TERMS & CONDITIONS
TERMS & CONDITIONS AND LIABILITY WAIVER FOR NEW HAVEN ROAD RUNNERS
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before participating in any New Haven Road Runners (hereafter referred to as "the Club") activities. By participating in any Club activity, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
1.1 Membership to the Club is open to individuals over the age of 18 and of all abilities who are interested in participating in Club activities.
1.2 Membership fees are due on an annual basis from the date joined and are non-refundable.
1.3 Members are expected to abide by the Club's rules and regulations and to act in accordance with the Club's values of respect, inclusivity, and safety (see below).
1.4 Membership can be terminated at any time by the Club in the event of any breach of the Club's rules and regulations or for any other reason deemed appropriate by the Club.
Participation in Club Activities:
2.1 Participation in Club activities is voluntary and at the individual's own risk.
2.2 Participants are responsible for ensuring that they are physically fit to safely participate in Club activities.
2.3 Participants are responsible for their own safety and well-being while participating in Club activities.
2.4 Participants should follow the instructions of the Club's organizers and coaches at all times.
2.5 Participants should respect the safety and well-being of other participants and members of the public while participating in Club activities.
3.1 I, the undersigned, hereby acknowledge that participation in Club activities involves risks and hazards, including but not limited to the risk of bodily injury, illness, and property damage.
3.2 I acknowledge that I am solely responsible for my own safety and well-being while participating in Club activities.
3.3 I acknowledge that I am aware of the strenuous and potentially dangerous nature of running, including the risk of falling, collisions with other participants, or hazards on the course.
3.4 I acknowledge that the Club, its leadership, coaches, and volunteers are not responsible for any injury, illness, or property damage that I may suffer while participating in Club activities.
3.5 I hereby waive any and all claims that I may have against the Club, its leadership, coaches, and volunteers for any injury, illness, or property damage that I may suffer while participating in Club activities.
3.6 I hereby release the Club, its leadership, coaches, and volunteers from any and all liability for any injury, illness, or property damage that I may suffer while participating in Club activities.
3.7 I understand that this waiver and release of liability is binding on myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns.
4.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Connecticut without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.
4.2 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede all prior negotiations, representations, and agreements.
4.3 These terms and conditions may not be amended or modified except in writing signed by both parties.
4.4 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
4.5 Any notice required or permitted to be given under these terms and conditions shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when delivered in person, by email, or by registered mail.
By participating in any Club activity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them.
VALUES OF RESPECT, INCLUSIVITY, AND SAFETY
New Haven Road Runners is committed to promoting a culture of respect, inclusivity, and safety for all its members and participants. Our organization is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels welcome, valued, and supported.
Respect: Respect is one of the core values of our organization. We believe in treating everyone with dignity and fairness, regardless of their background, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or ability. We are committed to fostering an environment where all members and participants feel respected and appreciated.
Inclusivity: We believe that everyone should have access to the benefits of running and exercise. Our organization strives to be inclusive and welcoming to all individuals, regardless of their experience level, fitness level, or other factors that may be perceived as barriers. We work to create a supportive community that celebrates diversity and promotes social equity.
Safety: Safety is of the utmost importance to us. We believe that every participant should feel safe and secure while participating in our events and activities. We are committed to creating a safe environment through the implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures that promote physical, emotional, and psychological safety.
Our values of respect, inclusivity, and safety guide all our decisions and actions. We are committed to upholding these values in all our interactions with members, participants, volunteers, and the community at large. We believe that by working together, we can create a healthier, stronger, and more inclusive community for all.