THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM
I understand that the University of Iowa Veterans Association (UIVA) Warrior Challenge (Urban Obstacle Race) to benefit Fisher House taking place on March 30, 2014 is a strenuous activity with significant potential for injury. I understand that I should not participate in the Warrior Challenge unless I am in excellent health and am properly trained to participate in this event.
Potential risks of this event include, but may not be limited to: exacerbation of personal medical conditions; bodily injury such as broken bones, sprains, strains, or more severe injuries to the head, neck, back, or other bodily injuries that could result in permanent disability or death; contact with other participants, vehicles, or equipment on the course; variations of terrain or change in surfaces; fatigue, exhaustion, dehydration; and the effect of weather including the possibility of extreme temperatures, snow, ice, wind and/or rain. I understand that the description of potential risks is not all inclusive and there may be other unknown or unanticipated risks that could result in serious injury or death. Being fully aware of and understanding these risks I choose voluntarily to participate and assume all risks associated with this event.
Having read this waiver and knowing the above facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, acting for myself, my heirs, and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, agree to hold harmless, and do hereby release, waive, and forever discharge The University of Iowa; Board of Regents, State of Iowa; and the State of Iowa and each of their respective employees, agents and representatives; the race coordinators, sponsors and volunteers (Releasees) from any and all claims or liability for all injuries or death, whether caused in whole or in part by my fault or negligence, the fault or negligence of the Releasees or the fault or negligence of any third party. This waiver extends to all claims of any kind or nature, whether foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown. I also grant permission for the above organization to use any photographs, videotapes or recordings of this event for the legitimate purposes of promoting this event and cause.
I have reviewed and understand all of the obstacles and challenges included in this race. Understanding this, I certify that to the best of my knowledge I am in excellent physical condition and have no medical condition that could worsen by participating in this event. I have read, understand, and agree to all terms of the waiver and release form.