T & C

Disclaimer

Equinox Charity Cycle are the beneficiary of the cycle and by no means responsible for the event.

I confirm that I have read and understand the questionnaire and that the information I have provided is accurate to the best of my knowledge.

I declare I am physically fit and healthy enough to take part in activities at the event. I acknowledge that taking part in such an event can be hazardous, and waive and renounce any rights and claims for damages I may have against the organiser or his agents for loss/injury as a result of participation in this event.

I consent to the sharing of this information at the discretion of the race medic staff where he / she deem this necessary.

Please note should any of the information contained in this form change before the event it is important that you let us know. Please email any changes to equinoxcycle@gmail.com

Hazards

I declare I am physically fit. I acknowledge that road cycling can be hazardous and waive and renounce any rights and claims for damages I may have against the organizer or his agents for loss/injury as a result of participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle. I acknowledge that the organizers have advised me to purchase my own insurance for this event. By signature of the declaration on the Registration form, you are accepting, acknowledge and realize that participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle is potentially dangerous and that there are numerous risks associated with your participation. Such risks and dangers include, but are not limited to: traffic accidents, collisions with pedestrians, vehicles, other drivers, and/or fixed or moving objects and the negligence of other road users. Further, you fully understand and realise that your participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle may result in serious bodily injury and/or death to yourself or others. You further realise and understand that the routes for the Equinox Charity Cycle will require riding on bicycles on public roadways upon which the hazards of traveling are to be expected. Further, you realise that participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle will require strenuous physical exertion as participants will be required to be active for very long periods of time, including the risk of being active through inclement weather and/ or very hot weather.

With full knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with your participation, you hereby enter voluntarily and fully accept and assume every such risk for loss, damage and/ or injury (including death).

Self-declaration release of liability

In consideration for being permitted to participate in Equinox Charity Cycle, I hereby waive, release, and forever discharge, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and legal representatives, any and all rights and/or claims which I have, may have, or may hereafter accrue to me against the Organisers, their officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and Equinox Charity Cycle sponsors for any and all damages, injuries (including death), and/or claims which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly arising out of my participation (including the application of emergency or medical services at events). Further, I covenant not to sue the Organisers, its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and sponsors for any and all damages, injuries (including death), and/or claims which may be sustained by you directly or indirectly arising out of my participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle. This release and discharge includes, but is not limited to, claims for personal injury, death, property damage, economic loss, breach of contract, lost wages, contribution indemnity, other indemnities, punitive damages, or any other legally recognisable claim arising out of my participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle (including all legal costs associated with such claims).

Assumption of the risks

With full knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with my participation in the Equinox Charity Cycle, I enter voluntarily and fully accept and assume every such risk for loss, damage, or injury (including death).

Image Rights

During the events you may be photographed or filmed for our publicity and records. You hereby waiver any rights of publicity or privacy and allow the organizers full use of these images, or part of for our use in any promotional material through the world.

General Rules

For reasons of safety and responsibility participants are expected to abide by the following simple rules. Remember, ignorance is no excuse. The course may need to be modified in order to deal with unforeseen circumstances. On entering, participants agree to a declaration to waive liability, confirm acceptance of the rules & agree to the release of personal images to the media and for event promotion purposes. Note that international participants must have the appropriate travel documents, visas & comprehensive medical insurance in place for this event. We do advice that competitors organise their own personal insurance.

Mandatory Kit must be worn or carried as appropriate and as specified

Follow the Road Traffic Laws

Do not trespass or cut corners – follow the event instructions

Checkpoints must be visited in the prescribed order/way

Respect the environment & local inhabitants

Assist any persons who are in difficulty (e.g. injury) as appropriate

Please at all times show respect for the environment, landowners, local communities and other recreational users

Always follow and adhere to rules of the road and local bylaws. This includes the obeying of all traffic signals and the total avoidance of riding of bicycles on the pavement

Notify the Event Medic (at registration) of any significant medical history

Weather conditions may affect some stages and lead to course variations

Security

You accept all responsibility for the security of your bicycle, all other equipment and all personal property taken with you on this event.

Compliance with Terms and Conditions of Entry

You understand that failure to comply with the terms and conditions listed above could result in your removal from the event.

You agree to comply with all of the Event’s terms and conditions of entry. You acknowledge and understand that the Organisers will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all other participants abide by the terms and conditions of entry, but cannot guarantee that all participants will abide by these terms and conditions.

Your ticking of the provided box on the registration form indicates that you have read, understood and accept all terms and conditions, agree to abide by the rules and regulations and accept the waiver and indemnity contained within this document.