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The Edge Terms and Conditions

The Edge is not a race.

Registration

All participants must register before Friday, 9 July at 9am. We may consider sign-ups on the day, but this will be at the Event Manager’s discretion. There are two tariffs for The Edge 2021. There is an early bird entry price, with a £5 saving, valid up to and including 31 May 2021 and then a post early bird sign up amount. There is also a £25 family rate offer for the 15-mile ride for up to a family of up to five. The family rate is excluded from the early bird offer.

Once you have paid your entry fee to The Edge Cycle Ride, and you wish to support the Hospice further, you can set up an online giving page, such as through Just Giving, or you will receive a downloadable version of our sponsorship form. If sponsorship money is raised, money and forms should be returned to us by 31 August 2021. You are not permitted to use any of the sponsorship money raised to pay for your entry fee or any expenses. All sponsorship money must be given directly to St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Upon receipt of your online entry form and fee, we will issue a confirmation email, which has sponsorship forms (if you wish). Your place is not confirmed until you receive this.

A route map will be shared with you by email and available to view on our website prior to the event.

COVID-19

We are monitoring the developments relating to the coronavirus pandemic and following the updates and advice given by the UK Government. The health and safety of our supporters, volunteers and staff is paramount and we will continue to monitor the situation and make recommendations as required.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel, the registration fee is non-refundable, sponsorship can be offered back although any fees incurred to St Nicholas Hospice Care from online donation pages or equivalent will be deducted first. If St Nicholas Hospice Care cancels the event, we would seek to provide an alternative date or offer a refund.

Age

For the 30, 60 and 100-mile rides, the minimum age for participants is 14 years old. There is no upper age limit. Participants aged between 14 and 17 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult at the event at all times.

For the 15-mile family ride, the minimum age for participants is 8 years old. There is no upper age limit. Participants aged between 8 and 17 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult at the event at all times.

All adults must make the decision whether their under 18-year-old is capable of doing the route.

All riders taking part in the event must have either completed a cycling proficiency test or have adequate experience of cycling on public highways.

Responsibility

Riders are to abide by the rules of the event and understand that neither St Nicholas Hospice Care nor Maglia Rosso can be held responsible for any injury or loss of effects sustained by participants before, during or after the event.

Riders must adhere to the Highway Code at all times.

All riders must wear a suitable cycling helmet, and high reflective gear if required.

Participants are responsible for their own medical condition and ensuring they are fit to complete the ride. Please consult your doctor if you suffer from heart, joint, back or breathing problems or any other medical condition that may affect your ability to take part.

Promotion and publicity

At the event, Hospice photographers and videographers will be capturing images for use in publicity. If you are uncomfortable with your image being used in future publicity, please notify the Hospice’s Fundraising Team in writing, and/or express your wishes to those photographing on the day.

On the day, representatives from the local media and other organisations are invited to attend. This includes reporters, photographers and videographers. During the event, they may wish to speak to you, take photographs or record a short interview. It is your decision whether to agree to their request. St Nicholas Hospice Care does not have any influence over how the information you share with them is used, or when and where images may appear. If you have any concerns on the day please speak to a member of the Events Team.

Timings 

The ride starts and finishes from Maglia Rosso, Metcalfe Arms, Lawshall Road, Hawstead, IP29 5NR. On the day of the event, please arrive in plenty of time to register your attendance. Event registration opening times will be announced closer to the event. All riders must sign in at the Registration Area upon arrival.

Start Times

100-mile route: 9am

60-mile route: 10am

30-mile route: 11am

15-mile route: 12 noon

All riders must aim to complete the ride by 5pm. As riders return back to Maglia Rosso, they must sign back in.

Using your data

We must be able to keep you informed of important updates and information regarding this year’s event, so we will use your email address and postal details to contact you. Please provide accurate details when registering.

If you wish to read more about how St Nicholas Hospice Care uses and protects your data, please visit https://stnicholashospice.org.uk/yourdata.