As a participant in the Geist Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Walk/Run, I verify that I have read, understand, and accept the terms of this waiver and release. My submission of this form shall act as my legal signature. I understand the nature of this event and the risks involved in participating in this event. I know that running and walking a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I understand that I should not participate unless I am medically able and sufficiently trained to do so. I agree to abide by any decision of any race official concerning y ability to safely complete this event. I understand that while police protection will be provided, there may still be traffic and other obstacles on the course and surrounding areas being utilized for the event. I understand my participation in this event is voluntary, and I assume all risks associated with my participation in this event, including, but not limited to, traffic and other conditions of the roads, falls, contact with other participants, and the effects of the weather, including extreme temperatures and precipitation. Knowing these facts, for, and in consideration of, my participation in this race, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, covenant not to sure or bring any claims and fully release and discharge Geist Half Marathon Inc., the Cities of Lawrence and Indianapolis, the City of Fishers, Geist Lake Marina, Marina Limited Partnership, Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Lawrence Township Schools, Hancock County, the Hamilton County Sheriff Dept., race participants, race officials, workers, volunteers, and any and all officers, directors, employees and other representatives of the foregoing, and any successors or assigns of the foregoing (the Releasees), and hold and save them harmless from and against ANY AND ALL actions, claims, injuries, demands, liabilities, loss, damage, or expenses, including but not limited to death, personal injury, and property damage, whether foreseen or unforeseen, arising out of, or in the course of, my participation in this event, including getting to and from the event and participating in any event activities. THIS RELEASE INCLUDES CLAIMS FOR NEGLIGENCE AGAINST ANY OF THE RELEASEES. The above has been read by all participants and by signing this entry form I understand and agree with all terms of the waiver statement.
Please be aware that ALL entries are non transferable and non refundable. Entries are good only for the year they are intended. Entries cannot be deferred from one year to the next and are non-transferable from person to person. This applies whether or not you may be injured, have moved, or any other reason. We cannot make any exceptions to this policy. If you cannot participate for any reason, your registration will be considered a contribution to the Geist area schools to raise funds to benefit physical fitness programs within the schools. Thank you for your understanding.