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Explore Dorothea Dix Park: National Bike Month

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Eliza Pool Park

1600 Fayetteville Street

Raleigh, NC 27603

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Did you know May is National Bike Month? What better way to celebrate than taking a ride on City of Raleigh greenways, with a stop at Dorothea Dix Park! This low-key ride will start at Eliza Pool Park. We’ll venture out on the Walnut Creek Trail and bike through NC State’s Centennial Campus before taking a break at Dorothea Dix Park. We’ll then continue along the Rocky Branch Trail which will bring us back to Eliza Pool Park.

This 7-mile bike ride will be led by Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources staff and is suitable for ages 10+. There are some small hills and while we will mostly be on paved trails, there are some sections where we will be riding on low-traffic streets. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own bike, helmet, and water – bikes will not be provided. To keep the group rolling, please leave your pooch at home.

We’ll start right at 8:30 a.m., so please plan to arrive a few minutes early. The ride will take about 1.5-2 hours including the break.

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You MUST pre-register for this program.

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By registering for this program, you are agreeing to the following:

Liability Waiver

City of Raleigh - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department

Release, Covenant Not To Sue, and Indemnity Agreement

I understand that participating in Discover Dorothea Dix Park – Program (hereinafter “Program”) involves risk of injury. These risks include, but are not limited to, inclement weather, accidents while traveling, equipment problems or failures, contacts with and actions of other participants, spectators, or volunteers, slips/trips/falls, and musculoskeletal injuries, among others. I choose for myself, for my child, or for another participant who I am enrolling, to participate in the Program despite these and other risks. Pictures or video may be taken of participant for use in program publicity. My email will also be used to keep me informed of Dorothea Dix Park communications.

By signing this form, I acknowledge all risks of injury, illness, and death, and property damage, and affirm that I have assumed all responsibility of injury, illness, death, and property damage relating in any way to the Program. I also agree for myself and for any child or other participant who I am registering herein to follow all rules and procedures that may apply to the Program and to follow the reasonable instructions of City employees and other supervisors of the Program. In return for the opportunity to participate in this Program, I agree for myself and for the child or other participant I am registering, and for our heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators to release, waive, and discharge any legal rights that any one of us may have to seek payment or relief of any kind from the City of Raleigh, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the State of North Carolina, their employees or their agents for injury, illness, or death relating in any way to this Program.

If I am registering a minor for the Program, I agree that I am a parent, legal guardian, or am otherwise responsible for the minor whose application I am submitting and that I release, waive, and discharge any legal rights on behalf of that minor. If I am registering an adult, I agree that I am authorized to do so and do hereby release, waive, and discharge any legal rights on behalf of that adult participant. I, along with any participant I register herein, also agree not to sue the City of Raleigh, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, or the State of North Carolina, their employees, or their agents and agree to indemnify the same for any and all claims, damages, losses or expenses, including but not limited to medical expenses and attorney’s fees, if a suit is filed concerning an injury (to person or property), illness, or death to me or to any participant I am enrolling that relates to, or results from, participation in the Program.

I have read this document thoroughly and understand that by registering for this program I am waiving legal rights.

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