Many sporting events require all participants to obtain a medical certificate signed by a doctor. This is particularly common in France and several other European countries.
Some sporting events which may require a doctors medical certificate include the Paris Marathon, Medoc Marathon, Marathon de Sables, L'Etape du Tour, La Marmotte and Triathlons.
We can’t guarantee that the doctor will be able to sign the form that you have been given but they will be able to provide a signed doctors medical certificate, stating your fitness in as much detail as possible. In our experience event organisers will be satisfied with this.
Please read below for more information.doctor sports medical certificates from £49
Your DocTap GP can assess your fitness to participate in an event and provide a doctor's medical certificate to state that you are fit to participate where possible.
Provided that a detailed medical examination isn’t requested by the event organisers then your DocTap GP will be able to carry out the assessment in a normal 15 minute appointment. There is no extra charge for providing you with a sports medical certificate. Appointment prices start from just £34.
Please feel free to email us a copy of the certificate you have been given before booking your appointment, so that we can check if it is something we can help with. Also, do bring along any information which explains the nature of the event and what medical information the doctor needs to provide. It is also helpful if you can bring a summary of your health records from your regular GP.
Please avoid physical exertion just before your examination as this may falsely raise your blood pressure.
We can’t guarantee that the doctor will be able to sign the form that you have been given but they will be able to provide a signed doctors medical certificate, stating your fitness in as much detail as possible. In our experience event organisers will be satisfied with this. Please note that if doctors find abnormalities when they examine you then they will not be able to certify you as fit to participate.See a doctor about doctor sports medical certificates
Training for and competing in a sporting events such as this is challenging enough without the added exertion of obtaining a fitness to participate medical certificate from a doctor. For most events we can issue you the required certificate in a 15 minute appointment. So that you can focus your energies on preparing for the big day!