Terms & Conditions

Conditions of Entry and Cancellations

“The Event”: River 2 Reef Charity Ride 2019.
“The Organiser”: River 2 Reef Charity Ride Organising Committee and Corry Cycles.

Free jersey Entries close at 5pm on Friday 2nd August 2019. Changes to jersey sizes must also be made via email before this date.

Final Entries close at 5pm on Friday 6th September 2019.

Unless noted otherwise no refunds will be given for cancelled registration. You are able to transfer your registration to another person or we can offer you a credit to be used the following year. To cancel you registration please email [email protected]

An entry is not considered complete until all required rider information is supplied and payment in full has been received.

Participation in The Event involves riding on public roads used by other traffic and thousands of other cyclists in close proximity. The Participant acknowledges and accepts the hazards involved.

The Event is not a race and roads used will not be closed to traffic.

The Participant must ride in a safe, responsible and courteous manner during The Event and use common sense at all times.

The Participant agrees to abide by the Queensland Road Rules and to follow directions given by The Organisers and Queensland Police.

The Event will be held outdoors and will proceed notwithstanding poor weather. Only extreme weather may cause cancellation. The Participant accepts that conditions in which The Event is conducted may vary without warning.

The Participant must ensure they are of sufficient riding competence to take part in the event and that their bicycle is in sound mechanical condition.

The Participant is responsible for ensuring they are physically and mentally capable of completing the event. Anyone with a specific medical condition that may affect their own safety or the safety of others should advise The Organisers.

The Participant must be able to maintain a minimum average speed of 17km per hour.

The Participant must enter from The Event start and cannot enter from one of the stations. Access is restricted to event participants and only during the special closure for The Event.

The Participant must not ride against the flow or in the north bound lane unless directed to do so by Police or Traffic Management.

Event identification as provided must be worn by The Participant. Event identification such as ID tags, wrist tags, luggage tags and bike bibs remains the property of The Organiser until the rider crosses the finish line and must be handed over to a properly identified official when asked.

Bike bibs must be fully visible from the front.

Private support vehicles are not permitted along the bike route.

Children under 10 (as of Dec 31st 2019) must not pilot their own bike during The Event and must be accompanied by an adult at the times of The Event.  Riding on a tandem rear, tagalong, trailer or child seat is permitted.

Persons under 18 require the consent of their parent or guardian to participate in The Event. The parent/guardian shall provide their name and signature as evidence of consent and acceptance of the Conditions of Entry. The parent/guardian agrees to release and indemnify The Organiser in the same manner and to the same effect and extent as if they were the person first named on the entry form and participating in The Event. It is EXPECTED that riders under the age of 15 will ride with an experienced adult.

Children not pedalling/piloting their own bike do not need to enter or pay a fee but will not receive a rider kit or merchandise.

Communications will principally be made via email. The Participant should provide a valid email address or if they do not have access to an email address, they should make every effort to read updates posted on The Organiser’s website.

The Participant acknowledges and agrees that the email address provided will be used to communicate information about The Event and related cycling activities and may be used by The Organiser to provide information about The Event in future years. The Participant consents to the use of the email provided for these purposes.

It is The Participant’s responsibility to read all the information provided by The Organiser including by email.

Only standard human powered or electric power assisted bicycles, unicycles or tricycles are permitted on The Event. Scooters, combustion engines and power assisted drives capable of generating over 200 watts are not permitted on The Event.

Animals are not permitted at The Event.

Head phones/MP3 players are not permitted during the event.

The Participant acknowledges and agrees that video/film footage and still images may be taken by other participants, The Organisers and official photographers and that these images may be used by The Organiser, event sponsors and stakeholders for promotional and publicity purposes, operational assessments and related cycling activities. The Participant consents to the use of such images for these purposes.

Progressive closing times for locations along the bike route will be noted. If the Participant falls behind these closing times they shall either board the Support Vehicle for transportation further along the route or hand over their ID and continue on alone and unsupported essentially not as an event participant.

The Organiser will use its best endeavours to take due care in handling bikes and personal property transported to, from and during The Event, but is not responsible for any loss, damage, cost or expense that The Participant may suffer or incur as a result of The Organiser handling his/her bike or personal property.

Except as otherwise stated in these conditions, The Organiser is under no obligation to refund monies or entry fees due to non-use, cancellation, failure to participate or dissatisfaction by The Participant.

Conduct, which in the opinion of The Organiser has, may be or will result in a breach of these conditions, harm or damage to any participant or their property, illegal activity, bad language, or other unsocial behaviour, may result in The Participant’s removal from The Event.

The Organiser reserves the right to refuse admission to The Event to any person without providing a reason, even though that person may be in possession of a valid ticket.

The Organiser is not liable to The Participant for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind, including but not limited to, the refund of the entry fee, if The Participant is denied access to or removed from The Event for any reason.

The Organiser reserves the right to change the venues, the route, the options, any information published about The Event or items provided on The Event without notice.

The Organiser is not liable to The Participant for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind including, but not limited to, refund of entry fees, due to program changes, poor weather before or during The Event or postponement or cancellation of all or part of The Event due to circumstances beyond the control of The Organiser including, but not limited to, weather, safety, theft, disaster, accident, strike or direction by any government authority.

By entering The Event, The Participant accepts and agrees to be bound by these conditions.

Risk Acknowledgment

The Participant acknowledges and understands that cycling activities are dangerous recreational activities and that by participating in them they are exposed to certain risks including injury, death and damage to their property, including as a result of the negligence or breach of contract of The Organisers.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Participant releases and indemnifies The Organiser, event sponsors, event funding bodies, beneficiaries and their respective committee members, directors, employees, contractors, volunteers and representatives, the owners, licensees and occupiers of land and property upon which The Event or any part of it is conducted including statutory bodies and local authorities against all and any actions or claims which may be made by The Participant or on their behalf or by other parties for or in respect of or arising out of any injury, loss, damage or death caused to The Participant or their property whether by negligence, breach of contract or in any way whatsoever.