All entries are non-refundable. Once we receive your entry, we will not be able to process a refund for any reason, even if you cannot participate.
The participant acknowledges that the registration is only a license to participate in the event. There is no guarantee as to quality or any element of the scheduled event. The scheduled event may be cancelled, shortened or altered due to weather, other natural occurrences, or for any other reason or reasons within or not within the control of NMC Student Life and NMC Voices, whether in whole or in part. There are no refunds for any reason whatsoever. The registrant understands that these terms are conditions of the entry fee and agrees to register subject to these terms.
Waiver and Release
WALK, RUN, EMPOWER 5K RUN/WALK, held at Northwestern Michigan College. WAIVER-REQUIRED (If UNDER 18 years of age your Parent or Legal Guardian must also read and agree to this Waiver and Release) I have read the Walk, Run, EMPOWER 5k Run/Walk entry form, events policies, and this WAIVER AND RELEASE completely and understand all of them. I agree to be legally bound by the terms of this Waiver and Release. I know that participating in this event is a potentially hazardous activity that may result in injury or death to me, injury or death to others, or damage to my property from known and unknown or anticipated and unanticipated risks. I am fully aware that I should not participate in the event unless I am willing to assume such risks and unless I am emotionally, medically and physically able to do so. It is my sole responsibility to determine if I am emotionally, medically and physically able to participate in this event. I understand the nature of the event and I ASSUME ALL RISKS associated with my voluntary participation including, but not limited to, falls, injuries, contact with other participants, contact with wheelchairs or service animals, contact with vehicles, the effects of the weather, including extreme temperatures and precipitation, vehicular traffic, pedestrian traffic, contact with or interaction with event observers, attendees, volunteers, workers, or news media. Knowing these facts, I, for myself, heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might make a claim on my behalf, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, WAIVE ALL CLAIMS AGAINST, AND FULLY RELEASE AND DISCHARGE Walk, Run, EMPOWER, Northwestern Michigan College, NMC VOICES, EPIC RACE TIMING LLC, and any and all sponsors affiliated with the 2017 Walk, Run, EMPOWER 5k Run/Walk. Event participants, officials, workers, volunteers, and any and all officers, directors, employees and other representatives of any of the foregoing, and any successors or assignees of the foregoing (collectively, the “Releasees”) are released for and from ANY AND ALL claims or liability, including without limitation the sole or contributory negligence of any or all the Releasees, whether foreseen or unforeseen, for death, personal injury (whether temporary or permanent), mental or emotional injury, invasion of privacy or property damage arising out of, or in the course of, my participation in the Event. I further grant full permission to NMC Student Life and NMC VOICES and the Releasees, and/or agents authorized by them, to use any photographs, video recordings, audio recordings, motion pictures, or other record of the Events which contain my name, picture and/or likeness for any purpose without any notice or compensation to me.