Event Information
  • Name of Event: 2024 KING KONG Marathon
  • Event Date: Sunday, May, 5th 2024
  • Registration:Until 7th April, 2020( Friday) 23:59:59 (Availability is limited)
  • Event Venue:Chang-Bin Elementary School, Taitung, Taiwan
  • Starting Time: Sunday, May, 5th 2024 at 05:00 a.m.
  • Eligibility for Registration: Individuals who have a passion for sports, enjoy challenging themselves, and maintain physical and mental well-being, both domestically and internationally, are welcome to participate. Participants in the Full Marathon and Half Marathon categories must be at least 16 years old. Participants under the age of 20 are required to submit a parental consent and disclaimer form
  • Supervising Authority: Sports Administration, Ministry of Education
  • Organizer: East Coast National Scenic Area, Tourism Administration, Ministry of Transportation
  • Co-organizers: Changbin Township, Taitung County; Ruisui Township, Hualien County
  • Organizer: Body Marketing Co., Ltd.
Registration & Distance
Event 42.195 km Full Marathon 21 km Half Marathon 7.5 km Leisure Run
Registration Fee NT$ 1500 NT$ 1200 NT$ 700
Timing Method Chip Timing Chip Timing No Timing
Age Restriction 16 or older 16 or older None
Event Venue Chang-Bin Elementary School, Taitung, Taiwan
Assembly Time 03:30 a.m.
Time Limit 6.5 hr 4 hr 1.5 hr
Clothing Storage 04: 00-12:00
Refund policy
  1. If a participant submits a withdrawal request before the registration deadline due to personal reasons, they can receive a full refund of the registration fee (excluding the transaction fee) and any additional shuttle fees, minus a handling fee of 30 NTD.
  2. No refunds will be accepted after the registration deadline for any reason.
  3. The race qualification cannot be transferred to another individual or event category and cannot be postponed to another event.
  4. In the event of natural disasters or other force majeure factors leading to the postponement or cancellation of the event, participants unable to participate will receive a refund of 20% of the registration fee (excluding the transaction fee) and any additional shuttle fees.
  5. The refund process will be completed from May 20 (Monday) to May 24 (Friday). If you have not received a refund by May 31 (Friday), please contact Ms. Lin at +886-2-55915658
  6. Click here to submit a refund request (https://forms.gle/SvSbo8y3evPv5cq49) .
Full Marathon, Half Marathon Age Groups
Full Marathon, Half Marathon Age Groups
Male Group A Over 60 years old born before 1964 Female Group A Over 60 years old born before 1964
Male Group B 50-59 years old 1965-1974 Female Group B Over 50 years old born before 1974
Male Group C 40-49 years old 1975-1984 Female Group C 40-49 years old 1975-1984
Male Group D 30-39 years old 1985-1994 Female Group D 30-39 years old 1985-1994
Male Group E 16-29 years old 1995-2008 Female Group E 16-29 years old 1995-2008
Event Run Down
Date Time Description
Sat, May, 4th 17:00-19:00 Dinner for participant (Limited availability)
Sat, May, 5th 03:30-04:30 Clothing Storage
04:00-04:30 Introduction of Distinguished Guests
04:30-04:40 Speech by the Chief Guests
04:40-04:45 Energetic Warm-up Exercise
04:45-05:00 Full Marathon, Half Marathon Participants getting ready
05:00 Full Marathon, Half Marathon Starting
05:10-05:30 7.5 km Leisure Run Participants getting ready
05:30 7.5 km Leisure Run Starting
06:20-11:30 Marathon Time
10:00-11:40 Stage and Booths Activities
12:00 The end of Event
12:30- Event disassembly

Overall ranking rewards

Overall ranking Full Marathon Half Marathon
Male Female Male Female
First place NT$10,000+ trophy NT$8,000+ trophy
Second place NT$8,000+ trophy NT$6,000+ trophy
Third place NT$6,000+ trophy NT$4,000+ trophy
Fourth place NT$3,000+ trophy NT$2,000+ trophy
Fifth place NT$1,500+ trophy NT$1,000+ trophy
  1. In the Full Marathon and Half Marathon, the top 3 in each age group (or top 2 if the number of participants is less than 30) will be awarded trophies.
  2. For the individual of Full Marathon and Half Marathon, cash prizes or equivalent goods will be awarded to the top five male and female participants in the overall rankings. The top five participants in the overall rankings will no longer be considered for age group rankings.
  3. Award recipients are required to submit a copy of both sides of their ID card, a front-page copy of their bankbook, and fill out a receipt. They must also comply with tax regulations for further procedures.

Cosplay Challenge

Open to all participants, the procedure is as follows:

  • The theme for dressing up is King Kong and Ocean
  • On the day of the event, take photos in front of the designated photo backdrop.
  • Submit the costume photos to the specified email address for judging before 5:00 PM on May 8, 2024 (Wednesday).
  • Email content: Dress introduction (within 100 words) and the costume photo taken in front of the designated backdrop.
  • The organizer will upload costume photos that meet the theme to the King Kong Marathon Facebook page on May 13. A three-day online voting period will follow. The top 5 photos with the most likes will receive "exquisite prizes."
Check-in Instructions
  1. Registration can be done via mail or pick-up at convenience stores. Postage fees should be paid together with the registration fee.
  2. Check-in materials will be delivered by t-cat and can be collected at convenience stores. The postage fees are as follows:
  3. Please pay attention to the parcel delivery status during the delivery period. You can check the progress of the delivery. Materials are expected to be sent out gradually starting from April 22 (Monday). Please ensure you provide the correct address (do not use a postal mailbox, limited to within Taiwan). If you have not received the materials or if there are any discrepancies by April 29 (Monday), please contact the organizer at +886-2-5591-5658, service hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  4. Due to incomplete mailing addresses or the inability to deliver materials due to no one being available to sign, resulting in the inability to participate, the organizer will not resend the materials. Please collect the materials at Body Marketing Co., Ltd. within one week after the event during office hours, May 6 (Monday) to May 10 (Friday), 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM, with your bib number. Overdue items will be deemed as forfeited. (Address: 1F, No. 14, Lane 48, Wenzhou Street, Da'an District, Taipei City, Phone: 02-55915658 ext. 22).
  5. Receiving the check-in materials indicates that the check-in procedure is complete. Please go to the service center on the day of the event.
  6. After completing the check-in, please carefully keep the bib and chip. Lost items will not be reissued. Participants without a bib will lose their eligibility.
Registration note
  1. Each person can only register for one event and one group, and repeated registration is not allowed.
  2. Please fill in the registration information carefully. Those who have completed the registration procedures are not allowed to request to change the competition items (if you need a refund, please refer to the refund policy).
  3. Incomplete procedures and insufficient payment of registration fees are regarded as incomplete registration procedures.
  4. If you have any questions regarding the registration, feel free to contact Ms. Lin at +886-2-55915658 during business hour.
Friendly Reminder
  • Get enough sleep the day before the event to ensure your body is in the best condition on race day.
  • Avoid exercising on an empty stomach on race day, and please complete your meal at least two hours before the race.
Penalty rules
  • Players who benefit from the help of others during the game (such as rides, support, etc.).
  • The registration group does not match the identity verification qualifications.
  • Violation of sportsmanship and ethics (such as fighting, insulting referees...).
  • No number bib (must be hung on the chest) and chip.
  • Those who do not wear the turning point token (should be worn on the wrist to facilitate the judgment of the referee's ranking).

Competition disputes: Players are not allowed to question the referees on the spot during the competition. If there is an indication of the same meaning as the track and field rules, the referees shall prevail and no complaints may be lodged. Appeal procedure: For any problems related to the competition, it must be raised to the competition team of the conference within 30 minutes after the results of each group are announced, and a deposit of NT$1,000 must be paid at the same time, and the competition team will sign for the receipt; all appeals are subject to the judgment of the Arbitration Committee. If the judgment is correct, the security deposit will be confiscated and used as conference expenses.

Timing considerations
  • The organizer will start to calculate the time record based on the time when the gun is fired, and this time record will be used as the judgment of the runners' ranking and performance statistics.
  • This event adopts the chip sensor system to judge the results. The "General Assembly Results" is the starting time of firing guns. All reward results are based on the "General Assembly Results".
  • Players must wear the chip at the prescribed place during the competition. For the wearing method, please refer to the official website.
  • Players are obliged to ensure that the chip is worn securely and correctly, and those who lose the chip will lose their eligibility to win prizes.
  • Players are required to start within 10 minutes after the gun is fired, otherwise the organizer has the right to prohibit them from starting and the score will not be calculated.
  • The chip is used as the basis for timing. Please pass each sensor point and confirm that the chip you are wearing has passed the sensor floor mat. The organizer will not be responsible for those who fail to use the chip in accordance with the organizer's regulations and result in no results.
  • Competitors are prohibited from exchanging chips, wearing other people's chips or wearing more than 2 chips. Violators will be disqualified and the score will not be counted.
Other considerations
  • The organizer has the right to modify the above competition rules and announce them on the official website without objection.
  • This competition will use the "competition time" to judge the results.
  • Players must wear the chip at the prescribed place during the competition. For the wearing method, please refer to the official website.
  • Those who fail to pass the closing point within the time limit will be disqualified directly by the referees, and players cannot object.
  • Safety comes first. If you feel unwell, please stop the competition immediately, and please bring your health insurance card or relevant certification documents with you.
  • Please follow the instructions of the referees for the game and read the rules of the game carefully.
  • In response to environmental protection, please use environmentally friendly water cups, and the supply station does not provide paper cups.
  • Please put rubbish into the trash bin set up by the conference to respond to environmental protection and facilitate post-match cleaning.
  • In case of force majeure, natural disasters or bad weather, the organizer will decide to cancel or postpone the event to another alternative route depending on the situation, and players shall have no objection. It will be announced on the official website of the event 3 days before the event without prior notice.
  • The video, photos and results of this event are copyrighted by the organizer.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the content of the event. If there is any latest news about the event, it will be updated on the official website of the event. If there are any unfinished matters in the above event, the organizer may revise it at any time without prior notice.
Insurance notes

Dear runners: Exercise is an important element to maintain a healthy body. Please do what you can according to your running conditions on the day of running, and please get enough sleep the day before the event and finish eating 2 hours before running on the day. The organizer will only provide necessary emergency medical aid to the scene, and the diseases caused by the own diseases are not covered by the insurance, and the public accident insurance only covers the injuries suffered due to site accidents. For this event, the organizer has purchased public accident insurance and travel safety insurance in accordance with the safety management points of large-scale group activities. If a player changes in private without notifying the organizer, please add travel safety insurance by yourself, and the organizer will not be responsible for the uninsured players.

  • Public accident insurance coverage:
    • The insured shall be liable for compensation according to the law due to the following accidents during the insurance period, resulting in third party bodily injury, death or property damage to the third party, and the company shall be liable for compensation to the insured when a claim for compensation is received.
    • Accidents that occur in the business premises specified in this insurance policy due to the business operation of the insured or his employees.
    • Accidents that occur to the insurer in buildings, passages, machines or other working objects where the insurer operates its business.
  • Special exclusions:
    • Personal illness leading to sports injury.
    • Symptoms due to personal physique or cardiovascular symptoms, such as shock, heart attack, diabetes, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, altitude sickness, epilepsy, dehydration, etc.
    • If the player encounters the medical history of the disease mentioned in the second item, it is recommended that the player carefully consider his own safety and add personal accident insurance by himself.
    • Unexplained chest discomfort (chest tightness, chest pain)
    • Unexplained difficulty breathing
    • Unexplained dizziness
    • Suddenly lose consciousness
    • Hypertension (>140/90mmHg)
    • Heart disease
    • Abnormal kidney function
    • Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia (total cholesterol>240mg/Dl)
    • Family history of heart disease (heart attack or sudden death in first-degree relatives before the age of 60)
    • Epilepsy
Participant Declaration

I (all members of this group) hereby declare that I am in good health and have no history of unknown chest discomfort (chest pain, chest tightness), difficulty breathing, or illnesses such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, asthma, etc. If there has been any unexplained chest discomfort (chest pain, chest tightness), difficulty breathing, or if I have any of the mentioned illnesses, I will carefully consider my safety based on the organizer's advice. I will not participate against my better judgment. I declare that if any accidents occur during the race due to personal health reasons or intentional actions on my part, I am willing to take full responsibility, and all liabilities are not related to the organizer. When Body Marketing Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as the Company) collect, process, or use personal data for the organization of the marathon event, it is based on respect for your rights, and it follows honest and trustworthy principles and the following guidelines. The Company collects your personal data for two purposes:

  • As needed for various PR event information dissemination by the Company.
  • To comply with the needs of this event, for the right to review and confirm eligibility, and for the relevant event procedures. The Company will only request the necessary personal information for public relations event operations (such as name, birthdate, ID card, email, address form, etc.), and this data will only be used for activities necessary for event execution or for providing enterprises participating in "raffle activities" related to the event as winning notifications and redemption usage. Your provided personal data will be processed and used in electronic or paper format by the Company and external service providers both within and outside Taiwan. If you need further information about the processing or utilization of your personal data, feel free to contact us.

The Company follows the guidelines and policies of personal data management as the guiding principles for collecting, processing, or using any personal data. A comprehensive personal data protection and security maintenance plan has been established, and all processes have strict control procedures and standard operating procedures. Therefore, you can confidently provide your personal information to this event.

When the Company retains your personal data, based on the provisions of Taiwan's Personal Data Protection Act, you can exercise the following rights in accordance with the law: inquire or request to view your personal data, request a copy of your personal data, request supplementary or correction of your personal data, request to stop the collection, processing, or use of your personal data, and request the deletion of your personal data. When you want to exercise the above-mentioned rights, please contact the organizer of this event to handle your request, inquiry hotline +886-2-5591-5658, service hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

When the Company needs to collect, process, or use your personal data for the reasons mentioned above, you are free to choose whether to provide your personal data. If you provide personal data of others outside yourself, you agree and understand that you are responsible for truthfully informing the third party about all the contents of this declaration and obtaining their consent. If you refuse to provide relevant personal data, this event cannot carry out the necessary review and processing operations, resulting in the inability to provide related services. The content of the personal data protection notice may be modified at any time if there is a need due to changes in laws or circumstances, and the Company has the right to modify the content of the notice and update it on the website.