Charity Bike Ride 2018 - Conditions of Entry

  • In consideration of my entry in the 2018 Central South Island Charity Bike Ride, I agree to abide by the Event Rules and conditions of entry and I understand that participation in the event is at my own risk and I accept full responsibility for ensuring the necessary skills are obtained to negotiate hazards and ensure safe cycling etiquette.
  • I am in sound physical condition, capable of competing safely in this event and am not aware of any Medical condition to the contrary.
  • I understand that I am required to attend at least three training rides – one of these must be prior to Christmas. Failure to do this will result in the Organizers withdrawing me from the ride. Any deviation from this will be at the sole discretion of the Ride Coordinator.
  • In my judgement I have sufficient competence and experience to participate in this ride.
  • I understand that the Event Organisers reserve the right to alter or change the event route due to safety or other issues of concern.
  • I will comply with all directions as outlined on the Conditions of Entry, Event Rules, and at the pre race briefing.
  • I will follow the directions given by the Event Organisers, Group Leaders or other persons designated by the Organisers
  • I understand that the Event Organisers have the right to refuse entry to the event or exclude any person whose behaviour is a threat to safety during the ride.
  • I will be totally responsible for my personal belongings during the event.
  • I understand that all roads must be treated as open to traffic at all times and all road rules must be observed
  • By participating in this event, I accept any risk that could result in loss of life or permanent injury or damage to property.
  • I hereby release and exempt the Event Organisers, Sponsors and other persons and organisations who are directly or indirectly associated with the Event, from all actions, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses and claims arising out of my participation.
  • I hereby indemnify them against all liability for all injury, loss or damage that may eventuate by me in the course of my participation in this event.

Charity Bike Ride 2018 - Event Rules

  • Road Rules: The entire event is on open public roads, so obey all road rules and keep as far to the left as practicable.
  • Helmets: all riders must wear NZSS approved helmets.
  • Support Vehicles: only support vehicles authorized by the Event Organisers are to travel with the riders. Any unauthorised support vehicles on the road or among the riders will result in their rider being withdrawn from the ride.
  • Medical: riders take responsibility for informing the Event Organisers of any medical conditions that could put you or others at risk. In the event that you sustain an injury, you consent to the Medical Personnel performing and/or administering the appropriate treatment deemed necessary. The Medical team has the right to remove a rider if they have concerns about their health and well being.
  • Do not ride more than two abreast at any time.
  • Group Leaders and Support Vehicle Crew are there to support your safety. Any instructions, advice or guidance by them must be adhered to.
  • Each rider must raise a minimum of $500 in donations for the chosen Charities/Groups.

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Sponsors play a major role in any community event. Over the last 9 years the generosity of New Zealand & Australian businesses and individuals have supported the Charity Bike Ride to the tune of $1,600,000! Please view our Sponsors & support these businesses when you can.