By indicating your acceptance, you understand, agree, warrant and covenant as follows: All participants in road races conducted by George Washington's Mount Vernon are required to, and hereby do, assume all risk of participation in the event by signing this general release agreement: The undersigned athlete (Athlete) on behalf of himself/herself and on behalf of Athletes personal representatives, assigns, heirs, executors, and successors hereby fully and forever release, waives, discharges and covenants not to sue George Washington's Mount Vernon, Jeff Ruday Productions, Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association d.b.a. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, The George Washington Memorial Parkway/National Park Service, US Patent & Trade Office, the host county of Fairfax, the state of Virginia, RRCA, USATF, any and all municipal agencies whose property and/or personnel are used or in any way assist, all sponsoring or co-sponsoring companies or individuals related to the Event, together with their officers, directors, shareholders, successors and assigns (collectively, Releasees) from all liability to the Athlete and his/her property or resultant death, whether caused by the active or passive negligence of all or any of the Releasees or otherwise, in connection with Athletes participation in the Event.
Athlete represents and warrants that he/she is in good physical condition and is able to safely participate in the Event.
Athlete is fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in participating in the Event and hereby elects to voluntarily participate, knowing the risks associated with the Event.
Athlete hereby assumes all risks of loss(es), damage(s), or injury(ies) that may be sustained by him/her while participating in the Event.
Athlete agrees to the use of his/her name and photograph in broadcasts, newspapers, brochures, and other media without compensation.
Athlete acknowledges that the entry fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Athlete acknowledges and agrees that Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association d.b.a. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, in their sole discretion, may delay or cancel Event In the event the Event is delayed or canceled for any reason, including but not limited to: fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, acts of God or the elements(including without limitation, rain, hail, hurricane, tornado, earthquake), or any other cause beyond the control of Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association d.b.a. George Washington’s Mount Vernon, there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs of Athlete in connection with the Event.
Athlete hereby grants to the medical director of the Event and his/her agents, affiliates, and designees, access to all medical records (and physicians) as needed and authorizes medical treatment as needed.
Athlete understands that he/she has the right to refuse medical care and advice of Event medical directors and representatives.
If Athlete's medical condition becomes such that Athletes mental capacity is questioned, the physician has the right to recommend and initiate treatment of Athlete.
Athlete agrees and understands that Athlete hereby assumes liability for any and all medical expenses incurred as a result of training for and/or participation in the Event, including but not limited to ambulance transport, hospital stays, physician and pharmaceutical goods and services.
Athlete warrants that all statements made herein are true and correct and understands that Releasees have relied on them in allowing Athlete to participate in the Event.
Athlete has read the foregoing and intentionally and voluntarily signs George Washington Patriot Run agreement and liability waiver (the "Agreement and Waiver")
Authority to Register and/or to Act as Agent:
You represent and warrant to Runsignup that you have full legal authority to complete this event registration on behalf of yourself and/or any party you are registering (the \"Registered Parties\"), including full authority to make use of the credit or debit card to which registration fees will be charged.
If you are registering a child under the age of 18 or an incapacitated adult you represent and warrant that you are the parent or legal guardian of that party and have the legal authority to enter into this agreement on their behalf and by proceeding with this event registration, you agree that the terms of this Agreement and Waiver shall apply equally to all Registered Parties.
You understand that participation in the event is potentially hazardous and that a registered party should not participate unless they are medically able and properly trained. You understand that events may be held over public roads and facilities open to the public during the event and upon which hazards are to be expected. Participation carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated completely ranging from minor injuries to catastrophic injuries including death. By indicating your acceptance of this agreement and waiver, you are affirming that you have read and understand this agreement and waiver and fully understand its terms. You understand that you are giving up substantial rights, including the right to sue. You acknowledge that you are signing the agreement and waiver freely and voluntarily, and intend by your acceptance to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.