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Please note that attendees may not participate in the ADHA WALKING CHALLENGE unless they have read and will adhere to the following Waiver and Release




I understand that I am participating in the WALKING CHALLENGE (“Event”) sponsored by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (“ADHA”) on my own initiative and choice. I understand that the Event involves walking and/or running, which is a strenuous activity, and that I should not participate in the Event unless I am medically able.


I fully understand that participation in the Event may carry the potential for serious injury or illness, death or damage or loss of my property. I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Event with full knowledge of the potential risks involved, including the possibility of heart attack, stroke, heat stroke, fractures, partial and/or total paralysis, accidents, falls or other bodily injury, criminal or terrorist acts, or acts of nature. I hereby assume all risks of injury or illness, including death, and damage or loss to myself or my property that might result from my participation in the Event, including, without limitation, any loss or theft of personal property. In addition, I represent and warrant that I (i) am physically fit; (ii) understand that I participate in the Event at my own risk; and (iii) am medically able to participate in the Event. I understand that I am solely responsible for obtaining any personal health, life, accident, disability or liability insurance that may be necessary or advisable to protect myself and/or my belongings.


In consideration of my participation, and intending to be legally bound, I HERBY COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND FURTHER FOREVER WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE ADHA, and its officers, directors, employees, members, attorneys, agents and their respective successors and assigns AND ANY PERSON AND/OR ORGANIZATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE EVENT (“RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (A) RESULTING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT; (B) MY ACTIONS OR INACTIONS DURING OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE EVENT; AND (C) FOR DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF, OR IN THE COURSE OF, MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. This Waiver and Release extends to my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, for all claims of every kind or nature, whatsoever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown, and applies to the Released Parties.


I further grant ADHA and any agents authorized by them full permission to use and publish any photographs, videotape, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of me captured in connection with this Event for any purpose.


I understand that ADHA is under no obligation to provide support or safety during the Event or medical aid in case of accident or illness. However, should an accident or illness occur, I give my permission to ADHA or its representatives or staff to seek immediate medical aid, and I further agree to hold harmless ADHA and its officers, directors, members, staff and representatives from any liability for death, injury, loss or damage related in any way to the provision, or lack of provision, of medical aid.

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