application form will NOT be classified as having participated in the team competition. Requests for team changes after an application form has been sent in, may only be made by the participant himself or herself. Team names deemed offensive or otherwise may not be accepted by the organisers.  Team awards will be based on the overall positions of the individual team members.  If 2 or more teams finish on equal points the top places will be awarded to the first team/s whose last participant finishes before the other team's last particpant.

Results:
Results will be available from the Malta Marathon website once they have been made official, participants who registered on-line or by post and who have given a valid and clear email address will be advised by email when the results are available.

Other race information: 
The following are some important race details.

  1. Toilet facilities will be available close to the start and finish.
  2. Athletes who in any way deface or fold their race number are liable to disqualification; numbers are to be worn on the front and are to be clearly visible.
  3. Athletes who are not clearly behind the start line at the start of their race are also liable to disqualification.
  4. Faster athletes should be given preference to stay at the front of the starting line, please do not hinder faster runners.
  5. Kilometres will be marked along the route. KMs are not necessarily precise but may only be indicative.
  6. There will be traffic police and wardens to control traffic in various parts of the route but remember the route is not traffic free, so we urge you to be cautious and where possible run on the pavements. Better to be safe than a couple of seconds faster.
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