Acknowledgement, Accident Waiver and Release from Liability
Please read carefully before signing:
I acknowledge that this athletic event is an extreme test of a personís physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, water, conditions of athletes, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including but not limited to participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, event monitors, and/or producers of the event, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to athletes, but are also present for volunteers.
I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event, and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I understand that use of headphones during this event is prohibited.
I hereby assume all the risks of participating and/or volunteering in the event. I realize that the liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault.
I acknowledge that this Release from Liability form will be used by the event hold, sponsors, organizers, and municipalities through which the race is held of the event in which I plan to participate, and that I will govern my actions and responsibilities at said event.
In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns the following:
A. Waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this event the following entities or persons: The Edinboro Triathlon, the state, counties, townships and boroughs in which this event takes place, their directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, event holders, event sponsors, and event volunteers;
B. Indemnify and hold harmless the entities of persons mentioned in the above paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this event, whether caused by the negligence of releases or otherwise.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during the event.
I understand that there are no refunds, and deferrals may be requested for medical reasons only and accepted at the discretion of the race committee.
I understand that during this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsor, organizers, and assigns. The Waiver shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.