Race Information

General Information

Children's Race will take place on the 6 of October 2017

Main Races Marathon 42.195km, Half Marathon 21km, Fun Run 10km will take place on the 13 of October 2017

Start & Finish

  • The main gathering point for all runners will be at Al Hussein Sports City, gate number 3.
  • The starting point and time will be as follows:
Race     Start

Time
Start Point Gathering Time Gathering Point

Marathon 42.195 km

13/10/2017

6:00 AM Greater Amman Municipality 4:30 AM Al Hussein Sports City

Half Marathon 21 km

13/10/2017

7:30 AM From Raghadan Bridge 6:30 AM Al Hussein Sports City

Fun Run 10 km

13/10/2017

9:00 AM Opposite to the Royal Culture Center 8:00 AM Al Hussein Sports City

Children's Race

6/10/2017 

9:00 AM King Al Hussein Park, opposite to the fifth pitch (football field) 8:00 AM King Al Hussein Park opposite to the fifth pitch (football field)

Finishing Point:

Roman Amphitheater

  • The main gathering point for all runners will be at Al Hussein Sports City.
  • Parking will be available at Al Hussein Sports City (The designated area will be clearly marked).
  • The Children's Race will take place on ٍ 6th of october , a week before the marathon, at King Al Hussein Park.
  • The Children's Race finish line will be located at the fifth pitch.
  • The Children's Run is open to ages 6-14. Those who are older than 14 will be considered as a companion.

Transportation

  • Buses will be available to shuttle the Marathon runners (42.195 km) and Half Marathon runners (21 km) to their starting point.
  • 10 km runners will walk to the starting point from the gathering point.
  • Buses will be available at the celebration area for all participants to be shuttled back to the gathering point.

Parking

  • You can park your car at Al Hussein Sports City, where there will be a designated area that is clearly marked.

What Happens After Registration? Packet Pick-up

  • Every runner must collect his/her Running Packet between October 8 and October 12, from 12:00 noon until 09:00 PM , Except on 12 October from 12 pm to 2 pm. Packet Pick-up will be located at the Marathon Village, inside King Hussein Park.
  • Please make sure to bring your identification receipt upon registration in order to get your packet.

Finish Line

  • All participants will receive a finisher's medal at the finish line.

Celebration Area and Entertainment

  • There will be entertainment at the Celebration Area featuring live bands, DJs and entertainment for kids, as well as food and refreshment stations.

Water Stations

  • Water Stations will be available every 2.5 km, from 5 km to 40 km.

Toilets

  • Toilets will be available at the Starting and Celebration Areas, as well as every 5 km.

Medical

  • Medical support will be available at the Finishing Point, and staff will be on standby throughout the race.

Race Day Temperature

  • The average minimum temperature in October is 14°C / 57°F, while the average maximum temperature is 81°C / 26°F.

Baggage Facilities

  • Trucks will be available at the starting point to take bags to the Celebration Area. Please make sure to attach your running number to your pack/bag.

Registration Fees

Segment Registration Fees
Jordanians and foreigners residing in Jordan (above 18 ) 15 JOD
Jordanians and foreigners residing in Jordan (below 18) 10 JOD
Foreigners (above 18 ) 100 USD
Foreigners (below 18) 50 USD
Companion 10 JOD

Jordanians must show their Jordanian ID for registration, while foreigners residing in Jordan are requested to present their Residency ID.

  • There are special prices for all groups from schools, universities and companies.
  • Registration fees include: Race entry, timing chip, race bib number and an official race bag and t-shirt.
  • All participants must place their BIB number on the front side of the t-shirt. All participants must follow entrance instructions in order to become official runners.

Race Categories

  • Full Marathon 42.195 km (running only)
  • Half Marathon 21 km (running only)
  • Fun Run 10 km (walk or run )
  • Wheelchair 21 km & 10 km
  • Visually Impaired 21 km & 10 km
  • Children's Race