DNA I CAN RUN

Terms and Conditions

  • Only women participants wearing the valid Bib Number will be allowed in the holding area and on the route.
  • Women above the age of 18 years can participate in any of the 3 runs: Half Marathon (21K), Spirit Run (10K) and Fun Run (5K).
  • Girls between the age of 12-18 years can only participate in Fun Run (5K).
  • Girls (Above 12 years and below 18 years) have to be accompanied throughout the race duration with their parent or guardian.
  • The parent or guardian can only be a woman.
  • Friends and Family members accompanying the participants will always have to be in the designated Guest Area at all times. On the route, they can cheer the runners without obstructing the race route.
  • The applicant has to run only the race for which she has registered and the entry for which she has been confirmed.
  • Confirmed participants cannot cancel their entry under any circumstances and no refund will be provided.
  • Participants are requested to reach the holding area on or before the reporting time.
  • Parking will not be available very close to the holding area and on the route. Participants` vehicles might have to be parked at a distance away from the venue. Organizers will not be responsible for parking arrangements. Any parked vehicle obstructing the race route and access to holding area will be towed away.
  • Organizers may validate the information provided by the confirmed participants. The validation may be done through a validating agency appointed by the organizers.
  • The right to participate in the event and the rights and benefits available to the applicants under the application form is at the sole discretion of dna and cannot be transferred to any other person under any circumstances and the applicant alone shall be entitled to the rights and benefits arising hereunder.
  • The participants number is not transferable and she has to run in the category for which she has been confirmed and has to carry a valid Running Bib number.
  • Runners found to be running with the wrong Running Bib numbers will be disqualified from this race and any future race conducted by the organizers.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify and/or exclude any person from future competitions who gives incorrect personal data/details on the entry form, who has been banned from competitions under IAAF jurisdiction, or who is suspected of having taken banned substances, or who has finished within prize money positions but failed to declare that, as they have not followed the complete course. No refund of entry fee will be made.
  • For reasons of force majeure (Act of god like Earthquake, floods, heavy rainfall, cyclone etc) the Organiser can decide to cancel the Event at short notice. If the Event is cancelled because of force majeure no new date will be set; the next Event will take place a year later. In this case no entry fees and additional orders will be refunded to the Participant.
  • Wheeled vehicles and pet animals are NOT allowed on the course. Anyone bringing wheeled vehicles and animals will be disqualified from the race and will be asked to leave the course.
  • Participants are not allowed to run with babies or children who are under-age for the designated race category, and with unregistered runners.
  • The roads will be closed to vehicular traffic till 11 am only. Participants are requested to complete their run before 11 am. After 11 am the roads will open to vehicular traffic and slow runners are recommended to run on the footpath and complete the race.
  • Every participant must wear her running Bib number on the front of the vest worn. The Bib number should be clearly visible at any time. Any mutilation, fold, alteration or damage to the Bib will amount to disqualification of the runner from the Event.
  • Only the Top 3 positions in the Half Marathon (21k) and Top 3 positions in the Spirit Run (10K) will be eligible for the Prize Money.
  • Refreshments will be provided to the participants only after they complete the race.
  • Organizers reserve the right to stop any participant from participating if she is found to be medically unfit to continue in the opinion of the Medical Expert.
  • Baggage counters will be available. For security reasons, participants are requested to come without any baggage. Organizers are not responsible for any loss of baggage and belongings.
  • Participants are requested to cooperate with the police and security personnel and crew deputed at the Holding area and on the route. Participants/supporters are liable to random checking on the race day this is for one`s own security.
  • Photographs taken of runners during the Bib Collection Day and on Race Day will be used for the purpose of promoting the event.

Participation Guidelines and Regulations

  • Only women runners can participate in any of the run types.
  • Entry for Half Marathon (21.097 Kms) and the Spirit Run (10 Kms) is open only for women above the age of 18 years.
  • Entry for the Fun Run (5 Kms) is open for female minors above the age of 12 years.
  • Female Minors (Age 12 years to 18 years) participating in the marathon have to be accompanied throughout the run with their respective parent or guardian.
  • The parent or guardian can only be a woman.
  • Only one applicant can apply for participation using a single form. In case a form is being submitted for a Minor (Above 12 years and below 18 years), the Parent/Guardian should also register themselves for the race through a separate form.
  • Applicant should register only for one type of run. If she submits for more than one run type, it may lead to rejection of entry.
  • Applicants must submit their entries only via the Application Modes mentioned by dna.
  • There are no other individuals or groups who have been authorized to accept registrations, unless otherwise mentioned and authorized by dna.
  • All information prefixed with * is mandatory and has to be filled. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
  • The form has to be submitted with the full fee i.e. Rs.999/- per person. The online registration fees payment can be done using a credit / debit card via a secured payment gateway.
  • Participant has to acknowledge the Declaration and Waiver for her registration to be accepted.
  • Group Registrations / Corporate Bookings can be done using the online registration mode. Once online registration is done, a physical form of the same needs to be duly filled by each participant and submitted at dna office: Indiabulls Finance Centre- Tower-3, 11th Floor, Elphinstone Road (W), Mumbai 400013 between 10am to 6pm on Mon Fri or an excel sheet with all the updated details of all the runners would have to be emailed.
  • The final authority to accept / reject entries rest with dna and organizers.
  • Confirmation email, BIB collection and sms; event updates will be communicated on your registered email id as mentioned during registration process. In case of invalid or incomplete email ids, organizers will not be responsible for any delay or non receipt of confirmation email. In case if you fail to receive your confirmation email, request to please check your participation status by sending an email to marathon@dnaindia.net
  • Once registered, a participant cannot cancel her entry .The registration fees will not be refunded as part of the proceeds will be donated to the NGO.
  • Entries are non transferable in any manner.
  • Only participants with their valid BIB are qualified for the marathon.
  • Marathon Bib Collection details :Confirmed participants have to collect their marathon Bib from the Bib Collection Centre. Marathon Bib will not be delivered or sent or couriered to the mailing address or any. In case the participant is unable to personally collect her Bib, she needs to provide the In case the participant is unable to personally collect her Bib, she needs to provide the following documents as below to the authorised representative collecting the Bib on behalf of the participant: Print out of the confirmation letter emailed to the participant. Authorization letter signed by the confirmed participant.Copy of any Photo Id Proof (of the confirmed participant), eg. Passport / PAN card / Election card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving license or Ration card, etc.
  • Confirmed Participants travelling from overseas or other states can collect their marathon Bib directly from dna before 6th March. A Communication for the same has to be sent by the participant via email to marathon@dnaindia.net . Such participants have to also carry the special confirmation mail to this regards received by dna along with other documents as required.
  • The right to participate in the event and the rights and benefits available to the applicant under the application form is at the sole discretion of dna and cannot be transferred to any other person under any circumstances, and the applicant alone shall be entitled to the rights and benefits arising hereunder.

*Timing chips available on request at a nominal cost at the BIB Collection counters.*

Race Day Rules and Regulations

  • The participants entry and marathon Bib number are not transferable.
  • The participant will need to run in the run type as registered for and carry a valid Marathon Bib number for the run.
  • Only Participants with valid Bib id belonging to the respective participant are qualified for the marathon.
  • The Organizers reserve the right to disqualify and/or exclude any person from future competitions who provide incorrect personal data/details on the entry form or who has been banned from competition under IAAF jurisdiction or who are suspected of having taken banned substances or who have completed the run within prize money positions but failed to declare that they have not followed the complete course. No refund of entry fee will be made in such cases.
  • No wheeled vehicles (not applicable to the Wheelchair Event) and pet animals are allowed on the course. This may lead to disqualification for the marathon run.
  • Participants are not allowed to run with babies or children who are under-age for the designated run type, and with unregistered runners.
  • The roads will be closed for vehicular traffic till 11am only. Runners are requested to complete their run before 11am. After 11am the roads will be open to vehicular traffic and slow runners are recommended to run on the footpath and complete the race.
  • Every runner must wear her marathon Bib where the BIB number on front of the vest. Any mutilation, fold, alteration or damage to the bib may lead to disqualification of the runner.
  • Organizers reserve the right to stop any participant from participating who is found medically unfit to continue in the opinion of the Medical Expert.
  • Baggage counters are available.
  • Participants are requested to cooperate with the police and security personnel deputed at the Holding area and on route. Participants/supporters are liable to random checking on race day. This is for your own security.
  • Photographs taken of runners during the Bib Collection Day and on Race Day will be used for the purpose of promoting the event.

Declaration and Waiver

I and/or my ward declare, confirm and agree as follows:

  • I have fully understood the risk and responsibility of participating in the dna ICan Women’s Half Marathon or any event outlined in this application (collectively ‘the event’) and will be participating entirely at my and/or her risk and responsibility.
  • I understand the risk of participating on a course with vehicular traffic, even if the course may be regulated/ policed.
  • I understand that l and/or my ward must be of, and must train to, an appropriate level of fitness to participate in such a physically demanding event and l/we have obtained a medical clearance from a registered medical practitioner, allowing me to participate in the event/s.
  • I for myself and/or my ward and my legal representatives, waive all claims of whatsoever nature against any and all Sponsors/partners of the/any event, Mumbai City, venue authorities, all political entities, authorities and officials, all contractors and construction firms working on or near the course, all dna employees, officials and volunteers/crew/promoters, medical/health professionals, Organizers and all other persons and entities associated with the event and the directors, employees, agents and representatives of all or any of the aforementioned including, but not limited to, any claims that might result from my participation in the event and whether on account of illness, injury, death or otherwise.
  • I agree that if I am and/or my ward is injured or taken ill or otherwise suffer any detriment whatsoever, I hereby irrevocably authorize the event officials and organizers to, at my risk and cost, transport me and/or my ward to a medical facility and/or to administer emergency medical treatment and l and/or my ward waive all claims that might result from such transport and/or treatment or delay or deficiency therein. I shall pay or reimburse to you my and/or my ward’s medical and emergency expenses and l hereby authorize/s you to incur the same.
  • I shall provide to race officials & organizers such medical data relating to me and/or my ward as they may request. I and/or my ward agree that nothing herein shall oblige the event officials or organizers or any other person to incur any expense or to provide any transport or treatment.
  • In case of any illness or injury caused to me and/or my ward or death suffered by me and/or my ward due to any force majeure event including but not limited to fire, riots or other civil disturbances, earthquakes, storms, typhoons or any terrorist act, none of the sponsors/partners of the/any event or Mumbai City or any political entity or authorities and officials or any contractor or construction firms working on or near the course, or any of the dna employees, officials or volunteers or medical/health professionals, organizers or any persons or entities associated with the event or the directors, employees, agents or representatives of all or any of the aforementioned shall be held liable by me or my representatives.
  • In case after registration if you are not able to participate in the Marathon, No refunds would be given as part of the proceeds would be donated for charity.
  • I understand, agree and irrevocably permit Event Organizers and dna to share the information given by me and/or my ward in the event’s Entry Form, with all/any entities associated with the dna Women’s Half Marathon at their own discretion.
  • I understand, agree and irrevocably permit event organizers, dna and/or any sponsors/partners to use my and/or my ward’s photograph, photographed on the Race Day, for the sole purpose of promoting the dna Women’s Half Marathon, at its own discretion.
  • I agree that the information provided in the form is true to the best of my and/or my ward’s knowledge.
  • I understand that Internet handling fee per ticket may be levied. Please check your total amount before payment.
  • I understand that Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded.
  • I understand that We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior at the venue to pick up your physical tickets.

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