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Unvaccinated persons will also have access to the Bucharest HALF MARATHON

Bucharest RUNNING CLUB will cover the costs for the rapid antigen tests

At OMV Petrom Bucharest HALF MARATHON (September 4th-5th), all runners will have access - both vaccinated and unvaccinated, who are either tested negative or present proof of recovery from COVID.

Bucharest RUNNING CLUB announces that after the announcement of the authorities and the analysis of the current situation, together with the partners and decision makers involved in the organization process, at the event will be allowed the access to all runners who will prove registration and can provide proof of immunity as follows:

- European COVID digital certificate - Vaccination Certificate for persons vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 virus, for which 10 days have passed since the completion of the complete vaccination schedule;

- European COVID digital certificate -Recovery Certificate for the period between the 15th and 180th day following confirmation with SARS-COV-2.

The two types of certificates can be downloaded here: https://certificat-covid.gov.ro/login

For persons who do not hold any type of document specified above, the access will be made only based on presenting the rapid antigen test result, not older than 48 hours before the race in which they are registered. Bucharest RUNNING CLUB will support the costs necessary to perform rapid antigen tests for the participants, and the testing will be performed by a clinic accredited by the Ministry of Health.

„We thank the national authorities for their support and the continue communication. We are extremely happy that we will be able to have at the startline both the vaccinated runners and those who will either be able to give the negative result or prove that they are recovering from the disease. We assure the runners that all the safety measures will be applied throughout the OMV Petrom Bucharest HALF MARATHON, both in the perimeter of Sport Expo in Izvor Park and on the race course ”says Valeria Răcilă van Groningen.


About Bucharest RUNNING CLUB

Bucharest RUNNING CLUB is the organizer of the biggest street running competitions in Romania. Since 2008, Bucharest has been included in the international circuit of marathons, joining the other European capitals that annually host such competitions. All Bucharest RUNNING CLUB competitions are accredited and registered in the international calendar of AIMS (International Association of Marathons and Half Marathons) and IAAF. BRC has developed in Romania the model of associating running competitions with a social, humanitarian, or ecological cause, and currently, there are over 30 partner causes of events. They raise up to 100,000 euros annually for the community, social, educational, ecological projects presented. BRC was the first NGO to start a sports volunteering platform in Romania - www.voluntarinsport. BRC organizes its competitions but also mass sports events for companies and NGOs. The official websites of Bucharest RUNNING CLUB are: www.bucuresti10km.ro, www.bucuresti21km.ro, www.bucharest-marathon.com, www.voluntarinsport.ro, www.runinbucharest.com. FB / Bucharest10km; Bucharest21km; BucharestMarathon; BucharestRuningClub; VoluntarInSport; #RunInBucharest