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Registration Procedure for 2017 Volcano Marathon

Registration is a simple two-step process. You must

  1. Agree to the Terms & Conditions, and complete the Application Form below*
  2. Pay the entry fee.

*For information in Spanish, please see our Chilean partner's website at http://www.rompiendo-limites.com/volcano-marathon.html.

The 2017 Volcano Marathon race field is limited to 30 competitors and places will be allotted on a first come first served basis.

Please print this page and retain for your records. Once the entry fee has been received, your place will be confirmed in the field.

Chinese Citzens

Please note that Beijing Palace International Travel Service Co. Ltd is the exclusive Chinese agent for the 2017 Volcano Marathon. All Chinese citizens should register for the event via the following details:

Website: www.runnerstour.com
Email: renna@runnerstour.com
Tel: +86 10 58603631, +86 13901201170

COMPETITION

There is an individual competition for both male and female competitors.

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. The event is the classic marathon distance of 42.2km (26.2 miles). There is also a half-marathon option.
  2. Individual results will be categorised into male and female divisions.
  3. Any athlete who exhibits severe conditions that are deemed detrimental to their health may be withdrawn from the race by officials or stopped temporarily while appropriate treatment and advice is administered.
  4. The Race Director's decisions are final.

Your submission of the registration form accepts the Rules and Regulations as outlined above. The race entry fee is USD $3,000, or USD $3,900 for single supplement requests

You must;

  1. Fill in the Application Form and click Register for the 2017 Volcano Marathon
  2. Agree to the Terms & Conditions when prompted
  3. Make the relevant payment in order to confirm your place in the 2017 Volcano Marathon.

The race is scheduled to take place on November 16th 2017. Please proceed to the terms and conditions to see full details of the trip.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS - 2017 Volcano Marathon

EVENT

The 2017 Volcano Marathon will be run over the classic marathon distance of 42.2km (26.2 miles). There is also a half-marathon option.

DATES OF 2017 VOLCANO MARATHON TRIP

The dates of the overall trip are November 13th - November 18th, 2017. The date of the Volcano Marathon is November 16, 2017.

Day 1: November 13th - Arrive in San Pedro de Atacama
Day 2: November 14th - Visit Salt Mountain Range and Velley of the Moon 
Day 3: November 15th - Visit Valley of Death. Pasta Party.
Day 4: November 16th - 2017 Volcano Marathon 
Day 5: November 17th - Post Race Party
Day 6: November 18th - Depart San Pedro de Atacama

DESCRIPTION & RESERVATIONS

For the resgistration fee of USD $3,000 Global Running Adventures, Inc will provide:

  • 5 days twin room accommodation at a top hotel in San Pedro de Atacama*
  • entry to the 2017 Volcano Marathon
  • manned aid stations and support during the race
  • excursions to the Salt Mountain Range, Valley of the Moon and Valley of Death
  • post-race celebration party
  • t-shirts, medals and other souvenirs
  • professional photography of the race (personal use only)
  • professional video of the race (personal use only)

A completed Registration Form, which includes agreement with the Terms & Conditions, and payment of USD $3,000 are required to secure a place in the field. *A single supplement trip costs $3,900.

MEDICAL

All participants should be in excellent health and capable of easily completing a regular 42.2km (26.2 mile) marathon. Please consult with your doctor before entering the 2017 Volcano Marathon. You should have appropriate medical insurance for travelling to Chile.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Full payment of USD $3,000 to firmly secure place will be accepted on registration.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

The preferred method is by bank wire transfer: contact Race Director Richard Donovan at rd@npmarathon.com for the relevant bank details.

CANCELLATIONS

  • There is a $200 cancellation fee before August 13th 2017.
  • Cancellations after August 13th 2016 can be charged the full entry fee of $3,000, or $3,900 as single supplement traveller. 

Please note: In the event of withdrawal by a participant, every effort will be made to find a replacement competitor rather than charge a fee. In the absence of finding a replacement competitor, a free place in a future edition of the event will be offered to those suffering serious injury or sickness or immediate family bereavement close to the event.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

You must have a valid passport beyond your date of return and the appropriate visa documents, if relevant, for entry to Chile.

TRAVEL / MEDICAL INSURANCE

Each participant is responsible for their own insurance to cover trip cancellation and interruption as well as illness or injury.

USE OF IMAGE

I understand that during the race or in related activities, I may be photographed, filmed, and/or videotaped. I agree to allow my name, photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate promotional purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organisers and assigns.

INSURANCE

I certify that I will have adequate insurance to cover unanticipated trip cancellation /interruption, and any injury or damage that may occur on the trip, or which I may suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself.

VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in the 2017 Volcano Marathon and that I have carefully read and understand the description, terms, conditions and recommendations of the trip. I am participating in this race with the full knowledge of any hazards involved. 

I understand that the Atacama Desert is a very remote area and will be desolate of immediate medical facilities. The nearest hospital to the race location is at the town of Calama, some 200km away. I understand that I will be running a marathon at altitude, which can exert extreme demands on the body, and I will be exposing myself to the risks of altitude sickness because the event starts at over 14,000 feet. The Volcano Marathon will also take place in extreme heat, with temperatures potentially reaching 50+ Celsius Degrees in November. I fully accept that the combination of the race distance, altitude and heat could actually put me at risk of death by running a marathon in such a remote location.

I further understand that Global Running Adventures, Inc. (54th East Street # 3A - Marbella - Panama City - Panama), Richard Donovan and other organisers cannot 100% guarantee the safety of competitors since the event wil be carried out in a harsh and remote environment, the driest desert on Earth.

In consideration of being permitted to participate in this trip, I fully assume responsibility upon myself for such bodily, mental, and financial injuries caused by, but not limited to various surface transportation, accidents, hazards of travelling in the Atacama Desert environment, forces of nature, civil unrest, terrorism, and other perils. I freely assume these and all other risks inherent in this Volcano Marathon trip, in exchange for the thrill and adventure of travelling and participating in the Volcano Marathon.

I hereby assume all risks, however caused, including those mentioned above, as a result of my participation.

RELEASE FROM LIABILITY

In consideration of the services of Global Running Adventures, agents, owners, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, sponsors, medical personnel and all other persons, or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf: I hereby agree to release, indemnify, and discharge them, on behalf of myself, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate as follows:

I release Global Running Adventures and all of its agents and representatives or other entities acting on their behalf from any and all liability, actions, causes of actions, suits, debts, and demands that I may have for bodily injury, death, or property damage, loss of income, delays and claims of every sort and nature whatsoever which may arise out of or in connection with my participation in the 2017 Volcano Marathon.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The validity, construction and performance of this Agreement shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Panama. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Panama as regards any claim, dispute, or matter arising out of, or in connection with this Agreement.

SIGNATURE

I have carefully read and understand the description, terms, conditions and recommendations of the 2017 Volcano Marathon and I am participating with a thorough knowledge of the hazards involved. I freely and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions of the 2017 Volcano Marathon by signing this contract.

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