Terms and Conditions
in an ordinary marathon are easily injured. River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers
therefore recommend that you get a thorough medical check-up, and adequate
insurance cover, prior to running the marathon. The above is also the reason
for the following terms and conditions, including in particular the exclusion
of liability in clauses 2 - 3.
Participation at your own risk
joining River Kwai Half Marathon you accept that your participation in the marathon
is at your own responsibility and your own risk in every
accept that you cannot claim any kind of damages, indemnification or any other
compensation for personal injury, damage to property or any other loss,
including any kind of indirect loss in connection with your participation in
the marathon, from River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers, sponsors, staff or
partners, unless you are subjected to any kind of injury or loss due to gross
negligence on the part of River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers or
their employees. River Kwai Half Marathon cannot be held
liable for negligence displayed by independently participating third parties
or the local authorities prior to, during, or after the run.
you are injured in any way due to your participation in River Kwai Half
and as a result are unable to go through with your stay in Thailand as
planned, you are also prevented from claiming damages, indemnification or any
other kind of compensation.
River Kwai Half Marathon will ensure that
qualified medial professionals are on hand to assist competitors during the
marathon. However, if any treatment is not or cannot be carried out by these
medical personnel, it will be a matter between you, the local medical services,
and your travel insurance. You cannot hold the River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers
responsible for any errors or any negligence caused by local medical
the medical staff or other assistants in the marathon advise any competitor
against continuing the race due to medical concerns, the person in question
will be advised to withdraw from the run. River Kwai Half Marathon does
not undertake any responsibility for such a decision.
is highly recommended that all participants take out adequate personal and
travel insurance before entering the River
Kwai Half Marathon.
Such insurance cannot be taken out in Thailand, and must be purchased
before arriving in the country.
the assistance and support of sponsors of the River
Kwai Half Marathon, such a race
would not be possible. Therefore,
in order to protect their interests and investment, any competitor wishing to
wear or carry any form of advertising, other than normal clothing logos, must
obtain written permission from the River
Kwai Half Marathon Organizers in advance
of the race date.
friends and other spectators are very welcome to take photographs or make
video recordings for private use. Professional photographers must obtain
written permission from River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers
prior to the race. All rights in relation to the River Kwai Half Marathon name and
logo are the property of River Kwai Half Marathon, and permission to use the name
River Kwai Half Marathon or pictures
from the event for commercial purposes, must be obtained in writing from River
Kwai Half Marathon prior
The Thai authorities
the good will of the Thai authorities, River Kwai Half Marathon would not be
possible. Traffic control and medical aid are some of the favors that the Thai
authorities perform to help the success of River Kwai Half Marathon.
all participants must respect any request from the Thai police or local
authorities. Any hostile confrontation between runners and local authorities
would be an enormous embarrassment to River
Kwai Half Marathon, and could result in
cancellation of the run or like consequences.
In Thailand, disputes are rarely
settled through direct confrontation and any River
Kwai Half Marathon
seeking to settle a dispute face to face with a police officer or local
authority, risks losing his entry and will face a massive financial claim for
compensation from the River
Kwai Half Marathon Run
Likewise, respect should be shown for the citizens of Thailand for
their help and generosity in enabling this race to take place.
the event of any situation outside the organizers control, such as a political
unrest, weather or like conditions the following will happen:
the incident occur before departure to Thailand, the trip will be cancelled
and the payment refunded. If possible, all participants will be offered an
alternative race date.
case the incident occurs after arrival
in Thailand, there will be no refund of payment but as many elements on the
itinerary will be carried through as planned, with changes in the details of
the program where necessary.
Kwai Half Marathon, you accept that any dispute in relation to your
participation in the run will be subject to Thai law.
conditions, in particular the exclusions of liability in clauses 2 - 3, form part
of your agreement with River Kwai Half Marathon Organizers
in connection with River Kwai Half Marathon.
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