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Activity and associated risks


I have chosen to participate in the following activity: QF Race (hereinafter referred to as “the Activity”), organized by Qatar Foundation.

I acknowledge that:

  • The activity is a sporting event, and I may be exposed to dangers and hazards, including some of the following: injuries due to lack of fitness or conditioning; equipment failures; actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, event monitors and/or producers of the event; weather; and/or other natural conditions.
  • Because of these risks, I may be hurt and injured, and my property may also be damaged.

In consideration of the permission to participate in the Activity, I agree to the terms contained in this document.

Assumption of the risks


I certify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for participation in this event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.

I hereby freely assume the above-mentioned risks, as well as other risks not listed that are part of this activity, and any harm, injury or loss that may occur to me or my property as a result of my participation in the Activity or during any transportation to or from the Activity—including any injury or loss caused by the negligence of Qatar Foundation, its employees, agents, officers, contractors, and other Activity participants. I also understand that any equipment that I provide, or that Qatar Foundation may provide, I use at my own risk and that any such equipment is provided without any warranty about its condition or suitability.

Release of liability


I hereby RELEASE Qatar Foundation, its employees, agents, officers, and contractors, the providers of any equipment used in the Activity, land owner, municipal, or governmental providers of use permits, and their respective employees, officers, and directors (“the Released Parties”) FROM ALL LIABILITIES, CAUSES OF ACTION, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS that arise in any way from any injury, death, loss or harm that occur to me, any other person or property during the Activity or anything related to the Activity. This RELEASE includes claims for the negligence of the Released Parties and claims for strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities. This RELEASE does not extend to claims for gross negligence, intentional or reckless misconduct, or any other liabilities which cannot be excluded by agreement. I also agree NOT TO SUE or make a claim against the Released Parties for death, injuries, loss or harm that occur during the Activity, or are related in any way to the Activity.

Indemnification hold harmless and defense


I promise to INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND the Released Parties (defined in Section 3) against any and all claims to which Section 3 of this agreement applies, including claims for their own negligence. I also promise to INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND the Released Parties against any and all claims for my own negligence, and any other claim arising from my conduct during the Activity. In accordance with these promises, I will reimburse the Released Parties for any damages, reasonable settlements and defense costs, including attorney fees that they incur because of any such claims made against them. I agree that in the event of my death or disability, the terms of this agreement, including the indemnification obligation in this Section, will be binding on my estate, and my personal representative, executor, administrator, or guardian will be obligated to respect and enforce them.

Agreement to follow directions


I agree to follow the rules for the Activity provided to me and to follow directions given to me by the leaders of the Activity.

Independent contractors


I acknowledge that Qatar Foundation has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the actions of any of the independent contractors that provide any services for the Activity.

Use of my likeness


I understand that during the Activity, I may be photographed or videotaped. To the fullest extent allowed by law, I waive all rights of publicity or privacy or pre-approval that I have for any such likeness of me or use of my name in connection with such likeness, and I grant Qatar Foundation and assign it permission to copyright, use, and publish (including by electronic means) such likeness of me, whether in whole or part, in any form, without restrictions, and for any purpose.