This event or series of events is affiliated to the CSA. With ultimate regulations enforced by CSA.
Participants must be in good shape to participate in any of the events organised by SUNSHINE EVENTS. Minimum age to enter to the 15km race is 8 years old for the 25km is 11 years old and 15years old for the 50km.
Age is determined 31st December in the year of the event.
Riders must use the number board provided by SUNSHINE EVENTS for each event.
Riders entering for all 5 races will be issued with one number board for the series.
Riders ID number must be correctly filled in on the online entry process to correctly validate the rider’s number board.
Riders will earn points per event.
There will only be prizes for OVERALL WINNERS PER DISTANCE at each race. To qualify for overall prizes the rider must compete in their relevant age category per distance. Riders in the ‘Open’ category do not qualify as overall winners. There will be category prizes at the FINAL at the end of the series on 27 October 2018. .
Only categories on the entry form will qualify for podium prizes. ‘Open’ or ‘Fun’ is not a qualifying category. If there is no category, riders will compete in the category above. Only racing categories qualify for Overall Distance Prizes, the FUN/OPEN category does not qualify
There must be 5 in a category to qualify for a prize, riders will however be acknowledged on the podium.
Only racing categories qualify for Overall Distance Prizes, the FUN/OPEN category does not qualify.
Riders will earn points from the best 3 out of the 5 races, of the same distance & must compete in the final, OR if unable to ride due to medical reason, must inform organisers (Sunshine Events) timeously, but must be present at the prize giving.
Higher points after 3 races will replace lower points. I.e. Best 3 points of 5 races of which the FINAL has to be one of the 3.
Riders must be present at final prize giving on 27 October 2018 to accept their prize, or must should lodge a request with have a valid reason with the event organisers (Sunshine Events).
A rider shall not use foul or offensive language or make offensive, indecent or inappropriate gestures.
A rider shall wear clothing appropriate for a family event at all times.
A rider shall not dispose of any litter along the course except in refuse bins.
A rider shall not smoke on the route during the Race, except at a designated smoking area where provided.
A rider may not start or attempt to start before his/her designated start group. Any rider who does so may be disqualified.
A rider shall complete Race with his/her own effort and shall not receive any assistance in this regard other than drafting behind another rider or riders participating in the Race. Towing is only allowed in the case of special entries for disabled riders.
A rider shall not ride in reverse direction on the route, even after finishing.
A rider shall not ride the Race course a second time after finishing unless he/she has obtained the permission of the organiser and complied with all requirements for such permission.
A rider shall provide reasonable assistance to any other rider involved in an accident while participating in the Race.
A rider shall be responsible to other riders for the proper control of his/her bicycle.
Elite, Ladies and veteran group riders shall in addition comply with all applicable UCI rules and regulations which can be found at www.cyclingsa.com.
A rider may not participate whilst under the influence of alcohol or any drug or medication that prevents or might prevent a rider from properly controlling his/her bicycle.
Elite, Ladies and Veteran group riders may not use performance enhancing drugs. A rider, other than a licensed rider, is not subject to anti-doping testing, except that any rider may be tested for alcohol or drugs after an accident.
A rider shall not display on his/her bicycle, clothing and cycling equipment any writing, logo or item that is offensive or that may bring Sunshine Events into disrepute, as determined by the race organisers.
A rider who is informed by a Sunshine Events marshal that his/her conduct may lead to him/her being disqualified shall immediately slow down and cease to ride the course.
Any reasonable medical or emergency evacuation costs incurred on behalf of a rider by Sunshine Events will be for the cost of the rider.