Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon form

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon form

Thank you very much for your interest in taking part in Edinburgh Half Marathon for Bliss

Please note submitting this application does not guarantee you a place.

We will be in touch to let you know if your application has been successful. If you do get a place on the team, we will require you to pay a £15 registration fee.

Also note that this form cannot be saved. You may want to read through it beforehand and make sure you have all the necessary information to complete the form.

Your details

We ask for date of birth as some events have age restrictions.

Running for Bliss

We'd love to know more about how you found out we had places available for this event.
We'd love to know a bit more about what motivated you to apply to run for Bliss.
We are pleased to be able to offer you a free Bliss running vest. Please indicate which size you would like. Your running vest will be sent out in April.

Please note that Bliss pays £86 plus VAT for each place in this event. This is why we set a fundraising pledge.

Please give as much detail as possible about your fundraising plans. Remember that fundraising is not limited to asking people for sponsorship!
We ask this so we can best support you with opportunities for fundraising.
Please give details. We ask this so we can best support you ahead of the event.

Terms and conditions

  • By agreeing to these terms and conditions you are pledging to raise £300 for Bliss (excluding Gift Aid) by 24 June 2020.
  • I agree to raise and send in to Bliss the first £200 of my fundraising by Friday 24 April 2020. I understand that failure to do so may result in me being unable to take part in the event.
  • Once your place has been confirmed we require a registration fee payment of £15 for your half marathon place. If you drop out for any reason your deposit is non-refundable and it cannot be rolled over to next year’s Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon or another event.
  • Bliss does not take responsibility for any health issues during your training for the marathon or any incidents that occur on race day. If you have any health concerns prior to, or during, your training please consult with your doctor.
  • Bliss reserves the right to refuse an application at its absolute discretion.
  • You must be 17 years or over on the day of the race.
  • If you are unable to participate in the event for any reason, all donated monies collected in support of Bliss must be forwarded to the charity or returned to the individual sponsors. Monies already received by the charity will not be refunded.
  • You must contact Bliss immediately if you think you are going to be unable to participate.
  • When Bliss establishes contact described as "urgent", runners must respond via email/telephone/in writing as quickly as possible.
  • By signing up to the Edinburgh Marathon Festival Half Marathon you are consenting to Bliss using any images of you in their promotional materials. Please contact us in advance of the run if you are unhappy with this arrangement.

I have read and understood the terms and conditions above and would like to apply for a charity place to run for Bliss. I understand that if accepted for a Bliss charity place I am undertaking a pledge to raise £300 for the marathon (excluding Gift Aid) for Bliss by 24 June 2020.

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