Terms and Conditions

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Please be aware of the following terms and conditions prior to entering any event run and organised by Top Dog Events Limited – 


By paying your booking fee your are declaring your fitness and ability to take part in the event you have selected at the time of booking.


As sporting event organizers Top Dog Events Limited have 3 x key insurance covers – Public Liability, Employers Liability and Event Equipment Insurance

We would strongly advise that all participants become members of British Cycling or Cycling UK to ensure they have their own 3rd party and legal costs insurance cover


Please stay away from our events if you or anyone you may have been in contact with are unwell – show signs of having Covid 19 or any other viral infection


Please follow any instructions or guidelines regarding Covid 19 safe guarding measures issued by HM Government, Local Authorities, British Cycling, Top Dog Events Limited and their representatives


Should the event have to be cancelled for reasons beyond our control, for safety reasons, equipment or supplier failure or major incidents (i.e. Covid lock-downs) –

  • we will notify you as soon as we can
  • we have arranged for S I Entries to keep 100% of each events entry fees until the week after each event
  • you will be offered –
  • A transfer to the same event the following year
  • A transfer to another event in the same year
  • An S I Entries voucher – to enter another event
  • A full re fund minus S I Entries 3% admin fee
  • We did arrange cancellation insurance cover with a specialist company – but Covid outbreaks were not covered !! So we believe this is a better option.

Should you find yourself unable to participate in your chosen event – let us know ASAP and you will be offered –

  • A transfer to the same event the following year
  • A transfer to another event in the same year
  • An S I Entries voucher – to enter another event
  • A full re fund minus S I Entries 3% admin fee
  • Re funds will be paid out as following –
  • 7 days or less before event – no re fund
  • 14 days or less before an event – 50% re fund minus 3% admin fee
  • 15 days or more before an event – full re fund minus 3% admin fee

You are fully responsible for your own safety during the event and are bound to abide by the Highway and Country Codes, follow any instructions from traffic signs, traffic lights, event signage, event marshal’s / helpers, highway authorities or Police and be respectful to all other road users  – Top Dog Events and its representatives accept no liability for any injuries sustained due to your participation on an event.


You are fully responsible for your own health and well being before, during and after the event – ensuring that you carry and administer any personal medication required such as Asthma inhalers, sun block etc.  Also you must carry enough fluids and food to sustain yourself throughout your event or a means of payment for drinks and refreshments from cafes, pubs, shops or garages en – location of these will be indicated on the route map sent to you pre event


You are fully responsible for all your belongings and equipment before, during and after the event – Top Dog Events Limited and its representatives accept no liability for any losses or damage sustained due to your participation on an event.


You are fully responsible  for navigating your way around your route on the event by following the GPX of the route sent to you pre event – if you are unsure of your whereabouts – ring the event HQ number on your route map


You are responsible for recording your progress and completion of the events route, by using a Strava or similar App on you mobile phone.  This must then be shared with Top Top Events Limited within 5 days post event, if you wish to receive a  souvenir completion certificate in the post


You are fully responsible for the condition of your equipment before, during  and after the events, bikes must be roadworthy, recognized cycling helmets  must be worn along with suitable riding clothing for the expected conditions on event day.


Tri  bars must be removed from handlebars before taking part in any of Top Dog Limited’s cycling events – this is best practice for events such as these as advised by British Cycling


Completion certificates are for finishers only – anyone withdrawing from the event or not completing their chosen route under their own steam will not be entitled  one


The minimum age to take part in our cycling events is 12 – these are British Cycling’s – who’s guidelines we follow

Cyclists who are under 18 s are welcome to take part as long as a British Cycling parental consent form is signed and returned to us pre event