VOLUNTEER ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In consideration of your acceptance of my entry as a volunteer in The San Francisco Marathon® events, of my own free will, I, for myself, my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, successors, assigns and personal representatives, hereby (A) forever waive, release and give up all claims, demands, liability, damages, costs, expenses of any kind whatsoever and I agree not to sue any San Francisco Marathon events partner including, but not limited to, The San Francisco Marathon, Inc., Run365™, United Parcel Service (UPS), WIPRO, Total Sports Asia (TSA), Jumping Fences, Let’s Sweat, Worth the Hurt™, Organs ‘R’ Us, West End Management Inc., Committed 2 Community, UCSF Medical, any sponsor, ambassador, organizer, volunteer, volunteer organization, co-participant, contractor, subcontractor or administrator of The San Francisco Marathon events, the National Park Service, GGNRA, San Francisco Recreations and Park Department, San Francisco Department of Justice, U.S. Government Dept. of Army, U.S. Army Presidio, the Presidio Trust, City and County of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District, Cal Trans, Port of San Francisco, State of California, and any benefiting charity, California Highway Patrol or Dept. of Transportation or any officer, director, employee, representative, agent, contractor or subcontractor or of any of the foregoing with respect to any claim that may arise in connection with The San Francisco Marathon events or any related activity or my participation therein, including any and all claims of death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft and (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entitles as a result of any of my actions during the San Francisco Marathon events. I acknowledge that my participation as a volunteer during this athletic event carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, other volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, and event monitors, and/or producers of the event, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to athletes, but are also present for volunteers. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating &/or volunteering in this event. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently prepared for participation in the San Francisco Marathon events and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I understand that The San Francisco Marathon events are dangerous activities, that no warranty is made concerning their safety or that of the locales where they are run and that traffic control terminates based on a 6-hour runner marathon finishing time. I hereby assume all risk in connection with my participation in The San Francisco Marathon events and related activities, including traveling to or from the event, even if caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other fault of the parties or persons I am hereby releasing, by the dangerous or defective condition of any property or equipment owned, maintained, or controlled by them and/or because of their liability without fault. I fully understand I am forever giving up, in advance, any right to sue or make any claim against the parties I am releasing if I suffer such injuries and damages, even though I do not know what or how extensive those injuries and damages might be, and am voluntarily assuming the risk of such injuries and damages.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and or illness during the San Francisco Marathon events.
I understand that I may be photographed and filmed at the San Francisco Marathon events and related activities. I agree to allow my name, photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by The San Francisco Marathon and its affiliates, producers, partners, sponsors, organizers and assigns.
In addition, if I am registering third parties to volunteer, I represent and warrant that I have been duly authorized to act as agent on behalf of such parties in performing this registration. If I am a minor then the undersigned parent/guardian gives permission to a designated MD, RN, EMT, Paramedic, or emergency service providers to provide me with medical attention in the case of an injury or medical problem during my participation in The San Francisco Marathon and all other related events. The parent/ guardian signing below also agrees to all other Waiver terms herein on behalf of the minor.
This Waiver shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
I hereby certify that I have read this document and I understand its contents.