Youth Policy Institute

2016 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon


Youth Policy Institute’s Terms & Conditions

The Youth Policy Institute (“YPI”) is an Official Charity of the 2016 ASICS LA Marathon (“Event”). The following are the terms and conditions to participate as a runner in the 2016 ASICS LA Marathon on behalf of YPI.  These terms are not negotiable and by accepting an entry to the Event via the Youth Policy Institute, and the Everyday Hero registration system on behalf of the Youth Policy Institute, you are hereby acknowledging your acceptance of the following terms and conditions.  (For competitors under 18, a parent or guardian must accept.)

I agree to participate in this Event on the following basis: 

Entry Fees: I agree to pay my event registration fee of $170 to the LA Marathon by November 30, 2015. Exceptions: 1) If I am an employee of YPI, my entry fee will be paid by YPI; 2) If I raise a minimum of $1,200 by November 28, 2015, my entry fee will be paid by YPI.

Fundraising: As a participant in the LA Marathon, I agree to use the EveryDay Hero fundraising platform to raise funds for the Youth Policy Institute.  I understand that through donations I must raise a minimum of $1,200 before February 14, 2016 as required by the LA Marathon for Official Charity runners.

Existing Donations to YPI: Any donations I already made to YPI cannot be included in my fundraising totals.

Matching Gift Policy: I will ensure that any and all corporate matching funds (or documentation guaranteeing those funds) from my company or any of my contributors’ companies will be submitted to YPI no later than April 1, 2016. I understand that all checks or other documentation guaranteeing matching funds will be at YPI’s offices prior to March 1, 2016 in order to count towards my fundraising minimum. 

Photo Release: I acknowledge and consent to photographs and electronic images being taken of me before, during or after the Event by an official representative of YPI.  I acknowledge and agree that such photographs and electronic images are owned by the Event organizer and that the Event organizer and Event sponsors may use the images, my name and my performance for promotional broadcasting, reporting purposes and/or other purposes at any time by any form of media without my further consent being necessary.  The Event organizer is not responsible for photographs and electronic images taken by persons who are not an official representative of the Event organizer.

I shall have no right of approval, no claim to additional compensation, and no claim (including, without limitations, claims based upon invasions of privacy,  defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, alteration, fictionalization blurring, distortion, faulty reproduction, illusionary effect, or use in any composite form of my name, picture, likeness, voice or biographical information. I consent to and authorize, in advance, such use and waive any rights of privacy and/or publicity I may have in connection therewith.

Opt-in/Out: I agree to my name and contact details being included on the Event database, which may be used for YPI’s purposes.  I acknowledge that the Youth Policy Institute may automatically subscribe me to any email newsletter, which contains important information and updates relating to events associated with the Youth Policy Institute.  I can opt-out at any time by clicking the relevant link in any email received.

Release of Liability: I acknowledge that competitive sporting events involve the real risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including overexertion, equipment failure, dehydration, accidents with other competitors, spectators or road users, and course or weather conditions and other causes.

I understand that I should not participate in the Event unless I have trained appropriately and will be in a fit state to complete the Event safely.  I acknowledge that if I am aware of an existing medical condition and uncertain of my state of fitness then a medical practitioner should verify my physical condition.

I acknowledge that I will be participating in the Event in my personal capacity and not as a staff member, employee, or agent of YPI. By participating in the Event, I accept all risks necessarily flowing from my participation that could result in injury, loss of life or permanent injury.  Accordingly, I release all persons or corporations associated directly or indirectly with the conduct of the Event from all claims demands and proceedings arising out of my participation and I hereby indemnify them against, all liability (including liability for their negligence and negligence of others) for all injury, loss or damage arising out of or connected with my participation in this Event. This release shall extend to and include Youth Policy Institute, Event sponsors, Event marshals and their respective directors, partners, managers, officers, agents, contractors, employees and volunteers including Event medical and paramedical personnel.  This release and indemnity continues forever and binds my heirs, executors, personal representatives and assigns. 

Other Acknowledgements: I understand that weather, emergencies, or other circumstances may cancel or postpone the Event. I understand that no contributions, payments or expenses will be refunded to me or anyone else.

I certify that I am 18 years of age or older, or I am the parent/legal guardian of a child under the age of 18 and I have read this document and understand and accept the terms and conditions it contains.



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