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Race Waiver

In consideration of my participation in the Newport Marathon and Half-Marathon on 10/11/2020 (the “Event”), I, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators do hereby waive and release any and all rights, claims and causes of action I have or may have against the Gray Matter Marketing, LLC, Amica Mutual Insurance Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, the city of Newport, the town of Middletown, Fort Adams State Park, the State of Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the towns of Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island, their agents, employees, all event sponsors, volunteers, race officials, organizers, as well as any other association connected with this event, its representatives, successors and assigns (“Event Organizers”) that may arise as a result of my participation in the Event. I further agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Event Organizers from and against any and all personal injuries, damages, losses, causes of action, liabilities and expenses resulting or which may result from my participation in the Event on 10/11/2020 and/or the condition of the raceway, property, facilities or equipment used for the Event. I also grant full permission to all Event Organizers to store, use, license and reproduce the use of my name, likeness, voice, image, motion pictures, recordings or photograph of me, in any media or in any manner, including any electronic media for any legitimate commercial or business purposes, including advertising purposes. In consideration of this entry being accepted, I hereby for myself, heirs, executors, administrators, waive and release any and all right and claim for damages I may have against the Event Organizers for any and all injuries suffered by me at said Event or while traveling to or returning therefrom, save those proximately caused by the willful tortuous acts of the Event Organizers. In addition, I hereby acknowledge that I am 18 years of age or older or, if applicable, that I am the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18 who I am registering for the Event. I recognize the risks involved in my participation in the Event and do hereby expressly assume all known and unknown risks. I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for this Event.

Registration Policies

Gray Matter Marketing is a small business dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle with charitably focused events that highlight the communities we are fortunate to call hosts cities.

Race Credits

We are not able to offer refunds. However we do offer any registered runners the opportunity to request a race credit for your full value. Once issued, these Eventbrite Credits appear as a balance of your Eventbrite account. The credit balance can then be applied to the purchase price of a new ticket to any event on our calendar within two years of the day we issue the credit. Race credits may be requested up to 30 days before the event in which you are registered. Race credits will not be granted if a request is made less than 30 days prior to the event.

STEP 1. Request a Race Credit

Please email info@graymattermarketing.com with your full name, the email you used to register for the event, and the event name and date — and we will issue an event credit for the value of your entry. Event credits must be requested no later than 30 days prior to the event you are currently registered for.

STEP 2. View Credit Balance

When we authorize a credit you receive an email from Eventbrite. At this point, you will be able to view your Gray Matter Marketing credit as follows:

    • Log in to Eventbrite
    • Go to “Credits” in your account.
    • View the amount and expiration date of your credits

STEP 3. Use Credit towards a Gray Matter Marketing Event

You must be logged in to Eventbrite to use your credits. Once you found the Gray Matter Marketing event you wish to transfer to, you use the credits to pay for the tickets at the checkout:

    • Select the ticket quantity and click “Checkout”
    • Fill out your details and click “Payment”.
    • Select your credit amount under “Credits”.
    • If the credit doesn’t cover the new ticket price, select a payment method to pay for the balance.
    • Click “Place order”
    • More information on Event Credits.
Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I get a refund? We do not offer refunds. However we do offer Eventbrite Credits for other events on our calendar.

Can I defer my registration? No, we do not roll over your registration automatically to the next year's event. However the credit that we issue can be used towards the purchase of that same event whenever registration re-opens for the following year's event.

Can I transfer my registration to another person? No, we do not offer transfers. However, when you request and receive a race credit, you can use that credit to purchase a new ticket for another participant if you choose to do so.

How long is my Eventbrite Credit good for? The balance of your registration is good for up to two years from the date it was issued, at which point it then expires.

When can I request an Eventbrite Credit? All credit requests must be submitted to info@graymattermarketing.com no later than 30 days prior to the event.

Extreme Weather Policy

The oceanside course is exposed to wind and the elements. Runners should monitor the weather leading up to race day and prepare accordingly.

There is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions. Race organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race. Entry fees are non-refundable. Please check the website, our Facebook page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.

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