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EVENT GUIDELINES
 

Thank you for choosing to be part of Kidney Health Australia's Big Red Kidney Walk. Big Red Kidney Walk is a wonderful way for communities to come together and raise awareness and funds for kidney disease in Australia.
 

Please ensure you read all of the information below regarding the event.
 

BIBS
For the 2014 Big Red Kidney Walk, each participant will receive a walk bib. Bibs must be worn on the event day as it will be used as entry for the walk as well as access to the BBQ and event festivities. 
 

EVENT INFORMATION
Kidney Health Australia’s Big Red Kidney Walk will be held simultaneously in Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney on 14 September 2014.  For specific information on each walk, including time, route and site information, please click here.
 

REGISTRATION COSTS

Individual: $10

Children age 12 years and under: Free

Groups of 10: $50


REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Kidney Health Australia will send all participants an event pack containing a race bib (needed to participate), event confirmation and event day logistic information. The first event packs will be mailed 29 August and will be sent to the address noted on your registration. If you do not receive your event pack in the mail, please contact bigredkidneywalk@kidney.org.au.
 

REFUNDS AND TRANSFERS
Refunds for the walk will not be provided unless Kidney Health Australia cancels the walk due to unprecedented reasons. Confirmed participants are not permitted to transfer their event registration to other individuals.
 

MERCHANDISE
Merchandise will be available for purchase on the event website at time of registration.  A limited supply of merchandise will be available for purchase on the event day, but Kidney Health Australia cannot guarantee the supply that will be available.  It is recommended that you purchase merchandise as early as possible.
 

Pricing is as follows:
Big Red Kidney Walk T-shirts: $20
KHA Caps: $10
KHA Drink Bottles: $10
KHA Shoelaces: $5

Please refer to sizing guidelines when ordering a t-shirt as no size exchanges will be available.
A standard $5 mailing fee will be added to each order to help cover postage costs.

For more information on Big Red Kidney Walk merchandise, please click here
 

FUNDRAISING
It is optional to fundraise as part of the Big Red Kidney Walk, however an automatic fundraising page will be set up for each participant. Participants who choose to fundraise for the Big Red Kidney Walk must adhere to GoFundraise terms and conditions, which can be found by visiting: http://www.gofundraise.com.au/terms-of-use. All funds raised will go to support Kidney Health Australia's health programs.
 

PHOTOGRAPHS
Photographs (and in some locations, video) will be taken at each of the Big Red Kidney Walks and will remain the property of Kidney Health Australia. Kidney Health Australia has the right to use this photography and video footage for publicity purposes. It is the responsibility of the participant to notify the official photographer on the day of the event if they do not wish for photos or videos to be taken of themselves.

INSURANCE
Kidney Health Australia provides comprehensive liability insurance coverage for the Big Red Kidney Walk. The policy automatically covers Big Red Kidney Walk volunteers, event staff and participants participating in the day's events.

HOSTING AN EVENT
If you are unable to participate in an official Big Red Kidney Walk event occurring in one of the six designated cities, you are welcome to host your own. Kidney Health Australia will provide tips and advice in the planning of your event and send a standard event pack to assist with event marketing. As the event host, you will be responsible for managing all aspects related to your event. Any use of Kidney Health Australia or the Big Red Kidney Walk logo must be approved in advance of the event.

For more information on planning your event, please contact Annette Smith:  annette.smith@kidney.org.au.
 

HOST YOUR OWN EVENT PARTICIPANTS
If you are participating in a “Host your Own” walk, you must register using this event site. You will also receive a complimentary fundraising page.
 

LOST PROPERTY
Kidney Health Australia will not be deemed responsible for any lost or stolen personal belongings at Big Red Kidney Walk events. Any lost property found at the event site will be turned over to Kidney Health Australia staff where the event took place. For information on your lost item, please contact your event representative:


Adelaide: Tiffany Sanchez, tiffany.sanchez@kidney.org.au, 03 9674 4318
Brisbane: Amber Williamson, amber.williamson@kidney.org.au, (07) 3330 8602
Perth: Katrina Fromson, katrina.fromson@kidney.org.au, 08 6160 9500
Sydney: Daniel Glaubert, daniel.glaubert@kidney.org.au, 02 9299 4599
Launceston: Sarah Challenor, sarah.challenor@kidney.org.au, 03 6348 7533
Melbourne: Katie Nicholson, katie.nicholson@kidney.org.au, 03 9674 4310


Thanks again for supporting Kidney Health Australia’s Big Red Kidney Walk. For additional information, please visit our FAQs page or contact us at bigredkidneywalk@kidney.org.au.