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HCL Cyclothon - Chennai 2023

Registration Start

July 12, 2023

Registration End Date

September 30, 2023

Bib Expo

October 13-14, 2023

Race

October 15, 2023

Bib Expo

October 13-14, 2023

Badminton Court, JLN Indoor Stadium, Kannappar Thidal, Periyamet, Chennai

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Race Categories

Professionals

18 - 35 years

CFI Licensed Cyclists: 55km

Professional Cyclists Please reach out to CFI for participation

Amateur Road Race

Distance: 55km

Age 18 - 30 years

Age 30 - 45 years

Age 45+ years

Amateur MTB Road Race

Distance: 24km

Age 18 - 30 years (Tyre sizes like 26″ or above)

Age 30 - 45 years (Tyre sizes like 26″ or above)

Age 45+ years (Tyre sizes like 26″ or above)

Green Ride

18+ years

Distance: 15km (Non-timed race)

Prize Money

Total Prize Money

30 lacs

Professionals

18+ YEARS
CFI Certified Cyclists
15 lacs

Professionals CFI Certified Cyclists

(18-35 YEARS)
Men/Women

1,25,000

POSITION 1

1,00,000

POSITION 2

75,000

POSITION 3

50,000

POSITION 4

40,000

POSITION 5

35,000

POSITION 6

30,000

POSITION 7

25,000

POSITION 8

20,000

POSITION 9

20,000

POSITION 10

Team Winner

2,00,000

POSITION 1

1,50,000

POSITION 2

1,00,000

POSITION 3

Amateur Road Race

18 - 30 years
30 - 45 years
45+ years
7.5 lacs

Amateur Road Race 55km

Across All Age Group
Men/Women (Top Three)

10,0000

POSITION 1

70,000

POSITION 2

40,000

POSITION 3

(18-30 YEARS)
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

30-45 YEARS
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

45+ YEARS
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

Amateur MTB Road Race

18 - 30 years
30 - 45 years
45+ years
7.5 lacs

Amateur MTB Road Race 24km

Across All Age Group
Men/Women (Top Three)

10,0000

POSITION 1

70,000

POSITION 2

40,000

POSITION 3

( 18-30 YEARS )
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

30-45 YEARS
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

45+ YEARS
Men/Women (Top Three)

25,000

POSITION 1

20,000

POSITION 2

10,000

POSITION 3

Bike Rental Options

Non Gear Cycle: INR 650 (including Bike Helmet)

Gear Cycle: INR 900 (including Bike Helmet)

Please note, the rental bikes for the green ride category will be available on the event day at the venue from 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM

Race Schedule

Race Category Flag Off Time Reporting Time
Professional 5:55 AM 5:00 AM
Amateur Road Race 6:30 AM 5:30 AM
Amateur MTB Road Race 7:15 AM 6:00 AM
Green Ride 7:45 AM 6:00 AM

How fit are you?

If any of the above is a concern for you and you have YES as the answer, we recommend please you seek advice from your doctor before registering for the HCL Cyclothon on July 12, 2023

  • Do you have a heart condition and have been advised that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor?
  • Do you feel pain in your chest, any muscle or bone joints when you do physical activity or cycling?
  • Do you lose your balance because of dizziness or do you ever lose consciousness typically or while working out?
  • Do you have a bone or joint problem that could worsen while cycling or working out?
  • Are your doctor currently prescribing drugs for your blood pressure or heart condition?
  • Are you pregnant?
  • Do you have diabetes?
  • Do you have difficulty in breathing, especially in a particular weather condition?

FAQs

Entry fees (Inclusive of GST & Service Charges) for domestic applicants (i.e. applicants residing in India) is below:

Amateur Category – INR 1699

Green Category – INR 500 – 1400

NO, each member/ cyclist needs to fill individual application forms with all the mandatory fields duly filled and necessary documents attached.

Once you have applied for a particular race category, you cannot change your race category.

No group applications will be accepted for any race category. Any such applications will be disqualified.

Yes, however, a representative can submit individual applications of not more than 10 people.

Confirmation preference criteria do not apply to registration and confirmation process of the races. Applications for these categories will be accepted on first-come-first-serve basis, until close date of registrations or until cycling places for each of the categories are filled, whichever is earlier.

It is advisable for Amateur and Green Category participant to collect his/her cycling BIB personally from the Expo. In case of unavoidable circumstances, such a cyclist can send his/her representative to collect cycling bib on his/her behalf. Please note, a representative will not be allowed to collect a cycling bib on behalf of more than cyclist. The authorized representative must carry with him/her Printout of website confirmation/ original acceptance letter, Photocopy of photo-identity proof (of the representative and the confirmed participant).

All confirmed participants are required to come to the Expo in order to collect their cycling bibs. No cycling bib will be posted to individual mailing addresses. It is mandatory for all category participant to collect his/her cycling bib personally from the Expo. In case of unavoidable circumstances, such cyclist can send his/her authorized representative to collect cycling bib on his/her behalf. Please note, a representative will not be allowed to collect cycling bib on behalf of more than ONE Amateur Category participant.

No. All participants must come to the Expo to collect their Bibs.

Registrations are NOT TRANSFERABLE for any race category

No. On race day images will be screened visually after the race and if any participant is found wearing a cycling number bib not allotted to him/her, the participant registered for that bib will be disqualified from the race and the subsequent edition of the event.

No, an applicant must sign the waiver himself/herself. You cannot register on your friend’s behalf.

No, an individual can apply only for one race in the Event. An application form received with two options chosen will be rejected. Multiple applications will entail all being rejected.

If you have provided your correct email id in the application form/ online registration, you will receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive any intimation from the race office, please contact email us at support@hclcyclothon.com

Yes, you need to be above the age of 35 years. Age for the cyclist will be verified from his/her Aadhar Card.

Yes, you need to be between the age of 18-35 years. Age for the cyclist will be verified from his/her Aadhar Card.

September 24, 2023 or as soon as cycling slots are full, whichever is earlier.

Amateur Category: Timed Event; Minimum Age Eligibility: 18 years
Green Category, Minimum Age Eligibility: 18 years

Do you have a heart condition and have been advised that you should only do physical activity recommended by a doctor?

If any of the above is a concern for you and you have YES as the answer, we recommend please you seek advice from your doctor before registering for the HCL Cyclothon.