Adult Race – Participants Rules

  • The race will start at approx. 1.00 pm.
  • The race starts at the John Barleycorn Public House and will finish at The Plough Public House (see route map)
  • There will be a standing start with Soap Boxes lined up in grid positions
  • If you are an elite entry your starting position will be assigned using one of the following methods
    • If you raced in 2018, your starting position will be assigned by your 2018 finishing position in reverse i.e. the winners of 2018 will start at the back of the grid.
    • If an elite team is made up of members who raced in different teams last year, your 2019 starting position will be determined based on the highest finish position of your respective 2018 results
    • If you are a new entry your starting position will be determind by a lottery conducted on the day
    • All elite entries will be positioned towards the back of the grid
  • If you are a standard adult entry your position will be determind by a lottery conducted on the day
  • A team consists of two people only, one pushing and one driving/steering
  • The pushing/driving position can be swapped multiple times at any point during the race. The vehicle must be stopped when this is done and not in a position, which blocks the way for other teams
  • No back up teams allowed
  • Minimum age in adult race is 16 years
  • Head protection is advised
  • All participants enter the race at their own risk
  • All particpants are encouraged to wear fancy dress
  • All participants must stick to the given route (as per map)
  • All participants MUST wear their team number on their chest – clearly visible
  • All participants are responsible for their own safety and their team member’s. They are responsible for their vehilces at all times and must be aware of other people and vehicles on the route
  • There will be awards for Best Fancy Dress, Best Soap Box Construction, Race Winners and Runners Up
  • There are team prizes for 1st place of £50, 2nd place of £30 and 3rd place of £15

These rules are in addition to the General Rules.