Liability and Publicity Release:
For considering my entry’s acceptance in the Marine Corps Marathon, I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, waive and release for myself, my heirs, executor and administrators, any and all rights and claims for damages, demands, and any other actions, which I may have against the US Marine Corps, US Government, National Park Service, RunningBrooke, volunteer medical supports, and those entities’ representatives, successors and assignees, from my participation in the event, including any and all injuries suffered by me because of my participation in this event. I verify I have full knowledge of the rigors of this race and the risk involved in participation, and I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained to complete this event. I realize my medical support at this event will consist of primarily volunteer medical personnel prepared to administer first-aid type assistance along the racecourse and the finish line. I hereby grant permission to the Marine Corps Marathon, RunningBrooke and its sponsors to use all information submitted in my application, and any photograph, videotape, motion pictures, recording and and any other record of this event including race results, my likeness, name and completion time for any lawful purpose related to the race and post-race publicity. Runner data may be used to offer a limited number of race enhancements.
The Marine Corps Marathon is open to all people who are physically fit. However, running a marathon is not recommended for people below the age of 14. It is also recommended anyone over the age of 35 and/or with a family history of heart disease consult with their physician before undertaking the marathon.
The Race Director or RunningBrooke reserves the right to reject any entry. No unauthorized bicycles or roller skates permitted during the race; headphones or other similar devices are not advised.
Runner acknowledges that the entry fee paid is non-refundable. Runner acknowledges and agrees that the Marine Corps Marathon in its sole discretion may delay or cancel the event if it believes the conditions on race day are unsafe. In the event the Event is delayed or cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to: fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, acts of God or the elements, or any other cause beyond the control of the Marine Corps Marathon or RunningBrooke there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs of Runner in connection with the Event.