By proceeding to entry and payment for the Stafford Half Marathon you are accepting the following declaration and terms and conditions:
All participants who enter the Stafford Half Marathon agree that they are an amateur under UK Athletics laws and declare that they will be 17 years or over on the day of the race. They accept that they are medically fit to participate in the event and that the organisers shall not be liable for any accidents, injury, loss or damage as a consequence of their participation in the race.
All places are non refundable and entries cannot be deferred to 2018. Places may be transferred to another runner, the personal details of the new runner must be provided in full by Friday 24 February 2017 to conform to UK Athletics rules and health and safety practice (£10 admin fee is applicable).
- Race start 10.00am
- Official race photographers will be present at the event. Photographs and video footage will be taken for marketing purposes as well as for participants
- Due to UK Athletics rules, traditional headphones and in-ear buds which block out sound are not allowed to be worn in this race
- Open to men and women aged 17 years and over, if under 18 parental or guardian permission is required
- Places are available on a first come first served basis (max 4,000) Your entry can only be guaranteed once we have received your entry details and payment
- All places are non refundable and 2017 entries cannot be deferred to 2018. Places may be transferred to another runner, the personal details of the new runner must be provided in full by 3.00pm Friday 24 February 2017 to conform to UK Athletics rules and health and safety practice. An administration fee of £10 will apply per transfer
- Fast course 13.1 miles, accurately measured
- All runners are expected to wear suitable footwear
- Course closes at 12.30pm, participants are advised not to walk around the course, pace 11 minute miles or less
- This event is run under the UK Athletics rules. Licence number 2017-27487
- No charity collections are allowed along the course
- Runners are not allowed to be accompanied by cyclists, with the exception of the official event lead bikes
- Technical T-shirt AND medals for all finishers
- Chip timing (disposable)
- Prizes for open and vet categories, one prize per individual
- Prizes are awarded based on gun times, not chip times
- Any race packs requiring to be reissued due to loss or damage will incur a £15 fee. Race packs will not be redirected by Royal Mail, please keep your address details up to date with us at all times.
- Race cancellation - Force Majeure: For the purposes of these terms and conditions, a "Force Majeure Event" means an event beyond the reasonable control of the Organiser, including but not limited to: strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving the workforce or suppliers of the organiser), failure of a utility service or transport network, act of god, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation, direction or action by a government or public authority, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, inclement weather, flood, storm or default of the Organiser or subcontractors. If, as a result of a Force Majeure Event, the organiser deems in its sole discretion that it is necessary to cancel, postpone or change the route and/or length of the event, the organiser shall be entitled to cancel, postpone or change the event. If the event is cancelled, postponed in accordance with these conditions, the organiser will make reasonable endeavours to rearrange the event. If the event is cancelled, postponed or amended in accordance with these conditions or if the organiser breaches any of its obligations under these conditions as a result of Force Majeure Event, the organiser shall not be liable to participants for any losses incurred as a result (including as a result of its negligence). Terms and Conditions are correct at time of opening and are subject to change by either UK Athletics rule changes or the event organisers