COVID-19 Guidelines

 


COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

Ride Registration

  1. Day-of registration will not be available.
  2. Contactless online registration available here.

Check-In and T-Shirt Pick Up

  1. Guided, small group ride participants to arrive 20 minutes before their confirmed start time
  2. Tables will be set up for outdoor check-in at start locations and prepared event bags will be distributed
  3. Hand sanitizer will be available
  4. Masks REQUIRED at rider check-in and start of ride

Start and Rest Stop Safety

  1. 15-minute staggered start times starting at 8:00 AM for guided small group ride to ensure social distancing
  2. Five designated ride start locations: Winter Park, Eatonville, Maitland, Casselberry and Orlando
  3. Single serve snack portions only and bottled water will be available
  4. Hand sanitizer will be available at all stops

FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS

  • at each city start location
  • at the city rest stops
  • at the request of the ride leader
  • at all stops – such as traffic signals, stop signs, etc.
  • at crowded locations along the trail or route such as Cady Way and Baldwin Park
  • when not feasible to maintain a 20-ft distance between you and the rider in front or behind you
    Extra masks available at all city locations. Please see CDC Considerations for Wearing a Mask.

Rider Safety

  • Staggered start times to enhance social distancing throughout the event.
  • All riders must carry a mask with them to wear per local ordinances in Orange and Seminole Counties.
  • A limited number of replacement masks will be available at start and stops.
  • Avoid drafting. Riders should keep a 20-foot distance from the rider in front and behind them.
  • If you have to sneeze, cough, blow your nose, etc., you must drop back and ensure that no one is in your slip stream.
  • No physical contact (passing of water bottles, food, handshakes, hugs, etc.) between riders while on the bike, in the parking lot, or at a rest stop
  • Carry hand sanitizer and latex gloves. These items will also be available at the ride start and rest stops
  • Clean your hands before eating, touching your face, etc.
  • Stay home if you have had fever, chills, cough, upper respiratory infection symptoms, body aches, loss of smell or taste in the last 14 days.
  • If you have had contact with any known or suspected COVID-19 individuals in the past 14 days, you may not ride Bike 5 Cities.

Q: What if I test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19?

Please stay home if you are positive for COVID-19, have been exposed to the virus or are experiencing any of the symptoms. Temperature checks may be conducted at check-in at the discretion of ride organizer.

• Fever and chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea
This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about COVID-19.

Please contact Emily Hanna at [email protected] with any questions.