ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE DRC TRAINING PROGRAM, VIRTUAL TRAINING PROGRAM, DRC HALF MARATHON AND 5K, AND VIRTUAL RACES(COLLECTIVELY THE "EVENTS") AND RELATED EVENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ASSUME ALL RISK OF PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENTS AS STATED IN THIS WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT BY COMPLETING THIS ONLINE REGISTRATION: The registered participant (the "Participant") and on behalf of Participant’s personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and executors, fully and forever releases from all liability, including liability for negligence, and waives any and all rights against the Dallas Running Club, Inc. (“DRC”) and its Board of Directors, Race Directors and volunteers, the Road Runners Club of America, the City of Dallas, the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Board, all municipal agencies whose property or personnel are used, all other sponsoring or co-sponsoring companies or individuals related to the Events, and their respective employees, agents, volunteers, representatives and affiliates (collectively the "Releasees").
Participant and on behalf of Participant’s personal representatives, assigns, heirs and executors waives the right to sue Releasees for all losses and damages that arise from any injury or illness to Participant or Participant’s property or resulting in Participant’s illness, disease or death in connection with the Participant’s partaking in the Events, including but not limited to losses or damage caused by the negligence of all or any of the Releasees, the negligence of others, illness, weather conditions, conditions on or surrounding the training or race course, or otherwise, and also including any pre or post-race activities, gatherings, programs and/or giveaways conducted at the Events and/or activities by a sponsor or other third party.
Participant knows that running in an Event that is organized as a virtual activity where Participant runs on his/her own, at a date and time of his/her choosing, in a location and running route of his/her choosing, which will not have any support or security measures in place by DRC is a potentially hazardous activity, which could result in injury, illness, disease or death. Participant acknowledges that if he/she participates in a virtual Event, it is by his/her own free will and at his/her own personal risk. Participant will not participate in a virtual Event unless he/she is medically able and properly trained, and by Participant’s signature, he/she certifies that he/she is medically able to perform this Event, and is in good health, and is properly trained. Participant further agrees to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and Participant attests to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. Participant attests that if his/her community has a shelter in place order, that Participant will only participate in the virtual Event by using a personal treadmill, and he/she will not run outside in the community during the duration of a shelter in place order. Participant agrees to follow all pedestrian safety ordinances including running on a sidewalk where available and not in the road. Participant agrees to follow the rules of the road if no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available, and will run against oncoming traffic and not with traffic. Participant agrees to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of participation in any virtual Event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend his/her participation for any reason whatsoever.
Participant agrees to abide by all rules established by the DRC, including the right of any official to deny or suspend Participant’s participation for any reason whatsoever. Participant attests that he/she has read the rules of the DRC and agrees to abide by them. Participant assumes all risks associated with being a member of the DRC and participating in all DRC Events and activities, which may include but are not limited to: falls, physical contact with other participants/members, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, and spectators including the potential contraction of a communicable disease resulting from contact with other participants/members, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, and spectators. Participant assumes all risks including: the effects of the weather; high heat and/or humidity; freezing cold temperatures; traffic and the conditions of the road including surrounding terrain. Participant further agrees to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and Participant attests to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. Participant assumes all such risks being known, appreciated, and accepted by me. In addition, Participant acknowledges the contagious nature of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases and voluntarily assume the risk that Participant may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and/or other communicable diseases by participating in any activities associate with the DRC. Participant acknowledges that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and/or death. Participant understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 in connection with his/her participation in any club activities, and personally assumes this risk.
The Participant warrants that Participant is in good physical condition and is medically able to safely partake in the Events. The Participant is fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in participating in the Events, including the possibility of serious illness, virus, communicable disease, physical trauma, injury or death, and elects to voluntarily compete in the Events knowing such risks. The Participant acknowledges that bicycles, skateboards, baby strollers, roller skates or blades, and animals are not allowed in the Events.
Participant grants permission to the DRC to use his/her photographs, motion pictures, or recordings for any legitimate purposes without compensation to Participant. compensation. Participant acknowledges there may be drug testing under IAAF USAT&F rules and will agree to said rules. Participant acknowledges that the registration fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable and that t-shirt sizes are not guaranteed. The Participant grants to the Medical Director of the Events, and its agents, affiliates, and designees access to all medical records (and physicians) as needed and authorize medical treatment as needed. Participant acknowledges DRC may use e-mail addresses on file to communicate information pertaining to the Events. Participant understands that the DRC does not provide for refunds in the event of cancellations of services or Events, and by signing this waiver, Participant consents that he/she is not entitled to a refund if the any DRC Events or activities are cancelled.
Participant warrants that all statements made in this release agreement are true and correct and understands that Releasees have relied on them in allowing Participant to partake in the Events. PARTICIPANT, OR PARENT OR GUARDIAN IF UNDER THE AGE OF 18, HAS READ THE FOREGOING, UNDERSTANDS ITS CONTENTS AND INTENTIONALLY AND VOLUNTARILY CERTIFIES COMPLIANCE BY ACCEPTING THIS WAIVER, AND THAT, IF UNDER AGE 18 PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED.