I /we hereby acknowledge and agree that in being permitted to participate in "Schlotzsky's Bun Run" event (referred to as the "Event") organized and operated by YMBL. (referred to as the "Event Organization"): 1. I/we do hereby release the Event Organization, its members, officers, managers, directors, employees, independent contractors, agents, affiliated clubs, and volunteers (referred to as "Event Organizers") from all liability, recourse, proceedings, claims, and causes of action of any kind whatsoever, in respect of all personal injuries or property losses which I/we may suffer arising out of our participation in, the Event, notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by the negligence of the Event Organization, or Event Organizers.
2. And, I/we hereby acknowledge and agree:
a) that the Event exposes participants to risks and hazards, some of which are inherent in the very nature of the Event itself, others which result from human error and negligence of the part of the persons involved in preparing, organizing, and staging the Event and other activities;
b) that, as a result of the aforesaid risks and hazards, I/we may suffer serious personal injury, even death, as well as property loss; c) that some of the aforesaid risks and hazards are foreseeable, but others are not; d) that I/we nevertheless freely and voluntarily assume at the aforesaid risks and hazards, and that, accordingly, my/our participation in the event shall be entirely at my/our own risk;
e) that I/we understand that neither the Event Organization nor any of the Event Organizers assume any responsibility whatsoever for my safety during the course of my participation in the Event;
f) that I/we have carefully read this RELEASE, WAIVER, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK agreement, that I/we understand same, and that I/ we am/are freely and voluntarily executing same;
g) that I/we understand that by accepting this release I/we will be forever prevented from suing or otherwise claiming against the Event Organization or Event Organizers for any loss or damage connected with property loss or personal injury that I/we may sustain while participating in the Event whether or not loss or injury is caused by the negligence of the Event Organization or Event Organizers;
h) that I/we understand that at this Event or related activities I/we may be photographed, and that I/we agree to allow my/our photo, video, and/or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the Event Organization, producers, sponsors, and/or assigns;
i) that I/we have been given the opportunity and have made a personal decision whether to seek independent legal advice prior to signing this agreement;
j) that I/we consent to receive medical treatment, which may be advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during the event;
k) that I/we understand that the Event Organization will not permit me to participate in the Event unless I/we accept this RELEASE, WAIVER, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, and that the terms of this Agreement need not be brought to my/our attention by the Event Organization at any time after I/we accept this Agreement;
l) that the term "accept" in this Agreement includes executing a signature or any other positive action of agreement in writing or electronically; m) that the use of the terms "I/we," "my/our," and variations thereof in this RELEASE, WAIVER, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT indicates that I have been given express authorization by the other participants in my team, which is entered into the Event including all of the names of the members of the team, to act on their behalf in accepting this Agreement, and I have given them copies of this Agreement for their approval before such authorization is given; and n) that this RELEASE, WAIVER, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK agreement is binding on myself/ourselves, my/our heirs, my/our executors, administrators, personal representatives and assigns.