The Loop is a cycling tourism event, which takes place in normal road traffic according to STVO 1960!
Each participant is responsible for him/herself and confirms with his/her registration at the event by personal signature that he/she has planned and inspected the routes and thus knows about the dangers on these! He/she is aware that there are repeated road damages (cracks in the asphalt, potholes, etc.) and road irregularities on all routes from the start to the finish! He/she agrees to adapt his/her speed to the road and weather conditions!
Participation in The Loop is at the risk of all participants! The organisers and the road authorities do not guarantee a suitable condition of the road and are not liable for any damage or accidents that may occur to the participants of the cycling marathon due to the condition of the road and the traffic on it! All participants must take out their own insurance with a licensed insurance company to cover any liability claims that may arise!
The organiser, the federal government and the state are to be held harmless without exception!
The road is not closed along the entire route and all participants, without exception, must comply with the provisions of the Road Traffic Regulations 1960! In particular, other traffic must not be endangered and impeded as little as possible and only the right-hand lane may be used without exception! In addition, special attention is drawn to the prohibition of cutting corners, the right-hand driving regulations, the priority rules as well as traffic light regulations and behaviour at roundabouts! All participants must allow pedestrians to cross the road unhindered at all crossings along both routes according to STVO 1960.
Each participant must inform him/herself before the event about the course, the road conditions, danger spots, etc. and inspect the course! All information on our website, announcements etc. are only additional help for the participants! There are repeated bumps and cracks in the asphalt along all routes! Each participant must adjust his/her speed to the road conditions! Particular care must be taken on the numerous descents!
Each participant agrees to take part in The Loop event within the rules stated here:
Declares to have read and approved this regulation and to accept all its parts;
May not use or be influenced by alcohol, drugs or narcotics during the event.
Declares to be in good physical condition and to have provided the Organisation with a valid medical certificate after a medical examination for competitive or non-competitive cycling practices, in order to provide the Organisers with the indemnity for any damage that may be caused to her/him by his/her participation in the Event.
The organisation declines all responsibility for itself and its employees for any accident or damage to persons or property that may occur before, during, after or as a result of the event. It also reserves the right to exclude from the event any cyclist who misbehaves before, during or after the event.
Agrees to the use of his/her data also for commercial purposes, including but not limited to the publication of the name in relation to the results of the event on the website www.the-loop.cc in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and articles 12, 13 and 14 of EU Regulation 679/2016.
Grants the widest possible consent to the Organisers to use any video or photograph taken during the days of the Event in the manner permitted by law, including for prize purposes, and gives the Organisation the right to share these images with third parties.
The aforementioned permission to use one's image must be indefinite and without territorial limits throughout the world for use in various publications and films, including but not limited to promotional material and/or advertising in any media. The Organisation may also transfer the rights of use provided for in this agreement to third parties and its institutional and commercial partners.
The purchase of registration or tickets to participate in THE LOOP takes place exclusively via a booking system on www.the-loop.cc and can be made by credit card payment or instant bank transfer.
If a participant cannot attend the event, he/she is not entitled to a refund of the participation fee. However, the organizer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to evaluate each case individually. Postponement of participation to the following year is not allowed.
All complaints must be sent by e-mail to the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org within fifteen days after the publication of the arrival list.
For further information, the organizer can be reached at the e-mail address email@example.com
The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the rules at any time. The website www.the-loop.cc is the only place where official information about the event can be found. Therefore, all official communications will be made known only through it. In light of new environmental and/or health circumstances and/or changes in the regulatory framework, the organizer reserves the right to make the appropriate changes to the regulations at any time as a result. The official website of the event, where these regulations are published, is the only reference for information about the event. Therefore, it is not possible to refer to any other content that was present in previous communications via newsletters, in the press or in social media.
If the event does not take place due to force majeure, the amount paid at the time of registration will not be refunded.
By officially registering to participate in THE LOOP, applies to each participant from the moment of registration: