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Waiver and Release of Liability

 

Identification of Risks.

I understand that participation in any triathlon (“the Activity”), involves risks of serious injury, including permanent disability, death and other losses, both to me and my property. I understand that these injuries and losses might result not only from my actions, but the actions, inactions, or negligence of others inside and outside the Activity.

Assumption of the Risk.

I assume all risks for any injury or loss associated with my participation in the Activity.

Waiver.

I agree to indemnify and hold Backus Community Center, their affiliate associations, program/event hosts, directors, officers, employees, operators, trustees, members, agents, volunteers, and each of them harmless against and from any and all claims, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees), costs, damages, losses, accidents, fines, judgments, awards, liabilities, and causes of action that I may now have or that may arise in the future as a result of my participation in the Activity. This waiver and release shall apply to any personal representatives, heirs, beneficiaries, or assigns who may pursue any legal action or claim on my behalf.

Applicable Law.

This waiver and release informed under and is to be interpreted consistent with laws of the state of Minnesota.

Insurance.

I currently have, and agree to maintain throughout the time that I participate, valid and sufficient medical and accident insurance. I understand that this is my sole responsibility and release all persons and entities from providing this coverage for me.

State Rules.

Bicycles may ride on all Minnesota roads, except where restricted. Bicyclists should ride on the road, and must ride in the same direction as traffic. Bicyclists must obey all traffic control signs and signals. Bicyclists must yield to the right-of-way to each other. Bicyclists must wear helmets.

FOR ATHLETES OF MINORITY AGE

Athletes under 18 years of age must have the parent or legal guardian sign the registration form.


NO ATTEMPTED MODIFICATION OF ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AS AGAINST BACKUS COMMUNITY CENTER UNLESS IT IS IN WRITING AND SIGNED BY AN OFFICER OF BACKUS COMMUNITY CENTER.