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Runner Bean 5k Terms & Conditions


Once a place has been purchased (or a €50 deposit paid) on the Runner Bean 5k Programme, payment is non refundable.

Fit to Participate

It is the responsibility of the participant to be fit enough to complete the Runner Bean 5k programme and race. If you have any medical issues which you think may put you at risk when training, please see your GP prior to commencing. Runners who should seek medical advice from their doctor include those with existing medical problems or symptoms/signs as follows: heart disease, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy.

You should also see your own doctor if you have had any signs or symptoms of heart disease, such are chest pain or chest tightness on exertion, shortness of breath, or palpitations that is out of context of the physical exertion. You should discuss any relevant family history such as heart disease or sudden collapse. Once you have obtained consent from your doctor to start your training programme, you are required to declare any serious medical issues/conditions that might require special attention to the programme and race organisers. In addition, any relevant medical condition or current medication needs to be declared in advance of commencing the programme. You will be asked to sign the waiver below, plus provide details of any medical issues that might preclude you from participating in the programme.

The Runner Bean 5k training programme course is entirely on tarmac and concrete paths. Some sections of the course may accumulate mud, leaves and puddles after rain. While most of the course is away from traffic (along the Metals and Pier), there are some pedestrian crossings and care must be taken on Dun Laoghaire pier to stay away from the edge. The Shanganagh Park Run is on similar terrain but entirely away from traffic.

Liability Waiver

You, being aware of your own health and physical condition, and having knowledge that your participation in any exercise program may be injurious to your health, are voluntarily participating in a physical activity as part of the Runner Bean 5k programme. Having such knowledge, you acknowledge this release, any representatives, agents, and successors from liability for accidental injury or illness which may incur while participating in the said physical activity. You hereby assume all risks connected therewith and consent to participate in said program. You agree to disclose any physical limitations, disabilities, ailments or impairments which may affect your ability to participate in said fitness program.

Nutritional information provided as part of the Runner Bean 5k Programme is not an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor. The Runner Bean 5k providers are not liable, either expressly or in an implied manner, nor claim any responsibility for any emotional or physical problems that may occur directly or indirectly from participating in this programme. By purchasing this programme you are affirming that you do not have any of the above medical conditions, and you are proceeding at your own risk, with your doctor's approval. You agree to disclose any physical limitations, diabailities, ailments, allergies or impairments which may affect your ability to partake in the nutritional side of this programme. 

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