I am the parent or guardian of this applicant. I consent to allow my child to participate in Family Adventure Race conducted by City Parks Foundation and New York Road Runners. I certify that my child has been seen by a medical doctor within the last year and was found able to participate in physical activities. In consideration of the services of City Parks Foundation, as well as their agents, officers, directors, participants, consultants, employees, sponsors and all persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf (hereinafter referred to as CPF), I hereby agree to release and discharge CPF on behalf of myself, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate as follows:
1) I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all risks existing in this race. I acknowledge the activities of this program entail known & unanticipated risks, which could result in physical or emotional injury; paralysis; or death or damage to my child, to property or to third parties. I understand that such risks cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the program activities. In an effort to minimize those risks I agree that my child will follow all safety requirements and make use of any safety equipment provided. I will notify my child’s instructors of any special needs my child may have. My child’s participating in this program is purely voluntary and I elect to allow my child to participate in spite of the risks.
2) I understand by signing this waiver I give permission for my child to receive emergency first aid treatment /CPR by Parks employees, agents, affiliates, sponsors, or other representatives. If my child requires emergency medical care and I cannot be reached, I give my consent to Parks to obtain the necessary medical care for my child which includes transportation by car or ambulance to an emergency center for treatment. I agree to pay all of the costs associated with the emergency medical care that my child receives. I understand that every effort will be made to contact me before and after medical care is provided.
3) Both my child and I agree that when he or she is participating in the Program, that he or she will cooperate promptly and fully with all directions of CPF and New York Road Runners personnel. We also agree that he or she will follow all CPF and facility Rules and Regulations, and all applicable City, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. We understand that her or his failure to behave appropriately may result in termination from the Program.
4) I grant CPF, New York Road Runners and their subsidiaries, the right to videotape, film, and photograph my child, and the right, in perpetuity, to use my child’s name, likeness, biographical information and voice in all forms of media (including the internet) in connection with the advertising and promotion of CPF and New York Road Runners.