Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Waiver and Release

Participation in this walk is voluntary. I elect to participate in this event at my own risk and on my own time. This program is not work-related or required.

I understand that Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler cannot guarantee that no injury may result from participating in this event and its accompanying activities. I believe that I am in good health and able to safely participate in this walk. If I am a minor, an expectant or breastfeeding mother, an individual over 35 years of age, or if I have diabetes, chronic hypertension, high blood cholesterol, cardiovascular disease or any other illness, disease, health problem, medical condition or metabolic disorder requiring special dietary needs, I have been advised to consult with my primary health care provider for a professional opinion before enrolling in the event.

I have carefully read this waiver and release, and I fully understand that it is a release of liability. I expressly agree to release and discharge Catholic Charities of Chemung/Schuyler from any and all claims or causes of action. I agree to voluntarily give up or waive any right that I may otherwise have to bring a legal action against the organizers of this event for personal injury resulting from my participation in this program.

To the extent that a waiver and release of negligence is also allowed in this state, this waiver and release is also a waiver and release of negligence. If any portion of this waiver and release is deemed to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the waiver and release from liability shall remain in full force and in effect.

By signing this waiver and release, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the waiver and release and the disclaimer provided with this program. I also understand and acknowledge that this waiver and release cannot be modified verbally.

You will be given the opportunity to choose Yes (I agree) to this waiver and release of liability when you pre-register online. You may also choose to register on the day of the event and sign a copy at that time in order to participate in the event. Acceptance of the waiver is needed for each participant, including those under 18 years of age.