Mansion Ride Waiver (Mandatory)
Waiver and Release of Claims: In consideration for your allowing me to participate in the Mansion Ride for Autism 13 held on June 14, 2015. I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, waive and release any and all claims for damages, for death, personal injury or loss of property which I may have or which may accrue to me as a result of my participation. I, the undersigned, discharge and release Nassau County, Elaine Del Valle-Eskanazy, and Michelle Bowers all sponsors of this event, all event volunteers, all rest stop areas and providers, all providers of first aid, and all other sponsoring organizations, and their respective agents, boards, commissions and any other involved municipalities, and employees and representatives of the foregoing, from all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my participation in this excursion, whether or not caused by the negligence of any of the above parties. I acknowledge that this event may involve risks, including the risk of falling, collision with other bicyclists, motor vehicles, or stationary objects, and the conditions of the road. My participation is voluntary and done at my risk. I voluntarily assume all risks of loss, damage or injury that may be sustained while participating in this event. I recognize that an event of this nature can be physically demanding. I understand and agree that medical or other services rendered to me by or at the insistence of any of the above parties are not an admission of liability to provide or continue to provide such services, and are not a waiver by any of the said parties of any right hereunder. I understand that serious accidents may occur during bicycling excursions and that participants in this excursion may sustain mortal or serious injury as a consequence of their participation. I understand that my bicycle or other equipment may be damaged during the ride, including during transportation in our rented trucks, buses, or other vehicles. Nevertheless, I agree to assume these risks and to release and hold harmless all of the persons mentioned above who might otherwise be liable to me for damages. I attest that I have checked the equipment I will use in this event and it is in good mechanical condition. I understand that bicycle helmets can prevent some serious injuries and I agree to wear one whenever bicycling during this event. I also understand that The Mansion Ride is an event that I will participate in as an individual and of my own free will. I understand that my time spent throughout my participation in the Mansion Ride is that of a sole individual, and on my own free time, independent of other riders, groups, affilliations, or any of my employers. Any injury or fatality will not be subject to a workmans compensation claim. IF I AM REGISTERING FOR MY MINOR I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS WAIVER IS MY CONSENT FOR MY MINOR AS WELL. I hereby permit The Mansion Ride and its officers, and/or volunteers to utilize any video footage or photos taken of me throughout Mansion Ride day and understand that it may be used in however they deem fit. I understand that the footage/photos may be sold as generic cycling footage/photos/film/web/poster and or to promote the Mansion Ride or any other advertisement, brand or representation. I understand that I will not be paid for any such use. I have read and understand everything written above and I voluntarily agree.