Participant Waiver for Race Registration
I know that running/volunteering [#BeLikeGrace and the Grace Race 5K Glow Run/Walk] a road race at Quincy IL on October 2, 2021 is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I 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 attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but no limited to: falls, physical contact with other participants, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, and spectators including the potential the contraction of a communicable disease resulting from contact with other participants, volunteers, race personnel, contract service providers, employees, and spectators. I assume all risks including: the effects of the weather; high heat and/or humidity; freezing cold temperatures; traffic and the conditions of the road including surrounding terrain. I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDC’s guidance. I assume all such risks being known, appreciated, and accepted by me.
I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers/strollers, roller skates or inline skates, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race, and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the [#BeLikeGrace and the Grace Race 5K Glow Run/Walk], the city/village of Quincy IL and the Quincy Park District and any and all volunteers, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. In addition, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and/or other communicable diseases by participating in this event. I acknowledge that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and/or death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 in connection with my participation in this event and personally assume this risk.
I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purposes. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event.
Emergency Medical Treatment Waiver
From time to time, medical directors for a race may experience someone that refuses to accept medical assistance or refuses to drop out of the race at the recommendation of medical staff. The following is a sample waiver that race directors and or race medical directors can have a participant sign if they refuse to medical treatment on course or refuse to drop out of an event against the recommendation of medical staff.
[#BeLikeGrace and the Grace Race 5K Glow Run/Walk] Quincy IL Oct. 2, 2021
I acknowledge that I have suffered an injury or illness during said event and have been offered medical assistance and/or transport to a medical facility for said injury. However, I have declined such medical assistance/transport to a medical facility and have willingly elected to continue in the above event with full understanding that my conduct may increase my risk of serious injury or death, including other unknown risks not reasonably foreseeable at this time, and that I willingly agree to assume all risk and accept personal responsibility for my actions and any damages as a result of such injury, including permanent disability or death, and I do hereby release, discharge and covenant to indemnify and not to sue the organizer(s) of said event, its affiliated organizations and sponsors, employees and associated personnel, officers, directors, agents, including the owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event, and I also agree to save and hold harmless and indemnify each and all parties herein referred to above from all liability, loss, cost, claim or damage whatsoever as a result of my actions referenced herein.
I have read the above waiver/release and understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing this release and sign below voluntarily.