In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the Durham FHC athletic/sports program, related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates and agrees that:
1. The risk of injury from participation is significant and includes, but is not limited to: the potential for exposure to weather and environmental elements, physical exhaustion, sprain and strain, permanent paralysis and death, and while particular rules, equipment and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and,
2. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If however I observe any unusual and/or significant hazard during my presence or participations, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately; and
4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS Durham FHC, their officers, officials, agents and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (“Releasees”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property. WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASES OR OTHERWISE.