The Sanity Chase

  • 09.14.2014 @ 08:30 AM
  • Newport, Rhode Island
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It's the most fun you'll have chasing your SANITY! Women Run Inc. is proud to host this multi-sport event.

1. For RUNNERS or WALKERS: The Sanity Chase has a 4.4 mile timed ROAD RACE.
Start time: 8:30 am.
$30 (17 & under $20)

2. For MULTI-TASKERS: The Sanity Chase has a 4 mile OBSTACLE COURSE.
Run, paddle and even hula hoop your way towards the finish line.
FIRST WAVE 9:30 am.
$65 (17 & under $40)

3. For OVERACHIEVERS: Complete BOTH events and be entered to win a day at a spa so you can truly catch your sanity!
$85 (Save $10!) (17 & under $50)

This event is for WOMEN & GIRLS ages 9-99... your age on RACE DAY. Women over 99 are FREE!

Spend the day in beautiful Fort Adams State Park on the water in Newport, Rhode Island where you will run, paddle board, rock climb, hula hoop, ride a tricycle, slide down a chocolate filled slide and laugh your way to the finish line.

Picnic with your friends & family, shop our retail therapy tent and party with us as we celebrate all that we do to run our busy lives!

The 4.4 mile road race is two laps of a 2.2 mile loop around scenic Fort Adams. Life is not always a smooth ride and neither is the road race or obstacle course. A portion of the event is on grass, dirt road, pavement and sand.

The obstacle course is approximately 4 miles. The run, the paddle board and the tricycle legs are longer this year. There will be an additional rock climbing wall to alleviate some wait time and we have asked Mother Nature to cooperate so the rain won’t dilute the chocolate on the slide this year. Bring your cameras!

The 4.4 mile race is timed and there will be awards for the top finishers. The Sanity Chase is not timed but the award is the goody bag we give each entrant. We all work hard, we all deserve to be rewarded. It's the best schwag bag this side of the Mississippi! (In our opinion!)

We love to design great t-shirts and this year will be no different.
You get a free super soft cotton tee with every Sanity Chase entry. We are still debating the give away for the road race but we promise it will be equally fun.

Pick up your number the day before the race in the parking lot of Fort Adams from 1-4pm. Look for the WOMEN RUN truck. (It’s hard to miss!)
Yes, you can pick up numbers for your friends if they have registered on-line.
Yes, you can also pick up your number the day of the race. We recommend arriving an hour before your wave or the road race to avoid any delays.

You worked hard so you should party hard too! Music, food, beverages, sweet treats and shopping! What more could you ask for? Bring money, a picnic blanket, your camera, and your friends & family!

Parking is FREE in Fort Adams State Park, but carpooling is highly encouraged. The Park is open to the public so parking may get full if it's a beautiful day.

There are real restrooms in one of the Park Buildings and there will be portable ones close to the start/finish line.

There will be a registered nurse on site if medical assistance is required.
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THE SANITY CHASE WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT (“WAIVER”) CAREFULLY. BY SIGNING BELOW, YOU (ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR YOUR MINOR CHILD/WARD AND ANY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS, HEIRS, AND NEXT OF KIN) ACKNOWLEDGE, AGREE AND REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE WAIVER AND HAVE AGREED TO ITS TERMS. As used in this Waiver, the term “Releasees” is defined to include the following: (i) WOMEN RUN, INC., its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, owners, members, managers, directors, officers, past and present employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Women-Run”); (ii) the owner(s) of the venues where the Event is held (“Premises”); (iii) any Event volunteers; and (iv) any Event sponsors, affiliates and contractors of such sponsors, and their respective employees. In consideration of this entry being accepted for my participation in The Sanity Chase (“Event”), I agree to the following terms, conditions, waivers and releases: 1. I acknowledge, understand and agree that my participation in the Event is voluntary. 2. I acknowledge that the Event is a risky activity that presents extreme obstacles including, but not limited to, difficult climbs, water obstacles, and hills. 3. I agree not to participate unless I am medically able. 4. I agree to not consume alcohol prior to the Event or ingest any medicines or substances that will inhibit my mental or physical ability to safely participate in the Event. If I choose to consume alcoholic beverages after the Event, I will do so responsibility and only if I am over the age of 21. 5. I acknowledge and agree that participation in the Event requires extreme feats of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury or property loss. 6. I assume all risks associated with competing in the Event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, negligent or wanton acts of other participants, completing all obstacles, defects or condition of the Premises, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, cold weather, rainy and wet weather, hurricanes or any other adverse weather conditions, and all such risks being known and appreciated by me. 7. In consideration of this entry being accepted, I expressly WAIVE, RELEASE, and DISCHARGE Women-Run, the landlord(s) of the Premises and each of their respective affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries and assigns and their members, managers, shareholders, directors, officers, agents, volunteers, clubs, sponsors, promoters and employees (the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, loss, costs, expenses or liabilities (including those involving death, disability, personal injury or property damage) which may accrue to me or my minor child/ward arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with the Event or the Premises or related activities, whether caused, in whole or in part, by the sole or concurrent negligence of any Releasee or the NEGLIGENCE or others (whether active or passive) or the wrongdoing, strict liability or fault of the Releasees or otherwise, with the exception of those caused by willful and/or wanton conduct or gross negligence of the Releasees ("Claims"). 8. I hereby RELEASE, DISCHARGE, WAIVE, and RELINQUISH the Releasees from any and all Claims caused by the condition and/or maintenance of the Premises or any of its structures. 9. In further consideration of this entry being accepted, I hereby for myself, heirs, executors, administrators, WAIVE and RELEASE any and all right and claim for damages I may have against the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the State of Rhode Island, the Fort Adams Trust, the Fort Adams Foundation, their agents, representatives, successors, employees and assigns for any and all injuries I may suffer at the Event or on the Premises or while traveling to or returning there, except for those proximately caused by the willful tortious acts of the State, the Fort Adams Trust, the Fort Adams Foundation, its agents, servants and employees. 10. I agree to permit the full use of my name and picture in any broadcast, telecast, news release, internet website or other account of the Event. 11. I acknowledge that I need to maintain my own medical, disability, and life insurance sufficient to cover any expenses and damages (including loss of income) that I, or my family, may incur, arising from my injury, disability or death at the Event or on the premises or while traveling to or returning from there. 12. I agree to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, to follow any instructions or directions given by Event volunteers, employees or representatives and to abide by any decision of a race official/organizer/director relative to my ability to safely complete the race. 13. I agree that the Releasees are not responsible in any way for any of my personal items or property that are lost or stolen in the gear check area. 14. I consent to emergency medical care and transportation in order to obtain treatment in the event of injury to me or my minor child/ward as medical professionals may deem appropriate. This Release extends to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency. 15. I acknowledge and will abide by the rule that no pets, wheeled baby conveyances or other wheeled devices of conveyance are permitted on the Event course. 16. I acknowledge that all entries are final with no refunds. 17. I acknowledge that the official Event directors reserve the right to cancel the Event in any event of emergency, weather, local or national disaster, accidents, acts of war or terrorism, or for any reason that will affect the safety and security of Event participants and attendees, and in the event of cancellation or change there will be no refund of entry fees. 18. I acknowledge that participants are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times while at the Event, including obeying all laws. This includes respect for all people, equipment, and facilities, and cooperative, positive participation. The Event may dismiss, without refund, anyone whose behavior negatively endangers safety or negatively affects a race, a person, a facility, or property of any type or kind. I also agree to indemnify the Releasees from any and all third party claims caused in whole or in part by my actions. 19. I acknowledge that the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts shall apply to all matters relating to this Waiver regardless of the location of the Event, that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute under this Agreement resides in federal or state court in Boston, Massachusetts, and I expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction by the federal and state courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in connection with any dispute with any of the Releasees arising from this Waiver or my participation in and attendance at the Event. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ, ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO THE TERMS ON THIS WAIVER, AND KNOW AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND I SIGN THE SAME VOLUNTARILY. I INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER SHALL BE BINDING UPON ME AND MY HEIRS, LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES AND ASSIGNS. The undersigned further agrees that this Release and Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and that if any portion hereof is found invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full force and effect.