Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability (the Release)
I understand that in Walk2Connect Outings, I may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks, foreseen or unforeseen, which are inherent in each Walk2Connect Outing. These hazards and risks could cause injury or damage of any nature, including property damage, serious personal injury and even death. I know injuries and damages can be caused by nature and individuals, including trip members, trip leaders, trip assistants, third parties or myself, either as a result of negligence or because of other reasons. I understand that risks of injuries and damages are involved in adventure travel such as Walk2Connect Outings. I further understand that on Walk2Connect Outings there may not be rescue or medical facilities or expertise necessary to adequately address any injuries and damages to which I may be exposed.
In consideration for my acceptance as a participant in Walk2Connect Outings, I do hereby ACCEPT THE RISKS INHERENT IN PARTICIPATING IN WALK2CONNECT OUTINGS AND RELEASE WALK2CONNECT COOPERATIVE, its managers, members, agents, leaders, employees and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with Walk2Connect Cooperative from any liability in the event of any injuries and damages of any nature to me or anyone else caused by my participation in the Walk2Connect Outing. I further agree to defend, protect, indemnify and hold harmless Walk2Connect Cooperative, its managers, members, agents, leaders, employees and any else directly or indirectly connected with Walk2Connect Cooperative from any claims, damages, injuries, losses or demands of any kind or nature caused by me while a participant on the outing.
This Release is binding upon my heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, and includes any minors accompanying me on the Walk2Connect Outing. Walk2Connect Outing refers to all events associated with Walk2Connect Cooperative, including Meetup communities.
If any provision or any part of any provision of this Release is held to be unenforceable, void or voidable for any reason, said provision or part thereof shall be severable from the remainder of this Release which shall continue in full force and effect and reasonably interpreted without the omitted part.
I hereby authorize Walk2Connect to publish photographs and/or videos taken of me, and any minors listed on this Release, during a Walk2Connect outing. Photos may be used on the Walk2Connect website, on partner websites, on social media, and in Walk2Connect and partner print materials. Photos are used by Walk2Connect and partners to promote the importance and value of walking for whole-health and connection. I understand that it is my responsibility to inform the walking trip leader if I do not want to be included in any photography or videography during each Outing.
I have executed this Release freely and voluntarily after having read this Release in its entirety and I freely and voluntarily agree to participate in the Walk2Connect Outing. I also understand this Release will remain in effect for a period of one (1) year and pertains to ALL Walk2Connect Outings I attend within that one (1) year period. I realize I may be asked to sign a waiver at future Walk2Connect Outings and to sign another when this expires.
PHOTOGRAPHY: If you would prefer not to be in photos of Walk2Connect events, please let your walking trip leader know at the beginning of each trip. Photos may be used on the Walk2Connect website, on partner websites, on social media, and in Walk2Connect and partner print materials. Photos are used by Walk2Connect and partners to promote the importance and value of walking for whole-health and connection. Thank you!