I know that running [volunteering for] a marathon, half marathon, 5K or any other distance race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter unless I am medically able and properly trained.
I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the event. I assume all risks associated with this event including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, and effects of weather, traffic conditions, and road conditions. All such risks being known and appreciated by me.
I grant permission to all foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.
I understand that dogs on leashes, bicycles, roller skates or roller blades, skateboards, baby joggers, animals, and bandit pacers are prohibited and will not be tolerated in this event and violation of this will result in disqualification.
I will abide by all race rules.
Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Endurance Sports Marketing, the City of Des Moines and its employees and all supporters, the Road Runners Club of America, race officials and organizers, sponsors, contractors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising from my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.
I understand that this event does not provide for refunds or deferrals once my race registration is complete or in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund or deferral once my race registration is complete or if the event is cancelled before or during the event.
I have read, have understood, and do accept the agreement above.
I understand that this is a legal document with effects that I approve and authorize.
The registrant is the person(s) whose name is submitted as the recipient of the goods and services provided as a result of this transaction.
I am authorized to agree to the terms of this document on behalf of the registrant.
If the registrant is under 18 years of age, incapacitated, or mentally challenged, I assert that I am the parent/legal guardian or otherwise authorized to execute a legally binding agreement on behalf of the registrant.