The Detroit Newspaper Partnership L.P. d/b/a Michigan.com (“Michigan.com”) is committed to promoting fair competition among all the athletes participating in, and maintaining the integrity of, any events held by Michigan.com (the “Events”) by prohibiting the use of performance-enhancing drugs and/or banned substances (collectively, “Prohibited Substance”) by any of the participating athletes eligible to receive award recognition and prize money.
In support of its commitment, Michigan.com has implemented a policy (this “Policy”), with respect to the Detroit Free Press Marathon, that only those athletes that meet the below criteria will be eligible for entry into, and any prize money associated with, a Michigan.com event.
Each athlete must:
- not be currently on a suspension for use of a Prohibited Substance
- not have ever been suspended for use of a Prohibited Substance1, 
- not be represented by a third-party, including, but not limited to coaches and/or agents, who have had two (2) or more athletes that have received such suspensions in the previous four (4) years (from the date of the current race)1, 2
- provide proper documentation proving they are eligible for prize money (e.g. Forms W-9, W-8ECI, or W-8BEN)
- consent to random drug testing according to the standards and procedures of USATF, USADA, and WADA
In the event you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us via: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
 A list of athletes who have received a sanction for a doping violation under the athlete’s international federation rules and/or the USOC Anti-Doping Policies can be found here: https://www.usada.org/news/sanctions/ and https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/athlete-representatives/directory
 The Company may waive this criterion on a case-by-case basis