Thank you for registering for the Zeitgeist Half Marathon!

We are looking forward to seeing you in November.

See Race Details and Course Information

 


Packets can be picked up on race day, 8 to 9:45 am at the start. Timing Chips are attached to your bib number.

START TIME: 10am

Location:

Optimist Football Park
9889 Hill Road Parkway
Garden City, Idaho

DIRECTIONS TO THE PARK:

From Boise, drive west on State St./Hwy 44 to Horseshoe Bend Rd(old hwy 55). There is a Stinker gas station & stop light at the intersection. Turn right/north and drive 0.6 miles and look for the parking lot on your right and located just before the Hill Road intersection with the stop sign.

From I-84 take Eagle exit(exit 46). Travel North 6.5 miles to Highway 44(stoplight). Turn right on Highway 44 & go 2.1 miles to Horseshoe Bend Rd. Turn left/north & go 0.6 miles to the parking lot on your right and located just before Hill Road intersection with the stop sign.

Remember entries are not refundable or transferable to other people or future years. The shirt is a finisher shirt. This means you must finish the event to earn the shirt.

There will be a bag drop at the start.

Bring photo I.D. if you plan to drink beer.

 

Please print the following if you would like a copy of the the Race Terms, Conditions and Waiver:

REGISTRATION TERMS

I understand and agree to the following terms. The registration fee and any donation is nonrefundable. The registration is non-transferable. I may not sell or give away my entry to another person. The entry fee is for participating in the 2022 event. I understand that I must complete the half marathon course to receive a finisher shirt and medal.

 

WAIVER OF LIABILITY – by registering online, you are agreeing to the following terms:

In consideration of your accepting this entry, I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby, for myself, my family, my heirs, executors, & administrators, forever waive, release & discharge any and all rights & claims for damages & causes of suit or action, known or unknown, that I may have against the Zeitgeist Half Marathon, Racing Unlimited, Inc., State of Idaho, Ada County Highway District, Boise City, Ada County, Boise Parks and Recreation, all independent contractors, working on or near the course, all Zeitgeist Half Marathon committee members, Officials & Volunteers, all sponsors of the Half Marathon, and related Half Marathon Events and their officers, director, agents & representatives, successors, & assigns, for any and all injuries suffered by me in this event. I attest that I am physically fit, am aware of the dangers & precautions that must be taken when running or walking in warm or cold conditions, & have sufficiently trained for the completion of this event. I also agree to abide by any decision of an appointed medical official relative to my ability to safely continue or complete the Half Marathon. I further assume and will pay my own medical expenses in the event of an accident, illness, or other incapacity regardless of whether I have authorized such expense. I hereby grant full permission to the Zeitgeist Half Marathon and/or agents hereby authorized by them, to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recording, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose at any time without compensation. I have read and understand this waiver.

For and in consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field” or “USATF”) allowing me, the registrant, to participate in the USA Track & Field sanctioned event I am registering for herein (the “Event” or “Events”); I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the “Agreement”);

  1. I hereby represent that (i) I am at least eighteen (18) years of age (or this Agreement is also agreed to by my parent, natural guardian, or legal guardian (the “Guardian”)); (ii) I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the Event; and (iii) I am not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair my ability to safely participate in the Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event, that I am responsible for my own safety and well-being at all times and under all circumstances while at the Event site.
  2. I understand and acknowledge that participation in track & field, road running, race walking, cross country, mountain, ultra, and trail running Events is inherently dangerous and represents an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers associated with participation in the Event and sports of track & field and related activities, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, sickness and disease (including communicable disease), permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; contact with other participants, spectators, animals or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course or track conditions; land, water and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers (as defined in Section 4 below); and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks and dangers (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part by my own actions or inactions or the actions or inactions of others participating in or organizing the Event, and I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which I incur as a result of my participation in any Event, except to the extent caused by the gross negligence and/or willful misconduct of any of the Released Parties (as defined in Section 4 below).
  3. I agree to be familiar with and to abide by the Rules and Regulations established for the Event, including but not limited to the Competition Rules adopted by USA Track & Field and any safety regulations established for the benefit of all participants. I accept sole responsibility for my own conduct and actions while participating in the Event, and the condition and adequacy of my equipment.
  4. I hereby release, waive and covenant not to sue, and further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the following parties, as relevant and applicable in each instance: USATF, its members, clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions; United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the event directors, the host organization and the facility, venue and property owners or operators upon which the Event takes place; and any other organizers, promoters, sponsors, advertisers, coaches and officials for this Event; law enforcement agencies and other public entities providing support for the Event; and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, partners, shareholders, members, agents, employees and volunteers (Individually and collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to my participation in the Event, except to the extent caused by the gross negligence and/or willful misconduct of any of the Released Parties. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities which may be incurred as the result of such claim, except to the extent caused by the gross negligence and/or willful misconduct of any of the Released Parties, as relevant and applicable in each instance.
  5. As a condition of my participation in the Event, I hereby grant USA Track & Field, the event director and host organization a limited license to use my name, likeness, image, photograph, voice, video, athletic performance, biographical and other information (collectively, “Likeness”), in any media platform or format whatsoever, and to distribute, broadcast and exhibit these without charge, restriction or liability, but only for the purposes of advertising or promoting the Event, USATF, or the sport of Athletics. The foregoing grant, however, does not constitute consent for USATF or any third party to use my Likeness in an endorsement of any product or servicewithout my specific written consent.

I hereby warrant that I (or the Guardian, if I am under the age of 18) am of legal age and competent to enter into this Agreement, that I have read this Agreement carefully, understand its terms and conditions, acknowledge that I will be giving up substantial legal rights by accepting it (including the rights of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns), acknowledge that I have accepted this Agreement without any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my acceptance to serve as confirmation of my complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

If the participant is under the age of 18, the Guardian hereby agrees to release and discharge the Released Parties as follows: a) The Guardian acknowledges and understands that the Event is inherently dangerous and represents an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. Further, the Guardian acknowledges and understands the Risks, as defined above. b) The Guardian acknowledges the rights waived by both the Guardian and the participant by accepting this Agreement. c) The Guardian acknowledges that the Guardian will indemnify the Released Parties from any and all Liability which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to the participant’s participation in the Event, except to the extent caused by the gross negligence and/or willful misconduct of any of the Released Parties.

Thanks to all our Sponsors and Volunteers!
Thank You to all who participated!

To see the final results, see the results page.

Hope to see you all next year!

Procrastinators, it’s time to commit!

The Zeitgeist Half Marathon entry fee increases to $100 after 10pm on Wednesday Nov. 2, 2022.

Click Here to Register!

We are looking for volunteers to help with getting the park set up, handing out packets, distributing T-Shirts and beverages, water stations, course tasks, and tear down after the event.

If you are interested in helping this race be successful please click this link

Or email your contact info to: info@zhalfmarathon.com

Volunteers receive a T-Shirt and Meal!

Highlands Hollow Sign Up Party
Tuesday Sept 10, 2019

What: Zeitgeist Half Marathon Sign Up Party & Training Run/Walk
When: Tuesday, September 11, from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Where: Highlands Hollow Brewhouse
2455 N Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise

Join us for discounted entry fees – must be present for discount!