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The Edge Terms and Conditions

The Edge is not a race.

Registration

All participants must register before Friday, 15 July at 9am. We may consider sign ups on the day, but this will be at the Event Manager’s discretion. To guarantee a medal and goody bag, we recommend that you sign up before the cutoff date. 

There are two tariffs for The Edge 2022. There is an early bird entry price, with a £5 saving, valid up to and including 3 May 2022 and then a post-early bird sign up amount. There is also a £25 family rate offer for the 15-mile ride for up a family of up to five. The family rate is excluded from the early bird offer.

Once you have registered your place for the event, you will receive a confirmation email and countdown emails for the event. Your entry to the ride is not confirmed until you receive this. A week before the event, the route maps will be circulated via email. Copies will also be available on the day.

We encourage riders at The Edge Cycle Event to fundraise for St Nicholas Hospice Care. A link to JustGiving and a downloadable sponsorship form will be included in the confirmation email.

If sponsorship money is raised offline, via a sponsorship form, money and forms should be returned to us by 31 August 2022.

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.

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 – https://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/

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. At the time of registration, St Nicholas Hospice Care will ask participants to share any medical conditions, for event purposes only.

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 allow plenty of time. You must report to Event Registration area to check in, before your wave time departs.

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, where you will receive a goody bag and medal. Priority will go to pre-registered riders.

Retirements

Should you have any issues whilst out on the course, Maglia Rosso will be able to dispatch a Support Vehicle to help and assist you. If you have a medical emergency, please call 999. All riders will be issued with a bike tag, with the Maglia Rosso telephone number, and the Event Organiser’s contact number.

Water-stops

Refreshment and water will be available out on the routes. The exact locations will be detailed on the route map, which will be emailed to all registered riders prior to the event, and copies will also be available on the day.

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. 

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