Rules & Regulations

Metta Charity Run 2016 is organised by Metta Welfare Association and is referred to collectively as “The Organiser” in accordance with the Metta Charity Run 2016.

Rules & Regulations.

  1. Completion of the official Application Form, including online registration, confirms the Participant’s agreement to abide by the relevant rules and regulations.
  2. Whilst every reasonable precaution will be taken by the Organiser to ensure the Participants’ safety, Participants run at their own risk and the Organiser will not be responsible or held liable for any loss or damage, personal or otherwise, injury or death, howsoever arising during participation in the race.
  3. Participants are strongly encouraged to go for a medical examination and/or consult their medical practitioner prior to registration and before the actual race day.
  4. Due to safety reasons, pets, bicycles, in-line skates, prams, push carts, shoes with built-in or attached rollers and any other wheel-run objects are not allowed on the course other than official race and medical vehicles.
  5. All participants are responsible for their own safety during the event. All participants must also observe traffic regulations.
  6. The Organiser reserves the right to use any photographs (including those of Participants), motion pictures, recordings, or any other media records of the Metta Charity Run 2016, for any legitimate purpose, including commercial advertising and distribution to sponsors and partners.
  7. Participants must wear the assigned bib number on his/her chest. Participants who are not wearing a bib number will be taken off the course by road marshals.
  8. The Organiser reserves the right to limit and/or refuse entries without giving any reason.
  9. A Participant must retire from the race immediately, if required to do so by any member of the Organiser and/or Security Officer.
  10. The Organiser will not entertain nor be in any way responsible for any disputes arising from incomplete registration details.
  11. Once registration has been duly processed, there will be no fee refund for participants who do not eventually take part in the event for whatever reason.
  12. Participants below the age of 18 who are participating in the run are required to seek parental/guardian consent and complete the relevant indemnity declaration forms as deemed necessary by the Organiser upon registration. Failing which, the Organiser reserves the right to refuse entry to any participant.
  13. There are three (3) race categories:
    5km, 10km and Parent & Child 1.5km Fun Run. All races are non-competitive.
  14. Race category and race entry are strictly non-transferable.
  15. All Participants who successfully complete the race in their elected category will be awarded a Certificate of Participation which can be collected at the carnival stall on that event day.
  16. All Participants shall collect their race packs that include the bib number and running jersey on the Race Pack Collection Day.
  17. If Participants are unable to collect their race pack in person, they may appoint a representative to collect on their behalf. Note that the representative is to produce their identity card/photo ID upon collection. No late collection will be entertained.
  18. Race packs which are not collected after the collection date will be deemed as property of the Organiser who reserves the right to dispose or re-distribute them accordingly.
  19. Participants, who have been issued number bibs of the wrong category, are required to bring it to the attention of the registration officials prior to the commencement of the race on the race day.
  20. Please note that no changes in running jersey sizes and race category will be entertained during the race pack collection.
  21. In the event of inclement weather, the Organisers reserve the right to delay the commencement of the race. Should the inclement weather persist after delay, the Organiser reserves the right to cancel the event without any refund of pre-paid registration fees.