For purposes of this Release and Indemnity Agreement, the term “Event Sponsors & Associations” means Chick-fil-A, Inc., Connect Ministries, Inc., Schools for Niger, Africa, ChronoTrack, and all subsidiary sponsors of all the foregoing and each of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners or shareholders, employees, attendees, volunteers and any other sponsors of, and owners and lessees of premises used to conduct, the Connect Race 5K, 10K, Family FunRun or Family FunZone (the “Event”). In consideration of participation in the Event, and for other good and valuable considerations, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, each of the undersigned participant (the “Participant”) and the Participant’s Parent/Guardian (if signing below).
(i) agrees that, prior to participating in the Event, they each will inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if either of them believes anything is unsafe, he or she will immediately advise an Event official of such condition(s) and refuse to participate until such condition(s) is corrected;
(ii) acknowledges and fully understands that the Participant will be engaging in activities which involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, that severe social and economic losses might result not only from his or her own actions, inactions or negligence, but also from the actions, inactions or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used, and that there may be other risks not known or not reasonably foreseeable at this time;
(iii) assumes all of the foregoing risks and accepts personal responsibility for any damages following any such injury, permanent disability or death and hereby aggress to defend, indemnify and hold the Event Sponsors and Associations harmless from and against any and all liabilities, causes of actions, suits, claims or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting or arising from the Participant’s presence at or participation in the Event, including, but not limited to, claims for loss of consortium and for emotional distress;
(iv) releases, waives, surrenders and discharges any and all claims of damages for death, personal injury or property damage which the Participant, or the Participant’s heirs, next of kin, family members or assigns, may have or which may hereafter accrue to the Participant as a result of his or her participation in the Event or otherwise, and which may be asserted by the Participant, or on the Participant’s or his or her heirs’, next of kin’s, family members’ or assigns’ behalf, against any of the Event Sponsors, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY OF THE EVENT SPONSORS & ASSOCIATIONS.
(v) acknowledges that no representation or warranty is made by any of the Event Sponsors or any other entity or person regarding any effects of the Participation’s participation in the Event under rules of eligibility of the National Collegiate Athletic Association or any high school federation or association
(vi) acknowledges that, if the Participant is under 19 years of age, the parent or authorized guardian of the Participation MUST execute this Release and Indemnity Agreement and the person executing on behalf of the Participation represents and warrants that he or she is the parent or authorized guardian of the Participant; and
(vii) grants full irrevocable permission to any and all of the Event Sponsors & Associations, with no obligation to compensate the Participant, to use the Participant’s name and likeness, including, but not limited to, the use of the Participant’s name and likeness in any photographs, video tapes, motion pictures, recordings or other record of the Event for all publicity and merchandising purposes, including, but not limited to, use in connection with print and electronic media and publication on the internet, and herby releases and discharges the Event Sponsors from any and all claims, demands or causes of actions for libel, defamation, invasion or privacy or right of publicity, infringement of copyright or trademark, or violation of any other right arising out of or relating to any utilization of the rights granted hereunder.
By signing below, the undersigned hereby acknowledge that (A) each of them has read this Release and Indemnity Agreement and understand that each of them has given up substantial rights by signing this document, and (B) each of them is voluntarily executing this Release and Indemnity Agreement.
Participant’s Name: Age:
Participant’s Signature: Date:
* Participant’s Parent/Guardian Name:
* Participant’s Parent/Guardian Signature:
* Required if the Participant is under 19 years of age.
Race registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable.
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