I agree to all of the event policies, and will abide by all race rules.
I know that participating in a marathon, half marathon, 5K or any other race distance is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter unless I am medically able and properly trained.
I assume all risks associated with running in this event related to the potential contraction of a communicable disease resulting from contact with other participants, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, and spectators.
I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Controlís (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDCís guidance at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. I assume all such risks being known, appreciated, and accepted by me.
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 assume all risks including the effects of the weather; high heat and/or humidity; freezing cold temperatures; traffic and the conditions of the road including surrounding terrain.
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, animals, bicycles, roller skates or roller blades, skateboards, baby joggers or strollers, and bandit pacers are prohibited and will not be tolerated in this event and violation of this will result in removal from the course and potential disqualification.
I understand that any participant who has been found guilty of a major doping offense, and/or has served a suspension of two years or longer is ineligible for prize money and will not be included in the race results.
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 canceled before or during the event.
I understand that this event may be canceled by conditions outside of the control of event organizers for the safety and well-being of event staff, participants and the community; such as severe weather, civil unrest, pandemics, bans on public gatherings, or other circumstances that would make the event non-viable, and if so, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund or deferral once my race registration is complete.
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.
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.
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.
I am authorized to agree to the terms of this document on behalf of the registrant.
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 and agree that an electronic copy is authentic and admissible as evidence in any future dispute or proceedings.