I know that running and walking in a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter unless I am medically able and properly trained. I verify to you that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to participate. I also know that while police protection will be provided, there may be traffic on the course. I assume all risks associated with my voluntary participation in this event, including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather (including extreme heat, extreme cold, snow and ice), traffic, and the conditions on the road with all such risks being known and appreciated by me.
Knowing these facts, and in consideration of my accepted entry, I for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, hereby voluntarily release, discharge, waive and relinquish any and all claims, complaints, actions or causes of action (“Claims”) against Vision Event Management LLC, Big Dog Events, Inc. Madison Mini-Marathon, University of Wisconsin-Madison, State of Wisconsin, Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, City of Madison, BMO Harris Bank N.A.(“BMO Harris”) and Bank of Montreal, their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, shareholders and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), including but not limited to those Claims alleging libel, defamation, invasion of privacy or right of publicity, misappropriation, property damage, personal injury or wrongful death (“Losses”) arising from or resulting in any manner from my participation in the Event. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties in the event of any and all Claims, by whomever or wherever asserted, including but not limited to such Claims for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death, resulting in any manner from my participation in this event, including, without limitation, and to the maximum extent permitted by law, those Losses arising from the Released Parties’ own negligence.
I further grant full permission to the event coordinators, volunteers, BMO Harris Bank and/or agents authorized by them, all rights to use and authorize others to use my name, likeness, picture, voice, city and state of residence, biographical materials and any materials submitted in connection with this event (“Image, Information and Materials”) for marketing and advertisement purposes (but not for any use constituting a direct endorsement by me of any product or service), in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity, and without need for compensation or royalty of any kind. I understand that the parties are not obligated to use any of my Image, Information and Materials, but may do so and may edit my Image, Information and Materials, at the individual party’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation to me.
I consent to emergency medical care and transportation in order to obtain treatment in the event of injury to me as medical professionals may deem appropriate and agree that Waiver and Release extends to any such medical care, treatment and transportation. I further acknowledge that I will be responsible for the cost associated with any such medical care, treatment or transportation.
I understand that my entry is non-refundable.