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2017 Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon presented by Qantas Assure – Win 1 of 6 SKINS Prize Packs | Competition Terms and Conditions


  1. Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. This is a game of skill.
  2. Entry is open to all residents of NSW who are 18 years of age or over. However, employees and their immediate families of Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited and their associated agencies and companies are not eligible to enter.
  3. The entries commence on; Prize 1: 3rd May 2017, at 11:00 (AEST) and concludes on Friday, 5th May 16:00 (AEST) Prize 2:8th May 2017, at 11:00 (AEST) and concludes on Friday, 12th May 16:00 (AEST) Prize 3: 15th May 2017, at 11:00 (AEST) and concludes on Friday, 19th May 16:00 (AEST).
  4. The competition will be advertised on facebook.com/smhhalfmarathon
  5. To enter, participants must visit facebook.com/smhhalfmarathon
  6. Incomplete entries will be deemed invalid
  7. Entrants in the competition may enter only once per person.
  8. The Promoter reserves the right to request the winner to provide proof of identity proof of residency and/or proof of entry validity in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered. 
  9. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of the Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity, potentially insulting, inflammatory or defamatory statements, disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions of entry or who has, in the opinion of the Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the competition which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the competition and/or the Promoter.
  10. Entries must be received by; Prize 1: 5th May 16:00 (AEST), Prize 2: 12th May 16:00 (AEST), 3rd Prize: 19th May 2017 at 16:00 (AEST).
  11. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries not received by the Promoter or delays in the delivery due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason. Any entry that is made on behalf of an entrant by a third party will be deemed invalid.
  12. Total prize value each is up to: Prize 1:$399.98, Prize 2: $599.96, Prize 3: $379.98 (including GST).
  13. Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
  14. If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State Regulation.
  15. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow a winner to take part in any or all aspects of the prize, if the Promoter determines, in their absolute discretion, that a winner is not in the mental or physical condition necessary to be able to safely participate in the prize. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
  16. The winner's participation in the prize is deemed acceptance of Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited advertising or marketing thereof, in any media whatsoever throughout the world and the winner will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  17. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winner does not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the prize.
  18. Prize values are based upon the recommended retail prices at the time of printing (inclusive of GST). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate prize redemption date.
  19. Each valid entrant who has entered the competition over the duration of the competition period will be entered into the competition. A winner will be drawn on Friday (5th May, 12th May & 19th May 2017 at 17:00 AEST) at Fairfax Media, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont 2009. The winner will be notified by email within three days of the judging completion.
  20. Should the winner be uncontactable and therefore the prize unclaimed, then subject to any direction given under relevant State legislation, an unclaimed prize draw will take place at Fairfax Media, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009 on Prize 1: 9th May 2017 Prize 2: 16th May 2017 Prize 3: 23rd May 2017. The winner will be notified by a private message on Facebook.
  21. If any particular draw is scheduled on a public holiday, the draw will be conducted on the following business day.
  22. The prize will be awarded to the person named in the entry. However, in a dispute, the prize will be awarded to the account holder of the entry mechanism used to submit their entry.
  23. Should an entrant’s contact details change during the competition period, it is the entrant's responsibility to notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any information provided in an entry should be directed to the Promoter.
  24. The Promoter’s decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the competition result.
  25. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and the prize supplier’s requirements.
  26. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss).
  27. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. The Promoter’s legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.
  28. Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited, and their associated agencies and companies assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of entries, and reserves the right to take any action that may be available.