RACE WAIVER SECTION: In consideration of your acceptance of my entry in The San Francisco Marathon® events, of my own free will, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and personal representatives, hereby forever waive, release and give up all claims, demands, liability, damages, costs, expenses of any kind whatsoever and I agree not to sue The San Francisco Marathon®, Organs ‘R’ Us, West End Management Inc., Jumping Fences Inc, Committed 2 Community, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, National Holistic Institute, any sponsor, organizer, volunteer, volunteer organization, contractor, subcontractor or administrator of The San Francisco Marathon events, the National Park Service, GGNRA, San Francisco Recreations and Park Department, San Francisco Department of Justice, U.S. Government Dept. of Army, U.S. Army Presidio, the Presidio Trust, City and County of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District, Cal Trans, Port of San Francisco, State of California, and benefiting charity, California Highway Patrol or Dept. of Transportation or any officer, director, employee, representative, agent, contractor or subcontractor or of any of the foregoing with respect to any claim that may arise in connection with The San Francisco Marathon events or any related activity or my participation therein, including any and all claims of personal injury, wrongful death or property damage. I attest that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate in The San Francisco Marathon events. I understand that The San Francisco Marathon events are dangerous activities, that no warranty is made concerning their safety or that of the locales where they are run and that traffic control terminates based on a 6-hour runner marathon finishing time. I hereby assume all risk in connection with my participation in The San Francisco Marathon events and related activities, including traveling to or from the event, even if caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other fault of the parties or persons I am hereby releasing, by the dangerous or defective condition of any property or equipment owned, maintained, or controlled by them and/or because of their liability without fault. I fully understand I am forever giving up, in advance, any right to sue or make any claim against the parties I am releasing if I suffer such injuries and damages, even though I do not know what or how extensive those injuries and damages might be, and am voluntarily assuming the risk of such injuries and damages. I understand that in all cases, my race fee is non-refundable and non-transferable and only applies to The 2013 San Francisco Marathon events. I further understand that the fee is nonrefundable if the event is canceled due to the threat of or acts of God, war, terrorism, disaster, earthquake, government regulation and/or for economic/financial reasons. I understand that there will be a $10 charge to switch to another San Francisco Marathon event or wave plus any additional fees of the new event. If I downgrade in fees, there will be no refund of the difference and the $10 event change fee will still apply. I hereby consent to the use by The San Francisco Marathon Inc. and its permitees of my name, photograph, and likeness in connection with my participation in the marathon & related activities.
In addition, if you are registering third parties, you represent and warrant that you have been duly authorized to act as agent on behalf of such parties in performing this event registration. If I am a minor then the undersigned parent/guardian gives permission to a designated MD, RN, EMT, Paramedic, or emergency service providers to provide me with medical attention in the case of an injury or medical problem during my participation in The San Francisco Marathon and all other related events. I agree to abide by all of The San Francisco Marathon Rules, as outlined at www.thesfmarathon.com. If I do not abide by these rules, then I understand I could be penalized. The parent/ guardian signing below also agrees to all waiver information.
TRAINING PROGRAM WAIVER SECTION: I understand and agree to the following if I am also registering for the Official San Francisco Training Program. In consideration of being allowed to participate in The San Francisco Marathon Training Programs, in addition to the payment of any fee or charge, I do hereby forever waive, release and discharge Committed 2 Community, Jumping Fences Inc, West End Management, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, Organs R Us, and TrainingWell.org, The San Francisco Marathon, Inc, and their officers, agents, employees, representatives, executors and all others acting on their behalf from any and all claims or liabilities for injuries or damages to my person and/or property, including those caused by negligent act or omission of any of those mentioned or others acting on their behalf, arising out of or connected with participation in any activities, programs or services of The San Francisco Marathon Training Program at various sites, including roads, parks or my residence, and including any exercise equipment provided by and/or recommended by The San Francisco Marathon Training Program. I have been informed of, understand and am aware that running, strength, flexibility and aerobic exercise, including the use of equipment, is a potentially hazardous activity. I also have been informed of, understand and am aware that fitness activities and using equipment with full knowledge, understanding the dangers involved. I hereby agree to expressly assume and accept any and all risks of injury or death. I do hereby further declare myself to be physically sound and suffering from no condition impairment, disease, infirmity or other illness that would prevent my participation in these activities or use of equipment. I do hereby acknowledge that I have been informed of the need for a physician’s approval for my participation in the exercise activities, programs and use of exercise equipment. I also acknowledge that it has been recommended that I have a yearly or more frequent physical examination and have been given my physician’s permission to participate or I have decided to participate in the exercise activities, programs and use of equipment without the approval of my physician and do hereby assume all the responsibility for my participation in said activities, programs and use of equipment. I understand that The San Francisco Marathon Training Program providing and maintaining an exercise/fitness program for me does not constitute an acknowledgment, representation or indication of my physiological well being or a medical opinion relating thereto. Cancellation Policy: I understand that this is the cancellation policy – 50% (minus the processing fee) will be refunded to me if I cancel BEFORE my program’s start date. If I cancel AFTER my program’s start date, I will not be refunded. Fees are non-transferable to another person or year. There will be a $10 charge to switch to another training program plus any additional fees of the new program. If I downgrade in fees, there will be no refund of the difference and the $10 event change fee will still apply. I hereby consent to the use by The San Francisco Marathon® Inc., The San Francisco Marathon Training Program and its permitees of my name, photograph, and likeness in connection with my participation in the marathon & related activities.
FUNDRAISING OPTIONS SECTION: I understand the following if I am participating in any of the fundraising programs with The San Francisco Marathon®, The San Francisco Marathon Training Program, Cause to Run™, Run for Charity, The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center, or any Official Charity Partners associated with The San Francisco Marathon. All contributions, whether checks or credit cards, must be given to The San Francisco Marathon on or before the fundraising deadline in order to receive the refund of race registration, and/or training program registration. I understand that all contributions processed by The San Francisco Marathon office are non-refundable, even if I do not complete The Training Program or participate in the Marathon. If I have not met the minimum fundraising requirement by the fundraising deadline, I may make my own donation to reach that minimum, or I will not receive the registration refund and/or training program refund. I also understand that any money raised through this program, and raised using the name of “The San Francisco Marathon”, must be turned over to The San Francisco Marathon.
We adhere to the standard marathon running industry policy. All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is noted on our registration application, and when you register for any of our events you must agree to this policy. You may not give or sell your number to another individual – if you do this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race number.
The entry fee for this year’s event will NOT transfer to next year’s event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc. There are NO exceptions. Any inquiry regarding this policy will be directed back to this page.
In the event you cannot run the 2011 race at all, please enclose a written request with your cancellation and include your name, address, sex, and phone number. By canceling your registration you won’t receive a refund, but we will send you the 2011 race shirt after the race. Medals are not sent to those who do not actually complete the course. We do not accept emailed cancellations. We must receive your written cancellation by Monday, July 11th. If your written cancellation is received after that date, we will not be able to process it. Please mail to:
The San Francisco Marathon
Attn: Cancellation Request
P.O. Box 77148
San Francisco, CA 94107
Event Change Requests
Runners may request an event change based on event availability. There will be a $10.00 event change fee for any event change, plus any additional registration fees if you are switching to a more expensive event. All event change requests must be submitted via email, and event change requests will only be accepted until June 11th, or until our events sell out (whichever comes first). Even if you email us with your request, your event change is not guaranteed until we confirm with your new bib number. Email us to request an event change.
Wave Change Requests
Runners may request a wave change based on wave availability. There will be a $10.00 wave change fee for any wave change. All wave change requests must be submitted via email, and wave change requests will only be accepted until June 11th, or until the wave sells out (whichever comes first). Even if you email us with your request, your event change is not guaranteed until we confirm with your new bib number. Email us to request a wave change.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We’ll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the “Complete Orders” link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We’ll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we’ve received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.