Pre-registered runners can pick up their shirt, goodie bag and bib at the Civic Center beginning at 12:00pm on January 24. 2018 through COB January 26, 2018.
Race Day registration starts at 6:30am $25.00
Polar Bear Swim Waiver and Release Agreement PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING. THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS. In consideration of my being permitted to participate in the Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation Polar Bear Swim (hereafter referred to as “the Event”), I agree to the following waiver and release: I acknowledge that jumping into cold water, walking and lingering in the wet vicinity of the Event, entering, exciting, lingering near and among the crowd gathered for the Event have inherent risks, hazards and dangers. I understand that these risks, hazards and dangers include without limitation: (1) Risks arising from exposure to large and sudden changes in environmental temperatures that can lead to loss of consciousness, hypothermia, heart attack, and other life-threatening conditions; (2) Risks involved in standing and moving about on wet or icy surfaces; (3) Such other risks, hazards, and dangers that are inherent to the sport of cold plunging and being out of doors during winter. I am voluntarily participating in the Event with full knowledge of the inherent risks, hazards, and dangers involved and hereby assume and accept any and all risks of injury, paralysis, or death, and agree to abide by all Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation rules, regulations, and guidelines. I, FOR MYSELF, MY HEIRS, SUCCESSORS, EXECUTORS, HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVE AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE CITY OF COPPERAS COVE ITS ELECTED OFFICIALS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, SPONSORS, OR VOLUNTEERS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, CAUSES OF ACTION, LIABILITIES, SUITS, EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES) AND NEGLIGENCE OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, WHETHER FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, INJURY, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH TO ME OR MY PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGE, LOSS, INJURY, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH RESULTS FROM NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER ACTS HOWEVER CAUSED BY OR CONTRIBUTED TO BY THE COPPERAS COVE PARKS AND RECREATION AND ALL RELATED ENTITIES NAMED ABOVE, OR FROM SOME OTHER CAUSE. I, FOR MYSELF, MY HEIRS, MY SUCCESSORS, EXECUTORS, FURTHER AGREE NOT TO SUE THE CITY OF COPPERAS COVE ITS ELECTED OFFICIALS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, SPONSORS, OR VOLUNTEERS, AS A RESULT OF INJURY, PARALYSIS OR DEATH SUFFERED IN CONNECTION WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. I ATTEST THAT I AM OF THE AGE OF 18 YEARS OR OLDER. I understand that the Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation staff reserves the right to remove anyone from the water, at any time, for any reasonable cause. I have carefully read, clearly understand, and voluntarily sign this waiver and release agreement.