Please read carefully, registration and payment to participate in the Waitetuna Wind Farm Trail run (this event) is acceptance that this waiver has been read and understood in full. For participants under 18 years of age the registration must be completed by a parent or guardian.

1.1 I agree to comply with all the rules and directions of event officials and their personnel.

2.1 My accepted entry will not be transferred to another entrant.

3.1 I understand that refund policies are as stated below and on the website and are not negotiable:

3.1.1 I here by agree that in the case of this events cancellation or course change, due to extreme inclement weather or other incidents outside the organisers control, including impacts of Covid (at the discretion of event officials); my fee shall be non-refundable.

3.1.2 I understand that if New Zealand or the Waikato moves out of Covid 19 Alert traffic light setting Green or Orange and into Red for the weekend of the event the event may have to be cancelled. 

3.2.3 I understand if I withdraw from this event my entry fee shall be non-refundable.

4.1 The race bib must be worn on the chest or the stomach and must be permanently and fully visible throughout the entire race.

5.1 I understand that if I do not have the correct compulsory gear on me throughout this event, as notified to me in the week prior to this event, I will not be permitted to participate.

5.2 I understand that if I do not have clean running shoes that have been checked by an official, I will not be permitted to participate.

6.1 I understand that if I have a child with me on the trails or at the event I am responsible for that child at all times. This includes but is not limited to ensuring that the child safely completes the event they are entered in.  

7.1 I understand that taking part in this event involves running and walking on rugged trails that are marked to show the way. The hazards may include but are not limited to: challenging terrain, rocks, roots, adjacent creeks, creek crossings, motor vehicle traffic, slippery surfaces, uprooted fencing wires, loose rocks, steep terrain, livestock, weather conditions, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, actions of spectators, other competitors, event volunteers and the event organisers personnel. I agree that in order to participate in this event I must listen to and follow all instructions given during the race briefing.

8.1 Stock Hazards: This is a working farm. All steps will be taken to ensure all stock will be cleared from the running track prior to the event starting, however stock may wander on to the track during the event. I agree to following instructions given to me regarding how I must behave around animals.

9.1 The Waitetuna Wind Farm Trail Run is a physically challenging event and participation in it presents medical risks, some of which can be serious.

10.1 Participation in this event is at the participants own risk. Although event organisers have medical personnel at various points along the courses, the inaccessibility of much of the trail will make it difficult or impossible for medical assistance to reach the runner immediately.

11.1 I hereby attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for this event.

12.1 In the event that a participant requires emergency evacuation by ground or air (e.g. helicopter ambulance etc), the runner assumes all financial obligations connected with this service. Event management is not responsible for any debts incurred.

13.1 I understand and agree that situations may arise during the event, which may be beyond the immediate control of officials or organisers, and I must continually participate in a manner that does not endanger either myself or others.

14.1 I hereby acknowledge this waiver, release and indemnity and discharge all persons, corporations, associations and bodies involved or otherwise engaged in promoting or staging the event and their servants, agents, representatives, officers and employees. This includes but is not limited to the various committees, members and employees of all independent contracted suppliers to the event, local councils, and districts and their respective officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives, agents, volunteers, event organisers and sponsors whether or not the loss, injury or damage to property or person is attributed to the act or neglect of any of them.

15.1 Neither the organisers, the sponsors nor other parties associated with the event shall have any responsibility, financial or otherwise, for any incident that might arise, whether or not by negligence which results in any direct or indirect loss or damage to property, injury or death that might be sustained by me or any other party directly or indirectly associated with me, from my intended or actual participation in the event or its related activities.

16.1 I authorise my name, voice and picture to be used without payment to me in any broadcast telecast, promotion, advertising, or any other way pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993.

I have read this waiver and understand the information regarding this event and understand that I participate in this event at my own risk.

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