Spring Lake “Board Walk” Policy


APRIL 13, 2022

By registering for the Spring Lake Board Walk For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to be held on April 13, 2022 (the “Event”), all registering participants who take part in Event fully and completely waive and release Press Communications, LLC with offices at 201 Main Street Allenhurst NJ 07711, St. Jude’s Research Hospital, located at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis TV 38105, and the Borough of Spring Lake located at 423 Warren Ave Spring Lake NJ 07762, its chapters, directors, officers, administrators, representatives and executors, past and present employees, volunteers, agents, supervisors, participants, all state and local governments, assigns, sponsors, their representatives and successors and other persons (collectively, the “Releasees”), from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, and/or causes of action arising out of an injury to me (or my dependent) and from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, and/or cause of actions arising from, or relating to, my (or my dependent’s) participation or attendance in the Event.

I understand that there are inherent and potential risks involved with walking distances potentially over extended miles. I understand that physical activity, by its very nature, carries with it certain inherent risks. I assume all risks associated with participating in Event including the risk of strenuous physical activity and other dangers not limited to collisions with other participants, vehicles, pedestrians, or falling due to issues with surface conditions or other seen and unseen hazards. By registering, I acknowledge that I (or my dependent) may incur minor injuries, major injuries, and catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death. I assume all risks from contact with other participants and volunteers (including, but not limited to, contracting a disease), negligent or wanton acts of other participants and volunteers, any defects of conditions of road or board walk surfaces (including uneven or wet road surfaces or gravel on the road surface or board walk conditions), failure of other participants, vehicles, and non-participants to observe traffic signals or laws, and the effects of weather including high heat, thunderstorms, lightning, precipitation, cold temperatures, high winds, and/or humidity.

I assume all risks associated with consuming any food or drink available at the Event. I am solely responsible for any adverse health effects from food or beverage consumption, regardless of any allergy, known or unknown, that I (or my dependent) may have. I assume all risk for any and all activities in addition to walking that I (or my dependent) engage in throughout the Event, including my (or my dependent’s) safety from the beginning of the Event through its conclusion. I agree to dress myself (or my dependent) appropriately as to mitigate risk of physical injury to myself (or my dependent) including, but not limited to wearing shoes appropriate for strenuous physical activity involved in the Event, and dressing in conjunction with the weather.

I agree that the Releasees are not responsible for any personal items or property lost or stolen before, during, or after the Event. I attest that I (or my dependent) am medically and physically able to participate in the Event. If I experience any doubt as to my (or my dependent’s) ability to successfully and safely participate in and/or complete the Event, I take full responsibility for consulting a physician. I attest that, if I (or my dependent) am pregnant, disabled in any way, or have recently suffered an illness, injury, or impairment, I (or my dependent) should have or did consult a physician prior to participating in the Event.

I voluntarily agree for myself, my family, heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to the following:

1. TO ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISKS OF LOSS, OR PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH that may be sustained by me (or my dependent), or any loss or damage to property owned by me (or my dependent), as a result of participating in the Event.

2. TO RELEASE, WAIVE, HOLD HARMLESS, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Releasees from any and all liability, claims, actions, demands, expenses, attorney fees, breach of contract actions, breach of statutory duty or other duty of care, warranty, strict liability actions, and causes of action whatsoever, that I might have or may acquire in the future, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me (or my dependent), or to any property belonging to me (or my dependent), while participating in the Event including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was caused in whole or in part by the negligence or carelessness of the Releasees.

Further, I grant permission for the Event coordinators to publish and recognize my participation in the Event on its website or other promotional materials.