WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY-----PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE AGREEING TO ACKNOWLEDGMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY (AWRL) I acknowledge that the sport of triathlon or multi-sport is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, & property loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN ALL TRIATHLON CLUB FUNCTIONS. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event(s) & have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I acknowledge that my statements on this AWRL are being accepted by the USA Triathlon Chartered Club & are being relied on by USA Triathlon & the club organizers and administrators in permitting me to participate in any organized Club function. In consideration for allowing me to become a club member in a USA Triathlon Chartered Club & allowing me to participate in organized Club functions I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors & assigns: a) I AGREE to abide by the Competitive Rules adopted by USA Triathlon, including the Medical Control Rules, as they may be amended from time to time, &I acknowledge that my Club membership may be revoked or suspended for violation of the Competitive Rules; b) I WAIVE, RELEASE & DISCHARGE from any and all claims or liabilities for death, personal injury, property damage, theft or damages of any kind, which arise out of or relate to my participation is, or my traveling to & from an organized Club function, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES; USA Triathlon chartered Club, Steel Valley Triathlon Club, Club sponsors, volunteers, all states, cities, counties or localities in which Club functions or segments of Club functions are held, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents of any of the above; c) I AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above for any of the claims or liabilities that I have waived, released or discharged herein; and d) I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above from any claims made or liabilities assessed against them as a result of my actions during an organized Club function. If the applicant is under eighteen (18) years of age, their parent/guardian must sign this AWRL.