NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon

October 19th, 2019
Prospect Park
In 2018, NYCRUNS flagship race made it to the street for the first time and thousands of runners toed the start on Eastern Parkway near the Brooklyn Museum.
The race will showcase Brooklyn neighborhoods including Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, and Kensington and finish in iconic Prospect Park.
If you are part of a running club or 501(c)(3), please reach out to us directly for group volunteer opportunities.

You will receive $50 in race credit for each shift. Volunteer credit will be posted within 72 hours of the event and expires one year from date of issue.
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Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability
Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability (the "Agreement")

Released Parties include NEW YORK CITY RUNS, INC. ("NYCRUNS"), and its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, insurers, equipment suppliers, and volunteers, and NYCRUNS' respective predecessors, successors, subsidiaries and affiliates of the foregoing, whether no longer existing, now existing or formed or incorporated in the future;

All NYCRUNS' event sponsors, organizers, promoters, directors, officials, property owners, and advertisers; governmental bodies and/or municipal agencies whose property and/or personnel are used; and any or all parent, subsidiary or affiliate companies, licensees, officers, directors, partners, board members, supervisors, insurers, agents, equipment suppliers, and representatives of any of the foregoing.
Releasing Parties include: the participant as well as participant's spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs, next of kin, and any legal or personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on participant's behalf.
Assumption of Inherent Risks:

I am voluntarily entering or agreeing to be a volunteer at the event I am registering for herein (the "Event"). I agree not to enter into or volunteer at the Event unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of an Event official relative to my ability to safely complete the Event.

I recognize that participation in the Event is a potentially hazardous activity and I willingly assume all risks associated with such participation, including, but not limited to, falls; contact with other participants, spectators or others, or vehicular or other traffic; the effects of the weather, including heat and/or humidity, wind, cold temperature, and wet or icy surfaces; falling tree branches or other overhead objects; traffic; and the crowded nature and other conditions of the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.

I also understand that it is my responsibility to consult with my personal physician prior to participating in the Event to ensure that such participation will not pose any unusual risks to my health and well-being.
I further acknowledge that NYCRUNS reserves the right to change the details (such as the date, start time, course, and distance) of, and amenities offered at, the Event at any time for any reason and I hereby waive and release any claims that I may have as a result of any such changes.

Having read this Agreement and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application for the Event, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Released Parties from present and future claims and liabilities of any kind, known or unknown, arising out of my participation in the Event, including, but not limited to, claims for damage for personal injury and/or property damage, any claim of right in respect of the Images (as defined below), including, but not limited to, claims of false endorsement or rights of publicity or privacy, even though such claim or liability may arise out of negligence or fault on the part of any of the Releasing Parties.

AUTHORIZATION: I grant medical personnel at the Event permission to administer or arrange for any medical assistance that they deem necessary or appropriate as a result of my participation in the Event, including without limitation, arranging transportation to a hospital of other medical facility. I also grant them access to my medical records and physicians, as well as other information, relating to medical care that may be administered to me at any such medical facility as a result of my participation in the Event.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: I hereby grant to NYCRUNS the irrevocable and assignable right to depict in perpetuity, worldwide, and in any and all media now or hereafter known, my likeness, image, name, words, voice, and/or biographical information of me participating in the event (collectively "Images") in photographic works, motion pictures, video recordings and/or other works, and I agree that such Images may be used by NYCRUNS for any purpose without compensation.

GUARDIAN'S PERMISSION AND RELEASE FOR MINOR: If I am or will be applying for my child to participate in, or be a volunteer at, the Event, I represent and warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian of the child and, as such, consent to my child's participation in the Event and I agree that the terms of this Agreement apply equally to my child and me and any claims I or my child may have in connection with the Event. I also waive any derivative claims that relate to or arise out of my child's participation in the Event.

Acknowledgment of Understanding: I have read this Agreement and fully understand its terms. I understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I further acknowledge that I am freely and voluntarily agreeing to the Agreement and participating in the Event, and intend my acceptance to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability due to ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE of NYCRUNS (and other Released Parties) or the INHERENT RISKS of the activity, to the greatest extent allowed by law in the State in which the Event is held.


Please read the below terms and conditions carefully. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights and deprives you of the ability to sue certain parties. Do not agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing electronically, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you as part of the registration process. You also understand and agree that events carry certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including without limitation personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to participate in the event(s) is/are subject to your agreement to the waiver and by agreeing herein, you accept and agree to the terms of the waiver and release agreement. By indicating your acceptance, you understand, agree, warrant and covenant as follows: By signing below (or, if submitted electronically, by clicking "I agree" to the above waiver which will constitute my valid signature), I acknowledge my understanding that my participation in the the race and/or running event and/or any pre- or post-race or running event activities (the race and pre/post-race and/or running event activities are individually and collectively referred to as the "Event") involves rigorous physical activity and that it potentially may be hazardous. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the Event and that, if appropriate, my physical fitness to participate in the Event has been verified by a licensed medical doctor. I expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with the Event, including but not limited to: loss of or damage to my property; injury (including death); accidents; the effects of weather; terrain conditions that may vary widely, and that may include uneven and/or slippery surfaces, unpredictable spectators/participants, and natural and man-made obstacles (including without limitation, vehicles, security barriers, signs, cables, mats, and debris on the course); and the possibility that an Event may be postponed, ended early or cancelled altogether by Event or government officials.I acknowledge that there are absolutely no refunds or transfers in the event that the event is postponed, cancelled, or that I cannot participate. In consideration of my participation in the Event, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns (a) waive and release any and all rights, claims and causes of action I have or may have against any Race Organizer (as defined below) that may arise as a result of my participation in the Event; and (b) agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless all Race Organizers from and against any and all injuries, losses, causes of action, liabilities, damages, expenses (including attorney's fees and court costs) or claims (collectively, "Claims") that might arise directly or indirectly from my participation in the Event and/or the condition of the course, property, facilities or equipment used for the Event, regardless of when such Claim may arise including, without limitation, Claims relating to (i) theft, loss or disappearance of property, (ii) bodily injury (including fatality), and (iii) property damage, for all claims and losses (including attorney's fees and court costs), which may be brought against any one or more of them by anyone claiming to have been injured or otherwise to have suffered loss or damage as a result of my participation in the Event. For these purposes, a "Race Organizer" is any one or more of the following: the hosting organization and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates and lenders; City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation; New York City Police Department; The City of New York; Metropolitan Transit Authority ; all governmental agencies representing the territory in which the Event will be held and from which resources (such as, without limitation, fire, police and ambulance personnel) are provided; all sponsors, agents, vendors, medical personnel and contractors and volunteers of or for the Event; USATF officials; emergency (for example, fire and police) and all medical service providers; and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, affiliates, volunteers, agents, successors and assigns of each of the foregoing. I further grant full permission to any and all Event Organizers to store, use, reproduce and/or resell my image or likeness by any audio and/or visual recording technique (including electronic/digital) now in existence or hereafter invented, for any legitimate purpose, including commercial sales and marketing purposes. I understand and agree that information about me that is collected by the Event Organizers, including without limitation information in the application this form, and my Event results, and any and all medical information that I may disclose to Event medical personnel, may be disclosed to third parties for any legitimate purpose, including research, commercial sales, and marketing purposes, and that it may be subject to re-disclosure by the recipient(s). I also grant the Event medical personnel and their respective agents and designees access to all medical records (and physicians) as needed and authorize medical treatment as needed. I acknowledge and agree to abide by any Official Rules for the Event that may be posted at the Event or on the Event's website or otherwise communicated to me verbally or in writing at the Event by Event officials. I hereby represent and warrant that I am 18 years of age or older or, if applicable, that I am the parent or legal guardian of the child under the age of 18 years old who I am registering for the Event and that I have the full power and authority to agree to these terms on behalf of such child, and to bind him/her to these terms.