Please read any waiver carefully. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights and deprives you of the ability to sue certain parties. Do not agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing electronically, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you as part of the registration process. You also understand and agree that events carry certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including without limitation personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to participate in the event(s) is/are subject to your agreement to the waiver and by agreeing herein, you accept and agree to the terms of the waiver and release agreement.
For and in consideration of Cowtown Marathon, Inc. allowing me to participate in the event I am registering for herein, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur to me during the event or while I am on the premises of the event. Additionally, I, for myself, my heirs, spouse, children, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns, do hereby waive and release all rights and claims for damages that I and my heirs, spouse, children, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns may have against Cowtown Marathon, Inc., event volunteers, presenters, sponsors and all other persons and entities associated with the event, and the respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, agents and volunteers of all of the foregoing, and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”), for any and all injuries and damage sustained by me with respect to the event, whether same be caused by the negligence of the Releasees and/or all other persons and entities associated with the event, or otherwise. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, spouse, children, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns, also agree to INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS Releasees for death, injury, illness or property damage which may directly or indirectly result from my participation in the event I am registering for herein, and from all claims, liability, losses, judgments, demands, actions, attorney’s fees and costs arising out of or related to my participation in the event.
I agree to abide by all rules governing the event for which I am registering and I will not permit my registration to be used by another person. I certify that the birth date and age information provided in my member profile and confirmed at the beginning of the entry process is true and accurate.
I further acknowledge that the 10K, Adults 5K and Kids 5K course will close 3.5 hours after the last corral start. I further acknowledge that the Marathon, Half Marathon, and Ultra Marathon course will close 7.5 hours after the last corral start. I understand that the event occurs on the streets of Fort Worth, Texas only during specified times and I agree to limit my participation in the event to those specified times. I will not run on the streets utilized by the event when such streets are not closed to vehicular traffic.
"Athletes who participate in this competition may be subject to formal drug testing in accordance with USATF and IAAF rules, in accordance with USOC, USADA, or IAAF procedures. Athletes found, after a disciplinary hearing, to be positive for prohibited substances, as defined by the WADA Code and/or IAAF, or who refuse to be tested, will be disqualified from this event and may lose eligibility for future competitions. Any prize money payable to an athlete who has tested positive shall be withheld until the final disposition of all disciplinary proceedings. BEWARE: Some prescriptions, over the counter medications, and nutritional supplements may contain prohibited substances. Information regarding drugs and drug testing may be obtained by calling the USADA Reference Hotline at 1-800-233-0393, or www.usantidoping.org."
I hereby grant Cowtown Marathon, Inc. and the presenters of the event the permission to use any photographs, videotapes, or any other records of this event involving me for any legitimate purpose. I hereby grant to Cowtown Marathon, Inc. and the presenters of the event the unlimited, unrestricted, and perpetual right, consent and permission to use, reuse, publish, and republish my name, image, photograph, voice, video, performance, appearance and likeness by any means. I hereby waive my right, if any, to any compensation for said use of any such works, images and/or materials.
I attest and verify that I am in good health, in proper physical condition to participate in the event, have or will have sufficiently trained for the completion of this event, and that my physical condition has been recently verified by a licensed medical doctor. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the event.
If I am competing with a stroller, I acknowledge that this creates additional risk to myself, my passenger(s) and other participants and we are participating at our own risk. I understand and agree that I must yield the right of way to other participants and will be required start in the last corral regardless of my pace.
I understand that the Cowtown Marathon will not issue any refunds for any reason, including the cancellation or alteration of all or a portion of the event as a result of inclement weather. The Cowtown Marathon reserves the right to reject any entry.