I understand that participating in The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Bark In The Park 14 includes an element of risk for both me and my dog. I should not participate unless the dog and I are physically able and properly conditioned. I agree to abide by any decision of an event official relevant to the dog’s and my ability to complete this event safely and I further agree that event officials may authorize necessary emergency treatment for me and/or my dog. I also understand that both vehicle traffic and spectators may be present along the course and I assume the risk of participating under such conditions. I further assume any and all other risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to, illness, falls, contact with spectators, other participants or dogs, the effects of the weather, including temperature extreme and humidity, and the surface conditions of the roads, sidewalks, and footpaths, all such risks being understood and appreciated by me. I also affirm that the dog I will be participating with has current rabies vaccinations. I agree to abide by all rules of the event.
Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of this acceptance of 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 The Anti-Cruelty Society, Jim Brimm & Associates, The City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, event officials, volunteers, and any other sponsors, suppliers, agents, independent contractors, employees and other personnel in any way assisting or connected with this event from any claims or liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of my participating in this event, even though the liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or parties named in this waiver.
I also understand that The Anti-Cruelty Society or any sponsor may subsequently use, for publicity or promotional purpose, my name or pictures of me or my pet without liability or obligation to me.
I, THE PARTICIPANT OR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE PARTICIPANT IF UNDER THE AGE OF 18, AGREE TO ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE WAIVER AND INDEMNIFICATION ABOVE.