Rules & Regulations

# Ruggedian SHIVAJI RUN (henceforth referred to as “The Race”) will be governed by the Race Committee and the Race Director. We shall have complete discretion in formulating and applying all rules and penalties. These rules may be modified or altered at the sole discretion of the Race Committee and the Race Director at any time.

# The official languages of the race are English and Marathi and all competitors are responsible for reading and understanding these rules, race signs, directions and any oral instructions given before and during the race.

# It’s a solo and self-supported race and no outside support will be allowed. Participants need to carry their own food & water required for the entire race. Only 42 km category participants will have 2 aid stations at 15 km and 30 km, where participants would get water and refreshment. The course will include mandatory checkpoints and sections which may be modified at any time before and during the race. Race Time is calculated by Time chip technology.

# The Race Committee reserves the right to impose time penalties or to disqualify athlete, for conduct in violation of these rules and contrary to the best interest of the Race. The decisions of the Race Committee are final and can not be appealed except for the protest.

# ‘Time cut off’ points will be designated at various places along the course. Athlete arriving after the designated time at any cut-off point will be disqualified at the discretion of Race officials.

# Each PARTICIPANT should be above 10 years and above. For 15 km and 42 km category, participant’s age should be 18+.

# Every PARTCIPANT should submit a medical certificate, issued by a doctor authorized by the Indian Medical Council if demanded. The PARTCIPANT should have the medicines as prescribed by the authorized doctor. The participant should not carry any medicines other than those mentioned in the doctor’s list.

# The entry fee will not be refunded or transferred under any circumstances.

# Use of any special equipment or race tactic, the legality of which is unclear under these rules, must be disclosed in full to the Race Director prior to the Race to be approved. In the event that the equipment or tactic is approved, the Race Director will keep the inquiry confidential. In the event that a participant fails to pre-disclose and receive pre-approval, this fact will weigh against the participant in the determination of any protests filed on account of such equipment use or tactic.

# All decisions by the Race Director regarding the results and the prizes will be final and binding on all the race participants.

# It is MANDATORY for all the athletes to collect Race Kit. Please carry proof of registration such as a payment receipt / e-receipt or e-mail printout to collect Kit bag. If you are unable to collect your race kit personally, you can send a person with the Authorization letter, duly filled in and signed by you, to collect it on your behalf along with receipt .No Race kit will be given on Race day.

# Organizers are not responsible for any loss or damage during transportation or during race course.

# It is mandatory to carry age proof for the participants above age 45 and need to present if demanded from race committee.

# All rights, title and interest, including but not limited to the Intellectual Property Rights, in the promotional material(s) / the race and in any and all entries received shall vest solely and exclusively with RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS at all times. RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS or any person or entity permitted by RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS in this regard shall be entitled to use the entries received or any information in connection with the entry in any media for future promotional, marketing, publicity and any other purpose, without any permission and/or payment to the Participant.

# Under no circumstance, shall RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries, be liable to the Participant and/or any third party for any lost profits or lost opportunity, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, or punitive damages whatsoever, even if RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The Participant specifically agrees not to file in person/through any family member and/or any third party any applications, criminal and/or civil proceedings in any courts or forum in India against RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS and/or their directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries to claim any damages or relief in connection with the Race and shall hold harmless RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS , its affiliates, its group companies, their employees, officers, directors or any other person and/or sponsors from any claim/liability/losses (including legal fees) arising out of and in relation to any injury/damage/harm/loss/ death/ mental or emotional trauma suffered by the participant(s) in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Race.

# RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS shall not be liable to perform any of its obligations under the Race where it is unable to do so as a result of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

# RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS excludes all liability whatever for any costs, expenses, damages, liability, injury or disappointment suffered by you arising out of or in any way connected with the Race.

# RACE COMMITTEE / ORGANISERS are empowered to take a decision on any case not covered under these Rules and Regulations.

# Photographs taken during the briefing and on race day can be used for the purpose of promoting the event and email data and contact number of participants can be used for promotional purpose.

# Participants should be Physically Fit with No Personal History of any Disease Incapacity him to undergo the physically challenging RACE. Participants should have a life insurance.

# Any action by the participant that degrades,deteriorates or damages the environment through which the race will run will lead to disqualification. If the participant is spotted littering or throwing garbage along the way of the race, altering or tampering with any of the natural surroundings for any reason whatsoever will lead to disqualification of the participant.

# Participants arriving after the designated time at any cut-off point will be disqualified at the discretion of Race officials.

# The Race Director has the right to disqualify any participant on grounds of indiscipline or indecent behavior or any such action that is detrimental to the conduct of the race.

# Consumption or possession of alcohol, tobacco, cigarettes or any banned substances will lead to instant disqualification.

# Argument with race officials, race marshals, and other athletes will lead to disqualification.

# Once the final results are declared no protests, arguments or any such action will be entertained. Any misbehavior in the protest will lead to instant disqualification.

# The Race Director can alter, amend or change the course of the race as well as the rules and regulations without any prior notice and would be binding with immediate effect.

# All decisions by the Race Director regarding the results and the prizes will be final and binding on all the race participants.

# Prizes will depend upon the number of participants registered in the category.

# Race directors can merge category without any notice to participants, depending on the count in respective category. For all 3 prizes to be available for claim, the minimum number of registration in that respective category should be 20. If number of entries for 15 kms category is between 10 to 20 then only first and second position will be awarded with the price money (Amount of prize money will be of second and third position) If the number of entries in a category is between 5 to 10, then only first and second position will be awarded with the price money (Amount of prize money will be of second and third position).