Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month

Virtual 5K Run - Terms & Conditions

For participants 18 years and over: By submitting an entry for the Virtual 5k Challenge, I certify I have read and accept the terms and conditions for participation in this event.

For participants under 18 years:  By submitting an entry for the Virtual 5k Challenge, I certify I am the parent/ guardian of this participant who is under 18 years and I give my consent for them to participate in this event.  I accept the terms and conditions for participation in this event on behalf of the entrant and declare them as capable of completing the required distance of this event.

  1. All participants must be part of The University of Hong Kong community in order to compete in winning the prizes of the event. Only entries with a valid HKU email account are considered participants who are part of The University of Hong Kong community.

  2. The submission of participation entries will be accepted from 1st of October 2020 until 31st of October 2020. Participants are only allowed to register one account on which all their entries will be recorded. Family members can have multiple accounts registered on one HKU email account.

  3. The 10 participants with entries which are closest to guessing the time shown in the video, as judged by the organiser, will win our prizes. Entries will include hours, minutes and seconds and will be judged solely on accuracy of guess.

  4. Each participant can have multiple entries to guess the answer, yet only the entry which is closest to the answer will be counted. Hence, each participant can only claim one prize.

  5. Prizes are also subject to availability with no cash alternatives.

  6. Participants need to upload their run details photo or screenshot as proof of their 5K entry along with accurate information with at least the date, the distance and duration of the running session. False or incomplete entries will be considered invalid.

  7. Participants can use an activity tracker or any preferred mobile app to record their running sessions for submission, provided that all requested information is available on the app.

  8. By submitting an entry for the Virtual 5k Challenge, participants consent to receiving information about the Virtual 5K Challenge event and special offers and promotions.

  9. CSE reserves the right to request participants to provide further proof of age, identity and 5K entry submissions as they deem necessary. If participants fail or refuse to provide the requested information, CSE reserves the right to cancel the entry and/or participation of the participant.

  10. Participants consent to the use of their name, result, image, photographs, video and comments in any publications and marketing in relation to this event by event organisers.

  11. Participants declare that they are physically fit and capable of participating in this event and completing the distance required for the event. They are not aware of any medical condition or impairment that will prevent participation in this event or will affect their health by participation.

  12. Participants acknowledge they will participate and complete their desired distance in a manner chosen by them, at locations chosen by them and at their own risk.

  13. Participants acknowledge that this is a virtual running event and that CSE will not provide volunteers, marshals or medical personnel assistance to any participant.

  14. CSE is not liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by you for taking part or not being able to take part in this Challenge.

  15. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we may alter, amend or cancel the competition without prior notice. CSE reserves the right to change these terms at any time.

  16. Employees and family of CSE Health & Fitness and will not be eligible to receive any prize from this event.

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