Liability Waiver and Acknowledgement of Risk - PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO JOIN
I know that running 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 digital signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this RUN, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of any 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 and expectation of the event and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but not limited to: falls, physical contact with other participants, volunteers, organizers, and spectators including the potential the contraction of a communicable disease resulting from contact with other participants, volunteers, organizers and spectators. I assume all risks including: the effects of the weather; high heat and/or humidity; freezing cold temperatures; snow; ice; 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,I assume all such risks being known, appreciated, and accepted by me.
In consideration for being permitted to participate in this event, I agree to assume all risks and to release, hold harmless, and covenant not to sue the MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, and any designated beneficiaries, sponsors, officials, participating clubs, communities, organizations, friends of the event, and all other government or public entities (“Releasees”) for any claim, loss or liability that I may have arising out of my participation in the event, including bodily injury, death or property damage whether caused by the negligence or carelessness on the part of any of the Releasees or otherwise, including, but not limited to, dangerous or defective property or equipment owned, maintained or controlled by any of them.
HAVIng read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my participation, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Run Organizers, their representatives, families and successors, and mgh 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 have carefully read this Waiver and Release of Liability and fully understand its contents. I am aware that by agreeing to this Waiver and Release of Liability, I am waiving legal rights and discharging the Releasees from any claims, losses or liabilities described herein, and knowing this, I sign it of my own free will. I understand and agree that this Waiver and Release of Liability is binding on my heirs, assigns and legal representatives