I hereby affirm that I recognize and understand the inherent risks and hazards of the Upstate Forever Preservation Ride in which I am participating (hereinafter referred to as the “Event”).
Such risks and hazards include, but are not limited to, cars, trucks and other vehicles on the roads where the Event is held; defective bicycling equipment; bicycling equipment that has not been properly maintained; forces of nature; sprains, bruises, serious injuries and even death; insect bites and stings; accident or illness without access to means of rapid evacuation or availability of medical supplies; inadequate medical attention; and physical exertion for which I may not be prepared. I understand that the above risks and hazards are described by way of example only, and that there are numerous other hazards and risks associated with the Event.
In consideration of my being allowed to participate in the Event, on behalf of myself and my personal representatives, heirs and assigns, I personally assume all risks of any harm, injury, damage or loss that may arise or result from my participation in the Event, and I personally release Upstate Forever, Go Green Events, Strawberry Hill and Cooley Farms, and Square 1 Events and all sponsors of the Event and their respective employees, officers, directors, and agents (collectively “the Released Parties”) from any and all claims or liabilities for any harm, injury, damage or loss that may arise or result from my participation in the Event, with the sole exception where such harm, injury, damage or loss is caused solely by the gross negligence of the Released Parties.
I have read and will fully comply with all rules for the Event, including, but not limited to, the requirement to wear a helmet at all times during the Event and the requirement to obey all state and local traffic laws and regulations.
This Agreement is governed by South Carolina law.
I have adequate health insurance coverage.
I understand that the Event may be photographed or videotaped by Upstate Forever. In consideration of my being allowed to participate in the Event, I agree that such photographs or videos, including ones in which I appear, may be used for any purpose related to Upstate Forever’s work.