Forest Marathon 2024

Minimum 18 years old

Insurance & Disclaimer

Event Insurance

Portumna Marathon is covered by its own public liability insurance. It is strongly recommended to take out your own personal accident and ambulance cover for the event. Your private health insurance policy may include this, but you will need to check with them.

Event Disclaimer


1. I understand and acknowledge that by registering for The Portumna Marathon I accept these terms and conditions. The Event will involve running on a partially closed road and a pathway that is open to the public where there may be unmarked trip hazards. I am aware of the hazards involved and acknowledge that there is always a risk of injury (including permanent injury, mental injury, paralysis and death) and damage to my property. The hazards include, but are not limited to the nature of the Event including vehicle and pedestrian traffic, actions of participants and spectators, weather conditions, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, condition or suitability of participant’s equipment. In my judgment I have sought medical advice and can confirm that I am fit to compete, have sufficient competence, experience and equipment to participate in all event activities in a manner safe to myself and others.

2. I certify that I am physically fit and that I have sufficiently trained for participation in the event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person that I cannot participate in the Event and that I understand the rules and conditions.

3. In consideration of being allowed to participate in the event, I (on my own behalf and on behalf of my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns):

3(a). WAIVE, RELEASE AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability for death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft and all other risks, claims or actions of any kind (including breach of contract, acts of negligence to the fullest extent permitted by law) whatsoever and however occurring, together with any legal fees incurred as a result of any such claim whether it is valid or not, which I at any time had or have as a result of or in connection with, directly or indirectly, my participation in and my travelling to and from The Portumna Marathon the following person or entities: Proactive Design + Marketing Ltd. or assignees, event sponsors, event producers, volunteers, community organisations, all state, and local authorities in which the event is staged as well as all medical personal appointed for the event;

3(b). INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned in paragraph 3(a) from any and all liabilities, claims or actions (including negligence) whatever or however caused arising as a result of or in connection with, directly or indirectly, my participation in and travelling to and from the event.

4. I acknowledge that I am responsible for my personal possessions and equipment during the event.

5. I accept the communications, search, rescue and medical aid arrangements put in place by the organisers. I understand and agree that in the first instance I am responsible for the provision of first aid to myself and those around me. I give my consent to receive any first aid and medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event accident, injury and/or illness as a result of my involvement in the event.

6. I certify that the medical information supplied by me on the entry form is true and I consent to and authorise that information to be provided to any medical practitioner, ambulance officer or any person involved or associated with any medical treatment or assistance that may be given to me as a result of my participation in the event, regardless of whether the treatment is given.

7. I agree to allow my photograph, video, multimedia or film likeness and or name to be used for any legitimate purpose by The Portumna Marathon, its sponsors or assigns without payment or compensation.

8. I acknowledge that the event arranged insurance covers public liability and not myself whilst participating in this event. I am responsible for my personal accident insurance

9. I acknowledge that the organisers reserve the right to alter the advertised course if conditions warrant. I agree that the organisers reserve the right to cancel the event due to weather conditions, natural disaster, acts of god, terrorism, war, Covid-19 restrictions or any other reason so deemed by the organisers, and that my entry fee will be non-refundable.

10. If conditions warrant the cancellation or postponement of the event, no refunds will be issued.

11. I agree to abide by the event rules and directions of officials and I understand that my entry may be voided if through my actions or behaviour, in the opinion of the organisers, I break any of the rules or I bring the event into disrepute. I further understand that the organisers reserve the right to reject any entry without having to justify their actions.

Event Refunds & Cancellations

The Portumna Marathon operates a strict no refund policy.

If the event has to be cancelled due to weather conditions, natural disaster, acts of god, terrorism, war, Covid-19 restrictions or any other reason so deemed by the organisers, all efforts will be made to reschedule the event at a later date. If the event is rescheduled and you are unable to make the new date, no refunds will be issued.