Waiver and Release
I know that participating in this walk/run is potentially hazardous. I certify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently prepared for and trained for participation in this event. I also certify that a medically qualified person has not advised me against participating in this event. I agree to abide by the decision of a race official regarding my ability to safely participate in this event, including the right of the official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I hereby consent to receive medical attention which may be deemed advisable in the event of an injury, accident, or illness during the event, and I agree to assume all costs for said treatment. The race organizers are in no way liable or responsible for my medical costs, including but not limited to the costs of emergency evacuation.
I assume any and all risks associated with this event including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, volunteers, race officials, sponsors, walkers, baby strollers or baby joggers, dogs on leashes, bicycles, the effects of the weather, including high heat and /or humidity, and the condition of the roads and traffic, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.
Knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, covenant not to sue, and waive, release and discharge Girls Inc. of Jackson County (and their directors, officers, board members, employees, sponsors, volunteers, and representatives) and/or any agents authorized by them for any purpose from 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 the same be caused by negligence or fault. This release and waiver extends to all claims of every kind or nature, whatsoever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown, and I indemnify and hold harmless the foregoing from any or all liabilities or claims made by any other individual or entities as a result of my actions during this event.
I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, or recordings or any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose without any monetary consideration.
I understand that if the race is cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of the parties referred to above, including but not limited to unsafe weather conditions or governmental ban, the race will be cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Since the majority of entry costs occur prior to the race, my entry fee will not be refunded.
PARENT OR GUARDIAN waivers for minors (under 18 years of age) if applicable. The undersigned parent or legally appointed guardian does hereby represent that he or she is, in fact, acting in such capacity and agrees to save and hold harmless and indemnify each and all parties referred to above from all liability, loss, cost, or damage whatsoever which may be imposed upon the parties because of any defect in or lack of such capacity to act and releases the parties on behalf of the minor and the parents or legal guardian. Applications for minors are accepted only with a parent/guardian signature.