Event Terms and Conditions


In the event of an island lockdown, or restrictions on social gathering, the Harbour2Harbour walk will switch to a "virtual" event.  

In light of the situation on the island, our Terms and Conditions of entry have been updated to include our virtual event contingency plan, and additional precautions.  Please take the time to read these so that we're all doing our bit to stay safe.

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If any of the following apply, we request that you do not participate in the mass walk event on Sunday 16th May.

  • You have returned to the island within the last 28 days

  • A member of your household as returned to the island within the last 28 days

  • You have received a positive covid-19 test result with the last 28 days

  • You are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for covid-19 within the last 28 days

  • You have been advised to shield


If we switch to a virtual event and any of the above applies, participants are asked to adhere to any government guidelines.


These precautions are in place for the safety of all our participants as the event can be a very crowded space particularly at the start and finish areas. 


  1. In the event that the island is under lockdown restrictions, the mass start walk on the 16th May will not go ahead and we will switch to a virtual event.

  2. In the event that there are restrictions on social gathering, the re-enforcement of social distancing, or re-enforcement of wearing masks, the mass start walk on the 16th May will not go ahead, and we will switch to a virtual event.

  3. Participants must adhere to any government restrictions, including those relating to social distancing, mask wearing, and mixing of households, and essential travel.

  4. Participants will need to walk the 9 miles Harbour2Harbour distance between Friday 14th May, and Monday 24th May. 

  5. Participants do not need to follow the Harbour2Harbour route to complete their 9 miles.

  6. Participants should adhere to government guidelines on essential travel when planning their walk route.  

  7. In order to comply with any potential Covid-19 island restrictions, the distance can be covered over (up to) 4 separate outings (between the dates given above).  Evidence of all 4 walks will need to be submitted.

  8. Virtual walkers will need to submit proof of their walk to no later than Friday 29th May.

  9. Finish certificates will be issued by standard post to all confirmed finishers.  Event giveaways will be issued either by post, or by post-restriction collection from Thie Rosien, Port St Mary.  The organisers are not responsible for certificates or giveaways that are lost by the Post Office.


  1. The Organisers reserve the right to cancel the event or vary the course should they deem it necessary to ensure the safety of the participants.

  2. Participants understand that the organisers cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or injury sustained to or by them. 

  3. Participants agree to abide by the decisions of the organisers.

  4. Participants agree to abide by The Countryside Code.

  5. If you are in any doubt about your health or fitness it is advisable to seek medical advice before the walk.  If you find it necessary to retire from the walk you should advise the first available official.  Race officials will have the power to withdraw any participant deemed physically unable to continue.

  6. Participants must follow the route as indicated.  You must use footpaths and pavements where available.  In the absence of a footpath you should walk on the right- hand side of the road unless specifically instructed to do so by a marshal.  Marshals will direct participants at road crossings and their instructions must be obeyed.

  7. Photographs and videos may be used for promotional purposes, online, on social media, or in local press.

  8. Instructions given by marshals and race officials must be obeyed. This is for your safety. Marshals will be on the course from 10.00 to 14.15. Outside these times you must be extra vigilant of your own safety and the safety of others. Should there be an accident or incident, please call the emergency services on 999.

  9. I confirm that my given details are correct. Once registered, I cannot claim a refund of my registration fee.



By entering this event, you consent that the information given on this form may be used for the management of your entry and for the production of results pertaining to the event.

You may receive communications via email / SMS about this event and this may include notification about future related events.

Information held about participants is not used for any kind of marketing activity and will not be passed to any third party without explicit consent.


  • accept the organiser's exclusion of liability of any damage.

  • will not enforce a claim either upon the organizer or upon the supporting companies and their agents because of damage, that could arise by participating.

  • declare that I have practised sufficiently for the event and that I am physically well.

  • understand that the ambulance personnel are authorised to remove me from the contest in the circumstance of threatening indication of a damage to my health.

  • agree that the information that I have provided may be stored on a computer and used in connection with the event under data protection guidelines.

  • confirm that my given details are correct. Once registered, I cannot claim a refund of my registration fee.

  • confirm that I will not participate in the event if I meet any of the covid-19 criteria listed above.

  • understand that the information I have given may be used to administer my entry to the event and for the purpose of results production and publishing.

You can download the terms and conditions here.