Ormeau Runners Couch to 5k

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The Ormeau Runners Couch to 5K is a FREE non competitive, fun, sociable and supportive beginner running program recommended for non runners and anyone interested in building their fitness levels upto Jogging or Running the 5k distance. The program will be supported by Forestside Shopping Centre.

The program will be 10 weeks in length with 2 Coached training sessions per week. The program is brought to you free from charge by volunteers from within Ormeau Runners Running Club. Coached training sessions will be delivered by Qaulified Running Coaches and will be held on a Tuesday evening at 6pm and a Thursday evening at 6.15pm. Training locations will be held in the Ormeau/Ravenhill or Cregagh locality.Training locations to be confirmed once registered and place on course allocated.

The program will start on Tuesday 14/01/2020 with a graduation 5k parkrun on Saturday 21st of March 2020

The program will be based and delivered in South and East Belfast. The aim of the program is to coach and support total beginners from the Couch, to jogging and completing a 5k in just 10 weeks.

The program is FREE from any charge for participants, participants who complete the program will recieve a FREE Ormeau Runners graduation running T-Shirt sponsored by Forestside Shopping Centre.

Demand is always high for the program and places limited, we would ask those who wish to partake to please ensure they can commit to the 10 week program before registering as due to demand we often have to turn interested participants away.

Program is limited to 80 participants, so be very quick to register if interested and committed.

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Declaration of Medical Fitness:

It is the responsibility of each individual who registers and participates in the Ormeau Runners Couch to 5k program to ensure they are fit and healthy to do so. By registering for the Ormeau Runners Couch to 5k program you are declaring that you are medically fit to participate in running and moderate to high intensity physical activity. Should it be necessary, responsibility sits with the Individual to seek medical advice and clearance from a medical professional before registering and participating in the program.

Registration Information and GDPR:

In line with GDPR rules and regulations, Ormeau Runners will securely hold participant information for registration, program administrative, and insurance purposes ONLY. No personal information will be forwarded to any 3rd party organisations without the consent of the individual. At any time should any person wish to have their personal information removed, please inform Ormeau Runners in writing to OrmeauRunners@outlook.com.

By registering for the program you agree that you have read and understand this statement on personal information and GDPR and agree for Ormeau Runners to hold your personal information for the reasons outlined.

Waiver and Indemnity Agreement:

In registering for the program, The individual registering accepts full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while travelling to or from the program/event, during the program/event, or while on the premises of the program/event.

I agree to be aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this program/event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road. I, for myself and my heirs and executors, hereby waive, release and forever discharge the event organisers (Ormeau Runners Running Club), sponsors, promoters and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all other persons associated with the program/event, for all my liabilities, claims, actions, or damages that I may have against them arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in this program/event.

I understand that this waiver includes any claims, whether caused by negligence, the action or inaction of any of the above parties, or otherwise.

I give my full permission for photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this program/event be taken by and used by Ormeau Runners for communication or program promotional purposes.

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