Terms and Conditions of Entry

The Terms and Conditions detailed below apply to all entrants participating in the charity cycle event organised and operated by Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle Ltd (ROKCC) Registration by every participant acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by the participant.

  1. The participant accepts that the event they are entering is not a race in any format. Anyone considered to be competing against others, or riding dangerously will be stopped from riding the event.

 

  1. The participant is fully responsible for their actions whilst attending the event. This includes food stop centres and during the ride itself. ROKCC do not accept responsibility for the actions of the participant, nor the consequences of such actions.

 

  1. Each participant, upon registration agrees that they are physically and mentally capable of riding the route known as Ring of Kerry. If, during the event, they decide to change their route, then all consequences of this action are theirs.

 

  1. The online Event Registration form must be completed and submitted by a person aged 16 years or over. Evidence of age may be requested.

 

  1. The rules of the road apply and must be obeyed. Cyclists must remain on the left-hand side not crossing the white line and use hand signals as appropriate.

 

  1. It is mandatory that all cyclists wear a safety approved cycling helmet complying with latest EN1078, ANSI Z90/4 or SNELL standards. Any cyclist not wearing a helmet will be stopped from participating in the event. ROKCC reserve the right to refuse entry to the event to anyone with inappropriate equipment or clothing.

 

  1. The participant confirms that the cycle/bike they are riding for the event and all of their equipment is of a suitable standard and state of road worthiness and carry a spare tube/puncture repair kit. ROKCC is not liable for any assistance/repair work carried out at the request of the cyclist by volunteers.

 

  1. During the event there will be warning signs and check points at appropriate points on roads. Absence of these signs does not signal there are no dangers approaching and it is the individual cyclist’s responsibility to exercise care and caution.

 

  1. Wrist bands and identification information must be present on the cyclist at all times and will be required to gain entry to official stops and to use sections of closed roads.

 

  1. Please be aware of your fellow cyclists and any other traffic. Please always indicate your intention to stop or change direction. All cyclists must extend all reasonable courtesy to other road users. Please be advised that Safety Vehicles and ROKCC approved cars will be travelling on closed roads.

 

  1. ROKCC reserves the right to alter the published route at any time in the event of an accident or safety precautions.

 

  1. Each participant will be fully responsible for any fees or costs incurred or arising from an accident either involving or caused by the cyclist. This includes, but is not exclusive to Ambulance, Fire and Rescue and the Rescue service.

 

  1. Each participant hereby grants to ROKCC an exclusive, absolute and irrevocable worldwide assignment in perpetuity in the photographs/film/video/electronic representations and/or sound recordings of the participant obtained at the event and grants ROKCC the right to use and publish such content in any and all media. The participant hereby releases ROKCC from any and all liability from such use and promotion.

 

  1. In the event that a participant fails to complete the full Ring every attempt will be made to assist with transportation back to the start line but will be arranged with groups and not as individuals.

 

  1. Event entry donations cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

 

  1. ROKCC reserves the right to cancel the cycle, due to extreme weather conditions of Force Majeure. In such an event, each participant’s entry donation with be automatically moved to the rescheduled event. No refunds of donations will be issued.

 

  1. Participation in the event is at the cyclist’s own risk. Insurance cover is provided for all cyclists against a third party claim arising as a result of accidental damage to a third party property whilst participating in an event. This insurance cover is adjudged void if it is deemed the cyclist has acted negligently or is not registered. No further insurance cover is provided by ROKCC for cyclists participating in this event but ROKCC strongly recommend each cyclists organises their own personal insurance cover.

 

  1. Cyclists are asked to follow all instructions by Marshalls/Volunteers on the day.

 

  1. Cyclists are expected not to drop or leave any litter on any part of the route and to dispose of it responsibly at an appropriate place or bin. Any cyclist found littering will be stopped from participating in the cycle.

 

  1. Cyclists are expected to respect the roads, towns and countryside that the cycle travels through. It should be remembered that this is both a working landscape and home to many communities. Cyclists stopping for a comfort break are asked to use facilities provided at the food stops and along the route and not to cause any offence to local residents or other cyclists.

 

  1. Cyclists are responsible for the safety and security of their own bicycles. ROKCC does not accept any liability for damage or theft of bicycles.

 

  1. I accept that it is expressly forbidden to use the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle to fundraise for charities other than those chosen by the committee.

 

  1. I hereby understand and acknowledge that all fees/donations, charity pledges and any associated costs, paid to the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle and selected Charity are non-refundable under any circumstances including but not limited to injury, illness, weather related and /or a scheduling conflict.

 

  1. I hereby understand and acknowledge that I will need to provide the ROKCC with some personal details to complete registration. This includes name, address, email address, telephone contact number, emergency contact details, date of birth and payment details.

hereby understand and acknowledge that all fees/donations,

 

  1. I hereby understand and acknowledge that my personal details will be shared by the ROKCC to only my chosen charity. My chosen charity will use this information for communication (using channels such as email, text) purposes related to my participation and my representation of that charity in the ROKCC 2017.

 

  1. I hereby understand and acknowledge that it is my responsibility and obligation, if I register another cyclist to inform the other cyclist of the T&Cs accepted on their behalf

 

I have read, understand and accept the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle as set out on this site