WAIVER (I know its long but please read)
In registering for the Q virtual race with The Quintanar Running Co., LLC, it is important that you are aware of (by carefully reading) and acknowledging the agreement and waiver disclosures as stated below which can affect your legal rights in regard to your participation in our races.
I recognize that I am choosing my own running mode and race course, and the The Quintanar Running Co has no control over the running mode or course that I choose. Whether I choose to participate by running indoors, or on a treadmill, or outdoors, or engaging in road-running, trail-running, or cross-country, or off-road trail running, the foregoing modes of running may involve many risks, dangers and hazards, including: traffic, pedestrians, obstacles, other participants, man-made and natural features, gravel, roots, branches, exposed rock, earth, ice or snow on or beneath the running surface, trees, tree wells, tree stumps and forest dead fall, and other natural objects, embankments, cutbanks and other terrain variations, changing weather conditions; avalanches; loss of balance or control; streams, creeks, and exposed holes; cliffs; crevasses; collision with other persons; encounters with wildlife; the failure to act safely or within one’s own ability or to stay within designated areas; negligent first aid if available; lack of access to first aid, lack of access to medical attention, or negligence of other participants.
I attest that my race results are my own and that I achieved that results from running with my own two feet and legs.
I recognize that running, especially at a high intensity, or for long distances, may depresses my immune system making me MORE susceptible to illness in general. I know that if I choose to participate in this Event, I may be at greater risk of getting sick, including, but not limited to contracting COVID-19.
It is important that you are aware that any physical activity which you participate in can potentially be very challenging and thus lead to injury, illness, and discomfort and in some cases even death. Hence, it is vital that you consult with your primary physician before embarking on any vigorous activities. The Quintanar Running Co, LLC staff members are not health care providers and therefore we cannot advise you on your ability to participate in any of our races.
I, as a participant in the Quintanar Running Co. races agree to accept all risks associated with running or walking, in any of your Quintanar Running Co, LLC featured races and agree to hold Quintanar Running Co, LLC harmless of any liability in the event of any injury, which may or may not lead to death to self or any participant under the age of 18, to who I registered for and bear total responsibility. I am aware of the risks involved in participating in any of the Quintanar Running Co virtual races, which gives me or those that I sponsor, the ability to participate whenever, wherever, and however I choose. I state that I am of good physical health and conditioning and poise no danger to any other participants, due to any failing pre-existing medical conditions.
I will not hold The Quintanar Running Co, LLC responsible or liable for my choice of race venue (whether for example it be on the road, jogging trail, treadmill or walking ) which may result in injury or death to self or damage to my personal property or someone else’s property. In the event of injury, I agree to be responsible for any medical (example - hospitalization or ambulance services) or legal fees incurred in participating in a The Quintanar Running Co, LLC race event. The Quintanar Running Co, LLC reserves the right to cancel any virtual races due to any acts of god (an act of god is a legal term for events outside human control, such as sudden natural disasters, pandemic, and/or Government proclamation to shelter in place for which no one can be held responsible).
You hereby permanently grant The Quintanar Running Co, LLC permission to record your voice and to photograph you in conjunction with any of our virtual races. You understand and agree that the term photograph as used herein encompasses both still photographs and video recordings. You further grant The Quintanar Running Co, LLC permanent permission to use your photograph, voice, and likeness taken in conjunction with the virtual race, in any form. Which include posting on social media such as, but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. You further waive any right of inspection or approval of any such recordings and photographs. You understand that any such recordings and photographs recorded by, or are submitted to or shared with, The Quintanar Running Co, LLC shall become the sole property of The Quintanar Running Co, LLC.
By registering for the virtual race, you are affirming that you have read this agreement and waiver and fully understand its terms. You understand that you and all registered parties are giving up substantial rights, including the right to sue. You acknowledge that you are agreeing to this agreement and waiver freely and voluntarily and intend by your acceptance to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. If the participant is a minor or incapacitated adult, you certify that you are the participant's parent or guardian and agree to this waiver and release from liability on behalf of the participant.
The Quintanar Running Co, LLC may make changes to its agreement and liability waivers at any time it deems necessary. It is the participant(s) responsibility prior to signing up for a race to thoroughly read the The Quintanar Running Co, LLC agreement and liability waiver regardless if the participant(s) read it for a prior race as changes may have been made.