Castle Walk – Terms & Conditions

By registering and ticking the box online, you agree to the terms and conditions below.

  • I understand that these terms and conditions apply to the DENS Castle Walk, setting off from Berkhamsted Castle on Saturday 14th September 2024.
  • I understand that my entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • I understand that there is no minimum age for entry, however all participants aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a registered participating, over 18-year old adult, who will take full responsibility for them throughout the Castle Walk and must read and sign the terms and conditions on their behalf.
  • I understand that there must be one responsible adult (over 18) per three children (15 and under) e.g. a group with four children would require two adults who are responsible for them.
  • I understand that I may register a team/family and understand that by doing this I am agreeing to the terms and conditions on behalf of all members.
  • I understand that registration closes at 11.59pm on Wednesday 11th September. Entries are processed on a first come first basis and are subject to availability. DENS reserves the right to change the registration closing date, or close registration, at any time.
  • I understand that I must dress in suitable attire and understand that running and/or walking in cold, wet and/or slippery conditions could be potentially hazardous and areas are likely to be muddy or slippery.
  • I understand that dogs are permitted to take part in the 2 mile dog-friendly route but must be kept on a lead at all times. I understand that I am responsible for the actions and health of my dog and I must clean up after my dog.
  • I understand that the 10 mile route is not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs. Participants with limited mobility are encouraged to contact the DENS Fundraising team to request further information about the event and discuss event suitability of the 2 mile route.
  • I understand that this is a fundraising event, and all money raised through sponsorship and donations will support DENS, who help people in Dacorum facing homelessness, poverty and social exclusion.
  • I understand and confirm that I (and any participants that I am registering) are physically fit and in good health to safely take part in the Castle Walk and have no known condition that would affect the ability to safely complete the course or would cause a risk of danger to myself or other participants.
  • I understand and acknowledge that I am participating in this event at my own risk and that DENS, the sponsors or supporters of the event, cannot be held liable for any injury, accident, loss, damage or public liability caused or sustained before, during or after the event, as a result of my participation, unless caused by the negligence of DENS.
  • I understand that DENS cannot be held liable for any changes made to the event for safety reasons, or as otherwise planned, through circumstances beyond their control. This includes force majeure, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential losses connected with any aspect of this event.
  • I understand that my registration fee for this event is non-refundable and non-transferable even in the event of cancellation. DENS reserves the right to cancel, alter timings, reschedule and cancel, and alter the required logistics of the event at any time.
  • I understand that DENS will not be held liable for any damage to personal property or material loss to myself or a third party.
  • I understand and I confirm that under no circumstances is alcohol or any other substance to be brought into or consumed prior to or during the event.
  • I understand that the Castle Walk is not a race. It is a non-competitive, non-timed event. I understand that I must not overtake the nominated lead walker.
  • I understand that I must abide by the rules, instructions and regulations I receive prior to the event and any instructions displayed or given to me on the day of the event by officials.
  • I understand that if I arrive late and miss my start time that I might not be permitted to participate, and this decision will be at the discretion of the DENS Event Organisers.
  • I understand the Event Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry at their discretion.
  • I understand that I will be respectful of the general public and local residents and will not make excessive noise.
  • I understand and give my permission for my image to be captured (camera and film) by DENS outside sources. I understand that these images may be used indefinitely to promote the work of DENS and its fundraising activities and that it is my responsibility to inform the Event Organisers at the time that I register should I wish such images of myself, or of the people in my care or I have registered, not to be used.
  • I understand that DENS will process my personal data for the purpose of my event application, and that they will never sell or swap my details with anyone. I understand that confidential information (including medical details that I disclose) will be retained on the DENS database for safety reasons, and that this information will not be shared with anyone other than the medical provider at the event. Any medical information that is provided is deleted from DENS records post-event. For more information on what DENS does with data, please see the privacy policy at dens.org.uk.
  • DENS may keep you informed via email about future editions of this event, or similar upcoming events. If you would prefer not to receive these communications, please email fundraising@dens.org.uk.

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