Kelly's Herts RAG Run 2019 - Terms & Conditions

  • 30 November 2019
  • University of Herts, De Havilland campus
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Booking Conditions and Regulations


Kelly's Storage Charity Events is part of Kelly's Storage R & T, Westfield Rd, Slyfield Industrial Estate, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1SB, Company no:606638

In the circumstances any contract for the supply of an event is between you and Kelly's Storage Charity Events, the event organiser, whose details are set out above and whose name appears on the relevant online entry form.

 

 

Rules and regulations


By entering the event you agree at all times to abide by any rules and regulations imposed by the event organiser.

Personal health and fitness

By entering an event you shall be deemed to acknowledge and understand that participation in the relevant event is potentially hazardous, and you should not enter and participate unless you are medically able, properly trained and have appropriate equipment. Please be aware that a number of the Kelly's Charity Events are of a cross country or off road nature and so there are additional risks that are not common to usual road runs.

You should consult your doctor prior to undertaking training for an event. It is your responsibility to make sure you are medically fit and capable of participating in the booked event. The event organiser reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to stop any participant from taking part if the individual is deemed unfit to participate, including mid-event removal where necessary.

Existing medical conditions

It is your responsibility to advise the event officials prior to the start of the event of any pre-existing medical condition, disability, relevant medications being taken and allergies that may be relevant in the administration of any medical assistance required or in your ability to take part in the event.

In particular you are advised that you should not participate in an event if suffering any cold or flu-like systems or if you have any other existing illness or injury which might reasonably be expected to affect your performance and your ability to complete the event. No refunds will be given should this eventuality arise.

Running events or events including a run element

Running routes of an off road nature often follow a course over rough and undulating terrain. You are responsible for ensuring that you wear a suitable foot wear and any other safety equipment that you think is necessary for you to complete the distance, at all relevant times during the run.

Routes used may also be used by dog walkers, dogs, horse riders and marshals on bikes.

Participants should expect to encounter and should take extreme care when encountering livestock, steep drop offs, up hill sections, roots, mud, rocks, obstacles, fellow participants, dog walkers, dogs, horse riders and marshals on bikes.

It is the participant's responsibility to follow the course markers and to any warning signs on the route.

Save to the extent caused by negligence on the part of the event organiser, participants will be entirely responsible for any injury others) as a result of any reckless running, failure to take proper care or pay proper attention or failure to adhere to warning signs or instructions.

Participants and Spectators

The event organiser will use reasonable endeavours to ensure the safety of participants and spectators. Course markers are in place to guide participants and to separate participants from spectators. A First aid response vehicle and crew will also be in place for both participants and spectators.

It is the responsibility of the Parents of spectating children and adults charged with the supervision of spectating children to ensure the children are supervised at all times. If spectators choose to bring their pets, the pets must be kept under control at all times. Spectators and participants should adhere to the course markers and obey instructions of the marshals.

Medical treatment while participating in an event

By entering an event, you are confirming that should you require any medical treatment during your attendance at the event, whether before, during or after the actual event, such treatment may be administered by the events' official personnel and that you will not hold them or the event organiser responsible if any further injury is sustained during and after the medical team treat you.

Race numbers

If you are provided with a race number this must not under any circumstances be given to anyone else without informing the relevant event director. Amongst other potential problems, doing so may cause problems of identification for the event medical services in the case of any accident or injury. Any attempt to do so will result in immediate disqualification of the individual(s) concerned.

Outfits

Anyone attempting to start or join an event in any outfit that the event marshals deem unsuitable and/or dangerous to yourself, other participants or spectators, will not be allowed to start the event.

Music and telephones etc while participating in an event

In the interests of the health and safety of the participants, you must not participate in the event whilst listening to any personal music-playing device or whilst using any mobile telephone. This is particularly important in order to allow emergency services and their vehicles to operate safely on the day, which they may not be able to do if you are unable to hear what is happening around you throughout the event.

Start times

Start times may from time to time have to be varied. Where start times are varied, reasonable endeavours will be used to advise you as soon as reasonably practicable. Under no circumstances will you be entitled to any refund of entry fees where, despite a change in start time, the event takes place on the originally specified day.

Event timing

Event finish times will be provided but no responsibility is taken for the accuracy of the same or any failure to supply a finish time, whether as a result of technical problems or otherwise.

Ejection from the event

Event officials have the right, in their absolute discretion, to refuse to allow you to participate in the event either at the start or to continue participation at any point along the route of the event, should you be deemed to behave inappropriately or give cause for concern that your continued participation may cause offence or injury to yourself, any spectators or other participants. Failure to comply with any instruction from event officials and marshals or any breach of any rules and regulations governing the event will result in ejection from the event and may also result in you being reported to the police or any relevant governing body for the event in question.

Event organiser's decisions

Decisions made in respect of the event (whether in respect of safety, organisation, management, timings, placings, rules, regulations and guidance or otherwise) by the relevant event organiser, any race director, officials and marshals are final and binding on all participants.

Cancellation of the event and limit of liability

The event organiser reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to cancel, delay or postpone the event due to unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances out of its reasonable control. In such cases it will endeavour to inform participants as quickly as is possible. Where the event has to be cancelled, delayed or postponed due to circumstances outside of its reasonable control (including for the avoidance of doubt due to adverse weather, water or ground conditions or as a result of instructions from the emergency services) neither we nor the event organiser shall be liable for any inconvenience, expenses, costs, losses or damages suffered by participants.

Where the event has to be cancelled, delayed or postponed due to circumstances that were within the event organisers reasonable control or where you have any other claim against the event organiser or us in respect of the event, our entire liability (save in respect of personal injury or death) in respect of any inconvenience, expenses, costs, losses or damages suffered by you as a result will be limited to the entry sum you have donated to take part in the event.

Use of Images

By taking part in the event you grant full and irrevocable permission to us the event organiser and any duly authorised third parties to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this event that may include your image.

Use of images of under 18 participants will be governed by the following guidelines. Please note that the web sites can be viewed throughout the world and not just in the UK where UK law applies.

Parents should be aware of the following conditions for using these images:

* Details or full names (which means first name and surname) of any child in an image, on video, on our website, or in printed publications, will not be included without good reason. For example the full names of prize winners may be included with the requisite parental consent.

* Images of individual young people will not use the name of that child in the accompanying text or photo caption without requisite parental consent.

* If a young person is named in the text, a photo of that child will not accompany the article save with parental consent.

* Group images may be used with general labelling not identifying individual participants.

* Images of children will only be used if suitably dressed, to reduce the risk of such images being used inappropriately.

Collection and use of information

Your personal information will only be used by us, the event organiser and any appointed third parties for purposes in connection with the event and any subsequent events that we may organise or administer. You may be contacted by charities Shooting Star Chase and / Oakleaf Enterprise if you selected Yes to being contacted by the event's nominated charity. By entering the event you grant full and irrevocable permission for us to pass any medical details you have given us to the medical teams operating on the day of the event. For further information please refer to our Privacy Policy which can be viewed on our website.

Email communication, change of postal address, email address or telephone number(s).
Much of our communication in respect of events is likely to be done by email. Please note that we cannot be responsible if any communication, which is correctly addressed and sent, is not received by the intended recipient. Please ensure that any spam filters etc are set to ensure that emails from us will be received by you.

If your postal address, email address or telephone number details change, then please inform us as soon as possible by emailing: charity.events@kellystorage.co.uk. If this is not done, we cannot guarantee that you will receive all event communications.

Disclaimer

Participants accept that event participation is only for persons who are physically fit and who have undertaken an appropriate training plan. It is your responsibility to seek appropriate medical advice prior to participation. Participation in the event is entirely at your own risk and by entering the event participants acknowledge that those involved in the organisation and staging of the event shall not be liable for death, injury, loss or damage arising from participation in the event save to the extent that it is caused by their negligence.