Rules & Regulations

Brightlingsea Jog Walk Run is a fun event for all the family and safety is of paramount importance. Please follow these guidelines to help ensure everyone is able to take part in the event safely and enjoy a fantastic day.

  • In entering all participants declare they are medically fit to do so and that they will compete at their own risk.
  • The organisers will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, costs or expenses which may arise in consequence of partcipation in the event.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Participants must observe current government social distancing guidelines at all times and are asked to be considerate of others using the route and to overtake only when there is space to safely do so.
  • By entering all competitors give their permission to use their name, quotes, video footage, and photographic likeness for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
  • All participants of 16 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Individual entries from junior participants aged 11 to 16 may be accepted provided they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who must complete the Parental Consent Form which will be emailed to you following online entry.
  • Cycles are not permitted on the route.
  • Horses are not permitted on the route.
  • The route is not suitable for motorised vehicles, mobility scooters or wheelchairs, although sturdy buggies will be able to complete the course.
  • Suitable sturdy footwear must be worn.
  • Participants must wear and carry clothing suitable for the course. Please bear in mind that there is no shelter on much of the course so ensure you have suitably prepared for rain, strong sun and high winds.
  • As it may be necessary to open gates on the route please ensure you carry hand sanitiser with you.
  • Participants must carry suitable refreshments as there are only limited refreshment stations on the route.
  • Due to the Time Trial nature of the event it will not be possible to marshal the course and so all participants are asked to carry a mobile phone with them in case of emergency.
  • The course details will be confirmed to you by email following completion of the Online Entry Form. Please do not deviate from the described route.
  • Please note that some sections of the course are only open to the public between 9am and 5.30pm.
  • You will be responsible for recording and reporting your own start and finish time.
  • In an emergency please call 999 and ask for the appropriate assistance.
  • In the event that you identify an issue with the course that others need to be made aware of or have any other event related queries please email fiona.brown@fionabrown.com or call Fiona Brown on 07711 718470