I acknowledge that a triathlon, duathlon, or multi-sport event is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and prop- erty loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN TRIATHLONS, DUATHLONS, OR MULTI- SPORT EVENTS. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event(s), and have not been advised against participation by a qualified health professional. I acknowledge that my statements on this AWRL are being accepted by USA Triathlon (“USAT”) in consideration for allowing me to become a member of USAT and are being relied upon by USAT and the various race sponsors, organizers and administrators in permitting me to participate in any USAT sanctioned event. In consideration for allowing me to become a member in USAT and allowing me to participate in USAT sanctioned events, I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs next of kin, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on my behalf, and I expressly acknowledge that it is my intent to take these actions: (a) I AGREE to abide by the Competitive Rules adopted by USAT, including the Doping Control Rules, as they may be amended from time to time, and I acknowledge that my membership may be revoked or suspended for violation of the Competitive Rules; (b) I AGREE that prior to participating in an event I will inspect the race course, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used and if I believe any are unsafe I will immediately advise the person supervising the event; (c) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE from any and all claims, losses (economic and non-economic), or liabilities, for death, personal injury, partial or permanent disability, property damage, medical or hospital bills, theft, or damages of any kind, which may in the future arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation in or my traveling to or from a USAT sanctioned event, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: USAT, EVENT SPONSORS, RACE DIRECTORS, EVENT PRODUCERS, VOLUNTEERS, ALL STATES, CITIES, COUNTRIES, OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES OR LOCATIONS IN WHICH EVENTS OR SEGMENTS OF EVENTS ARE HELD, AND THE OFFICERS, DIREC- TORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, EVEN IF SUCH CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR LIABILITIES ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE PERSONS I AM HEREBY RELEASING OR ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY; (d) I ACKNOWLEDGE that there may be traffic or persons on the course route, and I ASSUME THE RISK OF RUNNING, BIKING, SWIMMING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY OTHER EVENT SANCTIONED BY USAT under these circumstances. I also ASSUME ANY AND ALL OTHER RISKS associated with participating in USAT sanctioned events including but not limited to falls, contact and/or effects with other participants, effects of weather including heat, cold, and/or humidity, defective equipment, the condition of the roads, water hazards, contact with other swimmers or boats, and any hazard that may be posed by spectators or volunteers, all such risks being known and appreciated by me; and I further acknowledge that these risks include risks that may be the result of the negligence of persons or entities mentioned above in subpara- graph (c) or of other persons or entities. I FURTHER COVENANT AND AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (c) for any of the claims, losses, or liabilities that I have waived, released, or discharged herein; and I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (c) from any and all expenses incurred, claims made, or liabilities assessed against them, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses, arising out of or resulting from, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, (i) my actions or inactions, (ii) my breach or failure to abide by any part of this AWRL including but not limited to my covenant not to sue; (iii) my breach or failure to abide by any of the Competitive Rules; or (iv) any other harm caused by me. I FURTHER GRANT PERMISSION for the use of my name and/or likeness relating to my participation in a USAT sanctioned event, and I WAIVE all rights to any future compensation to which I may otherwise be entitled as a result of the use of my name or likeness.
There are no refunds or exchanges offered for this event. This event is held rain or shine, and there is no rain date. The Race Director reserves the right to alter, modify or cancel any portion of the event should conditions on race day warrant. The race director reserves the right to modify age group awards depending on participation.