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Rider information

RACE PACK COLLECTION:

Venue: Ceremonial Court
Location: Click Here
Parking: Click Here

• Wed. 22 Nov. 05:00pm – 8:00pm
• Thurs. 23 Nov. 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Fri. 24 Nov. 05:00am – 06:00am (ROAD EVENTS)
• Fri. 24 Nov. 07:30am – 08:30am (BEGINNERS, FAMILY, KIDS EVENT)

• You will need to present your QID and HELMET as well as hand in your EVENT WAIVER at race registration, ensure you bring it along!
• Participants entered for the Road, Family and Beginners rides will receive cycling jersey (kids under 9 will receive T-shirt)
• Sizes will be allocated on a 1st come 1st serve basis.
• Each rider will receive 1 x Bike Number and 1 x Race Number, you must wear both on event day!

COLLECTION ON BEHALF OF SOMEONE ELSE: You will need to have a letter and copy of the rider’s ID that shows you have permission to collect on behalf of  him/her.

EVENT DATE: Fri. 24 Nov. 2017
START/FINISH VENUE: Ceremonial Court, Qatar Foundation

Participant Rules and Safety Guide:

Remember:
NO Helmet, NO Ride
NO TT Bikes permitted
Look, Think, Communicate…

Save the Emergency Number: 3338 3511

DISTANCE & START TIME

Long: 06:30am – 137,5km
Standard: 06:35am – 78km
Short: 06:40am – 48km
BEGINNERS, Families with kids 9 yrs and older: 09:00am – 5,8km laps in QF (ride as many laps you like)
Kids Ride (3 – 8 yrs): 09:00am – 1km laps in Oxygen Park

IMPORTANT RACE DAY INFORMATION:

GETTING TO THE START:
ENTRY TO QF & PARKING

Access to QF will only be via Gate 2. Please follow marshals’ instructions and park ONLY in the designated parking areas.
Yellow: Ceremonial Court parking will only be open from 05:00 – 06:00am and reopens at 11:30am after the event has finished.
Green: Open from 05:00am for VIPs, Families and Kids Event
Red: Open from 05:00am for Road Events
Due to the high volume of traffic expected we ask that you arrive at least 1 hour before your start time

THE ROUTES:

ROAD EVENTS:
Please note there will be Police, Traffic and support vehicles assistance on route, but the roads will not be completely closed for traffic. It is still each cyclist responsibility to cycle with care to avoid any unnecessary accidents. Also please remember this is a ride and not a race. Dangerous riding will not be permitted. Please take care and have FUN!!! Route map can be found online – at www.rocdoha.qa

BEGINNERS & FAMILY RIDE:
This ride follows a 5,8km loop inside Qatar Foundation.

Please note although the route is closed for traffic it is still each cyclist responsibility to cycle with care to avoid any unnecessary accidents. Also please remember this is a ride and not a race. Dangerous riding will not be permitted. Please take care and have FUN!!! Route map can be found online – www.rocdoha.qa

KIDS RIDE:
The kids event will start at OXYGEN PARK. Ensure you have collected your kid’s race number either on Wed. or Thurs. before the event or between 07:30am – 08:30am on event day. Then head over to Oxygen Park where the events team will meet you.

There will be a ‘warm up’ time from 09:00am – 09:30am where after we will have informal races in groups of 6-8 children at a time. Once they have completed their lap(s) around Oxygen Park they will receive their Medal and small refreshment pack.

CUT OFF TIMES:

Road Events:
LONG ROUTE: Otouriyah (39 km from the start) cut off time: 7:50 am
STANDARD: Shahaniya R/O (24 km from the start) cut off time: 7:50 am
SHORT: Shahaniya R/O (24 km from the start) at 8:10 am

Beginners & Family: Last lap will start at 11:00am

Kids Ride: Finish at 11:00am please join us then for the Lucky Draw at Ceremonial Court

Water & Refreshments Stations: As per the participant rules and safety guide, you are responsible to ensure you take fluids with you along the route.
ROAD RIDES: There will be feeding station with water at around kilometers:
Long Route: 35km; 65km, 101km, 118km
Standard Route: 35km, 41,5km, 58km
Short Route: 29km
BEGINNERS & FAMILY RIDE: There will be 1 station after the finish line.

Technical Support: Rasen Sports & Carbon Wheels Bike Shop will be at the start and on route to provide basic technical assistance.
Fan Zone & Finishers medal: All participants will receive a commemorative finishers medal and a complimentary refreshment pack.
The TORBA FARMERS MARKET will also be open on the day so ensure you bring some money along to buy some local produce/snacks.
GARMIN will have a booth where you will be able to buy some of their great cycling computers and watches.

Lucky Draw Prizes @ 10:30am

There will be over 100 spot prizes to be won from our event partners – OOREDOO, GARMIN, ADIDAS EYEWEAR, RASEN SPORTS and CARBON WHEELS.

Ensure you wear your #rocdoha2017 Cycling Jersey on the day and stay until 11:00am for the official draws! 

Friday Prayer:
Please note that there is a Mosque located inside Qatar Foundation, close to Ceremonial Court, and can be used for Friday prayer.

We wish you all the best for Ride of Champions 2017!

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