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Retina Race 2018

This 5km Charity Run is open to the general public, delegates, exhibitors and friends of the society who are attending the EURETINA Congress at the Reed Messe Congress Centre, Vienna.

A unique 5km fun run at dawn – with proceeds going to the sight saving charity Orbis. Orbis transform lives through the prevention & treatment of blindness. With their network of partners, supporters, staff & sector leading volunteers, Orbis empowers communities with the skills & resources necessary to flight blindness on a local level.

The 5km distance makes the race the perfect fun run for early morning runners of all standards.

Date: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Time: 06.15 am
Meeting Point: Courtyard Marriott, Vienna Messe
Race Location: Prater Park
Registration Fee: €40 per participant

It is important that you complete the registration form with the correct information. Online registration will close on Thursday 20th September 2018, at 23.59 (onsite registration will be available on the day of the race).

The registration fee €40 includes: start number, chip, official race t-shirt, first aid, bag deposit service, changing location, refreshment points.


06.15 – Registration opens

06.45 – Race starts

07.00 – Breakfast ready to serve to first participants

07.30 – Race ends

07.30 – Awards Ceremony & Breakfast

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Awards Ceremony

Individual performance times will be recorded electronically to aid efficient and accurate selection of fastest times. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded immediately after the race to the top three in both male and female categories. These are divided into four age categories as outlined below.

Age Categories: Under 30 | 30 – 40 | 41 – 50 | Over 50

Race Information

EURETINA is organising the 7th edition of the RETINA RACE – a non competitive road race of 5km, with a race course measured and certified. The start time is 06:45am and the award ceremony will be held at 07:30am. The race time limit is 45 MINUTES. The organizing committee reserves the right to modify the course according to needs of the authorities.

Health and Safety

Although the organizing committee will provide a medical service along the course. please note that this race is at your own risk and therefore please be sure of your own health condition before participating

Timekeeping and Results

Each athlete will receive a chip timer at registration. The chip must be returned to the staff after the race finishes. Athletes that forget to wear the chip or don’t wear it in the correct way, will not have a recorded result in the final ranking.

Time Limit

The time limit for the 5km race is 45 minutes.


The start of the 5km non competitive race will be at 06:45 am.

Refreshment Points

There will be a refreshment point during the race. A light breakfast buffet will also be provided after the race.


Complaints regarding the race will have to be presented in writing by the participants, to the race referees up to 30 minutes after the race finishes, together with a fee, which will be returned in case of the acceptance of the complaint.

Final Considerations

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to close the registration without further notice and the ability to change the race regulations according to the requirements for improved race organisation.

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