Safety and Terms

Safety Issues

Dehydration – always an important consideration. There will be water pick-up stations every few miles. Please ensure you take on sufficient water before and during the run.

Sun stroke – it could be a hot day, use sun barrier cream and consider wearing a hat.

First Aid – safety stewards will be on hand over the course to assist you if you need help. There will be a First Aid post based at the Selsdon Ward Meetinghouse (the starting and finishing point) and a St John’s Ambulance Cycle Response Unit will be available if you need emergency services.

Help along the way – Race marshals will be positioned at strategic points along the course. They will make sure you stay on the right route and are there to provide assistance if you run into difficulties.

Police Approval – The Half Marathon route will be both on and off road. The Police have approved the course on the understanding that runners will cross roads at controlled signals and zebra crossings. Route markers will be placed to clearly identify the course.

Terms of Participation

You must be 16 and over to participate. If you are under 18 you MUST get written permission from your parents or Guardian to participate and you must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the run itself.

The organisers will take all reasonable precautions to provide a safe environment for the half marathon, however, the Selsdon Half Marathon Organising Committee and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints accepts no liability or responsibility for any accident, injury, illness, death or damage to person, property or vehicle, or any loss of property or vehicle, or any incident that may occur.

The Selsdon Half Marathon is a fun event aimed at raising funds for two particular charities, the South East Cancer Help Centre and Reach the Children. All participants enter the events at their own risk. The organisers and volunteers accept no liability for any accident, injury or loss to any person(s), supporters and/or their property participating in, or supporting this event. Participants are advised to arrange their own insurance to meet their own personal health and event requirements.

Race stewards and marshalls are there for safety and security reasons and all participants must comply with any instructions they receive from them.

If the race has to be cancelled for bad weather or other reasons beyond our control, registrations and monies paid will be held over for the re-scheduled event. If runners cannot participate in the re-scheduled event, registrations and monies paid will be held over for participation in the following year’s event.

There are no refunds. If you have registered and paid and subsequently cannot run in the scheduled event we are sorry but there are no refunds.

By visiting this web site and registering to participate in the Selsdon Half Marathon you accept and agree to abide by the terms of participation.