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Guideline For GC-2018

Race Category

There are three main categories in GurugramCriterium. Each category has its own color code.

  • Elite Ride
    • 1 Racer, male or female races the entire distance of 42KM.
    • Subcategories
      • Male
      • Female
  • Amateur Ride
    • 1 Racer, male or female races the entire distance of 21KM.
    • Subcategories
      • Male
      • Female
    • Age Subcategories
      • Under 18 year of age (above 8 years of age)
      • Above 18 years of age
  • Green Ride
    • 1 Racer, male, female or kid races the entire distance of 10 Km.
    • Subcategories
      • Male
      • Female
      • Kids
    • Age Restriction
      • Above 8 years of age


All finishers receive finisher medals and certificate.

The Top Three of Elite & Amateur will receive prize money and will be honored at the final celebration ceremony.

The subcategories are:

  • Elite Men
  • Elite Women
  • Amateur Men
  • Amateur Women

Bike Types and Safety Equipment

  • All riders must be 8 years old on the year when starting the race unless participating in the Elite and Amateur category.For Elite & Amateur Riders the age should be 12 or above on the day of Race.
  • Helmets are mandatory.
  • Participant are free to use any Bikes other than Electronic Bike


  • There are no qualifying requirements for participation in the GurugramCriterium Green Ride any one can register.
  • All riders of Elite and Amateur must be 12 years old on the year when starting the race unless participating in the Green ride category. Riders under the age of 12 on the year can apply for an exception to the Race management.
  • All riders of Green ride must above 8 years of age.
  • Ignorance of the rules is no excuse. These rules exist for 3 main reasons:
    1. Safety
    2. Fairness
    3. To uphold the integrity of the race

Time and Checkpoints

Start Time (IST)

  • Sunday, Sep 30th 2018 at 5:30 AM– Elite Ride Category
  • Sunday, Sep 30th 2018 at 7:00 –Amateur Ride Category
  • Sunday, Sep 30th 2018 at 8:00 – Green Ride Category

Sunday, Sep 30th 2018 at 9:00 - Final Celebration for all riders and supporters.

Time Allowance

Racers must finish within their allowed time to be considered an official

  • Elite Ride Category (Men, Women) –1:30 hours
  • Amateur Ride Category (Men, Women) – 1:00 hours

If you are concerned about finishing within the allowed time, please consult with the Race Director for possible consideration.

Finishing Status

To be considered an official GurugramCriterium Finisher a racer must:

  • Finish within the time allowed for their division
  • Still be eligible to race (not disqualified)

All others who cross the finish line beyond the time allowed have our full respect for their accomplishment though they are not given any finish time and will have a status of DNF (did not finish).


The Racer with the lowest accumulated time in each Race Division and an official GurugramCriterium Finisher will be declared the winner of that Race Division. Riders will be listed in the results for the last mileage they completed officially

  • By registration, Participant is deemed to have accepted all terms and conditions and rules and regulations of the event.
  • Each applicant is only allowed to register once. Any duplicated registration will be cancelled by the Organizer without prior notice. Registration fee paid for the duplicated entry will not be refunded.
  • Entry categories, rider packs and timing chips are non-transferable. Violation will result in disqualification and no refund of registration fee will be entertained.
  • Participants must report to the sign-in position in the assembly area at least 30 minutes before the start time
  • Participants will be disqualified if they do not start at the designated race/ride category and time assigned by the Organizers. No result and certificate (if applicable) will be issued to those participants
  • The Organizer will provide a timing chip for Amateur rider. Its must be worn as provided and must not be cut, folded, defaced or otherwise modified.
  • The Organizers will provide a number bib for each Participant which must be worn on the T-shirt
  • All Participants must have hard-shell type helmets and must wear the helmet properly.
  • All Participants must have hard-shell type helmets and must wear the helmet properly.
  • The Organizers reserves the right to disqualify or exclude any person from the event, who has provided incorrect personal data/details on the application
  • Participants must leave the route as soon as they finish the ride.
  • A Racer may not receive any type of push-off from another person or vehicle
  • A Racer may not receive pacing of any form within sight of the Racer (on foot, by bicycle, roller skates, or anything else) from a Crew member or other person. Road side cheering is allowed from Crew members and race fans.
  • Racers may not draft any vehicle and must maintain a spacing of at least 100 meters from Racers and Support Vehicles in other categories. This rule allows following traffic to pass each Racer and Follow Vehicle safely
  • Racers must stop for drug or medical testing, or imposition of punitive penalties when directed by a Race Official. The time required for such stops will not be deducted from the Racer’s time.
  • Racers must accommodate Race Media/Film Crews as much as possible. Intentionally drafting off a Media/Film Vehicle is prohibited. Racers must ride to the right of Media/Film Vehicles during interviews, not directly behind them, unless the Media/Film Vehicle is far enough ahead as not to create a wind draft – 5 meter minimum
  • If a Media/Film Crew is causing problems for the Racer, politely ask them to leave or notify Race Officials of problems. If the problem continues, immediately notify a Race Official, the Race Director, or Race Headquarter.

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