|In consideration of accepting this entry, I RELEASE - for myself and my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, assigns and successors in interest, and for my child (if parent or guardian signing on behalf of a participant under the age of 18, referred to as ???my child???) - the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon, WEM, Inc., Lean Horse Productions, Inc., the City of Deadwood, Lawrence County, Pennington County, SDGF&P, and all organizations and individuals associated therewith, and all promoters, sponsors, organizers and volunteers of this event, and the officers, directors, shareholders and/or members, agents and employees of each, as well as all medical, law enforcement and other personnel assisting with this event, the owners of property through which the event course traverses, and their representatives, successors and assigns (collectively ???Released Parties???) from any and all rights, claims or liability for damage for any and all injuries to me, my child or my property arising out of or in connection with my participation in this event, including acts of God. I further agree that I WILL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the Released Parties against all claims, demands and causes of action, including court costs and reasonable attorneys??? fees, directly or indirectly arising from any action or other proceeding brought by or prosecuted contrary to this Release Agreement for the benefit of me or my child.
I understand and acknowledge that this Release Agreement extends to all claims of every kind and nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown. This is an athletic event. I know that running a trail/road race is a potentially hazardous activity and that neither I nor my child should enter and run in a race unless medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by all race official decisions concerning my and/or my child???s ability to safely complete the event. I fully and completely understand that sometimes individuals are injured while participating in trail/road races. I FULLY ASSUME THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MY AND/OR MY CHILD???S PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT, including but not limited to: the dangers of falling and/or collisions with other participants, pedestrians, vehicles, and fixed or moving objects; the dangers of road conditions, surface hazards, weather conditions, including high heat and humidity, and inadequate clothing; encounters with wild or domesticated animals; the possibility of serious physical and/or mental trauma or injury or death associated with an athletic trail run; and dangers caused by others??? negligence. I certify that I am and/or my child is physically and mentally fit to participate in this event.
I understand that entry fees are necessary to meet the cost of preparation, far in advance of the event, and that if the event is canceled because of weather conditions, fire, drought, acts of God, governmental agency directives or decisions, or other circumstances beyond the control of event organizers, the entry fee will not be refunded. I further release the above mentioned Released Parties from any all claims or causes of action relating to or arising out of any such event cancellation, postponement, or necessary restructuring due to these or other unforeseeable circumstances.
I represent and certify by my signature that the information I have provided on this form is accurate and that this Release is provided as consideration of your accepting my entry in the event for myself and/or for my child. I further represent and warrant that I am vested with legal custody of such child or am otherwise legally authorized to enter into this Release Agreement on behalf of and for the benefit of said child.
I further agree that all photographs taken by the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon representatives during the event, or likenesses rendered from these photographs, become the property of the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon and may be used to promote the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon event or other activities.
PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST SIGN FOR MINOR.