Time Table

Please see in the linked file
*updated on 30 Sep

Age Group

(1) Age determined at 5 October 2013.
(2) Competitors can only compete in their eligible age category as at 5 October 2013.
(3) Competitors' age group starts at age 45 and evenly divisible by 5.

Competition Events and Format

Athletics contains 26 events for men, 23 events for women, and men and women relays.

Competition Events and Format

Event Men Age Group Female Age Group Remarks
Track and Field 60m M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
100m M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
200m M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
400m M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
800m M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
1500m M45~M100+ W45~W95+ time limited
1mile M45~M100+ W45~W95+ time limited
5000m M45~M95 W45~W90 time limited
3000m Walk M45~M90 W45~W85 time limited
60m Hurdles M45~M85 W45~W85  
80m Hurdles M70~M85 W45~W85  
100m Hurdles M50~M65 -  
110m Hurdles M45 -  
200m Hurdles M80~M85 W70~W85  
300m Hurdles M60~M75 W50~W65  
400m Hurdles M45~M55 W45  
2000m Steeplechase M60~M90 W45~W80 time limited
3000m Steeplechase M45~M55 -  
Jumping Events High Jump M45~M95 W45~W85  
Pole Vault M45~M90 W45~W80  
Long Jump M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
Triple Jump M45~M95 W45~W85+  
Throwing Events Shot Put M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
Discus Throw M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
Hammer Throw M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
Javelin Throw M45~M100+ W45~W95+  
Relays 4x100m Relay In each Age Group In each Age Group  
4x400m Relay In each Age Group In each Age Group  

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Hurdles (Technical Specifications for Hurdles)

(m = meters)
Class Age Group Race Distance Hurdle Height Number of Hurdles Distance to 1st Hurdle Distance Between Hurdles Distance to Finish Remarks
men Short M45 110m 0.991m 10 13.72m 9.14m 14.02m  
M50~M55 100m 0.914m 10 13.00m 8.50m 10.50m  
M60~M65 100m 0.840m 10 12.00m 8.00m 16.00m  
M70~M75 80m 0.762m 8 12.00m 7.00m 19.00m  
M80~M85 80m 0.686m 8 12.00m 7.00m 19.00m *
M45 60m 0.991m 5 13.72m 9.14m 9.72m  
M50~M55 60m 0.914m 5 13.00m 8.50m 13.00m  
M60~M65 60m 0.840m 5 12.00m 8.00m 16.00m  
M70~M75 60m 0.762m 5 12.00m 7.00m 20.00m  
M80~M85 60m 0.686m 5 12.00m 7.00m 20.00m *
Middle M45 400m 0.914m 10 45.00m 35.00m 40.00m  
M50~M55 400m 0.840m 10 45.00m 35.00m 40.00m  
M60~M65 300m 0.762m 7 50.00m 35.00m 40.00m  
M70~M75 300m 0.686m 7 50.00m 35.00m 40.00m *
M80~M85 200m 0.686m 5 20.00m 35.00m 40.00m *
Women Short W45 80m 0.762m 8 12.00m 8.00m 12.00m  
W50~W55 80m 0.762m 8 12.00m 7.00m 19.00m  
W60~W85 80m 0.686m 8 12.00m 7.00m 19.00m *
W45 60m 0.762m 5 12.00m 8.00m 16.00m  
W50~W55 60m 0.762m 5 12.00m 7.00m 20.00m  
W60~W85 60m 0.686m 5 12.00m 7.00m 20.00m *
Middle W45 400m 0.762m 10 45.00m 35.00m 40.00m  
W50~W55 300m 0.762m 7 50.00m 35.00m 40.00m  
W60~W65 300m 0.686m 7 50.00m 35.00m 40.00m *
W70~W85 200m 0.686m 5 20.00m 35.00m 40.00m *

* marked races use 0.7m hurdles for elementary school.

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Steeplechase (Technical Specifications for Steeplechase Heights)

(m = meters)
Class Hurdles with a Water Pit Other Hurdles
Men 2000m Steeplechase 0.762m 0.762m
3000m Steeplechase 0.914m 0.914m
Women 2000m Steeplechase 0.762m 0.762m

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Throws (Technical Specifications for Throwing Implements)

(kg = kilograms)
Age Group Shot/ Hammer Discus Javelin
Men M45 7.26kg 2.00kg 800g
M50~M55 6.00kg 1.50kg 700g
M60~M65 5.00kg 1.00kg 600g
M70~M75 4.00kg 1.00kg 500g
M80+ 3.00kg 1.00kg 400g
Women W45 4.00kg 1.00kg 600g
W50~W55 3.00kg 1.00kg 500g
W60~W70 3.00kg 1.00kg 400g
W75 2.00kg 0.75kg 400g
W80+ 2.00kg 0.75kg 400g

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Proposed Heights for High Jump

(m = meters)
  Age Group Height
Practice Starting Heights Progressions
Men M45 1.25m 1.30m 5cm progress
M50 1.20m 1.25m 5cm progress
M55 1.10m 1.15m 5cm progress
M60~M65 1.00m 1.05m 5cm progress
M70 0.95m 1.05m 5cm progress
M75~M80 0.85m 0.90m 5cm progress
M85+ 0.75m 0.80m 5cm progress
Women W45~W50 0.85m 0.90m 3cm progress
W55~W60 0.80m 0.85m 3cm progress
W60~W75 0.70m 0.72m 3cm progress
W80+ 0.60m 0.62m 3cm progress

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Proposed Heights for Pole Vault

(m = meters)
Age Group Height
Practice Starting Heights Progressions
Men M45 2.30m 2.40m 10cm progression
M50 2.10m 2.20m 10cm progression
M55 1.90m 2.00m 10cm progression
M60 1.70m 1.80m 10cm progression
M65 1.60m 1.70m 10cm progression
M70 1.50m 1.60m 10cm progression
M75 1.40m 1.50m 5cm progression
M80+ 1.40m 1.50m 5cm progression
Women W45 1.40m 1.50m 10cm progression
W50~W55 1.30m 1.40m 10cm progression
W60+ 1.20m 1.30m 5cm progression

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Schedule(men)

Event M45 M50 M55 M60 M65 M70 M75 M80 M85 M90 M95 M100+
60M 5 October
100m 6 October
200m 5 October
400m 6 October
800m 5 October
1500m 6 October
1 mile 5 October
5000m 6 October
60mH 6 October
80mH 5 October
100mH 5 October
110mH 5 October
200mH 6 October
300mH 6 October
400mH 6 October
2000mSC 5 October
3000mSC 5 October
3000mW 6 October
4×100m Relay 5 October
4×400m Relay 6 October
High Jump 6 October
Pole Vault 5 October
Long Jump 5 October
Triple Jump 6 October
Shot Put 5 October
Discus Throw 6 October
Hammer Throw 5 October
Javelin Throw 6 October

* Schedules could be subjected to changes.

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Schedule(women)

Event M45 M50 M55 M60 M65 M70 M75 M80 M85 M90 M95+
60M 5 October
100m 6 October
200m 5 October
400m 6 October
800m 5 October
1500m 6 October
1 mile 5 October
5000m 6 October
60mH 6 October
80mH 5 October
200mH 6 October
300mH 6 October
400mH 6 October
2000mSC 5 October
3000mW 6 October
4×100m Relay 5 October
4×400m Relay 6 October
High Jump 6 October
Pole Vault 5 October
Long Jump 5 October
Triple Jump 6 October
Shot Put 5 October
Discus Throw 6 October
Hammer Throw 5 October
Javelin Throw 6 October

* Schedules could be subjected to changes.

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Entry Limits

(1) A competitor can enter a maximum of four events, except relays.
(2) Members of a domestic relay team consist of competitors from the same prefecture.
(3) Members of an international relay team consist of competitors from the same state.
(4) Members of a relay team should consist in each age group, but it is possible that an elder competitor can compete in a younger age group.
(5) Relay teams can change members of each team to registered competitors.
(6) A competitor cannot enter both Athletics and Swimming events held in the same day.

Competition Standards

The International Gold Masters 2013 Kyoto will conduct the competition under the auspices, rules and regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the Japan Association of Athletics Federations, the World Masters Games (WMA), and the Japan Masters Athletics. The competition will also conform to any special requirements of the International Gold Masters 2013 Kyoto.

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Confirmation Letter

The presentation of a confirmation letter sent after registration is an indispensable requirement for admission to the competitions.

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Admission

The admission centre will open from 14:00 to 16:00 on 4 October and from 8:00 to 14:000 on 5 October at the venue. Each competitor must bring 1) the printed confirmation letter and 2) a singed terms and conditions sheet that the Office will send after your entry to collect the bib number.

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Recognition

(1) An award certificate and a medal to first three finishers of each age category will be awarded. A medal will be awarded to top 4-8.
(2) Awarded a new world record certificate to a competitor who breaks a record.
(3) Awarded a new Asian record certificate to a competitor who breaks a record.
(4) Awarded a new Japanese record certificate to a competitor who breaks a record.
(5) Awarded the Gold Masters Cup Prize to the man and woman top prize winner.
(6) All competitors will receive a certificate.

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Terms and Conditions

(1) It is recommended to take the medical examination in advance, and participate in games if fitting medically and physically.
(2) Competitors must enter the games acknowledging that the activities at the games may be intrinsically dangerous.
Competitors must acknowledge that they are not entitled to assert any claims for any factors that includes, but are not limited to, injury, damage, and loss caused directly, indirectly, or even by force majeure against the International Gold Masters, the staffs of the Games that include, but are not limited to, the organizer, officials, or managers of venues. Any loss or damage on the way to and from the venue will not be liable.
(3) The organizer prepares health insurance for competitors, officials, and other staffs during the events.
(4) Competitors must follow the declaration if a doctor or an official declared an interruption of a race.
(5) Competitors must possess a health insurance card or other equivalent.

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Competition Standards and Rules

(1) The following events have a time limit. Competitors who exceed those time limits cannot continue races.
・1mile/1500m: M45~M100/W45~W95 =12 minutes
・5000m: M45~M95/W45~W90 = 35 minutes
・3000m Walk:M45~M90/W45~W85 = 30 minutes
・2000m Steeplechase:M60~M90/W50~W80 = 20 minutes
・3000m Steeplechase:M45~M55 = 20 minutes

(2) Middle and long distance events will compete more than the usual maximum number of Competition Standards.
(3) All finals of track and field conducted by the same class and events will compete with time. Competitors must enter an accurate recent record on the Entry Form. The winner cannot be determined by the time race, the one with earlier date of birth wins.
(4) In pentathlon events except high jump, pole vault and throwing events, three attempts are set to determine top eight, and the number of attempts of finals may be reduced.
(5) The number of shoes spikes should be within eleven and lower than 9mm. Those shoes for high jump and javelin throw should be lower than 12mm.
(6) Implements are not allowed to be brought in. Competitors for Pole Vault should prepare a pole individually.

Shipping address
To: Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
Address: 32 Shinmei-cho, Nishikyogoku, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto JAPAN
Postal Code: 615-0864
Telephone: +81 (0)75-313-9131
* A shipping cost must be paid by a competitor.

(7) See tables of Hurdles (Technical Specifications for Hurdles), Steeplechase (Technical Specifications for Steeplechase Heights), Throws (Technical Specifications for Throwing Implements), Proposed Heights for High Jump, and Proposed Heights for Pole Vault.
(8) Members of relays must be competitors who enter in advance or enter the other events. Elders can compete in a younger age group.

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