Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement: In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in the lake Erie Cycle Fest, I for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin: I acknowledge, agree and represent that I understand the nature of a bicycling activities and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I further acknowledge that the Activity will be conducted over public roads and facilities open to the public during the Activity and upon which hazards of traveling are to be expected. 1. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe I will immediately discontinue further participation in the Activity. 2. I fully understand that all participants in the Activity are required to wear bicycle helmets, and I agree to wear a bicycle helmet while riding as part of any event connected with the Activity. 3. I fully understand that bicycling activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury including permanent disability, paralysis and death. The risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of other participants in the Activity, the conditions under which the Activity takes place or the negligence of the ‘Releasess’ named below. There may be other risks and social and economic losses either no known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs and damages I incur as a result of my participation or that of a minor, in the Activity. 4. I hereby release discharge and covenant not to sue EmergyCare, WQLN, the YMCA of Greater Erie, their representative administrators, directors, agents, officers members, volunteers and employees, other participants, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the ‘Releasees’ herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releases or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the Releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim. HELMETS MANDATORY FOR ALL RIDERS.
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By submitting this entry, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above release and waiver.
Further, I grant permission to all the foregoing to use my name, voice and images of myself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.