RULES & REGULATIONS

Entrants are required to abide by the Race Rules and marshals’ directions. Entrants for the half marathon must be amateur, and 17 years or older on race date. The race will be held under UK Athletics rules

Entries to the Great Cumbrian Run are personal to the applicant, entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable. Any runner who competes in another person’s race number will be disqualified.UK Athletics rules state:
“Numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form except with the specific authority of the Race Organiser. Athletes who receive transferred numbers without permission will be disqualified from the race. Both runners will be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate National Association.”

No refund can be given if the race has to be cancelled or postponed due to circumstances outside the race organisers’ control.

The race organisers reserve the right to refuse or cancel applications, including duplicate applications, or alter the date of the event, the course route or distance.

The race organisers, sponsors, charities, suppliers and/or their agents will not be liable for any injury, loss or expense which may arise in consequence of your participation in this event save as to negligence.

All runners are required to complete the personal, contact and health details form on the back of their race number and all runners MUST sign the new waiver form which can be found at registration.
There is a cut off time for the start – if you arrive later than 10.15pm you will not be allowed to cross the start line.

No wheeled vehicles (pram’s, buggies etc), dogs, following cycles allowed except for wheelchairs.
We strongly recommend that you do not race wearing headphones, you need to be fully aware of the surroundings.

Race marshals and medical team members have the authority to disqualify and remove any runner they consider to be acting dangerously, or to be unfit to compete.

Disqualified runners will be removed from the race results, banned from future Great Cumbrian Run Half Marathons and reported to UK Athletics
Team Rules – We do not require competitors to wear official club or team vests except for UK Athletics Affiliated Club runners. Team results will be based on cumulative times (not places).

Runners are required to give assistance to fallen runners, and to report any casualties immediately to the nearest first aid post or race marshal

In the event of any dispute the decision of the Race Referee and Race Director shall be final.

It is important to note that we shall using Stuweb disposable timing chip which are already being attached to your number and it is very important to wear your number clearly visible on the front of your running vest/t-shirt. Your number must not be altered in anyway or covered by any clothing/tri belt. Do not bend twist or fold your number.