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Life Time Chicago Half Marathon Pre-Party Photo Sharing Contest Rules


Healthy Way of Life Expo Photo Contest

Official Rules


 This Promotion is not endorsed or certified by Instagram. All Instagram logos and trademarks displayed on this Promotion are property of Instagram. All questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion should be directed to Administrator at the address listed below and not to Instagram.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States (including its commonwealths, territories, and possessions) and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) (the “Eligible Territory”) who are eighteen (18) years of age (except in the case of residents of jurisdictions where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years, such legal age of majority) or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household (whether or not related), of LTF Triathlon Series, LLC. and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other entity associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Void in any state not listed above and where prohibited by law, rule, or regulation. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply.


The Healthy Way of Life Expo Photo Contest (the “Promotion”) begins at 1:00 pm Central Time (“CT”) on September 22, 2023 and ends at 12:59.00 PM CT on September 25, 2023 (the “Promotion Period”). You may enter the Sweepstakes via Instagram as described below. The Promotion contains a game of chance (“Sweepstakes”). The computer clock of the Sponsor is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.

To enter, you must have a valid public Instagram account (i.e. not protected). No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/Instagram account/email address, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void. During the Promotional Period, log in to your Instagram account and post a photo captured during the Healthy Way of Life Expo produced by Life Time on Friday, September 22nd held located at 1339 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60608 between 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm CT, including the descriptive text #CHIHALF, #VertiportChicago, and #Sweepstakes (“Entry”).  Your Entry must remain publicly posted through the duration of the Sweepstakes and must comply with the Requirements of Entry (as set forth below) and Instagram’s Terms of Use, available at All information submitted via the Instagram platform is subject to Instagram’s privacy policy and Instagram’s Terms of Use, available at

ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY: You can request entry into the Promotion without making a purchase or entering a photo via social media platform (Instagram) by emailing the following information to Life Time at with a subject line “Helicopter Sweepstakes”. The email must include your full name, mailing address, phone number and/or email address, and desire to enter the Healthy Way of Life Expo Photo Contest. All email entries must be received by September 25, 2023 at 12:15 p.m. CT.

 REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRY: Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

  • Is sexually explicit; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
  • Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • Is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
  • Appears to duplicate any other submitted entries;
  • Defames, misrepresents, or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • Contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
  • Contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
  • Contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies, or other media), without permission;
  • Contains any individual other than you and/or any materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without providing legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory to Sponsor;
  • Contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
  • Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
  • Violates any law.

By submitting an Entry on Instagram, you represent and warrant that your Entry is original to you, that the Entry has not been previously published, has not won previous awards and that neither it nor its contents infringe upon or violates the rights of any third party, including any copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity, or other intellectual property.  By submitting an Entry, you warrant and represent that you consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.

By submitting an Entry on Instagram, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may receive other Entries under this Promotion that may be similar or identical to the Entry submitted by you, and you waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any other Entry reviewed and/or used by Sponsor may be similar to your Entry and you understand that you will not be entitled to any compensation because of Sponsor’s use of such other similar or identical material.

OWNERSHIP OF INSTAGRAM ENTRIES: By using the hashtags #CHIHALF, #VertiportChicago and #Sweepstakes to submit an Entry, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and grant Sponsor a non-exclusive, fully paid-up, and royalty-free, worldwide license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and translate your Entry, including without limitation the right to distribute all or part of your Entry in any media formats through any media channels. By submitting an Entry, you consent to the use by Sponsor of your name, likeness, and image, in connection with the Promotion in any media or format now known or hereafter invented, in any and all locations, without any payment to or further approval from you.  You agree that this consent is perpetual and cannot be revoked.  For uses beyond the consent that you grant above, you agree that Sponsor’s use of your personal data will be governed by the Privacy Policy posted on the Sponsor website.

SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING/ODDS: On or about September 25, 2023 at 1:00 CT, The Prize winner (“Winner”) will be selected at random (the “Drawing”) from all eligible Entries received within the Promotion Period The Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its representatives, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Prize Provider is not responsible for the Drawing. The odds of winning the Prize in the Sweepstakes depend upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period.

By submitting an Entry on Instagram, you hereby grant permission for your Entry to be posted on or other websites. You agree that Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any Entry. You agree that you will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any online social networks (other than for entry into this Promotion), without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.

 By submitting an Entry on Instagram, you represent and warrant that the work submitted is original to you and that neither it nor its contents infringe upon or violates the rights of any third party. If your Entry includes likenesses of third parties (such as, but not limited to makeup artist or subject) or contains elements not owned by you (such as, but not limited to, company logos) you must be able to provide legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory to Sponsor or your Entry will be disqualified.   Entries may not defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential prize winner will be notified by private Instagram message one (1) business days of winner selection or as soon as reasonably practicable. Potential winner(s) have seventy-two (72) hours to respond to the winning notification on Instagram before forfeiting their prize. Any winner of a prize package valued at $600 or more will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release via email. All forms must be completed, signed, notarized, and returned to Administrator within ten (10) days of date of issuance. Potential winner becomes the “Winner” only after verification of eligibility by Life Time. If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining entries for the Sweepstakes drawing.


One (1) Chicago City Tour conducted by Vertiport Chicago. Tour includes 10 Miles of Flight for up to two passengers. Prize must be redeemed by September 25, 2024.

All passengers must sign and execute an Acknowledgement of Risk and Waiver, or other similar document provided by Vertiport Chicago, prior to the Chicago City Tour.

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $220.00

GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Promotion Prize per person/per household. the Promotion prize will be fulfilled approximately one (1) to six (6) weeks after the Promotion has ended. Prize will be awarded only upon winner redemption, confirmation, verification, and final approval by Sponsor. No substitution transfer of any prize or cash alternative permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable. Sponsor are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or undelivered prizes.


 GENERAL: Each winner hereby expressly grants to Sponsor and their respective designees all rights to use and publish his/her name, likeness (photographic or simulated), voice, and province of residence for all purposes, including without limitation,  advertising, marketing, promotional and publicity purposes in connection with this Promotion (“Advertising”), in any and all media now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without any form of notice or any amount or kind of compensation or permission, except where prohibited by applicable law. All copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights in such Advertising shall be owned by Sponsor and/or its licensors, and each winning participant hereby disclaims and waives any claim of right to such Advertising. Such Advertising shall be solely under the control of Sponsor and/or its licensors, and each winner hereby waives any claim of control over the Advertising content as well as any possible claims of misuse of such winning recipient’s name, likeness or voice under contract, tort, or any other theory of law. Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for any disruption in the Sponsor, including but not limited to the failure or interruption of Facebook or any internet service provider. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures and other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in Rule #7. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.  All decisions as to these Official Rules and interpretations thereof are exclusively within the sole discretion of the Sponsor and may be changed from time to time without notice.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion at any time without notice. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry. If, in Sponsor’s sole determination, a dispute cannot be resolved, the Entry will be deemed ineligible. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.  Entries that are incomplete, garbled, or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.

CONDUCT: By participating in this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final, binding, and non-appealable in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all associated Entries and/or registrations. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER, YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assume no responsibility or liability for (a) lost, late, stolen, undelivered, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, damaged or garbled registrations, Entries, URLs, or emails; (b) any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (c) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of Entries or registrations at any point in the operation of this Promotion; (d) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, cable, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Promotion; (e) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Web Site or any combination thereof or for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of Entries, social networking posts, or registrations, the announcement of the prizes, or in any other Promotion-related materials; or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, then Sponsor reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part. If terminated, Sponsor will award the prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received for the Promotion up to the time of such action.

RELEASES: All participants, as a condition of participation in this Promotion, agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify Facebook (and Instagram), Sponsor, and Prize Provider from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with (i) participation in any aspect of the Promotion, (ii) the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded, including any travel associated with any prize, (iii) participant’s registration material on any related website, or (iv) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules.

 CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Minnesota or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of Hennepin County in the State of Minnesota. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

 PRIVACY: Except as noted in these Official Rules, information collected for this Promotion is used only for the purpose of Promotion administration and winner notification and will not be re-used, sold, or shared in any manner by Sponsor or any third parties unless you have elected to receive additional information or promotional material from the Sponsor, or a third party. By participating in the Promotion, participant agrees to all of the terms and conditions of the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at and the Sponsor’s Terms of Use, which is available at In the event of any discrepancy between the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall control and govern.

 TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form (preceded by a W9 Form) will be issued to the Grand Prize Winner.

WINNERS LIST: To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt to be received no later than ninety (90) days after the drawing date to: LTF Triathlon Series Healthy Way of Life Expo Photo Contest, Attn. Athletic Events Dept., 2902 Corporate Place, Chanhassen, MN 55317.

SPONSOR: LTF Triathlon Series, LLC., 2902 Corporate Place, Chanhassen, MN 55317

 ADMINISTRATOR: LTF Triathlon Series, LLC., 2902 Corporate Place, Chanhassen, MN 55317

PRIZE PROVIDER: Vertiport Opco LLC., 1339 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60608.

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