I hereby give notice to having read the following waiver representing myself, family members as well as any and all minors I am responsible for, having already signed, whether in writing or electronically, individual forms for each family member and minor I am responsible for. I know that participating in the ChapTer 21 Buddy Walk® 1 Mile Walk/5K Run/Walk road race and after race festival are potentially hazardous activities, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives certification that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives certify that I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race, walk, or festival official relative to any aspect of my participation in the race, walk or festival, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives attest that I have read the rules of the race, walk and festival and agree to abide by them. I hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives assume all risks associated with running or walking in this event or participating in the festival, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat, humidity/rain, or wind, traffic and the conditions of the roads of Calhoun County and the City of Battle Creek, animals, pests, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or roller blades, and are not allowed in the race, walk or festival, and I will abide by all race, walk, and festival rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, hereby for myself, my heirs, and personal representatives, waive, release, and discharge ChapTer 21, LLC, National Down Syndrome Society® and the Buddy Walk® name, the City of Battle Creek in the State of Michigan, the County of Calhoun in the State of Michigan, Lakeview Schools located in Calhoun County in the State of Michigan, Riverside Elementary, Riverside Park, Grand Rental Station, and all event sponsors, programs, volunteers, organizers, employees, officers, their representatives or their successors and assignees from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my, my family’s, or any minors I am responsible for, participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my or my minor child’s photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate, legal, purpose.