Please read these terms and conditions carefully as purchasing from our website means you agree to them.
Entrants commit to participation in the event with full commitment to their own safe participation and the safety of others throughout. Entrants must ensure that their bikes are roadworthy. The wearing of cycle safety helmets throughout the event is required.
Entrants acknowledge that participation in the Event is physically strenuous. It is acknowledged that participation in the Event will be physically demanding and the Participant is aware of the nature of the Event and associated medical and physical risks involved. All entrants must be aged 16 years before 24 July 2021. Those aged between 16-18 years as of 24 July 2021, must register with a parent or guardian, who will accompany them on the ride. Entry to the event is a commitment to arrive at the start with a bicycle in roadworthy condition and which will not compromise the safety of the rider or any other participant. Participants are welcome to use tandems, however, this will require two entries.
The organisers and their partners may take photographs during the event for the purposes of advertising, fundraising, display, exhibition or promotional use in connection with cycling and/or our other product, services and campaigns. By taking part in the event you are acknowledging that your image may be taken in a group or individual context. You will waive any right that you may have to inspect and approve the finished product or copy that may be used in connection with any image that the organisers have taken.
Liability & Loss
The organisers cannot accept any liability for loss or theft of belongings. Riders participating in Ride the North do so at their own risk and without any liability whatsoever on the part of the organisers in respect of any injury, loss or damage suffered except for death or personal injury caused by negligence of the organisers, its employees or representatives. It is the responsibility of every participant to ensure that they are fit and healthy to complete the ride. If you are in any doubt it would be advisable to consult your doctor. While the majority of the ride is undertaken on Local Authority maintained roads, short sections may feature private roads on which cycling will be permitted at the individuals own risk.
Transfers, Withdrawals & Refunds
In the event that you cannot use a place that you have already paid for, the place can be transferred to another rider. The final date for free transfer of places will be 18 June 2021. Those who withdraw from the event prior to 18 June 2021 will be eligible for a part refund. The timetable for securing places/refunds for cancellation will be as follows:
28 February 2021- All places to be confirmed by payment of registration fee. If your place is not paid by 1700 hrs on 28 February, we will regard your registration to be withdrawn.
30 April 2021 – Cancellations received up to 30 April 2021 will be eligible for a refund of 85% of the registration fee paid.
18 June 2021 – Cancellations between 1 May and 18 June will receive a 75% refund of the registration fee paid. Unfortunately late withdrawals cannot be refunded.
If, within 7 days of the event, or part there of, has to be cancelled due to adverse weather, unscheduled road closures or any other circumstances that puts participants’ health or safety at risk no refunds will be provided. In the event of cancellation more than 7 days before the event due to public health concerns, registered participants will be eligible for refund of 85% of the registration fee paid.
Covid-19 Statement: At the time of booking there are restrictions in operation which impact upon events, sports and gathering of people. It is anticipated that restrictions will vary over time and it’s understood and acknowledged that there are no guarantees that an event will be able to take place on the published date. In these circumstances we expect to look at the viability of a rescheduled date. It is also acknowledged from the outset that Ride the North is a sociable event and takes place in very rural communities. These factors will be considered fully in any decision to stage the event in 2021.
Your details will also be stored for the purpose of informing you about Ride the North events. Your details will not be shared with any other party. The medical details you supply will be shared with the medical team on duty at the event.