Waiver and Release

WAVIER & RELEASE NOTICE

THIS REGISTRATION AND RELEASE IS A CONTRACT WITH LEGAL CONSEQUENCES. READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING

In consideration of the acceptance of my application for entry in the above event, I hereby freely agree to make the following contractual representations and agreements. I fully realize the inherent dangers of participation in a triathlon and fully assume the risks associated with such participation including, by way of example, and not limitation, the following: the dangers of collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other racers, and fixed or moving objects; the dangers arising from surface hazards, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, and weather conditions, and the real possibility of serious physical and/or mental trauma or injury associated with athletic endurance competition. I am further aware that the course I will run is strenuous and long, and I participate in the race at my own risk, knowing that such physical exertion could cause me physical injury or death.

I agree to be bound by all rules of the triathlon as established by KWESTRONGTM Indigenous Women’s Wellness Organization and its organizers, volunteers, and sponsors. I authorize the publication of my name and/or photograph(s) in connection with any triathlon news story and/or advertising. I hereby waive, release and discharge for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representative, assigns, and successors in interest (hereinafter collectively “successors”) any and all rights and claims which I have or which may hereafter accrue to me against the sponsors of this event, the promoter and any promoting organization(s), KWESTRONGTM Indigenous Women’s Wellness, and all contributors, all volunteers who help with the event, property owners, law enforcement agencies, and public entities, special districts and properties (and their respective agents, officials, and employees) through or by which the events will be held, for any damages, including but not limited to any damages resulting from or arising out of the negligence of any or all of the above-named sponsors of this event, which maybe sustained by me directly or indirectly in connection with, or arising out the of, my participation in or association with the event, or travel to or return from the event. I will abide by this release whether or not injury occurs to me in the State of Minnesota and Consent to the enforceability of this release and express assumption of risk in said state.

My signing of this agreement releases KWESTRONGTM and all other sponsors, all contributors, volunteers from liability for any act or omission of theirs, including acts or omissions constituting negligence, in the conduct of this event which causes me personal injury, death or property damage.

PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF A MINOR: I, as a parent or guardian of the below named minor, hereby give my permission for my child or ward to participate in the event, and further agree, individually and on behalf of my child or ward, to the terms of the above.