LOVE on the Run 5k

  • 02.16.2013 @ 10:00 AM
  • Portland, Maine
Event Closed
Online registration for this event ends on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. You can register in person at the USM gym located off Bedford St. in Portland after 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16.
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Registration Fee
Pre-Registration $25 *
Day-of Registraiton, $30 *
(* Service Fee Not Included)
Starting Waves
Please choose which wave you want to start in when you complete the sign up process. You are encouraged to wear the corresponding color outfit / costume!

Hooked Up (Wear WHITE at event)
Available (Wear RED at the event)
Available Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (Wear RAINBOW colors at event)

Our race bibs will also be color coded based on your wave.
Awards
Awards will be given to the following "category" winners: Longest Married Couple, Newest Honeymooners, and Best Costume (Hooked Up, Available, and Available LGBT)
Bib Pick Up

SATURDAY, Feb 16: 11:00 am– 12:30 pm Sullivan Gym
(USM, 66 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME 04103)
Included in Registration
The first 350 registrations will receive a custom fine knit beanie. The course will be well-marked and staffed with volunteers. There will be one Aid Station along the way with warm drinks! Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available in the gym after the run is finished. Also included is a rockin’ after party at Gritty's in downtown Portland! You must be 21 to attend the after party. Showers and locker rooms will be available at USM Sullivan Gym to change before the party.
Parking
There will be plenty of free parking at USM Sullivan Gym. Please park in legal parking areas only. Do not park on the grass. Please find your own directions specific to your route. University of Southern Maine, Sullivan Gym, 66 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME 04103
Event Schedule
11:00 am– 12:30 pm Race Day Check-In
12:30 pm Warm Up (in gym) & Opening Ceremonies
1:00 pm Hooked Up Start
1:05 Available Start
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm After Party & Awards – Food, Beer & Great Entertainment
Award Categories
• Longest Married Couple
• Newly Weds
• Best Costume
• Date Packages for Singles
Refund Policy
No refunds or transfers will be issued for this fun run. If the event is cancelled for any reason it will not be rescheduled. There will be no refunds for a cancelled race. The only reason for a cancellation would be for unsafe conditions for both participants and volunteers.
Love On The Run After Party!
Keep the energy high by joining your fellow Love Runners at the Official After Party! Each athlete will show their race bib to receive a beer for $1. You must be 21. Showers will be available at Sullivan Gym to change before the party! Awards, Games & Entertainment!

LOCATION: Gritty's, 396 Fore Street, Portland, ME
TIME: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sub Event Cost Distance
$25.00 5km
$25.00 5km
$25.00 5km
PLEASE READ THIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY (AWRL) AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE BEFORE REGISTERING I acknowledge that a foot race is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS RACE. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event(s), and have not been advised against participation by a qualified health professional. I acknowledge that my statements on this AWRL AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE are being accepted by WillPower Enterprises LLC, Tri-Maine Productions LLC, Inspired Events, LLC, SheJAMs, LLC, City of Portland, Maine, University of Southern Maine, and the various race sponsors, organizers and administrators in consideration for permitting me to participate in this event. In consideration for allowing me to participate in this event, I hereby take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on my behalf, or on their behalf, like a spouse or child who might seek to recover damages for loss of non-pecuniary interests in a loss of consortium suit. I expressly acknowledge that it is my intent to take these actions: (a) I AGREE to abide by the Competitive Rules adopted by this event (b) I AGREE that prior to participating in this event I will inspect the race course, facilities, equipment, and areas to be used and if I believe any are unsafe I will immediately advise the person supervising the event; (c) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE from any and all claims, losses (economic and non-economic), or liabilities, for death, personal injury, partial or permanent disability, property damage, medical or hospital bills, theft, or damages of any kind, which may in the future arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation in or my traveling to or this event, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: WILLPOWER ENTERPRISES, LLC, TRI-MAINE PRODUCTIONS LLC, INSPIRED EVENTS, LLC, SHEJAMS, LLC, CITY OF PORTLAND, MAINE, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE, AND OTHER EVENT SPONSORS, RACE DIRECTORS, EVENT PRODUCERS, VOLUNTEERS, ALL STATES, CITIES, COUNTRIES, OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES OR LOCATIONS IN WHICH EVENTS OR SEGMENTS OF EVENTS ARE HELD, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, EVEN IF SUCH CLAIMS, LOSSES, OR LIABILITIES ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THE PERSONS I AM HEREBY RELEASING OR ARE CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN THE EXECUTION OF THE EVENT; (d) I ACKNOWLEDGE that there may be traffic or persons on the course route, and I ASSUME THE RISK OF RUNNING IN THIS EVENT under these circumstances. I also ASSUME ANY AND ALL OTHER RISKS associated with participating in this event including but not limited to falls, contact and/or effects with other participants, effects of weather including heat, cold, and/or humidity, defective equipment, the condition of the roads, and any hazard that may be posed by spectators or volunteers, all such risks being known and appreciated by me; and I further acknowledge that these risks include risks that may be the result of the negligence of persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (c) or of other persons or entities. I FURTHER COVENANT AND AGREE NOT TO SUE any of the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (c) for any of the claims, losses, or liabilities that I have waived, released, or discharged herein; and I INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above in subparagraph (c) from any and all expenses incurred, claims made, or liabilities assessed against them, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses, arising out of or resulting from, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, (i) my actions or inactions, (ii) my breach or failure to abide by any part of this AWRL including but not limited to my Covenant not to Sue; (iii) my breach or failure to abide by any of the Competitive Rules; (iv) any claims brought by individuals suing in their own behalf, including my spouse or child, who might seek to recover damages for loss of non-pecuniary interests for any reason, including loss of consortium due to an injury incurred by me, or (v) any other harm caused by me. I FURTHER GRANT FULL PERMISSION to any and all of the above parties to use my name and/or likeness relating to my participation in this event, as well as use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this event, and I WAIVE all rights to any future compensation to which I may otherwise be entitled as a result of the use of my name, image, or likeness. If any provision of this Liability Waiver shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Liability Waiver and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. In the event that any provision of this AWRL and Covenant not to Sue is held to be unenforceable for being unduly broad as written, such provision shall be deemed amended to narrow its application to the extent necessary to make the provision enforceable according to applicable law and shall be enforced as amended. By completing this event registration, I agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Maine, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to this event registration, and this Liability Waiver. I agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with any entity or person involved in this event resides in the courts of the State of Maine and I further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Maine in connection with any dispute including any claim involving WillPower Enterprises LLC, Tri-Maine Productions LLC, Inspired Events, LLC, SheJAMs, LLC, City of Portland, Maine, University of Southern Maine, or any other race sponsor, organizer, or administrator. I HEREBY AFFIRM THAT I AM EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. For persons under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must sign the above AWRL and Covenant not to Sue and complete the following section. The undersigned __________________ (parent/guardian) the parent and natural guardian of ___________________ (minor’s name) hereby acknowledges that he/she has executed the foregoing AWRL and Covenant not to Sue for and on behalf of the minor named herein. As the natural or legal guardian of such minor, I hereby bind myself, the minor, and our executors administration, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns to the terms of the foregoing AWRL and Covenant not to Sue. I represent that I have the legal capacity and authority to act for and on behalf of the minor named herein, and I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the persons or entities mentioned in the foregoing AWRL and Covenant not to Sue for any expenses incurred, claims made, or liabilities assessed against them, as a result of any insufficiency of my legal capacity or authority to act for and on behalf of the minor in the execution of the foregoing AWRL and Covenant not to Sue or in the execution of this consent and authorization for medical treatment. I hereby authorize any licensed physician, emergency medical technician, hospital or other medical or health care facility (‘Medical Provider’) to treat the minor named herein for the purpose of attempting to treat or relieve any injuries received by said minor arising out of or relating to this event. I authorize any such Medical Provider to perform all procedures deemed medically advisable by the Medical Provider in attempting to treat or relieve any such injuries and any related conditions of said minor that may be encountered during the course of attempting to treat or relieve such injuries. I consent to the administration of anesthesia as deemed advisable during the course of such treatment. I realize and appreciate that there is a possibility of complications and unforeseen consequences in any medical treatment, and I assume any such risk for and on behalf of said minor and myself. I acknowledge that no warranty is being made as to the results of any medical treatment. I agree to the above waiver. Initials of athlete over 18 years of age or parent/legal guardian of minor under 18 years of age or legal guardian of incapacitated and/or mentally challenged person.------------For and in consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field”) allowing me, the undersigned, to participate in the USA Track & Field sanctioned event described above (the “Event” or “Events”); I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the “Agreement”); 1. I hereby represent that (i) I am at least eighteen (18) years of age or older; (ii) I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the Event; and (iii) I am not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair my ability to safely participate in the Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event, that I am responsible for my own safety and well being at all times and under all circumstances while at the Event site. 2. I understand and acknowledge that participation in track & field, road running, race walking, cross country, mountain, ultra, and trail running Events is inherently dangerous and represents an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers associated with participation in the Event and sport of track & field and related activities, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, sickness and disease, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; contact with other participants, spectators, animals or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course or track conditions; land, water and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers; and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks and dangers (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Event, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, and I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which I incur as a result of my participation in any Event. 3. I agree to be familiar with and to abide by the Rules and Regulations established for the Event, including but not limited to the Competitive Rules adopted by USA Track & Field and any safety regulations established for the benefit of all participants. I accept sole responsibility for my own conduct and actions while participating in the Event, and the condition and adequacy of my equipment. 4. I hereby Release, Waive and Covenant Not to Sue, and further agree to Indemnify, Defend and Hold Harmless the following parties: USA Track & Field, Inc., its members, member clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions; United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the Event Directors, Organizers and Promoters, Sponsors, Advertisers, Coaches and Officials; the Host Organization and the Facility, Venue and Property Owners or Operators upon which the Event takes place; Law Enforcement Agencies and other Public Entities providing support for the Event; and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, partners, shareholders, members, agents, employees and volunteers (Individually and Collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense (including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to my participation in the Event, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities which any may be incurred as the result of such claim. I hereby warrant that I am of legal age and competent to enter into this Agreement, that I have read this Agreement carefully, understand its terms and conditions, acknowledge that I will be giving up substantial legal rights by signing it (including the rights of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns), acknowledge that I have signed this Agreement without any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my signature to serve as confirmation of my complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. ------------------ For and in consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field”) allowing the minor identified below to participate in the USATF sanctioned event described above (the “Event” or “Events”); I, for myself, and on behalf of Minor, and the Minor’s parents/legal guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the “Agreement”); 1. I hereby represent that (i) I am the parent or legal guardian of the Minor; (ii) the Minor is in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the Event; and (iii) the Minor is not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair the Minor’s ability to safely participate in the Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether the Minor is sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event, that I am responsible for the Minor’s safety and well being at all times and under all circumstances while at the Event site. 2. I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers associated with the Minor’s participation in track & field, road running, race walking, cross country, mountain, ultra, and trail running Events is inherently dangerous and will represent an extreme test of the Minor’s physical and mental limits. I understand that the Minor’s participation involves risks and dangers which include, without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; contact with other participants, spectators, animals or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course or track conditions; land, water and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizer; and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks and dangers (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part by the Minor’s own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Event, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, and on behalf of the Minor, I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which may be incurred as a result of the Minor’s participation in any Event. 3. I understand that the Minor is required to be familiar with and to abide by the Rules and Regulations established for the Event, including but not limited to the Competitive Rules adopted by USA Track & Field and any safety regulations established for the benefit of all participants. I accept sole responsibility for the conduct and actions of the Minor while he or she is participating in the Event, and the condition and adequacy of the Minor’s equipment. 4. On behalf of the Minor, I hereby Release, Waive and Covenant Not to Sue, and further agree to Indemnify, Defend and Hold Harmless the following parties: USA Track & Field, Inc., its members, member clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions; United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the Event Directors, Organizers and Promoters, Sponsors, Advertisers, Coaches and Officials; the Host Organization and the Facility, Venue and Property Owners or Operators upon which the Event takes place; Law Enforcement Agencies and other Public Entities providing support for the Event; and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, partners, shareholders, members, agents, employees and volunteers (Individually and Collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense (including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to the Minor’s participation in the Event, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, the Minor, or anyone on the Minor’s behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities which any may be incurred as the result of such claim. I hereby warrant that I am of legal age and authorized to enter into this Agreement on behalf of the Minor, that I have read this Agreement carefully, understand its terms and conditions, acknowledge that I will be giving up substantial legal rights by signing it (including the rights of the Minor, the Minor’s parents/legal guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns), acknowledge that I have signed this Agreement without any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my signature to serve as confirmation of my complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforc ceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.