Entry requirements in Mexico
For Europeans no visa is necessary. You simply fill out an immigration document (FMT or tourist card) that you will receive on the plane or at the border. This paper, the FMT allows you to stay in Mexico for a maximum of 180 days. When you enter the country, this document FMT is buffered and should be carefully preserved, because you will be asked at the departure from the territory. Check that the customs wrote 180 days. Be in possession of a passport valid (6 months).
- Upon entering of Mexico, we pay a fee of about U.S. $ 25, regardless of the means of transport used. Just as the airport tax to leave the country, it is included in the airline ticket. - For those who pass through the United States in case of stopover, such as Miami or Huston, there is no need for a visa. However, since January 2009, to facilitate the transition to U.S. immigration, it is mandatory to register at least 72 hours in advance via the Internet (about 14 €, response in about 72 hours after ). This system is called "Electronic System for Travel Authorization" (ESTA). Data valid for 2 years. Attention a transit flight in the United States may result in a delay as you may miss your connection to Mexico: So, at time of booking, allow at least 3 hours between your matches. - Driving license: your national license is sufficient The length of your flight is about 12 hours for Paris / Mexico. For Cancun, direct flight, count to 11:20 and 9:35 to return.
Exit: you must present the document migratory (FMT) that you were given upon arrival. - You must pay the airport tax if it is not already included in the ticket price (what is extremely rare). - If you still have pesos, change them in the exchange offices of the airport (before going through customs), or keep them for the next Half Marathon of Cancún
Cancún Half Marathon
Located on the Caribbean Sea, north-east of the Yucatán Peninsula, the city of Cancun attracts thousands of tourists every year, attracted by the beauty of the place and its subtropical climate. The presence of the sea has a decisive influence on its climate. There are two distinct seasons: - the rainy season from May to November with a risk of hurricanes in September and October. During this season, temperatures rise around 32 C° but the proximity to the sea makes breathing air in relation to inland. - the dry season from December to April provides a stable environment where the heat and sun are very often rendezvous with temperatures of 27-29 C° during the day and 18-20 ° C at night. Very correct temperature to run a Half Marathon
- Accommodation: If you also want to book the hotel, please refer to the page hotel that we offer, and make only one payment. For further information, do not hesitate to contact us.
Half Marathon, 5Km & 10Km
What to put in the suitcase
Aside your racing vest, shorts and running shoes Of course, do not forget sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and swimsuit! In the evening, the long-sleeved shirt is the rule for a touch of elegance. Mosquito products and an antacid you embellish life once there!
Passport and Visa Information
Mexico Visa Policy permits citizens of the countries listed below to travel to Mexico without a visa. (FMTTV):
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,Greece, Hong Kong,Hungary, Irland, Island, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lienchtestein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway
Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweeden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Urugay, USA,Venezuela
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Regarding the tips, it is customary to leave 10 to 15% of the notes in tourist restaurants. For wearing babages, provide a ticket or 10 pesos 1 dollar. Note that, in hotels, the maid will be very kind with you if you let her/him 5 or $ 10 per day. Markets and craft shops do not hesitate to bargain, it is part of manners.
The standard Cancun electricity supply is 110 volts. Hotels usually offer voltage converters for 220 volt devices. Many sockets do not accept polarized or three-prong plugs so it is recommended that you bring your own adapter but you can usually buy these in the hotel shop.
Cancun Time Zone
- 6 hours offset. When it is 12:00 a.m. in Cancun, it is 06:00 p.m. in London, 06:00 p.m. for U.K. This time difference is valid for most of the country.
Cancun time zone is five hours earlier than Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Quintana Roo - Mexico
“We recommend to all competitors to give us a valid firstname.lastname@example.org this VALID e-mail address is very important, apart that this e-address will be the only way of communication between us, it will serve us to send you more information about the event.
All online entries with valid email addresses will receive promptly a confirmation indicating their bib number and other relevant details about the event.”
Water pointsAs per the International rules of the road races
water, sports drinks, fruits, from km 2 (and every 2 km) and after the Finish Line.
There will be checkpoint areas for the runners, being disqualified any athlete who: Isn’t properly registered; does not wear the assigned race number Does not complete the full course.
Half Marathon, 10Km and 5Km
You will receive medal after finishing the Half Marathon and 10Km .