If you answered YES to one or more questions:
Talk with your doctor by phone or in person BEFORE you start becoming much more physically active or BEFORE you have a fitness appraisal. Tell your doctor about the PAR-Q and which questions you answered YES.
If you answered NO to all questions:
If you answered NO honestly to all PAR-Q questions, you can be reasonably sure that you can:
DELAY BECOMING MUCH MORE ACTIVE:
PLEASE NOTE: If your health changes so that you then answer YES to any of the above questions, tell your fitness or health professional. Ask whether you should change your physical activity plan.
Informed Use of the PAR-Q: The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Health Canada, and their agents assume no liability for persons who undertake physical activity, and if in doubt after completing this questionnaire, consult your doctor prior to physical activity.
I am aware that participating in running clinics is potentially hazardous. I attest that I am physically capable of, and that I am medically able to participate in the clinic which I have selected. I acknowledge that I, and I alone, am solely responsible for my personal health and safety, and the personal property I bring with me. I am aware of and expressly assume all risks associated with my participation in the clinic, including, without limitation, falls, contact with other participants, staff and objects, the effects of weather including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the streets and route used by the clinic and I assert that my participation in this clinic is voluntary. If I should suffer injury or illness, while participating in clinic activities, I authorize the clinic staff to use their discretion to administer first aid and/or have me transported to a medical facility, and I agree to take full responsibility for this action and to pay for the costs of any medical treatment.
Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of Strides Canmore accepting my entry into the clinic, I hereby (for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators) waive all rights and claims for damages that I may have, or which may hereafter accrue to me, and release and indemnify, Strides Canmore, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, speakers, volunteers, sponsors, their representatives and successors from claims or liabilities or any kind arising out of my participation, even though that liability may arise out of negligence, recklessness or carelessness on the part of the entities or persons named in this waiver.
*Parent/Guardian Signature if entrant under 18. Must be 16 years of age to participate.