Participating in a marathon, half marathon, 5K, or any other race distance is a potentially hazardous activity. I should only enter if I am medically able and properly trained.
I agree to all event policies and will abide by all race rules.
I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to complete the event safely.
I assume all risks associated with this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, contraction of infectious diseases, effects of weather including high heat or humidity and cold temperatures, traffic, road conditions, and surrounding terrain. All such risks are known and appreciated by me.
I grant permission to all preceding to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other recording 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. Violation of this will result in removal from the course and potential disqualification.
I understand that any participant found guilty of a major doping offense 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 this event does not provide refunds, transfers, 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 conditions outside the control of event organizers may result in event cancellation 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.
The IMT Des Moines Marathon provides an opportunity in the registration process for everyone to maintain the privacy of certain personal information. Athletes who select “Other” (Defined here as Prefer Not to Answer) for gender will be listed in the overall race results but will not be eligible for place awards in a gender pool. The IMT DMM reserves the right to update or modify this policy at any time.
On behalf of myself, my heirs, my personal representatives, anyone making a claim through me, and my assigns, I release, discharge, and waive any claims for damages I might have due to my participation in this event.
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 Corporation, the City of Des Moines, and its employees, all supporters, the Road Runners Club of America, The Gatorade Company, PepsiCo, Inc, 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.