Training Event Waiver
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING ACKNOWLEDGMENT, WAIVER, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY (AWRL)
I acknowledge that a marathon, half marathon or other distance running event is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN MARATHONS, HALF MARATHONS, OR OTHER DISTANCE EVENTS. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event(s), and have not been advised against participation by a qualified health professional. I acknowledge that my statements on this AWRL are being accepted by Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running in consideration for allowing me to participate and are being relied upon by Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running and the various race sponsors, organizers, and administrators in permitting me to participate in any Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running Training Event.
In consideration for allowing me to participate in a Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running Training Program, I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on my behalf, and I expressly acknowledge that it is my intent to take these actions: (a) I AGREE that prior to participating in an event I will inspect the racecourse, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used, and if I believe any are unsafe I will immediately advise the person supervising the event activity facility or area; (c) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all claims, losses, or liabilities for death, personal injury, partial or permanent disability, property damage, medical or hospital bills, theft, or damage of any kind, including economic losses, which may in the future arise out of or relate to my participation in or my traveling to and from Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: FLEET FEET SPORTS MAINE RUNNING, EVENT SPONSORS, COACHES, EVENT PRODUCERS, VOLUNTEERS, ALL STATES, CITIES, COUNTIES, OR LOCALITIES IN WHICH EVENTS OR SEGMENTS OF EVENTS ARE HELD, AND THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, EVEN IF SUCH CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR LIABILITIES ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE PERSONS I AM HEREBY RELEASING OR ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY; (d) I ACKNOWLEDGE that there may be traffic or persons on the course route, and I ASSUME THE RISK OF RUNNING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY OTHER EVENT SANCTIONED BY FLEET FEET SPORTS MAINE RUNNING. I also ASSUME ANY AND ALL OTHER RISKS associated with participating in Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running training events including but not limited to falls, contact and/or effects with other participants, effects of weather, including heat and/or humidity, defective equipment, the condition of the roads, and any hazard that may be posed by spectators or volunteers. All such risks being known and appreciated by me, I further acknowledge that these risks include risks that may be the result of the negligence of the persons or entities mentioned above in paragraph (c) or of other persons or entities; (e) I AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above in paragraph (c) for any of the claims, losses, or liabilities that I have waived, released, or discharged herein; (f) I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above in paragraph (c) from any and all claims made or liabilities assessed against them as a result of (i) my actions or inactions, (ii) the actions, inactions, or negligence of others, including those parties hereby indemnified; (iii) the conditions of the facilities, equipment, or areas where the event or activity is being conducted; (iv) the Competitive Rules; or (v) any other harm caused by an occurrence related to a The Sustainable Athlete, LLC event: and (g) I GRANT PERMISSION for the use of my name and/or likeness relating to my participation in Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running training events, and I WAIVE all right to any future compensation to which I may otherwise be entitled as a result of the use of my name or likeness.
I HEREBY AFFIRM THAT I AM EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS.
For persons under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must sign the above AWRL and complete the following section. The undersigned the parent and natural guardian of (minor’s name) hereby acknowledges that he/she has executed the foregoing AWRL for and on behalf of the minor named herein. As the natural or legal guardian of such minor, I hereby bind myself, the minor, and our executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns to the terms of the foregoing AWRL. I represent that I have the legal capacity and authority to act for and on behalf of the minor named herein, and I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the persons or entities mentioned in the foregoing AWRL for any claims made or liabilities assessed against them as a result of any insufficiency of my legal capacity or authority to act for and on behalf of the minor in the execution of the foregoing AWRL or in the execution of this Consent. I hereby authorize any licensed physician, emergency medical technician, hospital, or other medical or health care facility (“Medical Provider”) to treat the minor named herein for the purpose of attempting to treat or relieve any injuries received by said minor arising out of or relating to any event sanctioned by Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running. I authorize any such Medical Provider to perform all procedures deemed medically advisable in attempting to treat or relieve any such injuries and any related conditions of said minor that may be encountered during the course of attempting to treat or relieve such injuries. I consent to the administration of anesthesia as deemed advisable during the course of such treatment. I realize and appreciate that there is a possibility of complications and unforeseen consequences in any medical treatment, and I assume any such risk for and on behalf of myself and said minor. I acknowledge that no warranty is being made as to the results of any medical treatment. NOTE: Parent/Guardian must also sign AWRL above.