Ride2Survive Waiver

I FULLY understand and agree that my participation in events, programs, races, or activities organized, operated, conducted and/or sanctioned by the Ride2Survive, Cycling BC, and the Canadian Cycling Association and Various Canadian Cycling Association Clubs and Members registered with Canadian Cycling Association is conditional upon my execution of this document.  

  1. I am aware that cycling, and in particular competitive cycling, endurance cycling and BMX racing, involves the possibility of injury or death.
  1. I accept these risks, and all others arising from these events and programs, even if arising from the negligence, gross negligence or negligent rescue by those associated in any way with the Ride2Survive, Cycling BC, the Canadian Cycling Association, and the Canadian Cancer Society events and programs I may be involved in, the venues at which these events and programs takes place or by those organizing, officiating, or participating in these events and programs throughout the year, including their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, servants, volunteers and representatives (the “Releasees”).
  1. I understand that all applicable rules for participation must be followed and that SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY PERSONAL SAFETY REMAINS WITH ME, including my physical and emotional preparation and fitness to participate in all events and programs throughout the year.
  1. I undertake and agree to remove myself from participation if I sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition, or if, at any time, at any event or program, I feel unable or unfit to safely continue for any reason.  
  1. I give, a FULL RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have, or may have in the future, against the Ride2Survive, Cycling BC, the Canadian Cycling Association, the Canadian Cancer Society and all other Releasees from all liability for any loss damage, injury or expense that I may suffer as a result of my participation in any part or parts of the events or programs or my presence at any venue at which they may take place, due to any cause whatsoever including the forms of negligence set forth in paragraph 2 above or from any breach of contract or statutory duty or other duty of care including any duty of care owed under the Occupiers Liability Act, [RSBC 1996] c. 337,] on the part of the Releasees.
  1. I AGREE NOT TO SUE and I further agree TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE HARMLESS the Releasees from all expenses, fees, liability or damage award or cost of any type whatsoever arising from my participation in these events or programs.  
  1. In addition, By participating in the Ride2Survive:
I grant permission to the Ride2Survive and the Canadian Cancer Society to photograph and videotape me in the course of my participation in the Ride2Survive fundraising event(s) and to use my name and any photographs and videotapes of me for Ride2Survive and the Canadian Cancer Society purposes in any media and territory in perpetuity.

I acknowledge that I will not receive any financial remuneration for any of the above and that my compensation is the opportunity to contribute to the activities of the Ride2Survive and the Canadian Cancer Society.

I waive and release any and all claims for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators against the Ride2Survive and the Canadian Cancer Society, its agents, employees, and licensees and any sponsors, officials and organizers of the Ride2Survive event in connection with any injury, illness or death which may directly or indirectly result from my participation in this event, or from any claim arising in connection with the use of my name or photographs or videotapes of me.

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY and agree with the contents of this Agreement, prior to participating in the Ride2Survive.  I am aware that by registering for the Ride2Survive event as a rider or crew or other volunteer, I am accepting this agreement and I am waiving substantial legal rights (on my behalf and on behalf of my heirs, executors, administrators and next of kin), including the giving up of my right to sue.  

(additional parental consent must be signed when participant is not at age of majority)