INDEMNITY, WAIVER & RELEASE OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT
As a parent or guardian, the below applies to you and your child:
I approve my (or my child’s) participation in the Event. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation in the Event, and I release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless FACES ADVENDURANCE its owners, officers, past and present employees, agents, representatives, assigns, administrators, executors, volunteers, and all city, county and state governments, and all Event sponsors, their representatives and successors, and other persons, for any claim arising out of an injury to me (or my child) and from any and all claims, causes of action, obligations, lawsuits, charges, complaints, controversies, damages, costs or expenses of whatsoever kind, nature, or description, whether direct or indirect, in law or in equity, in contract or in tort, or otherwise, whether known or unknown, arising out of or connected with my (or my child’s) participation in the Event.
I understand that participating in a FACES ADVENDURANCE Event is an inherently dangerous activity that may present challenging single-track paths, water crossings, rocky sections, other riders, wild animals, domestic animals, public vehicles, pedestrians, steep descents, drop-offs, mud, rocks, corrugated road, grass, wet grass, wooden or metal bridges, fences, barbed wire fences etc.
I understand that participating in the Event involves the risks of severe physical injury and/or death that cannot be completely eliminated.
I voluntarily, knowingly and freely assume all risks associated with competing in the Event, including, but not limited to, my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others (including participants, staff or spectators), falls, illness, infection, contact with others (including participants, staff or spectators), premises defects and the effects of weather, including high heat and/or humidity.
I agree to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, to follow any instructions or directions given by FACES ADVENDURANCE through its employees, representatives or agents, and to abide by any decision of any Event official relative to my ability to safely compete in the Event.
I understand, agree and accept that some of the routes may go through water that has not been tested for chemicals, disease or contamination.
I understand that the Event course may contain wild animals, insects and plants.
I agree not to act irresponsibly during the event, as doing so may cause serious physical injury.
I certify that I am physically fit and have no medical condition that would make participation in the Event more hazardous.
If I am pregnant, disabled in any way or have recently suffered an illness or injury; I should have or did consult a physician before participating in the Event.
I agree to inform FACES ADVENDURANCE in writing of any physical disability, illness or injury before taking part in the event.
I agree not to consume alcohol prior to the Event or use any medicines or substances that will inhibit my mental or physical ability to safely and effectively participate in the Event.
I consent to medical care and transportation in order to obtain treatment in the event of injury to me, volunteers or medical professionals may deem appropriate and understand that this Waiver & Release extends to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency and/or injury.
I understand and agree that I am expected to exhibit appropriate behaviour at all times and to obey all local, province, federal civil and criminal laws at all times while participating in or attending the Event. This includes, generally, respect for all people, equipment, facilities or property. FACES ADVENDURANCE may dismiss me, without refund, should my behaviour endanger the safety of or negatively affect the Event, person, facility or property. I also agree to indemnify FACES ADVENDURANCE, its owners, officers, past and present employees, agents and Event sponsors from any and all third party claims caused in whole or in part by my negligent or intentional acts or omissions.
I agree that FACES ADVENDURANCE is not responsible for any personal items or property that is lost, damaged or stolen at the Event.
I understand that pets, wheeled baby conveyances or other wheeled means of conveyance are NOT permitted on the Event course.
I consent to the use of my image in photographs, motion pictures or recordings taken at the Event for use in Event advertising, marketing or promotion.
I assign all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings or other records of the Event I may take or capture to FACES ADVENDURANCE. FACES ADVENDURANCE, grants to me a limited, non-exclusive, perpetual right and license to use, for non-commercial purposes only, any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or other records of the Event I may take or capture.
I agree that all entry fee payments are final and non-refundable except where the event is canceled due to Covid-19 as per the CANCELLATION AND WITHDRAWAL POLICY above. Refunds may be done at the discretion of FACES ADVENDURANCE.
I agree that FACES ADVENDURANCE reserves the right to cancel the Event in the event of extreme weather (including, but not limited to, heat, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, storms, lightning and floods), accidents, acts of war or terrorism, military conflicts or riots or for any reason that, in FACES ADVENDURANCE’s discretion, will protect the safety and security of Event participants and spectators. In the event of such cancellation, there will be no refund of my registration fee.