Zoom Through the Zoo 5K Run/Walk
LIABILITY RELEASE, INDEMNITY AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE:
I, the undersigned below, in consideration of my and/or my child’s or ward’s participation in the Zoom Through the Zoo Run/Walk, and any related activities (Event), wherever the/these Event(s) may occur, acknowledge that I am aware that my or my child’s or ward’s participation in the Event may result in risks, which among other things, include but are not limited to scrapes, bruises, twisted ankles and various injuries to the body, including death and heat and stress related issues, and I freely assume on my own and/or my child’s or ward’s behalf all risks incidental to such participation.
I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE of the Released Parties as defined below, and assume full responsibility for my participation.
In consideration of my and/or my child’s or ward’s participation in the Event and in my own and/or my child’s or ward’s behalf, and on behalf of my and/or my child’s or ward’s heirs, executors, administrators and next of kin, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, and forever discharge the Released Parties (as defined below) of and from all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses of any nature arising out of, related to, or in any way connected with me or my child’s or ward’s participation in the Event and/or any such related and associated activities, and further agree to indemnify and hold each of the Released Parties harmless from and against any and all such liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses including by way of example, but not limited to, all attorney’s fees, costs of court, and the costs and expenses of other professionals and disbursements up through and including any appeal,
WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, except that which is the result of gross negligence and/or wanton misconduct.
I, for myself and my child and/or ward, understand that this Release and indemnity includes any claims based on the negligence, action or inaction of any of the Released Parties and covers bodily injury (including, without limitation, death), property damage, and loss by theft or otherwise, whether suffered by me or my child or ward either before, during or after such participation. I declare that I and (if participating) my child or ward are physically fit and have the skill level required to participate in the Event and/or any such related and associated activities. I further authorize medical treatment for me and/or my child or ward, at my cost, if the need arises. For the purposes hereof, the Released Parties are: The Greenville Zoo, Friends of the Greenville Zoo, the City of Greenville, Go-Green Events, and Event sponsors together with their parent and the parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities of each of them, and the trustees, officers, directors, employees, board members, and volunteers of any of them.
AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE TO USE LIKENESS:
I further grant the Released Parties the right to photograph and/or videotape me and/or my child or ward and further to display, use and/or otherwise exploit my and/or my child’s or ward’s name, face, likeness, voice, and appearance forever and throughout the world, in all media, whether now known or hereafter devised (including, without limitation, in online web casts, social media, television, motion pictures, films, newspapers, and magazines) and in all forms including, without limitation, digitized images, whether for advertising, publicity, or promotional purposes, including, without limitation, publication of Event results and standings, without compensation, reservation or limitation.?
This Waiver, Release, Promise not to Sue, Authorization and Release to Use Likeness Form shall be governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina, and any legal action related to or arising out of this Form shall be commenced exclusively in the Court of Common Pleas for Greenville County, South Carolina (or if the Court of Common Pleas shall not have jurisdiction over the subject matter thereof, then to such other court sitting in Greenville County, South Carolina having subject matter jurisdiction). I certify I am eighteen (18) years of age or older and, if I am executing this Waiver and Permission Form on behalf of my child or ward, the information set forth above pertaining to my child or ward is true and complete, and I have the legal authority to sign on behalf of my child or ward.
SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Form shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Form and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
I HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND ACCEPT THE CONDITIONS OF THIS (i) LIABILITY RELEASE, INDEMNITY, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE, AND (ii) AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE TO USE LIKENESS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.