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2016 Port Macquarie Sand Mudder
Sun. 6 November 2016, 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm AEDT
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The Port Macquarie Sand Mudder is a 4km obstacle course along the picturesque beachfront of Port Macquarie.
There are 21 obstacles along the way. It is not a timed event. It is all about the fun and the exercise. Individuals and teams set off in prescribed 'waves'. You can chose the time of the wave you wish to participate in.
The course can be run by individuals and teams and is preceded by a separate Corporate Challenge event. This challenge requires team members to complete the course while also working as a team to undertake additional tasks along the way, with a cup awarded to the team which completes the course in the shortest time.
This year's event promises to be even more fun than last year so get your team together and come join in the fun, while also supporting some very valuable local services. Remember all the money raised from this event stays in Port Macquarie!
You will be required to agree to the following waiver before participating in the event.
I acknowledge that the Port Macquarie Sand Mudder event may test my physical limitations and carries with it inherent risks of injury. I acknowledge that these inherent risks cannot be completely eliminated regardless of the care and effort of the organisers of the event and other released parties. I understand that inherent risks include but are not limited to:
1. Contact or collision with persons either spectators, co-competitors or officials running the event
2. Contact or collision with man-made objects, including equipment, roads and pathways
3. Contact with motor vehicle s or machinery
4. Natural hazards such as uneven ground, rock falls, lightning strikes, wildlife attacks, marine life and ticks/leeches
5. Erratic behaviour of co-competitors.
I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers involved. I also acknowledge that the course may be imperfect with uneven terrain and with weather related hazards such as heat, water, cold, rain and lightning strikes. I further understand and acknowledge that any of these risks and others not specifically named may cause injury of a minor or serious nature. Minor injuries are common and include, but are not limited to, scrapes, bruises, sprains, nausea and cuts. Serious injuries, although much less common, include but are not limited to, property damage or loss, broken bones, torn ligaments, concussion, heat exposure and related illness, infections and health related conditions, such as heart related issues and affected breathing conditions.
By participating in the event I am acknowledging that I accept full and sole responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my equipment and my own personal condition. I fully understand the inherent risks and dangers involved in the Port Macquarie Sand Mudder and assert I am willingly and voluntarily participating in the event. I acknowledge that I am participating in the event at my own risk. I will, prior to starting the event, examine the course and should I believe it to be unsafe or hazardous, advise the appropriate personnel.
To the extent permitted by law I agree that under this agreement Aurora Lions Club Inc and other released parties shall be excluded from liability for ordinary negligence in the conduct of the Port Macquarie Sand Mudder event and application of any of the provisions of subsection B of Division 1 Parts 3-2 of the Australian Consumer Law and NSW Fair Trading Act 2012.
I further acknowledge that I am accepting this agreement freely and voluntarily and intend my acceptance to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability for ordinary negligence of Aurora Lions Club Inc and other released parties of the inherent risk of the activity to the greatest extent allowed by law in the force of the Commonwealth of Australia and or any state or territory of the Commonwealth of Australia.
I am aware that photographs will be taken throughout the event and these may be used for promotional purposes for future Port Macquarie Sand Mudders.I agree to the use of any images taken of me during the event to be used for this purpose.
DECLARATION I understand that in participating in the Port Macquarie Sand Mudder event I can be physically challenged and the event has inherent risk of injury. I am in good health and proper physical condition to safely participate in the Port Macquarie Sand Mudder. I certify that I have no knowledge of any mental or physical condition that would affect my ability to safely participate in the event. I am 18 years or over.
WAIVER AND INDEMNITY FOR A MINOR (to be completed by the Parent or guardian and brought to the event) I certify that I am the parent/guardian of ___________________________________________ who will be _______ years of age on 6 November 2016, the day of the event. I confirm that the minor has my consent to participate in the event. The minor will at all times, during and after the event, be under the care and supervision of me or an adult appointed by me.
I also waive, release and discharge sponsors including but not limited to the Aurora and Port Macquarie Tacking Point Lions Clubs and Lions International, its organisation committee and each of its respective officers, employees and contractor volunteers and agents involved in the event from all claims or courses of action I or any person under my care including nominated minors, may have have (including negligence) arising from any injury, loss or damage of any kind suffered by any person or property being pushed, carried, accompanied or in like manner by the minor.
I agree to take the necessary precautions and actions to ensure any child or person accompanying me at. during and after the event is safe and at all times supervised by me or an adult appointed by me.
Name (printed): _______________________________