Please read any waiver carefully. It includes a release of liability and waiver of legal rights and deprives you of the ability to sue certain parties. Do not agree to this document unless you have read and understood it in its entirety. By agreeing electronically, you acknowledge that you have both read and understood the text presented to you as part of the registration process. You also understand and agree that events carry certain inherent dangers and risks which may or may not be readily foreseeable, including without limitation personal injury, property damage or death. Your ability to participate in the event(s) is/are subject to your agreement to the waiver and by agreeing herein, you accept and agree to the terms of the waiver and release agreement.

I, the undersigned participant, being over the age of 18 years, do hereby acknowledge that the physical activity in which I intend to engage involves an element of risk to me. I acknowledge that this athletic event is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for serious injury, property loss or even death. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by temperature, weather, condition of athletes, lack of hydration, vehicular traffic or actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, event officials or spectators. The risks are not only inherent to athletes, but are also present for support staff. I, being a participating athlete or member of a support team, do hereby assume the risks of being associated in any way with this event, said risks being known and/or unknown, and will use my best efforts and do everything in my power to reduce any of said risks, including, but not limited to: proper diet and hydration, being supported by a crew as the race rules may require for my event and obeying all traffic laws and ordinances.

As a material inducement for participating in this event and any related activities put on by or for the benefit of RUN ACROSS GEORGIA - RUN FOR THE FLAG, Big Dog Running Co, and Ride On Bikes (herein collectively referred to as “HOSTS”):

I waive, release and discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind (including negligence) which may hereafter accrue to me during any event/activity contemplated herein or to me during my traveling to or from this event, the following entities or persons: RUN ACROSS GEORGIA - RUN FOR THE FLAG,  Big Dog Running Co, and Ride On Bikes, as well as any associated fictitious name; any of said entity’s owners, officers, agents, employees, event sponsors and/or their representatives; event volunteers; as well as any government that may have any connection with the event (including, but not limited to, the cities of Columbus and Savannah, Georgia and any agency or department associated with any of same). I further agree to Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of any actions during this event. If, during my participation in this event, I observe any unusual hazard, I will immediately remove myself from participation and immediately bring such to the attention of the HOSTS.

I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained and prepared for participation in the event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.

I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable by a qualified medical person in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event. I understand that all medical and/or emergency evacuation costs for participants and support team members will be borne by that person or his/her estate. The race organizers and sponsors are in no way liable or responsible for medical costs or emergency evacuation.

I understand that all motor vehicles used either for personal support or for any other event purpose at the RUN ACROSS GEORGIA - RUN FOR THE FLAG must be covered by at least the minimum legal requirements of property damage and personal injury liability auto insurance for the State of Georgia.

I understand that at this event or related activities I may be photographed, filmed and/or videotaped. I agree to allow my name, photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the HOSTS, sponsors, and assigns.

I have read, understand and agree to abide by the rules of the event.

I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events. I understand that it 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 Accident Waiver and Release of Liability and I understand its content. It is further understood and agreed that this waiver, release and assumption of risk is to be binding upon my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns.