The race organisers reserve the right, in its absolute discretion:
The race may be interrupted or delayed in part or in whole cancelled by external influences including rain, cyclone, flooding, fire, earthquake and / or acts of third parties.
Protests must be lodged in writing to the Chief Commissaire or the Commissaire Secretary within 30 minutes of the last rider completing the stage.
An USD$ 50.00 protest fee must accompany the protest form. This fee will be refunded if the protest is upheld or the Panel determines that the protest was not frivolous,