Keighley Big K 10K

Terms and Conditions and disclaimer

The Keighley Big K 10K Terms and Conditions and disclaimer.

Registration - Every participant must fill in their own registration form unless:

  • The person completing the form is doing so as the parent or guardian of a participant aged under 18 in which case the parent or guardian must inform the participant that they have signed the terms and conditions on their behalf and that their participation in the event will be governed by these terms.
  • The person completing the form is doing so as the leader of a corporate team.  It is the duty of the corporate team leader to notify the other team members of these terms and conditions and that the leader has signed them on behalf of the own team. The team leader must further ensure that all team members agree and accept that their participation in the event is governed by these terms and conditions. Any team member who does not so accept these terms should be withdrawn from the event.   
  • The person completing the form has or reasonably believes that they have the participant’s consent to their doing so on the participant’s behalf. The person completing the form must make the participant aware of these terms and conditions in good time before the event. In the event that the participant does not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions they should withdraw from the event. Participation in the event shall be deemed to be acceptance of these terms and conditions by the participant.

Refunds - The entry fee for the Keighley Big K 10K Terms is non-transferable and non-refundable. Due to unexpected health and safety reasons on the day, the Keighley Big K 10K may have to be reduced or altered to accommodate unexpected complications (for example, flooding).

The event start - The organisers retain the right to make a change to the advertised start time and to stagger the start with two minute intervals between groups that they will decide.  Please note that staggering will not effect the participants race time as the organisers intend to use a chip timing system this year which will record their time from when they cross over the start and finish line.

Publicity - By participating, participants agree to take part in post-walk publicity which may include interviews, photography and/or filming for Sue Ryder internal communications, local and/or national media.

Contact details - Participants are personally responsible for updating the organisers with any new address and telephone details. All participants must provide emergency contact details. In the case of an emergency, Sue Ryder may use the Emergency Contact details provided by you to contact your home or office.

Health and Fitness -The event has been designed as a low risk event for the averagely-fit person. All participants should satisfy themselves that they are in good health and physically able to participate in the Bronte Big K 10K.  If in doubt, participants should consult a GP or hospital doctor prior to the event.   In the entry process we ask if the participant has any health issues that we should know about. By providing this information you are consenting to us passing it to the first aiders employed at the BigK 10K where we deem it reasonably necessary to do. This information will only be used to assist in safeguarding the welfare of participants.

Dropping out - Any participant who drops after crossing the starting line must report to an official to prevent any unnecessary search being started.  They should also make sure that their tag is handed back to the steward at this point.

Liability -The Keighley Big K 10K is operated by Sue Ryder, and all participants take part at their own risk. Neither Sue Ryder nor its sponsors accept responsibility for any loss, injury or damage suffered by any participant personally or to their property as a result of taking part in the Keighley Big K 10K Challenge in the absence of negligence or breach of statutory duty on the part of either Sue Ryder or its sponsors. Personal accident and public liability insurance cover is advised to cover any loss, damage or injury you may sustain yourself or to your personal property or cause to a third party or their property. Your signature on the entry form or your clicking on the box in the on line entry conforms your acceptance of these conditions of entry.  If during the event you are involved in an incident with a third party please ensure that you pass on all your details - it is not the responsibility of the event organisers.

Risks - Sue Ryder has a comprehensive risk assessment process for each event which aims to minimise or eliminate the risk to everyone taking part. However, by taking part in this event, you acknowledge that there may be conditions or circumstances beyond our control that can lead to unforeseen risks.

Age - Anyone under 18yrs old must have their entry form signed by a parent/guardian and must abide the rules.  It is each under 18 yr old's parents/guardians responsibility to ensure they or their children are suitability fit and healthy to take part in the event. Under 11s must be accompanied along the route by an adult at all times.

Clothing and Footwear – Participants are reminded that this is an outdoor multi –terrain course and that it is participants own responsibility to wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the nature of the course and the weather on the day as parts of the course may be slippery.

Sponsorship - The Keighley Big K 10K is an exclusive Sue Ryder fundraising event. Sponsorship monies raised may not be given to or shared with any other organisation. Participants are advised that they have a legal responsibility to ensure that all sponsorship monies and donations received for the Keighley Big K 10K are paid to Sue Ryder within a reasonable time.

Smoking and alcohol - Sue Ryder asks that participants and supporters do not smoke during the event. For health and safety reasons, participants may not consume alcohol prior to or during the event.

Photography - Participants and supporters are welcome to take pictures on the day but please ensure that where the pictures captures images of children that only one's family members are included.

Data Protection - Please be aware that by registering you authorise Sue Ryder to process your personal and sensitive data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purposes of this event.  Sue Ryder will endeavour not to use any photographs, images or likenesses of children aged 16 or under.  By ticking the terms and conditions box on our registration form you agree to Sue Ryder using your personal and sensitive data for the purposes outlined above.

Disclaimer: I herby apply to participate in this event. I or my parent/ guardian accept and agree that neither the organisers nor officials, the land owners, sponsors and fellow competitors shall be liable in any way, or in any circumstances, for damages or injury that I may suffer during this event.  I understand and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the event (above) and the rules of the organisers, (below).  I agree to participate in this event at my own risk.  I agree to run with consideration for others.  I agree that the conditions of my entry state that I will follow the instructions given.  

Route Specific Rules - The BIGK 10K is a multi-terrain 10K route via roads, paths and parks in Keighley (there are a few steps on the route).  The route involves crossing a number of key roads in Keighley.  Whilst all roads and crossings will be marshalled, the roads will NOT be closed and therefore for your safety and the safety of others participants must abide AT ALL TIMES with the instructions of police/marshals around the course, including stopping if necessary.