(1) Where is Event HQ/Registration?

(2) How much does it cost to enter?

(3) When is the last date that I can enter?

(4) Where will I get my rider number and disposable timing chip?

All riders will be given their rider numbers (with disposable timing chip and emergency contact numbers on the reverse) when they sign in at HQ/Registration on Saturday afternoon (17th May) or on the morning of the ride. Small cable ties will also be supplied.

(5) How will the event start be organised?

(6) Is there a cut off time for these sportives?

(7) Will I be able to buy a souvenir of this event?

All riders completing the Black Rat sportives will receive a commemorative gift.
Please check the website 'shop' for details of any merchandise that will be available on the day.
The Black Rat events will be supported  by Carbonaut "Optimum Cyclewear" who will be selling merchandise and encouraging you to enhance your biking wardrobe.

(8) Will there be a photographer during the route?

Yes. Details to be announced.

(9) If I withdraw can I get a refund?

Please note that refunds are not usually permitted, however in exceptional circumstances refunds will be at the discretion of the management.

(10) How can I check or amend my entry?

For any queries or amendments please contact us by e-mail