The 5th Run for Language Diversity
of AOK Run Series
Approved by German Athletics Association (DLV)
Niddapark, Am Ginnheimer Wäldchen, Frankfurt
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Partnership of bilingual childcare facilities in Frankfurt, represented by Nezabudka Kinderbetreuung gGmbH, Voltastr. 75, 60486 Frankfurt. The run is carried out according to the provisions of the German Athletics Association (DLV) and supervised by the Hessian Athletics Association. It is open to associations and recreational runners.
AOK Run Series
Also this year, AOK Hesse is again a partner of the Hessian Athletics Association (HLV). The company supports primarily amateur sports events - and it is not the performance but the participation that is rewarded at more than 50 events of the AOK Hesse Run Series. All runners and visitors will have an opportunity to win one of five run trips and other attractive prizes at the end of the run series. In addition, the AOK Hesse again donates one euro per runner for a good cause. Further information is available under www.aok.de/hessen/laufen.
200m bambini run
900m elementary school students run
3km school students run
The participant number is limited to 1000, so sign up early.
Start and finish
In Niddapark, the restaurant Blue-Yellow (Blau-Gelb), Am Ginnheimer Wäldchen 3, 60431 Frankfurt.
Flat park paths in good conditions in Niddapark.
Bambini run is on straight line path without timekeeping.
Run for elementary school students is one lap of 900m . The finish area partially overlaps with the start area.
Run for school students is one lap of 3km.
Main run is either one lap (5km) or two laps (10km) with each lap of 5km.
Route plans can be found here.
Pick-up of Race Documents
- Pick-up on Saturday, April 22, 2016 from midday till 4pm,
- Pick-up on Sunday April 23, 2016 (race day!) from 7:30am till ca. 9:45am at the premises of the restaurant Blau-Gelb.
!Please come on Saturday to avoid hectic and delays.
!When picking up start documents for groups, please inform the organizers in advance to enable more efficient logistics.
10:00 am Bambini run of 200m
10:30 am Elementary school students run of 900m
11:00 am School students run of 3km
11:30 am 5km main run
11:45 am 10km main run
Age divisions for awards
For the main runs: Women and men from W / M 20 to W / M 70
Bambini run: free
Elementary school students run and School students run: € 5
5km run: € 9
10km run: € 12
Late registration: € 3 surcharge on top of entry fee for online registration.
The time measurement is carried out exclusively via the built-in bib chip provided by company Chipaktiv.de (NO ChampionChip). After the competition, the bibs can be disposed of by the organizer.
Online registration will be possible at www.mehrsprachig-laufen.de, www.chipaktiv.de. The costs are charged by Chipaktiv.de. A possibility for multiple registration for groups from 6 participants is available.
Deadline and late entries
April 17, 2016 for online registrations. Late registrations are also possible on April 22 between midday and 4:00pm and on April 23 until about 9:45am.
Result lists will be posted at the run location and after the competition also under www.mehrsprachig-laufen.de and www.chipaktiv.de.
The award ceremony will be held from about 1pm in the finish area. Winners for elementary school student run, school student run and main runs will be honored. There are surprise prizes from our sponsors! Result lists and printable documents are provided online at www.chipaktiv.de.
Refreshments during the race and at the finish
Water and isotonic drink are offered at approximately half the distance in the 3km and 5km race courses. The race participants will be offered water and isotonic drinks after the race in the finish area. All participants and guests will be offered coffee and a broad choice of homemade cakes. Coffee and cakes can be purchased for a low fee. We also expect a booth with delicious brats.
Directions - Subway/U-bahn
Underground line U1 and U9 to station Niddapark, then about 300m walk.
Please come by foot, by bike or by public transportation (U1 or U9). The parking facilities are very limited and you will help us and especially yourselves if you leave the car at home! If you cannot come without the car and will come at the time for the school students run or for the main runs, the probability is very high that no parking will be available near the start and finish area. Please use the parking garage in the Nordwestzentrum from where you are just 5 minutes away by subway/U-bahn. (2 stops to Niddapark).
Upon registration, participants declare irrevocably that they have sufficiently trained for the Run for Language Diversity, are physically fit and have not received a doctor’s recommendation to abstain from such physical activity. Furthermore, the participants hereby agree that any photographs and video material, on which the participants could be seen, may be distributed on the internet and in print media without a right for compensation. The data of the participants will be automatically stored. The organizers or their representatives and agents are not liable for damages that may arise through participation in the Run and during the event program, unless they have been caused intentionally or due to gross negligence. The organizers are also not liable for loss or damage to personal belongings of the participants (clothing, valuables, etc.). There is no right for a refund of the entry fee for no-shows, failure or interruption of the event due to force majeure.