track and field

TRACK & FIELD regulations

Last update 29/11/16

    1. The Track & Field Committee of the 20th Maccabiah will be responsible for the Track & Field competitions of the 20th Maccabiah.
    2. The Track & Field competitions will be conducted according to the rules of the IAAF.
    3. Participation in the competition is open to any athlete who is in possession of a Participant Card, issued by the Organizing Committee of the 20th Maccabiah, and is registered for the Track & Field competitions.
    4. Each country may enter three athletes for each event and one team only for each relay event. In relay races, if there are less than six (6) teams in a race, then additional teams may be comprised of runners from countries that do not have a team (“Composite Relay Team”). The system of competition will be clarified during the technical meetings.
    5. Composite relay teams will be treated as invitation teams which are eligible to win medals if they finish first, second or third in a relay final. In each relay race, medals must also be awarded to the first, second and third placed national relay teams comprised entirely of runners from the same country.
Venues and times

The sport department of the 20th Maccabiah will determine the venues and times of the Track & Field competitions and teams will be notified accordingly.

The Track & Field Committee will select


Competitions will be held in the following events:

       Male                                         Female

  1. 100 meters                             100 meters
  2. 200 meters                             200 meters
  3. 400 meters                             400 meters
  4. 800 meters                             800 meters
  5. 1500 meters                           1500 meters
  6. 5000 meters                           5000 meters
  7. 10km road race                      10km road race
  8. 110m hurdles                         100m hurdles
  9. 400m hurdles                         400m hurdles
  10. Half Marathon                         Half marathon
  11. 4x100 m relay                        4x100m relay race
  12. 4x400m relay                         race 4x400m relay race
  13. High jump                              High jump
  14. Long jump                             Long jump
  15. Triple Jump                            Triple Jump 
  16. Pole Vault                              Pole Vault
  17. Discus throw                          Discus throw
  18. Shot put                                Shot put
  19. Javelin throw                         Javelin throw
  20. Hummer Throw


Boys (1999-2002)                        Girls (1999-2002)

  1. 100 meters                           100 meters
  2. 200 meters                           200 meters
  3. 400 meters                           400 meters
  4. 800 meters                           800 meters
  5. 1500 meters                         1500 meters
  6. 3000 meters                         3000 meters
  7. 110m hurdles                        100m hurdles
  8. 4x100m relay race                4x100m relay race
  9. 4X400m relay race                4x400m relay race
  10. High jump                             High jump
  11. Long jump                            Long jump
  12. Triple jump                           Triple jump
  13. Shot Put                               Shot Put
  14. Javelin throw                        Javelin throw
  15. Discus throw                         Discus throw 
  16. Pole Vault                             Pole Vault



Age categories (Open - Male and Female): Up to 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60+


    1. These regulations are but one part of the complete 20th Maccabiah Regulations, and must be read along with the instructions found in "Basic Regulations and Disciplinary Procedures".
    2. In the event of a discrepancy between the regulations written here and those appearing in the "Basic Regulations", the regulations written here will apply and be binding.