Mercy Stroke Program
Join us for a 5K Walk or Run around beautiful Ashley Reservoir. Registration/ Bib pick up starts at 9am race day. The first 100 registered will receive an event T-shirt. All proceeds from the event go to the Stroke Program at Mercy Medical Center. Know the risk factors for stroke: smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, A-Fib, high cholesterol. Know the signs of a stroke: sudden weakness, especially on one side of the body, facial droop, speech difficulty...and call 911 if you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke.
I know that participating in the Run for the Gold 5K Run/Walk is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I assume all risks associated with running/walking in this event, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road and interaction with wildlife, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Run for the Gold 5K, Mercy Medical Center, Trinity Health Of New England, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event.