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2012 ING NYC Marathon
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR HOME TEAM PARTICIPATION IN THE 2012 ING NYC MARATHON
FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT & TERMS: Upon acceptance to the team at any level, a non-refundable deposit of $50 will be charged to your credit card and will be applied toward your fundraising minimum. To receive a guaranteed entry for the 2012 ING NYC Marathon as a PLATINUM participant, a $5,000 fundraising commitment is required. To join the Home Team as a GOLD participant, a $3,000 fundraising commitment is required. To join the Home Team as a BLUE participant, a $250 fundraising commitment is suggested, but not required.
OFFLINE FUNDRAISING: It is the runner’s responsibility to collect and send offline gifts (checks and cash) to Covenant House, Attn: Home Team, 461 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 to guarantee the gifts are counted toward his/her personal fundraising commitment in accordance with the instructions provided upon acceptance to the team. All offline gifts must be in our office no later than November 4, 2012 in order to count toward your 2012 fundraising. A $20 fee may be charged for all returned (insufficient funds) checks from your contributors. All corporate matching funds (or documentation guaranteeing those funds) from your company and/or your contributors’ companies must be in our office no later than November 4, 2012. We will accept a written letter from matching companies stating the exact amount that will be distributed and the date it will be sent. Runners may pursue grant writing or host a fundraiser event on behalf of Covenant House to reach your minimum. You must send in the complete written proposal to Covenant House for approval and signature. We reserve the right to deny submission if it is not in accordance with Covenant House standards and guidelines.
APPLICABLE TO PLATINUM AND GOLD PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Your $50 deposit reserves a guaranteed entry in your name until September 1, 2012, when you must have at least $500 of donations submitted. The remaining balance must be submitted by November 4, 2012. A valid credit card (MasterCard, Visa or Amex), in your name and valid through December 1, 2012, must be provided upon acceptance to the Home Team. On November 15, 2012 the credit card may be billed for any balance due to reach your fundraising commitment.
CANCELLATION POLICY: You may cancel your participation with the Home Team, waiving your responsibility for the fundraising minimum, any time on or before September 1, 2012 (the “Cancellation Date”). You must contact the Covenant House - Home Team Project Manager, attn: Amanda Singer, in writing, on or before the Cancellation Date. Your $50 deposit is non-refundable. After September 1, 2012 , you are responsible for raising the minimum, even if for any reason, including injury, you are unable to compete in the 2012 ING NYC Marathon.* Donations raised and received by our office will not be refunded, even if you cancel before the Cancellation Date. *Exception may be made in the event cancelled participant secures a replacement fundraiser, pending approval from ING NYC Marathon organizers, on or before Cancellation Date.
REGISTRATION & FEES: You are responsible for any registration fees charged by NYRR in association with the 2012 ING NYC Marathon. New York Road Runners will inform you of the details of how to receive your official race number after your Covenant House Home Team application is processed and approved. **NYRR charges a separate processing and entry fee that you are responsible for paying to NYRR directly, $216 for NYRR members and $255 for non NYRR members. These fees do not count toward your fundraising commitment.