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 participant submitting an entry for participation in the ParkLands Foundation Bike Ride on June 29, 2019 understand, accept, agree, warrant and covenant as follows:
Waiver and Release: I intend to be legally bound and do hereby waive and forever release any and all right and claims or damages or injuries that I may have against the Event Director, ParkLands Foundation, Lexington Recreation and Parks Department, McLean County, Woodford County Dale Township, White Oak Township, Money Creek Township, Gridley Township, El Paso Township, Palestine Township and Kansas Township and all of their agents, servants and employees assisting with the event, sponsors and their representatives, volunteers and employees (hereinafter the RELEASED PARTIES) for any and all injuries or damages to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during or after the event, or while traveling to or from the event, even if caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other fault of the parties or person or persons I am hereby releasing, by the dangerous or defective condition of any property or equipment owned, maintained or controlled by them and/or because of their liability without fault. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees.
I FULLY UNDERSTAND I AM FOREVER GIVING UP IN ADVANCE ANY RIGHT TO SUE OR MAKE ANY CLAIM AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES I AM RELEASING IF I SUFFER SUCH INJURIES AND DAMAGES EVEN THOUGH I DO NOT KNOW WHAT OR HOW EXTENSIVE THOSE INJURIES AND DAMAGES MIGHT BE AND AM VOLUNTARILY ASSUMING THE RISK OF SUCH INJURIES AND DAMAGES.
Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE RELEASED PARTIES harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees, brought as a result of my involvement in these activities and to reimburse them for any such expenses incurred.
Assumption of Risks: I know that participating is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with participating in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, traffic, and course conditions, and waive any and all claims which I might have based on any of those and other risks typically found in participating in this event. I acknowledge all such risks are known and understood by me. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this event that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that a licensed Medical Doctor has verified my physical condition.
In the event of an illness, accident, injury or medical emergency arising during the event I hereby authorize and give my consent to the Event Director to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical and services and treatment expenses rendered to me including but not limited to emergency services, medical transport, medications, treatment and hospitalization.
By submitting this entry, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above release and waiver.
Further, in consideration of this being an amateur event I grant permission and release the rights to ParkLands Foundation to use my name, voice and images of myself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes without obligation to me.
Acknowledgement of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability, assumption of risk, permission to photograph, and indemnity agreement, fully understand its terms, and understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.