Metro Way 5K
Thursday, July 16, 2020
For the health and safety of our community, the Metro Way 5K has switched to a virtual run.
Run for fun with Metro Health!
This family-friendly event welcomes people of all ages and abilities – walkers, competitive runners and everyone in between. Get your family off the couch, try a new exercise challenge or beat your personal best time – the Metro Way makes it fun!
Events & Registration
Register for the 5K before 8:00am July 7, 2020, to receive a FREE race t-shirt!
Entry fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable
- Entry fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable under all circumstances, including, but not limited to, cancellation of the event or of your participation, or change in the date, nature, or format of the event. An event may be canceled due to severe weather or other factors that threaten the safety of participants, staff, or volunteers. Race bibs cannot be transferred to another participant. We also do not
- allow entries to be rolled over to another year.
- Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund. If you cannot participate in the event, you may not sell your race number to anyone else.
- Runners who participate in races they are not registered for will be disqualified.
In registering for a virtual race with Metro Health – University of Michigan Health (“Metro Health”), it is important that you are aware of (by carefully reading) and acknowledging the agreement and waiver disclosures as stated below which can affects your legal rights in regard to your participation in our races.
It is important that you are aware that any physical activity which you participate in (such as running whether it be on a road, running trail, treadmill, or walking) can potentially be very challenging and thus lead to injury, illness, and discomfort and in some cases even death. Hence, it is vital that you consult with your primary physician before embarking on any vigorous activities. Metro Health staff members are not health care providers and therefore we cannot advise you on your ability to participate in any of our races.
I, as a participant in the Metro Way 5K race agree to accept all risks associated with running or walking, in any of your Metro Health featured races and agree to hold Metro Health harmless of any liability in the event of any injury, which may or may not lead to death to self or any participant under the age of 18, to who I registered for and bear total responsibility. I am aware of the risks involved in participating in any of the running higher virtual races, which gives me or those that I sponsor, the ability to participate whenever, wherever, and however I choose. I state that I am of good physical health and conditioning and poise no danger to any other participants, due to any failing pre-existing medical conditions.
I will not hold Metro Health responsible or liable for my choice of race venue (whether for example it be on the road, jogging trail, treadmill or walking ) which may result in injury or death to self or damage to my personal property or someone else’s property. In the event of injury, I agree to be responsible for any medical (example – hospitalization or ambulance services) or legal fees incurred in participating in a Metro Health race event. Metro Health reserves the right to cancel any virtual races due to any acts of god (an act of god is a legal term for events outside human control, such as sudden natural disasters, epidemics, pandemics for which no one can be held responsible).
You hereby permanently grant Metro Health permission to record your voice and to photograph you in conjunction with any of our virtual races. You understand and agree that the term photograph as used herein encompasses both still photographs and video recordings. You further grant Metro Health permanent permission to use your photograph, voice, and likeness taken in conjunction with the virtual race, in any form. You further waive any right of inspection or approval of any such recordings and photographs. You understand that any such recordings and photographs recorded by Metro Health shall become the sole property of Metro Health.
By purchasing a virtual race kit/package, you are affirming that you have read this agreement and waiver and fully understand its terms. You understand that you and all registered parties are giving up substantial rights, including the right to sue. You acknowledge that you are agreeing to this agreement and waiver freely and voluntarily, and intend by your acceptance to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. If the participant is a minor or incapacitated adult, you certify that you are the participant’s parent or guardian and agree to this waiver and release from liability on behalf of the participant.
You understand that your race packet will be emailed to you at the address you provided within the weeks leading up to your race and shipping will be free of charge. You agree that you will not hold Metro Health responsible for your race packet once it has been shipped. You agree that you will hold harmless Metro Health of any damage, theft, or misplacement of your race packet.
Metro Health may make changes to its agreement and liability waivers at any time it deems necessary. It is the participant(s) responsibility prior to signing up for a race to thoroughly read the Metro Health agreement and liability waiver regardless if the participant(s) read it for a prior race as changes may have been made.