I acknowledge that running is an inherently dangerous sport and fully realize the dangers of participating in a running/walking event and fully assume the risks associated with such participation including by way of example, and not limitation, the following: the dangers of vehicles, other runners, and fixed or moving objects; the dangers arising from surface hazards, the releasees’ own negligence, and weather conditions; and the possibility of physical injury, serious injury, mental trauma and death associated with athletic running.
I hereby assume all of the risks of participating and/or volunteering in this event. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being release, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in the event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I acknowledge that this accident waiver and release of liability form will be used by the event holder, sponsors, and organizers in events in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events.
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 assign as follows:
a) Waiver, 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 accrue to me or my traveling to and from this event. The Canyon Main Street Program, its offices and members, the following entities or person: event directors, event volunteers, and event officials.
b) Indemnify and hold harmless the entities or persons mentioned in the paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of any actions during this event.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment, which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event.
This document shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I hereby certify that I have read this document and I understand its contents.
Consent and Release of Parent or Guardian of Minor (Under 18)
The undersigned parent and/or natural guardian or legal guardian does hereby represent that he/she is, in fact acting in such capacity and agrees to save and hold harmless and indemnify each and all of the parties referred to above from all liability, loss, cost, claim or damage whatsoever which may be imposed upon said parties because of any defect in or lack of such capacity to so act and release said parties on behalf of the minor and the parent or legal guardian.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In return for their agreement to accept this entry form, I hereby release Canyon Main Street, the race sponsor, and Lone Star Runners Club, the group whose sole responsibility is timing the race, and both groups’ officers, directors, agents, representatives, and the volunteers, sponsors, promoters, and all other persons associated with them (“released parties”) from liability for any injuries received by me (or if the participant is a minor, then I release them from liability for injuries received by the minor for whom I am responsible) during participation in this sporting event, which includes all pre-race, race, and post-race activities through the end of the awards ceremony and the conclusion of the event. I recognize that participation in the event sponsored or in any way supported by the race sponsor exposes me and/or my family member(s) to risks including, but not limited to, running-related injury, traffic, and other risks including cracks in the roadway or sidewalk, uneven running surfaces, slick conditions, other participants in the race, weather-related hazards, and pre-race and post-race accidents of any type. Notwithstanding these potential risks and possibly other unanticipated risks, all of which cannot be listed, I HEREBY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY OR ACCIDENT WHICH MAY OCCUR DURING MY (OR MY FAMILY MEMBER’S) ATTENDANCE AT OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT.