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Event Guidelines

Thank you for choosing to be part of Kidney Health Australia's Big Red Kidney Walk. The 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.

Event information
The Big Red Kidney Walk will be held simultaneously in Adelaide, Launceston, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney on 1 September 2013 and in Toowoomba on 8 September 2013. For specific information on each walk, including time, route and site information, please click here.

Entry fees
Free - Children 12 years and under (still to be registered)
$10 - Individual
$50 - for a team of 10

Registration information
Registration will close at 5.00pm EST on 23 August 2013. KHA will send all participants an event pack containing a red entry bracelet (needed to participate both in the walk and partake in the BBQ), event confirmation and event day logistic information. The first round of event packs will be mailed at the start of 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 will be available for purchase on the event website at time of registration or afterwards.
Big Red Kidney Walk T-shirts: $10
KHA Caps: $10
KHA Drink Bottles: $7
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

It is optional to fundraise as part of the Big Red Kidney Walk, however an automatic fundraise page will be set up for each registration in the case that you might like to. 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.

Event photography
Photographs 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 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 to be taken of themselves.

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.

Lost property
Kidney Health Australia will not be deemed responsible for any lost or stolen personal belongings at the 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
Perth: Katrina Fromson, katrina.fromson@kidney.org.au, 08 9381 9311
Sydney: Daniel Glaubert, daniel.glaubert@kidney.org.au, 02 9299 4599
Launceston: Sarah Challenor, sarah.challenor@kidney.org.au, 03 6348 7533
Toowoomba: Amber Williamson, amber.williamson@kidney.org.au, 07 3176 1070
Melbourne: Katie Nicholson, katie.nicholson@kidney.org.au, 03 9674 4310

Thanks again for your support in the Big Red Kidney Walk. For any additional information, please visit our FAQs page or contact us at bigredkidneywalk@kidney.org.au.