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CYCLE  DINDI     -        EVENT RULES &  CONDITIONS OF ENTRY 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.       General conditions of entry

2.       General Rules

3.       Participation safety

4.       Age limits

5.       Refunds/cancellation of event/changes to routes

   

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1.  1.  General Conditions of Entry

All participants must agree to the following rules and conditions of entry prior to starting the event. Hard copies will be available at registration on the day.

By agreeing to the rules and conditions for entry, participants acknowledge that:

          Cycling is on public roads and rail trails and that entry to this event is entirely at participantsí own risk

          Participants are prepared appropriately and are in a suitably physically fit condition to participate in this event and their bike is in sound mechanical order prior to undertaking this event.

          The roads used in this event are not closed to traffic and therefore participants must always exercise caution

          All traffic laws must be adhered to at all times.

          They have read the rules governing this event and agree to abide by these rules.  They further acknowledge that these rules constitute a part of the conditions of entry.

          They release the Rotary Clubs of Alexandra Inc. and Yea Inc., its servants and agents from all claims for injury, loss or damage of whatever kind they might suffer as a result  of any act or omission whether negligent or otherwise in relation to the event.

2. General Rules

For all participants

       Obey all road rules

       Obey the direction of Marshals and Volunteers

       No rubbish AT ALL should be left on the course or in the staging area.

       The organisers reserve the right to alter, without notice, any of the event rules which govern the event

       The organisers reserve the right to alter, without notice, any course either partially or in its entirety.

                         For cyclists

       Ride safely and in control at all times

       Ensure helmets are worn at all times during the event

       Keep to the left of the road and rail trail at all times, particularly when no lines exist

       Ride no more than two abreast unless overtaking

       Obey traffic signals (including lights, give way signals and stop signs)

       Obey signs that instruct riders to dismount before proceeding. Such signs will be placed at certain locations due to dangerous traffic conditions.

3.     Participation Safety

        Participants are advised to carry at least 500mls of fluid.

        Withdrawing from the event:

       Any entrant withdrawing from the event must notify an event marshal that they have done so. Arrangements for transport back to the finish can then be made. Failure to do so may result in that participant being charged for any resulting search and rescue operations that ensue

       There will be sweepers travelling the course with all the participants. They will have phone contact with event organisers. If you cannot complete the course or injure yourself you will be assisted by one of these sweepers.

       Each event marshal will have mobile phone contact with the event organisers.

Medical Emergency

          In the event of a medical  emergency please notify the nearest Marshal

4.       Age limits

          Any participant riding more than the 33/35 km event, who is under the age of 16, must be accompanied by a participating adult.

5.       Refunds/cancellation of event/changes to the rules

          Two_Clubs small margin.jpegThe organisers reserve the right to cancel the event or change routes (including distance of any leg) without notice should they consider this necessary for safety reasons. This may occur up to and including on the day of the event

          In the event of cancellation, entry fees will be refunded minus a 20% charge which will be deducted from the entry fee to cover administration costs.

          Participants who are unable to attend the event for personal reasons must forward their request for a refund in writing to the event organisers.