Event Rules - Terms & Conditions


 

The Kilburn Kanter

Terms & Conditions:

By entering the event, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and will comply with the following event terms & conditions:

  1. I have read, and agree to abide by, the rules of the event and to observe the Country Code at all times.
  2. I confirm that I am in good health and have no medical condition that may cause undue concern or inconvenience to others.
  3. I have sufficient skills to take part in the event and in all conditions.
  4. I understand that I participate at my own risk and that no liability is accepted by the organisers for any injury, damage or loss sustained by me during the event.
  5. I understand photographs are likely to be taken at the event, which may be featured in Strider magazine or on LDWA websites and LDWA social media.
  6. I understand that Summary Information may be published immediately and may be held in perpetuity for the purposes of providing a record of the event.
  7. North Yorkshire LDWA will make all reasonable efforts to remove material from its website and on social media channels under its control, if requested to do so by any entrant so featured.

 

Event rules

  1. A parent or legal guardian's written consent for those under 18 years.
  2. Maximum 10 hour time limit and checkpoint Marshals have the authority to time out entrants if the 10 hour time limit in their opinion may be exceeded.
  3. No dogs allowed on the event.
  4. Prohibition of mechanical and other assistance other than that officially provided.
  5. Kit requirements as follows: Map, Compass, Waterproofs, Fleece, Whistle, Torch, First Aid Kit and mug.
  6. Entrants are responsible for their own navigation, safety and to follow the specified route.
  7. Entrants to start the event at the advertised time, not to arrive at checkpoints before any advertised opening time and to leave checkpoints before any advertised closing time.
  8. Entrant's responsibility to be recorded and Tally Card clipped at every marshalled checkpoint on the route and to clip their own Tally Cards at self-clip checkpoints.
  9. Entrants ideally should retire at a marshalled checkpoint and await further instructions.
  10. Entrants retiring en route must inform the event HQ of their location and await further instructions.
  11. The right of marshals to enforce retirement for entrants unfit to continue.
  12. Under no circumstances should anyone retire from the event without informing an official.
  13. Adherence to the Country Code (see Appendix A).
  14. The right of Marshals to disqualify entrants in breach of event rules.

 

Appendix A - The Country Code

  1. Enjoy the countryside and respect its life and work
  2. Guard against all risk of fire
  3. Fasten all gates
  4. Keep your dogs under close control
  5. Keep to public paths across farmland
  6. Use gates and stiles to cross fences, hedges and walls
  7. Leave livestock, crops and machinery alone
  8. Take your litter home
  9. Help to keep all water clean
  10. Protect wildlife, plants and trees
  11. Take special care on country roads
  12. Make no unnecessary noise