1. No participant may compete without wearing an approved cycling helmet. No Helmet, No ride.
  2. The entry fee is R180.00 (one hundred and eighty rand). Pre- entries include a Kiddies T-Shirt. ENTRY FEES ARE NON REFUNDABLE. An entry is not considered valid until payment has been received. No protest will be entertained in this regard.
  3. Kids Ride Entries are limited to 4000 entrants.
  4. Online entries close on 16 October 2019 or when entry limits have been reached, whichever comes first.
  5. Entrants must bring their own bicycles or push bikes. No motorised bicycles will be permitted.
  6. All categories are non-competitive events, prizes are not awarded to place positions.
  7. Only one adult may accompany each entrant in the Birds (2-4 Years) category, the adult must wear the corresponding race number which will be issued at number collection as per advertised dates and times.
  8. Entrants will be started in batches according to the group they chose when entering.
  9. No seconding is allowed in the categories above the Birds group.
  10. Bicycles need to be in road worthy condition in order to participate in the Kids Ride.
  11. Every cyclist shall ride carefully and with due regard to the safety of other cyclists and road users.
  12. Participants must obey the instructions of the traffic officers and marshals and comply strictly with the rules of the road, save where authorised by traffic officers and marshals. In particular, participants are warned to keep to the left of the road and to remain on the sections of the road demarcated for them. Participants may be required to stop at certain intersections on the instruction of authorised marshals.
  13. A cyclist may not use a personal music system, radio communication device or cellular telephone whilst cycling. Officials and the event reserves the right to disqualify any rider that contravenes this rule.
  14. Every rider shall at all times display his / her race number, pinned to the back of his/her shirt.
  15. Cyclists are not permitted to participate in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride with any live animal(s) on their bicycle or person, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the organising committee.
  16. Organising Committee reserve the right to alter the routes in accordance with safety, traffic, construction or other constraints. No protest relating to deviation will be entertained.
  17. Any reasonable medical or emergency evacuation costs incurred on behalf of a rider by the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride will be for the cost of the cyclist.
  18. There will be Medical personnel at the start, on the route and at the finish should any cyclist require it.
  19. Force Majeure: No entry fee shall be refunded to a participant for a cancellation of the Event due to acts of God (so called Force Majeure), which acts shall include but not be limited to adverse weather conditions, riots, strikes, political unrest and/or any other occurrence not within the control of the event organiser.
  20. Cancellation Policy: No refund shall be given in the event that a participant cancels their entry into the event. The event organiser may consider a refund under exceptional circumstances such as illness and/or any other extraordinary circumstance. In that case, the Event organiser will evaluate a request for refund on its merits and such refund shall be at the discretion of the Event Organiser.
  21. You agree that Primedia (Pty) Limited (“Primedia”) may collect and use your personal information for purposes of organising and managing the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride event and your participation therein, which includes sharing it with our appointed race organiser for purposes of organising and managing the event and your participation therein. Primedia and the race organiser will use and process your personal information in accordance with the Primedia Privacy Notice available at www.primedia.co.za. You may write to us at info@primedia.co.za should you have any questions or concerns regarding how we or the race organiser will use the personal information you provide to us.
  22. You agree that Primedia may share your personal information with Discovery Limited and its subsidiaries (“Discovery”) in order for them to record your participation in the race if you are a Vitality client. Discovery Vitality members shall be awarded points in accordance with the Vitality Main Rules and the Vitality points earning rules for points earning events. Discovery will use and process your personal information in accordance with its privacy statement available at https://www.discovery.co.za/corporate/terms-and-conditions/ , Section B. You may write to us at privacy@discovery.co.za should you have any questions or concerns regarding how we will use your personal information.
  23. Subscriptions and/or Opt-in’s: Please note that in the event that you have selected to unsubscribe and/or opt-out of receiving any newsletters and/or marketing mail you will still receive communication regarding logistics relating to the event you have entered.
  24. Waiver: As parent and/or guardian of a minor participating in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride 2019 , I hereby consent to such minor being bound by the terms and conditions contained herein and further indemnify Primedia (Pty) Ltd, any individual or official, marshal, assistant, or agent, the sponsors or any local authority or their employees to the extent to which such minor is not capable of waiving his/her rights as stipulated herein. I accept that the minor takes part entirely at his/her own risk and shall have no claim whatsoever against Primedia (Pty) Ltd, any individual or official marshal, assistant or agent, the sponsors or any local authority or their employees, in respect of any loss or damage whatsoever which the minor may suffer arising from any injury to their person or loss or damage to their property as a result of, or arising out of, whether directly or indirectly, the minor’s arrival and departure there from, attendance at registration, prize-giving or other function thereof, any loss or damage to bicycles or other equipment, however such loss or damage may arise.
  25. Indemnity: As parent and/or guardian of the minor taking part in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride 2019, I agree that such minor shall abide by the rules of the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride 2019 , and confirm that I have read the entry rules, and understand that the minor takes part in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride 2019 at his/her own risk and indemnify Primedia (Pty) Ltd, any individual, marshal, assistant, or agent, the sponsors or any local authority and/or their employees against any claim which may result from the minor’s participation. I further understand that it is my responsibility to ensure that the minor is medically fit to cycle. In entering the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg Kids Ride 2019, I understand that Primedia will take photographs of the event including participants to the Event and I consent to such photographs being taken at the event and understand that such photographs shall be the property of Primedia and may be used for promotional and publicity purposes at the sole discretion of Primedia. The participant further understands and accepts that the photographs are and will remain the property of the sponsors and/or organisers.