Consent (Required) I agree to the Participant Waiver. Assumption of Inherent Risks:
The House on the Beltline Event (hereinafter also referred to as House on the Beltline, HOTB and or HOTB Event) is meant to be a leisurely bicycle ride or walk via Atlanta, GA's picturesque beltline located in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The object is to enjoy the sites and views, while engaging in the company of other like minded adults who reside in, or are visiting, the Metro Atlanta Area. Venues along the path are part of the experience; but their business operations are totally independent of HOTB and in no way should they be construed as legal partners or associates with HOTB.
I acknowledge that HOTB is a casual physical event that takes place outside in the natural elements. I understand that these elements may be adversely affected by inclement weather, rise in natural temperature or spectators or pedestrians who may share the same pathway/walkway.
I understand and acknowledge that the inherent risks include, but are not limited to: 1) contact or collision with persons or objects (e.g., collision with spectators, contact with other participants, contact or collision with skateboards, skates, bicycles, motorized bicycles or electric scooters and contact with natural or man-made fixed objects or obstacles); 2) encounter with obstacles (e.g., natural and man-made water, road and surface hazards; 3) bicycle equipment related hazards 4) weather-related hazards (e.g. heat, humidity, rain; 5) non-existent first aid and/or emergency measures; 6) judgment- and/or behavior-related problems (e.g., erratic or inappropriate participant/spectator behavior). 7) natural hazards (e.g. uneven terrain, wildlife, etc); and 8) disease or illness, including COVID-19 or any other disease resulting from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, due to exposure to participants or Released Parties.
I further understand and acknowledge that any of these risks and others, not specifically named, may cause injury or injuries that may be categorized as minor or serious.
I also understand that it is my responsibility to consult with my personal physician prior to me participating in the HOTB to ensure that such participation will not pose any unusual risks to my health and well-being.
If I believe, or become aware that any aspect of the HOTB is unsafe or poses unreasonable risks, I agree to immediately cease participation and relieve HOTB and/or any of its organizers and partners of any liability. By participating in the HOTB I am acknowledging that I have found the path, facilities, equipment, and
areas to be used to be safe and acceptable for participation. I accept full and sole responsibility for the condition and adequacy
of my equipement.
I understand fully the inherent risks of my participation in the HOTB and assert that I am/are willingly and voluntarily participating in the event. I have read the
preceding paragraphs and acknowledge that 1) I know the nature of the HOTB; and 2) I understand the demands of this activity relative to my physical condition; and 3) I appreciate the potential minor injuries that may result from the HOTB. I hereby assert that I knowingly assume all of the inherent risks of the activity on behalf of myself and take full responsibility for any and all damages, liabilities, losses, or expenses that I may incur as a result of participating in the HOTB.
Waiver of Liability for ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE:
In consideration of being permitted to participate in HOTB , and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I hereby forever waive, release, covenant not to sue, and discharge HOTB, its organizers and/or partners from any and all claims, suits, damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses resulting from the INHERENT RISKS of the HOTB or the ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE of HOTB.
In consideration of being permitted to participate in the HOTB and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, I hereby agree to hold harmless, defend and indemnify HOTB, Morehouse College, all Morehouse College Alumni, The Morehouse College Atlanta Alumni Association (MCAAA) and/or MCAAA members from and against any and all claims from myself and co-participants.
● I represent and warrant that I am in good health and in proper physical condition to safely participate in the HOTB event. I certify that I have no known or knowable physical or mental conditions that would affect my/our ability to safely participate in the HOTB Event, or that would result in my/our participation creating a risk of danger to myself or to others.
● I represent and warrant that I am in full command of my faculties and am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
● I acknowledge that HOTB recommends and encourages each participant to get medical clearance from his/her personal physician prior to participation. I assert that I have not been advised or cautioned
against participating by a medical practitioner. I understand that it is my responsibility to continuously monitor my own physical and mental condition during the HOTB Event and I agree to withdraw immediately if at any point my continued participation would create a risk of danger to myself or to others.
● I represent and warrant that I am covered by medical insurance.