IMPORTANT: THIS IS A BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT. IT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND LIMITS YOUR ABILITY TO SUE. IT ALSO EFFECTS THE RIGHTS OF THOSE PARTICIPANTS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR;PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY BEFORE AGREEING TO AND ACCEPTING THESE TERMS
In order to participate in il-Ġirja t'Għawdex in any event run by the Organisation (each, an "Event"), you must accept and agree to the terms below, which is a Release and Waiver of Liability (the "Release") in favour of the Run Gozo (the "Organisation"); and each and every executive member, volunteer or sponsor of these persons with respect to their involvement with the Events in any way (collectively, all such parties and the Organisation, are the "Released Parties"), and by doing so, in consideration of you being accepted to participate in any Event, you agree as follows:
ASSUMPTION OF RISK: My participation in the Event is purely voluntary and I elect to participate, in spite of risks. I recognize and understand that participating in any Event may include risks that could be hazardous to me, and may put me at risk of serious injury or illness, including death or other losses. I acknowledge that risks and dangers and losses may arise from any number of circumstances, including but not limited to those caused by terrain; the effects of the weather; wet or otherwise dangerous surfaces; equipment; facilities; vehicle traffic; other participants; failure to follow safety procedures; diagnosed or undiagnosed health conditions; the actions of other people (including spectators); transportation to or from or associated with the Event; changes in the distance, course, time, prizes, or other details of the Event; or cancellation or postponement of the Event. I expressly and specifically accept and assume all risks of injury or harm or loss in or in relation to any Event. I further confirm and agree that this Release will apply to any Event in which I participate.
RELEASE AND WAIVER: To the fullest extent permitted by law, I release, waive, agree not to sue, and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, complaints, debts and causes of action whatsoever that I may have against any Released Party with respect to any injury, illness, death, property damage or cancellation expenses, or any other loss that may result, directly or indirectly, from my participation in any Event, or in relation to any Event, in any way, whether due to negligence or otherwise (a “Loss”). I specifically understand and agree that this Release discharges the Released Parties from any liability or claim that I may have against any Released Party with respect to any Loss that may result in any way in relation to any Event. I further understand and confirm that the Released Parties do not assume any responsibility or obligation to provide financial or other assistance, including, but not limited to, medical, health, or disability insurance, in the event of any Loss suffered by me.
FITNESS: I acknowledge that participating in any Event requires proper physical training, and that I am solely responsible for ensuring that I am in good health, and physically capable of participating in an Event. I confirm that I have sufficiently trained and am healthy and have the ability to complete the Event.
MEDICAL TREATMENT: If I am unable to consent at the time due to injury or illness, I consent to the administration of first aid and other emergency medical treatment for such injury or illness that occurs during any of my participation in any Event. I release and forever discharge the Released Parties from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services provided to me.
ENFORCEABILITY: I agree that if any part of this Release is held to be invalid or illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions of this Release, which shall continue to be enforceable.
RULES AND DIRECTIONS: I agree to comply with all rules, regulations, and instructions of the Organisation, and of all officials, volunteers, and race marshals with the Event.
APPLICATION FEE: I acknowledge that the application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable from one person to another. Changes from one race to another can be made online by logging in myevents.active.com by not later than the date specified in https://www.gozomarathon.org/race-info, however, the fees applicable at the time of the change from one race to another shall apply and one will be charged the difference in fees to be able to do such change.
TIME LIMIT: I acknowledge that the time limit for the Half Marathon race and 10K walkathon is 3 hours from start time and the time limit for the 10K Race is 2 hours from start time. I understand and confirm that the Released Parties holds no responsibility if I exceed the time limit of the Event I am participating in and still continue to run/walk. I further understand and confirm that no traffic management, marshals, water stations and other service including medical services will be available after this time limit along the route.
CLOTHING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: I understand and confirm that the Released Parties do not assume any responsible for any damage or loss of my belongings which are left at the Xaghra Youth Centre.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: This Agreement shall be deemed to be a Maltese Agreement, and shall accordingly be governed, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws for the time being in force in Malta, and the Maltese Courts and Tribunals shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all actions and proceedings arising out of the Agreement.
FOR PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18:
PARENT/GUARDIAN AUTHORIZATION AND INDEMNITY
I am the parent or legal guardian of the participant named in this registration (the “Participant”).
AUTHORITY: I personally represent and warrant that I am duly authorized to agree to this Release on behalf of the Participant and on behalf of all parents and guardians of the Participant.
RELEASE AND WAIVER: I have read the Release and Waiver (the “Release”) and confirm that I hereby agree to and provide the Release for and on behalf of the Participant, and for and on behalf of myself and all parents and guardians of the Participant, and agree to all of the provisions and terms of the Release. I further acknowledge and confirm that I recognize, understand, and accept without reservation or qualification all of the risks to the Participant named above associated with completing the Event.
INDEMNITY: If the Participant, directly or indirectly, in his or her own name, or otherwise, commences, maintains, continues, assigns, or participates in a proceeding or action against a Released Party related in any way to a Loss, then I will defend, indemnify, and save harmless the respective Released Party or Parties from and against any and all resulting liabilities, obligations and expenses.
FITNESS: I affirm that the Participant is sufficiently trained and healthy and has the ability to complete the Event. The Participant has no physical or health issues that could prevent their participation in the Event, or that could cause danger or risk to their health as a result of such participation.
MONITORING: I confirm and guarantee that I or another responsible person who has reached the age of majority will provide reasonable and appropriate monitoring of the Participant during the Event, and, having a view to their age and the specific Event in which they will participate, will remove them from the Event, if necessary, if their health or safety is at risk for any reason. I acknowledge and agree that the Organisation shall have no responsibility to provide such monitoring of the Participant.
RULES AND DIRECTIONS: I agree to comply with, and to cause the Participant to comply with, all rules, regulations, and instructions of the Organisation, and of all officials, volunteers, and race marshals with the Event.