Scafell Pike Trek Terms and Conditions of Entry

1.    Registration and Sponsorship

  1. I agree to pay a non-refundable registration fee of £30 to the National Autistic Society to secure my place in the Scafell Pike trek and that this registration fee will be in addition to the fundraising target of £250. A percentage of this income will cover the costs associated with your participation in this event and all additional funds raised will go directly towards the work of the National Autistic Society, and cannot be restricted to any particular programme, service or branch of the National Autistic Society.
  2. I understand that I must ensure that my sponsors are aware that part of my minimum sponsorship will cover my challenge costs.
  3. I understand I must be at least 18 years old before the departure date of the event or over 12 and be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
  4. I agree to represent and raise money exclusively for the National Autistic Society in this event.
  5. I understand that all postal Entry Forms must arrive before the closing date for event registration. The National Autistic Society accepts no responsibility for lost, damaged, illegible or mislaid entry forms. Places are given on a first come first serve basis of when applications (both online and postal) are received by the Events Team, applicants will be informed via email or telephone if they have secured a place in the event.

2.    Health and Safety

  1. I understand that all participants take part in the Event at their own risk and agree that, as far as they are aware, are suitably fit and physically able to compete in the event. Participants who have any doubt about their health or have a medical condition that could be affected by exercise, must obtain their doctor’s approval before participating in any Event. I understand that the participant is solely responsible for acting on doctor’s advice and the National Autistic Society shall not be held responsible for any injury or illness that may be caused as a result of the event.
  2. I understand that each participant is responsible for their own actions whilst attending and/or participating in the event. The National Autistic Society accepts no responsibility for the actions of the participant nor the consequences of such actions. This continues to the participants personal belongings, they are brought and stored at their own risk and the National Autistic Society accepts no responsibility for any items that are damaged, lost or stolen at the event.
  3. No illegal substance, performance enhancing substances or intoxicants of any kind are permitted to be brought to the any of the National Autistic Society events or used by a participants prior or during the event. The National Autistic Society reserve the right to refuse attendance at or participation in the event to anyone who has consumed and/or have in their possession any illegal substance, performance enhancing substances or intoxicants of any kind.
  4. The organiser, Inspired Outdoors, specialises in challenges of this nature and is solely responsible for organising and running the event, including the safety of participants. Neither the National Autistic Society nor Inspired Outdoors will accept liability for any injury, loss or damage unless it arises from the negligence of the National Autistic Society or Inspired Outdoors as the case may be.
  5. The swapping or sale of race numbers is strictly prohibited for reasons of safety and primarily for identification by medical staff.

3.    Images and footage

  1. I hereby agree that images or footage taken of me on at the event may be used by the National Autistic Society in future promotional material including our websites, social media and charity magazines and reports, unless stated otherwise. (If you are under the age of 18 a parent or guardian can contact the National Autistic Society on your behalf: events@nas.org.uk)

4.    Cancellations and Withdrawals

  1. Except in exceptional circumstances as determined by the National Autistic Society, I understand that all Registration Fees are non-refundable and may not be deferred towards a future Event. Participants who wish to withdraw from the event should inform the National Autistic Society in writing and all sponsorship forms and money collected needs to be sent directly to the National Autistic Society, and sponsors must be notified. All sponsorship monies will be retained by the National Autistic Society unless sponsors request in writing that the National Autistic Society return it to them within one month of the cancellation (not applicable for online donations).
  2. I agree that through signing up to this event I am representing the National Autistic Society and abide to the charities values. The National Autistic Society reserve the right to reject at any time any applicants/participants that are poorly representing the charities values or who are believed to be fraudulent. The National Autistic Society will not be liable in any way to costs associated with the event that may be lost due to the rejection.
  3. I understand in the event that the National Autistic Society is forced to cancel the event or change the date for any reason the National Autistic Society will inform each participant as soon as possible. The participants can claim a refund of their registration fee, however they must notify the National Autistic Society in writing within 15 days of the National Autistic Society sending notification and the event cancellation. If the event start time or other details are altered, the National Autistic Society will inform participants and update the National Autistic Society website and no refund shall be granted.
  4. All registration fees that are not refunded will be treated as a donation to the National Autistic Society.

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