Terms & Conditions

Entry fees are sold subject to these terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully prior to purchase. Purchase of any entry is acceptance of these terms and conditions on your behalf and on behalf of any person for whom You are purchasing tickets.

These terms and conditions are subject to change from time to time without notice and at our sole discretion.

Participation

Participants must be of an age on the date, that is set out on the event information, to take part.

Participant must collect his/her race pack on event day, 30 mins prior to the start of the event. Failure to do so will result in the forfeit of participation of the event.

By taking part, all participants confirm that their names and/or video footage or photographs taken during their participation may be used to publicise a Just Run event.

Participant race numbers are specific personal identifiers and may not be passed on or any other person, unless already agreed with Just Run Ltd.

Registrations will close on the date publicised on the event website.

Participants must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Participants may be withdrawn from the race for any reason and therefore will no longer be part of the race.

Participants must be fit to run and free from injury and the Participant agrees that he/she is physically capable of competing in the Event and agrees to be solely responsible for his/her actions and the Event Organiser, its officers, employees, agents, affiliates, associated companies, sponsors or medical advisers are not responsible for any injury or illness that the Participant may suffer as a result of his/her participation in the Event

Payments and refunds

To be granted the right to participate, the Participant must pay the Entry Fee at stated on the on the event information on the Just Run Website.

All entry fees are non-refundable, unless cancelled accordingly.

Participants can only cancel by email within 14 days of the purchase date and not with 1 month of event start date.

Any refunds issued will be minus administration costs and any processing fee charged by Full on Sport which is 4.9% + 20p.

All cancellation requests need to be requested by email to info@justrun.run with CANCELLATION REQUEST FOR (EVENT NAME) clearly stated in the subject line of the email.

Participants may be able to transfer to another person or event via full on sport, you must inform by email us at info@justrun.run 28 days before the Event start date. An administration fee will be payable.

Entry fees are subject to change and Just Run Ltd has the right to amend the price and to offer discounts during open registration. Refunds will not be given to those who have signed up at a different rate.

Event Day

Participants must follow instructions as given from all event officials including race staff, volunteers and medical personnel before, during and after the event.

All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner during their participation in the event. This means, for example, that urinating or defecating anywhere on or near the course shall be strictly prohibited except in toilet facilities. Anyone violating this rule of conduct shall be disqualified from the event and will be asked to leave the course.

Every participant shall be provided with a race number which MUST be worn on the front of shirts and be visible at all times during the event. The race number is to be worn as issued. No participant shall be permitted to participate in the event without the appropriate number.

All participants must write their name and details of any health problems or medication on the reverse of the race number, which must be worn on the front of shirts during the race.

Participants should also inform the race organisers of any special medical conditions.

Participants must begin the event during the official recognised starting times.

Any roads closed for the race will reopen as soon as possible after the last runners have passed. A Sweep vehicle/person will follow the back markers. Anyone who is deemed to be unable to complete the course in the cut-off time will be approached by a race steward and told that they must use the pavement. If they decide to continue as the roads will be opening up, their safety cannot be guaranteed. In the event of you being so far behind we strongly advise you against continuing and you should ask the steward to radio through for a pick-up vehicle to come and take you back to the finish line. If you do continue we will be unable to guarantee that road closures, marshals and drinks stations will be in place. Before starting the race please consider your ability to complete the course in the allotted time.

Liability

Participation is at any of our events is at the participants own risk.

Just Run, its staff, agents or contractors shall not be liable for indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Just Run will not be liable for any computer result anomalies or any technical malfunctions.

Whilst Just Run takes every care with staging the event, the participant acknowledges that personal accident and personal items insurance is their own responsibility. Just Run shall not be liable to the participant for any loss or damage of or to personal equipment belonging to the participant, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising out of the participant taking part in the event, or for any loss of business, revenue or profit, loss of reputation, anticipated savings or wasted expenditure, pledges made on your behalf or to charity.

Just Run will not be responsible for the behaviour of any spectators or third parties.

Just Run cannot be held responsible for any issues or allergies resulting from food and drink products given out on the day of the event.

Cancellation and changes of the Event

If the event is cancelled because of circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Just Run; including and not limited to, an act of God, explosion, acts of a public enemy, war, insurrection, terrorist act or threat of terrorist act, sabotage, epidemic, embargoes, strikes or the death of a leading member of the British Royal Family then the participant will not be entitled to a refund of the entry fee and compensation of other losses, such as travel or accommodation expenses. We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to cancel, delay or postpone the event due to unforeseen circumstances out of our reasonable control (for example due to adverse weather conditions or as a result of instructions from the emergency services). In such cases, we will endeavour to inform participants as quickly as is possible.

Just Run reserves the right to alter aspects of the race at any time. Any alterations, such as a change in start time, will be communicated to participants in good time to allow for plans to be revised.

Just Run reserves the right to amend the event format at their discretion. If the event format is changed the participant will not be entitled to any refund and no liability can be taken.

Disqualification

Just Run reserve the right to disqualify any participant found to be in breach of the terms and conditions.

Disqualification can be enforced upon partaking in any of the following:

  • Urination in any area other than designated toilets en-route
  • Swapping numbers with another runner, without prior consent from Just Run.
  • Possession of any banned item, such as dogs, baby joggers, baby strollers, skateboards, Nordic sticks, Kangoo Jump boots, roller blades, hand cycles, unauthorised bicycles or any other wheeled device on the course, except for hand-propelled wheelchairs in the wheelchair race.
  • Deviation from the designated route.
  • Tampering with the timing chip.
  • Not adhering to the issued timing pen when asked to do so.

Refusing to obey the directions of the event official, city official or course marshal/steward, or who conducts himself/herself in an unsportsmanlike manner, or who uses offensive actions or language to officials, volunteers, participants or spectators may be disqualified from the event.

Participant Obligations

All participants must oblige to the following:

Advice provided by Just Run as well as instructions and directions given by officials and race marshals of the event.

Avoid using headphones whilst running, to limit the risk of injury to yourself and other participants. Just Run will not be held responsible for incidents caused as a result of the use of headphones which inhibit the communication of important warnings or information from emergency services or course marshals.

Display the correct race number provided by Just Run, with appropriate medical information completed on the reverse.

Avoid deviation from the designated race route

No participant may bring dogs, baby joggers, baby strollers, skateboards, Nordic sticks, roller blades, hand cycles, Kangoo Jumps, stilts, crutches, unauthorised bicycles or any other wheeled device on the course, except for hand propelled wheelchairs in the mass race (within a designated pen assigned by Just Run).

Participants accept that they must make their best efforts in training for and completing the 10K course in less than 2 hours (around 20 minutes per mile which is a slow walking pace), calculated from the last runner to cross the start line.

The Start

Participants will be assigned to timing pens in accordance with the runners’ predicted time.

Participants shall assemble for the race in their assigned timing pen no less than 15 minutes prior to the race start. Any runner attempting to enter the wrong timing pen shall be required to start after all other participants have crossed the start line.

All participants shall enter the timing pen from the rear unless otherwise directed by an event official. Any person who climbs the fence/barrier or otherwise enters improperly shall be disqualified from the event.

All participants must be positioned behind the starting line when starting and must run over the start mat to activate their timing chip, failure to do so will result in a finishing time not being available for them.

Participants are able to move backwards in timing pens but not forward. Any participants found to be in a pen ahead of their colour will be asked to return to the correct pen. Failure to comply with this rule after being asked will result in disqualification.

Course Monitoring

Any participant who refuses to obey the directions of the event official, city official or course marshal/steward; or who conducts himself/herself in an unsportsmanlike manner, or who uses offensive actions or language to officials, volunteers, participants or spectators may be disqualified from the event and future participation at the discretion of race officials.

Any participant who has been found by a course marshal/steward, event official or surveillance equipment to have gained an unfair advantage by intentionally shortening the route of the race (“cutting the course”) shall be immediately disqualified from the event.

Any person who participates in the event either a) without a current official race number and timing device or b) with a chip or race number not officially assigned to him/her is subject to removal and disqualification from future events.

No persons are authorised to be on the course unless they are registered participants. Therefore, no person shall be allowed to accompany a participant if he/she is not registered in the event, nor shall any participant be allowed, without the permission of the event management, to receive assistance from anyone during the progress of the event. Any person not properly displaying an authorised and issued race number shall be directed to leave the course.

A hands-on medical examination during the progress of an event by officially designated medical personnel shall not be considered assistance and will not result in disqualification if participant is deemed medically fit. If a participant becomes ill during or after the event and/or receives medical attention or treatment either from event medical staff, medical providers or any doctor or hospital, they authorise such persons to provide details (including details of medical treatment) to the Medical Director of the event or others authorised by them.

Participant Safety

The use of wheeled devices by participants or any other person authorised to be on the course shall be strictly limited to (a) authorised and registered competitive wheelchair participants and (b) authorised course marshals on bicycles. Baby joggers, baby strollers, skateboards, roller blades, Kangoo Jumps, stilts, crutches, unauthorised bicycles or any other wheeled device will not be permitted.

Participants are responsible for their recognition and understanding of event signage, symbols and colour relating to participant maps, facilities and direction.

Medical personnel authorised by the event to do so may examine any participant who appears to be in distress. If in the sole opinion of authorised medical personnel it is in the best interest of the participant’s health and welfare, medical personnel may remove the participant from the event.

Participants must retire at once from race if ordered to do so by a member of the events official staff, official medical staff, or any person in authority, including fire and police officers.

Participants are responsible and assume liability for any and all medical expenses incurred as a result of training for and/or participation in the event, including but not limited to ambulance transport, hospital stays, physician and pharmaceutical goods and services.

In the interest of safety, the Race Director and event officials, in consultation with the Police and Emergency Services, reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race due to extreme inclement weather or a major incident on or near the event route. In these circumstances no refunds will be issued.

In the event of any major occurrences along the route, the Race Director and the Emergency Services reserve the right to alter/shorten the route, but still provide a race if possible. In these circumstances no refunds will be issued.

The Race Director and the Emergency Services reserve the right to stop the race at any time, if deemed necessary. These would be in circumstances beyond our control and no refunds would be given.

Collection and use of data

Please view our Privacy Policy for details on the use of your data, applicable to those registered for the event or e-newsletter.

Result Timing

All participants are assigned a chip timing device prior to the event in their race pack.

Gun time is the official time used for all prize results. Official times are calculated from the start of the race by the starting claxon to the point where the participant crosses the finish line.

Times shall be rounded up to the next highest second.

Participants must wear their assigned timing device continuously start line to finish line, to receive an accurate finish time.

Participants found to be wearing two or more timing devices during the race will be disqualified and their results will not be recorded.

Participants must begin the event during the official recognised starting time in order to register an official course completion time.

For practical purposes finishing times are only recorded up to 2 hours from the start of the race (or in line with the event cut-off time).

Amendments and Acknowledgements

Event officials reserve the right to modify, supplement or waive all or part of the event rules without notice. It is participants’ responsibility to check the event website for any changes. Participants shall be bound by any modification or supplement of the event rules published prior to the event. Failure to follow these event rules, as may be amended, will result in immediate disqualification and removal from official results.