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EVENT Details

\\VENUE

DARE VALLEY COUNTRY PARK

http://www.darevalleycountrypark.co.uk/

Dare Valley Country Park

Aberdare

Rhondda Cynon Taf

CF44 7RG

Tel: 01685 874672

Email: darevalleycountrypark@rctcbc.gov.uk

(Use CF44 7PT or CF44 7PS for SAT NAV's)

 

Registration will open at 7.00am Sunday Morning.

Riders can start anytime between 8am and 9am.

Participants cannot register on behalf of one or more other riders

 

 

 

\\REGISTRATION

On the morning you will need to pick up from the registration desk an event pack

Sign – on / Registration

Will all riders proceed to the sign on area. It will be divided into 4 stations. For example;

A -J -K-T and U-Z (also on the day entries and queries). Rider numbers and zip ties will be given

when you give us your surname. Please make sure you are in the correct queue.

1. To Sign On collect your rider number and zip ties. Queue in the correct line corresponding with your

surname. i.e. A-J K-T U-Z (and on the day entries and queries)

2. When you have your rider number, proceed with your number, to collect your lanyard and timing chip.

3. ONLY when you are ready to leave, i.e. have your bike, helmet, telephone, money, spares, drink and

food, been to the Toilet, had your last chat etc. GO TO THE START where your timing chip on the

lanyard will be swiped with your individual start time before you leave.

Registration will open at 7.00am on Sunday morning only.

Participants cannot register on behalf of one or more other riders

 

 

\\TRAVEL OPTIONS

please car share as much as possible as Parking is Limited. marshalls will be present on the morning please listen to their instructions

 

 

\\WHAT TO BRING 

Please insure you have the minimum with you on the ride. We Recommend

2 spare Innertubes

Puncture kit

Pump

Multitool

Food and Gels

Water Bottle

Mobile Phone

Spare Change

ID with name address and contact Number 

The Bicycle Doctor will provide support but please make sure your bike is in good working order

before the event. 

 

 

\\SIGNAGE

Route will be marked where possible, However please ensure you

familiarize yourself with the route using the map in this pack.

PLEASE Take note of any CAUTION SIGNS They will be there for a

reason

Please note the position of our arrows. They are high to try and avoid

them being tampered with. All Route Arrows for this event are YELLOW

with black arrows, We also identify with signage the split between the

EPIC and Standard routes at the Stag Pub in Treorci.

 

\\TIMING CARD -IMPORTANT

Your Timing Card will need to be swiped at the START, BWLCH, PENRHYS. AND FINISH for the EPIC Course AND  START, PENRHYS. AND FINISH For the Standard Course

 

 

\\NUITRITION - FEED STOPS

We will provide snacks and water at the feed stations.

Please do not rely on this service and make sure you have enough food and water to complete the

event 

Feed and Timing Stations

Feed and Timing Stations for the events will be as follows:

Epic Course

The Bwlch Mountain and top of Penrhys Climb

Standard Course

Penrhys Climb

 

\\FIRST AID

Medical cover

Use the emergency numbers on your final details for help. In a real emergency dial 999. We provide First Aid

at start and finish plus mobile emergency unit on route

 

\\INSURANCE

The event is covered by British Cycling. However we advise that participants should also have their own cover.

 

\\FINISH

Finish

When you return to the finish at Dare Valley, after your ride, make sure you go to the clearly marked Finish

area IMMEDIATELY. Ride to the first marshalls and get your timing chip “swiped”. Proceed a little further and

get signed off to receive your time.

 

\\ENTRY & SECURITY

All cars are parked at owners risk

 

 

\\WEATHER

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\\THESE ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED

No Tri bars will be allowed for the event.

 

 

\\REMINDERS

We advise all participants to carry spares, a mobile phone, I.D. some nutrition and emergency cash

All riders must wear a helmet.

None of the events are races. These are mass participation events only, and are not meant as a test of

speed or race

Please abide by the Highway Code at all times.

Insurance is null and void if all stipulations are not adhered to

We reserve the right to alter, change or indeed cancel due to unforeseen circumstances, e.g. extreme and

dangerous weather, or highway maintenance etc..

 

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