I want to participate in this athletic event. I assume all risks of running along/across roadways. I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators hereby release and hold harmless The Towns of Middlebury and Weybridge, Middlebury Regional EMS, Porter Hospital and Middlebury College, The State of Vermont, the event committee and persons associated with the event, sponsors, all event officials (the “event”), and all medical volunteers and other personnel assisting with the event, and their agents and representatives from any and all claims, liabilities, rights or causes of action of whatsoever kind or nature, including but not limited to those arising from negligence on the part of any of the aforementioned persons or entities, for damages for any and all injuries to me or my property, or for damage caused by me or by anyone else (including Acts of God), in connection with participating in the event. I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I certify I am medically able and properly trained for this event. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with competing in this event. I also know that issues may arise including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, snow, rain, extreme cold, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that this is not a closed course and I have a chance of being hit by a motor vehicle. I also understand that running this 13.1 mile course can result in heart attacks and any other fatal conditions. I give the event the irrevocable right to use my name, picture, image, video, or photograph in any forms and in all manners, for marketing, trade, promotions, or any other lawful purposes, and I waive any right to compensation or to inspect or approve the finished product, that may be created in connection therewith.