I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against Essex County Trail Association, its affiliates, and subsidiaries, and their respective directors, and employees, and sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with the Virtual Race between 5/1/2016 and 8/31/2016, their representatives, successors and assigns, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event. Athlete is fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in participating in the Event and hereby elects to voluntarily participate, knowing the risks associated with the Event. Athlete hereby assumes all risks of loss(es), damage(s), or injury(ies) that may be sustained by him/her, and his/her horse (if applicable), while participating in the Event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use my likeness in all media including, but not limited to photographs, broadcasts, newspapers, brochures, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation. Athlete acknowledges and agrees that the Virtual Race, in its sole discretion, may delay or cancel the Event if it believes the conditions on the race day are unsafe. In the event the Event is delayed or cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to: fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, acts of God or the elements (including without limitation, rain, hail, hurricane, tornado, earthquake), or any other cause beyond the control of the Virtual Race there shall be no refund of any costs of Athlete in connection with the Event. ATHLETE HAS READ THE FOREGOING AND INTENTIONALLY AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT.
***IF ATHLETE IS UNDER AGE 18 HIS/HER PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST PRINT OUT AND SIGN THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER AGREEMENT AND MAIL TO: ECTA, PO BOX 358, HAMILTON, MA 01936 ***
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Parent or Guardian Name ________________________________________________
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