I understand that running a road race is a potentially dangerous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. 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 running in this event, including but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather including heat and humidity, traffic and the condition of the roads or trails, and all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Mettle Events, Inc., The City of Hampton, the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia Wesleyan College, race officials, volunteers, and all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims and liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I grant permission for all of the forgoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recording or any other record of this event for legitimate purposes. I understand that this is a road race conducted under the rules of the USTAF, is not intended for baby joggers, head phones, skates, roller blades, and dogs on leashes, and I will abide by these guidelines.