In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the participant, intending to be legally bound do hereby waive and forever release any and all rights and claims for damages or injuries that I may have against the Event Director, RunSignup.com, and all of their agents assisting with the event, sponsors and their representatives, volunteers and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during or after the event. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees.
I know that a bicycle road race or recreational ride is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, traffic, and course conditions, and waive any and all claims which I might have based on any of those and other risks typically found in running a road race. I acknowledge all such risks are known and understood by me. I agree to abide by all decisions of any race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this race that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that a licensed Medical Doctor has verified my physical condition.
In the event of an illness, injury or medical emergency arising during the event I hereby authorize and give my consent to the Event Director to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical services and treatment rendered to me including but not limited to medical transport, medications, treatment and hospitalization.
As it applies to my participation in this race, I agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov. I also agree to abide by any COVID-19 distancing and other safety guidelines issued by the state, the community or by this race for my participation in this race.
Further, I grant permission to all the foregoing to use my name, voice and images of myself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.
This event follows the standard running industry policy: All entry fees are non-refundable. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event due to circumstances beyond our control such as a natural disaster or emergency or as required to protect the safety of participants and staff. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. We reserve the right to change the details of the event without prior notice. I understand that my entry fee is nonrefundable and bib numbers are non transferable.
In consideration of the right to participate in the Fast and the Fiorini, also known as the Big Walker Charity Ride, on or around Saturday, June 18, 2022, the undersigned freely acknowledges the dangers of participating in a bike tour and fully assumes all risks, including but not limited to collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders and/or fixed or moving objects, the negligence of other riders, all sponsors or promoters or drivers, dangers arising from falls, weather conditions, road surfaces, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment and personal or property injury which I might sustain.
I agree to bear all expenses incurred should an injury/accident occur, and to hold Helping Overcome Poverty’s Existence, Inc. (HOPE, Inc.) and its subsidiary, the Open Door Café, LLC, harmless. I represent that I am in sound medical condition and have no physical or medical impairment which would endanger myself or others. Should I sustain injury which, in the opinion of emergency technicians, requires medical attention, I agree to said medical treatment. I further agree to wear an ANSI or Snell Certified helmet while riding on the tour. I will observe and obey all bike tour requirements, as well as Virginia traffic laws and regulations. I understand that if I leave the route, I am no longer on the bike tour. I also give permission for use of my name and/or likeness in any newspaper, broadcast, telecast or other promotional account of this event.
Wherefore, as evidenced by my signature below, I waive, release, discharge for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators/ legal representatives any and all rights and/or claims which I have, may have or may thereafter accrue to me against the sponsors and promoters or their agents, officers and employees for any and all claims which may be sustained by me.
By submitting this entry, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above release and waiver including the no refund policy.