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This Marathon Release and Waiver will effectively release a sponsor from any liability if a participant suffers an accident or injury during a marathon. This form also contains a consent to render emergency medical treatment if deemed necessary and an application for an individual to participate in the marathon.

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This Marathon Release and Waiver will effectively release a sponsor of a marathon (such as running, bicycling or walking) from any and all claims arising from any injuries, accidents or loss of personal property by a marathon participant. This document includes the name and all relevant contact information for the participant and the sponsor. It also sets out participant's consent to receive any emergency medical treatment deemed necessary while participating in the marathon. A written Marathon Release and Waiver will be beneficial in the event a participant suffers an injury or accident while participating in the event.

This Marathon Release and Waiver includes the following:
  • Participant Info: Name and detailed contact information about the marathon participant, including parent's contact information if the participant is a minor;
  • Release: Participant agrees to release and discharge event organizer, sponsor and volunteers for any claims for damages the participant may have;
  • Hazards/Risks: Sets out that participant is aware that the marathon may be hazardous and participant agrees to assume all inherent risks;
  • Refunds: Participant understands that no refunds will be given under any circumstances;
  • Consent: By signing this release the participant understands and consents to its terms and understands that it is legally binding.

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This attorney-prepared package includes:
  1. General Information
  2. Instructions and Checklist
  3. Marathon Release and Waiver
State Law Compliance: This form complies with the laws of all states
This is the content of the form and is provided for your convenience. It is not necessarily what the actual form looks like and does not include the information, instructions and other materials that come with the form you would purchase. An actual sample can also be viewed by clicking on the "Sample Form" near the top left of this page.













Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release









This Packet Includes:
1.  General Information
2.  Instructions and Checklist
3.  Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release










General Information
Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release

This Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release will effectively release a sponsor of a marathon (i.e. walking, running or bicycle) from all claims arising from accident, injury or loss of personal property while participating in the event.  This form includes the name of the participant, all  relevant contact information and the name(s) of the marathon sponsor(s).  It also sets out the participant's consent to emergency medical treatment in the event of accident, injury or illness.  

It is important that this waiver and release be clearly set out in writing.  A written Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release will benefit both the sponsor and participant and will prove invaluable in the event of litigation.  

  



Instructions and Checklist


Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release

   Both parties should read the document carefully.

   Insert all requested information in the spaces provided on the form.

     The parties should read and understand all provisions contained in this document.  If any provision is unclear or ambiguous, set forth clear examples to remove any ambiguity.

     This form contains the basic terms and language that should be included in similar releases.

     The participant must sign and date this waiver and release.  If the participant is a minor, a parent or legal guardian must also sign on the minor's behalf.  

   Both parties should retain either an original or copy of the signed waiver and release.

   All legal documents should be kept in a safe location such as a fireproof safe or safe deposit box.  



   





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FindLegalForms, Inc. (“FLF”) is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. The use of these materials is not a substitute for legal advice. Only an attorney can provide legal advice.  An attorney should be consulted for all serious legal matters.  No Attorney-Client relationship is created by use of these materials.  
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MARATHON PARTICIPANT APPLICATION, WAIVER AND RELEASE

Participant Name: _______________________________________________________

Parent Name: __________________________________________________________

Address:______________________________________________________________ City________________________/State____________________/ZIP_____________

Parent Contact Phone: _____________________________

 Participant Date of Birth: ___________________ Age: ___________ Gender:  ____M / F____

E-Mail Emergency Contact Phone #: ________________________________

Each participant must read and sign this waiver/release.

In consideration of my entry being accepted in the _________________ [insert name of marathon/race/program] (“the Event”), I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and assigns, waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages that I might have or which may hereinafter accrue to me against the Event Organizers, volunteers, Sponsors, City & County of ______, State of ______, their representatives or successors arising out of my association with or participation in the Event.

I know that participating in this event, a ___mile race/march, or ____ marathon or ___ race entails walking or running or biking great distances over uneven and undeveloped lands. I understand that this is a potentially hazardous activity and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. I understand that I do not need a physical examination to participate in the Event and that I participate at my own risk. I assume all risks associated with participating in this race.

I agree to comply with any and all rulings of the Event officials. I understand that decisions of the March officials, and any decisions made after appeal through the Event Director are final.

I further understand that neither the Event organizers & Staff nor volunteers of the Event will be responsible for my personal property. If I leave any items of personal property unattended for any reason, I understand that I assume the risk for all losses.

I hereby consent to emergency treatment in the event of my injury or illness. This treatment may be provided by various care providers including, but not limited to National Guard personnel, or local civilian rescue personnel. I agree to comply with all directives of medical personnel. I understand that a medical evacuation by air or land may be necessary at my expense, and that I assume the risk that such vehicle or aircraft may crash.

I further understand that I assume the risk of any illness or injury resulting from dietary supplements such as ephedrine or creatine based products, over-the-counter drugs or prescription medication I may take prior to or during the race. If I am directed to cease participating in the Event for medical reasons, I will comply. I further acknowledge that I have no medical history or condition that would preclude me from participating in the Event.

I understand that if this race cannot be held because of an act of God or circumstances beyond control, any expenses incurred or entry fees paid by me will not be refunded. I release the rights to all photographic material, motion picture, recordings, computer information, and any other record of this event to be used for legitimate purpose without any obligation or compensation to me.

All persons under the age of 18, unless emancipated, must have the written consent of a parent or legal guardian to compete in the Event. I, the undersigned parent or guardian, hereby consent to the applicants participation and waive and release all rights for damages as is more fully set forth above.

I understand that the Event Committee reserves the right to reject my entry at any time. If any part of this waiver is deemed un-enforceable, it shall not void the remaining sections of the waiver.

I HAVE READ THIS PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY. I UNDERSTAND AND CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND RECOGNIZE THAT IT IS LEGALLY BINDING. ALSO, I HAVE READ THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE EVENT AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THEM. I FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT THE RACE MAY BE CANCELLED, DELAYED OR ALTERED IN THE EVENT OF WEATHER OR OTHER CONDITIONS NOT IN THE CONTROL OF RACE ORGANIZERS AND MY ENTRY FEE WILL NOT BE REFUNDED FOR ANY REASON.

Print Name: _______________________________

Signature: ______________________________
(Signature of parent or guardian is required if participant is under the age of 18



Number of Pages6
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
EditableYes (.doc, .wpd and .rtf)
UsageUnlimited number of prints
Product number#43606
This is the content of the form and is provided for your convenience. It is not necessarily what the actual form looks like and does not include the information, instructions and other materials that come with the form you would purchase. An actual sample can also be viewed by clicking on the "Sample Form" near the top left of this page.













Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release









This Packet Includes:
1.  General Information
2.  Instructions and Checklist
3.  Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release










General Information
Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release

This Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release will effectively release a sponsor of a marathon (i.e. walking, running or bicycle) from all claims arising from accident, injury or loss of personal property while participating in the event.  This form includes the name of the participant, all  relevant contact information and the name(s) of the marathon sponsor(s).  It also sets out the participant's consent to emergency medical treatment in the event of accident, injury or illness.  

It is important that this waiver and release be clearly set out in writing.  A written Marathon Participation Application, Waiver and Release will benefit both the sponsor and participant and will prove invaluable in the event of litigation.  

  



Instructions and Checklist


Marathon Participation Application
Waiver and Release

   Both parties should read the document carefully.

   Insert all requested information in the spaces provided on the form.

     The parties should read and understand all provisions contained in this document.  If any provision is unclear or ambiguous, set forth clear examples to remove any ambiguity.

     This form contains the basic terms and language that should be included in similar releases.

     The participant must sign and date this waiver and release.  If the participant is a minor, a parent or legal guardian must also sign on the minor's behalf.  

   Both parties should retain either an original or copy of the signed waiver and release.

   All legal documents should be kept in a safe location such as a fireproof safe or safe deposit box.  



   





DISCLAIMER:

FindLegalForms, Inc. (“FLF”) is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. The use of these materials is not a substitute for legal advice. Only an attorney can provide legal advice.  An attorney should be consulted for all serious legal matters.  No Attorney-Client relationship is created by use of these materials.  
THESE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS.  FLF DOES NOT GIVE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SUITABILITY OR COMPLETENESS FOR ANY OF THE MATERIALS FOR YOUR PARTICULAR NEEDS.  THE MATERIALS ARE USED AT YOUR OWN RISK.  IN NO EVENT WILL:  I) FLF, ITS AGENTS, PARTNERS, OR AFFILIATES; OR II) THE PROVIDERS, AUTHORS OR PUBLISHERS OF ITS MATERIALS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATE OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER USED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THESE MATERIALS. 
MARATHON PARTICIPANT APPLICATION, WAIVER AND RELEASE

Participant Name: _______________________________________________________

Parent Name: __________________________________________________________

Address:______________________________________________________________ City________________________/State____________________/ZIP_____________

Parent Contact Phone: _____________________________

 Participant Date of Birth: ___________________ Age: ___________ Gender:  ____M / F____

E-Mail Emergency Contact Phone #: ________________________________

Each participant must read and sign this waiver/release.

In consideration of my entry being accepted in the _________________ [insert name of marathon/race/program] (“the Event”), I, intending to be legally bound, do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and assigns, waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages that I might have or which may hereinafter accrue to me against the Event Organizers, volunteers, Sponsors, City & County of ______, State of ______, their representatives or successors arising out of my association with or participation in the Event.

I know that participating in this event, a ___mile race/march, or ____ marathon or ___ race entails walking or running or biking great distances over uneven and undeveloped lands. I understand that this is a potentially hazardous activity and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. I understand that I do not need a physical examination to participate in the Event and that I participate at my own risk. I assume all risks associated with participating in this race.

I agree to comply with any and all rulings of the Event officials. I understand that decisions of the March officials, and any decisions made after appeal through the Event Director are final.

I further understand that neither the Event organizers & Staff nor volunteers of the Event will be responsible for my personal property. If I leave any items of personal property unattended for any reason, I understand that I assume the risk for all losses.

I hereby consent to emergency treatment in the event of my injury or illness. This treatment may be provided by various care providers including, but not limited to National Guard personnel, or local civilian rescue personnel. I agree to comply with all directives of medical personnel. I understand that a medical evacuation by air or land may be necessary at my expense, and that I assume the risk that such vehicle or aircraft may crash.

I further understand that I assume the risk of any illness or injury resulting from dietary supplements such as ephedrine or creatine based products, over-the-counter drugs or prescription medication I may take prior to or during the race. If I am directed to cease participating in the Event for medical reasons, I will comply. I further acknowledge that I have no medical history or condition that would preclude me from participating in the Event.

I understand that if this race cannot be held because of an act of God or circumstances beyond control, any expenses incurred or entry fees paid by me will not be refunded. I release the rights to all photographic material, motion picture, recordings, computer information, and any other record of this event to be used for legitimate purpose without any obligation or compensation to me.

All persons under the age of 18, unless emancipated, must have the written consent of a parent or legal guardian to compete in the Event. I, the undersigned parent or guardian, hereby consent to the applicants participation and waive and release all rights for damages as is more fully set forth above.

I understand that the Event Committee reserves the right to reject my entry at any time. If any part of this waiver is deemed un-enforceable, it shall not void the remaining sections of the waiver.

I HAVE READ THIS PARTICIPANT RELEASE FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY. I UNDERSTAND AND CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND RECOGNIZE THAT IT IS LEGALLY BINDING. ALSO, I HAVE READ THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE EVENT AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THEM. I FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT THE RACE MAY BE CANCELLED, DELAYED OR ALTERED IN THE EVENT OF WEATHER OR OTHER CONDITIONS NOT IN THE CONTROL OF RACE ORGANIZERS AND MY ENTRY FEE WILL NOT BE REFUNDED FOR ANY REASON.

Print Name: _______________________________

Signature: ______________________________
(Signature of parent or guardian is required if participant is under the age of 18



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