WARNING: READ CAREFULLY. THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDES A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF LEGAL RIGHTS AND DEPRIVES YOU OF THE RIGHT TO SUE THIS RUNNING CLUB AND OTHER PARTIES. DO NOT SIGN THIS AGREEMENT UNLESS YOU HAVE READ IT IN ITS ENTIRETY. SEEK THE ADVICE OF LEGAL COUNSEL IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF ITS EFFECT.
I know that running and volunteering to work in club races are potentially hazardous activity which could cause injury or death. I should not enter and run in club activities unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to participate, am in good health and am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever.
I assume all risks associated with running and participating in this club, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road all such risks being known and appreciated by me.
Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your acceptance of my application for membership I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Springfield Road Runners Club, the City of Springfield, American Association of Running Clubs, and all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in these club activities, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the person named in this waiver.