THIS IS AN IMPORTANT WAIVER. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY Each of the undersigned, (the participant and participantâ€™s parent or guardian) realizes the inherent risks involved in the event and assumes any and all such risks. Each of the undersigned and his or her heirs, personal representatives, assigns and all other persons claiming under or through each of the undersigned, WAIVE, RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the Village of Lake in the Hills their officials, employees, agents and volunteers as well as each of the eventâ€™s sponsors, of and from all liability, loss, claims, demands, judgments, and expenses, known or unknown, in connection with the event, that may accrue by reason of any loss, damage, or injury or death to me, in any way arising in connection with or relating to the event, regardless of the manner in which such loss, damage, injury or death is caused, including acts or negligence of any of the released (unless such acts or negligence constitute recklessness or willful misconduct). Each of the undersigned agree that there shall be no refunds if the event is cancelled. Each of the undersigned understand that each participant registering for this strenuous event is encouraged to seek a physicianâ€™s approval. Also, each of the undersigned permit the taking of photos, audio and video taping of themselves during the event for publication and use as the Village of the Lake in the Hills deems appropriate. Each of the undersigned will pay for the participantâ€™s medical and emergency expenses in case of accident, illness or incapacity regardless of whether he or she has authorized such expenses. Each of the undersigned has read this waiver and release and understands it. I am the parent and natural guardian or legal guardian of the above-signed minor child participant and in consideration of the permission extended to my child to participate in the event. By my signature, I certify the participant: (1) is my minor child or ward; and (2) has no history of injury or disease which might be affected by this event. I further represent that I am in fact acting in my capacity as parent or guardian, and understand and agree to the terms of the above waiver and release.