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Rules & Regulations

No late entries on Sunday morning. $10 late entry fee for entries received on Saturday afternoon. 

  • NO race changes permitted on Sunday morning.
  • All events will have water stations around the course. Entrants in the Half Marathon will be able to place their own energy/special drink on a table provided on the track at the Showground.
  • Please follow the directions of the marshals.
  • Please run / walk on the left hand side of the walkway to allow other competitors to pass.
  • No pets allowed in the event.
  • Prams are welcome in the 3km fun run / walk but must start at the rear.
  • We are conducting all the events on the Coffs Creek Walkway so therefore have to spread the starting times out so all participants can enjoy the experience.
  • Awards/Prizes Presentation: Will be at approx. 11.30am at the Coffs Harbour Showground – Category place getters and random draw winners have to be present at the presentation, if not in attendance they forfeit their Event T-Shirt and/or prize.
  • Minimum Ages for the Half Marathon and 10km runs are 16 and 12 years old respectively. Age as of race day.

 

Please read and agree to the event waiver. Parents or guardian must sign the waiver if the person is under 18 years old.

Risk warning: Participating in a fun run or walk has certain risks associated with it, especially if the participant is trying to run/walk greater distances than he or she normally does, or if the weather conditions on the day are particularly adverse. Along with the usual risks of running/walking, such as the possibility of missing one’s footing, stumbling, or suffering from muscular or other damage to legs and feet, participants may suffer from exertion or from the heat of the day.

WAIVER

When you enter this event you need to read and agree/acknowledge the event waiver electronically. This waiver is repeated in the online entry. Parents or guardians must complete the online entry and waiver if the person is under 18 years old.

Risk warning: Participating in a fun run or walk has certain risks associated with it, especially if the participant is trying to run/walk greater distances than he or she normally does, or if the weather conditions on the day are particularly adverse. Along with the usual risks of running/walking, such as the possibility of missing one’s footing, stumbling, or suffering from muscular or other damage to legs and feet, participants may suffer from exertion or from the heat of the day.

General Waiver, release and indemnification.

By accepting my entry in the Coffs Harbour Running Festival:

  1. I hereby agree to comply with all rules and regulations and event instruction of the Coffs Harbour Running Festival.
  2. For myself, heirs, next of kin, successor and assign, I hereby: a. Waive and release any /all claims I may have against The Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour, its committee, their officers, directors, member, volunteers, employees or any one or more of them or their executors, including any of them arising out of my participation in the event and its related activities, together with any costs including attorneys fees that may be incurred as a result of any such claims whether valid or not, and b. Indemnify and hold harmless the release and each of them against any such claim that I or my guests, or any one or more of my executors, next of kin, successors may have or assert against any cost including attorneys fees with respect thereof.
  3. I hereby acknowledge that I have sole responsibility for my personal possessions and athletic equipment during the Coffs Harbour Running Festival event and its related activies.
  4. I hereby acknowledge that participation in the Coffs Harbour Running Festival competition carries with it potential hazard. I therefore release the Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour, of any liability resulting from injury or death during the event and its related activities. I also acknowledge that the leading cause (more than 90%) of non-traumatic sudden death of athletes is related to a pre-existing cardiac abnormality.
  5. I hereby attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for this competition and that a licensed medical doctor has verified my physical condition.
  6. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during the Coffs Harbour Running Festival.
  7. I understand that my entry is non transferable and in the event that I am unable to compete in the Coffs Harbour Running Festival a refund will not be issued.
  8. The race committee reserve the right to cancel or postpone the event due to adverse weather conditions which may deem the course unsafe. In the event of cancellation or postponement (by either party) there will be no refund of entry fee.

I have completed my entry, read & agreed with the waiver, terms and conditions to the Coffs Harbour Running Festival.

 

ROTARY

General Release and Indemnity

The Rotary Club of (insert rotary Club's Name) (“Rotary”) (Insert name of specific Rotary Function/Event)

I, ____________________________________________________________  (insert name of Participant)

Of ____________________________________________________________  (insert Participant’s Home Address)

In the State of ____________________________________________________________  (insert State)

1 I am aware and acknowledge that  (insert intended activity)   involves inherent risks, including the risk of injury to life or death and damage to property and in undertaking such activities, I do so at my own risk.
I am also aware that it is a condition of participation in (insert name of event) (“Event”)
that Rotary, its officers and employees, agents and volunteers are released by me from all liability howsoever 

2 arising from injury or damage to both property and person howsoever caused (whether fatal or otherwise) arising out of my participation in the Event whether or not such injury or damage is due to any negligent act, breach of duty, default and/or omission on the part of Rotary, its officers and employees, agents or volunteers. 

  1. I indemnify Rotary, its officers and employees, agents and volunteers against all loss, damage and expenses (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis) arising out of or in connection with any claims, actions, proceedings or demands of any kind arising directly or indirectly as a consequence of my participation in the Event. 

  1. I acknowledge and agree that my participation in the Event is as a consequence of my own free will and desire and that I have read and understood the above warning, release and indemnity. 

  1. I warrant that I am 18 years of age or older and am lawfully able to enter into this above release and indemnity or, in the event that I am a minor, I have the permission of my legal guardian to participate in the Event and that my legal guardian has agreed to adhere to the terms of the indemnity below. 



To be completed only if the participant is a minor 

I, ____________________________________________________________  (insert name of Parent/Legal Guardian)

Of ____________________________________________________________  (insert Parent’s/Legal Guardian’s Home Address)

Am the legal guardian of ___________________________________________________  (insert name of Participant) (“participant) and consent to him/her participating in the Event.

  • I release Rotary, its officers and employees, agents and volunteers from all liability, howsoever arising, from injury or damage to both property and person howsoever caused (whether fatal or otherwise) arising out of the Participant’s participation in the Event whether or not such injury or damage is due to any negligent act, breach of duty, default and/or omission on the part of Rotary, its officers and employees, agents or volunteers. 
  • I indemnify Rotary, its officers and employees, agents and volunteers against all loss, damage and expenses (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis) arising out of or in connection with any claims, actions, proceedings or demands of any kind arising directly or indirectly as a consequence of the Participant’s participation in the Event 

 

 

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