In consideration of the acceptance of this entry in the East Coast Trail Ultramarathon (the “Event”), the undersigned acknowledges, understands, and warrants that:
RELEASE AND WAIVER
1. I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, waive any claim to which I may become entitled for injury, damage, property damage or any loss incurred either directly or indirectly as a result of my participation in the Event, and expressly release Biped Sports Incorporated, the East Coast Trail Association Inc., and their agents, directors, employees, assigns and any other person or organization assisting in the Event (collectively the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, demands, damages, actions or causes of actions arising out of or in consequence of any loss, injury or damage to my person( or my dependent if I am their parent or guardian) or property incurred while attending at or participating in the Event notwithstanding any such loss, injury, or damage may have arisen by reason of any negligence of the Releasees. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, I further release all legal remedies which I may now or hereafter have resulting from any action of the Releasees or by participating in the Event;
2. I am aware that participation in the Event involves many inherent risks, dangers and hazards, including but not limited to: exposed rock, earth, trees, tree wells, tree stumps, forest deadfall, uneven surfaces and other natural objects; steps, bridges and boardwalks; variable and difficult weather conditions; changes or variations in the terrain which may create blind spots or reduced visibility; streams and rivers; cliffs; crevasses; becoming lost or separated from guides or other participants; encounters with wildlife; and negligence of other participants and other persons. I freely and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damage or loss resulting from them and expressly waive all legal remedies as against the Releasees;
3. I agree to indemnify the Releasees from any claims or demands which might be made against the East Coast Trail Association Inc. arising out of or in consequence of participation in the Event;
4. I grant my permission for the free use of my name and picture to be freely published in any broadcast, telecast, print or online account of the Event or for future promotional uses.