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RHWB Liability & Risk Waiver

Coach Balaji Sankaran (Bala) and his team of coaches deliver a 5K/8K/10K/half/full/ultra marathon training program - ‘Runner’s High with Bala’ under RHWB LLC. This is a 16-20 weeks structured cardiovascular musculoskeletal mental strength training regimen that requires the participants to slowly ramp up running and strength exercises in a structured, consistent and relentless way to deliver peak performance during the race day.

This document seeks Waiver from the participants on two items:

● Waiver 1: Liability Waiver

● Waiver 2: Assumption of Risk/Indemnity Agreement

This waiver will be valid for ever and waives ‘Runner’s High with Bala’ under RHWB LLC for running training.

Given the intensity of the training program, we expect all athletes to get all appropriate medical clearances from your physician to ensure you are ready for this program. By signing this waiver, we understand that you have taken all the necessary precautions against any personal medical history.

Minors: For all minors, parents or legal guardians should sign the waiver below contingent upon all medical clearances. For minors we ask parents to provide athletic evaluation forms to us for our records. Please send that to rhwbala@gmail.com. If we do not receive the athletic evaluation form, we assume that you as parents of the minor are satisfied with the evaluation and take full responsibility of the minors progression in this program


Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement


1. Waiver 1: In consideration of being permitted to participate in Coach Balaji Sankaran’s (Bala) Training Program ‘Runner’s High With Bala’ under RHWB LLC I, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives and assigns, do hereby release, waive, covenant not to sue and discharge Coach Balaji Sankaran, all his coaches along with all his coaching staff, independent volunteers, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, past and present coaches and their heirs/agents, any entities or persons related in any manner to them and all other persons, firms and corporations whether names herein or not volunteering/working for RHWB LLC organization (as referenced in the website runnershighwithbala.com) from liability from any and all claims including the negligence of Coach Balaji Sankaran, all his coaches, along with all his coaching staff, independent volunteers, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, past and present coaches and their heirs/agents, any entities or persons related in any manner to them and all other persons, firms and corporations whether names herein or not volunteering for RHWB LLC organization resulting in personal injury, accidents or illnesses (including death), and property loss arising from, but not limited to, participation in ‘Runner’s High with Bala’ 5K/8k/10k/Half/Full/Ultra Marathon training program.


2. Assumption of Risks: Participation in running and conditioning programs carries with it certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity and certify that I am in good health and physically fit to enter into a training program. I acknowledge that I am aware of the many risks involved in athletic training in general and running training specifically, which risks include by way of example and not limitation: 1) minor injuries such as scrapes, bruises, sprains and strains, 2) more serious injuries such as joint, muscle and bone injuries, concussions and other head injuries, heat related injuries such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, dehydration and overhydration conditions such as hyponatremia, and catastrophic injuries and conditions such as heart attacks and other conditions or injuries which could be fatal. I have read the paragraph #1 (named Waiver 1) and I know and understand these and other risks that are inherent in training for and participating in road, trail and track running and racing and any conditioning and cross training activities associated with that training. I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.


3. Indemnification and Hold Harmless: I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS, Coach Balaji Sankaran, all his coaches along with all his coaching staff, independent volunteers, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, past and present coaches and their heirs/agents, any entities or persons related in any manner to them and all other persons, firms and corporations whether names herein or not volunteering/working for RHWB LLC organization (as referenced in the website runnershighwithbala.com) from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my involvement in ‘Runner’s High with Bala’ 5K/8k/10k/Half/Full/Ultra Marathon training program.


4. Severability: The undersigned further expressly agrees that the foregoing waiver and assumption of risks agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of New Jersey or the state of residence of the participant / athlete and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.


Acknowledgement of Understanding: I have read this waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement consisting of two pages, fully understand its terms, and I understand that I am giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue. I acknowledge that I am signing the agreement freely and voluntarily, and intend by my signature to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law.

For Minors: As a parent I take full responsibility of all the above stated Risk and liability release on behalf of my son/daughter and have signed/initialed above


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