Terms & Conditions


Entry Conditions

  1. Riders must have a suitable and road worthy road bike to take part in the event. We DO NOT allow the following bike types: BMX’s, Fat Bikes, Uni Cycle or fold up bikes. No Tri Bars either.
  2. Entry is open to anyone aged 12 or over, 12 – 15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult on the day.
    • 12yr olds must turn 12 on or after the 1st March 2022.
    • Parental or guardian consent is a condition of 12-17yrs entering the event. The event team will send out a consent form once your entry is received, which must be returned to info@whiteroseclassic.org.uk before the event or at registration. NO CONSENT FORM WILL MEAN THE MINOR CAN NOT RIDE THE EVENT & NO REFUND
    • 12-15yr olds are only permitted to ride the Short Route, 16-17yrs can ride any route.
  3. Riders must provide photographic proof of identity at sign on. No proof of identify will result no number or timing chip being provided.
  4. When arriving at the start line you must have you Helmet on and fastened. No Helmet = no ride!
  5. You accept that routes may be subject to last minute change due to unforeseen circumstances. i.e. Road closures.
  6. 3 routes are on offer by the White Rose Classic – as we charge the same entry fee on all routes (Adult & Child rates) you are free to change your route choice either before, at registration or during the ride at no extra cost. This excludes 12-15yr olds.
    • If you choose to change your route prior to the event, please contact us at info@whiteroseclassic.org.uk
    • If can also notify us at ‘registration’ on event day or if changing whilst on the course, please notify a volunteer at the next feed stop you arrive at.

Entrant Disclaimer:

When submitting my entry, I have read and agreed to abide by the following declarations.

  • You agree to abide by the British Cycling Regulations for non-competitive cycling events and understand and agree that you participate in this event entirely at my own risk, that you must rely on your own ability in dealing with all hazards, and that you must ride in a manner which is safe to yourself and others.
  • You agree to follow the signed route, follow all instructions from event marshals at the start/finish line, at key points on route and at the feed stations. They are there for your safety.
  • You agree the event is not a race and as the event is run on open roads, you agree to follow the highway code, respect fellow cyclists and road users, and that you must decide whether any maneuver is safe.
  • You agree that no liability whatsoever shall attach to the promoter, promoting club/Organisation, event sponsor, British Cycling or any event official in respect of any injury, loss or damage suffered by yourself in or by reason of the event however caused. You will participate in this cycling event in a loyal and sporting manner.

Refund Policy

Once your entry is confirmed the White Rose Classic operate a ‘No refund’ policy should you not be able to attend the event. We offer the following options should you not able to attend:

  • Transfer: You can transfer your entry to a friend/family member at no extra charge. To transfer your entry, you must notify us at least 5 days before the event takes place. If notification is within 5 days of the event this will at the discretion of the event team to determine if the transfer request can be processed in time.
  • Defer: You can choose to defer your entry for 1 year, to defer you must notify us at least 1 week before the event, (for our 2022 event this will be by Sunday 24th June). After this date the only option is to transfer your entry to a friend/family member or if the event has sold out, we can allocate to someone on a waiting list and then refund your fee.

To transfer or defer please email: info@whiteroseclassic.org.uk

*Once an entry has been deferred you cannot defer again.

Event Cancellation:

  • Should we need to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances outside the control of White Rose Classic. Entries in principle will be carried forward to the following year. Contact will be made with entrants to confirm the reason for cancellation and if a refund is an option.
  • COVID-19 If we are unable to run the event due COVID-19, e.g. Local or National government lockdown then White Rose Classic will offer a ‘refund’. The refund option will be within a defined time period, determined by the event team. If not exercised entries will be deferred to the following year. The ‘refund’ option will not be available if we need to cancel within 8 weeks of the event date, instead all entries will be carried forward to the following year.