In consideration for being permitted to participate in this event, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for liability and damages I may have against the Village of South Rockwood, the Friends of the South Rockwood Library, and Great Lakes Aggregates and their parent companies, affiliates, representatives, successors and assigns, and for each its employees, agents, officers, sponsors, volunteers, and EnMotive, Running Away, LLC and its affiliates, their agents, employees, officers, directors, successors for any and all damages, including but not limited to damage to property, injuries or death suffered by me in, or arising from, said event. I acknowledge that it is my responsibility to understand the risks and determine whether I am fit to safely complete this event and the precautions I should take. I further agree that although measures for my safety and protection during my participation in this competition have been made, I recognize and understand the inherent risks of competing in this event and voluntarily assume and/or acknowledge any and all such risks associated with competing under these circumstances. I attest and certify that my physical condition and ability to safely complete this 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 this and future competitions. I grant to the event and its sponsors and licensees the exclusive right to the free use of my name, voice and/or picture in any broadcast, telecast, advertising, promotion or other account of this event. I acknowledge that my entry fee is non-refundable, even if the race is canceled. I agree that any legal claim or dispute arising out of or in any way relating to my participation in this event will be governed by the laws of Michigan and will be adjudicated exclusively by and in the courts of Michigan. The event and Great Lakes Aggregates, in accordance with management executives, city officials and local law enforcement has the authority to cancel any of the events for emergency purposes such as, but not limited to, inclement weather or threat of terrorism. If such emergency conditions force cancellation, refunds cannot be provided since funds will have been spent in preparation for Race Day.