Waiver and Release (Please read)
I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume any and all risks associated with running this event including, but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather and the conditions of the roads and all such risks being known and appreciated to me. Furthermore, I understand that I may be running in traffic; and I agree to yield to all emergency vehicles. I am fully aware that baby strollers and wheels of any kind, animals and headphones are strictly prohibited and I agree not to have them on the course. Furthermore, I agree to not go back on the course after finishing. I am fully aware that it is a fraudulent act to switch race numbers with anyone or allow anyone other than myself to wear my race number and I agree not to do this. Knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my discharge any and all race sponsors, officials, volunteers, local and state police including any and all of their agents, employees, assignees, or anyone acting on or for their behalf from any and all claims or liability for death, personal injury, or property damage of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of or in the course of my participation in this event whether same be caused by negligence of fault. This release and waiver extends to all claims of every kind or nature whatsoever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown. The undersigned grants permission to sponsors and/or agents authorized by them to use any photos, videotapes, motion pictures, or any other record of this event for any purpose. Refunds will not be given in the event of registered participant no-shows. Signature is required to participate. Minors accepted only with a parent or guardian signature.
USATF Waiver: (Please Read)
For and in consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field”) allowing me, the undersigned, to participate in the USA Track & Field sanctioned
event described above (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 older; (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 sport of track & field and related activities, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury,
sickness and 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; 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, the actions or inactions of others
participating in the Event, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, 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.
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 Competitive 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: USA Track & Field,
Inc., its members, member clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions; United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the Event Directors, Organizers
and Promoters, Sponsors, Advertisers, Coaches and Officials; the Host Organization and the Facility, Venue and Property Owners or Operators upon
which the Event takes place; 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 reasonable 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, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions 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 any may be incurred as the result of such claim.
I hereby warrant that I 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 signing 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 signed this Agreement without
any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my signature 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.