I would like to enter and participate in the 5k Training Program beginning June 8th, 2021 and ending July 31st, 2021 (the “Event”), hosted, in part, by Fleet Feet Hickory (the “Event Director”). In consideration of the Released Parties (defined herein) accepting this entry and allowing me to participate in the Event, I, the participant, for myself and my heirs, successors, and assigns, hereby waive, release, and forever discharge, Event Director, [any additional sponsors], the participating Fleet Feet franchised business, Fleet Feet, Incorporated, and their affiliates, successors and assigns, shareholders, members, partners, officers, directors, managers, agents, employees, representatives, and volunteers (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all responsibilities or liability arising from injuries or damages to me or my personal property resulting from my participation in the Event. I agree not to file suit or grievance or make any claims against the Released Parties in any local, state, or federal court or administrative office on account of any injuries or damages covered herein.
I acknowledge that Event Director reserves the right to change the details of, and amenities offered at, the Event at any time for any reason, and I hereby waive and release any claims that I may have as a result of any such change.
I know that running activities through the Event is a potentially hazardous activity with risk of bodily harm or death. I will not enter and run unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I voluntarily assume all risks of injury, death, or damages associated with participating in the Event, including, but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, road hazards, vehicles, weather, traffic, and course conditions. I acknowledge that I know and understand all such risks. I agree to abide by all decisions of the Event Director or the Event Director’s representative relative to my ability to safely participate in the Event. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to participate in the Event that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of the Event and that a licensed medical doctor has verified my physical condition.
I am aware that the COVID-19 pandemic creates additional risks of participation in the Event. I acknowledge that by participating in the Event, I risk exposure to the novel coronavirus and/or development of COVID-19. I acknowledge that I am voluntarily choosing to participate in the Event and have considered those risks. I expressly and specifically assume such risks associated with the novel coronavirus and/or COVID-19, including any and all risk of injury, harm, or loss that may incur as result of participating in the Event.
By signing this document, I certify that (1) I have not traveled out of the country or been in close contact with anyone who has traveled out of the country within the past 14 days; (2) I have not had close contact or cared for someone diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 days; (3) I have not experienced any cold or flu-like symptoms (cough, fever, headaches, muscle aches, rashes) in the last 14 days. I understand and agree that my participation in the Event is a re-certification of the above statements and agree to respond to questions the day of the Event if asked to do so to confirm the accuracy of my health condition. I agree that if any of these statements are not true and accurate as of date of the Event, I cannot and will not participate in or be present at the Event.
I agree that I will follow the rules that the Event Director mandates for participation in the Event, including, but not limited to, rules related to social distancing and provided amenities. I agree and acknowledge that no restrooms will be provided at the Event. I agree and acknowledge that no food, water, or other beverage or snack will be provided at the Event. I agree and understand that I am solely responsible for bringing the supplies I may need to participate in the Event.
In the event of an illness, injury, or medical emergency arising during the event, I hereby authorize and give my consent for Event Director and its designees to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic, and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical services and treatment rendered to me, including but not limited to, medical transport, medications, treatment, and hospitalization and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liability associated with the treatment or related expenses.
By submitting this entry, I acknowledge on behalf of myself, or the minors for which I am a parent or guardian, that I have read and agreed to the above release and waiver. In addition, if I am a parent or guardian, I accept full responsibility for the care and supervision of my child during the Event.
Further, I grant permission for the Released Parties to use or authorize others to use any photographs, motion pictures, video or sound recordings, and/or other record of my participation in the Event, including my name, picture, likeness, and image, for any legitimate purposes without remuneration to me.