RUN TO KICK Regulations

Article 1 - Event

RUN TO KICK is a festive non-competitive event (no official time keeping, no ranking and no time slots), the purpose of which consists in mobilising a wide audience in favour of KickCancer, which supports research against children cancer.

Article 2 - Organiser

RUN TO KICK is organised by: KickCancer, a public interest foundation under Belgian law with registered offices located avenue des arts 50, 1000 Bruxelles.

Article 3 - Date and place

RUN TO KICK 2024, will take place on Sunday September 29th at 9 am.

Article 4 - Tracks

Participants choose between the following tracks:

  • walk: 2 or 5 km
  • run: 2, 5 or 10 km

Participants can change their track choice until September 29th (RUN TO KICK’s day) through their personal account on RUN TO KICK fundraising platform.

If the race can take place without health restrictions in a Brussels park, all participants are expected, by default, to participate on the spot.

KickCancer reserves the right to simply cancel the event or to limit the access to a given number of participants if required by the health provisions, if the administrative authorisations are not granted or if the organisation constraints are so complex that the event cannot be organised properly. This latter criteria will be assessed in KickCancer’s sole discretion.

Article 5 - Conditions of participation

RUN TO KICK is open to everyone without age limit. It is expressly stated that all participants take part in the event under their sole responsibility. Participants declare to be medically fit and to be in good physical condition to walk or run at the pace of their choice on an untimed track of 2, 5 or 10 km

Participants undertake to communicate truthful information when they register to RUN TO KICK.

Any child under the age of 12 must be under the supervision, on site, of an adult in charge of their care and remains under its surveillance and authority during the duration of the whole event. Children of 12 years of age and above are allowed into the site without supervision of an adult; however, they are allowed to enter under the authority and responsibility of their parents or legal tutor.

Article 6 – Registration

Registration to RUN TO KICK occurs online on the event’s website in two steps:

  1. The participant fills in the registration form online and pays the €10 registration cost.
  2. The participant raises funds to the benefit of KickCancer through its online fundraising page; each participant must collect €200, except minors and students under 25 years who must raise €100 (the “Minimum Amount”).

You must accept the present rules and regulations in order to register to RUN TO KICK. All registrations will be closed on September 27 at midnight.

Registration is final and confirmed when the participant has raised the Minimum Amount or more. Jersey numbers will be handed on the day of the race, Sunday September 29th only to those participants whose registration is final and confirmed as defined hereunder.

In order to be taken into account, the funds must be raised through:

  • a page created through the same account than the one used for the registration of the runner on the platform
  • a page linked to RUN TO KICK, which mentions the event on the platform

Any registration is personal and final and cannot be reimbursed for any reason whatsoever, including in the event the participant doe s not succeed in raising the Minimum Amount.

No registration transfer is allowed for any reason whatsoever. Any person transferring his/her jersey number to a third person will be held responsible in the event of an accident occurring during the event. KickCancer declines any responsibility in the event of damage or accident in case of transfer of jersey number.

Article 7 – Jersey numbers & t-shirts

Jersey numbers and t-shirts will be available on site upon presentation of an identity document and of the personal QR code provided in the confirmation email. The jersey numbers must be collected prior to 10.45 am. KickCancer cannot be held responsible if participants request their jersey number after the indicated time and if KickCancer can no longer provide a jersey number.

Article 8 – Code of good conduct

Participation on the spot:

Participants are required to comply with the rules of good conduct on the premises and on the tracks. Should a participant fail to comply, he/she may be excluded from the event and the following editions of the event. The following conducts are prohibited:

  • Any commercial activity (for instance sale of food or drinks).
  • The installation of booths outside of the reserved booths, which are especially provided for.
  • Any release of balloons.
  • The presence of music or marching bands, unless an authorisation was applied for and expressly granted.

In order to preserve the environment and natural spaces that will be crossed, it is strictly prohibited to throw its waste on the tracks. Dust bins will be placed inside of the village and at the refueling stations.

Participants must keep their waste until they have reached the specific places provided for by KickCancer to throw them away. Any participant who damages the environment can be excluded from the event.

The participant undertakes not to show up on the RUN TO KICK location if he or she has COVID-19 symptoms and to comply with the health measures in place in Brussels on day of the race.

Article 9 - Property damage

KickCancer cannot be held responsible in the event of damages (theft, loss, breaking…) to the participants’ personal goods even when such personal goods are under the custody of KickCancer. Accordingly, participants cannot sue KickCancer for any damage caused to their personal goods and are responsible for the subscription to a proper insurance scheme to cover any loss they may endure.

Article 10 - Stock Image

When registering to RUN TO KICK, every participant expressly authorises KickCancer and its successors to take, reproduce and present on any support whatsoever and by any means the participants’ images, names, voices and more generally their sporting performance during the RUN TO KICK event (including pictures shared with KickCancer through its platform or social media) without any counterpart or remuneration in any form whatsoever, on any existing or future type of format or medium for any public communication in the whole world, for any use including for commercial purposes or advertisement, and for the whole duration usually granted under the regulations, regulatory, judiciary or arbitration decisions providing for intellectual property rights in every country, including pursuant to existing or future international agreements and for all the extensions to the initial duration.

Every participant expressly and irrevocably authorises KickCancer and its successors, for the purposes of advertisement campaigns and promotional or commercial campaigns, to:

  • Modify by subtracting or adding details, which KickCancer will deem useful to use the images under the conditions described above.
  • Associate or combine a participant’s image with signatures, tag lines, mottos, legends, signs, legal fields, visuals and generally, with any element of any kind chosen by KickCancer in order to illustrate the communication tools in which the image will be integrated.

The participant represents and warrants that he is bound by no exclusivity contract relating to the exploitation or use of his/her image, name or voice. KickCancer and its successors expressly undertake not to use the name, voice or image of any participant on a medium with pornographic, racist, xenophobic ends and more generally, not to use the name, image or voice of the participant in a way that could jeopardise his or her dignity.

Article 11 - Law on the Protection of Privacy

All information communicated to KickCancer is required to participate in the event. They will be processed by computer and will only be used for the purposes of the organisation of the event. In compliance with the law of 8 December 1992 relating to the protection of privacy for the handling of personal data, every participant is entitled to access and amend the data, which concern him/her. In order to exercise such right, please write to KickCancer.

Article 12 - Intellectual property rights

Brands, domain names, products, software, images, videos, texts and more generally, any information are and remain the sole and exclusive property of KickCancer. Accepting the present rules and regulations causes no transfer of intellectual property rights. Any partial or whole reproduction or use of these goods for any reason whatsoever is strictly prohibited.

Article 13 – Cancellation

In the event of adverse weather conditions or if safety so requires, KickCancer is allowed to cancel or stop the organisation of the event RUN TO KICK.

KickCancer also reserves the right to switch at any time the event mode (“on the spot” or “connected”) or the tracks.

KickCancer is entitled to modify the tracks at any moment. In the event of unfavourable weather conditions (heavy rains, high risk of thunderstorm…), the race’s start time can be delayed by a couple of hours at most; beyond that, the race shall be cancelled.

In the event the race is cancelled or interrupted, for any reason whatsoever, registration costs shall not be reimbursed and the gifts raised to the benefit of KickCancer shall not be returned.

By participating in the event RUN TO KICK, you accept without any possible derogation the present rules and regulations.

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