General Waiver and Release

I expressly agree that Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, its affiliates, insurers, employees, personnel, officers, directors, assigns, associates, agents, sponsors, advertising partners, and sub-contractors (collectively, “Dubai DET”) shall not be liable for any losses, expenses, or damages arising from personal injuries (including death) sustained by me as a result of participating in the activities (whether outside, at home, or any other location) related to any Dubai Fitness Challenge,  Dubai Run, and/or Dubai Ride, entering any facilities associated with any applicable events, and/or the use of any  equipment or facilities, regardless of whether such injuries (including death) result, in whole or in part, from the negligence of Dubai DET or otherwise. For the purposes of this release “I”, “me”, “my” and any other similar pronouns include any underage minors that accompany me and of whom I am the legal guardian.

I accept and assume full responsibility for any and all injuries (including death), damages, expenses, and losses of any type, which may occur to me, and I hereby fully and forever release and discharge Dubai DET, from any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action, or causes of action, present or future, directly or indirectly, whether the same be known or unknown, anticipated, or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out of participating in the activities, entering any applicable facilities, and/or the use of said equipment and facilities.

I expressly agree to indemnify and hold Dubai DET harmless against any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action, or causes of action, liability, losses (including any loss of, or damage to, any property of, or injury to or death of, any person), and expenses of any kind incurred or suffered by Dubai DET that may arise directly or indirectly from my participation in any of the events and/or entering or using any of the facilities and/or use of any equipment.  

I agree to be solely responsible for the safety and well-being of myself. I understand that Dubai DET does not provide supervision, instruction, or assistance with respect to any of the events or for the use of the facilities and/or equipment.

I agree to comply with all rules regarding to any of the events, including the use of the facilities and equipment. I agree to conduct myself in a controlled and reasonable manner at all times, and to refrain from using any equipment in a manner inconsistent with its intended design and purpose.

I understand and acknowledge that the use of exercise equipment involves risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and/or death.

I understand and agree that Dubai DET is not responsible for property that is lost, stolen, or damaged while participating in any of the events, or in, on, or about the premises of any facility.

I acknowledge the contagious nature of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and that there are inherent risks of exposure in any public place where people are present.  By participating in any of the events and/or entering the facilities I voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to Coronavirus/COVID-19 and agree not to hold liable Dubai DET for any illness or injury, loss of income or otherwise.  I agree to follow preventive measures to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 in accordance with the health guidelines and recommendations in place.

I further acknowledge that Dubai DET cannot guarantee that I will not become infected with the Coronavirus/COVID-19. I understand and acknowledge that the risk of becoming exposed to and/or infected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others.

I understand and acknowledge that I must comply with all procedures and policies in place to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

I hereby confirm and attest that:

I am not experiencing any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, gastrointestinal issues, runny nose, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.

I certify that to my current knowledge I have not been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

I have not been diagnosed with Coronavirus/COVID-19 and not yet cleared as non-contagious by the Emirate of Dubai, Dubai Health Authority, my local hospital, a certified doctor or public health authorities.

Publicity Release

I hereby agree and consent to be photographed and video-graphed by Dubai DET and their camera/photo crew and their representatives over the course of participating in the events and for Dubai DET to use any content created (which may include my image and likeness, voice or otherwise) across various media channels and platforms in any manner whatsoever, including sharing such content with third parties to promote such third parties’ products and services.  I grant Dubai DET a perpetual, sub-licensable, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to copy, modify, edit, distribute, publicly perform and publicly display my image and likeness, including any photos and videos taken of me, without any compensation.

I hereby agree that Dubai DET shall have the right to use in perpetuity my name, likeness, voice, statements, photographs, videos, and biographical information without notice and without any compensation or obligation, in any and all media channels; now or hereafter known throughout the world, in any manner and medium whatsoever, across media channels and platforms, to advertise and promote Dubai, including the Dubai Fitness Challenge, Dubai Run, Dubai Ride, and any other event sponsored/organised by Dubai DET. 

I agree that no materials need to be submitted to me for any approval and that Dubai DET shall have the right to edit, display, alter, distort, or use illusionary or other effects in the publication, display, promotion, or other use of my photographs, images, videos and/or likeness. I agree that the subject matter, nature and format of the materials shall be at the sole discretion of Dubai DET, and that the materials may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audio-visual works; and may be cropped, altered or modified.

I agree that Dubai DET shall be without liability to me for any editing, display, or alteration or for any distortion, illusionary or other effect resulting from the publication or other use of my photograph, images, videos and/or likeness.

Governing Law

This waiver and release shall be governed by the laws of the Emirate of Dubai and the applicable federal laws of the United Arab Emirates, as applied in the Emirate of Dubai, and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Dubai courts.