There are no entry qualifications based on prior performance or ability. There is a minimum age requirement for unaccompanied riders of 18 years.
Juniors may ride if accompanied throughout the event by an adult who has signed a responsibility form at Registration.
Riders and their bikes are expected to start in a condition that should reasonably enable them to complete the course.
The organisers will disqualify any rider prior to starting or at any point in the event who is considered by the organisers to pose an undue risk to themselves or to other riders. They will not receive a time and will not be covered by the event insurance. They may be relieved of any timing device previously lent to them.
The following machines are permitted to be ridden in th event: (i) bicycles, incudling recumbents), (ii) tandem bicycles (the "stoker" rides free but must also sign on at Registration).
The Hampshire Hilly Hundred is not a race. No ranked results will be given or prizes awarded. Recorded times and achieved standards are given to satisfy personal curiosity.
There is no inducement or compulsion to follow the indicated course and no penalty for failing to complete the course. All participants will accept that route signs are susceptible to removal, repositioning, or obscuring by persons or agents beyond the control of the event organisers between the time of their setting up and the passing of riders. All participants will rely on their own judgement and discretion as to whether to make a turn or any other manoeuvre, or to continue, or to come to a halt at any point during the event, and will consider all event route signs and the actions and words of marshals to be advisory only, and never to be mandatory.
All participants undertake the event on the understanding that the route for its whole course follows open roads and in participating they accept the risks and hazards of cycling on the public highway. Participants also accept the normal responsibilities of a road user, and understand that their riding must not breach the law as embodied in current Traffic Acts and should not infringe the Highway Code.