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Terms of Participation and Release

The following terms and conditions apply to your participation in the ALYN Wheels of Love Bike Ride (the “Ride”):

Age:  Minimum age of entry is 18 unless accompanied on the Ride by a parent or legal guardian, in which case the minimum age is 15. Any rider under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. In order to complete a minor’s registration we must have a signed waiver form.

Helmets: Must be worn for safety reasons at all times on the Ride.

Earphones: Using earphones while riding is dangerous and NOT allowed.

Jerseys: One Wheels of Love 2019 cycling jersey will be provided. On the first and last day of the ride, the jersey must be worn for recognition and safety reasons.

Accommodations:  Rooms will be shared and the number of persons per room will vary subject to location. We will try to put you with riders of your choice, but cannot promise this will be the case.

Itineraries:  All itineraries are subject to change.

If you participate in Wheels of Love, it is understood that you agree to the following: 

1.       I understand that cycling is a strenuous activity and that I must therefore be fit and enjoy sufficient good health to participate. I understand that as a participant in the Ride I will ride for as much as approximately 120 km (75 miles) a day (less, if I don’t select the most challenging route), possibly in hot or rainy weather.  To the best of my knowledge, my general state of health and fitness is good, and I take full responsibility for my participation in the Ride.  I am physically capable of completing the Ride.  If I am aware of or under treatment for any physical infirmity, ailment or illness, or any medical condition which could be adversely affected by exercise, particularly a heart condition, or if I have any doubt about my health: (a) my medical care provider knows of and has approved of my participation in this event; and (b) I have notified the ride organizers of my condition and concern.

2.       I understand that while participating in this event, I will be using public streets and facilities where many hazards exist, and I am aware of and appreciate the risks that may result. I am also aware that accidents may occur during this event which may result in serious injury or death. I am voluntarily participating in this event with knowledge of the dangers involved and I agree to accept all risks of injury or death.

3.       I acknowledge that you have advised me to arrange for my own insurance to cover all costs that may arise from: (i) damage to my health, (ii) damage or loss of property, equipment and other belongings, (iii) requirements for emergency medical transport or travel, (iv) short and long term medical and rehabilitation expenses, and (v) in the case of accident or injury, loss of earnings and home care.

4.       In consideration of being allowed to participate in this event, I agree to assume all risks and to release and hold harmless the Ride and any of its designated organizers, volunteers, sponsors, officials, organizations, friends, any medical team members, ALYN Hospital and its affiliates, employees or agents and any other person or entity involved with the Ride who through negligence, carelessness or any other cause might be liable to me, and agree that none of the foregoing will be held responsible for any accident, injury, death or loss or damage to property, regardless of how it arises.  I agree to examine and use the bicycle and, where appropriate, any other equipment supplied, at my own risk, and that I shall be in all respects responsible for my own safety and for all personal property I bring with me.  At all times while participating in the Ride, I will wear a helmet as well as any other cycling jerseys or vest or other gear designated by the Ride organizers.

5.       The fundraising minimums for Wheels of Love are $3,000 for off-road and Enduro riders, $3500 for on-road riders and $4000 for Challenge riders.  I understand that I am required to raise the minimum sponsorship prior to December 31, 2019.  If I have not raised the minimum amount by the date that I check in for the Ride, ALYN will require a credit card number as security for the outstanding balance.  If by December 31, 2019, I have been unsuccessful in raising the minimum required sponsorships, ALYN will be entitled to charge my credit card for the difference between the actual amount that I have raised and my minimum fundraising obligation.  If I am not able to participate in the Ride for any reason, all donations received by me will nevertheless be sent to ALYN Hospital and will be allocated to the total sponsorship of the event.  I have read and understand the cancellation policy.

6.       I will read the Ride description and rules for participation and I agree to follow the instructions of the Ride organizers.

7.       I understand that my name, photograph, voice or likeness may be used by ALYN Hospital or the Ride organizers.  I consent to and authorize such use and waive any rights of privacy I may have in connection therewith.  I understand that I will not benefit financially from any such use. I understand and agree that personal information I provide may be transferred outside the State of Israel. I agree to receive communications and promotional messages relating to ALYN or the Ride.

8.       If I am a parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 18 participating in the Ride, I agree to and accept the above on my own behalf as well as on the behalf of the minor in my care, and I agree to accompany the minor in my care at all times during the Ride.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are not refundable. if a rider cancels participation in Wheels of Love, they can elect to have their registration fee listed as a tax-deductible donation. Another option is that the rider may be given credit for the registration fee for the following year’s ride. Hotel upgrade fees are fully refundable until September 15, 2019. No refunds can be given after that date.

I have carefully read the terms and conditions set forth above and understand and agree to their contents.   I agree to abide by the terms and conditions described above and the reasonable instructions of the ride organizers.  I understand that this is a release of liability and a contract between myself and the persons and entities mentioned above.