Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce* Waiver and Release of Claims, Assumption of Risk and Warning of Risk “CreekFest Urban Adventure Run” (The Run) is organized by the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce
Waiver & Release of all claims & assumption of risk
I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in CreekFest 2013 Urban Adventure Run, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these activities against Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce including its officials, agents, volunteers, sponsors, and employees (collectively referred to herein as Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce or CreekFest 2013 Urban Adventure Run). I do hereby fully release and forever discharge Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce from any and all claims for injuries, illnesses, damages, expenses, or loss that my minor child/ward or I may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with the Event and related program or activities. I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. When registering online, my online signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature. PARTICIPATION WILL BE DENIED, if the signature of an adult participant or parent/guardian and date are not signed by the time and place of the race. Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce is committed to conducting its race and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard. Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect the participants’ safety. However, participants and parents/guardians of minors registering for the race, programs/activities must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in recreational activities/programs. I am solely responsible for determining if I or my minor child/ward is physically fit and/or skilled for the race or activities contemplated by this agreement. It is always advisable, especially if the participant is pregnant or disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity. I do hereby fully release and forever discharge Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce from any and all claims for injuries, damages or loss that my minor child/ward or I may have or which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward and arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these programs/activities.
Below section only applies to PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF A PARTICIPANT UNDER THE AGE OF 18:
I, the parent or guardian of the above named participant, hereby give my approval to this child’s participation in the race and its activities. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation in CreekFest 2013 Urban Adventure Run, and I hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, its officers, heirs, assigns, administrators, personal representatives and executors, firms, corporations, businesses, and past and present employees, owners, agents, shareholders, volunteers, administrators, sponsors, supervisors, participants, all city, county, and state governments, and all sponsors, their representatives and successors and others persons, for any claim arising or of an injury to my/our child and from any and all claims, causes of actions, obligations, lawsuits, charges, complaints, contracts, controversies, covenants, agreements, promises, damages, costs, expenses, responsibilities, 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, from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of or connected with my child(ren)’s participation in this event. I consent to the foregoing and grant permission for him/her to participate in CreekFest 2013 Urban Adventure Run. I acknowledge I have carefully read, accepted and agreed to the terms on this Release and Liability waiver, and know and understand their contents and I sign the same on my own free act and deed.