1. Runners may leave the track at any time, but must rejoin the track at the exact point at which they left it.
2. Runners must comply with instructions given by race staff at all times.
3. Headphones are permitted but any outside communication device must be on airplane mode if used for music.
4. Runners do not have to yield the inside lane to faster moving runners. Details of full track etiquette will be given in the pre race mail out and in the pre race briefing.
5. Crew areas are provided along the home straight. Crew members may not run alongside you at any time for any reason. Hand offs of food and nutrition (or any other items) must be done from a stationary position with the runner moving only.
6. Pacing is not allowed - by crew/ supporters (as above) OR by other runners in the race, for any reason. Equally, runners in the mens race cannot pace women, and runners in the womens race cannot pace men.
7. Bibs must be worn and visible at all times and the ankle timing chip also. You have two bibs. If you change clothes, you must place the bibs on display on the front and back of whatever you change into.
8. Any athlete who has been determined to have violated anti-doping rules at any time - through IAAF, the World Anti-Doping Agency, UK Anti Doping or any other National Sports Federation is ineligible for entry into any of our events. We reserve the right to conduct pre and post-competition testing for any and all performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) listed on the current WADA Prohibited List. Any athlete who refuses to submit to anti-doping controls, if selected for testing, shall be disqualified and subject to a lifetime ban from our events.
9. Minimum age on race day is 20
10. Any runner that sets a world record at the event will be subject to Anti-Doping controls by UK Anti-Doping. Failure to comply will result in immediate disqualification.