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Participant Responsibilities, Waiver and Release

All participants in the Running Out of Time Relay 2022 (the”Event”) are required to carefully read and agree to the provisions of the Participant Responsibilities, Waiver and Release before taking part in the Event. 

  1. In consideration of allowing me to enter and participate in the Event I hereby acknowledge and declare as follows: 
    1. I wish to enter and participate in the Event upon and subject to the provisions of the Participant Responsibilities, Release and Waiver.
    2. I am over the age of 18. 
    3. I understand that the Event is a potentially dangerous athletic event and that my participation in the Event may result in personal injury or harm. I therefore recognise that my participation in the Event is entirely at my own risk and subject to applicable law I agree to assume all risks of loss, damage, injury or death which may be sustained.
    4. I am physically fit and able for the purposes of competing in the Event and able to complete my relay stage within the allotted time.
    5. I understand my physical limitations and am sufficiently self-aware to stop physical activity and cease competing in the Event before I become ill or injured. In this scenario I understand that I must notify the organisers immediately by contacting the Event support team on the mobile number provided in the email sent to you prior to your relay stage.
    6. I understand that I am responsible for carrying the relay baton for my stage and delivering it to the subsequent relay stage at the location specified.
    7. I understand that I am responsible for getting myself to and from my Event stage.
    8. I understand that the route provided on the Event website for my relay stage is a guide and that I am responsible for reviewing and deciding upon the final route taken between the start and end locations of my stage.
    9. I am aware that my relay stage may include streets which are open to regular vehicular traffic and/or off-road trails and that it shall be my responsibility to protect myself from any danger or risks which may exist.
    10. I am aware that my relay stage may take place during hours of darkness and that I am responsible for ensuring that I am visible to traffic and carrying sufficient lighting so that I can see where I am going and am able to safely run my stage.
    11. I am aware no water stations exist on the Event relay course and that it shall be my sole responsibility to obtain any refreshments and sustenance which I may require during my participation in the Event.
    12. I will obey all traffic laws and regulations and any other applicable laws and agree to be bound by and obey all other rules, regulations, terms and conditions specified by The World Relay Ltd,  and/or their respective officials or permitted assigns and representatives during all aspects of my participation or involvement with the Event including those rules, regulations, terms or conditions contained in this Participant Responsibilities, Waiver and Release, and any other applicable safety rules as may be supplied from time to time.
    13. I understand that failing to adhere to the Participant Responsibilities, Waiver and Release or any direction of any Event organiser could result in my being penalised or disqualified from the Event.
      1. That intending to be legally bound and subject to applicable law, I do hereby, for myself, and my heirs, executors, and administrators:
      2. waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights or claims for damages which I may have or which hereafter accrue to me against all persons, organisations, and legal entities affiliated with the Event including, without limitation, The World Relay Ltd. and their affiliates, subsidiary and holding companies together with their respective representatives, partners, contractors, officers, employees, agents, successors, assigns, and sponsors (together, the “Indemnified Parties”), for any and all damages which may be sustained or suffered by me in conjunction with my entry into, and/or arising out of my travel to, participation in, or return from the Event; and 
      3. irrevocably indemnify and forever hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against all costs and expenses (including legal costs), actions, proceedings, claims, demands and damages arising from a breach by myself or my fellow team members of the undertakings contained herein or arising from any act or omission of myself or my fellow team members.
  1. Without prejudice to the foregoing I further acknowledge and agree that: 
    1. I will undertake to the Indemnified Parties to be liable for any death or personal injury to third parties, damage to property or any other claims, losses, costs (including, without limitation, all legal costs) or demands arising out of any negligent or wilful act or omission by myself whether arising during my participation in the Event or otherwise; and 
    2. under no circumstances will any of the Indemnified Parties be liable for any actual or alleged indirect loss or consequential loss howsoever arising suffered by myself or any other third party including, but not limited to, loss of profits, anticipated profits, savings, business or opportunity or loss of publicity or loss of reputation or opportunity to enhance reputation or any other sort of economic loss.
  1. By ticking “I AGREE” in further consideration of allowing me to enter and participate in the Running Out of Time Relay 2022 (the “Event”), I hereby consent to the recording/photography and use and reuse by The World Relay Ltd., and any of their respective licensees, assignees, parents, partners, subsidiaries, or affiliated entities and each of the respective employees, agents, officers and directors (collectively “Releases”) of my voice, actions, likeness, name and appearance in video footage of the Event and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, in or in connection with the Event. I agree the Releases may use all or any part of my likeness, and may alter or modify it regardless of whether or not I am recognisable. I further agree that the Releases exclusively own all right, title, and interest (including, without limitation, all copyrights) in and to any video footage created throughout the Event and further agree that the Releases may use my likeness in connection with any promotion, publicity, marketing or advertisement for future Running Out of Time Relays, and/or The World Relay Ltd. events. I hereby release the Releases from any and all liability arising out of its recording or use of my likeness as herein described. I agree not to make any claim against Releases as a result of the recording or use of my likeness and/or the materials (including, without limitation, any claim that such use invades any right of privacy and/or publicity).
  1. Please note, that by taking part in the Event, the organiser will send you via email important information relating to your Event participation and post-Event surveys. 
  1. This agreement and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
  1. Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter or formation.
  2. By ticking “I AGREE”, you agree that you are of sound mind and happy to do so. You understand what is written and comprehend the contents of this document.
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