Event Waiver

When entering for the Wellington Marathon you are agreeing to the following event waiver.

I/We, accept the conditions of entry on this website in the knowledge that running and walking are inherently challenging activities. 

I/We have read all information and understand the risks, demands and dangers involved in the event. 

I/We take full responsibility for my/our fitness, experience and actions and all personal possessions and equipment during this event.

I/We understand that while the organisers have arranged roading permissions and roading controls that they cannot be held responsible for the actions of members of the public. 

I/We understand that withdrawals until 21 days prior to the event will be refunded, minus a $15 admin fee, but that there are strictly no refunds for any reason within three weeks prior to the event. 

I understand that in the event of “Acts of God” occurrences such as but not necessarily limited to fire, earthquake, flooding, earth slippage and pandemic that make the event and/or course unsafe, inaccessible or cancelled/postponed because of circumstances outside of the organisers control, the event may be postponed or cancelled without refund. 

I/We understand that under the New Zealand Government's 2022 Covid-19 policies, that to be legally allowed to participate that all participants, supporters, spectators and organisational crew over the age of 12 must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to race weekend, and that if I/We are not vaccinated I/We will not be allowed access to the associated venues.

I/We authorise my/our personal details, voice and picture to be used in any capacity without payment by the organisers and/or sponsors and/or partners of the event. 

I/we and my/our kin, heirs and executors of any estate hereby waive, release and forever discharge the event organisers, directors, sponsors, land owners and all other persons associated with the event in whatsoever capacity of any liability, claims or damages relating to financial loss, personal injury, loss of or damage to any equipment or any other matter or claim arising from the event.