Tour de Nauru




1.)     Competitors taking part in the Road Bike racing event must pre-register at the Digicel office.  Deadline for pre-registration is 6pm Wednesday, September 22nd.  No pre-registration, no race!


2.)     Competitors are requested to report at the Race Officials table at 6:00 am on race day for bike inspection/bike classification, and for collection of the Race Number (to be worn from start to finish).


3.)     Race gun start at 07:00am Saturday, September 25, 2021.


4.)     The racing course is around the island (clockwise) with starting and finish line at the Centennial Hall.


5.)     Strict safety gear policy i.e. no helmet, no ride!


6.)     Competitors must complete the racing course within 50 minutes from gun start.  Otherwise, the competitor would be withdrawn out of the race.


7.)     All competitors who finish the racing course will receive a Tour de Nauru Finisher shirt.


8.)     Top Finishers

·         Champion: $3,000 cash and a trophy

·         1st Runner Up: $1,500 cash and a trophy

·         2nd Runner Up: $750 cash and a trophy

 



General Racing Rules
 

a.)     Each competitor must start the race from a stationary position with one foot on the ground.


b.)     A competitor who rides or acts in a manner considered to be dangerous to another competitor or the public may be disqualified from the race.


c.)      A competitor who pushes or pulls another competitor, or interferes with the progress of another competitor may be disqualified from the race.


d.)     A competitor who unnecessarily delays the start of a race may be disqualified.


e.)     The finish of a race must be judged from the tip of the front of the wheel of the bicycle at the point of the tangent with a vertical plane extended above the finishing line except where specifically provided for in a specific race.


f.)      If a competitors bicycle becomes damaged or suffers a mechanical mishap, the competitor may run with or carry the bicycle across the finishing line, but must not interfere with any other competitor.


g.)     A tie must be declared in a race when two or more competitors record identical times.


h.)     When a tie is declared for a place in a race, the competitors must be declared joint winners of that place. Subsequent placing’s must be declared taking into account the number of joint winners of each tied placing. Prizes for a place in a race are to be shared equally by the joint winners.


i.)       A competitor must be familiar with the course of the race. A competitor must not deviate from the course prescribed for a race unless specifically ordered to do so by a Police Officer or by a Race Official.  No protest to this effect must be taken into account.


j.)       A competitor who has withdrawn from a race must not give pace or assistance to, or otherwise interfere with any other competitor remaining in the race.


k.)     A competitor who withdraws or is withdrawn from a race for any reason, must immediately remove the racing number issued for the race to indicate withdrawal from the race.


l.)       Every competitor and official must observe the local traffic laws and all cycling rules at all times.


m.)   A competitor who fails to obey a traffic law or cycling rules may be withdrawn from a race.


n.)     A competitor who holds onto or receives pace from a moving vehicle or receives any other outside assistance may be disqualified.


o.)     A rider upon catching up with another rider shall pass on the right and leave a lateral gap of at least two (2) metres between himself and the other rider.


p.)     The decision of the Race Officials is final and irrevocable.


1.)     Competitors taking part in the Road Bike racing event must pre-register at the Digicel office.  Deadline for pre-registration is 6pm Wednesday, September 22nd.  No pre-registration, no race!


2.)     Competitors are requested to report at the Race Officials table at 6:00 am on race day for bike inspection/bike classification, and for collection of the Race Number (to be worn from start to finish).


3.)     Race gun start at 07:00am Saturday, September 25, 2021.


4.)     The racing course is around the island (clockwise) with starting and finish line at the Centennial Hall.


5.)     Strict safety gear policy i.e. no helmet, no ride!


6.)     Competitors must complete the racing course within 50 minutes from gun start.  Otherwise, the competitor would be withdrawn out of the race.


7.)     All competitors who finish the racing course will receive a Tour de Nauru Finisher shirt.


8.)     Top Finishers

·         Champion: $3,000 cash and a trophy


·         1st Runner Up: $1,500 cash and a trophy


·         2nd Runner Up: $750 cash and a trophy

General Racing Rules

a.)     Each competitor must start the race from a stationary position with one foot on the ground.


b.)     A competitor who rides or acts in a manner considered to be dangerous to another competitor or the public may be disqualified from the race.


c.)      A competitor who pushes or pulls another competitor, or interferes with the progress of another competitor may be disqualified from the race.


d.)     A competitor who unnecessarily delays the start of a race may be disqualified.


e.)     The finish of a race must be judged from the tip of the front of the wheel of the bicycle at the point of the tangent with a vertical plane extended above the finishing line except where specifically provided for in a specific race.


f.)      If a competitors bicycle becomes damaged or suffers a mechanical mishap, the competitor may run with or carry the bicycle across the finishing line, but must not interfere with any other competitor.


g.)     A tie must be declared in a race when two or more competitors record identical times.


h.)     When a tie is declared for a place in a race, the competitors must be declared joint winners of that place. Subsequent placing’s must be declared taking into account the number of joint winners of each tied placing. Prizes for a place in a race are to be shared equally by the joint winners.


i.)       A competitor must be familiar with the course of the race. A competitor must not deviate from the course prescribed for a race unless specifically ordered to do so by a Police Officer or by a Race Official.  No protest to this effect must be taken into account.


j.)       A competitor who has withdrawn from a race must not give pace or assistance to, or otherwise interfere with any other competitor remaining in the race.


k.)     A competitor who withdraws or is withdrawn from a race for any reason, must immediately remove the racing number issued for the race to indicate withdrawal from the race.


l.)       Every competitor and official must observe the local traffic laws and all cycling rules at all times.


m.)   A competitor who fails to obey a traffic law or cycling rules may be withdrawn from a race.


n.)     A competitor who holds onto or receives pace from a moving vehicle or receives any other outside assistance may be disqualified.


o.)     A rider upon catching up with another rider shall pass on the right and leave a lateral gap of at least two (2) metres between himself and the other rider.


p.)     The decision of the Race Officials is final and irrevocable. 

1.    Social Bike Cruiser event is not a race.  It is a social, fun bike ride with family and friends!


2.    This is an open category – all types of bikes can be used for this fun ride!


3.    Riders taking part in the Social Bike Cruiser event need no pre-registration.


4..    Social Bike Cruiser event gun start at 08:00am Saturday, September 25, 2021.


5.    The Social Bike Cruisers course is around the Airstrip (counter-clockwise) with starting and finish line at the Centennial Hall.


6.    Strict safety gear policy i.e. no helmet, no ride!


7.    Riders must complete the course within 40 minutes from gun start.  Otherwise, the rider would be withdrawn out of the event.


8.    All riders who finish the course will receive a token Tour de Nauru shirt.


9.    Fun Prizes (will only be awarded to Airstrip course Finishers)


·         Biggest Team in Uniform = $1,000 cash (note: all members of the Team must wear the Team Uniform and must Finish the event course)


·         Best Team Uniform = $500 cash


·         Best Couple in Uniform = $200 cash


·         Best Individual Uniform = $200 cash


·         Best Helmet = $100 cash


10.    Riders/Teams who are interested to compete for the Fun Prizes must go to the Race Officials table to register their entry into the Fun Prize competition not later than 745am, Saturday, 25th Sept 2021.