Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 07:30 AM
Bank of America Chicago Marathon registration acknowledgment
By clicking the SUBMIT button, (submitted electronically, which will constitute my valid signature), you are representing that the information you submitted is accurate. This information, including personally identifiable information, will be used to provide you with content related to your registration for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and/or any pre or post-event activities, including but not limited to the Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K (the event and pre/post-event activities are individually and collectively referred to as the "Event"). You agree to receive email notifications from the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in connection with the Event. For more information regarding the use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information to provide you with the best possible experience on race day, please review the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Privacy Notice.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon participant waiver
By signing below (or, if submitted electronically, by clicking “I have read and agree” to this waiver which will constitute my valid signature), I acknowledge my understanding that my participation in the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and/or any pre or post-event activities, including but not limited to the Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K (the event and pre/post-event activities are individually and collectively referred to as the "Event"), involves rigorous physical activity and that it potentially may be hazardous. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to understand the risks associated with participating in the Event and determine whether I am fit to safely complete the Event and the precautions I should take. I attest and certify that my physical condition and ability to safely complete the Event have been verified by a licensed medical doctor (except where the latter is in violation of religious principles); and that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained to complete the Event. I expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with the Event, including but not limited to: loss of or damage to my property; injury (including death); accidents; the effects of weather; terrain conditions that may vary widely, and that may include uneven and/or slippery surfaces, unpredictable spectators/participants, and natural and man made obstacles (including without limitation, vehicles, security barriers, signs, cables, mats, and debris on the course); and the possibility that an Event may be postponed, ended early or cancelled altogether by an Event organizer or governmental officials (as defined below). I acknowledge that my entry fee is non-refundable, even if the Event is cancelled.
In consideration of my participation in the Event, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns (a) waive and release any and all rights, claims and causes of action I have or may have against any Event Organizer (as defined below) that may arise as a result of my participation in the Event; and (b) agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless all Event Organizers (as defined below) from and against any and all injuries, losses, causes of action, liabilities, damages, expenses (including attorney’s fees and court costs) or claims (collectively, “Claims”) that might arise directly or indirectly from my participation in the Event and/or the condition of the raceway, property, facilities or equipment used for the Event, regardless of when such Claim may arise including, without limitation, Claims relating to (i) theft, loss or disappearance of property, (ii) bodily injury (including fatality), and (iii) property damage, for all claims and losses (including attorney's fees and court costs), which may be brought against any one or more of them by anyone claiming to have been injured or otherwise to have suffered loss or damage as a result of my participation in the Event. For these purposes, an "Event Organizer" is any one or more of the following: Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, N.A. and their subsidiaries and affiliates; Chicago Event Management, Inc.; Abbott World Marathon Majors; Chicago Park District; City of Chicago; all governmental agencies representing the territory in which the Event will be held and from which resources (such as, without limitation, fire, police and ambulance personnel) are provided; all sponsors, agents, vendors, medical personnel, contractors and volunteers of or for the Event; USA Track and Field; emergency (for example, fire and police) and all medical service providers; and the licenses, officers, directors, employees, representatives, successors and assigns of each of the foregoing. The Event sponsors and their affiliates have no control over Bank of America’s event day operations or the acts or omissions of the Event owner, Bank of America.
I further grant full permission to any and all Event Organizers to store, use, reproduce and/or resell my image or likeness by any audio and/or visual recording technique (including electronic/digital) now in existence or hereafter invented, for any legitimate purpose, including commercial sales and marketing purposes. I understand and agree that information about me that is collected by the Event Organizers, including without limitation information on the application form, may be disclosed to third parties for any legitimate purpose, including background checks, research, commercial sales, and marketing purposes, and that it may be subject to re-disclosure by the recipient(s). I understand and agree that information about me that is collected by the Event Organizers may be published as part of the results of the Event and that Event Organizers may pass such information to Abbott World Marathon Majors, the governing body (national or international) or any affiliated organization for the purpose of insurance, permits or for publishing results either for the Event alone or combined with or compared to other Events. Information collected and shared may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times, occupation, and age category. I understand that any medical information disclosed by me and that is protected health information as defined in applicable law will only be used for treatment and billing purposes and as otherwise provided in applicable law. I acknowledge and agree to abide by any Official Rules for the Event that may be posted at the Event or on the Event's website or otherwise communicated to me verbally or in writing at the Event by Event officials. I hereby represent and warrant that I am 18 years of age or older or, if applicable, that I am the parent or legal guardian of the child under the age of 18 years old who I am registering for the Event and that I have the full power and authority to agree to these terms on behalf of such child, and to bind him/her to these terms. I further acknowledge, if registering others listed on this registration form, that I have delivered a copy of this waiver (registration waiver) to persons listed on this registration form other than myself, that they have read and acknowledged their understanding to me of the scope of this waiver and have authorized me to sign this waiver on their behalf.
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