Worst Day of the Year Run - WA RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
For consideration of participation in the Worst Day of the Year Run - WA event to be held beginning on January 5th, 2019. I waive and release Events by Axiom, LLC (EBA), Axiom Event Productions, LLC (Axiom) and, their directors, officers, administrators, representatives and executors, past and present employees, volunteers, agents, supervisors, participants, all city and state governments, assigns, all sponsors, their representatives and successors and other persons (collectively, the “Releasees”), from any and all claims, liabilities, or causes of action arising out of an injury to me (or my child) and from any and all claims, liabilities, or cause of actions arising from my (or my child’s) participation or attendance in this event.
Inherent and Potential Risks
I understand that Worst Day of the Year Run - WA involves strenuous physical activity associated with running long distances. I understand that physical activity, by its very nature, carries with it certain inherent risks. I assume all risks associated with participating in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA relating to the risk of strenuous physical activity, collisions with other runners, or falling down. I acknowledge that I (or my child) may incur minor injuries, major injuries, and catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death. I assume all risks from contact with other participants and volunteers, negligent or wanton acts of other participants and volunteers, any defects of conditions of road surfaces (including uneven or wet road surfaces or gravel on the road surface), failure of other runners, vehicles, and non-participants to observe traffic signals or laws, and the effects of weather including high heat, thunderstorms, lightning, precipitation, cold temperatures, high winds, and/or humidity.
I acknowledge that my participation in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA will involve time not racing where I am still attending the Worst Day of the Year Run - WA event. I assume all risk for any and all activities in addition to running that I (or my child) engage in throughout the entirety of the Worst Day of the Year Run - WA event, including my (or my child’s) safety from the beginning of Worst Day of the Year Run - WA to the conclusion of the event.
I agree to dress myself (or my child) appropriately as to mitigate risk of physical injury to myself (or my child) including, but not limited to: wearing shoes appropriate for the Event; and dressing in conjunction with the weather.
There are no rules prohibiting headphones; however, the Worst Day of the Year Run - WA recommends you do not wear them during the race. Runners' ability to hear and react to situations and directions given by race officials is very important. Your safety is always our topmost concern.
I agree that the Releasees are not responsible for any personal items or property lost or stolen before, during, or after Worst Day of the Year Run - WA.
I attest that I (or my child) am medically and physically able to participate in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA. If I experience any doubt as to my (or my child’s) ability to successfully and safely participate in and/or complete Worst Day of the Year Run - WA, I take full responsibility for consulting a physician. I attest that, if I (or my child) am pregnant, disabled in any way, or have recently suffered an illness, injury, or impairment, I (or my child) should have or did consult a physician prior to participating in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA.
I consent to emergency medical care and transportation in the event of injury to me (or my child) as medical professionals may deem appropriate. This Release extends to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency, including, but not limited to, negligent emergency rescue operations.
I am fully aware of the risks connected with participation in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA, whether specifically listed in this Release or not, and I voluntarily elect to participate in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA knowing that this participation involves these risks.
Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Liability, Release, and Covenant Not To Sue
In consideration for being permitted to participate in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA, I voluntarily agree for myself, my family, heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to the following:
TO ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISKS OF LOSS, OR PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH that may be sustained by me (or my child), or any loss or damage to property owned by me (or my child), as a result of participating in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA.
TO RELEASE, WAIVE, HOLD HARMLESS, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Releasees from any and all liability, claims, actions, demands, expenses, attorney fees, breach of contract actions, breach of statutory duty or other duty of care, warranty, strict liability actions, and causes of action whatsoever, that I might have or may acquire in the future, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me (or my child), or to any property belonging to me (or my child), while participating in Worst Day of the Year Run - WA including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was in whole or in part by the negligence or carelessness of the Releasees.
Acknowledgment and Compliance with Rules
I agree to observe all rules and safety procedures that accompany Worst Day of the Year Run - WA and to abide by any decision of an event official relative to my (or my child’s) ability to safely participate in the event. I agree to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times and to obey all laws. EBA, Axiom and event officials may dismiss me (or my child), without refund, should my (or my child’s) behavior endanger the safety of or negatively affect an event, person, facility, or property of any kind.
I agree that if any portion of this Release is deemed to be invalid, the remainder of the Release will still be binding and enforceable.
I hereby grant full permission to EBA and Axiom to use, reuse, reproduce, publish, or republish any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of my participation in this event, in any medium now known or hereafter developed, alone or in conjunction with other material, without restriction as to changes or alterations, as well as to use my name, voice, likeness, and/or other indicia of identity, for editorial, educational, promotional, advertising, and commercial purposes, including without limitation in connection with the solicitation of contributions and the furtherance of the corporate objectives of EBA or Axiom. Further, I relinquish all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or other records of Worst Day of the Year Run - WA I may take or capture to EBA.