Suffolk Running Centre - 2019

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By registering to participate in a Suffolk Running Centre event the participant declares that he/she is familiar with and accepts the provisions laid down by or pursuant to these rules and regulations, as stipulated below:


Barring its legal liability, the Organisers shall not be responsible or (financially) liable for any accidents and/or illness suffered by the participant, for loss of property, or for any other damages allegedly suffered by the participant or caused to general public, when out  on the courses.


Rules and Regulations Applicable to All Events/Participants


General Rules:

1.0 - SRC events are extreme sporting event. Participation is voluntary and entirely at the participant’s own risk. All registrations must comply with the conditions laid down by the Organisers.


1.1 - The number of registrations will be limited in accordance with the Organiser’s guidelines.


1.2 - The Organisers reserves the right to alter the published route, and/or start or finishing times.




1.3 - The Organisers reserves the right to cancel an SRC event completely or in part, on the grounds of such extreme weather conditions or other calamity or calamities that Organisers cannot reasonably be expected to do otherwise. In such cases participants will not be entitled to a refund of the registration fee, nor to any compensation for material or immaterial damages incurred. Any cases not provided for by these rules and regulations shall be decided by the Organisers who will ensure that the appropriate regulations laid down by or pursuant to these Rules and Regulations are adequately publicised or otherwise communicated to all participants.


2.0 - The registration fee will not be refunded in the event of a participant cancelling their registration or not turning up - but can be transfered - as per 2.2 & 2.3 .


2.1 - The registration fee can be defered to another race, or another participant if the organisers are notified :


2.2 - More than 21 days before the event

In the case that you cannot attend  and inform us more than 21 days before the event, we will carry your deposit/balance to one of our following events, or transfer to another runner. No refunds. You can only defer once per entry. Any future deferrals can be processed with a fee.


2.3 - Less than 21 days before the event

If you pull out with less than 21 days before an event we will transfer your entry to a future event - this will incur a fee to be paid via the website.


3.0 - By registering the participant also agrees to the possible use by the Organisers of his/her personal details (name and town) and/or image in print, on photograph, film or video etc, for promotional or informative purposes in the interest of the Suffolk Running Centre, without being entitled to demand payment.


4.0 - Event Rules :

Participants who fail to report to Event Control in the morning will be classed as DNS, and will not get a medal or be listed in the results.

Participants who fail to report to each Checkpoint on Course will be classed as DNF, and will not get a medal or be listed in the results.

Participants who cheat in any way (i.e.  taking short cuts, using motorized vehicles or bikes, getting lifts in cars from non SRC sanctioned staff) will be classed as DQ, will not get a medal, and may be banned from further SRC events.

4.1 - Please note that anyone not completing the event must inform control so to avoid an unecessary searching.


4.2 - Throughout the SRC participants are forbidden to

- Express any political views

- Behave or dress offensively

- Take drugs, dope or take any form of banned performance enhancement substances

- Carry and/or distribute advertising material unless so permitted by the Organisers

- Have anything with them which could reasonably be considered to be dangerous or to seriously inconvenience other participants.

- Deface any public property

- Ignore any instructions given by the organisers, police, medical personnel or other officials.


4.3 - Infringement of the provisions laid down in or pursuant to these rules and regulations can result in (conditional) disqualification from (further) participation.


5.0 - Exclusion:

Please note that the event will not be open to:

1. Any person who has been disqualified from ANY event for cheating.

2. Any person who has failed to pay for an event or ‘bounced’ payment for an event which is still unpaid.

3. Any person who has brought the SRC or any other similar event in to disrepute; as notified by the RD of that event.

The Suffolk Running Centre events are  organised by The Suffolk Academy, Church Farm, Church Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, IP29 5AX hereinafter referred to as the ‘Organisers’ or 'SRC'.