The Event, known as Bupa RideAbout, is a series of bicycle riding events that include the River RideAbout, the Park Lands RideAbout and the Beach RideAbout and related activities and entertainment that form part of each event in the series. The following terms and conditions apply to anyone proposing to enter or participate in the Event (known interchangeably as an “entrant” or “participant”).
Event registrations can be accepted on the day of the Event and payment is required in full at the time of registration.
Refunds will not be given if an entrant fails to participate or is dissatisfied with the Event.
All prices are quoted in AUD per person and are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
The Event Manager may, at its discretion, refuse to allow a person to enter the Event or remove any person from the Event.
Bupa and the Event Manager strongly recommend all participants in the Event have appropriate ambulance and health insurance at the time of participating in the Event.
Only human powered bicycles are permitted to enter the Event. Motorcycles, scooters motorised and power assisted bicycles are not permitted.
Child seats, tagalongs, tandem and hand powered bicycles are permitted.
Participants sharing a bicycle, such as a tandem, must register individually.
Participants must use a roadworthy bicycle and helmet that complies with the road rules of South Australia.
Participants must ensure they are mentally and physically prepared and able to complete the Event distance.
The Event Manager reserves the right to alter, cancel, or amend the Event route and/or itineraries due to inclement weather, extreme heat, safety and/or other operational needs.
Should the Event or one the rides be cancelled, Bupa and the Event Manager will endeavour to provide a comparable Event within 6 months.
All costs associated with the Event which are not specified by the Event Manager to be included in the Event, including but not limited to any transfer costs, taxes, insurance and all other ancillary costs, are the responsibility of the participant.
Bupa may contact participants about the Event.
Children 15 years and under participating in the Event must be in the care, custody and control of at least one registered adult participant at all times during the event.
If the participant is a parent or legal guardian of a child participating in the event, that participant consents to the child participating in the Event and agrees to take full and sole responsibility for the child’s participation and safety during the Event.
Participants release and indemnify each of Bupa, the Event Manager and the Adelaide City Council, and each of their officials, servants, representatives, agents and sponsors (and any of their respective representatives) against any claim, loss, damage, liability, cost and expense that may be incurred or sustained by the Event Manager, and each of their officials, servants, representatives, agents and sponsors (and any of their respective representatives) arising out of any act, matter or thing done, permitted or omitted to be done by the participant in relation to the Event and or associated events.
In the case of a child participating in the Event, the parent or legal guardian consenting to the participant’s registration provides a release and indemnity in the form set out above for and on behalf of the child participating.
I, the participant named in the Event, hereby acknowledge and agree as follows:
a. I have carefully read, understood and agree to be bound by these conditions of entry;
b. I have informed all other persons that form part of this booking of these terms and conditions of entry;
c. I am aware that participation in the Event may involve riding on open public roads used by other traffic. I am aware of the hazards involved and accept all risks associated with such hazards, and I agree to obey the road rules of South Australia;
d. I consent to the publication of any photographs and video taken of me during the Event and used for marketing purposes;
e. I give permission for Bupa and the Event Manager to collect and add my personal information to any mailing lists managed by Bupa and the Event Manager and acknowledge and agree that I may receive general marketing material from them as a result;
f. I agree to comply with all requirements and directions of the Event Manager for the conduct of the Event;
g. I acknowledge that cycling involves the real risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including overexertion, equipment failure, dehydration, accidents with other competitors, spectators or road users, course or weather conditions and other causes, and accept such risk;
h. I understand that I should not participate in the Event unless I am sufficiently fit and have trained appropriately;
i. Where I am the parent or legal guardian of a child participating in the Event I agree to the conditions of entry set out above for and on behalf of the child;
j. In these terms and conditions, a reference to a “participant” includes the participant’s executors, administrators, successors and permitted assignees and substitutes.