Race day

Health and safety

For the runners of the 2024 Bogotá Half Marathon

The health resources to be implemented in the athletic event consist of:

  • 36 physicians.
  • 120 nursing assistants.
  • 17 medicalized ambulances.
  • 18 MEC (stabilization and triage modules).
  • 18 defibrillators (devices that minimize the risk of sudden death due to cardiac arrest).
This medical service will be distributed in 18 strategic points:

  • Two in the concentration area (events plaza of Simon Bolivar Park).
  • Two at the starting area (Simon Bolivar Park parking lot).
  • Two at the finish line (63rd Street at the pedestrian bridge of the Parque de los Niños).
  • Twelve at the course (nine in the 21K and three in the 10K).
12 assistance points along the courses, which will have the following services:

  • Hydration with water and isotonic beverages.
  • Bathroom service.
  • Medicalized ambulances.
  • Support personnel.
  • Stabilization and Classification Module.
Logistics personnel:

  • 1,200 volunteers
  • 600 operators.
  • 40 coordinators.
  • 20 fire brigades composed of two members and 2 brigade coordinators.

  • 3,200 units of Metropolitan Police and 400 units of the Transit Police.
  • 9 hospitals of public and private networks will be on yellow alert all through the duration of the event.