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.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY (AWRL) PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE AGREEING TO THIS ACKNOWLEDGMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY (AWRL) I acknowledge that a marathon, half marathon and 10K is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE MARIN COUNTY MARATHON (MCM). I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in the MCM and have not been advised against participation by a qualified health professional. I acknowledge that my statements on this AWRL are being accepted by MCM and are being relied upon by the MCM and the various race sponsors, organizers and administrators in permitting me to participate in the MCM. I understand that there are no transfers, refunds or rollovers of my entry. I also understand that in the event the race is cancelled due to adverse weather, natural disaster or for any other reason there will be no refund, transfer or rollover of my entry fee. In consideration for allowing me to participate in the MCM, I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on my behalf, and I expressly acknowledge that is my intent to take these actions: (a) I AGREE that prior to participating in an event I will inspect the race course, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used and if I believe any are unsafe I will immediately advise the person supervising the event; (b) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE from any and all claims, losses (economic and non-economic), or liabilities, for death, personal injury, partial or permanent disability, property damage, medical or hospital bills, theft, or damages of any kind, which may in the future arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation in or my traveling to or from the MCM, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: MARIN COUNTY MARATHON, EVENT SPONSORS, RACE DIRECTORS, EVENT PRODUCERS, VOLUNTEERS, ALL STATES, CITIES, COUNTIES OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES OR LOCATIONS IN WHICH THE MCM OR SEGMENTS OF THE MCM ARE HELD, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, EVEN IF SUCH CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR LIABILITIES ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE PERSONS I AM HEREBY RELEASE OR ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY; (c) I ACKNOWLEDGE that there may be traffic or persons on the course route, and I ASSUME THE RISK OF PARTICIPATING IN THE MCM under these circumstances. I also ASSUME ANY AND ALL OTHER RISKS associated with participating in the MCM, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather including heat, cold, and/or humidity, defective equipment, the condition of the roads and/or trails, water hazards, and any hazard that may be posed by spectators or volunteers, all such risks being known and appreciated by me; and I further acknowledge that these risks include risks that may be the result of the negligence of persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (b) or of other persons or entities. I FURTHER COVENANT AND AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (b) for any of the claims, losses, or liabilities that I have waived, released, or discharged herein; and I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (b) from any and all expenses incurred, claims made, or liabilities assessed against them, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses, arising out of or resulting from, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, (i) my actions or inactions; (ii) my breach or failure to abide by any part of this AWRL including but not limited to my covenant not to sue; or (iii) any other harm caused to me. I FURTHER GRANT PERMISSION for the use of my name and/or likeness relating to my participation in the MCM, and I WAIVE all rights to any future compensation to which I may otherwise be entitled as a result of the use of my name or likeness. I acknowledge that I am aware that the Marin County Marathon will officially end 4 hours after the Marathon start, at approximately Noon. I understand that the course will be open to two-way vehicular traffic and that there will be no support of any kind on the course (aid stations, medical, communication, etc.) after that time. I HERE AFFIRM THAT I AM EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY ITS CONTENTS. As the parent and/or legal Guardian to the minor identified, I hearby accept and agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement on behalf of the minor in connection with the minor's participation in the Event(s). If, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on the minor's behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities which any may be incurred as a result of such claim.