(Coastal Track and Trail Runners CTTR)
Acknowledgement, Release and Indemnity - Elephant Trail Race 2020


This is an important document which affects your legal rights and obligations. You must read it carefully prior to entering ‘Elephant Trail Race’ (Event/Race). When you do your on-line entry, you will be asked to tick a box to confirm you have read and understood this form. This is a very important form for the race. All participants and late entries will be asked to sign one of these forms at Rego/Check-in.

Please re-read it before coming to Rego/Check-in. You need to be aware of the risks of participating in the Event/Race.
 

In consideration of  Coastal Track and Trail Runners CTTR (the “Event/Race Organisers”) accepting
my participation in any of ‘Elephant Trail Races’ (Event/Race) to be held at CAIRNCROSS SF 17-19 July 2020 (the “ Event/Race”) I
Agree to this release of claims, waiver of liability and assumption of risk.


1. I have read and understood the relevant ‘Elephant Trail Races’ Competitor Briefing document and information relating to the
Event/Race for ‘Elephant Trail Race’.
2. I understand the demanding physical nature of the Event/Race. I declare, as a condition of entry to the Event/Race, that I have
sufficiently trained for this Event/Race and that I am not aware of any illness, injury or any other physical disability which may cause
me injury or death whilst participating in the Event/Race.
3. In the Event/Race that I become aware of any medical condition or impairment, or I am otherwise sick or injured prior to or
during the Event/Race, I will withdraw from the Event/Race.
4. I acknowledge that participating in the Event/Race is a dangerous activity and that by such participation I am exposed to certain
risks. I acknowledge that the enjoyment of trail running is derived in part from the inherent risks and exertion beyond the accepted
safety of life at home or at work and that these inherent risks contribute to such enjoyment and are a reason for my participation in
the Event/Race.
5. The Event Organisers CTTR may at their sole discretion, refuse Event Entry or cancel an event entry (with full refund) to any
person for any reason whatsoever.
6. I acknowledge and understand that whilst participating in  the Elephant Trail Race:
      * I may be injured, physically or mentally, or may die from various causes including, but not limited to, over exertion, dehydration,

        cardiac arrest, slips, trips or falls, accidents with other participants, spectators and road users, or accidents caused by my own actions;
      *  My personal property may be lost or damaged;
      * The conditions in which the Event/Race is conducted may vary without warning;
      * I may cause injury to other persons or damage their property;
      * I assume the risk and responsibility for any injury, death or property damage resulting from my participation in the Event/Race.
      * I may be in a remote or isolated location where access to medical support may be limited and take significant time to reach me;
      * There may be no or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport of me if I am injured;
7. I agree that if I am injured or require medical assistance, the Event/Race Organisers may, at my cost, arrange medical treatment and emergency evacuation as deemed necessary by the Event/Race Organisers. ‘The Elephant Trail Race’ does not have personal accident insurance for Runners.
We recommend that you arrange your own personal accident insurance, ambulance cover and income protection insurance before
participating in the Event/Race to cover any unforeseen personal costs you may incur due to ambulance trips, medical expenses or
time off work due to injuries sustained whilst participating in the Event/Race. I agree that I am responsible for my own medical and
ambulance insurance cover.
8. I understand that my medical history and personal information, collected as part of the entry process for the Event/Race will be
made available, if I am evacuated from the Event/Race by Emergency Services, Medical Team or Operations Team, this personal
information plus any new data entered by Event/Race staff will be supplied to the Emergency Services staff to enable my continued
care.
9. I agree to allow my name, results, photographs, videos, multi media or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by
CTTR Coastal Track and Trail Runners, the sponsors, Event partners or assigns without payment or compensation.
10. I also agree that in the event I am injured or my property is damaged, I will bring no claim, legal or otherwise, against the Event/Race Organisers in respect to that injury or damage.
11. I agree to abide by the Event/Race Briefing Rules and the directions of all Event/Race officials.
12. I agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Event/Race Organisers CTTR Coastal Track and Trail Runners), its officers, employees, agents, volunteers, contractors, public bodies, landholders and sponsors, from and against any and all claims, demands, right or cause of action, suits, expenses, costs and proceedings of any nature whatsoever which may be made by me or on my behalf or by other parties for or in respect of or arising out of any injury, loss, damage or death caused to me or my property as a result of my entry or participation in the Event/Race whether by negligence, breach of contract or in any way whatsoever. (This is an Event/Race. The Runners make use of facilities at their own risk and without express permission from Event/Race Organisers or the State Forest or Council Authorities or Landholders.)
13. I acknowledge that my image may be taken by an Event/Race photographer and the Event/Race Photographer may contact me after the Event/Race to offer for sale images of me at the Event/Race.
14. I acknowledge that the Event/Race Organisers may change the advertised course without notice if the Event/Race Organisers deem this necessary. I also acknowledge that the Event/Race Organisers may cancel the Event/Race due to weather conditions, safety considerations, terrorism or ‘acts of god’ and in such circumstances my entry fee will be non-refundable.

 


Name:………….......................................………………………………. Signed:………...........................................………………………………  Date:…................................

 


If under 18 years: Guardian Name: ……………………………...................................… Guardian signature:....…...........................…………………………………..
 

 

(Race Check in you will be asked to sign and fill in a quick Survey. There is no need to print this and bring, thanks Kerry ETR)

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