Waiver and Release
In consideration of my participation in the Safe and Healthy Summer Project Hood 5K/10K Walk & Run and Peace Rally and/or any related activities before or after the Safe and Healthy Summer Project Hood 5K/10K Walk & Run and Peace Rally (collectively, the “Event”), I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, waive any and all rights, claims and causes of action I have or may have against any Race Organizer (as defined below) that may arise as a result of my participation in the Event. For purposes of this Waiver and Release, a "Race Organizer" is any one or more of the following: New Beginnings Church of Chicago, Corey Brooks Ministries, Pastor Corey B. Brooks, Project Hood Communities Development Corporation, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, Fleet Feet Sports, DLZimco Inc. d/b/a Fleet Feet Sports – Chicago, Chicago Running Company, the Chicago Park District, Illinois Sports Authority, Chicago Public Building Commission, the City of Chicago, Lakeshore Athletic Services, and their affiliates; all governmental agencies representing the territory in which the Event will be held, all sponsors, agents, vendors, and contractors of or for the Event, including but not limited to official event photographers, medical service providers; and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, successors and assigns of each of the foregoing. By signing below, I acknowledge and agree that my participation in the Event involves rigorous physical activity and that it potentially may be hazardous. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the Event and that, if appropriate, my physical fitness to participate in the Event has been verified by a licensed medical doctor. I expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with the Event, including but not limited to; loss of or damage to my property, injury (including death), accidents, the effects of weather, terrain conditions that may vary widely and that may include uneven and/or slippery surfaces, spectators, participants, natural and man-made obstacles (including, without limitation, vehicles, security barriers, signs, cables, mats, and debris on the course). I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless all Race Organizers for all claims, actions and judgements including all costs of defense, attorney's fees and court costs incurred in defending against same, which may be brought against any one or more Race Organizers by anyone claiming to have been injured or otherwise to have suffered loss or damage as a result of my participation in the Event. I further grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to store, use and/or reproduce my image or likeness by any audio and/or visual recording technique (including electronic/digital) now in existence or hereafter invented, for any legitimate purpose, including commercial sales and marketing purposes. Finally, I acknowledge and agree that my bib number, full name, complete mailing address, and email address can and will be provided to official event photographers, for the purpose of identifying and contacting me to market and sell photographs from the Event.